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Some Thoughts...

Twas the night before school started, when all through the town,
the parents were cheering...It was a riotous sound!
By 8, kids were washed and tucked into bed...
Where memories of homework filled them with dread!
New pencils, new folders, new notebooks too!
New teachers, new friends...Their anxiety grew!
The parents just giggled when they learned of this fright-
and shouted upstairs:
Go To Bed! It's A School Night!!
....M.Jordan, Letter to Parents 9/6/11

This year, my littlest one is starting first grade, my middle son is graduating primary school, and my oldest is starting his second year at middle school. And Mommy? Mommy is starting the first day of a new phase in her life. I don't know what it will be like later this morning when I return from drop-off, leaving my little baby to a full day of school. Last year my daughter had half-day kindergarten, and I had her for the other half of the day. But not anymore. It will be the first time all three of my children will be gone all day. Will I be jumping for joy? Probably not. Will I rush out and get a manicure? My hair done? No. Knowing me, I will get some housework done, then sit for a while in their rooms, reminiscing their days as babies, when I enjoyed them and my time as a stay at home Mom. It's been a great 10 and a half years. I was very fortunate to be able to stay home and raise them. I will remember all the great moments of their lives, their first steps, first foods, and their laughter. I will remember them running around, nagging at my knees and accompanying me on errands. I am gonna miss them. And the moment they are in my arms again will be a great one.

Yes, the first day is going to be tough, maybe the next day too. The third? Hmmm.

I will be in my scrap room. Yeah, I think creative endevours will be just the right medicine!

Looking forward to catching up with everyone and scrappin' again,


xoxo
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Scrappy Chics Kits: July Kit Projects!

Okay, okay. So things have been a bit hectic. These are really dark photos and not the way I want to show these, but tonight will have to do. It's been a long, exciting week. So much I want to shout out, but I need a raincheck. In short, here are the projects I made with the Scrappy Chics kits, and how I loved it!! First time working with Echo Park paper, ABSOLUTELY LOVE THESE PAPERS!!! Below are the Sassy Lil' Sketches that I drew my inspiration from. (BTW, I was the lucky winner for May's card sketches....SWEET!)

 
That black rose is Maya Road black satin pleated trim that I made into a flower. I added the scallop lace and hot glued that into a flower as well.


some faux threadless stitching here and my first try at paper piecing....
kinda cute?



and these two, again from Sassy Lil' Card Sketches:

a dressed up little Maya Road Cameo chipboard (May kit) with Paper Glaze, and hand-stitching



A-dorable little flag banners and scallop border exclusive in the kit, the zig zag is the MME die cut, and the raffle ticket was cut from the Newsworthy paper. (My favorite card...I think, not sure)


More exciting news! Color Combos Galore has a new Design Team! 
I need a separate blog post about that!
http://colorcombosgalore.ning.com/

I need to update a few posts, I feel very rushed.
But i need to get some sleep.
Sorry I have to say Goodnight folks,
hope you are well and thanks for visiting me!
xx
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Sunday

Scrappy Chics Kit Projects: Getting Sassy!

I say it every time. Scrappy Chics Kits are soooooo fun to work with! For this month, the kits feature the Daily Junque Collection from Pink Paislee, delicious Stella and Rose, Jenni Bowlin and more! WOW!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE these lines! I have three projects to share tonight using sketches from Sassy Lil' Sketches. I am posting quickly, I will add the deets soon. Sorry, the kits sold out in one day!!

{ Project 1 }
Using this sketch:

Then I went over to their card sketch site, Sassy Lil' Card Sketches and picked up two more sketches!

{ Project 2 }
Using this sketch:

{ Project 3 }
Using this sketch:

Links on this post:
{ Scrappy Chics Kits: June Kit }
{ Sassy Lil Sketches: Challenge 5/21}
{ Sassy Lil Card Sketches: Challenge 5/07 and 5/21}
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Thursday

Scrappy Chics Kits: May Project #1

This month's Scrappy Chics Kit included the Jillibean Soup Blossom and Webster's Trendsetter Collection along with American Crafts, My Mind's Eye, Maya Road and Tim Holtz yummy goodness! Here are all the Design Team projects I made. I have four, I absolutely LOVED this kit!!!!!

 
{ The Design }
Featuring Jillibean Blossom Soup Collection
My adorable two! He is soooooo sweet with her!

