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Thursday, March 23, 2017

A little Birdie

Hello All! Hope you're finding time to be outside in the Sunshine!! We've had fog,  a horrific wind storm, Glorious Sunshine and then snow!!  ALL OF THIS WAS YESTERDAY!!! But a Little Birdie Told Me that Spring is here! (This is what Spring actually looks like here in the Wallowas!!)
Simon Says Challenges is hosting a fun challenge this week "Simon Says: Use More Than One Die Or Punch".  I did lots of stamping and die cutting on this sweet card so I thought I would share & enter it.

I have been wanting to try stamping over shimmer so this is the product of my inspiration.  I started by stamping the music on Crumb Cake card stock and overlaying it with double sided tape.  Covering that with glitter and burnishing it on. Then I stamped the bird and branches with Brown Versa Fine and embossed over that!! It was really a fun process.

Here's a small pictoral of
my "think-tanking" !



    










                                    
          

                
OK ~ With a bow or without?  I couldn't decide!!
                                                 


Sunday, March 19, 2017

Pammies Inkie Pinkie Challenge #1712 !!


Bugaboo Stamps
is our sponsor this week!
They have such a great variety of adorable images it was hard to decide what to make for the challenge inspiration!!  Their site is full of great digital images at amazing prices.  Quick and easy!! (digis don't take up a lot of storage space either!!!)


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Just a few quick words of advise when working with digital images.  If you plan to print your image and then use markers or watercolors to decorate it - FIRST give it a quick spray with "Workable Fixatif".  This will save you a lot of heart ache as the printer ink tends to bleed when it meets with inks & dies!! (yes, I learned this the hard way!!)

   


Digis are not only extremely affordable, but they are also so versatile as they can be printed in any size you choose!!  I copied and pasted several of the flower borders in a row to get the ribbon of flowers I used in this card.  I also had fun printing a card size tag on colored paper and another one very tiny as an accent for another project! 


In a future blog I will give an example of doing the art work or design before printing!!


Thanks for stopping by! I encourage you to print some digis from BugaBoo  and enter our PIP challenge this week!!  If you don't have any from BugaBoo ENTER FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN SOME!!!!!