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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Blessings of yellow & gold ...


Even if you think the Big Bang created the stars, don't you wonder who sent the flowers? ~Robert Brault

Hi everyone! Today I am sharing my card for the new color challenge which started today at The Outlawz Challenges.

Our sponsor this month with a prize of 3 images is SheepSki Designs

Tis week we have a lovely inspiration photo from AJ. I love the fall colors and theme of this card!

Here’s my 5 x 7 card based on Papercraft Crew Sketch #22 using Flower Bouquet.



Here’s the Board



Supplies:
  • SheepSki Designs image “Flower Bouquet” printed on Stampin’ Up! Whisper White cardstock and colored with ProMarkers
  • Card stock: American Crafts, Stampin’ Up! and The Paper Studio (base)
  • Dies: Cross stitched squares from Gina Marie Designs and Fall Botanical from Spellbinders
  • Distressed Stickles from Ranger
  • Embossing folders: Old Style from Parklane and Subtle from Stampin’ Up!
  • Stash: Bling

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

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Row Row, Row your boat ...


You've got a lot of choices. If getting out of bed in the morning is a chore and you're not smiling on a regular basis, try another choice. ~Steven D. Woodhull (b.1976, U.S. geologist), "Tuition," 1999 

Good morning!
A new challenge as started today for the Sunday Song & Rhyme challenge at The Outlawz Challenges. Each week we will give you a theme based on a song or a rhyme along with a bit of the lyrics/lines with which to take inspiration from to create a card/project! You can also look on-line to get more information about the Song/Rhyme.

Row, row, row your boat
Gently down the stream
Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily
Life is but a dream

Here is my 5 x 7 card

Supplies
  • Cardstock: Stampin’ Up! and The Paper Studio (Base)
  • Design Paper: Watercolor rainbows from Colorbok
  • Dies: Clouds 1&2 from Papertrey Ink and Daydreams from Spellbinders
  • Embossing folder: Clouds from Stampin Up!
  • Ink: Close to My Heart, India ink from Memories and Stampin’ Up!
  • Sentiment: Sail away from The Angel Company (closed) 

Our sponsor this month is our very own Anne Fenton with a prize of 3 pre-selected digital stamps


So stop by The Outlawz Challenges where a new challenge starts every day of the week!
(Hugs) Cara


Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Warm Winter Wishes ...


If I ever have any back-up dancers, I want the penguins from Madagascar. - Ed Sheeran

Hi everyone! Today I am sharing my card for the new color challenge which started today at The Outlawz Challenges.

Our sponsor this month with a prize of 3 images is SheepSki Designs

Jacqui selected our challenge this week which is a Monochrome board using shades of blue

Here’s my A2 card based on I Spy Sketch ISSC14 using Huddle This card (and several more like it) will be send to Christina for te Cards for Little Hearts Card drive.


 Here’s the Board

Supplies:
  • SheepSki Designs image “Huddle” printed on Stampin’ Up! Whisper Whiet cardstock and colored with ProMarkers
  • Cardstock from The Paper Studio (base) & American Crafts
  • Design Paper Unknown
  • Ink from Stampin Up!
  • Judikins Diamond Glaze
  • Sentiment from The Halo Rubber Stamp Co. (Closed)
  • Studio G Glitter Glue 

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