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Hello crafty friends!! Please join me for a new challenge at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.  This week the challenge is

Anything Goes

We are showcasing Riley and Company Products this week.  If you have any of these products, we’d love to see them used, but it’s certainly not a requirement to join the challenge. 

As always, the generous folks at Simon Says Stamp will be giving away a $25 voucher to one randomly selected winner to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store.  You can enter 5 times which means you can make 5 different projects following this week’s prompt and have 5 chances to win a shopping spree!! Sounds like a win/win to me!! I’ve linked all of the supplies that I used at the end of this post. Compensated affiliate links used where possible at no cost to you.

 

I’ve got two cards to share today. I couldn’t decide which direction I wanted to go with this challenge so I made two different cards using the same sentiment. For my first card I used an old die that I didn’t realize wasn’t available anymore Diamond Pattern die by Simon Says Stamp and popped it up using some foam squares.

For the background I used the Aqua Holographic card stock by Simon Says Stamp and attached it to a side folding card base.

The sentiment is from Riley and Co. and it’s called Relax, You’re Not Getting Old. I white heat embossed it on a piece of black card stock and cut it out using an old die by MFT.

To finish her off, I added a few Teal Ocean Pearls by Studio Katia.

For my next card, I thought it would be kinda funny to have a lovely, peaceful, serene background and then this snarky comment coming from left field. They’re polar opposites of each other. I liked this idea because if i were to give this card to someone, at least the background is still bright and cheery and let’s the recipient know I’m only joking..

For this card I took a piece of A2 cut Lemon Chiffon Yellow card stock and die cut it using the Sunburst die by Simon. I ink blended Wild Honey and Squeezed Lemonade on the sunburst and attached it to another A2 piece of Lemon Chiffon card stock.

I added some splatters using my splatter brush and White Gouache and one of the pearlescent golds in the Finetec Mica Pearlescent Watercolor set. I love the way the gold shimmers in the light.

I used Audrey Blue card stock for my sentiment background and also the trim. The trim is one of the Stitched Rectangle Trimmings from Memory Box. I white heat embossed the same sentiment and cut it out using one of the Chunky A2 Scalloped Rectangles die by Simon. I popped the sentiment up on some foam squares for a little dimension.

For an embellishment I added a few Apricot Glacé Pearls by Studio Katia.

So now it’s YOUR turn. Happy Crafting!!    

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One Layer Card

Hi folks!!  Hope everyone has had a great start to the New Year.  I have a one layer card to share with you guys today.  I chose to use some adorable images from Purple Onion Designs.  They are one of my favorite stamp companies.

I chose Birch the Bunny because I had our rabbit, Thumper in mind when I made this card.  Unfortunately we lost him on New Year’s Day.  I’m still pretty heartbroken about it.  He was such a cool creature.  I had never had a rabbit before so it was definitely a learning experience for us, but he turned out to have such a cool personality and I fell in love with him.  Our dog, Bentley was “playing” with Thumper and we don’t really know what happened.  We thought he was in shock, I held him for about 10 minutes then was told to put him in his cage, where he’s familiar with the smell and put a blanket over it to darken it.  We did that.  I went to check on him about 30 minutes later.  I sat there with him and watched his breathing and the way he was acting, something was off.  Then his breathing started to slow way down.  Then he just quit breathing.  The boy’s were pretty devastated.  I’m still pretty devastated.  I feel awful for letting him down.

But enough with all this sadness.  Let me move on before I can’t.  I made this card in honor of my dear Thumper.  The theme this week at Always Fun Challenges is One Layer card.  I’ve made a process video, if you’d like to see how I made this.

To check out last week’s project, click here.

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RIP lil buddy.

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Copics Used:

Birch:  E70, E71, E74, R20, R30 (belly) W0, W1

Hat:  RV32, RV34

Ground:  W1, W2, W3

House:  E53, E55, Y00

Snow:  B000

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Hello 2018 Shaker Card

Happy New Year friends!!  I hope everyone is as excited about a New Year as I am!!  I don’t necessarily do New Year’s Resolutions, but I do have some goals set up for 2018.  How about you guys?

