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CYCI #135 - School is Cool !!

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Hello Blog land!  Fall is JUST around the corner...... can you feel it??  There is a certain change in the air, life begins to shift to a different gear from the summer schedules (or, NO schedules!) and school is on the horizon! Some kids have already begun their school year! Parents are celebrating and likely, kids are not, haha!
So this week over at Can You Case It, we are focusing on Back to School! - School Pride.... and my project focused on the people who deserve a little thanks! Teachers!


Teachers rock! My project is a school season thank you as they begin the school year! My Easel card holds a Tim Hortons coffee gift card (Canadians know EXACTLY how much we all love our Timmies!)  and any student will get an A+ for this on the 1st day back to school!
Creative goods used for this easel card: Stamps (SU!) - Labeler Alphabet/Writing Notes/Sumthin' Sumthin' CS: (SU!) Cherry Cobbler/Vanilla DSP:(Simple Stories) Smarty Pants collection Washi: (Simple Stories) Tools: (SU!) n…

CYCI #134 - Pet Sketch Challenge

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Hello again! Welcome to another challenge from Can You Case It! This week, it all about our furry friends and companions - we have a "Pet Sketch" challenge for you!

My project this week did not use a single stamp or ink!!! Can you believe it? But I did use the following supplies: Cardstock: (SU!) - Smoky Slate/Real Red/Black/Shimmery White Tools: (Paper Smooches) Dog Icon die/(MFT) Wonky Stitched Square/(SU!) Tree Builder Punch
That is it! For real!  I kept this simple and clean.... 
Go check out all of the awesome Design Team Member's creations! And don't forget to like our FB page as well! https://www.facebook.com/CanYouCaseIt We list all of our weekly challenges and other awesome info there- you don't want to miss out! ~Amber 










Creative Corner Challenges-Layers of Bugaboo!

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Hi everyone! This week over at Creative Corner Challenges we are showcasing Bugaboo - and lovin' us some layers!

I coloured this awesome fall digi with my Zig Clean Color real brush markers! The watercolour background is simply SU!'s Pool Party ink and an Aqua Painter. And I used MFT Wonky Rectangles dies to add the "stitching" around my layers!
Join us and play along with our challenge this week! 

Can You Case It #133 - Green/Yellow/Neutral Challenge

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How is your weekend going? I am posting in advance, because as we speak, I am in Northern Manitoba, Canada on vacation! I am back home at my mom's...celebrating my hubby's 40th birthday, my dad's birthday (let's not mention THAT milestone...haha) and my uncle's birthday!! We have ALOT of Leos in our mix! I will post pics of our fab getaway later... but for now, it's time for another challenge over at Can You Case It! 

Isn't this color combo sweet? I used the following SU! supplies for my project:
CS: White/Crushed Curry/Old Olive Ink: Daffodil Delight/Pear Pizzazz/Old Olive Stamps: You've Got This/Gorgeous Grunge/Timeless Texture Tools: Cuttlebug Embossing folder
I used a few embellishments from SU (washi and paperclip) and attached a brad from an old Bo Bunny collection....

I love the look of the splatter stamps... it gives the appearance of watercolour without the work! 
So let's see what this inspires YOU to create - please play along with us ov…

CYCI # 132-Sketch Challenge

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Welcome everyone, today for the Can You Case It challenge, we have a fantastic sketch for you! 
I had so much fun with this one, because it is SO versatile.... so I actually made not one...but 2 cards! That's right...TWO. I will share more about the second card later... because THIS one is my challenge card for this week!  Here is the supply list for my project! (All supplies this week for this card are Stampin Up!) 
CS: Night of Navy, Whisper White DSP: Affectionately Yours Stamps: Swirly Bird, Sunshine Sayings, Places You'll Go Ink: Daffodil Delight, Watermelon Wonder, Crumb Cake, Mint Macaron, Night of Navy Embellishments: Linen Thread, Wooden Button, Affectionately Yours Washi  

So, go ahead and call me an overachiever...but, I was up in my studio going through allllllll my stuff......like...all of it. And I got a lotta stuff. And I realized I have some GREAT treasures I haven't played with in awhile... so..... I decided to use this challenge sketch to make another pr…

CCC-Not a Card Challenge!

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Hello one and all! Its been a crazy week of wild weather here in my neck of the woods..... heat.... tornadoes....hail... wind..... I think we have had it all - no exaggeration! Its been sunny and hot, but today, as I prepare this post for Creative Corner Challenges, it looks like we are in for some rain. In fact, it was so gloomy I had to take my project "photoshoot" outside before the rains came to have some light! This week over at Creative Corner Challenges we are featuring ANYTHING BUT a card! 


Here is what I am featuring!

This cute little homemade gift is totally from the heart!
It is going to be a sweet little thank-you for a friend of mine who LOVES jam season - my secret recipe Strawberry Jam is in that jar... so this is a little "lovin' from my oven".

Supplies I used are:
Cardstock: SU Mint Maceron, Kraft, Whisper White
Tools: SU! Berry Basket die, MFT Tag Builder die, SU! 2" circle punch, heart punch
Stamp: SU!'s Hardwood, Num-Num, and Paper…