Tuesday, March 30, 2010

50 candles

Hi there,
Today is my sister's 50th birthday,Happy Birthday Janet, this is the card I made for her. I just love these easel cards, they look so pretty and practical for displaying. I felt it was time to christen some new purchases, the boarder punch, the paper pretties stamps, the stamping up stamp and the octagon nestabilities.
How many time to you buy something at a show and months later you still have not used it, so this is my goal for this year is to use as many unused purchases as I can.
Stamps: Paper pretties - make a wish, Stampin up Whimsical words
Paper: very vanilla, blue bayou, designer paper
Other: Martha Stewart cupcake boarder punch, spellbinders nestabilities Octagon and fancy tags,brilliance black ink, stampin up word window punch, foam dots, ds tape,copics


Wednesday, March 17, 2010

You're a hoot

Today's card is made using Mercy's Tuesdays sketch MTSC63.
I started with my stamped image and coloured it with copics, sponged the clouds using a stencil and cut out the oval with my nestabilities. The green card was embossed with flower fantasy Eb it was then layered with chocolate chip, mint green and designer paper ( some that I had in stock but it didn't have a label so I can't share).
This was my first attempt to tie a ribbon and bow on my card, I probably could have played with is some more to get the tails even but it looks ok.

Stamps: Rachelle Anne Miller Lily & Milo clear stamps
Paper: Chocolate chip. mint green, white, designer paper
Other: chocolate chip satin ribbon, mint and chocolate chip brads, copics, brilliance black & pearlescent sky blue ink,nestabilities ovals and scallop ovals, foam tape, Fantasy Flower cuttlebug embossing folder


Saturday, March 13, 2010

Golf Cards

Yeah I can finally share these cards with you, they are two golf cards that I received last month for my birthday. I had to wait to post them because this card from Frances is to be posted on her blog today. It is for a masculine card challenge on Crazy 4 Challenges blog, now I am no way masculine but I do love my golf and over the last several years it has been Frances's challenge to herself to come up with a golf card for me, Frances's now owns several golf stamps, I sure she doesn't mind LOL. I absolutely treasure each card she has made for me, my Hubby love them too as he is a keen golfer also. You can find more info on Frances's blog Stampowl's Studio
The second card is from my friend Gai and a lovely card it is also. I have only had one game of golf in the last month, due to the wet weather we have been having, the course has been closed for competiition. When I am feeling a little down, it is good to look at these cards to lift my spirits.
Have a great day

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Birthday Princess

Hi there,
It is a busy time at work again, it seems to be the norm these days. We have had so much rain that I have missed out on my weekly golf game as the course has been under water, I am lucky that I am high and dry not like some unfortunate people in the rest of the state.
As usual my daughter left it until the last minute for a birthday card request for her friend, I thought I was being clever and had a few on hand for her to choose from. She found one but could you please make it in blue with brown hair. So being nice I made 3 with 3 different designer papers and different shades of brown hair.

This is the card that she chose, she was in such a hurry that she took the photo while I was at work. HMMM maybe she needs some more practise taking card photos.
Stamps: TGF: Princess Anya
Paper: Real Red, Cool Caribbean, Navy,Chocolate Chip, DP - DCWV
Other : Spellbinders Shapeabilities -Fleur De Lis & Fancy Tags