Tuesday, July 29, 2014

CASology #106 Rainbow

My card for CASology 
PTI's Ombre Builders and Balloon Bash in Blueberry Sky, New Leaf, Orange Zest, Pure Poppy
and Memento's Grape Jelly and Dandelion
Sentiment PTI's Fillable Frames #4
Clear Wink of Stella on yellow balloon

Monday, July 28, 2014

Sweet Sunday #220

My very first card for this challenge Sweet Sunday 
I have been wanting to enter this challenge for quite awhile, but just hadn't gotten around to it.  I really like how this turned out.
PTI's Hawaiian Shores pattern paper, Harvest Gold ribbon
Sizzix Butterfly stamp set
Some miscellaneous bling.
Avery Elle Custom Panels

Make It Monday with Ashley - Diamond Wallpaper Stamping

My card for Make It Monday click to play along.
I used PTI's Ombre Builders for the Diamond shape wallpaper and added the little flower from WPlus 9 Fresh Cut Florals 
PTI - Phrase Play Happy Die
PTI's Sweet Blush, Berry Sorbet, Terracotta Tile, Simply Chartreuse and Hawaiian Shores
I am a not a precise stamper meaning I don't use a ruler, but just eyeball, but on this one I actually used a ruler to draw the diamond shapes first.  My BFF was truly impressed caused she uses a ruler all the time.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

The Paper Players - Sketch

My card for The Paper Players
I used a stencil by MFT - Spring Flowers and used Pearlescent Embossing Paste colored with Melon Berry.
PTI's Mat die, WPlus 9, Fresh Cut Florals inked in Lemon Tart, Summer Sunrise, Sweet Blush, Berry Sorbet, Melon Berry, Orange Zest and New Leaf. 
PTI's ribbon in Berry sorbet, Harvest Gold and Melon Berry

Friday, July 25, 2014

Seize the Sketch #25 by Mona

My card Seize the Sketch
WPlus 9 Coming Up Roses in PTI's Sweet Blush, Berry Sorbet and New Leaf Ink and pattern paper
Avery Elle Custom Panels Die

Colour Me #30 & Freshly Made Sketches #146 by Amy

 My card for 2 challenges
MFT Gerbera Daisy sponged in PTI's Hibiscus Burst & Memento's Dandelion
Sentiment from MFT Flowers #4
PTI's Ombre Builders in Delicata Golden Glitz & Versafine Onyx Black
Clear Wink of Stella in center of flower

PTI's July 2014 Blog Hop

My card for July's Blog Hop 
PTI's Polka Dot Parade in Aqua Mist and Pure Poppy
Button Stacks, Minis & II
Avery Elle Custom Panels

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Merry Monday #118 Ribbons & Buttons

My card for Merry Monday 
Made my own background paper withMFT - Stitched Stockings in
PTI's New Leaf, Pure Poppy and Blueberry Sky
PTI's Tag Sale #9 and Button Stacks
Avery Elle Custom Panels

Festive Friday #36

My card for Festive Friday 
PTI's No Strings Attached & Polka Dot Parade #9, Penny Black A Wish for Peace & A Bright Tomorrow
 embossed in Liquid Platinum
I had embossed a small tree from Penny Black's stamp set but it didn't turn out good, so I had to improvise so that I didn't have to start over again.
Die cut the tree from white and DCWV Glitzy Glitter paper
PTI's Shimmer paper in yellow.
It looks prettier in real life.

Monday, July 21, 2014

CAS on Sunday #38 Sympathy & PTI's MIM #173 by Heather - No Outline Watercolor

My card for 2 challenges CAS on Sunday
PTI's Happy Hydrangea in Winter Wisteria, Royal Velvet, Simply Chartreuse & Spring Moss.
I put the last splotches on when the rest of the card was fairly dry so they didn't blend as well.
I should have left it alone.  Oh well....


Sunday, July 20, 2014

Tag You're It - #2 by Laura Bassen

My card for Tag You're It 
Memory Box - Modern Fantasy Flowers Stencil sponged
in Distress Inks Milled Lavender Spun Sugar, Picked Raspberry & Seedless Preserves
PTI's Birthday Bash - Happy Birthday embossed with Liquid Platinum on vellum.
I had it with white emboss, but this shows up better.
The Twinery twin
Winter Wisteria ribbon by PTI

Fusion (July 17th) French Cupcakes

My card for
I used the photo as my inspiration mainly with the pitcher and colors.  I had no mojo yesterday.  I worked on this challenge for 3 or 4 hours yesterday and still had nothing to show for it.  Finally, I said that's it, I need to go away.
Today thank goodness my mojo is back.  This only took about an hour to come up with something I could post and am happy with.
PTI's Iconic Images and Simply Jane in Aqua Mist and Sweet Blush.
Darker roses are Distress Picked Raspberry
Avery Elle Custom Panels
Cuttlebug embossing folder
PTI's pattern paper in Aqua Mist
Lil Inkers stitched ovals

