Saturday, September 24, 2022

Thinking of You Card with Try Stampin' on Tuesday Sketch #573

I found this pretty stamped floral bouquet in a box of extra stamped pieces and decided to put it to good use following the Try Stampin' on Tuesday #573 sketch.  The background colors are Close to my Heart Hollyhock, Sage and Ballerina.  The flowers from Cherishing Her (February 2020 Stamp of the Month) and sentiment were black embossed and colored with Sage, Wisteria, Red and Mulberry Shimmer Brushes.


Here is the fabulous sketch that inspired my card layout:


I’m also entering this card into the following challenges:

     Colour Crazy Challenges--Anything Goes with Coloring

     Creative Fingers--Anything Goes

     Paper Funday #45--Anything Goes with option of Thinking            of You

 

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful week filled with fun and creativity!

:) Marie

 

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Thinking of You Card with Atlantic Hearts Sketch #491

 Welcome back to another Atlantic HeartsSketch Challenge blog post!  This week our sketch features a rectangular panel over two stripes with 2 circular elements and small embellishments.  My card was made with Sweet Girl paper (retired Close to My Heart), Blue Belle Ink, New England Ivy CS, Sapphire CS, Blue Belle CS and Sunset CS. The butterfly is from Chelsea Gardens Cardmaking Set stamped over a floral envelope liner.  The sentiment is from Wordfetti.



 

Here is our fabulous sketch that inspired my card layout and for you to try.  Our challenge is open until Sunday evening, September 25 and you can link up your project here.  We look forward to visiting your blogs and leaving some bloggy comment love. Please stop by our blog on Wednesday to see what the rest of the talented Design Team has to inspire you.


I’m also entering this card into the following challenges:

     Stamping Sensations--Feminine

     Crafty Calendar Challenge--Anything Goes

     Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday--Anything Goes 

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful week filled with fun and creativity!

:) Marie

 

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Masculine Get Well Card with Atlantic Hearts Sketch #490

 Welcome back to another Atlantic HeartsSketch Challenge blog post!  This week our sketch features a matted focal square on the top half of a vertical card layout with 3 embellishments.  I made this card for an uncle who is in a rehab facility.  My card uses paper from an older Close to my Heart paper pack called "Seas the Day" and retired stamp set called "Get Well Soon".  I used star punches to create the embellishments with Sapphire Card Stock and Holographic Foil Card Stock.


Here is our fabulous sketch that inspired my card layout and for you to try.  Our challenge is open until Sunday evening, September 18 and you can link up your project here.  We look forward to visiting your blogs and leaving some bloggy comment love. Please stop by our blog on Wednesday to see what the rest of the talented Design Team has to inspire you.



I’m also entering this card into the following challenges:

      Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Challenge--Anything                    Goes with Patterned Paper

      Sweet Stampers #72--Add a Sentiment

      Simon Says Wednesday--Stamp it

      

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful week filled with fun and creativity!

:) Marie

 

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Monday, September 12, 2022

Masculine Golf Card with Freshly Made Sketch #552

 Here is a quick thank you card I made using Freshly Made Sketch #552.  


The background paper is from a Close to My Heart Mix-in Paper from January-February.  The black embossed stamped images are from My Hole in  One.  The grass paper is from Recollections.

This is the fabulous sketch that inspired my card layout:

I’m also entering this card into the following challenges:

      Dream Valley Challenges #277--Wet or Dry Embossing

     Simon Says Stamp--Stamp it!

      Cardz 4 Guys #304--Sports and/or Hobbies

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful week filled with fun and creativity!

:) Marie

 

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Congratulations Baby Girl Card with Atlantic Hearts Sketch #489

Welcome back to another Atlantic HeartsSketch Challenge blog post!  This week our sketch features a 6 paneled background layer with a square focal layer over it.  I opted to make a baby girl card using Oh My Happy Paper, Raspberry Ink and Nursery Days Stamp Set.  The onesie was also embossed with Versamark Ink and Polysparkle Tinsel Embossing Powder.  The faux stitching was done with a ruler and a Bright Pink Tri-Blend Marker.


Here is our fabulous sketch that inspired my card layout and for you to try.  Our challenge is open until Sunday evening, September 11 and you can link up your project here.  We look forward to visiting your blogs and leaving some bloggy comment love. Please stop by our blog on Wednesday to see what the rest of the talented Design Team has to inspire you.



I’m also entering this card into the following challenges:

     Crafting Happiness Challenge #131--Add a Sentiment

     Simon Says Monday--Stamp it

     Stamping Sensations--Feminine

     We Love Stamping--Anything Goes with Stamping as Focal                    Image

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful week filled with fun and creativity!