Our elves have gone back to the North Pole, the bomb that went off in our living room that we lovingly call “Christmas Morning” is also gone.  No signs of it ever happening.  I’m taking our Christmas decorations down this weekend and the boys go back to school on Tuesday!  Looks like things will be back to normal in no time.  I like to decorate for Christmas the day after Thanksgiving so that I can enjoy my lights and decorations for a full month.  I love how everything looks when I first put it all out.  But by about now, I’m ready to have my house back, my living room, my normally lowered electric bill back…  It’s time.  I’m ready to move right on into 2018!!

I decided to do a “Hello 2018” card because I’m excited about this new year.  The theme this week at Always Fun Challenges is…. Something New.  (To see my card for the last challenge, A Christmas Carol, click here.)  Something New, New Year, I went with an easy choice, but I’m just really looking forward to moving on into a brand new year, with new expectations, fresh starts, you know what I mean?  Anyway, here’s what I came up with:

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I thought I had made something similar to this, but I wasn’t even close.  I’ll add a pic down below of what I thought was similar when I was making this.  I have a HORRIBLE memory…

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I love a good shaker card!!  I knew I wanted to do something kind of tlike shiny and sparkly and the best way to achieve that is with a shaker.  I thought about going gold, but the card I had in mind, the one I thought was similar to this one, was in gold so I went with silver.

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It sure is sparkly and shiny, isn’t it?? Below is the card that I had in mind while making this, that I thought was very similar to the one I was making.  Click here to see my post featuring this card.  I was a little worried I was making the same thing over again and just didn’t fully realize it.  It definitely is similar, but not quite the same.  I made a few of these for a custom order from my Etsy store

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I really like the Happy New Year card above, but I LOVE the not so traditional Hello 2018.  I just think it’s different.  I like that about it. And I just HAD to use these adorable WISH trees as props before I packed them up for the year.  My dear friend got them for me from a local store and I can’t stop staring at them.  They are gorgeous!!

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I hope everyone has/had a fabulous New Year’s and I’ll see y’all again next week!!  If you’d like to add your project(s) for this week’s theme over at the Always Fun Challenges blog, click here to be redirected.

If you’d like to see my process, just click on the video below.

I couldn’t capture it in a photo, but the white paper I used for my card front was really interesting looking.  It was part of a glitter paper pad from Michaels, but while all the other colors were super sparkly, this one almost looked like a matte sparkle.  It sounds contradicting, I know but it really did look that way!  I don’t know how else to describe it.  I couldn’t find a few of the items I used to include in my products list below, including the matte glitter paper, so I’ve added them separately with a picture and a link.  I just googled these items and included what I found below.

Holiday Glitzy Solids

This is the paper I used for the card front.  You can find it here.

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This is the paper I used for the black and silver glitter.  You can find it here.

The number dies that I used I couldn’t add because it’s a Stampin Up item so if you want it, just ask your Stampin Up demonstrator about the Large Number Framelits that coordinate with the Number of Years stamp set.  I’m sure they can lead you right to it.

Everything else is listed below.

OH!!  I almost forgot to mention this, but Simon Says Stamp is having a HUGE year end sale right now.  Hurry over before it’s too late.  Click Come see our new arrivals at Simon Says Stamp!” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>here to check it out!!  Heidi is STILL adding items as we speak so don’t miss out!!

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Happy Halloween!!

Happy (early) Halloween!!  I’m so excited to announce this weeks’ theme for the Always Fun Challenges blog.  Have you figured it out yet??  It’s HALLOWEEN!!!  I LOVE Halloween!!  I’ve been working all month on getting our road closed to traffic on Halloween.  Which, I’ve learned, requires an encroachment permit.  That means I had to get signatures from every house on our entire street!!  The good news is, the City has agreed to close it!!  WOOHOO!!  The population of Fort Bragg is a little less than 7,300 and we handed out candy to a little less than 1,300 kids last year…  That’s just crazy!!  No one knows why the entire town comes to this street for Halloween, but they do.  And we LOVE IT!!  It was just getting too dangerous to have vehicles driving up and down with that many kids.  At some points while I was handing out candy last year, I looked up and the line was out into the middle of the street!!  I wish I would have taken pictures, but we’re always soooo busy!!  They start coming at about 4pm!!  Here are a couple pix that I did manage to get from last year.

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Speaking of Halloween, let’s talk about this card I made.

