12.07.2008

Tall Christmas Cards


Snowglobe Trees
Rec’d this image in the PIF swap - Thank you Tina!
Colored with Bic Markit & Prismacolor markers and stickles
Also I added Aleene’s paper glaze on the “wood” part
Cut out and popped up on foam squares
Stamps: SU! Snowglobe
Paper: DCWV dp, Gable Green, misc. green cs,
Ink:
Accessories: organdy ribbon, Bic Markit & Prismacolor markers, Stardust stickles, Aleene’s paper glaze, foam squares















Scandinavian Christmas
Stamped the tree with Green Galore and the sentiment with Real Red - inked the edge of image panel with Green Galore & added a brad - simple card!
Stamps: Scandinavian Season, Best Yet
Paper: Real Red, Prism cs, DCWV dp
Ink: Green Galore, Real Red
Accessories: brad
















Mauve Embossed Tree
Rec’d this embossed image from WRAK - Thank you Carol
I don’t know what set this comes from - so if you know, LMK
She embossed it for me in silver - and I just colored little parts with Bic markers
Punched the corners with my word window punch, inked those edges & matted and added silver brads
Stamps: Unknown SU tree
Paper: Bazzill cs
Ink: Purely Pomegranate
Accessories: Bic Markit markers, silver ep, silver brads, word window punch















Simplest Christmas Tree
This is the easiest card I’ve made - this tree is printed on the paper and I just added burgundy stickles on the dots, inked the edges and stamped Merry Christmas
Stamps: Lots of Thoughts
Paper: DCWV dp. Burgundy cs
Ink: Distress Ink - Fired Brick, Ancient Page Stone & Bordeaux
Accessories: Burgundy Stickles

More Christmas Cards

Orange Fluffles Tree
Rec’d this image from WRAK - Thank you Joan!
Colored with Bic Markit markers and stickles also I added Aleene’s paper glaze on some of the ornaments
Stamps: Stampendous Fluffles Tree, Lots of Thoughts
Paper: DCWV dp, Saltillo Bazzill cs, Pumpkin Pie, olive cs
Ink: StazOn Jet Black, VersaFine Olympia Green
Accessories: Bic Markit markers, Aleene’s paper glaze, Stickles- copper, dark blue, turquoise and diamond, grosgrain ribbon



Meowy Christmas
Rec’d this image in the PIF swap - Thank you Jean
Colored with Bic Markit markers and stickles
Inked the edges of every layer with Purely Pomegranate
Stamps: Pink Cat Studio Cat Plate
Paper: Bazzill cs, Purely Pomegranate
Ink: Purely PomegranateAccessories: Diamond Stickles, Sheer ribbon, Bic Markit & Prismacolor markers







Hug for Ike Oval
Rec’d this image in the PIF Swap - Thank you Lori!
Colored with Bic Markit & Prismacolor markers
Stamps: Whipper Snapper Hug for Ike
Paper: DCWV dp, Admiral Bazzill & DCWV cs
Accessories: Bic Markit & Prismacolor markers

Winter Wonderland

Blue Wonderland
Rec'd this image in the PIF swap - Thank you Collette!!!
she stamped it in Night of Navy for me
I simply added Stardust stickles
layered on Brilliant Blue & Brocade Blue (oh that's from Wish RAK - TY Kitty)
base is brilliant blue, but it's mostly covered by the layers of torn Coredinations cs
Stamps: Winter Wonderland, Lots of Thoughts
Paper: Brilliant Blue, Brocade Blue, Coredinations (SO Mod collection)
Ink: Night of Navy, Brilliant Blue
Accessories: stardust Stickles
Brown Wonderland
Rec’d this image in the PIF Swap - Thank you Collette!!
She stamped it in Sepia for me, and I just added stickles to the snow.
Stamps: Winter Wonderland, Lots of Thoughts
Paper: Very Vanilla, Creamy Caramel, Cream, Hershey Bazzill
Ink: VersaFine Sepia
Accessories: Diamond Stickles, dark brown organdy ribbon

Black Wonderland
Rec’d this image in the PIF Swap - Thank you Collette!!
I just added stickles to the snow.
Stamps: Winter Wonderland
Paper: Turquoise Bazzill, black cs
Ink: black
Accessories: Stardust Stickles, Light Blue Christmas ribbon



Christmas is Coming!


