Monday, May 27, 2013

CAS-ual Fridays #102: Red, White and Blue

This is my second post today. I was going to wait to post until tomorrow but the challenge is in celebration of Memorial Day which is today. So here it is :-)

Modern Basics by PTI has been calling my name and after some practice designs on a piece of scratch paper this card sprung forth. For this challenge by CAS-ual Fridays and we are to use red, white and blue. Thanks for stopping by today!





Supplies:
Stamps: Modern Basics, Side by Side Sentiments (PTI)
Paper: White (PTI)
Ink: Rose Red, Marina Mist (SU), Versafine Onyx Black

CASE Study Challenge #142

This week's CASE Study Challenge is by Maile Belles.




I decided to go with a one layer card using the new Ruby Rose set by PTI and some of  the new In Colors by Stampin'Up.  Happy Monday and thanks for stopping by!




Supplies:
Stamps: Ruby Rose, Mini Blooms (PTI)
Paper: White (PTI)
Ink: Pink Pirouette, Strawberry Splash, Pistachio Pudding, Versafine Onyx Black
Accessories: dimensionals

Saturday, May 25, 2013

I Love Triangles

Geometric Shapes are some of my favorite stamps. Triangles are right up at the top. I don't know why. I just like them :-)  Here is a card using the new Papertrey Ink set Tiny Triangles. Thanks for stopping by!




Supplies:
Stamps: Tiny Triangles, Side by Side Sentiments (PTI)
Paper: White (PTI)
Ink: Crisp Cantaloupe, Coastal Cabana, Baked Brown Sugar, Pistachio Pudding (SU)
Accessories: Teresa Collins enamel dots (He Said She Said, Stationary Noted and Memories)

Papertrey Ink May Blog Hop


I'm visiting my daughter in Georgia and we (well maybe just me) had time to stamp today between baby naps and feeding.  I made this card for the May Papertrey Ink Blog Hop which is to create a card using flower images and a choice of color combos. Here is the combo that I chose.



I ended up using only 3 of the colors on my card and I got to use my new Ruby Rose set :-)


Thanks for stopping by and checking out my card.

Supplies:
Stamps: Ruby Rose (PTI)
Paper: Crisp Cantaloupe, Kiwi Kiss, White (SU)
Ink: Crisp Cantaloupe, Tangerine Tango, Kiwi Kiss (SU)
Accessories: Twine, dimensionals
Tools: Ruby Rose die, Linen and Canvas Impression Plate (PTI)

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Fusion #7 Challenge

I just got new Papertrey toys yesterday so I pulled out the new Pedal Pusher set to play with today.  I've  also been wanting to play the Fusion Card Challenge and am just going to sneak under the deadline.  Thanks for checking out my blog!









Supplies:
Stamps: Pedal Pusher (PTI)
Paper: White, DSP from my daughter's stash
Ink: Coastal Cabana, Crumb Cake, Chocolate Chip (SU)
Tools/Accessories: Pedal Pusher die (PTI), dimensionals

Saturday, May 18, 2013

1 Card - Many Challenges

Hi! Happy Saturday!  Here's a card I made yesterday that fits with several challenges.

Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Flower Power, CASology: Bloom, colourQ #189 and CAS(E) this Sketch #28.   Can you believe that? 4 sketches!


  

 




I made this card because my daughter says I've doing too many geometric cards. This is for you Liz :-)

I first stamped the sentiment and then positioned it so I could see where to stamp the flowers. Then I ran the stamped flower panel through my Big Shot using the linen impression plate.  The sentiment panel is up on dimensionals.  That's about it.  This card will go into my stash for Operation Write Home.  If you haven't heard of it check it out!  Have a great weekend!




Supplies by Stampin'Up unless noted:
Stamps: Bloomin' Marvelous (SAB), Irresistibly Ikat (PTI)
Paper: Ruby Red, White 
Ink: Ruby Red, Calypso Coral, Certainly Celery, Versafine Onyx Black
Accessories/Tools: Framelits-Labels Collection, Linen and Canvas Impression Plate (PTI), dimensionals

Friday, May 17, 2013

Giddy With Excitement

Well I'm so excited. The card I submitted for the Dynamic Duos Challenge was picked as a Dynamic Darling.  Yay!




Well I'm off to my craft room for more stamping :-)  See you all later!



Thursday, May 16, 2013

TAWS Be Inspired Challenge #28

This is my second card using the TAWS free digital bird image and this time I got the colors right for the Be Inspired Challenge.



