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Sweet Yellow Rose Thank You

Sweet Yellow Rose Thank You

What a nice Friday I had! I hope that your’s was just as good! I FaceTimed with Andrea in the morning and we crafted together. Later on I went over to my parent’s to see Daniel, he was  a little cranky, not enough sleep was my guess. I came back home and crafted for bit more before going back to my parents to order Papa John’s online for them for dinner. Daniel does love his pizza! Around 6:30 Bill and Anthony came by to get me and we went to Friday’s for dinner. We got see our favorite waitress Meg and we had another nice guy Zach for our waiter. I had some Warm Pretzels with the Beer Cheese Dip and a Cobb Salad. For dessert Anthony and I split a Tennessee Whiskey Cake, delicious! We came back to my house and much to my surprise and happiness Anthony’s wheelchair fit through my door! Winston was very happy to see him and Bill! We chatted for a bit and then after they left I did some research on my little project. By the time I finished it was after 12:30 and time for bed! I’ll be in Manhattan at The Ink Pad with Anna today, the best way to spend a Saturday!

My card that I have for you today is a nice simple Thank You card. The card base is Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. I used some of the new The Paper Cut Gold Mirror Card Stock that I got at the show last week along with the Simon Says Stamp Ariana Wreath to cut out my wreath. I adhered it to the card with Multi-Matte Medium. The roses are from the Clearly Besotted Sweet Rose Photopolymer Stamp Set. I stamped the outlines in Memento Tuxedo Black and the roses in Hero Arts Butter Bar Ink. The leaves are stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black and Hero Arts Forever Green Ink. I don’t have the coordinating dies so I used my trusty scissors to cut them out. They are adhered to the card with Multi-Matte Medium and Foam Tape. My greeting is from the same set and is stamped in Onyx Black. I added a few Pretty Pink Posh Gold Sequins and some White Pearls along with Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush Pen to the roses and the card is finished! You can see the roses better in the second picture! I love the look of the wreath cut from the Gold Mirror Card Stock, it’s so nice and shiny! I hope that you enjoyed my card for today! I wish you all a superdelicious Saturday! 🙂

Sweet Yello Rose Thank You-WM

Sweet Yellow Rose Thank You Close-WM

Products used:

Stamp Set: Sweet Rose Photopolymer (Clearly Besotted)

Ink: Onyx Black (Versa-Fine), Memento Tuxedo Black, Butter Bar and Forever Green (Hero Arts)

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

Specialty: Gold Mirror Card Stock ( The Paper Cut)

Die: Ariana Wreath (Simon Says Stamp)

Embellishments: Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush Pen (Zig), Gold Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh) and White Pearls (Brasil)

Adhesives: 3M Foam Tape and Multi-Matte Medium (Ranger)

Tools: Big Shot and Mini MISTI

SIP Challenge 41 – Weddings!

SIP Challenge 41 – Weddings!

And we successfully made it through another Monday! It was rainy here in the early part of the day but the sun did manage to come out for a little bit and then later on it got really windy! Such odd weather! I had another pretty low key day. I ran and picked up Brian in the morning from dropping off his car at Jeep, we went back to his house for a bagel and then I came home. Some crafty time with Andrea via FaceTime passed away a good part of the afternoon and Taylor came by to binge watch Netflix with her eyes closed for while! LOL! Brian called and asked if I would run him back over to get the truck so I did. Some dinner with parents and then a little TV to finish off the day. Oh, I did manage to get into a bit of a cleaning frenzy in the Stampin’ Galley! It looks a lot better! I always find “new” things too! Do you do that? LOL!

