New challenge at Crafting by Designs

Hi everyone, Kristina here with a brand new challenge at Crafting by Designs.
Theme:Anything Goes
Date: Sept 30- Oct 25

Sponsors:  we have 3 sponsors for this challenge:

Here’s my project using the  Bugaboo Gus Birthday-Optional digi stamp
16sept (16)
Suplly list:
 Gus Birthday-Optional digi-Bugaboo
-Distress inks :Marmaid Lagoon,Abandoned Coral and Fossilized Amber
-Mini ink blending tool
-Fiskars continuous stam-Circles
-Tim Holtz Distress emossing ink
-Ranger white embossing powder
-Letraset Promarkes
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
1.Creative Card Crew Challenge- Masculine
2.Crafting from the Heart challenge- Anything goes
3.Crafty Catz Challenge- Men at Work
4.Crafty Friends Challenge- Pick a Tune  Make a Card Inspired By a Song
(Scorpions- Rock you like a Hurricane
5. Trought the Craft Room Door Challenge- Anything Goes
6.Chocolate, Coffee and Cards Challenge- Celebration
7.613 Avenue Create Challenge- Anything goes but this wees optional twist to use September’s birthstone color which is Sapphire
8. Without Words Challenge-For the boys

Happy Fall!!

Just one more card with Autumn theme…My first stamps set (Spring girls and Boys) was from Panduro.Swedish hobby shop.Sweet characters in many different situations and I love to use them.

25 sept (1)

Supply list:

-Panuro stamps set Spring girls

-Mama Elephant stamps set Meowlloween (pumpkins)

-Craft Emotions edge mushrooms die

-Memory Box Donnington Tendril die

-Xcut oval die

-Mama Elephant Landscape trio die

-Letraset Promarkers

-Memento Tuxedo black ink

-paper and ribbon from my stash

Challenges are:

1.Creative Card Crew challenge-Fall

2.Deep ocean Challenge-Autumn

3.Digi design Challenge- Fabulous Fall Colors

4.Inkspirational colour challenge- Orange and Green

5.Clear it out challenge- Theme-Autumn Stash-Leaves

6.Fab ‘n’ Funky challenge- Cute Critters or Christmas

7.Word Art Wednesday Challenge- Anything Goes

8.Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge- Use a Stamp- No 3

9.Penny’s Challenge-Use your favourite ice cream flavour in colour (Chocolate,Caramel and Mango)

10.Love to Scrap Challenge- Anything Goes

11.Creative Moments Challenge-Anything Goes/Kids Rule/Back to School

Boo to you!

Autumn arrives slowly..Halloween also.. Mama Elephant Meowlloween stamps set is perfect for Halloween cards.

16sept (11)

I wanted to make an interesting background, so I decided to draw a wall and window.I used masking technique  for pumpkins and other characters and Letraset Promarkers for coloring.

16sept (2)

Supply list:

-Mama Elephant Meowlloween  and Elle and Friends (a mouse) Stamps set

-Memento tuxedo black ink

-Letraset Promarkers

Challenges are:

1.Inkspirational Colour Challenge- Orange and Green

2.Deep Ocean Challenge- Autumn

3.Digi design Challenge- Fabulous Fall Colors

4.7 Kids Challenge-Anything goes

5.Craft your Passion Challenge- Anything goes

6.Trought the Craft Room Door Challenge- Anything goes

7.Love to Scrap Challenge- Anything goes

8.Whimsy Stamps challenge- Anything Goes or Halloween

9.Creative Card Crew Challenge-Fall

10.Fab ‘n’ Funky challenge- Cue critters or Christmas

11.Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge-Use a stamp

12.Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge-No Designer Paper

13.Simon Says Stamp Work It Wednesday Challenge- Use a Stamp

Sweets To Sweet

Inspiration for this card was Cupcake Inspirations Challenge. Beautiful colors.I decided to combine stamps from different sets and I made my background. And again, I used no line coloring.( My favorite technique from now). And this is the result:

23 sept (6)

I spent three hours for coloring…but it was worth it!

