Sunday, June 30, 2013

Some scenic stamping

I made some scenes using mostly Stampscapes after watching the You Tube videos by Kevin of Stampscapes. These were all done using inks, a black handled stylus with oval sponge on glossy paper.

Just Rite Delicate Doilies

Delicate Doilies is the challenge at Just Rite this week.  For the image I used the Iris Vintage Labels set and the matching die. I colored it with copics and used some purple stickles on it.  The saying is from  True Friends Label set.   The round doily behind the image is  doily stacker circles, the oval doily stacker and center oval is from the silver oval stacker set from Cheery Lynn Designs.  The shape of the card is a Marianne Anja's large oval.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Flourishes Make a Splash and Angled Background

The challenge at Flourishes is Make A Splash, something with water. I used the Swan Lake stamp set and colored it with copic markers and used Labels 4 and Elegant labels 4 for the die cuts.   Split Coast Stampers is an Angled Background.   The Shabby Tea Room challenge is to use these colors and use fabric on your card.  The top piece of background is adhesive fabric from JoAnns.  I covered the angle with ribbon and lace and added peel off corners. The mini Fanciful Flourishes are from Cheery Lynn and the feathers and flowers are from Michaels. 

Monday, June 24, 2013

Cheery Lynn Wonderful Wedding

The challenge this week at Cheery Lynn is Wonderful Weddings.    I started this card with the silver stacker ovals and then a layer of holographic silver mirror card and the inverted scalloped oval for this layer.  The pretty
 oval doily stacker was used for the top layer. All of the images are mother of pearl holographic peel offs and I put them on white silk paper and cut them out.  I added some lace, pearls and ribbon to finish the card.    

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Flourishes Casing Stacy, Gerber Daisies

I made this for the challenge at Flourishes, we were to choose a card from the designer Stacy Morgan and case it.  I used Marcella's gorgeous Gerber Daisies,  no one does flowers like Marcella.   I colored them with copic markers and fussy cut them out.  The card shape is Resplendent Spellbinders and I added the rectangle layers on top of it.  Added some ribbon and bow from Flourishes seam binding collection and some gems to finish the card.  I did not add a saying as I don't know what I"m using this card for yet.  

Friday, June 21, 2013

The Shabby Tea Room, Ruffles and Ribbon

I made this for the Ruffles and Ribbon challenge on The Shabby Tea Room.  Thanks to Amelia for the inspiration and link to get the image, I printed off the image in a 4x6 and the card is 6x6.  Amelia has many fabulous creations on her bog so check them all out.  I used some paper from French Country Stack from DCWV for the background and added the ruffled ribbon with two ribbons over the center.  I inked the papers and image with Tea Dye distressed ink.  The pretty flourishes are from Cheery Lynn.  The leaves and flowers are prima.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Our Daily Bread Design Sketch

This baby card is for my neighbors who just had a precious little girl.  I'm using the new Precious Girl set and the layout is for the Shinning light sketch this week. I colored it with Copics and added some gold around the edges. The die cuts are Memory Box and Cheery Lynn tag for the saying. I added some peel off corners and pearls.     

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Triple Easel Card

This fun Triple Easel card was made using the tutorial on Splitcoast Stampers this week.  It was so much fun to make and I didn't stamp a saying or anything yet as I don't know what I will use it for. All dies are Spellbinders large scalloped circles and regular circles. The papers are from Wild Rose Studio and the little punch is a Martha Stewart.  Thanks so much Kim for this tutorial!!!  
I'm also entering this in the Flourishes Scalloped challenge.  

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Scallops, Lace and Pearls

The challenge this week on Flourishes is to use scallops on your card.  I used my "new" favorite stamp Picking Wildflowers from the June release and stamped it on a Marianne scalloped circle die with a Marianne die behind it.  I'm also using this card for the challenge on Marianne's Divas which is to use lace and pearls with your dies.  All dies are Marianne and I added some peach silk ribbon for the bow from Flourishes and scalloped  lace and pearls from my stash and a prima flower.  

