Sunday, October 26, 2014

Brown and Orange Linky Party


It's time for a new Craftin Desert Diva's Linky Party!!


We would love for you to join us with your Fall themed projects! The theme is to use the colors Brown and Orange on any project.

Every other Monday will mark the beginning of a new semi weekly linky party over at Craftin Desert Divas. We would love to have you share your projects with us! And don't forget about the prizes! At every linky party there will be a winner and a Top 3. The more times you link up, the more chances you have to win! 

This party our sponsors are:

ONE STAMP SET FROM CDD

$25 GIFTCARD (regular priced items)

Here is my Linky Party project.....


I used a sentiment from the Hey Pumpkin set. It is perfect for Fall projects and Thanksgiving. I stamped on a label from my Cricut CTMH Artiste cartridge. I dressed up the sentiment with some bling. The leaf paper is from DCWV Sweater Weather stack.


The adorable bear is from the Monthly Bears file at TCBJ. He is the November bear. I used some black pearls for his eyes, embossed the pumpkin with my Cuttlebug, and decorated the ground with some leaves,



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I hope you enjoyed my Brown & Orange linky project! Don't forget to visit the Craftin Desert Divas blog to see what the fabulous DT has made.  I hope you will join us and link up a project of your own :)

I will participate in the following challenges:


Thanks for stopping by and have a blessed day! 


Craftin Desert Diva's October New Release Hop


Welcome to our eighth Craftin Desert Diva's stamp release blog hop!! We're super excited to share with you in full the CDD October release stamps. For this 2 day hop the CDD DT have some awesome Thanksgiving and Christmas projects to share with you.  There are five new stamps that are being released today in the Craftin Desert Divas Shop and are available now for purchase.



**All stamps with images have a FREE SVG(digital cut file)**This makes it so easy, you just cut out the image and then stamp on it. The SVG cut file will be in the CDD Gallery for you to download or after purchase just send an email to craftindesertdivas@gmail.com to claim your SVG cut for the stamp set you purchased. Tara has also added images and sizes for the SVGs in the CDD Shop.

So without further ado here are the latest stamp sets:



Let's Get Stuffed - Purchase HERE


Talk Turkey To Me - Purchase HERE


Winter Treats - Purchase HERE


Simply Christmas - Purchase HERE


Simply Holidays Word Art - Purchase HERE

Here are the SVG cut file for each stamp...







These SVG outlines are in the CDD Gallery or email craftindesertdivas@gmail.com after your stamp purchase to request them.




Here are this release specials for you:
1. Use Code: October to receive 20% off your entire order. Sale ends Oct. 31 Midnight MST.
2. Free mini stamp with a 2 stamp minimum purchase in the CDD Shop.  Offer ends Oct. 31

Here is the free mini stamp with any 2 stamp purchase:


Approx 3 x 2
We also have a SVG outline for this freebie!


Hop Prizes:

1. CDD giving away 1 stamp a day.

2. Too Cute by Jessica - $25 gift card (reg. priced patterns)


3. There is a hidden link in one of the blogs today, that 
will lead you to a TCBJ SVG freebie.


4. Sponsor Prize - Eyelet Outlet & Brads! : 2 Winners each get a pack of goodies.

5. Sponsor Prize: Core'dinations ColorCore Cardstock Paper for Scrapbooking: (30) 12x12 Spotted Cardstock.

6. Sponsor Prize: $15 credit to Scrapping for Less exp. Dec 31, 2015


We would love to have you follow each of our blogs, so you don't miss a thing from us. This is NOT a requirement to win. Be sure to comment on the blogs. The more you comment the better chance you have to win. Winners will be picked from a different blog from both days of the hop.


Here is todays adorable TCBJ freebie that you will find a link to along the hop:



And now for my projects.... I used the adorable turkey stamps and a sentiment from the Let's Get Stuffed set and made a feminine and a masculine version of a Fall themed card.


I decided to try my hand at making a rocker card. I've seen them on Pinterest and I just can't get over how easy they are! You just cut a circle and fold it in half! I used my Cricut CTMH Artiste cartridge to cut the circles. To keep with a Fall theme I made wreaths out of autumn leaves. I love how these cards rock side to side. It's so cool!


 The papers are all from DCWV Fall themed stacks. The tags are cut with my Cricut Small Talk Frames & Tags cartridge. 



I used my Cuttlebug on half of the card to give it a bit of texture and embossed a few of the leaves. I heat embossed the sentiment with gold on the first card and added some bling. 


I had so much fun coloring these turkeys with my Spectrum Noir pens. I went over the turkey feathers with my Wink of Stella pen and it gave them just a perfect amount of shimmer. This is such an awesome Fall stamp set! You can even use this rocker template to do place cards for your Thanksgiving dinner table! Easy peasy!



I hope you liked my projects. Thanks for hopping by!

Next up on the Line Up is the talented Amanda at



Also please come and join us here on Facebook:

CDD Gallery - We'd love for you to share your projects using the CDD stamps.

