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.
Card only without the bookmark
Bookmark cark only
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The C.R.A.F.T. Challenge is to use numbers. For my card, I used a clear stamp from Sweet n Sassy called The Sea! I made the card for a guy friend who is turning the Big 6-0 this August. I started by stamping the sailboat with Versafine Black ink. Next, I blended Distress Oxide Ink into the background. I added a sentiment by Hero Arts and the number 60 die-cuts from Papertry Ink.
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This week’s challenge at C.R.A.F.T. the design team is looking for a Father’s Day or Male card. My card was made using a clear stamp set by Sweet n Sassy – Tender Thoughts Clear Stamp Set. I started by creating the background using Distress Inks. I then stamped the deer and trees multiple times using my Misti.
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Please join the C.R.A.F.T. for our monthly colour challenge. For my card, I decided to try to match the colours and create a blended background using Distress Ink on Neehan Solar White Cardstock. For the images, I used a funny digi set by Oddball Art Company – Kawaii Panda Bears Digital Stamp Set – Panda Pack Image No.316 by Lizzy Love. The leaves and sentiment are from Happy Pandas by MFT.
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This week at 52CCC, we are asking you to make a card featuring Santa. For my card, I reconstructed some tags I made a couple of years ago featuring Tim Holtz’s stamps, dies, and embellishments. Some of the products I used include: Tim Holtz Sizzix Tattered Pinecone Dies, Tim Holtz Sizzix Die Mini Snowflake Rosettes, Tim Holtz Santa Sketch Christmas Stamp u2-1279, Rock Candy glaze, distress inks, Christmas tags, and more.
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