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Sunday, July 29, 2012

365 Cards: Day 151 - Super Sketchy Sunday (Sketch by Pam Maas)

It's time again for another Super Sketchy Sunday at the 365 Cards Challenge blog.  And it is of course, one of Pam's beautiful handmade sketches. Are you ready for it...?

Here is what we're playing with this Sunday!


For this sketch, I finally had to break in to my The Greeting Farm Space Ian rubber stamp... And so here is my take...


I hope you like it.  Leave me some love.

And also, don't forget to drop by the other Sunday girls' blogs to see what inspiration they offer you this week!



Then we'd like to see your projects on the blog! Link it up here




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Challenge: CAS Wishy Washi

Playing with my washi tapes and joining in on the fun at CAS-ual Fridays. :)


Here is my take which is also inspired by Paper Issue's Wishy Washi challenge.  But too bad I didn't make it to the last call..



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Challenge: Congratulations

Over the last couple of months, I have been trying out several makes of stamps.  And one of my favorites are the ones from My Favorite Things.  Having been a follower of the MFT blog and forums for a while, I have finally decided to jump in and send a card for their Wednesday Stamp Club challenge #82.

Here is this week's sketch -


And here is my take -


The DPs are from DoodleBug Designs' Snips & Snails collection.  The stamped image and sentiment is from the A La Mode - Bundle of Baby clear stamp set. The stitching is also a clear stamp from the Framed Greetings stamp set.

Here is a close up on the stamped image which I coloured with Copics.  The dress and headband is paper-pieced from a scrap piece of an AC DP.


My card is also inspired by the following challenges -
1 - Stacy's Challenge @ Sketches4All - Circles
2 - The Stamping Boutique - Paper Piecing

It's me,

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Challenge: Amelia and Oliver Gift Tags

Whenever I get too many scraps, I always make gift tags out of them.  Here are 2 new gift tags I made using scraps and showcasing The Greeting Farm's OA Surprise rubber stamp set.




Here is a close up on Amelia.






Here is a close up of Oliver.



I would like to submit them to the latest Farm Fresh Friday challenge for dies and/or punches, and Simon Says' Anything Goes Challenge.

It's me,

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Paper Issues: Wishy Washi

A few weeks ago, I finally gave into these pretty little masking tapes fondly called Washi Tapes. 




And since then, I've made these two cards.  Which I am sharing with the followers of Paper Issues.






I love how easy it is to work with these tapes, and I am looking forward to creating more projects with them..

Thank you for dropping by. Leave me some love!





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Sunday, July 22, 2012

Challenge: Angel Anya Christmas Mini Cards

Okay, I am giving in to this Christmas in July hype! LOL!

Here is my take using The Greeting Farm's Angel Anya.  It is a set of 3 mini cards.  The sentiment is from PaperTreyInk.



I am submitting my card creation to the following Christmas in July-themed challenges.
1 - Go Fish Challenge #21
2 - Lollipop Crafts Challenge #84
3 - Annabelle Stamps - Say it with Christmas
     
4 - Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge #117
5 - PaperPlay Challenges
6 - Anyone for Anya?

It's me,

365 Cards: Day 144 - Super Sketchy Sunday (Sketch by Pam Maas)

Sorry, I missed last Sunday's fun time at 365 Cards. But today, I am back with a pretty little card creation using Pam's wonderful handmade sketch for this Super Sketchy Sunday!

Here is the sketch.


For this whole week, My Heart Pieces is joining in on the fun again! Here is the image I played with.


And here is my card.


Leave me some love if you like it. And do remember to visit the rest of the Sunday girls' cards for you this week.



Then, it's your turn to link a project at the 365 Cards Challenge blog.

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I would also like to submit my project to these challenges.
1 - Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge - Sizzling Summer Colours and Ribbon Theme
2 - Incy Wincy Designs - Dust it off - The designer paper I used here is something I had for a while. I've already used it in previous projects, and this is the last bit left of it! Finally finished that 12x12!
3 - PaperTake Weekly - All things  girlie
4 - Cute Card Thursday - Fairy nice

It's me,

Sunday, July 8, 2012

365 Cards: Day 130 - Super Sketchy Sunday (Sketch by Pam Maas)

It's again time for another Super Sunday Sketch with the Sunday girls at the 365 Cards Challenge blog.

Today's sketch is another one from Pam.  Are you ready for it?  Here it goes...


And here is my card inspired by this sketch.  


A shot from another angle with a good view of the sentiment.



I used a clear stamp from My Favorite Things - A La Modes called Girl Talk.


I hope this inspires you to join in on the fun.  Hop on over to see what the other Sunday girls had in store for you...


Then, it's your turn to link up your own take on the sketch over at the 365 Cards Challenge Blog.

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Challenge: I Need Some Girl Talk

I am playing along with July's Sketch for You To Try over at  the i{heart} 2 stamp blog.  Here is the sketch.
jul2012sketch

And here is my take on the sketch using some of my My Favorite Things toys. :)



Here are the MFT items I used on my card.

Die-namics Sweet Stack Labels

Other challenges for my card.
1 - Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge - Blue & Green


It's me,

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Challenge: Boy & Girl Birthday Money Holders

I made these for a colleagues' kids who are celebrating their birthday over the weekend.  They are birthday money holders. :)

Again, I turned to my OA - Surprise Stamp set from The Greeting Farm. Here they are. 




Here is how it looks inside.



I am submitting my creation to the following challenges -
1. Crafty Catz Weekly Challenge - Spots
2. Paper Play Challenges - Happy Birthday
3. The Stamping Boutique - Cards for men
4. PaperTake Weekly - Anything Goes
5. Top Tip Tuesday - One for the Men
6. Tuesday Alchemy - Anything Goes
7. Kaboodle Doodles - A Boy's Life
8. Anyone for Anya - Just Use It
9. Anything Goes Challenge - Polka Dot with Birthday Theme



It's me,

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Challenge: Celebrate YOU

I finally had the chance to play with a new TGF stamp I received as a prize.  It took me some effort to get the hair colour just the way I like it, and I am quite happy with how it turned out.

Here it goes.



I used a sketch from The Sweetest Thing blog to inspire my card.


Here's a few other challenges that inspired my card.
1 - Anyone for Anya - Just USE it
2 - Farm Fresh Friday - At least 4 layers with button or ribbon
3 - Kaboodle Doodles - A Boy's Life
4 - Top Tip Tuesday - One for the Men
5 - Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
6 - Lisa's Monthly Mayhem Challenge on the Sketches4All community - BINGO
7 - Tuesday Alchemy - Anything Goes

It's me,

Sunday, July 1, 2012

365 Cards: Day 123 - Super Sketchy Sunday (Sketch by Pam Maas)

It's been a wonderful week at the 365 Cards Challenge blog with Paper Pretties sponsoring us.  If you haven't been to their shop, head on over and you'll find a great selection of stamping goodies!


This Sunday's Sketch is another pretty one from Pam...


And using the Blossom digital stamp...


Here is what I came up with to show you.




The other Sunday girls surely have some fun in store for you on their blogs, too... Pop over and say hi! :)




Here is the link to the blog. We'll see you there and your amazing works of creativity! :)

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Other challenges for my card.
1. Scrapbook Sisters Card Challenge - Anything goes
2. Incy Wincy Designs - Anything goes
3. Totally Papercrafts - Can you digi it?
4. Little Miss Muffet - Sparkle
5. The Stamping Boutique - Bingo- I chose the top row - Flowers/Bling/Image & Sentiment
6. Tuesday Throwdown - Gingham

It's me,