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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Full of Life with Essence of Love

This is for today's COLOR CHALLENG E# 532 - Coastal Old Vanilla and Monday's CLEAN AND SIMPLE CHALLENGE # 326 - Wildflowers. I found a piece of dp with colors close to cabana and olive and went with it. I stamped the image in vanilla craft ink then embossed with white detail hoping for a bit of vanilla to show but it didn't :(
Anyway I cut the butterfly top out in vanilla then the angel wings in coastal cabana adhered them together and popped them up. Tied some ribbon around my focal panel and stamped the sentiment in momento tuxedo black. The inside sentiment was stamped in coastal cabana. The envelope corner was stamped in old olive using the butterfly from the stamp set. Hope you like this quickie. See everyone next Wednesday.
Stamps: Essences of Love, Full of Life 
Paper: vanilla, coastal cabana 
Ink: vanilla craft ink, momento tuxedo black, old olive 
Accessories: ribbon, dimensionals 
Techniques: 3D, heat embossing

Monday, May 25, 2015

Pop Up Book Shore Thing Beachy Birthday

This is for today's TECHNIQUE LOVERS CHALLENGE # 535 - Pop Up Book Card. Well this took quite some time for me but I did use a lot of dies too. I found some sandy looking dp for the beach scene and some 12x6 CS not sure where I got it. I am going to try to find a sentiment for the inside that says "kick back and relax". I know there has to be one somewhere.
Hope you like it
Stamps: Shore Thing 
Paper: vanilla, Pool Party, white, crumb cake, old olive, DCWV Day at the Beach dp, ? sandy dp 
Ink: momento brown 
Accessories: IO Flip Flops, Clouds, Sea Birds, Birds, Happy Birthday, Adirondeck Chairs; Frantic stamper Palm Tree Techniques: Pop Up Book Card, 3d

CAS Brighter Tomorrow Sympathy with Cherry Blossoms

This is for today's CLEAN AND SIMPLE CHALLENGE # 326 - Wildflowers. I finally used this die I have had for months now. I love it. I sponged all around the edges of the vanilla base.
The inside is stamped with a set of praying hands and "with Sympathy" on top of them. I used some extra pink flowers for the envelope corner. Hope you like it.
Stamps: Brighter Tomorrow 
Paper: rose red, blushing bride, vanilla, crumb cake 
Ink: rose red 
Accessories: Spellbinders Cherry Blossom die 
Techniques: sponging, CAS

Thursday, May 21, 2015

It's Side Steppin BBQ Time

This is for today's WAYS TO USE IT CHALLENGE # 532 - Red and White. I used the left side of my side stepping card for Wednesday's SKETCH CHALLENGE # 541. I choose the side step card for Monday's TECHNIQUE LOVERS CHALLENGE # 534 - Step it Up following the tutorial found HERE. The grill has wheels on it so I hope it can be included in Monday's CLEAN AND SIMPLE CHALLENGE # 325 - Wheels. I had so much fun making this. I have not used this technique in a long time and it was fun to try it again. I love this checkered dp that I picked up at Michaels in Valdosta. I stamped the grill in black so I could see the lines to cut it out everything else is stamped in riding hood red.
Hope you like it and I know Anne will since it is in her favorite color. See everyone again Monday. Working the next 3 days but that is what lets me keep buying more goodies.
Stamps: Backyard BBQ 
Paper: white, Riding Hood Red, ? dp 
Ink: Momento Tuxedo Black, Riding Hood Red 
Accessories: ribbon 
Techniques: side step card, sponging

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Itty Bitty Dream Big Father's Day

This is for today's SKETCH CHALLENGE # 541 and Tuesday's COLOR CHALLENGE # 531 - HelloBliss-@ BacisSandyLagoon. Well for those who are in awe of my ability to combine challenges, I failed today, could not find a way to do it today. I finally used my new dies dream catcher and dream sentiment. I cut DREAM in my dp and basic gray cs then glued them together. I did tone on tone with lost lagoon.
I also completed the inside and envelope today to reach my goal. I used All Year Cheer II for the inside stamped in Blackberry Bliss.  I colored my white ribbon with SU Markers. I have 3 Father's Day cared to give out next month, this takes care of one. Hope you like it.
Stamps: Itty Bitty Backgrounds & AYCII - Stampin Up, Make a Wish - Die Versions 
Paper: vanilla, Lost Lagoon & Basic Gray - SU, Wander DP-Basic Gray, 
Ink: Lost Lagoon, Blueberry Bliss 
Accessories: ribbon, gold cording, Cherry Lynn Dream Catcher die, Frantic Stamper Dream Sentiment 
Techniques: tone on tone

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Hot Glued Elegant Thank You

This is for today's COLOR CHALLENGE # 533 - Sending Off In-Colors, Monday's TECHNIQUE LOVERS CHALLENGE # 533 - Hot Glue Stencils, and Monday's CLEAN AND SIMPLE CHALLENGE # 324 - Thank You. This time I tried a different stencil design. I like how this one turned out and hope you do too. I air brushed crispy cantelope and strawberry slush colors then spritzed some pistachio pudding. I never have been able to get that tool to work right for me which is why I use my airbrush so often. I stamped the sentiment in momento tuxedo black. This will be a wrap for me until next Wednesday. See you in the challenges.
Stamps: Elegant Greetings 
Paper: white, Pistachio Pudding 
Ink: Momento Tuxedo Black, Pistachio Pudding 
Accessories: Hot Glue Gun, SU Marker Spriter 
Techniques: Hot Glue Stencil, Copic AirBrushing, Spritzing

Monday, May 11, 2015

Glued Stenciled Thank You Airbrushed

This is for today's TECHNIQUE LOVERS CHALLENGE # 533 - Hot Glue Stencils, Monday's CLEAN AND SIMPLE CHALLENGE # 324 - Thank you, and last Tuesday's COLOR CHALLENGE # 529 - I get a crush on you when we Tango or Mambo. I found out it is not easy to write a work in hot glue but I went for it anyway. I used my air brush machine with coordinating copic colors to spray the white top panel with the stencil in place. I laid the stencil in front of the card in the picture to show my stencil. I matted on melon mambo and then tied a crush curry ribbon around then matted that on a white card base.
Hope you like it.
Stamps: None 
Paper: white, melon mambo 
Ink: copics 
Accessories: Hot Glue Gun, ribbon 
Techniques: Glued Stencil, Copic Air Brushing

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Positive and Negative Dies for Mother's Day

This is for today's COLOR CHALLENGE # 529 - I get a crush on you when we tango or mambo, Monday's TECHNIQUE LOVERS CHALLENGE # 532 - Use Negatives and Positives and Mondays CLEAN AND SIMPLE CHALLENGE # 323 - Happy May.
M - Mother's Day, Melon Mambo CS
A - Alcohol markers - Copics
Y - Yellow color
I have got to get a new computer for my Craft room. I took my about 10 minutes to make this card and 45 minutes to load it. gggrrrr. My negative is Mother's Day, I stamped Happy from All Year Cheer in Tangerine Tango above and matted the white top layer on melon mambo. I cut the flower out with my cuttlebug then colored it with copics. Hope you like it.
Stamps: All Year Cheer III 
Paper: white, Melon Mambo 
Ink: Tangerine Tango 
Accessories: Cottage Cutz-Mother's Day, Spellbinders-Bluebells, Copics 
Techniques: Positive and Negative Dies