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Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Tuesday Morning Sketch 745



I quarter turned this sketch for my card. I used a stamp from Unity Stamps for the verse and used espresso distressed oxide ink. The plaid paper is design paper from my scrap pile. I used a Sizzix oval die and a Sizzix flower die with Sizzix leaves die as well. The centers of the flowers are pearl embellishments. I thought this would make a great Easter card for the upcoming season. 






 

Allsort Challenge 768

 


I made this card for the Allsorts challenge 768. The criteria was to use shades of pink. I inked the inside of a 3_D embossing folder with pink distress oxide ink,  and then pressed my white cardstock between it. I really loved the look I achieved by that. The floral digital is from Power Poppy and is colored with copic alcohol markers. The sentiment is from Unity stamps and was stamped in versafine clair black ink. I mounted thiis front onto a pink cardstock base. I added a few pearls as embellishment. 

You can find the details of the Allsorts challenge here where you can also find the linky to play along:

Celebrating International Women's Day - Festive Friday challenge




My supportive sentiment for this challenge for the International Women's Day is "She is brave."
I also used pink, blue, and embossing.  I did use florals pieces although I would not call this a bouquet. I inked the inside of my embossing folder to get this lovely background. Those 3-D embossing folders are amazing! This one is from Sizzix.  



 

Friday, February 16, 2024

Inspired by quilts




I made this card for the Inspiration challenge ....quilts 


I used some pink scraps and even did a little zentangling on the pink squares with white gel pen, I used some washi tape in between thhe squares. The rose stamp is from an old retired Stampin' Up set. I used a sentiment from Tim Holtz's idea-o-logy pad that says "It's always the small pieces that make the big picture. 






 

 

Creative Knockout challenge 515

I wanted to try out one of my newest stencils from A Colorful Life using blue, green, and purple distress oxide inks, I used a Spellbinder die for the flowers and purple panel. The centers of the flowers are green sticker dots.  You can check out the details for this challenge here:
The sentiment says: Be Grateful.

 

Monday, February 12, 2024

Atlantic Hearts Sketch challenge and pink/red/white

 This card is for the Atlantic Hearts Sketch challenge #564 and for the Cupcake Inspiration color challenge to use red/pink/white. You can find the details for each challenge here:


                          https://atlanticheartschallenge.blogspot.com/2024/02/sketch-564.html



Here is my card:

I got to use some of my great Valentine paper scraps on this card. The stamp is an old retired Stampin' Up rose stamp. The sentiment is a Tim Holtz Idea-o-logy sentiment strip. 




Sketch Saturday challenge 744

 This is my card for the Sketch Saturday challenge :



I used a cranberry cardbase, added a kraft design paper for the back panel. I used a design paper for he corners and the middle panel. I added white gel pen details to the edges and also to the kraft background panel and the floral design paper. The sentiment is a Tim Holtz Idea-o-logy sentiment strip.