Monday, January 21, 2013

Tea Flower Love!

Happy Monday!
Got some crafting time this week-end and couldn't resist playing along with Play Date Cafe's wonderful color challenge!
For my card I used Hero Arts Tea flower for A blog Named Hero's Golden Oldie challenge. + Do you spot something you've never seen on my cards before??? I double bow of seambinding - Didn't know we had seambinding here till my dear colleage Lisbeth brought me some last week - yippie (-:

I'm also showing this off here;
Really Reasonable Ribbon's Valentine Challenge
Allsorts - 1E - #180 Flower Power

Have a great Monday evening, hugs, Karin

Lawnscaping #50 Winter Wonderland

Hi Everyone!

I'm here to introduce a new challenge at Lawnscaping. This time the challenge is called Winter Wonderland!
We have wonderful guest designers with us this time too: 

For my card I used stamps from these wonderful Lawn Fawn sets;  Making Frosty Friends and Let it Snow. Patterned paper from Cosmo Cricket and Simple Stories.
Our fabulous sponsor this week is; Lawn Fawn!!! You can win a set of your choice YEAH - Have you seen the new ones Kelly showed off at CHA - Oh My - I'm in love (again!!!) -I want them ALL!!!

Now - Pop over to Lawnscaping for all the info you need and to join!


Hugs, Karin

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Just sitting here thinking of you!

Today I finally got time to create a card for the Tuesday Trigger at Moxie Fab world.
 I was inspired by the patterns, the colors and the sitee (or whatever it is called in English (-: I actually don't really know what it would be in Swedish... )
I used stamps from an old Hero Arts set that I love -  Wish you were here - For A blog named Hero. The dog is from Lawn Fawn.
Have a great Sunday, hugs, Karin

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Waltzing Mouse Blog Party

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It's the 17th which means Blog Party Time at the Waltzing Mouse! Hope you have the chance to join us!

It's open 24 hours so there's still plenty of time to get your crafty stuff out and create something for this month's theme; LOVE!
+ Did you know that Cath at Moxie Fab world is showing off 5 absolutely wonderful WMS sets - and you can win them all - just by commenting! Wouldn't want to miss that chance!!!
Here is my LOVE card:

 I used stamps from Gingham and Co (the polka dot bg)  and the heart is from the new wonderful set called My Heart. Patterned paper from K and Co.
 For all the info you need to participate - go HERE!

I've stamped my own backgrounds for the challenge at at Moxie Fab world and used blue for City Crafter Challenge. + Craft Room Challenge Valentines

Have a wonderful day and enjoy the hop! Hugs, Karin

Monday, January 14, 2013

A round of applause - BRAVO!!!

Inspired by CAS-ual Fridays - Round of Applause (accomplishment and circle) and

 Moxie Fab world's Itty Bitty card challenge  I made this card. I think it would be perfect for someone who's accomplished something they didn't believe they could! I am also entering it for 
 Hero Arts' ATC card challenge and  Allsorts; Dies and Punches
Have a great Monday evening, hugs, Karin

Let's Play


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This is my take on the new designer draft at SPARKS.
I was also inspired by these challenges;
Cute Card Thursday  - Beat the Blues
Crafting By Design - Snowman

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Friends Always


 This is my take on the colors at The Play Date Cafe. I was also inspired by the friendship challenge at  Stamping Sesations
Have a great Sunday, hugs, Karin

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Be the Change You Want to See in the World!


This is my entry for the;
Make a Card with a Window Challenge in the Moxie Fab World  and I was inspired by the picture at Runway Inspired challenges:

For my card I used stamps from a wonderful set from Hero Arts; Wonderful World.
My card is also black and white with a splash of color for Simon says Stamp Challenge and I used new stamps for the challenge at A blog named Hero.

First week back at work is always tough so I have to keep this short (-:. Hope to catch up on blogging and commenting this week-end, hugs, Karin

Inspired by Inspired By


I was inspired by this picture at Inspired By and made this card. I used a new super sweet image from Torico, the patterned paper is from October Afternoon.

  Have a wonderful Wednesday Evening, Hugs, Karin


I don't have any new cards for you today, but thought I could share a few that were published in the latest issues of CARDS magazine.
This one is in the February 2013 issue, Birthday section:

... and these two in the January 2013 issue


Have a wonderful Friday evening, hugs, Karin

Monday, January 7, 2013

Lawnscaping # 49 Let's party !

Hi Everyone!
I'm here to introduce a new challenge at Lawnscaping. This time it is Party Time - a Birthday themed card, invite etc. challenge to celebrate Lawnscaping's  second birthday!!!
+ I am so happy to announce that my dear bloggie friend the super sweet and talented Annette Allen is our guest designer this month!

For my card I used stamps from these wonderful Lawn Fawn stamp sets; Claire's ABC and Pa rum pa pum pum!

And our fabulous sponsor; Simon Says stamp You can win a25 $ giftcertificate to the store YEAH!!!
Pop over to Lawnscaping for all the info you need and to join!

Simon Says Stamp

Have a great day!
Hugs, Karin

Friday, January 4, 2013

Saying I LOVE you is easy!

CARDS new challenge at the CREATE blog is a color challenge and the sponsor is none other than wonderful Paper Smooches. Had to play along right away!!!


I'll enter this at SPARKS challenge "Anything goes" too. It's the first time I use my new Hero ArtsDelicate flowers background stamp so I'm entering this at Simon Says Stamp Challenge
Other challenges;
Really Reasonable RibbonMy new toys and ribbon
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes

Sweet colors!


There are 3 new challenges up at Hero Arts and one of them is a color challenge;

I'm using my new Hero Arts Delicate flowers background stamp (LOVE it!!!) so I'm entering this at Simon Says Stamp Challenge and at A blog named Hero. I was also inspired by;
ABC Challenge E for embossing
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Favorites 2012

I've enjoyed seeing my bloggie friends' "Favorite 2012 cards" so much I just had to put together my own Favorites post too - not as date organized though , so these are in random order:



Wishing you all a VERY HAPPY 2013, hugs, Karin