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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Speedy Fox & Friends Challenge 239 - Border with Circles


Today is Saturday and time for a new Speedy Fox & Friends Challenge.  Pat has asked us to make cards or projects featuring some sort of a circle border.  Mine is the border of part of my side step card. Remember to check out the cards of the Design Team for some inspiration and, if you have time, please leave them a little love.  And, remember, there is always a stamp set to the weekly winner.

Card Recipe:

Stamps:  Polka Dot Country and Oopsy Daisy (sentiment) from Mark's Finest Stamp Shop
Paper:  MFP White Heavy Premium 140 lb. CS; Gray CS; Bo Bunny Isabella DP
Ink:  SU Pretty in Pink and Going Gray
Accessories:  Circle Punch; Scissors; Pop Dots

Thanks for stopping by - later gator!



Saturday, November 15, 2014

Speedy Fox & Friends Challenge 238 - Angled Embossing Folder




Happy Saturday to all!  Today the challenge at Mark's Finest Stamps blog is to use an embossing folder angled in someway on your card/project.  I used two pieces of an embossing folder - each angled different ways.  Be sure and check out the cards of the Design Team for some inspiration.  Remember, there is always a prize of a stamp set to the weekly winner!

Card Recipe:

Stamps:  Poinsettias and the sentiment from the set Snowflakes
Paper:  MFP White Heavy Premium 140 lb. CS; MFP Cherry Slush CS
Ink:  Copics: R87, 85, 83 and 81; Y17 and 15
Accessories:  Sizzix EF; Pop Dots; Scissors and Paper Studio gems

Thanks for stopping by - later gator!

Thursday, November 13, 2014

SpeedyTV's Inspiration Challenge 84 - Make a Chandelier


Welcome to a new challenge at SpeedyTV's Inspiration Challenge.  This week, for Challenge 84 at Mark's Finest Stamps blog, Shirley has found some adorable and fun chandeliers for your inspiration.

Let me just say that I started out by making a chandelier using fishing line - but it turned out - let's just say in the trash!  So I went another direction for inspiration using the colors.

Here are the wonderful pics Shirley posted for inspiration:





Don't you wonder who comes up with these adorable items in the first place?!

So, please check out the cards/projects of the Design Team for some added inspiration and, if you have time, they would appreciate a little love on their blogs!  And, remember, there is always a stamp set to the winner of the challenge!

Card Recipe:

Stamp Set:  Snowflakes from Mark's Finest Stamps
Paper:  MFP White Heavy Premium 140 lb. CS; MFP Hazelnut Tan CS
Ink:  Copics:  R89, 85, 83 81; E44, 43, 42 and 41
Accessories:  Paper Studio Gems, Pop Dots and Scissors

Thanks so much for stopping by - later gator!

Monday, November 10, 2014

Squigglefly Challenge 4514 - Make a Christmas Card


Is it Monday already??!!  Yes - and time for a new challenge at the Squigglefly blog!  Rhonda's Rowdy Rascals are bringing you the challenge to make a Christmas card and extra points if you use non-typical colors.  Who doesn't need a Christmas card for their stash at this time of year!  Be sure and check out the cards of the Design Team for some inspiration!

I used a newly released image by Cheryl Alger Grant - and you should check out all the new images at the Squigglefly shop as well!!

Card Recipe:

Image:  Ho Ho Ho by Cheryl Alger Grant for Squigglefly
Paper:  MFP White Heavy Premium 140 lb. CS;  MFP Cherry Slush CS; SU Green CS
Ink:  Copics:  R29, 27, 24, 22; G19, 17, 16, 14: BG000, 0000, N0 and YR04

Thanks for stopping by and hope to see you at the challenge and remember there is always a prize to the weekly winner!



Saturday, November 8, 2014

Mark's Finest Stamp Shop's Speedy Fox & Friends Challenge 237


Welcome to a new challenge today at Mark's Finest Stamp Shop's blog.  Challenge 237 for the Speedy Fox & Friends Design Team was to make Asian Card Candy.

I originally had 4 pieces, a fan, parasol and 2 lanterns.  However, one of my sweet cats (Chewey) absconded with one of the pieces and proceeded to gnaw on it - hence - only 3 pieces showing.  Why not join us for this challenge - and you'll have pieces ready for a card whenever you need them!  Be sure and check out the Design Team's card candy for some inspiration.

Recipe:

Stamps:  Umbrellas & Fans and Lanterns (at the Mark's Finest Stamp Shop)
Paper:  MFP White Heavy Premium 140 lb. CS
Ink:  Fan:  SU Strawberry Slush and Apricot Appeal; Umbrella (Copics - Y404, 02, 00 and B16, 14 and 12; Lantern: SU Coastal Cabana and Regal Rose

Hope to see you all at the challenge!  Thanks for stopping by - later gator!