Monday, April 30, 2012

National Scapbooking Day SOON!

Just a quick reminder that THIS Saturday, May 5th is National Scrapbooking Day!!

Mark your calenders:

May 5th!
9 AM - 1 PM (MST)
11AM - 3PM (CST)

I will be hosting 5 challenges with giveaways!  There will be some drawings for completing challenges and some giveaways just for checking in, posting a comment, and seeing what others are creating!  I will be keeping the challenges open all week this time, until Friday.  So if you can't join us on Saturday you can still get the challenges done and entered into the giveaways.  But the challenges are meant to only take at the most 1 hour to complete!  ALSO, these challenges are for both scrapbookers and card makers (any paper projects), and each challenge can be used for any creation!

Don't forget there will be BONUS giveaways!  So be sure and check back throughout the day!  Also, I will be posting the May MONTHLY giveaway and all the challenge participants from National Scrapbooking day will also be included into that drawing as well (winner posted June 8th).

Thanks so much for checking in today! 

Can't wait until Saturday!!!  FUN! FUN!

Saturday, April 28, 2012

HIMCR #44 - Let's Honor Mothers

Happy Saturday! 

This is the fourth and final week of the month and the challenge this week, Mix it Up! is "Mother's Day project!"  This can be a card, a tag for a gift, a scrapbook about your Mother or your daughter that is a Mother!  You name it!  Let's get ready to honors those women who have sacrificed so much for their children.  Mother's Day will be here before we know it!

You have until Friday, May 4th to link up your creation to get entered into the monthly drawing this week.  When uploading to online galleries please use code HIMCR44.


Here's what I came up with:

Humming Bird was cut from Disney Dreams Come True at 3.5".
The Sentiment tag as cut from Cricut Essentials at 1 1/4".

Recipe:
Card Base: SU Night of Navy 4 1/4" X 5 1/2" (folded)
Card front:   SU Bashful Blue embossed with Swiss Dots folder, DCWV the Cafe Mediterranean
Other Cardstock / Paper:   Bashful Blue
Ink:  SU Night of Navy 
Stamps:   Verve Because of You
Accessories:  Cuttlebug & Swiss Dots folder, Cricut & Cricut Essentials and Disney Dreams Come True cartridges, PTI ribbon,

Now inspiration from the
Hiding in My Craft Room Design Team


Velma from Snowflake Dreams1




Jennie from  Jenscrapstoo




An'Jenic from AJ Scrapbooking & Cards





A Frame by Jessica from Craftin' and Stampin'



Matches the frame from last week!!



You can see the HIMCR schedule of challenges and guidelines HERE!  Please be sure and follow the few easy guidelines so your creation will get entered into the monthly giveaway!!!

Just a few guidelines: 
1.  The current weekly challenge linky will be up until Friday night at midnight MST.  Be sure and link your creation back to the actual post and not just your blog home page.
2.  When posting your creation on your blog or online gallery please link it back to this challenge.  This helps me to spread the word and the FUN!
3.  Please create something new for the current challenge and NOT use something you've made previously.  However, you can combine a HIMCR challenge with other challenges. It is always fun to complete more than one challenge at a time!
4.  The winner of the monthly giveaway will be posted the 8th of the following month!
5. Have FUN!!
6. Let me know if I forgot something!


Thanks so much for visiting me while I am
Hiding in My Craft Room!


Saturday, April 21, 2012

HIMCR #43 - April Showers bring ....

Happy Saturday!

The challenge this week, the 3rd week of the month, is April Showers bring .......

Homemade flowers!!  You can make your flowers with punches, cutting out stamped images, with die cuts from dies or a cutting machine.  Use your imagination!  I can't wait to see all the beautiful flowers you all create!

You have until Friday, April 27th to link up your creation to get entered into the monthly drawing this week.  When uploading to online galleries please use code HIMCR43.

Here's what I came up with:

Flower layers were cut at 3".

Recipe:
Card Base: SU Melon Mambo 4 1/4" X 5 1/2" (folded)
Card front:   SU Baja Breeze 4 1/8" X 5 3/8", DCWV 'the spring stack' 4" X 5 1/4"
Other Cardstock / Paper:   Summer Sun, White, Baja Breeze DP
Ink:  PTI True Black 
Stamps:   JRL Design
Accessories:   Cricut & Flower Shoppe, ??? ribbon


Now inspiration from the
Hiding in My Craft Room Design Team


An'Jenic from AJ Scrapbooking & Cards


Jennie from  Jenscrapstoo



 
Jessica from Craftin' and Stampin'



Velma from Snowflake Dreams1




I am so proud of the Hiding in My Craft Room Design Team!!

Please be sure and visit their blogs and show them some love!

