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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Sending You

Hi Peeps,

A very quick post this afternoon as I should be packing. I'm working in Oregon the rest of the week with a very early flight tomorrow morning. But, I couldn't let the final Paper Players Challenge of the year go by without participating.

This week, Claire is the hostess with a bright and fun color theme. Garden Green, Powder Pink, Melon mambo and Lemon Lime Twist. Mr. Personal Chef wanted one more card from me, this one for our letter carrier, so I used Claire's colors to make this.




The coffee cups are from Lil Inkers. They are stamped in the challenge colors. I used the Misti so I could get them nice and even. The background papers are SU Be Merry DSP. I found these little gum drops in the colors and thought they would be fun on the coffee cups.

Here's the inside with the greeting from Lawn Fawn. It fit!



The Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop is in full swing too, so I'm posting this coffee themed card there as well.


To all my PP DT friends, Happy Holidays! You had such fun challenges this year. We'll be anxiously awaiting 2018's challenges.

Have a great rest of your week all, and thanks for checking in today,
Colleen

Supplies
Stamps: Latte Love set by Lil Inkers
Paper: SU Whisper White, Garden Green, Melon Mambo card stock and SU Be Merry DSP
Ink: SU Garden Green, Lemon Lime Twist, Melon Mambo, Powder Pink, SU Browns
Other: Die-namics Stitched Square die, Concord & 9th Season of Cheer die, Doodlebug enamel shapes, the Big Shot, Dimensionals

Friday, December 1, 2017

Christmas Is 'Claus' For Celebration

We've made it to Friday, woot-woot!

Hi all,
I hope your week was good. It seemed to go really fast for me. In fact, last night I realized that it was Thursday evening and I had not made my card for this week's Paper Players challenge, so I sat down at my craft table after dinner to get one done. I like to take my pictures outside, so I had to wait until this morning to do that, so I'm just squeaking in under the wire to get it posted.

This week Joanne is the hostess with a fun sketch that makes me happy because I can add layers using her sketch design. I had not used my new goodies from the Simon Says Stamp December Card Kit yet, so I pulled it out and went to work.




Mr. and Mrs. Claus and their fur elves were stamped using Memento tuxedo black on X-Press It Blending card stock using some masking, then colored with Copics. I cut them out with the largest Die-namics Stitched Oval die. The patterned papers are all from the kit, as are the flat sequins and the little candy cane sticker. I used some white Nuvo drops on the hats and Santa's suits and a yellow Spica pen on the tree's star.

The inside uses another of the set greetings and images.



We are dog sitting for our neighbors today because they are having some new windows put in. Sadie has been her before, as you may remember and she's very comfortable, but her sister, who is older can't seem to settle down. She keeps pacing around the house, even though we brought her bed over. I guess she'll settle eventually. I do need to finish some reports for work after I get this posted.

Have a nice Friday, and thanks for looking in,
Colleen

Supplies
Stamps: Christmas Squad set by Simon Says Stamp
Paper: SU Whisper White, Real Red and X-Press It Blending card stock, Doodlebug Milk and Cookies patterned papers
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, SU Real Red, Copics
Other: Die-namics Stitched Oval die, SU medium oval punch, blue and green Baker's twine, flat sequins, white Nuvo drops, Spica glitter pen, white gel pen, foam tape



Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Celebrate

Hello,

My bestie, Alison, had a birthday this week. Since she's opened her presents and card now, I can post her card on my blog. I had to wait because I know she does check in here periodically.

For her card, I used the current CAS(E) This Sketch challenge layout. Using Avery Elle stamps, here's what I came up with.




Using some fun patterned papers from Websters Pages, I created the horizontal element. The champagne glasses are from the Avery Elle set Mimosas. They are stamped with Memento tuxedo black and colored with Copics, then cut out with the set dies. The sentiment is Avery Elle too. I cut three, glued them together, inked the top with Distress Oxide ink and embossed with clear EP x 3. Before heating the third layer, I sprinkled some glitter on and then heat set it all. A few enamel dots and it's done. I like the way it turned out. Simple and interesting with the angled papers per the sketch.

The inside is simple too. I used some Concord & 9th stamps for the inside along with more Websters Pages PP.