The bird is colored in with an aquapainter using the new SU In Color Crisp Cantaloupe and also Crumb Cake.  The bird, the sentiment and the arrow are all popped up on dimensionals.  Thanks for stopping by!




Supplies:
Stamps: Free Digital Image by The Alley Way Stamps, Sketched Shapes (PTI)
Paper: Crumb Cake, Crisp Cantaloupe, Pink Pirouette from Subtles DSP Stack, White (SU)
Ink: Crisp Cantaloupe, Crumb Cake (SU), Versafine Onyx Black
Accessories: Teresa Collins Enamel Dots, dimensionals
Tools: Sketched Shapes die (PTI), Stripes Embossing Folder (SU)

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Quilt Prints

This card is pretty straight forward.  The only tricky thing was that I used Sharpie markers to color the rhinestones to match the card.  Thanks for stopping by!






Supplies:
Stamps: Quilt Prints (wplus9), Mini Blooms (PTI)
Paper: White
Ink: Crisp Cantaloupe, Smoky Shadow, Night of Navy (SU)
Accessories: Rhinestones, Baker's twine, Sharpies, dimensionals

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

My Grandson is 3 Months Old!

This is for the 3 month birthday of my grandson, Titus.  It also sneakily is for the Seize the Birthday Challenge and the Simon Says Stamp Challenge for things with wings.

The theme for his bedroom is red, white and blue and also transportation. So for her baby shower my older daughter and I made a a bunch of these little planes, some cars and trains and hung them from bare tree branches as a centerpiece on the table.  I thought it would be cute to use one on his card.  You can't see it well in the picture but the red glimmer paper is all sparkly and pretty.  Hope he likes it! Thanks for stopping by.





Supplies:
StampsLittle Hot Rod (PTI)
PaperPolka Dot Parade, Regals DSP Stack, Night of Navy, Red Glimmer paper, white
InkReal Red, Night of Navy
Accessories: Silver brad, dimensionals
ToolsLittle Hot Rod die (PTI), Nestabilities circles

Monday, May 13, 2013

Retro Sketches #63 and Dynamic Duos #52

My original plan was to make a card for The Alley Way Stamps Be Inspired Challenged.  I don't have any TAWS stamps so I printed out the free bird image.  That was a couple days ago. I sat down this afternoon to make a card and got caught up in the Retro Sketches layout and then the Dynamic Duos color challenge and didn't remember that the TAWS challenge was also a color challenge. Oops!  So I guess I don't qualify for that challenge anymore.  I still had fun making this bird card :-)

The DD Challenge is celebrating their one year anniversary and they are letting up pick from all their past challenges. I chose the yellow and black combo from DD#3.





Both the bird and the arrow are popped up on dimensionals. Hope you like my little bird. I think he's kinda cute!






Supplies:
Stamps: TAWS free digital bird image, Love Ya Bunches  sentiment (SU), Sketched Shapes (PTI)
Paper: Brights DSP Stack (Daffodil Delight), White  (SU)
Ink: Daffodil Delight marker (SU), Versafine Onyx Black
Accessories: Teresa Collins & My Mind's Eye enamel dots, dimensionals
Tools: Sketched Shaped die (PTI)


Edited: I got a Dynamic Darling honorable mention for this card. Yay!




Friday, May 10, 2013

DD#50 Birthday

I really like this card over on Kloset Kreations using this week's Dynamic Duos color challenge.  I was casing the card and when I was finished decided to do my own card for the color challenge.  This week's colors are Calypso Coral and Blushing Bride. Well actually I'm not going to post this card yet so  it will be last week's colors.


I just got this new Papertrey set and decided to ink it up. It took some tinkering to get those tickets placed but I think I finally like the end result.  This card is going to my SIL whose birthday is in May so I'll go back and circle the date before sending it to him.  Thanks for stopping by!


Supplies:
Stamps: Big Ticket Basics, Think Big #12 (PTI)
Paper: Blushing Bride, Calypso Coral In Color DSP Stack, Kraft (aka Crumb Cake), Whisper White
Ink: Blushing Bride, Calypso Coral and Crumb Cake
Tools: Big Ticket Basics die, Linen & Canvas Impression Plate (PTI)

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

2 Challenges

2 posts in one day. AMAZING!  This is for the Retro Sketches Challenge and also the colourQ Challenge.

 I just got the Quilt Prints stamp set and this is my first time using it.  It took me a few tries to get the hang of it and it's still not perfect. I'm a perfectionist and like things to be just right but I guess I have to let that go.  I tried stamping the quilt outline in Blush Blossom but just couldn't see it so stamped it in Smoky Shadow. A bit of a cheat for the color challenge but what can I say. I'll have to claim old eyes.  So after stamping the quilt print I trimmed it up and then tied some Baker's twine around it.  Then I ran some white paper through my Big Shot using the Fishtail Flag Stax twice to get the double ended flag. The sentiment is on dimensionals and the quilt panel is also on dimensionals. Hope you like it. Thanks for stopping by!

