Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Tuesday March 29, 2011 Card Pattern sketch
Challenge at Card Patterns #108... A dear friend at work just got hired at a new position at work. She will still be with our agency but in a different section. Thought this card would be a nice congratulations card. She loves black and pink and she rides a bike when she can, shes very athletic and the words were just perfect. We are having a breakfast for her tomorrow...

Paper: black SU, bike pattern paper K & Company, pink dots scraps, white GP

Ink: black memento

Stamps: PTI everyday button

Accessories: PTI die, SU punch, Spellbinder die, buttons ?, flowers Prima, stickles, Copics

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Sunday March 27, 2011 Taylored Expression Challenge at Taylored Expressions... suppose to upload to Split Coast Stampers but I am having logging on issues.. so decided since I made the card I would at least download to my own blog.. Figure out SCS later.. I love TE images and had a great time using this cute Knit Wit set.. Paper: TE card base, October Afternoon papers, club scrap brown Ink: shabby shutter Ranger, black Memento Stamps: knit wit Taylored Expressions Accessories: ribbon, PTI die, TE bling, Copics

Sunday March 27, 2011 Sketch One card TWO challenges... SSS101 The Sweet Stop sketch challenge.... Bugaboo -Catch the bug challenge Monochromatic and use three buttons.... Well you know how I love the bugaboo images so no problem. I am also taking an online course on digi's and this little Desiree setting is part of the image used in the class... I can't wait to learn more. Paper: TE card base, DCWV old world, Textured stock (wal-mart) Ink: printer ink, peeled paint Ranger Stamps: Bugaboo digi, Verve -Happy hello Accessories: prima flower, SU tab punch, buttons, floss, paper ribbon Black dress design, Copics
Sunday March 27, 2011 Our Creative Corner ATC (artist trading card) and color challenge... http://ourcreativecorner6.blogspot.com/ Using color Kraft, either white or cream, black or brown, and color of your choice I chose blue... I make ATC's quite often as I belong to a club from Montana and we make two cards challenges a month, this is not one of them for the club as the color challenge did not fit the theme's for our future card. It was fun making this card and I love the colors. Paper: kraft and cream SU, brown and blue club scrap Ink: brown Memento, broken china Ranger, choco chip SU Stamp: Heidi Grace valentine day Accessories: button, stickles cinnamon, ribbon, floss, sizzix die, copics
Sunday March 27, 2011 Unscripted Sketches #99
Challenge at Unscripted Sketches using their sketch #99... This precious image is from Mo Manning Digi they had a special going on when you purchased this digi the money went towards Japan (they raised $1000) ..the image is still available but now for $3.00.. (for some reason the color looks more green vs. tan's I just couldn't get the color to change..sorry)

Paper: TE card stock base, October afternoon designer paper, Georgia pacific

Ink: printer ink, black, brown Memento, brushed corduroy Ranger

Stamps: Mo Manning digi, Taylored Expressions What's cookin?

Accessories: TE dies, stickles, copics

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Sunday March 20, 2011

Waltzingmouse Sketch
ONE card FOUR challenges... Waltzingmouse sketch WMSC39... Stamping Royalty #63 Embossing... Paper Pretties - Masculine.... Our Creative Corner OCC - Don't throw that away...http://ourcreativecorner6.blogspot.com/2011/03/dont-throw-that-away.html Well I did a couple of the challenges twice- the embossing and masculine I like this masculine as it's quite different that the last one I posted. This background paper behind the bird the multicolor browns is from a bees next we took down a couple years ago. I loved the look of the paper the bees made and just could not throw it away so this fit right into the OCC challenge of not throwing that away...
Paper: club scrap, so saffron SU, scraps, and BEE paper
Ink: amaretto Quick Quote chalk, white
Accessories: SU bird die, MFT banner die, Sassafras flower, embossing folders, pink paislee letters

