A Fish for Father’s Day

Hey stampin’ friends!

I hope you are doing well! I’ve been busy, busy but I knew that I should probably get my father’s day cards done or I wouldn’t be able to with the busy schedule I’ve got right now.

Today’s cards are similar, following the sketch inspiration and stamp set found on page 44 of the 2019 Occasions Stampin’ Up! catty.

I’m also entering one of the cards for a color challenge over at SplitCoast Stampers. Here’s the color combo they gave us:

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Here’s the card that I came up with:

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Here’s the other card:

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On both cards I used a simple watercoloring wash, sloppy water coloring and splatter techniques. When the images were still damp I molded the shapes with my bone folder and they are really sturdy using the watercolor paper and it gave them so much dimension too!

Here’s a view of both cards side by side:

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Using different colors, but the same stamp set can give similar….. yet different looks! so fun how that happens! Don’t you just love this hobby?

Here’s some close ups, hopefully the dimension picks up:

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I hope they can still be mailed easily cause they are so stiff, lol!

Here’s another view:

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Well, that’s all for today. Thank you for stopping by and I hope you have a blessed day ❤

 

Don’t worry, everything’s rosy

Hiya Stampers!

Today’s card is for the sketch challenge over at SplitCoast Stampers. Here’s the sketch they gave us:

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Here’s what I came up with:

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I used the diecut flowers from the Everything is Rosy bundle from Stampin’ Up! as my focal point circle image they used in the sketch to make sort of a wreath.

Here’s a close up:

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I cut the frame-shaped diecut in half and added the stamped sentiment on top of it with dimensionals.

Here’s another view:

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This kit is so beautiful with tons of elements that all coordinate together. I added the shimmer pen to the pink leafy vine diecut, then added that on top of the rose gold paper. Using the kit made it so easy to put this card together. If you love this bundle, hurry up and get it while you can. It’s only available until May 31st  and only while supplies last!!!

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

 

Rosy Birthday

Hiya Stampers!
I finally got to play with the Everything is Rosy Medley kit!!!! We were so busy this weekend I had to wait, but it was so worth it!!!
I used this card from the Global Design Project as my inspiration:
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Here’s what I came up with:
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As you can see, I pretty much used the sketch as my starting point…..as well as the Framelits and of course the flower image that was used.
Here’s a close-up:
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I used the diecuts that come in the kit to quickly put this card together. It literally took about ten minutes once I saw the sample card they gave us to work with.
Here’s another view:
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I used the glitter pen to paint the centers of the flowers but it’s hard to tell. I really love love love this kit! The colors and stamp set and everything is so divine! It’s only around until May 31st and while supplies last, which means to hurry up and get it, lol 😉

 

Thank you so much for stopping by and have a blessed week ❤

 

Everything is Rosy Product Medley May 2019

Hey Stampers!

I’m excited to announce a new gorgeous bundle from Stampin’ Up! starting today, May 1st 2019 for a limited time only (until May 31st) while supplies last!!!!!

It’s called Everything is Rosy, take a gander 😉

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Here’s a video to entice you:

Here’s some samples made with the kit:

The Everything Is Rosy Product Medley includes these exclusive products:

  • Everything Is Rosy Photopolymer Stamp Set—18 stamps; suggested blocks: a, b, c,
  • Everything Is Rosy Dies—10 dies; largest die 2-7/8″ x 1″ (7.3 x 2.5 cm)
  • 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 CM) Designer Series Paper Stack—48 sheets; 8 each of 6 double-sided designs
  • 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 CM) rose gold foil paper—8 sheets
  • Printed die cuts—2 sheets
  • Rose gold die cuts—4 sheets; 2 each of 2 designs
  • Rose gold adhesive backed mirror embellishments—60 embellishments; 1/4″ (6.4 mm)
  • Melon Mambo 1/4″ (6.4 mm) Ruched Ribbon—10 yards (9.1 m)
  • Night of Navy/Rose Gold 3/8″ (1 cm) Metallic –Edge Ribbon—10 yards (9.1 m)
  • Rose Gold Shimmer Paint—1/2 oz. (15 ml)

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Here’s a close up of the stamp set:

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Isn’t it lovely? If you’re like me, you are dying to play with it all! If you love this like I do, don’t wait! Stampin’ Up! already announced that they think it will sell out fast!!!! Contact me today if you have any questions, the HOST CODE to place your order for this month is: H7RA3FJJ (don’t use the code if your order is over $150 before tax and shipping!) 

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Incredible Like You

Hey Bleeps(blog peeps)!

I hope you had a blessed Easter weekend. We sure did!

For today’s card share I went with the challenge over at Global Design Project. They gave us a fun sketch for inspiration:

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Here’s what I came up with:

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I did change up the sentiment a tad, but hopefully you can still see the sketch in my card sample. I used a beautiful Stampin’ Up! stamp set that is retiring sadly. I can’t believe it’s my first time to use it!!!!!

Here’s a close up:

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I fussy cut one of the flower blooms and used some die cuts from the Wonderful Romance bundle. I used dimensionals to pop things up.  Using white on white for my cardstock layers kinda makes it hard to see. So using the Lovely Lipstick Foil Sheet with the border punch makes the other layer more noticeable.

Here’s another view:

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Finally I added some ink splatter at the last because I accidentally got a little bit of pink ink on one of the leaves, lol. The sequins are some from my stash that pretty much match the foil. Win, win! 😉

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

 

Butterfly Beautiful

Hiya Stampers,

Today’s card is for two challenges! The first is for the challenge over at Global Design Project. Here’s the fun card they gave us to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit).

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Here’s what I came up with:

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As you can see, I used her same sketch and stamp set…..just changing a couple of things here and there.

The next challenge is for SplitCoast Stampers. Here’s the fun color combo they gave us to work with:

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Here’s a close up of my card:

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I sponged on the die cut with tone on tone, not sure if that’s noticeable or not in the photo. These colors are bright and happy, love them! The ribbon was FREE during Sale-a-bration, which is now over, boo-hoo!!! I can’t wait until next year, lol 😉

Here’s another view:

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I really hope this stamp set carries over in the new annual catty, coming soon!!!! YAY!!!!

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

 

Spring Butterfly

Hey there stampin’ friends!

Today’s card is for two challenges. The first is a sketch 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 used the oval shape from the Wonderful Floral Framelits Dies instead of the square. I added Highland Heather Organdy Ribbon behind it to add interest. Both of these products are not available right now, boo! 😦

Here’s a close up:

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I fussy cut the butterfly image from the Botanical Butterfly DSP and added Wink of Stella to it!

The other challenge is from Sunday Stamps. Here’s the pretty color combo they gave us to use:

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Here’s another pic:

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As you can see this beautiful patterned paper pretty much has all the colors they suggested! Win, win!!!!

Well, that’s it for today. Thank you so much for stopping by. Have a blessed day ❤