 




Supplies:
Stamps: Quilt Prints (wplus9), Best Dad Ever (SU)
Paper: White
Ink: So Saffron, Calypso Coral, Sage Shadow, Blush Blossom, Smoky Shadow
Accessories: Calypso Coral Baker's twine, dimensionals (SU)
Tools: Fishtail Flag Stax die (MFT)

Love the Triangles

Well I did make some cards with flowers but I don't have pictures yet.  I do have a another card with triangles, though.   A case of a card by Lime Doodle.

For my card I used the Sanded stamp by SU for the background in Blush Blossom. I then stamped the sentiment in Smoky Shadow. The triangles were punched out of Blush Blossom paper and popped up on dimensionals. Lastly are the enamel dots which I can't get enough of. Thanks for stopping by!



Supplies:
Stamps: Birthday Bash Sentiments (PTI), Sanded (SU)
Paper: White (PTI), Blush Blossom (SU)
Ink: Smoky Shadow, Blush Blossom (SU)
Accessories: Enamel dots by Teresa Collins (Memories), dimensionals
Tools: Full Card Triangles die (Simon Says Stamp)

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

More In Color Ikat

Here are a couple more cards that I made using the new SU 2013 In Colors and Irresistibly Ikat.

This first one has a Bermuda Bay card base. The chevrons are stamped with Coastal Cabana, Pistachio Pudding and Strawberry Slush. The sentiment is Versafine Onyx black. This whole panel is popped up on dimensionals.



The second card has a Soft Suede card base. The chevrons are stamped with Baked Brown Sugar, Crisp Cantaloupe and Calypso Coral. The sentiment is stamped in Soft Suede.



My daughter says that I'm using too many geometric shapes so maybe tomorrow I'll try to use flowers instead :-)

Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, May 6, 2013

In Color Ikat

I'm really loving these new In Colors. I don't think my picture does the colors justice. In real life they are so soft and pretty!

I stamped the chevrons in the following order: Calypso Coral, new Smoky Shadow, Coastal Cabana, Crisp Cantaloupe, Smoky Shadow, Bermuda Bay and then ended with Calypso Coral.  I stamped the sentiment (wish it was a tad higher) and then tied some Baker's twine and a button around.  I ran a piece of Coastal Cabana through my Big Shot with the Linen Impression plate for some texture and then added the Ikat panel on dimensionals.  Thanks for looking and come back tomorrow for more cards with the new In Colors :-)





Supplies:
Stamps: Irresistibly Ikat, Stylish Sentiments: Birthday (PTI)
Paper: Coastal Cabana, White (SU)
Ink: Calypso Coral, Smoky Shadow, Coastal Cabana, Crisp Cantaloupe, Bermuda Bay, Versafine Onyx
Accessories: Sycamore Street button, white Baker's twine, dimensionals (SU)
Tools: Linen and Canvas Impression Plate (PTI)

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Triangles and In Color 2013 Sneak Peek

I love shapes. Lots of different shapes and triangles are one of my favorite.  I also love enamel dots. So when I saw a couple very cute cards by Lime Doodle using both the Full Card Triangles die by Simon Says Stamp and also enamel dots I couldn't resist getting that die. To get the juices flowing I started with a case of one her cute cards.


Supplies:
Stamps: So Happy For You (SU)
Paper: Calypso Coral, Baja Breeze, So Saffron, Black, Crumb Cake (SU), White (PTI)
Ink: Versafine Onyx
Accessories: Enamel dots (My Mind's Eye: Wonderland & Teresa Collins: He Said She Said), dimensionals
Tools:  Full Card Triangles die (Simon Says Stamp)


OK, now for the sneak peek.  I got an SU order yesterday which included the new 2013-2014 In Colors. So what could be better. Triangles and new In Colors.  These new colors are soft and pretty. I love them already!   I hope that you like my card. Thanks for stopping by :-)


Supplies:
Stamps: Sketched Shapes, Mini Blooms (PTI), Trifecta (mamaelephant)
Paper: White (PTI)
Ink: Strawberry Slush, Coastal Cabana, Pistachio Pudding, Crisp Cantaloupe, Baked Brown Sugar (SU), Versafine Onyx
Accessories: Enamel dots (Teresa Collins: He Said She Said and Memories)

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