Friday, September 29, 2023

9/29/2023 - As You See It #308 & Hand Stamped Sentiment #423 - Pick of the Patch Thanks so much

Happy Friday! Finally made a card not for my design team projects. Today’s card is using As You See It Sketch Challenge with Hand Stamped Sentiments Inspiration Challenge. I feel like with Pick of the Patch bundle, you can literally create any colors of pumpkins and it would look great – just like the pictures. I used both Pool Party and Lost Lagoon for my pumpkin and the paired it with Very Vanilla. This quick and simple card is definitely in my alley! Hope you guys enjoyed this creation and enjoy FALL!

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Challenge: #423, #308
Stamp: Pick of the Patch             
Colors: Lost Lagoon, Pool Party, Crumb Cake, Soft Seafoam
Paper: Very Vanilla, Inked Botanic Garden DSP, Pool Party,      
Others: Dimension, Stitched with Whimsy Dies, All That Dies, Blooming Pearls, Twine,

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

9/27/2023 - Christmas Craft Creation September 2023 Metallic - Merry Christmas

Welcome back to another monthly challenge here at Christmas Craft Creation where we help you get a head start on your holiday cards. This month the theme is metallic and I did it in 2 ways! The first one was that I used Blooming Pearls from Stampin’ Up which has the wonderful Metallic colors. The 2nd way is the gold on the panel! I used Tear & Tape with the Gilead Leafing with the gold strips which make the card really pop! I hope you enjoyed my creation and be sure to join us at the challenge!


Challenge: September 2023
Stamp: More Wishes          
Colors: Cherry Cobbler, Pretty Peacock  
Paper: White, Garden Walk DSP, Cherry Cobbler,    
Others: Blooming Pearls, Gilead Leafing,

Monday, September 25, 2023

9/25/2023 - Make My Monday #210 Create your own background - Sending Smiles,

Happy Monday! It’s a new challenge here at Make My Monday and we are creating our own background! There are many ways you can do so, as you can see from our DT’s cards and I decided to do sponging! I used Painter’s Tape to tape off the side of the cardstock and sponge the middle with Balmy Blue and Lemon Lime Twist to created a color background. Then I stamped the image with Black and added a sentiment. I hope you enjoyed the card I am sharing today and be sure to join us at the challenge.


Challenge: #210
Stamp: Sending Smiles,          
Colors: Memento Black, Lemon Lime Twist, Balmy Blue,     
Paper: White, Crumb Cake,   
Others: Painter’s Tape, Deckled Rectangle Dies,  

Friday, September 22, 2023

9/22/23 - My Time To Craft #517 Two or more DSP & Try Stampin' On Tuesday - Pick of the Patch

 Happy Friday! Welcome back to another bi-weekly challenge here at My Time to Craft Challenge and this week we are making cards with 2 or more Designer Series Paper! I paired it with Try Stampin’ On Tuesday Sketch as well to showcase the wonderful paper we have with Stampin’ Up. I went out of my comfort zone and created a non traidtional colors Halloween card! As you can see, I stamped one of the pumpkin with Petal Pink and another with Lost Lagoon! The DSP does represent some Fall colors but not the typical Halloween ones. I hope my creation will inspired you get out of your comfort zone and create something wonderful and amazing!

Challenge: #517, TSOT#624
Stamp: Pick of the Patch         
Colors: Black, Lost Lagoon, Garden Green, Petal Pink, Basic Gray,  
Paper: White, Inked Botanic DSP, Garden Walk DSP, Petal Pink,  
Others: Dimension, Pick of the Patch Punch, Rhinestone, Timeless Arrangement Dies,        

Thursday, September 21, 2023

9/21/2023 - Cardz 4 Galz #208 Stencil, Sentiment and Image - It's a Science

Welcome back to another bi-weekly challenge here at C4Galz and this week we are making a card with Stencil, Sentiment and an image! I decided to go with It’s a Science stamp set as a starting point! I cut out a rectangle negative as a stencil and used it as a background. I stamped the images and colored it in with Watercolor Pencils and Aqua Painter and cut it out to put it on dimensions. To finish the card, I stamped the bubbles and added some sequins and then sentiment. Who says that Science and blue is just for guys?! I loved how this turned out using these. I hope you enjoyed this card I am sharing today and be sure to join us!

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Challenge: #208
Stamp: It’s a Science,        
Colors: Black, Pool Party,
Paper: White, Pool Party, 
Others: Dimension, Watercolor Pencil, Rectangle Dies, Aqua Painter,       

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

9/19/2023 - Cardz 4 Guyz #331 Stars - Thinking of you

Welcome back to another bi-weekly challenge here at Cardz 4 Guyz and this week we are making card with Stars! I found this really old/retired fun paper where you just used a sponge, ink pad and rub color on there, kind of like coloring with an embossed image! To finished the card I added a layer of cardstock, some glitter stars, with a bow and a sentiment. The guy in our lives need some rainbow as well, right?! Hope you will join us at the challenge today!