You can see the HIMCR schedule of challenges and guidelines HERE!  Please be sure and follow the few easy guidelines so your creation will get entered into the monthly giveaway!!!

Just a few guidelines: 
1.  The current weekly challenge linky will be up until Friday night at midnight MST.  Be sure and link your creation back to the actual post and not just your blog home page.
2.  When posting your creation on your blog or online gallery please link it back to this challenge.  This helps me to spread the word and the FUN!
3.  Please create something new for the current challenge and NOT use something you've made previously.  However, you can combine a HIMCR challenge with other challenges. It is always fun to complete more than one challenge at a time!
4.  The winner of the monthly giveaway will be posted the 8th of the following month!
5. Have FUN!!
6. Let me know if I forgot something!

Thanks so much for visiting me while I am
Hiding in My Craft Room!

Friday, April 20, 2012

Are You Ready?

For National Scrapbooking Day?

It was so much fun last year that I've decided to host on National Scrapbooking Day, May 5th, some fun challenges and prizes!! 

I hope you all will join me!  I'll have more details later.  Just mark your calenders and save the day for some crafty fun! 

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Western Party Invitations

My 8 year old daughter is having a Western themed birthday party.  I'm not sure why or how she came up with the idea but .....  whatever.  I try to please!  I made some quick, fairly simple, and easy invitations.  Thank you Old West Cricut Cartridge!

Here's what I came up with:

Horse was cut at 3 1/4" from the Old West cartridge.

Recipe:
Card Base:  Stampin Up Cranberry Crisp 4 1/4" X 5 1/2" (folded)
Card front:   Pretty in Pink  4" X 5 1/4",  3 3/4" X 5
Other Cardstock / Paper:   Close to Cocoa, Chocolate Chip
Ink: Chocolate Chip 
Stamps:   SU
Accessories:  Cricut & Old West Cricut Cartridge, Cuttlebug & Perfectly Paisley embossing folder, Fancy Pants ribbon, chocolate Chip marker

Thanks so much for visiting me while I am
Hiding in My Craft Room!

Saturday, April 14, 2012

HIMCR #42 - Super Scraps Saturday

Happy Saturday!!

The challenge this week, the 2nd week of the month, is SUPER SCRAPS SATURDAY!  So dig out those scraps and create any paper project.  You have until Friday, April 20th to link up your creation to get entered into the monthly drawing this week.  When uploading to online galleries please use code HIMCR42.

I'm working on my daughter's birthday party stuff.   She wanted a Western themed party. 

Here are the cupcake toppers I have made so far (I'm sure they will look better on top of yummy cupcakes!):


All images were cut at 2" from Old West cartridge.
For the circles I used punches. 
ALL from SCRAPS!!!  GO ME!

Now inspiration from the
Hiding in My Craft Room Design Team






Jennie from  Jenscrapstoo



Jessica from Craftin' and Stampin'



Velma from Snowflake Dreams1




A gift card holder by Angela from Angela's Crafty Spot



You can see the HIMCR schedule of challenges and guidelines HERE!  Please be sure and follow the few easy guidelines so your creation will get entered into the monthly giveaway!!!

Just a few guidelines: 
1.  The current weekly challenge linky will be up until Friday night at midnight MST.  Be sure and link your creation back to the actual post and not just your blog home page.
2.  When posting your creation on your blog or online gallery please link it back to this challenge.  This helps me to spread the word and the FUN!
3.  Please create something new for the current challenge and NOT use something you've made previously.  However, you can combine a HIMCR challenge with other challenges. It is always fun to complete more than one challenge at a time!
4.  The winner of the monthly giveaway will be posted the 8th of the following month!
5. Have FUN!!
6. Let me know if I forgot something!


Thanks so much for visiting me while I am
Hiding in My Craft Room!


Thursday, April 12, 2012

April Monthly Giveaway!

I'm finally getting this pictured and posted!

Here is the monthly giveaway for the April weekly challenges!


How do you get entered into the drawing for this fabulous giveaway, you ask?

Well, each Saturday here at Hiding in My Craft Room we have a new challenge posted.  When you try out the challenge and link up your creation you get entered into the drawing!  It's that easy!  Don't stress too much over the challenge, match it the best you can, and have FUN!!  You can enter one week or every week! It's up to you.  Of course, the more weeks you participate in the challenges the more chances you have to WIN!!

You can see this week's challenge and more details by clicking on the 'Current Challenge' button in the far right side bar.

Thanks for visiting today!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

March Monthly WINNER!!!

AHHHHH!! I was suppose to post this on the 8th!!  I think I should just let you all know that I'm probably going to be to off  for the next few months until we get moved and settled!  I will continue to post challenges and fun stuff so please keep checking back.


The March Monthly WINNER is .......


Glenda Atkins from Gilby's Corner!!

