This is a card I designed for a club exchange. The ornament scene is stamped using Stampscapes. The greeting is from Sweet Stamps and is embossed with red embossing powder. The ornament is compliments of my friend, Sandy. The ornament is outlined in silver Krylon Pen. I used a Sizzix embossing folder for the green panel. The holly is a Martha Stewart punch with Christmas Red Stickles.
At Karen's Doodles Blog Dort gave a challenge of Silver or Gold or both. I chose both and used Karen's Angel printing her on Cryogen and coloring her with Copics. I cut her out with an oval die and edged it with Gold Krylon pen. The silver layer is dotted with Gold Stickles. The gold panel is embossed with Musical Notes from Crafts Too. The greeting is unknown and is embossed with Queen's Gold Powder. She was not very easy to photograph with all the shine.
This is a card I designed using all Sweet Stamps. It is for my 12th grandchild due any day; just a side note!
I used Versa Mark to stamp the image on Vellum. It is embossed with Medieval Metals powder. The greeting also stamped with Versa Mark is embossed with a white embossing powder. The DP is Pebbles Inc. I used Diamond Stickles around the scallop layer.
This is a card I designed using stamps from Sweet Stamps. http://sweetstamps.com/ I embossed the wreath with a Green Sparkle powder and the greeting is embossed using Queen Ann's Gold powder. I colored the bow and airbrushed with Copics R27. The finished size is 5.5" x 4.25".
I chose Sylvester for my card. He is colored with Copics on Iced Silver. I used all cardstock. The embossing folder is from Cuttlebug which I used black chalk on the raised image. I also used lots of Stickles for glitter.
I designed this card with The Stamps of Life by Stephanie Barnard http://www.stephaniebarnardstamps.com/index.htm Holly4Christmas set. The images are stamped with Momento Ink and colored with Copics, Spicas with glitter as an accent. I airbrushed the image background with YG03. I used Nellie Snellen dies. The DP is Die Cuts With A View. The finished size is 5.50" x 4.25"
This is card was created using the 'Birthday4Cookie' set from Stamps of Life.http://www.stephaniebarnardstamps.com/index.htm Cookie was printed on Cryogen paper and colored with Copics. Her bow has Liquid Applique to highlight it. I airbrushed before removing it from the die with Copics. The edge punch is from Martha Stewart. The DP is from Sei.
The challenge at Karen's DoodlesKaren's Doodles Challenge blog this week was to "Distress It". I chose the image Pumpkin Baby printing her on Cryogen paper and coloring her with Copics. The little pumpkin shape she is sitting on adds to her sweetness. The DP is Little Yellow Bicycle. The greeting is Hero Arts and the spider web is Stamps of Life.http://www.stephaniebarnardstamps.com/index.htm I added Anique Linen Distress Ink to the pumpkin and all paper edges. I sanded the purple for more distress. The gems are air brushed with Copics.
I am so excited because I did this my self. I have been a little hesitant to try a scene solo. My friend, Sandy, has been encouraging me to get them out and go for it. She did suggest the water. That was a nice touch!
This was done for the fun of it for my granddaughter's Third Birthday. The theme of the party was Toy Story. The stamp is from EKhttp://licensedbrands.eksuccessbrands.com/department.aspx?id=6006 and colored with Copics. It was cut with Spellbinders Label 11. The DP is Creative Imaginations. I don't know where the greeting is from.
My granddaughter, Kaitlyn has made her second card for Karen's Kids Challenge.http://karensdoodleskidschallenge.blogspot.com/ It is Karen's Butterfly and Bee Freebie printed on Beckett. She colored the image with colored pencils and glitzed it up with glitter on the wings and also the dots of the greeting. The greeting is unknown. The dot border is from Stamps of Life. The DP is Bo Bunny Press, Shabby Princess. The border punch is from Martha Stewart.
