Monday, June 28, 2010

Sympathy Cards

Well for whatever reason, these uploaded in the opposite sequence I wanted them too, but I am having difficulty with Blogger so we are going to go with this! LOL

Unfortunately, I have had cause to use these cards. I was thinking the other day that I needed to make some, because let's face it, I am getting older and so are the people around me and in the last few years I have many around me die. You know friends, fathers, grandmothers, just the other day a co-worker of my husbands, died of a heart attack at 42!!!! Crazy right?! Anyway on to lovelier thoughts.

This is the first card I made, I like how the second one came out better, but I do like the tone on tone stamped over the sentiment on the inside of the first one.
This next one is the inside of the second card.

I never can seem to make the same card twice, there's just something inside me that refuses! LOL, what it really is, I see the flaws and want to make something better. That is why alot of the first cards don't get sent out unless an occasion comes up and I don't have time to make something.

Stamps: Life, Turning A New Leaf, BB: Diamonds, My Sediments Exactly: we're with you
Paper: CS: PTI Spring Moss, DP: Bitty Boxes, Sweet Blush
Ink: PTI: Hawaiian Shores, Sweet Blush, Spring Moss, Tim Holtz: Peeled Paint, Antique Linen

Friday, June 25, 2010

PTI Posse Color Challenge

Well, I finally got this challenge done and a challenge it was for me. I am still not completely happy with how this came out, but oh well, live and learn right?! The challenge was to use Summer Sunrise (which I don't have), Terracotta Tile, and Enchanted Evening (I don't have this either). I used the colors closest to them and this is what I came up with. I finally got my PTI Anniversary stamp, so I used that too.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Papertrey Posse Challenge #1

So I finally realized that I took a picture of the challenge card and it already went to a little girl for her birthday! DUH!!! But here it is. I originally got this stamp for my daughter for school. She was doing an oral book report on Alice and Wonderland and her a couple of other girls had to be a character in the book and she was the Red Queen.

The card base is craft with Sweet Blush underneath it with some Cream Card stock stamped with Polka Dot Basics I (one of my all time fav's) with the circle being cut out of Bazill CS with the Impressabilities by Spellbinders, found it at my local Michael's. Couldn't believe it. I colored the crown with Copic markers and the sentiment was stamped using Color Box Chalk Ink Dark Brown. I inked the edges of the sentiment with Tim Holt'z Pink Lipstick.

I really like how it came out. Hope you do too!

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Recycling, it's a good thing....

Well, it has been a few days since I have posted anything but I have been working!!! I finished my card for the Papertrey Posse monthly challenge and I like how it came out. But I can't post that until the 15th! So I started working on something to keep the cards that I have already made and are just waiting for the right occasion to send one.

Now I am into recycling and saving the planet, so I decided to re-use the boxes the the PTI stamps come in, you know the ones I am talking about, the clear plastic ones. I cut them down and then made a cover for different categories. The one I have finished and that I am showing today is for "Thinking of You" and "Thank You". I cut out a flower using the Beautiful Blooms die cut in tissue paper. I have been seeing a lot of these flowers made all over and thought I would give it a try.


CS: PTI Scarlet Jewel Ink: Tim Holtz-Orange Marmalade, Fired Brick Rub Ons from Making Memories Flourish-Tim Holtz Grungeboard Stamp: Savvystamps-Lg Reverse Dots

Hope you like it! I sure do, off to make some more!!!