Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Hedgehog Birthday


Hi everyone! Is this adorable little chef a winner or what? And that cake sure looks YUMMY! We had cake at work yesterday to celebrate all the birthdays in February. I recently found out I'm diabetic so I actually had a snack with a little less sugar.  The image used on today's card is the "A Winner" rubber stamp by Penny Black.


I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
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CREATIVE DESIGN:
  • Stamps: A Winner (Penny Black), Happy Birthday (Endless Creations)
  • Paper: Kraft and White Cardstock (Papertrey Ink), Sprinkles and Spumoni Patterned Paper (BasicGrey, Two Scoops Collection)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics Y08, Y18, R30, R32, BG72, BG75, C0, C1, C3, E40, E42, E43, E44
  • Other: Stitching, Paper Piercing, Kraft Twill Ribbon, Champaine Dew Drops (Robin's Nest), Glue Dots and Mounting Tape

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Holy Land Flowers


Hi everyone! Are you ready for the weekend?!? I know I sure am!!! Today I've a pretty floral card to share. It is also my last DT card for the Doodle Pantry Design Team (sniff, sniff)! The image is from the Holy Land Flowers 3 digital stamp set by Doodle Pantry.


I'm entering this card in the following challenges: 
Thanks for stopping by... hope you have a purr-fect day!


CREATIVE DESIGN:
  • Stamps: Holy Land Flowers (Doodle Pantry)
  • Paper: Cameo Coral and Blush Blossom Cardstock (Stampin' Up), Kraft and White Cardstock (Papertrey Ink)
  • Ink: Copics E42, E43, R30, R32, R35
  • Other: Stitching, Script Embossing Folder (Cuttlebug), Berry Sorbet Grosgrain Ribbon (Papertrey Ink), Pearls, Glue Dots and Mounting Tape

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Poppies and PPA129


Hi everyone! It's been a long time since I played along with any sketch challenges and couldn't resist once I saw this fabulous sketch by Pals Paper Arts.


I added the shadow layer and instead of the strip added a beautiful matching bow. The image used on today's card is the Poppies digital stamp by Sweet 'n Sassy.


My card base is Kraft layered with White Cardstock then Postcard patterned paper. The shadow layer is Brooch patterned paper layered on Kraft. I added a straight stitch around the edges of both patterned papers. The image was printed on White Cardstock and colored in using copic markers. I paper pierced around the edges then layered it on Kraft finished on one side using the Scallop Edge Punch. To embellish the card I added a yellow grosgrain ribbon and tons of pearls.

Thanks for stopping by... hope you have a purr-fect day!


CREATIVE DESIGN:
  • Stamps: Poppies (Sweet 'n Sassy)
  • Paper: Kraft and White Cardstock (Papertrey Ink), Postcard and Brooch Patterned Paper (Lily Bee Designs, This & That Collection)
  • Ink: Copics Y15, Y26, R24, R29, YG93, YG95
  • Other: Stitching, Paper Piercing, Scallop Edge Punch, Snow Pearls, Yellow Grosgrain Ribbon, Glue Dots and Mounting Tape

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Asian Artistry


Hi everyone! This is the latest clean and simple card I've been working on for Operation Write Home. I actually finished 20 of this card which filled a flat rate box of 68 cards that I shipped off to Operation Write Home. The image used on today's card is from the Asian Artistry rubber stamp set by Stampin' Up.


My card base is Blue Bayou layered with Sahara Sand finished on the bottom corners using the Corner Rounder Punch.  Next I added a strip of patterned paper and two strips of black organdy ribbon along both edges.  The sentiment and image were both stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black and the image colored in using copic markers.  To embellish the card I added a matched bow made from the black organdy ribbon.

Thanks for stopping by... hope you have a purr-fect day!


