ATSM Challenge #185 – Photo Inspiration

Hi! I happy to be here today with a card for ATSM Challenge #185: Photo Inspiration.

Ohhhhh! I love this and was so excited to make a card based off of it!

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My card: (using HLS Butterfly Birthday)

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I used a variety of basic techniques on this card – stamping, masking, ink blending and a bit of drawing with white gel pen.

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I chose some of the colors, the flowers on the lamp shade, the yellow from the tulips, the ribbon and the fabulous word collage as my inspiration. I’d like tom play along at Word Art Wednesday’s Challenge #222-223: Anything Goes.

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I very much enjoyed making this and hope that you are inspired to play along this week! 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!
XO
Melissa

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Butterfly Birthday

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Live in joy, laugh with abandon x 2

Hi! I’m here with 2 cards to share with you today.

The 1rst:

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I’d like to play this card at CASology’s: Week 188: LAUGH.

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I’d like to play this second card at Craft Stamper’s Take It Make It Challenge: March: Anything Goes.

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Thanks for stopping by!
Grace & Peace,
Melissa

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Rejoice & Be Glad- with butterflies

Hi! I’m here with a quick post of one card:

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I’d like to play this card at Word Art Wednesday’s Challenge #221: Anything Goes,  Craft Stamper’s Take It Make It Challenge: March: Anything Goes, ColourQ’s challenge #332,  CASology’s: Week 188:Laugh and Less is More’s: Week 26: ONE LAYER challenge with the sentiment as the main focus.

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Thanks for stopping by!
Grace & Peace,
Melissa

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Which Way to Cake?

Hi! I’m here with 2 cards to share with you today.

The 1rst:

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I’d like to play this first card at Craft Stamper’s Take It Make It Challenge: March: Anything Goes and Addicted to CAS Challenge #93: Gift.

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My 2nd:

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I’d like to play this second card at ColourQ’s challenge #332,  CASology’s: Week 188 and Less is More’s: Week 26: ONE LAYER challenge with the sentiment as the main focus.

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Thanks for stopping by!
Grace & Peace,
Melissa

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Take It, Make It Challenge
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AAA Cards Game #60 – Easter

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

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For 2016, we have PRIZES for 1st Place Winners! Just another reason to play along! Thank you to Happy Little Stampers for being our sponsor!
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Home made white embossing paste through a stencil and a lovely black sentiment.

 

Homemade Embossing Paste Recipe

1/2 Cup Talc/Baby Powder
2 TBSP White Liquid Glue/Mod Podge
2 TBSP Gesso/white acrylic paint
Water, to adjust consistency

You may add drops of re-inker ink to tint the paste as you desire.IMG_5006edited

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If you click on the “homemade embossing paste” tag at the bottom of this post you’ll be able to see the other cards I’ve made with it.

My current recipe has evolved from this recipe here. I have used the same container for over a year, just adding more ingredients as I need more paste. So, my recipe is not exact. The more glue & acrylic paint/Gesso you add, the more flexible the paste will be when it dries.

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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!
XO
Melissa
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