Thursday, September 29, 2011

Colorful Congrats Card

Today's card is one I made for the Sassy Lil' Sketches  card challenge. I just loved the sketch and wanted to give it a go. This entire card was created because I wanted to use this stunning piece of turquoise card stock! I guess inspiration can come from anywhere. I used brown to tone down the bright colors a bit.
Here is the sketch I used:
How adorable is this sketch!?

Here is what went into this card;
Card stock from Bazzill
Patterned Paper from Prima-Madeline Collection
Flower ribbon from Webster's Pages
Bling by Nestabling and Micheal's
Dies from Taylored Expressions (scallops) and Spellbinders (label)
Sentiment Rub-On- Source unknown

I am linking to the following additional challenges:
Paper Pretties (sentiment as focal point)
There's Magic In The Air (punches/die cuts)
4 Crafty Chicks (anything goes)
Paper Crafting Journey (dies cuts/punches)

Thanks for your visit today!

Monday, September 26, 2011

Just To Say Hello Card

Good morning everyone!I hope this post finds you happy and well where ever you may be.Today I'm sharing a card I made for the Case Study Challenge .

Here is the lovely card we are supposed to use for inspiration:
How pretty is that? Love the red,butterflies and layers of paper.

Here's my supply list:
Card Stock- The Paper Company
Patterned Papers- Jenni Bowlin Studio
Sentiment Stamp- Anna Griffin
Background Stamp-Just Rite Stampers
Die Cuts-Spellbinders Labels 13 and Cricut Elegant Edges Cartridge

I'm linking this entry to the following challenges:
Paper Sundaes 88 (anything goes)
Mark's Finest Papers Speedy The Cat Challenge (things with wings)
Critter Sketch Challenge (anything goes)
Stamping Scrapping Challenge (use red)

Thanks for taking the time to visit!

Sunday, September 25, 2011

You Mean The World To Me Card

Happy Sunday! Just a quick post today, I have work to do in the garden and hubby is waiting to head to the nursery. I created this card especially for the Paper Craft Star Challenge this week.
Here's the inspiration sketch:
I kept it simple and non-fussy. Here are the supplies used:

All card stock by Bazzill Basics
Patterned paper by My Mind's Eye
Ribbon by Martha Stewart Crafts
Stamps by Just Rite Stamps
Dies by Spellbinders and Taylored Expressions
Brown Pearls by Kaiser Craft

Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Go With All Your Heart Card

Today I have a card to share using a new to me stamp company: Unity Stamps. I don't usually buy sets of stamps,but they have a line called Itty Bitty. They are usually one or two stamps, the prices are reasonable,and the images are stunning . I recently ordered several and decided to use one today.

 I discovered a new challenge blog called Get Hippity With Ippity.They have a sketch challenge going on ,so I used their sketch as the inspiration for my card.
I changed it up a bit as usual,but I think it's there!

Here are the supplies I used for this project:
Kraft and Card Stock- The Paper Company
All Patterned paper- Sunshine Lost And Found by My Mind's Eye
Stamp by Unity Stamp Company
Label Die Twenty by Spellbinders
Markers by Copic
Swirls by Prima
Scalloped Edge Die and Silk ribbon from Taylored Expressions

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Crafty Sentiments (spots and stripes)
The Pink Elephant (vintage theme)
The Kraft Journal Make It Monday (use any sketch and kraft)
Paper Creations Ink (vintage or distressed)
Stamps R Us (friendship)
The Catered Crop ( used die cuts,stamped sentiment,stitching,ribbon,gems
Unity Opportunity (fall Inspired; gold and black)
Pile It On (layers)

Thanks for stopping by today!

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Kind Thoughts Friendship Card

Just a quick share today for a card I created specifically for the My Mind's Eye Blog card sketch monthly challenge.I've recently purchased several of their 6x6 paper pads. The smaller papers are great for card making:the patterns are smaller and don't overwhelm a small card like the 12x12 patterns may do. I am absolutely  in love with the Lost And Found collection!

I switched it up a bit but here is the sketch:

All patterned papers,buttons and bling brads are from the Blush collection.
Card Stock from The Paper Company
Rosette trim from Taylored Expressions
Lace Trim from Hobby Lobby
Stamp from Fiskars

Thanks for stopping by and have a great Saturday!

