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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Card Concept Challenge # 93-Floral Centerpiece

Welcome to another challenge here at the Card Concept!
Look at this gorgeous spring bouquet!

I was so inspired by the pretty colors in this photo!

I have been LOVING playing with this Magical Unicorn stamp and die set by PinkFresh! I have seen so many beautiful cards made with these in blog land, especially by Carissa Wiley. She is so talented!


I used lots of sparkle and glitter when I created this card!


Isn't she sweet!


I hope I have inspired you to join us here at 
 Each designer chooses a style of card to create.
All of the styles are explained HERE.


Please feel free to use any of these styles we have defined or create your own with a combination of styles. 
My card style today would be considered 

Classy & Elegant:
Polished
Shiny finish
Sparkling embellishments
Rich color scheme
Sophisticated sentiments
Regal
Sweeping
Dramatic
Monochromatic
Layered Testures
Awe & Impress

Thanks for stopping by!
Mackie

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Paper Sweeties Release Rewind May 2018







Today is REWIND DAY here at PAPER SWEETIES.
We mix the older stamps and Sweet Cuts with the BRAND NEW!



I made this pretty black, white and pink card using the older Thanks Sweet Cut and Scalloped Square Frames Sweet Cuts. The addition of one of the sentiments from the newest  Hey Y'all stamp set was perfect for my card!



Hope you have enjoyed our new  





Please visit my Paper Sweetie teammates for more wonderful inspiration!

Paper Sweeties May 2018 Release Day!

Welcome to RELEASE DAY here at PAPER SWEETIES!!!


We have an adorable new Sweet Cut TREAT BOX. And a fabulous new sentiment stamp set called HEY Y'ALL which is perfect for us southern gals!!!
My card below features this new fabulous stamp set.

I love sweet ice tea so....


The glasses of tea are actually flower vases from the GARDEN TIME  stamp set!! I just turned them upside down and colored them the best I could to look like glasses full of tea! I added the little tea bags which are from the EAT CAKE stamp set to clarify the tea theme!



Please visit the Paper Sweeties Shoppe here and go shopping!


And of course, don't forget to visit my 
very talented Sweetie Teammies!

Monday, May 14, 2018

Paper Sweeties May 2018 Sneak Peek Release!


Today is Sneak Peek Day here at PAPER SWEETIES!!!!
Look at this darling little treat box!
So many possibilities with this new Sweet Cut die!

  
And there is a great new sentiment stamp, too! 
 My tag is one of those!


This little box is full of peach flavored candies!
The peach on the box is actually the apple from the Paper Sweeties HOME GROWN stamp set. I just changed the apple into a peach by using orange, red and yellow Copic Markers!

Please visit my wonderfully talented team mates
for some more inspiration for this darling little treat box!


Come back tomorrow for the 
PAPER SWEETIES
RELEASE PARTY!


Thanks for stopping by!
Mackie

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Card Concept Challenge #92-Bold Bloom




Welcome to the new challenge starting today at the 
CARD CONCEPT!
I fell in love with that bold bloom in the photo inspiration!


I decided to make this a Mother's Day card! 
For the bloom I used the CAMELLIA Build-A-Card stamp set from Altenew.


MOM was created with new dies from
Simon Says called MOM FLOWERS!  The pretty sentiment is also from this stamp set.


I hope I have inspired you to join us here at 
 Each designer chooses a style of card to create.
All of the styles are explained HERE.

Please feel free to use any of these styles we have defined or create your own with a combination of styles. 
My card style today would be considered 

Classy & Elegant:
Polished
Shiny finish
Sparkling embellishments
Rich color scheme
Sophisticated sentiments
Regal
Sweeping
Dramatic
Monochromatic
Layered Testures
Awe & Impress

Thanks for stopping by!
Mackie

Stuff I used:
Stamp: Camellia Build-a-Flower (Altenew)
             Mom Flowers (Simon Says)
Paper: Neenah White card stock
Inks: Red Velvet, Lipstick (Gina K)
         Red Royal (Hero Art)
         Bamboo, Parrot, Olive (Gina K)
Dies: Drop Cover Panel (Reverse Confetti)
Nuvo Crystal Glaze, Sequins

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Card Concept Challenge # 91-Blossoms in Bloom


Hello my stampy friends!
What a pretty party dress we have here at the Card Concept!!!
This dress reminds me of one of my favorite photos of my mom.
She had on a dress very similar to this one in the photo!



I did not have a die of a dress form, so I had to draw and cut one out myself!
I started with white card stock, which I colored with Broken China Distress Oxide ink.



Next, I die cut lots of tiny flowers and leaves with the older Mini Flowers & Leaves die from Simon Says Stamps. I placed tiny gems and pearls on the center of the flowers. I wanted this dress to look very retro!




My card style today would be considered 
Clean & Simple
One Main Image
Lots of open space (uncluttered)
Limited layers and embellishments
Quick & easy to recreate


I hope you will play in our fun challenge! 
We LOVE seeing your creations and how you interpret the inspiration photos!
Feel free to use any of the styles we have defined or create your own with a combination of styles! 
All of the different styles are explained HERE.

Please go to the Card Concept blog HERE to see what my talented design teammates have created and join us! 
You will be so inspired!

Thanks for stopping by!
Mackie 


Stuff I used:
Sentiment-Beautiful Day (Simon Says)
Ink: Broken China Distress Oxide (Ranger)
Die: Mini Flowers & Leaves #SSSD111558 (Simon Says)

Monday, April 16, 2018

Paper Sweeties April 2018 Rewind!

Hello my Sweetie friends! 
It is time for our final day of showcasing our latest release here at 
PAPER SWEETIES-Sweetie Pets and their matching Sweet Cuts!


I had so much fun creating this card! I have been seeing a lot of masking in blogland, so I thought I would give it a try.
I just knew these darling puppies and cat would be purr-fect for this project!



Below is a photo of how I masked the images using the new PAPER SWEETIES PETS stamps.
I stamped the little brown doggie in the center of the bottom row first. Then I would stamp the image on post-it notes and fussy cut it out. I repeated this process over and over until I had my desired result. The Misti tool really makes this process easier!
Next I colored them with Zig Markers and a water brush.




I hope you have enjoyed  seeing our projects using the PAPER SWEETIES PETS
stamps and Sweet Cuts! They are so darling!