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