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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Life's a Picnic Ants Card

Click here to enter Doodle Pantry Aug Digital Challenge 49.
Click here to see Flyin Hi DP DT Card.

Created this Picnic/Ants theme card using primary colors: blue, red & yellow, a sketch which you can see below, Momenta stamps, Tim Holtz embossing and TH sander to scratch/sand the embossing on the core'dinations cardstock.

Supplies List 

gems: K & Company yellow flowers
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
   scrapboook - the Paper Studio -  Red Gingham <-- scraps
cardstock - blues
stamp: Momenta Life's a Picnic 
Tim Holtz: cardstock - core'dinations yellow  sander  embossing - Rays emb folder

Entering this into the following challenges:

8/15 Hiding In My Craft Room Blog Anniv #1 Super Scraps Sat 3E(#3) 8/9

8/16 Pile It On #32 Primary Colors UE 8/10

8/17 Craftin Desert Divas Craft it Up & Link It Up Linky Party #37 Sketch UE 8/4

8/17 Craft Your Passion Ch 226 Bring Me Sunshine (Add Some Yellow) 3E(#3) 8/11 
8/17 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch: Scratched Up 5E(#2) 8/11

8/26 DL.ART Thankful Thurs "Picnic" CH#138 or alternate a Thank You 6E(#3) 8/7 

8/31 DL.ART Aug Linky Ch Anything Goes 1Eperday 8/1 


  1. So fun Melissa! I like the ant, and the picnicy patterned paper. Thanks so much for
    playing with us this week at Craftin Desert Divas Sketch Linky Party. Hope to see you again soon :)

    michelle (Craftin Desert Divas DT)
    Purple Monkey Moments

  2. Way too cute!!
    Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas Linky Party.
    Have a wonderful day,
    *Crafting With Creative M*

  3. How cute is this.... I love the ants and the way you used the paper with it.

  4. Great theme! Thanks for trying my sketch at Craftin' Desert Diva.

    Stay Creative,
    • Carson's Creations •
    Craftin' Desert Diva DT

  5. Love the primary colours and the red gingham. It's a bold palette...perfect for a picnic. The ants are so fun and the rays embossing on the yellow is very creative. Thanks for playing along with our Bring Me Sunshine challenge at Craft Your Passion. I hope we see you again soon.

  6. Super Cute! Love the ants with the picnic as they always show up uninvited! Thanks for playing along with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

  7. The gingham paper is the perfect backdrop for these picnicking ants.Great use of the embossing folder and the bold colours make this such a fun Summer card.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
    Lisa x