Paper Smooches “LOVE” Die, and Weekly Challenges

This week I will add these finished cards into a few challenges that I have listed below the pictures with links to the challenge. I used the Paper Smooches wafer thin “LOVE” die that is AWESOME! It cuts the word and the outline, lending to many different card possibilities. I also added some shimmery seed beads to one and shiny confetti to the other. I love the clean and simple look to these cards. Below those is another card using the MFT “Adorable Elephants” that I still can’t get enough of. I colored them with distress inks with the no-line water-coloring technique.

 

Simon Says Stamp, Wednesday Challenge

MFT Color Challenge

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Scene Card Tutorial feat. My Favorite Things “CoOl CaTS”

My Favorite Things has come out with so many adorable stamp sets in their last release. I can’t decide which are my favorite, so I may get them all… Just kidding, but take a look at another tutorial I have for you today, where we create a sweet”scene” card with the “Cool Cats” stamp set by MFT. I hope you enjoy it and get inspired to make your own.

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My Favorite Things “Adorable Elephants”

Today I had a chance to play with my favorite new stamp set! Just look at these precious elephants! This is one of those projects that just came together perfectly. I did a considerable amount of masking with no mishaps. I love this stamp set so much, I just had to use all the images. I colored them with Copic Markers and used my new die-namics die set “Stitched Speech Bubble”. I will definitely be making more cards with this set, so subscribe to my blog to see them.

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Video Tutorial, Coloring with Stabilo Watercolor Markers feat. Wild Rose Studio.

Join me in making this precious card by Wild Rose Studio titled “Bella with Presents”. I colored the image using my Stabilo watercolor markers on Bristol smooth cardstock.

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Weekly Challenge Showcase

I have decided to participate more in all the great weekly challenges online. I feel the challenges will help me get outside of my comfort zone and expand my creativity. Below is my first showcase of the projects I have created for specific challenges this week. The Challenge Links are also listed below. Come join the fun!

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My Favorite Things Weekly Sketch Challenge

My Favorite Things Weekly Color Challenge

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge

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For this card I used the “Adorable Elephants” stamp set by My Favorite Things. I also used up some of my 6×6 paper pads for the background papers. How precious is this elephant?! Thanks for joining me today, see you soon.