Monday, October 16, 2023

Just Popping In!!

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 Hey friends!! 

Just popping in with some cards that I have that I am going to enter into some challenges. 

My first card I am entering into a couple challenges.

I created this card with a TON of Spellbinders dies. I mixed the Welcome Fall Die Set with the Rustic Garden Dies and mixed in some die cuts from Garden Images and Seasonal Decor Dies. The sunflower was a leftover on my desk from The Greetery. This card was so much fun to create!! 

I am entering this card into the following challenges-The All Sorts Challenge #750-Texture, Just Us Girls Challenge #701-Pumpkin, Inspire. Create Challenge #153-Autumn/Halloween and The Card Concept #200-Autumn Chill.


I had fun using the Classic Hessian embossing folder from Crafter's Companion for the background. I used Vintage Photo and Walnut Stain Distress Ink over the top and distressed the edges with a Distress Tool

I am also going to upload a couple of cards I have not posted that I created for a private FB Challenge board and for The Retro Rubber Challenge #217-Anything Goes. I created them using stamps that I have had in my stash for a while but have never used!!

Both cards are retirement cards. 

I had a lot of fun creating the ocean in the background of this card. The images used are from the Lets Get Away Stamps/Dies from Simon Says Stamp. The sentiment is from Paper Trey Ink.

I used Copic Markers to create the sand and to color in the Adirondack chair.

For my second retirement card, I used the Simon Says Stamp Seas and Greeting stamps/dies. 

Again, I created the ocean using a combination of ripped pattern paper and some white paint. The "beach" is a scrap of pattern paper.

Behind the panel, I used a stencils that looked like netting and my favorite part of this card is the torn clouds.

Well, that is all for today. I want to thank you for taking the time stop by. Have a FABULOUS night!!


A New Challenge at Cupcake Inspirations Challenges #580

Hey friends!! 

I am popping in with a card for the NEW challenge over at Cupcake Inspirations Challenge Blog. Challenge #580 is a theme challenge. It is all about HALLOWEEN!!!

Below is the challenge badge for CIC580:

We have a sponsor this time around. Mirtillamente Craft Shop generously donated our digital images. The image I used is Svario: Happy Halloween Black Cat. Isn't he so fun?

I created my background by printing a sentiment directly on the background and then using a combination of Distress Ink and Distress Oxide blended over it. I then used some Distress Stain and Distress Mica Spray over the top.

The images were colored in using colored pencils. I LOVE how this card came out!!

For more information on this new challenge, hop on over to the Cupcake Inspirations Challenge Blog. I cannot wait to see what you create!!!

That is all from me today. Thank you for stopping by. Have a FABULOUS day!!!