Sunday, June 28, 2015

Stamped Background

Kim, with Paper Smooches, is such a kind and generous person.
I was SO impressed by how quickly I received the items I purchased.
AND, she even sent a FREE full-sized stamp set.
I was inspired to create a card.

I'm playing along with the following:

Stamps:  (Paper Smooches)-Reflections, Gently Seasoned Two
Inks:  Cerulean, Majestic Blue
Dies:  (LI)-Stitched Rectangles
Other:  Gems, Foam Adhesive

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Papertrey June 2015 Blog Hop Challenge

I really enjoy making top-folding TAG-SHAPED-CARDs.
(This one is approximately 3" x 4 3/4")

I'm playing along with the following.
  This is the darling inspiration photo Nichole provided for us.
  (I was inspired by the colors, flowers, & stripes.)

Stamps:  (PTI)-Bloomers, Background Basics: Random Stripe, Southwestern Style
Dies:  (PTI)-Stitched Tag, Bloomers
Paper:  (PTI)-Vintage Cream-Linen, Rustic Cream
Ink:  (DI)-Spiced Marmalade; Versafine-Onyx Black
Other:  Clear-Embossing Powder, Cord, Button, Gems, Leaves, Foam Adhesive

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Thursday, June 18, 2015


The die-cut hearts are clear-embossed with the SSS-Diagonal Stripes,
and the die-cut SSS-"love" is also clear-embossed.

I am playing along with the following challenges.
  -Clear-Embossing is one of my favorite techniques
  -Dies are some of my favorite products
Stamps (SSS)-Diagonal Stripes, On Edge
Dies:  (SSS)-Tic Tac Toe Hearts, Small Love You, Stitched Rectangles, Stitched Squares
Ink:  VersaMark; Onyx Black
Other:  Clear-Embossing Powder, Gems

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Sunday, May 31, 2015


I made this during Magaly's 90-Minute Scramble.
The theme she selected for us to use:  All Things Embossed.
All the stamping is clear-embossed.

-I'm also playing along with the SSS-Wednesday Challenge-Anything Goes.

Stamps:  (Hero Arts)-Paint On Canvas Bold Prints, Untitled Heart, XO
Dies:  (LI)-Stitched Rectangles; (PTI)-Loop De Loop
Ink:  VersaMark, Onyx Black
Other:  Clear-Embossing Powder, Gems, Vellum, Hemp Cord, Foam Adhesive

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

SSS Challenges

I enjoy making mini-cards.  This one is 2-1/4" x 5-1/4".
The background is stamped with the SSS-Diagonal Stripes in Majestic Blue.
The SSS "Hugs" sentiment is
Clear-Embossed with the Hero Arts-Tiny Ink Spots
and stacked 3-high for dimension.

I'm playing along with the following Simon Says Stamp Challenges.
-SSS Flickr Challenge #19
 Theme:  Create Your Own Background
-SSS Wednesday Challenge
 Theme:  Anything Goes
-SSS Work It Wednesday - May 2015
 Theme: Rainbow (Add One or All Colors With Embellishments)

Stamps:  (SSS)-Diagonal Stripes: (HA)-Tiny Ink Spots
Dies:  (SSS)-Big Hugs, Stitched Rectangles
Inks:  VersaMark, VersaFine-Majestic Blue
Other:  Hemp Cord, Eyelet, Gems

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Papertrey May 2015 Blog Hop Challenge

I'm playing along with the Papertrey-May 2015 Blog Hop Challenge.

This is the inspiration photo Nichole provided.

Stamps: (PTI)-Southwestern Style
Dies:  (PTI)-Wet Paint Cuts; (LI)-Stitched Rectangles
Ink:  VersaMark, Various Distress Inks
Other:  Clear-Embossing Powder, Hemp Cord

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Thursday, April 30, 2015


I made this card for my dear Dad.
To let him know I'm always thinking of him, I try to send him cards on a regular basis.
The hearts & "you" are clear-embossed & stacked 3-high.

I'm playing along with the following fun challenges:
Barb asked us to use the four colors: Yellow, Green, Blue, Pink.
(In my photo, the top heart looks orange, but it really is more yellow.)

Stamps:  (SSS)-YOU
Dies:  (SSS)-Tic Tac Toe Hearts, Small Love You; (LI)-Stitched Rectangles
Ink:  (DI)-Mustard Seed, Spun Sugar, Tumbled Glass, Crushed Olive; VersaFine-Onyx Black; VersaMark
Other:  Clear-Embossing Powder, Clear Gems

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