Time for Tea

Hey Bleeps (blog peeps)!

Hope ya’ll been doin’ good. For today’s card share I’m using a sweet little tea stamp set from Stampin’ Up! I’m using the color challenge over at Sunday Stamps for inspiration! Here’s the pretty colors they gave us to work with:

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Here’s my card:

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I made an easel card. I had forgotten how fun they are 😉

Here’s a close up:

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I made the label fit my sentiment better by shortening with the Framelit.

I used a couple of retired items on this card. The doily cut in half peeking out from behind the teapot and tea cup (you can’t see much of it, but still cute) as well as the Framelits for the main focal image (came from the Blended Seasons Bundle).

Here’s another view:

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I combined this stamp set with some of the other tea suite from the annual catty.

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

 

Country Home Challenge

Hiya Stampers,

Today’s card is for the challenge over at Global Design Project. Here’s the fun color combo they gave us to use:

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Here’s what I came up with:

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I water colored the image using the colors they asked us to, plus a couple more for the cattails and milk jug. This is one of my favorite stamp sets from the Holiday Catalog!

Here’s a close up:

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This ribbon is amazing, I love, love, love it! I used a retired doily on my project again….gotta use them up since I have a ton, lol 😉

Here’s another view:

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This DSP is so beautiful I almost feel bad about cutting it……but I’m such a paper hoarder as it is that I am going to force myself to use it! I love these die cuts, they are so fun to use on your projects. I used the small cut out for my sentiment and made it a banner flag.

Well, thank you so much for stopping by! Have a very 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 ❤

 

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 ❤

 

 

Mermaid card

Hiya Stampers!

Today’s card is for for two challenges. The first challenge is from Global Design Project. Here’s the theme they gave us:

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Here’s what I came up with:

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I did use some retired ribbon, but I have a ton of retired products that need to be used up 😉

The next challenge is a color challenge over at SplitCoast Stampers. Since it was the 700th color challenge they gave us 5 different color combos to choose from! Here’s the color combo I chose to use:

Berry Burst
So Saffron
Pear Pizzazz

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Here’s a close up:

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I watercolored the mermaid and fussy cut her out and popped her up onto dimensionals.

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I sponged the background diecut piece from Blended Seasons Bundle with Tranquil Tide and stamped on top of it with Old Olive.

I have been working on a sewing project lately so haven’t had much time for stamping….a crafer’s work is never done, lol 🙂

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

 

GDP #149

Hiya Stampers!

Today’s card is for the challenge over at Global Design Project. They gave us a pretty color combo to use.

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Here’s what I came up with:

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Yes, I used the Blended Seasons stamp set again, lol! I can’t help it, it’s so pretty as well as #1 it’s not going to be around for very long and #2 it was already on my desk from the last time I used it 😉

Here’s another view:

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The ribbon is from a bouquet of flowers my hubby gave me and I save everything. It’s not a perfect match, but good enough to work.

I will be very sad to see this bundle suite go, if you don’t have it yet….you better hurry up! It’s only here until August 31, 2018 and it’s while supplies last!!!!

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I took a piece of water colored paper and ink washed the navy ink all over it and distressed it with splatters of ink before die-cutting it out with those gorgeous framelits from the bundle. I heat embossed the flowers onto water colored paper and yes…..I fussy cut them out, doesn’t really take that long at all.

Well, I hope you like my card, thanks so much for stopping by. Have a blessed Sunday 😉