4.19.2014

C4C232 - Sweet Birthday Wishes


Hello! I hope your holiday weekend is off to a great start.  If all goes according to plan, I should be sleeping soundly in Michigan when this post goes live. :) Thankfully, we don't live too far, it's only about a 10 hour trip, but going up on a Friday morning and heading back home on Sunday evening, makes for a tired ME. :)

It's the 3rd Saturday of the month, which means it's sketch time over at Crazy 4 Challenges.  To create my card, I started with a pink card base, and added some striped patterned paper to the front.  Next, I die cut a heart using a Nestabilities die, then adhered it to the card front with pop dots.  



I then stamped the banner and birthday wishes sentiment from Sweet as Candy onto mint CS, then heat embossed with white powder before trimming it out.  Next up, I die cut the sweet sentiment, and adhered it to the banner with Tombo glue.  To finish up, I adhered the sentiment to the card front with pop dots, and embellished with clear gems.

Want to play along with us this week? All you need to do is create a card/project using the sketch below as inspiration, and link up to the C4C232 blog post! :)


Have a great one!

Supplies:
Stamps - Sweet as Candy (Whimsy Stamps)
Paper - Carnation, Dandelion (Hero Arts); Echo Park Patterned Paper; Limeade Ice Polka Dot Patterned Paper (PTI)
Ink - Versamark (Tsukineko)
Miscellaneous - White Embossing Powder, Clear Gems (Hero Arts)

4.17.2014

Thank You


Hello! We're getting ready to hit the road tomorrow to go spend Easter with my grandma in Michigan, but first, I wanted to share a cheerful card I made using Reverse Confetti goodies.

To create my card, I started by adhering some navy polka dot paper to yellow CS, then adhering it to the card front.  Next, I used the Love Notes and Class Act dies to cut out the gray scalloped rectangle and insert.  Once that was done, I stamped the sentiment from All About You in gray ink onto white CS.



I then stamped the peacock feather from Peacock Pretties onto pink patterned paper using Versamark ink, then heat embossed it with white powder before fussy cutting.  I added the ribbon and bow to the card front, then attached the sentiment layer with pop dots.  To finish up, I adhered the feather with pop dots and embellished with gray enamel dots. 



Have a great one!

Supplies:
Stamps - All About You, Peacock Pretties
Paper - Pool (Hero Arts); Lemon Tart, Soft Stone, Stamper's Select White (PTI); Echo Park Patterned Paper
Ink - Slate (Fresh Ink), Versamark (Tsukineko)
Miscellaneous - Love Notes Die (Reverse Confetti), White Embossing Powder (Hero Arts), Gray Enamel Dots (Doodlebug Designs), Berry Sorbet Grosgrain Ribbon (PTI)

4.11.2014

We Make a Perfect Pear


Hello! Temps are supposed to reach almost 80(!) here today, and I am so excited... I love sunshine! :) I wish I could spend more time outside today enjoying the beautiful weather, but I have so many projects going on right now that just about every.single.minute is planned.  I hate having my life so scheduled (I'm much more of a spontaneous, go with the flow kind of person), but if I'm going to accomplish everything that I need to, then scheduling it is. :)

Today's card was created using some of the new clear stamps from Whimsy Stamps' Feeling Fruity set.


To create my card, I started by stamping the outline circle image in yellow ink onto a white card base.  Next, I went back and stamped the pear image inside each circle using pink ink.  I then stamped the sentiment onto a strip of green CS in versamark ink before heat setting with white embossing powder.  To finish up, I trimmed the ends to create a banner shape on the sentiment, and adhered it to the front with pop dots before embellishing with orange enamel dots.  Just a happy little card! :)

Have a great one!

Supplies:
Stamps - Feeling Fruity (Whimsy Stamps)
Paper - Stamper's Select White, Limeade Ice (PTI)
Ink - Yellow, Fuchsia (AveryElle); Versamark (Tsukineko)
Miscellaneous - Enamel Dots (Doodlebug Designs), White Embossing Powder (Hero Arts)

4.08.2014

RC Blog Hop - Thank You


Hello! It looks like spring has finally sprung, and we can’t think of a better way to get some crafty spring inspiration than with a fun new Blog Hop from Reverse Confetti. :) Today, the Confetti Crew and a few other “friends” will surely brighten your day with their fabulous cards and projects. We hope you will take some time and be inspired as you hop along with us right now!

The hop started over on the Reverse Confetti blog, and you should have made it here from Sarah Gough’s blog. It would be worth your while to start at the beginning of the hop, so you don’t miss a thing. We have tons of inspiration for you to see using all of Reverse Confetti’s amazing stamp sets!