Thanks for checking in. Have a great Wednesday!
Colleen

Supplies
Stamps: Mimosas set by Avery Elle and Many Mandalas set by Concord & 9th (inside)
Paper: X-Press It Blending card stock and Websters Pages Recorded patterned papers
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Copics,  and Tim Holts Distress Oxide inks
Other: Mimosas and Sentimental set dies by Avery Elle, Stitched Square die by MFT, clear EP, heat tool, enamel dots, the Big Shot, dimensionals, Wink of Stella

Saturday, November 25, 2017

You're On the Nice List

Hi all and happy Saturday afternoon,

It's become a very gloomy afternoon in my neck of the woods. The fog has rolled in off the ocean to make for a dark and gray sky. I spent the morning doing chores and most of the afternoon shopping with a friend for Small Business Saturday. There's a street in Solana Beach with little shops known as Cedros Design Center. A few of the stores are similar to antique stores where there are little individual booths within the big building. Very fun to browse!

When I got home, I made one more Christmas card using this week's Merry Monday theme, which is to use Santa on our cards. I've used an older MFT set called Jingle All the Way.





I stamped the little reindeer using Crumb Cake ink on Neenah Desert Storm paper. Using a red Copic, I colored in their noses. The panel was trimmed down to 3.5 inches x 5.5 inches and placed on a card base that is covered with Lawn Fawn plaid holiday paper. I cut the tree and Santa images from X-Press It Blending paper and then stamped the images. They are colored with Copics and glued to the center of the top panel. The sentiment is stamped in Real Red and cut out with a Die-namics Fishtail Flag die, but I squared off the ends. I cut another from the plaid paper and glued the sentiment on top.

Here 's the inside:


On both the outside and inside Santas, I used some white Nuvo drops on the hats.

Have a great evening and thanks for stopping by,
Colleen

Supplies
Stamps: Jingle All the Way set by My Favorite Things
Paper: Neenah Desert Storm, X-Press It Blending and SU Crumb Cake card stocks, Lawn Fawn Christmas Plaid patterned papers
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, SU Real Red, Copics
Other: Die-namics Jingle All the Way, Fishtail Flags dies, Wink of Stella, Nuvo drops, white gel pen, the Big Shot, dimensionals

Friday, November 24, 2017

Wrapped In the Warmth Of Christmas

Happy Day After Thanksgiving,

Hello all. I hope you had a fun holiday celebrating with family and friends. Our's was fairly low key. We went to friends and had a simple, traditional dinner and we were home by 7:30 pm.

Today I have my Paper Player's card for you. Sandy has a fun CAS theme this week titled Warm and Cozy. I always seem to struggle with CAS, but the design for this card popped into my head and I went with it. Just like many cards in the gallery, I've used the SU Smitten set. One of my favorites from this year's Holiday catalog and perfect for Sandy's theme.




In keeping with the CAS design, I used patterned paper and dies. Just one stamp for the sentiment. The card base is Neenah Desert Storm. The patterned papers are from Lawn Fawn and they are all in knitted designs. The sentiment is stamped with VersaMark and heat embossed with gold EP. The small mittens are die cut and then I tied 6 bows from gold twine and glued them on. Super, super simple! It's a smallish card that is 4.25" square.

Here's the inside:



Since I'm not a Black Friday shopper, I think I'll do some more stamping today. I'm pretty much finished with Christmas cards, but I need to start on birthday cards. Between family and friends, I have about 12 to make for Dec. birthdays!

I hope you have a great Friday and weekend. Thanks for looking in,
Colleen

Supplies
Stamps: Smitten and Hearts Come Home sets by Stampin' Up
Paper: Neenah Desert Storm and X-Press It Blending card stocks, Lawn Fawn Christmas patterned papers
Ink: VersaMark and SU Real Red
Other: Smitten dies, gold EP, heat tool, the Big Shot, SU gold twine

Saturday, November 18, 2017

May Your Days Be BEARY and BRIGHT


Hello,

I was up early this morning instead of sleeping in. Maybe because I had two really early conference calls this past week, so I was used to waking up. Whatever the reason, I went grocery shopping by 7:30 am, came home and washed sheets, then made some homemade black bean soup. It's not even 11:00 here yet. I'll have an early lunch then head to the craft table.

I made this super cute card last night while Mr. Personal Chef was making dinner. Another holiday card and fits both the Color Throwdown and the Merry Monday challenges for this week.




