Monday, May 22, 2017

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge #189 Floral Profusion

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge #189 Floral Profusion
Jackie is hosting the challenge today, and the theme is 'Floral Profusion'. We would love to see your creations covered in flowers, lots and lots of flowers.

As usual anything you enter is fine, a card, scrap layout, mixed media piece, some home decor, as long as it has lots of flowers on it.

Recipe for  my card is as follows:
Image: Local King Rubber Stamp 'Shadow Flowers'
Sentiment: Stampin' Up
Cardstock: Stampin' Up's Rich Razzelberry and whisper white
Ink: Stampin' Up's Rich Razzelberry
Punches: 'make' unknown for the four small flowers bought at Michael's
Die:Fabulous Phlox by Memory Box (large flower); Spellbinders Scalloped Circles
Other: white half pearls
Techniques: retiform for the flower background,edge sponging, and hand embossing for the rich razzelberry cardstock border.


Monday, May 8, 2017

Outlaws Progressive Challenge - May 2017

The image this month is called 'Chicken Run' by Di's Digi.    So darn cute, just love it. He looks like a duckie to me though lol!.  I will be using it as a Birthday Card  for one of my little grand relatives.

Card Details
The image was coloured with Copics . 
I used a sponge and Stampin' Up ink  to create the sky and Prismacolor Markers  for the grass.
To complete the scene I used a portion of a fence from  Impression Obsession die titled DIE034-U.
The striped designer paper is from a Graphic 45 paper pad called 'Time to Celebrate'

Site Winner at Outlawz Progressive Challenge

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge #188 Add a Sentiment

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge  #188Pam is hosting our challenge, and the theme is Add A Sentiment.   As usual anything you care to enter is fine, a card, scrap layout, mixed media piece, some home decor, as long as it as a sentiment, the more prominent the better. 

Brother's Birthday Card - It's a Man Thing
My younger brother's birthday card. He is retired and lives beside the lake where we grew up  and  while he is certainly not lazy,  he has his moments of laying back and enjoying life :O).

Card Details:
Stamp: Just Inklined 'The  Good Life' digital stamp; background stamp  - Stampin Up's 'Hardwood'for background
Sentiment: Doodle Pantry (no longer available)
Colour: Prismacolor Markers
Ink: Stampin' Up's 'gumball green', 'creamy carmel'
Die Cuts: Stampin' Up's Banners , Spellbinders rectangles 'A2 Matting Basics A  
Other: hemp cord,  embossing powder
Technique: Heat embossing for the wooden background

Won a Top 3 pick at Inspiration Destination


Sunday, May 7, 2017

Christmas Santa

A card for Christmas 2017  using a Bugaboo sketch and a stamped image from Close to My Heart D1443 -Share the Magic'. The background was created with  a  Stampin Up   'Merry Medley'  stamp and heat embossed with white embossing powder. I used an embossing folder from  We R Memory Keepers titled Sequence #1  for the patterns on the thin vertical strip and the wider horizontal strip. I added  six white circles for some embellishment and to complete the sketch.

Won at Catch the Bug challenge

1. Catch the Bug  'Stella says Sketch' challenge #509
2. A Gem of a Challenge: # 193 Embossing Wet or Dry 
3. Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge #332 Anything Christmas Goes
4. Scrapper's Delight #66 Anything Goes
5. Christmas at Sweet Stampin: Anything Christmas
6. The Holly and the Ivy Christmas Challenge #5

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Kenny K- May Challenge

Club Kenny K - May Challenge on Facebook using a Kenny K digital stamp called Safari Guy. An important milestone birthday coming up in my family this June and this is the card I will be giving away. I needed it to be masculine so kept it fairly simple.  The sentiments are my own, created in WORD.  The die cuts for the frames are all Spellbinders.  I coloured the image with a mixture of Copics and Prismacolor Markers.

1. Kenny K-Facebook- May challenge
2. Catch the Bug Challenge: Anything Goes May 6th.
3. Image That. Creative Playground May -Anything Crafty Goes
4. My Time to Craft: #345 Maculine
5. Crafting with Friends:  #42 Anything Goes
6. Creative Fingers Challenge:#129 Anything Goes
7. Jo's Scrap Shack:  FFC #187 Anything Goes 
8. Making Memories Crafting: #5 Anything Goes
9. Crafting with an Attitude: : #27 Anything Goes