Monday, December 9, 2019

#387: Mint Challenge

Our challenge this time is to use the colour mint.

-For this project, I featured a picture of my daughter who was standing in a mint green light in a gazebo decorated for Christmas.  I thought this would be the perfect subject matter for a project with a mint green theme.

I had to deviate from the challenge just a bit.
I dont really have anything "mint" nor did I have any photos to scrap that would fit the "mint" theme so I figured, "mint" is part of the "green" family and created a layout using mostly green.

 2 page TN Spread

I went with Mint color paper, hearts and splatters of Sweet Mint color shine on my Christmas Eve Layout

I used mainly mint with neutral coloured flowers on this holiday photo.

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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Highlights - Challenge #386 - Snow

There were so many fabulous entries again this week! The creative juices are definitely flowing with the Christmas cards! There will be a lot of happy people opening their mail this month!

Here are a few highlights from the week.





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Monday, December 2, 2019

Challenge #386 - Snow

This time of year in Canada we are usually covered in snow! It has been a bit of an odd year so far with more rain than snow this winter for my province. I'm sure that will change soon though and we will have the beautiful white snow covering the ground. 

For this week's challenge I want you to be inspired by the crisp white snow and create a project that is mostly white with just a pop of color!

For mine I created this snowflake Christmas card and used a coloured ink to stamp my sentiment. My snowflakes also have a touch of color in the diamond Stickles I used.

Look at what the rest of the Design Team created!

Heather R

Using a lot of white was actually more of a challenge than I expected...maybe because we don't get any snow here in the Sunshine State...LOL

For my project, I was inspired by a snowy scene.  I made a shaker card filled with white "snow" glitter and accented with snowflakes.

I used Kraft as my background then used texture paste through a doiley to create my white background. I added a few random smaller pieces of paper and 2 large metallic elements that look a bit like snowflakes. I also misted in pale blue to match the papers.

White on white Christmas card with a touch of sparkly teal.  

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Monday, November 25, 2019

Challenge #385: Thankful Project

Welcome to our latest challenge here at Use Your Stuff.  This is Stephanie, and I'm in charge of this week's posting.  With this Thursday being Thanksgiving in the USA, I challenge you all to create a project that features something you are thankful for in your life.  Perhaps it's your family, your friends, a pet, or a favorite place to vacation.  We can't wait to see what our followers are thankful for in their creations.

-For this project, I featured pictures of my daughter surrounded by her best friends after she broke her leg this past fall.  I am so thankful that she has such a great tribe of friends to help her through such a difficult time in her life.

I'm thankful for the fact that I can travel. Having retired with health issues I was concerned about my endurance when travelling but so far no major glitches. 
In the layout below we were in Canada at Jasper.

I have so many reasons to be thankful but what came to mind, when completing this project, is my husband.
I'm thankful to be loved by such a good man.
2 page Travelers Notebook spread 

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

Highlights from Challenge #384

Thanks to all who participated in the Mood Board challenge this week.  Below are a few highlights, in no particular order.

Janis Lewis

Love the use of the fall theme and colors on this card.

Lyn T

Beautiful coloring and use of the color scheme.

Becca S

Very nice scrapbook layout of your grandmother.

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Challenge #384 Mood Board

Hello all!  Renee here with a new challenge.  Below is a mood board that has lots of ideas for your crafty pleasure.  Use the mood board to create a project inspired by what you see.

For my project, I was inspired by the colors and the fall foliage i the picture to create this card base.  I stamped the doll and added a background scene featuring fall.

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I was inspired by the house and the colour scheme.

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Challenge #382: Use Red, Brown, & Gold on a Project

Hi and welcome to this week's challenge, Tina here today with you and I challenge you to a color challenge : Red, Brown and Gold
I created this fun layout using the colors of the challenge

Lots of browns and golds with a hint of red in the leaves of the background paper as well and the photo of the tree. If you like to see more of this layout you can see it over at my blog

For this project, I featured pictures of my cousin at I at our favorite fall festival this past October.

I used brown and gold inks (looks yellow) on the chipboard monkey plus there's red in the alphas.


Just to make sure you also see the golden shimmer ....

  my kitty nosing into my feather jar.

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