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Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Guest…

I’m so excited to be posting with the gals at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge for the month of March!  Each week a different company is featured and a theme to challenge us!  I hope you will join us!

Here’s my card for this first week…featuring Polkadoodles and the theme, Something Feminine!

I fell in love with the images from this company and had to buy three. ❤ (the snowmen are adorable!) Links below…

This one is soooo cute!  Winnie – A Pile of Gifts.

I stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black ink on Copic friendly coloring paper, colored with Copic Sketch Markers and cut it out.

Skin – I started with a layer of YR000, then E000, 00, 01, 02 and 11.

Cheeks – R20, then R30 and 32 and back around the edges lightly with R20.

Hair – E31, 34, 35, 39.

Pink Dress – R00, R81, 83.

Party Hat and Bow – B60’s.

Puppy – E42, 43, 44, 47.

The background is on Mixed Media card, die cut with Memory Box Wrapped Stitch Rectangles and ink blended Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide ink and Tim Holtz water bottle water drops.

A little scrap of MFT’s Black and White Stripes 6×6 paper pack.  An A2 size card!  ❤

The lovely folks over at Simon Says Stamp are generously giving away a FABULOUS $50 voucher to shop at the  Simon Says Stamp Store! All you have to do is take out your crafty supplies, make something following this week’s prompt, and add a link in the Inlinkz at the bottom of the challenge blog post! You can join 5 times so you could have 5 chances to win! How AWESOME is that!! All winners are chosen randomly, so everyone has an equal chance to win! Woo Hoo!! Good Luck to everyone!


Thank you for clicking to my blog today! I hope she made you smile and inspired you to color and get some cards made!

Products I used on my card from Simon Says Stamp…


Polkadoodles A PILE OF GIFTS Winnie…
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Memory Box Clear Stamps BEST LIFE…
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My Favorite Things BLACK AND WHITE…
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Copic Marker
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
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Tim Holtz DISTRESS SPRAYER Ranger 4…
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Lawn Fawn STAMP SHAMMY Cleaner LF1045
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All Occasion · cards · CAS · copics · Die Piecing · Reverse Confetti · Thinking of You · Wreath Building

Wreath Building, You’ve Been On My Mind Card…

Hi everyone! Today is my last post as a ‘fetti friend for Reverse Confetti.  It’s been fun creating with their January release for two months! I hope you’ve enjoyed it. ❤

I decided to use the new Butterfly Wreath stamp and dies set but just the three smaller images to make a wreath using the wreath builder technique and the MISTI.

I love the simplicity of it and that the message is what you see first. It’s not always possible to be with people in person but if you’re like me, we are thinking of them!

I stamped in green ink but just die cut the three little floral images and butterfly. I colored in the flowers and butterfly with Copic Sketch Markers.

For the card base, I ran the new Stitched Scallops cover plate die through the Big Shot with the embossing set up instead of die cutting it.  I really like the soft feel of this look for this card and message.

My other cards I made with these sets and dies are HERE and HERE.

So glad to have you visit today!  Thank you so much for stopping by! ❤

Reverse Confetti BUTTERFLY WREATH…
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Reverse Confetti Cuts BUTTERFLY…
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MISTI Stamping Tool – The Most…
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Copic Sketch Markers
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W-023 Spellbinders WIZARD TAN…
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All Occasion · ATC's · copics · LOVE · Reverse Confetti · Thinking of You

Reverse Confetti Challenge, ‘fetti friend post…

A fun challenge opportunity to share with you today!  Another post from me as a ‘fetti friend for Reverse Confetti stamps this month.

The challenge this month is Encouragement or Congratulations… I went with encouragement and made 6 ATC’s for our 6 granddaughters.

I paired up this adorable whimsical lion from Flower For a Friend stamp and confetti cuts sets with the new pattern paper pad Sweet As Sugar and All The Love stamp and confetti cuts sets.

Take up the challenge and play along with us this month!  Thank you for stopping by!