Friday, September 9, 2011

Cheerful Get Well Card

Happy Friday everyone!I'm sharing a card today that I created for the Moxie Fab Tuesday Trigger Challenge. When I saw the inspiration picture I knew I had some Anna Griffin paper in my stash that would fit the color scheme perfectly.
I combined patterned papers with white card stock, a layered Spellbinders label with a computer generated sentiment,silk ribbon and flower.
I used the sketch this week from Die Cuttin' Divas:
I also wanted to share something that I add to the back of every card I give away: A cute stamp from Inkadinkado:
What better way to tell someone that you care enough to make them a handmade card?

Thanks for stopping by today and have a great weekend!

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Happy Fall Y'all Card

Happy Thursday! Finally here in Georgia we are having some mild weather. It is certainly a welcome break from the oppressive heat we have had this summer. I'm on a fall kick right now and just received some new paper to play with that is perfect for fall projects.

I used this week's Card Patterns Sketch. They seriously have the most gorgeous sketches week after week!

Here is what I used to make this card:
Card Stock- The Paper Company
Patterned Papers and Burlap Ribbon- Lost and Found 2 Sunshine Collection by My Mind's Eye
Flower- Prima
Ribbon- Silk from Taylored Expressions
Sentiment- computer generated
Pearls- Micheal's

I am entering the following challenges:
OWH Stars and Stamps (autumn)
Scrapalicious USA (fall theme)
Fresh Brewed Challenges (something new-Paper)
Digi Stamps With Joy (fall)
Do You Stack Up? Challenges (texture)
Craft Us Crazy (Autumn colors)
Card Caravan (twine)
Pile It On (anything that begins with a "B"- Burlap)
Lexi's Creations (autumn)

Thanks for visiting today! Please leave a comment and I will visit you too!

Monday, September 5, 2011

Three Little Blue Birds Birthday Card

Happy Monday everyone!It's rainy and bleak  this morning as the remnants of Lee pass through our area. I hope you are safe if you were in his path. I have a card today that was created using the sketch from Sweet Sketch Sunday 133. The color scheme is for this week's CR84FN Color Challenge 37.

Here is a list of supplies used on this card:
Card Stock- The Paper Company
Patterned papers- Thrift Shop by October Afternoon
Flowers- recollections
Pearls and Border Punch- EK Success
Bird Stamp- Inkadinkado
Banner Stamp,Sentiment and Die- Taylored Expressions
Markers- Copic

I am also entering the following challenges:
The Paper Players (birthday)
Catch The Bug (anything goes)
Our Daily Bread Designs (dots or stripes)
Clearly iStamp (patterned paper)
Delicious Doodles Challenge 1 (fresh patterned paper)
Flourishes ( monochromatic)
Craft Your Passion Challenges (flowers)
Make It Monday
Hooked On Crafts Challenges (spring)

I hope you like my card and thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Hello Card- A Transition To Fall

Hi everyone! I hope you are having a lovely Labor Day weekend. We are getting some rain today from Tropical Storm Lee. For everyone that has been in his path, I hope you are safe and dry. Today I'm sharing a card I made looking ahead to fall. My most favorite season! The air is cooler, football is here, and it is almost time to start nesting in our houses for the winter.
The card layout I used is for this week's Cardabilities sketch:
I mixed it up a bit and used papers and die cuts from K and Company's Julianne collection.

I am also entering this card in the following challenges:
Crafting When We Can Challenge #1 (anything goes)
2 Sisters Challenge (friends)
Sweet Stampin' Challenge (anything but a birthday)
Joyful Stamper Inspire Me Friday (anything goes)
CCEE Stampers (fall card with a die cut)
Stampin' B's Design Team (use a pin)
Stampin Sisters In Christ ( nothing bright)

Thank you for visiting and have a great weekend!

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Birdcage Thank You Card

Wow! September already? Autumn is just around the corner and I can't wait for cooler weather.Here in Georgia we have been experiencing terrible heat and HUGE electricity bills!

Today I'm posting a card created for the Colour Q Challenge 100. The object is to use their given sketch and any past color combination. I have never done this challenge before and it was quite fun!
Here is the sketch and color combination I used as my inspiration:
 I used papers,brads and buttons from the Lost And Found Blush collection by My Mind's Eye.
I am entering this card in the following additional challenges:

Aud Sentiments Challenge (for a girl)
Charisma Cardz (anything goes)
Truly Scrumptious (mostly pink)
Hooked On Craft Challenges (things with wings)
Order Of The Opus Gluei (roses or rosettes)
My Time To Craft Challenge (flowers)
Totally Gorjuss (as youlike it)
Thanks for stopping by today!

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