All of the stamps are from the Lawn Fawn Beary Happy Holidays set, and all of the dies are Lawn Fawn too except the top snow hill, which is from MFT. I started with a white panel that I stamped with a few of the snowflake stamps from the set using an old SU ink color called Cool Caribbean. All of the rest of the images are cut from the same white card stock. Using a sponge dauber, I sponged along the area behind the trees and the snow hill to add depth and shadow with the Cool Caribbean ink. The tree layer and the snow hill are raised up with foam tape. The bears and ice rinks are stamped with Memento tuxedo black and colored with Copics, and cut out with the set dies. I used the challenge colors of dark blue, light blue and silver to color the images. The skates are colored in with a silver Sharpie pen.


Here's the inside of the card.



The card base is Cool Caribbean and the layered panel is Pacific Point. I used generous amounts of Wink of Stella on the ice rinks, fishing hole and on the tree border. IRL, it really looks great.

Have a fun Saturday. Thanks for looking in,
Colleen

Supplies
Stamps: Beary Happy Holiday set by Lawn Fawn
Paper: X-Press It Blending card stock, SU Pacific Point and Cool Caribbean card stock
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Copics, Pacific Point
Other: Lawn Fawn dies, Die-namics die, the Big Shot, foam tape, Wink of Stella



Friday, November 17, 2017

Bountiful Blessings

Happy Friday all,

I'm "working" from home today. Gotta love those Friday office days. I do have to attend a two hour training class via the internet in about 30 minutes, but after that, I'm calling it a week. It's rainy here in SoCal and perfect for making more holiday cards.

Today, I have a Thanksgiving/Fall themed card made to fit a few challenges. This week's Stamp, Ink, Paper Challenge is a color challenge using Dark Brown, Yellow and Rust. The current Curtain Call Challenge theme is Acorns. Using some older Taylored Expressions sets, I made my card.



I started by stamping the the images using Memento tuxedo black, for the open stamps, and SU inks in Crushed Curry, Early Expresso, and Cajun Craze, for the solid stamps. The open images are colored with Copics.  After the stamping and coloring was finished, I trimmed the panel down to 3.75 by 5.0 inches and layered it onto an Early Expresso panel dry embossed with the TE Fall Leaves EF. The card base is Crushed Curry card stock. I cut the TE label and stamped the sentiment and squirrel, layered it over some copper twine and popped it up on the front of the card with dimensionals. A few enamel shapes in rust finish it off.

I used the TE Fall Wreath set for the inside.



Thanks for looking in today. Enjoy your Friday afternoon.

Supplies
Stamps: Falling For You and Fall Wreath sets by Taylored Expressions
Paper: SU card stocks: Very Vanilla, Crushed Curry, Early Expresso
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, SU Crushed Curry, Early Expresso, Cajun Craze, Copics
Other: TE Label die, TE Fall Leaves EF, twine, enamel shapes, The Big Shot, dimensionals

Monday, November 13, 2017

Season's Greetings

Hello,

I hope your work week is off to a good start. Mine certainly is! The technical organization of my company, which is the organization that I work for, had our Annual Awards meeting this morning (virtual this year) and I learned for the 2nd year in a row, I was a winner for my job category. Whoo-hoo! It's nice to know that your hard work and willingness to help others is recognized.

Enough of that, on to my card for today. I made this card for Nance's color challenge on The Paper Players blog. This week is white on white. Classy and elegant is what I think of for this color theme. Viewing the cards already in the gallery, the PP ladies are going to have a tough time choosing winners because they are all gorgeous!

Here is the card that I made.





I used some MFT, Mama Elephant and TE dies for the card front. No stamping! ( I just realized that part). The Die-namics tree die was cut from X-Press It Blending white card stock and from SU silver Glimmer paper. The Falling Snow die is Taylored Expressions and the Stitched Scalloped panel underneath is a Mama Elephant die. The sentiment is also Die-namics. I cut out the words twice and glued them together. I then heat embossed them with white EP 3 times for a thick coating to make them stand out. I wanted a little variation in the white shades, so the card base is made with Neenah Solar White 100 lb card stock.

I'm also entering this card in this week's Inspired By All the Little Things challenge. The white, sparkly tree fits their inspiration photo this week.

The inside is stamped and heat embossed with silver EP and I've added a Paper Source snowflake sticker.



I don't know where that air bubble came from, but I'll fix it before sending. The sentiment is from SU Hearts Come Home set.

That's it from me today. Thanks, as always, for stopping by,
Colleen

Supplies
Stamps: Hearts Come Home by Stampin' Up (inside sentiment)
Paper: X-Press It Blending  and Neenah Solar White card stock, SU silver Glimmer paper
Ink: VersaMark
Other: Die-namics Tree and Season's Greetings dies, Mama Elephant All Prettied Up die, Taylored Expressions Falling Snow EF, Silver and white EP, heat tool, the Big Shot, SU silver twine, foam tape, Paper Source snowflake sticker

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Merry Christmas

Hello,

It's a gloomy-foggy day at my house today. A little chilly too, although I know some of you will laugh at me for saying that. But really, it's damp, breezy and cold. A perfect day to stay in and work on more holiday cards. Later this afternoon, we have our weekly Little League Fall Ball game to attend. I plan on wearing my Uggs.

I just received my latest Concord and 9th order and I love everything. I couldn't wait to play with the Christmas CheerTurnabout set. So, so fun! I've made several panels experimenting with colors, embossing, and filling in the images with the stamps specifically designed for the purpose. I've used one of those panels to make this card for the Freshly Made Sketch this week.






The images are stamped using black ink and the Misti Stamping Tool. After the four turns, I filled in the images with Distress Oxide inks in greens and pinks using an acrylic block, not the Misti. I trimmed the panel down to size and trimmed off the lower left corner following the sketch. For the corner piece, I dry embossed some X-Press It card stock wth a Taylored Expressions Snowflake EF. Before gluing it to the larger panel, I cut the TE Scalloped Border to use as a divider piece.

The card base and scroll die are SU Regal Rose. I stamped the greeting with VersaMark and heat embossed it with Hero white EP, then popped it up with dimensionals. Finally, since I HAVE to embellish, I used tiny rhinestones, red for the deer's nose, yellow for the tops of the trees and clear in the center of the mittens.

I used the same layout on the inside with my new favorite Christmas sentiment from the SU Hearts Come Home set. The border here is TE Snowflake border die.



Have a great Sunday evening and thanks for looking in,
Colleen

Supplies
Stamps: Christmas Cheer Turnabout set by Concord & 9th, SU Hearts Come Home set (inside)
Paper: X-Press It Blending and SU Regal Rose card stock
Ink: MFT Hybrid Black, Tim Holtz Distress Oxide, and VersaMark inks
Other: Misti Stamping Tool, Taylored Expressions Snowflake Embossing Folder, TE Small Scalloped Border die, TE Snowflake Border die, Christmas Cheer Turnabout die, Hero White EP, the Big Shot, Heat Tool, dimensionals

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Joy To the World

Hi and Happy Thursday,

I bought a package of tree stickers last year at Paper Source after Christmas and put them in my embellishments drawer and I've ignored them all year. I was rummaging through a few nights ago for something else and found them, and decided to use them. Coincidently, I had just been looking at challenge blogs and saw that "Tiny" is the current theme at CASology this week. Tiny works for the small tree stickers.

Here's what I did with the tiny trees to make my card. In addition to CASology, I'm linking up to LeAnne's Holiday Pines theme for The Paper Players.






The card base and panel are both SU Heavy Whisper White card stock. I stamped the jar using SU Pool Party and the lid with SU Melon Mambo, then shaded the inside of the jar with Copic markers. I cut out a circle using a Die-namics Stitched Inside and Out circle die and raised it with foam tape. I placed three of the tiny tree stickers "inside" the jar. The sentiment is stamped with SU Melon Mambo then I added just a few pink rhinestones. Very quick and easy.

I forgot to take a picture of the inside! I used another stamp from the same SU set as the front sentiment that says "Wishing you a beautiful season and a new year of peace and happiness."

Thanks for looking in today,
Colleen

Supplies
Stamps: SU Jar of Love & Hearts Come Home sets
Paper: SU Heavy Whisper White card stock
Ink: SU Pool Party, Melon Mambo, Copics
Other: Paper Source Bottle Brush Tree Stickers, Die-namics Stitched Inside and Out circle die, foam tape, rhinestones, the Big Shot

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Kraft and Red for Merry Monday #264

Hi all,

Once in awhile, I'm lucky that I have a rather slow day at work. Today was that day and I finished up all of my to do list and tasks fairly early this afternoon. Of course, I took the opportunity to work on more Holiday cards.

Over this past weekend, I watched this Jennifer McGuire video and made a couple of backgrounds using Kraft and white card stock. I didn't do anything with them after finishing the embossing figuring I'd decide what to do with them later. Lo and behold, this week's Merry Monday Challenge gave me the perfect vehicle.

I used both pieces as Jennifer did and made these two cards.





