Friday, June 22, 2012

Challenge 178 Add an Insect!

Hello!

Happy Friday to everyone!  I hope you're enjoying the dreadful heat and humidity!  At least, that's what the weather here in Northern Virginia is.  That's ok...perfect reason to stay inside where there's AC and CRAFT!

So today's share is for this week's LNS Challenge.  We have a great challenge this week to welcome in Summer.  We all know that Summer means more insects-bees, ants, ladybugs, etc.  So in honor of Summer having begun on Wednesday, we will be celebrating insects!

Challenge 178
Add an insect
This week you must have an insect on your card, scrapbook page, project or any thing else you can think of to papercraft.

As has been very popular this week, I too used the butterfly as my insect.  I've always kept a good distance from anything that crawls, buzzes, or scurries, so...I went with the "girly" insect...

I CASEd this card from Stampin' Connection, but can't remember whose work it was, so if you can identify it, please, let me know so I can give credit where it's due!


Need some inspiration?  Check out the design team creations HERE    



When you get your creation made you can upload it HERE    




Can't wait to see what insects you include in your projects!

Thanks for looking!


Stamps:  Kindness Matters, Word Play
Cardstock:  Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Pool Party
Ink:  Early Espresso
Accessories:  Daffodil Delight 1/4" stitched grosgrain ribbon, Pool Party, Gumball Green, and Raspberry Ripple Stampin' Write Markers, Mat Pack, Decorative Label Punch, Basic Jewels Rhinestones




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Friday, June 15, 2012

ABC Challenge

Hey there!

It's Friday again, so that means it's my turn to post for the LNS Challenge!  This week's challenge is an ABC Challenge, so we were supposed to make "Anything But a Card".  These little projects are doubling as my party favor gifts for guests of our Father's Day BBQ tomorrow, so I hope people like them.  I got the idea from Stampin' Connection...can't remember who did it.

So here they are:

Stamps: NONE (surprising, right?)
Ink:  NONE (no stamps, no ink!)
Carstock:  Tangerine Tango, Melon Mambo, Daffodil Delight, Real Red, Whisper White
Accessories:  Spring Fever (Retired) Simply Scrappin' Kit, Big Top Birthday Quick Accents, Melon Mambo and Crushed Curry Polka Dot Ribbon, Designer Label Punch, Big Shot, Scallop Square Die, Fabric, Canning Jars, Stampin' Dimensionals

Thanks for looking!  Comments appreciated!



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Friday, June 8, 2012

Liebster Award and LNS Challenge

Hey there! 
I have a couple things for ya today-first off, I wanted to share how excited I am that I have been chosen for the Liebster Award!


 I got a message yesterday from Shannon over at Shan's Scaredy Cat Creations that she was giving me the Liebster Award. Thanks Shannon!


For those of you that don't know about this, it's to promote up and coming blogs, ones that generally have less than 200 followers.



The rules are simple-

1- Thank your Liebster Blog Award Presenter on your blog (Thanks for making my day Shannon!)
2- Link back to the presenter
3- Pick 5 of your favorite blogs with less than 200 followers
4- Notify them by leaving a comment on their blog
5- Put the blog award on your blog



Here are my 5 picks.
1.)Melissa Sunde at Uptown Creations
2.)Kylie Clemmence at Stampin' With Kylie
3.)Jean Piersanti at Beauty and the Stamper
4.)Heidi Baks at Running With Scissors
5.)Tina Munzke at Crafted with Class


I hope you will all go visit these fantastic blogs and leave them some love!

Next up...it's Friday, which means it's my turn to post for the Late Night Stamper weekly challenge!

This week's challenge is a color challenge using the colors
 Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo, Wild Wasabi

Our challenge is for you to make a card, scrapbook page, project, or any other item you can think of using the colors listed above.  We can't wait to see your beautiful works of art!

Need some inspiration?  
Check out the design team samples HERE    
When you get your creation made you can upload it HERE

So here's my creation-I hope you like it, and look forward to your comments.  Thanks for stopping by!


Stamps:  Pennant Parade
Cardstock:  Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo, Wild Wasabi, Whisper White
Ink:  Wild Wasabi
Accessories: Spring Fever Simply Scrappin' Kit DSP (Retired), DSP Pack Subtles, Big Shot, Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder, Dotted Scallop Ribbon Punch, Itty Bitty Punch Pack, Daffodil Delight Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon, 1" Square Punch, Gold Brads, Paper Piercer and Mat Pack, Lollipop Stick, Stampin' Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots



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Friday, May 25, 2012

Blog Candy Winner and LNS Challenge 174!

