Fun Times with a Friend - CHALLENGE

Hi friends - how are you? I spent the weekend with the man of my dreams celebrating our anniversary; we crammed A LOT into a little over 24 hours; fun, fun times. I am a blessed girl!

Prior to the loss of our doggy last week, I had reached out to a sweet friend - Tammy - at Highland Homemade for a challenge. I'm always looking for friends that will do an exchange challenge - you know, something like using the same image, or a sketch, or a color theme - SOMETHING - and that poor girl said yes. HA HA, she's such a great sport.

BTW if you didn't know, Tammy owns all the dies in the world; you know that game where the one with the most ____fill in the blank____ wins? Yeah, she wins when it comes to the dies - seriously; you should stalk her Facebook page when she shows her dies - it will BLOW. YOUR. MIND., but she's an absolutely doll. So for the challenge, I threw out black chevron and birthday; she threw out 'with a hint of yellow and pink'.

So...here's my creation; you can see Tammy's creation HERE - I can't wait to see it, she does such amazing work!

I used a piece of Tim Holtz watercolor paper and laid down some spun sugar, picked raspberry and mustard seed. You can't tell from the pictures. but after it was dry, I painted on a layer of MFT's shimmer mist - it is soooo sparkly IRL!! I then cut 3 rickrack (looks like chevron, right? :D) pieces using PTI's small rickrack die and mounted the entire piece with dimensionals on black card stock. Then I layered it on to MFT's Pink Lemonade keeping it very simple and letting the sparkly watercolor piece really shine. The sentiment is from Verve's Doodled Occasions stamped in VersaFine black and embossed with Ranger's black embossing powder; finished it off with 3 soft white sequins, also from Verve.


Thanks for stopping by; be sure to pop over to Tammy's blog and leave her some love too please! Thanks; have a GREAT week!


Stamps: Verve Visual Doodle Occasions
Papers: MFT Pink Lemonade, PTI True Black and Lemon Tart, Tim Holtz Watercolor
Ink: VersaFine Black, Distress Inks: Spun Sugar, Picked Raspberry, Mustard Seed
Accessories: washi tape (envelope); PTI small Rickrack die, MFT Shimmer Mist, soft white sequins from Verve, black embossing powder, Femme Frame dies




  1. Michele, sooooooo gorgeous! Love that PTI die. I may need to get it. So glad you played The Pink Elephant Challenge! Have a good weekend!

  2. And so sorry on the loss of your doggy. I know how heartbreaking that is!


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