Thursday, September 8, 2011

Break time!

Break time! I'll be out of the blogosphere for awhile. Today, Sept 8, I'm having rotator cuff surgery repair. Not sure how long until I'm back card making. See ya soon!!!

Monday, September 5, 2011

Fetch-a-sketch Challenge 6 sketch by Jenny

This is my card for

Fetch-a-Sketch Challenge 6. Sketch by JennyI used by Sizzix Elegant Lines embossing folder for the background.

I colored the image with my blue copic markers.

the small accent butterflies are from a SU die cut

The black butterfly border is a MS punch.

Check out the challenge site and see how the

other papercrafters did their versions!

stamp fairy challenge sketch cocoa

This is my card for

Stamp Fairy Challenge - SketchI used a Stamp Fairy image colored with my copic markers.

The background is a cuttlebug embossing folder - snowflakes.

I made the paper ribbons with my MS double loop edge punch.

The circle embellishment is accented with my MS cupcake edge punch...

I clipped up to the edge so I could mold it around the circle edge...

gotta have chocolate cake with steaming hot chocolate...

Head on over to Stamp Fairy site and see what the other

papercrafters have submitted for their version

of this challenge!

Card Patterns Sketch 131

This card is for

Don't cry over spilled ice cream.... even if it's chocolate....I colored this cute image with my copic markers

I used my MS drippy goo punch to mimic melting chocolate ice cream

with the chocolate brown embossed paper from my stash.

the background is a cuttlebug embossing folder

The stickles accent matches the cranberry background.

Check out this site for some great sketches and

see what the other papercrafters have submitted

for their versions of the sketch.

CCC #40 color combo and CHNC 36 no sentiment

This is my card for two challenges

some cranberry ornament paper

some cream paper ribbon made with MS double loop edge punch

all from my stash

Some cranberry stamp pad for my SU ornament stamps and punch.

Head on over to both these sites and see

the other paper crafters versions for these challenges.

Opus-gluei Challenge #112 Everything's coming up Roses card #2

this is my card for

Card #2 for me. I colored this beautiful rose stamp with my copic markers

the big butterfly is from a cuttlebug embossing die cut

the smaller are from a SU die

the background paper is from my stash.

Judy Ford
go on over to Opus-Gluei and see what the other
papercrafters have come up with for this fortnight challenge

Stamptacular Sunday challenge #127 The sky's the Limit

this is my card for

We were challenged to Be Creative...

Think outside the box....sssoooooo.....

I used a Free Standing Pop-Up Card.the pattern for this card is at splitcoast stampers.

I used my new SU christmas background stamp. Stamped 3 times.

Twice on the base and the third time for the popup tag

This is a very easy peesy cool looking card!

I colored in with my copic markers for accent.

the JOY and the 25 are colored with a #2 pencil to highlight

Looks silver embossed from the side... new technique I learned from

and see what limits the other papercrafters

came up with for their version of this challenge.

winter Wonderland challenge special friends

This is my card for

this card will be for my sister-in-law Nancy... she always has the

coolest wrapped presents under her tree!!!I colored my housemouse ribbon friends with copic markers

I used two colors of ribbon from my stash

the background paper is also from my Christmas stash

Hope this looks especially friendly to you...

Head on over to winter wonderland

and see the other friendly cards

by the other papercrafters!

Christmas Stamping all Year Long - CSAYL Fancy shmancy

this is my card for

Use a new fold, something fun fabulous, different

so I choose a Center Step Card

tutorial at splitcoast stampers I did the Center step card... some creative cutting and folding and it stands by itself

but folds down to fit in a regular invitation envelope.

I used my Cuttlebug winter city embossing folder for the background x 2

cut to fit the center and side folds

The silver paper is another cuttlebug embossing folder cut down to fit the front edge

I adorned it with some pearls to sorta look like snowballs

Hope you like it!

Go on over to CSAYL and see how fancy the other papercrafters got

with their versions of the challenge.

Bah-humbug Challenge 35 christmas Sentiments/Text

this is my card for

Bah-humbug christmas challenge 35 - Christmas sentiment/textI used my house mouse noel stamp that I colored with my copics

there really are pointsettas with pink and green - my mom's favorite - she calls them jingle bells but I'm not sure if that's for real or not...

I used one of my Cuttlebug embossing folders with a sparkly pink stickles accent

the silver snowflake paper is from my stash.

Now you cross on over to Humbug Hall and see what the

other papercrafters did for their challenge.

CAS-ual Fridays CFC18 What's Black & White & read all over???

This is my card for

The book I used for inspiration is

Hungry, Hungry Caterpillar

The little catepillar who ate his way thru the book and turned into a

beautiful butterfly at the end...the paper is from my stash

the big glittery butterfly is a Cuttlebug die cut with red stickle body

the black border of butterflies is a MS punch

the white paper ribbon has a MS edge punch as well
the red sequin flowers are from my stash

Fly on over to CAS-ual Fridays and

see what books the other papercrafters

were inspired by for their version of this challenge.

jinglebelles rock JB36 CASE copy and selectively edit

This is my card for

CASE (copy and selectively edit)

this the jingle belle card I decided to CASE

it's one of Lauren's first ones clear back to January

JB02 Have yourself a Merry "little" Christmas

I used the same footprint as Lauren's card

I used my stash of christmas inchies

a leftover snowflake and some bling

some pretty sparkly edge ribbon from my stash

lots of glitter... just for

now you go case out the cards at jingle belles rock

and link up one of yours too!!!

