Color Throwdown Challenge 398

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Hope you had an excellent weekend.    I got to visit with family and spend some quality time which is fun.     I have had this stamp set for a white and did not get a chance to use it.   It is from Clearly Besotted and is called To You With Love.   

I made my original card with Distress Inks.   I did two with Distress Inks and two with my Zig Clean Color.    The Distress Ink colors are Picked Raspberry, Mustard Seed, Abandoned Coral and Crushed Olive.   The ones colored with Distress markers are much softer than the ones with the Zig.   They turned out much brighter.  Still trying to get the hang of the Zig markers. 


Here is the card that I am entering in for the challenge.    The sentiment was stamped in Versamark ink and then Gold heat embossed.  













Here is a shot of the four cards that I created today.    The two on the left hand side were done with Distress Inks, the two on the right were done with Zig Clean Color markers. 





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Lawnscaping Challenge - Distress Maniacs!

Friday, June 24, 2016





Hey everyone!  Hope you are getting ready to start your weekend!   This weeks Lawnscaping Challenge is Distress Maniacs.  So,  I used Distress ink on my card below for the background.    The images are form the ultra cute Lawn Fawn Mermaid for You stamp set.    

I white heat embossed with a My Favorite Things Background stamp called Winter Waves.   Then I used several Distress Inks: Tumbled Glass, Broken China, Salty Ocean, Mermaid Lagoon and Blueprint Sketch.    Be sure to use a paper towel to wipe off the ink from the white embossing on the card.   I cut the panel with a Blueprints number 2 frame.   The mermaid and merman were stamped on Neenah Solar White and colored in with Copic Markers.   The sentiment was stamped on another Blueprint 13 label.    I stamped the small three hearts in Apple Mama Elephant Pigment ink and coated with clear Pico Embellisher.  The main panel was frames with the My Favorite Things Stitched Circle Scalloped Frame using Smooth White card Stock. 


I am linking this card to the Lawnscaping Challenge below. 















A Sakura White Gel pen was used to add detail to the images along with the dots added by the Copic Markers. 

See below for a list of supplies: 

Stamp Sets: Lawn Fawn Mermaid for You, My Favorite Things Winter Waves
Inks: MFT Hybrid Black Licorice, Distress: Tumbled Glass, Broken China, Salty Ocean, Mermaid Lagoon and Blueprint Sketch
Papers: MFT Night Shift Blue, Smooth White, Neenah
Tools: Blueprints 2 and 13,  Stitched Circle Scalloped Frame, Pico Clear Embellisher, White Sakura Gel Pen, Circle Stax 2, Hero Arts White embossing powder






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My Favorite Things Camp Create - Delightful Die Cutting

Sunday, June 19, 2016


Here is my card for the Delightful Die Cutting challenge for the MFT Camp Create.    You can find out more about the challenge HERE.   I used several MFT dies and the stamp set called Penguins in Paradise.    All products used were My Favorite Things.  









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My Favorite Things Camp Create - Spectacular Shakers

Here is my final card for this weeks Camp Create Challenge.  You can find more about the challenge HERE.    All products used are from My Favorite Things.    







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My Favorite Things Camp Create - Wonderful Watercolor




Here is my third card for Camp Create.   This theme is watercolor.   Francine did a beautiful no line water coloring with the Pretty Poppies stamp set.    I was not that brave but water colored my critters for a Father's Day card.   The stamp set that I used was from My Favorite Things and is called Warm and Fuzzy Friends.    Find more about the challenge HERE













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My Favorite Things - Sensational Sliders


Here is my next card for the My Favorite Things Camp Create Challenge.    This challenge is for Sensational Sliders.    I used the MFT Happy Pandas for my slider card.     The sentiment is from the stamp set from Birdie Brown, Birthday Bears.    The panel was created with Distress inks that were sponged on the background and then spritzed with water.  


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My Favorite Things Camp Create - Glitzy Glitter




Here is my card for My Favorite Things Camp Create Challenge found HERE.    The challenge was to add glitter to your project.   Some I made a camper card and added glitter details from some old Stampin Up Glitter card stock.     All my products with the exception of the glitter card stock is from My Favorite Things.  









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Faith Can Move Mountains

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

 I combined several stamps companies today of my card.    The bunny and bear are from My Favorite Things Snuggle Bunnies set and the Circle Scribbles Background, the ballon is from Mama Elephant Carried Away and the sentiment is from Reverse Confetti The Lord's Strength.    
Such a simple design but turned out really cute!  