Hey there!  Whew!  It's been a busy week around here!  With the husband out of town, and the little man having a birthday (not to mention having to do all the preparations for his birthday party this Sunday), I have not had 5 minutes on the computer!  So...sorry for the long delay, but I did select a winner!  (Well, Random.org did, anyway).  

Follower #45 is Stampmomx2sc!  So...congratulations and email me your shipping address so I can get your goodies sent out!

And on to today's share!  Today's share is my submission for this week's LNS Challenge which is Masculine Cards.  When I chose the colors and the DSP, I was totally thinking masculine...then somehow, I ended up with a butterfly on there.  Oh well...my husband likes butterflies so this will likely be his Father's Day card.  For this card, I used the Mojo Monday Sketch for this week, and I also used some of my brand new sneak peek products that I got last week.  Can I just say that the new Firm Foam pads are FABULOUS!  And I really like the new In-Colors.  I'm a happy stamper!

So, here's the Mojo Monday Sketch:


And here's my card:

Supplies: (items in Green are BRAND NEW, and will be available June 1st!
Stamp Sets:  Papaya Collage, Priority Mail (Hostess Set )
Ink:  Gumball Green, Raspberry Ripple, Midnight Muse (all are new In-Colors)
Cardstock:  Soft Suede, Summer Starfruit (you guessed it-another new In-Color), Midnight Muse, Gumball Green, Very Vanilla
Accessories:  Comfort Cafe' DSP, Apothecary Accents Framelits, Labels Collection Framelits, Very Vanilla Satin Ribbon, Basic Jewels Pearls, Basic Jewels Jumbo Pearls, Stampin Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots


We'd love for you to play along with our challenge!  Please click the link below to see what the design team has come up with, and then submit your Masculine and Father's Day cards when you get them done!

Challenge 174
Masculine  cards

In honor of the upcoming Father's day celebrations let's work on masculine cards this week.  Create any card or project for the boys in your life. 

Need some inspiration?  Check out the design team creations HERE

When you get your card created, you can upload it HERE

Thanks for playing with us this week!  Can't wait to see what you create!



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Friday, May 18, 2012

VC Rocks Blog Hop and BLOG CANDY!

Hello crafty hoppers!

Are you enjoying the hop so far?  I hope so...there's a lot of fabulously creative ladies in this group, and I love a reason to visit each of their blogs all in the same day.  My "ideas" folder is overflowing!  If you arrived here from an email, and not from the blog hop path, you're probably wondering what I'm talking about.  This weekend is the first Blog Hop for the VC Rocks group's 2012 Season.  This is an amazing group of Stampin' Up! demonstrators who get together online and host all sorts of challenges, blog hops, and lively conversations in an effort to celebrate the release of the new Stampin' Up! Idea Book & Catalog.  It's really alot of fun to see what the ladies have to post, so please, check out the hop.

To start from the beginning, click HERE to go to the VC Rocks group homepage.  
Or you can just continue from me, and it will eventually loop you back around.  

So....here we go!
Today's share is a set of coasters I made using the Beau Chateau DSP, which of course will be retiring in just 13 short days.  This was one of my favorite paper packs of this year's catalog, and I will be sad to see it go.




To turn these tiles into coasters, I used a Mod Podge-like glue to adhere the DSP to the top of the coaster.  Then I applied 3 more thin coats of the glue on top of the paper, drying in between each coat with my heat tool.  This not only adheres the paper to the coaster and gives it a glossy look, but it waterproofs it from my sweaty ice-cold sweet tea glass!  To give the coasters a more finished look, I used my Crumb Cake Stampin' Write Marker to color the edges of the coasters so they wouldn't be such a stark white.  Finally, I applied cork feet to the bottom to make them more stable, and more end-table friendly.

BLOG CANDY!
I hope you like today's project...and at the end of the weekend, I will draw a name from all of my current subscribers/follwers, and the lucky winner will receive a set of these coasters and a few other goodies as blog candy!  So, if you like what you see, please be sure to sign up as a follower!

Ok...off you go to see what Tania has in store for you over at Something to Scrap About.

Click HERE to go to the next stop-and Happy Hopping!

Supplies Used:

Beau Chateau DSP
Mod Podge Glossy Decoupage Liquid
Stampin' Write Marker (Crumb Cake)
Cork "feet"





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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Sorry to See You Go meets Mojo Monday

Hey everyone!

