Challenges

TGIFC214 - Create A Set

Hello and welcome back! It's time for this week's TGIF Challenge, and this week we focused on Create A Set of cards. It's such a great idea to create a few extra cards when all of your supplies are out and your creativity is already working! You can use the same layout or the same colors or the same stamps and papers so you don't have to reinvent the wheel as you create.

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I wanted to play with the Balloon Celebration Photopolymer Stamp Set again before it retired, and I wanted to feature effects and the same set of colors. 

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TGIFC204 - Blends Spotlight

Hello and welcome back! I'm here with this week's TGIF Challenge, and our focus is on Stampin' Blends markers.

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I made a simple card, and focused on the beautiful colors you can get from the Stampin' Blends markers. Plus, I love a rainbow, don't you? I used both the dark and the light markers in Lovely Lipstick, Pumpkin Pie, Mango Melody, Granny Apple Green, Bermuda Bay and Rich Razzleberry. I stamped the letters overlapping from the Lined Alphabet Stamp Set in Black Memento Ink. I wanted to get an ombre look (light to dark) from top to bottom, and also highlight what the colors look like when blended with their neighboring color.

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TGIFC200-Bunches of Butterflies

Hello and welcome back! It's time for this week's theme challenge featuring bunches of butterflies.

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I decided to feature another card using the Needle & Thread Bundle, which is one of my favorites from the current Stampin' Up Occasions Catalog. the butterfly patterned paper, the small trio butterfly stamp and the stitched butterfly stamp which coordinates with the Butterfly Duet Punch. The card base is Petal Pink Cardstock, and I stamped the trio butterfly in Petal Pink ink. I wrapped the card with the Petal Pink shimmer ribbon from the Metallic Ribbon Combo Pack. I used the new Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies to cut a large frame from the Needlepoint Nook 12 X 12 Designer Series Paper. The stitched rectangles go perfectly with this suite! I also cut two layers of the frame from Whisper White Thick Cardstock, and glued all three together. Then, I adhered it to the card base. I stamped the greeting in Night of Navy ink onto more Whisper White Thick Cardstock, and cut it out with the label shape. It's adhered over the ribbon and the rectangle with Stampin' Dimensionals.

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