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Happy Memorial Day!

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Today I have two cards for you, just for the fun of it and because I love these Art Impressions People stamps.  I love coffee themed stamps so I had to have coffee lady.  I love her hair.  The sentiment is from an old MFT set. She is off in the mail to a friend.

This second gal just cracks me up.
check out the inside. Hope you are having a great holiday.
Ang

Meet Maxine!

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Please meet my newest friend, Maxine.
She is another Bustle & Sew pattern from the May issue.  I couldn't wait to make her. These patterns are so easy to follow and I love all of the little details Helen adds to her projects.
 her dress and collar:  boots:
tail: Her arms and legs are added with buttons so they move: Isn't she just the sweetest?
Thanks for visiting, Ang

House of Cards May Challenge

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Hi All, It is time, once again, for my part in the House of Cards monthly challenge. Check out this beautiful inspiration photo: This is a gorgeous shot, but I gotta tell you, these colors are hard for me.  Yellow is my least favorite color to work with.  Purple pulls up a close second.   I was struck by the kind of ethereal quality of the photo, with the blurred background.  Tried to go with that. Between coloring the bird and getting the splats right, I think it took about 5 tries.  I colored the bird on the back of vellum and smudged it about 5 times.   I am not patient when it comes to waiting for things to dry. So, here is my card:
 Even as I was putting my last version together (having waited for everything to dry) I was sure it wasn't going to work.  But, once I got the vellum leaves down, I really started to like it. I added dots of Stickels in ice and pink.  A cheery sentiment and antique button finish it off.
Thanks for stopping by and be sure to head over to HOC to se…

Double, Double....

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Mmmm, makes me think of In-n-Out burgers.  Haven't had one of those in years. Today I am participating in two challenges with two cards! First up, Seize the Sketch #19.  I really like the sketches they provide:
Secondly, I am participating in the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge. This week is anything goes.  Since I am using some new Simon Says Stamps and dies on both cards, I figured why not.  I colored the flowers with Copics.  I need to use them more, I really like the outcome.
 A couple of fun "Hello"s, and we are all set. 

Thanks for stopping by, Ang