Friday, July 18, 2014

CAS(E) this Sketch #85 & Color Throwdown #301

My card for two challenges 
SSS Friendship Butterflies in PTI's Berry Sorbet, Classic Craft and Aqua Mist
Hero Arts Soft Granite 
I debossed the larger butterfly.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Freshley Made Sketches #145 by Narelle

My card for FMS 
I watched a video from Mama Elephant this morning by Nicole Magouirk using vellum and I always forget how much I like that technique.  So decided to use it on this card.
WPlus 9 Coming Up Roses 
PTI's Sweet Blush, Berry Sorbet, Simply Chartreuse and Ripe Avocado
Vellum with Sequins from Impress
Sentiment in Liquid Platinum embossing powder
PTI's No Strings Attached embossed in white
PTI's Framed Out #11
Small flowers on heart from WPlus 9 Fresh Cut Florals

Monday, July 14, 2014

The Card Concept #14 - Color Challenge & Seize the Birthday - Stars & Stripes

A birthday card for my nephew who will be 30 on Thursday.  Wow, how did that happen?
My card for two challenges
Stars & Stripes
PTI's Ombre Builders, SSS Lots of Stars in Pure Poppy, Hawaiian Shores and Versafine Onyx Black

PTI's MIM #172 with Dawn Rainbow Medallions

A card for Make It Monday 
Click to play along
Ok, so I really struggled with this technique.  First tried to use the Round Repeats, but that didn't work for me.  I had to watch Dawn's video about 3 times and use her colors so I could place them correctly.
PTI's Feather Finery in the same colors Dawn used.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Muse #75 by Vicki Dutcher

My card for Muse 
I watercolored with Distress Inks, Mowed Lawn, Peacock Feathers and Squeezed Lemonade and then set a Heidi Swapp flower stencil over the top but it really didn't show up.  I remember trying this in the Water Color classes and had the same problem.  Oh well, I think the background is pretty anyway.
PTI's Fabulous Frames and heart dies & Doodlie Do stamp and die.  I sponged the same 3 Distress Inks on the flower.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Seize the Sketch #24 from Vicki

My card for Seize the Sketch 

MFT Forget Me Not in PTI's Hawaiian Shores, Harvest Gold inks and pattern paper.
PTI's Phrase Play Die

Festive Friday #35 & Merry Monday #116

I combined the two Christmas Challenges, Festive Friday, the gifts and shades of green for Merry Monday.

PTI's Background Basics Birthday Fun in New Leaf ink and pattern paper
Flourish from Penny Black A Wish for Peace in Memento's New Sprout
Sentiment from MFT Stitched Stockings

Monday, July 7, 2014

MIM #171-1 Pop Up Die Cuts with Betsy

A second card for MIM 
PTI's Life Is Beautiful
Lemon Tart ink and pattern paper
Royal Velvet for second layer of die


PTI's MIM #171 Pop Up Die Cuts with Betsy

My card for MIM .  Click to play along.
PTI's Doodlie Do, Embellished Elegance in Simply Chartreuse, Raspberry Fizz, Hibiscus Burst, Harvest Gold and Hawaiian Shores.
Some clear Wink of Stella in middle of flower and some pink bling.
The flower doesn't work as well as the butterfly because there are no see through parts on it.    I will have to try this with the butterfly.

Sunday, July 6, 2014

CAS(E) this Sketch #83 & CAS on Sunday #37

My card for two challenges:
PTI's Embellished Elegance, Pretty Peonies Die for Banner which I debossed and masked off before stamping.
PTI's Inks too many to name....

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Tag You're It with Guest Designer Virginia Lu

Join in the first challenge for Tag You're It
I basically used the same colors as she did and made a thanks tag.
PTI's, Embellished Elegance stamp set with Spring Moss, Orange Zest and Terracotta Tile
and Mememto's Bahama Blue
PTI's Half and Half dies folded in to.
I continued the pattern over the entire tag so it also shows up on the back.

Friday, July 4, 2014

Addicted to Stamps & More #102 & The Challenge #10

My card for two Challenges Addicted to Stamps & More
Make Your Mark
I  watercolored with Distress Inks, Mowed Lawn and Spun Sugar and PTI's, Berry Sorbet and Classic Kraft on Art Impressions, Foliage and EZ Project A stamps.
I love this technique but have a little trouble with placement.  It's harder too because they aren't clear stamps.  Not sure if I have too much going on....

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

CASology #102 Float

My card for CASology 
Stamps of Life - Hot 4 Balloons stamp& dies
PTI's Tropical Teal, Hibiscus Burst, Summer Sunrise, Raspberry Fizz, Lemon Tart & Spring Rain
Clear Wink of Stella on sun and larger hot air balloon

Merry Monday #115 - White on White

My card for Merry Monday 
Darice Embossing Folder, 
Memory Box Classic Ornament
PTI Sentiment from Bells & Boughs in Liquid Platinum