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CASEStudy84

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Stampin' Up! DSP provided the colors and patterns for this one. I love this two sided paper with the tiny leaves on one side and the red and white lace on the other. A little red gingham ribbon can do wonders!

This card was inspired by CaseStudy this week. Loved the CAS elegance of this design.


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Betty J Schaub
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Butterfly Hello

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Color Throw Down #185 - Lucky Limeade, Basic Gray, Regal Rose & Basic Black.

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GOD writes the GOSPEL

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My dear Canadian friend, Marion Evans stamped me a few of these sunflowers to play with and today I did just that. I used my Copics and some of my Stampin' Up! markers to do the coloring. I'm sorry you can't see the sentiment too well but it says, "GOD writes the GOSPEL not in the BIBLE alone, but on TREES and FLOWERS and CLOUDS and STARS. ~Martin Luther. I love this saying. For me, it exemplifies Spring.


I added dried watermelon seeds for my sunflower centers and adhered them with Crystal Effects.
Hope you like it!

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Betty J Schaub
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SoftPencil DT

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I´m writing you to let you know WE'RE BACK! 
That's right, SoftPencil has brought us girls back together as her new and improved DT and COMING SOON to celebrate we'll be joining forces to bring the SOFTPENCIL STUDIOS BLOG HOP! 
Just in case you've been off the planet for the past several months, here are just a few of the products SoftPencil Studios has been producing and are currently available Stickers, Rub-ons, Cling-its and Wall Decals available at EAD Designs, Rubber Stamps and Photopolymer Clear Stamps available at Latina CrafterSHOP HERE.

This week the DT is featuring Michu & Ratiny coloring eggs.

Stay Tuned in the days and weeks to come for more from SoftPencil Studios.

Design Team
Kerry - DT CoordinatorAudreyBettyCat DarlingDawnLisaMelissaMichelleRhonda

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Betty J Schaub
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Beyond the Sea

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This card was really fun to make. I used a variety of stamps from two different sets. I will be entering this card in the following challenges:
iSpy Sketches: use their sketch

Cupcake Craft Challenges: the Sound of Music to incorporate music into the design. I chose the song Beyond the Sea for my theme.


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CASEStudy

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Colored with Copics! I have loved this stamp set since I purchased it. Coloring the hydrangeas with my Copics is soooo much FUN! This card is created for CaseStudy Challenge #83 using the color inspiration at ColorThrowDown 182.

Stamp set is Bloomin' Beautiful from Stampin' Up! (RETIRED).

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Betty J Schaub
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CAS-ing Vicky

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Vicky's creation.
My interpretation.

I always look forward to my Sunday cuppa and the tutorial videos from Lily Pad. This week was no exception. I loved Vicky's card so much I had to try out the technique myself and I am quite happy with my end result.
Stampin' Up! products used: Labels Collection Framelits, Fabulous Florets (stamps), Beyond the Garden (dsp), Calypso Coral (ink), Rich Razzleberry (ink), Jewels (pearls), Very Vanilla (cs). 
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I Spy Sketches Challenge

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I Spy Sketches Challenge #07 - Loved this sketch. Was fun and interesting and a new challenge to play in for me.

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Betty J Schaub
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Easter Blessings

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Here's my card flat and ready to mail.
Here's my card standing. Photos don't do this one justice!



The card was created using a printed pattern from CraftsUPrint.






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Betty J Schaub

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CR84FN50

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I created this one for the CR84FN challenge #50 to use pink, orange and yellow. Which I did! I love this butterfly from Layers of Color. I added some crepe paper twisted, pearls and a stick pin.

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Betty J Schaub
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Spring has officially SPRUNG

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All on a Sunday afternoon.
March 18, 2012.
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Twisted YELLOW

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This is  my DT assignment for Twisted Sketches this week.
Here's a little video of the little spinner.
I love these little thingies! I got them at MFT.

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Betty J Schaub
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Chicks Rule

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4 Crafty Chicks Challenge - Chicks Rule! - Gotcha covered!!!
I just flew (pun intended) by the seat of my britches on this one. I just took a piece of 12x12 cs and cut it down to 11 x 4. Then I scored at 1 3/4", 5 `/2", 6 5/16" and 7 3/16". It makes the cutest little purse/treat holder.

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Betty J Schaub
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For Bella

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So my friend, Sue has a beautiful granddaughter named Isabella Ryan. I call her Bellarina! So anyways Sue asked me to make some Easter cards for her family and I made this one for Bella(rina). I sure hope she likes it!

