Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Taylored Expressions sketch TESC129
One card TWO challenges... Taylored Expressions TESC129 sketch challenge...Kelly Jo's color challenge -black, bright green, cream.... Again one of my favorite colors so this was fun and love the stamp set from Taylored Expressions isn't she just the sweetest?
Paper: black, very vanilla SU, lime rickey Basic Gray, dot paper?
Ink: black memento
Stamp: taylored expression
Accessories: MFT die, Spellbinder dies, Viva pearl pen, buttons and ribbon my stash, black pearls Want 2 scrap, Copics

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Sketch Stamping 411 SSC170
One card one challenge... Stamping 411 SSC170 sketch... I keep coming back to these stamps they are so cool to use and thought what the heck.. Kind of kept it all simple and turned the sketch so that it fit the stamp..
Paper: soft suede, crushed curry SU, GP, day dreams K&Company, club scrap
Ink: red riding hood SU
Stamp: side kick SU
Accessories: ribbon crushed curry SU, leaf punch, Copics.

Sketch challenge Clean and Simple FTL 109 One card TWO challenges...Sketch Clean & Simple FTL109 and OCC Our Creative Corner color challenge.. light blue, kraft, soft suede, espresso.... Boy did I luck out this week with the challenges, made 5 cards for 8 challenges all but one was double challenge, got to love that. I really like these browns and the blue quite a nice touch of colors took me a few times to come up with an easy stamp with out having to do a lot of colors trying to keep with the clean and simple this dog was easy as it's what ever color ink you use. I just added some crystal effects to help so he wasn't so blah.
Paper: soft suede, kraft SU, dark brown and blue Club Scrap
Ink: soft suede SU. broken china Ranger
Stamp: Inkadinkado, happy hello Verve
Accessories: ribbon Michaels, Viva Pearl pen, crystal effects, clouds my template, spellbinder die, PTI die, Copics

Sketch the Sweet Stop SSS75 One card TWO challenges... sketch The Sweet Stop SSS75 and All that Scrap color challenge using pumpkin, burgundy, artichoke.... Great chance to use the CC design Ema she is so much fun to color.
Paper: pumpkin pie SU, burgundy and green & brown are Club Scrap, GP
Ink: black Memento, spiced marmalade, peeled paint Ranger, always artichoke SU
Stamp: Apple Ema CC design, happy hello Verve
Accessories: viva pearl pen, twine, embossing folders, black dress paper ribbon, Copics

Sketch Diva Coffee Break Designs #195
One card TWO challenges, sketch DCBD#195 Diva Coffee Break Designs and Kelly Jo #67 using colors, terracotta, juniper, petal.... Been thinking of using this stamp set for some time and today was the day, I turned the card sketch to make it work and chose Kelly Jo's color challenge for the pallet.
Paper: card base (can't see it) kraft SU, rust and green, purple from Club Scrap, GP
Ink: terracotta Close to my heart, dusty concord Ranger
Stamp: botanika Technique Tuesday, happy hello Verve
Accessories: buttons, floss, viva pearl pen, copic for stems.

Sketch Unscprited Sketches #74One card TWO challenges... sketch #74 Unscripted Sketches and to use BLING for C4C#56 Crazy 4 Challenges... Decided to do another Halloween card since I just got some new stamps yesterday but ended up only using the words and the web..oh well love the colors right in my comfort zone and added the bling for the C4C challenge also broke out the embossing powders for the spider web and the words. Don't know how well they'll show up but it's there.
Paper: pumpkin pie, rich razzleberry SU, pressed petals, club scrap
Ink: black and embossing powder Halloween blend, spiced marmalade, dusty concord Ranger,
Stamp: spider Visual image, web, words Heidi Grace
Accessories: copic glitter pen, bling from Michaels, embossing folder Quik kutz

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Sketch Stamping 411 Stamping 411 SCC169 sketch challenge... boy I have not used this set much I never know what to do with it and not sure if still know what to do... :)
Paper: brocade blue, dusty durango SU, DCWV old world
Ink: black Memento, shabby shutters, spiced marmalade Ranger
Stamp: stardust SU
Accessories: K*I ribbon, spellbinder dies, viva glitter pens, cuttlebug folder, Copics

Taylored Expressions sketch

Sketch challenge Taylored Expressions TESC128... another cute stamp set by Taylored Expressions I love these little stamps they are so cute.
Paper: card base wild wasabi SU, Taylored expressions September club papers, club scrap, Michaels paper pad
Ink: black Memento, shabby shutters, peeled paint Ranger
Stamps: Taylored Expressions
Accessories: MFT die, SU punch, viva pearl pen, Copics

