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Friday, April 7, 2017

Cut It Up - CASE

Happy Friday!

Cut It Up

Today over at Cut It UP,
we have a super fun challenge!

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Choose a project you LOVE and CASE it!
(Copy and Share Everything)

Our Sponsor:
$20 Gift Certificate

Each one of the DT members was assigned
another member to CASE.
I was lucky enough to be given Katie
from 2 Crafty Katies and I found
this adorable card on her blog...


So here is my recreation of it...


I used the Frog from Once Upon a Princess.
The papers are all from my green scrap bin.
The sentiment is from Studio 112.

This was a fun challenge and I hope
you will join us over at Cut It Up!

Thanks for checkin' in!!!

Monday, April 3, 2017

BBTB2 - Arbor Day / Trees

Happy Monday!

Welcome to another fun week over at BBTB2!

Today's challenge is all about Trees!


I used this fun tree from Straight From the Nest.
Once again I searched through my scrap stash
for all my papers and came up with this layout.

I used my Large Corner Rounder from Hobby Lobby
and some jewel embellishments.
The sentiment is from a Fiskar's set.

Please join us over at BBTB2!

Thanks for checkin' in!!!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Paper Play Sketches 39 - Thank you!

Happy Wednesday!

Okay, so it has been a LOOOOONG time since
I have linked up to another blog's challenge...

I have been so busy with life,
I barely get things done on time
for the Design Teams I'm currently on.

So this is a BIG moment ;)

Anyway, I started up watching some of CardzTV's videos,
another thing I haven't done in quite a long time,
and how can you not be inspired and motivated to create
after watching Mary, right?!?!

Her latest video is for the blog
I really liked the simplicity of the sketch
and wanted to give it a go.


So here is a Thank You card I made.
I used CardzTV's "Many Thanks" stamp set
for the sentiment.

The flower is cut from Accent Essentials.
I cut it at 1 1/2 inches with a shadow.
You can't tell in the pic,
but the white paper I used has a
shimmery/glossy finish.
It's a perfect match for the glittery flowers
in the background paper.
A fun little jewel was ideal for
the center of the flower.

My background paper is DCWV and
the middle mat is from My Mind's Eye.
The banner was from my scrap stash.

This card came together super quick
and I really like the clean and simple look to it.

Thanks for checkin' in!!!

Monday, March 27, 2017

BBTB2 - Banners

Happy Monday!

Today over at BBTB2 a new challenge
has started where we want you to
feature a banner or sign.

I decided to make an unconventional wedding card.
The banners can be found on the Art Philosophy cart.

I played around with some of my scraps
and came up with this layout.

The banner is on Baker's Twine
and I used two brads to hang it from.

The sentiment is from a Fiskar's set.

Thanks for checkin' in!!!

Friday, March 24, 2017

Cut It Up! - In Stitches

Happy Friday!

Cut It Up

Today over at Cut It Up we have a
fun challenge starting...

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Use real or faux stitching

Our Sponsor:
$10 Gift Card

My Project:
I was able to use this adorable cut from our sponsor
for my card today. I also used Art Philosophy to
cut out a shadow scallop for the ladybug to sit upon.

I used some fun spring papers from my stash and
added cute little flower buttons for embellishment.

My faux stitching was done with a White Gel Pen.

Thanks for checkin' in!!!

Monday, March 20, 2017

BBTB2 - Cute as a Button

Happy Monday!!!

Today over at BBTB2 a new challenge has started...
Cute as a Button!
Create a project that is Baby Themed.


I decided to make a shaker card.
I used the rattle from New Arrival.
All of my papers are from my scraps,
I decided to "patch" together some fun
pastels and patterns for the background.

Thanks for checkin' in!

Friday, March 10, 2017

Cut It Up - Think Green

Happy Friday!!!

Welcome to another challenge over at Cut It Up!
Cut It Up
Challenge:
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Think Green!
Use 3 different shades of green
on your project!

Sponsor:
Heartfelt Creations
$20 Gift Certificate

My Project:
For my project, I decided to go festive :)
St. Patty's Day is coming up, right?!?!

My shamrock is from Designer's Calendar.
All my papers are from my scrap stash.
The enamel dots are Recollections,
and the sentiment is from Fiskars.

I hope you will join us over at
Cut It Up!

Thanks for checkin' in!!!