Today I’m over on the Stamp, Ink, Paper blog with the rest of the talented Team for this week’s challenge…

SIP Challenge 41 Weddings 800

Ahh, I don’t know why I like a wedding card as much as I do! Remember last year when I went through my wedding card marathon?! Today I stared my card with a base of Solar White 110lb Card Stock. The background is a piece of Solar White 80lb that I stamped in Versa-Mark with the Hero Arts Confetti Bold Prints Background Stamp and heat embossed some Ranger Silver Pearl Embossing Powder. It’s adhered to the card with Fun Foam and E-Z Runner. My flowers and leaves are from the Clearly Besotted Sketched Blooms and they are heat embossed with the same Silver Pearl on Vellum and cut out with the Coordinating Dies. I used a little Multi-Matte Medium strategically placed behind them to adhere them to the card. For the greeting I used the Simon Says Stamp On Edge Love You Die cut from a piece of Solar White 110lb and adhered to the card with Foam Tape. I resisted the temptation to add some sequins, it wasn’t easy! LOL! I do love that the card is basically white, I think that it has a nice simple elegant look to it! I hope that you like my Design Team card for this week’s Stamp, Ink, Paper Challenge! Get a head start on your wedding cards and share them with us in the gallery by stopping by the BLOG! Thank you so much for coming by! Have a tantalizing Tuesday! 🙂

SIP Challenge 41-JK-WM

Products used:

Stamp Sets: Sketched Bloms Photopolymer (Clearly Besotted) and Confetti Bold Prints Background (Hero Arts)

Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark

Embossing Powder: Silver Pearl (Ranger)

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

Dies: Sketched Blooms (Clearly Besotted) and On Edge Love You (Simon Says Stamp)

Adhesives: E-Z Runner (Home & Hobby), 3M Foam Tape and Multi-Matte Medium (Ranger)

Tools: Big Shot, Heat Tool and Fun Foam

Mojo Monday 441

Mojo Monday 441

I had a very low key relaxing Easter. My parent’s went to my Sister-In-Law’s parent’s house and I stayed home. I crafted, boy did I craft! I made four cards! I would have made more but I kept taking TV breaks! LOL! I also managed to get my laundry done! I was a pretty productive day despite the laid back feel! I hope that you all enjoyed your Easter and that you either had a nice quiet relaxing day like me or got to spend lots of time with family and friends!

It’s Monday and that means that it’s time for this week’s Mojo Monday sketch…

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Yup, I played with some new goodies! My card starts off with a base of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock with the entire front covered in a piece of Black 110lb. I used the Simon Says Stamp Diagonal Strip Background with some Simon Says Stamp Thistle Ink on a piece of Solar White 80lb for the left side of my background. It’s adhered to another piece of Solar White 80lb and that is adhered to the card with Fun Foam and E-Z Runner. The main panel is another piece of Solar White 80lb. I stamped the flowers form the Hero Arts Color Layering For You Flowers Photopolymer Stamp Set in Simon Says Stamp Thistle and Hot Mama and Hero Arts Grape Juice Ink. The leaves are stamped in Simon Says Stamp Lucky and Green Leaf. I adhered it to a piece of Black 110lb and then that is adhered to the card with more Fun Foam and E-Z Runner. My circle is cut out with the Lawn Fawn Stitched Circles Lawn Cuts and the butterfly is from the Hero Arts Butterfly Pair Stamp and Cut Photopolymer Stamp Set in Mot Mama. The die is cool because it cuts out the wings but leaves the body attached. I fluffed up the wings and adhered it to the card with E-Z Runner and Foam Tape. My greeting is from the For You Flowers Set and is heat embossed in Hero Arts White Embossing Powder on Black 110lb. I adhered it to the card with more E-Z Runner and Foam Tape tucking some of it under the butterfly wing. Some Pretty Pink Posh Sparkling Clear, Amethyst and Shamrock Sequins are adhered with Multi-Matte Medium and complete the card! I absolutely love the flowers especially in the purples, I haven’t used purple in a long time! I hope that you enjoy my Design Team card for this week’s Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge! Stop by the BLOG and see what the rest of the Team has to inspire you! Don’t forget to enter your card in the gallery! Thank you so much for starting your week off here with me! I wish you all a very very happy Monday! 🙂

Mojo Monday 441-JK-WM

Products used:

Stamp Sets: Color Layering For You Flower, Butterfly Pair Stamp & Cut Photopolymer (Hero Arts) and Diagonal Stripe Background (Simon Says Stamp)

