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Monday, 30 March 2015

Merry Monday #152 - Christmas Cheer

Happy Monday Everyone,
Today's post is for this weeks Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenge.  Kristie is our Hostess and we are challenged to use  Lime, Turquiose and White on our Christmas cards. I went with a fun theme of tumbling wine glasses and Christmas cheer.  Very easy card to make, the hardest part making the sentiment panels and adding the images.  Do join us this week and check out the other Design Team inspiration.



Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Happy Hour
Card: Whisper White, Tempting Turquiose
Ink: Tempting Turquiose, Green Galore
Cool Tools: Stamp-a-ma-jig, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals
Happy Days, do drop by again soon!
Hugs,

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Kaela's Ten

Hi Friends,
Our oldest Grand daughter is ten; where have the years gone?  This is the card that I made for Kaela's Tenth Birthday. The glittered star on the cake is coloured with a Wisteria Wonder Blendability. The background is embossed with the Lucky Stars embossing folder. Love how it came together and Kaela thought it was pretty cool too.

Supplies:
Stamps: Hero Arts CL158 Cupcakes, S/U's Bloom With Hope
Card: Whisper White, Smokey Slate, Silver Glimmer Card, DSP Specialty Sweet Shop, In Colour Pattern Papers
Ink: Versamark, Wisteria Wonder
Finishing Touches: Beads, Round, Heart and Star Sequins
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Sizzix Lucky Stars E/Folder, Spellbinders Nestability Circle Dies, Star Punch, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Embossing Buddy, White E/Powder, Heat Tool, Dble Sided Foam Sheets, Dble Sided Tape, Tombow Multi Purpose Glue, Dimensionals
Thanks for stopping by today.
Hugs,

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

One Layer Christmas Card Challenge #6 R - Christmas Lights!

Hi there,
Today's card is a reminder that you still have time to play along this week with the latest One Layer Christmas Card Challenge which is to use Circles on your card.  For today's card I used different sized circle stamps and stamped them with Tim Holtz Distress Inks.  I finished off with a splattering of  Gold Smooch Spritz and embossing the word "Noel" with Gold embossing powder.

Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Big Pieces, Shape Up's, Little Pieces, Home is Where The Heart Is, Shapes and Shadows, Greetings of The Season
Card: Whisper White
Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Inks Barn Door, Peeled Paint, Shabby Shutters, Versamark
Finishing Touches: Gold Smooch Spritz
Cool Tools: Embossing Buddy, Heat Tool, Gold E/Powder, Stamp-a-ma-jig
Thanks for popping in today.
Hugs,
 


Craig's Birthday 2015

Hi there,
Our Son-in-Law had a Birthday this week and this is the Birthday card/Gift Holder that I made for him.  Craig loves to play Golf so that is the theme I went with.  I used the largest piece of the rolling hills as the Money Holder on the inside.

Supplies:
Stamps: Papertrey Ink - On the Links
Card: Basic Black, Whisper White, Wild Wasabi
Ink: Real Red, Pacific Point, Stazon Black, Smokey Slate, Mossy Meadow, Versamark
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Papertrey Ink - In the Meadow Dies, Papertrey Ink - On the Links Dies, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Embossing Buddy, White E/Powder, Heat Tool, 3/4" Circle Punch, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals
Fantastic to see you drop by today.
Hugs,

Monday, 23 March 2015

Merry Monday #151 - Look at Me Mum, Happy Christmas!

Hello Friends,
Today's post is for this weeks Merry Monday Challenge and Kathy is challenging us to Use a Tree on our Christmas cards.  I have a number of tree images and decided to go with this cute Fluffles image from Stampendous.  I coloured it with some retired Stampin Up colours and added some Dazzling Diamonds for some bling.  Hope you will join us for this weeks challenge and drop by the other Design Team Members for some added inspiration.


Supplies:
Stamps: Stampendous Fluffles Tree Q122, Kasiercraft - Christmas Sentiments, Mama Elephant - Christmas Greetings Little Stars
Card: Close to Cocoa, Creamy Caramel, Whisper White, Kasiercraft Mint Twist DSP
Ink: Stazon Black
Markers: Close to Cocoa, Creamy Caramel, Gable Green, Summer Sun, Mellow Moss, Smokey Slate, Pink Pirouette, Green Galore
Finishing Touches: More Mustard Scallop Dots Ribbon, Linen Thread, Dazzling Diamonds
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Lil Inkers Stitched Circles Dies, Spellbinders Scalloped Circles Nestabilities, Papertrey Ink Tags Die, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals, 2 Way Glue Pen
Grateful for you visit.
Hugs,

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

One Layer Christmas Card Challenge #6 - Bokeh Christmas

Hi there,
It's Tuesday and that means a new challenge at One Layer Christmas Cards. The challenge is always Anything Goes with an optional Twist which is to use Circles on your cards.  I decided to use the Bokeh technique that's very popular at the moment and a fun way to add Circles. I sponged Tim Holtz Distress Inks on my card to begin with and when they where dry I stamped my sentiment and added the circles using a stencil I made with some Spellbinder Nestability Circle dies.

