Merry Moose Birthday

Hiya Stampers!

I hope that you had a very blessed Thanksgiving, we sure did! 😉

Today’s card share is for the color challenge over at SplitCoast Stampers!

Here’s the color combo they gave us:

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Here’s what I came up with:

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I used some retired gold string tied around his neck for the gold color. The mini jingle bell is also retired as the jingle bells this year were too big.

Here’s a close up:

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I simply used the tree punch in the Holiday catalog to punch out black trees for a background silhouette scene. Then punched with Shaded Spruce cardstock using the moose punch.

Here’s another view:

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I stamped in black ink using the Buffalo Check background stamp on Cherry Cobbler cardstock. Pretty easy card to put together. I gave this to my son for his 19th birthday this year and it fit as the dessert option too. Win, win!!!!!

Well, thanks so much for stopping by! Have a blessed week! ❤

Simply Thankful

Hello Stampers!

I hope your weekend was fabulous!

Today’s card share is for the color challenge over at SplitCoast Stampers.

Here’s the color combo they gave us to work with:

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Here’s what I came up with:

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At first I was trying to use the  Lovely Lipstick as the focal color because I love it so much but it was throwing me off a bit with the rest of the fall-ish colors……so using it on the berries only here made it work way better!

Here’s a close up:

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I used the Country Home stamp set with the retired Stitched Seasons Framelits from the Blended Seasons bundle from last year.

Here’s another view:

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The dessert option was adding the Pumpkin Pie, which I did on the fern-like leaves in the stamped image.

The ribbon is retired Early Espresso from a couple of years ago with goes well with the DSP paper.

Well,  thank you so much for stopping by.  I hope you and your family have a blessed Thanksgiving. ❤

Christmas Easel Card

Hiya Stampers!

I hope you all had a great weekend. For today’s card, I made an easel card for the color challenge over at SplitCoast Stampers. I am the guest hostess for this week’s challenge. I had fun picking out the color combo as well as the desert option! The colors I chose are:

Real Red, Early Espresso and Mossy Meadow

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The Desert Option is adding some sponging on your card. So, I kinda made a vintage looking card with the sponging on all the panels, die cuts and even the stamped focal image.

Here’s what I came up with:

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I stamped the rose from The Christmas Rose outline stamp in Early Espresso, then stamped the rose in Real Red and leaves in Mossy Meadow in the coordinating filler stamps.  I die cut the rose image and popped it up with dimensionals.

Here’s another view:

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I used the gold glitter enamel dots that come in the Christmas Time is Here bundle as well as the beautiful gold shimmer ribbon.

Here’s another view of the other side of the card:

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I sponged the sentiment with Early Espresso and then diecut it out with the dies that come in the bundle. This bundle is absolutely beautiful, get it while the gettin’s good, as the deal ends on November 30th! 😉

Well, I hope you like my card. Thank you so much for stopping by and have a blessed week! ❤

 

 

Soft Christmas Rose

Hello Stampin’ Friends!

Today’s card is for the color challenge over at SplitCoast Stampers. Here’s the lovely colors they gave us to work with:

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And here’s what I came up with:

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The dessert option was to add metallic. So I added some gold metallic thread behind the floral diecut as well as a few Gold Glitter Enamel Dots for fun.

Here’s a close up:

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I stamped the Christmas Rose stamp set onto Watercolored Paper in Versa Mark ink using white embossing powder. I water colored the image using my Aqua Painter using the color combo they gave us to use. This gave it a softer look.

Here’s another view:

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I let it dry in between so I could keep adding more color, so it wouldn’t be so drowned out by all the white. I then diecut the image and popped it up unto dimensionals to make it pop up against the whitewashed wood DSP. I then inked the sentiment from the Christmas Time is Here bundle using Soft Suede. I buffed over the white embossing powder with a microfiber cloth once everything was dry, or so I thought….it did smear a tad, not a big deal to me 😉

Well, I hope you like my card. Thank you so much for stopping by and have a blessed week ahead! ❤

Beautiful Friendship quick card

Hello Stampin’ Friends!

I have a simple and quick card I made for the color challenge over at SplitCoast Stampers.

Here’s the cute color combo they gave us for inspiration:

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Here’s what I came up with:

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I had an entire card all ready to go, then it got ruined!!!! I had to quickly come up with something fast! That’s why I chose the Beautiful Friendship stamp set. It can make simple but stunning cards fast 😉

Here’s a close up:

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I had the sentiment stamped already inside the stamp case and dug through my shapes pile of extras to add behind it. The ribbon was in my stash collection, so all I had to do was stamp the flowers.

Here’s another view:

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I used my Stampin’ Write Black Marker to flick little splotches of ink onto the cardstock to pull in the black from the sentiment. Super simple, but really cute when you have to do a fast card. I just love Stampin’ Up! they make things easy, even if you aren’t an artist!

Well thank you so much for stopping by. I hope you like my card sample. Have a blessed week ahead ❤

Bright and Rosy

Hiya Stampers!

I hope you had a fabulous weekend! Today’s card is for the color challenge over at SplitCoast Stampers.

Here’s the color combo they gave us:

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Here’s what I came up with:

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Aren’t these colors fun together? I stamped off once on the small blooms to contrast stamping the full strength in the center. Then stamped off in the center for the larger bloom.

Here’s a close-up:

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I used the label from the Stitched Labels Dies for the focal point of my greeting. I often forget about this gorgeous die, it gives a feminine softness to any design.

 

Here’s another view:

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The ribbon is retired but I so love it and resisted making a bow, but instead just folded it behind the label .  I used the Stampin’ Up! Everything is Rosy bundle kit, it’s on the Clearance Rack now so go grab it up while you can! 😉

Well, I hope you like my card, thank you so much for stopping by. Have a blessed week ahead! ❤

Fall thanks

Hiya Stampers!

Todays card share is for the color challenge at SplitCoast Stampers.

Here’s the color combo they gave us to play with:

 

Here’s what I came up with:

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I used Crumb Cake as a neutral to add a little more interest as I felt Whisper White was too much of a stark contrast. I love this stamp set from Stampin’ Up! called Rooted in Nature.

Here’s a close-up:

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I used Well Written Dies to diecut the “thanks” out of watercolored paper. I used a sponge dauber to sponge some Merry Merlot using the Ombre technique on it, blending light to darker.

Here’s another view:

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I fussy cut the wood slice from the stamp set to have an anchor for the sentiment. It didn’t look quite right without something in the background to me.

I love this ribbon combo from the Holiday Mini catty called Come to Gather. The DSP paper is retired now, but loved how the stripes added a little sumthin’, sumthin’. 😉

All the leaves tucked behind the greeting were stamped then diecut out using the matching dies from this stamp set. I added some yellow sequins to finish off the card.

Well, thank you so much for stopping by and have a blessed week! ❤