Sunday, February 11, 2018

Paper Players: PP380

I usually do sketch challenges and have wanted to do a color challenge for a while, so today is the day!  I love the color challenge at Paper Players: PP380.  I LOVE kraft and red together, so this is a perfect first color challenge for me.

I stamped the background and the sentiment with stamp sets from Simon Says Stamp.  I colored the hearts in the background with Prismacolor pencils and added a little white gel pen. The die cut heart is also from Simon Says Stamp.    I heat embossed the sentiment in gold and used foam dots to adhere to card front.

This is the color challenge:

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Friday, January 26, 2018

CAS(E) this Sketch # 256

The sketch for this week's CAS(E) this Sketch #256 was a bit of a challenge. lol  But I guess that is a good thing, right?  Makes you think outside the box :)  Here is my card:

I used a Sizzix embossing folder that came in the latest Simon Says Stamp monthly card kit.  This is one of two, and I really like the look.  The dress images, from a Hero Arts card kit, are watercolored with Daniel Smith watercolors.  I have one of the sheets of paint dabs, I think there are maybe 50 dabs of paint and they last a really long time.  On the red/pink dress I used a Versamark embossing marker to make the dots and embossed with Simon Says Stamp gold embossing powder. I adhered them to the card front using foam dots.  The sentiment is from the same Hero Arts card kit, heat embossed on black cardstock. 

This is the sketch:

Different, huh? :)

Hope you like, I'll be back soon....

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Freshly Made Sketch #320

Today I am entering the sketch challenge from Freshly Made Sketch #320.  I loved the sketch!

Here is what I made:

I used a cover die from Lil' Inkers Design on white cardstock, for the background.  The hearts are die cut with dies from Simon Says Stamp.  The sentiment is also from Lil'Inkers Design.  After stamping the sentiment, I colored it with Prismacolor pencils to highlight it.

This is the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches:
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Friday, January 19, 2018

CAS(E) this Sketch #255

I know it has been a couple of weeks, time just gets away from me.  Anyway, I am entering the sketch challenge for CAS(E) this Sketch #255 this week.  This is the card I made for the challenge.

I am in a Valentine mood though, one of the things I have been doing is making Valentines for my grandchildren to give away to their classmates,  I'll post a picture of those soon. 

I water colored the image, fussy cut it, and adhered it to the card front with foam dots.  The sentiment is heat embossed in white on black cardstock.  The card front is die cut with a cover plate from Lil' Inker Designs.  I love their designs, I always find something I like in each release. 

This is the sketch for the challenge:

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Supplies: Images and sentiment- Simon Says Stamp
               Watercolors- Zig Clean Color Brush Markers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Merry Christmas!


I wanted to share some of the Vingette boxes that I made as gifts this year.  In all I made 8 boxes.  They took a little time to make but I loved making them.  My daughter is in love with bottle brush trees and I am kind of obsessed too!  lol  I took that obsession and made these:

Most of the supplies used were Tim Holtz Idea-ology.  I used lanterns in some boxes and little strings of lights on some of the trees in other boxes.  

Be back soon.....

Thursday, November 30, 2017

CAS(E) this Sketch: # 249

I saw this sketch and knew I had to enter CAS(E) this Sketch #249 this week.  I loved the design and this is what I came up with.

I stamped the first bulb then masked it and did the same for the rest of the bulbs, then I colored with copics.  I applied Wink of Stella to the bulbs for a little shine, although you can't really see it well. :)

This is the sketch this week:

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Stamps: Power Poppy-Simple Joys and Paper Smooches-A Holy Holiday

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Halloween Cards

Just popping in to share a few of the cards I made for Halloween!

I made this using stamps from Purple Onion, designed by Stacey Yakula.  I also used Lawn Fawn dies to make the grass and the background is blended with Distress Oxide inks (love)!

I made this using the Lawn Fawn Scalloped box die.  I love this die and have used it a lot and still have many ideas for using it in the future.  The images are from Essentials by Ellen and Tim Holtz. They were all colored with copics.

 I made this shaker card using Essentials by Ellen stamps and dies.  The background is Distress Oxide inks.  Images are colored with copics. 

Thanks for stopping by...Happy Halloween!