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Wonderful Wednesday
Global Design Challenge #140

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Thanks for joining my blog today. I usually post about my weekly stamp classes, but I won't have them for a couple of weeks. I have a graduating senior with many events with school going on that create conflicts. Instead, I decided to CASE for the Global Design Project
This week it's all about CASEing Brian King's design. He was thrilled to be chosen as the demonstrator to CASE. I agree. I feel like Brian is such a wonderful designer. His designs are always clean and beautiful. He featured the wonderful new Southern Serenade stamp set. Here is Brian's original card. For my card, I used the Love What you Do stamp set as well as a few other wonderful products coming to the new catalog. From new embossing folders to new dies and punches, this new catalog is sure to please every stamper. 

What is CASEing?  When we C.A.S.E. (Copy and Share Everything or Copy and Selectively Edit), we find inspiration in a project…
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It's Time to Case this Sketch
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It's another fun Case this Sketch design challenge. I love the clean and simple theme. Sometimes cards that are simple and clean are stunning. Today, I decided to try my hand at this design challenge. The stamp set I chose was the Floral Statements set by Stampin' Up! This is such the perfect stamp for a stunning look. I decided to simply accent with strips of Pick a Pattern Washi Tape.



I Decided that i wanted the "Hello" to stand out a bit more, so I cut roughly around it and mounted it with dimensionals. I used mini pearls for the center of the flowers. Doesn't the washi tape go well with the black lettering? 
I hope you enjoyed my design today. Take some time to see other designs submitted for the CTS273 card challenge. Remember that there are just a few more days to get your favorite products before they are retired. 
If you are in need of any products you can place an orderonline. I appreciate you choosing me as …
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Finding Inspiration Friday Freshly Made Sketches 338
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Thanks for stopping by today to visit. I love finding inspiration on Fridays. Today I'm playing along with Freshly Made Sketches. I love the template they shared for this week's challenge.
I decided to use the retiring Feather Together Stamp set as well as one of Stampin' Up's retiring colors Peekaboo Peach. This set is a multi-step stamp for layers of the feathers, but I like to use them by themselves. I think it gives the leaves a great look. 

Feather Together has wonderful sentiments for many occasions. It's perfect for masculine cards as well. This set is about to be retired and is only available through May 31st. 
Thanks so much for stopping by. I hope I've inspired you to create as well. This is the last week to get any of the retiring products you need.There are many things at a discounted price, socheck out the dealsbefore they disappear. One important thing are the reinkers and cardstock …
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Wonderful Wednesday Weekly Class
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Thanks for stopping in today for my Weekly Wednesday Blog. Today I wanted to share a couple of the projects we did for weekly class.Best Birds is a wonderful stamp set with Birds and Bloom Thinlits. I haven't had this bundle for too long, and when I took it out to create, I had a blast. 

My weekly class has been highlighting Stampin' Up! colors that are retiring. This project uses Tangerine Tango Cardstock and thePetal Garden DSP stack. These are retiring with just about a week left to order. The greeting comes out of the Petal PaletteStamp set. One thing I really like about the Best Bird bundle is that the framelits help to create such perfect di-cuts. 


Island Indigois another retiring color this month. I paired it with Basic Black to highlight the Petal Passion DSP(also retiring). The Layering Ovals and the Classic Label Punch were also used. I colored the images using the watercolor pencils and Blender Pens. by mixing a couple of …
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Global Design Project GDP#139 Just a note ....
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It is so nice to have you stop by to see my design for the Global Design Project #139. This design project is themed for any occasion with the sentiment of Just a note... so I decided to say "Hello Friend". I am having a lot of fun designing for a few fun weekly design challenges. The card I created uses the Stitched Shapes Framelits as well as the Layering Ovals Framelits. My color choices were Melon Mambo, Lemon Lime Twist, and Blushing Bride. Stampin' Up! is having a color revamp, so there is just a week to get the colors that are retiring. 
Check out the discounts on some products
I hope you enjoyed my project today. You should pop over to see the other designs that were created by the Global Design Team
If you are in need of any products you can place an orderonline. I appreciate you choosing me as your demonstrator. Be sure to use my May Hostess Code #QBD6N6VE for your chance to win hostess rewards This ch…
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Finding Inspiration Friday Card Design Challenge
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Thanks so much for stopping by today on Finding Inspiration Friday. Today is all about the CTS #272 Design challenge. Chrissy Larson was the designer for this template. Today is my second time I'm inspired to create using this sketch. 