 

 
{ My Inspiration }
The sketch I used is from Sassy Lil' Sketches, I am loving playing with these sketches lately! Since I was working with the kit and the Color Combos Galore Designer's Challenge was a siblings theme, the lovely spring colors of the Jillibean Soup products and Webster's green butterfly paper were the perfect mix for these photos. Because I usually do one photo designs, I was thrilled that the sketch, kit, colors and themed challenge worked together so nicely that I could finally add these photos to my album.

 
The Color Combo:
I used the colors from Color Combo Challenge #190 from Color Combos Galore. This week's theme was to focus on siblings or pets. Though in the end I there was a bit too much pink added to the mix. I try to use kits for these challenges, but when I do that, the colors are a bit off. I can't do that anymore.

 
The Sketch:
Variation #1: I started my design with the area for the scalloped borders on the bottom, I started here because I was also playing the Two Peas Products You Love - Die Cuts Challenge where we had to use die cuts in a new way. Playing around with the Jillibean Soup die cuts, I discovered that the border circles nested perfectly in the scalloped die cut circles. So I cut them in half and spanned the width of the floral border strip. Once I had that down, then I could measure out the size of my photos and other papers. For the large border across the photos, I hand cut the butterflies from the Jillibean patterned paper, then added a pop dot to the first butterfly for dimension.
Variation #2: In the original sketch, the wider patterned paper was sketched behind the photos. I placed it in the background, behind the cardstock. Also notice I did not extend the cardstock above the photos too much for the title. After trying that, I decided to cut the cardstock down instead, leaving a little margin on top and set my title above. I originally left the title alone as "moments", but just when I was about the call the page "done", I added the little K&Co tile letters from my stash.
Variation #3: I added the Jillibean Soup journaling die cut in place of the journaling strips for the ten reasons why I love seeing my son and daughter together like this.
Variation #4: I finished my design doodling a border around the page to ground the whole design and added an embellished corner using the Jillibean Soup cardstock stickers.

Project Supplies:
{ Moments } layout:
From: Scrappy Chics Kits, May 2011 kit
  • Trendsetter paper - Style 105 (Webster's Pages)
  • Blossom Soup paper - Fresh Cilantro (Jillibean Soup)
  • Blossom Soup Cardstock Stickers (Jillibean Soup)
  • Blossom Soup Die Cuts (Jillibean Soup)
  • Rainboots Thickers - Daisy (American Crafts)
From my stash:
  • Cardstock: White (American Crafts); Chowder (Bazzill)
  • Letters: Embossed stickers (Studio K)
  • Border punches: (Martha Stewart)
  • Other: brown, black pen (Sakura); pop dots (American Crafts); linen thread

Links on this post:
{ Scrappy Chics Kits: May Kit }
{ Color Combos Galore: Challenge #190 }
{ Sassy Lil Sketches: Challenge 4/21}
{ Two Peas Products You Love Every Which Way: April - Diecuts }
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Scrappy Chics Kits: May Project #2

{ The Design }

Featuring Webster's Trendsetter Collection
My niece, the Fashion Institute of Technology graduate. So glamorous!


{ My Inspiration }
Jen Gallacher's Stretch Your Sketch Classes at Two Peas. A free class each month and it's a GREAT challenge!!! See the bottom of the post for the link. LOVE the idea of stretching the sketch! I never take a sketch literally, only because I feel strongly that in order to stretch your creativity when working with a sketch you should definitely not copy the sketch EXACTLY as it is shown. Find ways to adapt it, to interpret it differently while sticking to the sketch. I feel like I am challenging myself even further when I try to think of ways to creatively take an element of the sketch and vary it. LOL, even more of a challenge for me when I am working exclusively with a kit. Not so easy. But I love to challenge myself!

The Sketch:
Variation #1: The title. Instead of one HUGE title, I used the Fashionista pattern paper that had a lot of text on it and thought of a long word for the title.
Variation #2: The border strip. Cut out the bracket design from the District 45 paper for the long border, layered another strip from the Leaders paper and cut out a a stamped border.
Variation #3: The circles. Lots of them. I am not a fan of circles on my pages. So I used doilies and flowers cut out from the Leaders paper. Brushed the doilies with the fluid chalk and glitter glued both the photo and flowers. LOVE how it turned out, might become a fan of circles now, hee-hee.
Variation #4: To finish the layout, I added more strips of papers and filled the space with a lot of hand cut elements! I love the little "hat" I gave to the girl piece. Cute!

