CAS Colours & Sketches, Holidays Cards

Season’s Greetings

Good Morning and Happy Tuesday!

I’m honored and excited to be a Guest Designer for the Cas Colours and Sketches Challenge Blog for December. I also get to join their amazing Design Team for 2019!

This week’s challenge is to choose a 2018 CAS Colours & Sketches Sketch Challenge and make it seasonal.

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I used challenge #276 today and made it into a Holiday’s Card. I stamped the penguins from C.C. Designs’ Sweet Penguins Rubber Stamp with a friendly Copic Markers ink, Hero Arts’ Intense Black. Continue reading “Season’s Greetings”

Fun Cards, Holidays Cards

Hope you’re having a BALL this winter!

Happy Tuesday!

Can’t believe it’s already Thanksgiving this Thursday! Are you guys all ready for winter and Christmas? I think I am….so here you go. I’m sharing a holidays card with you today!

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First, I started with my card panel by ink-blending it with Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Ink onto a piece of Bristol Smooth card-stock. Then, I placed the Simon Says Stamp’s Falling Snow Stencil onto my card panel and applied some Studio 490 embossing paste from Wendy Vecchi.  Continue reading “Hope you’re having a BALL this winter!”

Birthday Cards

Happy Birthday

Happy Friday! I hope you all have a wonderful day!

Today, I am sharing a birthday card I made for my niece. This is a perfect card for her because she is a music teacher and a cellist. I hope she will like it.

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First, I started working on my card panel by stamping the Noteworthy Background from Local King Rubber Stamp with VersaMark ink onto a piece of Bristol Smooth card stock and heat-embossed it with Hero Arts’ White Detail Embossing Powder. I used the ink blending tools to blend Tumbled Glass, Squeezed Lemonade, and Weathered Wood Distress Oxide Inks. Continue reading “Happy Birthday”

Friendship Cards, Fun Cards

So Happy You’re My Friend

Happy Tuesday!

Today’s card features Simon Says Stamp’s Mod Stripes Stencil and Beautiful Flowers 2 Stamp Set! I am so in love with these stamp sets and have been using it a lot lately. It’s perfect for coloring on day 6 of the 30 day coloring challenge.

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First, I started on my card panel by ink blending with the Mod Stripes Stencil with Squeezed Lemonade, Mustard Seed, Ripe Persimmon and Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide Inks onto a Bristol Smooth card-stock. Continue reading “So Happy You’re My Friend”

Friendship Cards, Fun Cards, Thank you Cards

Thanks to a wonderful friend

Happy Friday, everyone!!

Today’s card features Simon Says Stamp’s Leafy Frame Stencil and Beautiful Flowers 2 Stamps Set. It’s day two for the 30 day coloring challenge and I am trying to participate this time.

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First, I started working on my card panel by ink blending with a leafy stencil with Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn, and Mustard Seed Distress Oxide Inks onto a Bristol Smooth card stock. Next, I stamped the sentiment Big Thanks Words from Simon Says Stamp with VersaFine’s Onyx Black ink and heat-embossed it with Hero Arts’ Clear Embossing powder. Continue reading “Thanks to a wonderful friend”

Encouragement Cards, Friendship Cards, Fun Cards

Whoa!! You’re amazing!!

Good morning!

Today’s card features Simon Says Stamp, Abstract Triangles Cling Background Stamp and the “Whoa! You’re Amazing!!” die.

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I stamped the Abstract Triangles background stamp with VersaMark ink onto a Strathmore Watercolor paper and heat-embossing with Hero Arts, White Embossing Powder. I used the Nuvo Shimmer Powder from Tonic Studio for the coloring.  Continue reading “Whoa!! You’re amazing!!”