Sunday, January 1, 2017

Know What I Love?

** 1/31/17 Top 3 at Vilda Stamps Challenge Blog! **
** 1/31/17 Honorable Mention at Card Mania! **

Hi everyone! Happy New Year, once again! Today is the 1st of the month so you're seeing a few posts from me! If you follow the Love To Scrap Challenge Blog, you know that we're transitioning to once-a-month challenges beginning today! Our challenges will run from 6:00 AM EST on the first day of the month until 6:00 PM EST on the last day of the month. Half of the design team will showcase projects on the 1st and the other half will showcase their projects on the 15th for your mid-month inspiration. We will continue having three sponsors for each challenge and our DT will continue choosing our three winners and five DT favorites! We are really excited and hope you are too! ;)

I'm so excited to share my DT inspiration project for LTSCB #93 - Anything Goes! I wanted to start the new year off with some color! I chose the absolutely adorable Bugaboo Digi Stamps 'Scene It - Ladybugs' digi for my card. I created my own background by stamping the splotches in inks matching the Spectrum Noir colors I used on the image. I colored some kraft corrugated paper with a black SN marker to lay under the image that I cut with a double-stitched rectangle die. Man, I LOVE those dies!


I think the inks match the alcohol marker colors pretty well. You can't see it at all in these photos, but I also embossed smaller splotches that I stamped in Versamark and used clear embossing powder which adds a little sparkle and dimension to the background. I stamped a simple sentiment on the lower edge of the image, and thought a simple knot with the black and white gingham ribbon was more appropriate than my usual big bow for this since the background was somewhat busy. L.o.v.e. how this turned out! ;)


The inside is super simple with the other half of the stamped sentiment on a layered panel.


Proud to enter this card into the following challenges:

Recipe:
  • Cardstock/Paper: Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Premium White cardstock, Stampin' Up! Elegant Eggplant cardstock, GKD Black Onyx cardstock
  • Stamps: Bugaboo Digi Stamps Scene It - Ladybugs digital image, Stampin' Up! What I Love, Gorgeous Grunge and Timeless Textures stamp sets
  • Ink: Spectrum Noir- PP4, PP6, PL1, PL4, TB1, CG2, DG2 DG3, CT4, OR1, DR2, IG5, True Black; Memento Tuxedo Black ink; Stampin' Up! Elegant Eggplant, Crushed Curry, Strawberry Slush, Pear Pizzazz and Smoky Slate ink; Versamark
  • Dies/Punches: Cottage Cutz Double Stitched Rectangles die
  • Accessories: Ranger Clear embossing powder, Darice Corrugated paper roll, MISTI, fun foam, GKD black & white gingham ribbon

I hope you've enjoyed today's project and will create an anything goes project (or five) for our challenge this month! Can't wait to see what you create! Thanks so much for stopping by and we'll see you soon! ;)
Scrappy hugs,
Leslie

45 comments:

  1. So adorable! I love the little lady bugs and that die...double stitching is fabulous! Hugs, Robin

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  2. A fabulous card with a great image.
    Thank you for joining us at the Sweet Stampers and i hope to see you again.
    Hugs
    Kuni

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  3. flower fan.....this is so bright and lively, exactly what we need in winter, can't wait for Spring to be back and this card makes me feel a little warmer!

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  4. This is so beautiful! I loe teh image and the background paper is gorgeous! Thank you for sharing with us at the Ribbon Girl good luck and I hope you will join us again.
    Hugs
    Gina xx
    http://www.ribbongirl.co.uk/catalog/

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  5. A brilliant bright and beautiful card, gorgeous choice of colours and a great background.
    Thank you for joining our 'What's New' challenge this week at Allsorts.

    Kath

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  6. I love the bright colors! What a fun card.

    Thanks for joining us for our Out With the Old, In With the New challenge at Cut it Up, and Happy New Year! Enjoy using your new supplies.

    Evelyn
    http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

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  7. Oh wow this is stunning work. Love it.
    Thank you for sharing with us here today at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT Registered Owners/Admin for World Wide Open Design Team Challenge

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  8. Back again, and again this is just stunning work. Love it.
    Thank you for sharing with us over here at "A Perfect Time To Craft" and best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT for http://aperfecttimetocraft.blogspot.com.au/

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  9. Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for Penny’s challenge 309 – hope to see you again soon – Hazel DT x

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  10. Such a fun, bright card! I love the ink spots of color behind that cute digi! Thanks for sharing your old and new "stuff" with us over at Cut It Up!
    Katrina
    ScrappyHorses.blogspot.com

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  11. Such a Beautiful card, love the colors! Thank you for joining us at Sunny Day Crafting!
    ~DT Sherry x

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  12. What a nice project ! Beautiful colouring! Thank you for participating in our challenge Colour it Create it Show it off. Gina DT

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  13. Stunning card . Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage challenge good luck Ginny DT for Creative Craft Cottage
    My Blog As I do Rodos