Unscripted Sketches sketch Sketch challenge at Unscripted Sketches #73 and monochromatic ... OK so this is weird looking being gray and no other colors I did not touch this photo up other than the usual cropping and fine tuning. It for sure is monochromatic.
Paper: card base is gray SU, larger gray Club Scrap, DCWV old world, DCWV linen closet
Ink: gray Marvy
Stamp: don't remember who the Happy Birthday is from
Accessories: heart brad, gray ribbon Club Scrap, flower I made with PTI dies and silver Mist and pearl, ribbon is from Michaels and I used my gray copic to color it

Clean and Simple sketchvFTL108 Sketch challenge FTL108 Clean and Simple.... OK so I think this is the second time I have tried a round card. I think I like the idea if you have the right stamp to make the it all work. I think this came out really cute. Of course love the stamp set.
Paper: paper zone, GP
Ink: black Memento, scattered straw, brush corduroy Ranger
Stamp: Taylored Expressions
Accessories: MFT star die,spellbinder die, star tinsel Michaels, Copics

Sketch Our Creative Corner Sketch challenge Our Creative Corner... fun sketch liked the way it kind of looks like a bird in the field of flowers. Great paper pad.
Paper: club scrap green base, green at heart Basic Grey
Ink: black memento, broken china, brick Ranger
Stamp: swan song Verve
Accessories: spellbinder die, copics

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Sketch Diva Coffee Break Design Sketch challenge Diva Coffee Break Design DCBD#193... used an old flower that I just took apart to make the circle background, I wanted a sunny background to cheer up the card or was it me, we hardly had a summer in Washington State : (
Paper: rich razzleberry SU, DCWV, ATD paper pad
Ink: black memento, shabby shutters Ranger
Stamp: words of kindness Verve
Accessories: old flower, MM brad

Sketch Taylored Expressions Sketch challenge Taylored Expressions TESC127... what a fun set of stamps love the bug and was trying to use my copics to make it look old and loved (faded) and I think it came out cute we have an old 69 VW that is quite loved which my grandson (24yr old) has his eye on..humm.
Paper: chocochip SU, making memories,
Ink: black memento, fired brick Ranger
Stamp: feeling groovy Taylored Expressions
Accessories: circle spellbinder die, viva pearl pen, Copics

Sketch I {heart} 2 stamp
One card TWO challenges....sketch I {heart} 2 stamp and color challenge C4C54 Crazy for Challenge using Kraft, Red, Black.... Fun card love that there is a lot of detail but very little stamping and got to use a fun punch. My stamping buddy and partner in crime Karen (we go to all stamp/scrapbook conventions and she is a SU demonstrator) came over yesterday and we spent all day and into the night playing in my craft room and later in the evening she started playing with my punches and I thought the bird would be cool to use for this card vs. a stamped image.
Paper: kraft SU, DCWV, Club Scrap
Ink: black memento
Stamp: happy hello Verve
Accessories: cuttlebug emb folder, bird SU punch, circle punches SU

Sketch Unscripted Sketches

Sketch challenge #72 Unscripted Sketches.... Cute stamp set and fun colors sure looks like I'm getting into fall colors and mind wise I really am not ready for fall but noticed all the cards I made well maybe exception of one last night were all fallish colors.
Paper: close to cocoa SU, DCWV
Ink: black memento, scattered straw Ranger
Stamp: boy and his dog gone cute MFT
Accessories: ribbon craft store, Copics

sketch Stamping 411 Sketch challenge Stamping 411 SSC168... Well broke out the punch and love the little guy, I ended up making few of these cuties as it punches out multiple pieces so you will for sure have left overs for another owl. Really cool punch.
Paper: kraft SU, ADT paper pad, DCWV, Club Scrap
Ink: memento brown
Stamp: not sure who the word is from?
Accessories: SU owl punch, branch from bird and branch punch, circle cutter, label punch SU, ribbon Michaels

Sketch FTL107 Clean and Simple
Sketch challenge FLT107 Clean and Simple... dug out the old Halloween stamps found this cute little friendly ghost family. Once again love the colors some of my favorites. Being new to Copic pens was not too sure how to do the white of the ghosts but think it came out ok with the blue and little light gray to give enough shadow and movement to the family.
Paper: pumpkin pie SU, recollections paper pad Halloween
Ink: black memento
Stamp: Hook line and Inker, Verve party time
Accessories: MS punch, Copics

