Giveaway Swap

Love swaps.
I join this to get this Martha Stewart glitter.
Wish me luck...


Merry Christmas Circles

In this gloomy evening, I made this card. TO make my evening brighter, I used these colors. I made 2 cards for this challenge bu Card Pattern Sketch 42.

Stamps : Hero Arts.
Punches : Carl Craft Punch

Thanks for looking.

ATC Hero Arts arrived

Wow!! Incredible... This is my first international swap that I joined. I sent 9 ATCs to HA hostess (Shari) in America. Then she sent me 9 ATCs from 9 different person. I wish to know where they live. So, I searched in the Flickr and found some of them. I even got ATC from Israel!! That's the country I wish to visit some day. Here are the ATCs, including mine, in the upright corner.

Thank you to Hero Arts that made this swap possible. Thank you Shari, for your effort.

Thanks for looking..


We Love Heroarts - Mini Meet

After 3-hour travelling by train, I arrived at my Mom's house yesterday Sunday morning. I prepared everything, including the snacks and venue. Then I waited for my friends. The first batch arrived at 10 in the morning were Monika, Ayu and Rini. Next was Stephanie Lucy. Next was Eva, then Yussy, Rieka and the last was Fika.
We were 9 girls who adored making cards. Each of us has a special interest in cards. For example, Rini and Lucy enjoys quilling. But since they met us, they tended to try some stamps as well.

Here is some of us with the "We Love Hero Arts" banner. LOL. I made this myself in instant. We showed all the clear stamps and clings that we jut got and we brought here.

Left to right: Eva, Ayu, Me, Rini, Monika, Fika, Rieka.

We did not only make cards but also were exchanging stamps, nesties and cuttlebug folders. Everybody was free to use every single tool we had yesterday. We even exchanged our stamped images (I have Anya images now). It seemed that my Cuttlebug machine was a primadona. They had to queue to use it... LOL... Here are our nesties and some of cards we made. The cards made based on the sketch of Mojo Monday. I had posted my other card for the challenge. Maybe my other friends would finish the card embellishments and posted it last night.

Since I came from other town, I didn't prepare for the lunch. So we decided to order some Chinese food. This is the noodle that I ordered. So yummy...

We enjoyed our togetherness. They seemed wanted to stay longer and longer. However, their husband picked them up at the hour they asked, so they had to go home. The last person was Monika who left my Mom's house, around 6.30 in the evening. She even managed to take a picture with my Mom (my 70-year-old adorable lady)

What a card crafting day!!

Thanks for looking.


Joy To You and Peace Deer

My English might not as good as I thought. LOL. It took days for me to understand the meaning of "trimming", as a challenge in this week Hero Arts. Looking at the cards and decoration given in HA blog didn't make me easily grab anything to decor my cards. Wow... what an English word..

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Happy Holidays Three Squares

I was a little bit intimidated joining Card Patterns challenge this time. Not really having self-confidence on my card. LOL.. I already made it last Wednesday, but it is just today, Saturday, that I joined this challenge..

And here is the sketch Mission Impossible Sketch 40 from Card Patterns. Wonderful sketch..

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Merry Christmas to You With a Little Cadeau

This is the first time I joined this challenge. It seemed everybody was talking ablot this challenge, so I just found it and joined.

And this is the sketch from Mojo Monday. Wonderful sketch, I think... And the participants' entries are wonderful as well.
Thanks for looking.

Merry Christmas Washi Balls

This morning I just finished making Oshie kits for some customers in the other town. I saw some Chirimen Japanese paper left on the table. So, I thought of using this paper to cover the circles.

An here is the sketch from Inspirational Card Sketches 43. Wonderful sketch. I like it.

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Leaves Merry Christmas

This leave stamp is part of my first stamps I bought long time ago. I bought it in 1986, when the PSX store was still in Jakarta. I love this leave stamp, as I think, here in my country, I don't have to wait for these last months to use it. Any time I can use it.

I enter this card to join CPS 142 for its challenge this week. Her is the sketch.

Hope my card meets the sketch..

Thanks for looking.


Happy Holidays

Hi there, it's been a week that I don't post anything here. So busy with other stuffs.
A couple day ago, I read on Lucy's blog and she challenged us for the first time. The colors used are pale pink, aqua blue and kraft. I don't really have aqua blue on anything I have here. So hopefully this card can represent the colors of this brand new challenge. Thanks Lucy for the chance of showing what we make...

Thanks for looking, my friends...


Holiday Wishes

Love this doll stamp and still adore this nesties dies. The nestabilities make me quicker in making card. And more beautiful, I guess...

I enter this card to join the 2 sketches 4 you challenge this week, Kazan's sketch 39. Here is the sketch.

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Glittery Pine Bough

Again I used my new stamps for this card. Hero Arts Young Deer and Big Pine Bough.

This card is for glitter challenge in Hero Arts and for Challenge 65 Tag So Much in MTCC.

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Glittery Deer

This is my last card for today. And the theme is still the same..... DEER.... I love you.... LOL...

I enter this card for Hero Arts challenge this week. It s all about glitter. What I love, the stamps that I was waiting for more than a month finally arrived and I used them on this card. Young Deer and Big Pine Bough...

I tried to make this card based on the video given in the blog. So great to join this fabulous group in Flickr.... Love you....