Ink: Thistle, Hot Mama, Lucky, Green Leaf (Simon Says Stamp) and Grape Juice (Hero Arts)

Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark

Embossing Powder: White (Hero Arts)

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

Dies: Stitched Circles Lawn Cuts (Lawn Fawn)

Embellishments: Sparkling Clear, Amethyst and Shamrock Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh)

Adhesives: E-Z Runner (Home & Hobby), 3M Foam Tape and Multi-Matte Medium (Ranger)

Tools: Big Shot, Heat Tool and Fun Foam

SIP Challenge 38 – Colors!

SIP Challenge 38 – Colors!

How was Monday? I had a nice one! I crafted in the morning for a bit with Andrea over FaceTime and then I ran over to see my friend Paul for a chat before heading over to Heather’s for some lunch. I had some really good pizza with hot peppers and a glass of wine. After that I came home and finished up some more crafty things before heading out to run a few errands with Heather. We ran to IKEA, Macy’s, TJ Maxx, BJ’s and Michaels! After she dropped me off I had a little dinner and then headed back over to Heather’s to watch a little TV before coming home and finishing up my evening. This morning I’m off to Manhattan for two days at The Ink Pad with Barbara! I’ll be staying with my friend Kim tonight! Love my Kimmie!

Before I get to today’s post a bunch of you have asked for the link to my friend Sue’s Etsy store so here it is!

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

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Some nice soft colors from Andrea! I started off with a card base of Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. My background is a piece of Blushing Bride that I stamped with the Simon Says Stamp Diagonal Stripe Background with Blushing Bride Ink. Next up is a piece of Sahara Sand that I adhered to the card with Fun Foam and E-Z Runner at a slight angle. My lovely flowers are from the Clearly Besotted Sketched Blooms Photopolymer Stamp Set. I stamped them in Blushing Bride and Strawberry Slush using my MISTI and the leaves are stamped in Pear Pizzaz and Old Olive. After cutting them out with the Coordinating Dies and arranging them on a piece of Solar White 80lb that I used the Clearly Besotted Notebook Edge Die along the left side of I used some Press ‘n Seal to pick them up. To the back I added some Foam Tape and E-Z Runner and then pressed them into place. My greeting is from the same set and is stamped in Onyx Black. After adhering the panel to the card I added some Pretty Pink Posh Ballerina Pink, Pink Peony and Sparkling Clear Sequins to give it some shine! See, that sequin organizer is really handy as my sequins are always ready to be added to a card! I do love those flowers, such nice detail and shading with only two stamps! I hope that you enjoyed my Design Team card for this week’s Stamp, Ink, Paper Challenge Color Challenge! Make sure and check out the rest of the Team’s cards over on the BLOG, they are amazing as always! We hope to see some of your creations in the gallery! Thank you very much for stopping by, have a lovely Tuesday! 🙂

SIP Challenge 38-JK-WM

Products used:

Stamp Sets: Sketched Blooms Photopolymer (Clearly Besotted) and Diagonal Stripe Background (Simon Says Stamp)

Ink: Onyx Black (Versa-Fine), Blushing Bride, Strawberry Slush, Pear Pizzaz and Old Olive Classic Stampin’ Ink (Stampin’ Up!)

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

Dies: Sketched Blooms and Notebook Edge (Clearly Besotted)

Embellishments: Ballerina Pink, Pink Peony and Sparkling Clear Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh)

Adhesives: E-Z Runner (Home & Hobby), 3M Foam Tape and Multi-Matte Medium (Ranger)

Tools: Big Shot and Fun Foam

Sketchy Heart Feathers

Wow! It’s the last day of 2015 so Happy New Year’s Eve! As I look back on this past year I have to say that it was a pretty good one. It started off in January with my trip to Florida for the Stampin’ Up! Leadership Conference but the best part of that was hanging with Maggie and staying with Germaine and her husband! I had an awesome Summer with Michael, Maggie and lots of Manhattan topped off by a wonderful trip to London with Brian! My only regret is that if I had known that I would be out of work shortly after returning from London I would have stayed longer! 2015 was a good year and 2016 will be even better! I did wake up with a headache this morning, that might have had something to do with Thirsty Thursday being moved to last night! I had to take Brian home, he had way too much Whiskey and when I got home I was just ready for bed. After the Excedrin kicked in I made my card for today. Now that Christmas is done we can start focusing on the next Holiday… Valentine’s Day!

