It’s Day #3 of the Dare to Get Dirty Challenges over at Splitcoaststampers.  This first card was made with with a couple of the challenges in mind.

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I love everything miniature, so when I first saw these cute little clothespins I just had to have them!  Some sun rays were stamped and are peaking out from behind the onesie.

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This second card is for one of the challenges.  This ole cat just cracks me up.

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He was colored with some warm Copics.

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Thanks for stopping by today.  Maybe I’ll see you over in the DTGD Galleries!

Happy Crafting!
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Card 1:

Stamps: SU “Something for Baby”, “Ray of Sunshine” and “Kinda Eclectic”

Papers: PTI Select White; SU Rose Red and “Pretty Petals” Designer Paper

Inks: SU Regal Rose and Summer Sun

Accessories: Grosgrain Ribbon; Linen Thread; Heart Brad

Card 2:

Stamps: SU “Giggle Greetings”

Papers: PTI Select White, Orange Zest and Dark Chocolate; The Paper Studio “Sunbeam Meadow” Designer Paper

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; SU More Mustard; Copics:
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Accessories: KaiserKraft Adhesive Chocolate Pearls; Grosgrain Ribbon

Splitcoaststampers (SCS) is the world’s largest stamping community, with more than 400,000 members of which many are Fan Club Members.  Each year several of the past and the 12 current designers at SCS (known as the Dirty Dozen) have a week long challenge-fest (40 challenges this year!) known as “Dare To Get Dirty (DTGD).” These challenges are especially for the Fan Club Members to say “Thank You” for their support.

Today is Day #1 of Dare to Get Dirty, and I am hosting a challenge which you can see HERE.  (You must be a Fan Club Member to access.) The cards that I am sharing are example cards for my challenge.

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Here’s a little tip.  I like to punch different colored circles to place behind buttons.  By doing this you can really change the look and “pop” of a button.

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This second card will be for my father-in-law’s birthday.  My hubby was recently saying how much he appreciates the fact that his dad, even in financially thin times, had a small boat that the family would enjoy all summer long.  It made for some happy family times.  He can write his dad a note on the inside to that effect.

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A little piece of twine adhered to the punched anchor adds a fun element and completes the card.

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I’ve also entered into some of my favorite blogland challenges:

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: “Anything Goes”

Craftyhazelnut’s Patterned Paper August Challenge: “Use Patterned Paper”

Stamp and Create July Challenge: “Patterns”

Hope to see you in the DTGD Galleries!!
Happy Crafting!
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Floral
Stamps: SU “Flower Patch”
Papers: PTI Vintage Cream and Dark Chocolate; Authentique “Legacy”
Inks: SU Rose Red and Always Artichoke
Accessories: Grosgrain Ribbon; Pearls; Button; SU “Flower Fair Framelits Dies”; 3/4″ Circle Punch

Nautical
Stamps: SU “The Open Sea”; Impress Sentiment
Papers: PTI Vintage Cream and Pure Poppy; SU Night of Navy; Authentique “Seaside”
Inks: SU Night of Navy: Copics: y000w000.jpg
Accessories: Martha Stewart Anchor Punch; Twine

Made a card using one of the dies from the awesome Papertrey Ink “One Liners: Happy Die” set.

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Besides cutting the die out of the plaid patterned paper, three cuts were made with white cardstock.  All four layers where glued together with the plaid piece on top.  It was then placed back into the cutout on the plaid paper.  Love the dry embossed look this creates.

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When I ordered this die set I accidentally ordered two sets. Smiley.SheDidItAni

But that’s great news for someone.  So… how about some blog candy!

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BLOG CANDY:
If you are interested in winning this fun die set, just comment below on this post.  Begin your comment with the word “Candy” so that I know you want to be included in the drawing.  A random entry will be drawn on Tuesday, July 21st.  That’s one week from this posting.  (Please enter only once.)

Challenges:

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: Anything Goes

Sister Act Card Challenge #114: Anything Goes

Craftyhazelnut’s Patterned Paper July Challenge: Use Patterned Paper

This card is also playing along in the Color Challenge over at Splitcoaststampers.

Happy Crafting!
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Stamps: PTI “Think Big Favorites #12”

Papers: PTI Select White and Royal Velvet; Authentique “Suave” Designer Paper

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; SU Perfect Plum

Accessories: PTI “One Liners: Happy Die”; “Buttons; Grosgrain Ribbon; Tim Holtz “Bubble Layering” Stencil

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Paper… beautiful patterned paper.  I can’t seem to walk past it at the craft store, so many many of them end up on my craft table.  And sometimes I even play with them!

