Monday Color Challenge

It’s Monday! That means it is time for another weekly challenge with the great team at SSInk. This week we are playing with these fun colors!

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At first, I wasn’t really sure about these but once I got working with them, I fell in love! Here is my card


This was the first time I have used the flowers from Jar of Love. I love how easy it was to cut them out with the big shot using the coordinating framelits. These colors are perfect for the time of year here in Idaho. The colors are getting richer and deeper while the dog days of summer are very much upon on.

Thank you so much for stopping by today. I hope that you are inspired to play along with us this week and I would love to know what you think about my project! Be sure to subscribe to my site while you are here so that you never miss another post!

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June Inspiration Challenge from SSInkspiration

Summer is in full swing here in Idaho and this week’s inspiration challenge at SSInk is a perfect fit!


This is my card – using my favorite new set from the new catalog –


I have only made a couple of projects with this set but I think it’s so fun and offers so much variety. The colors are pure summer and are something I would not have normally put together. I love them and will be using them again soon!

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CASE the designer…..Stampin’ Royalty Style

This week over at Stampin’ Royalty the challenge is to CASE the designer! Choose a card that one of them has made and CASE the color combination that they used.

For me, it was pretty easy to choose what to CASE. My dear friend Carrie Rhoades is a designer and she used some of my favorite colors! Sweet Sugarplum, Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive and Crumb Cake.

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I knew the centerpiece of my design was going to be the brand new Blooms and Bliss Designer Series Paper. It has almost all of these colors and my pack arrived just a few days ago. I couldn’t wait to cut into it!

I created a simple color fold card, which we will be learning this weekend at Technique Class. I still have a few spaces available if you would like to join us!

I has to sub the Mint Macaron for the Old Olive because I couldn’t quite make the two work together. I really love the all over feel of these colors together. Great choice Carrie!

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TGIF June Sketch Challenge

Happy Hump Day! It’s time for another sketch challenge over at TGIF Challenges. This month we have this sketch to play with.

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and here is my card:

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I adore this line image from the returning set In the Meadow. It can be part of a scene using the other stamps or stand alone on it’s own. This card is quick and easy with just a few layers and simple coloring. It will be included in my monthly Q&E class in July. I would love to have you!~

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Sale-A-Bration Celebration Treats

Hello my crafty peeps. I have some very fun projects to share with you today. Last week I hosted my 1st annual Sale-A-Bration Celebration. It was an event for my hosts and customers who held events or placed party sized orders during my best ever SAB! It was my change to say thank you and spoil them! We played silly games, enjoyed a delicious desert bar and of course stamped. Each guest was also treated to gifts – which I had so much fun making.

This week Stampin’ Royalty is hosting an Anything BUT a Card challenge I thought this would be the perfect time to share the pillow gifts my guests received.

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Making 3-D items is one of my favorite ways to enjoy paper crafting and these were pure joy for me! I absolutely loved spoiling my guests and I think they enjoyed it at well.

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Inking Everything Facebook Hop

Happy Monday! Today we are having a Facebook hop with the gals from Inking Everything! I wanted to share details about my card here and then encourage you to head over there and check out the rest of the amazing creations that the ladies have made.

For our hop we made a card and a coordinating project. First I want to show you my card.

With Valentine’s Day coming I thought it would be great to get a head start on the holiday! The stamp set featured is the Bloomin’ Love set and the gorgeous paper is from the coordinating stack called Love Blossoms. I used our newish whisper white card stock and it is amazing! What a sturdy base it created!

Next I created a coordinating box to hold a yummy treat!
This box is the perfect size for a little treat to give to someone special. I love how quick and easy it is to decorate for any occasion. The honeycombs are the perfect size for this project. Isn’t it just adorable!
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