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24 Nov 2014

Get Well Soon - Color Throwdown!

Just popping in to post a creation for Color Throwdown 319....absolutely Love these colours!



I used my Echo Park - We Are Family new patterned paper and some Raspberry Fizz cardstock for the bones of my card. 

Of course the die cut flower and vine are from My Favorite Things - fabulous flower dies!


The sentiment is from the Papertrey Ink Bigger Blooms stamp set.  

I stamped it onto a diecut piece of cardstock using Circle 'n Scallops Confetti Cuts.  I really like the way this die cut adds an embossed circle to the scalloped circle.

I also added a few sequins to add a bit of zippa-dee-doo-dah!!

Off to golf in the wonderful Florida sun - don't hate me....

19 Nov 2014

'Tis the Season

Hello there - we have finally arrived in Florida and are busy settling in aka - pulling weeds, washing the siding, mulching the garden - pretty much working our butts off.  I know - who feels sorry for me lol!

Actually, it has been rather cool down here....and I felt in the mood to create a Christmas card - featuring Marley Moose and other Reverse Confetti product that was waiting for me when I arrived - what a bonus to have my mom and stepdad here to send parcels to until we had our own address all set up - wahoo!



I also used the Papertrey Ink Cover Plate Snow Drifts.....and Stickles - which are wonderful way to add a bit of sparkle!



I have a few surprises up my sleeve in the coming week - so excited! - and of course I can't tell youm- don't you just love that??!!

I'll be linking this up to The Cutie Pie Challenge - to use a Festive Furry Friend and Marley Moose fits right in!

11 Nov 2014

Winter Penguin Tags


I finally got around to putting together a little something for LAST week's Make it Monday challenge at Papertrey Ink. Oy….so far behind lol!



Using my Shaker Shapes: Star Die I cut out three different colours of card stock - Raspberry Fizz, Blueberry Sky and Plum Pudding and three vellum "backings".




Using the Winter Penguin mini stamp set - a $5.00 set!! along with the dies, I die cut, stamped and coloured this cute little penguin and popped him up onto the star tag.



The little snowflakes are cut from the Winter Penguin die collection, and I added them to the vellum and trimmed them along the edges before added the card stock star frame.



I popped up the little penguin and made a loop out of ribbon.  I cut some tags from the Tiny Tags dies and stamped the various sentiments from the Winter Penguin mini stamp set and then attached them with a little clothespin that I coloured with a copic marker.

A pretty simple way to make tags for sure!!