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None of us is born thinking we are ordinary. Feeling special is an essential part of the human birthright. If you don’t think you are special, you won’t seek to contribute your gift to the world. -Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Hurry up & Relax ...


Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the blue sky, is by no means waste of time. ~John Lubbock, "Recreation," The Use of Life, 1894

Good morning!

Today we start a new Anything Goes Challenge at Through the Craft Room Door and our sponsor this week is Patties Creations with a prize of 3 images

I am using her fun image Flip Flop Trio. I thought it would make a perfect retirement card.

Supplies
  • Image printed on Stampin Up! Whisper White card stock and colored with Promarkers
  • Cardstock from Stampin Up! & American Crafts
  • Blue Manga pen from Sipa
  • Jot Stickers
  • Sentiment from Me-E-Inc.

Thanks for stopping by!
(Hugs) Cara

Bubbles ...


Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig. ~ Marcus Aurelius

I’m here to share my card for the new color challenge which started today at The Outlawz Challenges and our sponsor this month with a prize of two images from their store is DigiStamps4Joy.


This week Ursula is challenging us to use turquoise and two other colors from her sweet inspiration picture. The added twist is using a circle.


I decided to add gray and white as my two other colors and bubbles will cover my circles so I am using one of my favorite DS4J images “Bo Bubbles”.


Supplies
  • Image printed on Stampin Up! Whisper White card stock and colored with ProMarkers
  • Card stock from The Paper Studio and Stampin Up!
  • Darice embossing folder Graduated Dots
  • Flowers are from my die stash
  • Rhinestone from Recollections
  • Sentiment from Be Happiness from The Angel Company (closed)
  • Sequins from Close to My Heart
  • Silver gel pen from Artiste
  • Sizzix embossing folder Stars and Swirls
  • White Gel Pen

Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to stop by The Outlawz Challenges where a new challenge starts every day of the week!
(Hugs) Cara

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Just Because


The best things in life are free. And it is important never to lose sight of that. So look around you. Wherever you see friendship, loyalty, laughter, and love...there is your treasure. ~ Neale Donald Walsch

Good morning!

Today we start a new Anything Goes Challenge at Through the Craft Room Door and our sponsor this week is Drawn by Krista with a 3 image prize.

I am using a very cute little image called Mushroom Snail and created my card based on card sketch MFTWSC180.

Supplies
  • Image printed on Stampin Up! Whisper White card stock and colored with ProMarkers
  • Stampin Up! Ink
  • Black Manga Pen from Sipa
  • Buttons from Stash
  • Card stock from Stampin Up!
  • Design Paper from Stampin Up!
  • Sentiment from The Angel Company (closed)
  • White Gel Pen 

Thanks for stopping by!
(Hugs) Cara