Bangles Anyone?

Hello friends!

I’ve got a question for you. Do you remember that song from the Bangles in the 80’s called Hazy Shade of Winter? There is a reason I ask (and you can hear it here!)… The song starts out saying “Time time time see what has become of me”. This is relevant. I have been so busy and where has my crafting time gone?! I JUST NOW got to play with my Designer Vellum Stack from Sale-A-Bration!

But play I did! I whipped up some cute note cards using the Crazy about You set. SAB

I colored the back side of the vellum with matching Stampin’ Write Markers. These 3×3 lovelies let me play with all the different vellum sheets at once. 🙂  Can you guess which one is my favorite? Think pink ink… ha!

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Thanks for stopping by! Hope you have a great weekend and maybe a chance to enjoy some good 80’s tunes! Ha!                                                                                                                                  Remember, shop with me here for your craft supplies! 🙂

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Let Them Eat Cake

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Hey Hey! It’s that time again… SKETCH CHALLENGE at Create With Connie and Mary. Yeah!  It is a fun one this week. You can twist it, turn it, flip it; anything goes! Come play along!! Here is my take:

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I needed some Melon Mambo in my life. There was a time in the distant past where I would of never paired pink and orange but those days are over. I really think they compliment each other without fighting for attention!

See that beautiful butterfly?! I am going to miss it dearly. If I had a top 10 list of things I am going to miss most the Beautiful Wings Embosslits would be on there. I have used that thing too many times to count!

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Thanks for stopping by! Hope you get a chance to get creative this week. Stamp yourself on over to Create with Connie and Mary here!

Smokin’! or at least Smokey Slate ;)

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Guess what time it is?!

Color challenge time! That’s right friends, join us over at Create With Connie and Mary and put your creativity to work! I also decided to play along at CAS(E) this Sketch! I thought this layout was fun.

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Did you notice my arch nemesis Soft Sky?! But ya know what, I didn’t fight him. I went with the flow. We’re not chummy by any means but at least it wasn’t a throw down this time! 🙂

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I got a little “stampy” with this one… Ok, I got a LOT stampy!  I used three different sets, Really Good Greetings, Butterfly Basics, and Beautiful Bunch. When I went to stamp my fern I accidentally stamped it into the Blackberry Bliss and without realizing it Stamped it into the Smoky Slate. The picture doesn’t show it too well but I got a multicolored fern that looks pretty cool. I just hope I didn’t forever ruin the ink pad!

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Happy Almost Summer Friends!

I am writing with a wee bit of a sunburn but I LOVE it! This week is another fun sketch challenge at Create with Connie and Mary. I gravitated towards Blackberry Bliss this time. Here is my take on the sketch:

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My sentiment is from the Petite Pairs set. Most of the card stock I used on this card is from my scrap pile, including the punched flower and top square on the left.  I tell you, I save EVERYTHING! It was already embossed from prior projects and I just put the pieces together.

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Yibida Yibida, That’s all folks! Thanks for stopping by. Get your craft on and play this week’s challenge here!

Iggy…

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It’s another color challenge at Create with Connie and Mary! I had fun with these colors. They are both strong and make quite a punch so I used them “lightly”. I started out in an entirely different direction with a Bermuda Bay base and Tangelo Twist mat but I tell you it was too much visually so I went the opposite route and I’m glad that I did.

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I can’t help but think of that Iggy Azalea song “I’m So Fancy… can’t you taste this gold?” song when I look at this card! Ha! I think the Modern Mosaic Embossing Folder gives it a nice texture. The sentiment is layered on the Gold Foil Sheet and then popped up with dimensionals to give it some… well… dimension. 😉

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Hope you’ll come and play this week’s challenge with us! Just click here to play! And if I don’t get a chance to post again before this weekend, Happy Mother’s Day! Even to the mamas of fur babies, they count too! ❤

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