When Life Gives Me Lemons…for IB76!

Hello Folks!

Another Inspiration Photo Card!

Today’s Challenger is

Inspired By #76

Here is the Challenge!

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When Life gives me Lemons…I eat them!

Whatever recipe is out there…I use up the lemons in them!

My Favorite Lemon thing…Lemon Curd!

Spread that Curd on toasted English Muffins…YUM!!!!

(I have also made Orange Curd…but that’s another day!)

 

Here is my Card!

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I mimicked the wooden table with the wood grain frame!

Glad I held onto the Lemon Zest stamp set and Punches!

 

Here is what the inside looks like!

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So cute!

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

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

greeting mat, 1″x 2.5″

Whisper White- greeting banner, .75″ x 2″   scraps for stamping the lemon, lemon slice, and the leaves

DSP:

Sheet from Michaels Recollections. cut to 4″ x 5.25″

Wood Textures DSP:  small piece for frame, approx 2 5/8″ x 2 5/8″

STAMP SET:

Lemon Zest- lemon, lemon slice (cut in half), and leaves

INKS:

Daffodil Delight- lemon and lemon slices

Garden Green- leaves, greeting, inside sentiment

Call Me Clover- green leaf

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Stitched Shapes Dies- squares, to make the frame

Lemon Builder Punch- large lemon and leaves

1 3/4″ Circle Punch- to punch out lemon slice, and then cut in half!

 

Here is the Card, once more!

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I had forgot about this DSP!

I was clearing out my stash, when I came across several sheets from Michaels Recollection Items.

A Big Clearance Sale on 12 x 12 DSP going on right now too!

Until the next Post…Blessings to you ALL!

If life gives you lemons, what do you do?

 

Well Wishes for JAI461…!

 

Hello Friends!

Thanks for stopping by again today!

Today’s Card if for an Inspiration Challenge

from Just Add Ink #461 (JAI461)

 

Here is the Inspiration Challenge!

JAI 461

One of my Favorite Color Combos…Black and White with a POP of Yellow!

 

Here is my Take on the Challenge!

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A Fancy Fold Card!

 

Here is what the inside looks like!

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I even placed a Rhinestone at the flower center!

Or should I say weed…Dandelions are great Bee Food…leave them be in your lawn!

We need to take of the Bees!

 

FOR THE CARDMAKER, HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

Basic Black- 5.5″ x 6.5″ scored @ 2.25″ (or, 8.5″ x 5.5″ score @ 4.25″, then cut off 2″ from the front of the Card)

Daffodil Delight- 2 7/8″ x 4, mat under greeting

Whisper White- front panel, 2 5/8″ x 3.75″   inside panel, 4″ x 5.25″

DSP:

Gingham Gala in Daffodil Delight– 2 pieces cut 2″ x 5.25″ (one for the front and one for the inside of the card)

STAMP SETS:

Dandelion Wishes- greeting, front and inside dandelions

Healing Hugs- inside sentiment

INK:

Memento Tuxedo Black- all stamping

ACCESSORIES:

Rhinestones Basic Jewels- 3 on the front (flower centers) and one inside (flower center)

 

Here is my Card, once again!

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I am happy this carried over into the NEW Catalog!

 

ON ANOTHER NOTE:

Later this week, I will be going to Chantilly, VA for the Stamp and Scrapbook Expo!

I will leave early Thursday Morning with a good friend!

We will get there and we are doing a BIG ‘Mega Make & Take’ Thursday evening

till Midnight! We have an 8:30am Class the next am…another early morning!!!

Hey, this happens once a year…no sweat! (I say now!!) I am really looking

forward to going and participating in the Make & Take, the Classes, AND we

are both doing the Card Swap this year! I am really getting excited now!!!

I may not have Cards lined up for those days…but I am trying, to work on it!

Until the next Post…Blessings and Well Wishing to you ALL!

A Recap of Father’s Day Cards!

Hello All!

Wishing All the Father’s out there a

Happy Father’s Day!

 

Today is a Recap of the Father’s Day Cards I made for

different Challenges and one I ‘CASEd’ from another demonstrator!

CASEd means Copy And Share Everything!

Card #1-CASEd from Angie Juda of Chick n’ Scratch

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The only thing different….I used a key instead of a wrench!

below is the simple inside of the Card!

