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This is a fairly quick card for today’s Free for All Challenge (F4A426) & yesterday’s Ways to Use It Challenge (WT684) on Splitcoast. The first challenge has us fussy cutting & the second has us including bugs.

To make my card, I stamped the brick wall w/ gray ink then colored it w/ gray Copics.  The sky was sponged w/ a self made cloud stencil. I decided it was easier to just stamp Mr. Frog on a separate piece, color him & fussy cut him than try to mask out the wall & the original log the frog sits on.  I made a slit along the top of the wall to insert him & make it look like he was leaning on it. The little grass sprigs & ladybug were also fussy cut & added. The greeting was added on a thought/speech bubble along w/ some dragonflies

Here’s a look at the inside & below it are the Copics I used.


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Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs  Frog on a Log, Sitting Here, 4 in 1 Bugs, Brick Wall (inside- Just Dropping a Line)
Paper: X-Press It white, Staples 110# white, gray
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, gray flannel, summer sky
Accessories:  Misti, Copic markers, Spellbinders A2 matting basics B, Speech Bubble dies, Lil’ Inker stitched rectangle dies, stickles

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The theme for today’s Ways to Use It Challenge (WT626) is “The Eyes Have It”. We are to feature eyes or glasses in some way. So I have this quick little birthday card featuring a trio of frogs. Originally, their glasses were part of snorkel gear, but I cut that part off, leaving them w/ big glasses. 
After stamping, coloring & fussy cutting 3 of these frogs, I die cut 3 windows in a white panel & backed it w/ a pale blue panel. It looked a little too bare, so I used a splatter stamp to add the lt blue dots.  I also stamped, colored & fussy cut some balloons & party hats (both from the Party Pig image) to add along w/ the greeting to add to the bottom frog.

Here are the Copics I used.

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Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs Snorkel Frog, Party Pig, Tiny Happy Birthday, Splatter Bg
Paper: white, pale blue
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black, summer sky
Accessories: Spellbinders A2 matting basics A , lg squares dies, Misti, Lil’ Inker stitched rectangle dies, Copic markers

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Today I have a quick card for 3 Splitcoast challenges…F4A329 (reflect weather), WT587 (trash to treasure), and CC586 (green, pool & misty blue).  Frog on a Log 08558
You can see by my card, that the weather is cloudy & overcast. The trash to treasure item is the little black bow..it came off of a pkg & I saved it from the trash. Seriously, on my best ribbon tying day (if there is such a thing… ribbon & I have a long standing love/hate relationship..I love ribbon, it hates me!), I could NEVER tie a bow that small. To make my card, I stamped w/ Memento, colored w/ Copics,  masked & sponged in the cloudy sky, then over stamped w/ Versafine. The clouds were done w/ a cloud stencil I made by cutting the cloud shape edge w/ a pair of scallop scissors. I left the bg water white so the entire scene wouldn’t be covered in blue. I added an embossed green layer, the trash bound bow & a pair of die cut white dandelions.

Here are the Copics I used.
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Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs  Frog on a Log, Sitting Here Greeting, Long Tall Cattails,
Paper: X-Press It white, Neenah white, grass green 
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Versafine onyx (to over stamp image), Memories sky blue (for clouds)
Accessories:  Copic markers, Spellbinders Pierced Squares, A2 matting basics A  dies, embossing folder (We R Memory Keepers – Woven set), self made cloud stencil, Misti

 

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