Paper Morsels

Paper Crafts and Sweet Morsels from life.

Lawn Fawn Wonderful Window

When I saw this sweet die, Lawn Fawn’s new Wonderful Window, I just had to buy it!  This is my first card with this die and there are so many possibilities that I will be using it again and again!  The tulip base slides into the little flower box.  If you want to make the windows open, you can!  There are also little cut outs for each window pane with tulip cut outs, if you want to totally different look.

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Supplies Used:

Dies:  Lawn Fawn – Wonderful Windows & Grassy Hillside Borders

Stamps: Lawn Fawn – Joy To The Woods set

Paper:  American Crafts May Berry Paper Pad; Recollections Metallics and Vellum

Markers: Copic

Ink:  Momento Black

Twine:  Doodlebug Inc. Doodle Twine

Embellishments: Glossy Accents

Entries:

Addicted to Stamps and More: Challenge #230 – Photo Inspiration

Make My Monday: Challenge #40 – Birds

Happy Little Stampers: February CAS Challenge – Blue

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8 x 8 Pad Disappearance Challenge

Inspired by Kristie at her blog The Best Things in Life are Pink, I tried to make a paper pad “disappear” by using it all up by making cards.  The paper pad I chose, however, was not the typical 6 x 6, but rather, a slightly larger 8 x 8 pad.

The pad I used was Graphic 45’s “By the Sea” pad.  Graphic 45’s 12 x 12 papers are very challenging to use for cards due to the size of their images, but they did a good job of providing larger and much smaller prints in this pack.

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Many thanks to Kristie for showing which sketches she used.  I followed her examples for many of the cards!   There were a few more cards than this, but I have been using one here or there for occasions.  The rest will go to Operation Write Home.  OWH is closing down and they stop taking cards on Aug 1, so these will go in my last box to them.

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I’m featuring a Missing You card to enter into the Our Daily Bread Designs Challenge on the Operation Write Home blog today.

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Challenges:

Operation Write Home:  Our Daily Bread Designs – Missing You

Little Red Wagon:  #292 Use It Up Challenge

Penny’s Challenge: #230 Anything Goes

 

 

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Simon Says Stamp “Create” Event!

I spent two days this weekend and an amazing crafting event put on by a Columbus  based online-only crafting store called Simon Says Stamp.  The workshops were all taught be some of the VIPs of the paper crafting world! 

We made cards and learned neat techniques with Sharri Carroll (Simon Says Stamp), Jennifer McQuire (Hero Arts, etc.), Sandy Allnock (Operation Write Home), Kelly Marie Alverez (Lawn Fawn) and  Stephanie Klauck (Simon Says Stamp).  We made some cool 3D Distressed Art projects with Tim Holz.  I got to see some talented artists demo some techniques – a couple of them that I follow on blogs regularly!  Oh…and I got tons of free stamps and supplies!  It was a great time!

Cards done

Inky card

Tim

Tim Holtz
Burlap panel

Foliio

Painted trinkets

Splashed tag

Jen and SSS owner

Jennifer McGuire and SSS Owner Heidi

K Werner

Kristina Werner

Sandy

Sandy Allnock – President and Founder of Operation Write Home

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You Are My Sunshine

Here’s what we all want around here….warm sunshine!!!

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Challenges:

Products used:

  • Digi Stamp:  Paper Smooches
  • Digi Sentiment: Paula’s Posts
  • Papers:  DCWV (White), Unknown (Blue), Club Scrap (Orange)
  • Punch: Fiskars Border Punch – Up In the Clouds
  • Markers:  Copic
  • Twine:  doodlebug design, inc. Doodle Twine
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Hey There, Cupcake!

I was cleaning up my scraps stash so I had to revisit Sandy Allnock’s “Scrap Wrangler” post for some renewed organization and I used one of her sketches for the inspiration on this sweet little card!

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Inspiration Link:

Products used:

  • Cardstock – DCWV
  • Digi Stamp- Hambo Stamps “Mouse Chef”
  • Sentiment – The Alley Way Stamps
  • Markers – Copic
  • Bling

Challenges:

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Hexagon Floral

 

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Products used:

  • Ink Stamps: Bella Blvd Sand and Surf
  • Cardstock:  Club Scrap Fiesta
  • Ink Pads: Stampin’ Up
  • Embossing Folder: Sizzix Honeycomb
  • Ribbon

Challenges:

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Bikes, Trolleys & Cars, Oh My!

The Operation Write Home Our Daily Bread Design’s challenge was to use wheels – buses, bikes, and cars, etc.  This ink stamp from Club Scrap is perfect for this theme!

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Products used:

  • Stamp:  Club Scrap
  • Sentiment: Hero Arts Find Joy
  • Inks: Stampin’ Up Brilliant Blue, Momento Rich Cocoa
  • Cardstock: Unknown
  • Ribbon: Unknown

Challenges:

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