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!! 


Thursday, August 14, 2014

The Deconstructed Sketch Challenge #164

Happy Thursday Everyone!!

It's time for a NEW sketch over at the

 The Deconstructed Sketch!!  


This week I created a BABY card featuring papers from Lawn Fawn and a sentiment from the Salutations set by Paper Smooches!!

Supplies:
Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White CS, Yellow CS, Let's Polka 6x6 Pad (Lawn Fawn), Hello Sunshine 6x6 Pad (Lawn Fawn); Stamps: Salutations (Paper Smooches); Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento); Tools: Stitched Banner Set (Lawn Fawn), Fishtail Flags Stax, Mini Heart Punch, Scor-Buddy; Other: Pearls, Glossy Accents (Ranger); 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 11, 2014

The Pink Elephant Challenge #263

  
We are challenging you with an
 
 "Stencils"
 
This week Ella is challenging us to use "Stencils".  I have to admit that I don't use them very often so I had to dig deep in my crafty supplies and I found this pretty polka dot stencil by Heidi Swapp that I purchased at Michaels.  I decided to create my background using the stencil, embossing paste, and some Clear Rock Candy Distress Glitter.  I LOVE the dimension & Sparkle...will definitely try this technique again!!

Supplies:  
Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White CS, Hawaiian Shores CS (Papertrey Ink), Sugar Shoppe 6x6 Pad (Doodle Bug); Stamps: Communique Curves Sentiments (Papertrey Ink); Ink: VersaMark; Tools: Polka Dot Stencil (Heidi Swapp), Feathers on the Wind (Spellbinders); Other: Grosgrain Ribbon, Sequins (Avery Elle), White Embossing Powder (Hero Arts), Clear Rock Candy Distress Glitter (Ranger/Tim Holtz), Embossing Paste (Dreamweaver)
 
I also played along with 
 http://seizethebirthday.blogspot.com/2014/07/seeing-yellow-birthdays.html
 
 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 8, 2014

Dare To Get Dirty - Day 7

The Dare to Get Dirty Fan Club Members invite you to join us for a week of fun challenges, chatter and prizes!!  Not an SCS Fan Club member?  No worries - get info to join now – right here!!

I can't reveal any hints about Lydia's challenge 
but can share the card I created... 

 Supplies: 
Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White CS, Black CS (Bazzill), Gray CS (SU!); Stamps: Treasured Words (Verve Stamps; Ink: Black (Simon Says Stamps); Other:  Black Metal Dots, Satin Ribbon, Button, Twine (Hemptique), ATG Tape, Foam Tape

We hope that you will come join us!!
 For more deets on how to play along...head over to SCS {here}!! 
 
 

Happy Stamping!!