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Hello Everyone,
Today I am here to share with you my Design Team work for Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge. I must admit to this sketch kicking my butt and that is hard for me to admit because if you have seen my posts before you know that I LOVE SKETCHES. So this is the sketch that we got to play around with this week

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When I first saw it I thought I knew exactly what I was going to do but nothing I tried seemed to come out right. I had to walk away from it for awhile but this is the card that I eventually came up with.

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I think that you can still see the elements of the sketch in my final design and I am happy with this outcome. This card turned out to be nearly a 1 layer card except for the black and white tape.

Thanks for stopping by and looking at my Design Team Work for Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge. I would love to see what you can come up with using Michelle’s sketch. And before you go I would like to leave you with this last thought

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Until Next Time,
Tracy B

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52CCT Colours for May

Hello Everyone,
Today is the 2nd week of May which means its Colour Challenge time over at the 52 Christmas Card Throwdown Challenge. And this time Rosi has chosen these colours for us to work with

This was an interesting combo to try and figure out what to do. So I actually went to my go to for when I am stuck my printed sketch box. I searched through it and found something I could work with it is actually a previous 52CCT sketch from November 2017 and this is it

and this is the card that came out of combining these all together

I flicked through my stamp sets and I found the Baaah Humbug set from Lawn Fawn and thought I could make something with this. I first cut out the oval elements then I knew where I could place my stamps from the set. I used some distress inks for the background then I coloured the everything in with my Copic Markers.

Thanks for stopping in and looking at my Design Team work today. I hope that we will see you over at the 52CCT and that you will join in with the colour challenge. Before you go I would love to leave you with this thought

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Until Next Time,
Tracy B

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AHSC 315

Hello Everyone,
I am here today to share my Design Team work for Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge. If you have been to my blog before you will know that I LOVE sketches. This is one of my favourite ways to start off a card. And this is the sketch that Michelle gave us to play with

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I had so much fun playing around with this sketch that I actually made 3 cards and these are them

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They are all made based on the sketch but I changed how I used this sketch and this is one of the things that I love about sketches. You can use them as is or you can flip them or invert them what ever works best for your card sometimes what you do depends on the paper you are using; you may not want to cover up a certain part. This is what happened with the card I am going to highlight in this post.

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As you can see with this paper if I used the original orientation of the sketch I would have lost the city and tree scene on the paper. So I flipped and rotated the sketch to suit my paper. I left this card pretty simple because the base paper was so busy.

Thanks for stopping in and looking at my Design Team project for AHSC. I hope that you will come on over and play along with myself and the team. Before you go I would like to leave you with this thought

Until Next Time,
Tracy B

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52CCT May Sketch

Hello Everyone,

I hope that you had fun playing along with our April challenges. But we are now in May! And since it is the first week we are up to a sketch challenge and our hostess this month Rosi has provided this sketch for all of us to play along with

This was a fun sketch to play around with and this is what I came up with

This paper has been sitting in my Christmas stash of papers for the longest time and I thought that it suited this sketch well. I decided to play on the stars a little more and embossed my die cut stars and rubbed a little gold ink over them.

Thanks for stopping in and looking at my Design Team work. I hope that we will see you over at the 52 Christmas Card Throwdown Challenge and that you will come and play along with us. Before you go I would like to leave you with this last thought

3 forms of Intelligence

Until Next Time,
Tracy B

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AHSC 309

Hello Everyone,
I am here with a Design Team assignment that I would love to share with you. This time around its with the team over at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge and this is the sketch that we got to play with this time

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I can see myself making quite a bit of use of this sketch. I am not one to do just a sentiment as an element but I went with it this time around. And this is the card that I came up with

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I decided to dive into my older stash elements and see what I could use and I found this travel set that I have had in my stash for quite awhile and I have used elements of it on and off but mainly the more neutral papers and such. But I saw this sentiment in the included stamp set and thought that it could suit anyone going on a long trip or even retirement. Then I found 2 Washi Tapes because when I put on the check designed one it looked like it needed something else.

Thanks for stopping by and looking at my Design Team assignment. I hope that we will see you around Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge and give this sketch a try. I really appreciate all the likes and comments on my posts. And before you go I would like to leave you with this thought

I need one of these

Until Next Time,
Tracy B

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Elf Wishes

Hello Everyone,
I am here today to share a simple card that I made following a sketch. It is another one for my Christmas collection.

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I found these cute images in a lift out from a magazine that I bought just this past Christmas and I hadn’t done anything with it. I am trying to work through my stash of papers so that I can feel like I can get some new supplies this coming Christmas. To make this card I followed the sketch from Sketch Saturday

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So I had a lot of fun playing with this sketch. The background snowflake paper came from another magazine download but I thought it went well with the elf and gingerbread cookie. I decided to leave things quite simple this time because the sketch included banners and such. I hope you like my interpretation of the sketch.

Thanks for stopping by and looking at my card project. Before you go I would like to leave you with this thought

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Until Next Time,
Tracy B

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Friendship

Hello Everyone,
Today I am bringing you a card that is celebrating friendship. Friends are great to have but for me I only have a couple that I would call actual friends and not just acquaintances. But here is the card that I made for a combination of 2 challenges.

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So this card is the result of me combining 2 challenges and they are a sketch and a theme challenge. The sketch is from Tuesday Morning Sketches

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and this theme challenge from Shopping Our Stash

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The image is from Bugaboo Digi Stamps and unfortunately this image isn’t available in the store but there are some other wonderful friendship plus other images here. The paper pack that I used is from My Minds Eye and is called Gnome Sweet Gnome. This pack has been sitting in my stash for quite awhile. If you saw my paper pad stash you would understand why some pads only see the light of day every now and again. I haven’t actually purchased any new pads for quite a while.

Thanks for stopping in and looking at my card project today. I really appreciate all of the likes, comments on my blog posts. Before you go I would like to leave you with this thought

Top 25 Inspiring Quotes for Women to live by | Quotes Words Sayings

Until Next Time,
Tracy B