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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Make A Wish at the Beach

This is for today's COLOR CHALLENGE - Under a Soft Sky our Blushing Bride eats Crumb Cake, Monday's TECHNIQUE LOVERS CHALLENGE # 531 - Stencil this or Stencil that, Monday's CLEAN AND SIMPLE CHALLENGE # 322 - Cupcakes, and my layout is from last Wednesday's SKETCH CHALLENGE # 537. Well not sure this is very simple but not difficult either since I had the dies already cut out. The longest time taken was cleaning up after getting dazzling diamonds everywhere. LOL . I popped the focal panel up and then popped the cupcake up so that it was sitting in the chair. Can you tell my family is a beach loving family? Well we are. This will go to my niece later this year for her birthday. Hope she likes it.
Stamps: Die Versions - Make a Wish 
Paper: white, Soft Sky, Crumb Cake, The Paper Studio - A Day at the Beach 
Ink: Soft Sky 
Accessories: Die Versions - Make a Wish Die, Impression Obsession Flip Flops, Clouds & Adirondeck Chair, Dazzling Diamonds, Stickles, dimensionals, Plaid - Stencil 
Techniques: 3D, Glittered Stenciling, die cuts

Monday, April 27, 2015

Glittered Stencil Treat Yourself

This is for today's TECHNIQUE LOVERS CHALLENGE # 531 - Stencil This or Stencil That, and today's CLEAN AND SIMPLE CHALLENG E# 322 - Cupcakes. My colors are from last Tuesday's COLOR CHALLENGE # 527 - Wild Pirouettes on the Sahara and last Wednesday's SKETCH CHALLENGE # 537. I have a granddaughter birthday coming up and so I went with a birthday theme. I have not used this set in quite some time. I stamped and cut out the icing and candle part to make a stencil then applied some glue and some pink glitter then white for the candle. I used some stickles for the flame. After drying I cut the entire image out and popped it up on dimensionals. I used my airbrush and a copic with the Jim Holz Splatters stencil. Love how that turned out. The sentiment is stamped in Sahara Sand ink. Hope you like it. See everyone tomorrow in the color challenge I hope.
Stamps: Treat Yourself 
Paper: White, Pink Pirouette, Sahara Sand 
Ink: Momento Tuxedo Black, Pink Pirouette, Sahara Sand 
Accessories: Dimensionals, Glitter, Doodlebug Design Sugar Coating Glitter, Jim Holz Splatters Stencil, ribbon
Techniques: Glittered Stenciling, Copic Airbrushing, 3D, yellow and red stickles

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Kitty in the Window say's Happy Mother's Day

This is for today's SKETCH CHALLENGE # 537, Tuesday's COLOR CHALLENGE # 527 - Wild Pirouettes on the Sahara, Monday's TECHNIQUE LOVERS CHALLENGE # 530 - Line Up - Line Up and Monday's CLEAN AND SIMPLE CHALLENG E# 321 - April Showers.... Well it took me almost all day to complete this but a dentist appointment and dinner date with my darling hubby couldn't wait. I used some new dies to me from Cottage Cuts and Dies R Us. I had a yellow stripped cat and I tried to simulate that on this cat cut in white cs and colored with copics. Not even close but I hope you get the idea. I punched out some pink flowers for the cat to be playing with and used my grass border punch to plant the flowers in. Hope you like this
Stamps: All Holidays 
Paper: white, pink pirouette, Sahara Sand, wild wasabi, KI Doilies dp 
Ink: Pink Pirouette 
Accessories: dimensionals, ribbon, copics, flower punch, CC Window Die, DRU Cat die 
Techniques: Doodle Lines, 3D, copic coloring

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Negative Glittered Diamond Rose

This is for today's COLOR CHALLENG E# 526 - Tempting Red Island with flowers as dessert, Monday's TECHNIQUE LOVERS CHALLENGE # 529 - Negative Glitter, and Monday's CLEAN AND SIMPLE CHALLENGE # 320 - Stencil It. I am not sure I am happy with this but the more I tried to make changes the less I liked it so I finally just stopped and said it is what it is. I sponged some Island Indigo on tempting turquoise cs with the MB Diamond stencil in place. I cut the Cottage Cutz Rose trying to just get the flower, sorta worked the 3rd time. I had to use some green for the stem and leaves :( hope the challenge patrol don't get me. I cut the IO Happy Birthday in white and tempting turquoise and adhered the white under the popped up tt layer then the tt on the inside and added some glitter in the open areas for some color.
I used a white and turquoise rose for the envelope.
 Gotta work the next 2 days and then Beach Time. YEAH!! See yall next Wednesday.
Stamps: None 
Paper: white, tempting turquoise, real red, pear pizzazz 
Ink: Island Indigo 
Accessories: Glitter, IO - Happy Birthday, Cottage Cutz - Rose, Memory Box - Diamond Stencil, Techniques: 3D, Negative Glitter, Die Cuts

Monday, April 13, 2015

Missing You At the Beach

 This is for today's TECHNIQUE LOVERS CHALLENGE # 529 - Negative Glitter, and today's CLEAN AND SIMPLE CHALLENGE # 320 - Stencil It. I am taking my 2 girls to the beach this weekend and will be missing my darling husband. I will be leaving this for him. I cut out the chairs on the top panel and marked where to add my glitter, added my glitter of yellow, blue, pink then green to show under the die cut outs. I used the cheveron stencil and sponged some pool party ink on the top layer then instead of popping up the top panel I popped up the chairs hoping the glitter would still show up and it did. I cut and popped up the seabirds.
I would love to see his face when he opens this. The inside is stamped with WISH YOU WERE HERE!
Stamps: None 
Paper: white 
Ink: Pool Party 
Accessories: dimensionals, Impression Obsessions Chair & Seabirds, Heidi Swapp Cheveron Stencil 
Techniques: 3D, Negative Glitter

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Makayla's Star Card & fishing trip

Makayla stayed with us last night and went upstairs in my Crafty Cave with me to play.  She picked out a star set and went to town.  I helped her with the dp choice but she put it all together, stamped out the stars and cut them out.  Popped up the one on the left.  The inside is full of stars too.  She had fun making this beauty.
Before making a card her Papa took her out to the pond fishing. Look at this fishing girl:


Fishy Birthday

This is for today's SKETCH CHALLENGE # 535, Tuesday's COLOR CHALLENGE # 525 - Bingo Game, Monday's TECHNIQUE LOVERS CHALLENGE # 528 - Cluster Stamping and Monday's CLEAN AND SIMPLE CHALLENGE # 319 - Make It Masculine. I went with a Fishy birthday card for my grandson that is coming up in the next few months. Hope he likes it. I punched out an oval and used it for my reverse masking. I stamped the fish on my white cs then on paper and cut it out to use as a mask. The small images were stamped around the fish in crisp cantelope. I colore
d the fish with copics then used some stickles on the fish and the sun. I mean you just can not have a sun and fish without some bling now can you? LOL. My color choices were from the first row down on the bingo map : So Saffron, Pistachio Pudding, Crisp Cantaloupe, Soft Sky. Hope you like it.
Stamps: Shore Thing, Fishy Friends 
Paper: white, Soft Sky, The Paper Studio - A Day At the Beach dp 
Ink: Momento Tuxedo Black, Crisp Canteloupe, So Saffron 
Accessories: Stickles, 
Techniques: Cluster Stamping, Masking, Reverse Masking, Copic Air Brushing