Here is the complete lineup of the Blogs on today's hop:

Sunday Day 2 -



Thursday, October 23, 2014

Happy 4th Birthday to the Exploring Cricut and More Blog!


Hey guys! This week we are celebrating Exploring Cricut and More's 4th Birthday!! Diane has asked me to share a birthday project and so I have a cute little puppy card. I used a TCBJ file called Cupcake Dog. Isn't she cute! 


This is a 5 inch rounded square card that I cut from my CTMH Art Philosophy cartridge. I stepped out of my comfort zone using several different patterns. I wanted it to be happy and festive and hopefully not too busy.  The papers are from MME Hootenanny. I love this paper. I used a corrugated DCWV stack for the cupcake wrapper.


The sentiment is from Craftin Desert Diva's Happy Celebrations. I added some polka dot ribbon and bling to the tag and cupcake. There is a shimmer on the hat that is a little hard to see where I used my Wink of Stella pen.


I hope you enjoyed my birthday card!  Make sure you head over to Exploring Cricut and More to see more fabulous projects! Also Diane is having a fun Birthday challenge where you can link up and win some fun prizes.

TCBJ Cupcake Dog click HERE

CDD Stamps Click HERE
If you haven't checked out the sneak peeks for this fabulous holiday stamp release head on over to the Craftin Desert Diva's Blog. The stamps will be available to purchase this weekend!


I will participate in the following challenges:


Hope you have a blessed day!


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Craftin Desert Diva's October Release Sneak Peek



Today is Day 1 of the sneak peeks for the October stamp release at Craftin Desert Divas.We have 5 new stamps in this release. This release is going to be Thanksgiving and Christmas inspired! We are going to share with you a variety of projects to help inspire you with your upcoming Holiday projects. These images and sentiments will come with a SVG outline that is FREE to you.

Here are the release specials for you:
1. Use Code: October to receive 20% off your entire order. Sale ends Oct. 31 Midnight MST.
2. Free mini stamp with a 2 stamp minimum purchase in the CDD Shop Offer ends Oct. 31 (mini stamp will be revealed during hop)
3. Come hop along with us Oct 25th & 26th to find a hidden link to a Too Cute by Jessica SVG freebie!! Both days will have a new freebie that you won't want to miss. Be sure to check out  Too Cute by Jessica patterns and sale .
4. Sponsor Prize - Eyelet Outlet & Brads! : 2 Winners each get a pack of goodies.
5. Sponsor Prize: Core'dinations ColorCore Cardstock Paper for Scrapbooking: (30) 12x12 Spotted Cardstock.
6. Sponsor Prize: $15 credit to Scrapping for Less exp. Dec 31, 2015


Today we are showcasing:  Talk Turkey To Me & Let's Get Stuffed!
Here is my sneak peek...



I made a tic tac holder using the Let's Get Stuffed stamp set for the sentiment and the acorn stamps on the candies. These stamps are perfect for the holidays! You are definitely going to want to take advantage of the sale and freebies because this release is awesome!!!




Here is a closeup of the sentiment.



4x6 stamps
Made in the USA
Stamps will be available to order on Saturday.

We hope you will stop by the  Craftin Desert Divas Shop  and the  Craftin Desert Divas Gallery Facebook group. We would love for you to join us and share your creations using Craftin Desert Diva's stamps. In this group we first show previews, have giveaways, and much more!

Sneak Peek Giveaway:    Tara's giving away one stamp set a day!

All you have to do is leave a comment on each of our blogs! You are NOT required to comment on EVERY SINGLE blog, but the more you comment on, the better chance you have for winning! Tara will announce today's winner tomorrow. The winner will be picked from a different blog every day, so be sure to visit and leave comments.

Thank you all so much for joining us today and I hope you will come back tomorrow for more sneak peeks!

I will participate in the following challenges:


Have a wonderful day!




Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Happy Owl-oween!

Hello everyone! It's Tina from The Scrappin Rabbit Blog here today to share a Halloween card I made. 


I made a center step card and I used the Frightfully Cute stamp set for the owl and the sentiment.


This owl is super cute and I had such fun coloring her! There couldn't be a more perfect sentiment than Happy Owl-Oween! The papers are from a DCWV Halloween stack. The clouds are from my Cricut Zooballoo cartridge, the circle moon from my CTMH Artiste, and the branch is from Create A Critter 2. I used an EK Success punch for the trees and the bats are stickers from my stash.


Here's a closer look at the stamp set I used!

Click HERE!

Thanks for stopping by! There is still time to join our Halloween themed Linky Party! And don't forget our sneak peeks start tomorrow! So exciting!!! I hope to see your project on Craftin Desert Diva's Facebook Gallery!



I will participate in the following challenges:

Cardz TV- Fun Card Folds
DL.Art- October Linky
Simply Create Too- Halloween/ Use orange

Have a fantastic day!



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