Sunday, October 31, 2010

Step Ghost

Step Ghost
Happy Halloween to all!!!
A center step Halloween card. The embossed webs used Versa Mark. The Bat Border was found in a dollar bin. The Ghosts were cut with a sizzex. The bones and eyes bling is by Darice. The small ghosts and bats are party confetti.

It was made for the following challenges;
4 Crafty Chicks - Create using punches or dies - The ghosts are from dies and the border is a punch.
Aifactory - Halloween creation.
Crafty Little Place - Theme of Spooky.
Gingersnap Creations - Use VERSAMARK - The embossed webs.
Little Red Wagon - Halloween.
Rainbowlady's Challenge - Spooky and scary.
Spoonfull of Sugar - Punches and Dies - The ghosts from dies and the border punch.
Stamping Vacation - Clear as Mud - Spider theme with no spiders showing.
Totally Papercrafts - "Bling in On" - The eyes and bones are bling.

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Thanksgiving Pumpkin

Thanksgiving Pumpkin
A Thanksgiving card for a friend. The stamp in the center is painted with pearlescent water color paints. The papers and cards stock are all from my stash. The pumpkin ribbon from sale at Wal-Mart. The scalloped frame cut on a sizzix.
It was made for the following challenges;
Bugaboo Stamps - Whirling, Swirling, Twirling Autumn
City Crafter - Autumn Leaves Falling
Stampin' Bees - Make a Thanksgiving card that features pumpkins.
Stamping Vacation - Paper with more than one type of leaf - Both the back ground and fore ground papers have leaves.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Ghost and Spider

Ghost and Spider
This was another fun and easy Halloween card. The Webs are embossed in silver. The large Ghost is a die cut from sizzix. The little ghosts are from party confetti. (one of my favorite places for embellies.)
It fit the following challenges;
By the cute and Girly - Spooky.
Creative Cottage - Use some embossing.
Ooh-la0la Creations - Scary Stuff.
Stamping Vacation - Pick 3 - I picked -Diecut, Embossing powder, something scary.
Wildflower Patch - Ghosts, and Goblins.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Blue Angel

Blue AngelThis is an Easel Card (I love making them.) for Christmas. I love the colors of blue and white for Christmas. The Angel is a Digi stamp from Digi Doodles. She is paper pieced with Sarkle paper and silver paper. Decorated with Stickles. The flowers are punched from paper scraps. The Christmas stamp is embossed with a sparkle blue. It was made with the following challenges in mind.
Challenge up your life. - Easel Card
Crafty Card Maker - Digital Plus - Take a digi stamp a step further - Paper Piecing
Crafty Pad - Christmas
Flutterby Wednesday - Open Challenge with angel, butterfly or fairy.
Paper Make Up Stamps - Make a card that is not a square or rectangle.
Totally Gorjuss - Sparkle - Angels dress is glitter paper and Stickle highlights.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Halloween Boo

Halloween Boo.
A fun easy Halloween card. Paper from by stash. Words cut on Cricut - George Cartridge. The eyes are Darice google eyes. The sentiment stamp on the inside says "I only have eyes for you, Happy Halloween" and a pair of eyes..
It is entered in the following challenges;
A Spoonfull of Sugar - Halloween.
Crafty Catz Weekly Challenge - Black and White and one other color.
Corrosive challenges - Challenge #87 Halloween.
Drunken Stampers - Halloween
Dutch Dare - Halloween.
Fab 'n Funky - Things that go "bump" in the night.
Stemeltraeume - Black and Orange

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Leaves and Thanks

Leaves and Thanks
This card is for Thanksgiving and Autumn. The tree is a punch and the leaves are from a party confetti pack. (hard to get them to stick, but Jewel-it seem to work.). The words are a digi stamp. Inside says "Happy Fall, Have a happy Thanksgiving!"
The card if for the following challenges;
Crafty Creations - Color challenge.
Daring Cardmakers - Autumn Leaves.
Easy Craft Projects - Autumn Theme
Rainbow lady - Fall Foliage, Leaves, trees.
Stampin Vacation - Thanksgiving

