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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. 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:  The Foiled Cardstock MS-019-00003 with Positive Word by Julie …

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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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(2016 c27) Share the Love with Essentials by Ellen and Winnie & Walter Day 1

Share the Love with Essentials by Ellen and Winnie & Walter Day 1 Floral Challenge For today’s background I am using a freebie from Winnie & Walter, LLC, at http://www.winniewalter.com. It is from The Gossip Column: The Geometric Generation Digital Elements, called Facetnating. After printing several of the designs I took them to a print shop …

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(2016 c13) Lasting Hearts Card Drive

These are the 5 cards I sent in to share in the Lasting Hearts Card Drive on Jennifer McGuire’s blog. Today’s card is the one in top center of group picture: Challenges Entered: SimonSaysStamp:  Anything Goes (Wed.) WordArtWednesday:  #220 – Anything Goes This is my 5th card for Jennifer McGuires Lasting Hearts Card Drive.  For details and to …

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(2016 c12) Hero Arts, Simon Says Stamp #2

Challenges Entered: HeroArts:  Fabulous Flowers (use at least one HA product) WordArtWednesday:  #220 – Anything Goes CreativeEmbellishments:  Feb. Challenge Photo Inspiration with a Twist: White Space (I chose gold and the word love {Prayers come from love} from the Photo)  SimonSaysStamp: (Monday) – Inspired By a song – Let This Be Our Prayer by Celine Dion   …

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