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July 2015 Challenge

Second Post for today!

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Hello everyone!!!  Welcome to the month of July!!  Can you believe we are are past mid year already!! Time really flies by!!

Our new challenge is sure to please this month!!  Our challenge this month is all about Clean and Simple!!  I love this style of card making.  CAS cards have a lot of white space and are not complicated to create.   Please be sure that your project contains at least ONE main HERO ART Product!  This will be fun and interesting.

The Design Team has created some great inspiration pieces for you.  Take a look:

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Martha

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

Michele

JulyCardTaruJehkonen

Taru

Hugs

Kristina

Hello Friend (a2z)

Kymona

Amazing isn’t it!!   I hope you love what you see and that it inspires you to join us this month.  You have the entire month to create a new project and enter it into Mr. Linky below.  By entering you will have a chance to win a $25 Gift Certificate to the a2z Scrapbooking Store. One lucky winner will be announced on the 7th of August!!

Good Luck!!

We can’t wait to see what you create!!

Oh wait a minute, before I go, Hero Arts is currently having a Holiday Pre-Sale and we have the items in the store this right now!!

Hero Arts PreSale

 

The items are:

2 Ombres, Light to Royal Red Ombre & Lime to Forever Green Ombre
Wood stamp: Peace &Joy
Clear: Color Layering Fall tree
Color Layering Christmas Tree

Supplies used:

Martha

Michele

Year Round Sentiments Stamp Set

Taru

Hero Arts Butter Bar Spray Mist WM112

Hero Arts Pale Tomato Spray Mist WM113

Hero Arts Butterfly and Flower Stamp Cut DC147

Hero Arts Scales Stencil SA057

Hero Arts India Black Ink Pad AF248

Kymona

Hero Arts Butterfly and Flower Stamp and Cut

Copic Markers G07, Y32. Y35, Y38, R35, E25, Y06

My Favorite Things Hybrid Black Ink

Retired Stampin’ Up! Polka Dots Embossing Folder

We R Memory Corner Chomper Tool

 Kristina

Thanks for stopping by!!

Kymona


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Thankful Thanksgiving…

Hello everyone!! Kymona here from Kreative Kymona, with some cute tags for Thanksgiving.  Our current challenge is “Anything Goes” so I decided to go with Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving is that day where we gather with family and friends to show how grateful we are to them. Big dinners are cook, tables are set and everyone is waiting for the turkey!!

My family is the most important part of who I am. I am grateful for each and everyone of them. I have two children, five brothers and sister, my mom and day, 5 nieces and nephews and so many aunts, uncles and my grandparents. When we get together we have a blast.

Before we have dinner, we gather together, hold hands and go around the room and say what we are thankful for this year. I love doing that because our lives are so busy sometimes we forget to tell each other that we are grateful for them. Once the last person speaks, my grandmother says a prayer and then we sit and eat together as a family.

This year, I wanted to do something extra. I wanted to give my brother and sister something to take with them.

So I create a couple of Thanksgiving tags that have a special note on the back for each of my sibling.

Take a look at my tags:

Thanksgiving Tag set

Take a look at the stamp set and die that I used to create these tags:

Hero Arts Harvest Die Cuts         Thankful for You

I love this set.  You can use it for Fall cards, Halloween cards and Thanksgiving cards!!  Such a versatile stamp set and the matching die is amazing.  This set allows you the opportunity to mass produce tags if need be.

Take a look at the tags individual:

This first one is my easy tag:

Thank You tag

I die cut the tag die. Then I stamped the sentiment and the small pumpkin.  I colored my pumpkin YR02, YR04, YR07, E37. After that, I added some embellishments and tied my string.

This second tag is the medium tag:

Thanksgiving Blessing tag

I die cut the tag die.  I sponged the tag with ink to give it some depth.  I stamped my sentiment and masked my pumpkins.  I colored the pumpkin in, added some embellishments and tied my string.

This third tag is the harder tag:

Happy Thanksgiving

I die cut the tag, pumpkin and leaves.  Then I sponged my tag again for depth.  Next I colored my images and stamped my sentiment.  I adhered my die cuts to the tag.  Finally I added some embellishments and tied the string.

On the back of each tag I will write a private message to each of my sibling.

So what do you think?  Do you think my siblings will like their tags?

All but three of the items I used for my tags can all be found at the a2z Scrapbooking Store. If you would like to purchase any of the supplies I used please head on over to the store and use the coupon code KYMONA15 to get 15% off your purchase.

I hope my tags gives you some inspiration to participate in our Current Challenge. It runs to the end of the month, which ends in two weeks. So hurry and create!

You have a chance to win a $25.00 gift card to the a2z Scrapbooking Store. Hope to see you there!

One more thing before I go, did you know that we are on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. If you haven’t done so already, please follow us on these different social media outlets!! You don’t want to miss out on any fun promotions!!

Supplies used:

Thankful for You Hero Arts Harvest Die Cuts Diamond Gems 5mm Snow Layering Paper Copic Markers Kraft CS Large Tag Frame CutStitched Duo 1 Dies Rounded Tag Die

Kymona