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Sketch Frenzy Friday!!

Good morning!!  I've been playing with My Digital Studio lately, and have really enjoyed it!  I used it for today's sketch from Sketch Frenzy Friday!  Here's the sketch, by Patrice:


and my digital card:


That's my oldest son, Cam!  He graduated high school this year, and I was trying out some ideas for his thank you's!!  Clean and simple--I love the "pop" of color in his picture! 

Be sure to check out the rest of the design team's creations HERE.


Nacho Average Challenge #48

Good morning!!  The NACHOS have a great color combination for you to try today:

I saw "masculine" when I saw this combo, but alas, no masculine card!! LOL!!


Supplies used:

  • Delicate Doilies Stamp Set (122590 W or1 22592 C) 
  • Itty Bitty Banners Stamp Set (126255 W or 126257 C)
  • Real Red Classic Ink (126949)
  • Old Olive Classic Ink (126953)
  • Night of Navy Classic Ink (126970)
  • Real Red Cardstock (102482)
  • Old Olive Cardstock (100702)
  • Night of Navy Cardstock (100867)
  • Whisper White Cardstock (100730)
  • 3/8" Denim Jean Ribbon (125053)
  • Big Shot (113439)
  • Bitty Banners Framelits (129267)


Nacho Average Challenge #46

Good morning!  Here's a bright and cheery color challenge from the Nachos:


and my card, using some fun new things:


Here's what I used:

I will try and come back to update this!  I can't find my catalog right now!!  Last night was Cameron's graduation dinner, and today is graduation!!  Look for my supply list Wed or Thurs!!


Divas Sketch Challenge #240

Happy Saturday!  We have a fun sketch for you today over on the UDI Blog:


and, my card:


Supplies used:

  • Blessings from Heaven Stamp Set (1230502W or 123052C)
  • Riding Hood Red Classic Ink (126968)  RETIRING!!
  • Riding Hood Red Cardstock (111348)  RETIRING!!
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock (101650)
  • Fan Fair Designer Series Paper (126918)  RETIRING!!
  • Decorative Label Punch (120907)
  • 1" Square Punch (124094)
  • Big Shot (113439)
  • Top Note Bigz Die (113463)
  • Stampin' Sponges (101610)



Sketch Frenzy Friday!!

WOW!!  It's been along time since I participated in the Sketch Frenzy Friday challenge!!  I am finally getting used to working full time, and am getting some stamping done!  woohoo!!  Here's our sketch for today, designed by Jennifer:


I love simple sketches!!  And this one is one of my all-time favs!!  Here's my card:


I did flip it--just so my image would fit!! 

Here are all the supplies used:

  • Need for Speed Stamp Set (122715W or 122717C)  RETIRING!!
  • Not Quite Navy Classic Ink (126971) RETIRING!!
  • Not Quite Navy Cardstock (101722)  RETIRING!!
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock (101650)
  • Parker's Patterns Designer Paper (131021)
  • 3/16" Metallic Brads (119741)  RETIRING!!
  • Aquapainter (103954)




Nacho Average Challenge #45

Happy Tuesday!!  Today is my oldest son's last day of high school!!  WOW!  It sure has flown by!  Next Tuesday is graduation.........stocking up on Kleenex!! :-)

We have a great sketch challenge for you today:


This one is wide open with possibilities!!  Here's what I did:


I used the soon-to-be-retired stamp set and colors!  Here are the specifics:

  • Circle Circus Stamp Set (115778W or 127784C) RETIRING!!
  • Friendly Phrases Stamp Set (126149W or 126151C)  RETIRING!!
  • Bashful Blue Classic Ink (126961)  RETIRING!!
  • Pretty in Pink Classic Ink (126955)  RETIRING!!
  • Certainly Celery Classic Ink (126958)  RETIRING!!
  • Whisper White Cardstock (100730)
  • Certainly Celery Cardstock (105125)  RETIRING!!
  • Apothecary Accents Framelits (127003)
  • Big Shot (113439)

Be sure to head over to the Nacho Blog for all the measurements, etc!  And, you'll see the rest of the design teams AWESOME cards!!!