Today's share is a card I whipped up as my submission in TWO challenges going on this week in the blog world.  

First off, the Late Night Stampers offer a challenge every week, and this week's theme is "Sorry to See You Go" which features our favorite soon-to-be-retired products.  We'd love to have you check out the challenge and play along!  It's free to join our Yahoo! group, and there's never any shortage of ideas to be found there.

For Inspiration, check out the design team's work, then upload your OWN sample HERE!  You can also find the link for this challenge, as well as a link to all the other amazing Design Team members' blogs on the right side of my blog.  I'm so excited to have the opportunity to work with these super-talented ladies this year!

Secondly, the sketch I used for this card can be found on the Mojo Monday blog. This week's sketch was designed by Julee Tilman, and is definitely a good one!  Click HERE to check out all the fabulous submissions and to submit your sample for a chance to win some great prizes! 

So here's the sketch:

And here's my card:


Supplies listed below, with soon-to-be-retired items in RED!  Thanks for stopping by, and for leaving me a comment!

Stamps: Just Beleive
Ink: Basic Gray Stampin' Write Marker
Cardstock:  Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight
Accessories:  Domestic Goddess DSP, Big Shot, Scallop Square Duo Die, Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder, 5 petal flower punch, 2012-2013 In Color Brads, Oval Punch, Scallop Oval Punch, Calypso Coral Ruffled Ribbon, SNAIL, Stampin' Dimensionals





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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The Beginning of the Farewell Parade!


As all of you know, I announced the list of retiring stamp sets on April 15th, and tomorrow I will announce the list of retiring accessories. These products are only available until May 31st (or while supplies last in the case of accessories), so between now and then, I'll be showcasing some of my favorite sets and accessories that will soon be gone. If you see something you like, please contact me ASAP, so I can get it ordered for you...I don't want you to miss out!

Comments appreciated, and requests taken- let me know if there's a certain set you'd like to see showcased!

Today's share uses the Pocket Silhouettes stamp set. I love this set, as it's a great springtime set that can be used for so many different things. Thanks for stopping by!

Stamp Sets: Pocket Silhouettes, Teeny Tiny Wishes, Charming
Ink: Blushing Bride, Rose Red
Cardstock: Blushing Bride, Pear Pizzazz, Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Rose Red
Accessories: Big Shot, Scallop Circle #2 Die, Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder, 2 1/2" Circle Punch, Word Window Punch, Modern label Punch, 5-Petal Flower Punch, Itty Bitty Punch Pack, 1 1/4" circle punch, Stampin' Sponge, Basic Jewels Pearls, Stampin' Dimensionals



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Sunday, April 15, 2012

Going, Going... GONE!



Every year, Stampin' Up! releases a list of stamp sets and accessories that will retire to make room for all the new goodies coming. This year, the only difference is, the list is longer than usual. The good news? That makes room for EVEN MORE new products when the new catalog is released-which don't forget, is a WHOLE MONTH early this year!

Click on the "Going, Going...GONE!" image on the right side of my blog to view the retiring product list, then place your order on my website, or contact me and I'll be happy to handle all the details for you!



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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

New Clearance Rack items and a Summer Smooches CASE

Hey Everyone!
Hope you guys had a good Spring Break (or have one planned). My family and I spent the week in Myrtle Beach, and we had a blast. Now that we're back, I can't wait to get back to work posting and planning classes! Lots of fun things coming up!

First things first...I don't want you to miss out-
STAMPIN' UP! HAS ADDED MORE STUFF TO THE CLEARANCE RACK!!

Click HERE to hurry over to take advantage of the awesome deals and last chance items you won't want to miss including punches, DSP, ribbon, and tons of accessories and embellishments.

Today's share is a CASE of the lovely and super-talented Mary Fish. She is one of my favorite Stampin' Up! demonstrators to CASE, and if you take a peek at her blog at www.stampinpretty.com you'll surely see why. :)

A lot of the products used here are from the new Summer Smooches Suite (say that three times fast!) that is available as a sneak peek right now, and then won't be available until the new catalog comes out (which really, is just around the corner).
I love how there are lots of layers, but it still has a Clean and Simple look to it...a win-win for me!

