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Get Well Wishes for HSS314 and AYSI200…!

Hello All!

A Combination of TWO Challenges!

 

A Sketch Challenge

from Hand Stamped Sentiments #314  (HSS314)

HSS 314

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!

JAI 456

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!

Spring is in the Air and it Yields a Triple Play for…CTS542, IB71, and Fusion!

Hello Again!

Welcome Back!

Thank you for peeking in for today’s Card!

I was working on this Card when I realized that

it Qualified for all Three Challenges!

 

Challenger #1

Color Throwdown #542

Here is that Challenge!

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A Floral Wreath, outside door!

 

Challenger #2

Inspired By #71

IB 71

Flowers in a mailbox!

 

Challenger #3

Fusion-a butterfly wreathFusion-butterfly wreath

A butterfly wreath on an outside door!

 

All 3 Challengers had flowers.

2 had wreaths,

and 1 had a mailbox, as an outside element,

 and the 2 doors, as outside elements!

 

Here is my Card!

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My outside element is the Wood Grain.

I made a wreath and donned it with leaves, flowers and a Butterfly!

 

Here is the inside of my Card!

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Another Get Well Card for my stash!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES FOR THIS CARD:

CARDSTOCK:

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

Whisper White Regular- used a scrap, to stamp and cut out the Butterfly, with punch

Very Vanilla- flowers on front, used a scrap, to cut out with die

Grapefruit Grove- large flower, used a scrap to stamp and cut out with die

Balmy Blue- medium flower, used a scrap, to stamp and cut out with die

So Saffron- blue flower’s center, used a scrap, to cut out with die

Calypso Coral- small flower, a scrap, to stamp and cut out with die

Mossy Meadow- leaves on front, all cut out with dies and punches from a larger

scrap piece

DSP:

Wood Grain DSP- front panel, 4″ x 5.25″

STAMP SETS:

Beautiful Bouquet- all flowers on card front and inside

Butterfly Gala- butterfly on card front, stamped and punched out

Flourishing Phrases- greeting and inside sentiment

INKS:

Memento Tuxedo Black- greeting, inside sentiment and stamens on little flower

Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder- sprinkled immediately on stamped greeting and heat embossed

Balmy Blue- medium flower, front and inside

Calypso Coral- small flower on front and inside

Grapefruit Grove- large flower on front and inside

Petal Pink- inside sprays of flowers

Mossy Meadow- inside leaves

Mango Medley- inside, the Balmy Blue flower’s center

STAMPIN’ BLENDS:

Dark Petal Pink, Light Calypso Coral- to color butterfly

EMBOSSING POWDER:

Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder- immediately sprinkled on stamped greeting and heat embossed

TOOLS:

Heat Tool- to heat emboss the greeting

Butterfly Duet Punch- little butterfly on card front

Leaf Punch- one of the leaf stems on wreath

Sprig Punch- one of the leaf stems on wreath

Big Shot- die cutting and dry embossing machine

Pinewood Planks 3D Embossing Folder- wood grain impression on the Wood Textures DSP!

Swirly Scribbles Dies- wreath

Bouquet Bunch Dies- 2 leaf stems and all the flowers on card front wreath

 

Here is my Card, once again!

 

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Such a “Spring-y” Card!

One for the stash and one to mail to my SIL!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and Spring ‘Fever” to you ALL!

 

 

 

Sending Well Wishes….!

Hello Everyone!

Yes, I am back!

Sorry to have been away, awhile…I have been busy here!

I had 3 sets of Mother’s Day Cards to address and get in the mail!

My Knitting group, my Stamp Class group, and Family!

They are done!

 

I also had to make Father’s Day Card packets for my Stamp Class for June!

I will be attending the Stamp & Scrapbook Expo in Chantilly, VA from June 20-22!

I needed to get my future projects prepped and ready,

since I won’t have much time when I return from the Trip!

For the Chantilly, VA Expo Show, I am in for a Card Swap!

I have to make 21 Cards to swap out 20 cards! (One is for Display)

Today’s Card is for said Swap!

I was perusing all my ‘blogland’ friends and found a card that I really liked!

I am CASEing a Card from Dawn Olchefske from DO Stamping!

Dawn’s Card was done in Night of Navy. I didn’t have enough

of the Night of Navy Gingham Ribbon, so I used Smoky Slate Gingham Ribbon

along with the Basic Gray Cardstock too!

 

Here is my Card!

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This is called “spotlight” technique!

I needed another Get Well Card for my stash!

I made the 21 for the show plus 3 more for my stash!

 

Dawn didn’t have a picture of the inside of her Card.

I made the inside my own!

Here is the inside of my Card!

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Another Card to sent to my SIL!

 

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- front panel. 3.5″ x 4.5″   scrap to punch out dandelion circle

Basic Gray- front panel, 3.5″ x 4.5″         scrap for scallop circle

INK:

Memento Tuxedo Black- dandelions, inside dandelion seeds, greeting, inside sentiment

Daffodil Delight- ‘spotlight’ dandelion (I stamped the dandelion and then punched out)

STAMP SETS:

Dandelion Wishes- dandelions, dandelion seeds, greeting

Healing Hugs- inside sentiment

TOOLS:

1″ Circle Punch- Daffodil Delight ‘spotlight’ circle

1 1/8″ Scallop Circle Punch- scallop mat for ‘spotlight’ circle

ACCESSORIES:

Smoky Slate Gingham Ribbon- bow on front

Rhinestone Basic Jewels- rhinestone on ‘spotlight’ dandelion

 

Here is my Card, once again!

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Stampers are happy to share and we do invite all to CASE our Cards!

CASE=Copy And Share Everything

When I do CASE a card, I do like to cite the original maker!

Dawn Olchefske is a great person and fellow Stampin’Up! Demonstrator!

If you would like to follow her…go to…DOstamping.com

Thanks again for stopping in Today…I am hoping to get back

into a daily routine and soon!

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

A Re-Cap of Father’s Day Cards!

Hello!

Just a Recap of My Father’s Day Cards!

 

 

Cards #1 and #2

The fronts and the inside (both are the same inside!)

 

Cards #3 and #4

Same fronts, different colors! Inside is same inside both cards!

 

Cards #5 and #6

Same Layout, 2 different cars! the respective insides!

 

Card # 7

The Motorcycle Cards! I have 2 brothers that are motorcycle guys!

 

Card # 8

I CASEd this one from Anjie Juda! The inside is my own take!

Anjie’s Card was for Dad…my Dad is in heaven.

So I made it a generic Father’s Day Card for

Son, Brother or Nephew!