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2 More challenges! Yayyyy!

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Here we go ladies and Gents, I completed 2 more challenges. A sketch challenge from The sweet stop, Sketch challenge Blog & Color Throw down. Oh how fun.
The image that I used is "Missmatched Ketto" From Stamping Bella.
I have been using this image quite a bit. I just love the "Ketto's" from Stamping Bella. To me, they are really fun to color in and I can get them done really quickly. Not to mention, they are totally adorable!
So, onto the creation. I used DP's from Basic Gray and all of my Cardstocks are from Stampin Up! I also use my Nesties in the scallop oval and my Embossing folder in Swiss dots. The stamp sentiment is from "Whimscal word" from Stampin Up! For my final touch, I added some flowers from my stash, I don't work alot with flowers but I like the touch that they add so I may be purchasing more to work with! So, Let me know what you think, I always love to hear my friends comments. Off to create some more so I will be seeing y…

Winner!!!!!!!!

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Hello my friends, Well it is august 30th. and it is time for me to announce the winner of my Birthday blog candy. I have 36 entries for my candy and I wrote out all the names and had myson pick a winner.



So, for our winner, it is...........................................................................Karen B...................So, Karen B, Congrats!!! Drop me a line with your address so I can get your goodies out to you! If Karen doesnt contact me by Thursday 6pm. PST, I will then have Brandon draw another name. dannette_ruger@yahoo.com Thank you everyone who left me nice birthday wishes, My Birthday is actually tomorrow(the 31st.) so I hope it will be a wonderful day! Hugs to all my friends and I will see you all real soon!! Dannette

New Challenge Blog creation

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Hello friends, This is a quick post to share a creation I made for a new challenge blog, Inspirational Card Sketches. It is also for a challenge over at Sketches for you. Both sites are awesome for inspiration, friendships and just plain fun! My colors for this one is Real Red, Bashful Blue and white. The DP is from a Stampin Up! 6X6 pad in real red. My image is from Stamping Bella. So what do you think? I would love to see your comments! I am so sorry for the poor quality of the photo, I am working on it but I really wanted to sharethis adorable creation!

My Birthday Blog Candy

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Hello all my wonderful Blogging Friends!It has been quiet some time since I have had any sweets to share so because it is my Birthday this month I thought I would offer up some Birthday Candy for you all to have the chance to win. This is what you will have the chance at winning: Family word stick pins from Joanns Deco gem buckles Brushed silver oval book plates(6 in the package) 3 packs Metallic envies in purple & Blue & Green (A6) size 1 pack of 10 A6 white envies 1 pack of 10 A6 flat scallop cards MarvyUchida Cassette punch with 3 punches (Heart,Star & angel) glass jar of yellow Prima flowers(175 total flowers) Pocket full of posies matstack from DCWV(72 sheets) 2 Copics in B26(Cobalt Blue) and G17(Forest Green All night media Liquid embossing Essentials collection So what do you think? Wanna win this nice little stack of goodies? All you have to do is1 leave me a comment here and 2 Post this to your blog to share with anyone else. That's it, Easy Peasy! This candy will be open …

Just a random Birthday card

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Good evening all, It is now 11:30pm. on Tuesday evening. I am such the late bird. I feel at my most creative late at night, I dont know why. Well, anyways I needed to put together a Birthday card for my sister as her birthday is on the 23rd. and she lives in Virginia so that means I shpould get it out in the mail to her like, hmmm, today? oops, I guess it will be going out in tomorrows mail so I hope she gets it on time.

These are the supplies I used:
Image: Stamping Bella Sentiment: Small sayings
Concord crush, blushing bride,Pear pizzaz and white Cardstock.
Momento black & concord crush ink for the sentiment
Swiss dots Embossing folder
misc. green polka dot ribbon
Copics to color in my Bella
Purple spica on her shoes and on the hearts on her dress

You like? it has been a long time since I have used any of my Bellas. I think they are feeling neglected. I have a couple more images already colored in and ready to go so I will share as soon as I complete them. All for now my friends, I hope…

I'm on a roll, 2 more!

