Saturday, August 14, 2010

OA Happy Days - Oliver

The challenge is to create a card or project using buttons, "the funkier the better." I sifted through my Mom's button box and found all sorts to use. On this card I used 5 tiny buttons plus three others, the yellow dinosaur, pearl ring and it's green center. Update: I had to add another dinosaur button. ;D

Challenge: Club Anya & Friends - Monday Mania
Main Stamp: Oliver & Amelia Happy Days (TGF)
Patterned Paper: unknown scraps
Cricut Cartridge: Lacey Labels
Copic Colors:
-skin: E000, E00, E11
-hair: E50, E51, E53
-clothes: W1, B24, B26, B29, G24, G28, G29
-other: YR16, YR18

Did you know? A "B movie" is a low-budget commercial motion picture. In its original usage, during the Golden Age of Hollywood, the term more precisely identified a film intended for distribution as the less-publicized, bottom half of a double feature.
[B Movie,]

Friday, August 13, 2010

Willow with Umbrella

I made this card using Willow with Umbrella from Whiff of Joy. The challenge is to create a card or project based on the sketch provided.

Mercy's Tuesday Sketch #86
Main Stamp: Willow with Umbrella (WoJ)
Patterned Paper: Kioshi (BG)
Dry Embossing: Tim Holtz Embossing Folders Notebook
Copic Colors:
-skin: E11, E13, E15, R20, R22
-hair: E25, E27, E29
-other: B0000, B000, B02, 0, W1, W4, W6, V93, V95, G20, G21, G24

Did you know? In 1910 the U.S. Supreme Court settled a long dispute between the states of Maryland and West Virginia over the states' true borders. The court's decision was based on a stone set in a river from 1746 and a new survey team was directed to place granite slabs every half-mile to mark the new boundaries.
[Maryland v. West Virginia,]

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Story of Me

The challenge is to create a card or project based on the sketch provided. I think kids need all the encouragement they can get to read so this was a must-have stamp for me! The second challenge is the theme "favorite things" which was easy... reading.

Sketch: Mojo Monday #151
Challenge: Craft Your Days Away - Challenge #1
Main Stamp: Story of Me (Clear Art Stamps)
Patterned Paper: Nook & Pantry (BG)
Copic Colors:
-skin: E000, E00, E11
-hair: E13, E15, E17
-clothes: YR000, YR00, YR02
-other: G20, G21, G24, E50, E51, E53, E55, E57, E59

Did you know? Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut, has a history of hosting music, from Sunday concerts championed by P.T. Barnum in 1890 to the Gathering of the Vibes music festival in summer 2010. The park is two-and-a-half mile crescent-shape bordering Long Island South and Black Rock Harbor.
[Seaside Park (Connecticut),]

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Hanna, Ellie, Linc

The challenge is to create a card or project based on the inspirational photo provided. I choose to focus on the element of three shown by the pictures on the wall and also I kept a boy theme. The other challenge was to use diecuts.

This would be fun hanging on a door or wall of a kids room. I made this decoration using three cute digital stamps from InStyle Stamps: Hanna, Ellie and Linc, which will be released this August 20.

Challenge: InStyle Stamps - InSpirational Challenge
Challenge: All That Scraps - Weekly Wednesday Challenge
Main Stamp: Hanna, Ellie and Linc (ISS)
Patterned Paper: Animal Crackers (DCWV)
Spellbinders: Nestabilities Labels One
Copic Colors:
-Hanna: G12, G14, G17, G19
-Ellie: B91, B93, B34, B37, B39, R24, R29, G17
-Linc: R22, R24, R27, R29

Did you know? Comet Hale-Bopp, the Great Comet of 1997, was arguably the most widely observed comet of the twentieth century, and one of the brightest seen for many decades. It was visible to the naked eye for a record 18 months!
[Comet Hale-Bopp,]

Lou Celebrating Monkey

The challenge is to create a door hanger using a Whiff of Joy stamp. I thought it would be fun to use Lou hanging around since it would later be hanging on someone's door.

Here's the door hanger full of chocolate goodies ready to be left on a door. It's hard to see in picture, but there is a diagonal cut out from the circle on the left side that allows it to be slipped over the door knob.

