Monday, September 30, 2013
Ready for fall
Sunday, September 29, 2013
Journey in Time
Simon Says product (Tim Holtz set, Nesties ovals): http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/mondaychallenge/
Use black: http://pinkgemchallengeblog.blogspot.com/http://pinkgemchallengeblog.blogspot.com/
Inspired by the crosses: http://www.theunitystampco-challenge.blogspot.com/
Autumn colors: http://pennyblackatallsorts.blogspot.com/
Saturday, September 28, 2013
Black,, white and yellow
Black,,white and a color: http://hobbycutzchallenges.blogspot.com/
Winged things:: http://craftycardmakers.blogspot.com/
Using Simon product (Nesties): http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/mondaychallenge/
Friday, September 27, 2013
Supplies: Stampendous stamps, Studio G sentiment, Faith papers by Paper Studio, $1 star punch, Cuttlebug frame EF, Cheery Lynn branch die - purchased at Joan's Gardens.
The challenge at Joan's Gardens is to include paper piecing. She has a link to a video on piecing a die. I did not have a suitable die, but tried to replicate the technique with this stamp. You may not be able to see it, but the palm branches are two layers - for a bit of the second color and also more dimension.
I did the same with the shepherd's crook. For the tree, I cut a lighter green piece - sort of cutting outside the lines. Then I stamped on a darker green, cutting inside the lines. This gives a sense of a few lighter fronds - our palm trees have different shades of green. I also pieced the shepherds robes - and decided to make it look light the one on the left is facing the other way. For the MFP challenge I used a second stamp to do the sheep on the left - the Stampendous clear stamp set has 3 images and a sentiment. I used 2 of the images.
Recipe (1 die (branch), 2 images (see above), 3 colors (red, green, beige):
Recipe (piecing, red and green, item from her store): http://www.atjoansgardens.com/search?updated-max=2013-10-02T10:00:00-04:00
Thursday, September 26, 2013
All pink and shiny
Sketch, with school as the spin: http://sweetstopsketches.blogspot.com/
Pink and gems: http://pinkgemchallengeblog.blogspot.com/
Buttons and/or bows, using their image http://adayfordaisies.blogspot.com/
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Stamps by Stampendous; DP by Paper Studio; Prismas; Offray metallic ribbon
The holly and the ivy: http://christmasblogchallenge.blogspot.com/
No colored image: http://www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.com/
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Fall colors: http://www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.com/
Purple and orange: http://highhopesstamps.blogspot.com/
Ribbon and bow: http://wagsnwhiskersrubberstamps.blogspot.com/
Monday, September 16, 2013
The image is from Beccy's Place. She used it for a sample - it has lovely highlights that I was not able to duplicate - I tried chalk. The bird and branches are Cheery Lynn dies from Joan's Gardens.
Any, with a Beccy's image: :http://beccysplace.blogspot.com.au/2013/09/september-challenge.html
Fall colors, trees, bird, leaves, her product: http://www.atjoansgardens.com/2013/09/this-weeks-challenge-big-prize.html
Sunday, September 15, 2013
New beginnings: http://delightfulsketches.blogspot.com/
Starting with "G": http://marksfinestpapers.blogspot.com/
Saturday, September 14, 2013
Christmas - in fall colors
Enough of that. Here re the details: image - an unnamed cube. The bird and bits of branches are Cheery Lynn dies, and the circles are from Spellbinders - all done on the Cuttlebug.
Christmas is coming: http://www.ourdailybreaddesignsblog.blogspot.com/search/label/Shining%20the%20Light%20Challenge
First row of tic tac toe (pattern paper, dies and punches, autumn colors): http://pileitonchallenge.blogspot.com/
Fall colors, leaves, trees, bird, Cheery Lynn dies from the shop: http://www.atjoansgardens.com/2013/09/this-weeks-challenge-big-prize.html
Back to nature - using Cuttlebug: http://cuttlebugmania.blogspot.co.uk/
All white texture
Supplies: Cuttlibug, Sizzix embossing folders, Spellbinders circle, oval and rectangles; sheer ribbon; tear drop pearl, Cheery Lynn "Little things with Wings" butterfly, computer generated sentiment; glitter
All white: http://crazy4challenges.blogspot.com/
These chickens are so cute! It seems to me they are enjoying the end of summer - dressed to the nines as well! I used some scraps of dp, a tiny punch, vanilla half pearls, and Prismas.
Oh My Chickens: http://artimpressionsstamps.blogspot.com/2013/09/challenge-118-oh-my-chickens-bird_11.html
End of summer: http://craftybootschallenges.blogspot.com/
Friday, September 13, 2013
At any rate, here is one of the cards I worked on during that time. The image is from my printed stash of digis - now I cannot locate it in my file so I do not have the artist's name. Does anyone recognize it? She is colored with some Prismas but also with shiny metallic pens - especially the boors, flowers and watering can.