My card today starts with a base of Ivory 110lb Card Stock. I stamped a piece of Kraft Card Stock with the Tim Holtz Ledger Script Background Stamp in Simon Says Stamp Smoke Ink and adhered it down the left side of the card. The tag is cut from another piece of Ivory 110lb with the Clearly Besotted Rounded Tag Die. My heart is cut from some Real Red with the Simon Says Stamp Sketch Heart Die and the feathers from a piece of DIY Shop 6×6 Paper using the Simon Says Stamp Feathers Craft Dies. I adhered them to the tag with Multi-Matte Medium. A piece of Black 110lb is cut out with the Simon Says Stamp XOXO Border Die, trimmed and adhered with Foam Tape. I tied a piece of Hemptique Black Hemp Twine through the top and then used some Fun Foam and SNAIL to adhere the tag to the card. A few Pretty Pink Posh Sweetheart Mix and Charcoal Sequins complete the card! The layout is one of my favorites and I still am loving that Sketch Heart and the Feathers! I hope that you enjoyed my last card for 2015! Thank you for another fun year here on the blog! I look forward spending some time in 2016 with you and can’t wait to see what the New Year brings for all of us! Have a safe an very happy New Year’s Eve! 🙂

Sketchy Feathers XO-WM

Products used:

Stamp Set: Ledger Script Background (Tim Holtz)

Ink: Smoke (Simon Says Stamp)

Card Stock: Ivory and Black 110lb (Recollections), Real Red and Kraft (Stampin’ Up!)

Patterned Paper: DIY Shop 6×6 (American Crafts)

Dies: Rounded Tag (Clearly Besotted), Feathers, Sketch Heart and XOXO Border (Simon Says Stamp)

Embellishments: Sweetheart Mix and Charcoal Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh) and Balck Hemp Twine (Hemptique)

Adhesives: SNAIL, 3M Foam Tape and Multi-Matte Medium (Ranger)

Tools: Big Shot and Fun Foam

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Fab Friday 79

Happy end of the week and start of the weekend! It was absolutely gorgeous here yesterday! In the 60’s so I took a ride over to Scrap-A-Latte with the top down in the car to see Renee. We got caught up and then I came back to my house and Daniel came over for a visit with my dad. He watched some Mickey Mouse and the Beanstalk and had a Lays Dark Chocolate Covered Potato Chip! I asked him if it was good and he said very good… more?! After dinner with my parents and brother and Daniel of course I ran to Target and then headed over to Heather’s for thirsty Thursday! It’s always nice to get the weekend started a little early! We really do have a good time and a really good laugh every time! This morning I have a few projects to finish and then I’m taking Brian and Kim to the airport with the kids. They are taking them on a surprise trip to Disney for the weekend! A very nice early Christmas prezzy! My dad decorated the front yard yesterday and Daniel was inspecting everything for him. I love this picture of him standing next to the Santa that they have had since I was little!

Daniel & Santa 2015

Santa needs a bit of touching up! He still looks good for his age! LOL!

