Sunday, October 25, 2009

Ruffles, Moxie Fab World

This card started out as an idea in my head, and truthfully, looked better in my head! The tulle is meant to be the ruffle in the form of ruching. Oh well, I had fun making it!

Paper: PTI

Stamp: PTI

Cuttlebug Embossing Folder: Textile

Rhinestones from Michaels and tulle from Fabricland

Paper flower chain: Art Chix

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Embellish the Cure with Bling Challenge

I saw the June Bride broach - had to have it - and ordered a few more (again) for Christmas presents! Love them! What a cool building in the photograph. I used PTI cardstock, Martha Stewart flowers and bling and a Fiskars border punch. I used the computer to print Happy Birthday onto the cardstock. This ones going to my mother-in-law for her 89th BD on Nov. 1st.
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Sunday, October 11, 2009

Christmas cards with sparkle, Flourishes challenge

Indoor photography sure makes it hard to catch little details and glitter, but if the sun comes out later maybe I'll try again. I found these vintage images free to download from sites like the Vintage Moth and Fairy Davis. I wanted to keep these cards fairly simple for mailing to friends in Australia. I really like the rich colors and old-fashioned images. There is a bit of sparkle in the holly berries but it doesn't show.

Supplies: Prism Paper, Glitter Ritz, Perfectly Clear stamps, Spellbinders Label 4, Versamark and Coloriser Gold embossing powder plus a few dollar store gems.

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Monday, October 5, 2009

WCMD Challenge #3, India

This card was a fun one to do and I used two stamps that had never seen ink before! That's another reason I like challenges. You can't tell from the photo but I used Perfect Pearls to add a bit of shimmer on the background paisley stamp and embossed the bottom section in gold. I love the amazing colors of Indian saris. The circle stamp is from Inkadinadoo and the braid and paisley is from Clearly Wordsworth.
Paper: PTI Scarlet Jewel and Hibiscus Burst, not sure about the turquoise.

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WCMD Challenge #4

I bought this stamp on a trip to Australia and New Zealand. I love the Eucalyptus and Puhutakawa leaves and blossoms. I used watercolors and embossed the background paper.
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WCMD Challenge #1 Japan

This card would appear better if photographed rather than scanned, but I don't have my camera handy.
Paper: PTI and DCWV Far East, plus a little bit of paper my daughter brought back from Japan!
Ribbon: PTI
Other: Kimonos Outline Stickers
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Saturday, October 3, 2009

Happy World Card Making Day!

Good morning! Here's a card I made to celebrate World Card Making Day. There's many other things I should be doing right now, but here I am still in my pyjamas making a card! I do have my priorities. I am also making this card for the Embellish challenge; first time I've tried a round card. I had to take a little sliver off the bottom to get it to keep from rolling off the table. The sentiment was printed on the computer. Inside the card reads, "A traveller without observation is a bird without wings" Moslih Eddin Saadi. I'm going to give this to my daughter before she heads out to Berlin, Prague and Vienna at the end of the month. She loves to travel! Have a great day everyone.
Edited: After seeing the tutorial on making circle cards, I made another base and I'm much happier with the result. Thanks for the tutorial!

Paper: PTI
Stamp: PTI Background Text and Modern Division by Postmodern Designs

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Thursday, October 1, 2009

Raspberry Suite Color Challenge #17

Hi there,

I've made this card for the owner of my LSS, She Runs With Scissors. It's Kristy's BD next week and she deserves many cards andAdd Image good wishes! I scanned a page from one of my music books to use and printed it off on cardstock. On the BD card all paper is from PTI as is the sentiment stamp, buttons, ribbon and twine. I used Chai ink to add the Kraft color. Totally unlike me to put the music piece on an angle, but once in a while you to have to get wild and crazy, right! I really like these colors together. Have a great weekend!
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