Clean and Simple Plants for PP442…!

Hello Everyone!

Welcome and Thank you for peeking in for today’s card!

The Challenge…Clean and Simple…Plants

from the Paper Players #442  (PP442)

 

Here is the Challenge!

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I decided to minimally mimic those pots!

 

Here is my Card!

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I ran these through the Big Shot to get the impression on the ‘pots’!

 

Here’s a peek at the inside!

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It is hard to see, but I put a ‘pot’ in here too!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES FOR THIS CARD:

CARDSTOCK:

Whisper White Thick- card base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ score @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score

Whisper White Regular- scrap pieces to emboss and cut out

STAMP SETS:

Seasoned With Kindness- greeting and all plants (2 step stamping)

Cake Soirée- inside sentiment

INKS:

Mossy Meadow- greeting, inside sentiment, step one of all plant stamping

Granny Apple Green- step 2 of all plant stamping

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting and dry embossing machine

Stripes- embossing folder (for the plant ‘pots’)

Stitched Nested Labels- cut out 3 label shapes, ran through the Big Shot with the Stripes Embossing Folder, then cut in half long wise to make the plant ‘pots’

 

Here is a pic of the Card again!

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I really like how the card came out!

It came out exactly how I envisioned it!

 

Untol the Next Post…Blessings and Enjoy your day!

A Rose is a Rose, is a Rose…for FabFri163 and TGIFC212…!

Hello Everyone!

Today’s Card is for a combination of 2 Challenges!

A Sketch Challenge and a Inspiration Challenge!

 

The Sketch Challenge is from FabFri #163

FabFri163

 

The Inspiration Sketch is from TGIFC#212

TGIFC 212

 

Here is my Card!

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Here is the inside of my Card!

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HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

Whisper White Thick- card base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ scored @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score

Whisper White Regular- front panel, 2.25″ x 3.75

Pear Pizzazz- flagged banner

Old Olive- scalloped piece behind flagged banner

Granny Apple Green- panel mat, 2 3/8″ x 3 7/8″

STAMP SETS:

Healing Hugs- Roses on card front

Climbing Roses- greeting

First Frost- smaller roses inside

Very Vintage- inside sentiment

INKS:

Calypso Coral- roses, inside and on front

Petal Pink- roses, inside and on front

So Saffron- roses, inside and on front

Pear Pizzazz- leaves on front and inside

Memento Tuxedo Black- greeting and inside sentiment

TOOLS:

Banner Triple Punch- to flag banner

Scalloped Corner Punch- from Creative Memories, for banner behind flagged banner

 

Here’s my Card again!

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All of a sudden I am into this “Dis-INK-tive” stamp set from Stampin’Up!

It makes the layers in the roses!

Until the next Post…Blessings and Thoughts to you ALL!

 

Salt Water and Anchors….for JAI457…

Hello All!

Thank you for stopping in for Today’s Card!

Today’s Card is for a Sketch Challenge!

Just Add Ink #457  (JAI457)

 

Here is the Challenge!JAI_457I do like this sketch! It will go in the sketch book!

 

Here is my Card!

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I bought this Washi Tape from Michael’s last year at the end of Summer!

Very ‘beachy’ and ‘nautical’ were in a tube of 6 different Washi Tapes!

I used 2 of them here…the ‘Anchor’ tape and the ‘Salt Water’, I trimmed the

‘Salt Water’ from a strip that had 2 other sayings…’sea shells’ and ‘sunshine’!

‘Salt Water’ just seemed to fit!

 

Here is the inside of my Card!

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I brought the ‘anchors’ inside too!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

Whisper White Thick- card base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ scored @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score line

Whisper White Regular- greeting circle

Coastal Cabana- scallop circle mat

STAMP SETS:

Sailing Home- anchor and greeting (can be ordered on June 4th)

High Tide- inside sentiment

INKS:

Coastal Cabana- greeting, inside sentiment

Smoky Slate- anchor

TOOLS:

Layering Circles Dies- scallop circle

Stitched Shapes Dies- greeting circle

Smooth Sailing Dies- anchor (can be ordered on June 4th)

ACCESSORIES:

Washi Tape- purchased from Michael’s last year, a beachy, nautical themed stack

 

Here is my Card, again!

