Saturday, July 26, 2008

Long Time, No See

Yes, it's been a while since I posted anything. I finished off two cards I had started a couple of days ago and also made two make and takes for a workshop I'm doing on Wednesday.

Stamps: Wanted, Itty Bitty Backgrounds, Rough Texture Wheel (on Choc Chip card)
Cardstock: Chocolate Chip, Sage Shadow, Very Vanilla, Outlaw DSP
Accessories: Chocolate Chip ribbon, gold brads, word window punch
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Close to Cocoa

Stamps: Bronc Buster, Sanded, Dad's Day
Cardstock: Choc Chip, Sage Shadow, Very Vanilla, Outlaw DSP
Ink: Choc Chip'
Accessories: Choc Chip ribbon, star (non SU)

A gift tag I made for one of the make and takes using a Love Note, Petals and Paisley DSP, punches and It's all good stamp set. The star is from the current catalogue with retired gold cord.
Thanks for looking.

Sunday, July 13, 2008

Well I'm a bit late for this challenge but still wanted to give it a go. The colours we had to use were Chocolate Chip, Close to Cocoa, Really Rust, Certainly Celery and Whisper White.
This is what I came up with.
I used the Stampin' Up markers on the tree stamp, huffed and puffed and stamped then huffed and puffed again to stamp the shadow.
Stamps: Lovely as a Tree, Warmest Regards, Sanded
Cardstock: Really Rust, Whisper White, Certainly Celery, Close to Cocoa
Inks: Really Rust, Versamark
Accessories: Chocolate Chip ribbon, sponges, Certainly Celery brads, Corner ticket punch. Stampin Up markers - Really Rust, Certainly Celery
I had to make another Sympathy card so this is the one that I ended up with. The Stampin' Up colour wheel is a wonderful tool.
Stamps: Close as a Memory, Warmest Regards, Itty Bitty Backgrounds, Sanded
Inks: Mellow Moss, So Saffron
Cardstock: Mellow Moss, Regal Rose, So Saffron, Ballet Blue, Watercolour paper.
Accessories: Stampin' Up markers - So Saffron, Mellow Moss, Ballet Blue, Regal Rose,
Ballet Blue brads
Thanks for looking.

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Last Two

Here are the last two cards I made on Saturday. I realise that this layout and also the way the horses are stamped has been done many many times, but I really wanted to give it a go.
Cardstock: Chocolate Chip, Creamy Caramel, Sage Shadow, Naturals Ivory
Ribbon: Chocolate Chip
Paper: Outlaw designer series paper
Stamps: Wanted
All products by Stampin' Up.
I love the bird on this card.
Cardstock: Groovy Guava, Sage Shadow, Very Vanilla
Paper: Round Up Simply Scrappin' Set
Ribbon: Groovy Guava
Stamps: Wanted, Always, Occasional Greetings
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Sunday, July 6, 2008

A couple more

These are from the stamping day I had with Karen. Fantastic fun. When are we on again Karen? lol
I used the Wanted stamp set to stamp the background and the layered scallop circle. The papers are from the Round Up Simply Scrappin' set. Ribbon is Groovy Guava. Cardstock is Groovy Guava and the inks used are Close to Cocoa, Sage Shadow and Groovy Guava. The sentiment is from It's your birthday.
This card was the first for the day on Saturday. It wasn't working for me at all until Idecided to do the trees. I stamped the Paisley background stamp in Sage Shadow onto Sage Shadow cardstock. The Trees were done with Chocolate Chip ink as was the sentiment. 'Dad' is a Lucy's stamp. The rest of the supplies were Stampin' Up.
The strip underneath 'Dad' is from the Outlaw designer series paper. I also used a ticket corner punch (which unfortunately isn't in our current catty) The other colour cardstock is Really Rust.
Hodgepodge hardware completed the card.
Hope you like and thanks for looking.

Saturday, July 5, 2008

Stamping Day!!

Karen and I had a wonderful stamping day today. Fantastic to stamp and create all day and not have to think about anything else. Thanks Karen, I had the best time. I managed 5 cards, so will show one now. All products by Stampin' Up. Really Rust, Sage Shadow, Close to Cocoa and Naturals Ivory cardstock. Designer Series Paper is from the Round Up Simply Scrappin' Set.
Stamps used are from the Boho Backgrounds and Occasional Greetings sets. Tab, Scallop and Word Window punches also used. Dimensionals and Sage Shadow brads.
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Friday, July 4, 2008

Summer by the Sea

I wanted to try my hand at watercolouring. I'm certainly not an expert and I'm definitely in need of lots of practice. I've had my Summer by the Sea set for many moons so that was my goal today, to get an image decently coloured.

Here's the result. I don't think it's too bad. I used Apricot Appeal, Blush Blossom, Pretty in Pink, Lavender Lace, Certainly Celery, Mellow Moss and Creamy Caramel.

The stamp that I used on the middle layer is from the Boho Backgrounds set. 'Friends' is a Stamp It stamp that seemed to suit the card perfectly.

Thanks for looking.

Jean's swap....Here they are.

Here's the picture of our swap cards. Aren't they lovely? The requirements were Dazzling Diamonds glitter and paper piercing had to be used on the card.
Top row left to right: Jean , Jane , Leigh
Middle row left to right: Karen, Kylie, Debbie
Bottom row left to right: Judy and the little gift tag Jean included with our swaps.
Thanks for looking.