Stampin’ Up! Memorable Moments Birthday


My cousin’s birthday was this weekend so I used the challenge at Seize the Birthday to create a card for her. The challenge was to create a birthday card and use numbers so I pulled out the Memorable Moments stamp set. I used the colors Baked Brown Sugar, Coastal Cabana and Melon Mambo. The happy birthday stamp is from the set Made For You and I added a small Baker’s Twine bow. Thanks for stopping by!

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Stampin’ Up! Memorable Moments


I hope everyone is having a great Memorial Day weekend! I must admit, I have been in a stampin’ rut the past couple of days. I keep coming back to my stamp room and sitting down and trying to create…but it just was not working. So today I really wanted to make something! I started out with a small card to keep it simple and used the picture inspiration from the “JUGS” challenge. I thought an anniversary card would go with the cake theme and I also pulled the gray and yellow colors from the picture. The DSP is the retired Sycamore Street and the happy anniversary stamps comes from the set Memorable Moments. I added a couple rhinestones to give it a bit of bling. All in all, not terrible LOL. Thanks for stopping by!

Stampin' Up! Happy Anniversary



Stampin’ Up! Happy Anniversary Hearts


I will be needing some anniversary cards in the near future so I thought the challenge at Techno Stamper this week was perfect. I started with a base of Basic Gray and added some Melon Mambo DSP. I backed that on a piece of Basic Gray that was punched with the scallop edge punch. I wanted a bit of a pop, so I punched out a scallop in the Silver Glimmer Paper and added a white circle on top. Using the awesome Hearts A Flutter Framlelits, I punched out two hearts in Melon Mambo and Basic Gray and added a small rhinestone. The sentiment comes from the set Memorable Moments. Since the card has a scallop punch and a scallop border, it also fits in with the challenge at Less Is More this week. Thanks for stopping by!

Happy Anniversary Hearts

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Stampin’ Up! Sent With Love DSP


So I wanted to play along at Fab Friday this week and I wanted to challenge myself because it is an interesting color combination. One that I would typically not use on my own. I started out with a base of Sahara Sand and layered a piece of Calypso Coral and some awesome Calypso Coral crosshatch DSP from the Sent with Love pack. I then added a strip of Lucky Limeaid and a couple circles of Sahara Sand underneath that. I then stamped the outline, from the set Memorable Moments, on the Labels Collection framelit.The Thinking of You is from one of my favorite go-to sets called Sincere Salutations. Of course, I ran into the problem that I always have with a color challenge that has pastel pink in it…I don’t have any pastel pink things! Luckily,  I had a button, I think the card might have looked a bit better if I could have incorporated more pink into it. Oh…I almost forgot to mention, this awesome sketch is from Deconstructed Sketches! Thanks for stopping by!

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Happy Anniversary!


This month my parents celebrate their 31st wedding anniversary. I made this card based on a past color combination over at ColorQ. This challenge was before I created my blog, but I saw that combination and knew I had to use it for inspiration even though the challenge was closed. The sketch for this card came from Pals Paper Arts. I used Lucky Limeaid as my base and added a bit of gray Designer Series Paper and then pulled out my retired stash of Bermuda Bay cardstock. Bermuda Bay is one of those past In Colors that I really wish would have stuck around and not been retired. Oh well at lease I have Pool Party now =). I love the crisp font of the numbers from the set Memorable Moments. I finished the card off with a couple glimmer brads and called it “done”! Thanks for looking!

Paper Players #115

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I saw a sketch today and I immediately knew I wanted to play. I designed this card for The Paper Players Challenge #115. I just love the the tic-tac-toe options.  I decided to do Buttons, Anniversary and Gray & Yellow, which just happens to be a color combination I am in love with. I created a rosette with some retired Designer Series Paper and used the Happy Anniversary stamps for the set Memorable Moments. Thanks for stopping by!