Saturday, April 22, 2017

Crazy 4 Challenges - Tea Day

The other day was Tea Day so the Crazy 4 Challenges team are celebrating with coffee or tea themed cards.  I chose to use Karen Burniston's Cup Pop Stand along with Paris Edges and Labels & Circles.  I stamped the sentiment from Coffee & Tea Clear Stamps onto the stitched circle.  I die cut two cups and cut out the center so the solid card stock would show.  I added a few Glitter Lines....I mean who doesn't like glitter right?
I used the pop stand portion on the inside of my card and added another cup.  I used Paris Edges to create the white panels.  I hand cut around the little rectangle tabs so I could attach the cups.
Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Saturday, April 15, 2017

Crazy 4 Challenges - Sketch

It's the third Saturday of the month and that means it's sketch time with Crazy 4 Challenges.  I thought the Stampin' Up! stamp set called Vertical Greetings was perfect for this sketch.  I stamped the potted trees using Stampin' Write Markers to get the multiple colors.  For the sentiment (Suite Sentiments), I used black, Dapper Denim, and Pacific Point Classic Ink.  
The card base and the glitter paper was gifted to me - thanks very much Carol.  Oh how I love glitter paper 😍.  I am also noticing that my rectangles are crooked....oops.

Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Karen Burniston Challenge

It's time for our friendly Karen Burniston challenge!  This month our theme is "Flowers, Butterflies, and Spring".  I was gifted some gorgeous patterned paper by one very special lady and when I saw this purple glitter paper I was overjoyed!  I immediately thought to make them into purple sparkly butterflies for this challenge!
I kept the front simple and let my sentiment and sparkly butterflies take center stage.  The sentiment is from Karen Burniston's Occasions Clear Stamp Set and it's stamped onto a Labels & Circles die cut.
 For the inside, I used Anita Frames and some more sparkly butterflies.  The butterflies are from Butterfly Accessories and they cut through the thick glitter paper easily.What's great about the Anita Frames die set is that it comes with lots of coordinating dies that makes decorating your card very easy.
Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Saturday, April 8, 2017

Crazy 4 Challenges - Zoo Lovers Day

It's time for the Crazy 4 Challenges Zoo Lovers Day challenge!  The team is to feature animals (wild or not) on our cards.  I chose to use this opportunity to make a birthday card for my neighbor who happens to be a cat lover.
 I decided to use this leopard print paper for Whiskers the Cat.....meow.  I stamped the sentiment onto a Labels & Circles die cut and have Whiskers peeking out from the label.  I added Glitter Dots to her collar and one for the mouse eye too.  
I used Lucy Label for the pop up on the inside of my card.  I added another Whiskers to the little top bump, a sentiment, and some glitter washi tape finish off this purrrfect card.


Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Saturday, April 1, 2017

Crazy 4 Challenges - Rainbow Day

It is Find a Rainbow Day on April 3rd - so Crazy 4 Challenges team members will be making rainbow cards this week.  We can put a rainbow image on our cards or just a card with multiple colors.
I used Irresistibly Floral DSP as the focal image of my card.  To get the "Rainbow", I used Stampin' Write Markers in the colors of the rainbow to color in the flowers.  After coloring the flowers, I sponged Sweet Sugarplum ink all over to make all the embossed flowers really pop.   I adhered an untouched strip of the Irresistbly Floral DSP under the sentiment to make it stand out more. I die cut the sentiment from black and purple to create a shadow. 


Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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