STAMPlorations – Typografia in Faith Blog Hop – October 18

Hi! I very happy to be here for STAMPlorations’ Typografia in Faith blog hop.

These stamps will be 5% off instantly through the end of this month.  Plus, all customers can also get them at an additional 20% off when they use any DT code. (STAMPGIRLMELISSA at checkout)

Get your “In Faith” stamps at the instant 5% off and with my DT coupon, you can get an extra 20% off. Please see the bottom of this post for my coupon.

I have 2 projects to share with you today.

Here’s the first:

I stenciled the background with ARTploraions stencil Prisms and stamped the Typografia in Faith Thy Word is a Lamp.”

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Here’s my next card.

    I stamped with “The Lord Sustains.”preview-Typografia-TheLordSustains

I also used ARTplorations Circular Two.

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These stamps are truly superb. I am so excited to use them again. They stamp beautifully.I’m so happy that Shery has created 20 stamps for this series!

Important information/Prize:

1. One commenter will win her choice of 3 Typografia In Faith stamps.
2. Make sure you stop by the event on the STAMPlorations blog and check out the main post.
3. The winner will be randomly drawn from all comments left on the STAMP blog main post and participating designers’ blogs.
 4.Winner will be announced on Tuesday, October 24.
 Here’s the direct link to the In Faith section over at the shop.

Here’s my coupon for you.

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Thanks for stopping by!

Grace & Peace,

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TAGplorations – All About Fall – October 2017 – Reminder

Hi! I am happy to be here with you for a mid-month reminder for the new monthly challenge for STAMPlorations, TAGplorations.

Our Theme for this month is:
 “All About Fall”
optional twist of red, gold, and orange

Important info:
1. Our TAGplorations Challenges will start on the 1st Tuesday of the month.
2. We will have a mid-month reminder on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.
3. Projects are to based on our monthly theme (with or without the optional twist).
4. We will be featuring CUTplorations tag dies.
Please see the below for more PRIZE details and a COUPON.

Here’s my tag, using Tag O’Coffee.

 

I also used a Trendy Leaves Die to cut a leaf out of a (partially imperfect) gold embossed bit of stamping I had done for my previous tag for this challenge.

I recently had a birthday and so used some STAMPlorations gift certificates that I received to order the coordinating Trendy Leaves 2 stamp set. I am looking forward to using the stamps and dies together on some projects.

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I re-purposed a piece of the first attempt, flubbed up stamped image of  STAMPlorations’ Zen Coffee ATC #1 and ended up with a nice leaf for the in today’s post.

I’m excited to be part of this new challenge and hope that you will join in the fun.

Check out the STAMPplorationsaful PRIZE details and COUPON code below.

Thanks for stopping by!

Grace & Peace,

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Use my coupon and receive 20% off your STAMPlorations order.

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Country View Challenges October 2017 – Mixed Media with Autumnal Hues.

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FYI:

  • Players can link up as many projects as you would like (1 project per blog post please)
  • Projects can be anything HOWEVER it must feature a TAG
  • STAMPlorations product is not required
  • Prizes: $10 GC for the winner; $5 GC each to the 2 top picks
  • If there are more than 50 entries: 1 player will be randomly drawn to win her choice of CUTplorations dies worth up to $20!!

Stencil Sunday – October 15, 2017 – Mini Notebook Covers

 Hi! I’m here with a quick post for today’s STAMPlorations Stencil Sunday.

I have 3 mini notebook covers to share with you today.  To make these little notebooks, I used the CUTplorations For the Birds dies and ARTplorations Square City.Thanks for stopping by and make sure you stop over and check out my Design Teammates’ super creations!

Grace & Peace,

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This post is also a reminder for you. 🙂 Don’t forget our current mixed media challenge! I want to invite you to create and link up non-card mixed media projects. THEME = always anything mixed media goes except a card and you must use at least one stencil (any brand) in your project. The linky closes at the end of the month.

In order to be eligible for prizes at our Mixed Media Challenge, please use this Mixed Media CHALLENGE graphic (not the Stencil Sunday graphic at the top of this post) in your blog post (see below) when you are entering our Mixed Media Challenge.

Use this graphic in your post (above) to be eligible for prizes at the Mixed Media Challenge. 🙂

Prizes: $15 gift certificate OR choice of any 2 ARTplorations stencils to the winner
choice of 1 ARTplorations stencil to the top picks.

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AAA Cards Game #101 – Inspired by a Film

I’m very happy to be back with you for Game #101.

Thank you to our sponsor, Winnie & Walter.
Prize: $25 gift certificate
Winnie & Walter, LLCAAA Cards is a challenge blog for
Clean and Simple (CAS) Cards.
Unless otherwise stated in the challenge blog post for a specific challenge only players who submit
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Here is my card, using W & W’s “So Tweet.”

Before you scroll down and look to see the answer, want to take a guess at what film inspired my card?

I’ll give you a little help. I have 2 hints for you.

  1. Scroll back up, count the birds. The number of birds represents the number of the very important main characters in the film.

2. Okay, now what is one of the things that birds are best known for doing?

Here’s a photo hint:

Okay, now scroll past the next photo (showing the inside of the card).My card was inspired by The Sound of Music. Image result for sound of music movie

Can you see how I identified the various children?Why does the first child have a letter?

Now, for you big “Sound of Music” fans, what is the name of child/bird to which the balloon belongs? Do you remember their introduction scene and the following conversation with Maria?

Why would I give one particular child a balloon and why would I choose to make it pink in particular?

I really like how this card turned out. 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,
Melissa

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Happy Little Stampers October Mixed Media Challenge – Crackle

Hi! I’m very happy to be here with you today with a card for Happy Little Stampers Mixed Media Challenge.

Our  challenge:

 Here’s my card using Happy Little Stampers Doodled Flowers.
 
 

I enjoyed making this card and hope you enjoyed this post.

So?! Are you excited to join in with our Happy Little Stampers Mixed Media challenge?!

Thanks for stopping by!

Grace & Peace,

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