Monday, September 30, 2013

MIM #134 Repeat & Lift with Nicole Heady

My card for MIM demonstrated by Nicole which you can access Here
 
PTI's Meadow Greens and Wonderful Words Thank You in Berry Sorbet and Aqua Mist.
The design of this card was shown to us by Jennifer McGuire in the Insider Class last week.
 

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Festive Friday #18 Element Challenge - Star

My card for Festive Friday which you can access Here
Another stamp set that I received as a gift probably from JoAnn's or Michaels.
The die is from PTI - One Liners
Another card that I struggled with.  This is completely different from the stamp set that I had initially hoped to use, but it just wasn't working.  I have not been feeling well and my mojo seems to not be feeling well either.
 

Friday, September 27, 2013

Day 1 Insider Class - Jennifer's technique - Seize the Birthday - Anything Goes

My card using Jennifer's technique except did not use the faux watercolor.
PTI's Simple Sunflower in Terracotta Tile and Ripe Avocado
Sentiments from Bigger Blooms and Flower Fusion #9 in Memento's Tuxedo Black
I am also entering this in Seize the Birthday which you can access Here
 

Insider Day 2 Kristina's technique

My card for Day 2 of Insider - Kristina's technique
Unity - Hot Air Balloon in PTI's Hawaiian Shores, and Berry Sorbet
And MFT - Pinkolicious & Grape Jelly
PTI clouds die
PTI - Sentiments from Butterfly Dreams & Bigger Blooms
Used clear Wink of Stella on balloons 

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Dynamic Duos #71 - Day 1 of Insider Class

 
My card for DD which you can access Here
And Day 1 of Insider Class with Jennifer McGuire Adding Interesting Insides
This is for a guy that I used to work with that retired recently.
PTI's Autumn Pattern Pieces, Bigger Blooms, Happy for You and Meadow Greens in Classic Kraft and
Memento's Tuxedo Black
Sentiment is embossed in black
 

Papertrey Ink - September Blog Hop - Wreaths

September Blog Hop which you can access Here
PTI's Holiday Cheer in Spring Moss, Scarlet Jewel, Hibiscus Burst
Merry Little Christmas by My Mind's Eye
Boy did I ever struggle with this wreath card.  Nothing was coming out that I liked.  After about 4 hours I finally came up with this CAS card....
 

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Fusion #18

My card for Fusion which you can access Here
PTI's Scent-imentals & Autumn Pattern Pieces in Aqua Mist, Pure Poppy, Melon Berry and New Leaf
I have not been able to enter this challenge for several weeks since my dad had been in the hospital and needed 24/7 card when he came out.  I have really missed being in my craft room.
 

CASology #63 & CAS-UAL Fridays #115

My card for two challenges:
CASology which you can access Here
And CAS-UAL Fridays #115 which you can access Here
Miscellaneous Acrylic Stamp set in
PTI's Orange Zest, Ripe Avocado, Terracotta Tile, Harvest Gold, Summer Sunrise and Scarlet Jewel
 
 
 
 

Case Study #158

My card for Case Study which you can access Here
PTI's In Bloom embossed in white and colored with Copics, Light Prawn - R22
PTI's Berry Sorbet and Smokey Shadow and Simply Chartreuse card stock
Sentiment from PTI's Boutique Borders - Sympathy

Monday, September 23, 2013

CAS(E) this Sketch #46

My card for CAS(E) this Sketch which you can access Here
PTI's Crackled, Bigger Blooms and Boutique Borders - Sympathy stamp in Spring Moss, Summer Sunrise, Winter Wisteria, Hibiscus Burst and Royal Velvet
It's been a while since I have been able to enter a card in this challenge.  Have been busy taking care of my 93 year old dad who had been in the hospital for 4 days and then needed 24/7 care when he came home.  Thank God he is back to normal and now I am able to get back to playing in my craft room. 
 

Merry Monday #76 - 2 Snowmen

Another card for Merry Monday which you can access Here
PTI's Fancy Flakes
Memory Box Snowman and Savy Sentiment stamp
 



Merry Monday #76 Snowmen

My card for Merry Monday which you can access Here
An old wooden stamp
Colored with Copics
Snowmen are my favorite.  I have quite a collection....
Wink of Stella clear glitter around the sentiment
 

Sunday, September 22, 2013

ColourQ #207 & My Favorite Things #142

My card for two challenges
ColourQ which you can access Here
And MFT #142 which you can access Here
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PTI's Butterfly Dreams and Asian Fusion in Classic Kraft, Berry Sorbet and Hibiscus Burst
SU's Night of Navy
PTI's Hexagon and Double Ended Banner
 
 

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Color Throwdown #260 and Seize the Sketch #4 Happy Halloween

My card for two challenges:
Color Throwdown #260 which you can access Here
And Seize the Sketch which you can access Here
Miscellaneous Halloween stamp set and pattern paper
PTI's Classic Kraft and Orange Zest
Mementos Tuxedo Black
MFT - Grape Jelly
Orange Bling
 
 
 

Freshly Made Sketches #104 by Linda S.

