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Cupcakes & Sprinkles

Cupcakes & Sprinkles

Yay for the weekend! I had a pretty busy day yesterday. Got my haircut in the morning and spoke to my friend Greg for a little while. I went over and saw Heather, we had lunch and I ran a few errands. The evening was quiet, just a little TV. Today it’s supposed to be rainy so maybe some crafty time?! Good way to spend a rainy day! πŸ˜€

I have another card to share with you today that uses the Concord & 9th Sprinkles Turnabout Set! The background is stamped with it using my MISTI with Freshly Cut Grass and Merman Ink onto a piece of Solar White 80lb. I adhered the trimmed piece to a card base of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. The cupcakes are stamped in Black Licorice for the outline and the same two ink colors to fill them in. My tag is cut out from a piece of Mermaid Card Stock with the Concord & 9th Sprinkles Tag Dies along with the cupcakes. My greeting is heat embossed in Hero Arts White Embossing Powder onto the bottom of the tag. I tied a piece of Natural Green Twine through the top and adhered it to the card with Fun Foam and E-Z Runner. The cupcakes are adhered with 3D Foam Squares and a little drop of Multi-Matte Medium holds the twine in place! I’m loving that Sprinkles Turnabout, confetti sprinkles in any colors! I hope that you like my card for today! Thank you so much for visiting! Have a spectacular Saturday! πŸ™‚

Products used:

Stamp Set: Sprinkles Turnabout Photopolymer (Concord & 9th)

Ink: Black Licorice, Freshly Cut Grass and Merman (Lawn Fawn)

Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark

Embossing Powder: White (Hero Arts)

Dies: Sprinkles Tag (Concord & 9th)

Embellishments: Natural Green Twine (American Crafts)

Adhesives: E-Z Runner Ultra Strong and 3D Foam Squares (Scrapbook Adhesives) and Multi-Matte Medium (Ranger)

Tools: Big Shot, Heat Tool (Hero Arts) and Fun Foam

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Orage You Sweet 16

Orage You Sweet 16

Another nice day yesterday but some rain this morning. I went over to Heather’s early and spent the day with her catching up on some things while she worked. Around 5:00 I headed over to Brian & Kim’s, they needed a ride to a wedding so I drove them over to Floral Park and then came home and watched TV. Today will be a quiet day I hope! πŸ˜€

One of my friends asked me to make a card for a sweet 16 so this is what I came up with. It was inspired by a card that I saw on the Concord & 9th site! The card base is Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock I stamped the Sweet from the Concord & 9th Orange You Sweet Photopolymer Stamp Set in Carrot Ink. The crate is from the Concord & 9th Petals & Palettes Dies. I cut it from a piece of Desert Storm 80lb and stamped the woodgrain in Doe. The leaves are from the Petals Set and are stamped in Noble Fir on Noble Fir Card Stock and cut out with the Coordinating Dies. I stamped the oranges in Carrot on Fake Tan and cut those out with the Coordinating Dies. I adhered the crate, oranges and leaves to the card leaving room in the crate to stick in a gift card. The 16 is cut from more Fake Tan with the Hero Arts Classic Numbers Frame Cuts and adhered to the lower right on the crate. A few Pretty Pink Posh Sparkling Clear and American Crafts Orange Sequins finish the card! I love the sweet 16 with the oranges, a different take on a birthday card! I hope that you like today’s card! Thanks for coming by! Have a super Saturday! πŸ™‚

Products used:

Stamp Sets: Orange You Sweet and Petals & Palettes Photopolymer (Concord & 9th)

Ink: Doe, Carrot and Noble Fir (Lawn Fawn)

Card Stock: Solar White 11olb and Desert Storm 80lb (Neenah), Fake Tan and Nobel Fir (Lawn Fawn)

Dies: Orange You Sweet and Petals & Palettes (Concord & 9th) and Classic Numbers Frame Cuts (Hero Arts)

Embellishments: Orange Sequins (American Crafts) and Sparkling Clear (Pretty Pink Posh)

Adhesives: E-Z Runner Ultra Strong (Scrapbook Adhesives) and Multi-Matte Medium (Ranger)

Tools: Big Shot

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SIP Challenge 109 – A Sketch!

