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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)

FMS392

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!

 

 

A Sweet Bird’s Song of Hello for SIP201 and TSOT411…

Hello Folks!

Welcome Back and

Thank you for stopping by for a peek at today’s card!

 

Another Card for 2 Challengers!

A Color Challenge and a Sketch Challenge!

 

Here is the Color Challenge from

Stamp Ink Paper # 201  (SIP201)

SIP-Challenge-201-Colors-NEW-800

 

I used Stampin’Up! colors:

Tranquil Tide-Calypso Coral-Sahara Sand

 

Here is the Sketch Challenge from

Try Stamping (Or Not) On Tuesdays # 411  (TSOT411)

TSOT 411

 

 

Here is my Take on the 2 Challenges!

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I had to let that beautiful DSP paper take the focal point!

 

Here is the inside of the Card!

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Love those Birds!!!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES FOR THIS CARD:

CARDSTOCK:

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

Tranquil Tide- piece across front, 1.50″ x 4.25″     tag- .75″ x 3″

Calypso Coral- mat behind DSP, 2 13/16″ x 2 13/16″ (approx.)   tag, .75″ x 2.50″

Whisper White- inside panel. 4″ x 5.25″

DSP:

Bird Ballad- 2 5/8″ x 2 5/8″ (approx.)    inside strip, .75″ x 4.25″

STAMP SETS:

Good Morning Magnolia- greeting

Special Celebrations- inside sentiments

INK:

Sahara Sand- greeting and inside sentiments

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Layering Squares Dies- front mat

Stitched Shapes Dies- DSP square

ACCESSORIES:

Basic Adhesive Backed Sequins- in Sahara Sand

Basic Jewels-Rhinestones- put in center of the sequins

 

Here is my Card again!

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Bird Ballad DSP is all just Gorgeous! It can stand alone!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and Bird Songs to you ALL!

 

 

Nature Sings for 52CCT22-19 and SSC206…

Hello Everyone!

I have a Non-Traditional Colored Christmas Card for you Today!

Here is the Color Challenger!

52 Christmas Card Throwdown #22 (CCT22-19)

52CCT22-19

 

So, I have the Colors…I need a layout…

 

The Sketch Challenge is from

Sunday Stamps #206  (SSC206)

SSC206

 

Here is my Christmas Card!

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I did color in the trees and the ground with Clear Wink of Stella!

 

Here is the inside of my Card!

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Not Traditional, but I like it!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES FOR MY CARD:

CARDSTOCK:

Crumb Cake- base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ score @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score

Powder Pink- front mat panel, 3.25″ x 3.50″      inside mat, 4″ x 5.25″

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

STAMP SET:

Nature Sings- all stamping

INK:

Smoky Slate- all stamping

STAMPIN’ BLENDS:

Light and Dark Crumb Cake- color in the Elk

STAMPIN’ WRITE MARKER:

Smoky Slate- used to draw in the birds

ACCESSORIES:

Clear Wink of Stella Pen- colored in the trees and the ground under the Elk, also trees inside

 

Here is the Card, once more!

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I haven’t done a Christmas Card in quite awhile…this helps to build my stash up

so, that at the last minute, I’m won’t be rushing to get cards made for the Season!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and Non-Traditional Fun to you ALL!

Starfish Celebration for CTS325 and TGIFC215…

Hello!

Welcome Back for a peek at Today’s Card!

Today’s Card is for 2 Challengers!

A Sketch Challenge and a Color Challenge!

 

The Sketch Challenge is from CAS(E) this sketch #325 (CTS325)

Here is the Challenge!

CTS_325

 

The Second Challenge, the color Challenge,  is from TGIFC215!

TGIFC 215

I have to admit…these colors are a favorite combo!

 

Here is my Take on the Challenges!

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I stamped and colored many ‘starfish’ to come up with

the combination of the ‘starfish’!

 

Here is the inside of my Card!

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Couldn’t waste that green ‘starfish’!!!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND EASURES FOR THIS CARD:

CARDSTOCK:

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

Whisper White Regular- 1″ squares with the starfish, on front and one inside

Pool Party- 1.25″ scallop square

Night of Navy- 1.25″ scallop squares

Granny Apple Green- 1.25″ scallop square, inside

STAMP SETS:

the Starfish- from an unmarked stamp set given to me from a friend

Itty Bitty Birthdays- greeting

Picture Perfect Birthday- inside sentiment

INKS:

Night of Navy- 5 starfish on front

Pool Party- 1 starfish on front

Granny Apple Green- starfish inside

STAMPIN’ BLENDS:

Light Pool Party- colored in ALL starfish, front and inside

TOOLS:

1″ Square Punch- used to punch out all starfish

1 1/4″ Scallop Square Punch- to punch out all squares for starfish mats on card front and inside

 

Here is my Card, once more!

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I Love the simplicity of this Card!

 

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

 

Masculine Birthday for IB75 and for PPC339…

Hello All!

Welcome back for a Double Challenge Card!

Another Combo!

I do many Combos because many of the Challengers

end their Challenges on the same day and I do want

to participate in the Challenges!

Today’s Card is for

an Inspiration Challenge

and

a Sketch Challenge!

 

The Inspiration Challenger is Inspired By #75 (IB75)

IB 75

I see unpolished brass and copper!

