Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Color Throwdown #412

A card for Color Throwdown 
Love the colors for this cause is looks more springy than fallish.  Not really ready for fall yet.

 

PTI's Make It Market Mini - Color Pops, Autumn,  Soft stone background and stenciled with Green Parakeet, Raspberry Fizz, Fresh Ink Sky Blue, & H/A Fresh Peach

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Monday, September 26, 2016

Make It Monday #262 with Ashley - Pumpkin Stamps 3 Ways

So I really struggled with this card.  I tried to make the flower like Ashley did, but just wasn't loving it unless I cased it exactly.  Then I went with these butterflies trying to do something different, but the first couple of cards were just too ugly, so took a break, came back to this and I like it much better, although these are kind of funky looking butterflies. 

I didn't make any other cards for this challenge, but here is one that I made previously 
 

All PTI products except the Avery Elle Dotted Border Dies.

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Cupcake Inspirations #377 & The Paper Players Sketch from Joanne #314

One card for two challenges:

 
I used both the colors and party time theme for my card.

&
 

Winnie & Walter Ring in the Celebration, Casual Friday, Birthday Sentiments, in PTI's, Confetti Toss Paper, Pure Poppy, Berry Sorbet & Memento's Dandelion.
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Merry Monday #215 with Kristie

Kristie is GD with us this week since she had already picked a challenge for the week.  We really miss you Kristie.  She wants us to use light & dark pink with gray or  silver  on our card.

 

PTI's Wet Paint Holiday & Fab Flakes embossed with Liquid Platinum and sponged with Distress Picked Raspberry & Spun Sugar.

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Sunday, September 25, 2016

PTI's September 2016 Blog Hop

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Time for PTI's September Blog Hop

Here is the Inspiration Photo
Blog Hop 

PTI's No Strings Attached embossed in gold on Vellum 
Peaceful Pinecones in New Leaf & Classic Kraft

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Saturday, September 24, 2016

CASology #216 Frame & Just Us Girls #362 Fallish Phote

It's been almost a week since I have been in my craft room to play so really happy to be here. 
I made this for card for two challenges:
 

JUGS 

 
So I take things pretty literately, and this is what I came up with.
 
PTI's Autlumn Pumpkins & Lawn Fawn Our Friendship Grows colored with Copics.
MFT Stitched Scallop Border Frame and some PPP sequins to add boo boos.  lol

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Monday, September 19, 2016

The Paper Players #313 CAS Taste of Fall by Laurie

A card for The Paper Players 

 

PTI's Autumn Pumpkins, Stylized Autumn in Orange Zest, Terracotta Tile, Simple Chartreuse & Ripe Avocado, Memento's Rich Cocoa
PTI Scallop Border Die. 

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Make It Monday #261 with Betsy - Using Florals on Masculine Cards

This was definitely a challenge for me as I rarely make masculine cards and these are not my go to colors. 

This was the challenge on MIM with Betsy
Masculine-still 

PTI's In Bloom colored with Zigg water colors on Bristol cardstock.  Boy that really works well with the Ziggs.
Doodlebug Kraft in Color cardstock
 

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Merry Monday #214 with Kathy - something that keeps you warm

This week Kathy wants us to use something that keeps us warm on our cards.

 
Come take a look at all the inspirations and join us in the fun. 
Finally had a chance to use the Warm & Fuzzy dies that Colleen gave me for Christmas last year.
 

MFT Warm and Fuzzy Dies
Doodlebug Frosty Friends pattern paper
Darice Snowflake EF
PTI Minute to Make Holiday Tags


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Sunday, September 18, 2016

CAS Mix Up September 2016 - 3


A couple more cards for CAS Mix Up 
I made the purple and green ones first but they weren't as vibrant and then made the orange ones.

PTI's Buttterfly Cover Plate

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CAS Mix Up September -2

Another card using up those marbling pages that I made for CAS Mix Up 

 

Sugar Pea Happy Birthday, PTI's Balloon Bash, Beautiful Butterflies,

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Just Us Girls #361 Color Week with Nancy & Addicted to CAS #97 Stitched

After about a week and a half of mid 70s weather, we are stuck with a rainy, dreary day today and looks like tomorrow too.  Ugh, not ready for winter yet.  Great for playing in my craft room though.
It's been a few weeks since I have entered a card in JUGS 
Nancy has a color challenge this week.

 

And I will also enter this in Addicted to CAS 


MFT Flashy Florals in PTI's Pure Poppy, Memento's Dandelion, & Versafine Black Onyx 
PTI's Noted Scallop embossed on front.
Some Clear Wink of Stella on flower centers
Border was made with MFT Diagonal Stripes BG stamp.
I struggled quite a bit trying to mask the flowers but they just weren't turning out, hence no masking on this one.
I don't know it might still need a bit more yellow on it? 

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Friday, September 16, 2016

The Heart Desires #4

My card for this month's The Heart Desires 

 
I took the colors and the element of black & white stripes.  I love black and white so made a page of them to use on my cards.  I used and MFT Diagonal Stripes Background Stamp and that trusty Misti so I could get really good coverage.  I forgot to stamp the sentiment in gray so had to put some tiny butterflies in gray.

Avery Elle Butterflies, MFT Diagonal Stripes BG stamp, PTI's Berry Sorbet & Vintage Jadeite, Memento's Dandelion & H/A Soft Granite.

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

CAS Mix Up September 2016

I finally remembered to get some shaving cream so I could make a card for CAS Mix Up 

 
I have done this technique before at one of  PTI's SAFs, but had to review the procedure.  I really like this technique and it is so easy to get these amazing results.  Although once I had the marbling done, I had a hard time trying to make my card.  Success at last.

PTI's inks, Lemon Tart, Orange Zest, Summer Sunrise and Terracotta Tile, Noted Scallop A,  Linen Cardstock, 
MFT Beautiful Blooms.  I used dies, marbling, stamping & there is pretty scallop embossing around the oval.  Not sure if you can see it. 

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Monday, September 12, 2016

The Challenge #77

A card for The Challenge

MFT Tropical Flowers & Flashy Florals, PTI's Keep It Simple Thinking of you, in Hawaiian Shores, Memento's Dandelion, & Distress Inks, Abandon Coral

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PTI's Create Along with Us September 2016

After about 6 tries with the wreath, I finally got one that I liked.  This is for Create Along with Us. 

I chose this card by Heather to use as inspiration.
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I used lots of stamp sets to create this wreath.  First started off with Wreath for all Seasons in Classic Kraft, then used the Tag Its #9 for the small little holly sprig in Ripe Avocado in Spring Moss and the Poinsettia in Pure Poppy.  The little berries are from Enclosed Bell.
And the sentiment is from Wet Paint Holiday
I really love how it came out.
PTI Border - Can't remember what the name is.

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