Friday, June 23, 2017

America the Beautiful

Happy Friday!

Today is a new Sketch challenge over at Cardz TV.  

The challenge is anything goes...


Here is my creation for the challenge...


I used CardzTV Basic Border and Bigger Everday Sayings stamp sets.

I used the starts from the border set with Unicorn Pigment Ink.  

The stripes were created using post it notes and an ink blending tool.  The stripes are perfectly parralel...but I am ok with that.  Gives me the notion that the 'flag' is flying in the breeze.  

Image may contain: stripes


Be sure to add your entry to the list at cardstv.blogspot.com.


Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Wedding


The challenge theme is Wedding.

I created a card using Miss Kate's True Love File.

I cut the file out 4 times to provide some dimension.  I backed the focal point with silver cardstock.





Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thank You....

Happy Thursday!!

It's my day over at Miss Kate Cuttables Blog.

I make a cute card/envelope set.


My husband has been going through a lot of doctor appts and testing/scans/procedure and there is one doctor of the group who has been phenomenal in coordinating all of this.

I use Miss Kate's That Hurts file to create this shaped card.  I use Silhouette Design Studio to create the file. 

The sentiment is from Cardz TV and is heat embossed in While Silver WoW embossing powder.  All cardstock is MFT.  



Friday, May 26, 2017

Just Be Happy

Happy Friday!

Today is a new Sketch challenge over at Cardz TV.  

The challenge is anything goes...

Please accept my apologies for my late post.  My husband received some medical news that I am still trying to process.  My heart is heavy and my mind is not settled.

Here is my creation for the challenge...



I used CardzTV Let's Face It and Mixed Messages stamp sets for this card.

I stamped the face images on a 4.25 x 5.5' piece of Neenah Solar White cardstock.  And I used MFT's blueprints to cut out the panel.





Friday, May 12, 2017

Hog Dog.....

Happy Friday!

Today is a new Sketch challenge over at Cardz TV.  

The challenge is anything goes...but you know I LOVE Mary's sketches....

I was inspired by sketch 17.



First let me apologize for the lighting in the pictures.  I was trying to capture all the texture on the card.



I used CardzTV Lucky Dog Stamp set for this cute little card.

I stamped the images and used my Scan n Cut.   I then restamped with Versmark ink and heat embossed with clear powder, added glossy accents to the dog's nose and eyes.




Thursday, May 4, 2017

Happy Birthday Layout

Happy Thursday!!

It's my day over at Miss Kate Cuttables Blog.

I made a layout for my daughter's lifebook.   She turned 11 this April and her birth mother was able to visit too.


You can find my inspiration here

I used  Christmas CountdownBannerBalloonsHappy Birthday,  and Birthday Girl files for my layout.



For the background, I used a piece of watercolor paper and sprayed it with WPlus9 color sprays (Bloomsberry, Sweet Gelato, Lake House, Sweet Nectar, and Shimmer Mist) and Heidi Swapp Color Shine (Gold).  


For the papers I used a mix of Samantha Walker paper pad and 12x12 sheets for the patterns, and MFT natural brown cardstock for the photo frames.  I accented the shapes with Wink of Stella,  Stickles, and Glossy Accents.  




For a bit of interest, I added foam tape to the balloons along with twine for the strings and banner.




The pieces of 'tape' were created using a straight cut and some shapped scissors.  Also, the photo frames were created by layering rectangles.  

Note**
I don't add pictures to my layouts when posting online....mostly out of habit for her safety.  With that said..some of the frames are not fully tacted down so that I can insert photos easily.  


Friday, April 7, 2017

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Friday!

It's time for a new Cardz TV Sketch challenge.

The challeng theme is Mother's Day.

I used Sketch 3 as my inspiration.


I used my Cricut Explore, a gold gel pen, and My Favorite Things Whipped Cream Card Stock to create the focal image.  




I layered my panel on DCWV Gold Foil card stock.  The base panel I ran through my machine wih an embossing folder.   For the rectangle on the bottom right, I substituted pearls.  


To create the space between the panels in the sketch, I used a thin piece of gold foil card stock.  


The inside of the card was embellished with another thin piece of foil card stock and a sentiment from Cardz TV Mini Messages stamp set