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AIF Celebrations Blog Hop!

Welcome to theAifgraphics Celebration blog hop!  We want to introduce you to our new site and all the great fun that you can find there. The hop runs from Friday September 2nd until Sunday September 4th.  The winners will be announced on the new site on September 6th.  Our new site has challenges, tutorials, a gallery, freebies and more.  We are excited to have you participate and join us! Each DT member will showcase a different AIF image, one that is a favorite to work with.  Complete the blog hop and leave a comment on the DT blogs and the new site for a chance to win one of 5 great prizes!  We have digital images, GC to our store and yummy scrapping product to give away!  Here is your blog hop order:
                                Petra: http://pscreations-sa.blogspot.com/
                                Ika:    http://www.createdbyika.blogspot.com/
                                Shelley:  http://www.blog.onestopcardcrafts.co.uk/
                                Tammy http://tampatha.wordpress.com
                                Anne:     http://www.annemade-anne.blogspot.com/
                                Aifgraphics site: http://www.aifgraphics.com/blog/
Make sure that you leave a comment on each DT blog as one of the 5 prizes will be a random winner from one of the blogs.  Even the DT members don’t know which one it will be! Once you have completed the hop, leave us a comment on the new site letting us know what you think of the new site and anything you might like to see in the future, images, tutorials etc.
This is one of my favorite images to use.  It’s an older  one and honestly I am not even sure that you can get it anymore in the store, (but who knows it could turn up as a freebie posted by me;) ).
I wanted a simple thank you card.  Now normally I am not a pink person, but I wanted to use some pink scraps I had found and so I decided to give it a whirl.
Almost everything on this card is from my stash.  I did emboss the one panel using my hearts Cuttlebug folder.  The ribbon is SavvynSassy.  I just colored the image with my copics, did a bit of a doodle border and the added a bit of bling in the corners.   The stamped sentiment was sent to me in a swap.   (I apologize for the bad picture..)
I’ve entered into the following challenges:
Charizma Cards: Anything goes
Rainbow Lady’s Challenge Blog: Embossing
Fab’n’Funky Challenges: Embossing
Paper Shelter: Anything Goes
Truly Scrumptious: Rocked up Pink (use mostly pink)
Creative Card Crew: Anything Goes
I also wanted to share with you just for fun, some other older AIF projects that I did with the same image
and this one
Enjoy! and don’t forget to hop!
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Sarah Hurley Challenge #45 Colouring

It’s a new challenged at the Sarah Hurley Challenge blog today and this week we are being sponsored by


Yay! Robyn has graciously donated

5 digital stamps or 4 digital stamps and 1 digital paper set of their choice.  A very awesome prize to be sure.  Here is my project this week using Robyn’s best friends bunnies


I cut the tag using my cricut and added a punched border, some inking, my baker’s twine (from my Whisker Graphics win on FB) a button flower, paper flowers and some jute.  The image was colored (since this is our theme after all) using my Copics!  I hope you enjoy it and don’t forget to stop by the blog to enter your own colored project to win.

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If Friends Were Flowers

I had thought that I had autoposted this yesterday but looks like I had only saved it as a draft. Yikes

It’s a new challenge at the Crazy Challenge this week, and yay! it’s my turn to host. It’s a monochromatic challenge this week. We’re looking for white and one other color on your projects. You can find all the challenge details listed here on the blog.    We are being sponsored by Di’s Digi Downloads this week.  The lucky winner will win 5 (five) of Di’s great images.Here is my card this week.

The DP was part of a swap that I did.  My c/s is Bazill.  I colored with my copics of course.  The bling is from the $$ store and the sentiment was sent to me as part of a swap for one of the facebook groups I’m in.  I hope you like it and I can’t wait to see your challenge project this week!  The ribbon is savvynsassy (the light pink) and my stash (dark pink) and the button was sent to me in a swap as well.

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Bling it!

It’s challenge day at Lollipop Crafts. Sorry for the late post but I have a sick little boy.  :(  Our sponsor for this week’s challenge is Digi’s with Attitude! Oh they have such cute stuff!

The theme Kris picked this week is to Bling it! You’ve got it and we want to see it. Anything that sparkles and shines, rhinestones, glitter, stickles, whatever! Any project will do, you don’t have to just create a card, you can do an ATC, a 3D project, altered art …it’s limitless

Here’s my card for this week’s challenge.  I have been working on some circle journals so I decided to use the scrap paper I had left over to create my challenges this week.  It was fun to see what I could come up with.

