AAA Cards Game #91 – 3rd Birthday Blog Hop

Hi! I’m happy to be here today with a post for AAA Cards’ big blog hop and Game #91 – 3rd Birthday.

We have a treasure hunt going on! The idea is that each of the design team members and guest designers have placed a given number somewhere within our individual birthday blog posts. The players (you) will need to find all six DT numbers, total them up and then email your answer to aaacardchallenge@gmail.com.

We’ve got lots of great sponsors for our celebration.

AAA Cards is a bi-weekly challenge blog for Clean and Simple (CAS) Cards. Unless otherwise stated in the blog post for a particular challenge only players who submit cards will be eligible to be a winner.

Here’s my card using Happy Little Stampers Mix Mash. I stamped in embossing ink, heat embossed in white and colored with watercolor pencils.

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I made six of these cards, in a variety of colors.

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My question:

There are lots of different perspectives on CAS (Clean and Simple) cards and what “white space” means. AAA Cards has our own very specific definition! 🙂  For a prize package of the ARTplorations “Some Birds” and the Happy Little Stampers’ Big Bold Numbers stamp set, please can you
tell me what AAA Cards’ definition of “White Space” is?

I hope that you are inspired to play along.

Here’s the order of the blog hop:

Make sure you stop by AAA Cards and visit all of the design team members’ blogs.

Thanks for stopping by!
Grace & Peace,
Melissa

P.S. Do you use Instagram? I’d love to have you as a follower there! 🙂

Find me at honeybeelanecards.

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P.S. Today is my and my husband’s 23rd Wedding Anniversary! I’d like to dedicate this song to my beloved.

 

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AAA Cards Game #81 – Hello

Hello and Happy New Year! I’m happy to be here today with a post for AAA Cards Game #81 – Hello.

AAA Cards is a bi-weekly challenge blog for Clean and Simple (CAS) Cards. Unless otherwise stated in the blog post for a particular challenge only players who submit cards will be eligible to be a winner.

Our sponsor for this game:

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$15 gift certificate

Check out the card Kylie has made using HLS products.

We’ll pick a top winner and some runners-up.
It could be you!

Our Guest Designer for this challenge is Valentyna from flourishtina.com. Please go visit and see her beautiful creations.

Here’s my card using Happy Little Stampers Mix Mash and Whimsical Friends.

img_4075_edited-1Some repeat stamping + cute little sun = a fun CAS card.

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.

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Thanks for stopping by!
Grace, Peace & Happy New Year,
Melissa


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P.S. Here’s a fun video for your encouragement. Happy New Year!

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Happy Little Stampers December 2016 Mixed Media Challenge – Anything Goes

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

Our  challenge:

Here’s my Christmas card.
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I wanted to create a vintage looking card, reminiscent of my childhood memories of my parents’ Christmas trees. I used stamps from  Happy Little Stampers’ Mix Mash.
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I started this card by creating by stamping the chevrons in green to create a Christmas Tree and heat embossed with clear embossing powder. Then I added a Brusho Crystal Color background.img_3634edited
 I used the spray starch and cling wrap/plastic kitchen wrap technique. (Kylie Purtell has several videos showing how to use this technique.)
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The stamped and embossed “tree” resisted the Brushos nicely.
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Next, I stamped with the circles from Mix Mash to add some ornaments and heat embossed those in silver, turquoise, and red.
img_3608_edited-1Then, to add some shine, I outlined the ornaments with a silver gel pen and added some “strings”too. I finished the pretty balls by dropping on Glossy Accents to add some dimension.

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 As you can see, I designed, and then printed, my own digital sentiments on vellum. I included a PDF of the sentiments for you to use. Please click here or on the image below to be taken to the printable version.

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I added the sentiment, along with some glitter paper, to the top of the card to finish it off.

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So! I hope that you have enjoyed seeing my old-fashioned Christmas card? Are you excited to join in with our Happy Little Stampers Mixed Media challenge?! I hope so. Make sure that you check out my teammates’ super creations at the challenge bog.

Thanks for stopping by!

Grace & Peace,

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