Operation Write Home Sketch Challenge #169

Hello Everyone!  Happy Sunday!  It was a laid back weekend in our home this weekend.  J hasn’t been feeling the greatest, so lots of rest for him and well, lots of crafting time for me.  It’s been a good day.  Actually, it’s been a GREAT day!  What makes it so great you ask?  Well, for me… simply being RETWEETED by @SimonSaysStamp!!!!  It truly made my day and sent people to my Instagram account that wouldn’t have normally made it there.  People were “liking” my cards & pictures and well… it just felt good! 😀

I have been crafting today.  Every Sunday a new sketch challenge comes out from Operation Write Home and I decided to join in the fun early this week.  I won’t be doing much crafting this week because i’ll be getting ready for next weekend’s crop, so… this blog post might be the last until after I come home.  We’ll have to see how the week goes.  So far, I’ve got nothing done… SURPRISE!  😀  I work best under PRESSURE!  So here is this week’s sketch:

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And you guessed it!  Once again I used the Simon Says Stamp Card Kit of the Month for April 2013!  I know you probably think I don’t have any other paper… but trust me, I do!  I just happen to love this set and well, I’m going to use it!  The good news is… well, actually great news is… The Card Kit for May 2013 is now out and GORGEOUS!  Please, please, please, get yours NOW before they sell out.  Mine is on order and well, next month you’ll be seeing ALOT of that kit.  LOLOL!  Oh, here it is… just to temp you a little bit.

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Gorgeous or what??????????? Love it!!! <3 <3 <3  Oh, sorry… got a wee bit distracted.  ANYWAY, getting back to the card I made for today’s challenge, here it is:

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It was a great sketch! I really liked it!  And while I was at it today, I made another card as well, yeah… from the Card Kit.  LOL!   The “Oh Happy Day” die cut is a Simon Says Stamp exclusive, designed by Kristina Werner.  Love it!!!  I hope you enjoy it as well!!!

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Peace Out,

Cindy

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Operation Write Home Sketch Challenge #169

Hello Everyone!  Happy Sunday!  It was a laid back weekend in our home this weekend.  J hasn’t been feeling the greatest, so lots of rest for him and well, lots of crafting time for me.  It’s been a good day.  Actually, it’s been a GREAT day!  What makes it so great you ask?  Well, for me… simply being RETWEETED by @SimonSaysStamp!!!!  It truly made my day and sent people to my Instagram account that wouldn’t have normally made it there.  People were “liking” my cards & pictures and well… it just felt good! 😀

I have been crafting today.  Every Sunday a new sketch challenge comes out from Operation Write Home and I decided to join in the fun early this week.  I won’t be doing much crafting this week because i’ll be getting ready for next weekend’s crop, so… this blog post might be the last until after I come home.  We’ll have to see how the week goes.  So far, I’ve got nothing done… SURPRISE!  😀  I work best under PRESSURE!  So here is this week’s sketch:

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And you guessed it!  Once again I used the Simon Says Stamp Card Kit of the Month for April 2013!  I know you probably think I don’t have any other paper… but trust me, I do!  I just happen to love this set and well, I’m going to use it!  The good news is… well, actually great news is… The Card Kit for May 2013 is now out and GORGEOUS!  Please, please, please, get yours NOW before they sell out.  Mine is on order and well, next month you’ll be seeing ALOT of that kit.  LOLOL!  Oh, here it is… just to temp you a little bit.

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Gorgeous or what??????????? Love it!!! <3 <3 <3  Oh, sorry… got a wee bit distracted.  ANYWAY, getting back to the card I made for today’s challenge, here it is:

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It was a great sketch! I really liked it!  And while I was at it today, I made another card as well, yeah… from the Card Kit.  LOL!   The “Oh Happy Day” die cut is a Simon Says Stamp exclusive, designed by Kristina Werner.  Love it!!!  I hope you enjoy it as well!!!

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Peace Out,

Cindy

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Monday Lunchtime Sketch Challenge 259 (TSSC259)

Hello Everyone!  I have to say, I really do like the Simon Says Stamp Card Kit for April 2013.  Love the colors.  Love the bold designs… and just LOVE using it!  I was searching around the net… doing what I do… and ran across Techno Stampers Monday Lunchtime Sketch Challenge, so I thought I would give it a try.

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Here is the sketch:

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And here is my take on the sketch.  Enjoy!

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And I have to say, that I just LOVE, LOVE, LOVE these Queen & Co. Ice Accents – Candy Shoppe Collection! Just FABULOUS!

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I hope you liked my take on this sketch.

Peace Out!

Cindy

The Memory Nest – Sketch Challenge Tuesday

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Hello Everyone! I hope everyone is having a good week.  I decided to do the sketch challenge from The Memory Nest using the April 2013 Simon Says Stamp Card Kit.  It’s a little on the busy side, but the more I look at it, the more okay I am with it!  I definitely believe some sketches are better as scrapbook layouts and this was one of them! Perhaps if I did a larger card and had more white space, it would be better.  I will be using this sketch on one of my layouts when I attend the next crop.  I do love it!  So, here is the sketch:

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And here is my take on the sketch.  I hope you like it.

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Peace Out!

Cindy

Two Days in a Row! What?!?!

Yes, that’s right.  It’s me again!  I really didn’t have any intention of card making this evening, let along blogging, but with the recent events of today, I thought it best.  Just needed to get my mind off of all the horrific news.  God bless the victims and their families.  May he give them the strength to get through today, tomorrow and every day hereafter.  My heart is broken.

So, I had EVERY intention of coming home from work and… napping!  Izzy had us up most of the night last night with tummy troubles, so I was one tired momma, but I knew if I napped that I would wake up later and then be up most of the night again.  It’s a vicious cycle, so I’m pushing myself to make it to 11pm!  I’m almost there!

I finished up a few cards that I had lying on my desk and then I pulled out the Simon Say’s Stamp – April 2013 Card Kit!  Wow!  I love the papers in this kit and could hardly wait to start using it.  The stamp set is fabulous as well.  Here is what I came up with.  I hope you like it.

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Well, that’s all for tonight.  Please say a prayer for Boston.  If you don’t pray, that’s ok too… Please think good thoughts and send healing vibes!  Thank you.

Peace Out!

Cindy