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I {Heart} U Clean and Simple Challenges Card

I had a hankering to create but also a complete brain fade as to WHAT to create so I took a peek at some of the challenge sites, ideas started to fire and this is the result.

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So I used a Colour Challenge –Dynamic Duos ; a sketch challenge – Clean and Simple; and a couple of inspiration challenges – Addicted to CAS which was Heart and lastly CAS-ual Friday with Love Letters

DD#38          FTL225

Here is a close up of the hanging letters. I added them with jump rings to the embossed strip at the top.P1010342 (640x460)

Because one of these challenges was time sensitive you get the bonus of TWO posts in one day but I still have more Dress Up projects for you to come.

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Clock Works Elephant cQc173 TSOT102

I’ve had something like this elephant piece in my head since I saw the Clock Works set. I could see the watch bit  as an embroidery hoop and Ive finally tried it out! I even managed to do TWO challenges at the same time Colour Q and Try Stampin on Tuesday

Here was the inspiration:

cqc173       TSOT #102 (1)

I flipped the sketch around and made it my own but it still has the circle, the banner and the rectangle elements.

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My colours were Tangerine Tango (sub for Dusty Durango) Crumb Cake (Kraft), Very Vanilla, Blush Blossom and Early Espresso for detail work.


What I Used:

Stripes embossing Folder

Festival of Prints Paper stack ( ONLY available until Jan 31st so dont miss out)

Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake and Blush Blossom Card (retired) stock

Tangerine Tango, and Crumb Cake Ink Pads

Early Espresso and Blush Blossom (This is still current and really helpful for “people”)Stampin Write Markers

Itty Bitty Bits, Clock Works and Exclusive Sale A Bration Stamp set Patterned Occasions ( spend $120 and earn it for free)

Paper Piercing tool, mat and Essentials Pack

Googly Eyes ( Holiday Catalogue ends Jan 31st)

Pearl Basic Jewels

Finishng Touches Edgelits

Crumb Cake Seam Binding

1 1/4″ Circle Punch

Blenders Pens

And of course Dimensionals

Gotta love that faux stitching! I even “Back Stitched” the banners to the top of the card, just to make sure they were secure you understand : ) And can see that the elephant is two toned I have done a wee pic tutorial to show you how.

How to stamp mulicoloured images

6 sleeps t go until the Seasonal Catalogue goes Live