Saturday, May 21, 2016

Retro Sketches | RS216

It's time for a NEW sketch over at Retro Sketches!!  

This week's sketch is based off a card I created...you can find my original creation HERE.   For my retake I created a card using the new Unicorns digital image from Whimsie Doodles.  It's hard to see...but the unicorn is very SPARKLY!! 

 Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections); Stamps: Unicorns Digital Image (Whimsie Doodles); Ink: Tumbled Glass Distress Ink (Tim Holtz/Ranger); Coloring Medium: Copic Markers; Tools: Small & Large Stitched Square Stackables (Lawn Fawn), Puffy Cloud Border (Lawn Fawn), Mini Ink Blending Tool (Ranger), Score-Buddy, Paper Trimmer (Fiskars), Big Shot (Sizzix); Other: Clear Wink of Stella (Zig), Sparkling Clear Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh), Multi Medium Matte (Ranger), ATG Tape, Foam Tape 

Unicorn, digi, horse, pony

 Now it's your turn.  Make sure to stop by the Retro Sketches Blog to see what the rest of the girls have been up to!!   

Happy Stamping!!

The Curtain Call Challenge - Birdhouse Reminder

There is still time to join us for the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge: Birdhouse
You have until May 25th at 8:00 AM CDT to be inspired and share your project!

 

The LEAD of this challenge will be invited to be a guest designer in an upcoming challenge!

I'm back with take two...this time I was inspired by the scallops and mix of patterns in the inspiration photo.  To create something a little different I used a scallop square die to create the card base.  The tag, butterflies and sentiment are all from Paper Smooches.

 Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections), Tangerine Tango CS (CS), Dear Lizzy Fine & Dandy 6x6 Pad (American Crafts); Stamps: Thanks (Paper Smooches); Ink: Tangerine Tango (SU!); Tools: Scallop Square (Sizzix), Tag Scallop (Paper Smooches), Butterflies 3 (Paper Smooches), Scor-Buddy, Paper Trimmer (Fiskars), Big Shot (Sizzix); Other: Ribbon, Paper Flower (Recollections), Glue Dots, ATG Tape, Foam Tape

Make sure to to check out what the rest of the Curtain Call Crew has created for you!! 

Keeway Tsao, Guest Designer

Inspired By All The Little Things #16

Happy Saturday Everyone!!

It's time for a new challenge over at  Inspired By All The Little Things!!  

I was inspired by the bicycle in this weeks inspiration photo.  I went through my stash of papers and found these in an old MME pad.  I also used this weeks Viva La Verve sketch as a blue print to build my card.  Hope you join us!

Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections), Crumb Cake CS ( SU!), Come Away With Me 6x6 Pad (My Minds Eye); Stamps:  Hand Lettered Hello (WPlus9); Ink: Black (Simon Says Stamps); Tools: Detailed Circles (Confetti Cuts), Fancy Words (Confetti Cuts), Fishtail Flags Stax (Die-Namics); Other: Ribbon, Glue Pen (Zig), ATG Tape, Foam Tape

http://vlvsketches.blogspot.com/2016/05/viva-la-verve-may-2016-sketch-1.html

 Make sure to head over to the Inspired by All the Little Things blog for more inspiration!!  

Happy Stamping!!
  

Sunday, May 15, 2016

The Curtain Call Challenge - Birdhouse | SPDSS53

It's that time again...Curtain Time!!
We are excited to present a new challenge, Birdhouse.
 

The LEAD of this challenge will be invited to be a guest designer in an upcoming challenge!

I was inspired by the fun mix of colors and patterns in this weeks inspiration photo...I decided to create a small note card (4 bar size: 3 1/2" x 4 7/8").  Instead of birds I used butterflies as my theme.  I used the Butterflies 3 die from Paper Smooches and a sentiment from the Funky Wreath - Spring Addition set from Sugar Pea Designs.

 Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections), Happy Day 6x6 Pad (My Minds Eye), Carnival 6x6 Pad (Colorbok); Stamps: Funky Wreaths-Spring (Sugar Pea Designs); Ink: Black (Simon Says Stamps); Tools: Butterflies 3 (Paper Smooches), Nested Circles (American Crafts), Scor-Buddy, Paper Trimmer (Fiskars), Big Shot (Sizzix); Other: Paper Flower (Recollections), Glue Dots, ATG Tape, Foam Tape
 
I also played along with
http://sugarpeadesigns.com/blog/2016/05/11/sugarsketch-53/
 

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Retro Sketches | RS215

It's time for a NEW sketch over at Retro Sketches!!  
 
For today's sketch I was inspired to create a Father's Day card using the NEW Tie-rific stamps & coordinating dies from Reverse Confetti.  This sketch is perfect for a masculine card...I'm really trying to keep them CAS as possible.

 Supplies
Paper: White CS (Recollections), Night of Navy CS (SU!), Beachside 6x6 Pad (Lawn Fawn); Stamps: Tie-rific (Reverse Confetti); Ink: Deap Sea (Lawn Fawn); Tools: Tie-rific (Confetti Cuts), Notebook Scallop (Paper Smooches), Embossing Folder (Cuttlebug), Scor-Buddy, Paper Trimmer (Fiskars), Big Shot (Sizzix); Other: ATG Tape, Foam Tape


Now it's your turn.  Make sure to stop by the Retro Sketches Blog to see what the rest of the girls have been up to!! 

Happy Stamping!!

Inspired By All The Little Things #15

Happy Saturday Everyone!!

It's time for a new challenge over at  Inspired By All The Little Things!!  

I was inspired by the fun geometric wall in this weeks inspiration photo.  To create my own fun backdrop I picked colors from the inspiration photo and used the Chunky Chevron Cover Up Die-Namics die from MFT.  I also used the new Tie-Rific stamps & dies from Reverse Confetti to complete my Father's Day card.  I love the clean design...a perfect masculine card. 

 Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections), Sahara Sand CS (SU!), More Mustard CS (SU!), Not Quite Navy CS (SU!), Night of Navy CS (SU!); Stamps: Tie-rific (Reverse Confetti); Ink: VersaMark; Tools: Tie-rific (Confetti Cuts), Class Act (Confetti Cuts), Chunky Chevron Cover Up (Die-Namics), Embossing Heat Tool,  Scor-Buddy, Paper Trimmer (Fiskars), Big Shot (Sizzix); Other: White Embossing Powder (Hero Arts), Enamel Dots (My Minds Eye), Scor-Tape, ATG Tape, Foam Tape 


 Make sure to head over to the Inspired by All the Little Things blog for more inspiration!!  

Happy Stamping!!

 

Saturday, May 7, 2016

The Curtain Call Challenge - Charming Reminder

There is still time to join us for the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge: Charming!  
You have until May 10th at 8:00 AM CDT to be inspired and share your project!
 

The LEAD of this challenge will be invited to be a guest designer in an upcoming challenge!

I'm back with a second take!   
I was inspired to create a birthday card using stamps from WPlus9 and a mix of pattern papers from my stash.

 Supplies:
Paper: White CS (Recollections), Purple CS (Bazzill), Purple DP (Making Memories & Lasting Impressions); Stamps: Strictly Sentiments (WPlus9), Love Mom (WPlus9); Ink: Wild Lilac (Gina K Designs); Tools: Nested Circles (American Crafts), Simply Scallops Medium (Die-Namics), Scor-Buddy, Paper Trimmer (Fiskars), Big Shot (Sizzix); Other: Satin Ribbon, Pearls, ATG Tape, Foam Tape

Make sure to to check out what the rest of the Curtain Call Crew has created for you!!

Jacquie Southas, Guest Designer

 
Stop by the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge:  Charming  for the challenge details and to play along with us! 

 
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