Another week gone by

Here is this weeks color challenge, and it was too!  CC199, Handsome hunter, so saffron and bravo burgundy.  I had my new level two hostess set from Stampin UP’s January catalogue and had to give it a try.  I just love the flowers in this set.

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After loading this I realized that I put the flower upside down.  Yikes!  I fixed it now but thought I would leave it for you all to have a good laugh. 

STAMPIN UP SET USED:  Echoes of Kindness

COLORS:  Handsome Hunter, bravo burgundy, so saffron

ACCESSORIES:  Wide oval punch, large oval punch, ticket corner punch, scallop punch, so saffron twill ribbon, stampin write markers, stampin dimensionals, mesh embossing folder, Big Shot.

Let me know what you think of it.

Color Challenge card

Here is my submission for the color challenge on Splitcoast stampers today. Orchid Opulence, so saffron, and cameo coral.  Wow what a color combo. This is also for a sketch challenge from iheart2stamp.com.  SFYTT on splitcoastdscn2237

Stampin UP set:  Serene Spring (Hostess Set)

Colors:  orchid opulence, cameo coral, so saffron, and a little old olive

Accessories:  1 3/8 , 1 1/4, 1 inch circle punches, word window punch, stampin write markers, stazon black ink

I am quite surprised at how I actualy like this combination of colors.  It is very spring like and upbeat.

Color challenge, and sketch challenge

Here is my card today for the color challenge and sketch challenge on Splitcoast stampers.  Hope you like it. CC197 and SC 207

I got the set Inspired by Nature from Stampin UP and had to give it a try.  dscn2226

STAMPIN UP SET:  Inspired by Nature

Colors used:  not quite navy, kiwi kiss, baja breeze, basic grey

Accessories:  build a brad, 1/2 circle punch, two way glue pen, dazzling diamonds glitter, baja breeze ribbon

Have a great day!

Sketches for viewing

Here are  a few sketches I did today and yesterday.  Hope you like them.  I am still working on how to post them and so it is not exactly how I wanted it done but I am still learning. I used my Flight of the Butterfly set from Stampin Up and the Banbury Designer series paper as my basis for each card.  Colors used are certainly celery, close to cocoa, bashful blue, and pink pirouette.

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 Taylor’s cupcake sketch   http://tayloredexpressions.blogspot.com/2008/12/taylored-expressions-cupcake-challenge_12.html

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I really liked this one more before I used the stickles on it.  I was a little too gloppy. 

Jen’s Sketch for you to try http://iheart2stamp.com/2008/12/13/sketch-for-you-to-try-10/

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Amy’s Sketch here http://prairiepaperandink.typepad.com/amyr/2008/12/friday-sketch-1.html

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Lauren’s sketch here  http://laurenm.blogs.splitcoaststampers.com/2008/12/12/sketch-time-and-another-template-peek/

 And here they all are together:

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Wow! New Card ant retired list and specials

Here is a card I made today for the color challenge yesterday and sketch challenge today on Splitcoast stampers. 

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STAMPIN UP SETS USED:  Window Dressings, Warm words

COLORS:  Riding hood red, taken with teal, baja breeze, whisper white

ACCESSORIES:  Whisper white taffeta ribbon, 1 1/4 & 1 3/8 circle punches, snowflake punch, sponges, Whisper white craft ink, iridescent ice EP, dazzling diamonds glitter, crystal effects, with love embossing folders, Big shot

So happy I got to make a card today.  Hope you like it.

RETIRED STAMPS – STAMPIN UP

Here is the retired list for Stampin UP.  All stamp sets are on sale for 10% off and if a $100.00 order is place then shipping is free as well.  You can click on my stampin up web site to check it out more or place an on line order. Clickon link below to check it out.

http://www.stampinup.com/ca/documents/Retired_Lists_CA1.pdf

Color challange Anniversary

This Anniversary Card was made with the color challenge from last week on Splitcoast stampers. CC195

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STAMP SETS USED:  Happy anniversary – Micheal’s, frames with a flourish – Stampin Up

Colors:  Sahara Sand, Basic black, very vanilla

ACCESSORIES:  very vanilla grosgrain ribbon, Bird Call EF, Kraft DSP – Hostess set

One of the other challenges on last week was to use an envelope as well, so I lined my envelope with Sahara Sand DSP from the Hostess sets.  I think is is a very elegant card with this simple design and color scheme.

New card and goody bag

Here is a box in a bag I just had to try.  I got the tutorial off splitcoaststampers.com.  Hope you like it.  I think it would be great for our next stamp camp. 

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This is a sketch challenge from splitcoast stampers as well.  SC203.  I had to try out my cuddlebug folder on this one. 

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STAMP SETS USED:  Window dressings

COLORS:  Basic grey, certainly celery, pacific point and shimmery white

ACCESSORIES:  Leaves EF, Mesh EF, top note bigx die, Big shot, square punches, sponging

Hope you like them.  Glad to fine a little time to stamp in between working and the kids.

Until next time.

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