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20 July, 2017

Stripes and/or Colors with HOC Team 3

Hi everyone,

Thanks for stopping by and for all your wonderful comments. I'm honored to have you here and I truly appreciate each of you more than you know!

House of Cards Design Team 3 are sharing our creations with you today for our current challenge. This month it's to include stripes and or colors with this inspiration...


And here's a reminder of my card...


Full details can be found on the original post here

I'll be back soon with another creation, so I hope you'll join me then.


05 July, 2017

Pacific Ocean Background

Hi everyone,

Thanks for stopping by and for all your wonderful comments. I'm honored to have you here and I truly appreciate each of you more than you know!

The card I'm sharing today was the first I created while playing with a NBUS die set, the Pacific Ocean Background by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions.


I love the intricacy of the frames and how stunning they look simply layered together.

Card: SU's whisper and shimmery white
Tools and embellishments: Pacific Ocean Background

Challenges...
#199 Monochrome at 613 Avenue Create
#257 AG at Brown Sugar
#26 AG at Polkadoodles

I'll be back soon with another creation, so I hope you'll join me then.


01 July, 2017

Stripes and/or Colors at House of Cards

Hi everyone,

Thanks for stopping by and for all your wonderful comments. I'm honored to have you here and I truly appreciate each of you more than you know! 

It's the 1st of the month and that means it's time for a new challenge at House of Cards, and I'm honored to be starting my 4th term among such a great group of talented designers.  This month we're asking you to use stripes, and or colors from the inspiration image...


And here's my card.  Instead of octagons in the inspiration image I've gone with hexagons and shimmery colors; aiming for a subtle sun-kissed look...


Card: Unbranded soft yellow and gold shimmer
Tools and embellishments: Sue Wilson's Pacific Ocean Bora Bora die for Creative Expressions, and CE pearls

Challenges...
#182 AG at Artistic Inspirations
#129 AG at Crafty Gals Corner
#26 AAG at Polkadoodles

I'll be back soon with another creation, so I hope you'll join me then.




28 June, 2017

W-O-W Hot Air Balloon

Hi everyone,

Thanks for stopping by and for all your wonderful comments.  I'm honored to have you here and I truly appreciate each of you more than you know!

I love white-on-white, or W-O-W cards and love how this one looks...


I used a couple foam pads in the center of the vellum backed balloon to add some dimension, while adhering the sides with wet glue.

Card: SU's Thick Whisper White, Glimmer Paper and vellum
Tools and embellishments: SU's Up & Away thinlits

Challenges...
AG at TTCRD
#129 AG at Crafty Gals Corner
#287 - 288 at Pixie's Snippets Playground

I'll be back soon with another creation, so I hope you'll join me then.


21 June, 2017

Sparkly Summer Ballons

Hi everyone,

Thanks for stopping by and for all your wonderful comments.  I'm honored to have you here and I truly appreciate each of you more than you know!

Hot air balloons are a wonderful sight at this time of year, and to celebrate the official arrival of summer today, I've added some sparkle...



Card: SU's Pacific Point, Glimmer Paper and vellum
Tools and embellishments: Up & Away thinlits

Challenges...
#305 Feminine at HIMCR
Sparkle or Shine at Incy Wincy Designs
AG at TTCRD

I'll be back soon with another creation, so I hope you'll join me then.


14 June, 2017

Jeweled Frame Inlay

Hi everyone,

Thanks for stopping by and for all your wonderful comments.  I'm honored to have you here and I truly appreciate each of you more than you know!

I'm sure by now you know how much I love the Jeweled Frame dies from Spellbinders?  If not, take another look at some recent posts.  Grin.  Today's card takes things up a notch...


Card: SU's Whisper White, Wisteria Wonder and Basic Black
Tools and embellishments: Spellbinders' Jeweled Frame, and SU rhinestones

Challenges...
285-286 AAG at Pixie's Snippets Playground
#23 AAG at Polkadoodles
#254 AG at Brown Sugar Challenges

I'll be back soon with another creation, so I hope you'll join me then.


07 June, 2017

More Summer Blooms

Hi everyone,

Thanks for stopping by and for all your wonderful comments.  I'm honored to have you here and I truly appreciate each of you more than you know!

Today's cards are in the same style as these from a couple weeks ago, with the addition of butterflies...



Card: SU's Blushing Bride, So Saffron, Pear Pizzazz, Smoky Slate and Whisper White
Ink: SU's Soft Suede
Stamp and dies: SU's Thoughtful Branches bundle, Creative Expression's Butterfly Circle

Challenges...

#9 AG at The Flower Challenge
AG at Incy Wincy Designs
#283 & 284 AAG at Pixie's Snippets Playground

I'll be back soon with another creation, so I hope you'll join me then.