Happy Little Stampers Watercolor Challenge – February 2017 – Dies

Hello! I’m very excited to be here with you for our second HLS Watercolor Challenge.

As always at Happy Little Stampers’ challenges……..we have a prize for you!

We would like to extend a huge welcome to our Guest Designer, Ingrid!

Here’s my card:

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I used the emboss-resist technique to create a panel with heart stamps, clear embossing powder and….

Zig Kuretake Gansai Tambi 24-Color Painting Set

Then, I did some die-cutting with a heart die and then inlaid some CUTplorations ‘hugs’ word dies. I matted the hearty, huggy heart by attaching it with foam tape to a white square of cardstock. The white embossed hearts make me think of the “Os” in “XOXO”. So this is a “hugs & kisses” hearty card. Don’t you think?

img_4015_edited-1Next, I made another rainbow panel to frame the white panel and attached the entire thing to a white square card base.

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the finished card with it!

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What do you think? Is this a Cleaned and Layered card? I’d like to play along at The Card Concept #66: Love & Romance.

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Lots of white…… hugs, hearts, the card and a rainbow heart and panel peeking out?! Oooo. I like it!

img_4013_edited-1My teammates and I are excited to begin this new year with a fun new monthly challenge and by the number of you who played along last month, we think that you will enjoy it too!

Thanks for stopping by!

Grace & Peace,

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I am inspired by the hearts and all of the white at TCC 66:

My card is Layered, Clean, Mixed Media?

Simon Says: The Color Of Love

Anything Goes – Challenge Weeks #268-269

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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!

Products used:

Mix Mash

Whimsical Friends

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AAA Cards Game #80 – Silver

I’m happy to be here today for AAA Cards Game #80 – Silver.

Notice that our challenge is running for 3 weeks this time!

Thank you to our sponsor, Stampendous.

I love our lovely inspiration photo. Here are is my super CAS card:img_2586crop_edited-2

img_2584_edited-1  img_2611_edited-1 I hope that you have been inspired to play along with us this game. Make sure you stop by AAA Cards and visit all of the design team members blogs.

Thanks for stopping by!
Grace & Peace,
Melissa

How to Enter:
Mention us in your post
Display our challenge image

Have fun and leave a comment on other participants’ blogs.

Remember to keep it Clean And Simple

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AAA Cards Game #75 – Photo Inspiration

I’m happy to be here today for AAA Cards Game #75 – Photo Inspiration.

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I love this fun inspiration photo! Here are 2 CAS cards that I made:

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I colored these cards with alcohol markers (Copic and Spectrum Noir) and using:

Doodled Flowers

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I hope that you have been inspired to play along with us this game. 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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How to Enter:
Mention us in your post
Display our challenge image

Have fun and leave a comment on other participants’ blogs.

Remember to keep it Clean And Simple

Edited Tuesday, October 11, 2016:
I am very happy to share that this card was chosen as an Honorable Mention at CASology’s Week 218 Challenge by Sherrie.
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ATSM Challenge #199 – CAS & Farewell From Me

Hi! I’m here today with my final card as a member of the fabulous Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge Blog Team. Our challenge this week is Challenge #199: CAS.

Our Sponsor:
Prize: 3 digital images
Here’s my card, dedicated to the ATSM team:
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I made a stencil with a Happy Little Stampers Butterfly die and sponged red and yellow ink through it.
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Next I stamped the rest of the rainbow as the butterfly’s trail.IMG_7788edited Lastly, I added the rounded corner and the  sentiment, also a HLS stamp.

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I enjoyed making this card 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.

I want to say ‘Thank You’ to Kylie and all of my ATSM teammates. You have been a wonderfully supportive and caring group of women with whom to work. I’ll miss you and hope we’ll meet up in the blogosphere often.

Thanks for stopping by!
Grace & Peace
Melissa

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Word Art Wednesday’s Challenge Weeks #236-237 – Anything Goes

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