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If you can’t tell by looking at this, I was greatly inspired by Vicky Papaioannou’s “Glowing Moon Technique” card.  She does this background MUCH better than I, but I still had a lot of fun making this one.  The card came together pretty easy.  First I made the distress oxide background, and then I created the moon and placed my Silhouette witch (design ID #65963) over the top and lastly I added my sentiment.  As you know, if you’ve read any of my posts or watched any of my videos lately, quick and easy are about all I have time for these days.

I added some Shimmer Spray to top it off.  Can you see it?  It looks really cool in person.  Pictures just don’t show the cool details sometimes.

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If you’d like to join us this week, just make something Halloween related and click here to add it to our challenge or go to the Always Fun Challenges blog and add it there.  Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope everyone has a Spooktacular Halloween!!!

 

Amazon, Simon Says Stamp, Scrapbook.com, Blitsy Disclaimer:

These are affiliate links.  What that means is at no cost to you, I will receive a small commission if you purchase something from the links I’ve provided.  That small commission will help me maintain my blog and youtube channel while still providing the links to all the products that I use.  Any time you use an affiliate link, I greatly appreciate it.  And if you have any questions on any of these products, please feel free to ask!!  I’ll always give you my honest opinion.

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Hello Friend

Hi guys!!  I’m back with another card and a new theme for this week over at Always Fun Challenges.  The theme this week is Black and White.  How fun is that?  You can do just about anything with B & W!!  I started off thinking I was going to be making a Halloween card, since Halloween is right around the corner, but at the last minute, I decided to go with a ‘Friend’ card.  If you’d like to see what I made for last week’s challenge, click here.

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You can never have too many of these kinds of cards and I really wanted to use this embossing folder again, so this is what I came up with.

I had a little bit of a rocky go with the background, which you can see in my video below, but in the end, I was pretty happy with the way it turned out.  And I LOVE the little flower die that was included in last month’s card kit for Simon Says Stamp.  It was the perfect addition.

Well, it’s family night at the Elam Residence so I’ll leave you with a video and a list of all the products I used.  Thanks for stopping by and I’ll see y’all next week!!

Amazon, Simon Says Stamp, Scrapbook.com, Blitsy Disclaimer:
These are affiliate links.  What that means is at no cost to you, I will receive a small commission if you purchase something from the links I’ve provided.  That small commission will help me maintain my blog and youtube channel while still providing the links to all the products that I use.  Any time you use an affiliate link, I greatly appreciate it.  And if you have any questions on any of these products, please feel free to ask!!  I’ll always give you my honest opinion.
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Quick and Easy Monochrome

Hello crafters!!  Welcome back!!  Last weeks card had so much going on, that I’ve decided to keep it nice and simple this week.  (To see my card for last weeks’ theme, click here.)  Well, I didn’t really decide.  Amy at Always Fun Challenges decided because the theme this week is “Monochrome”.  Here’s my take on that.

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I’ve never made a monochome card before.  I think I say that every week, but keep in mind I’ve only been making cards for 2 years now.  There’s a lot of things I haven’t done yet and a lot of stamp sets I’ve never used yet.  But don’t fret, all in due time, my friends.  Wow, I can’t believe it’s already been 2 years since I fell head over heals in love with this beautiful hobby.  And I don’t see myself growing tired of it any time soon.  Which is good, since I’m DEEPLY invested at this point.  I think my hubby would kill me…

Back to the card.  This was so easy and so quick to make that I plan on making several more in several different colors with several different sentiments.  Just to have some cards on hand.  I envy the people that have boxes of pre-made cards ready to go at a moments notice.

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The measurements for the paper are:

Cardbase: 4.25″ x 5.5″, next layer (darkest purple) is 4″ x 5.25″ and the card front is 3.75″ x 5″.

If you’d like to join us at Always Fun Challenges, just follow this link and add your project!!  Simple as that.  I love seeing all the GORGEOUS entries each week.  Thanks so much for stopping by and I’ll see you guys next week!!

Disclosure: Please note that links to merchants mentioned within this post might be using an affiliate link which means that – at zero cost to you – I might earn a commission if you buy something through that affiliate link. That said, I never recommend anything I don’t personally use and find to be a valuable asset to my business.  Any time you use an affiliate link, I greatly appreciate it.


