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Saturday, June 13, 2015

Happy Birthday to June?

Hi again crafty friends,
 My friend, June, is a June baby! So thanks to her Mama, it's easy to remember "June's birthday is in June!" I just got this super cute stamp set from Mama Elephant that I was so excited to get inky *Ü*

Here's the card:
 I luuuuuuv this little astrology set from Mama Elephant called Cosmic Stars! I used the cute little twins image which corresponds with Gemini *Ü* I colored them with Copics using the No-Line coloring technique.

Here's another peek:
 SQUEAL!*Ü* They are just too cuuuute!!!

BUT, I came across a teensy problem!?!? I checked to see what day in June, June's birthday is and it's June 22...which doesn't make her a Gemini...she's a CANCER! D'oh!

That's ok, you know me, and there are NO mistakes in card-making. This little snafu just gave me another opportunity to play with this fun, fun, fun stamp set again *Ü*

HERE's June's card:
 I colored in Mr. Crab Cancer with the No-Line Copic technique again. This time I took the opportunity to make a shaker for the front panel. I used a left-over pocket that I cut away from the baseball card sleeve from the pocket letter I created a while back. It was much easier to create the shaker this way *Ü* and it's not bulky.

Here's another peek:
ETA: I will be sharing a tute showing how to make this type of shaker later this week! *Ü*
and of the innies:
Yup, that's the Wonky Stitches die back! Hehehe... I just luv this die... *Ü*

I used this Mojo Monday sketch:
Thanks so much for hanging in there for this long post! So what's a girl to do with a Gemini card? Well...it is MY birthday today so maybe I'll give it to myself! Lol...

I'll play along with the following challenges:
Aud Sentiments: #133 BINGO- (diagonal) Markers + rubber stamp + die cut
7 Kids College Fund: #127 In stitches (faux for me)
Sweet Stamps: #225 Anything Goes
Craft your Passion: #265 Anything Goes

That's it for now...go have some cake & ice cream on me! Birthday calories don't count- wink ;)
Tootles!


The 411
Stamps: Cosmic Stars stamp set & Starry Night stamp set- Mama Elephant. Swirly Birthday-Inkadinkado
Ink: Antique Linen Distress Ink-Ranger, Versamark
Paper: Neenah Solar White cs, Happy Day-My Mind's Eye. Summer Fresh-Simple Stories. Gold cs. Glitter paper-DCWV. vellum cs-SU
Tools: Stitched Rectangle Dienamics, Cross Stitch Rectangle Dienamics, Fishtail Flags Dienamics, Scribbles dienamics, Stars dienamics- My Favorite Things. Circle Nestabilities-Spellbinders, Wonky Stitches Dies-Avery Elle. Stars & hearts die- Simon Says Stamp. Tim Holtz Rays embossing folder. Copics. Wink of Stella clear pen. Detail gold embossing powder, sequins, beads

11 comments:

  1. Fabulous selection of cards .Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥

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  2. What a great, fun card - love it!

    Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion

    Helen x
    GDT

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  3. These are so super cute!! I love the little images and how you colored them up!! Thanks for joining us at 7 Kids College Fund!

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  4. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  5. Great job on BOTH June and July cards - That Cancer one is perfect for me!!! And, and Happy Birthday to you, too. Awesome Blogger gurl!!!

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  6. Happy, happy birthday!!!

    You are too funny! Glad you ended up with a card for yourself. June will love her shaker card!

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  7. Happy Birthday Karli! Hope your family is spoiling you today. You deserve it!
    Love these cards -- I'm a Cancer with my July birthday, so especially liked your crabby shaker card!

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  8. These are both just fabulous! Love the twins image and that shaker is just oh-so-cool. Thanks for playing along with Mojo Monday!

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  9. Fun cards...love how you made the shaker card with a pocket baseball card sleeve. Could you tell me how you do that? jeandonny2000 at hotmail dot com.

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    1. I'll have a tute coming later this week!

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  10. Hehehe, both card a great! Thank you for playing in our challenge at http://www.7kidscollegefund.com.

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