Monday, December 26, 2016

Merry Monday Anything Goes Challenge

 
Please join us in adding your favorite Christmas card from the past year.
Hope you all had a MERRY CHRISTMAS
See you back in January. 
 I guess I should have added one of my favorites:
 
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Monday, December 19, 2016

CAS Mix Up December Challenge

A card for CAS Mix Up  

 

Stamping, Sponging & die cut
I been wanting to do a card for this challenge for a couple of weeks but just been too busy getting ready Christmas. 
Finally getting some time in my craft room today.

PTI's Winter Floral sponged with Distress Inks.  I sponged first and then die cut it out.
Graceful Greetings II

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Merry Monday #227 with Nina

Well, one week until the big day,  Hope we helped make your card making easier by joining us each week throughout the year.  This week Nina wants us to spread Holiday Cheer.
I went another way with my card with this stamp set entitled Holiday Cheer. 


PTI's Holiday Cheer,  Cup of Cheer in New Leaf
Red Glitter Stickles and Rose Gold  Liquid Pearls
and this gorgeous die by
Memory Box Frostyville Snowburst

Now it is time for us to take a break.  We will be off until January 2, 2017.  Hope you will come back and join us.  
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

The Flower Challenge #3


This is a technique I have been wanting to try for a couple weeks now and finally had the chance to do it.  It is from SSS a video by Nina-Marie

Here is here card:  so pretty
Dimensional In lay die cutting.
dimensional-in-lay-colored-die-cuts_1 

I am entering this is The Flower Challenge

 

PTI's Bold Blossoms stamp & die colored with Ziggs on bristol paper
Birthday Cheer Die
Heidi Swapp Gold & White Color Shine & Sparkle Sheer Shimmer
 
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Monday, December 12, 2016

Create Along With Us - December 2106

My card for this week's Create Along With us 

I was inspired by this card by Betsy
Thanks-Split 
Except hers was soft and I went bold.  
PTI's Bold Blossoms Watercolor Paper colored with Ziggs.
Graceful Greetings 
Lil Inkers Stitched Rectangle
MFT's  Stitched Scallope Dies
 


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Merry Monday #226 with Lori Winter Fun

This week Lori want us to make a card portraying some type of winter fun and what is more fun than playing in the snow and making a snowman.  Although, we don't often get enough snow to do that, it is still fun to think about it.

 

Join us this week at Merry Monday
I do not have much success with Shaker cards but this is a technique that Jennifer McGuire showed and I thought I needed to give it a try.  Well, I must say it was the easiest one that I have done, but still did a few steps wrong and had to go back and review her video. 
I colored this Lil Inkers, Snowman image with copics 

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Monday, December 5, 2016

Just Us Girls #372 Christmas Tree

A card for JUGS this week:

 

PTI's Polka Dot Parade #9, Red, White pattern paper in Catherine Pooler's Party Collection Inks
SOL Only embossing dies 

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Make It Monday #269 with Betsy, Embossed + Outlined Backgrounds

This a a card for this week's MIM hosted by Betsy

PTI's Sprig Wreath, on Ripe Avocado and embossed in white.  Used a Copic to outline and then sponged in Ripe Avocado.
Then added the red sequins. Avery Elle Scalloped Border Dies.  And here I used Spring Moss cardstock.



Her Card
Sparkle-still 



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Merry Monday, #225 with me.

I am happy to be your hostess this week at Merry Monday 
Nothing speaks Christmas like candy canes. 
Only 20 more days left, Yikes. 
Come join in the fun and check out all of the inspiration by our Merry Makers.
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Sunday, December 4, 2016

CAS Watercolour December 2016 & The Paper Players from Nance #324 Snowflakes

A card for two challenges:

 
 &

 

I embossed the Sentiment in clear and the snowflakes in white  PTI's Jingle all the Way, Fab Flakes,
Then did a water wash and dropped in color with my Gansai Tambi water colors.

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CAS Watercolour December 2016

A card for CAS Watercolor 

 
 
Perfect timing for this technique.  I had just watched a video of Catherine Pooler's showing this technique.  Watercolor Resist  
I embossed in white and then used my Ziggs to drop color into it and then spritzed with water and let the colors work their magic.
I needed a break from Christmas stuff so went with is new stamp set from Neat & Tangled, Gardenia Blooms
Lil Inker Stitched Rectangles 
Framed with PTI's Pure Poppy on Vintage Cream cardstock

I actually made this one first and then decided to do one in the yellows, orange and red.  I love how they both turned out.

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