Let's Add a Doodle!


Welcome to the Three Room Studio Saturday Challenge! This week's challenge is to add... DOODLING!

So using Sandy Allnock's newest class as inspiration, I created this glowing forest for my sweet little fairy from "Believe in Fairies".  I added a sentiment from the "Simple Sentiments" stamp set.

To check out Sandy's class details, click here.

Now, please take a gander at some of our fellow designer creations for today's challenge...
Thanks for checking out our talented designers!
We would LOVE for you to play along with our Three Room Studio stamps and products but you are more than welcome to use other companies to participate.  Click here to enter!!
OUR PRIZE: One lucky participant per month will be WIN a $15 gift certificate to the Three Room Studio shop!  

Good luck!

~ Ally ~

Quite Like You!

Happy Saturday everyone!  Time for another fun Saturday Challenge over at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!

This week's challenge is to use CIRCLES!

For my interactive card I used the super adorable "Out of this World" stamp set.

For my card, I started with a white cardstock panel and then blended a whole bunch of fun KKS inks on it; Charming Chartreuse, Morning Marigold, Pink Pizzazz, Purple Pansy and Amazing Azure.

Then I added Wicked Black ink over the whole panel leaving some of the bright colours showing through in some areas of the paper.  I then splattered it with some FineTec metallic paints in Red and Red-Brown.  I also sponged some of the fun dots through the "Lots of Dots Stencil" using some White Acrylic paint. I also sponged the white paint through the medium circle in the "Krafty Scenery Stencil" to create my planet in the sky.

I used the tiny circle die from the MFT "Launch Party Die" to die cut the holes for my stars.

Next, I used the card front panel and traced my star holes onto my card base using a pencil.  Then I used the Copper Tape and created a positive and a negative trail from my battery pocket to each one of the penciled in circles.  Then I added one Chibi light to each of the star areas making sure that the positive terminal and the negative terminals where lined up on the correct sides of the light stickers.  I also built a paper bridge over top of the one copper tape run to make it easier to run another copper tape line.

This is what the battery pocket looks like with the copper tape on the top flap of the pocket to ensure contact with the battery.  It wraps from the inside of the flap right onto the top of the flap and down to the card base paper.

Next I created a doubled up 3D foam area around the battery to ensure the battery stayed in place.  Then I added more doubled foam to the card base panel to make everything level.  I made sure to leave spaces where the lights were PLUS the copper tape is so thin and the foam tape isn't conductive so I put the foam right over top of the copper tape.

And here's the final card all lit up.  I'll be sure to put a "Press Here" message where the recipient is supposed to press on the card front.

Plus... don't forget that this weekend Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps is having a fun on-line crop!  There will be 8 fun challenges for you to participate in.  I hope you can join us on our KKS Krafty Friends Facebook page, HERE.

Thanks for stopping by!  I'd love to hear what you think about my card!

Happy creating!

~ Ally ~

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My Happy Place


Happy Friday!  Are you ready for some fun sneak peeks of the newest Catherine Pooler Designs release... "April Showers Bring"!?!?

Today's bundle is called "April Showers" and it contains some of the cutest clouds you'll have ever seen!?!?  This stamp and coordinating die set is actually called "April Showers".  Plus we are releasing a beautiful stand alone sentiment stamp set called "Shine Bright Sentiments" with this release.  You can purchase small bundles, individuals items plus there's always the "I Want It All Bundle" too!

I adored some of the fun cloud images and die cuts with "Diamond" Stickles and some fun "Portland Sequins".

I just love the look of the new Date Night inks on this card too; Serenade, Catching Rays, Do-si-do and Cummerbund!

Thanks for stopping by!  More new CPD products are coming your way on Sunday!  Stay tuned!!

~ Ally ~

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Club Canvo ~ Rainbow Calendar

For the month of May, the Club Canvo subscription from Catherine Pooler Designs is goin' groovy!  For my full calendar spread I used the fun "Month in Circles Stencil" with our fabulous Date Night inks.  All of the fun images of from the "Pretty Groovy" stamp set fit perfectly within the boundaries of those fun circles!

Don't forget, there will be a coordinating die released later this month for the "Pretty Groovy" stamp set so you can use it for card or layout making!

