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Love You Lots – CTD475

Well it’s been a little while since I’ve done a post. I might be a little out of practice… But I had a snow day afternoon on Friday, my order from MFT was on my doorstep, and it seemed like the perfect time to get crafty. So I started with one of my favorite challenges, the Color Throwdown.

(P.S. I also switched over to a new domain, and I got my old posts switched over, but I have some work to do on the image links.)

Stamps: From the Heart (MFT)
Paper: Smooth White, Silver Glitter (MFT)
Ink: Cotton Candy, Blu Raspberry, Blueberry (MFT)
Dies: Full of Heart, Hearts In a Row – Vertical, A2 Stitched Rectangle STAX (MFT)

Just a Note – MFTWSC180

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I’m playing along with the MFT Wednesday Stamp Club again this week. I’m indulging in my love of all things office supply related once more. I can’t get enough of that notebook paper background stamp. Or the linen one either.

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Stamps: At the Office, Washi Patterns, Notebook Paper BG, Romantic Script BG, Linen BG (MFT)
Paper: Primitive White, Kraft, Nightshift Blue, Lemon Drop (MFT)
Ink: Nightshift BLue, Lemon Drop, Chocolate Brown, Whip Cream, Natural, Berrylicious (MFT)
Dies: Washi Tape, Blueprints 15, 3×4 Notepad, Pierced Fishtail Flags, At the Office (MFT)
Accessories: Sequins, Glitter Pen
Card Size: 4-1/4 x 5-1/2
Sketch: MFTWSC180

Smile – CTD296

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I’m using my new MFT stamps & dies to play along with the Color Throwdown Challenge this week. How fun is that clipboard!? And the notebook paper background? Be still my office supply loving heart!

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Stamps:Smile, At the Office, Romantic Script BG, Notebook Paper BG, Wood Plank BG, Linen BG (MFT)
Paper: Factory Green, Pink Lemonade, Sno Cone, Smooth White (MFT); metallic silver
Ink: Sno Cone, Pink Lemonade, Cotton Candy, Factory Green, Hot Fudge (MFT)
Dies: Office Supplies, Peek-a-Boo Heart Frames, Blueprints 13, Blueprints 1 (MFT)
Accessories: Embroidery Floss, Rhinestones
Card Size: 4-1/4 x 5-1/2

Thank You – MFTWSC179

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I’m playing along with the MFT Wednesday Stamp Club this week.


Stamps:Words of Inspiration, Watercolor Backdrops, Typewriter Text BG, Linen BG (MFT)
Paper: Smooth White, Steel Grey, Gumdrop Green, Spearmint, Red Hot (MFT); Glitter paper
Ink: Steel Grey, Bubblegum, Gumdrop Green, Spearmint (MFT)
Dies: Stitched Circles STAX, Circle STAX 1, Horizontal Stitched Strips, Blueprints 13, Blueprints 15 (MFT)
Accessories: button, hemp cord
Card Size: 4-1/4 x 5-1/2
Sketch: MFTWSC179

You Make Ordinary Days Sparkle – CTD295

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After a wonderful time visiting My Favorite Things last weekend, I really wanted to spend another weekend being crafty. Unfortuantely, I had to do the housework that I didn’t do last weekend. I did manage to scrape out enough time to play along with the Color Throwdown Challenge again this week. It doesn’t show up very well in the picture, but I used the Linen background stamp on the light pink panel. It adds a really nice bit of texture to the card. Also, there are 56 very small rhinestones on the accent strip. That seemed like a much better idea before I started placing 56 very small rhinestones.

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Stamps: You Were Meant to Sparkle, Typewriter Text BG, Linen BG (MFT)
Paper: Pink Lemonade, Razzle Berry, Paver Red (MFT)
Ink: Steel Grey, Pink Lemonade, Razzle Berry (MFT)
Dies: Blueprints 15 (MFT)
Accessories: Glitter Pen, Sequins, Rhinestones
Card Size: 4-1/4 x 5-/2

Congratulations – MFTWSC178

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Here’s another card I managed to get done this afternoon. Not bad for the last day of my vacation! This time I’m playing along with the MFT Wednesday Stamp Club.

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Stamps: Linen BG (MFT)
Paper: Smooth White, Grape Jelly (MFT)
Ink: Grout Gray (MFT)
Dies: Congratulations Shaker, Blueprints 13, Blueprints 1 (MFT)
Accessories: Sequins, acetate
Card Size: 4-1/4 x 5-1/2
Sketch: MFTWSC178

Happy Birthday Fishes – CTD294

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So I was out of town all weekend and didn’t think I’d be able to play along with the Color Throwdown Challenge this week. But I got in around 10am, went grocery shopping, came home, scritched the dogs, unpacked, started laundry and realized I had enough time to squeeze a quick card in!

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Stamps: Sea LIfe, You’re Fin-tastic (MFT)
Paper: Primitive White, Kraft (MFT)
Ink: Razzle Berry, Berrylicious, Kraft (MFT)
Dies: Sea Life, Fishtail Flags STAX (MFT)
Accessories: Rhinestones
Card Size: 4-1/4 x 5-1/2

Happy Birthday to You – MFTWSC177

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Playing along with the MFT Wednesday Stamp Club again this week. And I think someone is going to have to come take my big background stamps away from me! (As if I’d give them up!)


Stamps: Birthday Greetings, Wood Plank BG, Grid BG, Cheetah BG, Linen BG (MFT)
Paper: Kraft, Bubblegum, Insulation Pink, Gumdrop Green, Red Hot, Spearmint, Hot Fudge (MFT)
Ink: Hot Fudge, Kraft, Bubblegum, Insulation Pink, Gumdrop Green (MFT); Tea Dye (Distress Ink)
Dies: Pierced Rectangles, Hexagon STAX, Star STAX, Blueprints 6, Fishtail Flags Layers STAX, Rectangle Frames (MFT)
Accessories: Hemp cord
Card Size: 4-1/4 x 5-1/2
Sketch: MFTWSC177

You’re Brilliant – CTD293

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Another last-minute card for me today, playing along with the Color Throwdown Challenge! (Thank goodness for holidays!)

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Stamps: Watt’s Up, Grid BG, On the Diagonal BG (MFT)
Paper: Tangy Orange, Berrylicious, Sour Apple, Smooth White, Steel Grey, Steel Blue, Lemon Drop (MFT)
Ink: Black Licorice Hybrid, Tangy Orange, Berrylicious (MFT)
Dies: Light Bulb, Stiched Vertical Strips (MFT)
Card Size: 4-1/4 x 5-1/2