SIP Challenge 109 – A Sketch!

It was a rainy Monday morning here but it did stop right at 1:00PM just like they said it would! That never happens! LOL! I got all caught up on my comments and went through more of the Stampin’ Galley overabundance in the morning and then went over to see Daniel at my Parent’s house. He is still just the cutest little boy! After dinner we watched PJ Masks together and then I came home and spent a little time with Taylor. Jim stopped by a little later and we watched TV and planned out next DIY project. Can’t wait to get started on that! I’ll be sure an post pictures when we are done! I think that Andrew is going to come by for a while today, will be good to see him! πŸ˜€

It’s Tuesday and time for this week’s Stamp, Ink, Paper Challenge

Today’s card starts off with a base of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. I used the Concord & 9th Flower Turnabout Photopolymer Stamp with Pool Party Card Stock and Hero Arts Gold Embossing Powder to create a panel. It’s backed with a piece of Desert Storm 80lb and adhered to the card with Fun Foam and E-Z Runner. My greeting is from the Concord & 9th Wonderful Words Dies and is cut from a piece of American Crafts Gold Glitter Card. To adhere it to the card I used Multi-Purpose Spray Adhesive. A few Pretty Pink Posh Gold Sequins fill in some of the space on the embossed panel and the card is done! I think that this would make a nice elegant wedding card, especially with the Tiffany colors! I hope that you enjoyed my Design Team card for this week’s Stamp, Ink, Paper Sketch Challenge! Go on over to the BLOG and see the rest of the Team’s cards and enter yours in the gallery! Thanks for coming by today! Have a terrific Tuesday! πŸ™‚

Products used:

Stamp Set: Flower Turnabout Photopolymer (Concord & 9th)

Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark

Embossing Powder: Gold (Hero Arts)

Card Stock: Solar White 110lb and Desert Storm 80lb (Neenah) and Pool Party (Stampin’ Up!)

Specialty: Gold Glitter Card Stock (American Crafts)

Dies: Wonderful Words (Concord & 9th)

Embellishments: Gold Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh)

Adhesives: E-Z Runner Ultra Strong (Scrapbook Adhesives), Multi-Purpose Spray (Elmer’s) and Multi-Matte Medium (Ranger)

Tools: Big Shot, Heat Tool (Hero Arts) and Fun Foam

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Freshly Made Sketches 297

Freshly Made Sketches 297

We are on a roll! Productive days are here to stay! LOL! I got all of my list accomplished yesterday and spent some time outside enjoying the weather! Taylor came by in the afternoon and we had dinner with my Parents. After, Heather stopped by and we ran some errands, she dropped me off and then I went over to her house for a bit. When I came home Taylor and I started to watch The Fall on Netflix. A very odd and disturbing show. This morning I have some odds and ends to take care of, another productive day is ahead! πŸ˜€

My card that I made yesterday is for this week’s Freshly Made Sketches Challenge

The card base for today is Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock cut so that when it’s folded it measures 4 1/4″ x 4 1/4″. The background is a piece of Soft Sky layered on top of a piece of Blushing Bride. My image is from the Concord & 9th Unicorn Awesomeness Photopolymer Stamp Set and is stamped in Black Licorice. I colored in the horn and hooves with my Signo Gold Gel Pen and cut it out with the Coordinating Dies. In the Dies there is the word magic and that is cut from some Gold Glitter Card Stock. I adhered the unicorn with 3M Foam Tape and the magic with Multi-Matte Medium. A heavy dose of Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush Pen is on the mane and tail along with a few spots on the body and to finish the card I added a bunch of gold dots with the Gold Pen. There are a lot of unicorns out there but I have to say this one is my favorite! I hope that you like my card for this week’s Freshly Made Sketches Challenge! Thank you for visiting! Have a great Thursday! πŸ™‚

Products used:

Stamp Set: Unicorn Awesomeness Photopolymer (Concord & 9th)

Ink: Black Licorice (Lawn Fawn)

Card Stock: Solar White 110lb and 80lb (Neenah), Soft Sky and Blushing Bride (Stampin’ Up!)

