Thursday, April 20, 2017

I is for informal

Guess i have to have a separate home for my I card for the ABC Christmas Challenge

I is for:  I don’t know what I’m doing sometimes.  Nyah-Nyah

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H & I Christmas fun

ABC Christmas challenge got away from me last month since we spent most of the month in Puerto Rico.  I played catch up today.  Last month was E for Edge, F for Family, and G for Girls.  I got those covered with these three.

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Next up is H for home and I for informal.  and now i am happily all caught up. 

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1 x 3

One stamp set, three cards.  This stamp set from Taylored Expressions is so cute.  I’m wondering if they have a die set that i need to purchase as i would like to die cut the boots instead of fussy cutting them all.  Smile  getting lazy. 

Anyway, Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge asks for showers or flowers.  I used the Raindrops plastic stencil from MFT and ran my tag through my Big Shot with it.  Love the subtle rain drops.

Here are the three cards I made with this set this year.

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Friday, April 14, 2017

SSS-MFT-Taylored Expressions

I had so much fun with the MFT and SSS challenges yesterday i decided to make another card for both of them.  This card just fits the weather we are having.  Not complaining, it is at least SPRING at last.  Cold spring, but still spring, and my flowers are coming up nicely.    MFT die that i LOVE.  Hero Arts Rectangle dies, Not sure if the grass is MFT or Simon.  Taylored expressions sentiments, boots, and embossed flowers.

Simon’s Wednesday inspiration color challenge

MFT’s Sketch Wednesday Challenge

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

twins turn two

since i have been gone for about a month from stamping i turned to SSS for inspiration on Wednesday.  They have a fun inspiration challenge for this weeks Wednesday Challenge.  I wanted to use these fun colors.  The plaid Perfect Plaids Petite 6x6 pack from Lawn Fawn worked great.  My next inspiration is MFT Wednesday Sketch challenge.  Always love the sketches. 20170331_113618

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Here’s what i came up with for the sweet little guys.  They love pictures of crabs and they pinch their little fingers together whenever we see one in a book.  I bought them a book from Alaska that has some king crabs in it.  How fun.

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Altenew Roses

After watching the video on how to correctly use these stamps i was so much more pleased with how they turned out.  I loave the beautiful simplicity of this rose.  I used a bit of distress inks on the bottom and left side as “foliage”  and then used my Ranger Spritzer with a dark green marker.  It needed a bit more glitz and i remembered these retired border dies from Sweet N Sassy and the perfect gold paper to create the border.  It is complete. 

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