Thursday, April 30, 2009

Day 59 A Certain Sentiment

On 365 Card's the challenge was to make a card
with a sentiment I miss you or similar...
I used another stamp set from the
discontinued list called T-2686 Kid Praises.
I love this little girl from the set and
Here's A Hug is a great sentiment....

Day 58 Something's Fishy

Day 58 on 365 Card's

make a card with at least one

fish... No fish stamps here so I used

my Cricut and cut out flounder from

Dreams come true!

I stamped the sentiment with a

level A hostess set

TA-2985 Feel Better

Day 57 Super Sketchy Sunday

365 Day's Sketch #7
I used T-2408 The Arts
Available now at 25% off
This is on the discontinued
list and is available until the
new catalogue comes out or
until it's gone!

Day 56 See Through Saturday

Playing catch up today...

day 55 at 365 Day's

make a card that has

a see through layer.
Stamped on the acetate is
I know I forgot something
and on the inside it says
belated birthday wishes.
This was a Fun one!!!

F-47 Clear Acetate

V-833 Lilly Anna Paper

B-314 Lilly Anna CS

T-2350 Bitty Bugs

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Challenge # 4 Charmed , I'm Sure

This is for a challenge on Spectacular Sunday where we were to use a charm somewhere on are
card. I used Hostess Set TC-3010 Be Of Good.

Challenge # 7

This is another challenge card for Melisa's blog

the technique is called brayer resist. I used glossy card stock & brayered with Autumn leaves

Kaleidacolor ink pad. Next I stamped the tree

T-2700 Good Timber using VersaMark & Clear embossing powder.I then brayered black ink over all of it & gently wiped off the the tree. This is a really fun technique to play with....

Creative Challenge #6

I made this rustic picture frame as a challenge on Melisa's blog

I washed it in a blue antiquing and then stamped it using VersaMark & Clear embossing powder.. It's very simple & perfect for a quick gift.
"TC-3010 Be Of Good" is a level C hostess set

Friday, April 24, 2009

Day 55 Card Recipe

This is for a challenge
on 365 card's.
Using this recipe
5x5 card (solid color)
4x4 pattern paper (you may alter edges)
1 shape (circle,Square,Star,heart etc.)
3 Jewels
Alphabet Stickers

I used the V-828 Sands Of Time
paper pack with alphabet stickers
& to give the turquoise paper more
of a pattern I stamped a paisley
pattern in burnt umber ink using
one of the stamps set on the TAC
discontinued list T-2315 Paisley Rockz
available at 25% off until gone or July 1

Day 54 - Recycled Elements

I made this card for a
challenge on 365 Card's.
You were to recycle or
re-purpose something
for earth day. So I used
the packaging from a toy
to cut out this acrylic flower.
I then stamped it with Blk StazOn
using T-2898 Script background.
The sentiment is T-2899
Just Because.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

#3 Black & White + One!

This is for Stamptacular
Sunday Challenge. A simple
card using the Free Download
paper from TAC and
T-2811 Forever stamp set.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Day 51 Picture This

This was a challenge
over at 365 Card's using
a photo for inspiration.
I used V-838 Amelia Paper
T-739 Gerbera Daisy stamp
First I stamped and then
embossed the daisy with black
embossing powder then I used
bleach to remove the color from the
paper and next colored the image
with Twinkling H2o's.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Sketch # 50

This is my take on
day 50 Sunday's sketch
over at 365 Card's. I used
T-2153 Squiggle Lady Bugs.

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Day 49 Accordian Card

This is the last Scor-it challenge
for 365 Cards.
T-1102 Take Pride.
Cut 1 - 8"x 5 1/2" base card
score at 2", 4" & 6" you will have
what looks an M
next cut 2- fronts 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
attach to front and back of scored
M shape.
For inside of card
cut a piece 3 1/8" x 4"
attach to fold .
Decorate as desired.
Please forgive the scan I had planned to
take a photo to show the details but my
batteries died.

Friday, April 17, 2009

Day 48 Score A Pattern

I have lost my mojo... where oh where can it be???
I have been wanting to try the wood graining tech. my scoring is on my wood planks.

I used V-835 Winchester paper collection.
T-1087 Happy Trails stamp set.
T-2954 Build A Flower (Sentiment)

Not my favorite card looking at it now
I should have left the eyelets off my wood
and colored my horse another color.

Thursday, April 16, 2009

True Beauty Sketch # 69

This is my take on Heather's sketch.

I used T-3047 True Beauty &
T-2991 Swirlies.

Heather's Monday Sketch # 69

This is a sketch from Heather's blog.

You can check out her great card and play along


Day 47 Pop Up Card

This pop up card is for a scor-it challenge on

365 Cards. I used the great directions Vicky

had posted on her blog. I have been meaning

to make one of these for quite some time

and it's so much easier than it looks.

Why don't you give it a try!

I used V-928 Rustic Chic paper

T-3038 Artsy Owls and

T-3043 What a Hoot
The coloring was done with

F-32 Aquacolor Crayons

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Day 46 Matchbook Card

This is is for a Scor-it challenge on 365 Card's.