Spanish Moss Angelica
Rec’d this image in the PIF swap - Thank you Stacy!
She stamped it with Spanish Moss VersaFine ink and I just added stickles
Inked the image panel edge with Distress Inks

Stamps: Stampendous Angelica
Paper: Kiwi Kiss, cream cs
Ink: VersaFine Spanish Moss, Distress Inks - Peeled Paint and Shabby Shutters
Accessories: Olive Christmas ribbon, Stickles - Gold & Lime Green












Green and Red Angelica
Rec’d this image in the PIF swap - Thank you Stacy!
Colored with Bic Markit & Prismacolor markers and stickles
Cut her out and popped up on foam squares

Stamps: Stampendous Angelica
Paper: DCWV dp, Real Red, Wild Wasabi, dark green cs
Accessories: Bic Markit & Prismacolor markers, Stardust & Xmas Red Stickles, foam squares












Pink and Green Angelica
Rec'd this image in the PIF swap - Thank you Stacy !!!
I just love how you can make her so different, just with the colors :)
Colored with Bic Markit markers & stickles

Stamps: Stampendous Angelica, Lots of Thoughts
Paper: Gable Green, pink, Purely Pomegranate
Ink: Purely Pomegranate
Accessories: Magenta,Lime Green & Diamond stickles, ribbons














Angelica Guava
THANK YOU Stacy - I just love this image!! she's so pretty and usually I am not one for angels ;)
I totally was inspired by YOUR card to use non-traditional Christmas colors
colored with Bic & Prismacolor markers

Stamps: Stampendous Angelica
Paper: Groovy Guava, Baja Breeze
Accessories: bic & prismacolor markers, Colorbok metal dots, aqua sheer ribbon

11.08.2008

Coredinations Chocolate Box

I won Blog Candy! What I won was the Coredinations Chocolate Box cs pack from LimeLight PaperCrafts
I told her that I'd be sure to post my creations
so here's two.... and another using Coredinations cs that I'd already had

Fluffles Turkey

this one I simply tore the cs to reveal the color inside.
Stamps: Stampendous Fluffles Turkey
Paper: Coredinations Chocolate Box cs, More Mustard
Ink: Colorbox Fluid Chalk ink Chestnut Roan
Accessories: Ribbon, eyelet


Thank you Frog

This one I used the edge Distresser on the edge and sanded the whole surface.
Stamps: All Night Media Bullfrog, Wonderful Words
Paper: Coredinations Chocolate Box cs, Wild Wasabi
Ink: Wild Wasabi, Distress Ink Brushed Corduroy
Accessories: sand paper, Bic Markit markers


This card uses Coredinations cs from the So Mod pack

This one I tore & sanded it
Stamps: Sweet Treats, Technique Tuesday Little Sentiments
Paper: Pink Pirouette, (looks like Summer Sun?) Chocolate Chip dp, Coredinations So Mod cs
Ink: Ancient Page Chocolate
Accessories: prismacolor pencils & OMS, Aleene's Paper Glaze


I am going to send these cards to my MIL to use - she requested an early Christmas present of cards to send out ;) and I was happy to oblige :)

11.02.2008

Bakers' Dozen this weekend


Stamps: CTMH Merry Pursuits - thank you Ellen, Scandinavian Season
other stuff: BicMarkits, stickles, Maya Road Ribbon

Stamps: Alien - thank you Nina!! covered the "helmet" with Aleene's paper glaze
Colors: Pacific Point, Pumpkin Pie

Stamps: TheAngelCompany Pick of the Patch - thank you Cyndee! , Heard from the Heart
other stuff: Bic Markit markers, grosgrain ribbon, TH Distress Ink Spiced Marmalade, Kiwi Kiss cs, old olive dp, Tangerine Tango cs, VersaFine Olympia Green

