Saturday, September 22, 2018

Crazy 4 Challenges - Birthday Card with Numbers

It's time for a birthday challenge with Crazy 4 Challenges.  I've challenged the team to make a birthday card and put numbers on it.  I admit that I have an ulterior motive for setting this challenge - it's my son Jake turns 12 next week!
So I set forth to search my stash for pattern paper with numbers and got busy creating.  He can climb trees like nobody's business and I used to say he can climb like a monkey.....hence the monkey stamp.

I used Karen Burniston's Katherine Label Pop Up to animate another monkey and the sentiment.  I also added another strip of the numbered patterned paper and made the "12" stand out by adding a star as I did on the front.
When the card opens fully, the sentiment panel and monkey move up to the top of the card!  It's so much fun and I love the up-side-down monkey with the googley eyes.
Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Katherine Label Pop Up

Word Set 2 - Birthday

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Crazy 4 Challenges - Sketch

It's the third Saturday of the month and that means it's a sketch challenge with Crazy 4 Challenges.  I chose the artistic freedom to swap the circle for a square LOL.  I stamped the trio of flowers using the Petal Palette stamp set from Stampin' Up!













Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Stamps- Petal Palette


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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Karen Burniston's Paper Pros - Spots

The Paper Pros are seeing spots!  The team was challenged to make a card using spots since they work so well on cards.  I found this glittered spotty pattern paper in my stash.....and I was off creating my spotty card!
I wanted to make a sweet kitty card, so I pulled out Karen Burniston's Cat and Dog die set.  My kitty is ready to celebrate with her party hat and present using the Birthday Charms die set.  I stamped a sentiment from my stash onto a Katherine Label.
For the inside I made a cupcake filled tree using the Tree Pop Up and the Birthday Charms die set.  I used Word Set 2 for the sentiment and adhered it following the curve of the paper that was cut using Nature Edges.
Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Tree Pop Up

Katherine Label Pop Up

Nature Edges

Cat and Dog

Word Set 2 - Birthday

Birthday Charms

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Crazy 4 Challenges - Grandparents Day

Welcome back to my second week of hosting the Crazy 4 Challenges team!  It's grandparents day this month, so I challenged the team to make a card to show someone you love them or to show appreciation for what they do for you.  I know that my son is truly blessed to have such wonderful grandparents.
I used the interactive stamp and Thinlit set called You Move Me.  When you pull up on the center piece, the hummingbird appears to be fluttering!
Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Stamps- You Move Me
Dies- Move Me Thinlits


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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Stamp Camp

I will be teaching how to make these cards at my Pompano Beach stamp camp on Saturday September 15th at 10am.  Please email or comment for more information on attending.
Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Stamps- You Move Me, Petal Palette, Five for All



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Saturday, September 1, 2018

Crazy 4 Challenges - Technique

I am hosting the Crazy 4 Challenges this month!  I set the challenge to make a card using any technique.  I thought I would try out the Bokeh technique as a masculine card.
Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Stamps- Five for All
Other- Brusho



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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Tin Tile Dynamic Embossing Folder

I just had to try out the new Tin Tile Dynamic Embossing Folder in the new Holiday catalog from Stampin' Up!.  The samples that are in the catalog look just like real tin.  
I embossed a piece brushed gold cardstock with the Tin Tile EF and then dragged black Memento across the top of the raised areas.  I think this card is perfect for a man or a woman - and that's great because you get more bang for your buck with this folder.
I also used the Tailored Tag Punch for my sentiment. I swiped the punched piece with my embossing buddy, stamped the Accented Blooms stamp using Encore gold.  I covered my piece with gold embossing powder and then heat set.


Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Stamps - Accented Blooms
Other - Tailored Tag Punch and Tin Tile Dynamic Embossing Folder

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Saturday, August 25, 2018

Crazy 4 Challenges - Masculine

It's a masculine challenge this week with Crazy 4 Challenges.   I don't know about you but I do find masculine cards more tricky to make.  I chose to use this "Dog Walker" stamp from Riley & Co.  I stamped the image onto Whisper White and colored it in using alcohol markers.  I placed the stitched rectangle die back over the piece of paper and sponged some ink.
Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Stamps -Dog Walker from Riley & Co.
Other - alcohol markers


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Word Set 2

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Crazy 4 Challenges - Sketch

It's the third Saturday of the month and that means it's a sketch challenge with Crazy 4 Challenges. I used the Floral Frames Bundle from Stampin' Up! to create this "Hello" card.  I stamped the image onto a piece of Whisper White and fussy cut it out.  I stamped and colored the flowers using Blendabilities and then used the Framelit to die cut them.  I also die cut a few leaves for added interest.
Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Stamps - Floral Frames Bundle
Other - Blendabilites


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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Karen Burniston's Paper Pros - Anything Goes

