Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Color challenge #57 at Kelly Jo's using Brown, Green and White.... this card just came to me again when I thought of the colors. I'm pleased how it came out.
Paper: certainly celery, chocochip, white, wild wasabi SU.
Ink: chocochip, always artachoke, wild wasabi SU, vintage photo Ranger.
Stamps: close to my heart trees, dolphin song words.
Accessories: brad Basic Gray, leaves MS, flower die PTI, corner chomper MM.

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Challenge SSSC75 Sweet Sunday... this card I wanted the beach ocean scene, I tore some papers to make the beach look, stamped the sand, used a printed page for water and made the sky with my cloud template. I was done showed the DH and he said missing something on the sides like sea grass so went to my pile of paint chips and found a good green and cut out the sea grass I think it really helped balance the card and add a little more color.
Paper: close to cocoa, white SU, DCWV, KC& company, paint chip home depot
Ink: close to cocoa, broken china, vintage photo.
Stamp: PSX, the sand and birds are old stamps.
Accessories: shells from local craft store

Sketch Sketch challenge TESC118 Taylored Expressions.... New bird stamp just a cheap one and like the way it came out, the paper was lined vs. smooth so the lines in the birds picked it up.
Paper: DCWV, wild wasabi, white SU, dark green paper zone.
Ink: black, artichoke SU, peeled paint Ranger
Stamp: three birds Dimensions, fairy tales Verve
Accessories: ribbon from scrap pile, viva pearl pens, colored pencils, EK punch.

Sketch Sketch challenge SSS62 The sweet stop... I am loving this little girl, it is fun to bring out the girly colors and just go with it.
Paper: melon mambo SU, delovely Cosmo Cricket, DCWV, club scrap
Ink: black, melon mambo SU, broken china Ranger
Stamp: sweet wonderful you Hero Arts, fairy tales Verve
Accessories: sprits that I made up, fiskar punch heart border, SU & PTI for flowers, viva pearl pens, ribbon from my scrap pile, colored with pencils

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Sketch Challenge OCCS21.... I just got this bird house and bird die and could'nt wait to use it and this sketch had enough room for me to try it.
Paper: mauve mist SU, utopia Kaiser Kraft
Ink: spiced marmalade, peeled paint Ranger, pale plum SU
Stamp: on the bird cage used a large background stamp, for the bird used delightful dahlia PTI, bird branch PTI
Accessories: viva pearl pens, bird cage/bird Ranger, flower I made.

This card I made for a challenge last week for CPS but forgot to get it posted - gesh -so thought I would go ahead and post it anyhow.
Paper: kraft SU, vintage findings Making memories.
Ink: fire brick red, brown Rangers
Stamp: I think from Inkadinkado, but not sure, hand from Sassafras
Accessories: thickers, viva pearl pen, colored with pencils
Sketch Challenge Unscripted sketches #61... with summer here thought would use some yummy fruit.
Paper: real red, very vanilla SU, garden variety Cosmo Cricket
Ink: black, always artichoke SU, shabby shutters Ranger
Stamp: simply the best Hero Arts
Accessories: color pencils, bees local craft store

Stamping 411 sketch Challenge SSC157 at Stamping 411... been eyeing this stamp for awhile and finally decided to get it sure glad I did it was fun to work with.
Paper: soft suede, very vanilla SU, map is from WA state atlas, October Afternoon, Kaiser Kraft
Ink: black SU, broken china for sky, vintage photo, shabby shutters, fired brick Ranger
Stamp: motorcycle SU, words Pink Stamper
Accessories: cloud template, colored pencils.

Our Creative color challenge, using blue and green... great colors and some I love working with so this was pretty easy to figure out.
Paper: wild wasabe, very vanilla SU, utopia Kaiser Kraft
Ink: black SU
Stamp: swan song Verve
Accessories: viva pearl pens, color pencils.
Sketch Challenge C4C43 Crazy 4 challenge... I have been thinking of this type of card for quite awhile and thought OK why not..I thought it was kind of funny.
Paper: old paper from paper zone, certainly celery, very vanilla SU, DCWV designer paper.
Ink: black SU, peeled paint, spiced marmalade Ranger.
Stamps: perfect cat, mouse no name on block, words print out.
Accessories: ribbon and yarn from scrap box, colored with pencils

FTL 96 sketch
Challenge FTL 96 over at Clean and Simple.. I like the way this came out very rich and warm these are some of my favorite colors.
Paper: old paper from paper zone, rich razzleberry SU, utopia Kaiser Craft
Ink: rich razzleberry SU
Stamp: fairy tales Verve
Accessories: Viva pearl pens

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Kelly Jo's color challenge #56 tone on tone... used soft suede card, ink, pocket silhouettes SU, HB is Denami Designs, square (I just inked the edges vs. the whole square stamp) Great Impressions, score lines on the side from MS score board.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Sketch Challenge DCBD 181 at Diva Coffee Break Designs... Used kraft card for base sponged edges with Bermuda blue and scalloped paper Very Vanilla all from SU, Spellbinder die for shape, designer paper Making Memories, jar of buttons and words stamp, buttons from PTI, ribbon from local craft store, colored with pencils.

