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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

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Vintage loveliness ...

“My breathe would catch at the sight of violets-so common in the woods at home, so surprising in the mountains. The violet's message was "Keep up your courage, stay true to what you believe in." p264”
― Jessica Stern, Denial: A Memoir of Terror

Good morning!
I’m here to share my card for the new color challenge which starts today at The OutlawzChallenges


Our sponsor this month is Luna Girls


Our winner will win an image sheet of their choice for the store!

This week we have a beautiful inspirational photo to play with ....  


The image I am using is from the Luna Girls Sheet “Shabby Violets 1” because I was inspired by the wings and flowers  ...


Supplies:
  • Luna Girls: Pre-color image from “Shabby Violets sheet 1”
  • Deco time: Pearls
  • Sizzix: Embossing folder “Botanical Swirls”
  • Stampin Up!: Cardstock, Pearls
  • The Paper Studio: Cardstock

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, February 20, 2018

Up - Up & Awaaaaay ...

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware. - Martin Buber -

Good morning!
I’m here to share my card for the new color challenge which starts today at The OutlawzChallenges!


Our sponsor this month is Luna Girls


Our winner will win an image sheet of their choice for the store!

This week we have a cheerful color combination of Red, Blue and Yellow with an optional twist of balloons!


The image I am using is from the Luna Girls Sheet “Hot Air Balloons 2”


Supplies
  • Luna Girls pre-colored image from Hot Air Balloons 2
  • Jot: bubble stickers
  • Memories: India Ink
  • Punches: EK Success border punch “Dotted Waves”
  • Stampin Up!: Card stock, Sentiment “Happiest of Birthday Wishes”

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, February 13, 2018

Faerie Folk Christmas ...

Ever felt an angel's breath in the gentle breeze? A teardrop in the falling rain? Hear a whisper amongst the rustle of leaves? Or been kissed by a lone snowflake? Nature is an angel's favorite hiding place. ~Terri Guillemets

Good morning!
I’m here to share my card for the new color challenge which starts today at The Outlawz Challenges!


Our sponsor this month is Luna Girls 
Our winner will an image sheet of their choice for the store!


This week we have a lovely color choice from Kimberly to use along with two colors of choice.


The image I am using is from the Luna Girls Sheet “Faerie Folk”


Supplies for 5x7 card
  • Cardstock from Bazzill & Stampin Up!
  • Glitter glue from Studio G
  • Holiday Greens die from Sizzix
  • India Ink from Memories
  • Pre-colored image is printed on Stampin Up Whisper White card stock
  • Pretty Pines die from Stampin Up!
  • Sentiment from “To You and Yours” by Close to My Heart 

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

Monday, February 5, 2018

Sunflowers, check!

And here the sunflower of the spring burns bright in morning’s beam.
- Ebenezer Elliott –

Good morning!
This week SheepSki Designs is sponsoring for Passionate Paper Creations and Friends.

My mom adores Sunflowers, they are her absolute favorites. Her birthday is coming up and I think she will love this card I made for her using Sunflowers – Image no 112 which you can find in the Etsy shop HERE.


Supplies
  • Image (Sunflowers #112) printed on Stampin Up! Whisper White and colored with water based inks and a water brush
  • Card stock from The Paper Studios (card base) and Stampin Up!
  • Embossing Folder “Falling Petals” from Stamping Up!
  • India Ink from Memories
  • Inks from Stampin Up!
  • Sentiment from “Happiest of Birthdays” from Stampin Up!
  • Silk Ink drops from Fun Stampers Journey
  • Silver card candy from my stash

SheepSki Designs also has two monthly challenges you can participate in:

BLOG ... Where you can use any hand colored image for a chance to win 3 images ... BUT, if you use a SheepSki Designs image and are the winner, you get an additional image choice

or

FACEBOOK ... Where you must use a SheepSki Designs Image for a chance to win 3 images 

Thanks for stopping by!
(Hugs) Cara

Thursday, February 1, 2018

In the Beginning ...

Loving is not just looking at each other, it's looking in the same direction. ~Antoine de Saint-ExupĂ©ry, Wind, Sand, and Stars, 1939 

Hi there!
Today starts a new monthly challenge at SheepSki Designs Blog ChallengeThis month our challenge theme is “Red / hearts / romance / love”

The image I am using this month is Poppies – image no 116


Supplies
  • Image printed on Stampin Up! Whisper White and colored with water based inks and a water brush
  • Ink: Stampin Up!
  • Rain Dots: Cloud 9
  • Sentiment: Momenta 

Now ... You have two ways to play along with SheepSki Designs!

BLOG ... Where you can use any hand colored image for a chance to win 3 images ... BUT, if you use a SheepSki Designs image and are the winner, you get an additional image choice

or

FACEBOOK ... Where you must use a SheepSki Designs Image for a chance to win 3 images 

As a bonus, when you are done shopping in the STORE, if you use my code SKICARA10 at check out you will receive a 10% discount off your purchased! So, come along and play one or both! Can't wait to see what you create!

Looking forward to seeing your lovely creations!
(Hugs) Cara

Simply Lovely ...

Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children. ~George Bernard Shaw


Good morning! 
Today is February 1st and the start of a new Progressive Freebie Challenge at The Outlawz Challenges. 


This month we have this lovely image “Wild Rose” from Beccy’s Place and I am using her pre-colored version.

I tend to do more CAS/Simple cards and this one is no exception. It’s a single layer card with minimal embellishments.


Supplies
  • Pre-colored image printed on Stampin Up! Whisper White card stock
  • Glitter glue from Studio G
  • Rhinestone strip from my stash
  • Sentiment from Happiest of Birthdays by Stampin Up!
  • Washi tape from Close to My Heart

If you would like to participate in our monthly Progressive Freebie Challenge, please register with your name and email address to: outlawzprogressivechallenge@gmx.com.

Each month we send you a free digital image to use in the Freebie/Progressive challenge. Once your creation is completed, upload it into the freebie challenge and you will automatically receive the next month free digi.  We will have one image per month so you have plenty of time to create a project using the image.

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