April 14, 2014

Merry Monday Card Challenge #104

Monday again and we have a new Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenge for you. This week it is a colour challenge, use Slate, Kraft and White or Cream on your card.





I used a white card base then created layers with dark grey, kraft cardstock and designer paper, I stamped the image on kraft card stock with a gray ink then used a clear embossing powder that made it a little darker and layered it on the grey cardstock and popped it up with foam tape on a white layer. I heat embossed the sentiment in black, the die cut a couple of little birds, one in designer paper and one in dark grey and heat embossed them in clear embossing powder and popped them up with foam tape.




Head over to the Merry  Monday Card Challenge blog and take a peek at all the creations by the design team, maybe share a little comment love and your could even play along.


Cheers,
Nina

April 8, 2014

Silhouette Sympathy

This is the last of the Sympathy cards I did in a set, I love the simple layout. I used a cut file I had in my Silhouette library and altered it to just do the one panel. The sentiment is just a font cut. I am still getting the hang of getting cuts nice and clean.
 
 
Supplies: Cream and brown card stock, Silhoette cut file and sentiment.
Cheers,
Nina

April 7, 2014

Merry Monday Card Challenge #103

Monday rolls around again.. it means that we have a new Merry Monday Challenge. This week the challenge is to use a snowman on your Christmas Card.





I had fun with this card, I heat embossed the snowman then fussy cut him out as well as his mittens. I used some simple layers and added a heat embossed sentiment. I added some over long twine attached to the mittens and the snowman and his mittens are popped up with foam tape. I finished with some sequins.


Supplies: White and blue card stock, Designer Paper – Echo Park, The Alley Way Stamps - , twine, sequins.

Stop by the Merry Monday Card Challenge Blog to see all the Design Team’s creations, take a little time and play along with us.

Cheers,
Nina

April 6, 2014

For Mom

A quick post this afternoon for a Mother’s Day card that I created, I have seen this technique around on the Internet the last little while and I think I have actually used it before but I like the simplicity of using these little punched envelopes.


I punched them all out from the same 6x6 paper pad and then alternately popped them up with foam tape and then I finished with some pearls.  Mom is heat embossed in brown, I stamped For My in brown ink.

Supplies: Cream and brown card stock, Designer Paper-Graphics 45, The Stamps of Life words4family, envelope punch, pearls.

Cheers,
Nina

April 4, 2014

Lorelai Leaf Sympathy

Another sympathy card to post today, I found this scrap of DP in my stash but I don’t recall who made it.

I heat embossed the sentiment in brown on Vellum, then die cut the leaf, I finished with some pearls.
Supplies: Cream and brown cardstock, vellum, Designer Paper – Unknown, Mermory Box - Lorelai Life die cut, Pearls.

Cheers,
Nina


April 2, 2014

Tuesday Morning Sketches #243

I had a wonderful evening crafting with my sister, we had FaceTime going and it was like we were crafting in the same room.



This card is for the current Tuesday Morning Sketches challenge,  I ended up flipping the sketch  and skewing it a little but I am happy with the end result. I heat embossed the sentiment and the bird and then cut out the birds DP body. I used glitter markers for his plume and gave him googly eyes. I used my Silhouette for the oval and outline and popped it all up with foam tape.


Supplies: Cream and brown card stock, Designer Paper – My Mind’s Eye, The Alley Way Stamps-Birds of a Feather, Silhouette cuts, pearls, twine, googly eyes.

Cheers,
Nina

Bullrush With Sympathy

This is the third sympathy card I made and another CAS one. I stamped the images and sentiment, I finished with some pearls.



Supplies: Cream and brown card stock, Stacy Stamps – Solid Wildflower Set, Gina K Designs – Labeled with Love, pearls.

Cheers,
Nina

April 1, 2014

Black and Gray In Sympathy

A quick second card for tonight, for this one layer card I stamped flourishes in gray and black. The sentiment is stamped in black and I added white and grey pearls.



Supplies: White and grey card stock, Stampology – Autumn Leaves, River City-In Sympathy, pearls.

Cheers,
Nina

Heartfelt Sympathy

We had some sad news in our family this weekend so I needed to make a few Sympathy cards. This is the first of about 5 that will go out in the mail.



I wanted the card to be CAS, I stamped a large shadow stamp of a meadow flowers and added the sentiment. I finished with some pearls.

Supplies: White and gray card stock, Inkadinkado-Meadow, KaiserCraft-Sympathy, pearls.

Cheers,
Nina

March 31, 2014

Merry Monday Card Challenge #102

It is time for a new Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenge, this week's challenge is to Use or Create a mistletoe on your Christmas Card.


I have been wanting to try this technique for awhile now, I printed this fabulous image three times then used circle die cuts for two of them and made each one a little smaller and popped them up with foam tape. I layered the main image with green and brown card stock then finished with a sentiment.



Supplies: Natural Ivory, green  and brown card stock, Vintage Image - The Graphics Fairy, Cornish Heritage Farms - Vintage Christmas Expressions, circle die cut.

Stop by the Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenge blog to see all the great samples from the design team and to play along with us.

Cheers,
Nina