Just Because

Retro Rubber Challenge 192...

It’s a new Retro Rubber Challenge!  It’s a tic tac toe and I opted for the nautical/pattern paper/blue.

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I started by stamping the logbook, ship and anchor in night of navy.  These images are from SU! The Open Sea from 2013.  I die cut the ship and backed with a scalloped circle using night of navy cardstock.

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I stamped the sentiment from Papertrey Ink’s Get Lost (2014) and then layered everything together.  I was admiring my work when I realized I left off the pattern paper!  So I added a strip at the bottom and was done. 

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Supplies:  CS:  SU! white, night of navy, night of navy dsp.  Stamps:  SU! the open sea (2013).  PTI get lost (2014).  Dies:  PTI linen plate.  SU! layering circles and stitched shapes.  Inks:  SU! night of navy.


Retro Rubber Challenge 191...

It’s a new Retro Rubber Challenge!  It’s a fun sketch to try!

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I started by die cutting eight coffee cups out of some pattern paper to go in the corners of the sketch.

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Then I stamped my sentiment (from Simon Says Stamp Choose Happy circa 2016) and die cut it using a pierced oval.  I die cut a piece of soft sky with the pierced rectangle and layered everything together.

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I finished with a couple of hearts and that was it!

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Supplies:  CS:  SU! soft suede, soft sky, white and coffee break dsp.  Stamps:  SSS choose happy (2016).  Dies:  SU! coffee cups.  MFT pierced ovals and rectangles.  PTI linen plate.  Other:  SU! dots.


Retro Rubber Challenge 190...

It’s a new Retro Rubber Challenge!  It’s a theme challenge to make a tag or use tags on your card!

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I decided to make a tag.  I die cut a set of tags out of white and real red.  I stamped the light house image from Papertrey Ink Guiding Lights (2015) and then die cut.

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I stamped the sentiment from Papertrey Ink’s Pack Your Bags (2014) and then popped the lighthouse up on the tags.  I added some ribbon and twine and was done!

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Supplies:  CS:  SU! white and real red.  Stamps:  PTI guiding lights (2015) and pack your bags (2014).  Dies:  PTI linen plate and tag sale 9.  Other:  SU! real red ink, real red ribbon and white twine.


Distressed For AYSI...

It’s a new challenge at As You See It!  We have a recipe challenge and are charged with using watercolor, floral stamps, bright colors, pattern paper and a punch/die.

#281 8.12.2022

I started by watercoloring a background of bright pink.  I then stamped a black daisy image on it.  It came out distressed looking so when life gives you lemons…I decided to embrace the distress!  I grabbed some kraft cardstock for the base and roughed up the edges a bit as well as die cutting the daisy image with my deckled edges die.  Using some granny apple green pattern paper, I die cut a stitched jumbo fishtail and attached to the card base.  I attempted to distress the edges a bit but the pattern paper is thin so I gave up quickly!

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I had great debate about adding a sentiment.  By happy accident, I found one that had a bit of a distress to it which I didn’t notice at first.  I stamped the sentiment and started to panic!  I thought I had moved the sentiment and messed up the whole card – but – that is exactly the way the stamp is supposed to look – old fashioned typed lettering that is a bit off.  See, happy accident!  I popped up the daisy image then added a bit of black bling and was done.

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Supplies:  CS: PTI kraft.  Watercolor paper.  SU! brights dsp.  Inks:  Tim Holtz distress ink picked raspberry.  Stamps:  SU! daisy.  SSS one with nature.  Dies:  SU! deckled rectangular edges.  MFT stitched jumbo fishtail.  Other:  SU! rhinestones and distress tool.


Retro Rubber Challenge 188...

It’s a new Retro Rubber Challenge!  It’s anything goes!

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I started by stamping this floral image from Altenew’s Fabulous You stamp set from 2017.  I colored with my alcohol markers before adding the floral paper and old olive strip.

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I die cut with my deckled edges rectangles and then adhered to a card base of old olive.  I added the sentiment (from the same stamp set) and a few dots and was done!

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Supplies:  CS:  SU! white, old olive and pattern paper from stash.  Stamps:  Altenew fabulous you (2017).  Dies:  PTI linen plate.  SU! deckled edges rectangles.  Inks:  SU! stampin’ blends – mambo melon, daffodil delight, granny apple green and old olive.  Other:  SU! dots.