This was a freebie offered on Karen's Doodles Facebook. I printed this cutie on White Cryogen and colored it with Copics. I used Nesties Label Three to cut the image out. I airbrushed it before removing the Nestie. Boo and the Bats are from Creative Cafe. Happy Halloween is from Hero Arts. I stamped all in black and embossed with clear powder. The DP is from Imaginisce.
This card was created for Karen's Kids Challengehttp://karensdoodleskidschallenge.blogspot.com/ by my five year old granddaughter, Kaitlyn. First a little about Kaitlyn. She will be going into Kindergarten this year. She has been stamping with Grandma since she was three and half years old. She is a natural crafter and very independent in her designs.
She chose Karen's Fun In The Pool image which will be her sister's birthday card. I printed it on Beckett White for her. Kaitlyn colored the image with colored pencils. She chose the papers and actually the way they are placed on the card. She also handles punches very well and punched the corners out herself. I don't know who made the greeting. Kaitlyn stamped that on her own. She also chose the jewel butterflies.
This week at Karen's Doodles Karen's Doodles Challenge blog the challenge was Animals. I used Tropical Rosie as my animal. I am still in the summer mode as it's my favorite time of the year. I sized and printed Tropical Rosie onto White Cryogen and colored her with Copics and Spicas. The DP is Lickety Lime from Basic Grey. The starfish are Quickutz which are antiqued with Distress Ink Brushed Corduroy. The greeting is from Sweet Stamps http://www.sweetstamps.com/. I used Liquid Applique on the water for dimension. I also pulled out of my stash my Cripper for the blue. I think it emphasizes the water. The sand needed some sparkle so I used Spica's Glitter pen.
W0, W3, W5, RV02, RV09
Y21, Y28, YG95
Y15, YR09, R46, Brown Spica
E41, E42, E43, R2
E31, E47, G21, G24, G28, Y21
I created this beautiful anniversary card for my husband using Karen's Doodles "Love Me Forever". I love how their necks form a heart which is just perfect for the '36' (years)! I printed them on white Cryogen and colored them with Copics. The DP is from Making Memories, Chloe's Closet. I used Cuttlebug's embossing folder Mosaic Squares. I do not know who made the greeting.
I would like to credit my friend Sandy H. for her inspiration in making this card.
Giraffes: YR12, E99, R21
Grass: G40, G23, E51
Flower and gems were airbrushed with YR12
Another simple design. I do not know who the greeting is from. I cut it out with Nesties Labels 11. I embossed the greeting with black powder. I used Glimmer Mist Tattered Rose on the label. I airbrushed the hearts with Copics RV17. The pink was embossed with Cuttlebug's Heart Block Folder using Coredinations paper. I sanded it to emphasis the core of the paper. Flowers are from my stash.
I created this for my granddaughter Daijha. The stamps used are from The Stamps of Life.http://www.stephaniebarnardstamps.com/index.htm I did paper piecing with the Cupcake using DP from Sei's Happy Birthday collection. The embossing was done with Sizzix's Vines and Flourishes Folder. I also used Nestablilities Circles.
It is a very simple card with a finished size of 4.50" x 6.25".
I used this Mickey Image to create my grandson's first birthday card. He is colored with Copics and Spicas to accent with. I used deckle scissors for the mats under him. Cuttlebug's Happy Birthday Folder was used on the yellow cardstock. The Number One is a Hero's and the greeting is from Stamps of Life.http://www.stephaniebarnardstamps.com/index.htm
All stamps are from Sweet Stampswww.sweetstamps.com/ including the cut out butterfly. I stamped this images with Momento Ink and colored the roses with Copics. The green background is Cuttlebug Folder, Swirls. The DP is Basic Grey's Baby Girl.
Stacey's birthday is in May so that means I am behind in posts. I have not had reliable internet when camping.
