May 27, 2022

Spring Card Camp Day 4


Todays card is for Day 4 of the Spring Card Camp (yep as usual I am behind). I used a layering stencil by PinkFresh Studio and a sentiment by Taylored Expressions.
If you haven't ever taken any classes from Online Card Classes, you should! 


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May 24, 2022

It's Your Birthday




It's time for a new challenge at Addicted to Stamps & More.  This is our die cut and stencil challenge, come show us what ya got. 


To create my card I started with a Blue Corn card base and a white piece of cardstock vut down to work with the quad stencils by Taylored Expressions. 
The die cut is by Simon Says Stamp.


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May 23, 2022

Hippo Birthday


My card today is for this weeks CAS challenge at Splitcoaststampers is Water Animals. 
I started with a white top folding card base and a white panel. I stamped the hippo, hat and balloons on a separate piece of white cardstock, colored them and cut them out with the coordinating die. I created a background by using a star stencil.  
To finish the card I popped them up on the front of the card and added an embossed sentiment. 



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May 20, 2022

Beyond The Blue - 62

It's time for a new challenge at Beyond the Blue, we are just a group of friends who started a challenge to incorporate some of the techniques that our fearless leader and friend Lydia aka UnderstandBlue (hince where the name came from) introduced us to in her retreats and lives during the past couple years. 



To create my card I started with a white top folding card base, a red panel and a white panel.  
Using a paper plate, I covered the bottom with shaving cream and used a gift card to smooth it out. Next I dropped some re inker in the shaving cream and used a toothpick to swirl it around. I laid my white panel of cardstock down on a craft mat, placed the stencil over it and then picked up some of the shaving cream with the gift card and scraped it across the stencil giving me this result when I lifted the stencil. 




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May 19, 2022

Crafty News


I have some exciting news to share. I am joining the Makers Movement design team along with a lot of talented artists.


To create my card I started with a white top folding card base and the On Point Stamp & Die set. I stamped the image on a piece of white cardstock, colored it with alcohol markers and cut it out the the accompanying die with the Mini Maker die cut machine.
I used the Rainbow Sprinkles patterned paper as a background and used the Scallop Frame to frame it. 




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Spring Card Camp - Day 3


The creative team of Ink on 3 is hosting an instagram hop featuring the Life Changing Blender Brushes by Picket Fence Studios. Be sure to head over to Instagram for all the details and comment for a chance to win one of the two gift cards that will be given away.


My card today is also for day 3 of the Spring Card camp at Online Card Classes.
I started with a white top folding card base and a piece of watercolor paper.  I used Jenny's technique to create the background.
Have you even used Blender Brushes to color your image? That is what I did here, I stamped the Rose Trio with embossing ink, embossed with gold powder and then used the brushes to color them.
To finish the card I added some die cut words cut out with gold.




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May 18, 2022

Spring Card Camp - Day 2



It's day 2 (well for me, it's actually day 3) of the Spring Card Camp 2022 and I love this technique. 


To create my card I started with a top folding white card base and a shite panel for the technique. I used Gina K Designs products linked below and I love how this turned out! 
Are you taking the classes? If not you should, even if you don't have the time at the moment you can do them later because you have lifetime access to all the classes you pay for.  




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Sweet 'n Sassy New release Insta Hop


Happy Wednesday! 
The Creative Team at Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps is hosting a hop over on Instagram and there is a prize for leaving a comment so head over there and hop along for lots of inspiration. My handle is @cealp 


To create this card I started with a white top folding note card, some kraft cardstock and a couple pieces of white cardstock.
I cut one piece of white cardstock down to 5 x 4 3/4 and inked blended several different shades of blue ink over it to depict water. The second one I used to stamp the puppy image, colored him using Copic markers and the fussy cut him out. 
I stamped the Shiplap background on kraft cardstock and cut it down to depict a peer for the puppy to fish off of. 
This is going to be the Hubs Father's Day card so I used the Father's Day sentiment.




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Make The Cards Challenge #55


It's time for a new challenge at Make The Cards Challenge and or the next couple weeks we are looking to use up some of that patterned paper we all have a ton of.

I don't know about you but I do have a lot, I mean a LOT of patterned paper and I find myself buying more because its so pretty, but I never use it!
So I was excited about this challenge.
To make my card which was super simple I used a die by Erin Lee Creative and patterned paper. 
I added a greeting by PinkFresh Studio and bam, I'm done!




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May 17, 2022

I Carrot About You


I am up on the Dare 2B Artzy company blog today sharing this card. 

To make this card I started with a top folding white card base and a white panel. I did a little ink blending with some Mowed Lawn and Twisted Citron for the grass and then cut it out with the Land and Clouds Border die and for the sky I used the Swirl stencil and some Salvaged Patina.

I stamped out the bunny with the wagon from the Hippity Hoppity set and some carrots from the Honey Bunny set colored them and cut them out with the coordinating dies.



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