Monday, March 10, 2014

Through the Purple Haze Challenges #32 March 10

Hi everyone!!

We have a new challenge here at Through the Purple Haze Challenges!!

The theme is Digital Elements and both Design Teams A and B are participating this week.

We have two wonderful sponsors this week, Craftsuprint and Milk Coffee Stamps.

First, I'll talk about Craftsuprint. When you visit the website, if you look towards the bottom of the home page, you will see a link to 4 Free Downloads under Site Navigation. Click HERE to get your four free downloads. Just type in your email address where it is asked for and you will be sent by email your four free downloads.

I chose to use the Merry Christmas freebie sheet because I thought those owls were sooooooo adorable!!  I used my HP Laserjet to print my sheet, but I believe any printer will work. And then I just started cutting the images out and layering onto cardstock. But you could also use the big image as a card topper and Voila!!! not much work involved at all.  The designer for this particular freebie sheet is Carol Clarke.  Craftsuprint will award one of the Design Team members a prize!

Here is my card!!

I used a Vivid Sky Blue ink pad to do a little sponging in the background to make some sky and I dabbed on Diamond Stickles on the mail box for a glittery snow effect and for some dimension, I added Aleene's Glitter Snow randomly around the page with a cotton swab. The stickers are leftovers from a Kit of the Month Club from a few years back. 
Here's a closeup look at some of the details.

As I mentioned earlier, we have dual sponsors this week, so now I'll switch over to our other wonderful sponsor, Milk Coffee Stamps.  This company will generously give 5 digi stamps to the winner of the challenge! That is very generous!

For my card using Milk Coffee images, I chose Fairy Princess as my image. I used Copic markers to color in the image, did a little bit of layering and added a ribbon to the bottom.

Now for the Milk Coffee Stamps card

So I hope you will visit the Through the Purple Haze Challenges blog and see all the hard work the Design teams have put into this week's challenge!!! You won't be disappointed!!

I plan to enter my cards in the following challenges!
Make it Monday - comments
Crafty Girls Challenge - Anything Goes
Words 2 Scrap By - Movie themes (I picked Stuff that Dreams are Made of)
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes

Have a good week, everyone!!!


  1. Love the Owls they are so cute, you have done an AMAZING job!

  2. Darcy, these are cards are just delightful. I love those freebee images on your first card, so night and cheerful. You put it all together nicely. Your second card is precious with that little angel making someone's dreams come true. I'm so glad you got a chance to play along with W2SB. they girls will be thrilled. Enjoy the evening.

  3. Fabulous cards and images Darcy. I saw this on MIM..Loz

  4. Lovely card! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at MIM! Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!
    Good luck,
    Rene :D

  5. Darcy, Both of these cards are so nice. Love those adorable little owls! And, your beautifully-colored fairy princess is simply delightful. It is a perfect fit for "the stuff that dreams are made of." :)

    Thanks so much for joining our movie-quote-inspired challenge at Words 2 Scrap By!

  6. Oh wow, Darcy! These cards are so cute! Love the Christmas owls and the adorable fairy princess! Both cards are gorgeous!

  7. Wow! Love both of your cards, the owls are adorable and the princess is absolutely precious! You are very talented!

  8. Great cards- love the owls and the princess is so sweet!

  9. Your princess is adorable and so vibrant for the W2SB challenge - which brought me to your blog. Those owls are adorable. I don't use digis very often -- thanks for the tips.

  10. Your princess is certainly what a little girl's dreams are made of!! Your coloring and is beautiful and detailed. Thanks for playing along with us at


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