Archive for June, 2014

2014-June-18a

***Update 1*** Please scroll down to the end of this post for instructions and a template for this project.

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2014-June-14a

I always look forward to Saturday’s Inspiration Challenge at SplitcoastStamper – you never know what website Adurie is going to pick, but you know for sure that you’re going to be inspired! This Saturday, she showed us her own Art of Journaling Pinterest board, and oh, my gosh, what a feast for the eyes! There were so many ideas, so many things to be inspired about, not only in art, but also in writing, I almost forgot to make a card, LOL!  Anyway, after going over everything Audrie pinned, I went back to what “spoke” to me the most: this journal. I never tire looking at graceful curves, scrolls and spirals, and that’s what inspired me to make this paper piercing card.

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2014-June-12a

If ever there was a card that would capture how my dear hubby and I relate, this would be it, LOL! This card took a bit of planning and time, but I didn’t mind…I enjoyed making this card, with all its tiny bits and pieces (and besides, during our anniversary, I didn’t make a card because it was during my crazy-busy time).

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Rubik’s Cube Life

Posted by: Gemin General, Projects in General, Projects
10
Jun

2014-June-10a

 

This is a quick card for the Color Challenge at SplitcoastStampers – Mary chose this kaleidoscope of colors for today:

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2014-June-9a

***Update*** Oh my goodness, Jaydee chose this card to be the Headliner this week over at The Paper Players! Thank you, Jaydee – it’s an honor to be chosen among so many awesome cards! ***

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Happy Memories

Posted by: Gemin General, Projects in General, Projects
7
Jun

2014-June-7a

I am glad there are several simultaneous challenges going on at SplitcoastStampers… sometimes, it is really difficult for me to get those creative juices flowing! Anyway, for this card, it started with the the Mixability Challenge which is to create anything with a ‘sandy shore’ – creating the sandy texture was important. Next, was Virtual Stamping Night’s challenge “Sitting by the Campfire” – which is to make a card that represents the warmth from a campfire. Finally, Saturday’s Inspiration Challenge site is Bassett Furniture, and I saw this starfish!

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2014-June-5a

We have close friends who will be celebrating their anniversary this month, and normally, I don’t make a card for anniversary. But, I missed their birthdays last February and March (it was a crazy time for me!), so this card is to-make-up-for-not-making-you-a-birthday-card kind of card, LOL! And it just so happened that Sandy’s Theme for The Paper Players this week is Wedded Bliss, yay! Also, Wendy’s challenge in Friday’s Free for All is to use a “wee bit o’ vellum” (or use a lot, LOL), so it’s for that challenge as well (I got lucky on that one).

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