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Sunday, September 29, 2013

Sentiment challenge – Oct 1 – October 15th

Welcome to the sentiment challenge.. Every week I will post a sentiment and you will create a project for that sentiment.   Once the challenge is complete, we will post them and you will then have your friends and family stop over and vote for your project.   Be creative and show us your best work.


 Our first sentiment will be:


“Life without friendship is like the sky without sun!”

There will be a 1st, 2nd and 3rd winner (if more than 10 people participate) only a 1st prize winner if less than 10 participate.

Let's have some fun!

EbonyScrapper, Qadirah

Saturday, September 28, 2013

National Honey month and Kids Creative Week Day 2

 
 


September is National Honey month and Kids Creative Week is 22-28. The KK8 DT has created a card, layout or project that has kids and Winnie the Pooh it in because we all know Pooh loves his honey and what kid can resist that lovable huggable bear Winnie the pooh. This is a 2 day event so be sure to come back tomorrow to see more.




Meka-Lead Assistant Designer


 
This is my project of my loving 9 year old he reminds me
of Winnie the Pooh with is bubbly personality . He is my
pooh bear my last baby of the Matthews crew. I made
a two page layout using stickles, K & Company pattered
paper, and Martha Stewart Flocking powder on his shirt.
The Pooh word was made from the Winnie the pooh
cartridge from Provocraft.




La-Vie-Designer 
Our family took our first trip to Disney in 2011. It was such a magical time! This Mosaic Moments layout shows all the fun we had waiting in line for the many adventures of Pooh ride in Magic Kingdom.




Lynn-Designer


Winnie The Pooh Altered Frame for Birthday Announcement




We challenge you to share your creations it can be a card,layout or altered item. It must have Winnie the Pooh and Kids in it. The challenge will start 9/29-10/5. Post your creation using the mrlinky. 

one lucky winner will win this Hello There card kit. Prize to be announced 10/6 






Thank you for visiting, Hope you enjoyed the 2 day showcase. And have been inspired.
Please be sure to submit your creation for the challenge 

Friday, September 27, 2013

National Honey month and Kids Creative Week




September is National Honey month and Kids Creative Week is 22-28. The KK8 DT has created a card, layout or project that has kids and Winnie the Pooh it in because we all know Pooh loves his honey and what kid can resist that lovable huggable bear Winnie the pooh. This is a 2 day event so be sure to come back tomorrow to see more.


Shavon-Lead Designer



This is my now 11yr old. He reminds me so much of Winnie the Pooh he is so shy but sweet as can be. He still lets mommy hug and love up on him. I used punch art on the bees (oval,circle and word window punch)
Carolyn-Designer
This 12x5.5 inch album and has, hopefully enough pages to create for each month. I print and cut Pooh Bear, created a Sweet title with Pooh on the end. He has three jugs of Honey to eat from and Pooh is skipping towards his Honey meal. I added another little title to identify the little 9mo old girl, my great-granddaughter, Isabella.  

Alicia-Designer



This layout has adorable EK Success layered stickers, along with Creative Memories Cricut cuts from Stork's Delivery and CM paper. I highlighted all the elements with a Gelly Roll sparkle pen and penciled and chalked the die cuts.


Kisha-Desginer


My project is a one page layout featuring my nine-year old son, his crazy personality and his loving dad. A really quick and simple page with a ton of character...lol, my son! Thanks for stopping by.
Hope you enjoy!






We challenge you to share your creations it can be a card,layout or altered item. It must have Winnie the Pooh and Kids in it. The challenge will start 9/29-10/5. Post your creation using the mrlinky. 



 one lucky winner will win this Hello There card make kit prize to be announced 10/6 
Be sure to come back tomorrow for more creations from the DT.


Happy Crafting!!!

Thursday, September 26, 2013

The DT is at it again






September is National Honey month and Kids Creative Week is 22-28 so the KK8 DT has made some great projects that has kids and Winnie the Pooh it in because we all know Pooh loves his honey and what kid does not love that lovable huggable bear. So be sure to come back to see what the ladies have made.


Wednesday, September 25, 2013

The HOT Seat - ArtSeRae Taylor

Good morning Everyone...

We are interviewing  Kisha SeRae Taylor today.  Kisha is a member of our Design Team and she is one of our Hostess Administrators.. She is in charge of our Pinterest page.

Welcome to the  "HOT" seat Kisha... or may I call you ArtSeRae?

Let's get  started: 

What type of crafting are you passionate about?
Paper crafting, mostly Mixed Media and Altered Art

How long have you been crafting?
Paper crafting since 2009 and Mixed Media only since March

Are you "investigating" any new techniques in the crafting world? If so, which one?
Creating my own embellishments with Utee, hot glue and molds.

