Wednesday, February 29, 2012
I have posted before about the Water Lilyz Bible study that I attend. There is one table that I was a regular member of before I moved last year that really took care of its members. About a month ago, I ran into to a couple of the ladies from that table and told them about the struggles I have been going through. Since then many of the ladies at that table have emailed and called me with their offers of prayer and concern. I have really felt the love of Christ from these ladies at this table. I am now making the 20 mile trek on Wednesday nights to rejoin these ladies. They make me feel like I have never left!
Now about the card design. I really loved the sketch from Merry Monday Challenge #6 but didn't enter this card because it is late and not a Christmas theme. I made an embellishment by laying ribbon loops and used retired SU designer papers. The image is colored with Prisma pencils and the her dress is paper pieced.
Please leave a comment and let me know what you think!
Stamps: Water Lily - MFT
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Basic Black, Pretty In Pink
Paper: WW, Pretty In Pink, Soft Sky, DP
Accessories: Paper Piercer, Ribbon, Glue Gun, Word Window Punch, Prisma Pencils, Goo Gone, Stick on Gem
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
This card is going out to someone going through a very difficult time right now. I originally was making this card using the colors from SCS Color Challenge 363 without a sentiment so it could be generic. I received the difficult news before I finished the card so I thought I would send it as an encouragement.
The main image is cut out from DP. I used my colored pencils and Goo-Gone to add a little depth to it. The little butterflies I cut out from a border punch. This card qualifies for the Flutterby Wednesday 191 challenge.
Stamps: Serenity - Verve
Paper: WW, Pretty In Pink, Pink Pirouette, Basic Gray, DP
Ink: Basic Gray, Pretty In Pink, Pink Pirouette
Accessories: Cuttlebug, MS Punches, Word Window, Spellbinders Impressabilities, Pearls, Buttons, Prisma Pencils, Goo-Gone, Ticket Punch
Sunday, February 19, 2012
I could have used 2 pots of coffee each day for last week. I worked 5 shifts in a row and someone in my family is having some very serious medical issues. Because I have done so many straight night shifts I can't sleep on my nights off, so here I am wide awake. A good thing from all this is that my card-making mojo is going strong =-)
I use the sketch from MFTWSC59 for this. I made another attempt at stitching but had problems with the tension on my machine for one of the layers. I'll keep playing with the sewing machine and one day I will get it right.
Stamps: I Need Coffee Flopsey - MFT
Paper: WW, Craft, DP
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Colored Pencils, Goo-Gone, Sewing Machine, Brads, Word Window Punch, Ribbon, Paper Clip
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
This card was made using TE Sketch Challenge 151 and SCS Color challenge 360. I got a sewing machine over Christmas and this is my first time using it on a card. I need to practice more getting a straight stitch. The paper flowers I made myself using SU's Boho Blossom and the retired Three For You punches.
Stamps: Dream A Little - SU, Accent Notes - Verve
Ink: Island Indigo
Paper: WW, Pool Party, Island Indigo, DP
Accessories: Sewing, Cuttlebug, Nestabilities, Handmade Flowers, Ribbon, Buttons
Monday, February 6, 2012
I found the sketch for this card on Pinterest but the website link of the original post was broken so I don't know who to give credit to. I used the new papers from the SU Salebration brochure and a stamp set from the current SU mini catalog. The paper is partially distressed but I wanted a little more so I added some Walnut color to it. I dipped into my hoard of ribbon and used some ruffled ribbons in coordinating colors. The flower I made using the retired Three for You punch.
Stamps: Mixed Bunch, Happiest Birthday Wishes
Ink: Early Espresso Classic and Craft - SU, Walnut Stain Distress - Tim Holtz
Paper: VV, Early Espresso, Peach Parfait, DP - SU
Accessories: Clear EP, MS Border Punch, Ribbons, SU Punches, Handmade flowers, Sponge
Sunday, February 5, 2012
This card I made using the MFTWSC57 sketch. It was a little different style for me because of the way the DP is cut and placed but I liked it. I used a decorative border punch to make the medallion which gave it a different look. The image is colored with Prisma pencils and Goo-Gone. I added a couple of little silver butterfly beads (I love butterflies) so it qualifies for the Flutter By Wednesday 188 challenge.
Stamps: Elisabeth Bell, Circular Sayings - Verve
Paper: WW, Rose Red, Wisteria Wonder, DP - SU
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Bermuda Bay
Accessories: Prisma Colored Pencils, Goo-Gone, MS Border Punch, Buttons, Butterfly Beads, Cuttlebug