Sunday, January 26, 2014

Color My Heart Color Dare #78

Today I am making a card for the Color Dare challenge.  Using Hollyhock and Indian Corn Blue inks, I came up with the following card:

Supplies used are as follows:

Generic White Paper
CTMH Hollyhock paper and ink
CTMH Indian Corn Blue Ink
CTMH Black Ink
CTMH D1548 Whooo's Your Valentine Stamp Set
Cuttlebug Heart Blocks Embossing Folder
Glitter Paper
SU Tags 4 You Stamp Set
SU Label Bracket Punch
SU French Foliage Stamp Set
Pop Up Dots

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Saturday, January 25, 2014

Freshly Made Sketches #120 & Dynamic Duos #87

Today I am combining two challenges, Freshly Made Sketches #120 & Dynamic Duos #87.    I turned the sketch on its side so I could use the SU embossing folder.  Here is my take:

Products used are as follows:

CTMH B1421 Scrapbook Statements - Women
CTMH Hollyhock paper
Generic White Paper
Generic Black Paper
CTMH Black ink
CTMH Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge
A Child's Year Cricut Cartridge
SU Cloudy Day Embossing Folder
Pop Dots


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Monday, January 20, 2014

Dynamic Duos #86 {Subtly Yours in soft Aqua & Pink}

I wanted to try using one of the inset dies that I have so I used the small one.  Here is my photo:

The paper I used is from Hobby Lobby, both the pink and blue are a shimmer paper.  The stamp and sentiment are from Stampin' up.  The ribbon is generic pink ribbon.

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Friday, January 17, 2014

Color my Heart Color Dare #77

This week's challenge was a bit of a challenge with all these beautiful colors.  I was thinking of what I could color with all these colors.  As I was reviewing my stamps in Bento, I came across the Under the Sea Stamp Set.  Perfect.  I used dots of liquid glass to make the bubbles.  This is my take...

Supplies used:
Smokey Plum card stock and ink
Juniper Card stock and ink
Honey Card stock
Cranberry Card Stock
Vellum Stock
White Card Stock
C1500 Under the Sea Stamp Set (CTMH)
SU Punches:  Modern Label and Word window
Liquid Glass
Momento Tuxedo Black ink
Prismacolor pencils to match Honey, Sunset & Cranberry and Gamsol to blend multiple colors together.
  • Honey:  Sunburst Yellow & Spanish Orange
  • Sunset:  Poppy Red & Pale Vermillion
  • Cranberry:  Carmine Red, Scarlet Lake & Crimson Red

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Color Dare #76 and Freshly Made Sketches #119

Here is my take on combining the two challenges:

Forgive my photography.  My photos seem to be quite "yellow".  I'll need to learn how to make them better.

Here are the supplies I used:

CTMH Smoothie Card Stock & Ink
CTMH Seal-Love Stamp (A1131)
CTMH Happy Valentine's (S1301)
CTMH Cricut Artiste Cartridge
Gold embossing powder
Vellum and White Card Stock

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Merry Monday #91

Still in the Christmas spirit and I wanted to make an effort to make Christmas cards throughout the year, so I thought I would give this a try.  My first entry with Merry Monday.

Products used:
CTMH Sky cardstock
CTMH silver embossing powder
SU glitter paper
SU Punches
White ribbon
Computer generated sentiment

The stamp is an older one my friend had from at least 10 years ago.  I believe it is an Art Impressions stamp.

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Thursday, January 9, 2014

Dynamic Duos #85 & Freshly Made Sketches #118

Not sure how creative I actually am, but I have always enjoyed viewing the dynamic duos challenges and so I thought I'd try my hand at actually creating something.  I combined this with the Freshly Made Sketches 118

This card was created using a stamp I have never used before, CTMH You Only Live Once (B1434).

Supplies are CTMH except where noted:
Honey Cardstock & Ink
Topiary Cardstock & Ink
White Daisy Cardstock
You only live once Stamp set
Musical Flourish Embossing Folder - Cuttlebug

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Friday, January 3, 2014

Color My Heart Color Dare #75

Happy New Year!

This will be my first entry ever to a craft challenge.  This is for Color Dare #75 Pacifica, Sky and Lagoon.

I used Prismacolor pencils to color the bear and the CTMH stamp set Teddy Bear Birthday.  I made a similar card for my mom's birthday as she collects teddy bears.

Supplies are CTMH except where noted:
Pacifica Cardstock
Lagoon Cardstock
Lagoon Ink
White Daisy Cardstock
Teddy Bear Birthday Stamp set
Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge
Silver Shimmer Trim
Colored Pencils - Prismacolor
Modern Label Punch - SU
Background Paper - unknown origin

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