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Here is my take on this week’s sketch challenge from the Retro Sketches challenge.

Card details:  Flower Shop stamp set from Stampin Up…Tangerine Tango cardstock and ink…Chocolate Chip cardstock and ink.. embossing folder…Sunray die…”enjoy” sentiment die…Very Vanilla cardstock.

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Just checking in to say HI, with my take on two challenges… color challenge #403 from the Color Throwdown blog &  sketch challenge #247 from the Freshly Made Sketches blog.  My pick of colors for this week’s color combo…Peekaboo Peach, So Saffron & Pink Pirouette.  It is easy to combine a color challenge and a sketch challege…gets all kinds of creative juices flowing!!

Card details:  You’ve Got This stamp set from Stampin Up…Peekaboo Peach, So Saffron & Pink Pirouette inks (blended together in the flower petals using a blender pen)…printed vellum paper…Pink Pirouette cardstock…Peekaboo Peach & So Saffron ribbons…”HI” die…embossing folder for back ground…ultra mini staples.

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Swirly Bird…As You See It Challenge #139

July 26, 2016
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I just love this sketch from the As You See It challenge blog.  This sketch worked perfect for showing off my new Swirly Bird set from Stampin Up.  The sentiment die that I used today normally says CHEERS but to make it work with my birthday sentiment I just snipped off the S…don’t you just […]

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Perfect Pennants…Paper Craft Crew Challenge #203

July 25, 2016
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Today I am playing along with the sketch challenge from the Paper Craft Crew blog. Card details:  Perfect Pennants (retired stamp set from Stampin Up)…pieces and parts from Stampin Up’s Everyday Occasions card kit…Soft Sky thick baker’s twine…designer paper. Save

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Swirly Birds…CASology Challenge #207

July 24, 2016
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The CASology challenge this week was…..ROUGH.  Since we are living in Florida now, I right away thought about the rough seas…that fit perfectly with my new Swirly Bird stamp set from Stampin Up.  This verse sentiment seemed just right to combat those ROUGH times we are faced with.  So…there you have it…my take on this […]

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Sprinkles of Life…”Less Is More” Challenge #285

July 21, 2016
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Repetition is the theme of this week’s “Less Is More” challenge.  Nothing says repetition more that a stack of ice cream scoops.  Let’s stack them up and enjoy!! Card details:  Sprinkles of Life stamp set from Stampin Up…Chocolate Chip cardstock and ink…Dapper Denim & Curry Crush ink..build a tree punch…twine.

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Butterfly Basics…Fab Friday Challenge #91

July 21, 2016
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“I’m here for you”….a sentiment we all need to hear from time to time!!  Why not take a moment today to let someone know that you are there for them!?!  The sketch challenge from the Fab Friday blog was perfect for creating on such card!! Card details:  Butterfly Basics stamp set ans matching die from […]

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Endless Birthday Wishes…CAS(E) this Sketch Challenge #181

July 19, 2016
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Here is my take on the sketch challenge from the CAS(E) this Sketch blog.  I love a clean and simple sketch. Card details:  Endless Birthday Wishes stamp set from Stampin Up…Marina Mist Cardstock…printed vellum…cardboard alphabet

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Penned & Painted…Stampin’ Celebration Challenge #131

July 18, 2016
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Come join the fun and play along with the Stampin’ Celebration challenge.  This week we have a sketch to inspire you!!  So hop on over and give this sketch a try.  I’m loving this Penned and Painted stamp set from Stampin Up…mainly the sweet little lady bug and the painted row of dots.  Actually I […]

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Paper Craft Crew Challenge Sketch #202

July 17, 2016
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This week’s challenge from the Paper Craft Crew was a tic tac toe challenge….my three elements were buttons, linen thread, & die cut/punch.  I used a trio of buttons, bakers twine, and punched out my little leaves.  Fun challenge!! Card details:  Sheltering Tree stamp set from Stampin Up…Early Espresso ink, cardstock, button & bakers twine…Lucky […]

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