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Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #104

We had a really mild winter here on the West Coast that became an early Spring and the last couple of days it seems like Summer has arrived.  We have been reaching daytime highs in the 20's and the sunscreen is definitely being applied before we go play outside. Already had a some mild sunburns around here, not fun! Onto this weeks sketch from AHSC .  I have made this kind of card a few times and thought I would share those this week.   The first card I created for my Monthly Card Clubs a few months ago. I had seen several similar cards online and initially I wanted to do the masking tape technique for the ombre stamping but decided to use the Distressed Backgrounds (D1544) stamp set instead.  The trick when stamping on multiple layers of papers like this is to really rock the stamp.  I was going to put cardstock between the layers but I really liked the white space that the layers created with the stamping so I swiped all the edges in Pacifica Ink instead.  The colours used f

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #102

Hello my crafty friends!  Thank you to everyone who entered our celebration contest for sketch #100. The winners were announced last week and in case you missed it here is the list... Donna Davis           Laurie Levorson           Tracey Pierce          Debi Joy                          Lela Norris                   Moosisk               Becca Cruger Kelly Humber         Ricki LeBlanc               Hayley Kew        Melanie                   Janet S                          Tania If your name was selected, please send an email to with Blog Candy winner in the subject along with your mailing address so that we can send you your prize! I have a very busy week ahead of me and made up this super quick card using this weeks sketch from AHSC and the Blossom Cardmaking Workshop on the Go .  The workshop comes with directions to make 15 cards (5 each of 3 designs) but of course there is lots of room (and supplies) for your own ideas and interpretation.