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Muse Challenge, Memory Box and Paper Smooches…

Pam Sparks April Showers Umbrella

Hi everybody!  yep, it’s raining here and it’s our youngest daughter’s birthday which got me to thinking about cards and the Muse Challenge that I’ve been wanting to jump in on this week!

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I love Michele’s card and was inspired by her element popped up in the corner of the rectangle.  I left my rectangle kinda big cuz I didn’t want to cut off that much of the die but I kinda wish I would’ve now.  Oops, I added a layer and forgot the sentiment was on a banner. I should’ve sent myself the picture and had it up on my phone I guess.  Can’t trust my brain! lol

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I used some dies I haven’t used very much so that was fun.

The Umbrella is from Magnolia Sweden (I don’t see it in stock in any of the US online stores, you can probably order it directly from Magnolia Sweden though)… the scallop stitched rectangle is from My Favorite Things… the rain background and stitched rectangle are Memory Box and the boots are from Paper Smooches. I stamped the boots with Evergreen Bough Distress Ink on the mini MISTI.  I stamped and cut out a mask and inked the inside of the boots with Evergreen Bough and Hickory Smoke Distress Inks.

 

The next card I made for stamp club here.  The theme was April Showers Bring May Flowers, so puddles with splashes just seemed like fun!  All the stamps and the die are from Paper Smooches. The stitched rectangle die is Memory Box.  The polka dot paper is My Favorite Things, the Lollipop and Cookie Monster layer and card-base are Taylored Expressions.

 

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and a close up … splish splash…

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It’s interesting to see the difference in the background colors of the photos.  The welcome Spring card pictures were from Friday a.m. when the sun was shining… the umbrella card was late afternoon today with no sun but plenty of light.

Both cards are A-2 size.

Thanks for looking at my Spring cards! I appreciate it!  Have a good week!

Here’s shopping links to what I used…

CAS · Christmas · copics · Doohickey's Dies · Magnolia · Tags · Tilda's Town · Winter

Magnolia, Tilda’s Town Challenge, Christmas!

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Have you seen the adorable Magnolia Doohickey die club kit #2?   So FUN!  Love it!  I will be making some more tags and using them on cards this Christmas!

The challenge at Tilda’s Town Challenges this week is Christmas, optional add a tag… well, I just made tags and they are Christmas… just a little backwards! haha

Maybe you’re like me and it’s time to do a little coloring again…well… I did color Santa’s face with Copics! hoho

We’d love to have you play in the challenges!

Each week there is a random winner, chosen by Inlinkz, for a $10 gift certificate to Tilda’s Town.com!

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Tilda’s Town is a most magical shop specializing in Magnolia Stamps. Over 1,100 stamps in stock at all times. Tilda’s Town offers FREE worldwide shipping on every order, every day. You can also save up to an additional 20% on your purchase by using one of the famous coupon codes. Shop at Tilda’s Town.com and live the magic.

I’ll link to the All I want for Christmas die club kit and the products I used below.

Joining

Addicted to CAS challenge – Tag

Crazy 4 Challenges – add a mustache

Crafting for all Seasons – tag it

Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge – anything goes

Live and Love Crafts Challenge – favorite Christmas colors

Die Cut Divas – holiday

Challenge Up Your Life – anything goes

ShowCASe Your Style – tic tac toe

Cute As a Button Challenge – Christmas/Winter

 

Thanks for stopping by and be sure to scroll down to see the video I posted yesterday with the NEW poppy dies from poppystamps!

ttul!

Dies and products I used today…

cards · copics · Doohickey's Dies · Fall · Magnolia · Masking · Perfect Layers Tools · rubber stamps

Magnolia, Tilda’s Town Challenge…

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Fall is in the Air!  I’m posting for Tilda’s Town Challenges today…Fall Fun…great colors!  Except my orange is looking more red than orange and I don’t know how to fix that in a photo! *ugh*

I stamped Tilda with Broom and masked her to have her sitting on the pumpkin.  I colored with Copic Sketch markers…
Hair – E 50’s
Skin – E000, 00, 01,11, R20
Green – YG93, 95, 97
Orange – YR12, 14, 15, 18, 27, E08
Yellow – YR20, 21, 23, 24, 27
Blue – B90’s

I cut the mats with the Perfect Layering Tools…link over there on the right… so awesome!  1/4 inch and 1/8 inch for this card.

Magnolia Grass Lace DooHickeys die…Simple Stories pattern paper.

I’m linking up to Midweek Magnolias Challenge – Autumn Colors

Click over to Tilda’s Town ChallengesHERE and enjoy the inspiration from the Design Team and enter the weekly challenge!  We’d love to have you!

