Sunday, April 30, 2017

Cupcake Inspirations #405


A card for Cupcake Inspiration 

PTI's Forget Me Not with CP's Inks
 
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Muse # 213 with Kay Miller

A card for Muse by one of my favorite designers, Kay Miller
The leafy branch is from her PTI set Stylized Autumn. and the flowers are from PTI's Bitty Bouquet in CP's inks.  The background is PTI's Crackled in Soft Stone & sentiment in Smokey Shadow.
I love the soft background and then the bouquet of flowers.

Kay's card
 
 

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Friday, April 28, 2017

Addicted to Stamps & More #239 Clean & Simple / Color Throwdown #440

A twofer as Darnell would say.  


&

 

PTI"S Flower Fusion #4 an oldie.  I got this out to try my new spring colors from Catherine Pooler and thought oh I like that flower, so decided to give it some love.
CP Amazing Floral
CP Inks, love these inks.
SOL, Only stitched Square Dies
 
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Monday, April 24, 2017

Make It Monday #282 with Betsy Stenciled Watercolored Backgrounds

My card for this week's MIM was a bit of a challenge for me.  I was trying to use the Butterfly cover plate, making my own stencil and that just didn't work too well. Her's is much softer.  I usually like things bold but I felt this was too bold.  So softened a bit with a MFT Stitched Square vellum
Used Vintage Lines in CP inks.
Echo Park leaf stencil.
You can view Betsy's video, Here

Betsy's card
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Merry Monday #245 with Lori - Use Kraft

This week Lori wants us to make a card using Kraft on the Merry Monday challenge.

Come see what the other Merry Makers have created for inspiration.

PTI's  Botanical Blocks IV, MFT's Holiday Botanical for sentiment. Colored with Prism Pencils,
Perl-len Pen


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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Altenew's April 2017 Inspiration Challenge

I started out making a card for my son, Brad and his Fiance, Ramie who will be getting married June 17th.  I am so happy for them, both getting a second chance for love.
I decided that I could enter this in Altenew's April Challenge 
Using Altenew's blue colors and some mint as my inspiration with Beautiful Day stamp set
Ramie's colors are different shades of blue.
Sentiment is PTI's Graceful Greetings II embossed with Liquid Platinum
Avery Elle's Scalloped Border Die.


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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Make It Monday #281 with Dawn Pattern Behind Die Cut Window

A card for MIM
I started this yesterday and finished it off today.
Click above to watch Dawn's video

Dawn's card
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PTI 's  Butterfly Dream, Butterfly Hope, Keep It Simple Thinking of You, A2 Scalloped Die in Lovely Lady, Aqua Mist, Hawaiian Shores &Raspberry Fizz
MFT's Romantic Script BG stamp

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Monday, April 17, 2017

CAS Watercolour April Challenge - Pink & Green & Work It Wednesday April SSS

Another card for CAS Watercolour 
I have been practicing with the PTI Peonies on Parade Watercolor Sheets and my flowers would always turn out one color.  Still need more practice but this is the best of them.  I like how the background turned out.  Used Distress Inks in pinks & green.  That is Twisted Citron not yellow.
Lil Inkers Stitched Rectangle.

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Merry Monday #244 - Wreath

I am so happy to be your hostess this week and would love for you to use a wreath on your card.

 
Come see all of the inspiration created by the team. 

PTI's Sprig Wreath & Deck the Halls, Spring Moss, Ripe Avocado & Lemonade Ice 
Vellum & embossed with Liquid Platinum

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Create Along with Us April 2017

My card is inspired by a card by a card made by Nicole
I used Ziggs pens to make the background and then used this Birthday cover plate in white.  Of course I didn't have the beautiful die she used below.

You can play along at Create Along with Us

Nicole's Card 

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Merry Monday #243 with Kathy

Kathy always seems to stump me with her challenges and she didn't disappoint again this week.  She asked us to make a Christmas scene and you think that would be easy, but wow I worked on this for 3 or 4 hours before I came up with this.  It went in so many directions before I actually got something I liked.  Great challenge Kathy.
  Come join me and the rest of the team 
to get a head start on those Christmas cards.

 

PTI's In the Meadow, Masculine Motifs, Holiday Home in Scarlet Jewell & Blueberry Sky
Trees embossed in white and sponged with Spring Rain
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Sunday, April 9, 2017

The Paper Players #339 with Joanne & Just Us Girls #388 Trend Week - Altenew's 3rd Anniversary

  
A card for The Paper Players 
Its been a while since I played in this challenge.
Really like how this turned out.
 
&
JUGS 
 
Also sharing this on Atenew's 3rd Anniversary 
 
Altenew is know for its multi-step stamping so I am able to enter this at Jugs this week too.

Altenew's Beautiful Day with their Purple cubes, Fresh Inks, Mint and PTI's Fine Linen
Nuvo Crystal Crushed Grape Drops
Clear Wink of Stella on flower.
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Cupcake Inspirations #437

I haven't played in Cupcake Inspirations for awhile so used the colors for my inspiration. 


MFT Linen BG stamp in PTI's Spring Rain, Butterfly Hope, Harvest Gold,  Graceful Greetings for sentiment  CP's Something Borrowed & Lime Rickey
Clear Wink of Stella on butterflies, 
Perlen- Pen
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Saturday, April 8, 2017

CAS Mix Up April Challenge - 2

So I had to do another card for this month's CAS Mix Up.   Flowers or butterflies are my favorite cards to make and the first one I did for the challenge was not either one of those.  Love how this turned out.
 

PTI's Forget Me Not stamps & dies with CP's Inks, Embossed with Liquid Platinum 

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Less Is More #323 - Curve

Another challenge from Less Is More that I can enter.

 

Avery Elle Scalloped Border Dies to make the curve an then sponged with the masked off are with Distress Inks.
PTI's Banner Sentiments & Graceful Greetings II in Berry Sorbet, Harvest Gold, Orange Zest & Vintage Jadette. 

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Friday, April 7, 2017

Color Throwdown #437 & Darnell's NBUS #11

A card for Color Throwdown  

 


PTI's Butterfly Hope in Spring Rain & Lemon Tart, Red & Green are CP inks.
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Darnell's NBUS #11 Challenge

Sorry the picture isn't very good.
Saw this pretty Darice EF and while trying to work on another challenge that didn't work decided I could enter this into Darnell's  NBUS Challenge

The EF is a NBUS and the flowers are sort of a NBUS.  I may have used once or twice.  Anyway, very CAS and easy.

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