It’s time for the last Fab Friday of 2015! This time around we have some colors…

Fab Fri 79 12-11-2015

I decided that I wanted to do a little simple watercoloring! The card base is Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. My background is a piece of Pool Party that I embossed with the We R Memory Keepers Wood Embossing folder, this time the birch trees. On the left I adhered a strip of Real Red and Mossy Meadow and then adhered the panel to the card base. My tag is a piece of Tim Holtz Watercolor Paper that I die cut with the Clearly Besotted Rounded Tag Die. My bird is stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black Using the Hero Arts Bird Rubber Stamp. I scribbled some Pool Party, Real Red and Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Write Markers onto an acrylic block and used a wet paintbrush to color him in, I dried him and then added another layer to give him a more feathery look. The greeting is form the Hero Arts Color Layering Dimensional Bird and is also stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black. I tied a piece of Hemptique Black Natural Hemp Cord through the top and then adhered the tag to the card with Fun Foam and SNAIL. I added a few Studio Calico Wood Stars to complete the card. I am quite fond of that odd little bird, he’s sort of cute! I hope that you enjoyed my Design Team Card for the last Fab Friday challenge of 2015! Go and check out the blog and see what the rest of the team has done to inspire you to add your creation to the gallery! Thank you for visiting today and I hope that you have a fun Friday! 🙂

Fab Friday 79-JK-WM

Products used:

Stamp Sets: Bird Rubber Stamp and Color Layering Dimensional Bird Photopolymer (Hero Arts)

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black

Markers: Pool Party, Real Red and Mossy Meadow Stampin’ Write Markers (Stampin’ Up!)

Card Stock: Solar White 110lb (Neenah), Pool Party, Real Red and Mossy Meadow (Stampin’ Up!)

Specialty: Watercolor Card Stock (Tim Holtz)

Die: Rounded Tag (Clearly Besotted)

Embossing Folder: Wood *We R Memory Keepers)

Embellishments: Wood Stars (Studio Calico)

Adhesives: SNAIL and Multi-Matte Medium (Ranger)

Tools: Big Shot, Paintbrush and Fun Foam

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SIP Challenge 14 – A Sketch

A very good Tuesday to you! It’s my last day in England and it’s a little rainy today. I have a few last minute bits and pieces to pick up but I think that I can do that locally. Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting my FaceBook friend Lesley! We went to the Crypt for a Latte and some cake and had a lovely time chatting. So much so we got a pot of tea and finished that too! I love when I get to meet people in person and Lesley is just lovely! After that Brian and I went to Leister Square and picked up some souvenirs and then stopped by my Uncle’s before having some wood fire pizza for dinner. On to the station after that to make our way back home. A very nice day indeed! Here are some photos from yesterday!

The Crypt

The Crypt under St. Martin in the Fields.

Crypt Floor

The floor in The Crypt.

Me & Lesley

Me and Lesley!

Lesley B'day Card

The lovely birthday card that Lesley made me!

If it’s Tuesday then it’s time for another Stamp, Ink, Paper Challenge and this time it’s a sketch from me…

SIP Sketch Challenge 14

I had fun playing with a new stamp set and did some watercoloring too! The card base is Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock and the front is covered with a piece of paper from the My Minds Eye Necessities Wood Paper Pad. The panel on the left is a piece of Smoky Slate that I embossed with the We R Memory Keepers Woven 3D Embossing Folder and backed with a piece of Night of Navy and adhered to the card with SNAIL. The main panel is a piece of Night of Navy backed with some Solar White 80lb. My greeting and flowers are from the Clearly Besotted Fairytale Ending Photopolymer Stamp Set. The greeting is heat embossed with Hero Arts White Embossing Powder. I did the same with the flowers but on Canson Watercolor Paper and then cut them out with the matching dies. The flowers are colored in Zig Clean Color Brush Pens and a Water Brush. I adhered the flowers to the panel with some SNAIL and then the panel to the card with Fun Foam and SNAIL. A few Pretty Pink Posh Sparkling Clear Sequins complete the card. I love those flowers, especially watercolored. I hope that enjoyed my Design Team card for this week’s Stamp, Ink, Paper Sketch challenge. Please take a minute to stop by the blog and check out the rest of the Design Team’s cards and enter yours in the gallery! Thanks so much for stopping by and have a wonderful day! 🙂

SIP Challenge 14-JK-WM-imp

Products used:

Stamp Set: Fairytale Ending Photopolymer (Clearly Besotted)

Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark

Embossing Powder: White (Hero Arts)

Markers: Clean Color Brush Pens (Zig)

Card Stock: Solar White 110lb and 80lb (Neenah), Night of Navy and Smoky Slate (Stampin’ Up!)

