May 282015

Today’s cards use the adorable “Cheerful Critters” set by Stampin’ Up.

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Had some fun playing with the sign that bear is holding up.

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The “uncle” sentiment is held onto the main panel with a mini screw brad.  It can be rotated to reveal the happy birthday wish underneath.

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Not sure if it was the critters that sold me on this set or this next sentiment.  Maybe a little bit of both.

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These faces and expressions just make me smile.

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On this last card I cut the sign off and decided that bear could hold up a banner instead.

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Both the bear and the banner were fussy cut and adhered to a large die cut blossom which has been popped up on foam tape.

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One or more of these cards are playing along in the following challenges:

Splitcoaststampers WT533 Challenge: “Favorite Tool” – I love my Vagabond die cutting and embossing machine!

The Male Room Challenge #11: “Washi Tape” – The “UNCLE” card uses Washi Tape.

Seize the Birthday: “Anything Goes”

Addicted to Stamps #146 Challenge: “Anything Goes”

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: “Anything Goes”

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: “Thank You”

Craftyhazelnut’s Patterned Paper May 2015 Challenge

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Happy Crafting!
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Uncle
Stamps: SU “Cheerful Critters”, “Gorgeous Grunge”, “Guy Greetings” and “Teeny Tiny Wishes”
Papers: PTI Select White and Hawaiian Shores
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Copics
Accessories: Mini Screw Brad; Linen Thread; My Mind’s Eye “Oxford Lane” Washi Tape

I Like Your Face
Stamps: SU “Cheerful Critters”
Papers: PTI Select White, Pure Poppy and Harvest Gold; My Mind’s Eye “Everyday Basics” Designer Paper
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Copics
Accessories: White Flat Back Pearl (colored with Copic 100); Impression Obsession Flower Die; Spellbinders “Stars Five” Die

Thank You
Stamps: SU “Cheerful Critters”, “Guy Greetings”, “So Very Grateful” and “You Little Furball”
Papers: PTI Select White and True Black; Simple Stories “I Am” Designer Paper
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Copics
Accessories: Grosgrain Ribbon; Rhinestones; SU Word Window Punch; Spellbinders “Blossom” Die

 

May 182015

Here is my grandson Lincoln’s birthday card this year.  Grands grow up so fast… especially when they live far away, and you don’t get to see them very often.

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He loves Loves LOVES trucks so thought a bright red firetruck might catch his eye for a second.  Stickles on the truck’s top light does catch the light now and then.

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Challenges:

Cards in Envy Challenge: “Hey Dude!”

Splitcoaststampers CAS325 Challenge: “Wheels”

Happy Crafting!
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Stamps: SU “You’re My Hero”

Papers: PTI Select White and Pure Poppy

InksMemento Tuxedo Black; Black Copic 0.1 Multiliner and Copics:
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Accessories: Eyelets; Washi Tape; Stickles “Xmas Red”

May 162015

It’s time to start making those cards for the special dads in our lives.

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This sage old moose is colored with Copics.  I drew some additional grasses along the bottom to extend the image further across the card.

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One Father’s Day card in the queue ready for mailing!

Challenges:

Cards in Envy: When Nature Calls

Cardz 4 Guys: Challenge #70 Make Your Mark
The coloring is done by hand with Copics.  The top of the brown panel has also been hand torn.

The Male Room: Challenge #10 – Colours
I don’t have any of the SU colors shown, so I used a variety of greens and browns/tans.  I also highlighted with a blue/green /teal marker.

Splitcoaststampers Features Stamper: FS432

Happy Crafting!
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Stamps: SU “Walk in the Wild” and “Guy Greetings”
Papers: PTI Select White; SU Garden Green and Chocolate Chip
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black: Copics:
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Accessories: Corduroy Button; Stitched Felt Ribbon

May 032015

In the past I have created similar Mother’s Day cards for my mother-in-law and my 2 daughters-in-law.  The only difference in the cards would usually be in the color(s) used.  This year, however, they use different images and are all unique… made special for each woman.  The cards being shared today are for my daughters-in-law.  I love both of them so much and am so grateful for the wonderful mothers that they are to my precious grandchildren.