:) Marie

 

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Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Numbered Birthday Card with Atlantic Hearts Sketch #488

 Welcome back to another Atlantic HeartsSketch Challenge blog post!  This week our sketch features a side strip with overlapping panel with a sentiment and 2 elements.  My two elements are numbers that go along with the birthday sentiment.  (The label frame was cut from Art Philosophy cartridge and found in a baggie full of unused cuts.)  The stamped numerals are from a very old Close to my Heart set called "Friendship Alphabet" and Polysparkle Tinsel Embossing Powder was applied.  

 

Here is our fabulous sketch that inspired my card layout and for you to try.  Our challenge is open until Sunday evening, September 4 and you can link up your project here.  We look forward to visiting your blogs and leaving some bloggy comment love. Please stop by our blog on Wednesday to see what the rest of the talented Design Team has to inspire you.



I’m also entering this card into the following challenges:

      Seize the Birthday --Sketch Option

       AAA Birthday #40--Anything Birthday Goes

       International Art and Soul #141--Birthdays

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful week filled with fun and creativity!

:) Marie

 

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Monday, August 29, 2022

Numbered Birthday Card with Freshly Made Sketch #550

My twin nieces turn 21 today so I had to get busy making birthday cards.  One sister loves the color purple which inspired the color choice for this card.


Older Close to my Heart products used:

     Adventure Fundamentals Paper

     Gypsy Card Stock

     Purple Pansy B & T Paper

     Scalloped Circle Thin Cut Die

     Friendship Alphabet Stamp

     Silver Glitter Paper

     Polysparkle Tinsel Embossing Powder

     Gypsy Pigment Ink

Also used:  Happy Birthday Embossing Folder by Cuttlebug

Here is the fabulous Freshly Made Sketch that inspired my card layout:

  


I’m also entering this card into the following challenges:

      AAA Birthday Challenge #40--Anything Birthday Goes

      International Art and Soul #141--Birthdays

      Through the Purple Haze #195--Birthday     

 

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful week filled with fun and creativity!

:) Marie

 

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Friday, August 26, 2022

Medicare Birthday Card with Tuesday Morning Sketch #673

 It's a milestone birthday for my brother-in-law which inspired my card.  I took out my Cricut machine to create the sentiment and ovals.  The background paper is retired from Close to My Heart called "Dreamin".  The gold shine is holographic gold poster board and the silver shine is Silver Glitter Paper.  The font is Rialto.


Here is the fabulous sketch I followed from Tuesday Morning Sketches:

I didn't want to waste the negative silver glitter piece so I created another card to honor my friends who have the same birthday (and they are married to each other!)

Which card do you like better?

I'm also entering these cards into the following challenges:

     Beyond the Blue #68--Mixed Sentiments

     Creative Knockouts #467--Funny/Humorous

      Through the Purple Haze #195--Birthday

      Seize the Birthday #245--Birthday optional sketch

      Simon Says Stamp Wednesday--Shimmer and Shine

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful week filled with fun and creativity!

:) Marie


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Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Blossom Anniversary Card with Atlantic Hearts Sketch #466

 Welcome back to another Atlantic HeartsSketch Challenge blog post!  This week our sketch features a patterned background with rectangular mat, a vertical mat, a circular element and two "hanging" elements.  My card features Lagoon Card Stock,  Blossom paper, a Mix--In paper, some sequins, a greeting from Say it All, Sunset pigment ink, Polysparkle Tinsel Embossing Powder and gold thread.



Here is our fabulous sketch that inspired my card layout and for you to try.  Our challenge is open until Sunday evening, August 28 and you can link up your project here.  We look forward to visiting your blogs and leaving some bloggy comment love. Please stop by our blog on Wednesday to see what the rest of the talented Design Team has to inspire you.



I’m also entering this card into the following challenges:

      Paper Minutes #758--Die Cuts

       Creative Knockouts #466--Anything Goes

       Lil Red Wag0n #667--Embellish It!

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful week filled with fun and creativity!

:) Marie

 

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Monday, August 8, 2022

Garden Tag Birthday Card with Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #485

 Welcome back to another Atlantic HeartsSketch Challenge blog post!  This week our sketch features three vertical panels with an embellished tag and sentiment.  My card features an older CTMH Garden Tags stamp with new patterned paper from Celebrating You paper pack.  The sentiment is from a Simon Says Stamp set called Happiest Wishes.

 

Here is our fabulous sketch that inspired my card layout and for you to try.  Our challenge is open until Sunday evening, August 14 and you can link up your project here.  We look forward to visiting your blogs and leaving some bloggy comment love. Please stop by our blog on Wednesday to see what the rest of the talented Design Team has to inspire you.


I’m also entering this card into the following challenges:

     AAA Birthday #40--Anything Birthday Goes

     Country View Challenges August 2022--Happy Birthday

     The Paper Players #603--Birthday Theme

     Seize the Birthday #244--Option--no stamping

   

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful week filled with fun and creativity!

