Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Raspberry Suite Color Challenge #17

I sure love the combination of Kraft and Aqua. And the Pure Poppy really pops as an accent color. The background aqua floral pattern is a Melissa Frances stamp. Also used Papertrey Ink's Damask Designs. CS=Vintage Cream, Dark Chocolate, and Kraft.

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Caardvark Sketchfest 7

Whew! Last card for this Sketchfest. It's been fun. This card's background is vintage wallpaper. The pp is the new Webster's Pages 6 x 6 papers. The image is a Crafty Secrets image, colored with copic markers. I thought it would look sweet in the circle. Sentiment is Papertrey Ink Mixed Messages. All circular cutouts are Nestability dies.

Friday, September 25, 2009

CPS 134

I just can't get enough of this October afternoon PP "Cherry Hill". The gray border around the apple is from Justrite Designer borders. Apple and sentiment is from Papertrey Ink Teacher's Apple. CS is Papertrey Ink Vintage Vanilla and New Leaf. The dots on the apple and the leaf are colored with a Spica glitter pen. Green buttons are from my collection of vintage buttons.

Caardvarks Sketchfest 6

This houses are cut from American Crafts PP called Craft Fair, and adhered to label 1 nestabilities die cuts. Papertrey Ink stamps: Fancy Flourishes embossed with Filigree embossing powder and sentiment from Boards and Beams.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Caardvarks card 5

This Sasafrass floral vintage pp reminds me of an old tablecloth. The other pp is October Afternoon. Sentiment is Crafty Secrets, large chipboard button is Jenni Bowlin.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Caardvarks Sketch 4

The colors are so off in this after-dark photo. Vintage Cream cardstock, Bitty Box Basics pp and Pure Poppy ink from PTI. Apple pp is October Afternoon. Jute twine is PTI also. It's hard to see but the red pp is stamped in Vintage Cream ink with Background Basics Text Style stamp.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Caardvarks card 3

I love the new Krafty Kuts Kraft pp. The stamped part of this card is the rectangular strip. It's a piece from the Sassafras Vintage collection stamped with Papertrey Ink background basics textstyle. Then stamped vine and butterfly in True Black ink. Sentiment is also Papertrey Ink {Mega Mixed Messages}.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Caardvarks Sketchfest card 2

This after-dark photography is tricky business! My cards look muted. This pp is Cosmo Cricket Earth Love. Stamped image and sentiment are Papertrey Ink First Fruits. I {heart} this set. It seemed wrong to mix an elegant image with a cutesy type pp, but I went for it:)

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Caardvaarks Sketchfest Card #1

Patterned Paper is October Afternoon and Papertrey Ink. Stamps set is Everyday Button Bits, Papertrey Ink.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Vintage Jello Molds

Winning Card for Papertrey Ink September GSS Best General Autumn Project

Can you guess which sets I used to build this lamp post? There are 4. The light bulb glow was done with a copic air brush. I love these pumpkins.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Moxie Fab Challenge card #2

Another Unity Stamp card with Shine On stamps. This one uses MM pp for the shade and Memory Box pears for accents. I love these little lamps:)

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Moxie Fab Challenge with Household Item

I love this Unity stamp set called Shine On. Full of cute little lamps with coordinating sentiments. The green spine is stamped with Papertrey Ink Background Basics Text Style stamp and Vintage Cream ink. Navy bazzil cardstock was cut with the Fiskars Upper Crest border punch. That denim lamp shade was made with some re-cycled jeans.
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Papercrafts September Gallery Challenge card

For the Clean and Graphic gallery challenge. I love how the bees body is 2-toned. I used Brilliance Arrora ink and positioned it so part was pink and part was orange.

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Caardvarks DRS Designs Sketch Challenge

I used Hero Arts stamps for this card: woodgrain backgrounder, leaf, sentiment and "Big Hoot" owl. Isn't he sweet? Parts of him are colored with copics and the buttons are PTI DarkChocolate. CS is PTI, ribbon is Midori.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Raspberry Suite Color Challenge #16

Raspberry Suite Color Challenge #16 card. Cardstock is all PTI: Dark Chocolate, Vintage Cream and Kraft. Stamps are In Bloom and sentiment is from Vintage Picnic. Ribbon is PTI Summer Sunrise. Ink is Palette Burnt Umber. Flowers colored with copics. Thanks for taking a look:)

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Moxie Fab Stamping Challenge Card

This is for the final Moxie Fab challenge, the stamping challenge. I got out my Papertrey Ink Guidelines 2 set and went to work. I love this set because you never know what the final product is going to look like until you're all done. It's so fun mixing different colors and patterns. The little snowflake is a Hero Arts stamp. CS is Papertrey Ink Aqua Mist and White. Stamped background ink is Papertrey Ink Hibiscus, Versamagic Hint of Pesto {sentiment and snowflakes} and Aquatic Splash. The sentiment is from Papertrey Ink set Wishing You.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Mixie Fab Fun Card #4 - Classy & Elegant

A very simple card done with Papertrey Ink White cardstock, Fancy Flourishes stamp set, Versamark Dazzle ink and Filigree Silver embossing powder. Snowflake is MME, sentiment is from Papertrey Ink's Holiday Tags 2008.
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Moxie Fab Fun Card #3 for the Fun & Cute Challenge

a Another style I don't usually do: Fun & Cute. Although this was very fun to make! Hero Arts owls stamp, PP is Cosmo Crickett Jolly by Golly. CS is Papertrey Ink Rustic Cream and Aqua Mist, buttons are also Papertrey Ink. Sentiment font is CK Journaling. Owls were colored with Copic markers.
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