The image panel has been popped up on foam tape and some scalloped lace tucked under the bottom edge.

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This card has been entered into a few challenges.

Simon Says Stamp Monday:  “Anything Goes” 

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday:  “Anything Goes”

Sister Act Card Challenge #104:  “Anything Goes”

Craftyhazelnut’s Patterned Paper Challenge: “May 2015”

Had fun with this little flower image by stamping it twice in each “color.”  The first time the image was completely inked with the lighter tone and then stamped. Then, using a marker, a slightly darker tone was applied on just part of the image and stamped over the lighter tone.

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It’s a 2-step image with just 1 stamp! Smiley.Yes1Ani

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This card is playing along in the Splitcoaststampers Featured Stamper Challenge #430.

Happy Crafting!
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Card 1:
Stamps: SU “I Like You” and “Teeny Tiny Wishes”
Papers: PTI Select White; SU Garden Green; Simple Stories “I Am” Designer Paper
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Copics:
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Accessories: Rhinestones; Michael’s Lace Adhesive Trim

Card 2:
Stamps: SU “Painted Petals”; Flourishes “Siberian Iris”
Papers: PTI Select White; SU Always Artichoke
Inks: SU Always Artichoke, Lavendar Lace, Ballet Blue, Summer Sun, Only Orange, Pixie Pink and Real Red
Accessories: SU Tag Punch and Grosgrain Ribbon; Sizzix “Scallop Heart Doily Set: Lace Handkerchief” Embossing Folder

All three of today’s cards were made using the same stamp set.  On this first card, the expression on this goat cracks me up!!!

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This card was so much fun to make!

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Here are the challenges entered with this card.

Splitcoaststampers Color Challenge:  CC528

CAS on Sunday Challenge: #57 – White

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: Anything Goes

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Clean and Simple

Papertake Weekly Challenge: Take Your Pick – White

Here is the second card.

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After stamping the images with a water base ink, I colored the balloons with Copics.   The inks ran and got a little messy, but I actually really like the way it looks.  Love it when that happens.

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And finally here is the third card… a super quick, clean and simple creation.

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Thanks for dropping by today.
Happy Crafting!
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Card 1:
Stamps
: SU “From the Herd”
Papers: PTI Select White; Simple Stories “I Am” Designer Paper
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Copics:
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Accessories: Googly Eyes

Card 2 and 3:
Stamps
: SU “From the Herd”
Papers: PTI Select White and Pure Poppy; SU YoYo Yellow
Inks: SU Basic Black, Summer Sun, Only Orange and Real Red; Copics:
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Accessories: Grosgrain Ribbon (Card 3 has Organdy Ribbon); Rhinestones; Spellbinders “Star Circles” Die

Apr 232015

It may be raining outside, but inside there’s a bright and sunny card to share.

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Used a few different punches for the picket fence and flower.  The flower punch was used for the leaves, too, which were than cut out and adhered between flower layers.

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Challenges:

Splitcoaststampers Free for All #270: “Mad for Gingham”

Fusion: “Happy Days!”:
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Seize the Birthday: “Anything Goes Birthday”

Monday Mood Board #9:
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Simon Says Stamp: “Work It Wednesday”

Stamp and Create April Challenge: “Anything Goes”

Happy Crafting!
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Stamps: SU “Petal Potpourri” and “Butterfly Basics”

Papers: PTI Lemon Tart, Spring Rain and New Leaf; Doodlebug Design “Hello Sunshine”

Inks: SU Real Red and Garden Green

Accessories: SU “Flower Medallion” Punch; Martha Stewart Fence Border Punch; 1″ Circle Punch; Kaiser Pearl; Grosgrain Ribbon

Happy Easter!  Hope everyone is having a wonderful day.  I found a little more time to play with one of my new SU sets.  The floral image is colored with Copics.  The largest flower’s center is dotted with a white gel pen.

