I used a chevron punch to separate
the layer, and then added a tag from the paper pad and popped it up with foam
tape. I used a die cut for the fisherman and fussy cut the fish. I added a
little twine and metallic embellishments. Supplies: Natural white and brown
card stock, Designer Paper – Kaiser Craft, Papertrey Ink – Birthday Wishes,
twine and metallic embellishments and chevron punch. Cheers, Nina
Boy am I tired, but I wanted to
get this card finished and posted before I drop for the evening.
I used simple layers, added a
sentiment that is popped up with foam tape and some embellishment that were
created with punches circles and finished with a pearl. I created this card for the current Cas(E) this Sketch but then realized I screwed it up with my sentiment but I will add it to the gallery anyway.
Supplies: Tan and brown card
stock, Designer Paper – Basic Grey, Papertrey Ink – Birthday Wishes, twine and pearls.
A quick second card, I wanted to make
a monochrome card so I put this together while watching the Hunger Games J.
I used simple layers, Spellbinders created
a perfect frame of the sentiment and I used foam tape to pop the panel up. I
added some scrap ribbon in behind and fussy
cut some small flowers and popped them up in random spots. I finished with some
gems in the center of them.
Supplies: White and black card stock,
Designer Paper – Making Memories, Verve – Birthday to You, Spellbinders die cuts,
ribbon, gems. Cheers, Nina
I am combining two card challenges
with this card; the first is for the current Card Concept Challenge where we
are to use texture. I added texture to the background with an embossing folder,I think this style falls under Clean and
I was determined to use this
double-sided paper and have had it out on my desk for days. I created the daisy
panel first then created a second one with the back side of the DP. I finished
with a sentiment.
Supplies: Cream and brown cardstock,
Designer Paper – Basic Grey, Verve – Birthday Bots, Craft Individuals-Daisy.
I used simple layers for this card. I heat embossed the
sentiment then used a die cut for the shape, I also popped it up with foam tape. I added this cute little daisy charm and some silver embellishments to match.
Supplies: Cream and brown cardstock, Designer Paper – My Mind’s
Eye, Verve – Birthday to You, Spellbinders die cuts, ribbon, misc charm, silver embellishments.
I added some texture to the top panel and popped it up with foam tape and I used Spellbinders dies to create a small frame. I heat embossed the sentiment for a little added elegance.
I used a Penny Black background stamp to add a red glitter embossed texture to the ornament I created using a Memory Box die. I used the same embossing powder for the top of the ornament and popped the ornament up with foam tape and then finished with some gold twine.
Supplies: Cream, red and brown card stock, Papertrey Ink - Holiday Wishes, Penny Black-Warm Wishes, Spellbinders and Memory Box die cuts, embossing folder, twine.
We have had two days of heavy socked in type fog here on the
Island, I have no excuse that I did not craft one bit this weekend. I
created this card off and on last week and wanted to do a quick post.
This card turned my little craft area in to a glitter
festival, I think I tested the limits of the special glitter clean up cloth. I
used a die cut for the flower backed the with two sided glue tape so I
could add the brown and gold glitter. I added a sentiment and twine to finish.
Supplies: Cream and brown cardstock, Memory Box die cut, misc
– sentiment, glitter, twine.
It is time for a new Merry Monday Challenge. Take a look at this wonderful inspiration photo, this week we are challenging you with colours.
I used a cream or vanilla card stock for my card base, then added layers of red and kraft. I heat embossed the poinsettia in a white/silver embossing powder and I even added a little background texture. I finished with some knotted ribbon, some gems and a sentiment in brown.
Supplies: Cream, red and kraft card stock, Verve-Joyous Noel, embossing folder, ribbon, gems
I had way more fun creating this card then I thought I
would, when I was a kid I loved to colour. As an adult it is like it is a lost
art to me, I can never shadow or blend colours as I want them too. I love how
this card turned out though. This card is for the current Seize the Birthday where the
challenge is to create a Birthday card with colouring.