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Lots of Layers Featuring SSS Feb. Card Kit

Hi guys!!  Happy Belated World Cardmaking Day!!!  It was October 7th, for those that may not have known.  I just found out about 4 days ago, but unfortunately we were at an out of town football game so I didn’t get to craft at all.  That’s ok, I’ll make up for it this coming week.  The theme this week at Always Fun Challenges is Lots of Layers.  This is why I love being on this design team.  It makes me try things I normally wouldn’t try.  I don’t work with many layers very often so this was a little out of my league, but I did the best I could.

I mainly used everything from the February 2017 Simon Says Stamp card kit.  All the papers and sentiment are from that kit.  I wasn’t sure where to even start so I used a sketch to help get me going.  As you can see, this card was very easy to put together.  Here is the sketch I used.

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Once I had this, the rest was a piece of cake!!

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For the circles, the smallest circle I used was 1 3/4″.  The next one up was 2 1/8″ (craft cardstock).  The bigger set of circles start at a little over 2 1/2″ and the biggest circle I used is 3″.  The strip of pink card stock is 2″ wide.

The banners:  Smallest is 1/2″ x 2″

Biggest:  1/2″ x 2 3/8″

Thank you so much for stopping by!!

Misty

Disclosure: Please note that links to merchants mentioned within this post might be using an affiliate link which means that – at zero cost to you – I might earn a commission if you buy something through that affiliate link. That said, I never recommend anything I don’t personally use and find to be a valuable asset to my business.  Any time you use an affiliate link, I greatly appreciate it.


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Well Hello There… Distress Oxides again

Hi again!!  I’m back with some more distress oxide backgrounds.  I just can’t get enough of these!!  I want to take an entire day and just play.  In a perfect world, I’d actually have time to do that, but until then, I’ll settle with experimenting as I go.  I had a lot of fun playing around with these last week too, I actually ended up making a few cards which is always nice.  Seems like I just don’t have all that much time to make cards these days.  These boys keep me on my toes!!   You can check out my last week’s cards by clicking here.

This card was SUPER easy and super quick.  The theme this week at Always Fun Challenges is Dies and/or Punches.   I’m going to try and keep this post short and sweet as I am in the middle of yet another Birthday sleepover weekend.  This time for my son’s BFF that is living with us.  Hey!  My Birthday is tomorrow (Oct. 2), maybe I should have a sleepover too!!!!  That could be kinda fun, if I had some crafty friends that lived close by.  We could craft the night away!!

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I have to show you how cute these boys are.  I just love them with all I got.  This is everyone singing Happy Birthday to Bub.  Mine is the one on the far right and Bubby is his BFF.

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Here’s a recent one that I absolutely love.  My friend had just made this shirt for me so we were showing some Jr Cubs spirit.  This was right before a game.  I shared this on my IG, but I love it so much, I thought I’d share it here too.

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And one more of my card…

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I am TOTALLY late to the show, but my crafty friend, Darnell is currently running her NBUS challenge so I’m also entering this into her 10 day long challenge.  This is one that I’m sure everyone can enjoy.  NBUS stands for Never Before Used Schtuff and if you guys are anything like me, you could participate in this every day for a month and still not get thru all of your NBUS…  Please check out her blog for all the details and follow her!!  She’s hilarious and she does this challenge a few times a year.  It’s the perfect push to use those products that you’ve never used before.

Anyway, below is a very simple video and below that is a list of the products that I used.  Thank you so much for stopping by!!  And I’ll see y’all next week ~

Disclosure: Please note that links to merchants mentioned within this post might be using an affiliate link which means that – at zero cost to you – I might earn a commission if you buy something through that affiliate link. That said, I never recommend anything I don’t personally use and find to be a valuable asset to my business.  Any time you use an affiliate link, I greatly appreciate it.


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Playing with Oxide Inks

Hi friends!!  I hope everyone had a fabulous weekend.  I had a crazy weekend, but I did find a little time on Sunday to play with the few distress oxide inks that I own.  I will say that after playing with these, I’ve gone ahead and ordered 7 more!!  I keep hearing people say how easy they are to blend and they are NOT exaggerating!!  These inks are AWESOME!!!  I’ve added a process video at the end of this post so you can see for yourself.

