Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Monday, August 27, 2007
Well, Beate did it again! She had another awesome sketch challenge this past weekend. This is my card for that challenge. If you haven't participated in Beate's Sketch Challenge yet, I really encourage you to do so, they are so fun and they keep your creativy flowing!
I really enjoy making different sized cards other then the standard 4 1/4 x 5 1/2. Don't get me wrong, I like making the standard size too, but it's refreshing to make something different now and then! This card fits into that catagory, it measures 3 1/4 x 6 1/2 and will fit into the small opened end envelopes that Stampin' Up! offers.
I'm not sure if you can see it, but I placed a rhinestone brad in the center of the star brad after I set it.
Again, thanks for stopping by today!
Supplies Used: Stamps~ Season of Joy, Short & Sweet.
Paper~ Whisper White, Always Artichoke, Certainly Celery, Wintergreen DP.
Ink~ Always Artichoke.
Accessories~ Circle punch, Key tag punch, Large oval punch, ticket punch, Star brads, Rhinestone brads, Always Artichoke brads.
The Autumn Harvest set was a fun set to play with, the pumpkins can be stamped with or without the face.
Thanks for stopping by!
Supplies Used: Stamps~ Autumn Harvest, Bats about You.
Paper~ Wild Wasabi, Certainly Celery, Whisper White, Basic Black, Halloween Night DP.
Ink~ Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie, Wild Wasabi.
Accessories~ Hodgepodge hardware, Key punch, Horizontal slot punch, photo corner punch, More Mustard brads, Pumpkin Pie & Always Artichoke Grosgrain ribbons, Blender Pen.
Thursday, August 23, 2007
This week's sketch challenge #138 over at SCS was a really fun one. I decided to use one of the new Holiday Catalog sets, Merry & Bright. I love snowmen, and this one is just tooo cute! It's kind of hard to think about winter right now, but it is just around the corner here in Minnesota (burrr)!
How about that new Wintergreen DP, it is another new favorite! I am really lovin' all of the new DP's that Stampin' Up! has come out with this year.
Thanks for stopping by!
Supplies Used: Stamps~ Merry & Bright.
Paper~ Always Artichoke, Wintergreen DP, Whisper White.
Ink~ Stazon Black, Always Artichoke, Pumpkin Pie, Pretty in Pink.
Accessories~ Rhinestone brads, photo corner punch, ticket punch, Wild Wasabi Stitched ribbon, Frosted Lace Stickles, blender pen.
I used the Artfully Asian set, one that I have had for awhile but had not used until now (I hate to admit when that happens). I don't know why I hadn't used it before because I really like this set. Oh well, I will used it again!
It's been raining again today, but the sun is starting to come out now, hopefully tomorrow will be nice! Thanks for stopping by!
Supplies Used: Stamps~ Artfully Asian. Paper~ Soft Sky, Soft Sky DP, Groovy Guava, Blue Bayou, Whisper White. Ink~ Groovy Guava, Mellow Moss, Stazon Black. Accessories~ Blue Bayou Stitched ribbon, Rhinestone brads, key tag punch, ticket punch, large oval punch, crystal stickers.
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Due to all this rain we have been getting, I wasn't able to get a good picture of my card for Beate's past weekend sketch challenge. Hopefully this picture isn't too dark. Do any of you have some good indoor lighting suggestions for me? If so I would love to hear them, leave me a post.
I have been keeping an eye on my counter and I am slowly getting closer to 10K hits, keep checking back, I have some yummy goodies waiting for some lucky reader once I hit 10K!!Thanks for stopping by today!
Supplies Used: Stamps~ True Friend.
Paper~ Bordering Blue, Whisper White, Le Jardin DP.
Ink~ Brocade Blue, Mellow Moss.
Accessories~ Ice Circles Rhinestone brad, silver Brads, Vintage brads, River Rock Stitched ribbon, photo corner punch, ticket punch.
Tuesday, August 14, 2007
Sunday, August 12, 2007
YEAH, I am so happy that I was able to get this card done early this weekend for Beate's WSC#14. The last few week's it's taken me a bit longer due to being so busy with everyday life (can you imagine that!) LOL. Only three more week's until school starts, but who counting!
I went out a little bit of my comfort zone with the colors of this card, but I am pleased with how it turned out. I had been eyeing up the Darling Doodles DP and really wanted to try to combine the Groovy Guava & the Purely Pomegranate colors together. I know, that color combo just doesn't seem right together, but I think I was able to pull it off! What do you think?
As always, Thanks for stopping by today!
Supplies used: Stamps~ Garden Whimsy, Be Happy!
Paper~ Purely Pomegranate, Groovy Guava, Whisper White, Darling Doodles DP.
Ink~ Purely Pomegranate, Groovy Guava, Wild Wasabi.
Accessories~ Purely Pomegranate stitched ribbon, Scallop circle punch, ticket punch, silver brads, white gel pen.
Friday, August 10, 2007
This is what I came up with. I'm not sure that I like it, I feel that it may be to busy with the two different DP's I used. What do you think?
When doing the butterfly, I stamped the image onto Whisper white cs than trimmed around it and set aside. I than stamped the image onto a piece of vellum using Groovy Guava, I poured the crystal clear embossing powder over the top right away so the ink would not dry before I had the chance to emboss it. I then cut out just the wings and attached to the other design with two mini glue dots (I love those glue dots). This gives it the 3D look.
Thanks for stopping by today! Have a wonderful weekend!!!
Supplies Used: Stamps~ Garden Whimsy.
Paper~ Wild Wasabi, Certainly Celery, Darling Doodles DP, Whisper White cs, Vellum.
Ink~ Wild Wasabi, Groovy Guava.
Accessories~ Wild Wasabi stitched ribbon, silver brads, white gel pen, ticket punch, key tag punch, lg oval punch, scallop circle punch & 1 3/8" circle punch (that's alot of punches).
Wednesday, August 8, 2007
Tuesday, August 7, 2007
Of course I had to do some square cards! This one measures 5x5 on the bottom layer.
Thanks for stopping by today!
Supplies Used: Stamps~ Pick a Petal, Garden Whimsy. Paper~ Chocolate Chip, Certainly Celery, Whisper White, Basic Black, Certainly Celery DP. Ink~ Groovy Guava, Apricot Appeal, Certainly Celery. Accessories~ Wild Wasabi stitched ribbon, White gel pen, Gold Brads, Photo Corner punch, 1" circle punch, large oval punch.
Monday, August 6, 2007
Wednesday, August 1, 2007
This is my card for this week's sketch challenge #135 over at SCS. Another square card, sorry but I love the square card!
This card measures 5x5 when folded. I layered a piece of Brocade DP over the Vintage Violet (retired In Color). I then added photo corners punched out in Vintage Violet to the two opposite corners and added three vintage brads to each. I than added a piece of old olive wide organdy ribbon to the top layer.
The oval design was made by using my Coluzzle cutting system after I stamped the design on Whisper White CS.
Thanks for stopping by today!
Supplies Used: Stamps ~ Blossoms Abound. Paper~ Vintage Violet, Whisper white, Brocade DP. Ink~ Vintage Violet, Always Artichoke. Accessories~ Vintage Brads, Photo Corner Punch, Old Olive wide Organdy ribbon, Coluzzle Cutting System, paper piercer.