Sunday, October 30, 2016

Dressed-Up Gift Bag

Here's a gift bag I made to give away a set of fifteen handmade cards. The bag was only a dollar or so and I dressed it up with a handmade glitter paper bow using a die from Brenda Walton's Sizzix line. The tag is made from Avery Elle's "Comfort and Joy" and Rubber Stamp Tapestry's "Winter Garland."

I really like how it spruced up this simple bag, and I look forward to doing more bags for Christmas!

Winter Garland Christmas Card



Rubber Stamp Tapestry's Peg Stamps are so much fun to use. I love the flexibility of being able to make borders, straight lines, or all over designs like I did here. This set is called Winter Garland.

The sentiment is from CTMH's A Holiday. The dies are cut from Sizzix "Strawberry Rose Jelly Spools."

This card completes a set of 15 that I am making for a cowoker. And all before Halloween!

Friday, October 21, 2016

Traditional Poinsettia Card



This Christmas card was made using a miscellaneous poinsettia stamp I bought on ebay. It's colored with Copics YG11, YG67, R22, R24, R29, and Y13. The sentiment is from Lawn Fawn's Merry Messages.

The background is embossed with a Darice folder. On the Garden Green card stock is  paper lace from Stampin' Up! Circles and scallop circles are die cut using Spellbinders.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Pink Christmas Whimsy



I made this card for Challenge 259 over at Freshly Made Sketches. I knew I wanted to do something whimsical, and when I had bot pink and green dotted paper, I thought I would give something different a try.

The stamps are from Avery Elle's set called Chalet. The dotted paper is from Michaels. Copics are Y35, Y13, B00, R29, YG06, E97 and one Tombow 743. Stardust Stickles were used for the snow.

My thanks to Linda and everyone at Freshly Made Sketches for such a cute sketch!


Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Splitcost Stampers SC615 Inspiration



This card was inspired by Splitcoast Stampers Card Sketch SC615. The sentiment is from Avery Elle's "Comfort & Joy" set. I used an older pack of Stampin' Up! DSP. Card stock jsed is Garden Green and Cherry Cobbler. The sequins came from a Walmart pack and the raffia ribbon came from Michaels.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Stamp, Ink, Paper Challenge #70



When I saw this Tic-Tac-Toe over at Stamp, Ink, Paper I knew just the stamp set I wanted to use. I bought this adorable Lawn Fawn called Trick or Treat with the idea of making for a kids party at church-until I found out they expected 500 kids! So I made this card for my parents instead.

The Tic-Tac-Toe I chose were all
the ones on the right: Patterned Paper,
Black and Punch or Die Cut.

The paper is from Lawn Fawn's
Polka in the Dark. I used a large
dotted embossing folder and a 1.25"
punch for the moon.

Copic colors are YR04,Y15, W3
and W5.

Thanks to Lisa and Sandy over at SIP for
another great challenge. And I'm sure my
parents will thank you too!


Monday, October 17, 2016

The Paper Players Challenge PP317



When I first saw this challenge over at The Paper Players, I instantly thought fall. But needing some Christmas cards for a co-worker, this came to my mind.

The leaves are from the Stampin' Up! Set "Lighthearted Leaves." The sentiment is from Lawn Fawn's
"Merry Messages."

Copic markers are YG06, YG17, Y35, R29 and R22.

Thanks to The Paper Players for a great challenge, and thanks for stopping by my blog today!

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Joyful Cardinal Christmas Card



I love this set, but making thus card made me think I really could use a Misti!

The set is frim Stampin' Up! Called Joyful Season. I used Memento Love Letter ink and SU! Cherry Cobbler and Soft Suede ink and card stock. The card base is embossed with SU!'s Woodland Embossing Folder.

Miscellaneous markers filled in the bird and Crystal Elements were used to make the berries pop.

Thanks for stopping by today!



Saturday, October 15, 2016

Fab Friday 98 Challenge

Fab Friday has a great fall-inspirchallenge this week.
I just love the colors, and since I don't have a
need right now for a Halloween card, I thought they
would also make a great fall floral card.

The stamp set from Stampin' Up! is called So Very
Grateful. The card base is 110# white stock with
Old Olive and Pumpkin Pie trim. The Old Olive is
embossed with SU!'s Square Lattice embossing
folder.

For the inks I used Copic Markers in G94, YR18, YR04, YR12 and BV13. Ink is SU!'s Pumpkin Pie and Memento's Tuxedo Black.




Friday, October 14, 2016

Pals Paper Art sketch Challenge-PPA322

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This card is made for Susan Itell's sketch for Pals Paper Arts Challenge PPA322. It's created with plain white card stock, Island Indigo card stock and ink. The sentiment is from Avery Elle's Comfort and Joy. The wise men scene is from Stampendous.

Thanks Susan and PPA for another great challenge!

Thursday, October 13, 2016

SU!'s Scentsational Season Strikes Again


This old but so so cute set is so fun to work with! The ink colors are Real Red and Cucumber Crush. The patterned paper is from a Martha Stewart paper pack.

Thanks for stopping by today!

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Two Fall Challenges

This card was made with two challenges in mind:

-Sunday Stamps SSC137 Woodland Warmth, and
-Stamp, Ink, Paper Challenge 69, Fall in Love

Card Stocks are cream, Early Espresso and Crumb Cake. Inks are Crumb Cake, Tip Top Taupe, Soft Suede and Early Espresso.

Stamp set is CTMH's Timeless.

Thanks to both of these great challenge blogs for another night of inspiration!