Just Because

Golden For HOC...

It’s a lovely new challenge at House of Cards!  For this challenge you must use gold or pearl accents or the colors in the challenge image.

November Gold and Pearl Accents and or colors

I opted for a gold and white theme.  I started with three die cuts of wine glasses and a congratulations sentiment.

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Something about gold makes me think of happy occasions and we are entering the holiday season so it seemed appropriate.

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I finished off the card with a few gold accents and my trusty linen impression plate.

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Supplies:  CS:  SU! white and gold.  Stamps:  CB message me.  Dies:  PTI linen ip.  MFT wine service and washi tape.  Other:  SU! dots.


Retro Rubber Challenge 98...

It’s a new challenge at Retro Rubber!  It’s a photo inspiration so use the colors, items or harvest theme for your card!

RRCB 98

My card is super clean and simple.  I stamped a trio of squash and added a sweet sentiment. 

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I am using the Stampin’ Up! Gourd Goodness from 2017.  The sentiment is from Clearly Besotted Message Me from 2016.  Finally, I ran the card thru my linen impression plate and was done.

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Supplies:  CS:  PTI white.  Stamps:  SU! gourd goodness (2017).  CB message me (2016).  Inks:  SU! certainly celery and old olive.  Other:  PTI linen impression plate.


Retro Rubber Challenge 95...

Welcome to a new Retro Rubber Challenge!  For this challenge you can use the colors, the images, a school theme or a mix of them.

RRCB 95

I went with the school theme when I actually started out planning to use apples.  But I found the fun pattern paper and went with it.

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I backed some pattern paper with solid cardstock and adhered to the white card base.  Then I used the ABC image from the SU! bookcase builder stamp set from 2017 to stamp a background.

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I opted for a repeat pattern with different inks and then added some twine across the top.  Just a fun little fact, the surface that I use in my photos is actually an old school desktop complete with pencil tray and ink well (which you can't see).

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Supplies:  CS:  SU! white, so saffron, riding hood red, and storytime dsp.  Stamps:  SU! bookcase builder (2017).  Inks:  SU! so saffron, pool party, riding hood red, and wild wasabi.  Other:  SU! crushed curry twine.


On The Go For AYSI...

We have a new challenge at As You See It that starts today!  Once again, Amanda created a fun and challenging sketch!

#183 8.24.18

I started by adding a thin piece of black cardstock to my white card base.  I thought this would be a nice substitute for the ribbon in the sketch.

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Then I added three suitcases in one of my favorite colors – lemon lime twist!  I added the sentiment and then ran the card thru my linen impression plate.

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These bags remind me of bags on the airport baggage carousel – except in better shape!  LOL!  The sentiment is a fun addition – because seriously – who doesn’t love going to see Grandma and Grandpa!

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Retro Rubber Challenge 93...

A new challenge at Retro Rubber begins today!  We have a fun tic tac toe challenge!

RRCB 93

I opted for the die cut/stripes/bird combo.  I started with a piece of perfect plum that I ran thru my stripes embossing folder.  Then I die cut a sweet little bird out of raspberry ripple.

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I stamped the sentiment (from PTI Summer Hills 2013) and then die cut with my stitched wonky dies.  I adhered the plum to the card base of crumbcake and then popped up the sentiment before adding some dots/pearls/rhinestones.

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Supplies:  CS:  SU! white, raspberry ripple, crumbcake and perfect plum.  Dies:  PTI linen ip.  SU! stripes ef.  MB resting birds.  Lil Inker stitched wonky dies.  Stamps:  PTI Summer Hills (2013).  Other:  SU! dots, pearls and rhinestones.


Retro Rubber Challenge #92...

It’s a new challenge at Retro Rubber!  We are all about summer for this challenge.

RRCB 92

I went with my usual super clean and simple.  I stamped a sun from the SU! Over the Rainbow set (2015) and added some sweet sunglasses (SSS Flip Flop Season – 2015) to it. 

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I stamped a fun sentiment, ran the card thru my linen impression plate and added a few rhinestones.

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Supplies:  CS:  PTI white.  Stamps:  SU! over the rainbow (2015).  SSS flip flop season (glasses and sentiment) (2015).  Inks:  SU! daffodil delight.  Dies:  PTI linen impression plate.


Obsessing Over AYSI...

It’s a new challenge at As You See It!  It’s time to confess what I am currently obsessed with.  Easy peasy…pattern paper.  I love to hoard it and think about using it.  LOL.

#181 7.27.18

I found some paper that looks like I cut strips and added together when in reality it was a piece of pattern paper already sorted into strips.

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I die cut a piece and then backed with lost lagoon.  I wrapped some cantaloupe twine around the cantaloupe base and then popped the pattern paper up on it.

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A sweet sentiment that nods to the travel theme in the paper finishes off the card.

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Supplies:  CS:  PTI roadtrip.  SU! lost lagoon, crisp cantaloupe, and white.  Dies: PTI linen impression plate.  MFT zigzag rectangles.  Stamps:  PTI pack your bags.  Other:  SU! crisp cantaloupe twine.


I Scream You Scream For July HOC...

Happy July 1st!  A new month and a new challenge at House of Cards.  Use a popsicle or other food item and/or the colors in the challenge image.

July Popsicle or Food Image and or colors

I found a scrap of this fun pattern paper and decided to let it do all the talking.  So I die cut it using a stitched rectangle and popped it up on a base of crumbcake.

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Then I stamped the sentiment and and die cut it with my washi tape die and backed with a piece of melon mambo.  I added some fun twine at the top for interest!

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Supplies:  CS:  SU! white, crumbcake and melon mambo.  Pattern paper from stash.  Dies:  Lil Inker stitched rectangles.  MFT washi tape.  Stamps:  RC let’s chill.  Other:  SU! pear pizzazz twine.


Stripes For AYSI...

It’s a new challenge at As You See It!  It’s a color challenge of flirty flamingo, crushed curry and black.

#179 6.29.18

I decided to do a stripey background using the required colors.

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Then I stamped the sentiment, die cut it and backed with a piece of crushed curry before popping it up on the base.

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A few flirty flamingo hearts and I was done!

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Supplies:  CS:  SU! white and crushed curry.  Stamps:  PTI distress stripes.  RC shine from within.  Inks:  SU! flirty flamingo and crushed curry.  Memento black.  Dies:  PTI linen impression plate.  MFT double stitched rectangles.  Other:  SU! enamel hearts.


Fresh For AYSI...

Welcome to a new challenge at As You See It!  It’s theme week and the theme is fresh!

#178 6.15.18

I stole directly from the image and did a “sweet” little card with strawberries.  I stamped the image in wild wasabi and Sahara sand and then colored in with my pencils.

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I die cut the image and then popped up over a stripe of pattern paper and cream cardstock.  I added the sentiment and was done!

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Thanks for stopping by today!

Supplies:  CS:  SU! vanilla cream, whisper white, and crumbcake.  Lawn Fawn perfectly plaid Christmas.  Inks:  SU! Sahara sand and wild wasabi.  Memento black.  Colored pencils.  Dies:  MFT mini scallop stitched rectangles.  PTI linen impression plate.  Stamps:  SU! fruit basket and basket of wishes.