Thursday, September 8, 2016

Christmas Wishes


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Hi everyone,

Well as you can tell it is that time of year to start the Christmas cards. I need to make quite a few so here is my first this year. I am using a finished card  base that is 5 x 5. The green layer is SU mossy meadow  4.75 x 4.75 and the white layer on top is 4 x 4. I have used a stamp set called oriental Pine. I love the pine needles. I stamped them in mossy meadow ink. I then added the ornament from the set and stamped it with pacific point ink. I then re-stamped it with versa mark and embossed it with wow glitter powder. As usual the photo does not do it justice.  The bow on top of the ornament has  glitter. The sentiment was straight across but it didn't suit my needs so I cut it between the two words. I can put them together as one word if I need to. The pine cones are a spellbinders die. I used kraft card stock to cut them out and used distress inks to darken the edges. They are popped up with dimentional's. I will add my card into this challenge.

Word Art Wednesday - anything goes

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Birthday Wishes

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Hello everyone,

School has started here so there is lots of activity in the stores. I stayed home and created some cards. The above finished card is a 5.5 x 5.5 . I added an embossing border  around the edges and then layered neenah card stock layer that I used a grey distress ink for more interest and to make it pop. I embossed the layer with SU butterfly folder. The stripes are a silver washi tape and I added two pieces to the center and used one for the banner. The thread in the center is silver twisted around my hand to make the circles. The top butterfly is stamped in perfect plum and the bottom on in pretty in pink. I colored the pearls to match the butterflies. I cut a banner in neenah white and stamped birthday wishes from another stamp set and added more pearls. 

I would like to add this card in the challenge

Cuttlebug Mania - anything goes

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Field Flowers

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I have been making cards but just not enough time to get them uploaded. Here is a beautiful stamp set from Stampin' up called Field Flowers now retired. My card base is neenah card stock cut at 10 x 7 folded in half to make a 5 x 7 card, I used a white layer overlay that I cut with my cricut machine. I then use a SU die called frame-lets label collection. I cut one layer in pacific point  and a smaller layer in neenah white cs. The flowers are stamped in marina mist for the first layer and pacific ponit for the second layer. The leaves and stems were stamped in olive green ink. I cut the flowers out and layered them on the card with dimensional dots. I used the butterflies die from SU for the butterfly and added a small button in the center. I will enter this card into this challenge

Allsorts - needs to see flowers on the project

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

In Sympathy

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Hi everyone,

I have needed some sympathy lately and like everyone else it is very hard to create them. I seen a card on Pinterest similar to this one and though I would case it. Its very lovely and easy to make up. I am sorry but I don't remember the persons name that I cased it from.

The card base is neenah cs folded to 4.25 X5,5.I took one of my embossing folders and embossed the front layer only using my big shot machine.  I used a layer of Neenah white to stamp the SU pocket silhouette leaves. I used the stamp full strength and stamped off onto the white spaces between using  SU black ink. For the sentiment I have used the large scalloped oval punch. The white layer is neenah cs and punched out with the large oval. The sentiment is from the SU Thoughts and prayers set. I punched the small flower in black added a sm rhinestone to the center to finish off the front of the card. The inside has a beautiful sentiment. I made a few of the cards to have on hand as you never know when they will be needed.
I will add this card to this challange

Little Red Wagon -

Challenge # 354 - In Sympath


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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Botanical Blooms Lattice

 
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Our weather here today is beautiful this morning. This card has no sentiment as usually I wait until I need one. This one is quite versatile so it could also be used as a wedding card. The card base is a larger 5x7 with a layer of white on top. The card stock was neenah white. I used the SU top note die and cut the center from the layer. I have also used the SU lattice die popping it up with dimensional. The flowers and leaves were done with the SU botanical blooms set. I love this set and find I am using it a lot. I used olive green for the leaves, melon mombo for the flower centers and butterfly layer. The butterfly was punched using ek success layering punch.  A very simple but gorgeous card for any occasion. I will enter this card into these challenges,


Simon Says Wednesday- anything  
Crafty Gals Corner- anything goes 

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Adorable Teddy


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Hi everyone,

This adorable card is using the Crafter;s Companion Bear. I made three in different colors but this grey bear is my favorite. The bear was stamped onto neenah cs and colored with copic markers.
copics: N0,2,4, R61,63, YG63.67.  I die cut the image using my sizzix circles and an open scallop circle to layer under the image. I used glimmer silver cs from recollection. Its a lovely thicker cs. The circles were all layered with dimensional's  onto 5.5 sq neenah white cs. I used the SU lacy border punch with the silver and cut two borders one for the top and one for the bottom of the cs. I have seen a lot of thee thin cirlcle cuts so decided to use my program make the cut and created a thin circle and duplicated it two more times and welded all three together to make one. I cut it using my expression and a glitter pink/purple ombre glitter cs. I am very pleased at how it turned out. They don;t look as thin as the die cut ones but I am still pleased. I am going to use the card as either a birthday or baby card. I am putting this card into this challenge.

Simon Says Wednesday : anything goes

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Sunday, June 19, 2016

Fabulous Flamingo!

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Hi everyone,
I am still creating cards but life is busy right now. Family comes first so that does keep me going. I have created this card and decided to add it to some challenges this week. The stamp is from Stupendous called what else Flamingo. 

The  card base is 5 x 7  ready made White cs. I Then cut a layer 4.5 x 6.5 and stamped the background with SU botanical blooms using old olive ink. I then cut a mellon mombo shape using a die from SU. I used an embossing folder on the layer and for the image I also used the next smallest shape after I colored the image. To color I used stampin' up markers mellon mombo, peach parfait and blushing bride for the flamingo. The water was soft sky, and the foliage is old olive and pear pzazz. I added a small dragon fly from an older set (2007) from Crafty Secrets. The feathers were stamped using ART-C   No name on the package so they are just feathers.  I added two gold banners at the top, a melon mombo bow and glittered the feathers and wings. I love painting birds of all kinds so when I seen this stamp I had to buy it. I will add this card into these challenges,

Glitter and Sparkle - anything goes
613 Ave Create - anything goes with option create a tag

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Butterfly Birthday!

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This weeks card is made for my granddaughter that is turning 14 in May. Time goes so fast, it wasn't long ago and she was our little baby in diapers. 
The card base is white card stock and cut at 7 x 10 and folded in half to make a 5 x 7 card. The first layer is soft sky then on top is another piece of white that I stamped my images on. The stamp sets I used are SU Work of art and the butterflies are by Art Company that comes with five butterflies and dies to match. I used SU ink pads soft sky and pretty in Pink.  I added pearls in the center of the butterflies. Its a soft and lovely card for a teen. I will add this card into this challenge.

Simon Says - anything goes

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Decorated Box

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Hi everyone,

It is so sunny out side today so I will take a long walk with Yogi. He loves getting out for his walks too. Too beautiful to stay inside. I did some stamping last night to make a decoration for my 4x4 box that I created with the WRM box punch board. I used a 9x9 piece of cs unsure of the brand. I then stamped the outside of the box using SU work of art stamp before I put the box together. 

I picked up this big shot die at a sale to make these large flower decorations to use on my boxes. Changing the color of the flowers work for most occations. I used the largest of the dies and cut them down to make more leaves. The die is from stampin up called bigz L Funflowers. I think its the perfect size. I used the 2 smallest flowers and cut in white cs. I sponged it with  SU pretty in pink ink. I then used the pretty in pink marker to color the center and petals. The center is pretty in pink and die cut with SU botanical blooms die. The leaves were also cut from the same die. I am going to enter this project into the 

Crafting For All Seasons - use dies/punches

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