Stamps: Scandinavian Season, Heard from the Heart
Cardstock: Bazzill, Kiwi Kiss & PTI Spring Moss
Ink: Kiwi Kiss

Stamps: Scandinavian Season
Ink & Cardstock: Tempting Turquoise & Brilliant Blue
Stickles: Turquoise & Stardust

Stamps: Sunny Season's Greetings - Thanks Ellen
I inked over the sentiments with Wild Wasabi Ink
Other stuff: Wild Wasabi & Groovy Guava cs, and dark olive cs, LePlume II markers & Su blender pen, Prismacolor pencils for the sand, DCWV dp

Stamps: High Hopes Jolly St. Nick - thanks Shannah, Serendipity sentiment - embossed with red ep
Other Stuff: Bic Markit markers, DCWV dp, Wild Wasabi & Real Red cs, Stickles; Xmas Red, Green, Patina, Holly

Stamps: Changito Bless Your Hearth - thank you Karen!
Other Stuff: Bic Markit markers, Stardust stickles, DCWV dp, ribbon

Stamps: TAC Pick of the Patch - thanks Cyndee!
Other Stuff: Bic Markit markers, Daisy D's dp, Tangerine Tango cs, TH Distress ink - Brushed Courderoy, Spiced Marmalade & Walnut stain, Pacific Point ink, Orange Peel stickles

Stamps: Classic Cars - thanks Charlotte, Best Yet
Other Stuff: Bic Markit markers, Bazzill cs, Tangerine Tango cs, Iris Fluid chalk ink, Orange Peel stickles

Stamps: High Hopes Clarabelle & Riley - thanks Sheila, sentiment from Pink Cat Studios Billy set, inked over with Ancient Page Bordeaux - thanks Michelle!
Other Stuff: thank you Ellen for the circle scallop nestie!

Stamps: Stampscapes Lakeside Cabin - thanks Tina!
Other stuff: I colored with SU blender pen and TH Distress inks and LePlume II markers, bazzill cs & Kiwi Kiss - inking with Aged Mahogany & Faded Jeans

Stamps: TheAngelCompany Pick of the Patch - thank you Cyndee! inked over the sentiment with Kiwi Kiss, inked the edge of the panel with Walnut Stain Disress Ink, colored with Bic Markit markers, More Mustard cs, DCWV dp, ribbon



10.23.2008

More Mary Kay Thank yous

here's some more Thank you cards for Shannon - Rec'd these ohsoprettybella images from Michelle - Thanks girl!!
they are soo perfect for this
I've colored them with a combo of Bic Markit markers (and a couple Prismacolor markers too) and LePlume II markers with SU blender pen - added some Aleene's paper glaze on some of the mirrors - little stickles in her flower in her hair and on the "belt" ;)




Stamps: Bella Stamps - ohsoprettybella "Many Thanks" & "Thanks so Much" from SU Lots of Thoughts, "Thanks very much" - studio g clear stamp
Paper: DCWV pp, misc & Bazzill cs
Ink: VersaFine Onyx, Olympia Green & Sepia,Tim Holtz Distress Ink; Spiced Marmalade, Shabby Shutters & Walnut Stain, Ancient Page Bordeaux, Doodlebug Lime Green, Adirondack Pitch Black
Accesories: Bic Markit markers, Prismacolor markers, LePlume II markers, SU blender pen, Light pink & orange varigated organdy ribbon, Aleene's paper glaze, brad

10.19.2008

Shannon's Thank You cards

SO last night I made some cards for my sister, she is just staring her Mary Kay Business and expressed an interest in some thank you cards to send to her customers --- just so happens that I recently go this little lady in the bath stamp from Stacy! I thought it would be perfect!

I colored the image with my LePlume II markers and the SU Blender pen. - added some stardust stickles to the bubbles, just for a little bling!




little hard to see the sentiment on this one, but it's stamped in VersaFine Sepia - this one is Brent's fave - which one is yours?

