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Merry Berries

Stampin Up, CAS cards, Christmas cards, Paper Smooches
Using OLW challenge to use scoring, SweetStampin's challenge to go outside the frame, Let'sCreate challenge for stamping, winterWonderland's red and green colour combo, Sarn's Rudolph Day and and LIM 3-2-1 challenge (3 berries, 2 colours, 1 sentiment).
Stampin Up, CAS cards, Christmas cards, Paper Smooches

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SU card: Whisper White
SU ink: Old Olive, Real Red
SU stamp: Pennant Parade
SU other: Simply Scored


Bunting

Stampin up, Guys cards, Pennant Parade
Using the sketch from CleanAndSimple, the ColorQ colour combo and CASFriday's challenge for flags/bunting.
Stampin up, Guys cards, Pennant Parade

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SU card: Whisper White, Island Indigo, Wild Wasabi
SU Inks: Island Indigo, Wild Wasabi, Basic Grey
SU stamps: Pennant Parade, Outlined Occasions
SU other: Stripes Embossing Folder, Linen Thread, Mini Brads



Snowflakes

Stampin Up, CAS cards, Christmas cards
Using the SFF sketch, addictedToStamps CAS challenge, Sarn's Rudolph Day and LIM 3-2-1 challenge (3 snowflakes, 2 colours, 1 ribbon).
Stampin Up, CAS cards, Christmas cards
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SU card: Whisper White

Matchbox Gift Box

Stampin Up, Simply Scored, Papercrafts, Gift Box Template
Over at Allsorts the challenge is to make a gift. I made a fairly easy 'matchbox' type gift box using my Simply Scored topped with a rosette (again using the Simply Scored).
Stampin Up, Simply Scored, Papercrafts, Gift Box Template

If you would like the template, details are below:
For the outer, cut a piece of A4 card in half lengthways & then score at 1 1/4", 5 1/2", 6 3/4", 11" as per the diagram
Stampin Up, Simply Scored, Papercrafts, Gift Box Template
For the inner, you need a 6 1/2" square, scored at 1 1/4" on each side.
Stampin Up, Simply Scored, Papercrafts, Gift Box Template
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SU card: Whisper White, Wisteria Wonder
SU ink: Wisteria Wonder
SU stamp: Bright Blossoms
SU punch: Scalloped Circle, Boho Blossoms
SU other: Simply Scored




Merry Xmas Tree

Using the sketch from FetchASketch, winterWonderland's red and green colour combo, Sparkle's challenge to use punches and Sarn's Rudolph Day.

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SU card: Whisper White, Wild Wasabi, real Red,
SU ink: Wild Wasabi, Early Espresso, Real Red
SU stamp: Pennant Parade
SU punch: Punch Decorative Label
SU other: Embossed Frames, Embossed Dots, Gems

 

Pearl and Swirls

Stampin up, Everything Eleanor stamp set

Using the sketch from RetroSketches, the CR84FN colour combo and StampinForTheWeekend's call for pearls and swirls.

Stampin up, Everything Eleanor stamp set

 

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SU card: Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Pool Party
SU ink: Crumb Cake, Pool Party
SU stamp: Everything Eleanor, Just Believe, Fresh Vintage
SU punch: Boho Blossoms, XL Oval
SU other: Pearls, Linen Thread


Black Butterfly

Stampin Up, Cs cards, Everything Eleanor stamp
Using the sketch from TryStampin, some paper tearing for LIM, colour combo of black, white and lime from ThePlayDateCafe. TheRibbonCarousel wants to see heat embossing, LetsCraft&Createwants stamping and the Stampalot challenge is for things that fly - phew!

Stampin Up, Cs cards, Everything Eleanor stamp

The swirls are heat embossed in white, the oval is punched from the background stamp from Everything Eleanor and the butterfly has a couple of black seed pearls for added bling!
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SU card: Whisper White, Lucky Limeade
SU Inks: Lucky Limeade, VersamarkSU stamps: Everything Eleanor
SU punch: XL Oval, Corner
SU other: Frames Embossing Folder, Lucky Limeade Ribbon, White Embossing powder

Baby Pink

Baby cards, Stampin Up, Perfect Postage

Over at InThePink they want to see pink!

Baby cards, Stampin Up, Perfect Postage

A smattering of glitter on the balloon for extra prettiness. A tip for a scalloped edge if you don't have a punch - use the corner punch! Turn the punch over so you can see what you are doing & it's v easy!

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SU card: Whisper White
SU Inks: Pink Pirouette
SU stamps: Perfect Postage
SU punch: Scalloped Square, Corner
SU other: Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder! White Satin Ribbon

Green Xmas Tree

Christmas cards, CAS cards

Over at Casology the cue word is green; I'm also entering ChallengeUpYourLife's Christmas challenge and Sparkles Christmas punch challenge.

