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Sunday, July 31, 2011

Santa This is Where I Live


I made this blue 5x7 card for for the http://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.com/ Christmas in July challenge and the http://joyfulstamper.blogspot.com/2011/07/inspire-me-fridays-17-linky-party.html anything goes. I added a red backing card and a strip of blue then red strips. 
I added some gold peel offs and applied red and blue stickles to the open areas. I found this cute vintage image and backed it in red then popped it up. I used more peel offs for the sentiment and added it to red then blue cardstock.

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Tasty Flakes Red and Green Times Two



Fun with prints and paper piecing! I entered these in the http://www.phindysplacechallenge.blogspot.com/ seeing double challenge. Use two of something on your card (ribbons on mine). I doubled it again by making two cards! I paper pieced each Tasty Flakes and cut them out into ovals and backed them in red. I added stickles for the snowflakes and snow. I used the prints from paper piecing along with a dotted print to make the backgrounds on my 5x7 red cards. I added two red ribbons to one and two green to another to cover the joins. I found two different greetings for each card and then popped up my images with dimentionals

Puppy and Prezzies


I made this card for the http://movingalongwiththetimes.blogspot.com/ Cute and Cuddly challenge. What can be more cute and cuddly than a Christmas puppy!!I made a 5x7 green card and added a holly print with some sparkle as the backing. Added a strip of green and red and added red stickle dots to it. Found a sweet puppy digi print and colored the berries and bow in with more stickles. I backed it in green and popped it up!

Silver and Black With Plaid Christmas Wishes


I made this silver metallic 5x7  card for the http://christmascardchallenges.blogspot.com/ Plaid challenge and the http://fabnfunkychallenges.blogspot.com/ Must have an animal in it. I used a Lets Play digi image from Phindys Place and paper pieced it in a black and white plaid print. I painted the dog and suit with extreme glitter paint. I chose two silver and black sparkle prints from the Glitter Stack. I added a plaid strip with a smaller strip of metallic to lap over the join. I popped up the image that I had added to a metallic backing and did the same to my sentiment.

Girl pulling Sister in Sled


I made this 5x7 red card for the http://abcchristmaschallenge.blogspot.com/ challenge O is for older image. I added a green dotted print backing. A strip of red card and white ribbon came next. I added some squares in red with pink rhinestone centers. I pinched some dots and placed one above each diamond square. I found a sweet vintage print with sisters and a sled. I added glossy accents to the faces for a cameo look. I placed it on a red backing and popped it up with dimentionals.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

A Blue Christmas in July


I made this 5x7 card for the http://polkadoodle.blogspot.com/ Christmas in July challenge. I made a dark blue card and added a glittered snowflake print background. I cut a strip of blue then red card and made some blue stickle dots. Found a cute vintage Christmas image, backed it in blue and popped it up with dimentionals.

Christmas in Orange and Blue


I made this 5x7 card for the rubysrainbow.blogspot challenge Vintage. I made a blue card and added an orange textured backing.
I cut a blue then orange strip and added a strip of gold peel offs. I colored in the design on the peeloffs with a red copic. I found a vintage image that I backed in blue card and popped it up with dimentionals.

Snowman Wishes


"Merry be your Christmas" says this vintage snowman with a tip of his hat! I made a 5x7 card and added a textured green background. I cut a strip of red then green and added a row of rhinestones. I popped the vintage image backed on red with dimentionals and did the same to my greeting. I entered this card in the http://audsentimentschallengeblog.blogspot.com/ enjoy your day or something to make someone smile. It made me smile :-)

Wishes at Christmas Time Card


I made a 5x7 card in green and added a marbled background print for the christmasblogchallenge.blogspot.com/ Holly or Ivy. I cut a strip of green then turquoise and added matching dots with stickles. I punched some green squares and added a small blue dot to each with a stickle center. Love this sweet vintage image with Holly branches in the background and backed it on green and then popped it up. Made my greeting backed it and popped it up too!

