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SmilynStef
Cornfields of the midwest
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I've really been trying to consciously use my collection of new products in my studio (sometimes I feel like I'm more of a collector than creator). I'm also trying to kick-up the number of holiday cards I complete each week... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Ingenious Inkling
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Today the My Sweet Petunia MISTI Design Team is hopping with the Design Team and stamps from Crackerbox & So Suzy Stamps. I didn't have any of their stamps in my collection, so I had a lot of fun browsing... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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We're still getting SKETCHY at the Jingle Belles blog this week. My original plan was to flip the sketch and for my Penny Black Snowman Joy to be my three circles. I added a vertical sentiment from Essentials by Ellen,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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Another week of blogland discoveries: I'm sure I would love the smell of Orange Mint Bath Salts Stuffed Eggplant with Crispy Beef love this DIY Concrete Paver Coffee Table (shown) I love Baklava, but have never tried to make it... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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Today on the Technique Junkies blog I'm creating with the new Shimmering Bliss Sprays and Stencils. Come see what I made. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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The August Stock Your Stash theme at Reverse Confetti is Weddings. I always want to make sure I have several wedding cards in my stash. I inked-up the new-to-me Something Beautiful Roses in Flirty Flamingo as well as the sentiment... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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I had time tonight to make one more card for one of the Dare to Get Dirty Challenges at SplitcoastStampers. I inked-up my new Happy Holla Days Stamps from Ink Road Stamps using colors from the Color Throwdown Challenge. Just... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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Life (and by that I mean work) has gotten in the way of me joining the Dare to Get Dirty Challenges at SplitCoastStampers this week. I love a new-to-me technique that also uses art products in my studio that have... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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We're Getting Sketchy at Jingle Belles this week with this fun layout. I combined papers from the Echo Park I Love Christmas Collection (punched with a 2 1/2" circle punch). I inked the circle to cover any of the white... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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Tonight I needed a masculine birthday card (when don't I need a masculine birthday card), but I was feeling too tired to create anything that required precision ... so I took my inspiration from Jeanne's awesome card (I used my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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Another week of skipping through blogland: Raspberry S'Mores 7 Layer Bars Love this creative little Pebble Town Mexican Street Corn Salad ... yum Adorable pins made with craft dies Who doesn't need a reminder to Be Brave (shown) Do you... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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I have so many new stamps in my studio right now, I hardly know where to start. However, when this new Snarks & Recreation Stamp Set from new-to-me company Ink Road Stamps arrived today, I dropped everything to ink it... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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Love all of that glittery sparkle ... so glad you shared your Jingle Belles blog header inspired creation with us.
Toggle Commented Aug 8, 2018 on A Flurry of Snowflakes at Azurée Lovely
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I made one final card with my water colored Taylored Expressions Sarcasti-chicks ... and this one is inspired by my Sister for sure. No matter what kind of mood we're in, after we talk for about 10 minutes we'll both... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
I adore those beautiful leaves.
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Love how you used the color wheel on a card.
I picked-up those paints recently and can't wait to try them.
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I can't remember the last time I had an entire Saturday to just play in my studio ... pure bliss I tell you. I have so many new products right now, it's hard to even figure out where to begin.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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One of the new techniques I learned at Junkie fest was foiling. Christopher from Brutus Monroe shared his new foil line with us. So needless to say, one of the first tools I added to my crafting tool arsenal when... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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We're still creating cards inspired by our lovely Jingle Belles Blog Banner this week. I chose to focus on the tree & deer in the image and make them my focal point. I die cut the deer from burlap paper... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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One of the free stamp sets (and matching die) that were in our Swag Bag at Junkie Fest was the adorable new Sarcasti-chick stamps that released today at Taylored Expressions (I ordered the fun closet stamps today, so I can... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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Another week of skipping through blogland: Chicken Salad Bowl looks like the perfect late summer lunch (can't get enough Iowa sweet corn this time of year) How cute is this pom pom ice cream cone Pineapple Upside Down Gooey Butter... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
Thanks so much for featuring my card.
Toggle Commented Aug 1, 2018 on JULY WINNERS!!! at Joy Clair
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Happy August Release Day at Technique Junkies! We have 18 new stamps being released today in the Technique Junkies line. All of the August 2018 New Release stamps are 15% off through August 8th ... who doesn't love a bargain... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling
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I'm up on the MISTI blog today sharing tips I learned at Junkie fest about using the Concord & 9th Turnabout Dies. Click on over to see what I made. Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2018 at Ingenious Inkling