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Monochromatic Foliage

Hi! I am here to share Card 6 for Craft from My Stash 2017!

 

Yesterday I created this card for a foliage swap. My first thought was fall colors, but then I decided to use a green color palette since everything here is lush and green right now. I used the current sketch from CAS(E) this sketch.

 

 

I used my Misti to line up and stamp groupings of leaves from MFT’s LJD Geometric Greenery with MFT Sour Apple, Gumdrop Green and Jellybean Green inks. I then die cut the panel with my Stitched Rectangle Stax. I stamped one leaf with Gumdrop Green ink on Gumdrop Green cardstock and then popped it up with dimensionals. The bottom layer was embossed with an old Cuttlebug folder. I finished the card off with several Pretty Pink Posh sequins.

 

I also decorated the inside!

 

 

 

Here is the sketch~

 

Have a great night!

 

Supplies ~ all MFT unless otherwise noted

Stamps: LJD Geometric Greenery

Ink: Sour Apple, Gumdrop Green, Jellybean Green

CS: Gumdrop Green, Jellybean Green, Primitive Cream

Other: LJD Geometric Greenery dienamics, SU dimensionals, Stitched Rectangle Stax, Pretty Pink Posh Marshmallow & Sparkling Clear sequins

Hay There!

Howdy!

 

Today I am sharing a card I made for a barnyard animal swap using the MFT Weekly Sketch #338. I loved the big focal point to use the barn die that’s been sitting in my stash unused for way too long! This is also Card #5 for my Craft from My Stash challenge.

 

 

I used MFT’s Birdie Brown The Whole Herd stamp set. The animals are just too cute! I cut the die cut pieces first and then stamped the images using my Misti. They were then colored with copics.

 

Here is a close up of the barn, so you can see how it embossed when it was cut. Love the little details that bring these cards to life.

 

 

The little chicken sticking out the window was something I saw online. I thought it was so cute, so I had to try it.

 

Here is the sketch~

 

 

Have a great day!

 

Supplies~ all MFT unless otherwise noted

Stamps: BB The Whole Herd

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black

CS: Electric Red, Lemon Drop, Kraft, Copic Xpress It

PP: Farm Fresh Gingham 6×6

Other: BB The Whole Herd dienamics, barn dienamics, Pretty Pink Posh Sequins, SU dimensionals

Happy Father’s Day!

Tonight I am sharing the card I made for my stepdad. It is also Card 4 for my Craft from My Stash challenge…I need to get on the ball if I plan to make my 10-15 project goal this month!

 

 

I used Nailed It from Stampin’ Up! that recently retired along with the coordinating paper, Urban Underground. I watercolored the tools using a blender pen and SU inks. The layout is from a sketch posted at TGIF Challenges a couple weeks ago.

 

Here is the inside using more stamps from the set. I managed to use 7 out of the 14 stamps in the set on this card!

 

 

Thanks for stopping by!

 

Supplies ~ all from Stampin’ Up!

Stamps: Nailed It

Ink: Delightful Dijon, Smoky Slate, Chocolate Chip, Crumb Cake, Memento Tuxedo Black

CS: Delightful Dijon, Very Vanilla

DSP: Urban Underground

Other: blender pen, linen thread, Neutrals buttons 

Goodbye Mojo Monday

Mojo Monday, one of the first sketch challenges out there, is ending it’s run with Sketch 500. I was so very sad to read the news! I have followed this site from the beginning.

 

I decided to use their last sketch for my husband’s birthday card. I have this post scheduled to go live after I give him the card lol. This is also card #3 for my Craft from My Stash challenge.

 

 

The inside sentiment is what inspired me to use this MFT Make a Wish stamp set. It’s one long line that wouldn’t fit on the block so I bent it and selective inked each part to make it go on two lines.

 

 

The front of the card was a labor of love trying to ink each candle individually as it was all one stamp! The coordinating dies cut them out individually. I stamped the panel behind the candles with MFT Balloon Strings background and the bottom panel is the MFT Happy Birthday background.

 

Here is the sketch ~

 

 

Have a great night!

 

Supplies ~ all MFT except where noted

Stamps: Make a Wish, Balloon Strings background, Happy Birthday background

Ink: Persimmon, Orange Zest, Lemon Chiffon, Daffodil, Spearmint, Blueberry

CS: Summer Splash, Smooth White

PP: Sweet Sunshine 6×6 paper pad

Other: Make a Wish dienamics, SU dimensionals, SU enamel shapes