Category Archives: All Occasion

Hello You

The Challenge Chicks are back at it with a new challenge!

This month’s challenge is “Blue Skies”.

We’ll be posting a new challenge every month. We hope you can join us! No stress, no deadlines… just have fun! Please play along with us! Head to my sidebar for your very own Challenge Chicks Friends button. The Challenge Chicks are on Facebook! Come “Like us” HERE and link your  projects! If you are linking to an online gallery use the Keyword CHXJULY15.

Hello You Jeanne_Streiff

I swiped a Cucumber Crush inkpad along the bottom of my card (Tempting Turquoise cardstock) to create the look of grass. I used my finger and white acrylic paint for the clouds and a background for the little flower patches. The flower (and phrase are both from Crazy About You) were stamped in Watermelon Wonder ink. The leaves were stamped in Mint Macaron ink.

The Challenge Chicks!

Anna Wight
Lydia Fiedler
Kelly Schirmer
Kelli Jo Hull
Jeanne Streiff (you are here)
Diane Zechman

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Oh Happy Day

Happy Monday!

This is my card for this weeks Mix-ability (MIX125) challenge on Splitcoast. The challenge was to use pebbles or shells as a mask on your project.

Have you ever thought of trying Mixed Media techniques? Come and play along with us each week. Brand new mixed media challenges are posted every Friday. The challenges are for beginning Mixed Media all the way to advanced. You’ll be surprised how fun and easy the techniques are (and most use supplies you will already have on hand!). You can see all of the challenges and techniques HERE.

I started by placing some pebbles on watercolor paper and then used ink sprays in turquoise and a berry color. After my ink was dry I embossed with Floral Vine and then added white acrylic paint to the raised areas on the panel. Love how it ended up looking like Batik. This technique was a little messy but very fun!

I attached my panel to the card and used die cuts and stamps from Taylored Expressions (Ride the Wave Border and Think Happy Thoughts stamp & die)  to finish my card.

Happy Jeanne.Streiff

Here is a closer look:

Happy Jeanne.Streiff Close

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You Make Me Happy

Happy Friday!

I have a nice “anytime” card to share today using dies and stamps from Taylored Expressions. Love the color combination (which I swiped from a sweet card from Amy Crockett on Pinterest – thanks Amy!).

IP Make Me Happy  Jeanne.Streiff

here is a closer look:Make Me Happy  Jeanne.Streiff close

here is Amy’s card:amy

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