I used s simple layer, and then heat embossed the sentiments
and the flowers. I coloured the flowers with my watercolour pencils and added a
little clear glitter pen and finished with some gems. I took this smaller picture to show the glitter as it does not really show on the card picture.
Supplies: Cream and brown card stock, The stamps of Life –
daisies2garden and creations2fill, Derwent-Watercolour, gems.
A quick second post, no challenge - just me needing a second
Get Well card for a friend who had an accident.
I seem to like connecting items with twine like balloons J, these prescription bottles
called for double layers and foam tape. I fussy cut a Band-Aid but then cut off
a section to fit a corner. I finished with sentiments and gems.
Supplies: Natural white and gray card stock, Designer Paper –
Bo Bunny, The Alley Way Stamps - Gotta Bug and Cover Ups.
Monday, it is time for a new Merry Monday Challenge. Take a peek at this fabulous inspiration photo, this week we
are challenging you to use a snowman on your card.
I created a little winter scene
with my card and the snowman is multi-layered. I Pearlescent Watercolours for the snow
and a clear glitter pen to add some shimmer to the snowman. I used the white
and navy to try to make my card look like a picture
in a frame and I even added some texture for falling snow. The snowman is 2 layers and popped up with foam take, the center panel is all so popped up.
Supplies: White and navy card stock,
Penny Black – White Christmas, Pearlescent Watercolours, embossing folder.
All my posts seem to be short and simple these days, tonight
it is for the new card challenge Card Concept and I chose Clean and Layering
for my card.
My designer paper incorporates all the colours of vanilla, pink and brown and even some kraft and I added
some kraft with my sentiment and butterfly and my layering is a dark brown. I also added some cream and brown pearls to the butterflies.
Supplies: Cream and brown card stock, Designer Paper – Bo Bunny,
Papertrey Ink – Birthday Bash, butterfly punch and pearls.
To go with the brand new blog look Lesley has put together
inspiration images to help us all along with getting crafty. This week the
inspiration is… to Use Ribbon or Twine on your Christmas Card.
I have so much designer paper in my stash and some is so
neglected, so I went digging and found this fun paper by Scenic Route. I went
with a CAS card and used simple layers and a sticker that came with the paper
pack; I backed it with a layer of brown cardstock. Where I had the fun was
making the twine twist and turn.
Cream and brown card stock, Designer Paper - Scenic Route, twine.
The Merry Monday team
has been introduced, stop by the Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenge blog to
see all the fabulous samples they have created. Be sure to visit their blogs
and leave a little comment love, and don’t forget it is never to early to start
your Christmas cards so join in the fun.
Brr it is frosty outside my windows this morning, it looks
like it is going to be a pretty and sunny day though. I have a quick post for the
current Retro Sketches Challenge.
I was initially going to make this a CAS card and let the DP
do all the work, however I found a scrap heart on my desk then the satin ribbon
made the card a little more elegant so I switched from buttons to sequins and
then I finished with script like sentiments. I used foam tape to pop up the
heart and the primary sentiment.
Supplies: Cream and brown cardstock, Designer Paper – My Mind’s
Eye, Flourishes-Taglines, satin ribbon, Embosslits, sequins
Birthday firecrackers J
well it is supposed to be a candle but.. I think someone with a sense of humour
will like it just fine.
I am joining the challenge fun for the first challenge
of the year with Seize the Birthday; the challenge is to use numbers. I have already made my ‘number’ card for the year, but I have a
ton of DP with numbers on it and in truth never really know what to do with it –
silly me, I do now.
I did some layers, added a few sentiments then finished with
a little Bang J.
I have seen the rolled paper candles and decided to give it a go. I first tried
a couple of strands of yellow twine… dynamite anyone, so then I tried a single
piece of twine and it looked a little lost on the card. So then I decided to fringe
some paper and used that… hence my firecracker..I did add some glitter pen for a little sparkle.
Supplies: Cream and black cardstock, Designer Paper-Echo Park,
Papertrey Ink-Birthday Bash.