A Tropical Birthday for Inspire.Create.#062…!

Hello All!

Today’s Challenger has left the door, wide open!

Our Challenge is a Blank Slate, the Sky’s the Limit!

 

Here is our Challenge!

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yup! a blank slate!

 

Here is my Card!

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I bought the burlap behind the greeting banner for something else…It

was in the ribbon drawer and just jumped out to be used! So I did!

 

Here is the inside of the Card!

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the greenery is stamped, the flower stamped and die-cut!

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

Pool Party- card base, 4.25″ x 11″ score @ 5.5″,  fold in half on the score line (tent fold)

mat- 2.50″ x 4″

Very Vanilla- front panel, 2″ x 3.75″

scrap piece to stamp and die-cut front leaves and 2 flowers

DSP:

Tropical Oasis DSP- front panel. 4′ x 5.25″

car- fussy cut from one of the pages from the DSP!

inside strip-.50″ x 4″

STAMP SETS:

Here’s A Card- greeting and inside sentiment

Tropical Chic- leaves and flowers

INKS:

Early Espresso- greeting and inside sentiment

Leaves: Old Olive, Pear Pizzazz, Pretty Peacock

Flowers: Grapefruit Grove

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Tropical Dies- leaves and flowers

ACCESSORIES:

Large Woven Burlap, 2.5″ wide, 4″ long

 

Here is the Card, once again!

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This is a great Masculine Birthday Card!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and Tropical Breezes, to you ALL!

A Blue Christmas for 52CCT6-20…!

 

Hello Everyone!

Thanks for peeking in for Today’s Card!

I have mentioned before, I like the Christmas Card

Challenges…I am able to work on Christmas Cards all year long!

When ‘Christmas Card’, mail-out Time comes around, I’m ready!

 

Today’s Card is for our Challenger…

52 Christmas Card Throwdown #6  (52CCT6-20)

 

Here is the Challenge!

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Stampin’Up! included in the ‘Naturals Collection’ the Night of Navy Cardstock!

The ‘Blues’ I used for the 3 shades were:

Balmy Blue, Blueberry Bushel, Seaside Spray

AND Night of Navy, as my Neutral!

(so technically, I used 4 Blues…Oops!

I am not good at Math-ing!)

 

Here is my Card!

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At the last minute, I decided to stamp those little snowflakes!

Hey, I already did the boo-boo of using a 4th blue…may as well, be in for all!

 

Here is the inside of the Card!

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I used the die cut inside and stamped the rest! (die-cut is bottom left!)

THE STOCK AND MEASURES FOR THIS CARD:

CARDSTOCK:

Night of Navy- card base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ scored @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score!

for the die=cut snowflakes: Balmy Blue, Blueberry Bushel, Seaside Spray

Whisper White- front and inside panels, 4″ x 5.25″

INK:

Night of Navy- greeting, inside sentiment, little snowflakes

for stamped snowflakes: Seaside Spray, Balmy Blue, Blueberry Bushel

STAMP SETS:

Snow Is Glistening- greeting, stamped snowflakes

Snowflake Sentiments- inside sentiment

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Frosted Frames Dies- front middle snowflake

Blizzard Dies- rest of die-cut snowflakes

ACCESSORIES:

Rhinestones Basic Jewels- center of the front die-cut snowflakes

 

Here’s another peek at my Card!

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Another 2 Cards for the Christmas Stash!!!

 

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

Espresso, Pronto! for AYSI218!

Hello Everyone! Today is one of those Espresso…NOW! days!

Definitely something stronger than Coffee!

Today is a down day between 2 scheduled days (Monday and Wednesday!)

It is screaming to get me motivated! Lots of Coffee today!

 

Today’s Card is a dual Challenge from

As You See It #218  (AYSI218)

Here is the Challenge!

AYSI _218-Espresso Pronto-10 min limit

Albeit ‘shades of brown’ it is also a card that is to be timed!

10 minutes! On the Clock!

I did precut 2 items…the coffee pot and the mug, before I started!

Timer set….8:45pm

Here is my Card!

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Timer stopped at 8:53pm!

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

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

Soft Suede- front left panel, 2″ x 4.25″              small scrap for coffee mug cut out!

inside mat, 3.75″ x 5″

Whisper White- front piece, 3″ x 3″   inside panel, 3.50″ x 4.75″

scrap to stamp coffee pot, then die cut

DSP:

Coffee Break DSP- front panel, 4″ x 5.25″

STAMP SET:

Altnew Coffee Talk- greeting, inside sentiment, coffee pot

INK:

Early Espresso-  coffee pot

Soft Suede- greeting and inside sentiments

STAMPIN’ WRITE MARKER:

Soft Suede- to color in coffee mug, to color coffee in the pot

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Altnew Coffee Love Dies- coffee pot and mug

 

Here is the Card, again!

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Enjoying a cup as I type this!!!!

 

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

 

 

 

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Tropical Birthday Wishes for PCC369…!

Hello All!

How did you like those Class Cards?

I got feedback from a couple of the ladies and they loved them

and anticipating next Month’s Cards!

I Love all the Ladies!

Today’s Card has a Tropical Theme…

…it has turned cold in weather, here again!

I needed to feel the warmth again!

The weather will be warm again today!

 

My Card is for a Sketch Challenge from

The Paper Craft Crew #369  (PCC369)

Here is the Sketch!

PCC369

 

 

Here is my Card!

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I need one of those drinks in a coconut with a straw and a little umbrella!