23 sept (5)

Supply list:

-Gorjuss girl Little Red and Dear Apple stamp set (apples and leaves)

-Scrapberry’s Afternoon Tea stamps set (sentiment)

-Joy Crafts ribbon and bows die.

-Letraset Promarkers

-Distress ink Old Paper for stamping

Challenges are:

1.Cupcake Inspirations Challenge


2.7 Kids  Challenge- Anything Goes

3.Lil Patch of Crafty friends Challenge- Anything Goes

4.Trought the Craft Room Door Challenge- Anything goes

5.Crafting from the Heart Challenge- Anything Goes

6.Crafty Creations Challenge- It Takes Two

7.Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge-Use a stamp

8.Simon Says Syamp Wednesday Challenge- No Designer Paper

9.Word Art Wednesday Challenge-Anything Goes

Pirates of the Caribbean !!

Palm tree and Swings ‘n Slides Pirate are my first digi stamps of Little miss Muffet Stamps. So cute!! I really enjoyed playing with them.I created a scene with sand, stones, blue sky…The Caribbean scene.hihhihi. I hope you like it!!

20 sept (11)


-Little Miss Muffet Palm tree and Swings ‘n Slides Pirate digi stamps

-Mama Elephant Landscape Trio Dies

-Letraset Promarkers

-Salty Ocean distress ink for the sky

-Mini ink blending tool

-Some paper from my stash

-Small wooden boat from my stash too.

Challenges are:

1.Little -miss Muffet challenge- Anythin Goes (No2)

2.Pinspirational challenge- Photo inspiration

3.Creative Moments-Challenge- Anything Goes/Kids Rule/ Back to School

4.Crafting for all Season challenge- Layer it up

5.Bunny Zoe’s Crafts Challenge- Teens and tweens

6.Without Words Challenge- For the boys

7. Papertake Weekly challenge- Animal Magic

8.Crafty Gals Corner Challenge- Anything Goes

9. Crafty Sentiment Challenge- Anything Goes

10.Fab ‘n’ Funky challenge- Recycle-upcycle (I recycled a small wooden boat with old packages)

11. Cupcake Inspirations  Photo Challenge


12.Simon Says Stamps Challenge- Die Crazy

Hang in there!!

It’s Monday again. It is time for a new post and new card. This  is an ultra miniature shaker card. I always try  something new, some new challenges, methods .. For today :mini clouds shaker part and clouds on the wire..And of course adorable stamps set by Tiddly Inks.

20 sept (3)


-Tiddly Inks stamps set Ricky Hanging Around

-Joy Crafts Clouds Dies (Favourite dies)

-Xcut Rectangle Paranthesis dies

-Tilda mini Autumntree paper pack

-Letraset Promarkers

-Memento tuxedo black ink

-Salty Ocean Distress ink- for clouds

-mini ink blending tool

-some wire

-Mini hearts shaker material (gift from my friend Irena)

20 sept (5)

Challenges are:

1.Tiddly Inks challenge- Don’t be square

2.Without words Challenge- For the Boys

3.Pinspirational challenge-Photo inspiration

4.Creative Moments Challenge- Anything Goes/Kids rule/Back to school

5.Crafting for all Season Challenge- Layer it up

6.Hanna and Friends Challenge- Favourite stamp

7.Crafty Creations Challenge- It Takes Two

8.Whimsy Stamps Challenge- Anything goes or Halloween

9.Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge- Die Crazy


It’s Friday!! Yeahhh. Finally!

For today I made  card with Stamping Bella Paisley has a Prezzie..Yes, again..But I love her…

16sept (4)

I made a striped background with Tim Holtz distress inks..Something new for me, but very interesting effect. This image was the inspiration:


Supply list:

1.Stamping Bella Paisley has a Prezzie stamps set

2.Distress inks:Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmelade, Abandoned Coral, Seedless Preserves, Salty Ocean, Mermaid Lagoon and Crushed Olive

3.Mini ink blending tool

4.Memento Tuxedo Black ink

5.Tim Holtz Distress embossing ink

6.Ranger Embossing Powder white

7.Letraset Promarkers

8.Some twine (Lawn Fawn), roses, leaves and blings

Challenges are:

1.Bellarific Friday Challenge

2.Fab ‘n’ Funky challenge- Recycle/upcycle (I recycled blings)

3.Crafty Gals Corner Challenge- Anything goes

4.Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge- Make your Mark

5.Crafty Sentiment Challenge- Anything Goes

6.Lil Patch Of Crafty Friends Challenge- Anything goes

7.Inkspirational Challenge-Orange and Green

8.Hanna and Friends Challenge- Favorite stamp

9.Make the Day Speciel Color Challenge


(First Picture)


CAS cards are big challenge for me.. Always .. Because I love them..I’ll show you today my latest CAS Card.. Just clean and simple but amazing.. (For me). hihhihi.

