Happy Little Stampers April CASE the Designer Challenge

Hi! I’m happy to be here with you today for  Happy Little Stampers’ CASE the Designer Challenge.

Happy Little Stampers Birthday month long celebration-
Prize for this challenge is a $30 gift certificate!
CASE the Designer for April will be Joyce.
Here’s Joyce’s beautiful card:

Wow! Don’t you LOVE Joyce’s beautiful creation?! I love the technique that Joyce used, the beautiful bright colors and the lovely white space.

Here’s my CASE of Joyce’s card:IMG_3673_edited-1

I would like to play this card at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog and Word Art Wednesday Challenge Weeks #224-#225 – Anything Goes.


I made 4 slightly different versions of this card:IMG_3668edited

 Please stop over at the challenge blog to see the super CASEs by my teammates on the HLS CAS Design Team. Don’t forget to enter ALL of our monthly challenges as you could win multiple times! You may also enter our challenges as many times as you like as long as it is a new creation each time (You don’t have to use HLS stamps to play along). With 4 monthly challenges that is a total of $320 to be given away!!

Thanks for stopping by!
XO, Grace & Peace

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ATSM Challenge #187 – Make Your Mark

I’m so happy to be joining you today with a card for Addicted to Stamps and More’s Challenge #187 – Make Your Mark.

 Our Sponsor for this challenge is:
 Prize: 3 digital images
My card:
I used a smooshing technique, followed by some ink blending through an ARTplorations stencil, to make this card. I would like to play this card at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog and Word Art Wednesday Challenge Weeks #224-#225 – Anything Goes.
 Make sure you stop by the blog and check out my teammates’ beautiful work! Please do check our rules at the top of the challenge blog page if you are new to our challenge blog.


 Thanks for stopping by!

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AAA Cards Game #61 – Stencil

I’m happy to be here today for AAA Cards Game #60 – Stencil.

Thank you to Stampendous for being our sponsor!

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Another nearly white on white card from me for this game!  IMG_4187 copy
Simply a stencil, some metallic stencil paste, a few sequins and a sentiment.

I hope that you are inspired to play along. Make sure you stop by AAA Cards and visit all of the design team members blogs.

Thanks for stopping by!
Grace & Peace,
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How to Win:
Link up your CAS card
Mention us in your post
Display our challenge image
Leave a comment on three other blogs – let’s spread the love people!

PTI March 2016 Blog Hop

Hi! I’m here with a quick post, after dark at my house, with a card inspired by PTI’s March Blog Hop.

Here’s the inspiration that I used:
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My card:


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I’d like to play along at SSS’s Work it Wednesday February 2016

and Word Art Wednesday’s Challenge #222-223.


Thanks for stopping by!

Grace & Peace,

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Happy Birthday Kim!

Greetings! I’m here with a post for Kim Heggins’, of Cupcakes, Cards and Kim, Birthday!

If you’d like to join in this party you can link up over at Kylie’s blog:


Happy Birthday, Kim! I hope that you have a wonderful day. This card will be on its way to you soon.


Kim is one of my CASE the Designer teammates at Happy Little Stampers’ CASE.IMG_5679edited


Thanks for stopping by!

Grace & Peace,


This card was inspired by the following beauty by Yoonsun Hur: