Sunday, April 29, 2012

It's A Girl!

Here is a quick baby girl card that I put together this afternoon for a co-worker.

Inside of card:

Close up : see the sparkle . . .

Challenges I would like to enter:

Outlawz - Paper a la mode - use a die, any die
Sentimental Sundays - cards for kids
Craft Your Days Away - just for children
Inspire me Fridays - anything goes
The Poodles Parlour - anything goes
Craft Us Crazy - Favorite Stamp Company / Inspire Us (Fav stamp co is CTMH)
Just Keep on Creating - anything goes

Warm Hugs,

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Happy Birthday Alex!

Birthday wishes are sent out today to my son Alex, who is now 14! Wow! How time flies! As soon as I saw this Mo Manning image, I knew this would be the perfect choice for a teenage boy. I hope you like the card Alex and that your birthday is all you hoped for.

Inside of card:

Top View so you can see the dimension:

Close Up:


Pattern Paper: Red and Blue - from scraps, but I believe it is Karen Foster, Tan - from scraps - unknown
Kraft: Unknown
Cardstock: X-Press It
Markers: Copic
Pen: Uniball Signo
Digi Stamp - Mo Manning
Greeting Stamps: CTMH
Spellbinders: Large Oval; stars
Ink: Memento - Black Tuxedo

Challenges I would like to enter:

Drunken Stampers - You're a Krafty one!
Hiding in my craftroom - Super scraps Saturday
Our Creative Corner - Our boys and their toys (Like most teens, my son loves to text and listen to music)
ATCs and Cards with Attitude - anything goes
Crafty Anns Challenge Blog - It's a man thing
Stempelsonne Challenges - Birthday plus die cut / punches
Paper Crafting Journey - 3 or more pattern papers
Just Keep on Crafting - anything goes

Thanks for stopping in!

Friday, April 13, 2012

Pretty Purple

The following card was inspired by a sketch from Card Patterns sketch 160.

I have been waiting to use some of my new Gina K. stamps and was loving the purples in this pattern paper. Hope you enjoy my version of this sketch.


Markers: Copic
Cardstock and Pattern Paper: Gina K. Designs (except green and grey - they are scraps)
Stamps: Gina K. Designs
Ribbon and brads: unknown
Ink: Memento - tuxedo black

Challenges I would like to enter:

Card Patterns - pattern shown above
Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog - Spring / Summer Colors
Craft Us Crazy - Mother's Day and/or Flowers
Cute Card Thursday - Spring Flowers
Crafty Creations - Flower Power
Scrapbook Sisters - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - April showers bring spring flowers
Paper Minutes - Spring Flowers
Make It Monday - anything goes
Addicted to Stamps - Spring / Easter

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Warm Hugs,

Monday, April 9, 2012

Easter Blessings

I made a couple of Easter cards using my new favourite technique (using the negative space of die cuts). I decided to go for a more serious, subtle card using one of my most loved CAS designs. This card is a big step away from my more typical whimsical style.


Cardstock: Gina K. Designs
Ribbon: CTMH
Stamp: CTMH
Greeting: Computer generated
Pearls: CTMH
Ink: Memento - Rich Cocoa

Challenges I would like to enter:

Card Makin Mamas - Easter
C.R.A.F.T. - Easter / Spring
Simon Says Stamp - Use your favorite tool - mine is my Grand Calibur
OOZAK - anything goes
Lollipop Crafts - anything Easter goes

Hope you have a wonderful Easter weekend,