The kraft background was created by using the Simon Says Stamp Christmas Sweater background stamp with white craft ink and embossing it with white EP. I cut a piece white card stock the same size and layered them together then cut them with the second largest Die-namics Stitched Rectangle die. The rest of the stamps, papers and ribbon embellishments are from Stampin' Up.

Here are the insides:



The technique is quite fun and you should give it a try. Lot's of possibilities!

Thanks for looking in,
Colleen

Supplies
Stamps: SSS Christmas Sweater Background stamp, SU sets Merry Cafe, Smitten Mittens, Every Good Wish, Snow Place, Hearts Come Home
Paper: SU Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Garden Green card stocks, SU Quilted Christmas and Be Merry DSP, X-Press It Blending card stock
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, SU Garden Green, Real Red, Cherry Cobbler, Hero Arts White Craft
Other: Misti Stamping Tool, Heat Tool, SU white EP, Die-namics Stitched Rectangle die, Smitten Mittens dies, SU Mini Tinsel Trim-Red, SU Quilted Christmas Ribbon, foam tape, red Stickles, the Big Shot

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Tis the Season

Happy Sunday peeps,

I've missed playing in the Paper Players Challenge the last couple of weeks due to work travel, so I made it my first challenge card today. LeAnne has a fun theme for the challenge this week, appropriate for adding to our Christmas card stashes.

I love this Avery Elle Retro Ornament set from last year and it just happens to have some pine branches that works for LeAnne's challenge. I inked up the branches with Distress Oxide inks because they are so bright. The rest of the images are stamped in Memento tuxedo black and colored with Copics and accented with Spica glitter pens and Wink of Stella. Trust me, the ornaments have tons of shine IRL.




After the ink dried, the white panel was cut with the largest Die-namics Wonky Stitched Rectangle die and glued to a Real Red card base. The sentiment is stamped in the corner with Real Red ink. After coloring the ornaments, they were cut out with the corresponding set dies and popped up using dimensionals. I added some white Nuvo drops randomly through the  branches. (Unfortunately, the white absorbed the color from the Distress ink and it looks green, but it still gives the dimension that I was going for.)

I used images from the same set for the inside too.



I cut the largest Die-namics Stitched Scalloped Frame die from white card stock and stamped it with the same branches as on the front to bring the theme to the inside of the card as well.

I hope you are having a relaxing and fun Sunday. I am joining two of my friends to do a 10K walk this afternoon. It's the annual Surfing Madonna 5K and 10K Run/Walk today. It starts at 2:00 pm local time because that is low tide and the route is always on the beach.

Thanks for stopping by,
Colleen

Supplies
Stamps: Retro Ornaments set by Avery Elle
Paper: X-Press It Blending and SU Real Red card stock
Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Oxide inks, SU Real Red, Memento tuxedo black, Copics and Spica Glitter pens, Wink of Stella
Other: Die-namics Wonky Stitched Rectangle and Stitched Scalloped Frame dies, Nuvo drops in white and silver, the Big Shot, Dimensionals

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Peace

Hello all,

After traveling to Colorado and Wyoming this past week for work, I'm very glad to be home. After getting my hair cut and running other errands this morning, I spent most of the afternoon adding to my Christmas card stash.

Luckily, Jen B. has a great sketch this week on The Freshly Made Sketches blog. Using one of the new Christmas sets from the Stampin' Up Holiday catalog, I made this sparkly card.




I decided to use gold and silver for my card today. It took several attempts to figure out the placement of the trees, but I finally found a layout that I liked. The stamped tree is stamped with VersaMark ink and embossed with gold EP. The other trees are SU Glimmer papers.

Here's the inside:



We're having another "neighborhood" dinner this evening. Good food and good wine. I hope you have a great evening yourselves.

Thanks for stopping by,
Colleen

Supplies
Stamps: Christmas Quilt set by Stampin' Up
Paper: SU Heavy Whisper White, Brushed Gold and Silver, X-Press It Blending card stock and SU Year of Cheer DSP, SU Glimmer papers
Ink: VersaMark
Other: Christmas Quilt dies, Die-namics Stitched Rectangle and Fishtail Flag dies, gold and silver EP, heat tool, the Big Shot, mini dimensionals and mini glue dots

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Happy Holidays

Hi stamping friends,

I've been working on some more Holiday cards this weekend. I still have many more to go before I have enough made. Luckily, Kim has a great sketch for us at Freshly Made Sketches this week. I took advantage of it to make this holiday card. I love the little animals in this Winter Woodland Wonders set by Avery Elle!