Sunset Silhouettes For AYSI...

It’s a new challenge at As You See It!  It’s a color challenge to use petal pink, polished pink, orchid oasis and starry sky.

#279 7.15.22

Using the required colors, I did a little blending of the colors using my linen stencil.  I then die cut the paper to create the background for my flower silhouette.

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I used my SU! harvest dies to die cut the flower from starry sky paper and then adhered to the blended paper.  I layered on white card stock and then popped up a sentiment as the final touch.  I loved how this turned out.

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Supplies:  CS: PTI white.  SU! starry sky.  Stamps:  Neat & Tangled Scandinavian prints.  Dies:  PTI linen plate.  Tim Holtz linen stencil.  SU! harvest dies.  MFT mini scalloped stitched rectangles.  Inks:  SU! petal pink, polished pink, orchid oasis and starry sky.


Retro Rubber Challenge 186...

It’s a new Retro Rubber Challenge!  It’s time for a sketch challenge!

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I started by die cutting a cattail out of white cardstock and then coloring with my alcohol markers.  I die cut a pierced square and stamped the sentiment from my Papertrey Ink Phrases and Praises stamp set from 2015. 

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I cut a couple of washi tags and then layered everything together.  Finally, I added the rest of the sentiment to line up with the sketch requirements and was done!

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Supplies:  CS:  PTI rustic white.  Dies:  Cattail.  MFT pierced squares.  SSS washi tape.  PTI linen plate.  Stamps:  PTI phrases and praises (2015).  Inks:  Stampin’ blends – old olive and crumbcake.


Retro Rubber Challenge 185...

It’s a new Retro Rubber Challenge!  This time we are charged with using circles on a card.

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I started by stenciling a background of circles out of lemon lime twist and Tahitian tide inks.  I stamped the sentiment from my SU! forever lovely stamp set from 2019.

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I die cut a stitched circle for the sentiment and backed with lemon lime twist.  Finally, I die cut the stenciled background and popped up on Tahitian tide after adding a bit of twine and some bling.

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Supplies:  CS:  PTI white.  SU! lemon lime twist and Tahitian tide.  Stamps:  SU! forever lovely (2019).  Dies:  SU! layering circles, stitched shapes and stitched rectangles.  PTI linen plate.  Art Explorations retro circles stencil.  Inks:  SU! lemon lime twist and Tahitian tide.  Other:  SU! twine and rhinestones.


Martini Mice For AYSI...

It’s a new challenge at As You See It!  It’s a theme challenge to use beverages on a card.

#276 6.3.2022

Now wine is my favorite beverage but I do love a martini now and again.  I love House Mouse stamps and have had this stamp for many a year and thought it would be perfect for this challenge.  I stamped the image and colored with my alcohol markers.

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I die cut the image and then popped it up on some granny apple green cardstock with a bit of thick linen trim.  I added the fun sentiment and was done!

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Supplies:  CS: PTI white.  SU! granny apple green.  Stamps:  House Mouse martini mice.  Simon Says Stamp wine aerobics.  Dies:  MFT mini scallop stitched squares.  PTI linen plate.  Inks:  SU! blends – crumbcake, granny apple green and poppy parade.  Other:  SU! linen trim.


Bottled Up For AYSI...

It’s a new challenge at As You See It!  It’s a recipe challenge to use a die cut, subtle colors, embossing folder, something shiny and something that starts with a b.

#275 5.20.2022

I started by water coloring some paper with a light yellow and turquoise.  I ran the paper thru an embossing folder and crimped edge die cut.

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I stamped two bottles in coordinating colors and die cut them.  Finally, I stamped the sentiment and layered everything up with some bling for my shiny bit.

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Supplies:  CS:  watercolor paper.  SU! crumbcake.  PTI white.  Stamps:  PTI little lift me ups.  The Greetery bottled up.  Dies:  SU! tasteful texture ef.  PTI linen plate.  The Greetery bottled up and crimped rectangles.  Inks:  Tim Holtz distressed inks – mustard seed, scattered straw, squeezed lemonade, tumbled glass, broken china and mermaid lagoon.  Other:  SU! rhinestones.