Stamps: Word Play
Cardstock: Whisper White, Tangerine Tango, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: Summer Smooches DSP, 5-petal flower punch, 1" Square Punch, Corner Rounder, Mat Pack, Paper Piercer, In-Color Designer Brads, Stampin' Dimensionals





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Monday, February 20, 2012

Simply Soft Sympathy

Hey everyone! Sorry I've been away for a bit, but several of my kiddos have been sick, and I've been super involved in a project at the Middle School here in town where two of my girls attend.
Today's share is in participation of the PPA 129 Challenge. You'll remember that PPA has decided to alternate between a color challenge and a sketch challenge, and only do a challenge every OTHER week...so this week's challenge was a sketch.

Here's the sketch:

I always take a few liberties with the sketch...turning it, or using a different shape, but I rarely will completely delete an element like I did today. I tried and tried and no matter what I created with that scalloped area, I didn't like it...so, I skipped it. I did add that Lucky Limeade DSP layer in there where the scallop should be, so didn't skip the layer, just didn't scallop it. Also, layer 3 is actually UNDERNEATH as the ribbon. Soo...let me know what you think, and Thanks for Stopping By!

Stamps: Simply Soft (Hostess)
Ink: Lucky Limeade
Cardstock: Whisper White, Melon Mambo, Daffodil Delight
Accessories: Big Shot, Perfect Polka Dots Texture Folder, Daffodil Delight Satin Ribbon, 2012-2013 In Color DSP Pack, Melon Mambo and Lucky Limeade Stampin' Write Markers, Basic Pearls, Glue Dots, Dimensionals


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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Mojo Monday #227

Soo...I know it's Tuesday, and I really like to get my Mojo Monday share posted ON MONDAY, but I just could not get a blog post in yesterday! So I hope you guys don't mind that I'm posting it on Tuesday! If you'd like to play along, visit www.mojomonday.blogspot.com
So here's the sketch...


And here's my card. Mr. Brown brought me a big box of new stuff yesterday, including this sweet paper and stickers to match! I thought it was cute for a birthday card, so that's what I made! I hope you like it!

Don't forget that right now Sale-A-Bration is in full swing...for every $50 in product you order, you get a FREE exclusive item from the Sale-A-Bration brochure! So, if you like the supplies used here as much as I do...email me so we can get you some FREE STUFF!

As always, Thanks for Looking!

Stamps: Bring on the Cake
Ink: Island Indigo
Cardstock: Wisteria Wonder, Pool Party, Island Indigo, Poppy Parade, Whisper White
Accessories: Big Shot, Perfect Polka Dots Texture Folder, Sweet Shop DSP, Framelits, Pool Party Ruffled Ribbon, Slot Punch (retired), 2012-2013 In Color DSP Pack, Sweet Shop Stickers


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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Sheet Metal Magnets-Craft Show Creations

Hello! Today's share is not a card, but a bunch of 3D items I created this evening to sell at an upcoming craft show and scrapbooking crop! They are all magnets made from sheet metal. For the sheet metal, you can either use flashing (found in the roofing aisle of your local home improvement store), or you can actually cut apart soda cans and use them. Soda cans give you a nice variety of colored metal to work with also...so keep that in mind if you're looking for colorful. I used glue dots and Stampin Dimensionals in a lot of places, but I definitely recommend attaching your magnet to the back with hot glue. I like to use the thick, nickel-sized magnets because they have a good strong hold. Another option is to die cut Stampin' Up! magnet sheets into the shape of your bottom layer, and adhere it to the back. Then the whole backside would be magnetic. I suppose it just depends on personal preference and what you plan to use them for. Another tip: Use the Crop-A-Dile to punch the whole through all the layers at once if you plan to insert brads. The paper piercer is just not tough enough to poke holes in sheet metal! I hope you like my project, and thanks for looking!


Stamps: Filled with Love
Ink: Pear Pizzazz and Real Red (markers)
Cardstock: Pear Pizzazz,Whisper White,Poppy Parade,Island Indigo,Pacific Point, Concord Crush
Accessories: Flashing Sheets, Round Magnets, Hot Glue Gun, Big Shot, Rectangle Clearlit, Blossom Party Die, Beautiful Butterflies Die, Glimmer Brads, Crop-A-Dile, Glue Dots, Stampin' Dimensionals




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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Mojo Monday #226

Hey everyone!
It's Monday, so that means another Mojo Monday sketch for ya...

I really liked this one as it gave us the choice to go round or square. I ended up going square, but my twist was that the main image area on the front is actually cut OUT of the front of the card window-style, instead of being another set of layers ON TOP of the front of the card. I tried to give it just a little bit of bling with a glimmer brad and some smooch spritz, but didn't realize that my smooch spritz was close enough to empty that it made big splatters on my card...sooooo...I'm sorry about that!


