Saturday, August 11, 2018

Week of 8/11/18

This week is the Dare to Get Dirty challenges on SCS. I worked really hard to try every challenge and had a blast. So you will see many different cards and styles from the challenges.

 Stamped the coffee and colored with copics. masked the image and masked a panel and smeared distress oxide in blue. Finished with the sentiment.

Java Christmas
 Embossed all the images and sentiment white and did the chalkboard technique.

Wine in the Techer's Lounge
I am running behind in my Christmas goal for cards this year so I threw these together super quick. Made 10 of the same card.

Here is how quick these were, put both the image and stamp in my Misti cut down the layers, stamped and glued.

Peace on Earth
 This is a scrap paper sitting on my desk. Super quick card, stamped the image and sentiment and layered the papers.

 Stamped the crab and colored with copics. The BG my son created during VSN and I thought it looked like water so on to the card it went because us crafters don't toss anything. LOL!

Warm Wishes
 Used distress inks and water colored on watercolor paper, added some black detail lines and cut down a strip. layered on black paper and die cut the dog. Finished off with the pet sympathy sentiment.

This will be one of the pet sympathy donation cards for my August donation. I need to get 4 more made.

So Sorry
 IC661 - Brit+Co. where I found this beautiful FLOWER .

Used a marker to color the pink on the flowers and a green marker for the stems and leaves. Stamped the image, added the bow and finished off with stickles on the flowers. I liked how this came out so I made a second in purple.

Sympathy Flowers
 Die cut 4 different DPs and switched them all out to create these 4 cards. Stamped a birthday sentiment on them as my MIL (who is a quilter) said she is nearly out of quilt birthday cards.

Birthday Quilts
 Stamped the Concord & 9th on fabric and frayed the edge. Added the sentiment, butterfly & Pearls.

Birthday Butterfly
 Created this tree transferring an image from a magazine and layered on the black CS. Created the ugly sweater and finished off with stickers and the sentiment.

Ugly Sweater
 This is a Card Kit from Heartfelt Creations. It is in the stack of stuff I am trying to use up that seems to be taking up space in my craft room. I am working really hard to use up this huge stack of stuff so I can play with the new stuff.

Sponged the edges of the layers and sponged color on the flowers and leaves. Layered, shaped and mounted the flowers and finished off with stickles.

 Used the Owl punch and the tree EF and created these two owl cards for my friend that needed 2 owl thank you cards. Finished off with some punched an die cut leaves.

 Stamped this super adorable image created by our own Dini. I love it. Used water color pencils and colored and water colored the color on the fun image. Finished off with the DP and sentiment.

Seagull Birthday
 FS600 is the extremely talented Dani D (Dani Dziama) is our 600th FS. I found this fantastic CARD and just knew that was perfect for me to CASE.

I spent a large part of my day yesterday going through the stack of stuff I am trying to use up in 2018 and when I saw this card I knew I could use up some of these Valentine stickers and these large lacy hearts.

Super simple, embossed the CS, layered, added ribbon, the lacy flowers and these stickers. So quick I made 2. :)

 I created a stencil out of paper and die cut the center. Used Oxide ink and sponged through the cut stencil. Cut the ornament die cut in half and added some punched snowflakes. Finished off with the die cut tree branch, ribbon and gems.

Christmas Ornaments
 Did the alcohol marbling technique and did a rainbow of colors. Used this Spellbinder die cut heart kitty and stamped one of my favorite pet sympathy sentiments.

My MIL has been home 1 hour and told me one of her good friends won't get to go on vacation next week with her because her kitty is not doing well. So rather than making this a dog sympathy I did a kitty sympathy and am headed to run this up for her to send to her friend. I love kitties and it really gets to me when I hear of someone losing their kitty.

Lost Kitty

 Melted crayons on the paper and layered. Finished off with the die cut dog and a heart sticker.

This will be one of the pet sympathy cards I will donate this month. I need to get another 3 done for my monthly donation.

Rainbow Bridge
 Created this waterfall card and used the old Holiday Helpers set from SU. Colored with copics.

Waterfall Christmas
 Stamped the plane, layered on the card. Added washi tape to the bottom of the image and finished off with the fussy cut compass on dimensionals.

Father's Day
 Stamped Riley and colored with copics. Layered several DPs and finished off with stickers.

 Printed these adorable mice and colored with copics. Layered on some fun DP and finished off with a tag sentiment.

Christmas Mice
 This is a card kit from Heartfelt Creations. They are in my stack of stuff to get made and off my desk. Shaped the packages, flowers and sleigh and layered on dimensionals. Sponged on some blue and added glitter and prills.

Sleigh Bells Ring
 Die cut the Dienamics die cuts to make the suit and did nail polish marbling on the tie.

Dad's Suit
 This card is headed to my husband's work. He came home and said his coworker's little guy is in the hospital and his coworker really needed some cheering up. So he asked me to make a Sponge Bob card. I hope this will do for the little guy.

Oh Who Lives...

Created this fun fancy fold and added some fun stickers.

 Sponged on a sunset pallet of colors. Stamped the sentiment and finished off with the dog on dimensionals and stickers.

 MMTPT524 - Let Your Love Flow

Die cut the sun pattern from ODBD and left in the die cut sponged on yellow while in the die cut. Cut the clouds and stamped the sentiment.

Hello Sunshine

 Did the Blended Pencil Shavings technique for the rainbow of colors. Stamped the sentiment and layered the dog on dimensionals. Finished off with the heart sticker.

This will be another for my monthly donation for pet sympathy cards.

Lost Pet
 This is one of the Heartfelt Creations card kits. They come cut and you shape flowers, color, layer and add finishing touches like glitter. Colored the flowers, shaped, layered and sponged the layers.

 Used several die cuts sitting on my desk, stamped with versamark on the birds then added distress ink to them. Added distress ink to the embossed heart layer and the bird cage. Finished off with a few pieces of lace, flowers and gems.

This entire card was stuff just sitting on my desk and I totally love how this came together.

Happily Ever After
 Cut down the layers and added the Green Duck Embellishment. Finished off with ribbon, bakers twine and dew drops.

 Stamped the house mouse image and colored with copics. Layered and finished off with flowers and nuvo Drops.

Smell The Flowers
 This also fits several Dare to Get Dirty challenges. We are having fun in those challenges. You should check them out.

Printed the Paper Shelter image and colored with pencil. Die cut the shells and sponged with color.

Beach Babe
 The shoes were sent to me in a Teapot challenge. Colored with copics and layered. Added some green mesh from a bag of limes and finished off with some homemade candy dots.

Halloween Shoes
 Stamped the reflection then stamped the image. Colored and stamped the sentiment.

Birthday Deer
 Did the Duoprinting with Chlorophyll technique. Stamped the sentiment and finished off with ribbon.

CAS Sympathy
 This is a Heartfelt Creations card kit. I am trying to use them up as they no longer sell them. Colored the umbrella with copic markers. Sponged the edges of the rounded layers. Shaped the umbrella. Colored the flowers and layered everything and finished off with prills.

Sweet Umbrella
Layered the bottom layers and distressed the edges. Added white paint to the blue layer. Punched hearts out of book pages and popped the top one on dimensionals. finished off with lace flowers and layered a couple of wedding stickers. Trimmed the top heart with twine.

Shabby Chic Wedding
 Stamped the elephants and colored with copics. Created the shaker card and trimmed with some die cut leaves.

 This Ballet image is my own. I drew it about 3 years ago. I drew on my gelli plate with a copic then smeared paint and lifted off the image. Once dry I colored with copics.

Hand Drawn Ballet
 Did Watercolour Powder Stamping with an old SU BG stamp and 3 colors of Brushos. Heat embossed the sentiment and finished with sequins.

Thank You
 This image was sent to me in a Teapot challenge. I colored with pencils and did the eclipse technique with the word enjoy. Finished off with a Unity stamp.

 Dropped several dots of distress inks on Yupo paper and let dry. Used a felt square and cut to a leaf shape and stamped some leaves. Finished with some gold dots and hand drawings around the flowers and leaves.

Floral Thank You
 Smeared pan pastels in yellow and pink. Used this die cut New York skyline and stamped the sentiment.

One in a Million

IC662 - Life is good site where I found this great HAT .

USEIT2018 - Trying to use up the HFC card kits.

I loved the hat colors and decided to use this card kit from Heartfelt Creations as the colors reminded me of the hat. Sponged the colors on the dragon flies & mum, sponged the edges of the layers. added prills to the image and mounted. Finished off with glitter.