Wednesday, October 28, 2015

PTI Halloween Treat Bags...

Hello and happy Hump Day!

I've been a busy crafter last night...finishing off my projects for the upcoming ODBD November Release and making those cute Halloween Treat Bags below for Miriam's class....

For this project I used the PTI Halloween Pin-Up Kit, some treat bags I bought at Michael's and some Orange Scrapper's Floss..voila!

Wishing you a fabulous day!

                                                              Hugs, ~Silke~

Tuesday, October 27, 2015


Hello everyone!

Are you gearing up for Halloween? We sure love that we get to celebrate on a Saturday this year!
Our neighborhood will host a little get together before we all are heading out to go trick-or-treating...and we are so excited that Jerry's cousin and family are coming over as well!

Yes, I'm dressing up as well...I have my witch outfit all ready to go!!! Make sure you come and follow me over on Instagram to see some family pics!

It's COLOUR Q time.....and I have a fun Halloween card for you....

Here are this weeks CQC314 colors.....

You know the design team has some beautiful creations over on the COLOUR Q don't forget to stop by!!! Wishing you a fabulous week and happy trick-or-treating!!!

                                                              Hugs, ~Silke~

Also linking this card to:
Pile it On #92 - Cute and/or Spooky
Fusion - Hallow's Eve

Stamps: None
Ink: None
Paper: White and Basic Black CS, SU Rich Razzleberry DP
Other: PTI - Halloween Pin-UpsSU Star Embossing Folder, ODBD - Doily Die, SU Rich Razzleberry Ribbon, Button, White Scrapper's Floss

Tuesday, October 20, 2015


Happy Tuesday!

Today is a fabulous's my birthday! We already had a great breakfast celebration...those girls of mine are just the BEST!!!

Today I have a card for you for a great cause....BREAST CANCER AWARENESS. If you have been following me for awhile you know that I had a scare a few years back. I thank the Lord every day that it was not cancer, but I do take it very serious and check myself every month! Early detection is everything!!! Please do me a favor and check yourself too!

The inspiration for this card is from this weeks COLOUR Q....

Here are this weeks CQC #313 colors...

As always please stop by the COLOUR Q BLOG for all of the design teams take on these awesome colors and of course to link your cards as well!!! Wishing you all a fabulous Tuesday!

                                                                Hugs, ~Silke~

Stamps: ODBD - HOPE Set and ODBD - Ornate Border Sentiments Set
Ink: SU Basic Gray (sorry had no Going Gray)
Paper: White CS, SU Pink Pirouette, Chevron Paper (Hobby Lobby)
Other: Doily, Spellbinder Circle Die, PTI Raspberry Fizz Stitched Ribbon, matching Button, White Scrapper's Floss, Silver Pearls and PTI - Rustic Burlap Impression Plate

Tuesday, October 13, 2015


Hello and happy day!

Today I'm back with my idea for this weeks COLOR Q and my take on the PTI CREATE ALONG WITH US - OCTOBER CHALLENGE!

Here are this weeks CQC312....

The inspiration for my "gift combo" came from THIS fun holiday gift set below crafted by Melissa Phillips.....of course I took on a "Halloween" theme, since it's right around the corner plus I was able to dig out some more of my long neglected PTI goodies!

As always please don't forget to stop by the COLOR Q BLOG for all of the projects the Design Teams has crafted and all of this weeks entries!!! Thank you so much for visiting today!

                                                                   Hugs, ~Silke~

Halloween Card:
Stamps: PTI - Halloween Treats & Sweets Set
Ink: SU Basic Grey and SU Only Orange 
Paper: PTI White and Black CS, SU Tangerine Tango, 
PTI - Smokey Shadow Stripe DP 
Other: PTI - Bitty Halloween Treats & Sweets Dies, PTI - Rustic Burlap Impression Plate, PTI - Holiday Tag Dies, PTI - Halloween Pin-Up Kit, PTI Striped Orange Zest Ribbon, Orange Scrapper's Floss, PTI Black Button, Black Rhinestones, Doily 

Halloween Treat Bag:
Paper: PTI White CS, PTI - Smokey Shadow Stripe DP 
PTI - Halloween Pin-Up Kit, PTI - Favor Box 6 DiePTI - Holiday Tag Dies, PTI - Medium Scallop Border Die, PTI Striped Orange Zest Ribbon, Orange Scrapper's Floss, PTI Black Button, White Tissue Paper and Candy

Friday, October 9, 2015


Hello and happy TGIF!

