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Memory Box Summer Meadow Collage and poppystamps Plumed Peacock cards…

Hi everyone! I’ve only made two cards this week and I’m gonna put them both in this post! lol  I’ve had this background piece laying on my desk for over a month, finally using it!  Always fun to use an unusual color combo…it’s a Distress Oxide background with Channin’s Shammy technique.  Ink blend on the ink and then hit it with your bunched up stamp cleaner shammy.  Twisted Citron, Cracked Pistachio and Peacock Feathers are the ink colors I think I used here.

 

I die cut a piece of black cardstock with the Memory Box Wrapped Stitch Rectangles die, then die cut the New Memory Box Summer Meadow Collage in it.

I die cut the New Memory Box Floating Swan in the inked panel and in a piece of black cardstock.  I wanted the water movement in the inked panel.  Very cool die!

The sentiment is from poppystamps Peony Stems and Blossoms stamp set.  I added an extra black butterfly die cut with the Memory Box Pippi Butterfly die.

Then some Doodlebug and Echo Park Enamel Dots placed randomly.  I did use mounting tape to adhere the Summer Meadow Collage to the inked background, then glued that directly on an A2 white cardbase.

Linking my Summer Meadow Collage card to the Crop Stop Anything Goes link party…

Next up… the New poppystamps Plumed Peacock and Delicate Branch Collage….

This is when you need a professional photographer…when you use mirror cardstock! lol  My pictures don’t do the card justice.  It’s quite striking IRL.

I die cut the Delicate Branch Collage die in a piece of gold mirror cardstock, then trimmed the panel down to fit on an A2 size panel of black cardstock.

I die cut the Plumed Peacock in glitter cardstock and pieced them in.  I just put scotch tape on the back, then flip it over and put the pieces in.

I used mounting tape to adhere the gold panel to the black panel, then a little mounting tape strategically placed on the peacock so none of it would hit the branch collage die cut panel but still be popped up the same height as the panel.

I didn’t add a sentiment or anything to this card…I’m kind of a CAS girl but usually I at least have to have a sentiment!  I was ok with this though.  It’s very classy and elegant.

Thanks for stopping by today! I love hearing from you too!  Links below if you want to see what products I used.  See ‘ya later!

Memory Box – 94013 Summer Meadow…
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Memory Box – 94012 Floating Swan…
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Memory Box PIPPI BUTTERFLY Craft DIE…
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Memory Box / Open Studio – 30094…
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Poppystamps – CL447 Peony Stems and…
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad -…
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Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress…
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad -…
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Canson XL Bristol Pads
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Strathmore Bristol smooth surface -…
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Poppystamps – 2063 Delicate Branch…
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Poppystamps – 2059 Plumed Peacock…
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American Crafts Glitter Cardstock -…
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American Crafts Glitter Cardstock – Gold
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Bazzill Foil Cardstock – Gold 12×12
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Bazzill Card Shoppe – Licorice Twist
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Archival Ink Pad – Jet Black; Ranger
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Archival Re-inker – Jet Black from…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Plus Machine -…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Express Machine…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Accessory – Tool…
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Sizzix Cutting Pads – standard
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Sizzix On the Edge Cutting Pads -…
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Sizzix Big Shot Plus CUTTING PADS…
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Sizzix – Accessory – Cutting Pad,…
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Sizzix – Extended Magnetic Platform…
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Sizzix – Accessory – Magnetic…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Plus – Accessory -…
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Tool Basics Flush Cutters – 5 inch…
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Retractable Paper Piercer / Pick -…
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Crystal Katana – placement tool by…
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Hallmark Scrapbook – TEFLON BONE FOLDER
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Embossing Heat Gun; Precision Heat…
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EK Success – EK Tools – Small…
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Tonic Studios Tim Holtz 8.5 Inch…
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Tonic Studios – Tim Holtz – 12.25…
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Tonic 12 INCH WIDE BASE GUILLOTINE…
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Lawn Fawn Stamp Shammy
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Mini MISTI – Most Incredible Stamp…
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MISTI Stamping Tool – The Most…
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Simon Says Accessories MISTI GRID…
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MISTI CREATIVE CORNERS Positioning…
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Scor-Pal – Scor-Pal Eighths Measuring…
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Scor-Pal MINI SCOR-BUDDY Scoring…
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Scotch ATG – Adhesive Applicator Gun…
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Scotch Adhesive Refill for Pink ATG…
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Ultrafine Tip Applicator Bottles 20ml…
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Lineco Neutral pH Adhesive – 4oz
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Mono Multi Liquid Glue
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adhesive pick-up square
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Scotch 3/4 inch Double-Sided Foam…
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Foam Mounting Tape – Scotch – 12.5 feet
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Scrapbook Adhesives 3D 217 WHITE FOAM…
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Scrapbook Adhesives 3D FOAM SQUARES…
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Scrapbook Adhesives THIN 3D 217 WHITE…
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Scrapbook Adhesives THIN 3D ADHESIVE…
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Avery Elle Stamp & Die Storage…
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Tonic 14×14 inch Easy Clean Craft…
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poppystamps Meadow Flower and Stitch Wreath CAS card…

Here with a special delivery!  This simple sweet flower makes a statement against this stitch flower wreath.  I love it!  A little Copic Sketch Marker coloring with the G40’s and a Y15.  The little white dots are from a Signo White Gel Pen.