Patterned Paper: Necessities Wood 6×6 Pad (My Minds Eye)

Specialty Paper: Watercolor (Canson)

Dies: Fairytale Ending (Clearly Besotted)

Embossing Folder: Woven 3D Next Level (We R Memory Keepers)

Embellishments: Sparkling Clear Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh)

Adhesives: SNAIL and Multi-Matte Medium (Ranger)

Tools: Big Shot and Fun Foam

 

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Mojo Monday 409

Seeing as I got such a late start yesterday there isn’t much to report on today. I had a nice relaxing day yesterday. I made a few cards and watched Now You See Me for like the fourth time. Sometimes even I need a “veg” day! I managed to get the laundry done and straighten up a bit too so it wasn’t a total day of nothing but it did contain enough nothing to make me happy!

While Monday’s aren’t my favorite day of the week it does mean that it’s time for another Mojo Monday sketch and I do love those…

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I got to use one of my favorite stamp sets along with some paper that I got whole I was in Lancaster that I think goes great with it! The card base for today is Neenah Solar White 110lb Card Stock. The background is two pieces of paper from the Heidi Swapp 6×6 #HS01060 (no name?!) Paper Pad. I stamped the notebook sheet using the Clearly Besotted Just a Note Photopolymer Stamp in Mint Macaroon. The greeting and flower along with the leaves are from the Clearly Besotted Sketched Blooms Photopolymer Stamp Set. The greeting is stamped in Blushing Bride, the leaves in Mint Macaroon and the flower is heat embossed in White Hero Arts Embossing Powder on Vellum. The leaves and the flower are cut out with the coordinating dies. I flagged a strip of Blushing Bride and adhered that to the notebook layer. The leaves are adhered with SNAIL and the flower with 2-Way Glue. The panel is then adhered to the card with Fun Foam and SNAIL. A few My Minds Eye Lost & Found Christmas Enamel Dots complete the card. I love the colors in the paper and I think they go so well with Mint Macaroon and Blushing Bride! I hope that you enjoyed my Design Team card for this week’s Mojo Monday sketch challenge! Head on over to the blog to check out the rest of the Design Team’s cards and enter your creation in the gallery! Thank you for checking in with me today! Have a magnificent Monday! 🙂

Mojo Monday 409-JK-WM

Products used:

Stamp Sets: Just a Note and Sketched Blooms Photopolymer (Clearly Besotted)

Ink: Mint Macaroon and Blushing Bride (Stampin’ Up!)

Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark

Embossing Powder: White (Hero Arts)

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

Specialty Paper: Vellum (Stampin’ Up!)

Patterned Paper: 6×6 Pad (Heidi Swapp)

Dies: Sketched Blooms Die Collection (Clearly Besotted)

Embellishments: Lost & Found Christmas Enamel Dots (My Minds Eye)

Adhesives: SNAIL and 2-Way Glue

Tools: Big Shot, Heat Tool and Fun Foam

 

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SIP Challenge #1 – Reminder!

It was rainy and dreary here all day yesterday. A good day to be at work! LOL! After dinner I came home and chatted with Andrea on Skype and made a few cards. Not a very exciting evening but they are welcome every once in a while. My friend Kim got good news yesterday, she was approved by the board for her new apartment! That means that she will be moving in the next few weeks! Time to start picking paint colors and furniture!

