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I love this week’s sketch challenge from the Retro Sketches blog.  Thanks for the inspiration, Retro Sketches!!

Card details:  You’ve Got This stamp set from Stampin Up…Watermelon Wonder ink…Mint Macaroon ink…blender pen…Tuxedo Black ink…rhinestone embellishments…black baker’s twine…doily…Stampin Up sentiment.

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Kinda Eclectic…CAS(E) this Sketch #187

by DJ on August 27, 2016

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Here is my take on this week’s sketch challenge from CAS(E) this Sketch.  I flipped the sketch and used a #7 size card.  I like how it turned and have been thinking about all the little stamps I can use for those 7 spaces…and the sentiments are endless!!  I think this one is a keeper!!  Thank you CAS(E) this Sketch for the inspiration!!

Card details:  Kinda Eclectic stamp set and matching butterfly punch from Stampin Up…Pumpkin Pie ink…Soft Suede ink…dew drop embellishments…sentiment is from Stampin Up’s Endless Birthday Wishes stamp set.

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Snow Place…Less Is More Challenge #290 & Fab Friday Challenge #94

August 26, 2016
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Here is my take on the Less Is More Challenge to create a card using the theme…exotic!!  Penguins are kinda exotic, right?? And they live in an exotic place…IKR, totally fits the exotic theme!!  Especially when used to create a birthday card rather than a Christmas card…I think that works for an “exotic” theme!!  Mr. […]

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Swirly Bird…Color Throwdown Challenge #407

August 25, 2016
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So….not sure what happened with the lighting on this card, but since I took the picture and mailed the card, I can’t redo it.  Anyway even if this photo does not clearly show the colors I’m gonna post it anyway!  Especially since it is for two challenges…color challenge from the Color Throwdown blog and a […]

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Sunshine Wishes…Fab Friday Challenge #94

August 24, 2016
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Both of my kids are settled back into college.  The house is oh so very quite again.  After a day or two of being too blue to stamp, I think my mojo is back and I am excited to be stamping again!!  Therapy!! Therapy for sure!!  And to kick it off, I am playing along […]

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Penned and Painted…Stampin’ Celebration Challenge #133

August 15, 2016
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Today it is time for another sketch challenge from the Stampin’ Celebration team….I love the simplicity of this sketch.  It works perfectly with the Penned and Painted stamp set from Stampin Up.  The stamp with the row of circles was perfect!!  I kept the card very simple with just basic 2-step stamping.  No embellishments added…No […]

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Florish Thinlits…Fab Friday Challenge #93

August 11, 2016
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Today I am playing along with the Fab Friday sketch challenge. Card details:  Florish Thinlits from Stampin Up…Emerald Envy cardstock and enamel shapes…Early Espresso ink and cardstock…washi tape

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Swirly Bird…Retro Sketches Challenge #226

August 10, 2016
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Here is my take on this week’s sketch from the Retro Sketches blog.  I love how it turned out…so summery and fun!!  I must say that summer is coming to a close way to fast for me!!  How about you?? Card details:  Swirly Birds stamp set from Stampin Up…Work of Art and You’ve Got This […]

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Color Throwdown Challenge #404

August 5, 2016
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Kraft Aqua & White….this is the color combo for this week’s Color Throwdown challenge.  My choice for this week’s challenge–Baked Brown Sugar, Tempting Turquoise & Whisper White. Card details: Bird builder punch…Itty Bitty Banners…Tempting Turquoise & Baked Brown Sugar cardstock…Tempting Turquoise designer papers & ink…hemp…embossing folder.

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Sunshine Wishes…Less Is More Challenge 286 & 287

August 3, 2016
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The current challenge over at the Less Is More blog is running for two weeks…week 286 & 287.  Our challenge this time is to “use something tactile”.  So….I pulled out my textured paste and created a background with it using an embossing folder.  I like the way it turned out. Card details:  Sunshine Wishes Thinlits […]

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