Thursday, March 31, 2016
I created this card while sitting in front of the tv one night watching a movie.
I have a really hard time sitting still for long periods of time.....and the coloring seems to distract me somewhat.
I used my copic markers.
The card base is Pistachio Pudding (retired) and I used Memento Black ink pad.
When completed I removed some of the "whiteness" by sponging with Sahara Sand ink.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
I tried my hand at a fancy card using the new Picture Perfect two step stamp set.
The leaves are from the Rose Wonder framelits and the greeting is from the Cottage Greetings stamp set.
This card is a bit busy for my tastes....I am a clean and simple kind of gal.....but was fun to make!
LOVE LOVE LOVE the Picture Perfect stamp set!!!
Monday, March 28, 2016
Here is a quick and easy birthday card for a guy.
I used Tip Top Taupe card stock, Basic Black card stock,Whisper White card stock Go Wild DSP, Archival Black ink pad and Endless Birthday Wishes stamp set.
The cake image stamped in black and punched and matted on assorted size circles makes the embellishment for this card.
Sunday, March 27, 2016
A while back, I gave a few of my card class girls a challenge.
I gave them a ziplock bag containing a card base, some mats, some miscellaneous pieces, some stamped images etc. I gave them the challenge to come back to next class with cards created from the items in the bag.
The three cards above were what they created.......AWESOME and FUN!
Here is a recap of last weeks posts:
Saturday, March 26, 2016
I was so excited to be going out so early but not happy when we got there and found that a bleepin' red squirrel had decided to chew my hand painted mailbox!!!!! Geesh!!!
We took a picnic lunch, and after a bit (ha ha) of snow shoveling, we got the deck cleared and had our picnic. Man it was nice....so warm sitting in the sun we had to take off our heavy coats.
Every year we go out for a picnic but this is the earliest we have ever been able to do this.....prior to this the earliest was March 31.
Last weekend we went again and there was no way she was staying home.....she was eager to go and had her nose glued to the front door so as she was not left behind when we left. Funny!
Last week my card class girls arrived with a little gift bag for Dixie.
In it was a new pink sweater ( she loves her clothes) that says " Cat's Suck"
Here are a couple of class pics and Dixie playing with her friends.
Too cute ladies.....too cute!
The creative girls hard at work making their cards.
Thanks again girls- Love ya!
Friday, March 25, 2016
The above card is the one that I designed for the swap.
The gorgeous cards below are the cards the other girls designed for each of us to make- these are mine:
Flowering Fields designed by Dorothy
Rose Wonder designed by Carole
Night Scene designed by Loretta
White on White Christmas Scene designed by Loretta
We had a great time and enjoyed some yummy treats for lunch too! Looking forward to another Shoe Box Swap in September!
Thursday, March 24, 2016
This is a card we made in my March techniques classes.
We stamped the background using Timeless Textures stamp set and Versamark ink.
Then we stamped the flower images from Butterfly Basics stamp set using Archival Black Ink.
The greeting is from the Greatest Greetings stamp set.
Finally we colored the images using Wisteria Wonder and Mint Macaron markers.
The Crumb Cake panel was then adhered to card base using dimensionals.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Here is a bright and cheerful card I made for my beautiful daughter-in-law Lianne.
I love the color combo and the bird punch made makng the bird quick and easy.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Monday, March 21, 2016
Here is a "Technique by Request" card. One of my girls asked to learn the spritzing technique.
I needed an easy card with a wow factor.....and this one fit the bill.
I cut the floral image from the Rose Wonder framelits - making a mask for this process.
I laid the mask on thick whisper white card stock and spritzed it with real red spritz mix.
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Check out these single layer beauties!
Easy-peasy to make and very eye catching.
Whisper White thick card stock
Helping Me Grow stamp set
Gorgeous Grunge stamp set
Happy Patterns stencils
Wild Wasabi Ink
Soft Sky Ink
So Saffron Ink
Early Espresso Ink
Stazon Black Ink
Friday, March 18, 2016
One of the guys at my office asked me if I could make a card with forget- me- not flowers on it for him.
Wow....no pressure. I have no forget me not stamp. However....I had lots of punches.
I stared out by getting a photo of forget me not flowers off the internet. Here is the photo:
The flowers come in varying shades of blues.....so I chose a couple of different shades for my card.
I used the petite petal punch to get my five petal flower. I used a punch for the white centers that I purchased years ago at Michaels. Then a hole punch for the yellow center and a black brad for the middle.
Its hard to tell in my photo above but the flowers are curved so the petals lift off the card for a 3D effect. The stems are from the World of Dreams stamp set.
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
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Handkerchief Technique- the white layer is scored to resemble a folded handkerchief.
I embellished the card with a bloom from the Beautiful Bunch stamp set that I colored with my Stampin Write Markers.
The leaves diecut is from the Rose Wonder Framelits.
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