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Back pain has kept me away from my hobby but I am trying to get back to it....stay tuned!

CAS 220 Can you make a card with NO WORDS???

This is for the Clean and Simple challenge this week... a LIMITED SUPPLIES challenge! This week, we are NOT ALLOWED to use ANY WORDS OR SENTIMENTS but make our image convey the sentiment instead. Whew! That was hard for me, but I like the results!

stamps- SU Bring on the Cake
ink- SU pixie pink, pool party, memento black
paper- SU pool party, pixie pink, PTI white
accessories- sizzix embossing folder, white gel pen, stickles

stamps- SU A Cherry on Top
paper-  SU pixie pink, bermuda bay, silver
ink- versamark, pixie pink, bermuda bay, creamy caramel
accessories- silver EP, clear cardstock, photo corner punch, white gel pen, aqua brush

CAS216 Clean and Simple challenge - Pinterest Inspiration

This is for the Clean and Simple challenge this week...a Pinterest Inspiration challenge! This party photo of a great decorating ideas with plates as buttons just called to me! Love the colors and patterns

This one is a literal interpretation of the actual button plates...just punched circles here on a simple layout...

stamps- Papertrey Ink
paper- Papertrey Ink white, SU colored cardstock scraps
ink- versafine black
accessories- circle punches

 This one is inspired by the circle shapes and the colors...I used a wine cork and some acrylic paint to make some funky patterned paper for a background.

stamps- Stampin Up
paper- PTI white
Ink- versafine black and acrylic paint

CAS 215 Shabby Chic Spring Colors!

This is for the Clean and Simple Challenge this week on SCS....a color challenge - tempting turquoise, certainly celery, pretty in pink

I tried something new this week and attempted a shabby chic of my most difficult styles to combine with clean and simple! I used some tickets and patterned paper from Basic Grey's Fact or Fiction line. 

stamp- Verve
paper- PTI kraft, Basic Grey Fact or Fiction
ink- white craft, versafine black, distress tea stain
accessories- doily, twine, button, ephemera from Basic Grey

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Hey all! Going to try to start up the blog thing .... again! Maybe this time I can figure it all out!

Here is the sample I made for the Clean and Simple challenge this week on SCS:

The challenge was to use the Chalkboard Technique...


Stamps - SU
Paper- PTI black
ink- white craft
accessories- watercolor pencils, white EP, white brads, martha stewart butterfly punch

Thanks for looking!
This is for the Clean and Simple challenge on SCS this week...a new kind of challenge here at the CAS... THE PINTEREST INSPIRATION challenge! I will choose something, anything for one of my many Pinterest boards as inspiration! This week, it is this lovely photoshopped photograph from 

Here is the direct link to the Pinterest Pin: Autumn Leaves

 This is a close up of the leaves...I added crystal effects dots to look like the water droplets on the leaves...

stamps- Papertrey Ink Rosie Posie, big birthday wishes
ink- SU perfect plum, rich razzleberry, baja blue, brocade blue, more mustard, dusty durango, old olive, mellow moss, crushed curry, apricot appeal, versafine black onyx
paper- Papertrey ink white
accessories- crystal effects, rhinestones

CAS 187

Sorry I have been MIA...we just voted in a new Design Team at the CAS challenge! I am so excited to work with these talented ladies!

Here si my cards for this week's challenge-- a technique challenge (my favorites) COLOR BLOCKING. I know this may e different for everyone but I just think it is putting down blocks of different color. We will see what we get!

I scored a great find recently at the HSN outlet, it was a HUGE bag full f stuff form Pink Paislee...stamps, paper, die cuts, ephemera...omg it was huge and only $19.99! So I got the stamps in this mother load and had to use them...

stamps- Pink Paislee, PTI mixed messages
paper- SU tempting turquoise, only orange and PTI white, kraft; patterned paper from Pink Paislee
ink- SU tempting turquoise, only orange, versafine black, craft white
accessories- twine

stamps- Pink Paislee
paper- PTI white
ink- SU tempting turquoise, ballet blue, bashful blue, versafine black
accessories- rhinestone

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