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Monday, August 30, 2010

My Pink Stamper Challenge It's Cold Outside



I made this card for the  My Pink Stamper It;s Cold Outside Challenge. I used my left overs from the Rudolph card challenge I just made.
Using a 6 1/2 x 5 " red card base. I topped it with brown cardstock which I inked and embossed the edges
in gold. I added a snow section on the bottom that was painted with glitter paint and stickles for texture.





I cut a 4" tree from the Cricut Christmas Cheer cartridge. I added red stickles to the pot and painted the tree with glitter paint and stickles. I glittered the star on top with Martha Stewart glitter.



I stamped and embossed my greeting, placed it on a red cardstock
backing and "popped" it up with stampin up dimentionals.



Sunday, August 29, 2010

My New Blog Header

Huge thanks to my friend Carol Happy Expressions who designed my new header! I LOVE it she did such an awesome job!Many thanks and hugs to you Carol!! :-)

Christmas Card Challenges


This is a card I made for the abcchristmaschallenge theme was R is for Rudolph plus add brads challenge. I also entered it into the thesecretcraftersaturdaychallenge Make a start on Christmas Challenge and totallygorjuss Christmas in August Challenge. I made a 5x7 size card with a red cardbase. I used a gold gel pen to draw the stars on the black background. I used white card stock for snow on the bottom.


I painted the white with donna Dewberry glitter paint and finished it with crystal stickles. I cut my Rudolph
from cricut cartridge Christmas Cheer at 4".


I embossed the antlers and collar in gold. I drew the face features with a gold gel pen.
I used stickles christmas red for jewels on the collar and a red rhinestone for his shiny nose.


I embossed the feet in gold too!


I stamped the greeting and embossed in gold and mounted it on red cardstock.
I "popped" it up with stampin up dimentionals. I put a square gold brad on each corner.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Throwback Thursday Princess Challenge


I made this 5 x 7card for the Throwback Thursday Challenge using the Tinkerbell cricut
cartridge and "Princess" theme. I made a hot pink card with a black cardstock layer.
I cut my tinkerbell at 4 1/4".





I used a pink gel pen to highlight wings and color her dress and shoes.
I used Donna Dewberry glitter paint on the wings and white on shoes.
I painted whites of eyes and used a gel pen to color them.



I stamped the greeting from stampin up on pink, layered it on black and popped it up.



I placed tinkerbell on a soft pink circle and then I cut
out little flowers. I added rhinestones for flower centers.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Wedding/Anniversary Challenge


I went with an anniversary card for this challenge Peartreedesigns Wedding
I made a 5x7 card in brown. I then used a versamark on black cardstock and used perfect pearls metallic as the background.



I used a versamark on my stamp up stamp of a couple and stamped into the perfect pearls
to get a reverse image. I placed it on a piece of black cardstock.


I stamped the greeting and embossed it in gold. Backed it with black and popped it up.


Stamped and embossed a gold heart on black card.
Attached a stampin up frame.

Sketch Saturday Challenge



This card I did for the Sketchsaturday Challenge I made a white 6x6 card with a purple layer on top.
I used the stampin up set Bubble Queen.



I colored the image with watercolor pens and gel pens. I painted over the whole image with
Donna Dewberry glitter paints.




I stamped the greeting added the glitter paint too and popped it up. Outlined the circles with a matching glitter gel pen.


I added some prima flowers with rhinestones in each centre.


I did each corner in pink cardstock and cut a border with the friskars punch. I then
added a white cardstock strip with glitter paint and a strip of rhinestones on each. I also glitter painted the white edge around the card.









This was the sketch we had to start with.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Walking in Winter Wonderland Challenge

I made this 6x6 card for the Walking in Winter Wonderland Challenge I thought it would be nice and elegant to do a black and white theme. I made a black card and put a black and white print on top.


I stamped the image and painted over it with donna dewberry glitter paints.


I cut around the edges
and then placed it on a black cradstock backing. I used the stampin up dimentionals to pop it up. I
used my cuttlebug to emboss dots on a white strip of cardstock that I placed ontop of a black strip. I glued it down
and then placed my popped up image on top.



I stamped my greetting and painted over with the glitter paint and placed
it on a black backing. I popped it up as well.



Sunday, August 22, 2010

One Stop Not a Card Challenge


I decided to make a box and tag from Cricut Bags, Tags and More cartridge for the onestopcraftchallenge not a card 
I made the box and tag in two layers. Cardstock and a matching print on the outside.
I painted the print with Donna dewberrys glitter paint. I outlined the print with a zig pen and Martha stewart glitter.



I used prima flowers for the tag which I painted with DD glitter paints and edged them in matching stickles. I used the stickles for the flower center as well as the outer edge of the tag.



A matching ribbon to finish!

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Throwback Thursday Frame Challenge

This card was done for the throwback-thursday-challenge-frame-it I decided to do a Halloween card as I have never done one before. This is 5x7card, I used the PDDU cricut cartridge. Cut the tree at 4".


I made the frame with a friskars punch. painted the tree and pumpkins with donna dewberry glitter paints and outlined them with gel pens.


Outlined the cat with a gel pen too. I added "stars" to the background with a gold gel pen.


Used stampin up greeting stamp on orange cardstock layered on black and popped it up with dimentionals.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Inchie Sketch Challenge


I made this 5x7 card for the Inchie Sketch Challenge. I chose Sketch 9 as I liked the layout. I used two different pink patterned paper with a thin strip of black cardstock to cover th join.


Monday, August 16, 2010

Sketch Challenge


This is a card I did for the The fridaysketchers Challenge
I high lighted the flowers with assorted glitter gel pens. Traced the stamped greetings in metallic gold gel pen.


The inage is from Stampin up Princess set. I colored it with watercolor pencils, adding gold to the wand and crown. 3 rhinestones to the crown.


Donna dewberry glitter paint brushed over it.


The cardstock print is all one piece part flowers part solid color.




Tag it Challenge


This is the tag I made for the Tag it Challenge I used
my cricut verry merry tags cartridge for the tag. I cut two
one at 4" and one at 3 3/4". I embossed the edges and the stampin up greeting in gold.


I used Prima poinsettia flowers and leaves. Added Donna Dewberry glitter paints with
some Martha Stewart glitter to edges. Finshed it off with a pretty red rhinestone in the
center of the flower.