A July Christmas For AYSI...

We have a fun new challenge at As You See It!  And it’s one that I created – we have a recipe challenge for you.  Use the following on your card:  die cut, red, stars, ribbon and make it a Christmas card.

#204 7.5.19

I wiped out three of those requirements in one move – a red star die cut.

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Then I added a bit of silver ribbon and a holiday sentiment and was done!  I used my spray adhesive to adhere the star to the card front and it looks a little cobwebby.  LOL.

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Play along and link up HERE!

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! white and cherry cobbler.  Ribbon:  SU! silver ribbon.  Dies:  SSS sketch star.  PTI linen impression plate.  Stamps:  Clearly Besotted message me.


Retro Rubber Challenge 114...

It’s a new challenge at Retro Rubber!  We are partnering with the Double Trouble Challenge.  Yay!

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Our theme is Christmas in July so all you have to do for our challenge is to make a Christmas card using at least one stamp older than a year.

The Double Trouble challenge requirements are:

  • Thing 1 – Double Trouble:  Make a square card, scrapbook page, gift box or use squares on your project.
  • Thing 2 – Double Dare:  Use a rubber or acrylic stamp older than one year.
  • Thing 3 – Twisted Sister:  If you create a beach scene with Santa you can earn an extra chance to be in Double Trouble’s random draw.

I stamped a branch and pinecones from my Papertrey Ink peaceful pinecones stamp set that I have had since 2012.

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Then I diecut a square around my image and backed it with a garden green scalloped square.  I popped the image up on the card base and added the sentiment around the square.  A few pearls finished it off!

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Be sure to play along with both challenges.  Link up HERE for RRCB and HERE for DTC.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! crumbcake, garden green and white.  Stamps:  PTI peaceful pinecones (2012).  Inks:  SU! garden green and crumbcake.  Dies:  SU! stitched squares and layering squares.  PTI linen impression plate.  Other:  Pearls.


Blimey Limey For AYSI...

Welcome to a new As You See It Challenge.  This one is fill in the blank!

#203 6.21.19

My favorite color to wear is lime green!  So I used my retro circles and some lemon lime twist ink to stencil the background.

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Then I added the sentiment that I backed with a bit of black.  I finished off with a few black rhinestones.

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Link up HERE to play along!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  PTI white.  Dies:  Art Explorations retro circles stencil.  PTI linen impression plate.  Stamps:  PTI infinity frames sentiments.  Other:  black rhinestones.


Retro Rubber Challenge 113...

Welcome to our new challenge at Retro Rubber!  It’s anything goes!

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I started by stamping this image from PaperTrey Ink’s Fashion Sense stamp set from 2015.  I stamped the background in black and then added the dress in flirty flamingo.  I added the sentiment across the image itself which is a bit unusual for me.

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I added a strip of flirty flamingo beneath the white card front and some bling as well!

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Play along and link up HERE!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! flirty flamingo.  PTI kraft and white.  Stamps:  PTI Fashion Sense (2015).  Inks:  SU! flirty flamingo.  Dies:  PTI linen impression plate.  MFT blueprints 15.  Other:  rhinestones, pearls and dots.


Hibiscus Flowers For AYSI...

For our new challenge at As You See It, we have a color challenge of calypso coral, daffodil delight and mossy meadow.

#202 6.7.19

I started by stamping two hibiscus flowers in calypso coral.  I added a bit of leaves and the flower stems in the appropriate colors.

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I die cut around the images using my stitched arch and popped up over a panel of daffodil delight and mossy meadow that I centered on kraft cardstock.  I finished off with a few dots and bling for interest.

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Link up HERE to play along!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! daffodil delight, mossy meadow.  PTI white and kraft.  Stamps:  PTI some like it hot.  SU! live love grow.  Dies:  MFT stitched arch stax.  PTI linen impression plate.  Inks:  SU! calypso coral, mossy meadow, crushed curry and daffodil delight.  Other:  Dots and rhinestones.