This is a simple card and was a quick one to make. I love the color combination in this new SU DSP, and Kim's sketch is perfect to showcase it. I stamped the bear on X-Press It Blending card stock and colored the image with Copics, then cut it out with the set dies. It's popped up with dimensionals on a square cut from DSP with a small Die-namics Stitched Square die. The square is layered on Old Olive card stock cut with a Die-namics Large Fishtail Flag die. The small white, star-shaped snowflake is from a package that I found at Paper Source last year. I added a small clear rhinestone to the center for some sparkle. The sentiment is from the Avery Elle set and it's stamped with Old Olive ink.

For the inside, I used another of the Large Fishtail Flag dies and a sentiment from a new Christmas SU set.



I was gone all week last week working in Los Angeles and I'll be traveling again this week, but only Tuesday through Thursday. I'm headed to Colorado this week and hoping it's not too cold yet.

Thanks for stoping in,
Colleen

Supplies
Stamps: Avery Elle set Winter Woodland Wonders and SU Snowflake Sentiments
Paper: SU Whisper White, Old Olive, and X-Press It Blending card stock and SU Merry Little Christmas DSP
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Copics, SU Old Olive
Other: Avery Elle Winter Woodland Wonders dies, Die-namics Large Fishtail Flag dies, Remarks Dimensional Snowflake stickers, clear rhinestone, the Big Shot, dimensionals

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Peace On Earth

Hello,

I hope everyone had a great weekend. I made Christmas cards both days, and got about 20 made. I usually make them all year long, but this year I didn't and so I really needed to get cracking, since November will be here next week. How the time flies by!

I got this SU stamp set called Carols of Christmas when it was released for demos to order. I have not used it since it arrived! I'm sure it was feeling very neglected. Linda has a great sketch this week for the Freshly Made Sketches challenge and so I pulled it out and went to work. I kind of used a little "creative license" with the sketch by using the trees for the smaller circle element.



I started with some new holiday SU DSP called Merry Little Christmas and cut it to cover the whole card front. I love the olive green shade with black. It's very versatile. I heat embossed the sentiment with silver EP and cut it out with a Die-namics circle die. It's layered with a Spellbinder circle die cut from black card stock. The SU trees are cut from black card stock, and using a VersaMark pad, I inked them all over, then sprinkled glitter EP over them and heat set. I did this step twice to give it a nice thick coat. They are layered over the larger circle per the sketch. I used some new SU silver twine along the bottom of the horizontal element, and finished the embellishing with three red rhinestones at the top of the sentiment circle.

The inside uses a sentiment from another new SU holiday set called Hearts Come Home.



I really liked how this card turned out and so I made 9 more.

We are doing a Sunday neighbor dinner tonight, then I have to come home and pack for a work trip to Los Angeles. I'll be gone Monday through Friday this week.

I hope your week is a good one! Thanks for stopping in,
Colleen

Supplies
Stamps: SU Carols of Christmas and Hearts Come Home sets
Paper: SU Basic Black, Old Olive and Whisper White card stock, SU Merry Little Christmas DSP
Ink: Memento tuxedo black and VersaMark
Other: Die-Namics and Spellbinders circle dies, SU Carols of Christmas dies, silver and glitter EP, heat tool, SU silver twine, red rhinestones, the Big Shot, dimensionals and mini-dimensionals

Thursday, October 19, 2017

You Say Witch. . .

Hi again,

Here's my post with the second card that I made using this week's Sketch Saturday challenge.

The stamp set is from Simon Says Stamp and this sentiment gave me a chuckle when I saw it, so I had to order the set.




The patterned papers are Echo Park-Halloween. I cut some of the strips so the chevron points are centered, then placed them so that the middle strip is going the opposite direction than the outside strips. I used a TE grass border upside-down for another spooky element. The small bats and the moon are brads that I found in my stash. The hat is colored with Copics.

Here's the inside using another hat and sentiment in the SSS set.



Thanks again and have a wonderful Friday,
Colleen

Supplies
Stamps: If the Hat Fits set by Simon Says Stamp
Paper: SU Blackberry Bliss, Old Olive and X-Press It Blending card stock, Echo Park-Halloween patterned papers
Ink: SU Blackberry Bliss, Hello Honey, Memento tuxedo black, Copics
Other: SSS If the Hat Fits dies, black rhinestones, halloween brads, the Big Shot, Dimensionals