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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

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

It's Cased

I cased this card because I love it so much.  It's very lacy and fancy, and I could never think of making something like this, so I had to make a few copies.  Thanks to whoever created this.  Thanks for visiting, and come back to see our color hop.  Carol Smith

Monday, February 2, 2015

Playing around




Happy February and Groundhog day to you!  I'm sure he will see his shadow, because it's gloomy and rainy here.  (Freezing Rain, that is)  These are just some card I made from what was laying around on my worktable, except for the last ones.  They are my favorite.  Love the colors.  Thanks for visiting and be safe out there.  Carol Smith