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!

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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!

White on White and a Soft POP of Pastels for JAI456 and PCC336…

Hello All!

Wishing you Mom’s…

Very Happy Mother’s Day!

Thank you for peeking in for today’s card!

It isn’t a Mother’s Day Card but, it

is a feminine Birthday Card!

The Card is a Combination of 2 Challenges!

 

The first Challenge is an Inspirational Photo

from Just Add Ink #456

It is where I got the ‘White on White’ idea for the card base!

Here is the Photo!

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I love to make white on white with a pop of a soft color!

 

The second Challenge is a Sketch Challenge

from Paper Craft Crew #336

Here is the Sketch!

PCC336

Here is my Card!

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This is Ultra Feminine!

 

Here is the simple inside!

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still plenty of writing space, for that personal note!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES FO RTHIS CARD:

CARDSTOCK:

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

Whisper White Regular- front, dry embossed panel, 4″ x 3.25″

smaller piece for the 2 circles

Soft Sea Foam- 2 scalloped circles

STAMP SETS:

Very Vintage- greeting and inside sentiment

Daisy Delight- daisy and daisy center on larger circle

INK:

So Saffron- daisy on larger circle

Soft Sea Foam- daisy center, greeting and inside sentiment

TOOLS:

1 1/8″ Scallop Punch- smaller scallop circle

1 3/8″ Scallop Punch- larger scallop circle

1″ Circle Punch- greeting circle

1 1/4″ Circle Punch- larger circle with daisy

Big Shot- die cutting and dry embossing machine

Layered Leaves 3D Embossing Folder- front panel

ACCESSORIES:

7/8″ Poly twill So Saffron Ribbon- across card front, ends snipped to flag

Basic Jewels Rhinestones- on card front

 

Here is the Card once again!

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Blessings to you All today!