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.

 

Happy Birthday Frog on Lilly Pad


Hi There,

Sharing the latest card that I made using Lilly Pad image from Scrappers Delights and Frog from Treasure Box Designs.

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Coloured in lilly pad with Copic Markers.

Flower – RV00, RV02, RV04, RV06, Y17, Y06

Lilly Pad – G94, YG95, YG65, YG17, YG07

Background was created using watercolour paper and Ken Oliver Crafts – Color Burst – Fushcia, Turquoise and Ultramarine Blue.

Sentiment was stamped with Versamark – Onyx Black and Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder. Stamp is from Jaded Blossom – SuperSized Birthday Greetings.

Hope you like it!

Entered into Scrappers Delights Progressive Challenge which can be found here. https://www.facebook.com/groups/376140345820051/

Mistletoe Kitties


Hi There,

Sharing Sasayaki Glitter – Mistletoe Kitties Christmas card that I made. Coloured the image with a mixture of Copic and Spectrum Noir Markers. Created snow using VersaMarker Watermark Pen and Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail.

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Squares are cut with My Creative Time -Stitched Squares Inside and Out using backgroung paper from Momemta.

Stamped sentiment from Jaded Blossom – Season’s Tweetings using Versa Fine – Onyx Black ink and Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder. Frame is from My Creative Time – Sentiment Label Dies. Then used Tim Holtz – Festive Berries to give it some colour.

Added in some trees from Miss Kate Cuttables – Snowy Tree. One of my favourites.

Background paper is from American Crafts – Kringle and Co. 6×6 in. (15.2 x 15.2 cm).

 

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.

Reindeer

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.

Xmasduck

Here is a close up:

Xmasduck-CU

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!

 

Sympathy Card


Hi There,

Back again to share another Sympathy card that I made using stamps and dies from My Creative Time – My Thoughts are With You and My Creative Time -Stitched Rectangular Frames and More.

I can’t take credit for the original design, as I was inspired by a card made by Brigit Mann who created a similar card during the blog hop for this stamp set back in July, 2015.

Sympathy-Card---Teresa

I coloured in all of the flowers and stems with Spectrum Noir markers. To give the water effect to the jar, I used Parchment Paper – Shaded Blue – Code 61582. I then used a stylus on the back of the paper to put in the jar lines like the actual stamp. To get the depth of the jar, I used some fun foam which I cut out with the die cut so that it would be the same shape and give the shaker a nice solid enclosure. Lastly, I added in some sequence to fill the bottom of the jar.

Background paper is from My Mind’s Eye – Summer Papers – Quite Contrary by Jen Allyson and Roe Pearn.

Hope you like it!

Retirement Card


Hi There,

Sharing a retirement card that I made for a wonderful lady that just retired at our workplace. She was very pleasant to work with and we all wish her the best. I made this card special for her from our team.

I stamped the image with Tuxedo Black Memento Ink using the stamp from High Hopes Rubber Stamps – Wild Party T102.

Retirement

Here is a close up:

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I used my Spectrum Noir markers to colour all of the characters in.

Sentiment is from Peachy Keen Stamps – SY-902 Hillbilly Holler Set 3. I stamped it with Versa Fine – Onyx Black ink and then embossed with Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder.

The frames were cut out with My Creative Time -Stitched Squares Inside and Out.

Background patterned paper is from DCWV The Birthday Wishes stack, 6 x 6″ paper.

She loved her card, hope you do to!

Beary Merry Christmas Bears


Hi There,

Just getting an early start on this years Christmas cards. I make over 40 cards every year!

All cards are made using Too Cute By Jessica – Little Lovelies A Beary Merry Christmas. .svg design is by Jessica Owens.

I uploaded the patterns for the bears into Cricut Design Space and cut using my Cricut Explore.

Inked all of the edges for the bears and accessories and then ran the pieces through my Xyron’s for easy assembly. Highlighted the eyes with Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen.

For the first bear, sentiment was stamped using Versa Fine – Onyx Black and Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder. Sentiment is from Jaded Blossom – Season’s Tweetings.

Used Craftin Desert Diva’s – Flag Banner Dies. I ran the die half way through my Big Shot and then turned it around to get the ribbon edge on both sides.

Patterned Paper – American Crafts – Merry and Bright 6 x 6″ pad and American Crafts – Holiday 6 x 6″ pad. The top patterned paper was cut out using Craftin Desert Diva’s Fancy Frames. I also used the same die for the foam used to make this a shaker card. Filled the shaker card with Creatology Glitter.

BearyMerry1

Here is a close up:

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For my second card, I used American Crafts – Peppermint Express 6 x 6″ paper pad and May Arts Ribbon.

Highlighted ribbon on bear and present with Wink of Stella – GL Green 040.

Edged  around large present with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Mowed Lawn.

Sentiment is from the same .svg file.

BearyMerry2_CUP2

Here are a couple of close ups:

BearyMerry2_CUP2     BearyMerry2-CU

For the last bear, I used the paper from American Crafts – Peppermint Express 6 x 6″ paper pad as well. I inked around the edges with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Mowed Lawn.

Put the green paper from Craft Smith Green through Cutttlebug using Snow Dots Embossing Folder.

Squares cut out with My Creative Time -Stitched Squares Inside and Out.

Sentiment from Craftin Desert Diva’s – Holly Day Punnies.

Bow – May Arts Ribbon.

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Here is a close up:

Beary-Merry-CUP-3

Hope you like them!