My post for today is a reminder for the Stamp, Ink, Paper Challenge! There is still time to play and add your card to the wonderful ones that are already in the gallery! Here is another look at the challenge…

SIP Any Challenge 1

For my second dose of inspiration I decided to make a watercolor color card using some new pens that I recently acquired! The card base is Neenah Solar White 110lb Card stock and the background is a piece of Canson 140lb Cold Press Watercolor Paper. The main panel is another piece of the watercolor paper. I stamped the images from the Clearly Besotted Sweet Rose Photopolymer Stamp Set in Versa-Mark and heat embossed them with White Hero Arts White Embossing Powder. To do my watercoloring I used the Zig Clean Color Brush Pens and an Waterbrush. I first wet the area that I was going to color and then used the pens to fill it in. After I had finished and let it dry I heat embossed the sentiment from the same set in Ranger Gold Embossing Powder. The panel is then adhered to some Fun Foam and then adhered to the base. A few Pretty Pink Posh Gold Sequins add a little sparkle. I absolutely love the Zig Watercolor Pens, they are nice and easy to work with and the results are fantastic. I hope that you enjoyed your second dose of inspiration for the first Stamp, Ink, Paper Challenge. Go on over to the blog and check out what else the Design Team has come up with along with all of the great cards already in the gallery! Thank you so much for your visit today! Have a terrific Tuesday! 🙂

SIP Challenge 1 Reminder-WM

Products used:

Stamp Set: Sweet Rose (Clearly Besotted)

Color: Clean Color Brush Pens (Zig)

Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark

Embossing Powder: White (Hero Arts) and Gold (Ranger)

Card Stock: Solar White 110lb (Neenah) and 140lb Cold Press Watercolor Paper (Canson)

Adhesives: Crystal Effects and SNAIL

Tools: Heat Tool, Waterbrush and Fun Foam

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Paper Craft Crew 135

Hi there! First of all thank you so much for all of the comments on yesterday’s card! I’m so happy that you liked it! It is one of my recent favorites! I do love watercoloring and will be doing it a lot more in the future. I actually find it quite relaxing. The weather here was in the 50’s again yesterday and is supposed to go up into the 60’s today! It will be raining but it’s all good. When I got home from work last night I Skyped with Andrea and Eva and had a nice long chat with my favorite person, Mr. Trent! Taylor came over for a little while and I puttered around in the Stampin’ Galley for a bit. A pretty good day all around! Oh, I’m participating in a blog hop tomorrow with a new group of people so make sure that you come back for that!

Today I’m over on the Paper Craft Crew blog for our sketch challenge…

PCCCS135 DT Sketch 3-11-2015

I’m really liking the Vellum (shocker!) that was recently added to Sale-A-Bration and I used a nice big piece on my card! The card base is Whisper White Card Stock and that background is a piece of Coastal Cabana. On the top is that piece of Sheer Perfection Designer Vellum and across the bottom is a piece of the Washi Tape from the Everyday Adventure Project Life Kit. The panel in the middle is one of the cards from the Project Life This Day Mini Card Collection. I used the Clearly Besotted Notebook Edge Die along the left side. The two feathers and greeting are from the Lovely Amazing You Photopolymer Stamp Set. The feathers are stamped in Coastal Cabana and Bermuda Bay and the greeting in Memento Tuxedo Black. I adhered it to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. My star is cut out from a piece of Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper with the Stars Framelits. A piece of Whisper White that I flagged comes in from the right and three 2013-2015 In-Color Sequins complete the card. I’m really loving the Lovely Amazing You Set, naturally because it has a feather in it! LOL! I hope that you enjoyed my Design Team card for this week’s Paper Craft Crew sketch challenge! Go over to the blog to see what the rest of the team has come up with and show us some love by entering your card in the gallery! Thank you so much for stopping by to see me, I wish you a wonderful Wednesday! 🙂

PCCCS135-JK-WM

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Stamp Set: Lovely Amazing You Photopolymer

Ink: Coastal Cabana and Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin’ Ink and Memento Tuxedo Black

Card Stock: Whisper White and Coastal Cabana

Specialty Paper: Sheer Perfection Designer Vellum Stack and Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper

Project Life: This Day Mini Card Collection

Washi Tape: Everyday Adventure Project Life Accessory Pack

Embellishments: 2013-2015 In-Color Sequins

Tools: Big Shot, Multi-Purpose Glue, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

NON-Stampin’ Up!: Clearly Besotted Notebook Edge Die

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