Thursday Challenge – Color My World

Another wonderful Thursday and another wonderful challenge. It’s the last Thursday of April which means just a few more Monday’s until summer arrives. The forecast for this Monday however is for 4-7″ of SNOW up here in Minnesota. I’m not sure I’ll ever get used to the idea of snow in May. We’ll see if it actually happens.     This week’s inspiration color image: I love this week’s color challenge, it’s full of fresh, vibrant colors that make me happy. I love color! I decided to step outside my comfort zone with the card size and made a non-traditional…

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DoStampers Stars Thursday Challenge – Sketchpad

Happy Thursday! I hope your week is going great! I’m counting the days until summer vacation. Even put away my snow boots and snow jackets this week. Feels strange to have activities like that in our regimen now. This week we had a sketch challenge. The linear-ness of this challenge was a struggle for me, but I finally decided to make it a shaker frame. If I made this card again I might choose a lighter color for the base layer. Emerald Envy is such a beautiful green and this Moroccan Designer Series Paper is so gorgeous. I visited Morocco…

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Thursday Challenge #226 – Birthday Blast

Happy Happy Thursday! It’s my second favorite day of the week (after Friday, of course). Today’s post will be my first time participating in the DOStampers Thursday Challenge. Yay! This week’s challenge was to make a creation using any Stampin’ Up! bundle. Bundles are combinations of coordinating stamps and dies, and usually at a discounted price. My choice for today is the Birthday Blast bundle. It features the Birthday Blast clear-mount stamp set and Star blast Edgelit dies. The real “star” is the awesome die from the Star blast set. It’s so versatile. I used a few of the smaller…

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More Happy Celebrations and Celebrations Duo TIEF

A few days ago during a YouTube binge marathon, I stumbled across the video below. I don’t have the stamp set (yet), but I do have the embossing folders. I used my Happy folder along with my Stampin’ Up! Gorgeous Grunge stamp set to achieve a similar effect with the birthday card below. Check out the video below and my own card version. Hope this gives you a little inspiration this Monday!   FEATURED SUPPLIES: Gorgeous Grunge Stamp Set Happy Celebration Stamp Set Celebrations Duo Textured Impressions Embossing Folder  

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Stamp Club Projects

Tuesday night was stamp club night and I wanted to share some of the projects we created. Just so you don’t get too excited, this weren’t my ideas. Haha! The pink dress card uses the really sweet Beautiful You set, we only inked up the top portion, and used watercolor pencils to draw and color the skirt. Very clever! I love the shooting star die on the Happy Birthday card set, and I ordered this bundle for myself after seeing it in action. The green graduate card opens up to reveal a gift card for the recipient. And even though…

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