Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Lazy Days of Summer

Hello,  Good Morning! Barbara Campbell and Cindy Horvath are your hosts this week for the challenge at The Mod Squad
The Challenge

For this challenge, we would like to see something
 on your project that makes you think of the
           Lazy Days of Summer.  
 It maybe something that you do with your family every summer on vacation or simply a cool drink.  There are lots of things connected with summer days.  Lets see your ideas!

This Weeks Sponsor is Gina K Designs


A free community featuring card making, stamping techniques and project videos for papercrafters featuring stamps by Gina K. Designs.  Be sure to check out StampTV for a ton of great videos and techniques. They also have weekly challenges.Shop Gina K Designs

A $20 gift certificate to the Gina K Designs store.
Good for one year. 

For my example, 
I could not think of anything more lazy than this sunrise.
Here are the supplies that I used for this card.
Stamp, By the Sea@ Gina K Designs by Theresa Momber
Cloud stencil that I made
Gina K Designs inks in Powder Blue, Warm Cocoa, Black Onyx
Gina K Designs card stock in White and Powder Blue.
Distressed Ink in Rusty Hinge
For more information go to my blog.

Our Second Sponsor This Week Is Great Impressions

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Cindy's example

Great Impression stamps, Flip Flop Trio, Beach Sand, and State of Mind. GKD card stock for the base and MFT patterned paper.  Various  copic markers for coloring.   
Ink was GKD ocean mist, and Archival potting soil.

  • Must be a NEW card/project as of the challenge start date
  • You must be a "Follower" Click the "Join This Site" blue button in the right sidebar of this blog to be eligible to win
  • You may use any vendors products to be eligible to win
  • You must follow the challenge theme
  • Include a link back to this challenge page
  • You may enter our challenge 3 times, (unique entries not variations of same card)
  • You may enter as many challenges as you like
  • Challenge ends on following Tuesday at 12 noon EST 
  • Winner must send mailing address to Joyce before the following challenge.
  • The host/hostess will pick a "Top 3" which will be featured on our PINTEREST board 
  • Winners of prizes will be selected using a random generator.
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  1. FUN Challenge! LOVE your card, Barb--like looking in my backyard! (Can't see Cindy's it's just a little black box with an X :( BUT I am sure it's awesome!)

  2. Thanks for the fabulous challenge - I wish I had view like your card has - I don't think I'd even stamp looking at that! Many thanks for sharing your art with us too Karen x

  3. Thank you for the challenge.

  4. Thank you for a wonderful challenge! I am a new fan and follower of your blog.