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May 30, 2021

Color Throwdown #644

Hi, I'm back again today with another card and challenge.  This time I'm joining the current, Color Throwdown #644


 Here is my card using this awesome color combo:


 So for this card I once again used the All Squared Away stamp set & Floral Square Dies from the new Stampin'Up! catalog.  - I just think this is such a fun set of stamps and dies so I had to use them again.

Details:  Basic Black, Smokey Slate, Daffodil Delight card stock & Whisper White. SU

Ink: Daffodil Delight SU & Memento Tuxedo Black

Other: Lemone' Glitter - Art Institute on the yellow flower. Black Diamond Stickles were used for the centers of the small gray flowers.

Swiss Dot Embossing Folder & Foam mounting tape.

The inside of the card - Note I could not get the camera to focus on this very well.

 That's it for this one. 

May 28, 2021

Freshly Made Sketches #487 & NBUS

 Hello,  Hope you all have been having a good week.  I've actually been enjoying creating some cards this week.  

Today I'm joining Freshly Made Sketches #487  and also using this as another NBUS#26 card since I'm using brand new products for this card.

Here is the sketch:

Here is my card:

Stamp Set - All Squared Away - SU
Dies - Floral Square - SU
both of these are brand new to me and available in the current Stampin'Up! catalog.

Card Stock: Poppy Parade & Granny Apple Green, Daffodil Delight - SU
Whisper White - retired SU
Ink:  Poppy Parade, Granny Apple Gree, Daffodil Delight - SU and Memento Tuxedo Black.
Other - Scallop Border Punch - retired SU
Bakers Twine
Foam Mounting Tape

May 25, 2021

Paper Players Sketch 542 & NBUS#26

 Welcome! - More stamping fun this week.

Joining in on the current Paper Players sketch challenge #542 and NBUS#26

Here is the card I created for this challenge.
The stamp set is new to me and the first time using it.  It's SU, Friendly Flamingo set.  Only available through June since it's in the Mini catalog but not the current catalog.  I also used the Flamingo Dies that go with the set.  - If you want them be sure to purchase before the end of June.
Also I used 2 new Dies from a set of leaf dies I bought off Amazon previous used one other from the set on this card.
The designer paper is also new.  Purchased from Scrapbook.com 
Card Stock: Retired SU - Cameo Coral for card base.
Granny Apple Green, Crushed Curry, Basic Black and *Whisper White (now retired) 
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Calypso Coral.
Other: Stickles for the flamingo's eye and the center of the little flower.
Foam mounting tape.
I'm not sure how close this follows the sketch but this card took on a life of it's own and I think it meets the requirements of the sketch since I used the flamingo/die leaves as my shaped elements.


May 24, 2021

Fusion Challenge - Thank You

 Finally some time to stamp!
Joining in today for the current Fusion Challenge  - Thank You.

 The idea being to either be inspired by the Sketch, the Inspiration Photo or both.
Below is my take on the challenge.

 I liked both the sketch and the inspiration photo.  Two things different for me.  I used a "cat stamp" instead of a dog stamp since I am more of a cat lover and have so few dog stamps.  - Also I went with a different sentiment other then a (Thank You) type sentiment because it seemed to fit my card better.
Card Stock: Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry and Whisper White (SU)
Designer Paper - My Minds Eye
Stamps: Stampendous Grasshopper, featuring Fluffles the cat.
Sentiment Stamp: Hero Arts
Background: Dots and Daisies (retired SU)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Crushed Curry
Colored Pencils - Prisma Color and blended with Gamsol.
Dies - Nestabilities 
Foam Mounting Tape.
I had a lot of fun with this one & hope you enjoy it.