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Thinking of You

Good morning! Today I’m sharing my card for our new challenge over at Stamp Ink Paper. We have a fun fall color challenge for you to play along with

Stamp Ink Paper Challenge #125 Colors

And here is my card I created

Thinking of You

I started with a Kraft card base. Next I used another layer of kraft that I die cut with the Lawn Fawn stitched wood grain background die and then sponged all over with Early Espresso Ink and then die cut a circle out of the middle. For the layer behind this I used a piece of white cardstock and masked the moon off with a 1 inch circle and then sponged with Yo Yo Yellow and Really Rust inks. I then stamped the birds using a Stampscapes stamp in Stazon black ink. For the grass border I die cut using the Memory Box Green Pasture die in white cardstock and sponged with Old Olive Ink and then added at the bottom. I attached this piece behind the wood grain and then layered these onto my card base. To finish I stamped the sentiment on a piece of kraft and flagged one end with a punch and then sponged the edges with Early Espresso and added to my card using dimensionals.

Thank you so much for stopping by today!

Until next time

Happy Crafting

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Tis The Season

Good morning! Today I am sharing my card for our new challenge over at Stamp Ink Paper.  This week we have a fun Sketch challenge for you to play along with 

And here is the card I created 


I started with a Cumcunber Crush card base and then a layer of Whisper White embossed with the SU Softly Falling embossing folder. Next I used a piece of plaid dsp from Lawn Fawn and then layered a scalloped circle in Poppy Parade cardstock. For the inside layer on the scalloped circle I die cut a stitched round circle and stamped the candles image using the SU set Merry Medley, first in black ink and then the inside candle pieces in Cucumber Crush and Poppy Parade. I colored the flames with a copic marker. To finish I stamped the sentiment from the Merry Medley set in black ink onto a piece of Whisper White and then stamped the inside part of the Season sentiment with Poppy Parade. I snipped the edges to make flag ends and sponged the outer edges with Cucumber Crush Ink. 

Thank you so much for stopping by today and I hope that you can play along with us this week for our Sketch Challenge. 

Until next time 

Happy Crafting 🙂


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Retro Rubber Challenge #43

Good morning! I wanted to share my card for our challenge over at Retro Rubber Challenge Blog.  The inspiration for this challenge is Summer

Retro Rubber Challenge #43 - Anything Goes Summer Theme

And here is what I created

Hula Anya

I started with a Tangelo Twist card base.  For the next layer I used a piece of Whisper White and I sponged the blue sky in using Tim Holtz Tumbled Glass distress ink.  I die cut the sun and clouds with the Lawn Fawn Spring Showers set and distressed with inks and then added to my card. Next I took a piece of whisper white and and free hand cut it into the shape of hills and sponged with SU Certainly Celery and Old Olive and then added this piece to my card front.  To finish I stamped Hula Anya from The Greeting Farm (2009) on white Cardstock and colored in using my copics and then fussy cut her and added her to my card.

Thank you so much for stopping by today.

Until next time

Happy Crafting 🙂


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SIP Sketch Challenge #55

Good morning!  First I would like to say I hope you all had a safe and happy holiday weekend. It’s Tuesday and I’m here to share my card for our challenge over at Stamp Ink Paper.  We have a fun sketch challenge for you this week

Stamp Ink Paper Sketch Challenge #55

As soon as I seen this sketch I immediately seen an upside down Polaroid frame so I knew what I wanted to do! Here is the card I created

Life Is Like A Camera

I started with a Basic Black card base and then added a layer I embossed with a Darice camera folder that I sponged with Basic Grey ink.  Next I added a strip of Idea-ology film strip to the right side of the embossed layer.  For the Polaroid piece I used my Lawn Fawn Say Cheese stamp and die set.  I stamped and cut the Polaroid frame and then inked with Basic Grey ink and then layered a piece of Basic Black in the back of the opening.  I embossed the camera image from the Inkadinkado set Cameras and finished by stamping the sentiment from a Mama Elephant stamp set.

Thank you so much for stopping by today. I hope you enjoyed my card and are inspired to play along with us!

Until next time

Happy Crafting 🙂