Sunday, December 16, 2012

Final OSAAT challenge of the year... and a Blog Hop!

Over at One Stitch at a Time (OSAAT), the challenge blog for the StitchyBear Digital Stamps (SBDS), we're celebrating the end of the year with an easy "Use a Digi" Challenge & Blog Hop! 

If you're hopping along, you should have arrived here from the talented Tracey's blog.
Your next stop is the crafty Karen. You can see the entire hop list & rules at OSAAT (because otherwise the next sentence will seem really weird; otherwise, you'll know you'll need it!)
"Lucky Lady/Gent, Let me Lend you a Letter: L."  

Besides collecting letters, be sure to leave a comment on every blog post, including this one, for a chance to win the product we used. I used Christmas Day Tiny Tickets and Christmas Paper VI by Stitchy Stamps to make this Christmas photo album.

My generous mom gave me the die-cut pages, and I covered them with the DP and added Stitckles to the pages (and some liquid pearls to the front).

I ink-distressed the tickets and added color detail with colored pencils & Sakura glaze pens. The precut frames are from Studio Calico (although I did have to trim them a little bit), and I bought them at my favorite craft shop in Arizona, Scraps of Love. I made this for my parents, but I made it while I was visiting them so I put the frames on with re-positional glue, and added photos once I returned home... and then sent the book back to my folks. It went across the country twice! I especially wanted to take photos of my dogs in the little plush antlers Mom gave me. As you can see, they were good sports but weren't too excited about it!


I'm entering this into the following fabulous Challenges:
Avadares: Anything with a digi
Bloggers: Holiday Gifts
Just Add Ink: Just add Christmas
Little Miss Muffet Challenges: Christmas Related  
Simon Says Stamp: Your Favorite (2nd Entry) Favorites: Stickles & Pearl Pen
Totally Stampalicious: Anything Goes
Thank you for visiting & for participating in the OSAAT Blog Hop!  Your next stop is the talented Karen.


Hazel said...

A great project, beautifully done. All the best for the festive season. Hazel x

Rose said...

How exciting for me to participate in the first ever OSAAT Christmas blog hop!!! Lovin' your use of these digi papers with tiny tickets on this beautifully designed and shaped album. TFS and Merry Christmas to you! Hugz, ~ Rose

Foxycrafts said...

Beautiful card, and I love the photos.

Love Joan xx

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

This is such a wonderful project. Just love the shape of this album!!! It must be fun to have a crafty mom ;)

Love crafts forever said...

This is amazing project.
Hugs Nat

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Wonderful & festive shaped photo album you created. Like the pages. Like the dogs photos. Have photographed my dog with a Santa Hat. Merry Christmas!
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Jennie said...

What a lovely keepsake that will be treasured in the years to come, beautiful papers too. Wishing you a very Happy Christmas. Jennie xx

Teresa Arsenault said...

Sweet little albums and lovely gifts. Thanks for sharing these at Avadares Challenge Blog.
Blessing hugs,

CraftyGirl said...

Great mini album. Love the shape you used and the colors.


CraftyGirl Your Sister OSAAT DT

ike said...

Hahahaha LoL - I love the plushy antlers :-) Fabulous little book - I luv it :-) xxx

Nozzer said...

Just absolutely beautiful....
Merry Christmas from a first time blog hopper!

Barbara xx

DonnaMundinger said...

Adorable project! Love the papers and fabulous tickets and the pix are so cute. xxD

debby4000 said...

Oh what a wonderful cute album.

Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.

loulou said...

Great project. Really like the papers on the front. Your doggies are so cute. At least they don't look totally digusted about wearing antlers as my dogs do. cheers Linda

craftygranny said...

Wow this is gorgeous and love your cute doggies. Merry xmas hugs trisha x Dt buddy.

Kitty said...

Wow this is a fantastic project, beautifully done!

Thank you for joining us at Little Miss Muffet and hope to see you again soon :)

Kitty xx

Marianne said...

Wonderful project! Love the shape and colours and the pictures of your dogs are great fun.