What gets you in the "crafting" mood?
YouTube videos!!! I love all the inspiration there.

What is your latest project and what was the motivation to create it?
Currently working on a configuration box that I made using my Silhouette. Hope to enter it in the Silhouette Design Team Call.

    • Good luck to you on that. Be sure to let us all know how you do!

Tell me something about you and your crafting that not many people know?
I'm teaching myself how to draw. I want to expand my art journaling capabilities.

Thank you so much for taking the time to interview with us today Kisha.   We look forward to seeing you around the boards...!!

Thank you for stopping by... Please leave a comment.  One lucky commentor will be award a gift. 

ES



Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Card Folds.. Do you know this one? - Thursday Morning Challenge

Card folds. There are so many of them.  Gone are the days of rectangle and square cards.  Today, it's all about the folds.

Here is a tutorial I found for a fold you may or may not have tried.  Let's try it...

Modified Tri-Shutter Card
Courtesy of SplitCoastStampers


Be sure to leave me a comment once you have created your card and a link to your posting. I'd love to see how it turned out..

I better get busy...

Thanks for stopping by..

Link also includes a video

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/resources/tutorials/modifiedtri-shuttercard/?utm_medium=Email&utm_source=ExactTarget&utm_campaign=

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Thank you...

Thanks for stopping by this weekend and hopping with the Kraftie Kre8ations members and design team.  We all appreciate your support.

The Final Day of the Hop..

We at Kraftie Kre8ations want to thank all of you for hopping along with us this weekend.   We hope that you have been inspired to try some of the projects that our participants presented to you.  Remember there is a "Color" challenge being hosted by the Kraftie Kre8ations FB Group.  

Also, one lucky hopper will be randomly selected and recieve a prize just for stopping by. ... Enjoy the final day of the hop ... 

KK8

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Kraftie Kre8ations Presents: Celebrations and Thankfulness Blog Hop




Fall is such a beautiful time of the year, it’s when the leaves start changing colors and everything around us is beautiful.  It is also the season of Thanksgiving, which reminds us to take a moment to reflect on all the things we are most thankful for.

So in celebration of Fall,  we are hosting a Celebrations & Thankfulness Blog Hop.  As you hop along with the Kraftie Kre8ations Design Team and members, we hope you will be inspired to create your own thankfulness project.  

Our Challenge:
Our color palette is an amazing representation of the changing colors of trees in the fall.  You can create ANY project related to the Fall to include the best thankfulness day of all, Thanksgiving.  It can be a layout, card, mixed media project or altered item.  The sky is the limit!  Once you create your project, come back here and upload your project in inLinkz link.


Color Palette:
Here are the rules for playing along!

One random winner will receive a gift from KraftieKre8ations if:

1. You become a follower of  the KraftieKre8ations blog (http://kraftiekre8ations.blogspot.com)
2. You leave a comment on each participants blog
3. You "like" or "join" the FB Group (http://facebook.com/groups/kraftiekre8ations)
4. Have FUN!

Here are our participants:

Design Team & Member Inspirations from:

Sept 12
Kraftie Kre8ations - http://kraftiekre8ations.blogspot.com
Shavon - http://scrappingvon.blogspot.com/
Paula -    http://preciouspagesbypaula.blogspot.com/
Connie - http://Desi9nsbyebony.blogspot.com 
Meka - http://mmdesi9ns.blogspot.com/


Sept 13
Kraftie Kre8ations - http://kraftiekre8ations.blogspot.com
Lyne -  http://lynnseverydayideas.blogspot.com
Beckie - https://www.facebook.com/KindredKrafting
Brandi - http://Brandiscreationsandmore.blogspot.com/
Connie - Desi9nsbyebony.blogspot.com
Meka - http://mmdesi9ns.blogspot.com/

Sept 14
Kraftie Kre8ations - http://kraftiekre8ations.blogspot.com
La-Vie - http://cestla-viedesigns.blogspot.com
Carolyn - http://grannymascreations.wordpress.com/
Connie - http://Desi9nsbyebony.blogspot.com
Meka - http://mmdesi9ns.blogspot.com/



Sept 15
Kraftie Kre8ations - http://kraftiekre8ations.blogspot.com
Alicia - www.goldengoddessdesigns.blogspot.com
Kisha - www.iamartserae.blogspot.com
Connie - http://Desi9nsbyebony.blogspot.com
Meka - http://mmdesi9ns.blogspot.com/


Wednesday, September 11, 2013

A moment...

It's time to UN...

 Use this time to un-wind, de-stress and un-clutter your mind.... everything will be waiting for you when it is over!  

Sometimes you just have to be...........................silent!

