Fab Friday 40 & Bonus!

Sometimes a word that begins with F can be bad, but sometimes it can be good… really good, as in FRIDAY!!!! Oh how I have been looking froward to this F word all week! LOL! Work was pretty quiet yesterday, a nice change from most days, and greatly appreciated! After work I came home and worked on a few projects and watched a little TV. I have decided that giving up TV all together was a bad idea. My brain needs to rest and that seems to be the only time it does, when I sit in front of the TV. It was really windy here yesterday again. When the wind did stop for a second or two it was actually quite nice. Let’s hope that it’s done for now! I also discovered that Stampin’ Up! has Pinned my card to their April Paper Pumpkin Board! How cool is that?!?! You can see it HERE! Oh, I have a little extra project for you today too! It will be at the very end after all of the other stuff so make you scroll down to see it!


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Today I’m over on the Fab Friday blog for our color challenge. We have a very different color combo for you…

Fab Fri 40 Sketch 4-25-2014

I did a few different things before I finally came up with my card. Sometimes that’s just how it goes right?! My card base is actually Crumb Cake Card Stock. My background covers the entire front of the card so you can’t really see it. Speaking of the background, it’s a piece of Early Espresso Core’dinations. Again, I just love the texture on the card stock! Next up is a piece of Summer Starfruit that I rounded the corners on and then embossed it with the Honeycomb Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. The large circle is a piece of Smoky Slate that I punched out with the 2 1/2″ Circle Punch. The script on it and the greeting are form the Notable Notions Stamp Set. The script is stamped in Smoky Slate and the greeting in Early Espresso on a piece of Crisp Cantaloupe that I punched out with the 1 1/4″ Circle Punch. The cute little bee is from the soon to be “Vintage” Stamp Set Backyard Basics. He is stamped in Early Espresso on Summer Starfruit and cut out with the matching Backyard Basics Framelits. Stampin’ Dimensionals adhere all of the pieces to the card and one another. Finally I scattered some iridescent gray sequins around to finish the card. It’s definitely not a color combo that I would have thought to put together but it’s sort of fun don’t you think?! I hope that you enjoyed my Design Team card for the Fab Friday color challenge. Take a minute to go over to the blog and see the projects that my fellow Design Team members have for you and enter your card in the gallery for us to see your interpretation. I wish you all very good Friday and thank you for stopping by! 🙂

Fab Friday 40-JK-WM

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Crumb Cake, Summer Starfruit, Smoky Slate and Crisp Cantaloupe

Core’dinations: Early Espresso

Ink: Smoky Slate and Early Espresso Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Sets: Notable Notions and Backyard Basics Clear Mount

Framelits: Backyard Basics

Embossing Folder: Honeycomb

Punches: 2 1/2″ Circle and 1 1/4″ Circle

Tools: Big Shot, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

NON Stampin’ Up!: Iridescent Gray Sequins


Here is my bonus project! I’m not a scrapbooker by any means but I do like to do one every once in a while. I did an 8 x 8 page featuring my favorite group! Satellite Lane! LOL! I used the iPad App Pop-A-Graph to make the band members color and the background black and white in the photograph. I hope you enjoy it! 🙂

SLA Scrapbook Page-WM

SLA Scrapbook Page Close-WM


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