Wednesday, December 17, 2014

CQC272 MERRY CHRISTMAS....

Hello everyone!

I'm a bit behind on my stampin' efforts :) ......but I'm happy to say, I finally sat down and made a card for this weeks COLOR Q...


Here are this weeks CQC272 colors....


As always, please swing by the COLOR Q BLOG to check out all of this weeks cards and of course to enter your creation as well!!! Wishing you a fabulous week.....

                                                                  Hugs, ~Silke~

Stamps: Flourishes (retired), PTI - Keep it Simple - Christmas Mini Set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Baked Brown Sugar; Copic Markers
Paper: White CS, SU Coastal Cabana DP
Others: Zig Glitter Pen, Scoring Tool, Silver Pearls, SU Poppy Parade Ribbon, Button and White Scrapper's Floss, Corner Punch, Whole Punch

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

CQC271 FROM OUR HOME TO YOURS....

Happy Day!

Hope you are enjoying the Advent Season so far? Are you counting down the days till Christmas?
I'm happy to say...that I'm completely done with shopping, decorating and now I'm just planning my Christmas Dinner! I'm also enjoying baking cookies and of course eating them too....wink!!!

I also had some time preparing for today's COLOR Q.....



Here are this weeks CQC271 colors....


Hope you'll have a chance playing along?!? For more inspiration please hop on over to the COLOR Q BLOG to check out the entire teams creations! Wishing you a wonderful Tuesday!!!

                                                               Hugs, ~Silke~

Stamps: PTI -  Polka Dot Parade #9 Mini Set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Crumb Cake, Hello Honey, Cherry Cobbler, Bermuda Bay 
Paper: White CS, Kraft CS
Others: Zig Glitter Pen, Doily, Circle Spellbinder Die, Scoring Tool, White Pearls, PTI Ribbon,
SU Button, White Scrapper's Floss and PTI - Polka Dot Tree Die #9

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

CQC270 CHECK IT OUT....

Happy Tuesday!

It's COLOR Q time, but unfortunately I don't have a card for you all. Toooooooo much going on right now plus I've been fighting this stupid upper respiratory cold that has traveled into my lungs...thank goodness I have a doctors appointment this morning!

 I still wanted to make sure that you know about the newest CQC270 palette......


Hope you have a chance to play along?!? For more inspiration please check out all of the beautiful samples the team has crafted for you over on the COLOR Q BLOG!!!

Wishing you a wonderful day.....see you soon!!!

                                                         Hugs, ~Silke~

Monday, December 1, 2014

ODBD DECEMBER RELEASE

Happy 1st of December and welcome to the ODBD DECEMBER RELEASE!

We hope you will join us and hop around to see all of the gorgeous creations the team has crafted this month. Here is my first card using the new LET IT SNOW Set......




Here is my second take on this beautiful set....




Please make sure to check out the entire DECEMBER RELEASE over at the ODBD Store!!!!

Here is a peek of the new release set.......LET IT SNOW




OF COURSE ODBD WILL REWARD YOU FOR HOPPING ALONG......THREE randomly selected winners will each receive a $25 GIFT CERTIFICATE to the ODBD Store, to be used toward the purchase of ODBD Stamps found in the "stamps column" of the website just for commenting on the Design Team cards!  You have until December 2, 2014 until 9:00 pm EST to leave your comments on the Designers Blogs for a chance to win!  The Winners will be posted on the ODBD Blog on December 3so be sure to check back there to see if you won!

Now it's time for you to hop along..... 

Julie * Chris * Cathy * Lori * Dawn * Sandee * Paula * Angie Lisa * Audrey Wanda * Grace * Gracie (Guest Designer)

Wishing you a wonderful day....have fun and good luck!!!                 

                                                              Hugs, ~Silke~

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

CQC269 MERRY CHRISTMAS....

Happy Tuesday!

How about some new COLOR Q colors.....




Hope you like the new palette...


Please swing by the COLOR Q BLOG to see all of the teams samples!!! Wishing all of my American friends and family a wonderful Thanksgiving!!!

                                                           Hugs, ~Silke~

Stamps: SU (retired) - Frosty Friends, PTI - Keep it Simple *Christmas Mini* Set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers 
Paper: White CS
Others: Zig Glitter Pen

Thursday, November 20, 2014

LAST CATERED CROP RECIPE SWAP....

Hello everyone!

Sad news....I guess by now you have already seen that the CATERED CROP RECIPE SWAP is closing the doors. Linda has done a marvelous job and I wish her all the best on her new journey! I also want to take the opportunity and *thank* my sweet friend for allowing me to design for her...it was a true pleasure!



Our last challenge theme is....say “YES” to whatever inspires you and just enjoy being the wonderfully creative creatures that you are! Anything Goes!

Linda has created another fabulous Pinterest Board for your inspiration....