Project Supplies:
{ NYC Fashionista } layout:
From: Scrappy Chics Kits, May 2011 kit
  • Trendsetter paper - Style 105 (Webster's Pages)
  • Trendsetter paper - Accessorize (Webster's Pages)
  • Trendsetter paper - Handsome Vintage (Webster's Pages)
  • Trendsetter paper - Leaders (Webster's Pages)
  • Trendsetter paper - Fashionista (Webster's Pages)
  • Trendsetter paper - District 45 (Webster's Pages)
  • Blossom Soup Cardstock Stickers (Jillibean Soup)
From my stash:
Cardstock: Vanilla (Bazzill)
Letters: "nyc" (Studio K); "fashionista" (Bo Bunny)
Punches: border (Martha Stewart, Fiskars); 1/2" circle (EK Success)
Stamps: Classic Borders (Recollections)
Inks: "Orchid Pastel" Fluid Chalk on letters, "Olive Pastel" Fluid Chalk on border stamp and doilies (ColorBox)
Other: glitter glue (Studio G); doilies

Links on this post:
{ Scrappy Chics Kits: May Kit }
{ Scrappy Chics Kits: April Kit }
{ Two Peas Stretch Your Sketch: April 2011 }
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Scrappy Chics Kits: May Project #3

Wow, three challenges rolled into one. Haven't done that in ages! I found that the Embellish Magazine color scheme was perfect for the kit, so I concentrated on those colors for the card and The Shabby Tea Room's challenge was so perfect for me because I LOVEEEEEE butterflies, so that was fun to play along with too! I remember years ago when I used to combine many more challenges than just three. Those were the days!

{ The Design }

Featuring Jillibean Blossom Soup Collection


{ My Inspiration }

The Sketch:
Variation #1: Round or Square? I chose square! I definitely wanted to use white as my base, but it was so plain, so I embossed it with a Fiskars template. Instead of a spray of flowers like in the sketch I punched out tiny butterflies from the Jillibean Fresh Cilantro paper and cut out the large butterfly out of one of the Jillibean circle die cuts to fit the Shabby Tea Room butterfly challenge.
Variation #2: Used the Jillibean Soup phrase die cut as my sentiment and moved it over from the center to the left side of the die cut circle, also from the Jillibean Soup die cut sheet given in the kit. I added a pop dot for dimension.
Variation #3: I received the Webster's Pages Trendsetter trim what to do, what to do....that's right! Where the sketch called for a scalloped border along the right side of the card, I tucked in the ribbon! The adhesive was pretty tricky, I used Martha Stewart's All Purpose Gel Adhesive which held up pretty darn well!
Variation #4: There are the three tiny circles on the lower left of the card. I placed my three little stickers that say I 'heart' you. Cute!

Project Supplies:
{ Friendship } card:
From: Scrappy Chics Kits, May 2011 kit
  • Blossom Soup paper - Fresh Cilantro (Jillibean Soup)
  • Blossom Soup Cardstock Stickers (Jillibean Soup)
  • Blossom Soup Die Cuts (Jillibean Soup)
  • Trendsetter Trim (Webster's Pages)
From my stash:
Cardstock: White (American Crafts); Kraft (Bazzill)
Punches: butterfly (Marvy Uchida)
Other: embossing template (Fiskars); pop dots (American Crafts); linen thread

Links on this post:
{ Scrappy Chics Kits: May Kit }
{ Embellish Magazine Color Trends: Square Cards }
{ Mojo Monday: Challenge #188 }
{ The Shabby Tea Room: Challenge #59 }
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Tuesday

Scrappy Chics Kits: May Project #4

My next project was inspired by this great challenge site I found, CASE Study, real fun!!! You are given an inspiration card and then you CASE it. CASE means Copy And Steal Everything! This week's card is by their April Muse, Silke Ledlow.

{ The Design }

{ My Inspiration }

I do not have many cardmaking supplies, like an embossing template she used to as the border around her card. So working with this month's Scrappy Chics kit, I lifted her floral border by substituting it with the My Mind's Eye Stella Rose transparency frame. The idea popped into my head and I thought it was quite fun to try it. I assembled the Webster's Trendetter papers, punched border strip, and base for the chipboard frame which I traced and cut from the Maya Road Chipboard Frames given in the April kit. Then layered the transparency frame on top. For the original framed quote with pearls, I used the insert of the Maya Road chipboard frame added the Jillibean Soup letters and stuck in Queen & CO black pearl dots. I did not CASE the flower and ribbon. It was a fun challenge, hopefully I can come back and play again!