Each week there is a random winner, chosen by Inlinkz, for a $10 gift certificate to Tilda’s Town.com!

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Tilda’s Town is a most magical shop specializing in Magnolia Stamps. Over 1,100 stamps in stock at all times. Tilda’s Town offers FREE worldwide shipping on every order, every day. You can also save up to an additional 20% on your purchase by using one of the famous coupon codes. Shop at Tilda’s Town.com and live the magic.

Thanks for stopping by today… I’m later than late getting this up today!  Nothing serious happening but one thing after another and here it is, late.  So where does time fly to?  I want to know so I can go get some!!! : )

cards · Distress Ink coloring · Doohickey's Dies · Magnolia · Paper Smooches · Perfect Layers Tools · rubber stamps · Tilda's Town · Watercolor

Magnolia, Tilda’s Town, Tilda!

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Use Your Stash! is the challenge this week at Tilda’s Town Challenges.  So out came a Tilda I haven’t used yet, colored with Distress Ink Markers with water on Langton Prestige Hot Press Watercolor paper and the only paper anywhere near the Milled Lavender color is this old Wild Asparagus pattern paper from My Minds Eye.   I know… in the photos the paper doesn’t looked lavender at all but IRL, it is a pretty soft lavender!!!   Imagine…. hehe

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Tilda has a little garden happenin’ here… love this sentiment from Paper Smooches!   Dies are all Magnolia Doohickeys… check ’em out @ Tilda’s Town.com!

Perfect Layers rulers 1/4 in. and 1/16 in. to frame and mat Tilda…Link and shopping discount code in my sidebar. Videos on using them…pull down the tutorial tab under the header.

Click over to Tilda’s Town ChallengesHERE and enjoy the inspiration from the Design Team and enter the weekly challenge!  We’d love to have you!  Each week there is a random winner, chosen by Inlinkz, for a $10 gift certificate to Tilda’s Town.com!

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Tilda’s Town is a most magical shop specializing in Magnolia Stamps. Over 1,100 stamps in stock at all times. Tilda’s Town offers FREE worldwide shipping on every order, every day. You can also save up to an additional 20% on your purchase by using one of the famous coupon codes. Shop at Tilda’s Town.com and live the magic.

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Linking up to Oozak Challenge – Anything Goes/sentiment

Thanks for stopping by today!  Great to have you!  Time for a weather report…it looks like rain so Tilda’s little garden is going to keep growing!

cards · copics · Doohickey's Dies · Magnolia · Martha Stewart · Perfect Layers Tools · punches · rubber stamps · Shabby Chic · Spring · Tilda's Town

Magnolia, Tilda’s Town Challenge…

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It’s a little bit fussy  and isn’t Tilda fancy!  She makes me smile on this fine Spring day!  Time for a new challenge at Tilda’s Town Challenges!  You get to pick… Fussy and Fancy OR Understated and Elegant!  Take the challenge… Understated is always easier for me so I took the challenge and went for F&F this time! hehe

I’m pretty happy with the card!  Well… I’m wondering about the ribbon but NO, don’t tell me if you don’t like it! I’ve already pulled it apart once! lol

Click over to Tilda’s Town ChallengesHERE and enjoy the inspiration from the Design Team and enter the weekly challenge!  We’d love to have you!  Each week there is a random winner, chosen by Inlinkz, for a $10 gift certificate to Tilda’s Town.com!

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Tilda’s Town is a most magical shop specializing in Magnolia Stamps. Over 1,100 stamps in stock at all times. Tilda’s Town offers FREE worldwide shipping on every order, every day. You can also save up to an additional 20% on your purchase by using one of the famous coupon codes. Shop at Tilda’s Town.com and live the magic.

Great NEWS!  The newest ‘Once Upon A Time‘ collection is in the store now!  So CUTE!

For my card today, I used Tilda in Summer Rain, in the store HERE.

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I love this Tilda… so cute!  I stamped her on Copic x-press it card with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored her with Copic Sketch markers.

Skin – E000, 00, 21 – Cheeks diluted R20 (with R00)
Hair – E50, YR31, 21, 23, E37
Dress/boots/umbrella – R20, 21, 22
Water/shadow – B0000, 000, 00

I used my Perfect Layers Tools to make the mats for the layers,  Martha Stewart border punches – birds on a line and flourish. Scroll down a couple posts for the Perfect Paper Crafts and Faber Castell blog hop…another Tilda card and you can still comment for a chance to win through today!!!

Ribbon is from May Arts… other links below… THANKS for looking!  I love hearing from you/reading your comments!  They always make my day and are very much appreciated!  Smiles and laughs… thank you!

