September 2, 2014

Tuesday Morning Sketches #265

It’s Tuesday and that means it is time for a new Tuesday Morning Sketches challenge, this week we get to choose a sketch.  Our sponsor this week is Digital Delights by Looby Lou.





I love this simple layout, I printed off this great image (pre-coloured) and cut it out with circle dies. I have the center piece separated popped up with foam tape for a 3D look. I finished with a cute little acorn.


Supplies: White and brown cardstock, Designer Paper - Lawn Fawn, Digital Delights-Leaft Happy Fall, Spellbinder and Memory Box die cuts.
Stop by the Tuesday Morning Sketches blog to play along, also check out the fabulous creations created by the Design Team.
Thanks for stopping by,
Nina

September 1, 2014

Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenge #124

Happy Monday, it is a holiday Monday  – who doesn't like a long weekend.

It is time for a new Merry Monday Card Challenge – our hostess is Deanne this week and the Challenge: Your card must include a gift/present somewhere on it.



I had this vision of what I wanted this card to look like in my head, I like how it turned out but I am not sure it is how I wanted to turn out.  I started with a nice DP and layered to with a thin black layers, I added some shear ribbon and a little twine.




I added a simple sentiment in a shape that looks like it might be a tag and added some sequins. I finished my popping it all up with foam tape and adding a textured layer.

Supplies: White and clack cardstock, Designer Paper – Kaisercraft, Happy Christmas – Unknown, embossing folder, ribbon, twine, sequins.

The Merry Makers have some wonderful samples to share so take a look at the Merry Monday blog. We would love for you to play along with us.

Thank you for visiting,
Nina



August 31, 2014

Of many hearts

I had planned to craft today and just kept getting side tracked, so I am posting a card I made yesterday. I have been taking horrid pictures as of late, so please ignore the slight blur to this one.

I made this card for a wedding we are attending next weekend, one of her colours is a deep purple. I don’t know why I have kept rolls of tulle from my own wedding with my craft supplies but I have it so I thought I would see if I could make it work on a card.


I went with a simple layout, a subtle DP with a thin purple layer then I gathered the tulle and held it in place with the sentiment which is heat embossed and popped up with foam tape. I added a mix of die cut hearts with different sizes and texture. I even added a little Wink of Stella to a couple to add some shimmer.

Supplies: Cream and purple card stock, Designer Paper - DCWV, Paper Smooches - Salutations, Sizziz Embosslits, Memory Box die cuts, tulle.

Thank you for visiting,
Nina

August 30, 2014

Ride Hard

It turned out to be a fabulous day here in Victoria, I am glad I had some time to craft this morning before the sun came out from behind the clouds.



I made this CAS masculine card, I let the DP do all the work and I love that. I added in a die cut road, a sentiment and a few embellishments and voila. I did heat emboss the sentiment  and pop it up with foam tape.

Supplies: White and black card stock, Designer Paper-EK Success, Impression Obsession – Ride Hard, MFT-Hit the Road, enamel dots.

Thanks for stopping by,

Nina

August 27, 2014

In{k}sprie Me #161

A short post this morning, I am trying a new challenge In{K}spire Me.


I used a simple layered layout. I heat embossed the sentiment and popped it up with foam tape and I finished with sequins and twine. To get the needed colours I used a white card base with a black layer,  the paper has a mix of cantaloupe, white and sand.

Supplies: White and black card stock, Designer Paper – Teresa Collins, Papertrey Ink – Birthday Bash, Inspired by Stamping die cut, twine and sequins.

Thanks for stopping by,
Nina

August 26, 2014

Tuesday Morning Sketches #164

It’s Tuesday and that means it is time for a new Tuesday Morning Sketches challenge, we have a fantastic sketch created by Melissa for this challenge and our sponsor this week is Zap Pow Designs.
 

I love this cute little bird, the stamp is called Nerdy Bird as a tech how could I not be drawn to her awesomeness :). I kept her colouring simple but added lots of shimmer with my clear Wink of Stella.

I used my Spellbinders to create a frame and I popped it up with foam tape and added in a DP covered in clouds in behind. I added a little shimmer to a few of the clouds as well and I stamped the sentiment onto the same DP. I popped the little lady up with some foam tape and finished with some white yarn and a few sequins.
 

Supplies: White and blue cardstock, Designer Paper – My Mind’s Eye – Zap Pow Designs – Nerdy Bird, Jillibean Soup– You’re Tweet, Spellbinders die cuts, yarn, sequins.
 
Stop by the Tuesday Morning Sketches blog to play along, also check out the wonderful creations created by the Design Team.
 
Thanks for stopping by,
Nina



August 25, 2014

Merry Monday Christmas Challenge #123

Good Morning and welcome to a new Merry Monday Christmas Challenge. This week Bonnie is challenging us to Use a Wreath on your card.



I heat embossed the wreath then used my glitter markers to colour it and popped it up with foam tape. I also heat embossed the sentiment and popped it up, I used an embossing folder to added texture to the strip across the card and added some gingham ribbon.




Supplies: Cream, brown and Kraft card stock, Designer Paper – Kaiser craft, Verve – Holiday Greetings, ribbon, embossing folders.

Stop by the Merry Monday Christmas Challenge blog to see all the wonderful inspiration that the design team has created.

Thank you for stopping by,
Nina

August 19, 2014

Tuesday Morning Sketches #263


Happy Tuesday, it is time for a new Tuesday Morning Sketches, we have a fabulous sketch created by Debbie for this challenge and our sponsor this week is Sami Stamps.
 

I love layers and this sketch is perfect for them, so I grabbed one of my current fav for DP a 6x6 pad by Teresa Collins. I printed out this stunning image by Sami Stamps and added some colour with my Tombow markers.  The sentiment is popped up with foam tape and I finished with some gems on the flowers and along the side.



Supplies: Cream and grey card stock, Designer Paper - Teresa Collins, Sami Stamps - Butterfly flower, Papertrey Ink - Birthday Bash, gems. 

Stop by the Tuesday Morning Sketches blog to play along, also check out the fabulous creations created by the Design Team.

Thanks for stopping by,
Nina 

August 18, 2014

Merry Monday Christmas Challenge #122

Merry Merry Monday everyone, it is time for a new Merry Monday Christmas Challenge. Sue is our hostess this week, and she is challenging us to Use Black, Gold and Silver for your card.


I have had these checked glitter papers in my supplies for forever, I cut them in to strips and alternated. I heat embossed the sentiment with white embossing powder flecked with silver and popped it up with foam tape.


Supplies: White and black card stock, Designer Paper – Unknown, Woodware - Cheer.

The Merry Monday design team has some fabulous cards created as inspiration.. Stop by, and play along.

Thank you for visiting :),
Nina



August 17, 2014

Freshly Made Sketches #149

I have been cutting it so close for a number of birthday’s this summer, this card needs to make in to the mail tomorrow if it is going to arrive in time.
I used the current Freshly Made Sketches as my guide, cutting it close for the challenge:). I am loving my new 6x6 Teresa Collins paper pads, I keep reaching for them over and over. I stayed pretty close to the sketches and just added the sentiment offset and some sequins.


Supplies: White and gray card stock, Designer Paper – Teresa Collins, Paper Smooches-Salutations, sequins.
Thanks for stopping by,
Nina