Share the Love Week – Day 5 – Mood Board Challenge – Happy Bear Thanks Card

Hello, again! I’m back with the final card from this series.

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Day 5 of Winnie & Walters’ Share the Love Week featuring Essentials by Ellen presented this Mood Board Challenge:

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In the middle of the bottom row, there are black and white stripes surrounded with a touch of lime green and on the bottom left, the black and white stripes have gold accents, so here’s what I came up with:

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I built a black and white striped background with the sentiments (remember day 3?!), masking off the area I was going to stamp the bear. Then I stamped the bear, colored him and added a nose dipped in golden honey and gave his coat at nice shiny sheen:

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Isn’t he just a cutie-patootie, clapping his paws with joy!!

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Materials used:

  • Winnie and Walter – Scenery: Bigger Bang Confetti stamp set
  • Essentials by Ellen – All Inside stamp set
  • DCWV card
  • Recollections white cardstock
  • Memento Tuxedo Black dye ink
  • ColorBox Teresa Collins pigment ink – Glitz Gold
  • Sanford Uni-ball Gel Impact pen – Gold
  • Faber-Castell Texture Gems Metallics – Gold
  • Crafter’s Companion Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens – clear
  • Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L E-Z runner permanent adhesive

I am entering this card in the following hops and challenges – click on any of them for more information if you’re interested in joining in the fun:

Thanks for stopping by! It will probably be a few days before I’m back while I get busy catching up with my new hard drive and program upgrades. I hope to see you soon.

~D.Ann

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Share the Love Week – Day 4 – Transparent Challenge – Hey Thanks Card with Vellum

Good morning! I’m back with a card for day 4 of Winnie and Walter’s Share the Love Week featuring Essentials by Ellen.

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This was a Transparent Challenge and I chose to use gold colored vellum:

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I love how the vellum has that super metallic shine, but also lets the background show through. This is my first attempt at paper piecing – I thought a paisley bear would be super fun!

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The ‘HEY!’ sentiment was an outline, but I wanted it to better match the ‘thanks’, so after stamping and embossing it, I used an embossing pen to fill in the outline and re-embossed it. That makes it easy to stretch your stamps and get two looks from the same set.

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Materials used:

  • Winnie and Walter – Scenery: Bigger Bang Confetti stamp set
  • Essentials by Ellen – All Inside stamp set
  • The Paper Studio gold metallic vellum
  • Making Memories Meg Paisley paper
  • DCWV card
  • Memento Tuxedo Black dye ink
  • Versamark Ink
  • Ranger Inkssentials embossing pen
  • Stampendous PEARLustre embossing powder – tanzanite
  • Ranger Adirondack Dimensional Pearls – eggplant
  • Tonic Studios Nuvo Crystal drops Ebony Black (for his sweet, shiny nose!)
  • Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L adhesive sheet and E-Z runner permanent adhesive

I am entering this card in the following hops and challenges – click on any of them for more information if you’re interested in joining in the fun:

I’ll be back after breakfast with the final card for this series.

~D.Ann

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Share the Love Week – Day 3 – Background Building – ‘Hello’ Card

The next card I have for you today is from Day 3 of Winnie and Walter’s Share the Love Week featuring Essentials by Ellen – Background Building.

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It’s amazing how just using three of these odd-shaped star stamps made that psychedelic background! I think it’s the color layering that helps give it dimension. That idea was taken from Virginia’s View Challenge – All About Color.

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Materials used:

  • Winnie and Walter – Scenery: Bigger Bang Confetti stamp set
  • Essentials by Ellen – All Inside stamp set
  • Recollections cardstock (white, purple, lavender) and shimmer card
  • Memento dye inks: Lulu Lavender, Sweet Plum, Tuxedo Black
  • Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L E-Z runner permanent adhesive
  • This & That adhesive foam square

more information if you’re interested in joining in the fun:

I’m going to take a break… I might be back with one more today or I may just post the last two tomorrow. See you soon!

~D.Ann

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Share the Love Week – Day 2 – Sentimental Challenge – ‘Hi’ Card

I’m glad you’ve stopped by to see my card for day 2 Sentimental Challenge of Winnie and Walter’s Share the Love Week featuring Essentials By Ellen.

