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Saturday, February 28, 2009

Inspiration Challenge - Americana

SCS Inspiration Challenge: I chose the Americana buckets from Room Service Home.

Stamps: Springs - TAC, Baroque Motifs - SU, Tag Lines- Gina K Designs
Colors: riding hood red, bashful blue, white
Accessories: taffeta ribbon, small star punch

Hockey Snoopy

I made this card quite awhile ago for the SCS sketch challenge #84

Stamps: Snoopy - Stampabilities, It's Your Birthday, Sporting Goods, * Cheesecloth - SU
Paper: brocade blue, basic black, white
Ink: brocade blue, basic black
Accessories: slit punch, eyelet, ribbon, WW crayons

Skater Ian

I recently discovered The Greeting Farm and instantly fell in love with Anya and Ian.

Stamps: Skater Ian - The Greeting Farm, Tag Lines - Gina K. Designs
Paper: not quite navy, kraft, white, not quite navy & kraft DSP
Accessories: Copic markers, oval punch, brads

Friday, February 27, 2009

Blast from the Past: Scallops

This is a SU kraft scallop note card. I colored this image at a Splitcoast gathering almost a year ago. CuttersCallous is a great teacher!

Stamps: flowers - Gina K, sentiment - unknown
Colors: kraft, white, chocolate chip, groovy guava
Accessories: Copic markers, ribbon, SU scallop Notes

I used the slit punch to make the scallops on this card. I love my new scallop border punch. It's so much easier and quicker!

Stamps: In the Spotlight, Warmest regards
Colors: pretty in pink, soft sky, rose red, white
Accessories: circle, slit, & snow blossom punches, soft sky ribbon

Wednesday's SCS Sketch Challenge

Thank you to everyone who found the maker of this stamp! And to the many who wanted to know the answer too... it's from GREAT IMPRESSIONS!

Stamp: bunnies taking a peek - Great Impressions, Sentiment - SU's Miracle of Spring
Colors: creamy caramel, pink pirouette, white
Accessories: Copic markers, Michael's texture ribbon. close to cocoa marker for dots

I received Pocket Silhouettes from some of my Wish RAK friends!

Stamps - Pocket Silhouettes, One of A Kind
Paper - pacific point, pacific point DSP, white
Ink - pacific point
Accessories: ribbon, square punches, corner punch, boho blossoms punch

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Tuesday's Color Challenge

SCS Color Challenge: summer sun, kiwi kiss, pumpkin pie

I love this color challenge so much that I had to make a 2nd card. This card is the size of a SU scallop note card.

Stamps: A Good Egg
Accessories: Copic markers (for coloring), old olive marker (for grass), flower eyelet, ribbon, Martha Stewart zig zag punch
Techniques: paper piecing

Aren't these little ducklings the cutest!?! I love the expression on the face of the last one! This cute image is from Whipper Snapper. (They now sell stamps unmounted!!!!)

Stamps: Ducks in A Row - Whipper Snapper, sentiment - Gina K's Tag Lines
Paper: kiwi kiss, pumpkin pie, pumpkin pie DSP, white
Ink: black, kiwi kiss (sponging)
Accessories: Copic markers (for coloring), old olive marker (for grass), Martha Stewart butterfly punch

Monday's CAS sketch Challenge

You can find the challenge and sketch here.

I made this card for a secretary at my doc's office. I think she's giving it to her niece. She says she's really girly. I hope this works. I like wedding cards to be mostly white.

Stamps: Fresh Cuts
Paper: white, pink pirouette
Ink: pink pirouette
Accessories: pretty in pink marker, crocheted flowers by lacyquilter (Melody), Martha Stewart lace punch, taffeta ribbon, pearl stickers
Techniques: computer generated words

I'm showing off my favorite color again... orange!!!
I love how these 2 Verve sets go together!

Stamps: petals & Stems and Flutterby - Verve, sentiment - Gina K
Colors: white, apricot appeal, pumpkin pie
Accessories: ribbon, pumpkin pie marker, paper piercer, dimensionals