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Tuesday, 21 April 2015

One Layer Christmas Card Challenge #8 - Scenic Christmas

Hi Stampers,
Welcome to a new challenge at One Layer Christmas Cards.  We are challenging you to make a Christmas card and the theme is Anything Goes with an Optional Twist of adding Trees,  if you take up the Optional Twist you have a chance to Win a Stencil at the end of the month.
My card today was created by inking up a clear block, spritzing it with water and stamping on the card.  I then inked up the stamp and stamped over the background when it was dry.  I coloured the bird with a Real Red Marker before stamping.  I finished off with some Linen Thread.
Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Many Merry Messages, Scenic Seson
Card: Whisper White
Ink: Old Olive, Mossy Meadow
Markers: Bashful Blue, Crumb Cake, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive, Real Red
Finishing Touches: Linen Thread
Cool Tools: Clear Block, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Mini Spray
Great to have you visit.
Hugs,
 
 


Monday, 20 April 2015

Merry Monday #155 - Maisie's Christmas

Hello Friends,
Today's post is for this weeks Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenge.  I am Hostess this week and I am wanting you to add a Dog or Cat to your Christmas card.  You may add more than one animal or both, hope you enjoy my challenge.  Do check out the other design teams cards for some fantastic inspiration. I used markers and an Aqua Painter to colour my cat and present.  I then used a stencil to add the darker dots on the present.  I embossed the White background and added a strip of DSP. I went over the ribbon on the present with my Wink of Stella  Pen.  The die cut word Merry came from Karren one of our DT Members which I coloured with Tim Holtz Festive Berries Distress Ink. I finished off with some Bakers Twine.


Supplies:
Stamps: Simon Says Stamps - Happy Meowday, Holiday Hello's
Card and Papers: Whisper White, Patterns Stack DSP
Ink: Stazon Black, Tim Holtz Festive Berries Distress Ink
Markers: Pink Pirouette, Basic Grey, Smokey Slate
Finishing Touches: Black and White Bakers Twine, Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Pen
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Sizzix Polka Dot E/Folder, Papertrey Ink Merry Sentiment Die, Tim Holtz  Dot Fade Stencil, Sponge, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Aqua Painter, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals
Thanks for dropping by today.
Hugs,

Saturday, 18 April 2015

Mark and Karlie's Anniversary

Hi there,
Today's card was for our Son and Daughter in Law for there Anniversary this week.  I die cut the word Happy enough times to cover the front of my card.  I ran them all through my Xyron machine and then stamped and embossed the rest of the sentiment with White embossing powder on black card.  Finished off with some clear sequins.

Supplies:
Stamps: Kitchen Sink - 3 Step Hearts and Roses LRGC006
Card: Whisper White, Basic Black
Ink: Versamark
Finishing Touches: Clear Sequins
Cool Tools: Big Shot, WPlus9 Happy Die, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Embossing Buddy, White E/Powder, Heat Tool, Dble Sided Tape, Xyron Machine, Glue Rubber
Thanks for stopping by today.
Hugs,

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

One Layer Christmas Card Challenge #7 R Blue Christmas

Hello Friends,
Today's post is a reminder that there is still time to join us and create a card for the One Layer Christmas Card Challenge which is Anything Goes with an Optional Twist to Use Blue for the chance to Win a Stencil at the end of each month. I embossed my image with White Embossing Powder and then sponged my blue over it and added the clear sequins.  I inked the sentiment with Versamark and then Tempting Turquoise before stamping and embossing with Clear Embossing Powder.


Supplies:
Stamps: Inkadinkado 98396 Winter Birds, S/U's Many Merry Messages
Card: Whisper White
Ink: Versamark, Tempting Turquiose,
Finishing Touches: Clear Sequins, Pearl
Cool Tools: Embossing Buddy, White E/Powder, Heat Tool, Sponge, Tombow Multi Purpose Glue
Thanks for taking a peek today.
Hugs,

Monday, 13 April 2015

Merry Monday #154 Vintage Santa

Hello Friends,
It's Monday and that means we have a new challenge at Merry Monday.  This week Wendy is our Hostess and she is challenging us to make a Vintage style card.

 

Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's More Great Greetings, French Foliage
Card and Papers: Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla, Riding Hood Red, Kaisercraft Tis the Season Collection DSP
Ink: Versamark, Crumb Cake
Finishing Touches: Red Riding Hood Satin Ribbon, Linen Thread, Garden Green Button
Cool Tools: Scallop Tag Topper Punch, Embossing Buddy, Gold E/Powder, Heat Tool, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Sponge, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals
Thanks for visiting today.
Hugs,
 


Tuesday, 7 April 2015

One Layer Christmas Card Challenge #7 - Christmas Night Sky

Happy Tuesday Friends,
Today's post is for the new One Layer Christmas Card Challenge #7 and we are to Use Blue as the Optional Twist.  I went all out with the blues, sponging the early night sky with Distress Inks and then the pine trees with a shadow on the snow.  I splattered water on the sky and added Dazzling Diamonds to the snow.  I masked off the Moon and sponged the yellow outside the circle and then inside.  I finished off with some blue star sequins.


Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Evergreen, Good Greetings
Card: Whisper White
Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Inks Faded Jeans, Mustard Seed, Bashful Blue, Marina Mist, Night of Navy
Finishing Touches: Star Sequins, Dazzling Diamonds
Cool Tools: Masking Medium, Papertrey Ink In the Meadow Die, Big Shot, 1 1/4" Circle Punch, Sponges, Aqua Painter, Tombow Multi Purpose Glue, 2 Way Glue Pen
Thanks for visiting today.
Hugs,


Monday, 6 April 2015

Merry Monday #153 - Christmas Angel

Welcome, Happy Monday,
This week Lori is our Hostess at Merry Monday and she is challenging us to Use an Angel on our cards.  I found this lovely  piece of Designer Paper, the background already has that look of being stamped, so I added the Sentiment and some Clear Sequins and sponged the edges of each piece of card and DSP.  I decorated the inside too.  Hope you will join us and get a head start on your Christmas cards if you haven't been playing along so far this year.

 
Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Occasional Greetings
Card: Soft Sky, Whisper White, Kaisercraft Key to My Heart DSP
Ink: Stazon Black, Soft Sky
Finishing Touches: Clear Sequins
Cool Tools: Stamp-a-ma-jig, Dotted Scallop Border Punch, Sponge, Tombow Multi Glue, Dble Sided Tape
Thanks for taking a peek today.
Hugs,
 


Sunday, 5 April 2015

Fiona's Birthday 2015

Hello Friends,
Happy Easter!  Hope you are enjoying your long weekend.

Today's post is for our youngest Daughter's Birthday today.  Happy Birthday Fiona!
Supplies:
Stamps: Altnew Painted Flowers, S/U's Afterthought's
Card: Whisper White, Basic Grey
Ink: Stazon Black, Wild Wasabi, Pistachio Pudding, Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay, Wisteria Wonder, Perfect Plum, Crisp Cantaloupe, Calypso Coral, Versamark
Finishing Touches: Clear Sequins
Cool Tools: Stamp-a-ma-jig, Embossing Buddy, White E/Powder, Heat Tool, Dble Sided Tape, Tombow Multi Purpose Glue
Lovely to see you here. Thanks for dropping by.
Hugs,
 


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,