The images were colored with Copic markers and die cut with my Brother Scan and Cut 2.    The balloon was colored in with Distress Inks after I masked the image.   Then the image was stamped with my MISTI to ensure perfect placement and great impression.   Some patterned paper was used to ground the images.   






Stamps Sets:  MFT Snuggle Bunnies, Circle Scribbles Background, Mama Elephant Carried Away, Reverse Confetti The Lord's Strength
Inks: MFT Hybrid Black Licorice, Distress inks Tumbled Glass and Peacock Feathers, SSS Fog Dye ink
Papers: MFT Smooth White, Copic Xpress it, Lawn Fawn Peace Joy Love
Tools: Brother Scan and Cut 2, PPP Sparkling clear sequins 10 mm and 4 mm




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Warm and Fuzzy Friends - Father's Day card

Sunday, June 12, 2016

I made my Dad's Father's Day card this weekend using the Warm and Fuzzy Friends Stamp set from My Favorite Things.  I used the My Favorite Things Card Challenge sketch for my card this week.

 I started with some Jelly Bean Green card stock and stamped it with the Arrow Ends Background Builder stamp with Sour Apple Dye Ink.    I trimmed it out with the largest die from the Blueprints 13 set.   I added a Stitched Vertical Rectangle piece out of SU Early Espresso card stock.    The circle was cut from MFT Sno Cone ink and stamped with Blu Raspberry with the Linen Background Stamp.  





The images from Warm and Fuzzy were stamped on Bristol smooth card stock with MFT Hybrid Black Licorice ink and then colored with my Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers and cut out with my Brother Scan and Cut 2.    The sentiment was stamped in Hot Fudge ink onto some Whip Cream card stock and then trimmed with the Blueprints 2 sentiment strip.    I added some wooden start from Studio Calico.  



All products My Favorite Things unless otherwise noted: 

Stamps:  Warm and Fuzzy Friends, Arrow Ends Background Builder, Linen Background, Amazing 
Inks: Hybrid Black Licorice, Hybrid Hot Fudge, Sour Apple Dye, Hybrid Blu Raspberry
Papers: PI Kraft, Jelly Bean Green, Sno Cone, Whip Cream, SU Early Espresso, Bristol Smooth watercolor card stock
Tools: Blueprints 2 and 13, Wonky Stitched circle stax, Stitched Vertical Rectangles, Brother Scan and Cut 2, Studio Calico Wooden Stars, Clear Wink of Stella, Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers







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Capped Critters

Thursday, June 9, 2016


This is a card that I made for a friend's son for graduation.    It is a stamp set that has tiny little capped heroes and they are adorable.    I love how tiny they are.     The set is from Clearly Besotted.    
The city scape is a die from Mama Elephant as well as the Lots of Stars die.  

I sponged some watercolor card stock with Distress inks in Twisted Citron and Peacock Feathers and then splattered it with some black water color.     The tiny image was stamped and colored with Copic Markers.    


Stamps:  Clearly Besotted Capped Critters
Inks: MFT Hybrid Black Licorice, Distress Inks: Peacock Feathers and Twisted Citron, Black watercolor
Papers: MFT Summer Splash, SU Basic Black, Copic Xpress it and Masters Touch Water Color paper (from Hobby Lobby), SU Glitter Paper
Tools: ME Cityscape, Lots of Stars

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Mermaid for you again!

Tuesday, June 7, 2016



I could not help myself!  I made another card with the supplies that I had out for the previous card!    This card is a 4 1/4 by 4 1/4 card.    Love this stamp set from Lawn Fawn!   See my prior post for supplies. 

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Mermaid for you - Lawnscaping Challenge Off Kilter

Monday, June 6, 2016

I am popping in to share a card for a challenge that I saw today.   I bought this stamp set at my local scrapbook store this weekend and when I saw this challenge on the Lawnscaping Challenge web site, I knew exactly what I wanted to do!  

I started out by creating the background with Ken Oliver Color Bursts in Ultra Marine Blue and Pthalo Green to create the water background onto watercolor paper.   To create the sand,  I used Distress inks in Gathered Twigs and Rusty Hinge.   I spritzed with water to lift some of the color and  give the sand some texture.  


The images were colored with Copic markers and then fussy cut out.   I had stamped many images from the set and then laid them out to determine what images I would use for my under the water scene.    The mermaid on the right was tilted to the right (off kilter :-).   She looks to me like she is swimming backwards or floating upwards by tilting her.   The images were popped up off the card to add more dimension.    