CREATIVE DESIGN:
  • Stamps: Asian Artistry (Stampin' Up), Say It In Style (CTMH)
  • Paper: Blue Bayou and Sahara Sand (Stampin' Up), White Cardstock (Papertrey Ink), Den Blocks Patterned Paper (Chatter Box)
  • Ink: Blue Bayou, Memento Tuxedo Black and Copics BG70, BG72, BG75, BG78
  • Other: Black Organdy Ribbon, Sponge, Corner Rounder Punch, Glue Dot and Mounting Tape

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Ski Sheep


Hi everyone! Snow is one thing we sure haven't had much of so far this winter (knock on wood), LOL!!! I've only been skiing twice in my lifetime, once cross country and the other down hill skiing. The sheep skiing in this image reminded me of down hill skiing so I added torn strips of patterned paper to make it look like the sheep was down hill skiing. The fun image and sentiment used on today's card are both from the Ski Sheep digital stamp set by Doodle Pantry.


My card base is Baja Breeze layered with Brown Cardstock then Scarf Stripe Patterned Paper and torn strips of Winter Frost Patterned Paper. I added a straight stitch around the edge then wrapped DMC Ivory around the card base. The image and sentiment were printed on White Cardstock and the image colored in using copic markers.

I distressed the edges of both the sentiment and image and colored BG70 at the bottom of the image to look like snow. To embellish the card I punched out a white snowflake and finished it with a blue button threaded with DMC Ivory. I also added a snow pearl in each corner of the card base.

Thanks for stopping by... hope you have a purr-fect day!


CREATIVE DESIGN:
  • Stamps: Ski Sheep (Doodle Pantry)
  • Paper: Baja Breeze (Stampin' Up), White Cardstock (Papertrey Ink), Brown Cardstock, Scarf Stripe and Winter Frost Patterned Paper (Adorn It, Winter Collection)
  • Ink: Copics BG70, BG72, BG75, E41, E50, E57, E59
  • Other: Stitching, Edge Distresser, Snowflake Punch, Blue Button, DMC Ivory, Snow Pearls, Glue Dots and Mounting Tape 

Monday, February 13, 2012

Violet With Key


Hi everyone! I just love this valentine's patterned paper collection by Bo-Bunny Press and don't know what I'm going to do when I run out (sigh)! The cute little girl in the image is the Swiss Pixie Violet With Key rubber stamp by C.C. Designs.
 

My card base is True Black layered with White Cardstock then Heart Attack patterned paper stitched around the edges. The show layer is True Black layered with Sweet Nothings patterned paper stitched around the edges. As I was assembling the card I realized Violet was sitting and adding a strip of Tickled Pink patterned paper layered on True Black to make it look as though she is actually sitting on somthing.

The image was stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black on White Cardstock and colored in using copic markers. I paper pierced around the edges and layered it on True Black. The wings were highlighted using Diamond Stickles. To embellish the card I wrapped Black Grosgrain Ribbon around the Tickled Pink strip and paired it with a matching bow in front. I also added some clear dew drops in each corner of the shadow strip.

Thanks for stopping by... hope you have a purr-fect day!


CREATIVE DESIGN:
  • Stamps: Violet With Key (CC Designs)
  • Paper: True Black and White Cardstock (Papertrey Ink), Heart Attack, Sweet Nothings and Tickled Pink Patterned Paper (BoBunny Press)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics C1, C3, BG000, E000, E00, E42, E44, R20, R21, R14, R17
  • Other: Stitching, Paper Piercing, Black Grosgrain Ribbon, Clear Dew Drops, Diamond Stickles, Glue Dots, Mounting Tape and Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
CHALLENGES:

Friday, February 10, 2012

Quirky Dog


Hi everyone! Although I'm without a doubt a CAT lover my husband is totally a DOG lover so I made this card just for him. Although it's not all cutsie or red, pink and white I'm still thinking to give it to him for Valentine's Day!!! The image is from the Quirky Dog digital stamp set by Doodle Pantry.


My card base is True Black layered with white cardstock then orange patterned paper and green finished using the grass edge punch on one side. The image and sentiment are printed on white cardstock and the image colored in using copic markers. I sponged Memento Tuxedo Black around the card base and image. To embellish the card I added a kraft twill bow and some black pearls.

Thanks for stopping by... hope you have a purr-fect day!


