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!

Happy Father’s Day to my Dad


Happy Father’s Day to all of the dads out there today!

Sharing a card that I made for my dad who LIVES to fish! Saw these characters on the Marjorieanne site and just knew that I had to have them.

It reminded me of when I used to go fishing with my dad when I was younger.

Used Cricut Explore and and file “fishingwithdad_marjorieanndesigns039887” .svg cutting files for characters, scene and fish, on the front and inside of the card. Inked around all edges with various Tim Holtz Distress Ink colours and used Xyron Create-a-sticker to aid in putting all of the little pieces together.

Created clouds and background water with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean and Avery Elle – Custom Steel Dies – Made in the USA – D-05-01 PiercedCloudsDie.

Background paper – Gone Fishing PA-0909 – American Traditions Designs.

Inside the card.

Card background is actually white, but it shows up as a light grey here.

Sentiment is from – Your Next Stamp – Keepin’ it Reel – CYNS388.

My dad loved it! 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