Friday, August 31, 2012

Challenge Day 65 Christmas Weath

Today's card was made with the SU set Fruit of the Season. Patterned paper is by Basic Grey and is called Fruitcake. Border is by Fiskars. Dies are Labels 3 and Fancy Tags. Image is colored with Copic markers. Velvet ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbon.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Challenge Day 64 Antique Card

Today's card is made with the SU stamp set Antique Collectibles. The images are colored with Copic markers and and a silver CM pen. The border is made with a Fiskars border punch and the ribbon is by Martha Stewart. Patterned paper is by SU and called Enchante.

Challenge Day 63 Bunny Birthday Card

Wednesday's card is made using the SU set Bunny Buddies. The image is colored with Copics. The patterned paper is Afternoon Tea by SU and the cardstock is Chocolate Chip. The senitiment is from the It's Your Birthday SU stamp set.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Challenge Day 62 Ornate Valentine

Today's card was made with the SU stamp set Ornate Ornaments. Last week I made a Christmas card with this set. Today I used Raspberry Lemonade paper with Rich Razzleberry. I spritzed the stamp with water after I inked it up to give it a more watercolr lighter look. The frame behind the circle was made using a Martha Stewart corner punch. Check out my challenge Here and join me!

Challenge Day 61 Thanksgiving Apples Card

Monday's card was made with the SU stamp set Give Thanks. It has really simple images that work well with Copic markers. The sentiment is computer generated.

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Challenge Day 60 You Are a Blessing Card

Today's card was made using the SU Stamp set Art of Life and the sentiment is by Stampabilities. I stamped the background with the SU Script background stamp in Sahara Sand on Crumb Cake cardstock. Then I used Sahara Sand and Crumb cake for the leaf stamp. I used the Pacific Point ink pad and the Close to Cocoa marker for the flower stamp. I really need to update my SU marker collection with some of the new colors. Patterned paper is by MME. The paper wasn't quite the right color so I lightly sponged it with SU ink. Cardstock is Chocolate Chip. I added a butterfly made with the Martha Stewart butterfly punch and embellished it with rhinestones. The border punch is also by Martha Stewart.

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Challenge Card Day 59 Christmas Ornaments Card

Today's card was made with Ornate Ornaments. I used SU markers directly on the stamps and added Bakers twine and pearls. Cardstock is Crumb Cake (my fav) and Real Red. Not sure who makes the dp. Die cuts are made with Spellbinders Labels 17 and MFT Wonky Border. Sentiment is computer generated.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Challenge Day 58 Victorian Card

Today's card was made with the set Elegant Greetings by Stampin Up. The tag is computer-generated. The paper is by Webster's Pages. I love this paper. I have bought quite a bit of it and then I don't want to use it because it is so beautiful. Now I finally cut a piece! I added vintage buttons, pearls, jute cord, and died the lace (once white) with Distressed Stain. The little flower on the top button is a piece of trim glued on with my ATG adhesive.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Challenge Day 57 Sympathy Card

Today's cards were made with the SU set Close As a Memory. I stamped on vanilla for the Creamy Caramel card and white for the Brocade Blue card. I used Basic Grey Wisteria for the patterned paper and Spellbinders Fancy tags and rectangles.

Challenge Day 56 Thanksgiving Card

I am a little behind on my posts so this is Tuesday's card. It is made with the SU set Season of Thanks. The image is colored with copic markers and the sentiment is computer-generated.

Monday, August 20, 2012

Challenge Day 55 Basic Grey BIrthday Card

Today's card was made using the SU Both Way Blossoms set. The patterned paper is Basic Grey Urban Prairie. The sentiment stamp is by Inkadinkado. The border punch is from Fiskars and the butterfly bunch is by Martha Stewart. I added a computer-generated sentiment inside the card. Thanks for looking!

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Challenge day 54 Guava Birthday Card

Today's card was made with the SU Always stamp set. I used black Stazon ink for the image and sentiment. I used the Spellbinders Lotus pendant and oval dies. The sentiment is from It's Your Birthday. The inside sentiment is a computer font and the border is a Martha Stewart punch.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Day 53 Challenge Cherry Card

Today's card was made using the SU Fabulous Fruits stamp set. I used Bravo Burgandy and Crumb Cake paper. I sponged around the image with So Saffron ink and added a Happy Birthday tag with a safety pin. The lacy punch is by Fiskars.

