A Roaring Birthday for CCSC359…!

Hello Everyone!

Today’s Card is a Child’s Birthday Card!

I wanted to play with this Bonanza Buddies Bundle, again!

I  used the Challenge from

CAS Colours & Sketches #359   (CCSC359)

Here is their Challenge!

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This, at first looked ‘clownish’ to me…but then I saw ‘a party hat’!

This lead me to the Bonanza Buddies Bundle!

 

Here is my Card!

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I just adore this Suite!

 

Here is the inside of the Card!

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I used 2 different stamps for the sentiment!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

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

Whisper White- inside panel, 4″ x 5.25″     greeting banner, .50″ x 2.50″

use a scrap to stamp hat and pom-pom

DSP:

Birthday Bonanza- scallop circle and circle (with gifts) AND the die cut lion!

yes, the die fits and cuts out the lion!

STAMP SETS:

Itty Bitty Birthdays- greeting

Bonanza Buddies- inside sentiment, inside gifts with bows, hat and pom-pom

‘Happy Day’ all over the front and bottom half of inside sentiment

INKS:

Bermuda Bay- greeting, inside sentiment, inside gift

Grapefruit Grove- pom-pom, inside gift

Terracotta Tile- inside gift

Crushed Curry- inside gift

Mango Melody- ‘Happy Day’ all over the card front, second generation stamping

and the bottom half of inside sentiment

Memento Tuxedo Black- bows on inside gifts

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die-cutting machine

Bonanza Dies- lion, mane, tail, hat and pom-pom

Layering Circles Dies- circle and scallop circle  on card front

ACCESSORIES:

Sequins from my stash…I don’t remember where they are from!

 

Here is the Card, again!

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So Cute!

 

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

 

Masculine Birthday for Mojo Monday #531…!

Hello All!

Welcome Back for a Peek at Today’s Card!

Mojo Monday #531 Challenged us with a sketch!

 

Here is the Challenge!

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I actually did measure and cut all the elements

of the card front as shown!

 

Here is my Card!

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Here is the inside of the Card!

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I like bringing some elements of the card front to the insides!

 

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

Garden Green- front horizontal strip, .50″ x 3.75″          inside strip, .25″ x 5.5″

Night of Navy- scrap for scallop circle mat           inside strip, .75″ x 5.5″

Whisper White Regular- 1.75″ x 1.75″ scrap to cut out greeting circle

DSP:

Country Club DSP- left panel, 2″ x 3.25″      right panel, 1.5″ x 3″   inside strip, .50″ x 5.5″

STAMP SETS:

Itty Bitty Birthdays- greeting

Picture Perfect Birthdays- retired, inside sentiment

INK:

Garden Green- greeting and inside sentiment

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Stitched Shapes Dies- greeting circle

Layering Circles Dies- scallop circle mat for greeting

 

Here is the Card, again!

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Stampin’Up! has the Country Club Suite! A good Bundle for Golfing!

I don’t have a need for the golfing, but the DSP is beautiful

with the plaid and argyle patterns…I am going to use this paper

for Father’s Day, but with the retired,  Father’s Day stamps from Stampin’Up!

 

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

 

Wedding Wishes for PP479..!

Hello All!

Today’s Post is a little late for today!

I was finishing up a project for my sisters…it took 2 days to make!

I was able to get this done this morning!

 

Today’s Card is for a Sketch Challenge from

the paper Players #479   (PP479)

 

Here is the Challenge!

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This one kind of stumped me but, I figured out a layout!

Here’s My Card!

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Although the colors are the same…I used 2 different pieces of the DSP!

 

Here is the completed inside of the Card!

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Under the greeting and inside sentiment

I used 2nd generation stamping with the flowers, in Smoky Slate!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

Petal Pink- card base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ scored @ 4.25″     die-cut front panel, approx. 2.25″ x 3.5″

Pool Party- die-cut inside, approx. 3.75″ x 4.25″       front die-cut, approx. 2.75″ x 4″

Whisper White- front die-cut, approx. 2″ x 3.25″     inside die-cut, approx. 3.5″ x 4.75″

DSP:

Parisian Blossoms Specialty DSP- 2 front pieces, 1.5″ x 4.25″

STAMP SET:

Forever Blossoms- greeting, inside sentiment, 2nd generation flowers

INK:

Stazon Jet Black Ink- greeting and inside sentiment

Smoky Slate- 2nd generation stamping of flowers on front and inside card

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Rectangle Stitched Dies- 3 front panels, 2 inside panels

ACCESSORIES:

Champagne Rhinestones Basic Jewels- on card front

 

Here is my Card, again!

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So elegant and soft!

 

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

 

Inspired By #112…Cacti!

Hello Folks!

Thanks for peeking in for today’s Card!

The Inspiration Challenge is from

Inspired by…112  (IB112)

Cacti!

Here is the Challenge!

IB112

I only have one stamp with a cactus…from a Meercat Stamp Set!

I went with it!

 

Here is my Card!

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I had to add the iguana lizard! He is cute!

 

Here is the inside of the Card!

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I masked off half the stamp sentiment…

Once to stamp the greeting,

and second, to stamp the inside sentiment!

They are both on the same stamp…

…but I decided to make it serve a dual purpose!

Isn’t that meercat just too cute?

 

HERE IS THE LIST OF STOCK USED AND THE MEASUREMENTS:

CARDSTOCK:

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

Whisper White- inside panel, 4″ x 5.25″ front tag made using 2 different Dies! Cut the right side wavy first and then line up the stitch marks, using the straight, stitched rectangle die. Begin with a 2.50″ x 3″ piece of scrap to die cut the tag!