:) Marie

 

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Monday, August 1, 2022

Golf Themed Thank You Cards With Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #484

 Welcome back to another Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge blog post!  This week our sketch features a central horizontal panel with slim trim on the bottom.  I loved the sketch so much that I made two cards with different colored foil tape trim.  The products are retired Close to My Heart Tee Time and Lucky Paper with Happiness Lives Here Cardmaking Stamps  and Pacifica Pigment Ink and Clear Embossing Powder.


Here is our fabulous sketch that inspired my card layout and for you to try.  Our challenge is open until Sunday evening, August 7 and you can link up your project here.  We look forward to visiting your blogs and leaving some bloggy comment love. Please stop by our blog on Wednesday to see what the rest of the talented Design Team has to inspire you.


I’m also entering this card into the following challenges:

     Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Challenge--Anything                     Goes with Patterned Paper

      Love to Craft #69--Anything Goes

      Stamps Plus Fun =Creativity--Monochrome

      Heart 2 Heart--Technique--Stamping

 

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful week filled with fun and creativity!

:) Marie

 

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Monday, July 25, 2022

New Baby Boy Congratulations Card with Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #483

Welcome back to another Atlantic HeartsSketch Challenge blog post!  This week our sketch features a focal image over 3 banners over a square element with a sentiment at a diagonal angle with a ribbon bow.  My card was made to welcome a baby boy so I used a blue onesie from Close to my Heart's Nursery Days stamped in Bluebird Ink.  The Congrats sentiment is from Sweet Baby.  The papers are from a very old set from "Zoophabet 2 by Cathy Heck".

 


Here is our fabulous sketch that inspired my card layout and for you to try.  Our challenge is open until Sunday evening, July 31 and you can link up your project here.  We look forward to visiting your blogs and leaving some bloggy comment love. Please stop by our blog on Wednesday to see what the rest of the talented Design Team has to inspire you.



I’m also entering this card into the following challenges:

     International Art and Soul #138--Masculine

     Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Challenge--Anything                        Goes  

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful week filled with fun and creativity!

:) Marie

 

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Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Green Foiled Father's Day Card with Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #482

 Welcome back to another Atlantic HeartsSketch Challenge blog post!  This week our sketch features 2 centered elements over a horizontal band and some patterned background paper.  My card uses a frog from a stamping up set, Minc paper foiled in green, Stitched Rectangle Frame cut from Metallic Green paper. The Father's Day greeting was gold embossed.


Here is our fabulous sketch that inspired my card layout and for you to try.  Our challenge is open until Sunday evening, July 24 and you can link up your project here.  We look forward to visiting your blogs and leaving some bloggy comment love. Please stop by our blog on Wednesday to see what the rest of the talented Design Team has to inspire you.


Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful week filled with fun and creativity!

:) Marie

 

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Sunday, July 17, 2022

Baby Card with Freshly Made Sketch #544

Here is my latest baby girl card with Freshly Made Sketch #544.  Older Close to my Heart products were used--For Baby (very old wood stamp) which was black embossed,  Whimsy Fundamentals patterned paper, Pixie Card Stock and Mink Card Stock.  Moon Dust Stickles Glitter Gel was applied to the moon and stars for that extra shine.  Baby Pink and Summer Cloud Blue markers were used to color in the focal image.


This is the fabulous Freshly Made sketch that inspired my card layout:


I'm also entering this card into the following challenges:
      Beyond the Blue #66--Heat Embossing
      Creative Knockouts #461--Celebrations

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful week filled with fun and creativity!

:) Marie 

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Monday, July 11, 2022

Postcard Perfect Birthday Card with Atlantic Hearts Sketch #481

 Welcome back to another Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge blog post!  This week our sketch features a central panel with circular element and shorter tabs on top and bottom. The pretty patterned paper on my card is from CTMH retired "Postcard Perfect", Sunset Ink, Polysparkle Tinsel Embossing Powder, Tags and Tabs Thin Cut, Finding the Words "Happy", With All My Love "Birthday".  The circular frame is from Stampin' Up's Starry Scribbles dies and the orange metallic foil paper is from DCWV.

 

Here is our fabulous sketch that inspired my card layout and for you to try.  Our challenge is open until Sunday evening, July 17 and you can link up your project here.  We look forward to visiting your blogs and leaving some bloggy comment love. Please stop by our blog on Wednesday to see what the rest of the talented Design Team has to inspire you.



I’m also entering this card into the following challenges:

     Seize the Birthday #242--Metallic

     Creative Fingers #235--Anything Goes

     Inspiration Station #33--Celebrate! (I'm inspired by the                     birthday candles so I made a birthday card)

 

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a wonderful week filled with fun and creativity!

:) Marie

 

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