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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Halloween Treat for Nacho Average Challenges

The theme challenge at Nacho Average Challenges this week is to make a Halloween treat. I poked around on Pinterest and saw some super cute witches’ hats to put on Halloween candy. I tweaked it a bit to use the tools that I had on hand. Stamps: none Ink: none Paper: Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie Glimmer … Continue reading »

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Rosh Hashanah Tag for a Honey Bottle

I am super excited to be participating in a Rosh Hashanah blog hop! A huge Thank you to Miriam Permut for organizing this! You may have just come from Miriam’s blog, or Jean Fitch’s blog, if you are going backwards. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, starts on October 2 this year. The most common … Continue reading »

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Water Bottle Hanger for Plexus Slim

The Stamp Ink Paper challenge for this week is to make anything but a card! I thought it would be super fun to make a little hanging tag that could go on a water bottle and hold a packet of Plexus Slim. (Plexus Slim comes in individual packets for ease of use.) Stamps: Sunburst Sayings … Continue reading »

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You are so Sweet

The Card Concept has an awesome challenge this week and I couldn’t help but play along! The colors and the theme were just perfect for another Plexus card! Stamps: Mixed Drinks Ink: Archival Basic Black, Melon Mambo, Pear Pizzazz, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight Paper: Melon Mambo, Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Whisper White Other: Confetti Embossing Folder I used … Continue reading »

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You are Inspiring!

The start of this school year has been crazy, and it is my blog that is suffering the most. I have a fun card for you today, featuring my favorite Plexus pink drink. Stamps: Mixed Drinks, Birthday Banners, Thoughtful Banners Ink: Melon Mambo Paper: Melon Mambo, Whisper White, Brights Designer Series Paper Stack Other: Festive … Continue reading »

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Ducks in a Row

There’s a fun sketch challenge over at Nacho Average Challenges this week. I used it to make a cute baby card. Stamps: Something For Baby Ink: So Saffron Paper: So Saffron, Mint Macaron, Whisper White, Subtles Designer Series Paper, 2015-2017 In Color Designer Series Paper Other: Baby’s First Framelits, 3/8″ Ribbon Trio Pack (Mint Macaron) … Continue reading »

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Sharing in Your Sorrow

My brother-in-law’s father passed away this week, so I wanted to make a special card for him. I put this one together fairly quickly. I think it is elegant in its simplicity. Stamps: Thoughts & Prayers, Vintage Leaves Ink: Tangerine Tango, Rich Razzleberry, Crushed Curry Paper: Tangerine Tango, Rich Razzleberry, Very Vanilla Other: Woodgrain Embossing Folder … Continue reading »

Categories: Cards, Condolence | 5 Comments

May You Be Inscribed for a Good Year

Rosh Hashanah is pretty late this year, not until the first weekend in October, but that is no excuse for not getting started on Rosh Hashanah cards now! I am loving this super cute stamp set from Papertrey. Stamps: L’Shanah Tovah (Papertrey), Mazel Tov Additions (Papertrey) Ink: Real Red, Daffodil Delight, Island Indigo Paper: Real Red, … Continue reading »

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By the Shore Birthday Card

It’s week two of these great colors with Nacho Average Challenges, and I have a quick and cute birthday card featuring the By The Shore Designer Series Paper. Stamps: Stylized Birthday Ink: Archival Basic Black, Calypso Coral, Dapper Denim Paper: Mint Macaron, By The Shore Designer Series Paper Other: Seaside Embossing Folder I used the great sketch from Can … Continue reading »

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Triple Challenge Card with a Yummy Plexus Pink Drink

It has been a long time since I’ve managed to combine three challenges into one card, but things just lined up right for this one featuring my favorite Plexus pink drink. I also have to say that I LOVE the Festive Birthday Designer Series Paper. It is fabulous! Stamps: Mixed Drinks Ink: Archival Basic Black, Melon … Continue reading »

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