I think I could make this card next time in 30 minutes!  A record! lol  I have to tell you though, this washi tape was discontinued some time ago…like a couple years.  October Afternoon is the brand.  Some things are just timeless!  Other tapes or a sentiment on a card-stock strip would work just as well.  Check out SLS’s selection of new Alexandra Renke tapes… whoa, so cool!

Linking my card to some challenges…

Die Cut Divas – anything goes

Double D Challenges – Friendship

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – anything goes

Scrapyland Challenge – use a brand they sell in their store

thank you ladies for the mention award!

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Seize the Birthday Challenge – anything goes

I keep looking for buds on our new trees.  Tim says not to expect much but I want much! lol

Here’s some pictures of them… click to see them big.

Here he is bringing the first tree after he made the hole with the same truck…then back and forth until all 3 were in the ground. (I took the pictures from inside our house)

 

 

 

We have a red oak from several years ago on the other side of the white oak in the front.  Grow trees grow! Now the ground is tilled up and all new seed planted…lots of watering happening!

Thanks for stopping by today! Hang on to the little bit of April that’s left!  haha  Our oldest two grandsons are in Detroit at Worlds First Tech Robotics competition. I’m watching the live streaming…glued to the computer!  Anybody else have ppl there?  120 teams from 60 countries! While the big boys are competing, the two youngest are collecting buttons from the teams!  So fun!

Here’s what I used to make the card! 

Poppystamps – 2045 Meadow Flower…
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Copic Sketch Markers
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X-Press White Blending Card 8.5″X11″…
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card-stock
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Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Plus Machine -…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Express Machine…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Accessory – Tool…
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Sizzix Cutting Pads – standard
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Sizzix On the Edge Cutting Pads -…
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Sizzix Big Shot Plus CUTTING PADS…
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Sizzix – Accessory – Cutting Pad,…
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Sizzix – Extended Magnetic Platform…
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Sizzix – Accessory – Magnetic…
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Sizzix – Big Shot Plus – Accessory -…
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Retractable Paper Piercer / Pick -…
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Crystal Katana – placement tool by…
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Hallmark Scrapbook – TEFLON BONE FOLDER
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EK Success – EK Tools – Small…
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Tonic Studios Tim Holtz 8.5 Inch…
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Tonic Studios – Tim Holtz – 12.25…
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Tonic 12 INCH WIDE BASE GUILLOTINE…
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Scor-Pal – Scor-Pal Eighths Measuring…
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Scor-Pal MINI SCOR-BUDDY Scoring…
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Scotch ATG – Adhesive Applicator Gun…
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Scotch Adhesive Refill for Pink ATG…
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Ultrafine Tip Applicator Bottles 20ml…
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Lineco Neutral pH Adhesive – 4oz
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Mono Multi Liquid Glue
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adhesive pick-up square
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Scotch 3/4 inch Double-Sided Foam…
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Foam Mounting Tape – Scotch – 12.5 feet
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Scrapbook Adhesives 3D 217 WHITE FOAM…
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Scrapbook Adhesives THIN 3D 217 WHITE…
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Avery Elle Stamp & Die Storage…
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Tonic 14×14 inch Easy Clean Craft…
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Memory Box Painted Flower Stems…

Hi everyone! I’m sure this Spring is finding you hustling to get stuff done!  That’s the way it is here anyway.  I think I told you that we lost 3 trees Nov. 6, 2107.  They were in what the city calls their right a way, so they cut them down… Emerald Ash bore. Sob.  So it’s been crazy trying to figure out and find replacement trees!  We did it though and now have 3 new trees that we paid big bucks for in what they consider their property. sigh.  oh well… gotta have trees!  Shade!!!  Cuz HOT is coming! lol

I did get some cards made to share here though!  yay!

This one is using the new Memory Box Painted Flower Stems die... I went CAS (clean and simple) again… die cut in watercolor paper and used Zig Watercolor brush markers. Do you remember Memory Box Dave’s watercolor dip video?  Thinking this die would be fun for that technique too!  True, you could do this up a million ways! lol  and for a lot of occasions!

I went with sympathy this time because I need to get some in my stash.  The sentiment I used is from the poppystamps Peony Stems and Blossoms set.  Love this set!  I stamped it in the MISTI with Ranger Archival Jet Black ink.  That’s my go to black right now.

Hobby Lobby watercolor paper for the cardbase and die cut.  I just ink blended on some Distress ink in the background.  I think it was Broken China.  Then spattered on some of the watered down Zig color that I scribbled on my craft mat.

I did use the thin mounting tape that I link to below, to adhere the die cut. Placing it behind the flowers and the base.

Thanks for stopping by today and HEADS UP!!!  BIG SALE going on at Starlitstudio.net!  click over, click on clearance in the sidebar on the left.