Sunday, March 3, 2013

Think Spring!

Happy Sunday, everyone! I went to Walmart over the weekend and they had a bunch of Studio G clear stamps (like you can get at Michael's) for 10 cents each. I grabbed about 6 of them because I didn't want to take all they had in case someone else (like me) would want some too. I made this card using one of the new stamps. Love it!



  • A2 size card 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Sutdio G clear stamp for bicycle
  • Bicycle and sentiment both stamped with Stampin' Up Ruby Red ink (I have about 30 ink pads from Stampin' Up that I bought in the 90's and they STILL will stamp well!)
  • Sentiment matting is a Stampin' Up punch called "Modern Label" adhered with foam tape for dimension.
  • Cardz TV Stamps "Think Spring" stamp set
  • Butterfly is a Martha Stewart punch. I added a clear rhinestone to the body, adhered it with tiny glue dots in the center and folded up the wings a little for "flight."
  • The grass is a combination of green and brown chalking.
  • Washi tape across the top.
  • Shop Stampin' Up with Rose HERE
  • Shop Cardz TV Stamps with Mary HERE
Thanks for stopping by today! :) Janis

Entered:
Chalk-Ah-Lot Cafe - 2W, SIO, F - (2nd week) Use 2 colours of Chalk to make your background (ends 9th March)
No Matter Which Challenges - M, Fmust use stamp (rubber or digi) - (March)Anything Goes (ends 30th March) 
Scrappy Frogs - M - (Feb) Red and/or Pink (ends 3nd March) 
Stamping Sensations - M, C6, 1E/craft type - (March) The Great Outdoors (ends 2nd April)
That Craft Place - 2W, 1E - (1st week) Anything Goes (ends 16th March)
Cards in Envy - 2W, Cards no thicker than 1/4" - (2nd week) Polka Dots and/or Stripes (Mon)
Addicted to Stamps and More - 5- must use physical stamp (Wed)
Paper Pretties Wednesday Challenge - SIO - #247 Punches (Wed)
Charisma Cardz - 3E, C10 - #7 One layer creation - image stamped or printed directly onto the cardstock (Thurs)

Happy Campers - 2W, 3E - #11 Use a fav stamp (digi or rubber) (Thurs)






18 comments:

  1. So simple and so elegant. Thanks for playing at Cards in Envy.

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  2. So cute...what a deal!! Lee-Ann :)

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  3. Love the cas card, lovely choice of colours. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.
    Pinky

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  4. Too cute. Love the stamping.

    Have a great day.
    Hugs Nana
    ♥ My Crafting Channel ♥

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  5. Fabulous CAS card, love red and white! Thank you for joining us at ATSM this week.

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  6. Love this so much very elegant thank you for joining us at that craft place Erin

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  7. Janis, what a lovely card. Your chalking looks great as grass. I want to get some Stampin Up Ink Pads now; I've never used them before and can't believe they have lasted so long for you. Sounds like you found a real bargin at Walmart! Thank you for taking time to come by Cards in Envy and joining in on our challenge. I am thankful that I got to view your spring card and certainly hope you will be back for our upcoming challenges.

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  8. Beautiful CAS card! Thanks for sharing in No Matter Which’s *Anything Goes* challenge and good luck !

    Hugzzz

    Tammy, NMWC DT at Créations LaDiva :) xx

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  9. Great card! Aren't those STudio G stamps something. I love digging little treasures out of that bin.
    Rae Ann O.
    http://joyinart.blogspot.com

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  10. Lovely card, simple and casual. Thanks for sharing it with us at Scrappy Frogs.

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  11. Cute CAS card! I really like the bicycle stamp. Thanks for joining us at ATSM this week!

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  12. Great bargain buy! Nice stamp and great choice of colours. Thanks so much for playing along at ATSM! xx

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  13. That sounds like a real bargain Janis and you've created a really elegant card with them.

    Thanks so much for sharing your lovely work and joining us this month at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    B x

    I have a celebration with lots of prizes and it would be wonderful if you have time to create something to join in, you can check out what to do here

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  14. Very lovely card, love the theme you made on this one, thanx for joining us at NMWC and good luck, hugs, Marion

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  15. Lovely CAS card! Thank you for sharing it with us at Stamping Sensations this month, and good luck.

    Lynne

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  16. Fabulous card. Love the use of chalk. Stop by the blog tomorrow to see who one this challenge and what the next challenge theme is. Thanks for playing.

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  17. Congrats Janis. Just came from Chalk-Ah-Lot Cafe and you won the Use 2 colors to make background challenge. Like the Clean & Simple CAS look with nice chalk background. Bike would have to be a Tandem bike for me.
    Meliss
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  18. Beautiful creation

    Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations

    Francesca x

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