16sept (7)

Supply list:

1.Mama Elephant stamps set Up and Away (Umbrella)

2.Stamping Bella Lolly and her Brolly (Sentiment)

3.Joy crafts dies-Clouds

4.Lawn Fawn Let’s polka paper pack

6.Letraset Promarkers

Challenges are:

1.CASology Challenge- Umbrella

2.Happy Little Stampers Challenge- CAS

3.Everybody- Art challenge -Singin in the rain

4.Addicted to Stamps Challenge- Make Your Mark

5.Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge-Love this Technique (Masking technique with stamps)

6.Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge-Die Crazy

7.Simon Says Stamp Work it Wednesday Challenge-Autumn

8.Card Mania Challenge-Pastel Colors

9.Fairy Tale Photo Inspiration Challenge

Oh Crab! I Forgot Your Birthday

Hi everyone, Kristina here with a brand new challenge at Crafting by Designs.
And this week is Let’s Celebrate   Date: Sept 16-22
Here’s my project using the Jane’s Doodles stamps set-Under the Sea
15 sept
I just love to create scenes on my cards. Another favorite technique is ink splashing background…Both techniques you can see on this card.
I created an underwater scene with different stamps from the set and colored with my Letraset Promarkers. I tried again with no-line coloring.
15 sept (1)
For the background I used splashing technique, after that I stamped the images from the Under the Sea stamps set.
Supply list:
-Jane’s Doodles stamps set Under the Sea
-Mama Elephant Ella and Friends stamps set-Birthday hat
-Letraset Promarkers
-Tim Holts inks:Salty Ocean, Faded Jeans, Stormy Sky and Marmaid Lagoon
-Mini inks blending tool
-Momento Tuxedo black ink
-White gel pen
-Googly eyes (so sweet) from Panduro
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
1.Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge-  Love this technique (ink splashing background with different stamps and no-line coloring)
2.Throught the Craft Room Door challenge-Anything Goes
3.The Ribbon Girl -Any Image Challenge
4.Craft Your Passion Challenge-Anything Goes
5.Take it Make it September Challenge- Take a stamp
6.Lil Patch Of Crafty Friends Challenge- Anything Goes
7.613 Avenue Create Challenge – Anything Goes

Birigitta’s Snow Heart and exciting news!!!

Hello my dear crafty friends. I am very proud to be part of Crafting by Designs “family” . My name is Kristina Tina Pavlovic. I am from Bosnia and Herzegovina but I live in Sweden. Three years ago began my journey into the world of cardmaking. Every beginning is difficult. All these techniques, materials, inks, dies … But exercise gives better results.

But today I am in the clouds and my dream come true.Thanks so much to Crafting by Designs for inviting me to be part of the wonderful design team!!!Do you understand how I feel now????Yeahhhhhhhh!!

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For this special day I want to share with you Birigitta’s Snow Heart card .. And I hope you like it..

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Work in progress looks like:

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A closer look:

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Supply list:

-CC Designs- Birgitta’s Snow Heart stamp

-Lawn Fawn -Love You a Latte stamps set- Happy Holidays

-Tim Holtz Distress inks:Salty Ocean and Stormy Sky- For the sky and snowy hills

-Ranger Mini ink Blending tool

-Tim Holtz Distress embossing ink

-Tsukineko Silver Embossing Powder

-EK Success Powder Tool

-Letraset Promarkers

-Some snowflakes and wooden decorations from my stash

Thanks for stopping by and Happy Crafting!!


1.Happy little Stampers Christmas Challenge-Holly