Monday, September 06, 2010

Sketch challenge Sweet Stop One card TWO challenges... The Sweet Stop SSS72 sketch challenge and All that Scrap using LACE.. Thought best to start making Christmas cards or should I say CARD this little girl was just waiting to be a Christmas card scene so went for it.
Paper: not quite navy SU, DCWV (?), cryogen
Ink: black Memento, broken china Ranger
Stamp: swiss pixie CC Designs
Accessories: LACE out of a stash I have colored with copic pen, viva glitter pen and regular pen, punched snowflake, glimmer mist marshmallow and silver, my cloud template, Copics

Sketch The Sweetest Things One card one challenge..Sweet Sunday SSSC84 at The Sweetest Thing sketch challenge... Here I am again with these wonderful cute little kids I just can't get enough of them they are so precious. I turned the sketch sideways and had fun working with some of my favorite colors which always makes card making fun. I also paper pieced the costume.
Paper: pumpkin pie SU, Pressed petals, Recollections, scrap pad, cryogen
Ink: black Memento, spiced marmalade Ranger
Stamp: CC designs baby trick & treat
Accessories: MS punch, PTI die, glaze, Copics

Sketch I {heart} 2 stamp
One card TWO challenges..I {heart} 2 stamp sketch challenge and Kelly Jo's color challenge #62 using brown - red - cream... Once again love the thought of being able to make one card for two challenges I wasn't sure what I wanted to do and played with a few stamps but really like how this came out. I did not want to introduce another paper so did the pen around the card to make it look like another layer. (think I need a new pen) it was fun working with just three colors.
Paper: close to cocoa SU, garden variety Cosmo Cricket, Cryogen
Ink: black and brown Memento, brushed corduroy Ranger
Stamp: Simply the best Hero Arts
Accessories: flower and chip board Sassafras, EK punch, Spellbinder die, Copics

Sunday, September 05, 2010

Sketch Our Creative CornerOne card TWO challenges..Our Creative Corner Sketch 31, Crazy 4 challenge C4C53 using Books... I usually don't make a square card but it was necessary for this one to have everything fit right. I like the way it came out it's very colorful it was fun to get three challenges completed with one card also.. ;)
Paper: club scrap card base, DCWV hittin the books paper pad, colagen
Ink: black memento, spiced marmalade Ranger
Stamp: reflections School days
Accessories: spellbinder circle, corner chomper, lace ribbon, copics

Sketch Unscripted Sketches One card TWO challenge Sketch challenge #71 at Unscripted Sketches and OCC using numbers and or letters... Was not as pleased with the look of this card once it uploaded it does not show off the glittered letters as I wanted it to and the blues look different but here it is.. OH and the ink that I swiped over the embossing is by Quick quotes they have some awesome chalk inks with yummy names. Just found out about them, have to get more they do come in a set or separate.
Paper: Tuesday morning, DCWV, pumpkin pie SU
Ink: blue Hawaiian, mango Mai tai Quick quotes chalk ink
Stamp: just the ticket PTI
Accessories: viva pearl pen, glitter, PTI die, MFT die, EK punch, ribbon craft store, cuttlebug embossing folder

Sketch Clean and Simple Sketch challenge FTL106... This card needed the woodsy look so hence the embossing folder...I also found out about some awesome Chalk inks from Quick Quotes they are very nice to use soft colors and quite a variety and tasty names for the colored inks. Check them out ; )
Paper: kraft card stock SU, DCWV
Ink: black memento, amaretto Quick Quotes
Stamp: dolphin song word, Impression obsession butterfly
Accessories: Jolee's flower EK success, viva glitter pen, Sizzix wood grain folder, Copics

Sketch Stamping 411 One card TWO challenges.. Sketch SSC167 Stamping 411 and Stamp Royalty using rhinestones and pearls... I am so late in posting anything or even working on cards I got a new laptop and of course nothing it out of the box and ready to go so two days later and three plus hours on the phone with tech support I am up and running and so far love it. I had vista on the old laptop and hated it so now have office and love it... It's what I use at work so I'm kind of familiar with it.

Any way this card has some nice glitter highlights with my copic glitter pens think they are called sepia or something like that. Guess I better check.. with the time crunch I made most of my cards I am posting today double or tripple duty for more than one blog challenge ; )
Paper: certainly celery SU, DCWV, GP
Ink: rich razzleberry, positively pink, pale plum SU, memento, clover meadow Close to my heart
Stamp: easy elegance SU
Accessories: rhinestone brads SU, pearls craft store, copic glitter pens highlights