Friday, June 14, 2013

Just Rite Sketch Challenge

I did this card for the Just Rite Sketch Challenge.   I stamped the pretty Floral Flourishes background stamp in Victorian Velvet distressed ink.  Trimmed it with a gold pen.  I cut a rectangle layer out of the pink textured cardstock and trimmed it in gold also.  I used the inverted scalloped oval from Cheery Lynn and used the gold pen on it as well.  I stamped the pretty poppies from the Poppies Label 29 set and colored them with copics.  I cut some rectangles and edged them in gold also and stamped the perfect miracle saying from  True Friends Vintage Label 4 set.  The pretty border across the bottom is a Martha Stewart wide punch and I added some prima leaves, flower and pearls to finish the card.  I just love these new flowers by Just Rite and the pretty saying to go with them.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Our Daily Bread Design, Father's Day

The challenge on Our Daily Bread Design is make a masculine or Father's day card.  I chose their Father's Day stamp set and stamped it in Memento Rich Cocoa. I stamped the Moose first and made a mask and then stamped the trees over it.   I used some Spellbinders Label 4 dies and ribbon and peel off gold corners to finish this clean and simple card. 

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Flourishes Open Sesame

This Tri Shutter Card is for the challenge on Flourishes this week.   All of the images and sentiments are from the Botanical Bookplates 1 from Flourishes.  I colored the flowers with Copics and used the Spellbinders Gold Labels 4 and Enchanted Labels 28 for the die cuts. The cute butterfly is from the Cheery Lynn Exotic butterflies small set.  I added lots of bling to this card with gold pen, pearls, and gems.   Be sure to check out the Sneak Peeks at Flourishes this week for the new sets coming out. 

Monday, June 10, 2013

The Shabby Tea Room, Sweet as Sugar

The challenge at The Shabby Tea Room is blue/pink/cream or white and this darling cupcake is from their sponsor this week.  This is the Little Patisserie cupcake download.   I used a scalloped spellbinder, with an eyelet spellbinder and then a Marianne Anja square for the die cuts.  Added some lace and sponged distressed ink on it, cuttlebug background with prima flowers, leaves and some gems to finish the card. 

Creative Corners for Cheery Lynn

The challenge on Cheery Lynn this week is to use corners on your card.  This is a 6x6 card, Wild Rose Studio DP, then I added
Lace Deco corner F, in the center I used the Dainty Dutch Deco Frame,  I added peel off saying to the Sentiment Frame 1.  For decoration I used Shasta DaisySweet William strip, Rose strip Med and SmallIvy Strip, Rose leaf Strip and Flourish Leaf Strip.   The butterfly is from the Exotic Butterfly set small.   I added some gems and pearls to finish the card. 

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Flourishes June Challenge, Natures Textures

Natures Textures is the challenge on Flourishes this month.  I'm using the branch cuttlebug folder and highlighted it with some distress ink.  the oval is from Memories from  Joans Gardens  and the stamp set is Pears from Flourishes.  I colored the image with Copics on cryogen white paper.  I added the ribbon to blend the top and bottom as my folder was an A2 folder and this is a 5x7 card.  I added some mini fanciful flourishes, left and right from Cheery Lynn and a prima flower.  Gold peel off corners finish the card.  Be sure to check out the design teams creations for inspiration on Flourishes

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Trying a new technique

I saw the layout for this idea on Kathy's blog.  She used a 6x6 piece of paper and made 6 cards.  I used her layout but changed things around and made 5 cards. I also used some of the coordinating papers for backgrounds.  These paper are from Wild Rose Studios and I love them. Lots of pinks in the packs.  I added some bling here and there and peel off sayings to finish the cards.   

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Our Daily Bread Design Blessings

The challenge on Our Daily Bread Design is to use a sentiment of blessing, prayer or encouragement.  This saying is from Loving Memories and the I stamped it on cryogen white paper with memento ink.  The die cuts are all from Spellbinders labels 8 and elegant label 8 collection,  I added some pearls and flowers to finish the card. 

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Flourishes from the Garden

The challenge this week at Flourishes is From the Garden. I chose the cherries and colored them with copics.  The Spellbinders dies are from Labels 4 and Elegant Labels 4.  I added the double bow and butterfly to finish this card. 

Tea Party time

I dug out my Me and Carrie Lou stamps to play along with The Shabby Tea Rooms challenge this week.  I colored them with copics and cut them out, added a spellbinders corner for the tablecloth and some prima flowers and leaves.  Be sure to check out the pretty DT designs and join in the fun at The Shabby Tea Room. 

Monday, June 3, 2013

STampscapes tropical

I made this scene at my annual scenic stamping retreat this year.  All stamps are Stampscapes and I used Copics and airbrushing to color it.