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A close second to paper are pearls.  They have gotten harder to find as other bling products are taking center stage, but my love for them has not diminished.  Nope, not a bit.

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Playing along in a few challenges:

Splitcoaststampers Inspiration Challenge IC501:
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Craftyhazelnut’s Patterned Paper July Challenge: Use Patterned Paper

Stamp and Create July Challenge: Patterns

Sister Act Card Challenge #114: Anything Goes

Papertake Weekly Challenge: Anything Goes

Seize the Birthday: Anything Goes (No Topping)

Happy Crafting!
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Stamps: SU “Flower Shop” and “Bloom With Hope”

Papers: PTI Terracotta Tile and Select White; My Mind’s Eye “Notable” Designer Paper

Inks: SU Basic Black and Creamy Caramel; Copics:
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Accessories: Bo Bunny Pearls; SU Pansy Punch

Have a couple of flowery cards today.  This first one uses SU’s Birthday Blossoms.

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After punching out the main flower I curled the petals slightly before adhering it to the main image panel.

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There were a few challenges in mind while making this card.  Check them out!

Papertake Weekly Challenge: Take Your Pick – Product Theme: Pearls

Addicted to Stamps Challenge #151: Anything Goes

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Going Dotty!

Seize the Birthday: Anything Goes – Optional Red, White and Blue!

This second card uses a stamp set with some matching dies.

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The mason jar was stamped on the card base and colored.  A jar was then die cut using acetate which was adhered over the stamped and colored jar.  The tape can be hidden under the twine and sentiment so that it doesn’t show through the acetate.

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Just a couple of challenges here:

Splitcoaststampers CAS332 Challenge: Mason Jar

Less Is More Week 231 Color Challenge: Red, White & Blue

Happy Crafting!
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Birthday Blossoms

Stamps: SU “Birthday Blossoms”; PTI “Inside & Out: Birthday II”

Papers: PTI Select White and Hawaiian Shores; Doodlebug Designs “Hello Sunshine” Designer Paper

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; White Gel Pen; Copics:
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Accessories: Recollections Self-Adhesive Pearls; Prima; Dotted Organdy Ribbon; Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch; SU Pansy Punch

Mason Jar

Stamps: SU “Perfectly Preserved”

Papers: PTI Select White

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; SU Real Red and Pink Passion; Copics:
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Accessories: Acetate; Baker’s Twine; SU Framelits “Cannery Set”; 1″ Corner Rounder Punch

May 312015

Yup!  It’s almost June, and the weddings are beginning!  This card is for my nephew who will tie the knot in a couple of weeks.

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I like to try and match the card to the wedding invitation.  No exception this time.

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Playing along in a few challenges:

Splitcoaststampers Featured Stamper: FS434

Addicted to Stamps: Anything Goes

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday: Anything Goes

Stamp and Create: May Flowers

Happy Crafting!
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Stamps: SU “Stippled Blossoms” and “Teeny Tiny Wishes”

Papers: PTI Select White; SU Always Artichoke

Inks: SU Regal Rose, Rose Red, Real Red, Old Olive and Always Artichoke

Accessories: Lace; Primas, Pearls

May 282015

Today’s cards use the adorable “Cheerful Critters” set by Stampin’ Up.

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Had some fun playing with the sign that bear is holding up.

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The “uncle” sentiment is held onto the main panel with a mini screw brad.  It can be rotated to reveal the happy birthday wish underneath.

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Not sure if it was the critters that sold me on this set or this next sentiment.  Maybe a little bit of both.

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These faces and expressions just make me smile.

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On this last card I cut the sign off and decided that bear could hold up a banner instead.

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Both the bear and the banner were fussy cut and adhered to a large die cut blossom which has been popped up on foam tape.

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One or more of these cards are playing along in the following challenges:

Splitcoaststampers WT533 Challenge: “Favorite Tool” – I love my Vagabond die cutting and embossing machine!

The Male Room Challenge #11: “Washi Tape” – The “UNCLE” card uses Washi Tape.

