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Saturday, October 1, 2011

A Happy Hello

Splitcoaststampers Hope to Cling Challenge C: Round card
These challenges benefit patients being treated for breast cancer
at the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center.

StampTV Inpsiration Challenge

Stamps: Heartfelt (Gina K. Designs~Theresa Momber)
Paper: GP white, SU chocolate chip, pumpkin pie & pumpkin pie dsp
Ink: Palette burnt umber, early espresso, Copic markers
Tools: Spellbinders Nestabilities, SU large oval punch
Accessories: twine
Technique: Hand stitching, paper piecing

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SCS Ways to Use It - WT342: Bookmarks

SCS Inspiration Challenge - IC304: 2Modern
I was inspired by this fabric art nature canvas:
Inhabit - Leaf Slat

Rubbernecker Stamps: Fall Trilogy set (480),
French Script BG (448)
Paper: white, chocolate chip
Ink: crumb cake, chocolate chip
Accessories: eyelet, ribbon

Friday, September 30, 2011

Fall Leaves

SCS Queen for the Day: dawnmercedes

I was inspired by this beautiful card.

Rubbernecker Stamps: Fall Trilogy set (480)
Paper: GP white, SU chocolate chip & dusty durango
Ink: Palette burnt umber, SU early espresso, Copic markers Y18 & Y16
Tools: Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels 17
Accessories: chocolate chip ribbon, pop-up dots, cinnamon Stickles


Triple Challenge

SCS Free 4 All Challenge:
Color blocking with patterned paper

SCS Queen for a Day: dawnmercedes
...based on this card.

SCS Color Challenge: Cherry Espresso Party
I used similar colors to the cherry cobbler, early espresso & pool party.


Rubbernecker New Release: Miranda Snowgirl (593_02)
and the sentiment (22_10)
Paper: GP white, SU early espresso & turquoise dsp, GKD cranberry dp
Ink: Palette burnt umber, SU chocolate chip marker, Copic markers R37 carmine & Y38 honey
Tools: Martha Stewart snowflake punch, Spellbinders Nestabilities circle die & Labels 17
Accessories: ribbon
Techniques: color blocking, paper piecing
SCS Free 4 All Challenge:
Color blocking with patterned paper

I love color blocking! And I love all of my new SU designer paper. What a great combination!

I had a difficult time getting a good photo of this card. It looks like pumpkin pie on my screen, but it's actually dusty durango.


Rubbernecker New Release: Squints (596_02),
sentiment from 474 Halloween set 2
Paper: GP white, SU black, dusty durango, Frightful Sight dsp
Ink: Memento black, SU black marker,
Copic markers: YR18 Sanguine, YR16 apricot, E33 sand
Tools: SU large oval & designer label punches, Martha Stewart border punch
Accessories: brads & gingham ribbon

Monday, September 26, 2011

Clean & Simple

Whew! It seems impossible that a month has passed by. September is always like that, but this time I think I've spent too much time sick. Eek! But things are getting back on track and I'm enjoying the fall colors on cards in online galleries and blogs. Here are my two most recent cards using Rubbernecker Stamps and fall colors.

This week's CAS Challenge: Paper Piecing

From earlier this month when I was sick...
CAS Theme Challenge: Shoes

Rubbernecker Stamps: high heel with flower (38_05), sentiment (47_08)
Paper: GP white, GKD designer paper
Ink: SU early espresso
Tools: corner rounder punch
Accessories: ribbon
Technique: paper piecing

September 19
CAS136 - Ways to Use It
Leaves (stamped, die cut, etc.)

Rubbernecker Stamps: Garden Shrub set (560)
Paper: GP white, SU rusty durango & early espresso
Ink: dusty durango, chocolate chip
Tools: Spellbinders Nestabilities, corner rounder
Accessories: early espresso ribbon