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I like how I was able to get the look of an old IBM selectric typewriter in the background stamping and I think the distressed edges complement the “vintage” look. — I HAVE to put vintage in quotes, because in high school I learned to type on a manual typewriter and then on a selectric, so I find it hard to believe they’re vintage already! : ) And, no, I do NOT know how the pyramids were built!!  : )

Virginia’s View Challenge – All About Color inspired the rainbow background.

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The repeating sentiment in the background and the highlighted embossed sentiment really put the focus on the sentiment. (and also fits Day 3: Background Building)

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Materials used:

  • Winnie and Walter – Scenery: Bigger Bang Confetti stamp set
  • Essentials by Ellen – All Inside stamp set
  • Recollections white cardstock and shimmer card
  • Memento dye inks: Angel Pink, Bahama Blue, Bamboo Leaves, Elderberry, Lulu Lavender, Nautical Blue, Pear Tart, Potters Clay, Rose Bud, Rhubarb Stalk, Sweet Plum,Teal Zeal
  • Colorbox Classic Pigment inks: Apricot, Canary, Helotrope, Orange
  • Versamark Ink
  • Recollections Neon Purple embossing powder
  • Copic Marker V09
  • Ranger Inkssentials embossing pen Black
  • Pebbles, Inc. Chalks
  • Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L E-Z runner permanent adhesive

I am entering this card in the following hops and challenges – click on any of them for more information if you’re interested in joining in the fun:

Thank you for stopping by. I’ll be right back with another post as I need to catch up. (My computer is back, I just have to get it set up and check it out. Yay!)

~D.Ann

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Share the Love Week – Day 1 – Floral Challenge – You Are My Happy Card

Here I am catching up on posting several cards now that I have borrowed a computer again.

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Last week, Winnie & Walter had Share the Love Week featuring Essentials by Ellen.

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Day 1 was a floral challenge. As I don’t have any floral stamps from either company, I made my own out of the heart stamps.

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Virginia’s View challenge is All About Colors -like the multiple shades of red, yellow and gold on this card.

Simon Says Stamp’s Monday Challenge was to use a Tic-Tac-Toe chart:

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I chose to use gold, stencil and doodle. I doodled in the inner hearts of the flowers and a leaf with a gold gel pen.

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I love the shiny gold sheen of the Brilliance Inks, too!

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Materials used:

  • Winnie and Walter – Scenery: Bigger Bang Confetti stamp set
  • Essentials by Ellen – All Inside stamp set
  • Papertrey Ink – Sun & Surf stencil collection
  • Tsukineko Brilliance pigment inks: Pearlescent Poppy, Pearlescent Rust, Rocket Red Gold
  • Sanford uni-ball gel impact pen – gold
  • Pebbles, Inc. Pearlescent Chalks
  • Faber-Castell Texture Gems Metallics – Gold
  • Crafter’s Companion Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens – clear
  • Recollections white cardstock, shimmer card, orange & white daisies paper

I am entering this card in the following hops and challenges – click on any of them for more information if you’re interested in joining in the fun:

Thanks for stopping by today. It’s late, so I’ll be back tomorrow with more. Do come back!

~D.Ann

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Winnie & Walter – Floral Challenge with Lydia

Good morning – at least for a few more minutes! Had to sleep in after all the work yesterday finishing up everything. : ) My cold is getting better, so I’m hoping to be back to ‘normal’ soon.  (Yes, I know that’s debatable. hahaha) Let’s hope three times is it for this year!!

I have a clean & simple monochromatic card for Winnie & Walter’s Floral Challenge with Lydia to share with you…

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Materials used:

  • Winnie & Walter download squiggle edge from their 1st Bday Bash Digital Elements (that you can find HERE)
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Camellia stamp set
  • Papertrey Ink dye inks: Raspberry Fizz, Hibiscus Burst, Lovely Lady
  • Washi tape (I think it was Recollections)
  • Core’dinations cardstock: white & pink
  • Tombow mono adhesive

If you want more information on playing along with this Winnie & Walter challenge, you can find it HERE, but hurry – it ends tomorrow!