Seize the Birthday: “Anything Goes”

Addicted to Stamps #146 Challenge: “Anything Goes”

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: “Anything Goes”

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: “Thank You”

Craftyhazelnut’s Patterned Paper May 2015 Challenge

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Happy Crafting!
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Uncle
Stamps: SU “Cheerful Critters”, “Gorgeous Grunge”, “Guy Greetings” and “Teeny Tiny Wishes”
Papers: PTI Select White and Hawaiian Shores
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Copics
Accessories: Mini Screw Brad; Linen Thread; My Mind’s Eye “Oxford Lane” Washi Tape

I Like Your Face
Stamps: SU “Cheerful Critters”
Papers: PTI Select White, Pure Poppy and Harvest Gold; My Mind’s Eye “Everyday Basics” Designer Paper
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Copics
Accessories: White Flat Back Pearl (colored with Copic 100); Impression Obsession Flower Die; Spellbinders “Stars Five” Die

Thank You
Stamps: SU “Cheerful Critters”, “Guy Greetings”, “So Very Grateful” and “You Little Furball”
Papers: PTI Select White and True Black; Simple Stories “I Am” Designer Paper
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Copics
Accessories: Grosgrain Ribbon; Rhinestones; SU Word Window Punch; Spellbinders “Blossom” Die

 

May 182015

Here is my grandson Lincoln’s birthday card this year.  Grands grow up so fast… especially when they live far away, and you don’t get to see them very often.

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He loves Loves LOVES trucks so thought a bright red firetruck might catch his eye for a second.  Stickles on the truck’s top light does catch the light now and then.

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Challenges:

Cards in Envy Challenge: “Hey Dude!”

Splitcoaststampers CAS325 Challenge: “Wheels”

Happy Crafting!
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Stamps: SU “You’re My Hero”

Papers: PTI Select White and Pure Poppy

InksMemento Tuxedo Black; Black Copic 0.1 Multiliner and Copics:
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Accessories: Eyelets; Washi Tape; Stickles “Xmas Red”

May 162015

It’s time to start making those cards for the special dads in our lives.

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This sage old moose is colored with Copics.  I drew some additional grasses along the bottom to extend the image further across the card.

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One Father’s Day card in the queue ready for mailing!

Challenges:

Cards in Envy: When Nature Calls

Cardz 4 Guys: Challenge #70 Make Your Mark
The coloring is done by hand with Copics.  The top of the brown panel has also been hand torn.

The Male Room: Challenge #10 – Colours
I don’t have any of the SU colors shown, so I used a variety of greens and browns/tans.  I also highlighted with a blue/green /teal marker.

Splitcoaststampers Features Stamper: FS432

Happy Crafting!
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Stamps: SU “Walk in the Wild” and “Guy Greetings”
Papers: PTI Select White; SU Garden Green and Chocolate Chip
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black: Copics:
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Accessories: Corduroy Button; Stitched Felt Ribbon

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In the past I have created similar Mother’s Day cards for my mother-in-law and my 2 daughters-in-law.  The only difference in the cards would usually be in the color(s) used.  This year, however, they use different images and are all unique… made special for each woman.  The cards being shared today are for my daughters-in-law.  I love both of them so much and am so grateful for the wonderful mothers that they are to my precious grandchildren.

The image panel has been popped up on foam tape and some scalloped lace tucked under the bottom edge.

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This card has been entered into a few challenges.

Simon Says Stamp Monday:  “Anything Goes” 

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday:  “Anything Goes”

Sister Act Card Challenge #104:  “Anything Goes”

Craftyhazelnut’s Patterned Paper Challenge: “May 2015”

Had fun with this little flower image by stamping it twice in each “color.”  The first time the image was completely inked with the lighter tone and then stamped. Then, using a marker, a slightly darker tone was applied on just part of the image and stamped over the lighter tone.

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It’s a 2-step image with just 1 stamp! Smiley.Yes1Ani

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This card is playing along in the Splitcoaststampers Featured Stamper Challenge #430.

Happy Crafting!
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Card 1:
Stamps: SU “I Like You” and “Teeny Tiny Wishes”
Papers: PTI Select White; SU Garden Green; Simple Stories “I Am” Designer Paper
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Copics:
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Accessories: Rhinestones; Michael’s Lace Adhesive Trim

Card 2:
Stamps: SU “Painted Petals”; Flourishes “Siberian Iris”
Papers: PTI Select White; SU Always Artichoke
Inks: SU Always Artichoke, Lavendar Lace, Ballet Blue, Summer Sun, Only Orange, Pixie Pink and Real Red
Accessories: SU Tag Punch and Grosgrain Ribbon; Sizzix “Scallop Heart Doily Set: Lace Handkerchief” Embossing Folder

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