Sunday, October 5, 2014

Chalk Talk ~ Sketched Birthday

A fun gallery from the featured stamper today.  "stampinandstuff"

Her first was a gift box which I converted to a card.  Hers ~  Baby Box  ~ is a cute idea, but I needed another boy birthday card!



 
 
I had fun making this. 
 
I used Squares & Chalk Talk Collection Framelits Die and colored with Blendabilites.  My cardstock colors are Marina Mist, Whisper White and Polka Dots dsp.
 
Congratulations to the featured stamper on Split Coast Stampers.
 
 
 


Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Bloom With Hope ~ Gifts of Kindness

Sketch Challenge 508





I'm loving this Park Lane designer series paper.

Oh, So Lovely ~ From My Heart

Color Challenge!  Elegant Eggplant, Crushed Curry, Garden Green and leaves for dessert.





Quick and simple.

Hardwood ~ Delightful Dozen

Featured Stamper from September 28, 2014.




A 7th anniversary card, wood or copper.  So I used both.

Toil and Trouble

Another sketch challenge...





Fun Halloween card.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Petite Petals ~ Gorgeous Grunge


Fun colors today for the color challenge on split coast stampers!

Hello Honey...Blackberry Bliss...Very Vanilla



 
 
 
 
I used VersaMark with clear embossing powder on the flowers.  Could not pick it up with the camera.  But they are shiny. 
 
I am loving the new Hello Honey ribbon.  Looks like a delightful gold on some cards.
 
Our dessert today was to use splatters on our card and this is the reason for the fun splatters on my card.
 
No sentiment...I will probably use this for a birthday card at a later date.
 
Thanks for stopping by...
 

 

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Daydream Medallions ~ Flower Shop


Lovely sketch challenge today...my take ~





My colors are Cajun Craze and Whisper White.  The ribbon is Hello Honey Stitch Satin.  I used the Floral Frames Framelits to cut out the stamped images.  The little flower is punched out using the Pansy Punch.


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The color challenge is to use Cherry Cobbler, Soft Sky and Island Indigo.  Dessert is to make it a Christmas card.


 
 
 
The  image is from the "Mingle All the Way" stamp set.

The embellishment it from "All is Calm"  the white snowflakes are from "Frosted Sequins Embellishment".  Tied a bow with white bakers twine.

Have a good day!



 

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Gifts of Kindness ~ Papillion Potpourri


The sketch challenge today was fun...






My colors are Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie and Crushed Curry.  Soft Suede inks where used for the stamping.

My punches are the various butterflies and window punch for the sentiment all from Stampin' Up!

Some added Basic Jewel Pearls and done.

 

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Christmas Collectibles & Starburst Sayings

A couple of more cards

Todays Featured Stamper and last Wednesday's Sketch Challenge.











Thanks for stopping by...


 

Monday, September 1, 2014

Starburst Sayings


I've been a bit bad in not posting to my blog...here are a few cards I have made.


For the color challenge...







Featured Stamper...







For the Sketch challenge...







Thanks for stopping by, would love to know what you think.

 

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Kinda Eclectic

The Featured Stamper for today was not familiar to me.  "Coconutmuffn" has a wonderful gallery of fun cards.

I went to the first as always.   Pocket Heart Love TLC152 .





I used the new Blackberry Bliss along with Perfect Plum and Whisper White. 

The scallop circle is cut out using the Circle Collection Framelits Dies. 

The background is Pretty Print Embossing Folder. 

I also used the Delicate Doilies for my doily. And some Basic Jewels.

And a pretty bow from the Blackberry Bliss.

Have a wonderful Sunday!

 

Vivid Vases ~ Blessed Easter

This one is for the sketch challenge last week. Had some fun with it.





My colors are Basic Gray, Smokey Slate, Whisper White, and my dsp is Confetti Celebration.

Inks are Tangerine Tango, Daffodil Delight, Cherry Cobbler, Melon Mambo, Garden Green, Smokey Slate, Old Olive, Crumb Cake and Night of Navy.

I used the "On Film" Framelits Dies.


 

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Summer Silhouettes ~ Work of Art ~ Teeny Tiny Wishes


Color challenge 492!

Pretty in Pink, Chocolate Chip, So Saffron. I had to go digging for my Pretty in Pink as it is a retired color!

Here's my card for the Challenge ~




I used a scrap of paper left from another card for the base, it's embossed using the Modern Mosaic folder.

My sentiment is punched out using Modern Label and Window Punches.  Added some candy dots.

I like how it turned out!


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These are from last weeks sketch challenge.  Forgot to post them.











These are quick, clean and simple cards.


 

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

A Dozen Thoughts ~ Four Frames ~ Swallowtail


The colors for today are So Saffron, Bermuda Bay and Blackberry Bliss.  Was a bit skeptical, but they are a delight together!

Dessert is to use a sentiment on the card.






I am sending this one to my granddaughter in Germany.  She told me she loves getting mail and I know she also loves butterflies.

From My Heart

The sketch challenge today has reached 500!  So the challenge is to pick an old one from 400-499.  I picked SC413 as I missed that week and it looked fun!

My take on it ~


 

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Perfect Blend ~ Work of Art

The color challenge used 4 colors today...perfect colors for flowers, etc.!

Well dessert to go with the challenge is to not use flowers as the focal point, soooooo.

My take ~






Our colors are Cherry Cobbler, Daffodil Delight, Wild Wasabi and Pool Party.

I fussy cut out the coffee cup and my only other addition is candy dots.

Have a great day.

 

Sunday, August 3, 2014

That's the Ticket


I getting an early start on Christmas...today's featured stamper's first card was a Christmas Card and as usual I went to that first one to save myself from trying to pick one. 

Her card  ~  House  ~  Here's my take on it.





My colors are Soft Sky, Baked Brown Sugar, Garden Green, Silver Glimmer Paper along with the new Nordic Noel design series paper.

I used the Ticket Duo Punch, Mini Star Punch, the retired Framelits Holiday Collection. Added a ribbon and done.

We are going to get more rain so stay dry!





 

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

From My Heart


I kept it simple and quick today.  Several appointments with repairmen.  In and out.

The sketch for today also helped!






The jewels are not so glittery in my picture.  But do sparkle.

My colors are the new Blackberry Bliss mixed with Perfect Plum and Whisper White.  The designer paper is Color Me Autumn.

Have a great day.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Blooming with Kindness

 
 
The colors for today are Bermuda Bay, Pool Party and Calypso.
 
 
I again used my all time must be favorite stamp set...Blooming with Kindness!
 
The framing is cut out using On Film Framelits with the big shot.  And I added some pearls. 
 
Quick and easy.
 
 


Monday, July 28, 2014

For All Things

We are having some HOT weather here...the wind is blowing and its not pretty.   Reminds me of fall when it starts getting cooler!   So thought I would do a card to pretend it's not so muggy and humid.

This is for yesterdays Featured Stamper and for today, put a pinwheel on it.

"stamptek"'s card can be seen here, OSW; Fresh Cuts

Her first was the one sheet wonder and I just picked a card from that.   Changed the colors, stamp and fold. She has some beautiful card.   Congrats to her!






 My colors a Very Vanilla, Cajun Craze, Soft Suede and the new dsp Color Me Autumn.  My stamps are from the new For All Things...

TFSB.