Sunday, October 30, 2011

Happy Anniversary card for Come and Get It

This is an anniversary card that I made for a customer of mine this past week.  She loved the card, but the best part was that she phoned me later to tell me that the recipient of the card just loved it and was so pleased, which of course made my day, so decided to showcase it here and on Come and Get It this week for Anything goes. Thanks for looking.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Paper Players 2nd Card

This second card using the sketch uses the Snow Much Fun set, along with the northern frost snowflake die, and the Snow Flurry and Square Lattice Embossing folders and 5/8 in basic grey satin ribbon. The colors used are Bravo Burgundy, Basic Grey and Baja Breeze. Thanks for looking

Paper Players Sketch

Both cards use the sketch from the challenge this week at the Paper Players Challenge. 
This first card I made uses some of the in colours: Poppy Parade, Peach Parfait, and Pear Pizazz. Along with the Just Believe set, the beautiful wings sizzlet die, the heart border punch, the word window, and modern label punch along with the teeny tiny wishes sentiment. The paper is retired from last year.

This second card using the sketch uses the Snow Much Fun set, along with the northern frost snowflake die, and the Snow Flurry and Square Lattice Embossing folders and 5/8 in basic grey satin ribbon. The colors used are Bravo Burgundy, Basic Grey and Baja Breeze. Thanks for looking

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Cracked Glass at Come and Get it

Over at Come and Get It this week the technique that Leslie chose was Cracked Glass. This is my card for it. I used the Welcome Christmas set. I stamped it in Soft Suede on Very Vanilla. I then used 3 layers of Thick embossing powder over it and heated each layer, then after the third layer I put one more on and while I was heating it I added some champagne glass glitter. Once that was done I waited for it to go to room temperature and the layers of the embossing powder that was melted cracks to give you the look of Cracked Glass. I then bordered it in Soft suede, and Cherry Cobbler. The base of the card is Soft Sued, on that is a layer of Crumb Cake, which I distressed the edges of it with Soft Suede, I stamped the greeting and then did the ribbon with the brad. Thanks for looking

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Monkey Challenge #79 Holiday Cheer

Hi All This is my card for the Monkey Challenge this week, as guest designer. I've used Jolly Jingle bits and Riveting(retired), for the images and greeting, the paper is also retired, from last year. Thanks for looking

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Over at Come and Get it this week we have a sketch challenge. I used the Beautiful Season set along with Petite Pairs. I colored the image using blender pens and Always Artichoke, Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake and Soft Suede ink. The Designer Paper is Deck the Halls, which is still available through a digital download. I also used gold brads, Cherry Cobbler Satin Quilted Ribbon, Circle Scissors Plus, Movers and Shapers die to cut out the border label, and my curly label punch. Thanks for looking.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Spooky Cute at A La Card Monkey

Hi this week I'm a guest designer at A La Card Monkey. What a great Sketch and the the theme is Spooky Cute. The stamp set is Wicked Cool. The designer paper is Frightful Sight, and I paired it with the Rich Razzleberry 1 1/2 in striped Grosgrain ribbon. the spooky sentiment was cut with the decorative label punch, and I cut it again in grey to make the border as well. I colored the stockings with Rich Razzleberry, and then to finish of the card I added some amethyst nail heads. Thanks for looking

Monday, October 10, 2011

A La Card Monkey Challenge

Hi All:
I don't know who it was that came up with the sketch, Shirley or Terry over at A La Card Monkey, but I have to say wow. I am not a person to use much designer paper on my card, in fact I think two is normally my limit, but with this sketch I've actually used 4 different patterns, and I really like the way it turned out. Of course they are all from the Spice Cake Designer Series Pack,  The stamp sets are Day of Gratitude, and Happiest Birthday Wishes. I used Pool Party, More Mustard and Early Espresso. I also used the decorative label, Large Oval and 3/4 in. circle punch and the lace ribbon border punch, and antique brads. I'd also like to put this into the Stamping Up Only Challenge, which is for leaves this time around.
Thanks for looking.

Paper Players Color Challenge

Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian Friends. I hope you are all having a great day.
This is my card for the Paper Players Challenge, which is a color challenge this week using the colors: More Mustard, Cajun Craze, and Bravo Burgundy. I like everyone else at this time of year think of fall and the beautiful leaves and the colors outside, but I thought lets do something different than leaves for this challenge. I used the colors to create a birthday card, which I think is suitable for either male or female. I used the Up, Up and Away set, along with the Pocket Silhouettes set, the only color other than the three mentioned above is the clouds I created which I used Baja Breeze. Thanks for looking

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Come and Get It Color Challenge

This week at Come and Get It, it's Shell's turn to come up with the Color Challenge, and it's Black Orange and Purple. I again used the wicked cool set, along with the spiderweb design embossing folder. I'd also like to enter this into the Friday Mashup Challenge this week, which is to be a Halloween card, or a Halloween card with the colors, Black, Pumpkin Pie, Concord Crush and Lucky Limeade. This week I just managed to do the Halloween.
Thanks for looking

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Stamping 411

The sketch at Stamping 411 this week is kind of unusual but a fun one none the less. Thanks ladies for the inspiration. I've used the Bright Hopes, and Petite Pairs set on my card. Using the colors Baja Breeze, and Island Indigo. Love that ruffled ribbon.
Thanks for looking

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

JUGS Challenge

Just us Girls has a unique Sketch Challenge this week, with lots of elements. I thought it was great. here is my card, using Daffodil Delight, Tangerine Tango and Chocolate Chip. The Paper is the Beyond the Garden Designer Paper, The stamp set is Sincere Sentiments.
Thanks for looking

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Black, Pool Party and Sarah Sand

Definitely an interesting color combo. That's the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary this week. I must admit it looks very striking together. For my card I've used, Upsy Daisy and Teeny Tiny Wishes.
Thanks for looking

Monkey Challenge #76

Hi Everyone, I'm back again with another Monkey Challenge. This week we can pick our own theme but go along with the sketch. So I've decided to do a male card. Left off the greeting figuring I can add it when needed, The stamp set used is Need for Speed, Colors, Crumb Cake, Always Artichoke, and Chocolate Chip. Colored the image of the ATV with my blending pens and ink. Used the Square Lattice, and Hounds tooth Embossing Folders, along with some Hemp Twine and a Crumb Cake Button.
Thanks for looking

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Just Add Ink Color Combo

Well I was just blog hopping tonight, looking at some of the challenges, and I came across the Just Add Ink blog, which I've not been there in a while, and they had  a Color Combo for their challenge.

In this photo you can't see the vanilla shimmer mist used, I scanned a small portion to show you how pretty that shimmer mist is. It is the same card I promise, but of course a scan always changes the colors  which is why I don't like to scan anything anymore. Thanks for looking

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Happy Halloween at Come and Get It

Come and Get it Challenge this week is Halloween, befitting for the month of October. Anyway this is the card I made for the challenge. I used the Greeting Card Kids set, Teeny Tiny Wishes, and Wicked Cool. I also used the Spider web embossing folder, really cool. The image was colored using inks and a blender pen. Thanks for looking. Don't forget to go look at the other DT samples great job ladies.