Do You Stack UP DYSU 35 Friendly Critters

I did two cards for the challenge at

Do You Stack UP CYSU #35 Friendly Critterssea cat
I colored this fat cat with my copic markers.
I used my drippy go punch to look like dripping water
the watery background is from my stash
pot critter
I colored this adorable critter with my copics
He's just waiting for the flower bud to come out of the pot for some munching...
The flower vase cut is from my expression Walk in My Garden Cartridge
Background paper is from my stash

Judy Ford
This is a new challenge site for me...
I'm looking forward to playing along...
now go on over and see what the other friendly critters
the papercrafters came up with

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Stamp fairy Challenge buttons and fibers

This is a card I made for

Stamp Fairy Challenge - Buttons and has adorable digi stamps.

I WON 4 from from

this adorable digi is from the Peeker Kids collection

I used my copic markers to color her

fibers are eyelash yarn wrapped around the background cardstock.

the 5 buttons are from my button stash my grandmother started for me

go check out the stampfairy challenge

and see what the other paper crafters

did for their buttons and fibers challenge

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

abc christmas R - christmas challenge sketch #8

This is my card for:

Christmas Challenges Sketch #8 I folded my card in the center to accentuate the sketch

Recycling: Used cardboard cut with my sizzix scalloped frame

A beaded poinsetta that I bought at an estate sale in Fla

Ribbon: Christmas red from my stash with a pretty gold edge

Rhinestones: adorn the inside edge of my cardboard frame

red rhinestones to accent the lower left edge

The housemouse image is colored with my copics

so head on over to these two sites and see what the other

papercrafters have done for their versions!

Judy Ford

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

City Crafter wk 72 - All Dressed UP

This is my card for

The papers are from my stash

The ribbon paper boarder is made with my MS Edge Punch

The delightful girl images are colored with my copics

this closeup shows the bling I added to each of the girls...

a girly girl just hasta have BLING!!!

Judy Ford
thanks for looking

Mojo Monday Sketch 206 Non-traditional Size Cards

this is my card for

Mojo Monday sketch challenge 206 - Non-traditional size cards.I used my Expression Wild Card Cartridge for the Doily Card. cut at 5 1/2"

the singing telegram image is colored with copic markers

the notes are bling from my stash

the background papers are from all About Boys paper stack

thanks for looking

leave me a comment and let me know what you think!
Judy Ford

Monday, August 29, 2011

Cards for Men Challenge 18 - G is for.... Grades

This is my card for

Challenge 18


With school starting this should be a picture of my grandson....lolI colored the image with my copics.

I used my MS punch around the corner bugs for the first layer.

The puppy dog paw ribbon is from my stash.

And the POW WHAM paper is from All About boys stack.

he's almost as cute as my grandson...
Judy Ford
Now that you've seen my G rated card... go over to
Cards For Men
and see what other Gs the papercrafters come up with for
their versions of the challenge.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #126 DIVA-tacular

This is my card for

Girl with Attitude and StyleI used my new SU Elegant Lines Embossing Folder for my Cuttlebug.

I used Lots of Bling from my stash.... cuz ya can't be a diva without bling!!!

Emerson stamp colored with my copic markers.

Listen Honey - The Dress is by Ralph Lauren.

The Body by Chocolate Chip!

having just got thru a 180 pound weight loss...

I appreciate the parts of my body that are still

compliments of chocolate chips!!!!!


So go on over to Stamptacular Sunday Challenge and see

the other Diva-tacular versions that that other

papercrafters have submitted!!!

Opus-gluei challenge 112 Rose-y thoughts - Card patterns CP 130

These are two cards for two challenges:

I couldn't decide which one I liked best so here are both of them for your enjoyment!

Card Patterns - CP130 - sketchI used my cuttlebug embossing folder swiss dots and the XOs.

I used my MS punch round the corner for the squares of the sketch.

I also used the same edge punch to make the paper ribbon.
I used my favorite rose stamp that I colored with my copic markers.

Golden bling is from my stash.

This is using the rest of the cuttlebug cutouts and

another punch round the corner punch for the squares

Beautiful yellow rose colored with my copic markers.

When I was going thru school I worked in a flower shop.

One of my jobs was to de-thorn the roses!!!

The yellow roses smelled sooooo sweet but had the wickedest thorns!!!!

so now go check out these sites and see how the other

papercrafters did their versions!

Clean and simple Stamping CAS 155 - Crafty Hazel nuts christmas challenge 35 build it up

This is my card for two challenges:

Crafty Hazel Nuts Christmas Challenge - CHNC 35 - Build it up - at least 3 layers

My cuttlebug snowflakes embossing folder

An OLD edge punch with snowflakes made the paper ribbon

My expression cartridge Joys of the Season did the Merry Christmas.

Some MS snowflake punches and some golden bling finish off my card.

Go on over to these site and see what the other papercrafters did for their cards/projects.

Winter Wonderland Challenge - Trim a Tree

This is my card:

Make a card with a Christmas tree being trimmed or already trimmed.I love this little stamp with the bunnies trimming their 40 carrot

I used my MS punch round the corner punch to make the lacey background.

The background paper looked like it had carrots on it from my stash.

Now go on over to Winter Wonderland and see the other

Trim a Tree creations.

christmas card challenge wk 39 include a photo

I used christmas papers from my stash in teal colors

I used my expression Joys of the Season cartridge for the Merry Christmas.

I used a MS edge punch to make some coordinating paper ribbon.

The photo is my youngest grandson. His smile lites up the world!!!

Want to see more photos go on over to CCC

and see what the other papercrafters have done.