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Stinkin’ Inkers December Challenge

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The current challenge (December) over at the Stinkin’ Inkers Challenge Blog is anything Winter.

Here is my card.

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This was created using the Reveal Wheel die from Lawn Fawn. The images are from Verve Stamps (store closed) and the lamppost is from My Monthly Hero. Below are snap shots showing the snow flake changing colors when you move the arrow.

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wheel green

wheel silver

I hope you have been inspired to enter the current challenge at Stinkin’ Inkers.

Thanks for stopping by.

 

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Send A Smile 4 Kids

The current challenge over at SAS4KIDS is Winter Fun 4 Kids or Anything Goes 4 Kids. I made this card a few weeks ago.

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This is a center step fold card (the first one for me). All of the elements are from Hero Arts. I created the background using Distress Oxide Inks. I stamped all of the elements, colored them with Copics added a little Wink of Stella to the tree and the skates, and then die cut them out. Had to add the bling, the stars (just because).

This card is going off to one of the three hospitals I ship to tomorrow, for Send A Smile 4 Kids.

I would also like to participate in the Sparkles Christmas Challenge which is fancy folds.

Thanks for stopping by.

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Cookies for Santa

One of the things I loved most about Christmas Eve when my children were young, was getting out the special cookie plate and hot chocolate mug for Santa. The kids would be so excited. The challenge over at Double Trouble is Sweet Treat for the Holidays and More. Here is my card:

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The stamp set is from Scrapping for Less. I added the bling for the Twisted Sister tease to add sprinkles (any kind of sparkly).

I will also be joining in the challenge over at Use Your Stuff which is also part of the Double Trouble Challenge and I used their photo as inspiration for my card.

The challenge over at Cards In Envy is Santa Baby, so I will be joining them in their challenge as well.

Thanks for stopping by.

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Plaid Christmas

I love all things plaid at Christmas – I don’t have any in my Christmas decor but I love seeing it! This week’s inspiration over at Tuesday Throwdown is a photo inspiration challenge. Here is my card.

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My eyes were immediately drawn to the large plaid throw pillows (my background paper) and the Merry Christmas on the bed pillow in the front (my sentiment). To incorporate a little green (from the wreath on the wall), I used an ornament stamp (stamped in green and silver). I added some bling. Except for the stamp, all of the elements on this card are from a great prize I won over at Double Trouble (very fun challenge).

I would like to participate in Sweet Stampin’ Christmas, Crafting By Design (Christmas), The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge.

Thanks for stopping by.

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Tuesday Morning Sketches 478

There is a new sketch up over at Tuesday Morning Sketches. Here is my card:

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I used one of the kits in the new Scrapping For Less Flavor of the Month from Pink and Main to create my card along with the cardstock and designer papers included. The flag banner on the upper right corner of the card is from GinaK – Holiday Frame Fillers and then it is cut out using Scan and Cut.

I am also linking this card up to the Send A Smile 4 Kids Challenge, Happy Holidays for Kids or Anything Goes.

Thanks for stopping by.

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Stinkin’ Inkers Just Because

I love sending cards for no reason or to let someone know I am thinking of them. They could be sick or going through some tough times. Sending a card can lift their spirits for just a moment and may arrive in their mailbox just at the right time.

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The Stinkin Inkers challenge for November is “Just Because”

My card for the Design Team:

mono teal

Simon Says Stamp – Sketched Flowers stamps (florals and sentiment), and teal cardstock
GinaK Designs – white card base
Ranger – white detail embossing powder
Prisma Color Pencil – white
Ribbon from my stash

Hop on over to the blog and see what the design team are showcasing and be inspired to join in and linkup your creation.

Thanks for stopping by.

 

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My Favorite Holiday

My favorite holiday hands down is Thanksgiving. No gifts, just gathering of family to enjoy everyone’s favorite meal of the year. It was hard when my children married and they had to rush out to go to their in-laws or be too full to eat the meal I had prepared, because they had already eaten. So for the last five years my family gather at my house the Sunday before Thanksgiving to celebrate the holiday.

The current challenge over at Cards In Envy is your favorite holiday. Here is my card:

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Stamps are from The Stamps of Life
Embossing Folder – Darice
Copic Markers
Distress Oxide Inks

Thank you so much for stopping by!

 

 

 

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Double Trouble Halloween

There is a really fun challenge called Double Trouble that I try to participate in when time allows. This time the challenge is Halloween and the double trouble is to use a frame.  I will also be linking this card up to The Paper Girls Challenge – which is a double dare from the Double Trouble challenge. Here is my card:

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Sorry I don’t really have any details on my card as I used every thing that was in my stash.

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful weekend.

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Tuesday Throwdown Circles

This week’s challenge over at Tuesday Throwdown is Crazy Circles. My circles may not be crazy but I had crazy fun creating this card.

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Stamps – Stamps of Life
Inks – Catherine Pooler
You Die Cut – Casual Friday
Sentiment – computer generated
Cardstock – stash, white red green and blue

All of my cards go to either Send A Smile 4 Kids or to the Veteran’s Homes in PA.

Thanks for stopping by.