Saturday, March 28, 2015

Bark background

I am going crazy with this Bark Background stamp from Local King Rubber Stamps! I am playing a couple of challenges today....
Freshly Made Sketches #179 challenge by Amy and a /2015/03/ftl4-take-two.htmlClean and Simple FTL4 Take two challenge

Supplies used...
'Bark' from Local King rubber stamps
Flowers from Hero arts
Smile from Paper smooches...scripty sayings..brand new!
Celebrate die from Penny Black
black adhesive gemstones from Simon Says Stamp

I am also linking this to the Never before used stuff (NBUS) blog.

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Friday, March 27, 2015

The Paper Players Sketch Challenge

I am rushing to play the Paper Players Sketch Challenge #237....

Stamps used...
'Bark' cling stamp frpm Local King Rubber Stamp...brand new!
'colour me flowers' from Hero Arts
'Sweet small Petals' from hero Arts
Hugs and kisses from Hero Arts
Happy Birthday from Winnie & Walter.
Memento Rich Cocoa
Versafine Onyx Black

I was inspired to make this card by this image...

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Had a few minutes before taking my daughter swimming, so decided to act upon the idea that just came to me!
I am playing retro sketches #157 and Addicted to CAS 'Green' challenges.

The idea for this card has come from this awesome card by Ardyth Percy-Robb of Maskerade!
I masked off the card topper and inked the edges with Timholtz distress ink 'Crushed olive' and Memento 'Pear Tart'. 
Wanted a bold sentiment so I added my favourite one from Hampton Arts.

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Purple wish

Hey there!
I have made another card for the Simon Says Stamp Flickr challenge #15 (Spring/Easter).
Gosh, I am on a roll!!!

The flower and leaf stamps are from W+9 and the sentiment from simon Says Stamp.
The printed papers are from 'Paper Pizzaz tiny prints and patterns'.

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Little spring flower

I am playing the Simon Says Stamp flickr challenge#15 (Spring/Easter) with this card.

The card is simple…the wood grain background from Stampin' Up, the flower and leaf cluster from W+9, and the sentiment from Simon Says stamp.

P.S., the small square is a left over from the shaker tag birth announcements I made last week!!!

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Hey there!
I am playing the Papertrey Ink Make it Monday#206 Stamping and mixing patterns challenge today!

For this card, I used stamps from the PTI Sparkle & Shine stamp set to create the patterns. 
I am particularly thrilled about the sequin stamps…they look gorgeous…I did some send generation stamping too so the stamped sequins have a slightly soft look.

And my biggest triumph with this card is the Sparkle die cut! 
I  heat embossed the die cut with gold embossing powder..twice..hence the beautifully smooth and melted gold finish! And it matches the gold embossed patterned paper too!! YAY!!
I just love this technique!
To finish, I added sequins which I received as a freebie when I ordered stamps from Winnie and Walter!

As you can gather, I am terribly excited about this card…hope it inspires you too!
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Another card for RIC#80

I just love this challenge from Runway Inspired Challenges, so I made another card.

The background is inked with tim Holtz distress inks…Black Soot and Evergreen Bough.
The roses are from Stampendous and the sentiment from My favourite things.

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