Halloween Boxes

This week I whipped up some quick little Halloween boxes.  I stamped and colored the images on all the sides of the boxes, filled them with a few treats and delivered them to the kids in my church class.

Here is a little close up of a couple of the colored images.  I attempted a little bit of highlighting with Prismacolor pencils and gamsol.  (Yes I have a lot to learn still but you have to start somehwere right?)

I used the following stamps:

  • My Creative Time: Too Cute to Spook
  • Craftin Desert Divas: Fright Night
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Thankful For You

I had a quick moment to sneak down to the craft room with my daughter to make cards this afternoon! We decided to play along with the Your Next Stamp Fall Theme Challenge!

I am entering it into the YNS Challenge #98:  Fall Fun Theme

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Quick cards

I had a few quick minutes and a need for a couple of cards this week and this was the result:

Card #1

Stamp Set: Hope (Concord and 9th)

Entering it into the Simon Says Stamp Stamptember Concord & 9th giveaway.

Card #2

Stamp Set: Tiny Ninja (Mama Elephant)

I am entering this card into the Simon Says Stamp Stamptember Mama Elephant Challenge.

I am entering both of these cards into the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Anything Goes

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SSS Kids Summer Vacation Challenge Post #4

A card from Mr. J today for the Simon Says Stamp Kids Summer Vacation Challenge.  Not sure what this is either click on the link for Simon Says Stamp or click here to see our explanation.

For his card base he chose a shimmery/sparkle silver base I had floating around.  He thought it was the perfect fit for monsters.

Stamp Set: Stampin Up! Make a Monster


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SSS Kids Summer Vacation Challenge Post #3

Another creation for the Simon Says Stamp Kids Summer Vacation Challenge.  My kids are seriously loving this!  Not sure what it is you can check out our post here or click on the link for Simon Says stamp.

This card is for Mr S.  He calls it his Flutter By Card

He was excited to try out my Misti and stamp multiple layers and emboss too!  He also was excited to use sequins!  For his sparkle he tried out a Clear Wink of Stella on his purple butterfly, sequins, Nuvo Crystal Drops and pink Glam Stickles for the flowers.


  • Stamp: Layering Butterflies by Hero Arts
  • Flower Embossing edge: Cuttlebug
  • Sparkle: Stickles, Glam Pink, Nuvo Crystal Drops, Phantom Silver, sequins, unknown, Wink of Stella
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SSS Kids Summer Vacation Challenge #2

Another card to share for the Simon Says Stamp Kids Summer Vacation Challenge.  Not sure what it is read my post here.  Or click on the link above to go to the SSS page.

This card is from Mr. J (he gets the photo credit too!)

To make it sparkle he added some Star Dust Stickles on the eyes for the yellow lizard and some Red Wink of Stella for the  blue and red colorful lizard for the cheeks and bottom neck scales?

I was particularly impressed with his art skills when mid coloring he got bumped accidentally by a sibling.   He recovered well by turning the mark into a branch for the lizard!  Then added a second for the other lizard!


  • Stamp: Leapin’ Lizards! by Pretty Cute Stamps
  • Stikles: Star Dust
  • Red Wink of Stella
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SSS Kid Summer Vacation Challenge #1

We have had a few slower days when the weather has been too hot to want to go outside.  The perfect time to get crafting!  The kiddo’s all got together and created a few cards that I hope to get up here and share the next few days.

These cards were all created with the Simon Says Stamp: Kid Summer Vacation Challenge in mind.  The theme is anything goes with Sparkle.  They LOVED pulling out out all the sparkle and shimmer products from my crafting stash to use! (I held my breath and hoped they didn’t use an entire bottle on one card)  😉  Seriously though so fun!  I loved seeing them dream up their creations and go to town.  I simply was on hand to show them where I had stashed the supplies they wanted to use.

First up: Mr S’s Frozen card

He used Stickles for the glitter and also glittery thread to create tassels at the ends of his sentiment for extra sparkle.  Mr. S was also pretty proud of the sentiment “I hope your Christmas Sparkles” because it fit the anything goes Sparkle theme for the challenge so well!

The photo credit even goes to him!  He wanted to take his own pictures for me to put up on my blog.


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