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(2017 c47) Christmas Inlay Dies

 My Favorite Things is having a great week of inspiration on Camp Create 2017    Today I stamped the sentiment with Unity Stamp Co.’s Magic of Christmas  Next I sponged the background with regular Tim Holtz Distress Ink by Ranger.  Then I cut the snowflakes: Impression Obsession Snowflakes (DIE024-X) out of the background as well as cutting on plain white cardstock …

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(2017 c43) Ellen Hutson & Avery Elle

The Bouquet from Avery Elle called Thanks A Bunch was stamped with VersaColor:  Orhid, Rose Red, Sage, Bamboo.  The sentiment from Ellen Hutson stamp set called Mondo Hydrangea was stamped and heat embossed onto a heat resistant 3M Transparency Film for High Temperature Laser Copiers.  The transparency film was cut an inch longer than the embossed background & I scored on both ends and folded so that …

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(2017 c29) Penny Black, Brusho

I used Powdered Pigments called Brusho Crystal Colorsfor the background. The scene was stamped & heat embossed with black EP. Stamps from Penny Black used: Nature’s Friends. I used my Misti stamping tool (I love it) Challenges Entered: CardChallenges(MFT):  MFT Color Challenge #66 SimonSaysStamp:  Work It Wednesday HappyLittleStamper:  April Watercolor, Twist Rainbow TheArtisticStamper:  Backgrounds

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(2017 c25) Essentials by Ellen, Oxide Distress Part 2

Today’s card uses the actual Die cut flowers  from yesterday’s background piece (Essentials by Ellen die set called Wild Garden by Julie Ebersole). To see all the details on how I colored see yesterday’s post HERE. Supplies used:  Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger:  Peeled Paint, Broken China, Wilted Violet & regular Distress Ink Blueprint Sketch.  DCWV 6×6:  …

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(2017 c22) Tags, Flowers & Button

To honor my ancestors, my tag started by covering my base with burlap then layering Tim Holtz ephemera pieces and a printed picture of my grandparents who passed before I was born. I made the flower by cutting out and coloring with paints and cecopaging on the tag and accenting with a button. The dragonfly …

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(2017 c6) Shaker Heart (See-through)

See through Shaker Card:I cut the window and inserts with Heart Ornamental Die by Sizzix.  I used repurposed acetate packaging behind heart on the front of the card and also on the back of the “fun foam on the inside of the card, so that you can see through the shaker. I filled with miscellaneous beads …

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(2017 c5) Tulle Window Anniversary Card

On the inside of the card I glued the row of Hearts DIE-127K from Impression Obesssion (They make me think of water tules that the bird would be wading in along the river edge).   The picture of the inside of the card can be seen on the right. (The 2 lighter grey strips are just …

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(2017 c2)Bicycle Sizzix Hero Arts set

I used Sizzix Hero Arts Bicycle 657782 set for this Birthday card for my adult son who competes on mountain bike trails.  The funny thing about it is that the color I chose for the wrecked bike turned out to be my son’s bike color. (HONEST I wasn’t thinking about that connection when I assembled …

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(2016 c38) Unity & Penny Black

For Today’s card I stamped and heat embossed in gold the butterfly from Unity Stamps:  Kit of the Month June 2014 In Love With Love For the background I colored with Tim Holtz Distress Inks mixed with water. After totally dry I stamped with Penny Black stamp sets:  Sprigs and Nature’s Friends for the greenery …

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(2016 c36) Mondo Hydrangea @ Essentials by Ellen

I used Lemon and Brilliant Red powdered pigments by Brusho Crystal Colors to color watercolor paper. When completely dry I stamped the Mondo Hydrangea with Versamark and heat embossed with white EP then cut it out with the Mondo Hydrangea die by Ellen Hutson.  I love my new Lawn Fawn, Square Cross Stitched Stackables Dies. Challenges …

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