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Sweet Sketch Wednesday

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Hello Friends, Happy almost Friday to you all. I am so ready for this week to be over. Or I should say, I am ready for the weekend to get here! I have been busy busy working on some sketches and I want to share them with you all. I am going to show you all in 2 posts. I want to give each sketch the "floor" SO, Here goes.
The first one I have completed is by "Sweet Sketch Wednesday"I love Love Love their sketches. I always have such fun.
This creation is a square 5.25 X 5.25. I love the colors that I chose to use. The color scheme is Bashful Blue,and so saffron with whisper white. The designer papers are from an My Minds eye 6 X 6 paper pad  called Lavender. I used "Tiny Tags" stamp set from Stampin Up! in Rose Red, Bashful Blue and So Saffron. The "Happy Birthday sentiment is from Stampin Up! "Vintage Labels" stamp set.  The butterflies are stamped in Rose red and So Saffron and punched out with the Stampin Up butterfly punch.  Isn't this…

Random acts of {creativity} fun!!!

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Happy Saturday Friends, I hope you all are enjoying your weekend as much as I am! We, in California are having some fab weather! So, onto my creation. I created this card for a challenge over at "Random acts of {creativity}"  Although, I didnt get my creation added in time but thats ok because I really needed to get some creativity flowing and this helped. This one took me a while to create as I kept wanting to add stuff, not to mention, I must have re-arranged the flowers a 1000 times, LOL! I am really happy with how it turned out though. below, you will find a list of supplies that I used to create this beauty! I am going to cut this short for tonignt as it is already 12:40am. and I am pooped. Oh, and don't forget, Got to my blog candy HERE for your chance at some sweet sweets and spread the word! Have a wonderful Sunday and I will be chatting with you all again soon!! Nighty Nights!
paper used: My minds eye, Lavender 6X6 Designer papers, Very vanilla,pretty in pink,baja …

It's sweets time

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Hello Friends, I hope everyone has had a wonder Spring Break and I know we are all gearin up to get back to school/work after a wonderful week off. Time flew by this last week. I would love another week or more. I know, wishful thinking. So, because it has been such a wonderful week, I am going to give away some sweets. I not only had a great week off. I have been pretty productive on my blog in hopes of keeping it that way and becoming more active in the blogging community.
So, this is what 1 lucky reader will get, 1 Tim Holtz alterations movers & Shapers die "LOVE" 1 6X6 pack of Christy Tomlinson "She art" designer papers,1  Kaisercraft pack of wood flourishes,1chipboard Journal for you to decorate, 1 i.rock Gimme Glam kit with i-rock hot fix crystal applicator, 1 pack of 35 misc. Pearl Ex capsules and last but not least, 1 Package of New white chocolate M&M's(omg these are my new fave!!!)So, in order for you to enter my sweets, You must 1. Leave me a …
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Happy Thursday Friends, I don't know about you all but this week is flying by. Spring break just doesn't last long enough. I can actually say that I have 100% enjoyed this week off. Any swaps that I am in I have completed and sent off so I have been able to devote 100% of my creative time to challenges. I love love love challenges. If I ever get into a slump, challenges really help me out.  So, I am now going to share with you a card that I have created for 2 challenges. The first one being a sketch challenge from Sweet Sketch Wednesday. Now this sketch was so much fun!  I dont know if you can tell too well but I used Smooch Pearlized top coat on the flowers to add some sparkle. I love sparkle! Any place I can add it, I will!
So, for the 2nd. challenge, It is for365 Cards challenge blog and the challenge was to use Embossing and sponging. The houses and the Picket fence are heat embossed in black EP and the sponging is the blue around the top edge of the panel with the houses( …

2 challenge kinda night

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Hello Friends, Well here I am, Tuesday and I have actually completed another creation. I had so much fun with this one. I actually completed 2 challenges in one sitting! So the first challenge site, City Crafter challenge Blog, Now this challenge was unique. Each design team member(4 of them) had a supply listed on their blog that you had to use in your creation. Now you didn't have to use all 4 items, You could use only 1 or 2,etc. but you had to use at least 1. The items were, Mist or spray, Embossing of some sort,Pearls and or Circle dies. So, with that being said, I did use all 4. I not only die cut a scallop circle but I also die cut a regular circle in the middle of that scallop one. I also sprayed that circle with a smooch spritz sparkle.   I also used a chevron embossing folder on the circle. So, that leaves the pearls. I used them on not only the butterfly but also in the center of the 3 little flowers. I really had fun with this one. I just wanted to keep adding stuff! S…

It's Mojo Monday & Spring Break

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Happy Spring Break everyone. I have the whole week off and other than trying to get some "Spring Cleaning" in, I am also trying to get just as much creative time in! This feels so nice to not have anything that I "have" to do this week. It's been a long time since that has happened. So, with that being said, Here I have for you a sketch challenge card that I created for Mojo Monday. I love Mojo's challenges. I always find myself getting lost in the sketch. Lovin it!!!  My color scheme was Oranges,Pinks and Yellows. I think this paper line is from Basic Grey. The "Just Because" stamped image is from Stampin Up! and is stamped in Melon Mambo. I also used some orange bling and used a "Darice" embossing folder on the white scallop piece. I roughed up all of the edges of the paper with my distressor. I was going for that shabby chic look. So, that is pretty much the details of my creation. I hope you all enjoy it and I will be back soon to sh…