So in case you’re wondering what the theme is this week at Always Fun Challenges, it’s “Anything Goes”.  My favorite!!  I had so much fun playing with these inks, that I didn’t stop at just one card.  I made three!!!  Which is kinda crazy considering I didn’t even have a card made yet as of Saturday, the day I’m supposed to turn my project in (like I said, it’s been a crazy busy weekend).

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I watched a video by Jennifer McGuire where she used stencils and oxide inks and it looked like a lot of fun so I gave it a whirl.  This is my version.  I only have 6 oxide inks at the moment so I started out using Cracked Pistachio and Broken China.   I spritzed some water on my stencil and placed it on top of my blended background and left it alone for a couple of minutes.  When I pulled the stencil off, I ooh’d and awed for a couple of seconds and then started on another one.

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Once I got the feel for how these inks blend, I added in some Faded Jeans.  I absolutely LOVE how they turned out.  This next one I did, I used a more delicate stencil so I was a little worried that it wouldn’t turn out as good.  I made this stencil with my Silhouette Cameo awhile back and I think this was my first time using it.  The top part doesn’t pop as much as the rest of it, but I’m ok with that.  While less of the surface reacted to the water, I still love it.  It just has a more delicate look, is all.

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I saved my favorite one for last.  I made this stencil with my Silhouette as well and even though I covered up a lot of the background with the vellum, you can still see the awesome reaction to water!!  I am in love with distress oxide inks.  Not only do they blend so seamlessly, but they have such a cool reaction to water!!  All distress inks do, but this is just sooo cool.  I can’t wait to get more colors now.  I added some vellum behind my sentiment, added a few clear Nuvo drops and tied some twine around the bottom and voila!!  Card complete.

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Thanks for stopping by!!  Below is a process video where you can see for yourself how smooth these inks blend.  Below that is a list of all the products I used.  Until next time…

Misty

Disclosure: Please note that links to merchants mentioned within this post might be using an affiliate link which means that – at zero cost to you – I might earn a commission if you buy something through that affiliate link. That said, I never recommend anything I don’t personally use and find to be a valuable asset to my business.  Any time you use an affiliate link, I greatly appreciate it.


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So Much To Be Thankful For

Hello crafty friends!!  Thanks for stopping by to check out my project for the Always Fun Challenges blog this week.  As summer passes us by once again and we head into another wonderful season, I just want to let you all know that I am extremely grateful for each and every one of you.  Some of you may read this and carry on with your day and some of you may leave me a sweet comment, letting me know you’ve been by.  Some may even watch my video at the end of this post.  No matter who you are and which category you fall under, I appreciate you.  Most of you don’t know me personally so the fact that you take even a moment of your already precious time to read this post, means so much to me.  I’ve never been much of a writer so I really didn’t think this blog thing was going to be for me, but the more I write and the more people I meet along this crafty journey of mine, the more I realize how much I enjoy blogging.  It’s all about the people I meet along the way, that make this so important to me.  So without getting too sappy on ya, just know that I appreciate you.

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Getting back to the theme for this week, which is Fall Colors, I decided to make a card of gratitude.  I really enjoy this time of year, I love the change in temperature, I love the change in colors around me, I love bundling up and feeling the crispness of the air on my face.  This time of year always makes me stop and think about all the wonderful blessings I have in my life.  Without a doubt, I have “So Much To Be Thankful For”.  This sentiment is perfect for the way I was feeling while I was making this card.

If you’d like to join us this week with some fall colors, head over to the Always Fun Challenges blog and share with us!!  There’s a new theme each week that starts every Monday.  You can share up to 3 projects each week, using whatever supplies you have on hand.  We have a very talented design team and gorgeous entries each week.  Take a peek for yourself and you’ll see what I mean.

I’m also entering this in the Simon Says Stamp Flickr Challenge.  The theme is Emboss Like a Boss.  I love the title of this one.  Click on the link to be taken to their flickr page where you can find the rules on how to participate.

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Thank you so much for stopping by.  If you’d like to see how I made this card, just click on the video below.  Just below that is a list of all the products that I used.

Challenges:

Always Fun Challenges – Fall Colors

Simon Says Stamp Flickr Challenge #80 – Emboss Like a Boss

 

Until next time,

Misty

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