DSP:

Garden Lane DSP- front piece, 3″ x 3″

INK:

Memento Tuxedo Black- all stamping

STAMPIN’ WRITE MARKER: water based coloring ink

Melon Mambo- cacti flowers

STAMPIN’BLENDS: alcohol based coloring inks

Light and Dark Granny Apple Green- the cacti

Light and Dark Mossy Meadow- the little iguana

Light and Dark Crumb Cake- ground under cacti and coloring the meercat and the ground under him!

Dark Smoky Slate- meercat eyes

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die-cutting machine

Stitched Seasons Dies- wavy edge on tag

Rectangle Stitched Dies-  to die cut the rest of the tag

 

Here is my Card, again!

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Always need to build up my Birthday stash…I send out cards monthly!

 

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

Under the Sea for JUGS524…!

Ahoy There Matey’s!

Today’s Card is for a Photo Inspiration Challenge

from

Just Us Girls # 524  (JUGS524)

 

Here is the Challenge!

JUGS524

 

Here is my Card!

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I clear embossed the cardfront, the shell, fish, and lobster too!

 

The inside of the Card!

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Kept the inside simple!

 

The Card’s, glamour shot!

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I am very happy how this turned out!

A bit better than I imagined it would!

 

The Cardfront with reflected flash from the camera!

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This picture of my Card, shows the Clear Embossed Cardfront!

It reflects the camera flash, but shows the embossing, better!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

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

Whisper White- inside panel, 4″ x 5.25″

scrap pieces to stamp, color and fussy cut- fish, shell, lobster

STAMP SETS:

Perennial Birthday- greeting and inside sentiment

High Tide- sand

By The Tide- retired, fish, shell, lobster, coral, seahorse

INKS:

Pacific Point- greeting and inside sentiment

Stamped In:                                                                   Brush Colored With:

Soft Suede- lobster                                                  Mossy Meadow and Pacific Point

Mossy Meadow- fish                                               Pacific Point and Pineapple Punch

Calypso Coral- shell                                                Grapefruit Grove and Petal Pink

All Other Stamping:

Calypso Coral- inside coral

Cajun Craze- inside seahorse

Crumb Cake- base for front sand

Soft Suede- grains of sand

For all Pre-Heat Embossing stamping…VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad

Stampin’ Emboss Powders:

Calypso Coral- front coral

Clear- fish, shell, lobster and entire cardfront

I took the VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad and dragged it across the Card front and then added the Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat set the powders

TOOLS:

Heat Tool: used to heat set ALL powders for heat-embossing

 

Here is the Card, again!

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I wanted to make the whole card front look like it was under the water…it does!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and ‘Under the Sea’ love to you ALL!

Another Bee Card for AYSI219 and TGIFC252…!

Hello Everyone!

Today’s Card is for

A Sketch Challenge

AND

A Product Challenge!

 

Our Challengers are

As You See It #219  (ASYI219)

Here is their Challenge!

AYSI 219

This looked to much like the Bee Hive from the

Honey Bee Stamp Set, I had to go with it!

 

Our Second Challenger!

TGIFC252

The Challenge is to use the Lilypad DSP

or The Golden Honey Specialty DSP

from the Sale-A-Bration Catalog!

 

Here is my Card!

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I have a lot of this Golden Honey Specialty DSP to use up!

I end up ordering this DSP on every order I make!!

 

Here is the inside of the Card!

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I used the Crushed Curry Stampin’ Write Marker for the stripes on the body!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

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

Whisper White Regular- scrap for bee and greeting label

Basic Black- honeycomb

Gold Foil Sheet- 2 leftover Gold Foil honeycombs from previous die-cutting!

DSP:

Golden Honey Specialty DSP- 

hive piece, 2.50″ x 3″     1 strip,  .50″ x 4″      other strip,  .50″ x 2.50″

STAMP SETS:

Honey Bees- bees and greeting

Dovecraft’s- ‘Bee Happy’- inside sentiment

INK:

Memento Tuxedo Black- all stamping

STAMPIN’ WRITE MARKER:

Crushed Curry- to color strips on bee bodies!

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Detailed Bees Dies- hive, honeycomb, bee

Classic Label Punch- greeting banner

 

Here is the Card, again!

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I colored the bee on the strip of DSP too!

I have MANY more Bee Cards to make!

 

Until the next Post…Bee Happy Blessings to you ALL!

Happy Birthday for PCC37…!

Hello Folks!

Thank you for peeking in for today’s card!

Today’s Challenger is

Paper Craft Crew # 37  (PCC37)

Here is the Sketch Challenge!

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Here’s my Card!

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Loving these Poppies!

 

Here is the inside of my Card!

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Kept it simple for more space to write that personal note!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

Whisper White- card base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ score @ 4.25″

Whisper White Regular- scraps, to stamp and die cut the flowers and leaves

Basic Black- die cut circular swirl 3″ x 3″ piece

to make greeting banner- .50″ x 2.25″

STAMP SETS:

Painted Poppies- poppies, leaves and splats

Here’s A Card- inside sentiment

Special Someone- greeting

INKS:

Memento Tuxedo Black- to stamp poppies, leaves, and inside sentiment

VersaMark Watermark Ink- to stamp greeting

White Stampin’ Emboss Powder- to heat emboss greeting

splats, Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, Poppy Parade (stamped off once)

STAMPIN’ BLENDS:

to color poppies, Light and Dark Poppy Parade

to color leaves- Light and Dark Old Olive

flower centers- Dark Mango Melody

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die-cutting machine

Painted Labels Dies- swirl, poppies, and leaves

Here is the Card, again!

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 A great Feminine Card!

 

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