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Woo Hoo, 2 more challenges this week, That makes 4 for me. Yayyyy! I really really love the challenges. Sometimes I get so stuck that the only thing that saves me is a color and/or sketch challenge. For the first of these 2 challenges, It's a color challenge from "Just for fun Rubber stamps" and the colors to use are Red,Kraft&White. Easy Peasy It definitely gave me some practice with my Copics. I used only 2 shades of red on The Greeting Farm Image that I used. They are R39 & R22. I paper pieced 2 of her shopping bags and the other I colored in with a red Spica. Aren't Spicas great? I am all about the sparkle!
For the sketch it is from "Sketch Saturday" . I just love the sketches from Sketch Saturday. Always fun! I added some prima flowers from my stash just to add a little something and I like how they look. I also added lots of red brads. some shinyness(is that how you spell it?) Hmmm? Well, anyways, here is my creation, I hope you enjoy it and I…

2 more challenges, Yayyyyy!

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Happy Wednesday everyone. Well, I am trying to get in as many challenges as I can before the weekend. Craig and I are going camping and spending the weekend going to the areas swap meet and yard sales. You know I find lots and lots of stamping supplies at yard sales. Really, You would be surprised at the things that people get rid of. One time I bought a brand new Carl Cutter still in the box for $2.00. For that weekend, that was my best find. I have found some really good deals but shhh, don't tell anyone cause I don't want any competition. LOL!

So with that being said, I wanted to post my creations before the weekend. The first challenge is for "Color Throwdown" and the colors to use are Elegant eggplant, Always artichoke & Soft suede. Once again, Not my normal colors that I would use but that's what I like about these challenges. I am using colors that I wouldn't normally use. The other challenge is from CPS-Cardsketches. You can see my creation below. …

2 more challenges in 1! WOO HOO!

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Hello everyone, Well, another 2 challenges in 1. I kinda like doing them that way. I feel like I am getting more done! The sketch is from Mojo Monday and isnt it such a great sketch? The color challenge is from Color Throw down. As far as the color Throw down challenge goes, I was going way outside of the box. These are 3 colors that I never work with so I was totally at a loss as to what to create so I went out on a limb and made a total layered flower out of the 3 colors which are Summer Sun, Old Olive & Tangerine Tango. I used the Stampin Up! Bigza die flower, Daisies #2 and just kept layering. I also die cut the little butterfly from Stampin Up! and added some orange glitter to it. I used my D'vine swirls and swiss dots embossing folders and the Stampin Up! Scallop trim border punch on the white(you can barely see it) For the finishing touch I got into my stash of misc. buttons and added it to the middle of the layered flower. I am really happy with the way this creation…

2 Challenges in 1

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Here I have 2 challenges in 1 for you tonight. The first challenge is from "Colour CreateChallenge" and the colors are Hot Pink, Warm Orange & Saffron. Really pretty colors when they are put together. The sketch challenge is from "CPS" Card sketches. I didn't use any stamped images on this one so Sometimes if I don't use an actual image as my focal point, I find it difficult but this was pretty easy. I really liked using my Martha Stewart daisy edge punch. I just love daisies so when I saw this punch, I had to get it! I think it fit rather nicely into this sketch. What do you think?


Well, I am off to work on another challenge so come back soon to see what I have been up to.

A little of this & a little of that

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Hello all my blogging friends. I have been quiet busy with a few different projects. Between selecting all of the Wedding photos that I want and birthdays and concerts it has been such a great summer. Busy but great! We go back to school on August 26th. So I am trying to pack as much in as I can before I have to go back to work. So, for my first project, I blinged out my ATG adhesive gun. I didn't even know you could do that until I discovered You Tube tutorials. Thereis so many things to do on You Tube. So check it out, This was your average red ATG gun. I am so happy with the final result. I still want to add a little more bling but I wanted to share what I had done so far. Onto my next project, I had to make a Birthday card for my niece Lexie. She turned 12 and Iwanted to make her a really special card. For the image on this I used one from "The Greeting Farm" I used my Copics and also Paper Pieced her shopping bags. I used my Spicas on her bows and added scrap ribbon…