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6.14.2009

Loonie Stampers Challenges

Happy Monday, everyone! How was your weekend? Mine was very refreshing! I got to spend time in my studio, adding some items (not purchased - just organizing) and even made a few cards. I went to my friend's dinner party at Maggiano's and that was very delicious and fun. Yesterday seemed quite long, but I didn't mind that at all! I enjoyed a hot cup of coffee while some electrical contractors completed a few jobs around the house. I did lots and lots of laundry. I finished the second family room (which is located off of the studio). We were able to enjoy it for most of the day and are loving the new spaces. Mac can watch TV/play video games, while I'm crafting away! I'm glad I'm not in a room all alone anymore! Anyway, here are two cards inspired by the last couple of Loonie Stampers challenges. The colors was very challenging for me, but I finished them (WHEW)!

Oh yeah, those bridal pictures I 'modeled' for McArthur are posted here. It may not look like it, but I honestly could barely breathe! Yeah, I got in my wedding dress, but it's nothing like when I wore it on the wedding day. He is a great photographer. I just tried to help him out since he wanted to take some pictures of a wedding gown in a creative way.



Card Instructions
  1. Trim lavender moon cardstock into an A2 card.
  2. Stamp background text on aqua mist cardstock and adhere to card front.
  3. Punch spirals on white cardstock, stamp lines + sentiment, then corner round the edges.
  4. Tie a ribbon around the white cardstock.
  5. Stamp "G" and die cut into a circle.
  6. Die cut a star and adhere to white cardstock.
  7. Add "G" circle die cut with foam adhesive.
  8. Adhere white cardstock to card front using foam adhesive.
:: My Goodies {Congratulations G} ::
Stamps: Stampin' Up! - great grads; Rusty Pickle - journal stamp
Ink: Papertrey Ink - aqua mist + lavender moon
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink - white + lavender moon + lemon tart
Accessories: Papertrey Ink - lemon tart ribbon; Provo Craft - cuttlebug + concentric star die EK Success - corner rounder; Stampin' Up! - spiral punch; Spellbinders - circle nestabilities
Card Size: 4.25" x 5.5"


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Card Instructions

  1. Trim smokey shadow cardstock into an A2 card. Trim about 1/4" off the card front.
  2. Stamp background retro designs on hibiscus burst and lemon tart cardstocks.
  3. Add smokey shadow strip and adhere altogether.
  4. Stamp flowers and sentiment.
  5. Add ribbon.
  6. Adhere to card front.
  7. Add cardstock to side of the card front and inside of card (hisbiscus and lemon tart).
:: My Goodies {Wishing you a Happy Birthday} ::
Stamps: Papertrey Ink - background basics (retro) + wishing you; Stampin' Up! - pocket silhouettes
Ink: Papertrey Ink - smokey shadow
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink - hisbiscus burst + lemon tart + smokey shadow
Accessories: Papertrey Ink - white ribbon
Card Size: 4.25" x 5.5"

6 comments:

Ann said...

Great cards! I love the LO on #1 and the colors on #2.

Wendy said...

You did better than I did! I had such a hard time with these colours!

Heather P. said...

These cards are so fun! Love the color combo on the 2nd. :)

LOL, you don't look like you had any trouble breathing in your dress!! Gorgeous pics!

Regan said...

girl....you are stunning...

and good job on that colour combo,whew it was a toughie for sure

Anthonette said...

Hi Ashley, the cards are fabulous!

Tell Mac that the photos are awesome! My favorites were the photos taken outside. You looked perfect; the dress didn't look tight.

Deanna said...

You rocked this tough challenge! Love the pics too!

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