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Organization... it's time to do some..

Hey friends... 

Is your craft room up to par?  Is everything you want in there?  Well for me the answer is No..!!!  I don't have nearly enough space in my area and I'm trying to get some more.  A 2 room space would be nice for me... One for my wall unit and one for my crafting area... both with enough stack-able storage to hold all the bits and pieces of things I think I need to have a functioning craft room...   

What's your wish for a functioning craft room?  If you have it .. share the secret with us.. If you don't.. tell us what you would like to have... We are all ears and waiting to see how we can best used the spaces wie  have to create the space we want.. 

Happy organizing.. !!!

ES

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Sunday Afternoon Quickie Challenge

Here is the challenge...
Starts @ 1:30 PM EST  Ends at 4:30 PM EST

  • Get 5 pennies
  • Alter them....
  • Display them 
You can use any medium you want to as long as they are "altered"... 

So dig deep in the cushions, in the bottom of purses and pocketbooks and get those pennies out.  Post it on your blog.. leave a link in the comment. 

Be creative... it's a small thing but it's a penny for your thoughts!!

Have fun!!!  ES

Friday, September 6, 2013

Friday's What Are YOU Up To....

Word around the "blogspot" is that our Meka, of KraftieKre8ations is the Featured Fan over at All that Stickles.... http://allthatstickles.blogspot.com/

Head over and check out her projects.. they are AWESOME!!!

ES

Weekend Challenge Contest - Vintage Card Scraplift

Challenge -9/6 - 9/8@11:59pm EST

Here's your challenge for the weekend... ScrapLift...  

Here's what you need to do... 

  • Using only the color palette, create a card and post it on your blog.
  • Post the following in your comment:  I SCRapLifted
  • Add your blog link in the comment.  
  • RandomPicker.com will pick a winner from the participants.

For KK8 Members, you will receive 5 points for completing the challenge.   

Followers, if you are not a KK8 member, I encourage you to join in the fun on our Facebook Group... KraftieKre8ations   

Welcome to the Weekend... let's see what you create....   Happy Kre8ating!!! 

ES


Monday, September 2, 2013

Good Sunday morning.... & Blog Challenge

Happy September Friends...

What is on your Kraftie agenda today?  There is so much to do over at the Kraftie Kre8ations FB Group.. there is something for everyone..

We are going to have a membership drive during the "blog-hop" on September 12-15th.. Please tell your crafty friends and invite them to join you at Game Night, the challenges and swaps that happen on the FB group.

Here's a Blog Challenge:

  • Create a card for the teacher... that sounds simple enough right?  Well not exactly, 
  • Card size - A2 (Regular)
  • Must be matted
  • Sentiment should be a "little twisted"  like... Here's an apple for the teacher.. (inside) A worm in it... (get it)
  • Post your card in the comment section
  • 5 posts or more.. random drawing for a prize
Let's see your "funny" side... Hope you will join in today.. post up until 11:59PM EST.

Have fun!

~ES

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Breast Cancer ATC Swap and the Hostess

ATC's = Artist Trading Cards - A little piece of art in your pocket!  

Welcome to our post today... We have a wonderful interview with the hostess of the ATC Breast Cancer Awareness swap, Carol M. Gober.. 

Carol Michell Gober 

1. What got you into Crafting?   
  • A girlfriend of mine is an avid crafter and always told me I could make a lot of the stuff I was buying. In 2006 I made everything for my daughters birthday party. invitations, shrinky dink name tags, thank you cards and all of the party favors. From that moment I was hooked.  
2.  Tell me "what makes your day"?
  • Waking up with my health and strength and knowing that my kids and family are safe.
3.  Tell me a little about your family?
  • I'm a single mother to a 26 y.o. ds and a 15 y.o dd.
4.  What sparked your desire to do the ATC swap for breast cancer? 
  •   I enjoy doing ATCs, they are the easiest craft that you can do. It take a small amount of time and you can use scraps. There had not been a swap with ATCs and I thought doing one for breast cancer would spark people interest and get them involved. I also had never hosted a swap and felt this was something I could do. Next year for OCT. maybe we can do the ATCs and donate them to a women's care area for to be handed out to survivors.
Thank you Carol for taking a moment out of your busy day to share with us here at Kraftie Kre8ations.  We are proud to have you as a member of our dynamic crafting group.  

We will post the ATC's this month so come back and check out the beautiful creations.  
 
If you know someone who is battling this disease, survived this disease or succumb  to it, please add there name to the post so that we can remember and uplift them.  

Thanks for stopping by... Leave a comment, we love to hear from you. 

Connie Gomez
Co-Owner/Creative Crafting Director
Kraftie Kre8ations FB Group

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