Sunday March 20, 2011

Stamping 411 sketch ONE card THREE challenges... Stamping 411 sketch SSC195... Bugaboo- Baby Steps... Do you stack up DYSU #11 adding a bow (which I watched Becca -Amazing paper grace- do and had my DH make a dowel template for me and it worked great) http://doyoustackup.blogspot.com/2011/03/dysu-11-add-bow.html ...
I had a lot of fun making this card and tried to stay away from some of the girly girly colors I am happy with this look.
Paper: so saffron SU, paisley parade KI memories, scraps
Ink: green with envy, pink cheeks Quick Quotes chalk, chestnut roan Color box chalk, black printer ink
Stamp: bugaboo image, cloud 9 words
Accessories: TE leaf die, flowers, American craft bling, BG bling, ribbon michaels, Copics

Sunday March 20, 2011

Unscripted Sketches sketch One card THREE challenges... Unscripted Sketches with a twist..use light blue, teal, light green and purple ; ) (right up my alley) .... Stamping Royalty #63- embossing....
Card making mama #17 Animals.... Well like I said these colors are so me so that was the easy part, rest was trying to figure what I wanted to do and then thought of all the other challenges so went to work from there and came up with this card. I am pleased.
Paper: lovely lilac SU, Stella rose My mind eye, paisley parade KI memories, black scrap
Ink: black Memento, blue Hawaiian Quick Quote chalk,
Stamp: TE sheep from the birthday set, words Holly Berry House
Accessories: glitter pen teal, silver, TE bling, TE die tree, embossing folder background, Copics

Sunday March 20, 2011

Sketch challenge One card TWO challenges.... Sketch challenge at Card Patterns #107...and Paper Pretties PWC 145- theme Masculine ... I thought this says it all, quite masculine and with the argile paper, manly non frilly flowers and the words - how much more masculine can you get..
Paper: TE card base, SU designer paper (?), club scrap and other colors
Ink: bloody mary Quick Quote chalk, black printer ink,
Stamp: Bugaboo image and words
Accessories: fiskar punch, flourishes Tim Holtz, circle punch for flowers, Basic gray brads, glitter pens, copics

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Sunday March 13, 2011

Stamping 411 Stamping 411 sketch challenge.... With mothers day just around the corner thought I better get some cards made for friends to send. I lost my mother three years ago and it's been very hard to make cards just for that reason but I do get request now and them to make for other people so I gathered myself together and just went for it...I'm pleased with it and know if my mom were here she'd love it, it is colors she loved ..hope others mothers will also..
Papers: card base TE card stock, club scrap scraps, GP white
Ink: quick quote chalk - green with envy, pink cheeks, tahiti, blue moon (love those names)
Stamps: all I have seen SU, words PTI
Accessories: TE bling

Sunday March 13, 2011

Unscripted sketch

Unscripted sketch challenge... I was digging through my accessories drawer which holds my designer brads, thickers letters, little hearts /other stickers and chip board flowers and more things that are in little packages and you just can't take them out and found some of these cute felt fuzzy animals I instantly thought of making a hipo birthday card looking at the hipo.. it made me laugh and thought it would make a good juvenal card...
Paper: TE card base, oliver Basic Gray, club scrap, Georgia pacific
Ink: black Quick quote chalk ink pad
Stamp: none
Accessories: pink paislee letters, MFT die, Sassafras felt fuzzy friends

Sunday March 13, 2011

Waltzingmouse sketch
Waltzingmouse sketch challenge.. Thought I would try a mothers day card and I have some of these chip board letters that I wanted to use for some time and thought this would be good time to try them.
Paper: lovely lilac SU, green scrap of TE paper, scraps of designer paper
Ink: none
Stamp: none
Accessories: venus Thickers, flower is Pizzaz a plenty spritzed with cherub pink, TE bling, ribbon scrap, spellbinder die

Sunday March 13, 2011

Bugaboo - Catch the bug challenge is to use scallops... I decided to use make the whole background scallops. I think after I was done maybe I should of softly inked the scallops to give more definition to them but the card was done and I just couldn't add it with out messing up the other scallops. Oh well guess we learn as we go along huh? Isn't this cute Bugaboo image cute and the saying is so cute also.
Paper: TE card base, the scallops are from different scraps of designer papers
Ink: peeled paint Ranger
Stamp: Bugaboo digi
Accessories: spellbinder die, TE gems, stickles, PTI scallop die, Copics

