Saturday, October 31, 2020

'Tis the Season

I believe this is my last spooky fall card...

  Riley & Company sentiment, Sunny Studio Stamps Pretty Pumpkins, Brutus Monroe Fall Leaves, Papertrey Ink Brushed Off Rectangles and Squares, Reverse Confetti Abundant Autumn Patterned Paper, washi

Simon Says (Wednesday): Anything Goes

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I'm messing with some bright colors today.

The Ton Stamps Grouped Fresh Sunflowers, Brutus Monroe Stencil of the Month, Rina K Designs Neon Hello Yellow ink, Sassy and Crafty Sentiments 2.0, Ranger Dylusions  washi

I sponged Rina K Neon Hello Yellow through Brutus Monroe's stencil of the month and found matching cardstock to washi.

Simon Says (Wednesday): Anything Goes

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Merry Gnome


Is anyone else exhausted?

I am, just a wee bit.

Picket Fence Studios A Gnome Winter, Erin Lee Creative Triangle Collage Die, Technique Tuesday snowflake dies, Sizzix Hero Arts Birds & Trees, Hero Arts Stamp & Cut Merry Christmas Script, Erin Lee Creative Holographic cardstock

Anytime I create though, I feel better. :)

Simon Says (Wednesday): Anything Goes

(Erin Lee Creative Holographic Cardstock and Sizzix Hero Arts Birds & Trees Embossing Folder)

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INkspirational DT Post: Night


It's time for another challenge at INkspirational!

Papertrey Ink A Thrill of Hope, Avery Elle Star Frame

This time the theme is Night.

I tried to find a Christmas sentiment that had "night", and this one fit the bill.

Please join my talented team mates and I at the challenge site with your unique creation!

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Splendid Star Wreath


I rediscovered this star wreath...

Brutus Monroe Christopher-isms/Marsala Cardstock, Avery Elle Star Frame, My Favorite Things Sweet Snowflakes, Tonic Studios Cardstock (Seafoam Green,Glazed Chestnut,Cosmic Copper,Imperial Blue), Erin Lee Creative Metallic Magenta

it was sitting deep within my supplies. ;)

Make My Monday Challenge #134: Masculine

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"Tis the Season

'Tis the season and all the things.

This year I'm going to celebrate transitional holidays.

I'm easing into all that's fall, going into Christmasy colors,

especially since we don't have clear cut calendars these days. ;)

Stamplorations Plaid Maker Stencil, Riley & Company sentiment, Sunny Studio Abundant Autumn, Papertrey Ink Brushed Off Square

Simon Says (Wednesday): Layer it Up

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Designer Merry Christmas

I have beautiful scraps all around my desk~

Simon Says Stamp Christmas Cheer, Pretty Pink Posh Stitched Essentials, Erin Lee Creative Retro Swirls Background, Technique Tuesday Snowflake die, Brutus Monroe Alabaster Ink and Cardstock (Marsala, Harvest), striped washi

many times magic happens and all I need is a sentiment.

Check out the designer elements in this photo~

black and white bold graphics married with earthy mustard and dusty rose (I interpreted it with a burgundy tag).

Clean lines allow many colors to lay near without clashing.

Simon Says (Wednesday): Layer it Up

All Sorts Challenge Week 595: Celebration Time

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

45 Dollars

This sentiment from Sassy and Crafty is SPOT ON. 


The Ton Ella Pumpkins/Butternut Squash, Sassy and Crafty 1.0 Sentiment, Picket Fence Studios Fruitylicious, Brutus Monroe Fall Leaves die, Copics, Papertrey Ink Geode Layers die

I love when a variety of stamp companies play well together.

Every layer is from a different company, starting from the background stamp up to the leaves.

Simon Says (Wednesday): Layer it Up

I went with these challenge colors:

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I've had this rainbow on my desk and finally created a card to ground it, yay!

Sassy and Crafty Sassy Sentiments 2.0,My Favorite Things Rainbow Whimsy, Pink and Main Stitched Stars, Reverse Confetti This & That paper pad, Tonic Studios (Rustic Dusk, Burnished Rose), Brutus Monroe Marsala cardstock


It's striped washi layered on cardstock and die cut.

Simon Says (Wednesday): Layer it Up

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

October is My Favorite Color

It's time for another challenge at INkspirational!

Riley & Company October is My Favorite Color sentiment, spider stencil and circle dies used as stencils

This time we have a photo image...please head to INkspirational to see it and the lovely work of my teammates!

Please join us with your unique creation!

Other Challenges:

(CAS)E this Sketch #393

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

A Little Cray

I had a lot of panel left from my previous project (including the original Copic colored panel used for the sentiment), so I created a bookmark/card combo.

Simon Says Stamp Prismatic Snowflakes/Good Vibes die, Sassy & Crafty Sassy Sentiments 2.0, Sakura Gelly Roll pen, Papertrey Ink Winter Penguin snowflake die, Copics darkest to lightest: R89,R59,R39,E04,E20,E30, Folk Art Red Glitterific, Brutus Monroe Cardstock (Marsala, Harvest)

Simon Says (Wednesday): Make it Sparkle

(Gelly Roll pen applied in specific areas of each snowflake)


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Good Vibes Ombre Sparkle


I ombre Copic-colored a panel and die cut this sentiment~repeating the colors on snowflakes for a winter scene.