Sketch Clean and Simple sketch challenge FTL95... used brown card stock not sure who it's by, designer paper October Afternoon, green EK scallop punched, stamp from club scrap, flower prema with SU brad, ribbon from SU, and my newest favorite are the dots that are from the Viva Decor pearl pens, I am loving those they come out so nice, this color is kiwi.

Our Creative Corner sketch challenge OCCSC20... one of my favorite pacific northwest stamps of our lovely mountains and ferry, stamp by Stamping room only, water and sand old stamp with no name, colored with pencils and inked water, sand and my clouds template. Little fish and starfish from local craft store. Card base is Kraft with some blue ink sponged to edges.

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Sketch One card two challenges...Stamping 411 SSC156 and C4C Crazy 4 Challenge using a flower you made. I used real red card stock for the card base and flower, very vanilla, and stamped flower Botanical (the black around the center piece is drawn with black felt pen) from SU, October Afternoon for the designer paper, the die for the flower, and words are from PTI and button and floss from my collection.

Sketch challenge Unscripted Sketches 60... Card stock rich razzleberry, stamp flowers and leaves from SU, word from PTI on green club scrap paper, ink for card is Ranger distressed ink. Used the MS score board to make the lines.

Sketch challenge SSS61 - Sweet Stop the challenge was also to decorate the inside of the card. I kept it simple inside I thought the flower said it perfect.
Used: orange card stock Tuesday morning, rich razzleberry, very vanilla SU, designer paper not sure who it's from. Edward stamp from The greeting farm, word from Club scrap, colored with pencils, inside of the card used colors from the front and thought the rose from G company was a nice SORRY touch.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Kelly Jo challenge #55 using muted green, soft blue and cream. I have been thinking about this card since I heard what the color choice was this week and finally made it as I pictured it in my mind. I used sage green card stock I have had a ream of this paper since who knows when I don't remember who it is by, I used the big wheel with versa mark for the background design, very vanilla from SU and using spellbinder die for the shape, the butterflies are from a SU die, and the flower are from a die from PTI as well as the words from PTI, the leafs MS punch, the blue designer paper on the flower is from October afternoon. I used the MS score board for some lines on the bottom part of the card. The clouds sponged with ranger ink using my own template, the bling is from local craft store.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Thought I would share two father day cards, one for each son. I made the top one for Samson who has given us two wonderful grandchildren, card base is dusty durango (loving that color) SU and of course one of my favorite colors a lime green that is from club scrap, the letters are stickers from who know who? and the button from Recollections, butterfly stamped and die from SU, the stamp on the side is from fancy pants.
Second card is for Jeff who has given us three lovely grandchildren... Card base is black and butterflies are stamped and die cut as well as the die for the brown paper all by SU, the brown polka dot paper I got from a convention few years back, don't remember who from, letters are stickers again don't know where I got them, the button from Recollections. I think they will enjoy.

CPS 171 sketch
CPS 171 sketch challenge.... this card I am really liking the simplicity of it. I used wild wasabi as card base SU, words from PTI everyday buttons, designer paper DCWV and cherries colored with pencils and from Hero arts.
SSSC73 sketch challenge at The sweetest things.... another fun card to make, I used certainly celery for card base, behind girl melon mambo, girl stamped on very vanilla, punched small flowers all SU, designer paper from October afternoon-Ducks in a row, girl from Hero arts, larger flower PTI die, Happy Birthday from Denami Designs, colored with pencils and a little stickles on the brads, buttons of her shirt and flower center in her hair. I am really liking these little girls, get to use some awesome girly colors.
Sketch Stamping 411
Stamping 411 SSC155 sketch challenge... Like the way this card came out. Card base kraft but you really can't see it. Papers are Off beat- Basic gray, and Cosmo cricket- garden variety, very vanilla and real red SU and Olive You stamp set SU, yellow strip is from Club scrap and star button from local craft store. Colored with pencils.
Unscripted sketch
Unscripted sketch 59 challenge... Love the colors for this card they are so bright,.. used Cosmo Cricket De Lovely designer papers, crush curry and melon mambo, pretty in pink SU, bird punch SU, embossing folder for texture, word from There she goes, button flower Sassafras. eye bling local craft store.
FTL 94 sketch Clean and Simple
FTL 94 Clean and Simple sketch challenge... card base wild wasabi SU, strip and scalloped circle DCWV Cafe Mediterranean, PTI everyday buttons stamp set, buttons from local craft store, ink always artichoke SU.
One card two challenges-- TESC117 sketch challenge and C4C color challenge to use light purple, light green and light pink... I used pale plum, certainly celery, pretty in pink SU, girl from Hero Arts, word Cloud 9, embossing folder to texture and piece of designer paper for tab and strip , punch from EK, and bling local craft store, colored with pencils and pen for hair and flower on her shirt.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

CPS Sketch challenge
Color and sketch CPS challenge at Kelly Jo's, colors to use are Kraft, dark brown (chocolate chip) cream (very vanilla) and turquoise (tempting turquoise)... all papers are by SU along with the butterfly die, the score lines are done with my MS score board, die for half rounds from PTI as well as the Happy Birthday, the stamped design on the butterflies and trellis behind flower are from Fancy Pants (a wonderful stamp set I WON) the flower die PTI colored with ranger ink and spritzed with walnut wash. Pearl, bling and liquid pearls dots from local craft store.