Sunday, March 06, 2011

Sunday March 6, 2011
One card THREE challenges... Waltzingmouse- sketch challenge, Catch the bug - Any thing goes... Spotted chick -using Kraft paper... This is the third sketch for Catch the bug and again a cute Bugaboo image..I have a couple of four legged kids and they are my best friend I missed them so much while I was away on vacation..DH knew I was coming back but they did not understand and it made me sad to think that I probably left them. They were all over me when I returned..of course DH also LOL
Paper: kraft PTI, BG max and whiskers
Ink: brown Memento, printer ink
Stamps: Bugaboo image, inkadinkado words
Accessories: cinnamon Stickles, Copics

Sunday March 6, 2011

Sketch challenge at Stamping 411... This is the new stamp set and punch from SU and took awhile to get what I wanted. I ended up making a couple of flowers and just couldn't get the look I wanted but this last one came out great. Fun set to have and sure I will be using it more.
Paper: TE card base, BG Kioshi, SU rich razzleberry
Ink: SU pale plum, elegant eggplant, perfect plum
Stamp: SU build a bloom, PTI delightful dahlia words
Accessories: ribbon, pearls local craft store, stickles, leaves Recollections, punch, PTI die

Sunday March 6, 2011

One card FOUR challenges... Our Creative Corner 1-2-3-4 One pattern paper, Two layers (not counting card base) Three stamp images, Four embellishments... DYSU challenge http://www.doyoustackup.blogspot.com/2011/03/dysu-9-just-green-it.html and Card Makin Mamas use GREEN... Catch the Bug ..Any thing goes...
Now that is sweet to get so many challenges with one card. It was fun and trying to make it all work is fun the only limit was the OCC challenge and what you could use.. But it worked and I am happy. Thought this would make a nice birthday card for a little one, isn't he cute? Once again those great bugaboo images.
Paper: TE card base, DCWV designer paper, TE green, SU rich razzleberry, yellow ? white GP
Ink: peeled paint, spiced marmalade Ranger, clover meadow Close to my heart,
Stamps: bugaboo image, words My pink stamper, local king Happy birthday
Accessories: grass, sun MFT die, circle behind sun PTI, flower ?, brad in flower Pizzaz a Plenty, belly button bling TE, embossing folder,
Sunday March 6, 2011

One card TWO challenges... Unscripted sketches #96 sketch challenge and Catch the Bug - Any thing goes.... Well I am back and it felt good to be back in the craft room playing and getting ink on my fingers... I made four cards today and was able to play in 8 challenges..Sweet got to love that. It's great to be able to work the other challenges in with the sketche challenges.
Paper: TE card base, BG lime rickey, scraps of other colors
Ink: printer ink, brown Memento, fired brick, spiced marmalade Ranger
Stamps: Bugaboo image, word KI memories
Accessories: MFT sun die, PTI circle die, star ?, ribbon TE, brad ?, stickles, Copics

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Wednesday March 2, 2011

Paper Pretties sketch Challenge at Paper pretties PWC143.. www.paperprettiesblog.blogspot.com/2011/03/paper-pretties-wednesday-challenge.html Another great image from Bugaboo and with Easter right around the corner thought be good idea to use this little bobble head girl.. cute huh?
Papers: TE card stock, various designer scraps, DCWV
Ink: printer ink, positively pink SU
Stamps: Bugaboo bobble head, PTI mat stack 2
Accessories: PTI die doily, Spellbinder, TE gems, stickles, Copics

Wednesday March 2, 2011

Sketch at Catch the Bug

Check Spelling Challenge at Catch the Bug with a sketch and also to use green.... Well I'm still under the weather from my trip so green came easy since that's the way I feel.. :( I just uploaded some new digi stamps from Bugaboo and couldn't wait to put one of them to use. Got to love this sassy lady.
Paper: tues morning green, DCWV designer papers, scraps of other papers
Ink: printer ink, shabby shutter Ranger
Stamp: bugaboo digi
Accessories: fiskar punch for square under image, MS leafs, QK leafs, paper ribbon Black dress design, coffee spritz Angel, TE gems, old flowers, copics