Friday, June 15, 2018

June 15, 2018 Rose


Another beautiful magazine addition a couple of months ago - this is a three part die from Altenew which I think is so pretty.  I didn't put a sentiment on this card as it is one that I will add the sentiment for the occasion. It all goes together so beautifully - and with the pink doily it works perfect.   

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

June 13,2018 Tic-Tac-Toe



Oh my favorite challenge  over At The House that Stamps Built  - Tic-Tac-Toe - and with this month being Fathers Day I decided to go with the first line across.  I used 2913-I Hammock and 1138-E Happy Fathers Day.  

For my tone on tone image of the hammock I embossed in clear embossing powder on Kraft card stock.  I stamped Happy Father's Day under the trees and then die cut the focal image using a fishtail stitched die mounted on dark brown fishtail die.  I needed some ribbon or twine so I used this dark brown edged in darker brown ribbon at the bottom of the card.  Since I really need 2 Father's Day cards - son-in-law (hammock card) and grandson-in-law (boot print) I made another card.


Friday, June 08, 2018

June 8, 2018 Happy Summer Flamingo

Surprise - another fun card - you see I prescheduled a few fun cards while I recover from my shoulder surgery.  I going to physical surgery (grueling) but coming right along.  I have had this flamingo in my NBUS and decided to get her out and play with her before I had my surgery.  I think she turned out cute - just popped her up on some "pool party" SU card stock, and then used SU designer paper that I had in my stash.  This will go to my chemo buddy once I get back to writing her. 

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

June 6, 2018 DCC Challenge Summer Vacation



This week at The House that Cards Built our designer Esther choose for us to make a card using the theme Summer Vacation.  The peaceful scene was created using Large Palm Tree 2408-N  Palm Frond Silhouette 5120-K  along with the comfortable inviting Adirondack chair 3415-I.  I used a piece of designer paper that already had the peaceful sand, water, and sky printed so I stamped the images on the DP, scattered a couple of tiny shells to look like the beach and then added a bit of texture using my score board and tool at the bottom of the card.  

Now it is your turn to make a card using the challenge of  Summer Vacation.  As you can see there are a lot of possibilities for this challenge.  You have a full month to enter our challenge to win.  You do not have to use Repeat Impressions stamps but if you do you will be entered twice for the drawing of a $25 gift certificate to Repeat Impressions. 

If you look on my right side bar I also have a discounted coupon for you to use when you go shopping at Repeat Impressions.
Now why not take a look at our DT Rock Stars for inspiration and to get you started. 

Cheri    Joy   Donna   Heather   Laurie  and  Esther 

Friday, June 01, 2018

June 1, 2018 Duck Birthday Card

Another birthday card - I got this set in a UK stamping magazine at Barnes and Noble a couple of weeks ago and loved the frog and duck.  Now I am trying to decide which card to give to my pastor for his 60th birthday - the duck or the frog which I posted last week.  I think they are both just too cute.  Colored the duck with copic markers, fussy cut him out and put a wobble spring on the back of him and looks like he is jumping out of the puddle.  Such a fun stamp set. 
I'm thinking I will go with the duck??? or no maybe the frog???

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

May 30, 2018 Sketch Challenge

This week over at The House that Stamps Built  our challenge is a sketch:



This is my card for the sketch challenge, I love sketches as it gives you a layout and all we have to do is follow. 
I used 8402-M My Sunshine  which comes with the sentiment You are my Sunshine.  I stamped this darling image and then colored with copic markers and followed the layout of the challenge.  Love enamel dots which are in each corner.  I am working on a "box of sunshine" package to send to my chemo buddy next month, everything will be yellow.  Has been so much fun shopping for yellow items.  This card is already earmarked to go with the fun package.  

  Now it is your turn to make a card using the challenge using the sketch in my post.  As you can see there are a lot of possibilities for this challenge.  You have a full month to enter our challenge to win.  You do not have to use Repeat Impressions stamps but if you do you will be entered twice for the drawing of a $25 gift certificate to Repeat Impressions. 

If you look on my right side bar I also have a discounted coupon for you to use when you go shopping at Repeat Impressions.
Now why not take a look at our DT Rock Stars for inspiration and to get you started. 

Cheri    Joy   Donna   Heather   Laurie  and  Esther 


Sunday, May 27, 2018

May 28, 2018 Pick of the Week


This week another designer and I switched weeks so I have two pick of the weeks this month.  I choose to do a technique called Partial Stenciling.  Below you will see the supplies you will need:


 Stamps of your choice, die cut shape of your choice, sponge dauber and ink in your choice of color, a stencil, a layering piece of card stock and either painters tape or an easily removable tape to hold your stencil in place.

For  my first card I went with a floral stencil and stamp 10314-H Daisy Solid Lg.  and 10313-H Daisy Outline large and for my sentiment I used 1808-E Just Because



I die cut my circle and using re-positionable tape I taped my circle in the lower left corner (over the edge) of my layering card stock.  Using painters tape position your stencil (floral) over your card stock.  Using a sponge dauber or tool of your choice such as a sponge applicator, sponge your stencil onto the card stock.  Remove your stencil and circle die cut and complete your card in the white space.  


I used one of the singles from our Flower Power collection  - stamping the solid image in a yellow and the outline in black.  I used some Nuvo drops in the center of the flowers just for a little extra interest.  I stamped the sentiment and popped it up on a layered "flag" and put it above the focal image.  

Well I decided to do another one since I had all my supplies out and for this one I used 5226-I Cat Sitting Sil. and sentiment 9717-C A Happy Hello.  I had this fun cat stencil so it went very well with the cat focal point.  For this one I choose to put my image in the center of the card.  
And finished card:

The ideas just kept coming - so look for them on my upcoming "Anything Goes" Challenge.