To create my card today, I started with this month's SFYTT, and cut some strips of patterned paper.  Next, I stamped the crane from Quirky Cuties: Paper Crane in versamark onto yellow CS, then heat embossed with white powder before fussy cutting.  I then used the larger Tag Me die to cut a tag from mint CS, and stamped one of the sentiments from All About You in versamark, before heat embossing with white powder.  To finish up, I assembled all the pieces on the card front, and embellished with silver metallic twine and enamel dots.

I hope you’ve enjoyed hopping with us today. Be sure and hop with us on the 8th of every month for more RC inspiration! Now it’s time to hop on over to Stacey Schafer’s blog. If you get lost along the way, you can find the hop order and list of all the participating designers over on the Reverse Confetti blog.


 

How would you like to win some Reverse Confetti goodies of your very own?  Leave a comment on each stop along the way for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate to Reverse Confetti. Comments are open until April 10th at Noon CST.

Have a great one!

Supplies:
Stamps - Paper Crane, All About You (Reverse Confetti)
Paper - Soft Stone, Harvest Gold (PTI); Shallows (Hero Arts), Echo Park Patterned paper
Ink - Versamark (Tsukineko)
Miscellaneous - Silver Metallic Twine (Whisker Graphics), Silver Enamel Dots (My Mind's Eye), Tag Me Confetti Cuts (Reverse Confetti)

4.04.2014

FTL287 - Sweet Birthday Wishes


Hello! I'm popping in to share a card I created using this week's sketch from Clean & Simple Stamping.  As soon as I saw the inspiration sketch, I knew exactly which stamp sets I wanted to use! :)


To create my card, I started by stamping the strawberry image from Whimsy Stamps' Feeling Fruity, then topping with the greenery.  Next, I adhered the stamped layer to mint CS before adhering to the card base with pop dots.  I cut a strip of green CS, and stamped and heat embossed the sentiment from Sweet as Candy.  I then die cut the large sweet sentiment, and glued it to the green CS banner.  To finish up, I adhered the banner to the card front with pop dots and embellished with clear gems.

Have a great one!

Supplies:
Stamps - Feeling Fruity, Sweet as Candy (Whimsy Stamps)
Paper - Lemon Tart, Simply Chartreuse, Stamper's Select White (PTI); Pool, Shallows (Hero Arts)
Ink - Fresh Ink, Avery Elle, Versamark (Tsukineko)
Miscellaneous - Clear Gems (Hero Arts), Sweet Die (Whimsy Stamps), White Embossing Powder (Hero Arts)

4.03.2014

Sending Smiles Across the Miles


Hello! Spring has finally sprung here, and I am psyched! :) I don't know if it's the extra daylight during this time of year, but my to do list grows like crazy.  I have so many plans for our yard, but just about zero time to get everything accomplished.  Lol... Oh well, it's nice to dream. ;)


  
To create my card, I started with a white card base, and stamped the rows of peacock feathers alternating yellow, orange, coral and fuchsia inks.  Next, I covered the card front with vellum to soften the bold colors.  I then stamped the sentiment from All About You, and the large peacock feather from Peacock Pretties with versamark ink onto CS, then heat embossed with white powder.  To finish up, I trimmed out the feather, assembled all the pieces on the card front, then embellished with orange enamel dots.

Have a great one!

Supplies:
Stamps - Peacock Pretties, All About You
Paper - Stamper's Select White, Lemon Tart, Vellum (PTI); Carnation (Hero Arts)
Ink - Versamark (Tsukineko)
Miscellaneous - White Embossing Powder (Hero Arts), Orange Enamel Dots (Doodlebug Designs)


3.29.2014

C4C229 - Sending You...


Hello! It's Saturday, which means it's time for this week's Crazy 4 Challenges challenge.  To create my card, I started with a piece of aqua patterned paper, and wrapped it with a couple pieces of jute twine before adhering it to a gray card base.  Next, I die cut a flower stem from glitter CS and adhered it to the front of a Whisker Graphics Yellow Chevron Little Bitty Bag.  Once the glue dried, I cut off the end to make it flush with the bag, and attached the bag to the card front with pop dots.



Next, I stamped a white tag with the circle image from Whimsy Stamps' Feeling Fruity set with light gray ink. I then die cut another flower stem, and adhere it to the tag before stamping the sentiment from the Sweet as Candy stamp set.  To finish up, I inserted the tag into the pocket, tied a bow on the twine, and embellished with dark aqua enamel dots.



Want to play along with us this week? All you need to do is create a card/project using the sketch below as inspiration, and link up to the C4C229 blog post! :)

Have a great one!

Supply List: