Thursday, August 8, 2019

An August Valentine

Hi Everyone! I challenged myself today by creating a card for a guy. I don't do a lot of manly cards and this was definitely outside of my comfort zone. The metal accents were my way of making it more "rustic" and I attempted distressing the gold mesh behind the image.

The navy paper is textured with a wood pattern embossing folder, then scored randomly with a bone folder, then crumpled (and uncrumpled), and finally distressed. Needless to say, I was enjoying myself trying to come up with a background that looked like denim.

This image is Saxophone Luka from La La Land Stamps and is colored with Copics. 

This week I am playing along at Cardz 4 Guyz in their "Music" challenge. Also I'm joining in the fun at Retro Rubber Stamps (RRCB116). This Luka stamp I've had for seven or eight years and I've only used it a couple of times, but it is so cute! Their challenge was tic-tac-toe so I chose Texture, Ribbon, and Romance. Hope you enjoy!


Sunday, July 28, 2019

Just A Little Smile

Hello Again! I'm back with a second card today. For this one I wanted to try out some different techniques that I haven't used in a while. I started with a white card base and used paper piericng to add a minimalistic border. The roses were created using the MFT Spiral Rose dies. I tried to add pearls to the centers but they are pretty hard to see. The colors were inspired by this week's Color Throwdown Challenge!

I love this "Just A Little Smile" sentiment from the Stampin' Up Paper Pumpkin kits. I think it's perfect for those Just Because/Thinking of You cards. Hope you enjoy!

Summer Dragonflies

Hi everyone! It's been a while since I've posted anything and to be honest, it's been a while since I've created anything. It was great to get back into crafting this week though as I'm home from college for the summer! I created this card for the CAS(E) This Sketch Challenge this week. The main focus of the card is the Scroll Dragonfly die by Serendipity which I can't get enough of. 
I reworked this card a couple of times trying to get back into my mojo, but I'm finally happy with the way it turned out. I hope you enjoy!


Monday, January 7, 2019

Double Dutch Farm Card

Hello everybody! I created this card for this week’s Color Throwdown challenge which was to use yellow, green, and black. I decided to create this cute Thinking of You card using a Double Dutch fold and a farm inspired theme. 

Hope you enjoy!

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Color Throwdown Card

Hi all!  Well, I got into a really crafty mood the other day and was inspired by the latest                     Color Throwdown challenge.  I made this card using the La La Land heart fence and string of hearts dies as well as Watering can Marci.  

So go check out the Color Throwdown challenge!

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Dilly Beans Challenge

Hi.  I'm back with an ornament for the Dilly Beans Challenge.

thanks for lookin'!!  Hope you had a Merry Christmas :)