Here is a photo to show the dimension lifting some of the images off the card panel and how it can make the images pop off the page.   

Here is a link for the challenge: 






The base was stamped with a My Favorite Things Background stamp called  Lots of Dots and stamped in MFT Summer Splash ink onto Summer Splash card stock.  See below for a full list of supplies.   Then for a final touch, I used my Sakura White Gel pen for some dot detail, I colored the shells, bubbles and seahorse with Wink of Stella clear for some sparkle and then coated them with the Pico Embellisher to make them glossy.   





Stamps:  Lawn Fawn Mermaid for You, MFT Lots of Dots Background
Inks: MFT Black Licorice Hybrid, Summer Splash dye, Ken Oliver Color Bursts (Ultra Marine Blue and Pthalo Green), Distress Inks  (Rusty Hinge and Gathered Twigs), Versamark
Papers: MFT Summer Splash, Smooth White, Arches Cold Press watercolor paper
Tools:  MFT Scalloped and Stitched Rectangle Stax, Rectangle Stax 2, Pico Embellisher - Clear, Wink of Stella Clear, Copics, Hero Arts White Embossing Powder,  ME Landscape Trio, Distress Sprayer, White Sakura Gel Pen


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Color Throwdown- Snuggle Bunnies

Saturday, June 4, 2016


I made another card today for the Color Throw Down Challenge.  I used the adorable Snuggle Bunnies by My Favorite Things.   I cut my base of watercolor card stock and sponged Distress inks on the background and splattered with water.   I also splattered it with some black ink.    The sentiment was embossed with some white embossing powder on a strip of black card stock.   The images were colored with Copic markers and cut out with my Brother Scan and Cut.   I added some Pretty Pink Posh sequins for some sparkle. 






Stamps: MFT Snuggle Bunnies
Inks: MFT Hybrid Black Licorice, Versamark, Distress Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn, Black Soot
Papers: Watercolor, PI Kraft, Copic Xpress it, SU Basic Black
Tools: Brother Scan and Cut 2, Pretty Pink Posh Mossy Green 6 mm sequins, Hero Arts White Embossing Powder, MFT Wonky Stitched rectangle stax






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Give a Hoot! Color Throw Down Challenge


This is a new challenge blog that I decided to play along with this week.   It is call the
Color Throw Down Challenge.        In this challenge, they provide a photo with some colors.   See below for this week challenge.    I took some Bristol Smooth card stock and sponged some Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn and Peeled Paint Distress ink on the card stock and then spritzed with some water to get the water drops on the card.   It was trimmed down with MFT Wonky Stitches Rectangle stax.    I used a double stitched circle die from Lil' Inker and cut a circle thru the panel and card base layer.    To add the cream to my card, I colored this owl image from a Paper Smooches set called Chubbie Chums and cut out with the coordinating die.   I also cut another owl and created a spinner in the middle of the panel circle.    I added some wooden veneer starts from Studio Calico.    The sentiment is from Chubbie Chums and it was placed on a white tag cut from MFT die and added a jute bow.













Stamps:  Paper Smooches Chubbie Chums
Inks: MFT Hybrid Black Licorice, Distress: Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn, Peeled Paint
Papers: Bristol Smooth, MFT Smooth White, Copic Xpress it, Recollections white card base
Tools: Thread, Jute, Studio Calico Wood Veneer Stars, MFT Wonky Stitched Rectangle Stax, MFT Tag Talk, Lil Inker Double Stitched Circles, Copics 


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Snuggle Bunnies With My Favorite Things

Thursday, June 2, 2016



Hello! I am sharing card that I made with this sweet set form My Favorite Things.   I love the sentiments  in this set. This card is being sent to a friend that I miss hanging with every day.  The images were colored with Copic markers onto Copic Cardstock.  I used an Avery Elle burst die to frame the scene.  The panel was put on a Kraft base that I had stenciled with a dot stencil using white pigment ink.  







Stamps:  MFT Snuggle bunny
Ink:  MFT hybrid black licorice, Unicorn White pigment
Paper:  PI Kraft, MFT Red hot, Sno cone 
Tools:  Avery Elle burst, Lawn Fawn Puffy cloud border die, MFT Jumbo Polka Dot stencil, Copic Markers 



I am linking this card to the MFT Wednesday Sketch challenge. 


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