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SmilynStef
Cornfields of the midwest
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When I saw the picture at the Fusion Card Challenge, I wanted to create a Pink Halloween design. I stamped my Technique Junkies Boo Convention background on Pink Cardstock using Nocturne Versafine Clair Ink. Remember you can use my discount... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Ingenious Inkling
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For this week's Jingle Belles prompt we're asking you to show us your animals (Flock ... get it) It could be one of those sweet little sheep or perhaps a reindeer or camel … or maybe a Christmas Yeti is... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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Another week of blogland finds: Almond Pastry Cookies ... yes please Aluminum Cans to Earrings close-up photos of Butterfly Wings Rustic Apple Fritter Bread how cute is LIam the Llama (shown) turn a rubber mallet into a Stamp Hammer things... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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No matter how fantastic the travels, there is always something comforting about creating in your own studio again. I decided to ink-up some new stamps from Lesia Zgharda Design in the Ukraine. I had seen some of her images at... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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I've been enviously watching Lauren create amazing designs in her Space Age Atlas. I (half) jokingly asked if she would be inviting any guest designers for the Atlas since I knew I would be at her house this week. She... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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This is our third year of Lauren & I playing with Gel Press Printing at our New Jersey Art Camp (aka playing with art supplies at her house). For my birthday, Lauren bought me a set of the R&F Opaque... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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For our first artsy adventure at our annual Art Camp, Lauren and I tried a variety of foiling. I won a Gina K. Designs prize package at Junkiefest and another Therm-o-Web prize package after Junkiefest, so we were well-stocked with... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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We're still creating with PINK for a CURE at Jingle Belles. A big thank you to everyone who has joined us so far. I decided to use the scraps of paper left over from last week's card from the Santa... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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It's been another whirlwind trip to NYC with Lauren. I just love the energy of this city and how we notice new and different things every time we visit. We decided to start our adventures at The Color Factory Pop-Up... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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My finds from skipping through blogland: How to make your own Faux Sea Glass I do love Peach Crisp the Perfect Plant Wall this Masked Portrait Gallery made me smile Baked Pumpkin Fritters Shoe Storage Ideas ... may have to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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Stop over and visit me at the Technique Junkies blog where I share step-by-step photos of coloring this fun new Holiday Doodles Stamp from Technique Junkies with my Spectrum Noir markers. Remember you can use my discount code TJ10Stephanie for... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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The new challenge at Simon Says Stamp is Cityscape ... which was a perfect theme since I head to New York City bright and early in the morning for my annual outing with Lauren (be ready for tons of art... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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The current Challenge at Impression Obsession is Make It Sparkle! (I was thrilled to be the winner of the last challenge ... and I did some serious shopping at the World Card Making Day, so there will be lots of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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I am having such a relaxing birthday morning ... rain outside, but it is light enough to have the windows open and let in the cool autumn air ... Premier League Soccer on the television ... and lots of ink... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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I wanted to join in the Winnie & Walter World Card Making Day Challenges (you can see my CRAFTIE photo here) ... only one slight problem ... I only have 3 stamp sets from Winnie & Walter & 2 of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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Joy Clair is offering a chance at a Grand Prize for participating in four of their World Card Making Day Challenges, so I had to give it a try (the first was my Studio Post Here). I started with the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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One of the World Card Making Day Challenges at Joy Clair is to share your crafting space. I thought about cleaning my space-up, but decided to share today's reality instead. Here's where I've been creating today. My MISTI is always... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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The Third Challenge at My Favorite Things is FLOWER POWER ... and big surprise, there was a never-been-inked flower stamp set in my stash. I thought the colors from the current MFT Color Challenge would be perfect for a bouquet.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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I'm going to try to join in as many challenges I can today (because like I said in my previous post ... prizes). The 2nd Challenge at the My Favorite Things Blog is to make a CAS Design. I have... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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Today is World Card Making Day ... tomorrow is my Birthday. I always secretly believed that they picked this weekend for World Card Making Day, so I absolutely HAD to spend my birthday weekend making cards ... and so that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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It's time for our annual Pink Christmas for a Cure at Jingle Belles. I've had two co-workers recently diagnosed with Breast Cancer, which is a reminder to make sure you do your self-exams and get your annual mammogram. Remember, Lauren... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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I used one of my favorite Cancer stamps from CAS-ual Fridays together with the Sketch Challenge at CAS-ual Fridays Challenge Blog. I stamped it in Pink Ink and then added a Tim Holtz Hashtag sentiment below it. I used two... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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Put your *PINK* thinking cap on! Because at ♥JINGLE BELLES ♥ we always devote the first theme of each October to making pink holiday cards as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and for each card that gets linked up,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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Another week of skipping through blogland: It's not too early to be thinking about Gift Basket Ideas for the holidays (or maybe you could make someone's day by giving them one *just because*) Beef & Guinness Stew is going on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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The September Essentials Challenge at Ellen Hutson is a sketch. I wanted to play with my new Essentials by Ellen Animal Box Toppers ... I was feeling the little cozy bear tonight. I die cut it from grey and black... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling