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Thursday, July 9, 2009

Baby Carriage


Ok, I am still showing these cards I am trying to put together for my friend's package of cards. This one will be, of course, great for a baby shower. I colored the image with goodies I won from this blog contest. Crystal is so sweet and I have enjoyed working with the great things I have won from that set. I finally spent a few dollars a Michael's recently and bought those cool looking crystals. Didn't set me back too bad and they add that little something to our cards. Thanks for taking the time to look.
Stamp: Inkadinkado
Cardstock: White cardstock and patterned paper from Basic Grey's Sultry Paper pad (also part of what I won)
Miscellaneous: SU markers, crystals ( for lack of a better term)

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

It's Dino time!


Ok, lately I have been wanting to do stitching, but this is not my best technique. So, taking a cue from Kristina Werner over at her blog, I have been drawing some faux stitching. Not sure I am doing such a great job at it either, but I am going to keep trying. Practice makes perfect so they say. If it doesn't work out, then I will just try something else. So what techniques are you still trying to perfect? Leave me a comment....I love to commiserate. This is another card I am adding to a pile for a friend's birthday. This is another child's birthday card. Or that is, what I made it into. It is colored with colored pencils.
Stamp: Bought at big lots, no name on the wood
Ink: Pitch Black, Ranger Adirondak
Cardstock: White and yellow, patterned paper from my stash
Miscellaneous: Colored pencils, sharpie for drawing faux stitches.

Monday, July 6, 2009

Simple cards....Love them

So, I am working on another set of cards for a friend. These days, I get the cards done about two weeks after birthdays. I figure later is better than never. This set will be a combo of different cards for different occasions. This friend has small children, so I thought it would be a good thing to have a couple of birthday cards that would be appropriate for children. This is one of those images. I colored the car with a combo of markers by SU (thanks for some blog candy I won) and colored pencils. This really is a very simple card...perhaps a little bland, but that was what I was in the mood for.

Cardstock: white and pp from my stash
Stamp: An old one that I picked up from big lots years ago..no company on the wooden block
Inks: Ranger's Adirodack Pitch Black
Miscellaneous: Corner rounder punch, red rhinestones I picked up at Michael's, colored pencils, SU marker in blue

Sunday, July 5, 2009

I'm back











I have to confess, I have been making some cards here and there. I just haven't shared them. Life has just been crazy around here. I have gotten further along in my pregnancy and have days where I actually have some energy. :) Sorry I haven't been a good blogger, but I am glad to have had some time to relax and make some cards. Today, I am sharing a set of cards I have made for a friend. I made set of cards that could be ( I hope) given to man/woman/or child for any occasion. To go along with the set, I made a matchbook full of sentiments that were created using my computer. I got the idea from Nicole Heady's blog with Papertrey Ink. You can see here version...which is much better HERE.
Stamps: Studio G
Ink: Pitch Black, Ranger's Adirondak Ink
Cardstock: Misc. patterned paper and cardstock from my stash
Die cut: Using a button from my sizzlet collection by Sizzix
Circle punch and white embroidery floss.