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Old 07-29-2020, 07:58 PM   #1  
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Default WT803 ~ Please Mr. Postman! (07/30/2020)

Carla, Here as this week's Ways to Use It hostess. This is my last challenge on the Ways To Use It design team. Other activities and hobbies are pulling me in a different direction. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time with the team, dreaming up challenges, creating samples and working with wonderful teammates! Thank you Cathy, Lisa, Sabrina and Toni for your inspiration and camaraderie. I'll still be making cards and looking for inspiration from your challenges


And now on to the challenge! The first postage stamp issue of the United States was offered for sale, July 1, 1847, in New York City. I want to see how you use postage stamps on your creation. Do you have some cancelled stamps you've ripped from envelopes? I've seen some pretty cool designs. Or, you use a stamped image or try your hand at the Faux Postage on Tutorial at Splitcoaststampers. When you've finished your creation, upload your card with the keyword

When you've finished your creation, upload your card with the keyword WT803 and then come back and share a link here - that makes it easy for people to find your card. It's especially appreciated by the hostesses!!

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Old 07-29-2020, 08:20 PM   #2  
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Here's my card, WT803 Fairy Posts by Covington Crafter at Splitcoaststampers

And a reminder to upload to the Faux Postage gallery if you use that technique.
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Old 07-29-2020, 09:20 PM   #3  
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Here’s my take on the challenge: Kitty Has Gone Postal-WT803 by parknslide at Splitcoaststampers
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Old 07-30-2020, 04:25 AM   #4  
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Here's my card Carla, I'm sad to see you're leaving the team, I've always loved your challenges, and I hope to see your cards in the gallery, thank you for all you've done!!

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Carla, thanks for all your wonderful challenges!! Here's mine:

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Aww! Carla, you will be missed on the team! Hugs!
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Carla - what a great challenge. I sure hope to give it a try.
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Oh Carla...sorry to see you leaving the WT team but I know your fab creations will continue! Thanks for this one....I got this idea while taking my morning walk

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Thanks for the great challenge Carla, I'm sorry to see you go,.
Here is my card scooby dooby do time.

WT803 SCOOBY DOO STAMP by Icela52 at Splitcoaststampers
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Carla, Carla, Carla.....what are you going to do??? I'm teasing, just don't be a stranger:

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Great challenge, Carla! I am so sad that it will be your last one. Thanks for all the fun you've given us over the years.

Here's my card.

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Carla- you will be missed, thank you for all your challenges! For today's postage stamp challenge- here's two creations- I made this bear themed stamp for my envelope using a postage stamp background, a bear stamp, and some watercolors. Added a fussy cut 48 cent in the lower right corner- and one with a furever for its postage label. Here's WT803 bear postage stamp-48 cents by Crafty Julia at Splitcoaststampersand WT803 furever bear postage stamp by Crafty Julia at Splitcoaststampers
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I made a 2nd card today using my scrap treasure box and things I already had cut out and shaped.

WT803 STAMP IN A COLLAGE by Icela52 at Splitcoaststampers
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*** WT803 A Friendly Note by Precious Kitty at Splitcoaststampers

Carla this was a great challenge today! But you will be sorely missed!! I wish you the best in whatever you are going to do.
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Here's a BIG card which was a joy to make. You'll be missed, Carla. Thank you.
WT803 Christmas Stamps Collage by ArtzadoniStudio at Splitcoaststampers by Lori "Artzadoni"
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Thanks Carla for the challenge !
Carla you will be missed, thank you so much for all your great challenges!
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I’ll miss your terrific challenges, Carla! Here’s my project.

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Hello and THANKS CARLA for all you do to help us have fun and bring enthusiasm to our projects.

Here is a Postal Stamp card I made for my friend, i made 3 before settling on this one. the other two have a sense of adventure and seems like it will be awhile until we are traveling / adventure mode.

stay well everyone, take good care. ENJOY my project and it's subtle (very subtle sparkle)
Teresa

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Fun Challenge, Carla, I will miss you.

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Great challenge Carla! Here is my contribution:
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