Pink Christmas Tree

Hey Bleeps (blog peeps)!

Today’s card is for a fun color combo challenge over at Sunday Stamps. These colors really caught my eye, here’s what they gave us to work with:

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Here’s what I came up with:

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We have to use at least three colors on our project. I chose Lovely Lipstick, Mint Macaron and Night of Navy. I love pink Christmas trees, don’t you? I have a Christmas tree that’s a light pink dress form…..I actually have three dress form ones, plus a regular Christmas tree too! Yes, I love Christmas 😉

Here’s a close up of this gorgeous Christmas tree image from the new Winter Woods stamp set:

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I added some dimensionals behind each cut out on the tree to make them stand out as well as some Wink of Stella for some shimmer to the ends. I stamped the tree image full strength once and then stamped off, then die cut both trees out. I stacked them on top of each other to give some texture and added dimension.

Here’s another view:

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I used just some ribbon from my stash and it actually matched pretty good I thought. I used the card from page 27 from the Holiday Catalog as inspiration for my card. Just changing the colors and some elements here and there. I love to CASE projects and then changing a few things to make them my own. I sometimes dream of card designs or colors, does anyone else do that?

Well, thanks so much for stopping by, I hope you like my sample card for this challenge. Have a blessed day ❤

 

Greeting Card Kids Challenge

Hiya Stampers!

Today’s card is for two challenges. The first challenge I’m entering is for the theme challenge over at Global Design Project. Here’s the theme they gave us to work with:

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Here’s what I came up with:

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Since we homeschool now, I don’t have anything really school related at all……but I never got rid of this wonderful retired Stampin’ Up! stamp set called Greeting Card Kids. It’s one of my faves and some things I will always keep 😉 My pink bling is just from my stash and thought they matched her dress pretty good.

Here’s a close up:

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These little cuties have always reminded me of my twins when they were little. This stamp set has a vintage feel to it and it’s precious. I simply water colored the image onto water color paper and stamped the greeting onto Whisper White cardstock. I cut the image out with a circle die and added it with dimensionals. I also added dimensionals to pop up the greeting. The buffalo checked Blueberry Bushel piece was from last month’s Paper Pumpkin Kit Picnic Paradise that I had left over. It has a tissue type texture to it and I thought it fit perfectly.

The next challenge is from Sweet Stampin’ Challenge Blog. I came across their website recently and remembered them fondly as I used to do their challenges all the time on my old blog!!!!! Love happy accidents like that, don’t you?

Here’s the sketch they gave us to work with:

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Here’s one last look at my sample card:

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Well, I hope you like my card for these two fun challenges. Thank you so much for stopping by. Have a blessed day ❤

 

Dashing Deer Challenge

Hiya Stampers!

Today’s card is for the challenge over at Global Design Project. Here’s the sketch they gave us to work with:

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Here’s what I came up with:

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I found it hard to measure this sketch, but pretty much kept to it 😉

Here’s a close up:

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I really like this green newsprint background from this limited time Dashing Along DSP!

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Here’s another view of my card:

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It’s a is fairly simple and straight forward card, which is great cause I haven’t had much time to stamp this week and this took me literally 15 minutes from start to finish!!!! Love it when that happens. Oh, and the Cherry Cobbler Baker’s Twine is retired unfortunately.

Well, thanks so much for stopping by and have a blessed day! ❤

 

Strawberry Card

Hiya Stampers!

I hope your week is going great so far. Today’s card is for the sketch over at Sunday Stamps. Here’s the sketch they gave us:

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Here’s my take on it:

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I admit it, I was stumped at first and I almost gave up, lol. I looked at some of the others take on it and decided to give it a go. I kept to the sketch pretty closely and the rest of the card is fairly simple.

Here’s a close up:

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I used some retired DSP and a retired Stampin’ Up! stamp called Sharing Sweet Thoughts. I masked the strawberries so I could stamp them twice and then watercolored them and finally added some glossy accents on top.

Here’s another view:

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Well, thanks so much for stopping by and have a blessed day ❤

 

Coffee Card Challenge

Hey Bleeps (blog peeps)!

Today’s card 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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This was my first time watercoloring using actual coffee! I just made a simple watercolor wash background with it, so fun!!! I did use some retired products……the baker’s twine, embossing folder and DSP is from years ago!

Here’s a close up:

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It was a little hard figuring out how to add the vellum to the front of the coffee cup. I added a thin line of TomBow glue to the line of the top of the cup. It did blur the ink some, but it will have to do, lol!

Here’s another view:

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The whip cream image was stamped off with Crumb Cake and I added Wink of Stella to it, but then covered it with the vellum so now it’s a little hard to see.

Well, that’s it for today. Thanks so much for stopping by and have a blessed day ❤

 

Guest Designer at Global Design Project

Hiya Stampers!

Today is super exciting for me, I am the guest designer for Global Design Project #153!!! 😉  They gave us a really pretty color combo to use:

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Here’s what I created:

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I made a fun shaker card using the amazing limited-time Blended Seasons Bundle. The Framelits that are in this set made it a snap to put together! I used a piece of vellum for the bottom diecut and window sheet for the top. I added some sequins in the middle after using foam strip dimensionals to frame it up.

Here’s a close up:

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I really love this patterned paper from the Nature’s Poem DSP. It’s so very pretty, even though you don’t see much here in my example. I embossed the leaves and water colored them using the new set of watercolored pencils that are also a part of this bundle. I then curled each leaf with my bone folder and popped some of them up onto dimensionals.

Here’s another view:

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I fussy cut the leaves out. It doesn’t take that long if you have some good music to listen to and Elvis kept me company 😉 (yes, I’ve always been a die hard E fan since I was 18 months old). And finally, I used several strips of retired ribbon stacked upon each other to finish off my card.

Well, I hope you like my sample and don’t forget to grab your Blended Seasons Bundle before time runs out…..only 4 more days til’ it’s gone forever!!!!! 😦

Thanks so much for stopping by and have a blessed day ❤