My card for FMS which you can access Here
Pattern Paper This & That by Echo Park
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder Baby's Breath
PTI's Butterfly Dreams, Daydreamer and Floral Foliage in Aqua Mist, Pure Poppy and Classic Kraft
Half and Half Die
It's been a couple of weeks since I have been able to enter this challenge as I have been busy taking care of my 93 year old dad who was in the hospital and then needed care at home.
It feels good to be back in the craft room.
 

Friday, September 20, 2013

Clearly Besotted #4 Stamp Your Own Background

My card for Clearly Besotted which you can access Here
CB You Are and Remember  stamp sets.
PTI Inks, Raspberry Fizz, Berry Sorbet, Summer Sunrise and Aqua Mist. and Limit Layers Heart Die
This is a technique from Jennifer McGuire which you can access Here
The heart is masked and then you stamp around it.
This seems a little busy for Stephanie's blog since she is so CAS., but I do like how it turned out.
It took me all afternoon to create this.  My mojo just was not working.  Finally with the help of my BFF she found the video that showed Jennifer using this technique.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

CAS on Sunday #17 Oh Baby

My card for CAS on Sunday which you can access Here
Clearly Besotted Cute & Cuddly stamp set
PTI's Harvest Gold, Winter Wisteria, Hawaiian Shores, Hibiscus Burst, Pure Poppy and New Leaf.
Scored the card in fourths
It's been great spending time in my craft room today.  Need to go check on dad and then pick up my 3 granddaughters.
 

Dynamic Duos #70

My card for DD which you can access Here
MFT's Dandelion Wishes
PTI's Harvest Gold & Memento's New Sprout
Sentiment from Boutique Borders - Sympathy in Memento's London Fog
 

Less Is More #137 OLC Get Well Soon & Addicted to CAS

My card for Less Is More which you can access Here
Week 137 OLC Get Well Soon
And Addicted to CAS which you can access Here
MFT's  Dandelion Wishes
PTI's Botanical Silhouettes -  New Leaf and Summer Sunrise
Used Clear Wink of Stella to add some glitter.
Cuttlebug embossing folder Baby's Breath
This card is for my cousin's husband who has lung cancer.  It didn't seem right to say Get Well so I decided to use thinking of you instead.
 
 

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Kyaa's Birthday & The Paper Players #163 Anne Marie's CAS Challenge For the Kids

My granddaughter, Kyaa will be 21 on Saturday, the 21st.  Here is the card I made for her.
Star Stencil using MFT Pinkolicious and balloons in same and Grape Jelly
PTI's Hawaiian Shores,  Balloon Bash & Stylish Sentiments Birthday
 
I decided this would qualify for Paper Players which you can access Here

Merry Monday #75 Red, Dark Brown,, Vanilla and Champagne/Gold with some shimmer.

My card for Merry Monday which you can access Here
MFT - Inspired by Christmas stamp set in PTI's Pure Poppy, Memento's Rich Cocoa
and sentiment embossed in gold.
Santa's hat is colored in with Wink of Stella - clear
and red twine from Baker's Stock 
 

Make It Monday #132 Layered Border Dies

My card for MIM  which you can access Here
PTI - Banner Borders in Aqua Mist, Berry Sorbet, Lemon Tart, and Melon Berry pattern paper.
Boutique Borders Birthday
Lemon Tart cardstock
Embossed with Cuttlebug Charles embossing folder
My DIL's birthday is on Friday so this is for her.  I wish I liked it better.  Might have to make another card for her.....  

Sunday, September 15, 2013

My Favorite Things #141

My card for MFT which you can access Here
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Clearly Besotted Remember
MFT Sending Thanks on Pinkolicious Paper and ink, and Grape Jelly ink
PTI's Spring Moss Bitty Dot pattern paper
Cuttlebug embossing folder - Baby's Breath
My craft room badly needed re-organizing so have been doing that most of the morning then was able to finish this card which I started last night.
 
 

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Festive Friday #17, Color Challenge

My card for Festive Friday which you can access  Here
PTI's In the Meadow and Bells & Boughs, in Shimmer Navy and Silver
Sentiment from Big & Bold Holiday Wishes embossed in White.
Feels good to be back in my craft room after a week of taking care of my 93 year dad, who is doing much better and taking his medications.  Yeah.....
 

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Merry Monday #74

My card for Merry Monday which you can access Here
MFT - Stitched Stockings in PTI's New Leaf
PTI's wood grain cover plate on Classic Kraft
I am getting a couple hours to spend in my Craft Room away from taking care of my dad who just got out of the hospital on Saturday from having 3 seizures in one day.  Good news, he is taking his seizure medication, which he previously had refused to take, and also his other pills.  He can really be a stubborn 93 year old.  He seems to be doing fine.  Anyway, it feels good to be in here crafting even if it is for just a little while.
 

Monday, September 9, 2013

Make It Monday #131 Striped Embossing & Festive Friday #16 Peace



Two Challenges - PTI's Make It Monday which you can access Here
and Festive Friday which you can access Here
MFT Inspired by Christmas
PTI's Think Big Favorites #9 & Happiest of Holidays
PTI's Christmas Prints Pattern Paper
Zing Rouge White and Leaf