It's a theme of "Anything Goes" with the Paper Pros this month.  I chose to use the Flower Pot Pop Up for my BFF's birthday card.  It's got a cutie dog to look like her Graycie and lots of flowers....because most girls would love flowers on their birthday.
 Graycie, Heidi's dog BFF, is sporting a party hat thanks to the Birthday Charms die set.  I stamped the sentiment onto a Katherine Label.  The card base is 5 1/2 square.
 Here's a view whilst opening the card.  I die cut lots of leaves and flowers.....ok and some bones too!
 Here's a view of the card fully open.  The bright flowers are so pretty and are easily adhered to the inside of the pot.  I die cut the pot to be higher on my card so I'd have lots of room to sign the card.  
Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Flower Pot Pop Up

Katherine Label

Cat and Dog

Birthday Charms

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Crazy 4 Challenges - Bugs

This week the Crazy 4 Challenges team are "Bugged" out!  Anja de Regt loves summer.  With summer time the bugs come too, the annoying ones and the beautiful ones.  For this challenge, put a bug on your card or project.  I chose these pretty butterfly peel-off stickers from Elizabeth Craft Designs.
I applied them to this very holographic paper I found in my stash, cut them out and then adhered them to my card base.  I then cut around the butterflies so you can see the darker purple card stock on the inside of my card.  I must admit it was tricky cutting these out due to the paper being SO holographic! LOL

Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Peel off sticker from Elizabeth Craft Designs.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Stamp Camp

I will be teaching how to make these cards at my Pompano Beach stamp camp on Saturday August 18th.  Please email me for more information on attending.
Happy Stampin', 
Raquel



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Saturday, August 4, 2018

Crazy 4 Challenges - Mountain Climbing Day

In honor of national mountain climbing day, the Crazy 4 Challenges members are putting mountains on our cards.  I kinda cheated in the fact that mine are more like a little rolling hill.  LOL
I used the Foliage Frames Framelits and Starburst punch as a backdrop of the cute hedgehog from Karen Burnison's Winter Animals die set.  I stamped the sentiment from Stampin' Up!'s Hedgehugs stamp set.

Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Stamps- Hedgehugs
Dies- Foliage Frame Framelits
Other- Starburst punch



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Nature Edges

Winter Animals

Tiny Accessories 1

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Crazy 4 Challenges - Support card

The Crazy 4 Challenges team members are making sympathy, support, or hope cards this week.  I stamped this beautiful flower onto glossy white using StazOn and colored it using Stampin' Write Markers.  I was able to blend very easily because the glossy paper isn't porous.


Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Stamps- Birthday Blooms
Cardstock- Glossy White
Other- Stampin' Write Markers, white embossing powder, Embossing Buddy

Dies are from Elizabeth Craft Designs - Stitched Rectangles, Fitted Frames 5 - Lace Circles.


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Saturday, July 21, 2018

Crazy 4 Challenges - Sketch

It's the third Saturday of the month and that means it's a sketch challenge with Crazy 4 Challenges.  I used a stamp set from Stampin' Up! called Serene Garden and Accented Blooms.
Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Stamps- Serene Garden, Accented Blooms
Other- Blendabilities

Dies are from Elizabeth Craft Designs - Stitched Rectangle, Stitched Scallop Rectangle, and Stitched Fishtail Banner


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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Speech Bubble

A customer of mine gave me this super fun stamp!  I die cut the word bubble using a die from Elizabeth Craft Designs called Speech Bubble Edgy Options.  I added some pattern paper, colored in the words using Stampin' Write Markers and the card is done.
Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Dies- Speech Bubble Edgy Options from Elizabeth Craft Designs


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Sunday, July 15, 2018

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Crazy 4 Challenges - Shaped Card


The Crazy 4 Challenges team members are making shaped cards this week.  The shape can be anything other than a rectangle, circle or square.  I thought I'd use Karen Burniston's Cupcake Pop Up die to create a cupcake shaped card.  It's so smallishly cute that it could be used as a gift tag as well.
I used the pop up die to trace around a folded card and hand cut the shape out.  I then used the coordinating dies to actually die cut the cupcake shape.  I put double sided adhesive on a piece of Whisper White to die cut the words from Word Set 2 and sponge them with Blueberry Bushel and Call me Clover.
Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Cupcake Pop Up

Word Set 2

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Karen Burnison's Paper Pros Challenge - In a name

It's time for Karen Burniston's Paper Pros challenge.  The theme was set by yours truly and it's "In a Name".  Basically we are to choose a die that has the initials in the name of the die.  I chose rectangles and there's rectangles in the Twist Panel Pop Up.
 Here's a view of the Twist Panel starting to open and twist.  There's lost of excitement when opening this card!  Slowly seeing the paper twist and then expand into a spectacular reveal.
 I found some glittered embellishments in my stash that made decorating this card very quick.
Happy Stampin', 
Raquel


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Twist Panel Pop Up