Monday, April 28, 2008

Lots of stuff today!

The winner of the card give away this week is comment # 10, Sara Frawley! Congratulations Sara! Email me your info and which card you would like and I will get that out to you.

Today's challenge card was very fun to make. I'm not sure that I'm crazy about how the So Saffron layer turned out. I think that if I were to redo it I would probably make it white instead. The humming bird was water colored with SU inks.
Supplies: Stamps- Pretty Amazing, Full of life, Canvas. Paper- Old olive, white, pumpkin pie, so saffron, rose red. Ink- Old olive, rose red, black stazon. Accessories- clear embossing powder, white gel pen, paper crimper, stardust gelly roll pen, paper piercer, dimensionals.

Next are some close ups of the cards that I was giving away for this week's card give away.

Supplies: Stamps- Pretty amazing. Paper- Always artichoke, white, rose red, black. Ink- black stazon, rose red, always artichoke. Accessories- Scallop scissors, paper piercer, dimensionals, rhinestones, corner punch, colored pencils, odorless mineral spirits.

(This card is similar to one that I had made for a challenge last week. I am trying to use my older stamps that don't see ink very often and here is what I came up with. The colors on the dragon fly are paper pieced on colored scrap paper.)

Supplies: Stamps- Dragonfly (michaels $1), Simply said. Paper- Certainly celery, pretty in pink, white, chocolate chip. Ink- Black stazon, certainly celery, pretty in pink. Accessories- Horizontal slot punch, ribbon, swiss dots cuttlebug folder, corner punch,

Supplies: Stamps- Inkadinkado. Paper- white. Ink- basic black. Accessories- ribbon.

Supplies: Stamps- Blooming with love. Paper- DP (unknown) chocolate chip, mellow moss, white. Ink- black stazon, regal rose, pale plum, certainly celery. Accessories- stardust gelly roll pen, dimensionals, brads, corner punch.


Some of you have asked what punch I use for the corners of some of my cards. I use this scallop corner punch by Marvy Uchida. I got mine at JoAnn's over a year ago and I'm not sure if they still have this particular punch. I'm pretty sure that you can still buy it online though.


Anonymous said...

OH MY GOODNESS.....I was going ask you about that corner punch....and there it is!! seems like a good one....I'll have to look at J's here!!

Thanks for the info!!

cheryl said...

I just bought that corner punch recently and love how you've used it. Also - nice design for the Technique challenge. I'll have to try that.

jill_b said...

I reallly love what you did with the Pretty Amazing set! That is my favorite set! You really inspired me!! THANKS! And thanks for the comments on my blog!!! {jill_b}

Bunny B said...

Lovely, lovely cards! I love the first one :)

Joan said...

Wow, you've got some great cards here...Joan

Diane said...

Wonderful cards,they are oh so beautiful!!!TFS!

Amy said...

I really like that black and white card-- I'm working on a black and white and hot pink gift basket today, so that one really caught my eye.

Since your blog is one of my frequent reads, I'm passing on the Excellent Blog award to you. :) Details here:
I read here way more than I comment- I especially enjoy your Dollar Store Friday posts!

Amanda Sewell said...

Oooh, I love love love the black and white card! Gorgeous darling! So simple and classy!

Elizabeth said...

AMAZING! Your cards are so so beautiful! And each one different in it's own way. Such lovely eye candy. Thanks! Elizabeth
Bead Diva

Jamie Martin said...

Wow, you've been busy! All of the cards are beautiful :)