Challenge Day 52 Birthday Card for Dad

Today's card was made using the Old World Map Stamp by Stampin Up! The patterned paper is by Crate Paper and I added some jute twine for embellishment.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Challenge Day 51 Christmas Bling

Today's card was made with the SU set Doodle This and Peaceful Wishes. I stamped 3 flowers for the poinsettia and used Pretty in Pink and Wild Wasabi paper. I stamped the branch from Peaceful Wishes for my background paper and added some glitter snow with the Heat and Stick powder. I embellished with dew drops and ribbon.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Challenge Day 50 Butterfly Birthday Card

So Wednesday is the 50th day of my challenge. Read about it here. Today I used the SU set Reason to Smile. I added lots of rhinestones to Basic Grey patterned paper and SU Crumb Cake paper. The sentiment was added on the computer.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Challenge Day 49 Great Friend Card

Today's card was made with the SU set Patterns of Friendship. Paper is Crumb Cake and Basic Grey Gypsy. The sentiment stamp is by Hero Arts. I added 3 different ribbons and used a Martha Stewart border punch.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Challenge Day 48 Winter Card

Today I used the SU Snowflake set again. This is a set of five cards in a matching folder. It would be great for thank you notes after Christmas! I used black and white paper stamped with snowflakes and a little strip of dotted black paper. I used Nesties Squares and Labels 1 and added a rhinestone for sparkle.

Challenge Day 47 Christmas Card

Sunday's card is made using the SU Snowflakes set. I used Crumb Cake and Brilliant Blue paper and White and Brilliant blue ink. I used a Bosskut Tag Die and added blue gingham ribbon, paper and rhinestones. The button is from my stash!

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Challenge Day 46 Valentine Card

Today's card was made using the set by SU called For the Love of Chocolate. This was a set I had to have but it turned out to not really be good for my style of coloring with Copic markers since it is already so shaded. I am learning a lot by doing this challenge. Sets I thought I would rarely use are becoming favorites and vice versa. The sentiment stamp is from Michael's dollar stamps.

Challenge Day 45 Flower Garden Card

Friday's challenge card was made with the SU set Flower Garden. The patterned paper is also by Stampin Up! and the sentiment is computer generated.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Challenge Day 44 Birthday Card

Today I used the SU Garden Whimsey stamp set to make this card. The image was made using markers directly on the stamp and then spritzed with water. After it dried I sponged the card with Tempting Turquoise ink and added rhinestones.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Challenge Day 43 Celebrate Card

Yesterday's post was late so today I am posting twice. Today's card was made using the set Fruit Stand. I used a Martha Stewart punch for the border and the word window and modern label punched for the sentiment. I colored the image with Copic markers and sponged it with Crumb Cake ink. Paper is Elegant Eggplant, Crumb cake and K and Co patterned paper.

Challenge Day 42 Hippie Birthday Card

Today's card was made with the SU set Groovy. I used the SU markers on the car image. Paper is Ballet Blue and the new In Color Summer Starfruit. The starfruit color reminds me of the 60s so I thought it would be perfect for this card.

Monday, August 6, 2012

Challenge Day 41 Stationary Set

Today I used Friendships Journey and the Ephemera background stamp to make this set of cards. Added some ribbon and pearls for embellishment. Black is hard to match so sometimes the easiest way to get matching black paper is to make your own like I did with the Ephemera stamp.

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Challenge Day 40 Ambrosia Birthday Card

Today's card was made with the Botanical Gardens set. I used copics to color the image and Basic Grey Ambrosia for the patterned paper.

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Challenge Day 39 Christmas Card

Today's card was made with the Stampin Up! set called Sleigh Bells Ring. I used Red Riding Hood ink on the image and sponged it with kraft ink.

Friday, August 3, 2012

Challenge Day 38 Baby Card

I can't believe how much my card collection has grown over the last month or so just by trying to use every set in my collection. I have put some sets in the sell pile - a lot more than I thought I would. And I have used sets I thought I liked but turned out to love the cards made with them. I hope some people will join me in my challenge. Please post a pic or email me if you are joining in on the fun!

Today's card was made with Babies and Brides. I colored the image with Copic markers and added a Scripture for the sentiment.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Challenge Day 37 Birthday Card

Today's card was made with Stamp Up! Still Life Stems and It's Your Birthday. The patterned paper is by K and Co and I used a Fiskars border punch and added rhinestones to the sentiment.