Specialty: Gold Glitter Card Stock (American Crafts)

Dies: Unicorn Awesomeness (Concord & 9th)

Embellishments: Gold Signo Gel Pen (Uniball) and Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush Pen (Zig)

Adhesives: E-Z Runner Ultra Strong (Scrapbook Adhesives) and Multi-Matte Medium (Ranger)

Tools: Big Shot

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SIP Challenge 108 – Fabulous Flowers!

SIP Challenge 108 – Fabulous Flowers!

Hello my friends! I’m so happy that you liked the pictures from this weekend’s projects! Jim says thank you too! Yesterday I did get a few things done in the morning, ran to the Post Office and had dinner with my Parents and Taylor. The child then came to my house and hung out with me for a while. I watched a little TV before bed to unwind a bit. I have a few phone calls to make this morning and then some projects to get finished! πŸ˜€

It’s Tuesday and time for this week’s Stamp, Ink, Paper Challenge

Ahh, florals! I have way too many how about you?! LOL! I started my card with a base of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. To create my panel I used another piece of 110lb Card Stock and the Concord & 9th Hope Labels Die. My flowers and greeting are from the Concord & 9th Hope Photopolymer Stamp Set. I stamped the flowers in Grape Soda and Juice Box, the leaves in JalapeΓ±o and the greeting in Juice Box. To make the HOPE a little sparkly I adhered a piece of Silver Glitter Card Stock to the card base before adhering the panel to the card with 3M Foam Tape. A fun simple card with some neat flowers and a fun greeting! I hope that you enjoyed my Design Team card for this week’s Stamp, Ink, Paper Challenge! Stop by the BLOG and check out the rest of the team’s cards and let’s see your floral creation in the gallery! Thanks so much for visiting! Have a terrific Tuesday! πŸ™‚

Products used:

Stamp Set: Hope Photopolymer (Concord & 9th)

Ink: Grape Soda, Juice Box and JalapeΓ±o (Lawn Fawn)

Card Stock: Solar White 110lb (Neenah)

Specialty: Silver Glitter Card Stock (American Crafts)

Dies: Hope Labels (Concord & 9th)

Adhesives: E-Z Runner Grand (Scrapbook Adhesives) and 3M Foam Tape

Tools: Big Shot

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Simple So Sweet

Simple So Sweet

Well, the rainy day did turn out to be a productive one! I got most of what I had to do finished! I also got a haircut and ran some errands and had some lunch with Heather. Dinner with my Parents and then finished the evening off with some TV. Today I think I’m supposed to go over to Jim’s to help with some projects! I never fins out until the last minute! LOL! Should be a fun day! πŸ˜€

I have a simple fun card for you today! I used the Concord & 9th Orange You Sweet Photopolymer Stamp Set to stamp some images and a greeting onto a card base of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. To line up the greeting I stamped the outline and then used my Mini MISTI to stamp the colored part. It needed something more so I added a few Pretty Pink Posh Onyx and American Crafts Orange Sequins! Like I said super simple card but I love the orange slices and fun greeting! I hope that you like today’s card! Thank you so much for coming by! Have a sensational Saturday! πŸ™‚

Products used:

Stamp Set: Orange You Sweet Photopolymer (Concord & 9th)

Ink: Black Licorice and Carrot (Lawn Fawn)

Card Stock: Solar White 110lb (Neenah)

Embellishments: Onyx Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh) and Orange Sequins (American Crafts)

Adhesives: Multi-Matte Medium (Ranger)