Boy with Christmas Apples






This card was for the craftycatzweeklychallenge 92 no pink or blue allowed. I made a red card and added a marbled background print. Cut a strip of red then green and made some red stickle dots. Found my apple boy digi and colored the apples with red stickles and backed it in red and popped it up. Added my greeting to red card and popped it up too.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Knocking on Christmas Door


I made this 5x7 card for the http://creativecraftchallenges2.blogspot.com/ pretty blossoms challenge. I made a green card and added a marbled backing print. I cut a strip of green then red and added holly green stickle dots. I painted a Prima flower and leaves with extreme glitter paints and added a green rhinestone to the center. I found a sweet vintage image and backed it in green then popped it up with dimentionals.

Snowman in the Woods

I made this 5x7 card for the  http://abcchristmaschallenge.blogspot.com/ challenge N is for No Nonsence (DP). I started with green and added a red background. I added a strip
of green card and did some stickle dots. I found a sweet vintage snowman digi and added a green backing. I painted the the snow on the trees and a bit on the ground with extreme glitter paint. I applied glossy accents to the snowman to"raise him up". I popped it up on the card with dimentionals. I added mt greeting to a green background and popped it up too. A nice Christmas scene!

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Lady with Fan Mini Book

I love this print. I had this piece of card left over from another project and thought it would make
a lovely mini book! This is a 4x4 book perfect for little notes. It is not showing up but there is glitter on it too!
I entered it in the http://clearitoutchallenge.blogspot.com/ Wings challenge and also

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Girls and their Cats Christmas Cards


I made these 5x7 cards for the My Sheri Crafts Challenge Faithful Companions and the  http://www.doitwithdigischallenge.blogspot.com/ challenge must include an animal and use a digi image. I added a holly and sparkle berry print to the first card background and and a green dotted print for the second background. I added a strip of red cardstock to each card and made some dots with stickles. I chose two vintage prints with cats as backed them with red card and popped them up with dimentionals!

Vintage Ladies in Hats Christmas


Thought is would be fun to make 2 Vintage Lady in Hats Christmas Cards. For the first card I made a red 5x7 card and added a cream sponged background print.
I added a red strip with a green strip on top. I  added red stickle dots to the strip. I found a vintage image and mounted it on red cardstock and popped it up
with stampin up dimentionals. I used glossy accents on her head and hair (like a cameo). Not sure if you can see it but it looks so cool!! I added a prima flower that I painted with extreme glitter and put a red rhinestone in the center.


The second card I made an Olive green card and added a green glitter background print. I made a strip of green then red then green and added red rhinestones to it. I chose my second vintage lady and backed her in green and popped her up with dimentionals. I painted the green on the print with extreme glitter for the always needed glitz!

I entered them in the http://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.com/
challenge was a vintage.look
and
http://joyfulstamper.blogspot.com/
anything goes/

Three Sweet Christmas Mice

I made this brown 5x7 card for the bah-humbug-christmas.blogspot challenge  Meeces. I used a
dotted print for the background at left and piece of metallic cardstock  at right. I covered the seam with a
strip of red card. I added gold stickle dots to the strip. I found a sweet vintage print with my mice and mounted it on metallic and then brown cardstock and used dimentionals to pop it up. I stamped on white and then heat embossed my greeting and placed it on metallic then brown card and popped it up as well. I also entered it into the allsortschallenge.blogspot free and easy July.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Throwing Snowballs

I made a green 5x7 card and added a strip print background. I cut a strip of green and punched out some squares. I added a pearl to the center of each square. I chose a vintage print and mounted it on green card with dimentionals to pop it up. I used glossy accents on the snow balls the little boy is throwing. They really stand out! I entered this into the following challenges.

http://abc-challenge.blogspot.com/  Y is for Yesterday

http://movingalongwiththetimes.blogspot.com/ Christmas in July

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Christmas Carols in the Snow

I loved this sweet image of doggies singing Christmas songs in the snow! I made a purple 5x7 card.
I added a dark purple dot print background. I added a couple strips of purple cardstock with rhinestones on them. I mounted the print on purple cardstock and popped it up with dimentionals. I stamped the greeting and colored the C with purple and red to match and then mounted it on purple cardstock and used dimentionals to pop it up! I have entered it into the following challenges.

http://christmascardchallenges.blogspot.com/ twas the nigt before christmas or any xmas/winter/holiday card.

http://fabnfunkychallenges.blogspot.com/ purple haze
http://thepapershelter.blogspot.com/  lots of dots