Monday, November 22, 2010

Happy holidays

Well Christmas is nearly here, I have only made 4 Christmas cards, I hope to get some more done once I start my holidays.
Todays card was inspired by several challenges, mojo164, C4C63, CCEE1046.
I picked up a small pack of designer paper the other day and they really go well together. I coloured the image with water colour crayons. I didn't have any grosgrain ribbon that matched, so I used my copics to colour the ribbon and thread that attaches the button.
Stamps: Penny Black - christmas critters
Paper: Kaisercraft DP - dear santa collection, DCWV brights mat stack.
Other: Grosgrain ribbon, embroidery thread, staples,copic violet, watercolour crayons,button, nestabilities, ds tape, black ink

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Xmas Challenge

Last month I was given a project/shoe box by a friend, it was part of the challenge at her club. Inside the box was all the items needed to create 2 cards along with instructions & photos of the cards that she had made. Even though every thing is the same as her cards I have altered the layout placements and landscaped the cards for a different twist.This was fun and a great idea for like minded people to use for a different kind of challenge.Supplies: Brads, designer paper, punched shapes, ribbons, card, stamped image, foam tape, embossed card.
The only thing that I needed to add was the glue/tape and also some glitter in the shaker card.
Thanks for looking

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Just living

I created this card so time ago but I have only just taken the photo, the challenge on CCEE was to used wood,CCEE1041. The sketch was from splitcoast stampers SSSC71. I used the sizzix embossing folder designed by Tim Holtz called Woodgrain and used a sponge block to add colour. The flower and dragonfly was stamped with adirondack ink and the words over stamped with black ink, it was then cut out with nestabilities circle, I then sponged the edges andused a destresser tool on the edges. I am not totally sure this technique is for me. A large brad was used for the centre of the fabric flowers.
Stamps:Lucy's stamps flower set 1942LQ
Paper: close to cocoa, pumpkin, cream
Other: nestabilities, tim holtz destresser tool, sizzix embossing folder, sponging block, adrondack inks - Latte, peach bellini, mountain rose, butterscotch, terracotta, black, ribbon, brad, flowers
Thanks for looking
Have a great day.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Soccer Crazy

Today I needed a birthday card rather quickly so I made this simple card. On Crazy 4 Challenges blog the challenge was to make a square card C4C62, which is really easy to do, as I love square cards but they are a pain to post, luckly this was hand delivered.
This card was made for my daughters boyfriend, yes I now he is 20 and the image is a bit young but he is a keen soccer player and has been playing for a while, and his team colours are black and green.

The soccer balls were punched out from some designer paper and the image is from stampavie, I live there images they have very crisp lines and clear images. I have used copics on the image.
Stamps: stampavie - gillian roberts - GR011 soccer crazy
Paper: black, green, cream and dp
Other: copics, 11/4 & 1 3/4 punches, ds tape