Simon Says Stamp Prismatic Snowflakes/Good Vibes die, Sakura Gelly Roll pen, Papertrey Ink Winter Penguin snowflake die, Copics darkest to lightest: R89,R59,R39,E04,E20,E30

Simon Says (Wednesday): Make it Sparkle

(Gelly Roll pen applied in specific areas of each snowflake)


All Sorts Challenge Week 593: Winter Scene or Snow

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You Da Best Raccoon


I sent this card to my brother in-law, who just had a birthday~

Sassy & Crafty Ready Raccoon, Sunny Studio Autumn Splendor, Pretty Pink Posh Mini Story Book 1 (covered with My Favorite Things Stitched Squares die and Square die), CZ Design You Da Best, Pink & Main Stitched star die, Tonic Studios Glossy Black cardstock

Simon Says Stamp IG Challenge: Fall Color

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Saturday, October 10, 2020

You Matter Autumn Season

Acorn, leaves and fall colors...I could walk out the door and grab a fistful today!

Sunny Studio Autumn Splendor, Papertrey Ink Songbirds die, Sassy & Crafty Storms Do Not Last, Avery Elle Double Pierced Rectangles


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You Helped Me

I'm feeling things differently this time of year, as I'm sure ya'll are too.

I mean WOW 2020, am I right?

 Stamplorations Strong Women, Reverse Confetti Abundant Autumn paper pad, Tonic Studios Marina Mist Mirror cardstock, We R Memory Keepers Next Level Geometric Embossing folder, Darice Snowflake die, Papertrey Ink Winter Penguin snowflake die

I'm going to try and turn my Christmas cards into encouraging cards too.

We all need that everyday.

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Happy Everything

I'm all crafty at the moment, and I'm tempted to make more of these and send them out now, while I'm feeling festive.

Plus, I've invested in these lovely pumpkins and leaves and I'm in no hurry to set these stamp/die combos down just yet.

Sunny Studio Pretty Pumpkins/Autumn Splendor, Stamplorations Happy Everything die, Brutus Monroe die, Papertrey Ink Winter Penguin snowflake die, Tonic Studios Imperial Blue Mirror/Rustic Dusk Cardstock, Brutus Monroe Circles die 

Love this sentiment die that says it all ;).

Isn't it exactly how the world has felt this year, just zipping by all the momentous occasions?

For a bit of different, I threw shiny blue cardstock in the back, just a for a pop of color like this inspirational photo.

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Friday, October 9, 2020

Life Happens

Simple card here, but I picked up my's been awhile!

 Brutus Monroe Stamp of the Month, Copics, Avery Elle Wonky Squares

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Saturday, October 3, 2020

Do Not Read

This holiday card is because...I love the Burnished Rose Cardstock and the sentiment (inside and outside)!

Riley & Company Do Not Read, Avery Elle Double Pierced Rectangles, Pink & Main Stitched Stars/Stitched Slimline dies (inside card), Darice snowflake die, Reverse Confetti Abundant Autumn Paper pad, Tonic Studios Burnished Rose Cardstock, Brutus Monroe Cardstock (Honeysuckle, Speckled Egg)


Simon Says (Wednesday): Anything Goes

Simon Says Stamp World Card Making Day

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INkspirational DT Angle It


It's time for a new INkspirational Challenge!

I was given the opportunity to pick the theme and I chose "Angle it"

CZ Design You Da Best die, Tonic Studios Burnished Rose cardstock, Altenew Retro Plantines, Cotton Candy Ink, Memento Inks (Rhubarb Stalk, Elderberry, Lilac Posies), Pink & Main Beautiful Slimline dies, Brutus Monroe Cardstock (Honeysuckle, Slate)

I love angled elements and panels!

They denote movement, fun and the unexpected~

It doesn't have to be a huge panel, it can be images, like leaves and flowers too.

Just be sure to indicate what you've angled!

Please visit my talented team mates via the challenge site and join us with your unique creation!

Friday, October 2, 2020

Batman t-Shirt


I love this sentiment!


Riley and Company sentiment, Erin Lee Creative Peace Sign/Holographic papers, Brutus Monroe Burst Stencil/Garnet Glitter Glaze

Simon Says (Wednesday): Anything Goes

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Warm Winter

 The Ton Stamps Ella Stamps, Stamplorations Warm Winter Wishes, Tonic Studios Glossy Black/Rustic Dusk, Pink & Main Sweater Weather Paper Pad/Stitched Slimline Die, Papertrey Ink Winter Penquin snowflake die, Technique Tuesday Snowflake die

Simon Says (Wednesday): Anything Goes

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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Grey Leaf

It's pumpkin season and I'm all about it.


The Ton Stamps Ella Pumpkins, Riley and Company sentiment, Lifestyle Crafts Maple leaf die

Love the modern layout here...the use of black and muted colors~


Simon Says (Wednesday): Anything Goes

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