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Baby Sweater cu 06490
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For JanTink’s Dare to Get Dirty Challenge today on Splitcoast. The details are HERE, but you’ll need to be a Fan Club member…it’s easy, just click to find out how. 
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I remember seeing one a long while back w/ a tiny little knitted sweater & I’ve been wanting to make one for quite awhile. Now I DID NOT knit this little Barbie sized sweater on those toothpicks. I knit it on regular needles…just way smaller than the yarn called for. I think it recommended sz 8 and I used about a 3. So that was fun enough! When I got to the top, I just slipped it onto the toothpicks. I added a dot embossed white background and part of the Diapers Rattles & Blankets Greeting on a die cut panel & added some yellow stars w/ bows (the rest of the greeting is on the inside).  On the larger white background, I stamped the Stars Background w/ the yellow ink then added my baby sweater. 

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Supplies:

Stamps: DRS Designs –Diapers Rattles & Blankets GreetingInterlocking Stars Background
Paper: Neenah white, yellow textured
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, dandelion
Accessories:  Spellbinders A2 matting bascis A & B, Romantic rectangles 2 dies, Memory Box precious stars dies, yarn, toothpicks, Cuttlebug Swiss dots embossing folder
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Welcome to the June Challenge for Serendipity Stamps! This month the challenge is My Guy (masculine card)! The Design Team has the added challenge of using texture (embossing, fabric, etc.). You can get all the details over on the Serendipity Challenge Blog.  We have something new…a “Stamp of the Month”. Each month a different image will be 50% off. This month- it’s the Grill. Be sure to check out the great deals on the Clearance Stamps, too. And as always, we have a  have a gift certificate up for grabs to a random player.

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For my card today, I added a couple of different types of texture..the dot embossing on the navy blue panel and the tiny little knitted sweater. I found some yarn in my stash that had these variegated blues/greens I thought would work for a baby boy card. I knit the little sweater on much smaller needles than called for then slipped the stitches onto toothpicks before attaching to the top section. The Hello die was cut once out of heavy white & once out of navy and stacked. The white border is actually the top of the Heart Scroll die.  The Baby Boy was stamped on a die cut little word window oval & added along w/ some buttons & a couple of pennant flags die cut from leftover scraps. Sorry, I forgot to take a pic of the inside 🙁

Supplies:

StampsSerendipity Stamps – Baby Boy
Paper: Neenah white, dp (plaid -Recollections, flags are scraps), navy blue
Ink:  Memento nautical blue
Accessories:  Serendipity Heart ScrollHello dies, Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B, circles dies, Swiss dots embossing folder (Cuttlebug), buttons, ribbon, stitched rectangle die, word window oval die (Quickutz), yarn

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Hand Knit 04634
Well…today’s Color Challenge  (CC497) is certainly challenging! I doubt that in a million years I would have ever put these color together. So they were definitely a challenge. The other challenging part is that I don’t own these colors (other than a vanilla) so I had to sub with what I had. I do have samples of these colors, so mine are pretty close..which is good since I couldn’t even find any dp in my neglected stash that used these colors. The vanilla doily was already die cut (from another project that didn’t get used) so at least I was ahead w/ that. For the blackberry-like bg, I stamped a pattern that reminded me of a quilt pattern w/ the elderberry ink on top. The yarn and basket were stamped w/ combos of the elderberry & plum inks then die cut.
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The greeting is actually a combo of two that I put together then punched w/ a tag punch. A bow w/ just the right color of thread spool button on top was added w/ the tag. The narrow yellow ribbon was colored w/ a Copic to match.

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Supplies:

Stamps: Our Daily Bread designs – Hand Knit, Pincushion Tag set (retired), Holly Pattern Mini
Paper:  vanilla, blackberry, honey yellow
Ink: Memento plum, elderberry
Accessories: ODBD Doily diesODBD Knitting Basket & Yarn dies,  Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B dies, yellow Copic marker, tape measure ribbon, thread spool button, tag punch (Marvy)
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