Monday, March 2, 2015

Sherri Baldy My Besties Happy Birthday Kitty!

Welcome to the start of a new 2 week challenge at My Besties International Challenge blog!

Your challenge for the next 2 weeks at the My Besties Challenge Blog is to "3D or 3 Layers option Buttons" 

I can't wait to see what you create, so that i can view it on the blog!

To join this My Besties challenge please click here! *Remember you must use a My Besties image or stamp when you create your project. :) 

I thought i would try something different this time.  I notice that many people use straws for their embellishing and i love it.  So i thought.. why not use a purse 3D die cut and make a little gift box or centerpiece!!

More details:
I am using the wonderful My Besties Digi called Donna available here.
I have cut out a Hello Kitty picture and placed it on her t-shirt. 

Dies used:
Spellbinders oval die for the kitties face.
Kitty bow is from the balloon dies set i used on the straws from Elizabeth Crafts
Oval behind image- Lifestyle Crafts
Heart banner- La La Land
Bow on top of purse- MFT

Copics used:
skin- YR20, 21, 24
hair- E41, 42, 43, 44
eyes- B93
cheeks- R05, 20
shirt- W1, 3, 5
pants- C3, 5, 7
red stripes/barrett- R37, 39

Another view:

Please visit my team mates blogs and see what lovely things they have created too!
Bonnie (that's me)


Thursday, February 26, 2015

You look Fabulous! Happy Birthday! Sherri Baldy's Glamour Bestie and Designer paper!

For the next two weeks at My Besties PPP Challenge blog we have another great challenge for you!

The challenge theme is- Anything Goes w/option of Sparkle, Shine or Glitter

To participate in our My Besties PPP challenges go here:

For this project i am using a My Besties img Glamour Bestie found at Sherri Baldy's My Besties Etsy store here 
I am also using Sherri Baldy's New Paper line.  You can find her paper line here.

View of Easel card closed:

Close up of image on opened easel card:

Dies i used:
Large doily?
small doily- Memory Box
Fabulous word from Cricut Cartridge- Forever Young
Stars are punches

Unique technique- i used mica chips and Mod Podge Dimensional Magic with a bit of Stickles/Diamond.

Copics used:
skin- YR20, 21, 24
hair- E41, 42, 43, 44
fur wrap- E50, 51, 53, 55, 59, 44, 49
dress- R20, 22. 05, E00, 02
glower- R20, 22, 05
cheeks- RV21, 23, 25
eye shadow- E04
eyes- B04

You should also check out my PPP  team mates awesome designs..the links are below:

Julie Team Leader
Andrea N.

Bonnie (me)


Monday, February 23, 2015

Sherri Baldy's My Besties Oriental Princess img535 Gatefold card

I spent today making this.. coloring up the My Besties image535 in the morning and creating the gatefold card for the rest of the day.
My Besties img 535 available here
If i were to rate this die, using it for the first time, i would say it is an 8.  Why?  Because, you really need to fussy cut this one and follow the Heartfelt video instructions.

To view the instructions for this Heartfelt Elegant Swirl die Youtube video click here.

I also made the front with a belly band:
Dies used on this card:
Heartfelt- Elegant Swirl
Flowers- Sherri Baldy's Umbrella Flower die set
Stitched squares- Noor/Joy Crafts
Metal belt in front- Memory Box
Metal lanterns- DooHickey limited edition set

Copics used:
skin- YR20, 21, 24
hair- C5, 7
cheeks/flowers- RV25, 23, 21
eyes- E25
bow/kimono- B41, 24, 26
dress/flowers on head- G20, 21, 24
socks- C1, CB
crown- YR24, Y21

My Besties UK- Silver (belly band buckle, flower sequins, lanterns)

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Winners from our My Besties PPP 1st Birthday Celebration!

WINNERS from My Besties PPP 1st Birthday Celebration!

Thank you to you all for the beautiful comments you left us!

The Grand Prize Winner of 3 x 3D Sheets is:

 The Craft Princess

The Winners picked by the Design Team 

Julie - Deborah Artliff

Tonnie - Yvonne Krijgsman

Luana - Bastelkueken`s Kreative Welt

Annette - Les ID de Val

BonnieKristyn Mcinnes

Andrea B - Bastelkueken`s Kreative Welt

Andrea N - heidi kunkel


Congratulations Ladies, You can either contact Julie Gleeson our DT coordinator by email or contact the Design Team member for your prize.

Kristyn Mcinnes you may contact me for winning my prize at


Reminder for Sherri Baldy's My Besties PPP challenge- K-Cup project

Just a friendly reminder that the My Besties PPP Challenge blog will end i a few days and we don't want you to miss out on winning some prizes!

The challenge theme is- Anything Goes w/opt of Spread the Love (Valentine)

To participate in our My Besties PPP challenges go here:

For this project i am using a My Besties bottlecap sheet available here
Yellow heart printable is available here
The entire project was made with Sherri Baldy's Designer Paper available here

Close up of K-cups

Another K-cup shown in the YouTube video tutorial:

Dies i used:
K-cup hold is from Your Next Stamp
K-cup tear away door topper is also from Your Next Stamp

Youtube Tutorial on how to make this project:

You should also check out my PPP  team mates awesome designs..the links are below:

Julie Team Leader
Andrea N.
Bonnie (me)

Two Creative Chicks- Anything Goes

Magnolia Forever challenge theme- Baby featuring a box, straws and booties.

Welcome to Magnolia Forever Challenge reminder for,  "Baby"
Please join us and enter your card/project here.

Today i would like to share my card/project using "Baby Edwin"
Top view of the box:

Dies used:
Baby word from Marianne Designs
Circle and Scallop circle- Spellbinders

banner- fiskars punch

Paper template for shoes- handcut

box is from Cricut cartridge- Sweet Treats

Copics used:
skin- YR000, 00, R14, 20
hair- Y11, 21, YR23
boots & star- YR12, E97
sleeper- BG0000, 01, C0, CB

Please come and view the team's beautiful cards/projects here.  

The ABC challenges- D is for Diecuts
Card and Scrap- Anything Goes
Crafting Musketeers challenge- Cute

Friday, February 20, 2015

Sami Stamps new release.. More Poodle Fun!

Every 1st, 3rd and 5th week of the month,  i look forward to the new release that  Sami Stamps  creates.  This time the release is called More Poodle Fun!

The current challenge at Sami's Stamps is to use a Sami Stamp and Anything Goes!
Please come and play, we'd love to see what you can create.  Don't forget, Sami always offers a freebie so anyone can play along!

Check out our Sami Stamps Facebook Group page with freebees too!

To go to the Sami Stamps challenge click here.

I love this sweet whimsical image called Sweet Begging Poodle:

Hearts are a Fiskars punch
Happy is a die, but i forgot where?

Copics used:
Belly, Face, Paws- E00, 02, 04
cheeks- R20, 22
fur- Y00, 11, 21, YR20

Here is the fun new release:

Want to see some more inspiration using these images?  You can check out my team mates blogs featuring them as well.
Digi Galore- Anything Goes