Sunday, May 21, 2017

Week of May 14-20 (Monday)
Was fun making a few Father’s Day cards with a few alphabet letter stickers, a strip of leather from an old purse, pop tab, and subway art from 
Entered into:
We Craft Cards Monday Challenge- Man Cards
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Open Minded Crafting  Challenge- Mighty Men

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I co-owned a stamp store in South Dakota years ago and Art Impression stamps were one of our best sellers! I loved that the characters all had their own unique personalities… and actually had names! One reason I started this blog was so that I could enter challenges so I was thrilled to recently learn that AI has a blog with challenges! I made this fun card (complete with a torn corner "burned" with brown ink sponging.)
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Art Impressions- Dots & Stripes
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Crafters Café Challenge Blog- #173 Birthday
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This card meets the requirements of a few challenges PLUS I got to use vellum, one of my favorite stamping supplies.  
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Simon Says Monday Challenge- Home Sweet Home 
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Poppy Power Challenge- Frame It Up
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Artistic Inspirations Challenge-#179 Anything Goes
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Living in the Midwest, one of my favorite spring flowers are peonies. For this card, I stamped a single peony and small butterfly on a vintage piece of music that is from my husband's grandmothers basement. (Most of the music books are 60-80 years old. And the antique lace is from my mother.)
Entered into:
Whimsie Doodles Anything Goes Challenge- In the Garden
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6 comments:

  1. Love this! I think that Birthday cake is going to be a little scorched. LOL. Thanks for playing with us at The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog.

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  2. I love the peonies! I am originally from Kansas and I love and miss this flower and lilacs this time of year. I also love that you have stamped the image on the sheet music. Beautiful! Thanks for joining us again over at Whimsie Doodles Challenge this month!

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  3. A great birthday card for our challenge - love the burnt corner! We hope you join us again at the Crafters Cafe, CarolG

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  4. Wonderful Birthday card. Thanks for joining us at The Crafter's Cafe this fortnight for our "Birthdays" challenge.

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  5. Beautiful cards!! Thanks for playing in the Power and Spark challenge this month!

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  6. Sorry late popping in! Been away on holiday but trying to catch up. Thanks for sharing your wonderful card with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenge blog
    Hugs, Sandy

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