Get Well Soon


Made this card for a very sweet lady at club that had a knee operation. I thought this card would cheer her up even though she always seems to be upbeat and happy.

Here is a close-up of the kitty.

On the inside of the card:

Close-up:

Stamped the images with my MISTI and Memento – Tuxedo Black ink using Newton’s Nook Designs – Newton’s Sick Day stamps and Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card.

Coloured in images using Copics and Spectrum Noir alcohol markers.

Sentiment on front of card is from Newton’s Nook Designs – Newton’s Sick Day stamps.

Sentiment on inside of card is from Craftin Desert Divas – Tissue Time.

Large rectangle – Craftin Desert Diva’s Fancy Frames

Paper – Momenta – Cardstock, Edgings – Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peacock Feathers, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Wilted Violet

She liked it, I hop you do to!

 

Also added to “http://onecrazystampercom.blogspot.ca/2017/08/august-challenge-my-favourite-things.html”

 

 

Polkadoodles – Ula Don’t Listen


Sharing the first of a series of inspirational cards that I am making from the Ula series from Polkadoodles.

The first image is from Polkadoodles – Ula Don’t Listen and the sentiment is from Polkadooles – Ula Be Strong.

Printed image onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card and coloured in with Copic markers.

Here is a close-up.

Background from Polkadoodles – Helga Hippo Paper Heaven 1

Hope you like it!

Entered into https://digichoosday.blogspot.ca/ – Polkadoodles Challenge

 

YAY! I made top 3 for Week 26 at Polkadoodles.

 

Wedding Card – Niece


Sharing the card I made for our niece that just got married at the beginning of June. She looked absolutely beautiful in her wedding dress and everyone had a fun time at her wedding.

Here is a close-up of the image coloured before I put it into the globe.

Stamped – Whimsy Stamps – Wedding Day – Art by Mi Ran Collection – MRJ156 onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card with Memento – Tuxedo Black and coloured in the image with Copic Markers.

Die Cut – Marianne Design Collectables – Col1362 – Snow Globe

Lifestyle Crafts Cutting Dies – Nesting Circles

Top circle of Globe – Recollections – Gold Glitter Paper Roll

Creatology – Foam Sheet and cardboard for circle of globe to give it some height.

Sentiment on the front – Peel-Offs 2686-G Script Greetings.

Vellum

Glitter – Recollections – Extra Fine Glitter

For Globe base – Spectrum Noir – Sparkles – Red Berry, Spectrum Noir – Sparkles – Solar Red.

Cricut Embossing Folder – Swiss Dots

Hope you like it!

Entered into:

http://onecrazystampercom.blogspot.ca/2017/07/july-challenge-anything-goes.html

https://whimsyinspires.blogspot.ca/ – Anything goes Challenge.

Wedding Card for Cousin 2017


Sharing the card I made for my younger cousin who just got married. It was a beautiful wedding and everyone had a lot of fun.

It was great to see all of the family and meet a lot of my cousins that I haven’t seen in years and to see all of their children too!

For their wedding card, I wanted it to be special, so I thought a Snow Globe would be something unique for them to have. I just wish that I had used a little more glitter for the snow.

I started off making my card by stamping the images onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card using Memento – Tuxedo Black ink.

Used Copic markers to colour in the image and then I fussy cut around them to add them to the background. I stamped the top of the wedding dress and part of the veil again using glitter paper and added it to the image as well.

For the background I first cut out the circle from Strathmore Bristol Paper – Vellum Surface – 100 lb. using my dies listed below and then used Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean for the sky and clouds and Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Mowed Lawn for the grass. Stamped sentiment using Versa Fine – Onyx Black and Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder.

Here is what the image looked like before I created the snow globe.

This is a close up of how it looked inside the globe with the glitter added to it.

Here is the finished card. I’ve added 2 images as my camera didn’t take a very good shot the first time. It’s a little dark in the first image.

Stamp and Sentiment – Peachy Keen Stamps – Matt and Janice Wilson – PK-1360, PKSC-27 March 2014

Die Cut – Marianne Design Collectables – Col1362 – Snow Globe

Lifestyle Crafts Cutting Dies – Nesting Circles

Avery Elle – Custom Steel Dies – Made in the USA – D-05-01 PiercedCloudsDie

Sentiment on bottom of the globe – Peel Offs – Script Greetings – 2686-G.

Spectrum Noir – Sparkles – Red Berry, Spectrum Noir – Sparkles – Solar Red.

Used Sharpie – Gold Medium Point – Water Based Paint to go around the top circle of the globe which I had cut out with white card stock.

Creatology – Foam Sheet for circle of globe to give it some height.

Creatology – Glitter

Vellum

 

Hope you like it!

Entered into http://onecrazystampercom.blogspot.ca/2017/07/july-challenge-anything-goes.html.

 

Father’s Day card for my Father-in-Law


Hi There and Happy Father’s Day to all of the dads out there! We went over to visit my father-in-law and family tonight and we knew ahead of time that he was going to BBQ. I thought it would be fun to make him this BBQ-ing Dragon from High Hopes Stamps and create my own sentiment inside.

Inside the card:

Stamped image High Hopes Rubber Stamps “Flame Boilin” – Q104 with Memento – Tuxedo Black ink onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card Cardstock.

Coloured image with Copic markers.

Die cut – Die-namics – Exclusive Designs from My Favorite Things – MFT-652 – Cross-Stitch Rectangle ST and went around with Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Black Soot.

Stamped background with High Hopes Rubber Stamps “Flame Boilin” – Q104 and Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder. Then used Tim Holtz Ranger Distress Oxide – Fossilized Amber, Tim Holtz Ranger Distress Oxide – Fired Brick and Tim Holtz Ranger Distress Oxide – Spiced Marmalade. I was hoping to make the background look like a huge flame.

Edging around card – Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Candied Apple

My father-in-law loved his card! Hope you do too!

Puppy Birthday Card


Hi There,

Sharing a birthday card that I made using Whimsy Stamp – Cupcake Bliss on the front of the card.

Here is a close-up:

Background Paper – DCWV – The Birthday Wishes Stack – 6 in. x 6 in., Momenta – Cardstock

Inked around edges with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Mermaid Lagoon and Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Fossilized Amber.

Used some Yellow and White twine.

Die cut using – Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214).

On the inside used Whipper Snapper Designs, Inc. – #MY928 – Relax to the Max. – Fell in love with this stamp and thought it went so great with the dog on the front of the card.

Stamped images using my “Misti” and Memento – Tuxedo Black ink.  Coloured in the images using a mixture of Spectrum Noir and Copic markers.

Hope you like it!

Entered into Whimsy stamps Challenge 95 Anything Goes with a twist of Flowers.

Panda – Masculine BD Card


Hi There,

Here to share a card that I made for my friend who loves bears. I decided to make him a Panda card using the digi stamp from The Paper Shelter – Most Adorable Panda.

Coloured in the image with a mixture of Spectrum Noir Markers and Copics. I love the way that the Spectrum Noir markers blended so great on the eyes. Hope you do too!

Here is a close-up of the Panda.

For the background papers I used Bo Bunny – Felicity (12 in. x 12 in.) double sided paper.

Die cuts – My Creative Time – More Stitched Circles

Edging – Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Ground Espresso

Sentiment – Stampin Up – Vintage Labels, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Broken China and Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peacock Feathers.

Entered into The Paper Shelter Challenge – Challenge 294 – Stitching Faux or Real