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AHSC #192- A Sketch for Boxing Day!

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Welcome back, everyone!  I hope everyone has enjoyed a wonderful Christmas, complete with family, fun and festivities! Boxing Day is our day to recover from the hustle and bustle of the week leading up to Christmas - my family is here with me so I created this card and wrote this post ahead of time in order to spend as much time with them as I can! 
My crafty creation today is for the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge !! Use this sketch to inspire you and if you have time to play along with us, please do! This challenge lasts 2 weeks! 


Items used for this card include:  Stamp: (SU) Better Together  Ink: (SU) Bermuda Bay, (CTMH) Citrus Leaf Paper: (SU) Bermuda Bay CS, Whisper White CS, (K&Company) Patterned paper Embellishments: (SU) candy dots, (CTMH) Gingham Ribbon  Tools: (FSJ) Tag Elements, (SU) Star punch 
Thanks for stopping by!  Love, Peace n' Ink Amber xo

CYCI #143 - Rejoice! It's a Giveaway!

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Happy Sunday! Can you believe that a week from today it will be Christmas morning??? What a whirlwind December has been! The stockings are hung, the presents are wrapped, and I think I am ready- ready for 4 days off in a row!!! HAHAHA The weather has been bitterly cold, but it has warmed up slightly, and warmer temperatures are on the way .... -25 seems much more reasonable (yes...that's warming up, folks!) 
Today I am sharing with you my final card of 2016 - using our sketch from Can You Case It - our challenge will last a wonderful 3 weeks to get you through the holidays! Then, when you come back,  we can see all of the amazing crafty goodness you make - if you were good and Santa was good to you ;) 

 I am celebrating the end of the craft show season - so the sentiment on this card is well-suited! It also reminds us to Rejoice in the reason for the Season - the true meaning of Christmas. Here's the details! Stamps: (FSJ) Stained Glass, (CTMH) Rejoice
Ink: Versamark, Black A…

AHSC #190

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Hello again, everyone!
We are counting down the days 'til Christmas - for me, that means some much needed days off! We have been super busy around here, to say the least!
It's time for another challenge over at Atlantic Hearts! 


I just had to use my SU! Cookie Cutter punch one more time this season for this fun & fast card!! 
This sketch is great - I hope you play along with us! Thanks for stopping by! 
Amber xo

Can You Case It #142

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Here we are... Sunday Funday! Oh...how I have missed you :)
It has been a very long week! At least - it has felt like it...with big deadlines at work.... Christmas shopping stress (I find shopping malls way too "peopley" even on a good day!), and my hubby working day and night it seems like the weekend is gone with the blink of an eye and we begin another turn of the rat race again. I always use Sunday to recharge my batteries for the upcoming week...so today is going to be dedicated to spending quality time with my better half and catching up on a bit of R&R.
Sundays are ALSO the beginning of our fabulous 2-week challenge over at Can You Case It! - our amazing Design Team members love seeing what crafty goodness you create with our challenges! Here's another fantastic color challenge for you!


I went a little crazy with the shimmer on this one (used some Glimmer Mist) and the snowflakes are from the Frosted Medallions set from SU! I pulled out a Unity Stamp set call…

Creative Corner Challenges-Featuring MHK Designs!

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Hi friends! I am back again- this time with a creation for Creative Corner Challenges!  This week we are featuring the always super-cute MHK Designs!

Our them this week over at Creative Corner was "Vintage Christmas" - and MHK Designs has TONS of vintage digital stamps that are just PERFECT for that old fashioned look to your cards! I had a ton of fun with this - you will too... go check them out! 
Thanks for stopping by!
Amber xo