Something for Baby in Mint Macaron

Can I let you in on something I am working on?  I decided I wanted to get back into the habit of blogging regularly and the way I am going to do this is to blog everyday in August.  Okay, it is 9 pm (my time) and I am just writing my post now!  I had almost convinced myself that it could wait until tomorrow but seriously I could not break the chain on day 3! 

Something for Baby Mint Macaron

I purchased the Something for Baby stamp set and Baby's First Framelits last year.  Honestly they have not seen much action until this month.  I have a bunch of baby cards to send and later in the month Babies is the theme for the Stamper's Dozen Blog Hop so you will be seeing it in action again.   

Something for Baby Mint Macaron dress

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I just gathered the Mint Macaron 1" Dotted Lace Trim with a needle and thread and attached in to the onesie with glue dots.

Something for Baby Mint Macaron side

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Wild About Flowers Easel Card

Yes, it is true I am quite taken with the Wild About Flowers stamp set.  I have shared other cards using this set here, here and here.  Today’s card is a bit of a fail but we will talk about that in a little bit.

Wild About Flowers easel card 1

 

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This card was supposed to be a swinging easel card.  After I finished making it I wondered why it was called a "swinging" easel card since nothing really swung.  It finally dawned on me what I did wrong.  Even though this card isn't a "swinger"  I still think it is cute.  

Wild About Flowers easel side

Stay tuned I will be attempting to make a swinging easel card and this time I hope it will actually swing.

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Floral Wings

Floral Wings is one of the hostess sets in the Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog.   It is a fun Two (sometimes Three) Step stamp set.  

Floral Wings midriff card

 

I cut the butterfly out using the Bold Butterfly framelits and another butterfly using the Butterflies thinlits out of card stock vellum.  It is wonderful to have so many mix and match framelits, thinlits, and stamp sets.

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Floral Wings side

Here are the measurements I used:

Basic Black card stock: 5-1/2" x 5-1/2" scored at 4-1/4",  2" x 5-1/2"

Whisper White card stock: 4" x 5-1/4", 2-3/4" X 3-3/4" (Butterfly)

Black DSP (Neutrals Collection DSP Stack)  1" X 5-1/4", 1-3/4" X 5-1/4"

Card Stock Vellum: 2-3/4" x 3-3/4"

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Sprinkles of Life Slider card

I have one more slider card to share with you using the Sprinkles of Life stamp set.  

Sprinkles of Life slider

Yes, I have really been  enjoying this stamp set and the coordinating Tree Builder  punch.  

Sprinkles of Life slider up

 

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You can see another slider card here.  If you need any of the supplies to make your own slider card please go to my online store and shop.  Thank you!

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Watercolor Wings and the Mini Treat Bag Thinlit

Right about now you must be thinking that I have like 3 stamp sets.  Trust me I have LOTS more.  

Watercolor Wings & Mini Treat Bag

You might also think that I only have one package of  DSP(designer series paper) Pretty Petals  and one set of inks.  All of these things are not true.  Promise, some stamp, ink, and paper diversity will be showing up soon.

Watercolor Wings & Mini Treat Bag up

Isn't that fun?  The butterfly is flying to reveal a hidden message!  This card is winging its way to a friend who is recovering from surgery.

Watercolor Wings & Mini Treat Bag 2

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Watercolor Wings & Mini Treat Bag 2up

Love finding other ways to use my dies!  If you have been holding out and haven't purchased the Mini Treat Bag Thinlit yet, I hope this will convince you of its versatility!  Go and get yours at my online store.

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Wild About Flowers Re-Do

I was working on stamp club projects and decided to re-do this card to make it a little easier to prep and also to make.  

Wild About Flowers club card

The primary  difference is the cut is not at an angle and there is no window sheet in the middle.  I think of this as a bare midriff card.  

Wild About Flowers club card inside

Did a little stamping on the inside of the card.  Stamped off the ink so it would be a little lighter and easier to write over.

Wild About Flowers club card side

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Christmas in July (the first try)

Every month I participate in a  blog hop called the Stamper's Dozen Blog Hop.  There is a theme every month which is both a good thing( I like the challenge)and a not so good thing(it's a challenge).  This month the theme was Christmas in July.  You can go here to go on  the hop.  I had a hard time with the theme.  I made 3 cards before deciding on the one to post and really if I had more time I might have made even more! 

Crazy About You white on white Christmas

It is a monochromatic version of the card I ended up sharing on the blog hop. If you are wondering I cut 3 of the "joy"die,  glued and stacked them so it would be more visible.

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Not to worry I am not going to subject you to the 2nd try, it has already been gently put out of its misery.   

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Wild About Flowers and Challenge 227

You know I love a good challenge.  I saw the Try Stampin' On Tuesday challenge and thought it looked like a fun one.

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Try Stampin' On Tuesday Challenge #227

As much as I think the picture is so fun and full of potential, I knew I wanted to work on the sketch.

Wild About Flowers with window

I used a window sheet as the middle panel and added a sentiment to show through.   

Wild About Flowers window side

 

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I used my favorite DSP paper stack, Pretty Petals.  Love it and I highly recommend you get it.  

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Hope you liked my take on the challenge!  Be sure to check out the Weekly Deals.  Remember that there are a limited quantity of items available at the Weekly Deals price, in other words don't delay.

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Stamper's Dozen Blog Hop...Christmas in July!

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Welcome to another Stamper's Dozen Blog Hop!  This month the theme is Christmas in July.  

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Simple and hopefully elegant card.  It was hard for me to even think about Christmas. I am enjoying summer way too much right now.  

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The next stop on the blog hop is France Martin.

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or if you just came from France's blog you can head over to BJ Peter's blog.

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Wild About Flowers

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Yes, it is true I am wild about flowers.  I do own a lot of flower sets so a set has to be pretty special for me to purchase it. Wild About Flowers  has great images and words. 

I have featured this fold before.  If you are interested go HERE to see a tutorial on how to make this card.

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I love a black, white and red card.  It is hard to go wrong with this color combination.   Here are all the other supplies I used to make this card. 

 

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Be sure to stop by Tuesday evening (July 14 )starting at 7 pm (Pacific time)  and check out the Stamper's Dozen Blog Hop.  

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