Paper Piecing Memories by Babs

Paper Piecing Memories by Babs

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Craftin Desert Divas November Sneak Peek Stamp Release


 We are so excited to share with you this super fun release. Today is day 2 of the sneak peeks for the November stamp release at Craftin Desert Divas. We have 6 new stamps in this release. This release is going to be Holiday themed! We are going to share with you a variety of projects to help inspire you with your upcoming Holiday projects. 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 Dec. 5 Midnight MST. 
2. 4x6 Freebie is for $30 minimum purchase (before tax & shipping) in the CDD Shop. Offer ends Dec. 5 

We will have 1 sneak peek per day to share it with you. Each day there will be a new FREE file, you can email craftindesertdivas@gmail.com or message Tara on Facebook to request it. 

You must comment and follow each blog in order to get the free file. 

Join us over this Saturday & Sunday for our Hop for more free files!!! 

Here's todays free pattern: 

 Today's stamps are from the Elf Made set.

    Here's my creation: 


For my project I used patterns from My Scrap Chick, some added candy canes, eyelets, ribbon, ric rac, bling by Recollections, Stickles, and Copics to color the sweet little elf. 


 CDD stamps are.. 4x6 stamps Made in the USA Stamps will be available to order on Saturday. 

 We hope you will stop by the Craftin Desert Divas Shop and the Craftin Desert Divas Gallery Facebook group. 

We would love for you to join us and share your creations with us using Craftin Desert Diva's stamps. In this group we first show previews, have giveaways and much more! 

 Sneak Peek Giveaway! Tara's giving away one stamp set a day. All you have to do is leave a comment on each of our blogs! You are NOT required to comment on EVERY SINGLE blog, but the more you comment on, the better chance you have for winning! 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 tomorrow for more sneak peeks.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Craftin Desert Divas Christmas Linky Party

Welcome to the Craft It Up & Link It Up Linky Party hosted by Tara of Craftin Desert Divas! Every other Monday will mark the beginning of a new semi-weekly linky party and you could win some fabulous prizes! This week's linky party theme is a Special Extended one and the theme is Christmas.


The sponsors:

CDD - one free stamp set

TCBJ - $25 gift card for regular priced items

The more you link up, the better chance you have to win. Visit Craftin Desert Divas for all the rules and to play along. 


Here is what I have created for this linky party... 


This Christmas tag actually flips open and has a pocket inside to hold a gift card. I used a couple of sentiments from the Simply Christmas stamp set for my project. I mixed up a few patterns from My Scrap Chick to create this project. I've embossed the snowflake background using an embossing folder by The Paper Studio, added bling by Recollections, Stickles, twine, and bells.   

You can purchase this stamp set by clicking here.



Hope you will craft it up and link it up! Have a great day!  






Saturday, November 22, 2014

"Tis the Season" Christmas Card

Welcome to my blog! Today, I am sharing a Christmas card I put together for my daily post over at Craftin Desert Divas


For this card, I used the Tis the Season sentiment from the Simply Christmas set. I also used Merry Christmas, from the same stamp set, for the inside of my card. The sweet mouse and penguin pattern are from Little Scraps of Heaven Designs. The lamp post I created in SCAL and for the wreath, I used a punch by Martha Stewart. 


You can purchase this stamp set by clicking on this store link.


  Thank you for stopping by and we look forward to you sharing your Craftin Desert Divas projects with us over in the Gallery on Facebook. Have a great day! 

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Christmas Bear Card

Today, I'm sharing another Christmas card I've created. The stamped sentiments from Craftin Desert Divas, went perfectly with my paper pieced bear.

The bear pattern from KaDoodle Bug Designs.

For the stamped images, I used two stamp sets, Simply Christmas and Simply Said. You can purchase these sets by clicking on this store link.



Thanks for stopping by



Saturday, November 15, 2014

"Christmas Morning"

I've been trying out some new paper piecing patterns from some different svg companies recently and I'm loving the different styles and designs of these patterns. The most recent pattern I've worked with, is from Too Cute by Jessica.


This pattern had so many great elements and it was fun just detailing each and every one. You can see more of the many patterns Too Cute by Jessica has to offer by clicking on her store link. Also, follow her on Facebook and stay up to date on her newest patterns and sales.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Craftin Desert Divas Create a Tag or Use a Tag Linky Party


Welcome to the Craft It Up & Link It Up Linky Party hosted by Tara of Craftin Desert Divas

Every other Monday will mark the beginning of a new semi-weekly linky party and you could win some fabulous prizes! This week's linky party theme is create a tag or use a tag on your project.


The sponsors...


CDD - one free stamp set


TCBJ$25 gift card for regular priced items

The more you link up, the better chance you have to win. Visit Craftin Desert Divas for all the rules and to play along. The more you link up, the better chance you have to win.

Here is what I have created for this linky party... 

This sweet 5x5 mouse shaker card is sure to brighten someone's day. 
Paper by My Minds Eye
Twine by Doodlebug
Bling by Recollections
Mouse Pattern by Little Scraps of Heaven Designs
Jar Pattern from My Scrap Chick
Flowers by Prima
Crochet Butterfly - by me : ) 


I've used the Simply Said stamp set, which includes many great sentiments for everyday use. You can purchase this set by clicking here


Hope you will craft it up and link it up! Have a great day!  



Sunday, November 9, 2014

"Sending Christmas Cheer" Card

Good morning! Today, I am sharing this simple Christmas card with you. Although it is simple, I love the elegant look of it with the gold.
For this card, I used the sentiment, "Sending Christmas Cheer" from Simply Christmas. You can purchase this set at Craftin Desert Divas by clicking on the store link. 



Other materials used:
Embossing folder by The Paper Studio
Sleigh pattern from My Scrap Chick
Glittered Snowflake
Gold Trim
Gold Embossing Powder