I really love trying different techniques and this project really was a lot of fun! I used the Colorful Seasons Stamp setand then pulled a few re-inker colors for this technique. 

Once I had my colors chosen, I simply dropped a few drops of ink onto a baby wipe. Then I inked the stamp with the baby wipe and then onto the paper. Every time you do this, you will get a slightly different color affect for each leaf. Be sure to check out the other entries to the CTS 272 Sketch Challenge
Feeling Inspired? Give this template challenge a try. Enter your own project to win  a package of the new Pearlized Doilies coming in the new annual catalog. Here are the details.
Create a project using the temp…
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Wonderful Wednesday A Fun Stampin' Open House
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I am so glad you stopped by to visit today! I wanted to share the fun from my recent Annual Catalog open house. I had so many friends stop by and stamp with new products and won prizes. We had such a great time.

In my workshop, I have tables set up for 8 stampers. I can do up to 12 to 16 depending on the events. I have a weekly stamp class and I usually have 8, so I don't have to rearrange. These tables are set up for guest to be able to sit and enjoy projects. For the open house I made 2 make-n-takes for stampers.


For this duo, I used the upcoming hostess set, Very Vintage. It is beautiful. I used Flirty Flamingo Cardstock with the wonderful new dotted ribbon. 

Also coming in the new annual catalog are the wonderful Delightfully Detailed Note Cards and Envelopes. They are beautiful! You get 20 note cards that have a watercolor base. For this project, we used the Love what you Do stamp set and the tags from the Share Wh…
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Memories & More Monday Freshly Made Sketches

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Thanks for joining me today for my Memories & More Monday blog. Today I'm excited, because I'm making new memories today by joining in on Freshly Made Sketches Blog. It is so fun to challenge my creativity by joining in weekly challenges. You are welcome to play along as well. I hope to keep up, but I wanted to share my entry today. Here is the layout from the sketches blog that you follow.
For my project, I decided to use upcoming products in the new 2018-2019 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog. These products become available on June 2nd. 

Thanks for stopping by today to visit. I hope you might try your creativity on the next sketch challenge. If you are in need of any products you can place an orderonline. I appreciate you choosing me as your demonstrator. Be sure to use my May Hostess Code #QBD6N6VE for your chance to win hostess rewards This chance ends in just a couple of days. A minimum $25.00 qualifies you. 
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Lily Pad Lake Card for CTS 271
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I'm so excited about joining in on the sketch challenges for CASE(E), A Clean and Simple Card Challenge. These happen weekly, so I hope I can keep up with the challenges. It's so fun! I just had an open house today sharing some of the new products coming up in just a few weeks. One of my favorite bundles is the Lily Pad Lake bundle. The stamp set and framelits are fantastic. I decided to use a bit of new specialty designer paper and new cardstock colors too. 




You can visit the the CAS(E) This Sketch siteto see the cards by the design team members. The challenges go live each Thursday at 10:00 am EST. I usually will get my projects done and posted by the weekend. You can play along too. Follow the Facebook page to get notifications. 
Thanks for stopping in to visit today. If you are in need of any products you can place an orderonline. I appreciate you choosing me as your demonstrator. Be sure to use my May Hostess Code #QBD6N6VE for yo…
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Wonderful Wednesday  Weekly Class
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Thanks for stopping in today for my Weekly Wednesday post. This week's class is all about the Barn Door Bundle. The stamp set and coordinating famelits are fantastic! I was inspired by another demonstrator, Julie Davidson, and I CASED a couple of her projects. I decided to use colors that are being discontinued and feature them in this class.

You can see how wonderful this bundle is. When you first look at the framelits, you are amazed that the one that cuts out the track really cuts it out right. Perspective is so interesting. I love that the framelits also have 2 of the roller pieces. That makes things so easy.


 The sliding door is the most popular designs with this bundle. It is so interesting and looks really complicated. Many people like to use metal washers to mount onto the rail, but I simply used a 1/4" circle punch. You will need 2 for each rail top and bottom. Then I used mini dimensionals to adhere the circles together.…