Thursday, July 27, 2023

Refuge and Strength

Hi, everyone! This week's Ways To Use It Challenge is to create a Get Well card. For my card, I dug into my sacred stash of Almost Amethyst cardstock which has been retired for many years and has always been my favorite. It matched so well with this pretty designer paper, 'Peaceful Petals' from Divinity Designs LLC.  The scripture verse is from 'God Quotes 3' and I used the following dies: Large Banners, Bitty Blossoms, A2 Portrait Card Base with Layer.  Baker's Twine, Rhinestones, and Foam Mounting Tape were also used.

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Monday, July 24, 2023

At the Lake

Hi, everyone! This week's Clean and Simple Challenge at Splitcoast is all about Landscapes. I used the Oceanfront set from Stampin Up. Each part of the scene was lined up in my MISTI; I used a scratch piece to make sure the stamps were lined up correctly, then replaced it with the card panel. This took a bit longer switching the pieces but I didn't want to waste a card. This card is for a co-worker who loves to fish.

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Saturday, July 22, 2023

Amethyst Inspired Anniversary Card

Hi, everyone! This week's Inspiration Challenge site is Nature's, they have some gorgeous stuff!! I chose this gorgeous amethyst ring for inspiration to create an anniversary card. I used the following items from Divinity Designs LLC:  Flower Corner Die, Clouds and Raindrops Dies (tiny hearts), Pierced Rectangles Dies, Matting Rectangle Die, A2 Landscape Card Base with Layer DiesPeaceful Petals Paper Pad, 'All Occasion Sentiments' stamp set, and Pixie Gems.  The ribbon has silver threads woven through; the bow was tied using a Bow Easy tool.  The sentiment was silver embossed to coordinate with the silver and purple foil cardstock.

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Friday, July 21, 2023

Happy 1st Birthday!

Hi, everyone!  This week's Friday Free4All Challenge over at Splitcoast is a tribute to Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon....incorporate either the moon or footsteps on your project.  My card is for my little niece who just turned one.  I love this adorable set from My Favorite Things, "Number Fun - 1".  The image and sentiment were stamped onto a white card base using my MISTI.  Using masking and reverse masking, the scene was colored with sponges for a softer look. Some pink gingham ribbon was added to coordinate with the pink "blankie".

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Monday, July 17, 2023

Divinity Designs LLC July Blessings Box Subscription

Hi, everyone! I have some super cute stuff to share with you! If you haven't yet signed up for the Blessings Box quarterly subscription at Divinity Designs LLC, you should check it out for these reasons: these items are only available for subscribers, plus you can save an average of 25% compared to the individual prices!

Here are all of the items offered in the new July Blessings Box:

Below are my samples featuring the Blessings Box goodies: 

My first card features the A2 Pierced Triple Windows Die, the Woodland Creatures Stamp/Die Duos set, the Mushroom Medley Paper/Die Duos set, along with the Grass Border Die, Rose Leaves Dies, A2 Portrait Card Base with Layer Dies, Clouds and Raindrops Dies (to sponge clouds), Foam Mounting Tape, and Blending Brushes. The images were stamped in Stazon Jet Black then colored with markers and water-coloring.

For my next card, I used the Mini Slimline Shutter Card Dies along with the Woodland Creatures Stamp/Die Duos clear set, Mushroom Medley Paper/Die Duos pack, and the following dies: Grass Lawn, Alphabet Caps, Pierced Circles, Circles, Pierced Ovals, Ovals, Foam Mounting Tape, Blending Brush.
My last card features the Perpetual Petals Background and Layer Dies, Woodland Creatures Stamp/Die Duos, Treat Tags Dies, A2 Portrait Card Base with Layer Dies, Foam Mounting Tape, and Blending Brushes.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Hooray, You're Two!

Hi, everyone! This week's Color Challenge over at Splitcoast is to use Pool Party, Cherry Cobbler, and Old Olive. I needed a quick card to put in the mail this morning and these colors were perfect. The stamps are from 'Number Fun 2' from My Favorite Things. The image and sentiment was stamped on plain white cardstock, then water-colored. In hindsight I should have used watercolor paper but didn't have time to start over.

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Thursday, July 6, 2023

Beach-y Blessings

Hi, everyone!  This week's Ways To Use It Challenge over at Splitcoast is 'To The Beach'.  Today I am sharing three Mother's Day cards from last year which I did not get around to posting anywhere.  Each of the three use the same products from Divinity Designs LLC: Sunset Skies Slimline Paper Pad, Long and Lean Letters Dies, Bold Blessings Stamp/Die Duos, A2 Thin Pierced Frame Die, A2 Portrait Card Base with Layer Dies, Foam Mounting Tape. The letters were cut from the designer paper, layered onto cardstock, then popped up with foam tape.  This is a type of eclipse technique but with only two layers.

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Saturday, July 1, 2023

Floral Blessings


Hi, everyone! This week's Inspiration Challenge over at Splitcoast takes us to Decorator's Warehouse. I fell in love with the jewel tones of this pretty bouquet and chose cardstock and a designer paper scrap to match. Life has been hectic lately, so most of my cards have been simple designs. This card took less than fifteen minutes....I think I will make several more like this but with different colors, so stay tuned. The designer paper is from Stampin Up, the word dies are from Altenew and the sentiment from the 'Ornate Border Sentiments' set and the rhinestones are from Divinity Designs LLC.

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