 

Here is the inside of the Card!

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Simple, yet pretty!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

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

Real Red- front flowers mat, 2 1/8″ x 2 5/8″

Whisper White- (scrap to stamp greeting and then to punch out)

inside panel, 3.75″ x 5″

DSP:

Tropical Oasis DSP- front piece, 2″ x 2.50″     inside strip, .75″ x 3.75″

flagged banner- .75″ x 4″                   flowers cut from a scrap piece of the DSP

STAMP SETS:

Birthday Banners- greeting

Peaceful Moments- inside sentiment

INK:

Old Olive- greeting and inside sentiment

TOOLS:

Banner Triple Punch- to flag the front, banner at both ends

Classic Label Punch- greeting banner

 

Here is the Card, once again!

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I’m feeling a bit warm already, how about you?

This DSP is really pretty!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and Tropical Breezes to you ALL!

February Class Card #4

Hello All!

Today is the Fourth Card we made in stamp class!

The Fourth Card for this month is a Birthday Card!

 

Here is the Card!

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I used the Birthday Bonanza Items for this Card!

 

Here is the Card showing off the Z-fold!

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This is the Card wide open!

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I made the greeting square different!

I put the greeting, below, the Tucan!

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The Ladies had the option of either look!

 

HERE ARE THE STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

Bermuda Bay- card base, 8.5″ x 5.5″ score @ 2 1/8″ and 4.25″

used a large scrap for the scalloped square

Whisper White- inside panel, 4″ x 5.25″      front panel mat, 1 7/8″ x 5.25″

2 5/8″ square with greeting       small greeting, Happy Birthday, 1.5″ x 2″

Coastal Cabana- ‘z’ strip, 1.5″ x 8.5″ score @ 4.25″ and 6 3/8″

Mango Melody- square mat, 2.5″ x 2.5″

DSP:

Birthday Bonanza- 1.75″ x 5 1/8″ front panel

STAMP SET:

Bonanza Buddies- all stamping

INK:

Memento Tuxedo Black- Toucan

Bermuda Bay- greeting and sentiments

Coastal Cabana- party hat

Grapefruit Grove- hat pom-pom

STAMPIN’ BLENDS:

to color toucan’s beak:

Dark Daffodil Delight, Dark Mango Melody, Dark Calypso Coral

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Stitched Shapes Dies- Melon Mango square

Layering Squares Dies- Bermuda Bay scallop square and Whisper White square

Bonanza Dies- Toucan, party hat, pom-pom

ACCESSORIES:

Holiday Rhinestones in Coastal Cabana

Here are the Cards again!

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So Cute! I have made several cards with this Suite! Love them!

 

Until the Next Post…Blessings and Celebrations to you ALL!

 

February Class Card #3…!

Hello Friends!

Today’s Card is Card #3 from February’s Card Class!

It is a Sympathy Card.

Here’s the Card!

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I do like this simple card! Lots of die Cutting, but lovely just the same!

 

Here is the inside of the Card!

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I kept it simple…to let the Ladies decide how to step up their card’s innards!

 

STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

Balmy Blue- card base, 8.5” x 4.5” scored @ 4.25” folded in half on the score

Night of Navy- greeting mat, 2” x 2.75” scrap piece for sprigs

Whisper White- 1.75” x 2.50” to die cut greeting banner inside panel, 4” x 5.25”

scrap for stamping and die-cutting the roses.

Vellum Sheet- to punch out sprigs

STAMP SETS:

First Frost- greeting, roses

Flourishing Phrases- inside sentiment

INK:

Night of Navy- greeting and inside sentiment

Balmy Blue- roses

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutiing machine

Frosted Bouquet Dies- greeting and mat banners, roses and sprigs.

Sprig Punch- vellum sprigs

ACCESSORIES:

Noble Peacock Rhinestones, Blueberry Bushel- 3 on card front

These are never easy to make…I like to have a few in my stash, just in case.

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

February’s Card Class…Card #2…!

Hello Everyone!

Today’s Card is the second of 4 Cards we made for the Card Class!

This also happens to be the Christmas Card!

 

The Ladies requested that we do a Christmas Card Monthly, to help build their Stash!

 

Today’s Card, I used the ‘Let It Snow Specialty DSP’!

On one side of the DSP page, it’s plain and smooth…

…the other side, glittery and crusty snowmen!

This Card highlights the opposite side of the DSP, the non-crusty side!

 

Here is the Card!

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Clean and Simple!

 

Here is the inside of the Card!

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Also Clean and Simple!

STOCK AND MEASURES:

CARDSTOCK:

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

Whisper White Reg- 2” x 3” piece to stamp and die cut oval

Poppy Parade- die cut mat under greeting

DSP:

Let It Snow Specialty DSP:

(Longest strip, .50” x 5”)(next longest strip, 1” x 4.50”)(Shortest strip, .25” x 4”)

(inside strip, .50” x 5.5”)

STAMP SET:

Peaceful Moments- greeting and inside sentiment

INK:

Poppy Parade- greeting and inside sentiment

STAMPIN’ BLENDSS:

Dark Poppy Parade- to color Pearls on card front

TOOLS:

Big Shot- die cutting machine

Detailed Bands Dies- greeting oval and mat

ACCESSORIES:

Pearls Basic Jewels- colored with Stampin’ Blend and on card front

Textured Weave Ribbon, Poppy Parade- knot bow on card front

Tomorrow’s Card will be the second Card!

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