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Kween Bee Challenge & PPA Sneak Peek

Stampin up whimsical words floral fusion

Stampin up floral fusion sizzlits die The card I designed today says "spring!"  Kris Kilcoyne has a seriously chic color (purple and yellow) and sketch challenge happening on her Kween Bee Kreations blog.  I simply had to give it a try.  Kris is one of my Stampin' Pretty Pals and a master of the minimalist look in paper crafting.  Stop by her blog and give this challenge a go! 

Isn't the Floral Fusion Sizzlits Die adorable?  On today's card, it reminds me of a retro pansy in So Saffron, Lovely Lilac and Elegant Eggplant.  The Floral Fusion die is a budget-friendly ($5.50) Stampin' Up! exclusive Sizzlits die that works with the Big Shot Die-Cut Machine.

STAMPIN' PRETTY TIPS:
  • As many of you know, I'm a huge fan of Stampin' Up!'s new clear-mount stamps.  I added the "kind" sentiment in the exact spot I wanted it.  Look Ma, no Stamp-A-Ma-Jig!
  • Remember my Three Second Rule.  For the best grip, press the clear-mount stamp (cling side) to the clear block and hold firm for three seconds.  Ditto on the DVD storage case.
  • Learn more about how to use Stampin' Up!'s Clear-Mount stamps by watching my Clear-Mount Video Tutorial.
  • Line up brads with precision.  A Piercing Mat and Paper-Piercing Tool guarantee success.
Whimsical words stampin pretty

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PPA SNEAK PEEK:  Are you ready to play along with tomorrow's Pals Paper Arts latest challenge?  Here's a sneak peek of my design.  It's all about circle punches and textures, baby!

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Stampin up brads stampin pretty Stamp Set:  Whimsical Words (Sale-A-Bration: 118386 Wood-Mount, 119119 Clear-Mount)
Paper:  Elegant Eggplant (105126), Lovely Lilac (100427), So Saffron (105118), Whisper White (100730)
Ink:  Elegant Eggplant (105210)
Cool Tools:  Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439), Stampin' Up! Floral Fusion Sizzlits Die (115969), Eyelet Border Punch (113692), Paper-Piercing Tool (116631), Paper Piercing Template (105826, Mat Pack)
The Perfect Touch:  So Saffron Buttons (107422, Fresh Favorites II Buttons),  So Saffron Brads (106953, Rich Regals Brads)

19 thoughts on “Kween Bee Challenge & PPA Sneak Peek”

  1. Very beautiful card. I think I am going to have to case this card. Totally love your artistic tallant.

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  2. I’ve seen this increasingly popular color combo popping up, but admit I have my reservations. I absolutely love this card, though!

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  3. Mary, you are so creative! I’m loving this, and congrats on workshop of a lifetime!!! I was so excited to see your name as one of the winners!!

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  4. What a fabulous colour combination!! Love the way you laid them out, used buttons in the middle and have all that white space (I just love white space :D). Great card!

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  5. j’aime bien votre site tout et beau mais nous en france n’avons pas les m?me produits a bient?t marie-th?r?se

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  6. This is fabulous! I just bought that flower fusion die and haven’t gotten a chance to use it yet. I love the repetition and the color choices from Kween Bee- Kris! Thanks for the inspiration! AB

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  7. Mary, I enjoy your site so much…don’t always comment, but I am here peeking regularly! I saw your name as one of the winners of Shelli’s workshop. That is awesome and I know you are very excited! You are doing a great job and I wish you much continued success. Blessings!

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