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None of us is born thinking we are ordinary. Feeling special is an essential part of the human birthright. If you don’t think you are special, you won’t seek to contribute your gift to the world. -Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

We are the Warp ...

Life is a tapestry: We are the warp; angels, the weft; God, the weaver. Only the Weaver sees the whole design. ~Quoted in The Angels' Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman, 1994

Good morning!
I’m here to share my card for the new color challenge which starts today at The Outlawz Challenges!


Our sponsor this month is Fred She Said Designs


This week’s challenge has us checking out this photo from Sharon for some inspiration!



I went with the bold colors because I had the perfect Design paper from Color Bok and of course those wings.


Supplies for 5 x 7 card
  • Button from my stash
  • Card stock (for base) from The Paper Studio
  • Design Paper “Bright Splash” from Color Bok
  • India Ink from Memories
  • Sentiment from Halo Rubber Stamps
  • Wings from “Wings & Crowns” set from Spellbinders

Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to stop by The Outlawz Challenges where a new challenge starts every day of the week!


(Hugs) Cara

Sunday, January 14, 2018

It's my Thing ...

If "ifs" and "buts" were candy and nuts, wouldn't it be a Merry Christmas? ~Don Meredith

Good evening!
I am here to share my first Christmas card of the year! Yep … already starting making them because I love the Season and I love having lots of different Christmas cards to mail and give out.
It’s my thing!

This particular card was made using this really cute image for the Sasayaki Glitter mid-December Progressive Challenge #27. I tried to make it look like they were decorated for Christmas ... or at the very least, heading off to an ugly sweater party! 


Supplies
  • Image printed on Stampin Up! Whisper White card stock & colored using water based inks and water brush
  • Card candy: Stash
  • Card stock: Stampin Up!
  • India Ink: Memories
  • Ink: Stampin Up!
  • Label punch: Stampin Up!
  • Sentiment: Print Works
  • Various glitter glues: Studio G & Nuvo
  • Washi Glitter tape: Close to My Heart

Thanks for stopping by!

(Hugs) Cara

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Splinters anyone?

As you slide down the banister of life, may the splinters never point your way. ~Author unknown, c.1948

Good morning!
Things have been quite hectic in my household these last couple of months so I thought the above quote was hilarious and appropo since here I am, once again late sharing my card for the new color challenge which started yesterday at The Outlawz Challenges! 


Our sponsor this month is Fred She Said Designs


This week’s challenge gives you the choice of 3 colors from the lovely pallet below, chosen by team mate Jacqui, with a twist of adding an animal.



Because I can’t seem to keep track of my calendar I wound up not using a FSS image for my card this week. But I did used the 3 browns and added a horse. This 


Supplies
  • Close to My Heart: Glitter tape, Pearls, Design paper “Falling for You” which already had the sentiment printed on it
  • The Paper Studio: Card Stock 

Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to stop by The Outlawz Challenges where a new challenge starts every day of the week!
(Hugs) Cara