"I long to accomplish a great and noble task,
but it is my chief duty to accomplish small
tasks as if they were great and noble."
Helen Keller

Sunday, May 14, 2017

May Duel

Hello!

HAPPY, HAPPY SPRING!

I am so glad the sun is back and the grass is getting greener!

Judy and I were the hostesses for the May Duel.  And, of course, with anticipation of summer, our theme was May Flowers.

The Dazzler's kit contained...
Images & sentiments: Stampin’ Up! Bloomin’ Beautiful
DP: My Mind’s Eye-Kate & Co."Cambridge Court” Mini Flowers & Bouquet Paper 
Ribbon: Stampin’ Up! Rose Red Grosgrain & Coastal Cabana Stretch Ruffle Trim
Rhinestones & Pearls: Stampin’ Up!
Vintage Flowers adornments: Stampin’ Up!
Blue adhesive gems: Colorbok
Large Pearls: Michaels or Joann Fabrics
Here is my card:

I added Rose Red paper from Stampin' Up!  And used a technique I had not used in years, the "spotlight technique".




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Stop and smell the flowers!

Friday, April 14, 2017

SUNSHINE!!!

It is time for the Dueling Darlings April duel.

The theme for this month's duel is...You Are My Sunshine.

Our hostesses were Jeanette and Kelly.  Jeanette sent a kit to the Dazzlers that included:

Image:  Some Odd Girl Sunny Mae (and Shine On sentiment)
Sentiments:  AMuse Sensational Day and Printworks You Add Sunshine
Ink:  Lawn Fawn Jet Black
Dies: Gina Marie Stitched Sky (Sun) and Simon Says Hello Sunshine Frame
DP:  DCWV Kidlet Paper Pad
Embellishments: Michael's Rhinestones, Prima Flowers, Robin's Nest Dew Drops and Rain Drops, SU Ribbon, brads from unknown vendors




Hope you are all enjoying some sunshine wherever you are.

HAPPY EASTER!

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

February Duel

Welcome to the Dueling Darlings February Duel.   My card was finished on time but my post is a little late.

The kit we received included:

Paper:  Red Denim and Black and Tan Paisley by "Recollections", Cinnamon Stick and Ruby Slipper solid paper by "Bazzill"

Ink: Mementos - Tuxedo Black

Ribbon: Burlap Twine and Red Elastic by "Brother & Sister", Red flat ribbon by "Celebrate It"

Buttons:  Small polka dot and red heart by "Sew-ology", Hearts by "Dress It Up - Love Potion"

Image & Sentiment:  Stampin' UP! "Loads of Love"

My sketch is from Mojo Monday.




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Saturday, January 14, 2017

A New Year of Duels

Happy New Year!

It is a new year of duels and Tami and Terry were the hostesses this month.  The Dazzlers start January, 2017 with a great kit from Terry.

Our kit included:


Image and Sentiment: Heartily Yours - GinaK Designs
Paper: Months Stack (hearts) - DCWV, Blush Red - Core'dinations, Black - The Paper Studio
Embellishments: Red Gems, White pearls - The Paper Studio, White paper dots - Candi Dots, White Ribbon - Michaels

"As Tami said in the thread, there is no theme - we wanted you to be able to put together a card to use in the near future....so we decided on a Valentine's day image."

And here is my card:



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