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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Color Challenge

Happy Saturday !  Want to say sorry I havent been around commenting but I have had 
a two week bout with EXtreme Vertigo and It's been a crazy ride.Couldnt sit up or stand.
 Im a bit wobbly but at least upright and praying that it will soon be gone!
 I will show great compassion to anyone who suffers from this horrible stuff! 

So anyway on to the challenge. Here at Marks Finest Papers our challenge this
 week is to use the color orange. Now this is certainly Not my favorite color but actually
 wasnt as hard as I thought it would be. I found some Stampin Up paper and started from there
. I have used  pretty  image from the Roses Set,  colored it
 orange and mounted on some vellum..
 Some lace a little die cut and sentiment finish it.
 So take the plunge and try using
 orange, we would love to have you join us!!


Monday, August 22, 2016

City Crafter Challenge #

Good Morning Friends!!
 Once again I have the privilege of joining the talented Ladies at City Crafter's.
The Challenge today is about You. Use the word You in your sentiment.
I have used an old Pixie Cottage image colored with
watercolors. Drew and cut out the sun. Used a sunny  yellow dp and
 a piece of rick rack for an embellie.


Tuesday, August 16, 2016

City Crafters # 325

Today the Challenge at City Crafters is to make a 
 Black & White card.for a celebration!
 Such  possibilities with this one right!!
 I love polka dots so I started there for  my base.
  The diagonal die is from PTI and the black rick rack was made with a
 Scalloped Stampin Up border die. The black doily and flower are
 Spellbinders as is the tag. I added a pearl for my flower center and 
I found this cool old button in my one of my treasured button boxes!! 
The sentiment is from  the 
Chrysanthemum Set of MFP Stamps 
. Pop on over and join in this week!!


Sorry  ladies not so good at this blogging. Thought had it fixed to go yesterday. 
Trying to help my sister as she has EXTREME vertigo and is on her back. 

Saturday, August 13, 2016

MFP Challenge

Happy Saturday Friends! Today the MFP Challenge is a glitter background. There is a how to tutorial for you to follow if needed.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

City Crafter Challenge #324

Good Morning Ladies. I am joining the talented City Crafters Challenge
again this week and there is a  inspiration photo for you  to use.

I have used the colors and the radiating pattern.
My sun with the radiating rays and the pin wheels as well.
Stamped and cut out the pin wheels added a glitter center and popped
them up . All of the ladies have such great cards
you will want to stop by and check them out for
some inspiration to join in the Challenge this week.



Saturday, August 6, 2016

#32

Our MFP Challenge is a CAS card with a Fall Theme
. This has to be the quickest card Ive ever done! I got out  my Gelatos and
 swished fall colors on some watercolor paper and stamped the fall leaves
 from the Autumn Splendor Set. Mounted on some rust paper and that was it! 
 Stop over and join us this week!!


Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Tuesday Throwdown #305

Two Posts today, My City Crafter Challenge Post is right below this one....

Good Morning Ladies, today Team B is Challenging you to a Tic Tac Toe!
Our Sponsor is Robyn's Fetish

For my card I am using Button~Die-Cut~Flower
I printed two of the rose then colored both the images and cut part
 of the flower out and pop dotted it up
to give it more dimension, more obvious in person than in the pic.
I embossed the dp with a Dotted Swiss Folder.
The ribbon is hand dyed and looks more red but its really rust to go with the dp.
 The sentiment is cut with a
Spellbinder Pennant die and tied 
on with a button.. The scalloped top is cut with a Stampin Up Border die. 
 Lots of variations you can use with the Tic Tac Toe so
come join in the fun this week!


Monday, August 1, 2016

City Crafter Challenge Week #323

Im honored to have been asked to join the talented Ladies at City Crafter's this month.
 The Challenge is I have gained a stone...add a sweet treat such as cake, pie
 or cupcake. A touch of pink is an option.
I have used a Poppy Power image and colored it up in a girly pink
. A few layers for a top border cut with a Spellbinder die and a Martha Stewart punch
 along with some fun checked dp to go with the image. 
A bow and sentiment and Voila!  You must check out all of the Ladies Fabulous 
cards then come join in the fun. Cant wait to see what you create!


Saturday, July 30, 2016

Challenge # 31



MFP Challenge this week is to make a different kind of card. I made a pocket card .
 After cutting the card I covered it with some lavender dp and added the Stampin UP border.
 My tag is cut with a Spellbinder Die and tied on .The sentiment is
 from the Oopsy Daisy Set.  My flowers are from the Friends  Set, I created
 a new hybrid color LOL!! As you can see I added a couple to my tag
. The top is cut with a Spellbinder die too. Simple but a nice change, you can
 tuck a gift card, little book etc in the pocket. 
We would be delighted if you come join us this week!






 The Card with tag in it
The tag
I also finished the inside of the pocket

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Todays Challenge is

a color one. MFP Challenge is to use the color tan. It should be the predominate 
color but you can used black, brown or white as well as a small amount of
 1 other color. Tan was a bit hard for me, I like color!
Using a brown and tan plaid to add some color to the tan base helps.
 I decided on brown leaves instead of green, seemed
 to go better with my  tan & brown flower and  the
 background. I used a Spellbinder die for the leaf spray.
The sentiment is from the Sending Happy Thoughts Set..
Simple and relatively quick. You have the week
 to join in the fun so stop over!


Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Tuesday Throwdown Team B

Good Morning our Tuesday Throwdown Challenge this week is use your
 Favorite Embellishment!
 Our Sponsor is Poppy Power and they have the Most Beautiful images!! 
If you love Botanicals this is the place to shop!! So I have used the
  beautiful Clematis image for my card, coloring it in reds. I love Clematis but
 unfortunately they dont like the desert and wont grow here, 
so have to be satisfied with them on a card!
I dont  know that I have a particularly favorite embellie but
 I do love ribbons and pearls. I didnt have any pearls so used some sequins,
 jewels and a hand dyed ribbon to go with my clematis image. My tag was
 embossed with a Stampin Up folder and the dp is a Teresa Collins World Travel
 piece. The pretty border is a PTI die. My teammates have some beautiful
 cards to inspire you so stop by and visit them!!