This one i think is my fave - though of course I really like the green one too! lol
this one the image & first black layer is popped up

Stamps: Studio g Bubble Bath, "Thank You" from SU Artfully Asian, "Many Thanks" from SU Lots of Thoughts
Paper: DCWV pp, SU Wild Wasabi cs, pink, magenta, chocolate brown & black cs from my stash
Ink: VersaFine Onyx & Sepia, Colorbox Fluid Chalk Chestnut Roan
Accesories: Stardust Stickes, LePlume II markers, SU blender pen, Light pink organdy ribbon, Heidi Swapp dotted ribbon, Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder (thanks Christina!!), foam adhesive

10.12.2008

Couple more cards this weekend

I received this cute little Magnolia image as part of a RAK from Anne Ryan - Thank YOU!
she is stamped on watercolor paper and I colored her with LePlume II markers and SU blender pen.
matted on Green Galore & PTI Plum Pudding
stamped the sentiment in VersaFine Olympia Green






Stamps: Magnolia - Tilda ??, Technique Tuesday - Little Sentiments
Paper: watercolor paper, DCWV dp, Green Galore cs, Paper Trey Ink Plum Pudding cs, misc cs
Ink: VersaFine Olympia Green
Accessories: LePlume II markers, SU blender pen, ginham ribbons



And another Christmas card.....
This one I received the main image in a swap that I hosted a while back. Tied the ribbon, and matted it on white cs, layered with some dp and finally layered on the green cs, where I stamped the "Jingle" sentiment with VersaFine Olympia Green
This card fits a #10 business size envelope

Stamps: unknown & Serendipity Stamps "Jingle" sentiment
Paper: DCWV dp, red, white & green cs
Ink: VersaFine Olympia Green, black
Accessories: Christmas ribbon from Michaels



Sailing Away

heehee yeah I 'm a dork
SO a lady at work, wanted to know if I could make a kinda, beach scene with a sailboat in the water, I told her I'd see what I could find ;)
Stacy so graciously sent me some of this PSX Sailboat images and I showed them & she liked it, don't really have a way to make the beach scene - anyway, here is what I came up with
It's for a man's Birthday and I will stamp a happy birthday inside :)


This one is stamped on Vanilla cs with brown ink, pretty sure it's VersaFine Sepia. I colored it with my LePlume II markers and SU blender pen
triple matted it and layered that on DCWV dp
The "carefee" ribbon label I believe is from AMM




This one is stamped on white cs in black, again colored the same way.
Cut ovals with my CM custom cutting system. Inked the edge of the oval with TH Distress Inks; Weathered Wood & Faded Jeans
The card base is More Mustard and then Pacific Pointe, followed by So Saffron dp. In the corners are tiny Scrapworks studs



Stamps: PSX Sailboat
Paper: DCWV dp, SU So Saffron dp, More Mustard, Pacific Pointe, Bazzill & misc cs
Ink: VersaFine Sepia & Onyx, TH Distress Inks Weathered Wood & Faded Jeans
Accessories: LePlume II markers, SU blender pen, varigated organdy ribbon, AMM ribbon label, CM cutting system;ovals, Scrapworks Studs

10.07.2008

Another Holiday Card

This one is HALLOWEEN heehee
Stamped this image from Rubbernecker with VersaFine Olympia Green & colored with bic markit markers
cut the moon and inked the edge with TH Distress Inks Spiced Marmalade

Stamps: Rubberncker, Little Lovins Graveyard, $1 stamp sentiment
Paper: DCWV dp
Ink: VersaFine Olympia Green & Onyx, TH Distress Inks Spiced Marmalade
Accessories: bic markit markers, CM cutting system;circles

A few Christmas cards this weekend

Just got this stamp from Rubbernecker stamp co ;)isn't he just the cutest! lolcolored him with Prismacolor pencils & OMS






