Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Todays colors are vanilla, choc chip, and sage shadow. I also used Julees mojo39 sketch challenge. Ive really loved the card Silke has posted lately! They are striking! I wanted to try to make a similar card todays w/the color combo. For my main image I stamped the bird in versamark and then chocolate chip. I embossed the image w/clear detail ep. I colored in the flourishes (?) on the bird w/my sage shadow marker. For the sentiment I used the sage shadow marker to only ink the always in the sentiment and pierced 3 dots. The image and sentiment are both popped up on dimensionals. I used choc chip 5/8" wide grosgrain ribbon and gold brads for my embellishments. Pretty simple card and far from my usual style. I like it but it doesnt come close to the striking cards Silke makes!LOL! Have a great day!
Sunday, May 25, 2008
I love these H & M adorable images from the Sealife set. As soon as I saw this set I knew I had to have it or umm borrow it from Mom!LOL! I colored the turtle using prismacolor pencils and blended w/gamsol. I went back over the outline of the turtle w/my black prismacolor marker. Michelle Zindorf does this alot after coloring her images and now I see why! I also added some white gel pen hightlights on the turtle. I used the shell for my corner image and added the sentiment from Lots of thoughts. I think this will make a great fathers day card from the kids to one of their Grandfathers. Have a great day!
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Since Im so behind on challenges I used todays colors challenge and Julee's mojo38 sketch. I thought todays colors were perfect for my unloved turtle from the SU silly sealife set. I colored the turtle using prismacolors and blended w/gamsol then I sponged soft sky and blue bayou around the image and edges. I stamped cheesecloth inked in blue bayou onto soft sky. The 3 panels are embossed using itty bitty backgrounds and holographic ep. I love it b/c of the sparkle! I also added diamond stickles to the bubbles in the image and the oval sentiment layer. The sentiment is from Verve Visual. I actually used white as a background layer on this card which I never do but I like the way it looks on this card! My knot turned out perfect on this card. Wanna know how?!?!?! I used the stay put bow! Love it! Have a great day!
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Sunday, May 4, 2008
Friday, May 2, 2008
Okay Im through venting now on to the card. I love animals! Have I ever said that!LOL! Todays challenge was circles. This is a card I made earlier this week and I got lucky it fit for todays challenge. Shhh!! Dont tell anyone!LOL! The layout is a sketch challenge from Taylors blog. I made this card for my hubby of course. The inside says "Lets go bananas!" The card base is choc chip ( 4 1/4 x 5 1/2) I layered wild wasabi(4 1/8 x 5 1/2) then celery ( 4 x 5 1/2). I stamped the vines from Monkey business onto the celery layer randomly with wasabi ink. The circle panel is choc chip(2 x 4 1/4) layered with wasabi ( 1 7/8 x 4 1/4). I stamped the bananas from Monkey business3 times onto PTI white w/barely banana ink and punched them out with the 1 1/4" circle punch and layered them with 1 3/8" banana cs. The center banana is popped up on dimensionals. I stamped the monkey from Zoofari onto PTI white 2 times and colored w/prismacolor pencils and blended w/gamsol. I cut both the monkeys out and let me tell you they were not the easiest things to cut out!LOL! I popped them up on dimenisonals also. The sentiment just the 2 of us is from Many Happy Returns stamped on the celery layer in choc chip ink. To finish off my card I paper pierced the edges and added faux stitching w/the choc chip marker.
Have a great day!