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Betty J Schaub
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Stampin' Up! Stamps used -- Easter Blossoms, The Nicest Things, Whimsical Words, and Tea Shoppe

Monochromatic Green

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Mojo Monday 232 &; Sugar Creek Hollow #2 -  Happy Easter & ColourQ
-- Going Gray, Glorius Green, Wild Wasabi, Certainly Celery, and Ivory.

Awesome sketch at MOJO MONDAY and my favorite color is GREEN so Thanks to the ladies at Sugar Creek Hollow and ColourQ.

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Betty J Schaub
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PCPCUTTLEBUG-ERS 136

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Hello And Welcome PCPCUTTLEBUG-ERS!

I've been racking my brain to try to bring some new challenges to the table. So Thursday night and Friday, I stayed over at my friend, Deb's house. We played all night and all day!!!
So I was telling her I needed some new ideas and she asked me if I'd ever marbled. I told her I had done some marbling in the past ( way back). However, the more she talked, the more I realized we weren't speaking of the same technique. So that brings us to Challenge #136 - Marbling the Deb Segler way.

She said to use a marble and an old ice tray. Since I didn't have either I used an old acrylic brad package and a round bead. So either way, here's how you go:
1. In the container (ice tray or whatever) drops several drops of re - inker. I used Calypso Coral, Cherry Cobbler, Pool Party and Lucky Limeade.
2. Drop in your marble or bead.
3. Roll the marble or bead around in the ink.
4. Cut 1 piece of white cardstock 4" x 5.25".
5. Place th…

SoftPencil and FMS25

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Here's the michevious Michu and the Ratiny Pal! Yes these are SoftPencil designs. Couldn't miss and opportunity to play with these again and with St. Patty's Day just next week I rolled with it!
Below is the sketch.


This card was created using the sketch challenge at Freshly Made Sketches. I flipped the sketch.

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Betty J Schaub
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ColourQ

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ColourQ127 -- this is my first time playing along with the ColourQ. I just really played because the colors spoke to me - Calypso Coral, Blushing Bride, Chocolate Chip, Certainly Celery and White. I think part of the reason it spoke to me was because I had this cute little paper stack with these awesome colors featured on every sheet. So I used my Stampin' Up! punches and punched 3 branches with the Bird Builder punch. Using the same punch I punched the little birds and their feathers. Then with the Cupcake Builder punch I used the frosting part of the cupcake for my clouds. Added a couple of pearls and a little Early Espresso ink to make the eyes. Stamped my sentiment and called it a day. Now I am off to bed. Night folks!


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Betty J Schaub
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Inspirational Card Sketches

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Inspirational Card Sketches Challenge #154 and the cloud pattern from Van Laar Designs played rather well together. Or at least I think so. LOL

I printed the cloud and then flipped it. Sponged some Pool Party ink around the edges. Printed and cut another cloud on dsp for my shadow effect. I punched a large scalloped circle out of dsp and stamped and drew lines on it to respresent my sun. The hot air balloon is a flower petal punched from Build a Blossom punch. I added some twine for the ropes and a tiny square for the basket. The sentiment reads, The sky's the limit. Inside sentiment is Happy Birthday, wishing you a wonderful day.


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Betty J Schaub
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Sugar Creek Hollow

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Sugar Creek Hollow Challenge #1TRASH TO TREASURE -- They asked us to take something that would normally be headed for your garbage can or your recycling bin and transform it into a vintage, shabby chic or primitive treasure. They were also hoping that we'd make use of our scraps in this challenge but that shouldn't be considered our trash item. So here we go!
The first thing I found was these torn and wrinkled pieces of packing tissue.

Then I came across this little Take Out Box (yes it was unused but I never could figure out what to make with them).
 But I think I remedied that situation. Happy Easter was born from a couple of cupcake picks (leftovers from a birthday). A paper doily (picked up at a Mexican restaurant) from under a bowl of Chicken Tortilla Soup. Some lace and ribbons scraps, a piece of  12 x 12 decorative paper, some ribbon rosettes, bead trim and Voila! A Happy Easter basket I can display on my dining table!
Oh, and if you are wondering where the tissue …

Twisted LEAP

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Ok, sometimes my Twisted Sketches DT assignments are just too stinkin' FUN! That's exactly how I felt this week when creating this little jewel! All of the letters were computer generated and colored in with my markers. I have to say, this is a really terrific sketch. I knew exactly what I wanted to do when I saw it and the theme for this challenge. Please go check out the rest of the DT's creations. There are a slew of very talented ladies on the TS Challenges DTs. They RAWK!

Celebrate Leap Year 2012!!!

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Betty J Schaub
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