My card measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

I cut my card stock at 4 1/4"x 11 1/2"

then scored at 1 1/8" & 5 1/2" .

I used V-840 Amberley Grace SWIC &

B-320 matching card stock & Hardware B-120.

T-2836 Hieroglyph Horses were stamped in

S-952 Versa Magic Jumbo Java & embossed

with clear embossing powder.

The Sentiment is T-2873 G Is For Gratitude.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Day 45- Tri-Fold Card

Today's Challenge over at 365 Card's was to make a Tri-Fold card. The measurements are 5 1/2"x 8 1/2" and I scored the longest edge at 1 1/2" and again at 5 1/2" I then decorated with my Angelee V-843 paper pack. I love the soft spring colors of this collection and it's the perfect paper for a Tri-fold card as everything coordinates. The stamp I used is called All Things Nature T-907. The bird was stamped with Palette noir ink and colored with my Prisma color H20 pencils & my Dove blender.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Stamptacular Sunday Challenge

I was over at Melisa's blog and she was sharing a cute card she had created for challenge# 2 over at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge. So I decided to check them out. The Challenge was to incorporate some sort of stamping into your project but you also must include at least one bird... So I decided to play! I made a 3 1/2" x 8" card using V-928 Rustic Chic pattern paper & my new stamp set T-3057 Bird Cage. This stamp set is fast becoming one of my favorites...

365 Cards Day 44 Money Holder

This is a Traditional Money Holder using a full sheet of 8 1/2"x11" V-244 Kraft card stock. It was scored at 3 1/2" and folded up to form the pocket, next flip over and from folded edge it was scored again at 3 5/8". I then used my MS border punch to do the decorative lattice edge across flap. Decorated with V-851 Catelynne paper collection and a scrap of solid pink cs, brown grosgrain ribbon,pink rhinestone for some bling & embellished with sentiment stamp T-2939 Celebration Time.

Sunday, April 12, 2009

365 Cards Day 43 Gift Card Holder

This is for a challenge for Scor-it week on 365 Cards.
I was inspired to use
Amy's design style because it is quick & easy. Cut card base at 4 1/4" x 11" score 3" from each end and flip & score at 5 1/2" you will have what looks like a W
I then ran my tape gun across the center bottom and sides then cut off the top folded portion & used my coluzzle
to cut a half circle. It was decorated using The Angel Company paper R-2503 Mia's Cottage & The cute little paper pieced bird is from T-3057 Bird Cage in the new Serendipity Magalogue. The Sentiments came from T-2954 Build A Flower set...

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Brayer Challenge #5

This is a brayered card I did for a Challenge on Melisa's blog. It uses T-2027 Ship Collage & T-2898 Script Background. & Blue Breeze Kaleidacolor Pad.

Wild For You Cards

Couple more cards using the T-2727 Wild For You Set

Graphic Floral Bouquet

Wasn't able to sleep last night so I got up about 2:30 and made a card..This uses my last little piece of the free TAC download paper and a new stamp set from the Magalogue T-3087 Graphic Blooms.

Friday, April 10, 2009

Kissed Elephant

My grand daughter Paityn happens to love elephants so I was inspired to make this one girly. I used the kissing technique on the elephant and gave her a little bling too! I used these stamp sets T-3087 Graphic Blooms, T-2727 Wild for You,T-2691 Circle Sampler.

8X8 Scrapbook Page done for a challenge on Paper Wings

The Angel Company has some wonderful word stamps that make stamping a breeze! I used T-2775 More Abundance,T-2658 Swirly Gigs,T-2867 Date Disks,

T-3064 Interact.The patern paper is a Free Download from TAC...

Feel Better Friday

Here's another challenge card from 365 cards.. Day 41 we were to create a get well card using 5 flowers. I choose to use the flower from T-2727 Wild For You & the grass from T-815 Mountain Scenery. the Sentiment comes from A level hostess set TA- 2985 Feel Better. I used the simple Tombo marker technique where you color directly on the stamp then moisten with your breath & stamp.

Thursday, April 9, 2009

True Beauty featuring the free download pattern paper on TAC

This is a card I made with the Free TAC Black & White Download. I printed mine out on Ivory CS instead. The stamp set is from the new SerendipityMagalouge
T-3047 True Beauty..

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

I Quilt!

This is a card I was inspired to do from sketch 38 on 365 Cards. I used the Winchester SWIC for my quilt top
and T-2610 Running Stitches for my faux stitching and assorted buttons from my stash tied with tan scrapper's floss.I really think this has an amish feel to it.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Creative Challenge # 4

This is a card I created for a challenge #4 on Melisa's blog.We were only to use white cardstock & ink & stamps to create it.
I used T-2950 Go A Broad, T-2991 Swirlies, Burnt Umber & Reflection Blue palette inks.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

My very first blog post!

Well it's official I now have a place to share my TAC creations.
I will start off with a card that is made with one of my favorites TAC sets T-2633 Wild West...
This is a birthday card I made for my friend Debbie's Birthday last May.
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