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I’m so excited that Kristina Werner’s color challenge this week works perfectly for a Passover card! I’ve been feeling the need to make more, especially with these adorable froggies! Here are this week’s colors:

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I decided to do another scalloped circle card. The circle reminds me of a seder plate. And the frogs, the second plague, are one of my family’s traditional Passover symbols. I used textured cardstock for the Kiwi Kiss and the Baja Breeze. I liked how it adds just a little more dimension.

cimg7687Stamps: Hoppy for You, Simple Serif Alphabet
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Kiwi Kiss, Baja Breeze
Paper: Chocolate Chip, Kiwi Kiss, Baja Breeze, Whisper White
Accessories: Baja Breeze Striped Ribbon, Scallop Circle Bigz Die, Big Shot, Circle Scissors Plus, Stamp-a-Ma-Jig

Hoppy Passover to you and yours!

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Here’s another Passover related card. Well, for me it is Passover related because of all of the frogs, and frogs always make me think of Passover. For you, a frog may just be a frog. 🙂 This is from a sketch challenge on a new website I have been visiting called Stampin’ Addicts. It’s a happy, upbeat group of crazy stampers like myself.  The forums are a great place to chat and the gallery is growing. Today’s card:

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Stamps: Hoppy for You
Ink: Kiwi Kiss, Chocolate Chip
Paper: Kiwi Kiss, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
Accessories: Kiwi Kiss Striped Grosgrain Ribbon, Large Oval Punch, Scalloped Oval Punch

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Passover is coming up next week, and one of the things my family really likes to focus on are the ten plagues. Particularly the decorations — frogs and bugs more so than blood and boils. So I got it in my head to make a Ten Plagues Passover card. It took quite a few stamp sets, and a fairly loose interpretation of the plagues, but here is what I came up with:

cimg7667The plagues (and the stamp sets I used)
1) Blood (Pick a Petal)
2) Frogs (Hoppy for You)
3) Lice (Hoppy for You)
4) Wild Beasts (Wild About You)
5) Cattle Disease (Pun Fun)
6) Boils (All in the Family)
7) Hail (Pick a Petal)
8 ) Locust (Bugs & Kisses)
9) Darkness (Chocolate Chip Cardstock)
10) Slaying of the First Born (All in the Family, Family Accessories Too)

Ink: Ruby Red, Garden Green, Not Quite Navy, More Mustard, Chocolate Chip
Cardstock: Creamy Caramel, Garden Green, Not Quite Navy, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
Accessories: Stampin’ Write Markers

You can learn more about Passover from Judaism 101.

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This whole going on vacation thing can certainly put a cramp in doing the different weekly challenges that I like to do! But better late than never, right? Here is what I came up with for this week’s Mojo Monday sketch:

mojo79sketchYou may notice that the colors are the same as the ones from the Cheep Talk card last week. I used the same colors from the Good Morning Sunshine Designer Series Paper. I love this paper pack. The colors are amazing!

fliesStamps: Hoppy for You
Ink: Kiwi Kiss, Pacific Point
Paper: Kiwi Kiss, Pacific Point, Summer Sun, Whisper White, Good Morning Sunshine DSP
Accessories: Kiwi Kiss Satin Ribbon, Top Note Bigz Die, Big Shot, Stamp-a-Ma-Jig

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Every month there is a Demonstrator Only challenge on Splitcoast Stampers called the WICKED challenge. It stands for Wonderfully Inspiring Challenges Keep Educating Demos. It general consists of three parts — a color challenge, a sketch challenge, and a technique challenge. This month I decided to do just the color challenge part. February’s colors are Kiwi Kiss, Baja Breeze and Chocolate Chip. They are absolutely fantastic colors together! Looking at the Kiwi Kiss, I just knew I had to use those wacky frogs in the new Hoppy for You set. Here’s the card I came up with:

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Stamps: Hoppy for You
Paper: Whisper White, Baja Breeze, Chocolate Chip, Bella Rose DSP
Ink: Kiwi Kiss, Chocolate Chip
Accessories: Scallop Edge Punch, 1 1/4″ Circle Punch, 1 3/8″ Circle Punch

Have a hoppy day!

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I am loving this new frog set! It is so cute! And my favorite of all the sayings is “Time’s fun when you’re having flies!” I used it to make a card from last week’s SplitCoast Stampers Color Challenge. The colors were Baja Breeze, Pacific Point, and Garden Green. It’s hard to see, but I used one of the new Texturz plates on the Baja Breeze background. I also used the new Circle Scissors Plus to make the two round circles. Love it! So easy to use!

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Stamps: Hoppy for You
Paper: Baja Breeze, Garden Green, Pacific Point, Whisper White
Ink: Baja Breeze, Garden Green, Pacific Point
Accessories: Big Shot, Scallop #2 Bigz Die, SU Texturz Plates, Circle Scissors Plus, Pacific Point Striped Grosgrain Ribbon

You’ll be seeing plenty more of these frogs as we get closer to Passover!

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