Thanks for looking...

Merry Christmas Deer on Red Card

LOL... another deer card.. As I said, I am falling in love with the deer... I tried to use the red card. It was embossed first with Dots folder. It went also for the small green inside the rectangle. The rectangle was cut with the Nestabilities Label 8. Wonderful tool. I love it. The circle was punched with Scallop Circle from Paper Shaper then embossed with Snowflakes folder.

I enter this card to join Cuttlebug Challenges Be Inspired #57.

Welcome back, troops. Thank you for what you have done...

Here is the sketch.

Thanks for looking...

Merry Christmas Deer

Again. I used this sweet punch. I love this one, the deer.... The ribbon is red with white borders. Well, I have a big roll of it...too much buying. I also adore MS scallop border punch. i used it quite a lot. Looking at the colors, I think this is a male card....

I enter this card to join the Card Positioning Systems Sketch 141. Here is the sketch below.

The sketch is very easy to follow. I even just used the scraps. So, it didn't take much new papers...

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Deer and Snowflakes

I love this stamp. It just arrived, the deer stamp. Love it so much. And it is much better, when the Copic marker also arrived almost at the same time. Perfect, though the deer only has one color. I used CB folder dots and snowflakes. The snowflakes were punched with Paper Shaper Giga Punch. (I love everything big..LOL..)

I enter this card for Challenge 65 Snow Much Fun in Cupcake Craft Challenges. I adore the snowflakes. I have 3 snowflake punch but this one is the best I adore.

I also enter this card for Card Pattern 40. The sketch is quite simple and we can use the scraps. Here is the sketch.
Thanks for looking....


Card with new Nestabilites

I love the Nestabilities that I bought online. Wow!! The result is always great. I used Label 8 with my Cuttlebug Machine. It seems that I can make more and more cards... I really love it... Feeling not guilty buying this nest... LOL...

I enter these cards for Hero Arts this week challenge called unexpected.

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I made 4 cards today, and this is the last one I made... You know what? I saw Virginia Lu's blog which appeared first in my Adorable Blogs. When I clicked, wow.. she made a cute card using this sketch. That's why I also wanted to make a card using the same sketch. Here is her blog where she made the card..

I enter this card for Card Patterns challenge Sketch 39.

I used Creative Memories Cutting System to cut the semi circle. The look of the shell, actually was an oval scallop. I cut a bit at the bottom. And then embossed with Thanks folder, but before being embossed, I scrolled my brayer to the folder with Mango Ink. Well..well, my brayer is new, so this is the first time using it.... The leaves wer punched from Punch Bunch Giga punch. (I like everything big...LOL...)

Thanks for looking, my friends...


Christmas cards are on the way... I must make more and more to put them in one of the Christian bookstore in my town. The cards I made this year are much much different from the ones last year. Most of them are using the sketches, stamps, embosses, and new markers, Copic markers.
Do hope the customers like my cards, and of course will....buy them... LOL...

This is the pattern for CPS 140 challenge.

I also enter this card to join the Challenge 84 So Many Scallops.
I used my scallop punch for the circles. THe MS doily lace was used for the rectangle.
The stamp for the doll is from Her Arts Holiday Dolls.

Thanks for looking, my friends.

Happy Thanksgiving

In my country, we don't recognize "Thanksgiving". But as an English teacher, I must know exactly what it is. The countries I explained were USA and Canada. The time of the day is different in those two English speaking countries. This year, Canada celebrated it last October 12, where USA citizens will celebrate it on November 26.

Well, I made this card for you who celebrate this event. I myself am thankful to the Lord for making me able to make cards on and on....and also to run my small craft gallery in my town.

I used two kinds of CB folders. The leaves were stamped 3 times in 3 different papers.

Challenges for this card are "Give Thanks" and "Thanksgiving".

Thanks for looking. And...Happy Thanksgiving, my friends...


Un Jour A Celebrer (A Day To Celebrate)

Glad to have more time to make cards today. I finished all the cards to sell on the Balikpapan Expatriate Women's Club. Some Christmas cards. And now I joined the Cupcake Craft Challenge 64. This is the sketch.
LOL... Is this card okay for a wedding card? Black cardstocks make it gloomy?? Just tried orange, green, purple and black together. This is the result... LOL...

Punches : Martha Stewart ( doily lace edge punch), Paper Shaper (Oval scallop) Jeff (butterflies and small hearts)
CB folder : Flower Fantasy and Heart dies.
Stamps : Hero Arts

Thanks for looking...and if possible, answer my question above... Merci...

Update: This card won the challenge.

Take Care

I adore punches so much. Earlier, I used mostly punches for my cards. Please, if you have time, see my cards here, here and here.

I have these new punches. They arrived last month. I bought them online in an American web. Love the whale punches ever.
The butterfly was embossed with gold powder (but it didn't work well, I guess). The gems are attached on its body.

Punches : Marvy Uchida (Circle Scallop 3"), Paper Shaper (Retro Flower), Martha Stewart (fence), Carl CP 2 and CP 21 Daisy.
Stamp : Hero Arts for the butterfly and the sentiment.
Gems : Jewellery Seal (from the local store)

I enter this card for 2 challenges. First, it goes for Cook Up Card Recipe November Challenge. Second, it goes for Getting Punchy With It from Daring Cardmaker.

Thanks for looking....