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Fancy Friday - Mixed Metallics Challenge

Hello and welcome back! It's time for the October Fancy Friday Blog Hop with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team)! This month we're featuring projects with a Mixed Metallics theme. You're in for a creative treat, so be sure to circle all the way around the hop. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from Jeanna's blog. I know you enjoyed her project!

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 So, I took the same design elements, and made 3 different cards with them. I started with a Smoky Slate Cardstock base, Shimmer White Cardstock rectangle that was die cut and backed with Silver Foil Paper, a row of diecuts from Champagne Foil Paper, another row of diecuts from Gold Glimmer Paper and small focal images stamped in Versamark and heat embossed in Copper. The greetings were stamped in Versamark, heat embossed in Copper and backed with Copper Metallic Thread. I also added some texture with the embossing paste on the front white layer.

Christmas cards featuring mixed metallics supplies from Stampin' Up by Marisa Gunn for Fancy Friday Dec2017.

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Fancy Friday - Sketch Inspiration

Hello and welcome back! It's time for the October Fancy Friday Blog Hop with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team)! This month we're featuring projects inspired by the Painted Autumn suite of products. We could be inspired by the colors, the patterns, etc. You're in for a creative treat, so be sure to circle all the way around the hop. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from Susan's blog, my friend from the South Pacific. Didn't you just love her project?!

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Our inspiration this month is a sketch. This was based on a super cute card by Holly!

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Fancy Friday - Painted Autumn Inspiration

Hello and welcome back! It's time for the October Fancy Friday Blog Hop with my fancy friends (all current or former members of the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team)! This month we're featuring projects inspired by the Painted Autumn suite of products. We could be inspired by the colors, the patterns, etc. You're in for a creative treat, so be sure to circle all the way around the hop. We also have a Pinterest board that you can follow. You might have just arrived from Erica's blog, my friend from Texas. Wasn't her project amazing?!

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I started with two of the patterned papers from the Painted Autumn patterned papers, and used them for my color choices. I wasn't originally planning use the paper on the actual project, but I thought it added to the final project.

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TGIFC130 - Theme Challenge

Hello and welcome back! It's time for this week's TGIF Challenge, and our theme challenge this week is Sweater Weather. I love autumn. It's my favorite season, maybe because my birthday is in September? I just love all the beautiful color, the opportunity to put on some cozy sweaters and to drink pumpkin lattes.

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I decided this was a great project to play with the Pick a Pumpkin Stamp Set and Patterned Pumpkins Dies. The background is a piece of watercolor paper that I spritzed with Pool Party ink and then dripped on Soft Sky ink using an Aqua Painter. I used So Saffron to cut the sprigs from, and Tangerine Tango, Pumpkin Pie and Very Vanilla for the pumpkins and curls. I used the orange watercolor patterned paper from the Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper cut with the Stitched Shapes Dies to ground the shapes with.

Encouragement card featuring the Pick a Pumpkin Stamp Set from Stampin' Up! by Marisa Gunn

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TGIFC126 - Technique Challenge Z Fold

Hello and welcome back! It's time for another TGIF Challenge, this week is technique time featuring Z-fold cards. You'll see several different types of Z Fold cards on the site today, so be sure to head over and check them out.

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Here is my card for this week. I just love the Glamper Greetings Stamp Set. It has images to dress up the camper for several different seasons and occasions. I set my camper in an autumn scene, and followed the color scheme of the pretty Painted Autumn Designer Series Paper. I stamped the images in Black Stazon ink, and then used a blender pen to add ink and blur the solid stamped images.

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