Monday, September 1, 2014

Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge - Lovely Leaves

It's that time again...Curtain Time!!  We are excited to present a new
challenge, Lovely Leaves.
 
 
photo source:  flickr.com
 
This weeks Fall inspiration photo made me immediately reach for the NEW Large Leaves dies set from Paper Smooches along with the Indian Summer 6x6 Pad from We R Memory Keepers that I just ordered in my last i {heart} papers haul. 
 
 Supplies:
 
http://www.iheartpapers.com/index.php
 
 
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The Pink Elephant Challenge #266

  
We are challenging you with a
 
 "Back 2 School"
 
As the kiddos start to head back to school Ella is challenging us with a "Back 2 School" theme this week!!  I pulled out my favorite Apple die (Red Delicious Die-Namic) from My Favorite Things along with my new Femme Frames set from Mama Elephant.  The sentiment was created using stamps from a few sets: Big Greetings (My Favorite Things), School Time Additions (Papertrey Ink), Sweet Thing (Reverse Confetti), and Word Salad (Paper Smooches).
 
 Supplies:
Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White CS, Black CS, Green CS, Real Red CS (SU!), Crumb Cake CS (SU!); Stamps: Big Greetings (My Favorite Things), School Time Additions (Papertrey Ink), Sweet Thing (Reverse Confetti), Word Salad (Paper Smooches); Ink: Black (Simon Says Stamps), Riding Hood Red (SU!), Old Olive (SU!); Tools: Femme Frames (Mama Elephant), Red Delicious (Die-Namics), Fishtail Flags Stax (Die-Namics), Mini Distress Tool (Tim Holtz/Ranges); Other: Ribbon, Pearls, ATG Tape, Foam Tape
 
Make sure to stop by The Pink Elephant Blog to see what Ella's Girls have been up to this week!!

 Happy Stamping!!

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The Deconstructed Sketch Challenge #166

Happy Thursday Everyone!!

It's time for a NEW sketch over at the

 The Deconstructed Sketch!!  

 
This week I created a Halloween Treat Bag!!   I just love this time a year!!

 

I haven't received my order of new Halloween Goodies yet so I decided to challenge myself to use some supplies from my everyday stash along with a fun Halloween stamp set called, Happy Halloween by Hero Arts.  

 Supplies:
Paper: Black CS, Kraft CS, Hello Sunshine 6x6 Pad (Hero Arts); Stamps: Happy Halloween (Hero Arts); Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento); Tools: Stitched Banner Set (Lawn Fawn), A2 Nautical Embossing Folder Set (Lifestyle Craftys - Quickutz), Web Border Punch (Martha Stewart), Bat Punch (Martha Stewart), Spooky Branch Punch (Martha Stewart); Other: Seam Binding Ribbon (SU!), Lawn Trimmings Twine - Natural Hemp (Lawn Fawn), Black Mini Clothes Pin, Black Pearls, ATG Tape, Foam Tape 

 http://www.iheartpapers.com/index.php 

 
 
Make sure to check out what the DS Girls have been up to this week!!

 

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Pink Elephant Challenge #265

  
We are challenging you with a

 "Anything Goes"
 
Kids are already starting to go Back to School and "Lunch Box" notes seem to be very fun & popular right now.  I thought that I would create a design for older kids.  I pulled out some stamps & dies from Reverse Confetti and came up with this.  It measures 4" x 3 1/2".
 
 Supplies:
Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White CS, Crumb Cake CS (SU!), Brown CS; Stamps: Class Act (Reverse Confetti) & Arrows 'N Elements (Reverse Confetti); Ink: Crumb Cake (SU!), Riding Hood Red (SU!), Rich Cocoa (Memento), Espresso Truffle (Memento); Tools: Class Act (Confetti Cut/Reverse Confetti), Love Note (Confetti Cut/Reverse Confetti), Distress Tool (Tim Holtz/Ranger); Other: Twine, Enamel Dots, Foam Tape

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 Make sure to stop by The Pink Elephant Blog to see what Ella's Girls have been up to this week!!

 Happy Stamping!!

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Deconstructed Sketch Challenge #165

Happy Thursday Everyone!!

It's time for a NEW sketch over at the

 The Deconstructed Sketch!!  

This week I created BIRTHDAY shaker card!!  I just love how fun & festive these cards are!!

Supplies: 
Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White CS, Crumb Cake CS (SU!), Acetate, Follow Your Heart 6x6 Pad (My Minds Eye); Stamps: Birthday to You Plain Jane, Hand Lettered Hello (WPlus9); Ink:  Surf Blue (Simon Says Stamps); Tools: Sprightly Sprigs (A Cut Above Dies by Verve), Fishtail Flags Stax (Die-Namics), Circles 'n Scallops (Confetti Cut), Mini Star Punch; Other: Seam Binding, Button, Twine (Hemptique), Pearls, Sequins, ATG Tape, Foam Tape

 



  http://www.vervestamps.blogspot.com/p/inspiration-challenge.html   

Make sure to check out what the DS Girls have been up to this week!!

 

Monday, August 18, 2014

The Pink Elephant Challenge #264

  
We are challenging you with a


 This week I had the honor of creating a SKETCH for us to work with...as you can see I kept it clean and simple.  

I used the NEW Hand Lettered Thanks stamp set by WPlus9 and papers from the Classique: Pretty 6x6 Pad by Authentique that can be found over in the i {heart} papers!!

 Supplies:
Paper:  Neenah Classic Crest Solar White CS, Black CS, Velum, Classique: Pretty 6x6 Pad (Authentique); Stamps: Hand Lettered Thanks (WPlus9); Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black; Tools: Scor-BuddyOther: Satin Ribbon, Rhinestones, ATG Tape, Foam Tape

http://www.iheartpapers.com/index.php 

 Make sure to stop by The Pink Elephant Blog to see what Ella's Girls have been up to this week!!

 Happy Stamping!!

Friday, August 15, 2014

Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge - Tropical Trip

It's that time again...Curtain Time!!  We are excited to present a new
challenge, Tropical Trip.


The inspiration photo made me want to immediately jump on a plane and head to an island for a tropical vacation...how about you??   

My card features the super cute Summer Time Gidget from the Puddle Jumper collection over at By LORi Designs!!  She's a digital image that I printed out on Neenah Classic Crest Solar White card stock and then colored with copic markers.

 Supplies: 
Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White CS, Crumb Cake CS (SU!), Follow Your Heart 6x6 Pad (My Minds Eye); Stamps: Puddle Jumper Summer Time Gidget (By LORi Designs); Coloring Medium: Copic Markers; Tools: Petite Oval and Petite Scallop Oval Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Double Ended Banner Die (Papertrey), Paper Piercer; Other: Net Ribbon, Seashell Accents, ATG Tape, Foam Tape

 

Make sure to to check out what the rest of the Curtain Call Crew has created for you!!