Monday, September 28, 2009

Sugar Bowl Challenge 20

This week at the Sugar Bowl there is a sketch challenge plus paper piecing.  I used the same paper from the background to make her dress.  I love this sketch!  I had trouble finding paper to co-ordinate so I used the solid other side of the polka dot paper and stamped the floral pattern onto it.  In place of 2 of the flowers I used 2 flourishes instead.

Stamps:  Sugar Nellie's Bear Hug, Pink Cat Studio's floral background stamp
Paper:  My Mind's Eye (from the stash!)
Medium:  Prismacolor with OMS

Sunday, September 27, 2009

A Spoon Full of Sugar Challenge #70

This card is uses the same image and papers as the last one but in a very different layout.  I think I prefer this one!  What do you think?

This card is for Challenge #70 over at A Spoon Full of Sugar.  I love this sketch layout!  I need to figure out how to get better pictures, the colours seem so muted here.

Products used:
Paper- Basic Grey (Eskimo Kisses)
Image- Elzybells stamp from the Cold Nose Warm Heart set
Medium- Prismacolor pencils, OMS
other:  Lace, pearls

Elzybells Challenge #28

This card is for the case challenge over at Elzybells blog here.  The card I cased is by Steph, and you can find it on her blog.  I just loved the simplicity of the layout!  Nice and clean :)

I am also making another card using the same papers and image, I'm hoping to get it posted by Monday.  It'll be interesting to see which turns out better!

Image is from the Cold Nose, Warm Heart set at Elzybells
Papers are Basic Grey- Eskimo Kisses.
Colored with prismacolors, OMS, and stickles.
Buttons from the stash.

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Mojo Monday week 104

I made this card for the Mojo Monday week 104 sketch challenge.

Stamp- Pink Cat Studios Lily & Billy Winter
DP- American Crafts
CS- PTI, Bazzill
Buttons- pinkhedgehog
other- prismacolor pencils, stickles, unknown ribbon

Honest, those 2 buttons are not touching in real life! After seeing the picture, I actually had to go double check on the card!

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Card for Cupcake Crafts challenge:

I made this card for the Pearls and Swirls challenge over at Cupcake Crafts blog. I put teeny tiny pearls along the bottom of her skirt :D I think it could have used a second of the thinner blue ribbons right above the first.

Blog Candy!

Well, so far I haven't gotten any cards done tonight, but I may get one uploaded later that I made last night for a challenge.

Right now I have some blog candy to share.

Julie's giving away a huge package of blog candy here. The deadline is tomorrow so you will have to hurry!

Priscilla is giving away 5 stamp sets on her blog! Deadline is Sept 19th, so hurry and check it out here!

Shelly is giving away some great blog candy on her blog here. The entry deadline is Sept. 20th.

Jaquie is giving away some blog candy including a Whiff of Joy stamp (!!) here. Entry deadline is Sept 20th, also!
Wahhoooo!!! I won! Over at Papermakeup, there was a blog hop to celebrate their new release. You can find their blog here.

Yay! I can't believe I won something! And not just something, but the whole new release!! That is so wonderful!

I'll have to make a Papermakeup card tonight just to celebrate :D

Monday, September 14, 2009

Club Anya Sept VSN Challenge

I got this card made for the "Use Up Scraps" challenge on Paper Craft Planet forums, but since I had never joined there, I don't think I'll be able to participate. I'm still waiting for posting permission :( I'll post my card anyway, since I went through the effort! Since I only had 90 minutes to make it, and 2 kids to get to bed, it's not my best work, but overall I'm happy with it! I used up the scraps from my mum's birthday card I posted a few days ago.
I am on a blog candy roll!

Scrapbitz is giving away some awesome blog candy here, ending tonight.

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Blog Candy alert! Just so much good stuff.

There is also more blog candy here by Squiggle Stamps. Yay! By Sept 26.

Kim is giving away blog candy here, the deadline is Sept. 19th.

Here's a card I made for a Whiff of Joy challenge here, to use the colours orange and teal. Colouring is done with Prismacolor pencils.

The papers are from my stash. Striped- Pink Paislee, orange and blue solids are My Mind's Eye.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Yes, 2 posts in one day!

This card is for my mother's birthday. She'll never see this, but Happy Birthday, Mom!

The layout is from a Sugarbowl challenge on their blog.

This also used a bunch of stuff out of my stash (it's endless!). Paper is Chatterbox (bought long ago). The stamp is a Sugar Nellie stamp called Bear Hug. This image is from a good friend of mine who generously lets me use all of her images, thanks Shana!!

This is a card I made for a Paper Makeup Stamp Challenge. I used their Bronto stamp, and a bunch of stuff out of my stash. Gotta love all those 25c sheets of My Mind's Eye paper from our local store's clearance bin!

I've got to figure out how to take better pictures of my cards.

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