Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Simon Says Stamp-Emboss It/Thank You

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Welcome to Wednesday and the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

This weeks challenge is Emboss It!

Don't forget every week at Simon Says Stamp we give away a $50 voucher...woohoo...definitely worth playing for!

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I luv this weeks Simon Says Stamp Challenge, emboss it! I want to use embossing pastes on every card...lol. It gives so much texture and depth, but also reminds me of mixed media...luv! I have dry embossed the sweet little butterfly too. I have kept my card CAS this week, I wanted to show off the embossing paste; it is silver! Wendy Vecchi has lots to choose from, I still need to get the black....teehehehe. I have used a few drops of Heidi Swapp color shine, luv this stuff too. A super simple card, but it has lots of interest...sparkle & shine!

CAS(E) this Sketch: sketch/CTS85
Fan-Tastic Tuesday: anything goes
Simon Says Stamp: emboss it
Sister Act: anything goes


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Monday, July 21, 2014

Mojo Monday/MOJO355-The Earth Laughs In Flowers



Hi friends, I am sharing my take on this weeks Mojo Monday sketch, I am also up on the Verve Blog sharing my take of this months dare...inside out. I have used the color combo from last weeks SCS, I luv these colors! I have used the Verve stamp set Happy Place, I water colored the flower and added stickles. Be sure to pop over and check out the Verve Blog and play along with this months dare, you could win FREE Verve Stamps! Have a super Monday...sparkle & shine!

Mojo Monday: sketch/MOJO355
SCS Challenge: color/CC487




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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Love Everyday


Playing along with Cardabilities and Tag Your It challenges, uses a little mixed media on my tag...so luv the look. I embossed the honeycomb design and then added Tim Holtz distressed inks. Added a Hedi Swapp heart and a leaf flourish from My Favorite Things. The sentiment is Mama Elephant. A rolled down corner with some embossing showing through...so luv the distressed look. Hope your day is grand...sparkle & shine!

Cardabilities: sketch/#103
Tag Your It: tags/#2



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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Hello


hi, I am using the Sketchbook Saturday and Retro Sketch for my card, I thought they where very similar to the same sketch. I used the awesome stitched heart die from Lil' Inker for my focal point and then added clear gemstones all over....seeeeccckkkkkk. I had  blast with this sketch, luv using the My Favorite Things Banner die, the sweet "hello" sentiment is a Simon Says Stamp Set called Handwritten Boarders.  I hope I have inspired you to create summin pretty or maybe even go shopping...teehehehe....sparkle & shine!

Crafty Hazelnut: patterned paper/July
Retro Sketch: sketch/RS124
Sketchbook Saturday: sketch/SS124





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Love Is Everything


I adore this weeks Color Throwdown colors, my great friend Wanda is hostessing this week....I luv her taste and had to play along! I have used the darlin flower set from Simon Says Stamp, called Favorite Flowers and I paired it with a leaf die from Memory Box called Small Marianna Vine. Hope you have a super great weekend, we are in the beginning stages of an entire kitchen makeover....woohooo...decisions, decisions....I will keep you posted! Hope you where inspired...sparkle & shine!

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Simon Says Stamp-Spots and Dots/I Miss You

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Happy Wednesday and welcome to this weeks Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.....this is a super special Wednesday, we have three new gals joining us this week. Be sure to check them out; Caryn, Jenn, and Virginia! Welcome ladies, I am so happy you are here!

This weeks challenge is Spots and Dots, luv polka dots, such fun! The DT will be show casing products from Paper Smooches!

Don't forget every week at Simon Says Stamp we give away a $50 voucher...woohoo...definitely worth playing for!

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I had such fun with this weeks card, I used an Sixxiz embossing folder and the covered the polka dots with stickles....luv, anything that glitters get me every time...*grin* I have used the awesome Paper Smooches set Flirty Frames and the matching die called Duo Die 1, so fun...luv the sweet frame! I have added a few buttons with hemp twine to complete my card. I am super stoked about this weeks challenge and cannot wait to see what you do with Spots & Dots...sparkle & shine!

Deconstructed Sketch: sketch/DS159
Simon Says Stamp: spots & dots
Sister Act: anything goes
Word Art Wednesday: anything uplifting goes/#141


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Monday, July 14, 2014

Mojo Monday/MOJO354


Hi and welcome to my blog post for Monday, you know what that means....yep, the Mojo Monday Sketch. I have also played along with a new CAS challenge Tag You it. This week we are to find inspiration in Virginia's tag, I was inspired by the colors and by the polka dotted background. I have also used the new sentiment from the Verve set Happy Place. I adore the flowers in this set, they sure do make me happy...just elegant and gorgeous! Hope you play along with us at Mojo Monday....sparkle & shine!

Mojo Monday: sketch/MOJO354
Tag Your It: inspiration from Virginia's tag


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Sunday, July 13, 2014

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I was inspired by the unique colors from Poppy Sketch, I like'em, but was also intimidated by them...lol. I also played along with SCS Mixed-Ability challenge to finger paint, I used my finger to mix the splotches and also to mix the embossing paint with the paint colors. I really fun card, if you have not tried any of the SCS Mix-Ability challenge, I encourage you to do so. I am knew too, but I am having such fun!

Poppy Sketch: sketch and colors/PS8
SCS Mixed-Ability: MIX76/finger paint



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