Monday, June 18, 2018

Aloha

I had fun making these clouds for this card. As the card came together though, the clouds got hidden, but that's okay, it still turned out cute!



Have a fabulous day!

Stamps~ TGF~ Aloha Kit, 
Ink~ Tumbled Glass Distress Ink, Seedless Preserves Distress Oxide Ink, Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Pacific Point, SU Wisteria Wonder, 
Cardstock~ Bristol smooth, SU Crumb Cake, SU Wisteria Wonder, SU Pacific Point, Copic Xpress-it, misc white,
Designer Paper~
Other Goodies~ MFT Mini Cloud Edges stencil, copics, MFT Stitched Oval STAX, MFT A2 Stitched Rectangles STAX set 1, Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pen, SU Tutti Frutti Adhesive Backed sequins, SU Banners Framelits,

Monday, June 11, 2018

Happily Grateful

I saw a few cards recently on Pinterest that used the Bokeh Background technique. I've only made one card using that technique so I thought I'd try it again. I really had fun with it and don't be surprised if you see more of this technique in the future from me.

For my card I was inspired by THIS beautiful card that I found on Pinterest. (Yes, I know, I'm a tad addicted to Pinterest!). I really love how this card turned out!!




Have a super happy day!

Stamps~ TAC Happily Grateful, 
Ink~ SU Island Indigo, SU Pool Party, SU Smoky Slate, SU Flirty Flamingo, SU Whisper White craft ink,
Cardstock~ misc white, SU Pool Party, 
Designer Paper~ vellum, 
Other Goodies~ SU Banners Framelits, 

Sunday, June 10, 2018

You make me happy

I have almost always stayed away from color challenges or even just color inspiration in general because I thought it would be too difficult to create something. Silly, I know. Lately I've been trying to do a variety of cards and techniques instead of all the things in my comfort zone so I decided to play around with color. I love color. I really, really do! 

In looking at some current challenges I saw that The Paper Players had a color challenge this week so I decided to dive in and play along!



Here's what I came up with~



The inspiration came from a card I saw on Pinterest. Yes, I know, I have an addiction to Pinterest. :)

Thanks for stopping by!! Hope you have a wonderful day!

Stamps~ SU Flirty Flowers, 
Ink~ SU Lemon Lime Twist, SU Calypso Coral, SU Crumb Cake, SU Basic Black, 
Cardstock~ misc white, 
Designer Paper~
Other Goodies~ Martha Stewart butterfly punch, 

Hello

Yeah, you guessed it, another Sweet Sunday Sketch, this is #26!



I just had to use the SU Floral Statements set again. I really love this set!!


Have a happy day!

Stamps~ SU Floral Statements,
Ink~ Memento Tuxedo Black,
Cardstock~ Copic Xpress-it, SU Real Red, 
Designer Paper~ Carta Bella~Beautiful Moments,
Other Goodies~ copics, ribbon, SU metal rimmed pearls, 

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Hello with Foxy Friends

Yup, another card using a Sweet Sunday Sketch, this one is #25!


I used the SU Fox Builder punch and the Foxy Friends stamp set along with the retired designer paper, A Little Foxy. 


Have a wonderful day!

Stamps~ SU Foxy Friends,
Ink~ SU Cajun Craze, SU Basic Black, SU Smoky Slate, SU Pool Party,
Cardstock~ SU Cajun Craze, misc. white,
Designer Paper~ SU A Little Foxy,
Other Goodies~ SU Fox Builder punch, SU Stitched Shapes Framelits, Stamp Anniething Hello die, SU enamel shapes,

Monday, June 4, 2018

Alfie

Today I'm continuing on my quest to use all the Sweet Sunday sketches in order, this is #24!


I've had this cute mouse from Unity forever and I don't think I've ever inked him up so I thought he'd look cute on this card. What do you think?


Have a simply fabulous day!

Stamps~ Unity~ Alfie-Heart & Soul Mouse,
Ink~ Memento Tuxedo Black,
Cardstock~ SU Bravo Burgandy,
Designer Paper~ Prima~Madeline collection,
Other Goodies~ La La Land Crafts Stitched Nested Circles, Kaisercraft pearls, 

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Stampin' Up Sunday- Floral Statements

Today I'm sharing some cards I made with the Floral Statements set. I tried lots of different coloring/ink combos and came up with five different cards. I'm not so sure that I really "love" any of them and my family all liked different ones so who knows! LOL!

Here's all the images that I ended up with~



Here's all of them turned into simple cards~


Onto each card individually~

First I tried SU Whisper White Craft ink on Crumb Cake cardstock and colored with Prisamcolor pencils. I tried to heat set the ink and left it to dry but I still ended up smudging it quite a bit. I got frustrated and didn't finish coloring it but my hubby really liked this one so I made a card out of it despite my feelings towards it. :)


Next I used VersaMark ink and white embossing powder on Crumb Cake cardstock and colored with Prismacolor pencils. I wonder if I would like it better if I had some white embossing powder that showed details a tad more...hmm..


Next I used Crumb Cake ink on Crumb Cake cardstock with Prismacolor pencils. I think this one has a no line feel to it.


My next one uses Memento Tuxedo Black ink on Crumb Cake cardstock colored with Prismacolor pencils. 


My last one uses Memento Tuxedo Black on Copic Xpress-It cardstock and is colored with copics.


So which one is your favorite??

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Stamps~ SU Floral Statements,
Ink~ SU Whisper White Craft ink, Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Crumb Cake, Versamark,
Cardstock~ SU Crumb Cake, Copic Xpress-it, SU Basic Black, SU Riding Hood Red,
Designer Paper~
Other Goodies~ prismacolor pencils, copics, white embossing powder, 

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