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My Mini Treat Bag Thinlits arrived….so excited!!  What a great way to make place settings for a picnic!!  I used the new envelope paper from Stampin Up….works perfect!!  My color combo is another take on the Color Throwdown Challenge…today’s color combo–Pool Party, Tip Top Taupe, Pumpkin Pie.

Card details:  Mini Treat Bag Thinlits die…Tip Top Taupe envelope paper…Crazy About You stamp set…Pool Party bakers twine, card stock & ink…Pumpkin Pie ink and designer paper…dimensionals…all products from Stampin Up.


Color Throwdown Challenge #349

by DJ on July 2, 2015

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Words of Truth CTD#349b Follow Me on Pinterest Today I am playing along with the Color Throwdown Challenge.  My color pick for this combo is…Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White, Soft Suede, & Pumpkin Pie.  Both of my college age kids are away this summer and I thought this new set from Stampin Up (Words of Truth stamp set) would makes great cards for them…and this week’s color combo worked perfect for using them.

Card details: Words of Truth stamp set from Stampin Up…Tempting Turquoise and Pumpkin Pie designer papers…Soft Suede & Tempting Turquoise ink…washi tape…candy dots…mini staples…cardstock in Whisper White and Soft Suede.


Retro Sketches Challange #170

July 1, 2015
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Today I am doing two cards for one sketch…Retro Sketches Challenge #170!!  Sometimes I do two challenges in one card but today I shook it up a bit and made two cards from the same sketch.  Here is a great idea when using a die…. make use of the negative space left behind by the […]

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As You See It Challenge #093

June 30, 2015
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Here is my take on this week’s sketch challenge from As You See It.  While I was creating, I went ahead and made a second card using the same products because I had no masculine cards left in my stash. Card details:  Both cards use Stampin Up’s The Open Sea stamp set…Night of Navy and […]

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CAS(E) this Sketch Challenge #129

June 29, 2015
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My card today is for two challenges…color challenge from Fab Friday and a sketch challenge from CAS(E) this Sketch.  It is a clean and simple card with just your basic stamping. Card details:  Kinda Eclectic stamp set from Stamping Up…In Colors inks–Watermelon Wonder, Delightful Dijon, Tip Top Taupe, Cucumber Crush…dimensionals…ultra mini pearls.

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The Open Sea…Two Challenges in One

June 28, 2015
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Here is my take on the Fab Friday challenge…this week it was color challenge…use Stampin Up’s new In Colors.  I picked Mint Macaron, Delightful Dijon & Tip Top Taupe.  Nice color combination for a masculine card.  I also decided to go with the nautical theme so that I could play along with the Always Playing […]

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Retro Sketches Challenge #169

June 24, 2015
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Here is my card for this week’s Retro Sketches challenge.  I finally tried my hand at using the Art Of Life stamp set to create a flower!!  I had seen this done on Pinterest but hadn’t given it a try yet…I love it!!  Glad for the inspiration of Pinterest!! Card details:  Art of Life stamp […]

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“Less Is More” Challenge #229

June 23, 2015
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Stenciling…theme challenge from “Less Is More”!!  I decided to use my butterfly die as my stencil…I took a several cardstock dies that I had cut out and glued them together so that the wholes would be deep enough to fill with Texture Paste.  I love how it turned out!! Card details:  Butterfly Basics stamp set […]

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Fab Friday Challenge #66

June 21, 2015
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Today I am playing along with the Fab Friday sketch challenge.  I just ran across this blog yesterday through Pinterest and decided why not join in on the fun!!  This is the sixth baby thank you card and it finishes up my gift bag for a friend….are yall sick of seeing baby thank you cards […]

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CASology Challenge Week #151

June 20, 2015
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Today I am playing along with the cue card from CASology….Kids!!  After today I need one more baby thank you to complete my set of six for a friend.  It has been a fun week of making these thank you cards. Card details:  Something for Baby stamp set and matching dies…Retired In Colors–Pistachio Pudding & […]

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