Spots and Stripes: http://oldiebutagoodiechallenge.blogspot.com/
From your garden: http://www.flonzcraft.com/vsc/
Monday, September 9, 2013
Red and Black
Red and black: http://totallypapercrafts.blogspot.com/
Image, sentiment - Bugaboo; Color - Prismas; Button die, Twine, gems- Pizzazz Aplenty; Branch - Cheery Lynn; unknown DP. I die cut the button then dry embossed for more texture.
Humorous masculine: http://crafterscafeblogchallenge.blogspot.com/
No squares: http://www.thehousethatstampsbuilt.com/page/2/
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Recess - back to school at the end of summer
Bingo (button, flower, ribbon): http://bunnyzoescrafts.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/august-challenge-bingo.html
Use yellow: http://kaboodledoodles.blogspot.com/
End of Summer fun: http://craftybootschallenges.blogspot.com/
For the kids: http://pollycraftchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/
Friday, September 6, 2013
Other supplies: DP - Paper Pizazz, birds - Cheery Lynn, heart/flower - SandyLion, dies - Spellbinders; ribbon.
Tender thoughts: http://eurekastamps.blogspot.com/
Lots of layers (SDC115) : http://stampotiquedesignerschallenge.blogspot.com/
Cozy trees and snowflakes
Supplies: Studio G image, SU sentiment, Basic Grey DP, Cuttlebug Snowflake EF, Cheery Lynn pine branches (from Joan's Gardens store); gold gel pen, edging scissors.
Christmas, with snowflakes: http://createdwithlovechallenges.blogspot.com/
Christmas, with cozy colors (To me, ivory is warmer than white - combined with burgundy); Christmas dp; snowflakes, trees, die from her store): http://www.atjoansgardens.com/2013/09/this-weeks-challenge.html
Black & White again
Spots and stripes: http://sweetstampinchallengeblog.blogspot.com/
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Nostalgic Black & White
EDIT: IRL her hat is grey and her face is flesh colored - same as the hands- sorry this looks so bad on the screen!
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Embossing folder - Sizzix; orange, green, brown chalk; butterfly by Cheery Lynn (sold at Joan's store); green and white checked ribbon. The embossed layer is matted on a lighter card base which does not really show.
Fall, butterfly, green, brown, white, checks: http://www.atjoansgardens.com/2013/08/this-weeks-challenge_29.html
Border (green ribbon): http://blog.docerelashop.com/
Nature - using Emb folder and butterfly die, on Cuttlebug: http://cuttlebugmania.blogspot.co.uk/
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
With wings: http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.com/
Kraft, with text: http://www.cas-ualfridays.blogspot.com/
Ribbon (twine) and school: http://craftyribbonschallenge.blogspot.com/
Back to school: http://crafts4eternity.blogspot.co.uk/
DP: Paper Pizazz, DCWV glitter; Scripture: Word Art; Circles: Spellbinders; unknown lace; Flowers: SandyLion; EF: Victoria (CB); unknown pearls.
Lace and pearls: http://thepapershelter.blogspot.com/
Uplifting Scripture: http://www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.com/
Two backing papers: http://pinkgemchallengeblog.blogspot.com/
Sentiment as focal point: http://allsortschallenge.blogspot.com/
My help comes from the Lord
Monday, September 2, 2013
Back to School - not yet?
favorite colors: http://www.lovesrubberstampschallenges.com/
Die Cuts: http://cuttlebugmania.blogspot.co.uk/
Teal and burgundy
Favorite color combo: http://www.lovesrubberstampschallenges.com/
Gems with a High Hopes stamp: http://highhhttp://highhopesstamps.blogspot.com/opesstamps.blogspot.com/
Sunday, September 1, 2013
CASing Karen L
Selecting this card also gave me a chance to try what I would call a "shabby chic" style - though maybe that is not the best term for a masculine card. I used this cute turtle and funny saying - from my Wish RAK stash, so I am not sure where it came from. This Paper Studio dp has leaves - more masculine - in colors that work well with Kraft. I used a Memory Box stamp on some kraft, and then used the same stamp to edge the image - though I used a bit more than I should have. The turtle is colored with a chalk pencil I added twine, washi tape, an arrow by Basic Grey, pine branches by Cheery Lynn, and another sentiment.
Whew! I finished with plenty of time to get ready for church!
Copying Karen: http://thekraftjournal.blogspot.com/
Office (twine, tag, tape): http://artisticinspirationschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/
Funny masculine: http://cardsformen.blogspot.com/
And - a favorite for 2013, using Kraft: http://www.thekraftjournal.blogspot.com/
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