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C.R.A.F.T. Challenge 487 – 18th of October – Use Something Wooden

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This week the C.R.A.F.T. Design Team is looking for the addition of something wooden. A year ago, I purchased 50 adorable wooden ladybugs and along with StarStampz - Spring Ladybug Digi Stamp I made a cute general Hello card. I printed the image using my laser printer, then ran the image through my Minc machine using shiny black foil. Next I added colour with my Copic markers. I used B&W dotted paper(MFT) a flourish, stitched circle die (MFT), and Hello sentiment (SSS).

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C.R.A.F.T. Challenge 480 – 23rd of August – Back to School

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This week at C.R.A.F.T. we are looking for a card with a back to school theme. For my card, I combined School Boy Andy from Pink Gem Designs and the Schoolhouse SVG card from Dreaming Tree. For andy, I printed the digital design with my laserjet computer, coloured him with Copic Markers, fussy cut him out and set aside. Next using the instructions from Dreaming Tree, I used my computer, Design Space, my Cricut Explorer Air, and cut and pasted the school bus card together. The final touch was the add Andy to the front. The inside of the card has a slot for a gift card.

This challenge runs for 2 weeks!

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Simply Create Too – Challenge #141 – 8/3 to /8/31 – Create a Bookmark

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Our monthly challenge at Simply Create Too! is to create a bookmark. Well, I couldn’t just make a bookmark, I had to make a card with a bookmark, then a separate bookmark to match the same theme. For my project, I used stamps from Honey Bee Stamps - UNDER THE SEA and ZEN OCEAN. I started by stamping the Zen Sea with Versamark Ink, adding black embossing powder then colouring it with TH Oxide Inks. The mermaids were embossed with gold embossing powder and coloured with Copic markers. Next I fussy cut them out and set aside. I used an older die and stamp set from Our Daily Bread to make the bookmarks (retired). I also used a you sentiment from SSS and Celebrate die set from Hero Arts.

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Card only without the bookmark

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Second Bookmark

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Bookmark cark only

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Happy Canada Day!

 

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Happy Canada Day Everyone! I had to create Canada Day Cards for my friend’s adorable grandchildren. Two are from the USA and to other two are from Canada. I used papers, stamps and dies from Photo Play. The stamped images were coloured using Copic markers.

To Mya (born in Ontario)

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To Abbey (born in Alberta)

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To Zoey (born in Texas.Cdn Mama)

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To Piper (born in Texas/Cdn Mama)

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 The Paper Players - PP400 – A Celebration Theme Challenge with Jaydee

Inspire.Create.Challenge #021 | Theme Challenge-Kids

Shopping Our Stash – Red, White, and Blue (Used red/white for Canada Day)

Rubberneckers Stamps Independence day/ Patriotism – Rubbernecker Challenge #36

C.R.A.F.T. – Challenge 473 – 21st of June – Summer

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This week the CRAFT Design Team challenges you to make a card for Summer! I started my quest looking for a summer paper and found a perfect one in my Couture Creations – Sea Breeze 6 x 6 paper pack. Next, I stamped an Impression Obsession image called Blue Booby. I think he and the sentiment (from the same set) were perfect. I coloured him with Copics. I fussy cut him out and inked the edge of the cardstock with a black marker.

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Entered my card into Fashionable Stamping Challenge #136 – SEASIDE