Challenge: #331
Stamp: Greetings    
Colors: Rainbow! & Black
Paper: White, Crumb Cake, Embossed DSP,  
Others: Twine, Sponge, Star Punch, Glimmer Paper   

Monday, September 18, 2023

9/18/2023 - Atlantic Hearts Sketch #543 - Cheerful Daisy

 Happy Monday and welcome back to another bi-weekly sketch challenge with Atlantic Hearts Sketch! For today’s card, I turned the sketch side way for a horizontal card. All the items used are from the Cheerful Daisy suite in the current Stampin’ Up catalog. The white daisy middle is colored with ink pad and watercolor brush for a softer look, although the color I used is Crushed Curry. I hope you enjoyed this card and be sure to join us at the challenge.

Challenge: #539
Stamp: Cheerful Daisy,      
Colors: Gardne Green,  
Paper: White, Crushed Curry, Garden Green, Copper Clay, Boho Blue,    
Others: Dimension, Cheerful Daisy Dies, Solid Gems,     

Saturday, September 16, 2023

9/16/2023 - Less is More #492 Alphabet (C) - Brewed For You

Happy Saturday! Today’s card with Less Is More we are making C is for Celebrate! I created a masculine card to celebrate all the dad in our lives, including mine, although he doesn’t drink beer, only my husband does! I used a die cut and created a template to sponge the background and the beer mug is using the Brewed for You bundle! Hope you can join us for this wonderful challenge! 

Challenge: #492
Stamp: Brewed for You       
Colors: Black, Crumb Cake, Crushed Curry,   
Paper: White,
Others: Splited Texture Dies, Sponge, Brewed for You Dies,      

Friday, September 15, 2023

9/15/2023 - Sparkles Challenge #168 Alice in Wonderland - Playing Cards

Hi – welcome back to another month challenge at Sparkles Buddies, Monthly Challenge and this month we are creating Alice in Wonderland card. My card is inspired by the elements in the movie. I created 2 playing cards, using blue designers series paper like Alice’s dress and then stamped the clock image in the background. I hope my creation help you to participate in this challenge, even when you don’t have any stamps for the image!


Challenge: #168
Stamp: Clock Image (from Paper Pumpkin)   
Colors: Pebble Path,
Paper: White, Celebrate All Occasion DSP (retired), Real Red, Basic Black,   
Others: Alphabet Dies, Mini Heart Punch, He’s the Men Dies,   

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

9/12/2023 - TGIF #437 + Inspiration Station #53 - Pick of the Patch a harvest of blessing

It’s been a long time since I joined challenges beside my DT post so today’s card is using TGIF sketch challenge with Inspiration Station. Fall is defiantly coming in the Midwest as it’s been a bit cooler in the morning. I picked up this bundle from the current Stampin’ Up winter mini catalog – Pick of the Patch for a fun pumpkin card! The circle is cut out with the Stitched Layering Dies and the pumpkins are punch out. I finished the card with some Speckled Dots. I hope you enjoyed this card and have a great week!


Challenge: #tgifc437, #53
Stamp: Pick of the Patch,    
Colors: Cajun Craze, Crushed Curry, Mossy Meadow, Crumb Cake,  
Paper: White, Lost Lagoon, Inked Botanic DSP, 
Others: Dimension, Speckled Dots, Pick of the patch Builder Punch, Stitched Layering Dies,   

Monday, September 11, 2023

9/11/2023 - Make My Monday #209 In the City - Coming Home card

Happy Monday crafters, welcome back to another challenge here at Make My Monday and this week we are making a scene – in the city card! I dogged out my retired stamp set – Coming Home for this. All 3 houses are stamped, colored with Stampin’ Blends and die cut out, even the cute car! The bare trees in the background was stamped with Early Espresso. Hope you enjoyed this fun card that I created for you and be sure to join us at the challenge.


Challenge: #209
Stamp: Coming Home (retired)  
Colors: Memento Black, Misty Moonlight/Daffodil Delight/Pool Party/Gray/Calypso Coral Stampin’ Blends                      
Paper: White, Christmas DSP (retired), 
Others: Dimension, Coming Home Dies,

Friday, September 8, 2023

9/8/23 - My Time To Craft #516 Dogs/Cats - Happy Halloween with Scary Silhouettes

Happy Friday! Welcome back to another bi-weekly challenge here at My Time to Craft Challenge and this week we are making cards with Dogs/Cats and guess what?! I am creating a Halloween card! I know it’s still about 1.5 months away but truth to be told, this is the only die cut / stamp set (which is none) I have for cat image! I used the dies to create a scene and the black cat is also cut out and placed it under the trees. I used the sponge with Daffodil Delight and Pumpkin Pie to create the background. Hope you enjoyed the card I am sharing today and be sure to join us at the challenge.


