Sunday, October 31, 2010

Stampin Sisters in Christ cream on cream

This cream on cream challenge was hard. I am so use to color but these papers went together very well. Check out the gorgeous cards on their blog.  I used a MS around the card punch with spellbinders die cuts in the center.  The papers are from Anna Griffin's holiday collection from last year.

Our Daily Bread Challenges 21 and 35

Our challenges this week were to use our favorite embellishment and die cuts, sparkle or texture. I used all three in this card.  The cardinal is from their stamp set last year, I love him!! Colored with copic markers on cryogen white paper. I used lots of peel offs on this card with a lot of sparkle on them. Stop over to the Our Daily Bread Design blog and check out all the gorgeous creations. 

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Flourishes Timeless Tuesday 90

This card was made for the Timeless Tuesday challenge, I used their stamps on cryogen white paper, colored with copics and stamped with memento black ink. Lots of bling from Michaels and Hobby Lobby and K&Co papers.  I cut out the spellbinders ornament and stamped on it and added some of the edges to fill in, and the sayings are their new stamps that match the new spellbinders labels also.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Midnight madness 77

Check out all the wonderful cards over at Priscilla's this week. Great sketch for you to try and join in all the fun.   I used some of the home for the holidays papers and stickers from Melissa Frances for this card with some ribbon embellishments from my LSS, some sparkly ones from Michaels.

Flourishes Angel

Our challenge today for Flourishes said no buttons or bows. I used pearls and beaded flowers to accent this beautiful angel of theirs.
Stampin Sisters in Christ was to use pink for breast cancer awareness month.   I combined the two with some new papers from Melissa Frances and edged them all with a Krylon gold pen. Copics to color the angel and some marvy ink around her for the sky.  Check out the beautiful cards on the blogs this week. Thanks so much for stopping by.

Our Daily Bread Challenge 34 and new die cuts

Our challenge today was to use black, kraft and one other color. My other color is gold.  There is kraft paper for larger cross even though it looks like cream in the photo.  DCWV paper and spellbinders crosses with a peel off sentiment.  Check out the gorgeous cards from the design team on their blog.   I used their new die cut to match the flower on the second card. Copics to color it and some paper from Hobby Lobby and swirls from Walmart. 

Thursday, October 21, 2010

I brake for stamps beautiful Christmas deer

This new Christmas stamp is from I Brake for Stamps, I love this stamp and it's easy to use. I colored with copics and used some neat background dp.  Copper accents to finish them. 

Split Coast challenge 303

Our layout challenge over at Split Coast this week was this pretty sketch. I used some new Melissa Frances papers and stickers.  I used the new die direct plate for the embossing on the red panel.  I love these new dies

Make is shimmer!

Our challenge on Split Coast was to "make is shimmer" I used some new papers and stickers from Melissa Frances and painted the shimmer over the image. The ribbon has silver snowflakes on it and I painted glitter glue on the MS punched out snowflakes. 

Flourishes Timeless Tuesday 89

Our challenge over at Flourishes was to make the saying the flocal point.  I used their pretty new stamps that match the new nestabilities.  Colored with copics and some very soft and pretty Melissa Frances papers.  The ribbon is from Flourishes silk collection and the leaves, pearls  and berries from Hobby Lobby or Michaels.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

MMSC76, Stampin Sisters in Christ challenges

This layout is from Priscillas Midnight Madness blog and the prayer is for Stampin Sisters in Christ challenge blog.   The stamp is from Crafty Secrets and I used vintage walnut ink and some DCW papers. The copper metal flower is from Flourishes and a gem in the center. Other ribbon and bling is from Michaels.  Thanks so much for stopping by and Please visit these sites for some fantastic inspiration and fun!!

Crafty secrets challenges pink ribbon and stitching

Our challenges today at Crafty secrets were to use a pink ribbon for breast cancer awareness and stitching on our cards. I used a stamp for the stitching as I don't have a sewing machine.I think this large sheet of Stitching stamps I picked up at JoAnn's fabrics or Michaels.   All images are from CS with some pretty DP from Basic Grey and some bling added. 

