Monday, February 19, 2018

Cards in Envy Give it Some Heart

Time for another challenge at Cards in Envy.  We are looking for cards that have at least one heart. 
CraftyColonel Donna Nuce for Cards in Envy Challenge Hearts
I am still playing with the Simon Says Stamp Valentine's kit from a couple years ago.  I am liking the Sand and red color combination.  The window die is Just Rite  and the love die is Stampin'Up.  Hearts are an old punch I have.  

Come visit the blog and see what the rest of the Design Team came up with.  Then link up your heart cards for some bragging rights.

Happy Crafting!
Donna

Monday, February 5, 2018

Cards in Envy Love you So Much!

Time for a new challenge on the Cards in Envy blog.  Show us your love cards and Valentine cards.

CraftyColonel Donna Nuce for Cards in Envy Love you so much challenge.  Simon Says Stamp Sending Happy Thoughts Stamps Set

I got a Simon Says Stamp Valentine kit a couple of years ago that I had never opened.  It had this cute stamps set and some nice papers.  So glad I dug through my stash to start using it.

Post your love cards or Valentine cards on the Cards in Envy blog.  While you are there check out the great love cards and Valentine cards from the rest of the Design Team.

I am also entering this in the Love to Scrap challenge.

Happy Crafting!
Donna

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Club Scrap 2/18 Sketch Challenge

Now that Club Scrap has moved the challenges to the Facebook Club Scrap Chat I find it a little easier to find them and participate.  Roni Johnson posted this sketch challenge for February.


I used Club Scrap Literature kit for this card.

CraftyColonel Donna Nuce for 2/18 Club Scrap Sketch challenge.  Literature kit.
Hard to see but the heart is cut from the bronze shiny paper in the Literature kit.  I looks great IRL.

Happy Crafting!
Donna



Monday, January 15, 2018

Cards in Envy Tuxedo Challenge

We have a new challenge over on the Cards in Envy blog.  This time we are looking for Black and White cards.  December 6th my sister passed away very suddenly.  This card reflects my current mood.  This was an extremely hard Christmas season for our family.  You should always have a few sympathy cards on hand for times like this. 

CraftyColonel Donna Nuce for Cards in Envy Black and White Challenge,  Stampin'up Delicate Details and Timeless Textures.
I used Stampin'Up Delicate Details and Timeless Texures plus some old Creative Memories paper tape.  Come check out what the other Design Team members came up with - there's a wide variety of card types this time, all of them in Black and White.  Link up your Black and White card with us too.  
Happy Crafting!
Donna


Monday, January 1, 2018

Cards in Envy Winter Chills

Happy New Year!  Hope this blog post finds you warm and cozy.  There is a new challenge on the Cards in Envy blog.  Show us your cards with any type of Winter theme (snowflakes, mittens, ice, hats, scarfs etc.) 

CraftyColonel Donna Nuce for Cards in Envy Winter blog challenge,Club Scrap Shades of Winter
I used the Club Scrap Shades of Winter kit.  I stamped the snowflakes and berries in Versamark ink and then used WOW Vintage Peacock glitter embossing powder on them.  They really sparkle!  The DP is mounted over blue shimmer paper for more sparkle. 

Come on over to the Cards in Envy blog  and check out what the other design team members came up with for their "chilly" cards.  Then post your winter themed card for us to admire.  

Happy Crafting!
Donna

Monday, December 18, 2017

Cards in Envy Framed with Circles

Today is a new challenge on the Cards in Envy blog.  Show us your cards using one or more circle frames.  I'm still working on Christmas cards.

CraftyColonel Donna Nuce for Cards in Envy Challenge blog, Heartfelt creations Sparkling Poinsettia
A couple of weekends ago a bunch of us went down to my Sister-in-laws and had a weekend crafting extravaganzaa.  We made a bunch of these poinsettias from Heartfelt Creations (and some roses too).  Square cards are not my normal size but it worked well with this DP.  This will fit in an envelope - it will just squish the flower a little.  

Come on over to the Cards in Envy blog and see what the rest of the design team came up with.  Then link up your circle frame cards with us. 

Happy Crafting!
Donna

Monday, December 11, 2017

Club Scrap Scandinavian Holiday Linky Party


Today on the Club Scrap blog there is a linky party for the cute Scandinavian Holiday Collection.  Here is a Christmas tag I made from the collection.

CraftyColonel Donna Nuce for Club Scrap Scandinavian Linky Party.  Scandinavia Holiday Collection
The technique I used for the 3D Christmas tree was and idea I got from Jennifer McQuire's blog.  The tree stamps are not quite symmetrical but it still worked out to make a cute 3D tree.  Come check out all the Holiday ideas on the Club Scrap blog with the adorable Scandinavia Holiday collection.  

Happy Crafting!
Donna

Monday, December 4, 2017

Cards in Envy Jingle All the Way

Time for a new challenge on the Cards in Envy blog.  We're looking for Christmas or December Holiday cards with one or more bells on them.

CraftyColonel Donna Nuce for Cards in Envy challenge blog.  Christmas Bells Spellbinders

I ordered a Card Kit from Spellbinders and got some cardstock, cute paper, colored diecuts, ribbon and some very nice dies.  I used my spellbinders bell dies for the bells.  

Come check out what the rest of the design team came up with and then post your Christmas/Holiday cards with bells on them to the Cards in Envy blog.

Happy Crafting!
Donna
 

Monday, November 20, 2017

Cards in Envy "It's Only Paper"

The new challenge on the Cards in Envy it titled "It's only paper."  That means we want cards with NO stamping, NO embellishment and NO ribbon unless made from from paper.  I'm still working on Christmas cards so I opted for die cuts to meet the challenge. 
CraftyColonel Donna Nuce for Cards in Envy challenge blog. Christmas Card, Spellbinders and Memory Box dies.
I cut the spellbinders dove from a gold foil and then added three white cardstock cuts behind it to help it pop off the page. I did the same for the Memory Box Peace and Joy die cut.  
Come check out what the other design team members did over on the Cards in Envy blog.  Then link up your "paper only" cards with us.  

Happy Crafting!
Donna

Monday, November 6, 2017

Cards in Envy Typography

The new challenge on the Cards in Envy blog is called "Typography."  Create a card using letters, words or a sentiment as the main focus.  This Merry Christmas sentiment from Cherry Lynn is so pretty and is so big it becomes the focus of the card.  I cut it out of 5" tear tape and used silver guilding flakes to cover the die.  Then I cut a black cardstock one to mount on back to give it some lift off the card. 

CraftyColonel Donna Nuce for Cards in Envy challenge.  Cherry Lynn die. Christmas card.
The black and white carols paper from Stampin'Up made a great background.  I mounted it on metallic silver cardstock and attached a metallic silver bow. 

Come see what the rest of the design team's Typography cards look like on the Cards in Envy blog and then link up your Typography card with us.  

Happy Crafting!
Donna