It's Tuesday and time for a brand new cue word over at CASology! I immediately cut a 5x5 square card.  No clever thinking for me this week!  The adorable little girl is from Love Cynthia.  I just adore her stamps right now!  I colored the image with Copic markers after framing it with a Stitched Squares die from Simon Says Stamp.  I applied a little glamorous glitter to her glasses using a clear Wink of Stella brush marker.  The sentiment is from the same company.  I added three silver star sequins (A Muse Studio) as embellishments and then popped up the main panel with foam dots for dimension. I hope you'll go say hello to the design team members on their blogs this week!  They've created some fantastic SQUARE inspiration for you!
Melissa Chipperfield (You are here.)
  Then, don't forget to link up your own clean & simple SQUARE design by Monday at NOON (CDT) for a chance to be a CASology guest designer for one of our future challenges!

Have a terrific Tuesday!

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Smiley Fun

It's a rather rainy day here and I'm stamping up a storm this afternoon! (No pun intended.)

Since rainy days cause me to look for ways to create indoor sunshine, I pulled out a stamp set from Technique Tuesday that I've been itching to use.  I've had it for a while, but haven't felt any creative inspiration to cause me to actually grab it out of my stash and open the package.  Until today.

Being a smiley face kind of girl, can't you see why I fell head over heals in love with this set?  To make matters worse, this particular set also has a cute little camera image in it!  Can you say, "Hook, line and sinker?!"

I popped up the three smiley faces as well as just the white portion of the sentiment panel.  At the very last minute, I added a few black gemstones to create a more defined visual line on the right side.  This card might just end up on the shelf by the kitchen sink.  Just a little daily reminder.

I hope your Monday is off to a happy start and, if not, stare at the smiley faces above for a bit.  They say a smile is contagious, you know!

Enjoy the rest of your day!

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