Doesn't the kit look divine? LOVED IT!!! I still want to do more with this kit, the Trendsetter and Blossom Soup Collections were so much fun to work with. Go check out this month's kit details at Scrappy Chics Kits!

{ Call Me } card:
From: Scrappy Chics Kits, May 2011 kit
  • Trendsetter paper - Handsome Vintage (Webster's Pages)
  • Trendsetter paper - District 45 (Webster's Pages)
  • Trendsetter paper - Accessorize (Webster's Pages)
  • Stella & Rose Gertie "Little One" Transparent Frame (My Mind's Eye)
  • Blossom Soup Cardstock Stickers (Jillibean Soup)
From: Scrappy Chics Kits, Aprill 2011 kit
  • Chipboard Frames (Maya Road)
From my stash:
Cardstock: Kraft (Bazzill)
Punches: border (Martha Stewart)
Other: "Nightfall" pearl dots (Queen&Co)

Links on this post:
{ Scrappy Chics Kits: May Kit }
{ CASE Study: Challenge #37 }
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Friday

CCG Inspiration Board #189

Shine On!


The colors are beautiful and the additional inspiration challenge with shine and shimmer is going to be fun! Hope you get to play this week! I have some projects on my plate right now but I will have mine up on Tuesday or Wednesday. Click on the Inspiration Board to catch the Reveal, the design works are beautiful!!!

I also LOVE the lyrics from the song this week:

Open up ya eyes, and watch the sunrise
One point we have to make clear,
Love are gonna spread around the world ya know.

Me love ya, comes out of devotion.
To rule ya, spread to the world.
In Trenchtown, I'm on my mission,
Where we praise the day, straight away,
All the nation.

Let me be the love that comes from the sun,
Let me be your rainbow rising up,
Every single race, out of space,
we'll shine on, ey, shine on!
Let me be the love that comes from the sun,
I wanna be your love light from above,
shine on, shine on, shine on!

Repeat

Let the sun shine down on your face,
No need to feel wrong, you're in the right place,
And me know that you feel
what we are gonna tell you now,
So, gather all your friends around and,
Come join me down the club, got the song,
and gonna move you,
So prove you're right, feel it tonight now.

Let me be the love that comes from the sun,
Let me be your rainbow rising up,
Every single race, out of space,
we'll shine on, ey, shine on!
Let me be the love that comes from the sun,
I wanna be your love light from above,
shine on, shine on, shine on!
All over the world!

Open up ya eyes, and watch the sunrise
One point we have to make clear,
Love are gonna spread around the world ya know.

It's one of the ways I feel about CCG, what I have accomplished and what I bring to you each and every week with the Color Combo Challenges. The joy of having brought so many people around the world to one place, to share our craft, our friendship and love. How I try to encourage each and every one of you to do your best and shine on!!!! You all make me proud! Thank you for being there each week and having so much fun with it!!

xoxo


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Wednesday

CCG #186 and Sketchy Thursdays

{ Color Combos Galore #186 }
{ Sketchy Thursdays Challenge: 3/31 }
{ Midnight Rooster: March Kit }

It was a Scrappin' Day!!

First off, I want to thank you for all your lovely comments last week! I truly soooo appreciate you coming here and taking the time to write me a note, it was fun reading them! Glad you liked those sneaks, I just posted all my projects. They are in the previous post, so keep reading! I would love for you to look at them too! :D

Well, YAY!
Finally!
I am so happy to be scrappin' and posting again! I think I have posted more in the past month than I did in 2010. Though I have made 3 other layouts for CCG, I haven't posted those yet.
Will do.
I had mind to create for this week's color challenge, because I just love teals and yellows and grays. So when my Midnight Rooster came in the mail the other day, I was thrilled that it had a lot of the teal and yellows. I used the sketch from this week's Sketchy Thursdays.
This one was due tonight.
I am saving Nadia's Once Upon a Sketch with Kraft it Up!. Going to play that this weekend. They have a longer grace period, which is nice!

The Inspiration Board for this week:

COOL HUH?

