Nautical Birthday for TSOT408…!

Howdy Folks!

Thank you for peeking in for today’s card!

This card is for a Sketch Challenge from

Try Stamping (or not) on Tuesdays # 408   (TSOT408)

Here is the Challenge!

TSOT 408

 

 

Here is my take on the Sketch!

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I played around with many layers of DSP before settling on these papers!

The Balmy Blue striped DSP reminds me of Pillow ticking!

 

Here is the inside of my Card!

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I kept the inside very simple! Still space for that personal note and signature!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES USED TO MAKE THIS CARD:

CARDSTOCK:

Night of Navy- card base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ scored @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score

vertical strip- .50″ x 4″    horizontal strip- 1.50″ x 3.50″

Whisper White- inside panel, 4″ x 5.25″    scraps to stamp lighthouse and greeting banner, then fussy cut them out!

DSP:

Come Sail Away DSP- front square, 2.5″ x 2.5″      front (ticking panel)  4″ x 5.25″

STAMP SETS:

Sailing Home- lighthouse (stamped and fussy cut), birds, sailboat inside

Balloon Adventures- inside sentiment

Thoughtful Banners- greeting banner, greeting (stamped and fussy cut out)

INK:

Night of Navy- greeting, greeting banner, lighthouse, sailboat-inside, inside sentiment

STAMPIN’ BLENDS:

to color lighthouse:

Light Balmy Blue- lighthouse

Light Pineapple Punch- lighthouse light

 

Here is my Card, once again!

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I am really loving this Stamp Set- Sailing Home AND the Come Sail Away DSP!

All will be available for you to order, on June 4th!

Until the next Post…Blessings and Fair Winds to you ALL!

 

 

Sailing Home for CTS322…!

Hello Again All!

Today’s card is made using a new to come stamp set named…Sailing Home!

I am really loving this stamp set! Well, it IS Nautical!!!!

And I love the Nautical look

 

Here is the Challenge, a Sketch Challenge!

from CAS(E) this Sketch #322  (CTS322)

Here’s the sketch!

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Here is my take n the Sketch!

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I stamped off the sailboat and the birds for a lighter look!

 

Here is the inside of my Card!

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I didn’t stamp off for the inside of this Card!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES FOR THIS CARD:

CARDSTOCK:

Pool Party- card base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ score @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score

Real Red- front mat, 2.75″ x 3.25″

Sahara Sand- banner across the top .50″ x 3.50″

Whisper White- front panel, 2.5″ x 3″   inside panel, 4″ x 5.25″

STAMP SETS:

Sailing Home- compass rose, sailboats, birds, and greeting

To a Wild Rose- inside sentiment

INK:

Night of Navy- all stamping

 

Here is my Card, once again!

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I am really liking this set!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and True Friendships to you ALL!

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!

pp442

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!