Tools: Mini MISTI

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Sparkly Bold Blossom

Sparkly Bold Blossom

Ahh… the start of another week and new possibilities! It was a gorgeous day yesterday, I tried to get some things done in the morning but was thwarted by wanting to use a stamp set that I couldn’t find! You know when you have that idea for a card in your head and it needs to get out but you can’t find what you’re looking for! LOL! I did have a nice afternoon, Jim came by and we hung out on the couch and watched some Beach House Hunters episodes. Today I have a lot of stuff to get done and I will! No TV! πŸ˜€

My card that I have for you is a rather simple one, just dies! I started by cutting some Silver and Gold Glitter Card Stock with the Essentials By Ellen Bold Blooms Stand Alone Dies. They are adhered to a card base of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. I cut it so that when I folded it it was 5 1/4″ by 3 3/4″ so I could let the die cuts hang off the edge and it would still fit in a standard envelope. A strip of Black 110lb is adhered over the flowers and leaves. My greeting is also cut from Gold Glitter Card Stock using one of the word dies from the Essentials by Ellen Zipper Panel Dies. It’s adhered to the black strip and a few Pretty Pink Posh Gold and Silver Sequins complete the card! I do love all of the sparkle and the flowers and leaves are faves of mine! I hope that you like today’s card! Thank you so much for starting your week off with me! Have a magnificent Monday! πŸ™‚

Products used:

Card Stock: Solar White 110lb (Neenah) Black 110lb (Recollections)

Specialty: Silver and Gold Glitter Card Stock (American Crafts)

Dies: Bold Blooms Stand Alone and Zipper Panel (Essentials by Ellen)

Embellishments: Silver and Gold Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh)

Adhesives: 3M Foam Tape, Multi-Purpose Spray (Elmer’s) and Multi-Matte Medium (Ranger)

Tools: Big Shot

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Freshly Made Sketches 295

Freshly Made Sketches 295

The weather was very nice here again yesterday! I managed to get some cards made in the morning, cleaned the house and spent a little time outside enjoying the weather! I also ran a few errands in the evening and watched a little TV. Today I have a bunch of projects to get through, I think it’s supposed to rain so that will make it easier! LOL! πŸ˜€

When I saw this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge I knew just what I wanted to do…

My card base is Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. I used the Simon Says Stamp Border Waves Die to cut a piece of Soft Sky and adhered it across the lower half of the card. My images are from the Simon Says Stamp Sail Away Photopolymer Stamp Set and are stamped in Fog. I cut them out with the Coordinating Dies and adhered them to the card with 3M Foam Tape. The greeting is cut from Silver Glitter Card Stock using the Simon Says Stamp Painted Enjoy and Summer Dies. A little Multi-Purpose Spray Adhesive adheres them to the stamped images and three Pretty Pink Posh Sparkling Clear Sequins finish the card! I love the subtlety of the colors with the pop of silver! I hope that you like my card for this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge! Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a terrific Thursday! πŸ™‚

Products used:

Stamp Set: Sail Away Photopolymer (Simon Says Stamp)

Ink: Fog (Simon Says Stamp)

Card Stock: Solar White 110lb and 80lb (Neenah) and Soft Sky (Stampin’ Up!)

Specialty: 48lb Vellum (The Paper Cut) and Silver Glitter Card Stock (American Crafts)

Dies:Β Set Sail and Border Waves (Simon Says Stamp)

Embellishments: Sparkling Clear Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh)

Adhesives: E-Z Runner Ultra Strong (Scrapbook Adhesives), 3M Foam Tape and Multi-Matte Medium (Ranger)

Tools: Big Shot

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Butterfly Hello

Butterfly Hello

Yay for the weekend! Yesterday was nice, I did a few things around the house. My Brother and Erika stopped by my Parent’s with the kids and we all had dinner together. After that Taylor and I ran a few errands and I spoke to my friend Greg for a while. Today I have a lot of things to get done, I will be spending a lot of time in front of the computer and then maybe squeeze in a little crafting! πŸ˜€

