Birthday Card – Simply Betty


Hi There,

We were challenged by Betty Roberts and Rio Judy Ford to come up with a creation for the SBS Friends – August Progressive Challenge. Below is my creation.

Using digital stamps from Simply Betty – StrawberryRio and StrawberryChantay, I coloured the images in with Copic markers.

Sentiment on front of card is also from Simply Betty – StrawberryRio.

Here is a close-up of StrawberryRio.

On the inside:

Closeup of StrawberryChantay:

Die cuts used on the front of the card are:

Spellbinders – Labels Four – S4-190
Spellbinders – Labels Five – S4-229
My Creative Time – Scallopped Stitched Oval Dies MCT-D93

Embossing: Cuttlebug Embossing Folder – Swiss dots

Inside of card: Sentiments stamped using MISTI and Versa Fine – Onyx Black. Then embossed with Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder.

Stampin Up – Remembering Your Birthday
Stampin Up – Party With Cake

Edging: Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Candied Apple

Background paper on front: American Crafts – Dear Lizzy Neopolitan Paper Pad (6x6in)

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Beary Happy Birthday 2017


Hi There,

Back to Birthday card that I made for my friend who LOVES Pandas.

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Close Up of Panda:

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Image: High Hopes – Sitting Pretty Panda – S270.

Background Paper – Sugar Shoppe – Doodlebug Design Inc. – 6 x 6 paper pad.

Sentiment Front: Jaded Blossom – Forest Friends

Die Cuts – My Creative Time -Stitched Squares Inside and Out, My Creative Time – Sentiment Label Dies – MCT224, My Creative Time – Scalloped Stitched Oval Dies and for the balloons – Craftin Desert Diva’s Party Dies.

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Sentiments Inside:

Stampin Up! – Endless Birthday Wishes, Stampin Up! Remembering Your Birthday

Inside Image – Larissa Artist – Tiddly Inks

Both images coloured with a mixture of Copic and Spectrum Noir markers. Used Sakura Glaze – Black for the nose, eyes and whiskers.

Hope you like it!

Entered card into High Hopes February Challenge which can be found here: “http://highhopesstamps.blogspot.ca/p/challenges.html”.

 

 

 

Christmas Bear


Hi There,

Sharing a card that I made using Too Cute By Jessica – Christmas Animals SVG Cuts designed by Jesssica Owens 2014.

Using my Cricut Explore and Cricut Design Space, I uploaded the images and then cut the pieces out for the little bear.

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Here is a close-up of the image:

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For the eyes, I used Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen and General’s Charcoal White 558 Pencil, black chalk for the shadow and Pigma Micron 01 black marker for the eyelashes.

The background papers are from lawn fawn – Perfectly Plaid 6 x6 in. (15.2 x 15.2 cm) and Recollections – All Seasons 6 x 6 in. (15.2 x 15.2 cm).

My Creative Time – Scalloped Stitched Oval Dies were used for framing the bear.

Hope you like it!

Meowy Christmas


Sharing a card made from Too Cute By Jessica – Christmas Animals SVG Cuts designed by Jesssica Owens 2014.

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Here is a close-up of the image.

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Using my Cricut Explore and Cricut Design Space, I uploaded the images and then cut the pieces out for the cat and wreath.

I decided to add some layers to the wreath using Martha Stuart branch punch and then adding some Xmas Red stickles to make some holly.

For the eyes, I used Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen.  I drew in some eyelashes with Pigma Micron 01 black marker, but you can’t really see them. Thought it would be a cool idea to use black thread for the whiskers to show up.

Sentiment was stamped with VersaMark ink and heat embossed with Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail.

Stamp used is from Jaded Blossom Stamps – Meow and Forever.

Die cuts are from My Creative Time – Scalloped Stitched Oval Dies.

Embossing folder used – Swiss Dots was then used on the scalloped die cut and on oval – Christmas Ornaments on Recollections – Christmas Inkjet Printable Glitter Paper – 8.5 x 11″.

Background paper is from American Crafts – Holiday – 6 x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm) paper pack.

Hope you like it!

 

Reindeer and Duck Christmas Cards


Hi There,

Sharing a couple of cards made from Too Cute By Jessica – Christmas Animals SVG Cuts designed by Jesssica Owens 2014.

Using my Cricut Explore and Cricut Design Space, I uploaded the images and then cut the pieces out for the little animals.

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Here is a close-up of the image:

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For the eyes on both cards, I used Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen and General’s Charcoal White 558 Pencil, black chalk for the shadow and Pigma Micron 01 black marker for the eyelashes.

For the background snow, I used White Permanent Chalk Marker on blue cardstock.

The background papers are from Pebbles – Home for Christmas paper pad – 36 papers- 6 x 6 in (15.2 x 15.2 cm).

My Creative Time – Scalloped Stitched Oval Dies were used for framing the deer.

For the mound of snow I used Recollections – Christmas Inkjet Printable Glitter Paper – 8.5 x 11″ and Lawn Cuts – Simple Stitched Hillside Borders – Lawn Fawn.

Ribbon banner is from Craftin Desert Diva’s –  “Flag Banner Dies”

Sentiment – My Creative Time – Prehistoric Holidays Stamp Set.

Using the same die cut set, I also made this cute little duck card.

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Here is a close up:

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For the music background paper, I stamped the musical notes with Recollections – Capturing Special Memories wooden stamp, Versa Fine – Onyx Black and Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder. Then I inked up the paper with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Vintage Photo.

The patterned paper behind the duck is from American Crafts – “Holiday” 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm).

The patterned paper above the musical notes is from Heidi Swapp – HS01073 – 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm).

Sentiment – Craftin Desert Divas’s – Holly Day Punnies – VersaMark ink and Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail.

Die Cuts used – Craftin Desert Diva’s – Fancy Stitched Label Dies.

Hope you like them!

 

Winter Polar Bear


Hi There,

Thought I’d share another Christmas card that I just finished for this year. Only about 45 more to go!!!!

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To make this card I used the .svg cut from Too Cute By Jessica called Winter Polar Bear – Designer Jessica Owens 2015 and cut it out on my Cricut Explore after I finished uploading the image in Cricut Design Space. Used Sharpie Water Based Paint – White – Extra Fine Point, General’s Charcoal white for the eyes and Pigma Micron 03 black marker for the eyelashes.

Added some Clear – Wink of Stella on the red portion of the candy cane and  Wink of Stella – Glitter White on the white pieces.

Ranger Stickles Yellow Glitter Glue for the centre of the pointsettia.

Here is a close-up of the bear.

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All patterened papers are from Pebbles – Home for Christmas paper pad – 36 papers- 6 x 6 in (15.2 x 15.2 cm).

Inked around the edges with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Pine Needles and Memento Dew Drop – Lady Bug ink.

Sentiment is from Popcorn the Bear – Christmas Collection. Also used Craftin Desert Diva’s – Flag Banner Dies. Stamped sentiment with Versamark and then used Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail.

My Creative Time – Scalloped Stitched Oval Dies were used for framing the bear.

Hope you like it!