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OWH Mid Week Throwdown ~ Easter Cards

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The MWT comes up every Wednesday and these cards were created with last week's challenge ~ Easter cards! 

For this card, I used the Cricut - Create A Critter 2 cartridge for the chocolate bunny & Tulip. The face on the flower is a Peachy Keen Everyday Character stamp & the sentiment is from the Cards TV Easter Punnies stamp set. I used a Fiskars punch for the clouds and a Cuttlebug embossing folder to create the swirls. The egg is a wooden stamp with no label, colored with Copics. The green paper is embossed with flowers and I used Martha Stewart scissors along the top to create the grass.
Speaking of Cardz TV stamps ~ I have been watching Miss Mary's tutorials on YouTube and finally decided to try some of her oh-so-cute stamp sets. I love her clean and simple style and she uses a lot of Cricut pieces which encourages me to use my Cricut more! Here are a few cards using the CardzTV Rejoice stamp set.
The image is from La La Land Crafts. I added some freckles but now th…

OWH Sketch 207 ~

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I spent 2 days re-organizing my craft room, going through my scraps getting rid of bits and pieces I was hoarding! So...when the new sketch came out this week, I couldn't wait to get started! I found these cute little stickers at the dollar store.






I made the resolution to learn how to take better photos so they would be true to color. I actually removed a book from the shelf which has rested there for proooobably 4 years! Step 1 complete....yay me! LOL  
I skimmed through it last night and learned a little bit about Aperture and the F stop. I took a quit shot this morning using the aforementioned knowledge. I like the exposure, the background is clean but the card seems to be warped. I assume that I had the camera too close to the card. Will keep trying and hopefully by the end of the year, I will be taking beautiful pictures. If you have any suggestions, websites, books, etc....feel free to share them below! 
Hope you have a crafty day :-)

Catching up on OWH challenges ~

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Happy New Year! Day 1 of 2014 and once again, I find my self planning, making notes & promises, etc. but for some odd reason....all of that motivation subsides by day 2! LOL Here's to a great year and learning lots of new things! 1st on my list is how to photograph my projects. Wishing you the best year ever!

OWH Sketch 204 ~ 


OWH Mid Week Throwdown ~  Love Cards for Kids


OWH Sketch 203 ~


OWH Mid Week Throwdown ~ General Love Theme


OWH Special Request - Penguins for the General ~


ODBD December Challenge - "It's All About Him" ~