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November 24, 2014

Craftin Desert Diva's Sneak Peek

Welcome to day one of the sneak peeks for the November stamp release at Craftin Desert Diva's.  We are so excited to share with you this fun release.  We have six new stamps in this release.  This release is going to be holiday themed.  These images and sentiments will come with a SVG outline that is free to you.

Here are this release specials for you:

1) Use code: 20NOV to receive 20% off your entire order.  Sale ends December 5, 2014 midnight MST.
2) 4x6 freebie is for $30 minimum purchase (before tax and shipping) in the CDD shop.  (Offer ends December 5th, we will have one sneak peek day to share it with you.)

Each day there will be a new free file,  you can email ( or message Tara on Facebook to request it.  You must comment and follow each blog in order to get the free file.  Join us on Saturday and Sunday for our hop and more free files!

Today's freebie is Christmas Goodies:

Today we are showcasing our projects created with the Get Your Jingle On stamp set.  We hope you will stop by the Craftin Desert Diva's Shop and the Craftin Desert Diva's Gallery Facebook group. We would love for you to join us and share your creations using the Craftin Desert Diva's stamps.  In this group, we show previews first, have giveaways and much more!  Now on to my sneak peek project:
I created an elegant card using the Christmas cartridge for the Christmas tree and the Lacy Labels cartridge for the sentiment tag.  The sentiment is from the new Get Your Jingle On stamp set.  Some bling stickers were added to the tree as an embellishment.  A small twine bow in Totally White Trendy Twine finished off my card.
Craftin Desert Diva's stamps are made in the USA and will be available to order on Saturday.  Thanks for joining us, don't forget to stop over at Craftin Desert Diva's for more sneak peeks, amazing inspiration from the design team and for a chance to win today's giveaway.  The winner will be chosen from one of the blogs today, so the more you visit and comment the better chance you have to win! Tara will announce today's winner tomorrow.  The winner will be picked from a different blog every day, so be sure to visit and leave comments.  Thank you all so much for joining us today and I hope you will come back for more sneak peeks and on Saturday and Sunday for the blog hop!

November 20, 2014

Happiness Starts Here Layout

While cleaning out my scrapbooking room, I found some Disney pictures in my stash that I still need to scrapbook from a trip from a couple of years ago.  I used the Say Cheese collection from Simple Stories for my layout.
All of the elements are from the same collection with the exception of the Mickey head which were cut from the Mickey Font cartridge.  I punched some scalloped circles and added them as embellishments.  Some Chevron Washi tape was adhered to the photo mats and the title card.
The sentiment is from the Craftin Desert Diva's Destination Fun stamp set and was stamped on a hand cut flag.  A small bow in Black Licorice Trendy Twine was added to the flag.

November 19, 2014

Special Delivery Layout

This layout was created with the DCWV Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas stack, there are so many fun papers and patterns in this collection.  I used this month's sketch from DCWV to create my layout.  A small doily was tucked in behind one of the photo mats as an embellishment.
A small journaling tag was added to my layout with a couple of snowflakes punched from the Martha Stewart Arctic Snowflake punch.  I wrapped my journaling tag with some beautiful Frosted Cranberry Trendy Twine.

November 17, 2014

Craftin Desert Diva's "Tag" Linky Party

Welcome to another Craftin Desert Diva's Linky Party.  The theme for this linky party is to create a tag or use a tag on your project.  For my project, I created a fun little tag using the Joys of the Season cartridge for the Christmas tree.
My tag is from Annie's Paper Boutique and I layered it with a couple of scraps of patterned paper and a snowflake border at the bottom.  The border was punched from the Fiskars snowflake border punch and the single snowflake from a Martha Stewart punch.  The sentiment is from the Craftin Desert Diva's Simply Christmas stamp set.  The finishing touch was some Christmas Mint Trendy Twine with a polka dotted button.
We have some awesome sponsors for this linky party:
Craftin Desert Diva's - one stamp set
Too Cute by Jessica - $25 gift card
Stop by Craftin Desert Diva's to check out all of the inspiring projects from the design team and to join in on the linky party.

November 13, 2014

Trendy Twine Design Day

Hello, it's my design day over at Trendy Twine and I have a project featuring Orange Truffle twine.  I created a wine bottle tag which was hand cut.  I added an acorn from the Autumn Celebrations cartridge.  The acorn was embellished with a couple of flowers and a coordinating button.  A twine bow was added to the flower embellishment.  I wrapped the top of the acorn with some more twine and tied a small bow.  A sentiment from the Scrappy Moms Mini Messages stamp set was tucked under the twine.  I only have a sneak peek for you so pop over to the Trendy Twine blog for a closer peek of my project.
Come join our "Fall Foilage" challenge, all of the details are here.  Remember to check out the store for some fun twine and lots of other crafty supplies.

November 10, 2014

Fairy Tales Do Come True Layout

Today I am sharing a simple double page 12x12 layout using the We R Memory Keepers Storytime paper collection.  The coordinated collection made this layout super easy to create.
I absolutely love the Fall theme colors and all of the wonderful patterns.  I simply cut 2 large flags on each side of my layout and added 4 photo mats.
A couple of simple embellishments from the same collection were added to each of the large flags.  I added a bit of Chocolate Truffle Trendy Twine as an accent.
Some layered paper flowers from my stash along with bling centers further embellished my layout.
I added some coordinating strips to the corners of the photo mats as an accent and my layout was complete.

November 6, 2014

Trendy Twine Design Day

Hello, it's my design day over at Trendy Twine and I have a project featuring Orange Truffle twine.  I created a Fall themed single page 12x12 layout following this months "Fall Foilage" challenge.  The challenge is to create an Autumn or Thanksgiving theme project using Fall Foilage (leaves, flowers, branches) and Trendy Twine.
On my layout, I created a banner using hand cut flags and adhered the twine along the top edge.  The title was cut from the Cheerful Seasons cartridge.  A few punched leaves were used to embellish the banner.
The word art is from my stash and was perfect for my layout.  I added a few leaves around the large tag.  The leaves were cut from the B is for Boy Lite cartridge.  One of the leaves was embellished with a small button and some jute.
I added a tag behind the photo mat for journaling.  A small hand cut flag with a sentiment from the Craftin Desert Diva's Happy Celebrations stamp set was added to the tag.
A couple of paper flowers were used as an embellishment.  The acorns also cut from the B is for Boy Lite cartridge were the finishing touch to my layout.
Come join our "Fall Foilage" challenge, all of the details are here.  Remember to check out the store for some fun twine and lots of other crafty supplies.