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Snowbuddies

 

Hey everyone!  Are you starting to make your Christmas/winter cards yet?  If not  now is a great time to start!  We have a fun challenge up on the Christmas at Sweet Stampin’ challenge blog.  Its always anything goes but for an added boost,  we have given you the challenge of Snow people!  The DT have created some great inspiration for you and here’s mine!

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I have a ton of Christmas bits and bobs on my desk which is what I used to create this card.  I sometimes challenge myself to create just using what is in arms reach!

Don’t forget to play along with us on the blog too!

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Fresh from the Garden

I decided to play along with some challenges today, including one of my own.  I wanted to use up some of the stickers from this Carta Bella Flower Market sticker sheet.  I used it in a class and just really liked it.

I created this fun card for the challenge over at Tuesday Morning Sketches using this sketch

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I thought it turned out really well.  I just used some DP from my stash to go with it!

Tuesday Morning Sketches: use the sketch

Crafty Friends Challenge: Use 2 or more patterned papers

Simply Create Too: Use Pattern Paper

Through the Craftroom Door: Anything Goes

 

 

 

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Flamingos on Ice

Here we are in July, but over at  Christmas at Sweet Stampin’ we are still in the chills of winter!  Our Christmas theme this month should you wish to accept it, is Christmas in the Sun!  If you don’t want to go there, no worries, our challenges are always anything goes as long as it is Christmas!

Surprisingly, I didn’t have a lot of Christmas in the Sun images, so I went diggin on the Internet and found these adorable flamingos!  I just had to get them printed off as my focal image and I paired it with some Reflections Christmas papers I’ve had forever in these pinks and greys! I kept it really simple with just some wintery sequins and snowflakes from my stash.

Come play along with us over on the blog!  Show us how you keep the Christmas warm!

 

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Let’s Be Friends

Yahoo!  It’s Stampede week here in Calgary and the city is in full cowboy swing!  It is also the beginning of our new challenge at Pile it On for the month of July.  Our theme this week:                             The Boys of Summer/Winter

Create a project that highlights a boy in summer or winter mode…:)

Our sponsor this month is Crafty Sentiments

I’m using the digi  Daydreaming   I paired it with some Jillibean Soup papers and embellishments from the Spicy Social Soup line, because I really liked the colors!  I thought they were fun and summery.

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Can’t wait to see what you create!

 

Entered into these challenges:

Pile it On: Boys of Summer/Winter

Crafty Friends: Things beginning with “B”

Di’s Digi Challenge: Sweet Summertime

Color Crazy: Anything Goes

Tuesday Throwdown: Anything Goes

The Paper Shelter: Digital Image

 

 

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Beautiful life

Hello one and all!  Have you been over to Use Your Stuff yet?  Our new challenge is there!  We are giving you the creative spot of using stickers on your projects.  I know for me, this is an underutilized element!  I recently did a class when I was at crop and create and we talked about using stickers as fun elements on your projects along with other things like tags and various embellishments.

 

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Please come on over to the blog and play along with us.

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Freezing My Baguettes Off

Did the title sound familiar?  Have you ever watched National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation…..then you understand the title!

I picked up an awesome set of stamps from The Ink Road called Are you Serious Clark?  It’s all images and sayings from the movie.

I decided to use this one for our Anything Goes with a side twist of non-traditional colors on the Christmas at Sweet Stampin Challenge Blog this week!  My colors are black/white/red.  The DP is from MME and I added some washi and some enamal dots for just a bit of added layers.

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Head on over to our blog and join in on the fun…what will you create?  Will you choose the optional challenge of non-traditional colors too???  Looking forward to seeing it!

 

 

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The Bicycle

I know it’s been awhile.  Things have just been so crazy…isn’t that always the way?

Have you been to the Pile It On blog yet?  Our challenge is up…our theme is

TRANSPORTATION

This month we are being sponsored by Dr. Digi’s House of Stamps 

 

 

 

Here’s my card this week…a 5×5 which I haven’t done for awhile, but I found some DP in my stash that had this really great image on it, and I wanted to utilize it for my card!

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It’s not a fancy card, and it’s easy to mail but I just loved that bike!  The paper is textured which gives it just another elemental layer to it, even though it is so simple.  I hope you like it and don’t forget to play along with us in this challenge!

Entered into these challenges:

Pile it On: Transportation

Brown Sugar: Flowers

Penny’s Paper Crafting: AG with DP

Time Out Challenges: Photo Inspiration

The Paper Shelter: Flowers

Naughty or Nice: Anything Goes