Finally had a chance to finish up my project I've made for the CURTAIN CALL - GOING BATTY....It took me pretty much all afternoon to take a decent photo...the globe is just way toooooo shiny, but I hope you get the idea ;) .....

Here is the CURTAIN CALL inspiration photo...

I pulled out some of my super fun Halloween goodies from Papertrey Ink. The bats were placed all over the globe...hope you see the one on top of the roof?!?

Wishing you a wonderful weekend!!!

                                                                Hugs, ~Silke~

Stamps: PTI - Spook Manor Mini Set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Tangerine Tango
Paper: White, SU Kiwi Kiss, Tangerine Tango and Basic Black CS
Other: PTI - Spook Manor Dies,  PTI - Halloween Pin-Ups, PTI - Basic Backer Die, PTI - Clear Tag GlobeSequins, PTI True Black and Orange Zest Ribbon, Gumballs and Tin

Wednesday, October 7, 2015


Good afternoon everyone!

Guess what...I had some more time to craft and made this card for this weeks PTI Make it Monday #226 - Creating with Stripes hosted my one of my all time favorite stamper Laurie Willison.

Here is my take on it.....

Hope you like it? Have a great day and I'll see you soon!

                                                                   Hugs, ~Silke~

Stamps: PTI Chevron Stripes Set 
Ink: Yellow, Orange, Red and Teal
Paper: White, Kraft and Basic Black CS
Other: Sparkle & Shine Words DiesSilver Sequins and Silver Pearls

Tuesday, October 6, 2015


Happy Tuesday!

You have probably noticed that I have been MIA for a has been a bit crazy, but it seems like it is slowing down. I also had a chance to clean up my craft room a bit and guess what... I can find things much easier again!

Arielle was so kind and has left the door open for me to return to the Color Q and I took her up on it! Soooooo.... I'm thrilled to say that I'm baaaaaaack!!!

Here is my card for this weeks CQC311....

These are the fun CQC311 colors you get to use...

I could not resist on pulling out my fun Halloween Set from Papertrey Ink...all items are listed below!

Thank you so much for stopping by today! I hope you get a chance to craft along with us? Don't forget to stop by the COLOR Q BLOG for all of the ideas from the Design Team and of course this weeks entries!!!

                                                                        Hugs, ~Silke~

Stamps: PTI Spook Manor Mini Set and Trick or Treat sentiment (Michael's)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, PTI Winter Wisteria and SU Kiwi Kiss
Paper: White CS, SU Basic Black, Tangerine Tango

Other: PTI Hallows Eve Dies

Thursday, October 1, 2015


Happy October and welcome to this months ODBD Release!

We are gearing up for the upcoming holidays and hope that we are inspiring you to get crafty with us!?! I'm thrilled to show you two clean and simple designs using one of the newest single stamp sets...

Here is my second "CAS" idea....I really like the "SPARKLES"!!!

Here are the items I have used on my cards....

As always you have the chance to be one of...THREE randomly selected winners will each receive a $25 gift certificate to the ODBD Store, to be used toward the purchase of ODBD Stamps found in the "ODBD stamps column" of the website just for commenting on the Design Team cards!  You have until October 2, 2015 at 9:00 p.m. EDT to leave your comments on the Designers Blogs for a chance to win!  The Winners will be posted on the ODBD Blog on October 3rd, so be sure to check back there to see if you won!

Now it's time to hop along to see some more fabulous creations - 
Sandee * Julie * Cathy * Amy * Dawn * Lori Robin T. * Lisa * Angie * Chris * Grace * Sabrina Silke * America * Loretta * Robin C.

Please don't forget to check out the newly designed ODBD STORE!!! Thank you for stopping by today!!! Wishing you an awesome day!

                                                            Hugs, ~Silke~


Happy Thursday! Stopping by with a card for the new Inspired By .... Here is this weeks  #IB289 inspiration photo and a sketch .... I was in...