Reverse Confetti FLOWERS FOR A FRIEND…
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Reverse Confetti Cuts FLOWERS FOR A…
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Reverse Confetti ALL THE LOVE Clear…
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Reverse Confetti Cuts ALL THE LOVE Dies
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Reverse Confetti 6×6 Paper Pad SWEET…
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Copic Marker
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Die Piecing · Memory Box · Poppystamps · Shopping · Starlitstudio

CAS card and Clearance SALE @ Startlitstudio!

Happy day after Valentines Day to you!  Hope you enjoyed some sunshine like we did here!

Here’s a quick card I made yesterday morning before our area stamp club in the afternoon. Just a phone picture but I decided to go ahead and post it because I really like it! lol  And I’m grateful for my friends here and wanted to share that too! 😀

Then I checked email and saw that Cindy @ has added a lot to her clearance section!  Hurry and check it out!

Here’s some cards with dies that are part of the clearance…


p.s. dies used for my CAS card are HERE

Blog Hop · Reverse Confetti

Reverse Confetti ‘fetti friend February Blog Hop…

YAY You!  I’m back today to share another card as a ‘fetti friend for Reverse Confetti this month.

Here’s the list of cardmakers participating in the hop…

Reverse Confetti Blog

Amy Kolling

Tricia Barber

Lisa Henke

Heather Hoffman

Amy Tsuruta

Kathy Schweinfurth

Jeanne Jachna

Deanne Kuntz

Michele Ferguson

Olga Moss

Olga Matyushevskaya 

Ali Farmer

Pam Sparks  (me)

What a sweet little mouse and elephant duo!  I struggled today…not feeling the greatest but coloring and keeping this simple makes me smile anyway! The name of the set is so fitting!  ‘Cheerful Pals’!

I used the new Confetti Cuts Hearts Dies and So Very Lovely sentiment stamp set.

Thanks for stopping by today!  Be sure to check out the posts by the other designers and happy crafty day!

Here’s what I used to make this card…

Reverse Confetti CHEERFUL PALS Clear…
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Reverse Confetti Cuts HEARTS Dies
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All Occasion · cards · CAS · Die Piecing · LOVE · Thinking of You · Valentine

Memory Box Gloriosa Butterfly Duo and Jovial Wreath, Leafy Heart CAS Cards…

Thinking of you and thanks for your friendship!  You are all wonderful blog, cardmaking friends!  I always love hearing from you.  We’re in the throws of making valentines here. Grandkids and I…having too much fun! ❤

Two CAS cards today… diecutting, a little bit of stamping, glue and staples! I’ll link up below for what I used.

The NEW Gloriosa Butterfly Duo Outlines and Background dies… Jovial Wreath and sentiments from the new Floral Heart Bouquet clear stamp set.  Toffee cardstock from Taylored Expressions.

The next card, a CAS Valentine….

The new Memory Box Leafy Heart and Double Stitch Loving Heart Cut Out dies, sentiment from the new Memory Box Big and Little Valentines clear stamp set.

This was truly a clean and simple card… I did mount the outside die and leafy heart with thin Mounting Squares that I trimmed down to smaller pieces.


Linking to some challenges…

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – With Love

Cuttlebug Mania – With All My Heart

Double D Challenges – Hearts

Thank you for choosing my card as a winner ladies!

Double D Challenge Winner

Thanks so much for stopping by today…we are having so much fun with THIS washi tape!  It’s perforated like postage stamps!

Here’s what I used to make these two cards… have fun making v’tines! ❤

Memory Box – 94383 Gloriosa Butterfly…
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Memory Box – 94387 Gloriosa Butterfly…
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Memory Box – 94305 Jovial Wreath…
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Memory Box – CL5250 Friendship Floral…
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Memory Box LEAFY HEART Craft Die 94377
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Memory Box – 94359 Double Stitch…
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Memory Box – CL5252 Big and Little…
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Tim Holtz – Idea-ology – Tiny…
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Scrapbook Adhesives THIN 3D 217 WHITE…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
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TE Premium Cardstock
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