Tuesday, April 30, 2013

MUSE #15 Jen Mitchell

My card for MUSE #15 this week which you can access Here
I took Jen's colors and used it with a different design.  Love these colors, so soft and springy.
PTI's Aqua Mist and Lemon Tart, Double ended border
Sentiment from Autumn Abundance
Beautiful Butterflies stamp set
 

Mojo Monday #291 Round

My card for Mojo Monday this week which you can access Here
PTI's Simply Sunflower in Raspberry Fizz, Simply Chartreuse and Orange Zest
 

Merry Monday #59

My card for Merry Monday this week which you can access Here
I love this Santa which is a Miscellaneous Acrylic set that I have.
PTI Candy Cane pattern paper, Pure Poppy and Ripe Avocado Ink and cardstock
Nestibilities Ovals
 

Monday, April 29, 2013

The Paper Players #143

This is my card for the Paper Players which you can access Here
PTI's 7th Inning Stretch in Pure Poppy, Classic Kraft, Fine Linen
and Memento's Rich Cocoa
Men of Life pattern paper, Pure Poppy and Spring Rain
This card came together so easily.  I like when that happens. 

MIM #114 Blown Ink - 2

My second card for MIM this week.
Hawaiian Shores, Simply Chartreuse, Spring Rain and Ocean Tides
Sentiment form Forest Friends Sentiments
Really out of my stamping style.

MIM #114 - Blown Ink

I made two cards for MIM this week.  This challenge is so far away from my stamping style, I almost didn't do it.  You can access the video for MIM Here 
I embossed with a Cuttlebug folder and used Harvest Gold. Lemon Tart, Berry Sorbet and Orange Zest 
Sentiment is from Beautiful Butterflies

CAS on Sunday #7 - CASology #42 CARE

My card for CAS on Sunday which you can access Here
PTI's Butterfly Dreams in Hawaiian Shores, Hibiscus Burst, and Harvest Gold
Sentiment form Autumn Abundance
Embossing Folder from Cuttlebug
Wow, I struggled with this one, but am happy how it finally came out.
 
 My BFF told me I could use this also in CASology which you can access Here
 
 

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Less Is More #9 - 2

My second card for Less Is More which you can access Here
I was a little disappointed in my first card.  For something so simple I sort of struggled with this even though I love CAS cards and feel that CAS is my best style.
PTI's Wishing You stamp set in Orange Zest
Aqua Mist card stock
Fabulous Frames Die

Less Is More #9

I decided this needed some Stickles in the middle of the flower.  Like it better.
My card for Less Is More which you can access Here
PTI's Winter Wisteria and Spring Rain Inks
This looks gray in the photo.
Text Boxed stamp set
Sentiment from PTI's Wishing You
 

Dynamic Duos #50

My card for this weeks DD which you can access Here
PTI's Happiness In Bloom in Berry Sorbet and  Smokey Shadow  card stock, ink and pattern paper
Memento's Angel Pink and London Fog inks.
A little dot stamp that I have.  Used clear gel pen to glitter up the dots and some Stickles in the middle of the larger flowers.
 


Unscripted Sketches #208

Here is my card for Unscripted Sketches this week which you can access Here
US_Sketch208
An old wooden stamp from Hero Arts and colored with copics.
PTI's Lemon Tart and Blueberry Sky cardstock and pattern paper.  Not sure about the pattern paper on top.  It looks a little random to me now.
Sentiment from Signature Flowers from PTI
Hard to see, but I scored above and below the flower.
 

Fusion #4 Jackie's Challenge

This week I decided to use Jackie's challenge which you can access Here
PTI's Happiness In Bloom and Sketched Shapes which I just received this week.  The Sketched Shapes is out of my normal stamping mode, but decided to combine them with the flower which is my stamping mode.  I really do like these shapes I think because they are sort of translucent if you know what I mean.
PTI's Raspberry Fizz, Orange Zest and Hawaiian Shores
Sentiment from Lovely Layers
Added a little bling
 

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Case Study #138

My card for Case Study this week wich you can access Here
Sunshine means sunflowers, love bugs and blue skys.
PTI's Simple Sunflower with Summer Sunrise and Spring Rain cardstock and ink
Background is sponged on with Spring Rain
Love Bugs stamp set
Sentiment from Signature Flowers
Stickles Stardust
 
 

Friday, April 26, 2013

CAS(E) this Sketch #25

My card for CAS(E) this Sketch which you can access Here
This is totally out of my design style.  I am a flowers, butterfly type of stamper.  For some reason though this Sketched Shapes stamp set called to me.  I just received it two days ago and this is my first attempt at using it.  Still not sure about it.
 

