Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Crafty Cardz Ch#125 "Critter Cuties"

Play Along: Preserves... HERE
Crafty Cardz Challenges... HERE

Hi, everyone! I have some exciting news for you! 
Mary @ Cardz TV has decided to change one of her challenge types.
Formerly known as Cricut Cardz Challenge (CCC)
will now be officially
That means all of you who have
Big Shots
Cut with Cuttlebugs
who like to use
Will be able to play and participate in our CARD challenges!! Awesome!
Here is the challenge that starts today:

Crafty Cardz Ch#125 "Critter Cuties" 
Make a Valentine card with a critter 
Starts: Wed, Feb 13
Ends: Tues, Feb 26 @ Noon EST
Prize: 1 set of Cardz TV Stamps

Here is my project for this challenge:

  • A2 size POSTCARD 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Yellow mat (from This & That "Graceful" Girl Collection Pack) cut @ 4 1/8" x 5 3/8"
  • Red heart paper (sent from a friend) hand cut to fit for a hilly affect
  • Fiskar's cloud punch. Inked with Blue ink. Embossed with Cuttlebug folder "Juli's Garden"
  • Hobby Lobby Heart punch inked with Tim Holtz Tea Dye distress ink
  • Hobby Lobby Music Note punch
  • Fuzzy string from American Crafts Premium Ribbon
  • The Robin's Nest "Cherry Chocolate" Dew Drops
  • DOODLECHARMS Sun p. 96 cut @ 1 1/2" with Shadow feature
  • CAMPIN' CRITTERS "Bear 2" p. 41 cut @ 4"
  • Cardz TV Stamps "Hugs and Kisses" for sentiment stamp inked with Memento "Tuxedo Black" ink
  • Action Wobble from TSQ's Royal Shoppe

Thanks for stopping by today!
:) Janis

Come play with us!
The Cupboard Trilogy M, P1, 1E, -  a sprinkling of red and romance (1st)
2 Sisters - #130 Hearts (Sat)
A Gem of a Challenge - W - Hearts / Valentines (Sat)
Allsorts - 1E - #193 Valentines (Sat)
My Sheri Crafts   2W -  #103 Valentines (Sat)
One Stop Craft - 2E W - #215 Love is in the Air (Sat)
Pumpkin spice - W - Valentine (Sat)
Totally Gorjuss -  #170 Love (Sat)
Dream Valley Challenges - 2W, 3E - (2nd week) Valentines (ends 16th Feb)   (Sun)
Cards For Men - 2W, must be masculine - (2nd week) Love (Mon)
Craft Your Passion - E3 #149 My Valentine (Mon)
Creative Creations Challenge Blog - 2W, E3, C10 - (2nd week) Love-themed (Mon)
Incy Wincy Designs - W - Add texture (Mon)
Love to Create 3E #52 Feelin' the Love (Mon)
Celebrate the Occasion - 1E - #99 Valentine (Tues)
Crafty Sentiments - W, 1E, SIO - Valentines (Tues)
Flourishes Timeless Tuesday -W Use heart elements on your project (Tues)
LEJ Designs SIO -  for someone special (Tues)
Party Time Tuesdays - W3E (2E anything goes wk) - use 3 of something (rhinestones (Tues)
Crafty Creations -#209 Love and/or hearts (Wed)
Creative Belli - 2W - #163 Valentines / Hearts (Wed)
Divas by Design - 2E - Love and Romance (Wed)
Paper Shelter Challenge - 3E, SIO - #99 Be My Valentine (Wed)
The Perfect Sentiment - must have sentiment on front - #66 Create a card that includes an animal image and friendship sentiment. (Wed)


  1. Cute card.
    Thanks for joining us in The Cupboard Trilogy Challenge, Jak (TCT DT) x

  2. He is so cute. So much work for a great card.
    Thanks for joining us at CYP.
    xxx Michelle

  3. This is so the mustache!! Lee-Ann :)

  4. He could serenade me anytime. Too cute, Thanks for taking part in The Cupboard Trilogy challenge xx

  5. That is so cute and fun. I love his mismatched eyes. He's got such personality. Great job. Thanks for joining us this week at CYP. Hope to see you again.