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Card #2- Card my Card Class made for their Father’s Day Card!

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Similar to Angie’s card, but a bit different on the layout!

The inside of the Card!

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Card #3 and #4

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I made 2 of each of these, I just loved the layout!

This is the inside of the above Cards (they all had the same innerds!)

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Card #5 and #6

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This is the original design for a card challenge!

Below, I did a little more to the cards!

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I liked this much better than the original!

Here is what the insides look like!

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Here are Cards #7 and #8

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Another Challenge, same car, just facing opposite directions!

Here is the inside of those Cards!

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This was a great way to utilize those half cars on the DSP!

 

Card #9

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The Motorcycle Card! I have 3 brothers that like to ride!

This is the inside of those Cards!

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I hope each of the men in your lives, have a Wonderful Father’s Day.

And all the Single Moms…Happy Father’s Day to you too!

Until the next Post…Blessings and ‘Fatherly Love’ from the Lord to you ALL!

Chillaxin On The Porch Swing for CCSC325…!

Hello Friends!

Thank you again for stopping by for Today’s Card!

Today’s Card is for a Sketch Challenge from

CAS Colours & Sketches #325  (CCSC325)Here is the Challenge!

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I had to photograph the Challenge!

I click and copy on the original picture and it won’t/doesn’t come through at all!

This is the only way I can get a picture this Challenger’s Challenge!

It’s all good…just an extra step to take, that’s all!

 

Here is my take of the Sketch!

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Here is how I completed the inside of the Card!

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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– greeting circle

Soft Sea Foam- founded corner panel

Pear Pizzazz- greeting mat, scallop circle

DSP:

Garden Lane DSP- piece across front, 2″ x 5″

STAMP SETS:

Sitting Here- swing, pillow, birds, inside sentiment, pot of flowers inside

Good Morning Magnolia- greeting

INKS:

Soft Suede- swing, greeting, inside sentiment, bird on greeting, pot of flowers inside

Crumb Cake- bird on swing

Pear Pizzazz- pillow

STAMPIN’ WRITE MARKER:

Crumb Cake- swing, bird on swing

Sahara Sand- inside pot

flowers:

Powder Pink. So Saffron, Pear Pizzazz, Balmy Blue

TOOLS:

3/4″ Punch- for pillow

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Layering Circles Dies- mat for greeting circle

Stitched Shapes Dies- greeting circle

Creative Memories, Corner Rounder Punch

 

Here is my Card, again!

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I am liking this one a lot!

 

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

 

Butterfly Wishes for CTD547 and FMS392…!

Hello Everyone!

Thank you again, for peeking in for today’s card!

Today’s card is for a color challenge and a sketch challenge!

 

Here are the Challenges!

The color challenge…Color Throwdown #547 (CTD547)

Here is the challenge!

CTD547

yellow-orange-hot pink-green

I used Stampin’Up! Colors:

Daffodil Delight-Grapefruit Grove-Flirty Flamingo-Garden Green

 

Here is the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches # 392 (FMS392)

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As simple as this looks…I had about 4 different ideas running around my head!

 

 

Here is what I finally settled on!

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The Colors called for are in the DSP too!

 

Here is a close up of the greeting, showing ALL the colors!

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Here is the inside of the Card!

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HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES FOR THIS CARD:

CARDSTOCK:

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

Whisper White- inside panel, 4″ x 5.25″  a piece to stamp the butterfly onto and then fussy-cut the butterfly out

Flirty Flamingo- greeting ‘be strong’

Garden Green- greeting ‘be happy’

Daffodil Delight- greeting ‘be you’

STAMP SETS:

Butterfly Wishes- butterfly on front and inside

Rooted In Nature- greeting, inside sentiment

INKS:

Memento Tuxedo Black- greeting

Daffodil Delight- butterfly on front and inside

Flirty Flamingo- butterfly inside

Grapefruit Grove- butterfly inside

Garden Green- inside sentiment

DSP:

Botanical Butterfly- 3.5″ x 5″ (I had some leftover from SAB!)

 

Here is the Card, again!

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I stamped the greeting onto the 3 different Cardstock colors. I stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black and then fussy-cut the three different greeting from each color!

I am going to try this layout again for the other ideas I had running around in my head!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and Butterfly Wishes to you ALL!