I’m glad you could stop by today. I hope to finish up a couple of other cards that are in the works and post them this afternoon. See you soon!

-D.Ann

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Winnie & Walter – Smile

Surprise! I DID get another card finished for the Winnie & Walter 2nd Anniversary Bash finished! Smile!!

Winnie & Walter’s Color Challenge with Heather P is to include the Winnie & Walter colors: coral, lime/chartreuse and aqua/light turquoise

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And Mayuri’s Winnie & Walter challenge was Inlaid Die Cutting. Together with Simon Says Stamp’s Monday Challenge: Inspired by a Song – Your Smiling Face by James Taylor, this is the result:

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Materials used:

  • Winnie & Walter balloons download 1st Bday Bash Digital Elements (Here)
  • Simon Says Stamp Smile Circle die
  • Core’dinations cardstock white, lime and aqua
  • Recollections Shimmer card – coral
  • Tombow mono adhesive

If you want to play along with any of these challenges that I’m joining, just click on the descriptions below:

Ok, this on IS the last post for today! : ) G’nite!

-D.Ann

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Winnie & Walter – more challenges

It’s me again! Back with another card for Winnie & Walter‘s 2nd Anniversary Bash – Congrats!!

This time I incorporated three of their challenges…

  • Create Your Own Background with Gayatri – I chose watercolor
  • Gold + Watercolor Challenge with Heather H – yep, there’s gold, too!
  • Over the Edge Challenge with Kelly – and some elements bleed off the edge

I started out going for a sunrise/sunset (remind you of a Fiddler on the Roof song?), but think I ended up with one of those amazing Yellowstone wildfires (If that was a pony instead of a buck, it’d be a Michael Martin Murphy song. lol!)

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Materials used:

  • Winnie & Walter download The Daily Grind Collection Vol. 1: Holiday Mint Add-On (HERE)
  • Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolors #10, 31, 40, 44, 61, 64, 139
  • Spellbinders Foliage 2 die
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Essential colors glitter – Yellow Barite
  • Recollections Craft It gold card
  • Misc. adhesives

If you want to play along with any of these challenges that I’m joining, just click on the descriptions below:

Thanks for your patience with so many posts today. I have a couple more cards to finish for tomorrow. Hope to see you then!

-D.Ann

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Winnie & Walter – Two More Challenges

Guess who?! I’m back again with another project for Winnie & Walter’s 2nd Anniversary Bash. Congrats to them!!

This tag fits Kate’s Winnie & Walter Anything but a Card Challenge and Shay’s Winnie & Walter Two challenge (two colors, pink and blue):

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Materials used:

  • Winnie & Walter download: 1st Bday Bash Digital Elements (HERE)
  • Technique Tuesday Hello Circle die
  • Core’dinations Cardstock: white, pink, blue
  • Advantus holographic sequins
  • Tombow mono adhesive
  • Misc. ribbon

If you want more information on playing along with these Winnie & Walter challenges, you can find the Anything but a Card Challenge with Kate HERE and the Two Challenge with Shay HERE.

Thanks for stopping by yet again today! : ) Be back later…

-D.Ann

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Winnie & Walter – Rainbow Challenge with Vanessa

Hello again! I’m back with another card for Winnie & Walter’s 2nd Anniversary Bash. Congrats to them!!

Vanessa’s Winnie & Walter challenge is to create any kind of rainbow. Kind of reminds me of the Muppets song – Rainbow Connection! Here’s what I came up with:

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Materials used:

  • Winnie & Walter download: The Gossip Column: Geometric Generation Digital Elements (HERE)
  • Tombow Dual Brush Pens #055, 195, 565, 685, 856, 933
  • Elizabeth Craft/Quietfire Designs Get Well Soon die
  • Tombow mono adhesive
  • Core’dinations cardstock white & black
  • Recollections Shimmer green card
  • Misc silver embossed card

If you want more information on playing along with this Winnie & Walter challenge, you can find it HERE.

I’m also playing along with these two challenges:

Thanks for stopping by! See you again real soon.

-D.Ann

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