More Pink Birthdays

I don’t know why I keep making so many birthday cards… Probably because I have much bright pink paper out right now and it always makes me think Birthday…

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This card is sort of a redo of my AHSC card from earlier this week. I love this sketch as a square card more then I like my rectangle version.

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Notice the little heart type flowers in the foil circle background there remember those they’ll be important later.

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Look I found a stamp that kind of matched so I used it to decorate the envelope and the inside of the card!

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And the black flap of the envelope.

Stamps: Gina K Designs Made With Love, Stampin Up, Hero Arts

Ink: Memento Rosebud

Paper: Stash

Accessories: Gina k Designs Foil-mates, Allison’s Ribbon Die

 

 

Happy Halloween and Using an old stamp set

I haven’t used this stamp set in forever! I was excited to pull it out again! It’s just so cute!

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I haven’t used my Copic markers in forever either seeing as I’ve been going through a bit of a colored pencil phase and decided to break out the markers again.

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Oh look more ink smudges… I really need to find my sand eraser…

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Stamps: Unkown

Ink: Gina K Designs Black Onyx,  Gina K Designs Kraft, Versamark, Copic Markers

Paper: Stash

Accessories: Sparkle N Sprinkle Black Embossing Powder, Alison’s Ribbons Dies

Challenges:

Lemon Shortbread

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge

 

Fall Colors

 

I love the soft fall colors I used on this card.

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This one has some little details to it so some close-up pictures.

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And the back.

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Last but not least the envelope!

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Stamps: Digistamps4joy Demura, Gina K Designs Made With Love, Stamps by Judith A Smile Is A Gift

Ink: Versamark, Gina K Designs Kraft Ink Cube, Tombow Markers

Paper: Stash

Accessories: Gina K Designs Gold Embossing Powder, Prismacolor Pencils

Challenges:

Inspiration Destination

Classic Design Team Challenge

World Wide Open Design Team Challenge

 

 

 

Christmas Season Preview

I wasn’t planning on doing a Christmas project yet and having one more week of fall and Halloween projects but this Christmas one snuck in to just give you a preview.

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A couple of things about this one before I share the separate card and envelope pictures¬† This card is actually a little different. It’s actually 4 X 5.5 but I actually really like the way it looks. Also a little Scan N Cut note. I used the pre-loaded holly image to make the little holly berries… I’m not really a fan… I like the Cricut better for these preloaded image type things. There’s no “Shadow” feature for the scan n cut so I couldn’t just match up the pieces… I had to figure it out myself and I just am not a fan of how it came out.

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And the back

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and the envelope

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Stamps: Gina K Designs Christmas Wishes, Gina K Designs Cheers, Gina K Designs Made With Love, Gina K Designs Holly Jolly

Ink: Gina K Designs Christmas Pine

Paper: Stash

Accessories: Scan N Cut

Challenges:

Crafty Friends Challenge 42 Anything Goes

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge 44 Anything Goes

Craft Your Passion Challenge 335 Anything Goes

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #183

Now that things have slowed down at work lets try getting back into this blogging thing.

It’s Monday and you know what that means! Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge time!!!

I actually struggled with this sketch a bit… So I hope you’ll join us this week so I can see what you come up with!

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And now what I came up with.

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Really cute and simple. I have another try at this card scheduled for later this week and I actually think that one came out a little better although my mom likes this one.

And the back.

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I even made a matching envelope!

You’ll ignore the ink smudge right…. Just pretend it isn’t there….

 

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I don’t even now where that smudge came from…¬† I have one of those sand erasers…. But it’s a little MIA at the moment…

And the back flap of the envelope.

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Stamps: Stampin Up Sassy Salutations (This set is retired now), #I’mbringingbirthdaysback Wood Mounted Stamp, Gina K Designs Hippo Bird Day

Ink: Versafine Black Onynx Ink Cube

paper: Stash

Accssories: Want 2 Scrap, Prismacolor Pencils (This is just the oranage color used to color the balloons)

Challenges:

Crafting With Friends Challenge 30 anything goes

Brown Sugar Challenges challenge 221 anything goes

Art by Mi Ran Challenge 69 Anything Goes

 

Atlantic Heart Sketch Challenge 10/1016

Hi everyone I’m looking ahead to a pretty crazy week this week and next week so since I still have a little creative time this week (I try to make a little time every day) I’m going to share a bunch of projects only on Facebook and Instagram this week and next week so make sure your following on those sites. With the holidays coming up so very quick I think blog posts will be almost just Design Team stuff for a few weeks but watch for other projects on Facebook and Instagram! I’m pretty late this week but here’s this weeks Atlantic heart sketch challenge!

 

 

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Crafting When We Can Christmas Comes Early!

I think today’s challenge is kind of appropiate actually…. I just bought my first Christmas present yesterday and launched my family’s secret santa so why not make a christmas card to go with all of that!

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Stamp: Lacy Sunshine (And this go rounds sponser)

Colored with Prismacolor Pencils

Evertying else is just things I found around

Challenges:

Outlawz Wesnesday Sketch Challenge

Outlawz Twisted Thursday

Crafty Gals CornerCrafty Gals Corner

 

 

Digi Stamps 4 Joy October Challenge and Happy World Cardmaking Day!

HAPPY WORLD CARDMAKING DAY EVERYONE! ENJOY TODAY’S VIDEO!

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Today I show you how to make a polka dot background with a pencil eraser!

Supplies:
Digistamps 4 Joy Daisy Corsage
Prismacolor premier pencils
Distress Ink: Mowed Lawn, Antique Linen, Scattered Straw, Worn Lipstick, Picked Raspberry
Memento Dew Drops: Cottage Ivy, Rhubarb Stalk
Gina K Designs Scripty Sayings
Gina K Designs Black Onyx Ink

Digistamps 4 Joy Shop

Digistamps 4 Joy Challenge

Prismacolor Pencils on Amazon

Challenges:

Colour crazy challenge: Anything Goes

Outlawz Monday Greeting Challenge

Outlawz Tuesday Greeting Challenge