Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Monday, April 27, 2009
Saturday, April 25, 2009
Friday, April 24, 2009
Here's my take on the sketch. I decided to make some stamped background paper with Damask Designs. I stamped Vintage Cream on Melon Berry. I'm pretty obsessed with how Melon, Chocolate, and Vanilla look together (sounds like I'm describing a dessert). I threw in a button bow, since I'm loving those too lately.
Supplies: Stamps: Damask Designs, Monogram Borders & Corners Ink: Vintage Cream, Melon Berry Paper: Vintage Cream, Melon Berry, Dark Chocolate Accessories, etc.: Ribbon, Button, Twine, Scallop Punch, paper piercer
Monday, April 20, 2009
Supplies: Stamps: Detours, Birthday Basics Ink: Kiwi Kiss, Cool Caribbean, Regal Rose, Dark Chocolate, Orangerie, Real Red Paper: Kiwi Kiss, Cool Caribbean, Regal Rose, Kraft, White, Dark Chocolate Accessories, etc.: Ribbon, Labels die, rhinestone
Saturday, April 18, 2009
Friday, April 17, 2009
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Monday, April 13, 2009
Saturday, April 11, 2009
Friday, April 10, 2009
As you can see I pretty much copied my card design to make the sketch. I had a flower, leaves, and a button on the original card. I also had the sentiment tag placed just so. You'll see in my second card what I mean when I say to change things so they fit your design.
Here's the original card. It was posted on my personal blog earlier this week. I had a lot of fun piecing together my own flower with die-cuts, instead of stamping and cutting out a floral image.
For the second card I did something that I've been wanting to do forever, but for some reason the execution of it just never occurred to me. I love polka dot backgrounds, but I've been wanting multi-coloured dot backgrounds. I was checking out some new-to-me blogs, and came across Laura's, this post in particular, was kind of an "oh yeah" moment. Use the outline polka dot backgrounds and just stamp in your own colour. I suppose if you really didn't want the colour to show you could stamp in versamark and just use it as a guide. I was okay with the outline showing here. With all the fun spring stuff around (and we're finally getting weather forecasts into the double digits!), I decided to pair the dotty background with a few garden boots. I really love these boots. I modified the sketch ever so slightly. Instead of a flower and leaves, I used a scalloped circle. And because my sentiment was too long, I had it flow over the edge of the background piece, since it wouldn't look right hugged up to the edge of the mat.
Card One Supplies: Stamps: Birthday Basics, Polka Dot Basics Paper: Pumpkin Pie, Summer Sunrise, New Leaf, Craft, Vintage Cream Ink: Pumpkin Pie, New Leaf Accessories, etc.: Blossoms, Scalloped Rectangles nestabilities, vintage button, thread, Swiss Dot folder
Card Two Supplies: Stamps: Women of Life, Polka Dot Basics, Green Thumb Paper: White, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie, Taken with Teal, Chocolate Ink: Orangerie, Cote d'Azure, Landscape, Dark Chocolate, Fresh Snow Accessories, etc.: Circle and Rectangle Nestabilities
Monday, April 6, 2009
Sunday, April 5, 2009
Friday, April 3, 2009
I chose patterned paper, then decided on other colours and stamps from there.
Supplies: Stamps: Trendy Trees Ink: New Leaf, Dark Chocolate Paper: Pumpkin Pie, Real Red, Tempting Turquoise, White Accessories: Stamp-a-ma-jig, pop dots