{ The Design }
Once again bad lighting, I was a bit frustrated so Debbi helped me with the photo enhancement. Thanks girl! I have had this photo of Jabran hanging on my fridge for over 5 years. This was taken at my parent's house when the kids had a sleepover. I just love the folded jeans, white t-shirt and Gap cap. He looked so freakin' cute! I am so glad I finally put it on a page! Thinking of a title, the first thing that came to mind was the song from Neil Diamond, which I thought was Rebel in Blue Jeans. Because it was so fitting. When I Googled the title so I can hear the tune, turns out it the song title is Forever in Blue Jeans. Uh-oh, that is not what I have been singing all these years! LOL!

{ My Inspiration }

The Color Combo: For this particular combo, I wanted to concentrate on the grayish taupe and off-white, have a lesser dose of the teal and then some yellow. My yellow is a bit off, but I wanted to stick to the kit. It would make more sense to go through my stash, then I would get the colors spot on. But I need to finish start on using up my kits!

The Sketch: The Designer's Challenge was to create a project with a lot of layering, or staggered elements. This week's sketch called for some layering, so that fit in perfectly with the color challenge! Though the sketch called for a horizontal design on the left side of the page, I went with a vertical. A little interesting! Everything else about the sketch stayed the same. See where it shows a spot for pattern paper behind the layers? For that I almost added a grunge dotted stamp, not behind the layers, but next to, right behind the photo, but decided against it. It probably would of looked okay, but I couldn't envision it, so I left it clean.

I have closeups, but they are not ready. I am tired tonight. Need sleep.

I published two posts today. So please keep reading?
They are my projects for those sneak peeks I had up last week.
I am looking forward to you seeing them!

xoxo

Project Supplies:
{ Forever in Blue Jeans } layout:

From: Midnight Rooster - Floating on a Song, March 2011 kit
  • School Spirit paper - Ruler (Crate Paper)
  • Documentary paper - Souvenir, Window Seat (Studio Calico)
  • Modern Homemaker paper - Flour Sack (October Afternoon)
  • Seaside paper - Seashells (October Afternoon)
  • Togetherness Ready Set Chip (Cosmo Cricket)
  • Garden Variety Buttons (Cosmo Cricket)
  • Annual Classics Paper Whimsies (Sassafras Lass)
  • Baby Blue Cottage Blossoms (Prima)
  • Paper layered butterflies (Sizzix)
From my stash:
Cardstock: Dock (Bazzill)
Letters: chipboard (Heidi Swapp)
Border punches: (Martha Stewart; Fiskars)
Inks&Paints: white, gray ink (Studio G); white dimensional paint

Links on this post:
Color Combos Galore
Midnight Rooster Kits
Sketchy Thursdays
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Saturday

Scrappy Chics Kits: The Reveal!

Finally, I can Reveal!

Doing a quick post, will have to edit this post later tonight, but wanted to put my pics up! The week is catchup up with me!

This is the awesome kit I got to work with!






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Thursday

Scrappy Chics Kits: Sneaks! { Day 2 }

More Spring Fling! &
New!! Color Combos Galore sneaks!


So how do you like my new blog?
I love the new design, so happy with how it turned out.
Pretty blues and grays.
I switched my playlist to the music I always scrap to.
Though I miss my upbeat tunes,
I think my scrappy music is more fitting.
I hope you are enjoying it.
Still trying to figure out how to adjust the volume.
So torn with having a blog with music or without.
Yesterday I announced I have joined the design team at Scrappy Chics Kits.
L-O-V-E  T-H-E-M!!!!
Here are some more sneaks using the April kit, Spring Fling:

I recently discovered the Graphics Fairy blog, yeah I know, where have I been? I was actually looking around for a vintage label to use on my blog when I found this image of some cute birds. It just cracked me up! I can't wait for you all to see this card!

Kit: Scrappy Chics - Spring Fling (April '11) plus
Cardstock: American Crafts (white); Punch: Martha Stewart (border); Digital: Graphics Fairy (birds), unknown vintage frame; Edwardian Script (font);

Other: Studio G (glitter glue); ColorBox (fluid chalk); Offray (ribbon); fabric trim piece, Dritz tracing tool (faux stitches)

When Melinda asked me to include a project with my layouts, I have to say, that scared me a bit. Projects? I am going to admit, projects are never on my scrapping to-do list. Just layouts and cards. But you know what? I have to start sometime. So I decided to create projects that I can gift for birthdays and Christmas.
Done.