I hope you like my card, and thanks for looking!
Here's the sketch:


And here's what I did with it:
Stamps: Mixed Bunch, Happy Greetings
Ink: Cherry Cobbler, Blushing Bride
Cardstock: Pear Pizzazz, Whisper White
Accessories: Twitterpated DSP, Basic Gray Satin Ribbon, Blossom Punch, Glimmer Brad Subtles, White Bakers Twine, Big Shot, Framelits, Smooch Spritz Vanilla, Color Spritzer, Basic Gray Marker, Crumb Cake Marker





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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

SAB is HERE! 3 Ways to Sale-a-Brate!

OK...this will be a long post because I do have a card share for you today...but first....the awesome special announcement!

SALE-A-BRATION IS FINALLY HERE!


There are 3 great ways to take advantage of this once a year event....

1.) PLACE AN ORDER! For every $50 of product you order, you earn a FREE exclusive gift from the Sale-A-Bration Brochure. There are stamp sets, designer paper, ribbons, brads, fabric...all kinds of things to choose from in there!!
To take advantage of SAB by placing an order, click HERE and go to "Shop Now". Or you can simply send me an email or call me and I'll be happy to place your order for you! There is a link to the special SAB catalog on the right side of this blog...

2.) BE A HOSTESS! Have more than a little stuff you'd like to order? Or, better yet, get some friends together and let them HELP you get to that big order amount! To be your own hostess, and earn an exclusive, beautiful, reusable shopping tote simply contact me to place an order of $150 or more. Hostesses who place an order (it can even be a combined order from your friendly get-together) of $400 or more, not only get the beautiful tote, but they earn EVEN MORE FREE
STUFF! Keep reading!
If you place a $150 order, you will receive:

  • the exclusive and beautiful tote pictured above-in this year's designer colors, ***see below
  • $25.00 of FREE Hostess Dollars to spend on anything you want from either catalog
  • 3 FREE items from the Sale-A-Bration brochure
***NOTE – If you are placing a $150 order and you want the tote – you have to contact me! Online orders will not receive it.

Call me at 307-220-2175 and I will place the order for you to make sure you get your tote!

Having those friends over? If you place a $400 order, you guys not only receive 8 FREE GIFTS from the brochure and the beautiful tote, but you also receive an exclusive bundle of EXTRA FREE stuff! This hostess bundle includes the products found on pages 6-7 of the Sale-A-Bration brochure, including:

  • Fresh Vintage stamp set (wood- or clear-mount)
  • Everyday Enchantment Designer Series Paper
  • Everyday Enchantment Ribbon & Brad Pack
READY FOR THE 3RD (AND BEST) WAY TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF SALE-A-BRATION?

3.) JOIN MY TEAM! Have you been thinking about becoming a demonstrator, or wishing there were a way for you to earn extra income alongside your current job, or wishing you had some way to supplement your family's income without having to sacrifice being home with your kids? Well, if you have, and you been waiting for the next good deal to come along...here it is!

Sign Up during Sale-A-Bration for only $125.00

(THAT'S LESS THAN IT COSTS TO BE YOUR OWN HOSTESS!)

    DO YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS?

    That $125 gets you over $340.00 of product with FREE shipping and handling, 30% off your first order, 20% off of EVERY SINGLE ORDER AFTER THAT, plus, a FREE package of Designer paper or digital download each month until year end. And the best part about the last thing is...YOU GET TO CHOOSE WHICH PACK OF PAPER OR DIGITAL DOWNLOAD YOU WANT! (Up to $10.95 each)

    So let's do the math: $340.00 worth of product, $35.00 free shipping, discounts, discounts, discounts-FOREVER, AND over $130.00 worth of FREE designer paper or digital downloads this year...a minimum of $500.00 worth of stuff (not even counting your discounts) for your $125. Ummm...YES PLEASE! I wish I could take advantage of this deal myself!