As always please hope on over to the CATERED CROP BLOG to view how you can play along as well!!! Wishing you a fabulous day......    
  
                                            Hugs, ~Silke~

Stamps: ODBD - Reach for the Stars
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Paper: Vanilla CS, leftover DP
Others: ODBD - Vintage Lable Die, ODBD - Vintage Flourish Pattern Die, SU Star Brad, Ribbon, Silver Pearls

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

CQC268 MERRY CHRISTMAS...

Happy Tuesday!

Hope you are enjoying the cooler weather? It's been hot and cold here in GA...I wish the weather would make up it's mind...LOL?!?

Anyways, I crafted a non-traditional Christmas card for this weeks COLOR Q....



Here are this weeks CQC268 colors...


The layout was inspired by this weeks Sweet Sunday Sketch #245.....


Hope you have a chance to get inky with us?!?! As always please hop on over to the COLOR Q BLOG to see what everyone else has crafted?!!?

Wishing you a wonderful day and please stay warm.....

                                                           Hugs, ~Silke~

Stamps: ODBD - His Birth
Ink: SU Early Espresso, Cool Caribbean, Dusty Durango and Old Olive
Paper: White CS, SU Early Espresso
Others: ODBD - Sparkling Stars Die, ODBD - Peaceful Poinsettia Dies, SU Early Espresso Ribbon, Silver Pearls

Friday, November 14, 2014

ODBD NOVEMBER RELEASE REMINDER.....

Good Morning!

Today we are taking a look back at ODBD NOVEMBER RELEASE!



Here is my second idea......



Here are the ODBD goodies I have used on both of my cards.....you can find all of the November Release items HERE in the ODBD Store.....











If you have missed the NOVEMBER RELEASE...then you have the opportunity to check out all the fabulous designs following THIS LINK!!!

Now it's time to check out the rest of the team.....
Julie * Chris * Lori * Paula * Cathy * Dawn * Sandee * Stacy Wanda * Silke * Gracie

Thank you so much for stopping by today! Wishing you a wonderful day,

                                                               Hugs, ~Silke~

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

CQC267 AUTUMN LEAVES

Hello and happy Tuesday!

Oh my goodness...another week has just flown by and it's time for a new COLOR Q....



Here are this weeks CQC267 colors.....


Please make sure to swing by the COLOR Q BLOG to check out all of the teams ideas and this weeks entries!!!

                                                       Hugs, ~Silke~

Stamps: SU (retired) - Branch Out, PTI - Falling Leaves
Ink: SU Chocolate Chip, Only Orange, Kiwi Kiss
Paper: White CS, SU Only Orange, leftover DP
Others: Ribbon, Button, White Scrapper's Floss, Silver Pearls

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

CQC266 PEACE...

Happy Tuesday! It's COLOR Q time!!!

Along with this weeks colors we are showing off *CHRISTMAS TAGS*.......



Here is what I ultimately used my tag for.......



Our tags are crafted for the 25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS HOP hosted by our very own Tracey McNeel.......

Here are this weeks CQC266 colors we used for our tags.....


Of course you will have a chance to win some prizes as well.....here are the companies that have some goodies waiting for you....CAS-ual Fridays, Reverse Confetti, Neat & Tangled, Clearly Besotted and Paper Smooches! All you have to do is leave a comment on all of the participating designers!!! Tracey will announce all the winners over on her blog on November 28!!!

Thank you so much for stopping by today....hope you will have hopping around and remember you can win by simply leaving a comment!!!

                                                               Hugs, ~Silke~


Stamps: ODBD - His Birth
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Peach Parfait
Paper: White CS, SU Lucky Limeade
Others: ODBD - Sparkling Stars Dies, Scoring Tool, Button, Ribbon, Gold Cord, Gold Pearls, PTI Tag Die, Poinsettia, Doily, PTI Glassine Bag

Saturday, November 1, 2014

ODBD NOVEMBER RELEASE

Happy November! We are showing off today's newest ODBD RELEASE!!!

This release should definitely put you into the holiday spirit....



Here is my second idea....



Here is one more idea....



Here are the new items I've used on my cards......

                                                           HIS BIRTH STAMP SET








Here is how you can win some goodies by playing along.....Three randomly selected winners will each receive a $15 gift certificate to the ODBD Store, to be used toward the purchase of ODBD Stamps found in the "stamps column" of the website just for commenting on the Design Team cards!  You have until November 2, 2014 at 9:00 pm EDT to leave your comments on the Designers Blogs for a chance to win! The Winners will be posted on the ODBD Blog on November 3rd, so be sure to check back there to see if you won!

Thank you so much for stoping by today...now it's time to visit the rest of the team......

Chris * Lori * Paula * Cathy * Dawn * Sandee * Julie * Angie * Lisa * Wanda *
Grace Sabrina Audrey Graciellie (our Guest Designer)

Wishing you a wonderful day,
                                                               Hugs, ~Silke~