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Holy smokes – I can’t stop stamping today! I think I was “dry” for so long, once I got a little bit of Mojo, I couldn’t control myself:) Today’s submission for the Truly Scrumptious sketch challenge #36, with the option of ‘How does your garden grow’? I have to admit, my flower image just “happened” to fit with the optional challenge, since I completely forgot about it when I was making this card. Isn’t that just serendipitous? This card is a little off of my usual style. I tried to incorporate and make the most of the 100th Color Throwdown challenge I sifted through all of my new 6 x 6 patterned paper packs until I found one that I thought was pretty close to the challenge colors (Regal Rose, Certainly Celery, Real Red, Baja Breeze). I pulled out a stamp that I hadn’t used in ages as well as one I hadn’t used before! How’s that?! Here is my card recipe for those who’d like to know:

Card Stock – PTI White (for base, flower image & sentiment), Certainly Celery, Baja Breeze, Real Red
Patterned Paper – Basic Grey June Bug and Green at Heart
Stamps – Stampington & Co “Elegant Stems”, SU “Elements of Style” (sentiment)
Ink – SU markers in Baja Breeze, Real Red, Regal Rose, Certainly Celery; Momento Tuxedo Black
Accessories – PTI & Gina K. buttons, SU punches, dimensionals

I think I’m happy with it. What do you think of it?

July 7, 2010 at 8:04 pm 8 comments

Fifth Avenue Freshness

As usual, I combined a couple of challenges for my card. My grouping today is for the Color Throwdown #45 and Our Creative Corner Sketch Challenge.
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Here’s my take on the two challenges:
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I used Chocolate Chip as my card base. I layered Pink Passion on top of that and added my two panels of S-U DSP on top of that. My flower image is from the Fifth Avenue Floral set. I stamped it using Timber Brown StazOn onto Watercolour paper. I used the ink from the Pink Passion lid and layered colour until I was happy with it. I cut that out and popped it up on the Whisper White card stock, which I had stamped the image on initially. I added a little Green Galore on the stem and used the same colour brads on the side. I layered the main image with Chocolate Chip and Green Galore and tied a brown satin ribbon on the whole thing. Thanks for having a look!

June 9, 2009 at 5:09 pm 1 comment

A two-fer challenge!

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This card is a little different or me on two levels – I don’t normally use these kinds of images and the colour challenge was a little tricky. I incorporated the Color Throwdown #39 challenge to use Real Red, Basic Black and Barely Banana with the Sketches by Tamara challenge. I’m not sure who made the swirl stamp I used, but it was part of an unmounted set. There are some really cute other swirly stamps. I didn’t find they stamped very well and I had to use my black marker to fill in the spots. I think the rest of the card is pretty self-explanatory. The sentiment comes from Heard from the Heart set. I’m going to try to get to a few more cards today. See ya later!

April 26, 2009 at 10:51 am 3 comments

Second Color Throwdown #37


Here is my second submission for the Color Throwdown challenge to use cameo coral, sage shadow and pink pirouette. I thought I’d try a one-layer card, which I hardly ever do. I really liked how this one turned out! I used Gina K.’s Comfort and Peace set along with 120 lb. card stock. My only embellishment is pink pirouette 5/8″ grosgrain ribbon. Thanks for having a look!

April 7, 2009 at 10:10 am 6 comments

Color Throwdown 37



Here is my take on today’s Color Throwdown 37. I used a sketch challenge 58 from SCS for a little layout help. This is a pretty neat colour combo. I had this great patterened paper from Prima Marketing Inc. from the Tea and Silk Collection called “Katsura”. It is the perfect coral colour. I layered that on my Very Vanilla card base. I used the challenge colours in my flower from Soft Summer (S-U). I cut it out and popped it up on vanilla card stock that was embossed with the Damask Texturz plate. I layered that with Pink Pirouette and Sage Shadow panels. I used the Easter Wishes sentiment from the All Holidays set and punched it with my square S-U punches I used hand held punches so I could thread the pink gingham ribbon through. I finished it off with cream coloured self-adhesive circles.

April 7, 2009 at 8:44 am 6 comments

Second Color Throwdown #37


Here is my second submission for the Color Throwdown challenge to use cameo coral, sage shadow and pink pirouette. I thought I’d try a one-layer card, which I hardly ever do. I really liked how this one turned out! I used Gina K.’s Comfort and Peace set along with 120 lb. card stock. My only embellishment is pink pirouette 5/8″ grosgrain ribbon. Thanks for having a look!

April 7, 2009 at 6:10 am 6 comments

Color Throwdown 37



Here is my take on today’s Color Throwdown 37. I used a sketch challenge 58 from SCS for a little layout help. This is a pretty neat colour combo. I had this great patterened paper from Prima Marketing Inc. from the Tea and Silk Collection called “Katsura”. It is the perfect coral colour. I layered that on my Very Vanilla card base. I used the challenge colours in my flower from Soft Summer (S-U). I cut it out and popped it up on vanilla card stock that was embossed with the Damask Texturz plate. I layered that with Pink Pirouette and Sage Shadow panels. I used the Easter Wishes sentiment from the All Holidays set and punched it with my square S-U punches I used hand held punches so I could thread the pink gingham ribbon through. I finished it off with cream coloured self-adhesive circles.

April 7, 2009 at 4:44 am 6 comments

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