Tuesday, April 24, 2012

CC372, FTTC166, Magnolias...

This card is for two challenge:  the weekly color challenge on SCS - 372 to use pool party, more mustard, and espressso.  The other challenge is a BINGO challenge for the Timeless Tuesday challenge.  I did the bottom row and used blue, flowers, and embossing.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Spiral Roses - (today was my first try) :>)

Today was kind of a boring day.  Thew weather was pretty nasty - 40 or so in April, and a bit rainy.  Anyway, I decided to push myself into learning something new.  I have liked those spiral roses, but never thought I would ever do them.  They are new, and could be difficult.  Well, I tried a video I saw through google, and it was great.  I'm not good at linking stuff (or computers).  Anyway, the directions were good and simple, and I tried it, and succeeded on the first try.  Those are the kind of first tries that I like.  Blah, blah, blah.  I'm blogging now.  The pearl came off of a card I did the other day, so I put my new spiral rose there.  What do you think??

Thursday, April 19, 2012

CT0412, CTD188, Enjoying the Sun...

This card was made for 2 challenges.  1. the Central Theme, which is let the sun in, and 2. the Color Throw down challenge - the colors being celery, artichoke, pink, and melon mambo.  I love these colors together and use s cute stamp made by Penny Black.  It's called Lily Pads. I did my coloring with prisma colored pencils.  The fun part was arranging the different papers.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

CC371, Crazy Cutting!!

This card was made for the wonderful color challenge on SCS.  The color combo was white, gray, and sahara sand.  I really didn't plan this card out.  I stamped my image on all three colors of paper, and then when crazy cutting.  This was the form that it fell into.  No coloring at all, just lots and lots of cutting.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

FLLC, Botanical Bookplates, Vol. 1

This is a set called Botanical Bookplates, Volume 1, and it is from Flourishes.  I was blessed to win three of their new releases a few weeks ago.  I don't often say this, but this card really does look better in real life.  The yellow is a bit softer and the leaves show up a bit better also.  Oh well.  I added lace, ribbon, brads, and a flower brad, as well as dry embossing some designer paper.  There really isn't too much you can do to ruin one of these beautiful images.

Friday, April 13, 2012

F4A112, QFTD108, SUO, Charlene...

This card was made for the Free For all - to use inchies.  It was also to honor our queen Charlene - LilLuvsStampn.  I used all Stamp'n Up supplies.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

CTD187, Hummers are quick moments...

This card was made for a color throw down challenge.  The colors are certainly celery, chocolate chip, so saffron, and lavender lace.  I used the set elements of style from SU.  I embossed 2 of the pieces of card stock and put a lot of things up on dimensionals.  This is a pretty spring collection of colors and can be used to make many lovely cards.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

FTTC164, FLLC, Berries

Today's Timeless Tuesday challenge is to use some fruit.  I used the berry set from Flourishes.  There are raspberries and blueberries in the set.  I used prisma colored pencils  with a blending medium.  My card stock colors are concord crush and old olive.  I also had a piece of designer paper that was concord crush.  I then added some brads and paper piercing to give it some interest.

Monday, April 9, 2012

FTTC163,FLLC, Happy Birthday, Choose Joy...

This card was made for the Flourishes Timeless Tuesday challenge to make a birthday card. I chose the sentiment Choose Joy, because I always believe we have that option.  I picked some dp and matched some soft suede and pool party to it.  I also used lace, pool party ribbon, and a antique brad.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

QFTD107, FLLC, Waterlily, Gail - mamaxsix...

This card was made for the queen of the day or week - Gail, aka mamaxsix.  I used the Flourishes set Waterlily.  I watercolored it.  I embossed using a leaf folder, and edge punched using one of Martha Stewart's punches.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

WT369, FLLC, Magnolias...

Today's challenge was coloring with any medium.  I water colored.  I used the Flourishes Magnolia image.  I was blessed to win three of their sets a week ago or so.  I love Flourishes and their floral images.  They are very realistic looking, and not much compares.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

CC369, Morning Glories...

The colors for today were peach parfait, luck limeaid, and pool party.  This was a lovely spring color group.  I watercolored the morning glories which are a SU set called Morning Soft.  We were also challenge to use an edge punch.  That is from MS.  Kind of a fun little card today.