Just a Note

Hello, friends! Hope you’re having a good week! Our new challenge is live over at Southern Girls Challenge and I’m excited to share my DT inspiration project with you today! As always, the theme for our challenge is Anything Goes and we’d love to see what you create! Our sponsors this time are Krafter’s Cart, Moonflower Digi Stamps and KLM Designs. I was provided the Mum digital image from KLM Designs and created a pretty note card. 


From ivory cardstock, I created a bi-level card base (meaning the front of the card base is just a tad shorter than the back), cutting the front off with a stitched scallop edge die. I layered yellow cardstock on the front and the inside, and then die cut two stitched rectangle panels for the front and two for the inside. The ‘Just a Note’ sentiment was included with the mum digital image so I made sure to capture that on the bottom right of the ivory panel I die cut for the front. I also printed the mum image 12 times, colored them with bright Bic Mark-It markers and then commenced to fussy cutting. I arranged them in circular fashion, popping several of them up on foam pads. I finished the front with a few tiny orange gemstones.


Since this is a note card, I left the inside blank with plenty of room to write a custom message.


And one more peek… I really love how this turned out! Sure makes me think of Spring! ;)


I’d love to enter this card into the following challenges:
A Bit More Time To Craft: #112 – Anything Goes
A Bit More Time To Craft Extra Challenge: March Anything Goes
A Perfect Time To Craft: #3-2020 – Anything Goes
Cardz 4 Galz: #117 – Spring Flowers
Classic Design Challenge: #3 – Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner: #205 – Use Flowers
Double D Challenges: Welcome Spring
Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenges: #10 – Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge: #128 – Anything Goes
Pammie’s Inky Pinkies Challenges: #2011 – Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: American Crafts vanilla cardstock, GKD Tomato Soup and Wild Dandelion cardstock
Stamps: KLM Designs Mum digital image
Ink: Bic Mark-It markers- Summer Melon, Sunset Orange, Yellow Blaze, Key Lime, Rambunctious Red
Dies/Punches: My Favorite Things Stitched Scallop Basic Edges die, My Favorite Things Stitched Rectangle Layers dies
Accessories:  ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever, Gemini Junior die cutting machine, Darice orange gemstones

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and will link up with us this time! Can’t wait to see what you create! Be sure to check out all the fun goodies at Krafter’s Cart, Moonflower Digi Stamps and KLM Designs! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

Just A Note for Inspired By Stamping Blog Hop

Hello, crafty peeps! Today, I am participating in the Inspired by Stamping Blog Hop. So many great friends have gotten together to share their favorite Inspired by Stamping products! You can find more great products HERE! The next stop on the hop is Lindsay’s blog, or Joanna’s blog where you will find a complete list of all the ladies who are joining us today!


Let me side-track you for a moment to share my project! I created a pretty nautical-themed card using the Seaside stamp set, Seaside Sentiments stamp set and Petite Banners stamp set along with the Fancy Label Dies 3.

I began by creating a card base from dark blue cardstock. I then stamped the lighthouse in Versamark on watercolor paper and embossed it in clear embossing powder. I used Faded Jeans and Chipped Sapphire distress ink and water to create the watercolor background, drying between applications for a better mix of color. I trimmed the panel and cut the embossed lighthouse out of the center with a stitched rectangle die, then adhered the large panel to ivory cardstock.


I layered the rectangle lighthouse die cut on silver mirror cardstock, then again on the dark blue cardstock that I used to create the card base. I rotated the layered die cut slightly and adhered it to the panel. I stamped the pelican and wood piling in Rich Cocoa ink and the sentiment in Tuxedo Black on ivory cardstock. I colored the pelican and wood piling with Spectrum Noir markers and fussy cut them, and then cut the sentiment with the coordinating die. I wrapped twine around the panel twice and tied it in a knot. I adhered the pelican and wood piling in the lower left corner, and then adhered the sentiment diagonally on the tilted die cut. I adhered the panel to the card base and then added several blue Pretty Pink Posh sequins to finish the front.


I decorated the inside ivory panel with left over strips of the watercolor background and dark blue cardstock. I stamped the sentiment in Tuxedo Black ink, layered it on dark blue cardstock and then adhered the panel to the card base.


How would you like to win a $30 gift certificate to Inspired by Stamping? For your chance to win, leave a comment below by 11:59 EST by 10/29/17. The winner will be randomly selected and posted on Joanna’s blog on Monday, 10/30/17. International entries are welcomed too! :)


As a thank you for joining us, I have a special coupon for my readers! Take 15% off everything in the store! Visit The Store Here and let them know who sent you when checking out. Thank you so much!

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Ranger Watercolor Paper, Marco’s Persian Blue and Silver Mirror cardstock, GKD Ivory cardstock
StampsS: Inspired By Stamping Seaside stamp set, Seaside Sentiments stamp set and Petite Banners stamp set
Ink: Memento Ranger Faded Jeans and Chipped Sapphire Distress Ink; Versamark; Tuxedo Black ink, Memento Rich Cocoa ink and marker; Spectrum Noir- EB2, EB3
Dies/Punches: Inspired By Stamping Fancy Label Dies 3, My Favorite Things Stitched Rectangles STAX die
Accessories:  Ranger Distress Sprayer, Ranger Clear Embossing Powder, Pretty Pink Posh Blue Lagoon Sequins

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project and will hop along with us! Be sure to leave comments along the way to get in on the chance to win a $30 gift certificate, and be sure to take advantage of the 15% off coupon! Thanks so much for stopping by today and we’ll see you soon! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

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