Wednesday, January 21, 2015

People Make The World

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Welcome everyone to my blog. It is cloudy day here in Wisconsin but the weather man say we will see sunshine tomorrow so when it is so cloudy I like to hide in my craft room. What do you like to do? It is time for Scrapy Land challenge and it ends on Sunday February 1, 2015. I bet you cannot tell me what the challenge is all about? HAHAHAH The challenge all about Spots and Dots PLUS use any brand of die that Scrapy Land sells. You have a chance to win a $15.00 gift certificate from Scrapy Land.

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So here are all the die cut that Scrapy land sells just stop by and check out what you have or pick up something you like.

scrapy land die company they have in the store

 

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My paper is from Simple Stories, snap color vibe.

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If you would like to join us at Scrapy Land challenge  or would like to check out all the designers card, they always do a fantastic job. 

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Spellbinder delightful foliage die is in the new sections. Used some distress ink scatted straw on the edges.

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My flower is from Spellbinder call create a Gerber Daisy. For my green I used punch a bunch mega rock fern punch. Added a pearl in the center of the flower.

Inside of the card, the flowers are metal one. Left open for a sentiment or a written message.

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Thank for stopping by, have a wonderful day and until next time be safe.

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Beautiful Moments of a Perfect Day

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It is time for a new challenge at Though the Craft Room door and this one ends on January 26th and the challenge is always ANYTHING GOES, The sponsor is Limited Run and the image I’m using is called “mini butterfly set #3”.

Limited Runs

http://limitedrunsstamps.blogspot.com/

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My card will be in Though The Craft room door magazine and if you would like to fine out more about my card here is a link to subscribe to the magazine.

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As always I do take lots of pictures of my card.

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I did cut out each butterfly 3 time and layered them.

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Inside of my card. Stamp is by stampfastic.

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Colored the butterfly’s with Wink a Stella.

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each butterfly has 3 layers.

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The antenna of the butterfly’s I made using black wire.

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This is a button bards, use 2.

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Made a bow and added lace and ribbon.

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Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful week.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Where have all the BUGS gone?

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Sorry have not been around been having problems with my Arthritis (all over) but bad in my hands. So had to go in and have some steroid injections in my hands (ouch), so the medication is finally working and I can type and make some cards again. Why does life do this us? I suffered with (really bad) migraines most of my life when I was younger and then they seam to kind of go away and now I suffer with Arthritis and it is both kinds. I have to remember to tell myself it could be worse, right?
Okay this card was for last weeks Twisted Thursday challenge and the twisted was to make a gatefold card. Now my wonderful quilling you see, I did these a long time ago when my hands worked really good. I thought the bugs would go nice with the boot. Our sponsor for this month is Bugaboo. My images is called “Rain Boot”.

http://www.bugaboostamps.com/

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The paper used is from Paper Studio called Barnwood Pretty.

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The die cut is from Memory Box called delicate branch frame.

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Just another view.

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These are the copic markers used to color the image. Here is the close up of the image.

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COLD OUTSIDE

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I have had this card done for awhile so I used this one for The Outlawz Twisted Thursday challenge and for this week the twist is to add “bad or eyelets”.
Over at The Outlawz we have a Progressive Freebie challenge where if you want to join in you need to sign up by send an email to outlawsprogressivechallenge@gmx.com , requesting the free image for the month, sending your first and last name, we are in January right now, so the little girl from “All Dress Up” and she is called “Winter Girl”. If you want to do this you need to make a card with her by the end of January 30. Post it in the challenge area.

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Okay, I have somehow lost my notes on this card, so I will do my best.

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All the pearls bare from All that Bling.

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This what I did to the inside. I used a 6x6 stencil from crafters workshop called mini mod circles and used brilliance moonlight white. Add some rick rack, more pearls and brads.

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The flowers I used Nellie Swellen punches. I used a foil to punch out the flowers, another long lost something I found. I also put the foil behind  the die cut.  You can see the ribbon a little more in this picture.

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Here are my brads, can you tell they are fuzzy?

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I hope you can tell… One of my blogging friends did this and I thought this was pretty neat. Cut the Spellbinder die out 2 times and moved one a little to the side. I think that looks pretty cool.

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Just another view.

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These are the copic markers used to color the image and here is a close up.

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Thanks for stopping by, hope all is well.

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Christmas Morning

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It is time again for Scrapy Lands challenge #9 to start, it starts today and ends on January 20 it is a Bi Weekly challenge. Yo9u have a chance to win a $15.00 gift certificate, YOU NEED TO REMEMBER TO USE DIE CUTS THAT SCRAPY LAND SALES and YOU NEED TO USE DIE CUTS ON YOUR CARD……that is the only requirement…… Here is the STORE LINK SO IT IS EASY TO CHECK OUT AND SEE IF THEY HAVE THE DIE CUTS. Here is the link to the challenge blog, come and job us or stop by and see all the beautiful cards the other designers made.The image is from Mo’s digital pencil and the image is called “Pammy Stocking” My card that I made is kind of like if you remember not I think this is reaching in 2013 in October I made several candy boxes for the kids for Halloween, but this one the front is different and I do not have a name for it.

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The die cut used to frame the little girl is called spellbinders/nestabilities Labels 40. Memory Box Frostyville border, Memory box Frosty vine border, Echo Park Merry Christmas die. Punched out a lot of tiny snowflakes with my tiny snowflake punch from Punch a Bunch.

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Side view.

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As you can tell on the right side my tree kind of tipped to the side. Remember this is made with love. Here I have a view looking down into the card.

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I added things to the sides because this is Emma (granddaughter) Christmas card but if you do not add things to the sides this card will fold down nicely in a large envelop.

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Top view of the card. Always have to add sparkles for Emma she is 9 years old so as much bling as possible for her.

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This is the strip on the bottom.

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Here is just the top view, I added a plastic piece put Merry Christmas on it and a bunch of gems to look like 2 Christmas trees. These decorated accents are from Robert Stanley silver collection.

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If you look real hard I did add gem all kinds and all kinds of colors.

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I entwined the frostyville border and the frosty vine border.

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These are the copic markers I used to color the image. Here is the close up of the image.

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If I get a chance I will try and make a pattern or do a video on how to do this card step by step. I know I still need to do the tent card for you and I will get that done, now that all the Holidays are done and life can get back to normal. So have a wonderful week, be safe!

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