Birthday, Celebration, Uncategorized

Mojo Monday #435 – It’s My Party Birthday Card

Hi Everyone!

A new week has gone and that means it’s time for another Mojo Monday sketch challenge!

Julee over at Mojo created a fun panel sketch for us to play with. You should play along too and use up some of your stash! 😉 If you haven’t played in challenges before and you’re not sure what to do, just send me an email and I’ll help you through it! They are fun and sometimes there’s even a contest to win prizes! 🙂

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I used the It’s My Party design paper stack for this card. This paper pad is such a great deal! You get 48 – 12″x 12″ sheets of design paper for $26.00. That’s only $0.54/sheet! You need this paper, it’s so cute and has some great designs! Plus there is a whole slough of It’s My Party products to coordinate with this lovely paper.

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I made this card for my awesome husband. He’ll only be 33 in a couple weeks! (wish I was still in my 30’s!) Maybe then I’d have enough energy to chase my toddlers around lol!

I used the Party with Cake clear mount stamp set for this card and the Number of Years bundle (has stamp set and framelits!). The panels of design paper are cut at 2″ x 4″. The center Mint Macaron square is 3-1/4″ x 3-1/2″. The Whisper White square is 3″ x 3-1/4″.  I also used a hint of the  clear Wink of Stella on the numbers, can you see the shimmer below? I just LOVE this stuff!

The ink pads I used for stamping:

  • Basic Black Archival
  • Melon Mambo
  • Mint Macaron
  • Crushed Curry

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Thanks for stopping by and I hope you get to do something crafty today!

Charlene 🙂

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Celebration, Uncategorized

My Stampin Up Team Color Challenge – Timeless Textures

Hi Everyone!

This is a card that I created for my upline’s bi-weekly challenge. I participate in her challenge every two weeks on our Team’s Facebook page. Being a part of this awesome group is just one of the perks of being a Demonstrator! My inspiration for this card was from Paula Dobson’s card I found on Pinterest. Pinterest is such a great, quick reference to get so many ideas for cards and projects. You can follow my Pinterest board HERE!

This is last week’s challenge as I am a bit behind posting it. I love how we have 2 weeks to work on the challenge. I just counted and I’m up to 3 challenges per week plus this one! I hope to add more but we’ll see how I do with all of these first!

For this challenge it was a color theme using Blackberry Bliss, Delightful Dijon and Mossy Meadow. This combo was sort of weird for me…I guess I was looking for some design paper to go with it! I found some in the Going Places Design Paper stack but the colors of the paper were just 2 of these and it was a swirly looking design. Cute, but I had no idea what to make. I decided to use the Timeless Textures stamps and create kind of a collage of images. I love this look! You could even do a distressed look and rough up the edges of the paper.

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I didn’t win this week but maybe with the next challenge which is a sketch challenge, actually using the Mojo Monday 433 sketch (which I already did!). Here is a close look at this card. I focused in on the Celebrate since I used the gold Wink of Stella. Love the subtle, sparkly look it adds!

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Thanks for stopping by!

And….here are the products I used for this card: