Saturday, October 13, 2018

Week of 10/13/18 Cards

 MMTPT533 - Laugh it Up
Stamped the funny AI nurse and colored her with copics. Stamped the sentiment and layered. Stamped the pills and colored with copics and fussy cut.

Nice Nurse
 WT709 - Create Your Collage
My son is a wonderful trumpet player and he wears hats all the time while marching with his band to keep the sun off his face. When I saw this stamp I had to get it.
Stamped the piano keys in orange, stamped the bubbles in red, stamped a yellow grunge BG and stamped the sentiment and trumpet player in black. Layered and finished off with Dew Drops.

Jazz it Up

 F4A451 - Stencil
This Unity image was sent to me in a Teapot Tuesday exchange. I am trying to use up images that have been sent to me over the years. I created a moon from a die cut circle as my stencil and sponged distress inks to create the colors. The sentiment was also sent to me and worked perfect with the image.
Finished off with stickles on the dragonfly.

IC671 - Redbubble where I found this incredible Lilac BAG.
This is my mom's 70th birthday card. I know she loves the lilacs from Heartfelt Creations so this should be perfect for her.
Stamped the flowers and sponged on the color. Layered the card and die cut the swirls. Die cut the heart and layered on dimensionals. Put the purple beads under the heart and layered the flowers. Finished off with stickles and liquid pearls in the centers.

Lilac Birthday

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Week of 10/6/18 Cards

 FS608 - the incredibly talented Chrissy, better known around here as DancesWithHooves. I found this wonderful CARD.

I loved the color peeking out of the corner on Chrissy's card so I did my image on a corner.

My grandma passed away on September 1st and while we were cleaning out her room we found a note that she signed LOL. She did not know what LOL really meant she thought it meant Lots of Love. I knew I had to get this stamp. Every time I use it I will think of my grandma.

I stamped the image and colored with copics and cut it on an angle to mirror the angle on the FS card. I added the 70 to the card for my mom's 70th birthday.

 MMTPT532 - A Friend in Need

Stamped the rose image and colored with copics. Die cut and layered on DPs.

Red Roses
WT708 - Beautiful Music

Printed this fun Redonkadoodles image and colored with pencil. Trimmed down & layered. Embossed the cream layer with music and stamped the sentiment. Finished off with some punched stars.

This image reminds me of my boy. He always has his headphones on and is listening to music. He is really in to classical music.

Birthday Boy

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Week of 9/29/18 cards

MMTPT531 - Let's Take a Book I like reading fantasy books. The print on my book paper is from a book with many children's fantasy stories inclusing Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan.

This fun Sweet & Sassy image was sent to me some time ago and I finally got around to coloring it up. Used pencils on the flowers and copics on the butterfly. Layered on a book page that I added gesso and trimmed in distress ink and gold pen. Added some swirl die cuts and ribbon and finished off with some wood butterflies that my friend Jan (Precious Kitty) sent me for my birthday - Thanks Jan!

Butterflies in the Garden
 I was the hostess this week for the Ways to Use It and we are adding Kraft Card Stock to our cards.

WT707 - Kraft Card Stock

Printed the digital Whimsey Stamp image and colored with colored pencils. Layered and die cut several snowflakes.

Christmas Penguin
IC669 - Orvis where I found this Netting.

I love using stuff from packaging. This netting came from purchasing limes and was perfect to add from my inspiration today.

Stamped this great turtle and colored with copics. Trimmed a piece of the netting and tucked it under the turtle. Used some shimmery DP from my stash and stamped the sentiment on a banner.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Week of 9/22/18 cards

 FS606 is the incredible Featured stamper Preethi, better known as Preethisc. I found this amazing CARD.
I decided to make it 3D with this beautiful mum collection from Heartfelt Creations. This card is from their old card kit and had a very similar layout and colors and was perfect for the inspiration from Preethi.
Colored the mum with sponging and shaped. Sponged the leaves and the edges of the layers and mounted. Finished off with stickles and prills.

Birthday Mum
 MMTPT530 - Recycled
The floral image is from an old card. it came in a box of stuff my mom picked up at a garage sale and I loved the color so much I just had to use it on a card.
Layered the image on blue and then DP. Die cut the sentiment and added a flourish and flower. Finished with a gem on the flower.

Hello Friend
 WT706 - Monogram It
Stamped the H and die cut the layers. Layered, added ribbon and finished off with gems.

H is For...
IC668 - Just For Fun Flags where I found this great FLAG.
I loved the wonderful color on that flower on the flag. It reminded me of this big mum flower from Heartfelt Creations. This is from one of their old card kits that I am trying to get made and use up from my stash.
Colored the flower the same color as the flower in the flag. Shaped and layered the flower and sponged the leaves and edges of the card base. Popped the base on dimensionals and added glitter to the dragon flies.

Wonderful Day

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Week of 9/15 cards

 FS605 - the incredibly talented Featured Stamper is Jo Anne (jostamper52). I found this very eye catching CARD.
USEIT2018 - Green Duck Embellishment (Trying to use these up from my hoarded stash)
The Bold stripes on the BG really drew me in for a closer look. I used a bold stripped BG and layered a few DPs then finished off with this Green Duck Embellishment. I turned the banner and added a second banner and a couple of nuvo drops.

 MMTPT529 - Memories are Made Of...
Stamped the tea bags and colored with copics. Stamped the tea cup and colored with copics. added the DP and doily. Layered the teacup, butterfly and finished with the silverware & pearls.

Tea Time
 WT705 - Fruit
Stamped the image and colored with pencil. Stamped the apple and colored with copics. Did the chalkboard technique on the card base. The tape measure is an old key chain that broke my MIL had that I thought would make a great accessory for a card. Die cut the pencil and layered.

Reading is Fun
IC667 QiQi Gallery where I found this amazing Image.
This image was sent to me in a Teapot Tuesday exchange. I colored it with pencils using the colors in the inspiration. Then I sponged with distress inks around the edge and layered.