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there's a lot of stuff here - a Stampin' Up! stamp set (slightly used), some 6x6 papers, some shimmer mist, some ribbon, some snowflake embellishments, some unmounted rubber stamps, some flower stickers, a provo craft die, decorative brads, assortment of embellishments including some of my hand crocheted snow flakes, and a set of blo pens (great for adding speckles to your background!), and a quickie glue pen. Right now I am at 310 followers. For every 3 more followers I gain until the end of this blog candy I will add another something to the prize package! I have added a package of six brass charms, a package of 12 sugar coating glitter by Doodlebug, a Viva Silver Pearl pen, and two brand new foam mounted Inky Impressions stamps to the prize package so far! When I reach 325 followers I will add this
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Hi everyone. Well I got my house cleaned, my menu planned, the grocery shopping done, and laundry done yesterday. Then I tried to make a few cards and I hated everything I tried. So, I gave up and played with Riley for a bit, fixed our dinner, and then tried it again.
I still had an unbelievably hard time creating these two cards considering how simple they really are. These two cards are for the next two Hope You Can Cling To challenges. The first one was to sew on your card or you could use a sewing image or do faux stitching AND the theme of the card had to be "grateful for friendship". Well, I actually got out my sewing machine and did some stitching on a card! I had it all finished and then I realized that I didn't stick with the theme! So it was back to the drawing board and later I finally came up with this
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The pin cushion is from Nina Brackett's Stitched With Love set, and the verse is computer generated. I colored with Copic markers. See what a simple layout this is and there's not a lot of coloring or anything - but I spent forever on this! I think once I realized my first card wasn't going to fit the challenge it threw me off my game! I'll share the card I made by mistake with you tomorrow.
The next challenge was to create a card that uses three designer papers, two embellishments, and one ribbon. Man, did I ever have a hard time finding three designer papers I liked together! This card took me hours just trying to find paper and then decide on an image!
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Two of my papers are border punched and mostly hidden. My embellishments are the prima flower with the brad, and the button tied with twine. The image is the little sister from Joni Walker's Big and Little Sisters. I cut her out and colored with Copic markers. She's on dimensionals so she stands out a bit. The sentiment is Birthday Wishes by Jess Holland and it's sponged around the edge with Close to Cocoa ink.
The only thing I have planned today is to walk Riley and then cook a few things ahead for the week, so I have plenty of time to get in my craft room and play! Hopefully I won't have as hard a time as I did yesterday! I want to see who today's featured stamper is and of course see what the new Hope You Can Cling To challenge is! I hope you find time to play today too, and thanks for looking!