 

Our Sketch Challenger is Paper Craft Crew #339 (PPC339)

PCC339

 

 

Here is my Take!

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The closest I came to ‘patina’ is the Soft Suede Cardstock.

For the Copper…I heat embossed those birds in the upper

left hand corner to replicate the rhinestones in the sketch!

 

Here is the inside of the Card!

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So happy to be replenishing my Masculine Birthday Card Stash!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

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

side piece on panel with linen nautical knot- 1″ x 3″

Crumb Cake- from and inside panels- 4″ x 5.25″

Night of Navy- mat for DSP- 3.25″ x 4.25″

scallop square- 2″ x 2″

Whisper White- small greeting square, 1.75″ x 1.75″

inside panel, 3.75″ x 5″

DSP:

Come Sail Away DSP- front panel, 3″ x 4″

STAMP SETS:

Itty Bitty Greetings- greeting

Sailing Home- knotted ropes inside, birds in upper left on card front

The Open Sea- retired, the anchor on card front, I went with that one, it was more detailed, than the anchor on Sailing Home

Itty Bitty Birthdays- inside sentiment

INKS:

Soft Suede- greeting, inside sentiment, rope knot

Night of Navy- anchor, rope knots inside

VersaMark Watermark Ink- birds on front

Copper Stampin’ Emboss Powder- birds on front

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Layering Squares Dies- scallop square on front

Stitched Shapes Dies- greeting square

ACCESSORIES:

Braided Linen Trim- nautical knot on front side panel, 2 4.5″ pieces looped together

 

Here is the Card, once again!

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So simple, yet elegant!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and ‘Awesomeness’ to you ALL!

 

Rockin’ to the Oldies for TCC116…!

Hello Everyone!

Today’s Challenge is an Inspiration Challenge from

The Card Concept #116  (TCC116)

TCC 116

I was going to also combine this with a Color Challenge from

CAS(E) Colours and Sketches Challenge of colors:

Powder Pink, Pool Party, and So Saffron, but alas, in error, I used Balmy Blue

instead of Pool Party, for the Card!

I don’t know what I was thinking, but evidently, my thoughts weren’t straight!

So the Challenge Card stands only to follow the Inspiration Challenge…

 

Here is my Card!

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I used some colors from the photo, and also the records (LP’s)

(for you younger folks…LP means Long Playing!)

 

Here is the inside of the Card!

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I did order a stamp and die set for making records, it wasn’t here in time for this card!

So I made my own LP’s!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES FOR MY CARD:

CARDSTOCK:

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

Basic Black- records (LP’s)

Powder Pink- LP label

Balmy Blue- LP label

So Saffron- LP label

STAMP SETS:

Timeless Textures- background stamping

For The Record- MFT- greeting and inside sentiments

INKS:

Memento Tuxedo Black- greeting and inside sentiment

For the Background stamping, front and inside:

Powder Pink, So Saffron, Balmy Blue

TOOLS:

1 3/4″ Punch- LP’s

3/4″ Punch- LP labels

1/4″ Hand Punch- LP centers

Here is the Card again!

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So Cute!

Until the next Post…Blessings and LP love to you ALL!

Quilted Hugs for CTD546 and FMS391…!

Hello All!

Today’s Card is another combination of 2 challenges!

A sketch challenge and a color challenge!

 

Here is the Color Challenge from Color Throwdown # 546  (CTD546)

CTD546

Colors are Navy, Coral, Teal, and Cream

I used Stampin’Up! Colors:

Night of Navy, Calypso Coral, Bermuda Bay, and Very Vanilla

 

Here is the Sketch Challenge from Freshly Made Sketches #391

(FMS391)

FMS391

Here is my Card!

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I liked the quilt so much, in the Color Challenge Photo…I also used

this challenge as a Inspiration Challenge!

 

Here is the Simple inside of the Card!

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I left a lot of space for writing….!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES FOR THIS CARD:

CARDSTOCK:

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

-front panel, 4″ x 5.25″

Very Vanilla Regular- 3″ x 3″ quilt square cut out for the outer frame and some inside quilt pieces

Bermuda Bay- 3″ x 3″ quilt square cut out and a few pieces used for this quilt square

Night of Navy- scallop square behind quilt (approx. 3.25″ x 3.25″)

DSP:

Needlepoint Nook- 3″ x 3″ piece to cut out quilt square pieces ( I used the Night of Navy print paper and the Calypso Coral print paper)

Wood Textures- rectangle behind quilt piece

STAMP SETS:

Paper Pumpkin-Hugs from Shelli- greeting

Healing Hugs- inside sentiment

INK:

Night of Navy- greeting and inside sentiment

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Quilt Builder Dies- retired, for all quilt squares and pieces

Quilt Top- embossing folder, used to emboss the whole front panel

Here is my Card, once again!

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ON ANOTHER NOTE:

The Pool reopened where I live!

Hurricane Florence destroyed the outdoor and indoor pools.

They have been redone and are up and ready!

So it is back to Swimnastics! I do the 2 different Classes.

Mon-Wed-Fri: are more aerobic style!

Tues-Thurs: are more stretching!

I will be doing 5 days a week!

Some days I won’t/can’t make, but I will try to get to them when

other commitments don’t pull me away from them!

The only form of exercise that I can do and it doesn’t hurt my joints!

I am in my element there!

 

Until the Next Post…Blessings and Warm, Healing Hugs to you ALL!