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Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper June Challenge

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Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper June Challenge Hello friends! Over at Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge , the only rule is to use your patterned paper. I wanted to share a couple of cards I made for Bring Smiles to Seniors , an organization that distributes hand made cards to seniors who might not be getting mail (either at home or in elder care homes). I have recently started also sending letters through their organization to elders who live at home but also would love a card, and so wanted to have both a happy birthday and hello card ready to go for this month's donations. Supplies used:  Stamps: Simon Says Stamp's and CZ Design's Clean Line XL stamp set Dies: Simon Says Stamp's and CZ Design's Clean Line XL die set, Pinkfresh Studio's Diagonal Stitched Circles die set, A2-sized stitched rectangular die Paper: Prima's Painted Floral 12 x 12 paper pack, previously watercolor smooshed watercolor paper, colored cardstock in my stas

Try Stampin' on Tuesday #558

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Try Stampin' on Tuesday #558 Hello friends! I had so much fun making my design team cards for Try Stampin' on Tuesday's sketch challenge #558 --they ended up being so colorful and springy. We are starting to see the sun here in Portland, Oregon and I am so excited. Bring on the spring weather and fun, bold, colorful cards! Supplies used: Stamps:   Altenew's Happy Eight stamp (a recent gift from Altenew to customers), Simon Says Stamp's and CZ Design's Clean Line XL stamp set Dies: Simon Says Stamp's and CZ Design's Clean Line XL die set, Pinkfresh Studio's Diagonal Stitched Circles die set, A2-sized stitched rectangular die Paper: Watercolor paper, white cardstock, Prima's Painted Floral 12 x 12 paper pack, American Crafts Patchwork Floral 12 x 12 paper, scrap paper, patterned paper in my stash, Ink: Wow! clear embossing ink, Catherine Pooler's Pixie Dust ink,   Dried Marigold Distress Oxide, Nocturne VersaFine Clair ink Zig Clean

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #475

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Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #475 Hello friends! Today's design team cards for Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #475 were so fun to make and let me really lean into some sparkle! Before sharing the cards, I want to apologize as I usually share more pictures, but the gold glitter cardstock made it hard to get pictures that were in focus.   Supplies used: Stamps: Simon Says Stamp's Deco Borders and Corners stamp set (retired), Simon Says Stamp's and CZ Design's Clean Line XL stamp set Dies: The Ton's Stamps Lovely Dahlia Layering Dies , A2-sized stitched rectangular die, Simon Says Stamp's and CZ Design's Clean Line XL die set Paper: Patterned paper in my stash, gold glitter cardstock in my stash, white cardstock Ink: Catherine Pooler's Party Dress , Sea Glass, Aquatini and Cummerbund inks, Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Embossing Powder: Ranger's Holographic embossing powder Variety of washi tapes in my stash Bearly Art Precision Craft