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.


Saturday, September 8, 2018

Week of 9/8/18 cards

 MMTPT528 - Back to School

Die cut the school bus and cut off the bottom portion. Sponged the edges with brown. Layered and drew in the highlights and the steering wheel. Finished off with the sticker wreath on the front of the school bus.

Christmas School Bus
SC713 - Today's Sketch

Layered the purple and DP, die cut the lace edge, stamped and colored the flowers, Stamped and die cut the individual lilacs, colored and shaped and added nuvo drops and stickles. Finished off with the ribbon and sentiment.

This is for my son's trumpet instructor who asked for a purple birthday card for his wife. I hope they like the card.

Birthday Flowers
 I am the volunteer hostess for the Ways to Use It challenge on SCS this week.

WT704 - Labor Day Week

Stamped the AI image and colored with pencils. Punched the clip board and pupped on dimensionals.

What's Up Doc
 F4A446 - Use Your Big Words

MIX293 - Sweet Inspiration

Truth be told I have never inked up this Large Happy Birthday sentiment. I have always thought it was super big but it works for today's F4A challenge. I think I have owned it for about 6 years. LOL!

The shoe cake image is a combination of the shoes and cake images next to each other in today's MIX challenge. Colored with copics and added stickles to the shoe because you need shimmery shoes for your birthday - Right? :)

The shoe image came from my fellow SCS friend Tonda Baldwin. I am not sure who makes the stamp but it is totally me. I think I might give this card to my mom so she can send it to me for my birthday this year. LOL!

Birthday Shoe
IC666 - Paper & Stitch

I love the name Paper and Stitch, what a fun blog. I found this Blog Post.

During Dare to Get Dirty we got to play with stamping on fabric and I am hooked. I loved how the BG came out and created more.

I am also trying to use stuff up that has been in my craft room for a very long time taking up space. These butterflies have been cut for over 4 years and I thought it was time to use them up on cards.

Stamped all the plaid BGs with the plaid BG stamp from IO. Grabbed the die cuts and layered with fun sentiments and finished off with pearls.

Plaid Butterflies

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Week of 9/11/18 cards

 MMTPT527 - A Blast From the Past

Stamped the beetle bug and colored with pencils. Die cut and layered on dimensionals. Finished off with brads which I have not used in a very long time.

Vintage Car

 WT703 - Would You Be Leaf It

Stamped the AI image and colored with copics. die cut the leaf and embossed with the tree EF. used some random leaves on my desk and sponged the edges. Finished off with the Fall sentiment also sitting on my desk.

Copics used:
Fall Colors
IC665 - Real Simple where I found this great Black Cat.

Embossed the paw prints and layered the die cut kitties, heat embossed the birthday sentiment and finished off with some sponged balloons. Popped the top balloon on dimensionals.

Birthday Kitty