Saturday, February 11, 2012

Color Combos Galore #218 - Cards Week!

Hello! February is National Mend a Broken Heart month, and what better way to mend a broken heart, than to sew it back together!  With that golden nugget, I bring you this week's challenge from Color Combos Galore:

I probably took the most obvious route of combining 9 hearts and stitching, but it was the first thing that popped into my head when I saw the challenge.  I also used a strip of vellum, as inspired by the transparent look from the back of the tape.

My card:
Supply List:
cardstock - Stampin' Up! (Real Red, Pink Pirouette, Close to Cocoa, Whisper White, vellum)
patterned paper - Heidi Grace Designs (pink stripe)
stamp - Heidi Swapp ( i Love you)
other - unknown (button, pink floss); Stampin' Up! (heart punch, Square Lattice embossing folder, rhinestones, border punch, label punch, baker's twine)

That's it.....
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Monday, February 6, 2012

The Play Date Cafe #117,Case Study #76; and CR84FN #47, Card Patterns #151

I have 2 cards to share today. Yep, I'm on a roll ;)

This week's challenge from the Play Date Cafe:

Plus this challenge from CASE Study's February muse, Karola Witczak:

Equals this card from me:

Supply List:

Stamps - Stampin' Up! (Letters of Love, Congrats)
Cardstock - Stampin' Up! (Mauve Mist, Bashful Blue, Whisper White)
Ink - Stampin' Up! (Mauve Mist)
Dies - Stampin' Up! ( Butterflies Embosslits, heart); Cuttlebug (Stamp)
Ribbon - Ribbon Trends
Flower - Making Memories
Other - Stampin' Up! (Linen Thread, rhinestones, Perfect Polka dots embossing folder, 1/2 inch circle punch); unknown (button)


These colors from CR84FN:

Plus this week's sketch from Card Patterns:

Equals this card from me:

Supply List:

Stamps - Stampin' Up! (Little Layers Plus, Whimsical Words)
Cardstock - Stampin' Up! (Basic Black, Bashful Blue, Whisper White)
Ink - Stampin' Up! (Basic Grey, Pretty in Pink, Riding Hood Red)
Other - Stampin' Up! (rhinestone, Linen Thread, Perfect Polka Dot embossing folder, scallop border punch);  unknown (ribbon, button)

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Sunday, February 5, 2012

Color Combos Galore #217!

We are celebrating National Women's Heart week over at CCG by paying tribute to a very special female/s in your life.

This week's challenge from Color Combos Galore:

My page:
I of course chose my girls, because I scrap mainly about my kids. My girls are such a great help to was perfect to do this very special layout for them :)
Here is what I used:

patterned paper - Fancy Pants
cardstock - Stampin' Up! (Whisper White, Pink Pirouette, Close to Cocoa)
chipboard letters - American Crafts
flowers - Prima
stickers - 7Gypsies
glitter glue - Ranger (Diamond Stickles)
other - Unknown (ric rac, button); Stampin' Up! (baker's twine, rhinstone, heart punch, Close to Cocoa journaler, heart dies, corner rounder)

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Thursday, February 2, 2012

Blog Award

My friend and TeamWorks Team Leader, Lacey, recognized me on her blog. Thanks Lacey!  This is my second year on the team with her, she does a fantastic job, and I'm excited to get to know her better.
Now it’s my turn to pass the award along to 5 blogs.
1. Cathy - Cathy is my sis-in-law, she doesn't blog a lot, but when she does it is about her cute family, and things she makes. Mostly sewing, and crocheting.
2. Janet - Janet is the owner at Color Combos Galore, which is a super fun color challenge site for scrapbooking and card making. You can also see all of her awesome inspiration for CCG on her blog, along with her beautiful projects.
3. Lynn - Lynn is a fellow TeamWorks member, has an adorable paper crafting style, and I am excited to be working with her this year.
4. Shirelle - I worked with Shirelle on the 2011 Teamworks team. She is sweet, supportive, and very talented.
5. Amanda - Amanda is a mommy blogger, her blog is full of beautiful photos of her adorable kiddos.
In accepting the award, the recipient agrees to:
  • Thank the person who gave the award and link back to their blog (I just did that!)
  • Copy and paste the award to your blog (done!)
  • Reveal the 5 blogs you have chosen to award this honor and why, and then let those bloggers know they have been chosen by commenting on their blogs.
  • Hope they pay it forward by accepting and awarding it to bloggers they would like to honor.

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