As mentioned on Day 1, most of my cards will be geared toward kids since I'm sending them out to my numerous nieces and nephews. None of my cards are exactly alike but the color schemes and stamp sets will definitely overlap. Enjoy!
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
As promised,here is another Valentine's Day card. This is an easel card sized 4 1/4 square. It was created for my nieces/nephews so tailored for a younger, sweet human. :) The monster is from the Monster's Ink set from Technique Tuesday, the hearts from a Martha Stewart Valentine's Day set and the background stamps of famous couples is again from Papertrey and was heat embossed. The paper is from My Mind's Eye 6x6 paper pad.
A little bit under the weather, so my apologies for the short post!
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Monday, January 28, 2013
Friday, January 18, 2013
Yes, *gasp* there was a lapse in posts but in my defense, it was due to technical difficulties with my internet connection. I am currently hiding out from the flu and dreary cold winter in Mexico and thus the internet and phones are not always reliable! So here are a few more cards I wanted to share--
These are still part of the series of the gift set I am making for my sister who shall be visiting me in Mexico in a few short days! I am out here with my 2 year old son and husband and while I adore them, a 2 year old is not necessarily much for conversation and a male cannot partake in discussions about Grey's Anatomy, hehe. But I digress, this one I intended for a more mature woman. I started off with the gingham cardstock from Michaels and layered it with a Spellbinders Lattice Rectangles Die. I sponged it using Tim Holtz's distress ink in Salty Ocean and then stamped with Memento Love Letter the flowers, which are from one of the My Mind's Eye stamp collections. The side flourishes are from an older stamp set, I cannot remember the manufacturer. I finished it off with red vintage seam binding and mini floral pearl accents at the flower center and a blue rhinestone at the corner. I love the contrast of striking blue and red. This card could also easily be altered to accommodate a card for Independence Day.
Hope you enjoy these cards as much as I enjoyed sharing!
Have a fabulous weekend!
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
I am currently working on a gift set for my sister filled with birthday cards and here is one of them. It's intended for a younger girl. There are details that unfortunately cannot be seen via the photograph, such as the background heat embossing using Ranger's Holographic embossing powder. It gives a pop of bling but yet still subdued enough as to not cloud the foreground of the card. The ribbon I purchased from Ribbon Carousel --LOVE them!- is reversible, orange on one side and pink on the other. For the sentiment I used one of my favorite stamp sets called 'Wish' from Fiskars and used Nestabilities Labels 7. A few rhinestones, a birthday cake with a tag and some baker's twine and voila!
Same stamp set from Fiskars but this time I used the Nestabilities Beaded Ovals and threaded ribbon through the slits. Added some gingham ribbon from Ribbon Carousel, as well as some lace. Pearls used to accent the lace, rolled flower and sentiment. Patterned paper from Bo Bunny Powder Mountain and back punch border from EK Success "Brick".
This card was made for a friend who has been a little blue. I know it's not your typical Winter card but I thought she needed a bit of sunshine and summer to cheer her up!
Thanks for reading my first post!