Challenge: Whiff of Joy - Challenge #85
Main Stamp: Lou Celebrating Monkey (WoJ)
Patterned Paper: Best of K&Company (K&C)
Copic Colors:
-monkey: E41, E42, E43, E44, E47, E49, R2, R22
-tree: G20, G21, G24, G28, E55, E57, E59
-gift: YR20, YR21, YR23, YR24, BG10, BG72, BG18

Did you know? Mill End Park, the smallest park in the word, was created on St. Patrick's Day in 1948 as "the only leprechaun colony west of Ireland." The park is a circle 2 ft (0.61 m) across and is the home of Patrick O'Toole, head leprechaun.
[Mill Ends Park,]

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Anya Sassenach & Miss Anya Autumn

The challenge is to create a card or project by mixing up the TGF images and pairing up an adorable face with a different body. I used Anya Sassenach's cute dress and paired it with Miss Anya Autumn's face and hair. It took some resizing to get the proportions right and I also had to shorted Miss Anya's hair. But I think she turned out cute and added a tiara of pearls. The second challenge is anything goes.

Challenge: Club Anya & Friends - Monday Mania
Challenge: Sentimental Sundays - Challenge #15
Main Stamp: [altered images of] Anya Sassenach & Miss Anya Autumn (TGF)
Patterned Paper: Best of K&Company (K&C)
Spellbinders: Nestabilities Classic Scallop Circle Large & Inverted Scallop Circle Large
Copic Colors:
-skin: E000, E00, E11, R20, E44
-hair: E43, E44, E47, E49
-clothes: Y32, Y17, Y38

Did you know? The top five most populous incorported place in the United States, as ranked by the U.S. Census Bureau, are (1) New York, New York; (2) Los Angeles, California; (3) Chicago, Illinois; (4) Houston, Texas and (5) Phoenix, Arizona.
[List of United States Cities by Population,]

Monday, August 9, 2010

Toby Cub

This is my card for the Lollipop Crafts challenge as well as a surprise blog hop for Kris! The theme for the challenge is centered around baby and sense Kris is having a boy, I used that for the color scheme. Congratulations Kris and enjoy those precious little feet before they start walking!

You should have arrived here from Lisa and your next hop is to Diane; if you get lost on the way, head back to the master list at Lollipop Crafts! Prize eligibility for the blog hop ends on Saturday at 8:00pm PST and the winner will be announced on the Lollipop Crafts blog on Sunday.

Challenge: Lollipop Crafts - Challenge #2
Main Stamp: Toby Cub (TGF)
Patterned Paper: unknown scraps
Copic Colors:
-bear: E50, E51, E53, E55, E57, R20, R22
-clothes: G21, G85

Did you know? Arches National Park in Utah is known for preserving over 2000 natural sandstone arches, including Landscape Arch; a very thin and long arch measuring over 300 feet (91m), it is considered to be the largest in the world.

Sunday, August 8, 2010


The challenge is to create a card or project based on the inspirational sketch provided. I'm restricted to taking picture during the day... so does anyone have any picture lighting suggestions for night time shots? :-D

Sketch: Mojo Monday #150
Main Stamp: Critter Crew Marlene (TGF)
Patterned Paper: Linen Closet (DCWV)
Cricut Cartridge: Lacy Labels
Copic Colors:
-fur: E40, E41, E42, E43, R11, R20, R22
-other: BG000, BG10, BG72, BG75

Did you know? The Leaning Tower of Pisa is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa. It's construction began on this day in 1173.
[Leaning Tower of Pisa,]

Charlotte Maid

Thank you everyone for your participation in last week's blog candy! I'm so excited about everyone following my blog and I hope you continue to enjoy my daily creations.

The moment you've been waiting for and without further ado ... the two winners of the blog candy are Axa (Crafts & Love) and Sheila (ScrappingAll). Congratulations ladies!! Contact me at ForgottenScraps(at)gmail(dot)com in the next 48 hours with your mailing address and I'll get your package of goodies sent out this week!

I made this card using Charlotte Maid by A. Acton from Whiff of Joy. This card has actually been half way assembled on my desk for a while now but I had hang ups on putting it together. (Unfortunately, that's why I don't have the marker numbers listed.) I had a stampers' block!

Main Stamp: Charlotte Maid (WoJ)
Patterned Paper: unknown scraps
Spellbinders: Nestabilities Labels Eleven
Copic Colors: (unknown)

Did you know? The Sterling Hill Mine is a former iron and zinc mine in Ogdensburg, New Jersey. It was the last working underground mine in New Jersey when it closed in 1986 and later became a museum in 1989. Together with the Franklin mine, there are 345 types of minerals in the area and 35 of those minerals have not been found anywhere else!
[Sterling Hill Mining Museum,]