Monday, October 16, 2017

Some More Challenges

I am trying to involve myself more in challenges - 1, it challenges me, and 2, I get to use other companies stuff that is collecting dust in my stamp room! ;)

So, for today, I am joining in at CAS Mix Up October Challenge; layering stencils.

For my card, I used a Heidi Swapp stencil that I have (had like forever!)  I covered this stencil, with a stencil that Loll gave me over a year ago [probably 2, as fast as time goes], to do the layering stencil technique. I then used stitched rectangles dies for my framework.  I like the way that this card stays CAS, but has a little pop with the framing.  Still qualifies for the challenge too!
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I went on to create a very easy card for a new to me challenge; If You Give a Crafter a Cookie #79; photo inspiration, along with the October Craft Stamper Magazine Take It, Make It; anything goes.

Let's start with the fun cookie photo;

And, my card:
I was inspired by the colors, and the spider.  I stamped the background dots with PTI Polka Dots Basic 2, and, the web and spider are stickers I had.  A fun card, that was so easy to make :).

That's it for my Monday -- thanks challenges - it was fun!


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Friday, October 13, 2017

Just Us Girls #415 - Trend Week


So,  I kind of cheated with my card.  That said,  I'm saying it is a "fake" window card. ;)

 I used acrylic for my "window" - does that work?  I hope so, cuz I'm going with it!  My ivy, and scalloped frame is from Ali Express, and the mc is Poppy Stamps.

To be honest?  I am lovin this "window" card! :)

Come on over and join in the JUGS Challenge with your window card~


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Inkspirational Challenge - One Layer Card

I love making one layer cards. The challenge over at Inkspirational Challenge #145 screamed at me to join in!

I tried to make this card look 3D even though it is a one layer.  Do you think I succeeded?  I rather like it... but I can't tell.  I used Inspired By Stamping's Poinsettia stamp set.

Great challenge Inks!  Thanks :)


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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Seize the Birthday Challenge - Anything Goes


It is anything goes over on the Seize the Birthday Challenge -- just remember, it must be a birthday card.

My girlfriend's baby was 1 year old and I made this card.  I just love these large numbers [thanks Silhouette] add in the adorable giraffe, and this card is ready for her. 

Your turn!  Come on over to the challenge, and show us your birthday card!


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Playing in Global Design Project; CASEing Brian King


When I saw the challenge over at Global Design Project; CASEing Brian King, I figured I'd join in since I needed a sympathy card for our son in law. [His father passed away] I am also adding this to My Time To Craft #356; sympathy.

Here is Brian's card;

and here is my CASE;

I used the layout, I just moved the sentiment towards the bottom.  It's a perfect layout for a masculine sympathy --- just what I needed. Thanks Brian and challenge - I needed that! :)


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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

TYPOGRAFIA Motivate Hop for STAMPlorations


Hi all!  The Team is hopping today using the awesome new TYPOGRAFIA motivate stamps that STAMPlorations has created.  As you can see from the above graphic, there are a lot of them, and today, you will see many examples of how the team used them.

For my first example, I used Dee's Artzy Impressions, Blossom Sprays #1, along with the Do One Thing motivational stamp.



For my second card,  I used Leave a Little Sparkle.
I just used the actual stamp with some frame work.  These would be great for hanging on a wall too!




That's it for me.  To see more awesome motivation projects, go HERE.  Don't forget to leave a comment as the random winner will win their choice of any 3 Typografia stamps! The winner will be announced on Tuesday, October 17th.

PLEASE NOTE: These stamps are on sale at 5% off - if you use my code STAMPGIRLVICKID you will receive an additional 20% off!  That's a little over $5 for these awesome stamps!  WOW.

Have fun hopping!!



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Dare 2B Artzy Day

I'm over on the Dare 2B Artzy blog with this fun card;

I like recognizing the loss of a pet for my friends.  To me, my pets are a huge part of my family, and I think of them all like that.

Isn't he just the cutest!  He is really fun to color too.  In my case, I used Copics.

I used Puppy Talk and Pet Sympathy to make my card.


That's it for my day.  Hope you got in some crafty too~


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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

STAMPlorations Inspirations #147

It's STAMPloration Inspiration time today.  This week, we are focusing on Becca's line; Big Grins.  This entire week all her sets are on sale at 15% off [no coupon].  See the bottom of this post for an even better price!

For my card this week I used the adorable Reindeer Games set.  These guys just make me smile.

I also used the mc word die.  I smile every time I look at these cuties :).


For more inspiration, pop on over to the STAMPlorations blog for the rest of the Team's creation.  Don't forget to leave a comment for the potential $10 gc, at the end of the month.

Also, be sure to use my code STAMPGIRLVICKID, to receive an additional 20% off any STAMPlorations purchase!


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Monday, October 9, 2017

CAS Watercolour Challenge - October

I am joining in the CAS Watercolour Challenge today.  The challenge is Fall Leaves.

I cut out some Spellbinder leaves in water color paper, and then drug them through some wet Distress inks.  I like the way these turned out.  My sentiment is STAMPloration's Be the Exception, Big Series stamp.  Gotta love a colorful CAS card :)  -- thanks challenge - I had fun.


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Sunday, October 8, 2017

Merry Monday Challenge #259

I was thrilled when I saw the Merry Monday Challenge; Christmas Tree.  I just got some tree dies from [my friend] Ali Express and really wanted to use them!

Aren't these fun!  My mc is from Hero Arts Holiday Sayings.  I used a white pen to add some snow on my trees.

Thanks challenge - another fun time!


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