Festive Friday #7

My card for Festive Friday which is to incorporate a bird in your Christmas design.  You can access FF Here
Memory Box bird stamp and PTI's Holiday Lights in Pure Poppy and Simply chartreuse inks and card stock.
Bird colored with copics.
Embossed with snowflakes on Cuttlebug.
 
 

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Seize the Birthday #15 Masculine

My masculine card for Seize the Birthday which you can access Here
PTI's Masculine Motiff stamp set.  Men of Life Pattern Paper
Blueberry Sky Ink
Piece of Washi tape
 

PTI April Blog Hop Challenge - Tilted - 2

I had this frame which I made out of some pattern paper that I also made.  I noted that it was tilted too, so decided I would make another card for the Blog Hop.
Pretty Peonies, Fabulous Frames
 

PTI April Blog Hop Challenge - Tilted

My first card for PTI's Blog Hop - tilted
Pretty Peonies and Background Basics Super Stripes in Aqua Mist, Hibiscus Burst and Simply Chartreuse
Love the titled look and have used often.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Color Throwdown #239

My card for Color Throwdown this week which you can access Here
Three of SU stamps in PTI's Simply Chartreuse, Lemon Tart, Hibiscus Burst and Mememto's Angel Pink
Die cut - PTI's Limitless Layers 1.75 circles.
Sentiment - PTI Funky Floral
I love these colors, so springy like the day we had today......
 

Freshly Made Sketches #83

 
My card for FMS which you can access Here
PTI's Life stamp set with Royal Velvet, Hibiscus Burst and Harvest Gold Inks
Simply Chartreuse Card stock and pattern paper
A piece of purple dotted washi tape and some bling
I tried making this with the Color Throwdown colors and it just was not working.  I do like how it finally turned out....

ColourQ #186 and Mojo Monday #290

My card for ColourQ which you can access Here
And Mojo Monday which you can access Here
 
PTI's  Text Boxed
Sentiment from Iconic Images
Orange Zest, Berry Sorbet and Simply Chartreuse card stock and ink
Piece of Washi tape under ribbon


Tuesday, April 23, 2013

CASology #41 Giggle

My card for CASology this week which you can access Here
Anyone knows that when friends get together there is bound to be a giggle or two every few minutes or so.
A stamp from a SU set.  Colored with Copics.
PTI's Heart and Fabulous Frames Dies
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
 

MUSE #14 Card by Virginia Lu

 
My card for the MUSE Challenge which you can access Here
 
 I like the design and colors but wanted to change it up a little so used Butterflies (my personal favorite) for my background.  This was a technique that I learned in the Clean & Simple Card Classes by Jennifer McGuire.  Masking the focal point and stamping around it.
PTI Butterfly Dreams using Harvest Gold, Blueberry Sky and Raspberry Fizz inks and Harvest Gold Pattern paper and cardstock

MIM #113 - Perfect Pearls


My card for this week's MIM #113 using Perfect Pearls using Lace Bouquet.
I took two shots because of the glare.
Perfect Pearls Colors Forever, Blue, Violet & Green and Mandarin
This is my first time using Perfect Pearls and thought it was fun and so easy.
Used Orange Zest, Scarlet Jewel and Rustic Cream
I actually took my picture prematurely.  Here it is with pearls.

Sunday, April 21, 2013

The Paper Players #142 - One Layer Card

My card for Paper Players this week which you can access Here
PTI's Turning a New Leaf & Pretty Peonies stamp sets in Orange Zest and Simply Chartreuse
Sentiment - Beautiful Butterflies
Scored the outer edges of card
Couple blings and some Stardust Stickles for middle of flower.

Retro Sketch #60

My card for Retro Sketches #60 which you can access Here
I have only entered this challenge once or twice but thought I would try it again.  Not really sure what they mean by retro....
Used a SU stamp and colored in with copics.  This is a paper from JoAnn's that I had in my stash and really love.  The cardstock is Lavender Moon from PTI.