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Sorry the pictures are a bit dark…the flash kept reflecting off the Washi Tape!

 

ON ANOTHER NOTE:

Today my Mother is celebrating her Birthday in heaven with all the heavenly hosts!

Happy Birthday Mom!

Also, my sister, Mary, is driving over from WV, from another sister’s, Michele,

to spend time here with me! I will be blessed with a week and a half with her!

Mary will be the first of all my Family to come visit me here in NC!

I am so excited! Mary is #6 of 7 children, I’m #1 of the 7!

Mary said she’ll leave WV about 9am…she should arrive here in NC

sometime about 5-6pm tonight.

Depending on traffic, she should be here at the time stated above!

Prayers for Traveling mercies! Thank you!!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and Hope to all of you!

Pillow Talk from IB72….

Hello Friends!

Thank you for peeking in for Today’s Card!

Our Challenge is an Inspirational Picture!

From Inspired by #72  (IB72)

 

Here is the Challenge!

IB 72

The more I stared at the pillow the more the color

seemed to change from yellow gingham to Lemon Lime Twist!

Having some of the Gingham Gala DSP left over…I went with the

Lemon Lime Twist Gingham!

 

Here is my Card!

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The roses are in Calypso Coral and Petal Pink with Pear Pizzazz leaves!

I used 2 of the  Dis’INK’tive stamp sets that Stampin’Up! carries!

Healing Hugs and First Frost…the roses just match each other!

 

Here is the inside of my Card!

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I am in Love with these Roses! They are going to be used ALOT! And the leaves!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

Lemon Lime Twist- card base, 6.5″ x 5.5″ score @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score,turn so the shorter side is the front of the card!                          Mat for center panel, 3″ x 4″        Mat for greeting, 1.25″ x 2.25″

Whisper White- inside panel, 4″ x 5.25     front panel, 2.75″ x 3.75″                            greeting piece, 1″ x 2″

DSP:

Gingham Gala in Lemon Lime Twist, (Lemon Lime Twist will be retiring on June 2nd. It was one of the In-Colors that will be retiring

STAMP SETS:

Healing Hugs- large roses, leaves

First Frost- smaller roses, on front and inside panel

smallest roses, on greeting piece

Perennial Birthday- greeting and inside sentiment

INK:

Petal Pink- roses

Calypso Coral- roses, greeting and inside sentiment

Pear Pizzazz- leaves

 

Here is my Card again!

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I love this color combination!

I may need to make more of these Cards!

I have plenty of the Gingham Gala leftover…I will have to try different Color combos!

Stay Tuned in the Future!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and Hugs to you ALL!

Get Well Wishes for HSS314 and AYSI200…!

Hello All!

A Combination of TWO Challenges!

 

A Sketch Challenge

from Hand Stamped Sentiments #314  (HSS314)

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Love those Roses!

I almost went with Roses…but I wanted to try out my new

Good Morning Magnolia Stamp Set! It will be available for sale June 3rd!

AND

 a Theme Challenge

from As You See It # 200

AYSI 200-Theme Week-TWO

In Celebration of their 200th Challenge…..Two!

 

Here is my Card!

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I used my Aqua Painter for the watercolor background (except I use Alcohol!)

I also used it even lighter on though TWO Magnolia Buds!

 

Here is how I finished the inside of my Card!

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I am really liking this Stamp Set!!!

There are many possibilities with this set!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

Mossy Meadow- card base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ scored @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score

So Saffron- front strip, 1.5″ x 5.25″    inside strip, .50″ x 5.25″     Scallop Circle mat

Vellum- scallop circle mat

Whisper White- circle, and piece to stamp and fussy cut the 2 magnolia’s and the four leaves

STAMP SET:

Good Morning Magnolia- greeting, inside sentiment, magnolia’s, leaves, and flourishes on the front right and inside left.