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There were several challenges I had in mind while making this card:

Splitcoaststampers Featured Stamper Challenge #426
Stef Perry aka {dahlia19} is the featured stamper this week.  I was inspired by THIS card.

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: “Pastels”

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: “Happy Birthday”

Papertake Weekly Challenge: “Take Your Pick – Colour Theme – Pastels”

Seize the Birthday Challenge: “Anything Goes”

Just Us Girls Challenge: “Word Week #287 – Spring”

Stamp and Create Challenge: “Is it Spring Yet?”

Die Cut Diva’s Challenge: “In the Garden”

Enjoy this beautiful day!
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Stamps: SU “Butterfly Basics” and “Kinda Eclectic”; PTI “Inside & Out: Birthday II”

Papers: PTI Select White and New Leaf; SU Bashful Blue; Authentique “Crush” Designer Paper

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; SU Summer Sun and Bashful Blue; White Gel Pen; Copics:
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Accessories: Grosgrain Ribbon; Fiscar’s Scalloped Border Punch; Nestabilities Classic Circle Die

Mar 192015

Oh that face!  Fox doesn’t look too happy about the rain.

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But, those clouds sure seem pleased with themselves! Smiley.GrinHugeAni

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Little fox was a fun image to color.  He is entered into three challenges:

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: Animals

Addicted to Stamps Challenge #136: “Anything Goes”

Splitcoaststampers Ways to Use It Challenge #523: “Triple Play”

Happy Crafting!
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Stamps: SU “Life’s Adventure”

Papers: PTI Select White; SU Chocolate Chip

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; SU Chocolate Chip; White Gel Pen; Copics:
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Accessories: Rick-Rack; Rhinestones; Circular Metal Clip; Spellbinders A2 Curved Borders Die

Mar 162015

Have been playing with this floral image from SU’s “Bloom With Hope” set.

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What a fun image to color!  I tried coloring it with pastels, but for whatever reason the more intense colors looked better to me.

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I added some black marker to this second flower to give it even more contrast.

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The first card is entered into one challenge:

Craftyhazelnut’s Patterned Paper March 2015 Challenge

The second card is entered into three challenges:

Splitcoaststampers #CAS316: “No Patterned Paper”

Sketch Saturday Week #352

The Paper Players #PP236: “Ann’s Clean and Simple Foral Challenge”

Happy Crafting!
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Stamps: SU “Bloom With Hope” and “Kinda Eclectic”; PTI “Inside & Out: Birthday II”

Papers: PTI Select White and True Black; My Mind’s Eye “Everyday Basics” and “Notable”

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; SU Ruby Red and Really Rust; White Gel Pen; Copics:
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Accessories: Grosgrain Ribbon; Rhinestones; Pearls; Spellbinder Nestabilities “Blossom” Dies and Circle Dies; 5/8″ Circle Punch; SU “Stripes” Embossing Folder

Mar 122015

LOVE this tulip image.  So happy I finally got to color it!

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There are some fun challenges this week that I had in mind while making the card:

Splitcoaststampers Ways to Use It Challenge: “Lucky Charms – I have always loved pearls.  Did you know that black pearls are thought to offer the power of love and protection and luck and to give wisdom.  What’s not to love about that!

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: “B is for…” – B is for a tulip BOUQUET, a sweet little stamped BOW and an embossed tulip BORDER.

Papertake Weekly Challenge: “Mum’s The Word” – Since this Sunday is Mothering Sunday in the UK, the challenge is to make a card for your mother.  My mom passed away over 25 years ago, but I still have the most wonderful mother-in-law anyone could ask for..  I loved the idea of using this sentiment for her mother’s day card this year.

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Thanks for dropping by today.
Happy Crafting!
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Stamps: SU “Love Is Kindness”

Papers: PTI Select White; My Mind’s Eye “Everyday Basics”

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Copics:
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Accessories: SU “Framed Tulips” Embossing Folder; 2mm Rhinestones; Black Pearl

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