Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Birthday CAKE TCC31

Who can resist Chocolate birthday cakes and cup cakes with pink buttercream frosting? Not I! For my elegant and classy card I wanted to share a delicious treat (at least on paper) I can't bake. It's free style this week at The Card Concept. Create any kind of card you want to. I was in need of a birthday card. Please stop by to see what the design team is cookin' up!
Products used: Hampton Art "Vintologie" Birthday cake stamp, Impression Obsession frames and tiny spiral floral dies, eks candle punch, stickles, liquid pearls, JustRite sentiment stamp

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Thanks a Bunch AAA #35

Bare Naked (very CAS and one layer)

One layer, bare minimum - yikes! Here goes; I used three stamps; WPlus9 Spring Blooms' leaves and berries and Verve's Framed Lilies sentiment. It took three minutes.

Now, let's see your super clean and simple one layer card in the gallery at AAA Cards!

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Thinking of You TCC30

Thinking of You

So sweet and lovely the vase of flowers are in The Card Concept inspiration photo! For Classy and Elegant this week I chose some feminine papers by Anna Griffin with the soft pretty colors of the photo. Mine are an antique wall paper look and the inspiration is fresh and new. The flower is punched from the same bg paper and sponged on the edges with SU Raspberry Ripple ink.

Be inspired by the lovely photo and check out what the design team has to inspire as well!

Products used: Simon Says 'small folded banner', Spellbinders classic rectangles small die, WPlus9 sentiment, Sizzix Animal print embossing folder, Marvy flower punches, Cheery Lyn Tropical Flourish die, Distress Inks 

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Rain AAA#34


This week at AAA Cards we want to do a rain dance to bring on Spring and warmer weather and flowers! For my card I used a stencil and Distress Stain in tumbled glass to create the look of a down pour. The Magenta wood stamp "Tall Solid Flowers" was inked up with DI peeled paint, spiced marmalade and wild honey and spritzed with water. I added dots/rain drops along the stems with Stickles "waterfall". 
Come join us and upload your CAS rain/watercolor to the gallery at AAA Cards!

Monday, February 23, 2015

Lily of the Valley

Tall & Skinny
Products used: Distress Inks, Lil' Inker stitched circle die, taylored expression banner die, Spellbinders Long Classic Rectangle die, aqua brush

It's Tall and Skinny Day at Mojo Monday and I wanted to finally use my Framed Florals from Verve. I stamp the lilies onto watercolor paper in distress ink forest moss and peeled paint and watercolored in some watered down DI seedless preserves. The designer papers are from memory box 'gossamer' 6x6 paper collection. 

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Birthday Blossoms and Bird

Cherry Blossoms and Robin

For the Splitcoaststamps Inspiration Challenge this week the hostess selected an Inchies Board on Pinterest. I was inspired by this  Robin and Roses needle work. I used heavy weight watercolor paper and die cut the memory box 'nestle bird' four times and glued the stack and watercolored with distress markers. I die cut the Sizzlits 'branch and cherry blossoms' once and watercolored also. I glued an old book page to card stock and die cut with Lil' Inker Anytime Tag three times to glue and stack. The blossoms and printed background were colored with Distress Stains in spun sugar and tumble glass. After watercoloring the blossoms I spritzed with water and pressed in the centers with a stylus and let dry.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Feel Better Soon TCC29

Get Well Soon

What bright, bold and beautiful colors in The Card Concept 29 inspiration photo today! Why not use as many as you can to brighten someone's day and bring on wellness. For my Elegant and Classy card today I've keep it clean so that the bright tulips stand out.

 Join us and play along at The Card Concept. Make someone's day.

Products used: memory box tulips and stems dies and corner bow die, Lil' Inker "Cover up Swirls" die plate and stitched circle die, Verve sentiment stamped onto vellum and heat embossed.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Hello Orange Birdie!

Orange You Glad You're CAS?

I LOVE ORANGE! It makes me happy with most of my senses. I wear the color, eat and drink the fruit and it's my happy color for summer. I've never seen an orange bird but that didn't stop me from stamping with versamark and heat embossing in white on the orange recycled glossy paper.

Stop by AAA Cards and show us some ORANGE!

Products used: memory box Bird stamp and dies, WPlus9 sentiment, WPlus9 leaves from the "Spring Blooms" stamp and die set, Sizzix die cut vellum leaves.

I am also entering this card in The Paper Players and Happy Little Stampers challenges.