INKS:

Mossy Meadow- flourishes, inside sentiment

VersaMark Watermark- pre stamp for heat embossing

White Stampin’ Emboss Powder- greeting (I have an older jar of the Stampin’ Emboss Powder, that I keep for ‘off-white’ heat embossing!)

STAMPIN’ BLENDS PENS:

Mossy Meadow- leaves and flower hips, and stems

TOOLS:

Aqua Painter- filled with household rubbing alcohol, for watercoloring

(I use alcohol, it dries faster, doesn’t warp and no special watercolor paper!)

Heat Tool- to heat emboss the greeting

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Layering Circles Dies- scalloped circles

Stitched Shapes Dies- circle under Magnolia’s

 

Here is my Card, again!

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Another Card for my Get Well Stash!

 

Until the next Post…Well Wishes to you ALL!

Floral Romance on Wedding Wishes for CTS321…

Hello All!

I am just about finished running around for this month!!!

It seems the first 2 weeks of the month are my busiest times!

 

Today’s Card is for a Sketch Challenge from

CAS(E) this Sketch #321  (CTS321)

 

Here is the Challenge!

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For the Challenge…I flip this sketch 90* to the left!

 

Here is my Card!

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Here is the inside of the Card!

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I used 2 of the Sentiments for this inside!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

Whisper White Thick- card base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ score @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score

DSP:

Floral Romance Specialty DSP- front piece, .50″ x 5.5″   inside piece, .75″ x 5.5″

INK:

Blackberry Bliss- greeting and inside sentiment

STAMP SETS:

Flourishing Phrases- greeting

Special Celebrations- 2 inside sentiments

 

Here is my Card, once again!

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2 Wedding Cards for the Stash! I had cleaned out the Stash and needed to replenish!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and Love to you ALL!

A Bold Happy Birthday Card for JUGS 487 and TGIFC211…..

Hello All!

Happy Day after Mother’s Day…the real continuation of being a Mother!

I hope you had a great Day…my kiddos called…it was good to hear from them!

 

Today’s Card is for a combination of 2 Challenges!

A Trend Challenge from

Just Us Girls #487  (JUGS487)

Here is the Challenge Prompt…

JUGS487-Bold Letters-or greeting

I used a Bold and Beautiful ‘Birthday’ Greeting!

 

The second Challenge is from

TGIFC #211    (TGIFC211)

Here is the Challenge!

TGIFC211

No Layers! Back to Basics! Love it!

 

Here is my Card!

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I used my Aqua Painter, filled with alcohol, not water,

and So Saffron Ink (from the lid) to watercolor the cake!

I prefer using alcohol…it dries much faster, it doesn’t warp the card,

and I don’t have to use ‘Watercolor Paper’! Cool, Huh?

 

Here is the inside of my Card!

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I used the markers straight onto the inside cake!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

Whisper White Thick- card base. 8.5″ x 5.5″ score @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score

STAMP SETS:

Cake Soirée- cake on card front

Stylized Birthday- greeting

Picture Perfect Birthday- inside sentiment

Piece of Cake- inside cake and candles

INK:

Stazon Black- cake on front and inside

Calypso Coral- greeting and inside sentiment

So Saffron- to ‘watercolor’ cake base

STAMPIN’ WRITE MARKERS:

for coloring on the flowers on both cakes:

Calypso Coral, Mango Melody, Pear Pizzazz, So Saffron, and Petal Pink

TOOLS:

Aqua Painter- filled with regular, household, rubbing alcohol, for ‘watercoloring’ the cake, on card front. I picked up the ink from the Stamp Pad’s lid, after squeezing it!

 

Here is a peek at the Card once again!

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No Layers! Simple! Love it!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and Back to Basics to you ALL!