  6. Hi Janis! Your card is wonderful and I got a big wide smile on my face, love that little fellow! Fabulous design and details.

    Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this week at Love to Create.
    Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

    Love to Create Design Team Member

  7. Would you look at that guy goooo!! Totally FUN! Your card is fab, love that its humourous and something unique and that bit different! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Creations Challenges! bx

  8. this little guy is absolutely awesome, he is so much fun to look at. Love the details! Thanks for sharing this card at Crafty Sentiments Designs and good luck!

  9. You can't look at your card and not have a big smile on your face! So, so cute! Thanks for sharing it with us at My Sheri Crafts! :)

  10. A great fun card, thanks for joining in the lejdesigns Challenge

  11. oh lol i just love that wobbly character
    thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week
    Lisa x

  12. How cute is your wobbly bear, what a fun card, thanks for joing us at Divas By Design this week.

  13. Great card and I love that wobbler - very cute!

    Thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge.

    Helen x

  14. He is such a cute little guy! Thanks for playing with us at PTT!

  15. Thank you for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge
    with your great card.

    Pam x

  16. Beautiful card

    Thanks for join us at Crafty Sentiments Designs.

    Greets Claudia

  17. What an adorable card. thanks for sharing at PTT.

  18. Janis, this is a super cute wobble card and valentine!

  19. Janis, your your card is super cute, and the AW just makes it perfect! I'm so happy to have you on the Crafty Cardz Challenge DT!

  20. Fabulous job! I love the use of the wobble too! Thank you for joining us this week at the Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge! I hope you play along with us again soon.

    Jackie, Crafty Sentiments Design Team

  21. This is as SWWET as Apple pie!!LOVE apple pie!LOVE your adorable card!
    A critter challenge?my kind of challenge!LOL
    Wishing you a Happy Valentine's Day,

  22. What a very cute card, I love moving cards. Thank you so much for joining in with our challenge over at The Cupboard Trilogy Challenge Blog.

    Stella xx

    TCT DT

  23. This is so cute! I love his little mustache!

    Thank you for joining our challenge at Pumpkin Spice .


  24. Nice take on our animal friendship challenge. Thanks for playing at the perfect sentiment.

  25. Very cute card! Love his big moustache!! Thanks for joining us at The Perfect Sentiment!!

  26. This card is just so sweet & what fun the spin adds to it, thank you for joining us at OSCC. Janet

  27. Fabulous creation. Thank you for playing along this week at “Creative Creations ” but unfortunately our limit is 10 entries to other challenges. I hope you will come back and play again in another challenge, but please remember to enter only 9 other challenges (10 including ours).

  28. So fun, I love that big mustache with those eyes! Adorable card. Thank you for joining us this week @ CTO for our "Valentine Anything Goes" challenge :)

  29. Wow what a great card

    Thanks for joining us at Cards for Men.


  30. LOL, this card made my day! Super cute and super fun. Thank you for joining us at the Celebrate the Occasion challenge and hope to see you back again.
    Anna xxx

  31. What a fun card!!!!!
    Thanks for joining CTO this week!!

  32. Darling! Thank you so much for playing with us at Love to Create Challenge!! Please Come back and play with us again soon, we can't wait to see what you'll create!!

    Many Blessings,
    Tina LTC DT

  33. So cute! Thanks for participating in our LOVE TO CREATE challenge!!


  34. This is super adorable! Thanks so much for sharing with our Crafty Sentiments challenge:)

  35. How stinkin' cute is he?!?! Love it! Thanks for playing along with us at Flourishes this week!

  36. So fun and cool card. Thank you for playing us at Incy Wincy Challenge!
    Kaia, DT

  37. Wow what a lovely and very original Valentines card. It is cheerful and fun. Thanks so much for joining in the Cupboard Trilogy Challenge. Karen (DT)