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  14. It feel like spring your card.
    Thanks for playing with us at Inspiration Destination Good luck!! Michelle(DT)

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  15. Beautiful card, and thank you for joining in the Vilda Stamps Challenge blog.
    Hugs Astrid (DT)

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  16. Your card is beautiful. Love the coloring and sentiment.
    Thanks for joining the PDE Linky Party #153 Anything Goes challenge.
    TTFN
    DT Debby, PDE Linky Party

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  17. Your card is too cute! I Love it! Thank you for joining our Challenge over on the Vilda Stamps Challenge Blog! DT Mindy

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  18. A fantastic creation! Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this fortnight! xxx

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  19. Inspiring! I love the paper in the background with the paint splatters and I love this image too. Awesome layout! Happy 2017! Thank you so much for sharing your creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks Anything Goes Challenge.

    Tamie DT

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  20. Your creation is beautiful and thank you for entering our challenge theme of SOMETHING NEW, at Allsorts Challenges, do hope to see you again. ♥
    [aNNie DT for Allsorts Challenges]

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  21. Colorful and cheerful card! TFS it with Brown Sugar Challege!

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  22. What a super sweet project you have for us today, so well thought out and put together a fabulous Creation Beautiful in every way, we are so lucky you have entered our VILDA STAMPS challenge blog
    so beautiful to look at good luck hugs Tracy x

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  23. I love your coloring is cheerful. Thank you for playing along at Brown Sugar this week.
    We look forward to seeing you again next time.
    Hugs
    Brown Sugar DT
    creativEle

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  24. Leslie, this is gorgeous!! I LOVE that background; it looks fabulous!! And the knotted ribbon is a perfect fit for the brightness and business of the rest of the card.

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  25. beautiful.. i love the background. thanks for playing along at Vilda Stamps Challenge blog . x miranda k DT

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  26. What a lovely fresh card you have chosen to share with us over at Colour it, create it, show it off. Thank you.
    Sue

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  27. Oh my fabulous Lesley!! So colourful. Thank you for sharing with us over here at "A Perfect Time To Craft" and best of luck with your entry.

    Mary DT for http://aperfecttimetocraft.blogspot.com.au/

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  28. Ganz ganz zauberhaft. Großartig gemacht. Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme bei den Sweet Stampers.
    LG Dreja

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  29. What a gorgeous make...Thank you for sharing with us at World Wide Open...And good luck..Hope to see you again soon..

    Caz x
    [Caz DT for World Wide Open DT Challenge]
    My Blog
    Pennys Paper-Crafty
    Crafty Catz

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  30. Thank you for sharing with us over here at the World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Susan DT for:-  http://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com.au/...

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  31. Another lovely creation. Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this fortnight. CraftyNatalie - DT

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  32. Love all the color!!! So beautiful & gorgeous coloring! Thanks for playing with us at Color It, Create It, Show it Off!
    Carolyn, DT

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  33. Beautiful creation! I love background! Wonderful design!
    Lovely creation! Beautiful design and papers!
    Thanks for playing at Card Mania Challenge.
    Ileanaxx

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  34. amazing card. Thanks for joining in Vilda stamp challenge blog. Hugs Ute

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  35. Absolutely stunning work, lovely spring colours and amazing background. Thanks for joining us at Card Mania Challenges. Good luck and hope you'll join us again.

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  36. A great card - thanks for joining us at the Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge.

    Helen x

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  37. A great card - thanks for joining us at the Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge.

    Helen x

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  38. Fantastic card Leslie. Just love how you have made this card. x

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  39. Beautiful image and card! Thanks for playing along with CardMania

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  40. Leslie this is such a beautiful project. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck and hope to see you play with us in February. This will also be perfect for one entry as an anything goes creation for our Create with TLC challenge below.
    Hugs
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Color It Create It Show It Off DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}
    {ATG with a CREATE WITH TLC Element}

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  41. cute card, love the colors ! thank you so much for sharing it with us at Creates and Makes monthly challenge,
    WIshing you good luck to win beautiful digistamps !

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  42. Love this! It's is designed beautifully. The colors are just brilliant :o)

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  43. Absolutely lovely Leslie. I love all the colors and the image too. Beautiful!!

    Thanks for joining our challenge this month at Color It Create It Show It Off.

    With smiles
    Laine Kammeraad
    DT Color It Create It Show It Off

    www.Hugs4TheHeartDesigns.blogspot.com

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  44. Just beautiful Leslie. Love the colors too!!

    Thanks for joining our challenge this month at Color It Create It Show It Off.

    With smiles
    Laine Kammeraad
    DT Color It Create It Show It Off

    www.Hugs4TheHeartDesigns.blogspot.com

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  45. Beautiful card, love the gingham bow. Thanks for sharing with us at Color it Create it Show it off.
    Cindy

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