Star Bright – Color Dare 249

 

Happy Friday and welcome to another week of the Color My Heart Color Dare.  This week we are featuring  the colors: Cashmere, Glacier, Lagoon, Sapphire and Whisper and White Daisy.

I’ve been making little cards all week, they are fun to have on hand to stick in a customers order, attach to a gift or hide in a computer bag as a surprise.  I started with just a plain Sapphire star, but it seemed lackluster so I embossed it with the zig-zag embossing folder.

OK, now it’s YOUR turn!  The full details on how to join the fun is in the sidebar of our homepage.  Each color dare is open until 9:00 CDT on Thursday!

 

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I appreciate you taking a minute and leaving me a comment telling me what size card is your favorite to make.

Have a great weekend.

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A Little Inspiration 

I’m gearing up for the annual Close to My Heart convention and am getting so excited.  We always have a big team meeting the night before and pick up hints and tips from our team members and leaders.  This year we were asked to create 3X4 PML style cards.  A flat card that can be added to a layout or card that we will swap at our meeting.

I agonized over my card.  I wanted something that would wow, but not be too difficult to put together as it’s suggested we bring 25-100.

While on Instagram I found this amazing card by Rachel Stribling a sister consultant from Australia.  I knew immediately that I was going to re-create it for my swap card.

The blue and white stripe is from the No Worries paper pack and the flower and vine is Key F of the Artiste Cricut cartridge.

I can’t wait to show you what I swap in return.  Thanks for sharing a little piece of your morning with me.

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Hello Foxy – Color Dare #248

Happy Friday and welcome to another week of the Color My Heart Color Dare.  This week we are featuring  the colors: Desert Sand, Glacier, New England Ivy, Sapphire & White Daisy

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I warned you that Hello Foxy was my favorite Stamp of the Month from the Seasonal Expressions and I wanted to find a way to use these three little foxes all together.  When I saw this 3X6 card layout I immediately thought of a photo booth.  So I inked up each of the foxes and colored with my Shin Han Markers.  The basket-weave B&T is from the No Worries Paper packet and the ribbon is from the Enchantment Ribbon pack which is on the retiring list so make sure you get some ordered today.

OK, now it’s YOUR turn!  The full details on how to join the fun is in the sidebar of our homepage.  Each color dare is open until 9:00 CDT on Thursday!

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While at the homepage – check out what the other design team members have created and leave them a little love (comments make our day)!  If you’re excited about the Color Dare and think that you might be interested in joining our DT check out this post here.  It truly has been a super fun experience and I’ve made some terrific friends.

Thanks for stopping by.  Hope you have a great weekend!

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An Adventure – Color Dare #247

Happy Friday and welcome to another week of the Color My Heart Color Dare.  This week we are featuring  the colors:  Fern, Pomegranate, Whisper, Slate, Black, White & Silver

This barn-wood B&T paper in the No Worries paper packet was a heart stopper for me.  Other than the line of starfish which is a ZIP strip from the same paper packet there isn’t much “beachy” about this card either.  I stamped the sentiment in Fern ink and cut it with the matching thin cuts die and popped it up with a little 3D foam tape.  I embellished my card by adding a piece of Whisper Thick Twine right along the top of the zip strip and added a few silver sequins.  The inside is stamped “congratulations on your retirement”.

OK, now it’s YOUR turn!  The full details on how to join the fun is in the sidebar of our homepage.  Each color dare is open until 9:00 CDT on Thursday!

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While at the homepage – check out what the other design team members have created and leave them a little love (comments make our day)!

What do you think of the Color Dare?  Do you ever take inspiration from the challenge colors?  Leave me a comment and let me know what you think!  Thanks so much for stopping by!

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No Worries – Hi

I love making little cards to tuck into a spot to be found and bring a smile to someone’s face.  This little 2.5 X 3.5 gem lacks any beach feel, but was made using the No Worries paper packet.

The circles for the HI were cut using the new Circle Thin Cuts…pretty easy way to make a mat by just grabbing two stepped sizes.  That cute flower and HI! sentiment are both from the June Stamp of the Month Hello Foxy.  This is probably my favorite Stamp of the Month from this Seasonal Expression and what a great deal at $5 US with a qualifying order.

What is your favorite way to use small cards?  I’d love it if took a minute to leave me a comment.  Thanks for stopping by!

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