RetroSketches Challenge #142

by DJ on November 25, 2014

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Love the hodgepodge of layering that this sketch calls for.  Even though the RetroSketches challenge called for layers of the same shape I changed it up a bit and used different shapes.  Hope I didn’t take to much liberty with my choices!!

Card details:  Stampin Up card kit pieces & base (used completely different than suggested)…Festival of Trees stamp set and match punch & Good Greetings sentiments from Stampin Up…washi tape…candy dots…Wild Wasabi embossing powder…Cherry Cobbler and Basic Gray cardstock.

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As You See It Challenge #063

by DJ on November 24, 2014

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AYSIChallenge063Another sketch challenge to get my Christmas cards complete!  This one was made for the As You See It sketch challenge.  My focal square was created using this cool technique….watercolor acrylic block technique.  Once I created the watercolor square and let it dry, I tore the edges!  I am loving the gray and gold together….a new color combo that I am sure to use again!!

Card details:  Smokey Slate card stock and ink…Gold cardstock…Stampin Up snowflake die…Good Greetings stamp set from Stampin Up…gold ribbon…Whisper White cardstock for the base.

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Fusion Challenge {Sparkly Christmas}

November 23, 2014
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Today I made another Christmas card…this time for the Fusion challenge.  This sketch also fits perfectly for this weeks CAS(E) this Sketch challenge….I can’t believe how closely this two sketches are to each other.  Slowly but surely I am getting my Christmas cards made.  Thanks Fusion for another great challenge that got my creative juices […]

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CASology Challenge #122

November 22, 2014
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Here is my card for the CASology “flag” challenge.  Banner Banter from Stampin Up was the perfect set for this challenge. Card details:  Island Indigo bakers twine and ink…Whisper White cardstock…Simply Scoring Tool…Banner Banter stamp set from Stampin Up…banner punch.

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VivaLaVerve Sketch Challenge…November #3

November 21, 2014
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Here is my take on the third sketch for this month from the VivaLaVerve Sketch blog.  I love this trio of circles….so easy to work with!!  Since I need to mail out a sympathy card I pulled out an oldie but goodie from my stash of Verve stamps!!  This weeks inspiration picture…well…it inspired me to […]

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Clean & Simple Challenge #312

November 20, 2014
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Here is my take on the sketch challenge from the Clean & Simple blog.  Got a jammed packed day so a clean and simple card was in order today. Card details: Blackberry Bliss cardstock and ink…Very Vanilla cardstock…Kinda Electric stamp set from Stampin Up…embosslits butterfly die.

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VivaLaVerve Sketch Challenge…November Week #2

November 19, 2014
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Here is my take on the sketch for week two of November’s VivaLaVerve sketch challenge.  I once again include the Diva Dare challenge to use vellum.  I am loving these different flowers embossed on vellum. Card details:   Verve stamps…paper doily…Tangerine Tango embossing powder and cardstock…Kiwi Kiss corduroy button and cardstock…Tuxedo Black ink…square lattice embossing […]

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Tim Holtz’s 12 Tags of 2014…November

November 18, 2014
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Here is my take on November’s tag from Tim Holtz’s 12 Tags of 2014 Challenge.  I really loved the Layered Leaf die and matching embossing folder but they were not going to be available until close to the end of the month and we will be busy with Thanksgiving, packing and moving….so, I decided I […]

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Naturally Navy Diva Inspirations Hop and Challenge

November 17, 2014
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Today I am playing along with Verve’s inspiration challenge for November.  Naturally Navy…oh the possibilities!!  I went with the nautical theme…that wreath just seemed to shout out nautical.  My vellum waves also made it fit in with the Vellum Visions Diva Dare. Card details:  CM wave cutter…vellum…Verve stamps…Night of Navy cardstock…Real Red ribbons, designer paper […]

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Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #162…Take Two!

November 16, 2014
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I loved this sketch from Freshly Made Sketches so much I just had to make another card using it.  It seemed perfect for breaking out my snowflake vellum.  And while snowmen are usually white….kinda need to be if they are made from snow…I just had to change it up a bit!!  Hope no one minds […]

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