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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

coloring down the lines hop-March 4



Happy Icy Wednesday! Did you slip and slide from Amanda's blog?  www.ourcraftyplaydate.blogspot.com  No doubt you did.  Our challenge today was to use Wisteria Wonder, Elegant Eggplant, Blackberry Bliss, Pumpkin Pie, Real Red and Sahara Sand.  Some real vibrant colors, for sure, but I didn't know how to mix them, so I spied my pack of something borrowed DSP and just simply colored it in, because the background is Sahara sand!  Genius, right?  Well I kinda like it now, though I had my doubts.  I just put some ribbon across and colored up those rosettes.  What do ya think?  Let's slide on over to Helen's blog and see what she did. www.bluedahliadesigns.blogspot.com.  Pretty, huh?  Well thanks for visiting, and come on back for more.  Carol Smith

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Color Hop-February 25



Good Morning, ladies!  Are you enjoying your colorhop so far?  Amanda www.ourcraftyplaydate.blogspot.com has another wonderful card for us, doesn't she?  Wow!  Our colors today are Very Vanilla, Sahara Sand, Crumb Cake, Calypso Coral, Crisp Canteloupe, and Blushing Bride...I wasn't sure what to do with these, but I had just tried the Bokeh technique, and I wanted to use it.  I love doing that, and it's so easy!  I mixed that with the Blended Bloom stamp, and put a crumb cake bow on it.  Hope you like it.  Give the bokeh a try, it's addicting.  Let's see Helen's entry for today, shall we?  Let's go...www.bluedahliadesigns.blogspot.com  Thanks for visiting, and come back again.  Carol Smith

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Color Hop-February 18



Good morning, ladies!  I think everyone is on board today!  I know that Amanda is,www.ourcraftyplaydate.blogspot.com her card is so pretty.  Our colors today are Blushing Bride, Blackberry Bliss, Early Espresso, Mossy meadow, Sahara Sand, and Pistachio Pudding.  I tried to mimick the inspiration photo using the Summer Silhouettes Stamp Set and the sentiment is from memorable moments.  It turned out prettier than I thought it would, hope you like it.   Helen, www.bluedahliadesigns.blogspot.com  I know will make good use of her colors, she's a natural, always making beautiful cards.  Come back again, and thanks for visiting.  Carol Smith

Friday, February 13, 2015

Happy Valentines Day!

Happy Valentines Day, everyone!  these are just a few cards I created for church projects.  We give Valentines goodies to some of the shutins and special people of the congregation each year, and I love to make these for them.  It's so enjoyable to help in giving them a little cheer.  I hope you enjoy them too.  thanks for visiting. Carol Smith

Tweaked Cases



Happy Friday to you!  I thought I'd just post some cards that I loved and had to copy.  They are beautiful.  Just subtle changes. The first ones are made in such a way that you can open from the bottom or the side. Either way, they work.  Thanks for visiting.  carol Smith

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Color Hop-Happy Valentines Day



Happy Valentines Day, everyone!  Love is in the air this week, and I'm feelin' it from Amanda's blog too.  www.ourcraftyplaydate.blogspot.com  I'm glad she's back with us again,  Our colors this week are Sahara Sand,  Blushing Bride, Melon Mambo, Real Red, cherry cobbler, and  Soft Suede.  Theyr'e all in there, believe it or not, I just gathered a bunch of hearts and bordered the card with them, and used some grunge dots to fill in.  Pretty happy with it.   Let's go see if Joni has the same feeling.  www.joniinthespotlightstamping,blogspot.com        Let us all know what you think.  Thanks for visiting.  Carol Smith

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Color Hop-February 4



Happy Wednesday to you! I'm second on this hop, straight from Robbie's blog www.inkedx2.blogspot.com   Love her card!  Our colors today are:Whisper White, Smoky Slate, Basic Gray, Early Espresso, Cherry Cobbler, and Crumb Cake.  I love all the muted colors with just a pop of red  I wanted to do a barn, but didn't have one, so I found my apple bucket, and thought that was perfect...  Love how it turned out, and I put the glaze on the apples, makes 'em look more real.  Let's see how Joni used her colors...www.joniinthespotlightstamping.blogspot.com  We're missing a couple girls, but enjoy the hop, and come back soon.  Thanks for visiting. Carol Smith