    In addition to all that's mentioned above, being a member of my team means:

    • You are invited to attend the fabulously exciting Stampin' Up! Convention in Salt Lake City, UT every July
    • You have the opportunity to attend at least 2 upline meetings per month where we learn new tips, tricks, and
      techniques and just have a great time stamping with our fellow team members
    • You have access to an entire team of fellow demonstrators who are always happy to share information, answer questions, show you how to do something, swap samples, and support you in any way they can. Some members of my upline have been demonstrators for upwards of 15 years! Believe me...if you need support or questions answered...we've got it covered!
    • You will receive monthly downline packets from me containing fresh samples and technique ideas that you can use in workshops or classes, or however you like to build YOUR business the way YOU want!
    • You will receive a free monthly subscription to the Stampin' Up! demonstrator only magazine, Stampin' Success, which is filled with even more ideas and tips
    • You'll gain access to demonstrator-only content on the Stampin' Up! website, and the ability to order A FULL MONTH earlier than customers when a new catalog or promotion comes out!
    • PLUS...JUST FOR JOINING MY TEAM..YOU WILL RECEIVE A SPECIAL DOWNLINE WELCOME PACKAGE FROM ME INCLUDING A SAMPLE BINDER FULL OF IDEAS, A TECHNIQUE BOOKLET, AND OTHER GOODIES...JUST TO SHOW YOU HOW EXCITED I AM TO HAVE YOU ON MY TEAM!

    I cannot express WHAT A GREAT DEAL THIS IS! Plus...you don't have to sign your life away, so it's a great time to test drive a Stampin' Up! demonstratorship! What do you have to lose? Get in while the gettin' is good!! Just email or call me and let me know which option you'd like to take advantage of...simple as 1, 2, or 3!


    OK...I know that's a LOT of information to take in...but I did promise you a card share today, so here we go! I used the sketch over at PPA...but tried to think a little outside of the box. Please leave me a comment to let me know what you think! Thanks for looking!

    So here's the sketch:
    (you guys know I'm a notorious sketch flipper)

    And here's 2 views of my card...since it has an unusual opening...
    Stamps: Perfectly Penned
    Ink: Poppy Parade
    Cardstock: Calypso Coral, Daffodil Delight, Whisper White
    Accessories: Big Shot, Square Lattice Texture Folder, Perfect Polka Dots Texture Folder, Framelits, Domestic Goddess Designer Paper, Designer Paper 2012-2013 In Color Collection, Daffodil Delight Satin Ribbon, Clip Assortment, Basic Jewels Rhinestones, Stampin' Dimensionals



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    Monday, January 23, 2012

    Mojo Monday #225

    Ok so...technically it's still Monday for a few more minutes, so here's today's Mojo Monday...

    Here's the sketch:


    And here's my card:
    Obviously, I rotated the sketch 90 degrees, but other than that, I think I did pretty good at sticking to it! This uses a stamp set I haven't used in a while...and also my least used Texture Folder, so a couple of challenges all wrapped into one. I hope you like it, and please stop by tomorrow for a special announcement!!! Thanks for looking!

    Stamps: Farm Life
    Ink: More Mustard, Soft Suede, Early Espresso
    Cardstock: More Mustard, Soft Suede, Very Vanilla
    Accessories: Big Shot, Hounds-tooth Texture Folder, Designer Series Paper Regals Collection, Mat Pack and Paper Piercer, Stampin' Dimensionals, Stamp-a-majig (this is a wood-mount set, and no way would I have gotten those words straight without it!)


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    Thursday, January 19, 2012

    A Little Bit of Good

    So today's share is one of my favorite cards I've made lately. I love the saying, it uses my current favorite DSP...I just love it. It's very simple, and quick to reproduce if you're making a set of cards for a gift. Stamping Supplies are always listed below the image, so please let me know what you think, and as always, thanks for looking!

    Stamps: Pursuit of Happiness
    Ink: Calypso Coral
    Cardstock: Pool Party, Daffodil Delight, Whisper White
    Accessories: Domestic Goddess DSP, Daffodil Delight Satin Ribbon, Clip Assortment, Stampin' Dimensionals




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    Faux Quilt

    So today's share came from a challenge I saw somewhere last week to use a Technique that I don't use very often. Well, this faux quilt is a technique I learned at a swap I crashed at Convention this year. It is the quickest, easiest thing EVER...and looks so cool! Don't you think? I also used one of my favorite stamps for the sentiment.

    Please let me know what you think, and as always, thanks for looking!

    Stamps: Pursuit of Happiness
    Ink: Poppy Parade
    Cardstock: Daffodil Delight, Poppy Parade, Whisper White
    Accessories: Domestic Goddess DSP, Pocketful of Posies DSP, Pool Party Ruffled Ribbon, Calypso Coral Ruffled Ribbon, Basic Jewels Rhinestones



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