CREATIVE DESIGN:
  • Stamps: Quriky Dog (Doodle Pantry)
  • Paper: True Black and White Cardstock (Papertrey Ink), Patterned Paper (Treasured Brights, Colorbok)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics G14, E42, E43, E44, R00, E13, E15, E17
  • Other: Sponge, Grass Edge Punch, Kraft Twill, Black Pearls, Glue Dots and Mounting Tape
CHALLENGES:

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Love Ewe


Hi everyone!  I've had this pack of Sahara Sand cardstock forever that I never seem to use and was determined to make somthing with it so I pulled out this adorable sheep I could color to match the Sahara Sand cardstock. I also found some satin ribbon that matches the cardstock so I extended the mat layer down enough to fit a bow. The image used on today's card is the Love Ewe digital stamp by Designed2Delight.  I'm entering this card in the OWH Stars and Stamps February ODBD Challenge to use yummy ribbon.


My card base is Rose Red layered with Sahara Sand then White Cardstock embossed using the Heart Blocks Embossing Folder.  I added a straight stitch around the edges.  The image was printed on White Cardstock and colored in using copic markers.  I paper pierced around the edge and layered it on Rose Red.  To embellish the card I added a satin bow and a champaine dew drop in each corner.

Thanks for stopping by... hope you have a purr-fect day!


CREATIVE DESIGN:
  • Stamps: Love Ewe (Designed2 Delight)
  • Paper: Rose Red and Sahara Sand (Stampin' Up), White Cardstock (Papertrey Ink)
  • Ink: Copics E40. E43, E47, G21, RV17. RV19
  • Other: Stitching, Paper Piercing, Heart Blocks Embossing Folder, Corner Rounder Punch, Champaine Dew Drops, Satin Ribbon, Tombo Mono Muli Liquid Glue, Glue Dots and Mounting Tape

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Balloon Sitter


Hi everyone! Today I've another birthday card to share. The cute little girl featured on today's card is the Balloon Sitter digital stamp from the Bugaboo Brat Collection by Bugaboo Stamps. The Happy Birthday sentiment is a rubber stamp by Penny Black.


My card base is Cranberry Crisp layered with White Cardstock then patterned paper stitched around the edges. The shadow layer is Old Olive embossed using the Happy Birthday Embossing Folder layered on Cranberry Crisp. The image and sentiment are printed on White Cardstock and the image colored in using copic markers. I paper pierced around the edges then layered the image on Cranberry Crisp. To embellish the card I added a bow made with organdy ribbon.

Thanks for stopping by... hope you have a purr-fect day!


CREATIVE DESIGN:
  • Stamps: Balloon Sitter (Bugaboo Stamps, Bugaboo Brat Collection), Happy Birthday (Penny Black)
  • Paper: Old Olive and Cranberry Crisp (Stampin' Up), White Cardstock (Papertrey Ink), Patterned Paper (DCWV)
  • Ink: Copics YG95, E00, E43, E44, E04, R39, R59, R85, R89
  • Other: Stitching, Paper Piercing, Happy Birthday Embossing Folder, Organdy Ribbon, Glue Dots and Mounting Tape

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Cupcake Ants


Hi everyone! I've been in the mood for making birthday cards lately.  This card was created using the image and sentiment from the newly released Cupcake Ants digital stamp set by Doodle Pantry.


My card base is True Black layered with White Cardstock then Tempting Turquiose stitched around the edges. On the right hand side I added a strip of Pixie Pink finished using the Scallop Edge Punch. The shadow layer is also Pixie Pink. The sentiment and image are printed on White Cardstock and the image colored in using copic markers and a spica pen. I paper pierced around the edges and layered the image on True Black. To embellish the card I added clear gem in each corner of the card base.

Thanks for stopping by... hope you have a purr-fect day!


CREATIVE DESIGN:
  • Stamps: Cupcake Ants (Doodle Pantry)
  • Paper: True Black and White Cardstock (Papertrey Ink), Pixie Pink and Tempting Turquoise (Stampin' Up)
  • Ink: Copics RV02, B000, B01, E43, Y06, Y08, T0, T1, T3, T5 and Spica 02 Pink
  • Other: Scallop Edge Punch, Stitching, Paper Piercing, Clear Gems, Mounting Tape and Tombo Mono Multi Liquid Glue