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SmilynStef
Cornfields of the midwest
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Come visit me at the Technique Junkies Blog where I'm sharing cards made using this month's Technique Challenge - Distressed Glue Backgrounds. Remember, if you go shopping at Technique Junkies, use my discount code TJ10Stephanie at checkout for 10% off... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Ingenious Inkling
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The challenge at Cards in Envy was to make a card featuring Blue Distress Ink. I stamped quite a few images in blue tonight before settling on this Wild West Cowboy stamped in Blueprint Distress Ink on Kraft Cardstock. I... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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Ending my weekend with a little CAS cardmaking for Impression Obsession's Foodie Fun Challenge. My food is Birthday Cake ... one of my favorite foods. I used the current Fall To Layout & this week's Color Throwdown Challenge Hues. Stamps... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
I would love all of that summery fun ... thanks for the chance to win. smilynstef at aol dot com
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This week at Jingle belles we're celebrating all things WHITE. As you may have noticed, WHITE isn't my color ... if you look around my home all you see is color. The only neutrals are the grey walls. that frame... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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Today the My Sweet Petunia (MISTI) design team with hopping with the talented team from Alexandra Renke. I fell in love with Alexandra Renke at Creativation. Her designs are so clean and fun with a clearly European flair ... and... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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Another week of fun finds from blogland: What a great crafty space ... love how she used the construction fence panel for her layout display (shown) DIY Marbled Pillows I think I would love this Butternut Squash Lasagna Life Lessons... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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The current Library Challenge is is Where the Wild Things Are ... which gave me the perfect opportunity to pull out some fun monsters from my stash. I used this week's Freshly Made Sketch together with some Monsters from BoBunny's... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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The theme at AAA Cards is Geometric. I started by punching one of my favorite geometric shapes ...Hexagons ... from a scrap of crimped cardstock. I added some smaller white Hexagons together with two stars and a circle to incorporate... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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A quick CAS Masculine birthday card to continue re-stocking my stash. This one features more Unity Stamp Company (Holy Cow) for their Masculine Card Challenge. I make my trimmed corners equal, I trim one, and then place the cut-off triangle... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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I'm thrilled to be joining the fun with STAMPlorations celebrating their 5th Birthday. I have been designing with STAMPlorations products for three years and love using them. You can click on over to the STAMPlorations Blog to see my Stamp... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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My masculine birthday card stash is depleted, and since the theme at the Unity Stamp Company Challenge is masculine cards, I pulled out some Unity Stamps to Play. I decided to use the birthday cake stamp from Another Year Older... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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The Jingle Belles are still doing a ring-a-ding-ding prompt featuring Christmas Bells on our cards. I knew I had to make a card featuring my favorite Grumpling, so that's what I used. Because I'm jingling ... even if it's only... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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Another week of skipping through blogland: Love everything about this card, but especially the sentiment Another adorable card & sentiment Grapefruit Filled Donuts ... yum Tutorial for a Polymer Clay Rainbow Necklace - shown - (it would make a fun... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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One of my favorite techniques is stamping on designer paper, so today I'm sharing cards on the Technique Junkies Blog sharing lots the different looks I achieved with the wonderful photo-realistic Technique Junkies Old Friends stamp. Click on over to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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It's my day on the My Sweet Petunia (MISTI) blog ... please click on over and leave me a little love. I'm sharing how I use my MISTI with art crayons and Technique Junkies background stamps. And remember, if you... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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I love libraries ... our library was my sacred place when I was young. I loved the sounds, smells and the feel of the book spines beneath my fingers. I often did judge books by their covers as I chose... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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The CAS Watercolor Challenge for June is Ocean ... which was the perfect opportunity for me to ink-up the new stamps from the Technique Junkies June release (many of which have a nautical theme). I stamped the Fun Starfish Background... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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Lots of nautical and beachy fun to be had with the June release at Technique Junkies ... and they are 15% off through the 8th of June (No codes needed ... discount applied at checkout) ... and if you use... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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We're celebrating BELLS at Jingle Belles ... you know ... anything that goes ring-a-ding-ding. I searched through my paper stash and found this vibrant Jingle Bell paper, so I built my card around it. The focal image is a 3-D... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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Another week of fun blogland finds: Asian Noodle Salad looks like the perfect summer lunch (because apparently we skipped Spring in Iowa and went straight to summer) As does this Baked Greek Shrimp with Feta Printable Escher Coloring Pages Rhubarb... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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Tonight I played with a wide assortment of My Favorite Things products to create a card for the Wednesday Sketch Challenge. I started with the Banner Die Cut from MFT Die-namics Blueprints 27, and then went searching for sentiments to... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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Memorial Day seemed like the perfect day to join the Red, White & Blue Color Throwdown Challenge. I started by searching for papers in my stash, and found this wonderful unopened package of Pictures of Metal from Elizabeth Craft Designs... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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I love the wonderful colors in the May Color Trends Challenge at Ellen Hutson. I found a piece of designer paper from Basic Grey's Soleil Collection (oh how I miss their papers) that incorporated a lot of the colors, so... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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I had to join the fun at the semi-annual Coffee Lovers Blog Hop. Kudos to Amy T for all the work she puts into this massive blog hop. I created a relatively mono-chromatic CAS design using stamps from STAMPlorations Mixed... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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