Stamps: Rubbernecker Little Lovins Gingerbread Boy, Studio g sentiment
Paper: DCWV dp, Wild Wasabi
Ink: VersaFine Onyx & Olympia Green, TH Distress Ink Walnut Stain
Accessories: brads, Prismacolor pencils & OMS



here he is again in blue - love this blue "rainbow" organdy ribbon

colored him again with Prismacolor pencils & OMS

inked the light blue swiss dot embossed cs


Stamps: Rubbernecker Little Lovins Gingerbread Boy
Paper: DCWV dp
Ink: VersaFine Onyx, Archival Ink Cobalt
Accessories: CB Swiss Dots embossing folder, Prismacolor pencils & OMS, varigated organdy ribbon

I received this image from the PIF swap on SCS, FRANKS STUFFY! :)
colored with Prismacolor pencils & OMS
stamped the sentiment from Inque Boutique with VersaFine Olympia Green and added my twinkle moss organdy ribbon

Stamps: House Mouse Peppermint Treats, Inque Boutique lil stamps Holiday assortment
Paper: DCWV dp
Ink: VersaFine Olympia Green
Accessories: twinkle moss organdy ribbon

10.04.2008

Christmas & Wedding Thank You

Made this card today, I've also had this colored for a while now too LOL

Rec'd the image & "sunny" sentiment from the PIF swap on SCS Thanks Ellen!
colored with prismacolor pencils & OMS, added Aleene's paper glaze on the lightbulbs for a little shine & gold stickles on the star :)
stamped the "warm wishes" in VersaFine Olympia Green








Stamps: Sunny Season's Greetings, Stampendous
Paper: Wild Wasabi, DCWV dp
Ink: VersaFine Olympia Green
Accessories: Aleene's paper glaze, prismacolor pencils & OMS, stickles, circle punch, circle cutter

Made these cards today too, Patsy's idea to make thank you card for her BFF that was in her wedding and for her SIL that sent this gorgeous arrangement
























This is the 2nd protoype ;) didn't have enough of the dp to make the 6th card -so here's the same materials, just differentl layout














Stamps: Stampendous sentiment from the Garden Box clear set
Paper: PTI Spring Moss & Plum pudding
Ink: TH Distress Ink dusty concord, VersaFine Olympia Green
Accessories: sheer ribbon, CB Swiss Dots

And here are all 6 cards

9.28.2008

some Fantasy Cards today

Well here's the two cards that I made today.


I've had this Castle all colored in for a while now, I colored it with LePlume II markers and SU! blender pen
I used a sponge to ink the edges of the image panel with Milled Lavender Distress ink and directly from the pad with Purely Pomegranate on the very edge
Swirly Background I stamped twice with VersaFine Olympia Green on Wild Wasabi cardstock and trimmed it down
matted the castle on light purple from a cs pack from Joann's then half mat of PTI Plum pudding
Miss You sentiment from MFT By the Seashore set stamped in VersaColor Amethyst


Stamps: Castle & Swirly Background by Rubbernecker, Miss You by My Favorite Things
Inks: TH Distress Ink-Milled Lavender, VersaFine Onyx and Olympia Green, VersaColor Amethyst, SU! Purely Pomegranate
Etc: LePlume II markers and SU! blender pen
Cardstock: SU! Wild Wasabi, PTI Plum Pudding, GP110 white





This Dragon Image I Received in the PIF swap on SCS - Thank you TINA!
I colored it with Prismacolor pencils and OMS
matted on black cardstock
the base color is SU! Wild Wasabi and also used SU! Certainly Celery dp
Received the Celery organdy ribbon from Stacy - Thank you!
stamped the sentiment in VersaFine Olympia Green and inked the edges with Archival Ink Olive, rounded two corners with my CM corner rounder and attached with brads
Stamps: Detailed Dragon (unknown) and Sentiment by Rubbernecker
Inks: VersaFine Onyx and Olympia Green, Archival Ink Olive
Etc: Prismacolor pencils, OMS, Celery Ribbon, HOTP brads
Cardstock: SU! Wild Wasabi, black, GP110 white