Thanksgiving Words with The Cutting Cafe

Our challenge with The Cutting Cafe is to use any cut file or printable of our choosing from the store.  Wow, what a job that was!  There are so many files from which to choose!  Since Thanksgiving is coming up next month, I decided to narrow my search to that.  […] Read more »

Miss Kate Cuttables Challenge-Orange & Black

  It’s time for the October challenge at Miss Kate Cuttables.  This month the theme is Orange & Black!  But first, don’t forget to get your Miss Kate’s freebie of the day.  For my project, I decided to work with this fantastic Stacked Jack-O-Lanterns cut file.  I used Stampin’ Up’s […] Read more »

Halloween Bat Treat Cup with The Cutting Cafe

If you’re looking for my Eyelet Outlet post, click here or simply scroll down.  Our challenge today with The Cutting Cafe is to use any one of the Halloween and Fall Treat Cup Cards.  There are four complete cards; witch’s legs, bat, candy corn and an acorn together with a […] Read more »

To Die For Challenge at Connie Can Crop

This month at Connie Can Crop, the challenge is to use a die cut in your project.  There are so many die cuts available today, and when you add an e-cutter to the mix, the choices are just about limitless!  Nevertheless, it was an easy decision as to what I […] Read more »

Miss Kate Cuttables Challenge-School

First, don’t forget to pick up your Freebie of the Day at Miss Kate’s today…and every day! Today is the start of the challenge at Miss Kate Cuttables.  This month, the theme is school.   Although it has been many (many, many) years since I was in school, I can […] Read more »

Anything Goes Challenge at Connie Can Crop

This month the challenge at Connie Can Crop is “Anything Goes”.  The sponsor for the challenge this month is Treasure Box Designs.  They have generously offered a $20 gift certificate to their store.  You can visit their store here or on  Facebook.   I wanted to issue an additional challenge […] Read more »

My Cup Runneth Over at The Cutting Cafe

Our challenge at The Cutting Cafe today is to use the 3D Cup.  I wasn’t sure exactly what I wanted to create, but found the 28 printable sentiments included in the file a great inspiration.  In the end, I decided to pair my cup with the Fun with Frosty the […] Read more »

Christmas Blessings at The Cutting Cafe

Many blogs jumped on the Christmas in July bandwagon; but at The Cutting Cafe we’re going rogue!  We’re celebrating Christmas in August!  Our challenge was to use any of the Christmas cut files or printable stamp sets, and there are many, for our project today.  After much deliberation, I chose […] Read more »

Picnic at Challenge Up Your Life

Today brings another Challenge Up Your Life challenge.  This week the theme is food/treats.  If you’d like to join the challenge, just click here. And here’s the card I made in honor of the occasion: I don’t know about you, but I love picnics.  I haven’t been on one in […] Read more »

Miss Kate Cuttables Challenge-Red White & Blue

A warm welcome goes out to Georgiana, Mellisa and Rachel, my newest followers.  So glad you’ve joined us. The challenge at Miss Kate Cuttables this month is, appropriately, “Red, White & Blue”.  Before I continue, I want to remind you that Miss Kate offers a free cut file each and […] Read more »