Amusing Challenge – Anything Goes

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Last week’s challenge was to use a tag on a card…I thought that was a pretty easy challenge but we only had a few players.  Hopefully this week’s Anything Goes Amusing Challenge will be different!  Throughout the month I have different sorts of challenges…”use it”, themes, sketch, etc.  I will have a Weekly Winner and at the end of the month, those 4-5 winners will go into a prize drawing for one lucky Grand Prize winner.   September’s winner will receive this brand new (but retired) A Muse Studio stamp set called:  Avian Notes

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Leaves are starting to drop here but still, I hate to say good bye to summer.  Despite that feeling, I did have fun with this card.  I watercolored the assorted leaves that came in the Hey Foxy stamp set (my favorite part of the set!!) and used some of the new 4 mm French Roast sequins from A Muse Studio.  Did you see the chance to win a free bag of them here?!?  Another great thing about this card is how beautifully amuse studio cardstock looks once it’s been embossed and then sanded…isn’t it wonderful?

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amuse studio supplies:  Hey Foxy stamp set,  Welcome to the Neighborhood stamp set,  Wasabi, Sugar and Eucalyptus cardstock, Lime Splash, Banner die, 4 mm French Roast sequins, copic markers


These watery flowers make me even sadder to see summer go!  I had an idea to stamp with A Muse Studio inks on wet watercolor paper.  The inks ran a bit and with an extra spritz from my spray bottle, flowed even more.  I did end up over stamping once more with the Berry ink to make the flowers appear a bit bolder.  I love this card!!  The beautiful sentiment is white embossed to really make it pop.

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amuse studio supplies: Min Blooms stamp set,  Love and Thanks stamp set, Hello Gorgeous stamp set, Berry and Wasabi ink, Onyx cardstock, White embossing powder, Versafine Onyx ink

PS.  Don’t forget you can still play along with the current challenge, “use a tag on a card”, until Sunday at midnight, EST.  You can find that challenge right here

It’s super easy to play along with Amusing Challenges, and just as a reminder: 2 entry limit and no digis please!

■Link your creation to your paper crafts blog, gallery (SCS or Flickr) before midnight of the following Sunday.

■Use any product but please follow the challenge criteria.

■Double your chances to win by using A Muse Studio products (just leave me a reminder in the comments please)


6 thoughts on “Amusing Challenge – Anything Goes

  1. Your cards are gorgeous! I especially like the adorable fox! Thanks for another challenge! My favourite theme!


  2. First-timer, here. Saw you mentioned on one of Karen Ladd’s entries. Couldn’t figure out what was so terribly “amusing”!! Haha… Now I get it. 🙂 Thank you for this lovely challenge. I really enjoyed the samples. The fox and the flowers are just wonderful.
    ❤ J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com


  3. I don’t know how I missed this challenge…it looks like it was so much fun! I do subscribe to your e-mails, so I must have just overlooked it.


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