 


Supplies:
Stamps: Mama Elephant - Merry Greetings, Tim Holtz - Holiday Joy
Card: Whisper White
Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Ink Festive Berries, Mustard Seed and Dried Marigold, Tuxedo Black, Stazon Opaque Re-Inker
Cool Tools: Sponges, Sponge Dauber, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Handmade Circle Stencil
Hope you will join the Design Team for this challenge, can't wait to see what you create.
Thanks for dropping by.
Hugs,

Monday, 16 March 2015

Merry Monday #150 - Christmas Gifts

Hello Friends,
Today's post is for this weeks Merry Monday Challenge, Karren is our Hostess this week and she has challenged us to use Gifts on our Christmas cards.   I used an old Stampin' Up! retired stamp set called Crazy for Christmas.  I double layered a few of the presents and decorated them with different mediums. A CAS design for this weeks challenge, hope you like it.










Stamps: S/U's Crazy for Christmas, Good  Greetings
Card: Pistachio Pudding, Baked Brown Sugar, Whisper White
Ink: Tuxedo Black
Markers: Baked Brown Sugar, Pistachio Pudding, Strawberry Slush, Crisp Cantaloupe, Smokey Slate
Finishing Touches: Gold Leaf Pen, Star and Flower Mini Crystals
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Sizzix Polka Dot E/Folder, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals, Tombow Multi Purpose Glue
Thanks for visiting today.
Hugs,

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

One Layer Christmas Card Challenge #5 R - Glittered Ornaments

Hey Stampers,
Today's post is a reminder that you still have time to play along with challenge #5 at the One Layer Christmas Card Challenge and this challenge is to use Glitter on your cards.  I punched out double sided adhesive ornament shapes so I could attach the glitter to my card and gold embossed the strings and sentiment. I finished off with some gold ribbon and sequins.  Hope you will check out the other Design Teams cards over on the OLCCC blog.

Supplies:
Stamps: Papertrey Ink No Strings Attached, S/U's Good Greetings
Card: Whisper White
Ink: Versamark
Finishing Touches: Orange, Gold and Red Glitter, 1/8" Gold Ribbon, Sequins
Cool Tools: Ornament Punch, Dble Sided Adhesive Sheets, Stamp-a-ma-jig,  Embossing Buddy, Heat Tool, Gold E/Powder, Mini Glue Dots, Tombow Multi Purpose Glue
Lovely to have a visit from you today.
Hugs,
 

Monday, 9 March 2015

Merry Monday #149 - Christmas Stars

Happy Monday Everyone,
It's time for another challenge at Merry Monday and this week Debbie is challenging us to use Monochromatic Blues on our Christmas cards.  I wanted to design something a bit different this week and use a non Christmas stamp. Not sure I am in love with my background but I am satisfied that I tried.  I do love the sparkly cut out stars which I layered on white for dimension and the embossed sentiment in white on the Midnight Blue card.





Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Dotty Angles, More Merry Messages
Card: Whisper White, Midnight Muse, White Glitter Card
Ink: Bashful Blue, Marina Mist, Island Indigo, Pacific Point, Midnight Muse, Versamark
Cool Tools: Stamp-a-ma-jig, Embossing Buddy, White E/Powder, Heat Tool, Papertrey Ink Star Dies, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals, 2 Way Glue Pen,
Lovely to see you here.
Hugs,

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

One Layer Christmas Cards #5 - Christ the Lord

Happy Tuesday Everyone,
We have a new challenge at the One Layer Christmas Card Challenge today, Anything Goes and the Twist is to use Glitter on our cards. I stamped the image twice once on my card base and then on some Masking Medium.  I cut the image out of the masking medium and covered the white base card.  I coloured the image with Blendabilities and then stamped it with Versamark ink and added some Irridesent Ice Embossing Powder which is heat set to finish off.  I love how it turned out.


Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Gentle Peace, Papertrey Ink Star of Wonder
Card: Whisper White
Ink: Tuxedo Black, Versamark
Blendabilities: Basic Grey, Wisteria Wonder, Pumpkin Pie, Rich Razzleberry, Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, Coastal Cabana 
Finishing Touches: Irridecent Ice Embossing Powder
Cool Tools: Masking Medium, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Embossing Buddy, Heat Tool
Thanks for stopping by today.
Hugs,