Kit: Scrappy Chics - Spring Fling (April '11) plus
Rub-ons: Basic Grey (sentiment); Punch: EK Success (leaf);

Other: Studio G (glitter glue); linen thread

Check back tomorrow when I can finally show them all!

You know, this week has really set me in a sneaky mood!
So I have decided I am going to start a little tradition....
On my color challenge site, there are sneak peeks of the current challenge.
But for my lovely readers here,
I say, why wait until then?
(wink)
See you there!


Thanks for looking!
Have a fantabulous day!
xoxo

Links on this post:
Scrappy Chics Kits
Scrappy Chics Blog
The Graphics Fairy
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Wednesday

Scrappy Chics Kits: Sneaks! { Day 1 }

It's official!!

I am so excited about this!
Scrappy Chics Kits has a new Designer.
Me!!!
I LOVED these kits the minute I saw them.
Now I am thrilled to be designing for them!
What I love most about these kits?
The GREAT mix of papers and embellishments.
And there is A LOT to create with!
After working with my debut kit, I still have plenty left over!
Just take a look at their current kit HERE.
You will see that I am not kidding when I say it's FULL of scrappy wonderfullness!

Here is a peek at the April kit, Spring Fling:





This kit goes on sale April 1st.
Warning....
These kits sell out fast!

I will be back with more sneak peeks tomorrow!

Thanks for looking!
Have a fantabulous day!
xoxo

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Scrappy Chics Kits
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Monday

Dress You Up in My Love....

The colors are alive.
The inspiration photo is gorgeous.
The Designer's Challenge is butterflies.
And I am so excited for all of it!
The song you are hearing right now?
It's what's playing right now at CCG.
Head on over and play along!




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Thursday

Oh So Dreamy!

A card for CCG #182
This week's Inspiration Board?
Soft, smooth, gorgeous!
Oh, and the colors, they're pretty neat too!
(wink)
The song you are hearing right now?
It's what's playing right now at CCG.
Love how it TOTALLY suits the inspiration photo this week!





{ The Design }
Here is the card I made for the challenge. I managed to get some creating done. I had a terrible time getting good lighting this week. I was hoping for sun today, but to no avail. So I had to take the photo indoors and it was yucky. Either my point and shoot camera is a terrible one, or I just stink at photography! I played with the different camera settings and lighting, but it photographed either too dark, too yellowy, too grainy, and way too frustrating. So I added the glow. I like the pretty glow!


From Studio Calico: Patterned Paper: Cosmo Cricket Everafter (Hey Diddle kit); Stamp: Studio Calico (Yearbook kit)
From my stash: Cardstock: Colormates (white), Bazzill (cream puff); Punches: Martha Stewart (bracket), EK Success (fleur de lis), Fiskars (unknown); Stamp: Sassy Stamps (floral leaves); Other: Chalk, Ink, unknown ribbon

{ My Inspiration }



{ Color Combos Galore #182 }
 { Pencil Lines Sketch 227 }
 
The Color Combo: The Designer's Challenge was to create a tone on tone project using three of the colors and one color as the accent. I chose the silver as my accent. The last color was a little tricky because I meant it to be a gray with a hint of green. It didn't realize until after the Reveal, when I looked at my bedroom comp, that it hinted more green than gray.

The Sketch: When I saw this sketch, I knew I wanted to make a card. Simple. Easy. A bow in place of the title and the HOME stamp was my journaling spot.


{ Some Details }

The Deets: I really tried to make a bow. Key word: tried. I really don't know how to do them. I will keep practicing though! I think it looks flat and smushed, lol!

In the second closeup, get ready for this....I whipped out the corrugator-crimper-maker thinga-majiggy from WAY BACK WHEN. I used a 2.5" square piece of cardstock, punched the edges, then ran it through the crimper. I think that is the width you need to punch once all around.

I used two different lace punches, sanded the edges a bit and chalked them. I ended up having to chalk the HOME image with pencil because I didn't have a deeper gray ink.

This color challenge is over now, however a new one will be revealed later on tonight. Stop by and play along with us, Studio Calico's Waleska Neris will be joining us again and the colors are divine!

Thanks for looking!
Have a fantabulous day!
xoxo

The Links:
Color Combos Galore #182 | Pencil Lines Sketch #227 | Studio Calico | Waleska Neris

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