Challenge: #516
Stamp: And Many More (retired)                          
Colors: Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie,                      
Paper: White, Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie, Celebrate All Occasion DSP (retired),   
Others: Dimension, Scary Silhouette Dies, Metallic Pearls, Classic Label Punch,

Thursday, September 7, 2023

9/7/2023 - Cardz 4 Galz #207 Leaves/Leaf - Pick of the Patch

Welcome back to another bi-weekly challenge here at Cardz 4 Galz and this week we are making Leaves card. I sold my Forever Fern bundle, which is the only leaves bundle I have so I have to be a little creative for this challenge. I decided to go with my new bundle from the Winter Mini Catalog, Pick of the Patch bundle, can you find the different ways I used the leaves? 1) I did a tone on tone with crumb cake on the cardstock with Crumb Cake. 2) I stamped the leaves in Mossy Meadow for the pumpkin. 3) The falling leaves from the tree, hence the bare tree and leaves on the ground beneath pumpkins. So let’s be creative with me and join us at the challenge, hope to see you there!

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Challenge: #207
Stamp: Pick of the Patch,
Colors: Crumb Cake, Lost Lagoon, Crushed Curry, Pecan Pie, Mossy Meadow,                       
Paper: White, Crumb Cake, Pecan Pie,    
Others: Dimension, Radiating Stiches Dies, Pick of the Patch Builder Punch, Speckled Dots,  

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

9/6/2023 - The Male Room #178 Leaves - Timeless Arrangement

 Hi fellow crafters – welcome back to another monthly challenge here at The Male Room and this month we are making Leaves card. I got creative with this challenge and used the Timeless Arrangement bundle for this. I picked two 2023-2025 In-Colors for the leaves and also the DSP, so instead of the traditional way of leave image, I used the die cut instead. I hope you enjoyed this card I am sharing today and be sure to join us.

Basic Black - 3 5/8" x 4 7/8", DSP 3 1/2" x 4 3/4"

Challenge: #178
Stamp: Timeless Arrangement              
Colors: Wild Wheat,         
Paper: White, 2023-2025 In-Color DSP, Basic Black, Copper Clay,        
Others: Dimension, Timeless Arrangement Dies, Gold/Vanilla Satin Ribbon, Solid Gems,     

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

9/5/2023 - Cardz 4 Guyz #330 Poppies/Remembrance - Timeless Arrangement

Happy Tuesday! Welcome back to another week of Cardz 4 Guyz and this week we are making Poppie/Remembrance card and I decided to use both Poppy Parade with Basic Gray for this simple and elegant card. I don’t have a poppy stamp image so I found an image that’s similar and used the Poppy Parade color (you see the connection here?!) to color it in. I kept the base pretty simple and just used a Designer Series Paper as a layering to the cardstock. Hope you enjoyed this card I am sharing today and remember to join us at the challenge.  


Challenge: #330
Stamp: Timeless Arrangement                        
Colors: Memento Black, Old Olive, Poppy Parade,                    
Paper: White, Suite & Tie DSP, Poppy Parade, 
Others: Stampin’ Blends,  

Monday, September 4, 2023

9/4/2023 - Atlantic Hearts Sketch #537 - Happy Labels with Punch

Happy Labor Day Weekend! Welcome back to another bi-weekly challenge here at Atlantic Hearts Sketch and this week we have a fun one for ya! I found my brick embossing folder that’s perfect for this sketch and used the fun Craft with You bundle for this. I used the easel image and paired it with the floral image, which I colored with my Stampin’ Markers. I couldn’t decide if a sentiment would look good down by the easel so decided to leave it out. I hope you enjoyed this card I am sharing today and be sure to check out the rest of the design team creation on Wednesday!


Challenge: #541
Stamp: Craft with You                         
Colors: Granny Apple Green, Highland Heather, Early Espresso,                     
Paper: White, Cheerful Daisy DSP, Rich Razzleberry, 
Others: Dimension, Craft with You dies, Brick Embossing Folder,   

Saturday, September 2, 2023

9/2/2023 - Less is More #491 CAS - a Harvest of Blessings

Happy Saturday! Today’s card at Less is More we are making CAS – Clean & Simple card. I stamped both of the pumpkin and then did the rock and roll technique to put some other colors on the edges and the stem is punch out with Crumb Cake cardstock. Hope you enjoy this card I am sharing today and be sure to join us at the challenge.

Challenge: #491
Stamp: Pick of the patch                       
Colors: Wild Wheat, Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze,                  
Paper: White, 
Others: Pick of the Patch Punch