PLUS... today is the theme reveal day for the latest release of CP products going live in the shop next week!  Be sure to check out all the details on CP's Facebook page!

Happy planning!

~ Ally ~

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Club Canvo ~ Groovy Rainbows

Club Canvo is arriving on doorsteps all over the world!  

What's Club Canvo you ask?  Click here to see what the hype is all about!

This month, the subscription is filled with all kinds of fun, groovy products!  For my Canvo bullet journal May intro spread, I created a masked river filled with all the fun images from the "Pretty Groovy" and "May Plans Canvo" stamp sets.

For the inks, I used our fun "Date Night " inks; Serenade, Cummerbund, In the Park, Chiffon, Catching Rays and Pucker Up.

You're going to LOVE these products!

To receive the next Club Canvo subscription, sign up at Catherine Pooler Designs by April 30th and you receive the "June" bullet journal goodies.  All of the May products will be available in the CP Shop towards the middle of the month.... INCLUDING the coordinating dies for the "Pretty Groovy" stamp set.

SHOP all the Canvo goodies HERE!

Happy planning!

~ Ally ~


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Purple Cocktail Congrats

Happy Saturday night all!  I'm going to share my latest Craft Roulette card with you today!

The parameters this week included:

  • Project: Congratulations
  • Colors: Cool colors
  • Element: Food
  • Random: Wood Grain

So I started with a subtle wood grain background stamp and some fun cocktail images!

I kept everything very simple this week.

Don't forget to mark your calendars this month and join me on Friday April 30th as I will be a Craft Roulette guest!

Craft Roulette will be streaming on YouTube in the future, so come and subscribe: Craft Roulette YouTube .

Craft Roulette Facebook Group

Hope you'll come and join the challenge!  It's fun!

~ Ally ~

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Let's Shell-obrate!


Good morning and welcome to another fabulous and fun Saturday Challenge at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!  Are you ready for another fun and krafty challenge to inspire you and help get your creative juices flowing?  We've got some fabulous ideas for you and can't wait to see what you create!

This week, Krafty Girl Kerri B. is your hostess and her challenge theme for you is: USE A STENCIL!

For my card I first grabbed the fun "So Many Circles Stencils" and these glorious inks; Morning Marigold, Charming Chartreuse, Bubbly Blue, Whimsical Wisteria and Pretty in Pink and created my back ground panel.  Then I stamped the adorable Turtle fella from "Turtley Awesome" stamp set in Aqua Adventure ink and die cut him out.  I coloured him in using Copic Markers and added the finer details in using Polychromos Pencils.

Each and every Saturday we post a brand new challenge for the week and you are welcome to enter as many times as you like.  These must be new creations and you are welcome to use any stamp, however, using Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp products will earn you double entries!  The monthly prize is a $25 voucher to the Krafty shop!!! There are two ways to enter: you can link up your creation on the Kraftin’ Kimmie blog page and you can upload your photo to the album in our Krafty Friends FB group.

Also, if you need a little extra inspiration or a jump start to your mojo, we have a new sketch each month made by MOI!  Feel free to use it any time!

And don't forget about this weekend's Frugal Friday Specials!! We've got a selection of gorgeous stamp sets on SALE 40% OFF this weekend while supplies last!!

Be sure to check out all the fun projects the Design Team has come up with in the links below! Happy kraftin'!

~ Ally ~

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The "Squirrel Friend" Mini is HERE!

He's HERE, designed by moi and he's ready to jump in your Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps bag!!! 


He's "Squirrel Friend" the mini stamp and when you purchase $75 or more in the Kraftin' Kimmie Shop on a single order, before taxes, he goes home with your purchase for FREE!!!!

He's only available for the month of April so make sure you save up your pennies and get him FREE with your next KKS purchase!  (PS... our April release is coming up the week of the 13th!)

PLUS.... don't forget we have our FREE on-line Spring Mini Crop next weekend.  8 super fun challenges for you participate in!  Come find out more in our Kraftin' Kimmie Facebook Group, HERE.

So what do you think of this sweet little stamp set???

~ Ally ~


stamp: KKS (Squirrel Friend (mini))
cardstock: Recollections (110# White), Tim Holtz (Light Purple Metallic)
patterned paper: P13 (Forest Tea Party 6x6)
ink: KKS (Wicked Black), Copic Markers
other: thread
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