Bitmoji Birthday Card

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Koree Birthday

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Encouragment Cards

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Strong

A lady at work saw a card I made with this quote so she requested this quote for her BF husband who is going through some health issues. (The card for her BF is next!)
I used the colors from the May Inspirational Card Challenge – color category. I used MFTWSC182 sketch which was one of the sketches in last months April Inspirational Challenge. I used all scraps for this card.

CHALLENGES:
1) May Inspirational Card Challenge – Color category.

SUPPLIES:
Digital Wordart – Ginger’s House Blog 06/09/09
Cardstock: Bazzill (admiral, brown)
Accents/Tools: Cuttlebug Embossing folder (Wicker Weave), old button

Hang In There2

So the lady at work wanted a card for her BFF whose husband has been injured and not healing. Been a long road but they finally found out he has something that keeps him from healing. There is no cure but they can manage it now that they know he has it. My co-worker wanted to encourage her friend during this time. She found the “hang in there” card I did for my friend and said she wanted something similar. This is what I came up with. I used MOJO Sketch #446 for my inspiration.

CHALLENGES:
1) May Inspirational Card Challenge – Favorites Category – used a past MOJO sketch.

SUPPLIES:
Digital Image: Hang in There from Deedee’s Digis (no longer in business)
Cardstock: Bazzill (Flamingo, Artesian Pool)
Inks: colored in photoshop by my husband and printed on Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: Taylored Expresseions embossing folder (cloudy days), EK Success double embossd dotted lace edge punch, EK Success 1/16 pop dots

Just wanted to wish you…

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Just want to wish you

So I needed a card for 21st birthday and was trying to use a wine bottle. I thought I could make this sketch work for it but it didn’t. So I had all these pieces cut out so I decided to make the original sketch without the wine bottle.

CHALLENGES:
1) April Card Sketch Challenge – Sketch #1 – original sketch was from Pagemaps
2) April Inspirational Card Challenge – Product – I used black string.

SUPPLIES:
Cardstock: Bazzill (Berry Sensation, Nelly, Kachina)
Accents/Tools: Martha Stewart balloon punch, Cuttlebug swirl embossing folder, McGill stamp punch,


Lots of Love

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Valentine - Dog

So last month I made all the categories in the Card Challenge except for the technique….I actually had it all laid out on the last day but didn’t have time to put it together. But I also used a sketch I had saved in my favorites so I will put it in that category this month since I used a saved sketch and saved technique!

CHALLENGES:
1) Feb Inspirational Card Challenge – technique category – saved sketch – Clean & Simple #125 and saved technique – color blocking with cardstock.

SUPPLIES:
Digital Image: Lots of Love by Deedee’s Digis (shop closed….but it was the last Freebie on her blog so go get it!! http://www.deedeesdigis.com/
Cardstock: Bazzill (brown, cranapple dark, kraft)
Inks: pre-colored digital image printed on canon inkjet printer
Accents/Tools: Sizzix embossing folder, black twine/string, Cricut, Basic George Cricut Cartridge

A Turtle-riffic Birthday!

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Turtle-riffic Birthday

Still got this cold but have a little more energy today so since it is the LAST day to enter Deedee’s Digi of the Month challenge I dragged by bottom into my scraproom and came up with this! Not bad for having to blow your nose every 5 min!

I did a mixture of using the pre-colored digi (the base of the turtle) but then colored the shell and balloon in photoshop and glued them on top of the base. Then I printed the hat out on red cardstock and cut it out.

CHALLENGES:

1) Deedee’s Digi of the Month – Make a project with the stamp provided and next month’s image will be FREE!

2) March Card Challenge @ Scrapbook.com – Favorites Category – Use a sketch or card you have saved in your favorites as inspiration. I used Sketch Saturday Sketch #294.

3) Simply Create Too Challenge #56 – Shop in your stash. This is my 2nd entry…as I said I need to “shop in my stash” a lot!! Everything from my scrap drawers except for the green diamond paper…but I bought the pack last year sometime. The punches had forever!

4) Seize the Birthday Challenge – Anything goes – no topping this week. This is my 2nd entry.

5) Card Makin Mamas Challenge #81 – stack it up! 3 layers or more.

SUPPLIES:

Digital Image: Turtleriffic Day @ Deedee’s Digis

Cardstock: Bazzill

Patterned Paper: Echo Park (A Boy’s Life)

Inks: pre-colored digi printed on Canon Inkjet Printer, shell colored in photoshop, hat paper pieced

Accent/Tools: circle punch, corner rounder, X – sticker maker, EK success border punch

Oh it is NEW and EXCITING!

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I’m so EXCITED to announce all the NEW stuff we having going on at Clearly Digi Stamps! So hop on over to Clearly iStamp and see what all the EXCITEMENT is about!!

Yes, CDS is moving to a new store tomorrow, 05/15/2013, which brings a ton of EXCITEMENT…BUT I also have something else NEW to reveal to you!! My husband, Patrick, is going to be a CDS illustrator!! His first set of digital stamps come out TOMORROW so don’t miss the MAY RELEASE at Clearly iStamp.

Since the old store is down and the new store is getting prepared to launch tomorrow we decided what better way to spend our time waiting then playing in our craft rooms! So CDS  is having a  ONE DAY CHALLENGE for you at Clearly iStamp. So here is an introduction of my husband’s stamp called Dragons and my example for the challenge at Clearly iStamp – CELEBRATION!

Soar on Birthday

I’m so lucky to have a talented husband that draws and a wonderful friend, Stephanine, that is amazing at sentiments for cards! They make my job a lot easier! I just love love love how this card turned out. It was all based off the wonderful sentiment. The sentiment isn’t included in the digital stamp but feel free to use it…..I just printed it out in word.

Hope you will come play with us at Clearly iStamp!

CHALLENGES:

1) Clearly iStamp Challenge – Celebration

2) Card Makin Mamas Challenge # 69 – Punches. All the balloons are punched from a Martha Stewart Balloon Punch.

3) Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge #44 – CAS

4) A Gem of a Challenge #79 – Things with wings!

SUPPLIES:

Stamps: Dragons @ Clearly Digi Stamps
Cardstock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Echo Park (Hello Summer)
Inks: pre-colored image printed on Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: Martha Stewart balloon punch, black string, pop dots, computer

Challenge 2 – Balloons

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Now for the next challenge at Clearly iStamp in celebration of National Scrapbook Day:
CHALLENGE #2: Balloons! 
Must have one or many on your project.

Hot Air Balloon

When I was deciding on what challenges to do I thought of all the wonderful Balloon stamps that Clearly Digi Stamps has in their store. This is Hot Air Balloon is one of my favorites and I guess I like it for Masculine cards as this is the 2nd or maybe 3rd one I made with it! It is so fun and easy to paper piece too.  I used a March 2012 Card map from pagemaps.com as inspiration.

CHALLENGES:

1) Addicted to Stamps Challenge #55 – Button

2) Creative Inspirations Challenge #212 – Birthdays

3) Cute Card Thursday Challenge #267 – Come fly with me

SUPPLIES:

Images/Stamps: Lifting You Up Digital Stamp at Clearly Digi Stamps

Cardstock: Bazzill (Ivy, Pinecone, Lakeshore)

Patterned Paper: My Mind’s Eye (On the Bright Side)

Accents/Tools: notebook edge punch, button, twine, ribbon

Sketch: March 2012 Card Map from Pagemaps.com

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