Skip to main content

Feeling rustic for a challenge mashup!

Hey everyone!

Today I had some time to stamp and found not one, but TWO color challenges to try. The colors were almost the same, so I decided to mash them together in this nice rustic card.

I found out that Sweet Sunday Stamps challenge blog has ended at challenge 300, which I've missed. I decided to go back to good ol' numero uno. All in all, 3 challenges were completed today. Phew.


Sweet Sunday Stamps Layout #1

http://colourq.blogspot.com/2016/02/colourq-challenge-327.html

http://sundaystamps.blogspot.com/2016/01/ssc119color-time.html

Here's what I came up with:

Paper: Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Very Vanilla, First Edition DSP (ret)
Inks: All listed in challenges (ha!)
Stamps: Plane and Simple (ret-sentiment), Countryside (ret), Timeless Textures, Hardwood
Accessories: Triple flower Punch (ret), Martha Stewart border punch, twine, pool party colored rope from Target, Wink of Stella, and rhinestones.

Thanks for checking in today!! Hope you have a stamptastic day!

Comments

  1. Love the country look and the terrific texture! Thanks for joining us at ColourQ!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Wow, this is adsolutely goregous! So many awesome details and I love to see when (we) use our old stamps! :) Great coloring, love the torn newspaper DSP, and the addition of the flowers. Thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Jayme, this is such a gorgeous card! I adore that old pickup! Wish I had one to drive! Your coloring is fabulous and the newspaper and hardwood are perfect for your background! Thank you for sharing with Sunday Stamps! XX

    ReplyDelete
  4. Wow, fabulous! Great use of the colors! You made the masculine truck look soft and feminine. Love it! Thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps!

    ReplyDelete
  5. I love the rustic quality of this card! The textures and rich colours are simply perfect. Thanks for sharing with us at Sunday Stamps this week.

    ReplyDelete
  6. I LOVE MAKING MANLY CARD
    but I never put any flower on it
    yours is cool and feminin touch also there
    I loveee your image
    would you mind to tell me per email which image is it...
    my email is monik1973 at yahoo dot com
    many many thanks if you reply me :)
    thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps this week
    hugs
    Monika (DT member)

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thank you so much for taking the time to comment! Your kind words are appreciated!

Popular posts from this blog

Tranquility in Tulips

Good morning friends!

Do you ever see a stamp set and not fall in love with it until someone else posts something awesome with it?

Not me. Never.

As a Stampin' Up! demonstrator, we are fortunate to be able to order select items early when a new catalog is about to be released. I LOVED a lot on the pre-order, but not enough to initially buy, ya know? That Tranquil Tulip set stood out to me, but I held off. Then I saw a video using the tulip set and a Label Me Pretty set, which I wasn't a fan of at all.

I. Fell. In. LOVE.

LOVE.

Fast forward to today when both packages are now here and I am in happy stamping bliss land.

Here's what I came up with:


For Mother's Day there were some beautiful purple tulips in my bouquet- which unfortunately made their way to the trash today. I memorialized them with this card. I also wish the Wood Textures DSP would be all in this one pattern, I just LOVE it. Its gorgeous and reminds me of one of our old barns growing up, which had tulips gr…

Earning Alaska First Purchase!

Twice in one day?!

I know, how lucky are you!! Lol!


This afternoon, I am excited to be taking part in the Earning Alaska 2018 blog hop again!! This is a group of demonstrators who are working together to reach their fullest potential and earn the Stampin' Up 2018 incentive trip, which is an Alaskan cruise through the southeastern islands! Exciting right! It's an area that since moving to Alaska I've never been, with the exception of Juneau for a roller derby trip a few years back.

This hop is chalked full of talented demonstrators! They inspire me daily!!

The theme of this hop is "First Occasions Catalog Purchase!" Which is exciting because have you seen the thing! It was page after page of awesome! I have an obsession with birthday stamps. A girl can never have too many!! That said, the first item on my list was the Party Animal suite! I had to have it all. The best part is that SU and Sizzix did a great job of making sure the existing balloon punch coordinated…

Pleated Easter Fun!

Good morning! 
As you know, I'm party of a monthly swap group with 9 fabulous ladies in San Antonio and this month's theme was Easter or birthday. Since I already have a TON of birthday cards (they're just SO easy to make) and a stamp set that hadn't been touched yet, I chose to do Easter!
It's more spring, than Easter I found, but......that's fine. Growing up in Wisconsin, (and not from a religious background) easter was the gateway to spring! Green grass, a crisp warming of the air, puddles and bike rides. In Alaska, its snow. That's it. Just snow. Even though it has been really mild this winter. :)
Because of all this snow, I've been in the springtime mood. I've been gravitating to a lot of bright colors and flowers! I just can't get enough of them right now!
After a little pinterest and Stampin' Connection (a service only available to Stampin' Up! Demonstrators) I stumbled upon a pleat card and the rest of my project fell right into…