Techniques

Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge #281

February 22, 2013
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 Mojo Monday time today….it may be Friday but I am feeling the Monday Mojo!!  I love the trio of circles called for on this sketch.  For my card I decided to try the spirelli technique that I keep seeing on Pinterest. My Take on the Spirelli Technique You can buy a special templet for this technique […]

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Deconstructed Sketch #84….Chalkboard Technique

January 11, 2013
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Today I am using the Deconstructed Sketch for my card and I am trying out a new technique….Chalkboard Art.  I found an awesome tutorial on a blog that a favorite of mine.  Paper, Scissors, and Superheros….Betsy Veldman is the author of this blog and she has some great ideas.   I love this Chalkboard Art….it […]

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2nd Take on the Deconstructed Sketch Challenge #83

January 10, 2013
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Today I decided to give the Deconstucted Sketch another try….this time I made a card.  My main image was created with the Papaya Collage stamp set from Stampin Up using the cracked glass technique.  I hate that you can’t see the cracks in the picture….in real life it looks soooo cool!!  Cracked Glass….how do you […]

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Freshly Made Sketches….more Soot Stamping!!

December 3, 2012
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Today I am playing along with the Freshly Made Sketch challenge and while I have my little spray station set up I am still having fun with this Soot Stampin technique.  I took almost to much liberty with this sketch….ended up not looking very much like it at all…sorry!! Here are the directions again for […]

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Retro Sketch #40

December 1, 2012
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Today I am playing along with the Retro Sketch challenge and trying out a new technique……soot stamping!!    You might want to have a fire extinguisher close by!!  🙂  Today at club we had on piece of card stock catch fire…..this is definitely one of those “play at your own risk” kind of techniques.  Here are the […]

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CAS-ual Fridays along with the Freshly Made Sketch…..”Less is More” too!!

November 18, 2012
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Today I am playing along with 2 challenges….the Freshly Made Sketch challenge and the CAS-ual Fridays challenge.  The CAS-ual Fridays challenge was…..WINTER BLUES. I tried a new technique thanks to two of my dear friends….Renee Logan and Pat Dameron.  We spent part of the afternoon together sharing some stamping techniques.  They showed me how to […]

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3 Challenges, 2 Cards, 1 Technique

November 12, 2012
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Today I have made 2 cards for 3 challenges!! This first card is for the Mojo Monday sketch challenge and for Spiltcoast Stampers technique challenge.  The technique this week was a folded Christmas tree.  Check out the directions HERE.  I have made this fun little trees in the past and enjoyed being inspired to make […]

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CAS(E) this Sketch Challenge #5

November 9, 2012
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Today I am playing along with the CAS(E) this Sketch challenge.  For the little trio of circles I decided to make mini paper flowers.  I saw this technique on Jeanne’s blog, A Kept Life, and decided to give them a try.  In the directions on her blog she used 2 inch circles but since I […]

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A Double Blessing Today

May 12, 2012
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Today I got a double blessing……two stamp clubs at my house……that is just too much fun for one day!!  What a great bunch of ladies….so glad to call them friends!!  This card was our project.  I saw the Bottle Cap embellishment project on Pinterest and just had to give it a try.  These bottle tops […]

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All Aboard for the Diva Dare Challenge and the Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge!!

April 25, 2012
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All Aboard!!!  Yep that is right…..that is the theme of April’s Diva Dare!!  So….today I paired it up with the sketch from the Sweet Sunday Sketch challenge…..this is what I came up with for the combination of these two challenges. Great sketch……I love the pair of tags in this sketch…..I knew right away that I […]

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