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Our daily bread challenges Oct 15

The challenges this week at Our daily bread were to use embossing powder and Anything goes with their stamps. I used this new fence and birdhouse. I stamped it in the center and then added the ends. Colored with copics and flower soft to the flowers. The congratulations is embossed in gold, those stamps are from the new Gina K designs that match the new Spellbinders labels.  This card is for my aunt who after about 50 years of nursing is retiring.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Popcorn bear and snowman

The challenge today for the Dirty Dozen interactive on SCS was around the compass. I chose this adorable image by Popcorn bear for the Northern Climate with this cute snowman. Copics to color, white snow glitter and some cute tree stickers. The snowflak around the card corner and border punch finishes it off. The paper is from Bo Bunny

Thursday, October 14, 2010

New fall stamps

This pretty new leaf stamp is from Our Daily Bread Design. I used papers from DCWV for the backgrounds etc. Trimmed with a copper metallic pen and a peel off thank you.
 Stampin Sisters in Christ challenge was to make a thank you card and the new Paper craft star blog was to use fall colors.  The layout for this card is from Split Coast stampers challenge this week. 

Blessed Christmas challenges

This card is a couple of challenges. They layout is from
Split Coast this week.  The image is from Our Daily Bread and the papers are some new basic grey jovial.  Copics to color this. I added a couple of holly leaves to finish it with gold pen around the edges.  Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Emerging image, Crafty Secrets 141

Gina K's stamp tv was about emerging leaves today, well I wanted to use this technique for my Crafty Secrets challenge and I didn't have leaves so I used their saying and branch and bird.  The CS challenge was to do something encouranging and this saying was as close as I could get to that.  Hop over to both sites and check out the wonderful ideas and play along. TH distressed inks, spellbinders die cuts, MS border punch for the corners and peel off border and gold pen to finish it. Background paper is Crafty secrets.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Flourishes timeless Tuesday and Midnight Madness sketch

Our challenge today at Flourishes was to distress our card. I used broken china around all the edges of this turquoise paper and copics to color it. The pretty paper is from Bo Bunny.  The layout is from Priscilla's midnight madness sketch this week.  The images are all from Flourishes and I added some gold metallic ribbon and a turq bead in the center. 

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Our daily bread challenge, Leaves

Our challenge today at Our daily bread designs is to use leaves on our cards. I have leaves in the BG paper, punches are M.S. and the leaves on the image. Copics to color and sme bling.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Flourishes October sketch

This sketch is for the Flourishes October challenge. I chose these images and decided to do a masculine card. Pardon my printing but the red paper won't go thru my printer.  My DH is retired Navy so I've heard the saying many times, red sky at night sailors delight, red sky in the morning, sailors warning.  I thought it fit this card perfectly.  Copics to color and airbrush it. Brown glitter paper and the background map is from Flourishes also. Red stardream CS to finish it and a gold leafing pen around the edges with some dark red gems.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Flourishes Timeless Tuesday 87 sketch

Flourishes Timeless Tuesday sketch was used for this card. I stamped the wreath from last years holiday selection, colored with copic markers, added some bling with stickles and pretties from Michaels and a MS border punch.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Midnight madness sketch October 12th

I used the gorgeous peaches from Flourishes on this
midnight madness sketch this week. I used prisma pencils and gamasol to color them. Spellbinders die uct and some bling.

Bring Back the Beautiful #6 Flourishes

Flourishes Christmas challenge this month is to use a template. I used this Triptych template and the new spellbinders ornament die cut. I stamped the image on it and colored with copic markers.  Covered both sides in pretty papers and then added some bling from Michaels. The ribbon trees are from my local scrapbook store.

Friday, October 1, 2010

Flourishes Christmas Challenge #6

Our challenge today at Flourishes was to use the same stamp two different ways. I love this pretty tree of theirs and stamped it in copper embossing and then pine green ink. The background papers are from The paper company for the copper one and Hobby Lobby last year for the green one. I got the ribbon trees and deer from my local srapbook store last year. Embellishments are from Michaels or Hobby Lobby.  The center step card is a template from Sandy Hulsart.  Sandy will have the template up on her blog within the next couple of days.  We saw this center step card on a blog, sorry can't remember where but couldn't find any templates or directions so Sandy is really good at figuring things out and bless her heart she sent me the directions.