Monday, October 8, 2018

National Coffee Day Winner and Monday Inspiration!

Happy Monday and welcome to the blog today!  We have our random winner to share with you today from the National Coffee Day Blog Hop...


Congratulations Sue!  

Not a winner this time?  Please join us in our October Monthly Challenge - "Geometric Design" for another chance to win!

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Please email Rhonda (dot) quickquotes (at) gmail (dot) com 
within 7 days for your prize*.


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Happy Monday everyone. Dorlene here to share a layout I created using the Far and Away collection.

My mom, sister and I went on a road trip to Tucson, Arizona earlier this year and I wanted to showcase the difference in the landscape between the two states...from California poppies to Arizona Saguaros...both beautiful!


The first thing I did was sort through the Far and Away papers to select a base page. Then I cut down a piece of the border strip paper to create a large bottom border. I love using these multiple border strip sheets since they give the look of multiple layers without all the cutting and extra work.


Each piece of paper was inked around the edges with either Deep Sea, Bermuda or Tropical Punch PowderPuff Chalk Inks.


The chipboard words were part of an earlier Club Q kit and fit perfectly with this layout. I inked "life" and "good" in Deep Sea and "is" with Bermuda.

This was a pretty simple layout, so to add some pizzazz, I used a splatter background stamp with Bermuda PowderPuff Chalk Ink and other travel/adventure stamps with Tropical Punch and Sandy Shore PowderPuff Chalk Ink.





It was a great trip with two of my favorite ladies!

Quick Quotes Products:
PowderPuff Chalk Inks: Deep Sea, Bermuda, Tropical Punch and Sandy Shore

Other Products:
White Cardstock (Photo mat and journaling)
Beach Ball Color Silk from FSJ
Misc.: Assorted Stamps

Thanks so much for stopping on over for a visit!
~ Dorlene


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If you live outside the US and play, you are responsible for any shipping costs for prizes won.
The $25 gift certificate excludes shipping costs.)
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