Saturday, June 28, 2014

Friends help you weather the storm...

I just adore this My Favorite Things Stamp. She is so cute and fun to color in.  I love to color with Prisma color pencils and blend the colors in with gamsol and paper stumps. Coloring is so therapeutic! This is a regular A2 sized card (5-1/12" x 4-1/4").
Materials used: Stamps and Kraft card stock: My Favorite Things Stamps / white card stock: Neenah Solar white / red, blue card stock, and edge die: Stampin Up! / Designer paper: Basic Grey 6"x6" paper pad / Black ink: Memento / Vintage Distress Ink: Tim Holtz/Ranger / Prisma Color pencils / Gamsol (odorless mineral spirits / Paper Stumps.     Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Graduation, thinking of you, and birthday cards, oh my!

Wow sorry for the long hiatus! I have been making cards - just haven't posted any of them in a very long while! Been so busy and haven't taken the time to post any of them. 
Today I have a couple of birthday cards, a graduation card, and a thinking of you card to share. 
Enjoy and thanks for stopping by!

Happy Birthday cards with olive card stock and pink card stock materials: 
Flower stamp and Happy Birthday to you stamp from Verve stamps / Patterned paper from Basic Gray 6x6 pad / White card stock: Neenah solar white / Olive card stock, pink (strawberry slush)  card stock, olive ink, and pink ink: Stampin Up! / Vintage Distress Ink: Tim Holtz/Ranger / Crystal pearls: Hero Arts / white seam binding / Circle dies: Spellbinders/ Black ink: Memento dye ink.

Graduation card for my niece Jenny. Kind of went outside the box on this one. I wanted it to be untraditional, kind girly, and unique. Supplies used: Reach for the stars and class of 2014 stamps from Gillian, a Jillian Vance Design / black embossing powder: American Crafts, Versa Mark clear ink / Black ink: Memento Tuxedo black dye ink / kraft card stock: My Favorite Things Stamps / White card stock: Neenah solar white / Orange card stock: (Tangerine Tango) from Stampin Up! / Designer paper: My Minds Eye 6x6 paper pad / black crystals: Hero Arts / Vintage Distress ink: Tim holts/Ranger / Corner rounder: Corner Chomper by We are Memory Keepers / Unique die shape with 3/4 circle is from Simon Says Stamp.

I Love You More card I made for my sweet niece Stacy who had breast cancer, and is under going chemo treatments. I try and send her a card each week or so to let her know I love her/support her and I wish I could be there (she lives 5 hours away).  Supplies used: I Love You More stamp: Taylored Expressions (Happy Heart stamp set) / Melon Mambo ink and strawberry Slush ribbon: (Bright pink) Stampin Up! / kraft card stock: My Favorite Things Stamps / White card stock: Neenah solar white / Designer paper: Sunny Days 6x6 paper pad from Prima Marketing / Vintage Distress ink: Tim Holtz/Ranger / Clear Crystals: Hero arts / Bright pink felt: Paper Trey Ink / white button: unknown.