While I was thinking of cards to make yesterday I was looking around the Stampin’ Galley and it’s amazing how much stuff I have accumulated and not used! I’m sure that you know what I mean! LOL! So in an effort to use up some of the excess that I have I used some paper and embellishments to make my card! The base is Ivory 110lb Card Stock. I adhered two pieces of paper from the My Mind’s Eye My Story 6×6 Paper Pad to my card base, the second one with Fun Foam and E-Z Runner. Next up is one of the My Mind’s Eye Die Cut Journaling Cards and that is adhered with 3M Foam Tape. The little gold butterfly in the upper left is one of the My Mind’s Eye Chipboard Buttons. I tied a piece of American Crafts Black Twine into a bow before adhering it to the card. My greeting is cut from a piece of American Crafts Gold Glitter Card and two pieces of Black 110lb with the Simon Says Stamp Painted Hello Die. I adhered them to each other with Multi-Purpose Spray Adhesive and to the card with Multi-Matte Medium. One last thing to finish the card, a few Pretty Pink Posh Gold Sequins! A pretty simple card to put together and how neat to get to use some of those goodies that have been just sitting there?! I hope that you like today’s card and are inspired to use some of your collections! Thank you for stopping by and have a super Saturday! πŸ™‚

Products used:

Card Stock: Ivory and Black 110lb (Recollections)

Specialty: Gold Glitter Card Stock (American Crafts)

Patterned Paper: My Story (My Mind’s Eye)

Dies: Painted Hello (Simon Says Stamp)

Embellishments: My Story Die Cut Journal Cards and Chipboard Buttons (My Mind’s Eye), Black Twine (American Crafts) and Gold Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh)

Adhesives: E-Z Runner Ultra Strong (Scrapbook Adhesives), 3M Foam Tape, Multi-Purpose Spray (Elmer’s) and Multi-Matte Medium (Ranger)

Tools: Big Shot

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I See You’re Fantastic!

I See You’re Fantastic!

Happy Friday my peeps! I had a lazy day yesterday, I managed to get a few things done but today I need to get a lot done! The wedding last night was nice! The ceremony was right next to the water. I love when couples write their own vows, makes is so much more personal. It was nice to be with my Parents, brother, Erika, Taylor, her friend and Jim! It looks to be another nice day here today, I need to clean and seal my convertible top, maybe that will be today’s project! πŸ˜€

I haven’t used a tag on a card in a while so today I have a simple card with just that! The card base is Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. All of the images and greetings are from the Simon Says Stamp I See You Photopolymer Stamp Set. I used my Mini MISTI to stamp the chevrons in Audrey Blue down the left side of the card. My tag is cut from a piece of Solar White 80lb using the Simon Says Stamp Large Tag Die. The glasses are stamped in Slate and and the ampersand in Audrey Blue, they are both cut out with the Coordinating Dies. I stamped the greetings in Slate onto the tag and tied a piece of American Crafts Grey Natural Twine through the top. It’s adhered to the card with Fun Foam and E-Z Runner. The glasses and ampersand are adhered to the tag with 3M Foam Tape and a few Pretty Pink Posh Sea Breeze Sequins finish it off! I love that stamp set with all of it’s eclectic images and fun greetings! I hope that you like today’s card! Thank you for checking in! Have an amazing Friday! πŸ™‚

Products used:

Stamp Set: I See You Photopolymer (Simon Says Stamp)

Ink: Slate and Audrey Blue (Simon Says Stamp)

Card Stock: Solar White 110lb and 80lb (Neenah)

Dies: I See You and L:arge Tag (Simon Says Stamp)

Embellishments: Sea Breeze Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh) and Grey Natural Twine (American Crafts)

Adhesives: E-Z Runner Ultra Strong (Scrapbook Adhesives), 3M Foam Tape and Multi-Matte Medium (Ranger)

Tools: Big Shot and Fun Foam

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