Retro Rubber Challenge 112...

It’s a new challenge at Retro Rubber!  We have an embellishment challenge for you to use buttons or bows or both on your card!

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I opted to showcase one sweet button!  I started by stamping the image from the SU! On The Grow stamp set (circa 2011) and used chalks to color in the flowers.

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I layered the image up on several pattern papers and then added the sentiment and the button and ribbon.

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Play along and link up HERE!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! very vanilla.  Papers from stash.  Stamps:  SU! on the grow (2011).  Other:  Chalks, button and ribbon.


Happy Travels For AYSI...

Today, it's welcome to not only a new challenge at As You See It but the start of a new way of doing things. With the retirement of Amanda, our Designer Emeritus, the crew is taking on the task of designing the weekly challenges on a rotating basis. In addition, we've decided to use a regular rotation of six styles of challenge. In future, you'll be seeing a sketch, a colour challenge, a fill-in-the-blank, a recipe (where you're given ingredients you have to use), a theme and finally a speed challenge. Then back to the beginning.

Our team leader, Heather, has started the ball rolling with this sweet sketch challenge.  I love a great sketch so I set to work making a retirement card.

#201 5.24.19

I started with a base of delightful Dijon.  A bit of travel themed paper backed with tranquil tide kept with the retirement theme.

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I stamped the travel trailer directly on the Dijon and backed it with a bit of tranquil tide as well.  Finally I used my washi tape dies to create a sentiment and was done.

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Link up HERE to play!

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! delightful Dijon, tranquil tide.  PTI vanilla cream.  Paper from stash.  Dies:  MFT washi tape.  PTI linen impression plate.  Stamps:  CTMH camper crazy.  PTI KIS retirement.  Other:  SU! silver star.


Retro Rubber Challenge 111...

Welcome to a new Retro Rubber Challenge

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Since it is a tic tac toe challenge I naturally went for the one layer card, birds and sponging.

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I started by using a leaf stencil and sponged peach parfait and peekaboo peach inks for the color.

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This beautiful bird stamp and a whimsical sentiment finished off the card.  Both the bird and sentiment came from the Close To My Heart Live Inspired stamp set that I have had for about seven years.

Play along and link up HERE!

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies:  CS:  PTI rustic white.  Inks:  SU! peach parfait and peekaboo peach.  Dies/Stencils:  SSS screened leaves stencil.  PTI linen impression plate.


Two For AYSI...

It’s our 200th challenge at As You See It!  This challenge is to use two [things] on a card.  Which is harder than you think!

#200 5.10.19

I used two images, two colors, two twines and twisted the twine twice.  Say that three times fast!  Anyway…I think I met the challenge!

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I stamped the two balloon animals in dapper denim and lemon time twist.  I added the sentiment and the twine and was done!

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Have fun and see what you can do with two!  Link up HERE!

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies:  CS:  PTI white.  Stamps:  CTMH Balloon Animals.  Inks:  SU! dapper denim and lemon lime twist.  Twine:  SU! lucky limeade and island indigo.  Dies:  PTI linen impression plate.


Retro Rubber Challenge 110...

It’s a new challenge at Retro Rubber.  It’s all about flowers!

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I started with this beautiful mums stamp from Rubbernecker Stamps which I have had since 2016.  I stamped the first layer in chocolate chip ink and then added yellow, orange and red to the flower portion of the stamp.  I wasn’t sure what I would get – but it turned out really well.

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Then I added a sentiment from Simon Says Stamp’s Birthday Flowers from 2016.  Finally I added a couple of strips of crushed curry and die cut with a stitched die.

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Be sure to play along and link up HERE!

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! crushed curry.  PTI white and kraft.  Inks:  SU! chocolate chip, crushed curry, pumpkin pie, cherry cobbler, garden green, and pear pizzazz.  Stamps:  Rubbernecker Mums (2016) and SSS Birthday Flowers (2016).  Dies:  MFT blueprint 13.  PTI linen impression plate.