He Restores & This is the Day – Heartily

Hi! I’m here with a couple of cards for STAMPlorations CASEplorations February challenge, CASEing Anita in France.I was so excited to CASE Anita’s card! I just made time to do so within the past couple of days. I ended up making 5! I have one to share with you in this post. I’ll be back with the others in two subsequent posts.

Here’s my first:

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I’d like to play along at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog’s Anything Goes and STAMPlorations Never-ending Anything Goes Challenge.

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I used the ARTplorations Stencil Hearts In Bubbles.preview-web-stencil-060-heartsinbubblesThe second:Slide003The sentiments on both cards come from Phrases & Praises Stamp Set designed by  Betsy Veldman for Papertrey Ink.

Phrases & Praises Stamp Set

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 Thanks for stopping by!
Grace & Peace,
Melissa

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Hearts in Bubbles – Trust & Let Not

Hi! I’m here with 2 cards for STAMPlorations CASEplorations February challenge, CASEing Anita in France.I was so excited to CASE Anita’s card! I just made time to do so within the past couple of days. I ended up making 5! I have one to share with you in this post. I’ll be back with the others in two subsequent posts.

Here’s my first:Slide004Slide04

I used the ARTplorations Stencil Hearts In Bubbles.preview-web-stencil-060-heartsinbubbles

Here’s the 2nd card:Slide005

I’d like to play along at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog’s Anything Goes and STAMPlorations Never-ending Anything Goes Challenge.

Slide07Thanks for stopping by!
Grace & Peace,
Melissa

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The Mixed Media Card Challenge #20 – February Reminder- Red

The Mixed Media Card Challenge

Hi! Thank you for spending some of your time to visit me. 🙂 I’m very happy to be here today with a reminder for The Mixed Media Card Challenge’s Challenge #20 – February – Red.

Here’s our challenge graphic:

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I started by using an ARTplorations heart stencil,

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with acrylic paint,

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added red water-color paint, splatters of more red paint,

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white, gold & silver gel pen, black pen and ink and a “love” sentiment stamp. Lots of colors popping on this card. I’d like to play this card at Inkspirational: Challenge #102 – Pop.  I’d also like to play at Word Art Wednesday’s: Challenge #219 Anything Goes and  SSS Wednesday Challenge Blog’s Simon Says: One Layer.

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Please stop by the challenge blog and checkout my teammate’s wonderful creations. We always have quite a variety of cards for you to enjoy. I had a lot of messy fun making this card.  I hope that you are inspired to play along!

Thanks for stopping by!
Grace & Peace
MelissaIMG_4492edited

HOW TO PLAY
1. Create a mixed media CARD based on the theme, with or without the optional element.
2. Display the challenge graphic on your blog post and link back to this challenge post.
3. You may enter as many times as you want, as long as each entry is different.
4. You may combine a maximum of 7 challenges (6 other challenges plus ours).
5. Submit your projects by February 25, 11:55 p.m. Pacific (GMT-8).
6. We’ll announce the winner and highlights around the beginning of March.

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