Challenges…
Live & Love Crafts Challenges – Bingo, Pink, Two designer papers, pearls
Lovely hÄnglar or Magnolia – Butterflies
You, Me and Magnolia – Spring
Magnolia-licious – Spring
Papertake Weekly – Anything Goes

Shopping links…

cards · copics · Doohickey's Dies · Magnolia · Masking · Perfect Layers Tools · rubber stamps · Spring · Tilda's Town

Magnolia, Tilda’s Town… Think Spring!

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I created a cute little bunny scene for you today!  It’s time for this week’s Tilda’s Town Challenges post…  THINK SPRING!  It’s coming, it really is!

Click over to Tilda’s Town Challenges, HERE and enjoy the inspiration from the Design Team and enter the weekly challenge!  We’d love to have you!  Each week there is a random winner, chosen by Inlinkz, for a $10 gift certificate to Tilda’s Town.com!

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Tilda’s Town is a most magical shop specializing in Magnolia Stamps. Over 1,100 stamps in stock at all times. Tilda’s Town offers FREE worldwide shipping on every order, every day. You can also save up to an additional 20% on your purchase by using one of the famous coupon codes. Shop at Tilda’s Town.com and live the magic.

Magnolia stamps are 30% off and DooHickeys dies are 20% off right now at Tilda’s Town!  An awesome sale!

I stamped Little Bunny Tilda first on Copic X-press it card-stock with Memento Tuxedo Black ink,  masked her with Eclipse masking paper, then stamped the Spring Fence  positioning it with the stamp a ma jig, then masked the fence with Eclipse masking paper  and THEN stamped the Bunny Background over both masked images using the stamp a ma jig to postition it where I wanted it.

whew! stamping fun!  Do you know how to mask?  use the stamp a ma jig?  I have a few tutorials HERE,  HERE and HERE.

I used my Perfect Paper Layers tools to cut the mats for the image and for the pattern papers.  Link below or in the side bar!  LOVE these tools!

Copics…
skin – E0000, 000, 00, 21, 11 – cheeks diluted R20 (diluted with R00)
hair – E27
bunny and bunny body – E40, 41, 42, 43
pink – R81
green – G40, 43, YG91
tree – E35, 37, 39, 27, 29
sky – BG0000, 000
fence – E43, 44, 47, 49
egg – BG53, 57
butterfly  and daffodils – YR 20, 21, 23, 24

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Thanks for stopping by today!  I love having you over and appreciate your comments and friendship!

Here’s some Shopping links…

cards · copics · Doohickey's Dies · Magnolia · Martha Stewart · Perfect Layers Tools · rubber stamps · Spring · Tilda's Town

Magnolia…Tilda’s Town Challenges…

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How’d it get to be Friday already anyway?!!!  Happens to me every week ! haha boo!  Time for ‘Anything Seasonal’ @ Tilda’s Town Challenges and we’re thinking Spring!  Welcome!  Although, I do love snow!

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I stamped Tilda as Shepherd on Papertrey Ink card-stock with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored her with Copic Sketch Markers.  I masked her with Eclipse tape/paper and then stamped the Butterfly Background stamp.

Some old My Minds Eye double sided paper, some Magnolia DooHickeys dies , Martha Stewart Spring border punch for the word Spring and some teeny brads in the flowers.  Perfect Layers Tools to cut the mats (link in my sidebar) and stitching on the machine with heavy, Dual Duty thread.

Click over to Tilda’s Town Challenges, HERE and enjoy the inspiration from the Design Team and enter the weekly challenge!  We’d love to have you!  Each week there is a random winner, chosen by Inlinkz, for a $10 gift certificate to Tilda’s Town.com!

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Tilda’s Town is a most magical shop specializing in Magnolia Stamps. Over 1,100 stamps in stock at all times. Tilda’s Town offers FREE worldwide shipping on every order, every day. You can also save up to an additional 20% on your purchase by using one of the famous coupon codes. Shop at Tilda’s Town.com and live the magic.

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Challenges I’m linking to….

Midweek Magnolias – Lots of Layers

Stamp and Create With Magnolia – Spring themed image with some pastel on your project

Simply Magnolia – Anything Goes

Inky Chicks – Use a Magnolia image

My Tilda card was in the favorites thread at SCS this week!  Just makes me smile!  Thank you Loll!

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I think it’s supposed to be really nice here today…snow will be melting…Spring is on the way!  Have a nice weekend everybody!   It’s stamp club afternoon…we’re going to play with Twinkling H2O’s!   Thanks for stopping by!  ttul!