The paper is an old Prima line that i have had forever.  I added some rhinestones and stickles from my stash to bling her up.  Colored of course with my copics!

I’ve entered into the following challenges:

Make it Monday: Anything goes

Stamps R Us: Going Digital (use a digital aspect to your project)

CI Paint: Bling

Divas by Design: one for the girl’s

Cheerful Stamp Pad: Color My World

Simon Says Stamp: Sparkle and Shine

One Stitch at a Time: Bling it On

Creative Card Crew: Cute and Girly

Clear it out Challenge: Colors

I did It Creations: Anything goes

Creative Belli: Anything with an S–stickles

Penny’s Paper Crafty: Anything Goes

Lexi’s Creations: Spots and/or Stripes

2 Sisters: Use a digi

Mami Doodles: Spots and/or Stripes

Crafty Catz: Anything Goes

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Flutterby, Butterfly

Oh wow! I am so sorry, I forgot to post my challenge yesterday for Lollipop Crafts and we have such a good one!  Robyn’s Fetish is graciously sponsoring this week’s butterfly challenge!  I’m sure you’ve seen her images all over blog land and she has such cute ones too!  We would love to see butterflies on your project!  It can be the main focus or a cute embellishment as in the case of my card!  Make sure you stop by the challenge blog for all the details and to win some great images from Robyn!

Here’s my DT card this week:

I colored my image using copics of course.  Cut out with my shaped nestiblity.  I added some flocking for the grass and a few brads for some added dimension.  The butterflies are just ones that I picked up at the dollar store ages ago and not used yet.  The paper was sent to me as part of a paper swap on http://www.swap-bot.com (if you like to do swaps, check it out!)  I hope you enjoy it and make sure you stop by the Lollipop challenge blog for all the deets on this week’s challenge and also to see all the great creations by the DT this week! FABULOUS!

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Coloring on the Lollipop

Our challenge for you this week at the Lollipop Crafts challenge blog is to color with your favorite medium..maybe its Copics, maybe its Prismamarkers, maybe it’s paint…we’re being sponsored this week by LJL Designs this week who have a great prize for the winner..digi images AND a digi paper pack!

So here’s this week’s DT card

I used my Tim Holtz distress inks to color this time..I love my copics, but I just love coloring with my inks and my waterbrush too!  The DP was just from my stash as were the flowers and glass balls that I used.  The heart brads I have had forever and finally found a card to use them on.

I hope you enjoy the card and don’t forget to stop by the blog to check out this week’s challenge details and to see the other inspiration from the DT …don’t forget to leave them some love, especially today of all days!

HappyValentine’s Day everyone!

I’ve entered this in the following challenges:

Crafty Pad: hearts

2Sisters: hearts

Crazy 4 Challenges: hearts

Little Clare’s : Anything Goes

Crafty Ann’s: Love is all around

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It’s an AiFactory Challenge

Hey everyone! AiFactory is starting the fall term with a new Design Team and a new Challenge.  In case you didn’t know, I am the new DT lead for AiFactory and am extremely chuffed about it. :)  So this week our theme is back to school!  We got to use these really cute images

So here is the card that I made

The DP was from a stack pack that I had bought eons ago, and the ribbon from a swap.  I cut the apple and the crayons out using my cricut A Child’s Year cartridge!  Basic colorings with the copics.  I hope you like it and I hope you will play along at AiFactory as well.  Just pop over to the challenge blog and upload your entry using the linky. You have until Wednesday September 15 12:00EST to get in to win this week’s images.  If you use some AiF images awesome but you don’t have to ..but make sure you check out the freebie section!  You also don’t want to miss checking out the awesome creations by our DT

Cathy

Georgia

Laralee

Melissa

Renee

Lawren

Kristy

I look forward to seeing your entries.  Happy scrapping everyone!

I’ve entered this card into the following challenges:

Creative Card Crew: Back to School

Meljens: Back to School

The Pink Elephant: Back to School

Fussy and Fancy: Back to School

Incy Wincy Designs: Celebrate (what mom doesn’t celebrate BTS!)

365 Cards: Tools and Techniques: my fave tool is my cricut and technique for dimension is popdots!

Tuesday Throwdown: Celebrating Fall

Crafty Bee’s: Anything goes!

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