Congratulation Glenda!  Please use the Contact Me button to safely send me your shipping information.

If you don't want to miss out on getting your chance at the April Montly giveaway be sure and check out the weekly challenges, posted each Saturday!


You can see this week's challenge and more details by clicking on the 'Current Challenge' button in the far right side bar.

Thanks so much for visiting today!

I hope everyone had a fun and Happy Easter!
I have some fun photos to share with you later tonight.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

HIMCR #41 - Color Challenge

Happy Saturday!!  Happy Challenge Day!!  And may the odds be ever in your favor! LOL!! (from the Hunger Games)

NEW MONTH!!!

The challenge this week, the 1st week of the month, is a Color Challenge!  The colors this week are:

Pink Pirouette
Rose Red
Basic Gray
These are Stampin Up colors but remember you can use any colors that are close, any brand!

You have until Friday, April 13th (Oooooo! Friday the 13th!) to link up your creation to get entered into the monthly drawing this week.  When uploading to online galleries please use code/keyword HIMCR41.

Here's what I came up with:

"Let your dreams take Flight"

Basic Gray frame was cut from Elegant Edges at 4 1/4".
See my ooops!
My scrap wasn't quite big enough and was cut off on one side
 but I just put in on the edge of the card!  Clever, I am! or Lazy!!


Butterfly was cut from Everyday Pop-Up Cards at 2 3/4".
I cut an extra base layer in pink to give it more dimension.
I wish the picture showed how she sparkles!

Recipe:
Card Base: SU Basic Gray 4 1/4" X 5 1/2" (folded)
Card front:   SU Pink Pirouette 4 1/8" X 5 3/8", Rose Red 4" X 5 1/4"
Other Cardstock / Paper:   Basic Gray DP
Ink:  Basic Gray
Stamps:  PTI Butterfly Dreams
Accessories:  Cuttlebug & Floral Fantasy embossing folder, Cricut & Elegant Edges and Everyday Pop-Up cards, SU Pink Pirouette ribbon, dimensionals, Stickles 'Cotton Candy'


Now inspiration from the
Hiding in My Craft Room Design Team







 
Jennie from  Jenscrapstoo




A Frame by Jessica from Craftin' and Stampin'




Velma from Snowflake Dreams1






You can see the HIMCR schedule of challenges and guidelines HERE!  Please be sure and follow the few easy guidelines so your creation will get entered into the monthly giveaway!!!

Just a few guidelines: 
1.  The current weekly challenge linky will be up until Friday night at midnight MST.  Be sure and link your creation back to the actual post and not just your blog home page.
2.  When posting your creation on your blog or online gallery please link it back to this challenge.  This helps me to spread the word and the FUN!
3.  Please create something new for the current challenge and NOT use something you've made previously.  However, you can combine a HIMCR challenge with other challenges. It is always fun to complete more than one challenge at a time!
4.  You don't have to participate each week to play!  The more weeks you play, the more entries you get into the monthly giveaway!
4.  The winner of the monthly giveaway will be posted the 8th of the following month!
5. Have FUN!!
6. Let me know if I forgot something!

Thanks so much for visiting me while I am
Hiding in My Craft Room!


Tuesday, April 3, 2012

A 10 Minute Card!

I've been so busy lately and haven't had enough time to be 'Hiding in My Craft Room'!  But I did sneak off and find a few minutes to make a Super Quick!  Yes, I did it in 10 Minutes!  I had the stack out and thought I need to just whip something together.  The floral strip of paper was a scrap that I just had to shorten to fit.  It just feels good to make something! 

Here's what I came up with:

Frame was cut at 3" from the Art Philosophy cartridge.

Recipe:
Card Base:  PTI Aqua Mist 4 1/4" X 5 1/2" (folded)
Card front:  the Paper Studioe 'Oops A Daisy' 4 1/8" X 5 3/8"
Other Cardstock / Paper:  White, More from 'Oops A Daisy'
Ink:  Melon Mambo 
Stamps:  SU Teeny Tiny Wishes, PTI Beautiful Bloom II
Accessories:  Cricut & Art Philosophy, Cuttlebug & D'Vine Swirl embossing folder inked with brayer first, PTI ribbon, SU Punches, pearl

Thanks so much for visiting me while I am
Hiding in My Craft Room!

Remember this week's challenge is 'Freestyle' so if all you can find, like me, is 10 minutes you can still be entered into the monthly giveaway!

Monday, April 2, 2012

Soccer Cartridge Winner!

And the winner is .......



DebbieM!

Congratulations Debbie!  Please use the 'Contact Me' button to safely send me your shipping information.
Thanks so much for checking in today!

While you're here be sure and check out the current challenge!
It's Freestyle this week!  So Anything Goes!
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