I was asked by someone while camping to make a few cards for her. I had never done that before. I usually just create cards for my use. This is one I created using Thanks 2 you set http://www.stephaniebarnardstamps.com/index.htm. I stamped theimage with Sweet Stamps http://www.sweetstamps.com/ Shades dye ink. The color is Love Potion Pretty-in-pink. The saying is computer generated. I used the Sizzix embossing folder flourishes. The DP is from Basic Grey. The finished size was 5.5" x 4.25".
This week we have a sketch challenge at ABC Design blog. Julie from ABC Toys and Crafts has decided to award the winner of the challenge a $20 shopping spree in her store.
Sleeping Beauty and the word Princess is from EK Success. I stamped her in Momento Ink and colored her with Copics on Cryogen paper. The border punch is a Lace one from Martha Stewart. The Cuttle Bug folder is Swiss Dots. The crown was cut from Cricut's Celebration cartridge. Happy Birthday is unknown. The finished size is 6 1/4" x 4 1/2".
The challenge atKaren's Doodles is Mom and Feminine. I used one of Karen's Freebies, Flower Girl. I sized her to fit in Spellbinders Labels Four Die. She is colored with Copics. The greeting is from Stamps of Life.
It is a Sketch and April Showers at Catch the Bug challenge blog this week. April showers bring May flowers so use your imagination and follow the sketch.
I used the Bugaboo Brat Butterfly. She is so cute and reminds me of the whole theme. I sized her to fit in the Nestabilites Deckle Triangle and printed her on Beckett Paper. She is colored with Copics and Spicas. The DP is Basic Grey's Green at Heart. The greeting is unknown.
The challenge this week at Karen's Doodles was a recipe of 2 pattern papers, 3 brads or gems, and border punch. I chose Karen's Herbert Birthday Cake and added the Candle from the accessory set. Herbert is printed on white Cryogen paper and colored with Copics and Spicas. I sized him to fit on Nestability's Label. The border punch is Martha Stewart's Circles. The greetings are from Sweet Stamps.
Herbert Body YG13, YG17, YG21, YG25
Hat Y08, Y15, E25, E37
Spica Orange and Glitter
Grass G20, E51
Flowers Y08 and Yellow Spica
I chose Baby Flora sizing her printing on white Cryogen and cutting her out of my Round Nestie and backing her with my Scallop Nestie. She is colored with Copics and Spicas. The DP is SEI's Happy Day. The greeting is from Sweet Stamps.
This week at Karen's Doodles challenge blog our challenge is "something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue".
Here is how my card fills this recipe! My new is Karen's image 'Love at First Sight'; I won her and had not used her yet. My borrowed is the layout as I borrowed from someone on Split Coast Stamper; unfortunately I do not remember who. Thank you anyways. My old are the blue pearls. They were my mom's when she used to craft! And blue well the card is blue!! The image was sized and printed on Cryogen and colored with Copics. I used a round Nestie to cut the image out. I used Cuttlebug's Dots embossing folder. The DP is Making Memories, Chloe's Closet.
This week's Mo's Digital challenge was Pastels, something Spring like. I think my card fills those requirements. I sized the image, 'Ruby', and printed her on Cryogen.She is colored with Copics and I used Stampin Up's Ticket Punch. The saying is from Studio G. The DP is Imaginisce. I used Cuttlebug's Floral Fantasy Folder. The flower centers are Stickles Purple and I airbrushed the flower stones. The finished size is a 5"x7".
Hair YR21, YR24
Skin E000, E00, E02, R20
Dress & Tights BV000, BV00, BV02
Shoes Black Spica
Pearls Pink & Blossom Spicas
Purse B21, BV0000
Yes, you are reading this correctly. I am entering my card in Karen's Doodles UK Challenge! Their challenge is a Photo Inspiration. At Karen's one can enter four countries challenges as long as each card is different. Normally, each country has a separate challenge; but this one was a joint challenge.
