Pretty Little Studio May Sketch Challenge

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One of my favorite challenges to play along with is over at Pretty Little Studios! I always have to put my creative thinking cap on when I’m trying to arrange all the pretty little elements of my card. You can get all the details and link up your project right here: http://prettylittlestudio.com/plsblog/?p=5259#article-comments

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I love making cards and I STILL practice the beautiful, refined craft of letter writing! So this card, along with a nice letter, will be traveling all the way to the Colonial Williamsburg area for a friend of mine. I can just imagine this sweet little girl among the rows of tulips, welcoming the visitors to the immaculate park gardens. I love using the Pretty Little Studios vintage images too!

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Serendipity Stamps: SSCB #43 My Girl

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Serendipity Stamps is sponsoring a great challenge this month, My Girl! You can get all the details and link up your project right here: http://serendipitystampschallengeblog.blogspot.com/2015/05/sscb43-my-girl_20.html

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I used my favorite three Serendipity dies to create this smart little owl: Owl Detail and Outline dies, and the Ornament. This is my way of saying that “My Girl” today can follow so many wonderful paths, especially when she’s smart and educated. Way to go, girls!

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Fusion Challenge: Wedding Belles

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I just loved being away on vacation where everything was so slow and casual – -no schedules, no fuss, no drama! The chilly weather and rain meant more time to focus on family in a relaxed way, and I just loved THAT! Even though we’re easing back into our busy schedules again, my crafty mind is still in a no fuss/no muss mood, creating easy breezy cards that will sail through the mail with ease! This card is inspired by that beautiful teal, yellow, white ,and grey combination! I like the scattered summer blooms and the corner ribbons, so I went with casual fusion this week! You can play along with the Fusion Challenge right here: http://fusioncardchallenge.blogspot.com/2015/05/fusion-wedding-belles.html

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Happy Anniversary Dies R Us!

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Happy Anniversary Dies R Us! There’s a lot to celebrate!

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You can add your Anniversary Wishes over at Dies R Us right here: http://diesruschallenge.blogspot.com/

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Reverse Confetti #24: SFYTT

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I am BACK in the warm, sunny South after a wonderful vacation in the great north woods of Wisconsin! Brrrrrrr, was it cold up there! Temperatures were colder than normal, but it was so much fun seeing my family and celebrating with traditional food (and drink) all week!

I made a simple, colorful card to get back in the swing of things with the Reverse Confetti #24 Sketch For You To Try. You can link up your card and get all the details right here: http://reverseconfetti.com/category/sketch-for-you-to-try/current-sketch/

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Addicted to CAS: Birds

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The birds are back! This year, Indigo Buntings and Cardinals have graced my bird feeder for a few weeks now, and the view couldn’t be more colorful! Birds are a perfect CAS inspiration! You can play along with the Addicted to CAS Challenge right here: http://addictedtocas.blogspot.com/2015/05/challenge-63-dt-call.html

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I went with a classic CAS style card, with just a little pop of color and the focus all these pretty birds.

Today will be my last post on Crimson Owl Creations this week as we take a brief crafting break! But we’ll be back next week with more paper artistry and layers of texture and color! Enjoy the merry month of May!

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Tag You’re It Challenge #21

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I was so inspired by this terrific Tag You’re It Challenge that I just had to try one more! I just love fooling around with the gel medium and the plastic honeycomb stencil! For this tag, I recalled that great coffee they have down in New Orleans, with that little taste of chicory! You can play along with the Tag You’re It Challenge right here: http://tagyoureitchallenge.blogspot.ca/2015/05/tag-youre-it-challenge-21.html

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