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Pink Vintage

Pink Vintage
Another Cancer Awareness note card. This one made from by stash. (The piece of lace behind the oval was laying on my worktable and I don't remember where it came from. But it fit perfect on this card.) The pink DT paper also has a lacy pattern and make the lace difficult to see in the picture.The Digital Lady is from Digital Tuesday.
It is entered in the following challenges.
Allsorts Challenge - Top row of the Bingo - Brads, Lace and pearls.
Chrisma Cardz - Vintage.
One Stitch at a Time - Embellish it.
Robyns Fetish - Make a card for a girl
Sweet Stampin' - We want to see ribbon.
Totally Gorjuss #52- Pink

Monday, October 18, 2010

Oct Swing Card

This if the first time I made a swing card. All made from stuff in my stash. Stamps by Artful Stamper - Web. Kolette Hall - Spider with web.
It fits the following challenges;
Corrosive Challenges - Make a creation without using white paper.
Crafts and Me - Halloween
Craft Your Passion - Orange, purple and black.
Crafty Cardmakers - Fancy Folds
Crazy Challenge - Halloween Theme.
Inktegrity - Halloween.
Stamping Vacation - Use stickers.

Sunday, October 17, 2010



I made this card for a birthday for a friend who is wild about Pandas. The 3D Panda is from Jolee Boutique. The corner die cuts are from sizzix. The stamps are from Inkadinkado (bamboo)and Great Impressions (the character for love).

It fits the following challenges;

Aifactory - Animals

Ooh-la-la Creations - Nothing floral.

Secret Crafter Saturday - An Oriental theme.

Whoopside Daisy - Jane - Color challenge - Black, white and one other color.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Pink Ribbon

Pink Ribbon. This tri fold note card was made with Cancer Awareness month in mind. I am a breast cancer survivor so this means something special to me. I want to stress the importance of self exam, it saved my life. Mammograms are great but do not always show the complete picture - mine didn't. Note the pink ribbons on the front. The digi image is from Digital Tuesday, one of their always fantastic images. The coloring was done with Letraset Markers. It was made with the following challenges in mind.

Anything goes - Ribbons.
Artful Inkables - Embossing *Thinking of you" stamp and Flowers - The quilled roses.
Charisma cardz - More than one fold.
Digi doodle - Image of a person and/or People.
Digital Tuesday - Digi Image
Drunken stamper - monochromatic other than black and white - Pink.
Gingersnap Creations - Use Versamark - Used on the embossed "Thinking of You".
Stampin' Vacation - Special Month Challenge Breast Cancer Awareness.
Theme Thurdsay - Honor Breast Cancer Awareness - use pink as the main color.
There's Magic in the Air - Showcase an image within a frame.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Pumpkin Trifold

Pumpkin Trifold

This card is made to the same pattern as the last card "Pink Angel". I learned this card last week and have been making them for all the holidays. It was made with things from my stash. The Pumpkin on the trick or treat stamp was colored with Letraset Aqua Markers. The pumpkin on the front is ribbon.

It is entered in the following challenges;

Charismacardz - Autumn Colors

Cowgirl Sunday - Halloween Fun.

Fussy and fancy - A Halloween project.

Opus-gluei - Halloween

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Pink Angel

Pink Angel
This is a card that will go to a senior care facility. Made with paper from my stash. There are three patterned papers, two with roses, one pink the other white with pink roses and the third is the striped on the front. It is a tri fold card with the greeting on the inside under the angel. The angel is a digi stamp from Digital Tuesday. The card fits the following challenges.

Alphabet Challenge - W for wings, use some wings somewhere on your project.
Fab n' Funky Challenge - Use a digi image.
Flutterby Wednesday - Open theme using buttergly, angel or fairy.
Paper Cutz Challenge - Use 3 patterned papers.
Polkadoodle - Have an interesting fold.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Kokeshi Doll

Kokeshi Doll
I made this card in response to the challenge at Crafty Card Makers. The Kokeshi doll is cut on a Cricut. The Chinese characters are from a stamp set. The "Thinking of You" is embossed. The Flowers are from punches and highlighted with silver Stickles.
It is entered in the following challenges;
Crafty Card Makers - An Oriental Theme.
Penny's Challenges - Circles any way you see fit.
Secret Crafter - An Easel Card
Stampin' B's Design Team - Make a Red, Black and White Card
Sweet Stampin' Challenge - Use punches - the flowers and die cut - the doll