I printed Karen's image Daisy Bunny on Cryogen paper sizing him to fit into Nestabilites Label 12. I colored the bunny with Copics and airbrushed the background before removing the nestie. The DP is Pebbles Inc. I used three punches, an EK Concave Corner punch and leaf punch, and Martha Stewart's border punch, Circles. The greeting is from Sweet Stamps. The finished size is an A6 or 6 1/4"x4 1/2" card.
E41, E42, C00, RV02, R20
Y00, Y04, E17
Spicas, Pink and Blossom
This is a card I wanted to do for Mo's Digital Challenge last week; but life got in the way. I sized and printed Sinatra onto Cryogen and used a round Nestie to cut him out. I colored him with Copics and airbrushed him before removing the Nestie. The DP is from my stash of scraps. The greeting is computer generated.
Bug a Boo's challenge was one of colors, Kiwi, Coral, and Banana. I chose the image 'Big Egg' sizing it and printing on white Cryogen. This cute little chick is colored with Copics. I used a retired Concave Punch for the image corners and the coral. The edge punch is Martha Stewart's Circles. The greeting is from Indadinkado.
Y13, Y15, YR02, YR04
YG05, YG07, R14
The finished size is 6.25 x 4.50.
This week's challenge at Karen's Doodles was to make a card with some fancy folds, not just a square card. I chose to do a 'Wiper Card'. It opens with a tag popping out the top. This is what the card looks like opened. Like a wiper the tag goes up and down!! I am not known for doing fancy folds!!! I used Karen's new image 'Baby Chick' which I printed on white Cryogen and colored with Copics and Spicas. I used the Small Deckled Rectangle from Spellbinders for th image and its mat. I antiqued the mat and front greeting with Tim Holtz Distress Ink, Peeled Paint. The wiper greeting is from Inkadinkado and the greeting on the front is from Sweet Stamps. The DP is Imaginsce.
This week at Mo's Challenge blog the challenge was to use 3 punches on our card.
I chose to use Mo's free image, Late. I sized him to fit into the Spellbinder Round Nestie and printed him on white Cryogen. He is colored with Copics. I then cut a Spellbinder Scallop Nestie as a mat. My 3 punches are a Paper Shapers Flower, EK Leaf and Martha Stewart's Bunny Border Punch. I used a White Glaze Pen for the Scallop and Burgundy Flower's dots. The Yellow Flower I ran the Cuttlebug's Dot Embossing Folder. The DP is SEI and the greeting is Penny Black.
Karen's Doodles second challenge was a spring or Easter card. I choose the image Loving It and printed it on white Cryogen. He is colored with Copics. I used a white glaze pen on his teeth. I used a round Nestie airbrushing before removing it. The DP is Making Memories, Chloe's Closet. The greeting is from Sweet Stamps . The finished size is a 5' square.
This card was created for my grandson using Mo's Digital Pencil Image Whoosh. I printed and sized Whoosh on white Cryogen. I then used Copics and Spicas to color him. I cut him out to mount on the Deckle Rectangle of the large set. The Orange layer was ran through the Distessed Stripes from Cuttlebug. The green background paper is from Junkitz. The eyelets are from my stash. The finished size is 6.25" x 4.5" or an A6.
This little bunny image if from Sweet Stampshttp://shop.sweetstamps.com/. It is stamped on white Cryogen and colored with Copics. His little tail has white Fun Flock on it. I cut the image out mounting him on the Egg Nestability. The greeting is also from Sweet Stamps. The DP is Imaginsce. The finished size is 5.5" x 4.25".
The challenge at Mo's http://mosdigitalchallenge.blogspot.com/was any shape except a square or
rectangle. I cut a birthday cake from my Cricut. This card is for my mom's 80th birthday. I chose the image "You're My Best" because my mom is my best friend. I sized the image to fit in the Scallop Nestie before printing it on white Cryogen. I airbrushed the background before removing the nestie. I colored the image with Copics. I added glitter to the candle and the number 80 is also cut from my Cricut. I ran the yellow icing thru my Dots Cuttlebug folder. The DP is Flair Design.