January 30, 2011

PDCC Color Splash Lilac / Purple

Don't you just love when you find something in your card making stash that's perfect for a card you're making? Well, the glittery button on this hat is it, I was looking for a purple button and there it was, that shinny button and in purple no less :) Anyway, challenge 66 this week over at The Play Date Cafe is a color splash challenge using the colors lilac/purple. I needed birthday cards, so here's my card: Items used: Stampendous Mod Hatter stamp, DP, lace, and that fabulous shinny button :)

January 26, 2011

Home Sweet Home

Our friend's have just purchase a lovely home. It's so nice to share in my friend's happiness, she is just so excited to move in and set everything in place. I know their home will be filled with Love and good food. This card is for Therese and Paul: Items used: Hero Arts cling houses stamp, gems, lace, flower embellishment, heart pin, DP, doily and computer made sentiment.

January 23, 2011

And Baby makes 3

I'm going to a baby shower today; I love baby showers, I love all of the cute presents and the happiness that fills the air. After I made this card for our friends, I realized it was a perfect match for the challenge over at Mojo Monday , so I'm including it in this week's challenge, #174. Items used: Memory Box Dahlia heart stamp, sentiment made on my computer, gems, pearls, ribbon, punches, pop dots, doily, DP, stickles, distress inks, watercolor pencils.

January 19, 2011

White and Bright

The challenge over at The Shabby Tea Room this week is "White & Bright", you are to use white with one other bright color; black, grey or brown can be added to your color scheme too. I just purchased 3 new Memory Box xtamps and used 2 of then on this thank you card for the challenge: Items used: Memory Box leaf canopy and crafty bird stamps, Stampendous special thanks stamp, flower bobble, gem and a satin ribbon.

January 17, 2011

CR84FN Color challenge 11

Challenge 11 over at CR84FN Color Challenges is to use the colors red, kraft and brown. Red is such a vibrant and happy color, so I always have some sort of red patterned paper in my stash, and the Jillibean Soup red macaroni paper hit the bill perfectly. Items used: Memory Box Crafty Birds stamp, metal heart, Jillibean Soup DP, UpseyDaisy DP, doily, distress ink, brown satin ribbon, twine.

Domestic Goddess

Graphics 45 has such colorful paper; I just love their vintage style and the images are so much fun. This card was so simple to make I just cut out one of the Domestic Goddess images from Graphic 45, added some twine and a button a viola!!

January 16, 2011

PDCC challenge 64

The colors in this week's challenge over at The Play Date Cafe are just so pretty and when I saw the challenge Cosmo Cricket Everafter paper jumped into my thoughts.
See what I mean:
Items used: Hero Arts For You stamp, Stampin' Up Always stamps, Cosmo Cricket DP, pearls, gems, distress inks, lace.

Dreaming of Vintage

I love the look of vintage cards and have put some effort forth to create a few. This will be a "works in process" as I'm not sure I've created the feel and look of vintage I am looking for. I love lace and will be using a lot of lace in my creations. Enjoy!! Items used: Memory Box vintage notes and flower bundle stamps, October afternoon DP, lace, pearls, cuttlebug embossing folder.

January 9, 2011

Mojo Monday - Challenge 172

This sketch is for challenge 172 this week over at Mojo Monday.
I enjoy sketches like this one, they get my mind and Mojo in gear to create something. I just love Cosmo Cricket paper and the focus of my card is one of my favorites from the Girl Friday collection. Here's my little number I put together for this sketch. Enjoy! Items used: Cosmo Cricket Girl Friday DP, Hero Arts birthday stamp, tiny buttons, pearl, twill tape.

Baby on the Way

Co-workers of mine are expecting their first child. I'm so happy for them, they are both such nice people, fun-loving and a very handsome couple, the baby will be a gem! Next week is their baby shower and I made this little card to go with the present Mike and I are giving them. Items used: Stamping Bella prego circle stamp, Nesties, lace, pearls,stickles DP.