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Red Xmas Tree

Using this week's SketchFrenzyFriday sketch (turned on its side!), ChocolateCoffee&Cards call for embossing, ChallengeUpYourLife Christmas challenge and StampinForTheWeekend 's monochromatic challenge.

 

The Frames Embossing Folder is actually "frilly" for want of a better word, but I trimmed it to get a crisp frame for this card. The ribbon is fed through 2 tiny slits.

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SU card: Whisper White, real Red
SU Inks: Real Red, Early Espresso
SU stamps: Pennant Parade
SU other: Frames Embossing Folder

 

Snowy Landscape

Christmas cards, Stampin Up, Pennant Parade

Using sketch #29 from MerryMonday, LIM challenge for paper tearing, ChocolateCoffee&Cards call for embossing, ChallengeUpYourLife Christmas challenge, Sparkles Christmas punch challenge, Casology's cue for green and StampinForTheWeekend 's monochromatic challenge.

Christmas cards, Stampin Up, Pennant Parade

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SU card: Whisper White
SU Inks: Lucky Limeade
SU stamps: Pennant Parade
SU punch: Perfect Pennant
SU other: Polka Dots Embossing Folder, Lucky Limeade Twine

 

Embellished Notebook

Stampin Up, Beautiful Wings Embosslits, Papercrafts, Handmade gifts
TheRibbonCarousel wants to see projects with ribbon, LetsCraft&Create wants to see something pretty, FlutterByWednesday wants anything with a butterfly and the Stampalot challenge is for things that fly - if you look carefully there are little birds on the background paper as well as the embossed butterfly!
Stampin Up, Beautiful Wings Embosslits, Papercrafts, Handmade gifts
I inked the edges of the patterned paper with Crumb Cake for a vintage feel. The green patterned card used for the initial and the butterfly was done by stamping the posy punch with Old Olive on Very Vanilla card stock and to mat the pool party label I cut the very vanilla label in half to place behind it.

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SU card: Very Vanilla, Pool Party, Old Olive, Crumb Cake
SU paper: Enchanted DSP

SU ink: Old Olive
SU stamp: Posy Punch
SU punch: Decorative Label
SU other: Lattice Emboss Folder, Beautiful Wings Embosslits




Super Star

CAS cards, PTI cards, Guy cards, Papertrey Ink

Using the sketch from FridayMashup, the ColorQ colour combo and using PTI Star Prints set for APassionForPapertrey.

 

CAS cards, PTI cards, Guy cards, Papertrey Ink

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SU ink: Real Red, Lucky Limeade, Daffodil Delight
SU card: Tempting Turquoise


Textured Christmas Card

Stampin up, CAS cards, Christmas cards

Using this week's FetchASketch and ChristmasCardChallenges call for texture. I'm also putting it in for StampinForTheWeekend's monochrome challenge and CASFriday's square cards.

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SU card: Whisper White
SU punch: Corner
SU other: White Satin Ribbon

 

Beyond the Garden Simple and Easy

 

Stampin up beyond the garden

A very quick and simple card - easy with such lovely paper!



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SU card: Whisper White
SU paper: Beyond the Garden DSP
SU stamp: Just Believe
SU punch: Window
SU other: White Satin Ribbon

 

Blue Reason to Smile

Stampin up, CAS cards, reason to smile stamp

Using the sketch from Connie&Mary, StampinForTheWeekend monochrome challenge, CASFriday's call for square cards and (last but not least!) JAI call for blue & bling.

The flower image has been given the "bling" treatment with some dazzling glitter?

The new stamp set REASON TO SMILE is FREE during August when you spend £60 on Stampin Up. Contact me if you'd like more details!

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SU card: Whisper White, Pacific Point
SU ink: Pacific Point
SU stamp: Reason to Smile
SU punch: XL oval
SU embossing: Frames, Polka Dots

 

Owl Bookmarks

Using the DynamicDuos colour combo of pale pink + green, Sweet Stampin's challenge for things with wings and SirStampALot's challenge "take flight". They also qualify for AddictedToStamps bingo challenge of gems, die cuts and flowers.

These oversized paperclips make great bookmarks. I made these for 2 girls who "hamster-sat" my boys' pets whilst we were away on holiday. I put the girls' initials on the reverse side with a coordinating flower and diamante bling.

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SU card: Pretty in Pink, Certainly Celery, Whisper White, Crumb Cake
SU paper: Aviary DSP
SU punch: Fancy Flower, Owl Builder, Boho Blossoms
SU other: Rhinestones