One of the best things about being a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator is all the wonderful people you meet throughout the world! Some of my best friends are Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators and some live in USA and Canada!  That is how I met the lovely Cristena Bagne and Christyne Richardson – through SUDSOL which is a Demonstrator only group.

Now each week SUDSOL they have a Chat time – actually I think its a couple of times a week! Sometimes its a Business Chat and sometimes its just a chat time. Today it was “Chat n Challenge” hosted by Cristena – she gave us a sketch to make something for and here is the sketch …

Chat n Challenge #204

Now last night I hadnt slept well at all … I think I managed like 2 hours so creating anything was a major achievement in itself!

Here is what I created …

Stamps: Forever Young, Elements of Style
Cardstock: Island Indigo, Cherry Cobbler, Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, River Rock, Timeless Portrait DSP
Ink: Basic Black, River Rock, Island Indigo, Soft Suede
Accessories: Crumb Cake Seam Binding, Big Shot, Scallop Cirle Duo, Circle Scissor Plus, Glass mat, Stampin Sponges, Sticky Strip, Stampin Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots

I hope you like my card – I’m still unsure. I went with the colours from the Timeless Portrait Designer Series Paper Pack and these are not my usual colours.

It was a fun card to make and reminds me of the house we grew up in and the big old tree we had in the back yard. Cant remember if it had a swing on it but we did have a very old swing that I think my grandfather may have made for us. Must find some old photo’s of the house and garden in Portland and do some scrapbooking!

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  1. I do like this v much Leonie…totally my colour palate!! S’mazing what you can achieve with little to no sleep ain’t it?? I too have formed a friendship with Cristena….she is a real hoot….sadly both 80’s tragics…hee hee hee. Hope sandman finds his way to you tonight.

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