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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Repeat Impressions What If? Wednesday - Sketch Challenge

Happy Wednesday!  Hope you're having a creative week.  How about a sketch challenge from Repeat Impressions to get those creative juices flowing.

Here is today's sketch from Wendy 

Here is the card I created from this sketch
I used Repeat Impressions stamp Cheese Heart Mouse (4205-G) and what I did was paper piece the yellow part from card stock.

I hope you feel inspired to create a card using this sketch as well.  Thank you for stopping by and have a crafty day!
See you soon!

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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Designer's Choice Challenge - CAS CARD!!!

Good morning everyone!  Welcome to another What If? Wednesday from Repeat Impressions.
Today I got to choose the challenge for the group....
The Designer's Choice Challenge for this week is to 
CREATE A CAS CARD...
This was truly a challenge for me because I rarely make CAS cards.
If you are unsure what a CAS card is; it means to create a Clean And Simple card.  Nothing elaborate or over the top with a lot of embellishments.
Here is the card I created for this challenge:                                              
The card is a standard A2 size card
I used two stamps from Repeat Impressions, Thanks for the lift (9105-G) and Hot Air Balloon Cluster (9116-N)
Copics used to color the balloons and the sky background are: BG49, BG18, BG13, BG34, RV19, YR38, R35, B000 and B00

I hope you head on over to Repeat Impressions Blog and get more inspiration from my fellow Rock Star's.

Take care everyone and try to see beauty in all you do today!  See you soon!

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Monday, April 8, 2013

Welcome to Repeat Impressions Stamp Of The Week!!!

Welcome to Repeat Impressions Stamp of the Week!!!
What we have featured for you this week is this adorable stamp called Baby (1601-I)
Isn't this the BEST stamp!!!  There is so much you can create with it. Here is the card I created :
I made a center step card for this stamp using Fancy Pants paper from the collection Baby Mine.
The baby is lying on the scallop made from my Big Shot
Stamp is colored with Copic Markers

This stamp is 50% off to all our blog readers from April 8-15 2013.  Please limit to only one. Be sure to use the discount code SOTW48.  So go on over to Repeat Impressions blog and check out the other Rock Stars have created.  Take this opportunity to order your stamp while on their blog site as well.

Thank you so very much for stopping by today.  Take care of yourself and have a great day!!!

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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

What If? Wednesday Sketch Challenge

Hi all you amazing crafters!  Hope you're week is going well.  It is that time again for another What If? Wednesday Sketch Challenge!!!
Here is Wendy's sketch she has created for us:

I really like this sketch and used it turned on it's side.  Here is the card I created:

*This card is a standard A2 sized card
*Paper used is from My Mind's Eye - Six By Six collection called Hootenanny
*The blue and yellow embellishments are from Martha Stewart
*The stamp is from Repeat Impressions and is called Lying About Your Age... (3912-I)
*Memento - Tuxedo Black ink
*I used my Sizzix Big Shot and Spellbinders die-cuts for the scalloped ovals

I sincerely hope that you will join us over at the Repeat Impressions Blog and upload your take on this exciting sketch!  Remember there is a chance to win a $25.00 gift certificate from Repeat Impressions...so what's stopping you!?

Thank you so much for stopping by, it really does mean a lot to me.  Take care and I hope you are able to create something amazing today!!!

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Monday, April 1, 2013

Happy Happy Birthday

Hello all my blogging and crafty friends!  Can you believe it is the first day in April?  Did you survive April Fool's day or did you get tricked?  Or perhaps you played some April Fool's pranks yourself.  It was the Cincinnati Reds Opening Day today; which in Cincinnati here is reason enough to take the day off work.  I honestly think that Cincinnati should just declare it a city holiday.  Unfortunately the Reds lost to the Angels 3-1.  

Onward to the cards I say!

I am still on a mission to create a bunch of Birthday cards.  I made three more the other day with some new paper I bought from a local scrapbook store.  These three cards are all similar and are created from the same sketch.


I absolutely fell in love with this paper collection from Three Bugs In A Rug called Bake Me A Cake.  I also used some Bella BLVD Birthday Girl papers.  Very cute I think!

This is a very short post because I need to get back to work a.k.a. creating more cards!  Be sure to stop in Wednesday for another Repeat Impressions What If? Wednesday Sketch Challenge!
Thank you so much for stopping by & I'll see you soon...
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