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Hi everyone! I am a veterinary technician living in NY who loves to pen pal and make cards in my spare time. I have never been good at crafts since I can barely draw a straight line with a ruler but I was determined to give it a go.  I love learning all the different techniques and ways to craft. Follow me on my journey as I grow as a card maker!

Sunday, October 20, 2013

OSAAT DT Challenge 186

Hey everyone. Another post for me today! I sure have been busy crafting away. Now only if I had an actual craft room to create in. A girl can dream! I have more exciting news that I can share with you today. I am a new DT for One Stitch At A Time! I am so excited to be working with amazing and talented ladies!  I would like to thank One Stitch At A Time for giving me the chance to be a part of their design team.  I am looking forward to working with all the team!  Head on over to One Stitch At a Time and join us in our current challenge Anything Goes.  Who doesn't love an Anything Goes challenge? We are being sponsored by  StitchyBear Digi Outlet with the complete set of images the DT used in challenge #184. To win the main prize you  MUST use a digi from our store. The runner up using a non Stitchy image will receive $3 to use in the store. This week my team mate Melissa picked Sunflower by Barb  that can be found here.

I colored the image with my promarkers.  I used some brown flock to make the center of the sunflower fuzzy. I tried my hand at inking the edges with some distress stain by Tim Holtz.  It seems I am a bit heavy handed at that yet.  More practice needed.  All the papers were from my stash.  I added some gemstones to the corners.  The sentiment is a freebie from TLC. I hope you enjoy my first card made for the OSAAT team.

Entering the card in the following challenges:
The Scrapbooking Queen orange, black, yellow
onecrazystamper autumn challenge
Mema's crafts a coat of colors- fall
SNSSC24 Sparkle n sprinkle
Creative craft challenges - anything
Inky Impressions challenge fall
Divas by design autumn colors
Penny's Paper crafty challenge -anything
Crafting with dragonflies challenge nature
Rhedd and Rosie Challenge autumn
My heart pieces digital stamp anything
4 Krafty Girlz challenges anything
crafts 4 eternity autumn leaves
                                                             The Scrapbooking queen


  1. Like your wonderful Autumn colors to compliment your Sunflower & sentiment.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  2. Well done on your first OSAAT DT card. A beautiful card with this lovely image. Hazel x

  3. Congratulations and Celebrations - the day has arrived lol - welcome officially to OSAAT Erin and what a stunning card to make you entrance with. Love the attention to detail with the addition of flock and you have coloured the digi so beautifully. I think I have a smile on my face that is a big as yours today :) An official welcome to our family :) :) :) Hugs Jane

  4. Gorgeous, Erin! Love how you've added texture with the flock - it looks great and I'm sure it feels even better!

    Welcome to the OSAAT team!

  5. 'Autumn may be calling' Erin but your beautiful card has brightened my day completely. I love your colouring of the sunflower image and the flock centre is beautiful. Your backing papers set your image off perfectly as does your sentiment. I'm excited to see further Stitchy Angel creations as time goes on because you've most certainly introduced yourself with a 'wow' card. Love Ingrid xx

  6. Pretty fall colors. Love the fuzzy brown centers to your flowers. Thanks for sharing with us over at Sparkle N Sprinkle.

  7. Love the colour combo giving it a real Autumnal feel. Thank you for playing along at CWD.
    Hugs Wynn DT x

  8. Congrats on your OSAAT DT spot! Well deserved! Beautiful card!

  9. great card love the colours!! thks for joining us over at One Crazy Stamper and good luck!!

  10. Welcome to the team Erin, love your card it is just so pretty! :)


    Your Sister OSAAT DT

  11. Great idea to use flock as the centre of th sunflower, it looks spot on!

    Victoria x
    OSAAT teamie (newbie too!)

  12. Hi Erin, this is such a beautiful card and I love the sentiment. TLC really have some nice freebies don't they. I have used them myself. Your choice of colours is gorgeous as well and the little gems make such a cute embellishment.

    Hugs to you Sue Pxxx OSAAT teamie

  13. congratulations on your DT post and welcome to the team love the sunflower image and pretty B.paper
    Carol xx(osaat)

  14. Great Autumn card, thank you for joining in Rhedd and Rosie's, good luck Hun, Zoe DT xx

  15. Thanks for sharing this lovely autumnal card with us at Rhedd and Rosie's challenge, good luck! Wendy DT xx

  16. Hi Erin back to say thanks for entering your card with us at 4 Krafty Girlz
    Carol GDT x

  17. A great big welcome to the team Erin... Its been super fun working with you so far :O) Long may it continue :O)
    A beautiful first card sweetheart.
    Big hugs
    Choccy xxxx

  18. Beautiful card love the flocking, thanks for joining us at Divas By Design this week. Jac x

  19. Lovely card Erin. The flocking is a great touch for the flower centers. I look forward to working with you on the OSAAT DT. Maggie

  20. Great image; fabulous flocking (I need to pull mine out!!)!!
    Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity!

    ~Michele, DT

  21. Love the autumnal colours of this card and what a great idea to add flocking to the flower centres!

    Welcome to the team! :)

    Ali (your OSAAT DT teamie)

  22. Oh my Erin, I just love this card...the colours are so fall-like...what a lovely job on the colouring and design. I too am new to the DT for OSAAT !! What a fun place to design, don't you agree? ! I look forward to seeing more of your creations.
    Lynn, fellow DT Member, OSAAT

  23. Very pretty card. Perfect for fall. Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions. Hugs E

  24. Erin, the sunflower image is so pretty and the flocking in the center is a perfect choice!! Thanks for joining us at the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge this month. Come back soon. Hugs, Barbara { personal blog - Art and Soul Creations}

  25. Wonderful card Erin, love the Autumn color with that little bit of bling added!

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    Shell in Alaska

  26. A lovely card, love sunflowers, thanks for
    playing along with us at Crafting with Dragonflies, blessings Hilde

  27. Such a gorgeous image, Erin and beautifully combined with your paper and pearls. Looking forward to see more of your creations at OSAAT. Big hugs Jennie x

  28. Your flocking for the centre of the flower was a great idea. Like the image and background. Thanks for sharing with us at CWD in our current challenge - trees/nature/leaves.

  29. So pretty Erin! Your edging is very good and I love the gemstones. Thanks for sharing this!
    Hugs from your DT sis,
    Tracey xo

  30. Thanks for sharing your lovely card with us at Creative Craft Challenges

  31. Very nice card! Thanks for joining us at My Heart Pieces!