Showing posts with label Double Dare. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Double Dare. Show all posts

Saturday, February 27, 2010

A Colorful Spring

I seem to be chronically late for the teaparty's lately! But here I am none-the-less and the parties are that kind that just go on and on! LOL!! This week we had to bring some color to Abner the Abdominable Snowman because he is sick to death of WHITE!

So I'm bringing along some green grass and blue sky - as well as this little penquin guy with his gravity defying Easter Basket. I figured Abner would feel at home with this ice loving creature and wouldn't feel so nervous about all the new colors he was seeing!


My card is also for Fran's Doubledog Dare Challenge to us this week - to make a 1-2-3 card - I used one ribbon, two little gems, and three designer papers!

And finally - it's for the TCP Tuesday challenge to use The Cat's Pajama's springtime stamps on your card -

Reminder: Claire is releasing 3 lovely new stamp sets on Monday - see some sneak peeks at Claire's, Anya's and Lynn's today - they'll make you want these new stamps - ya - they will!!

Happy Saturday everyone - are you stampin'???

Stamps: A Beary Good Year, Gobble it Up - The Cat's Pajamas
Paper: White, new leaf - PTI, DP - DCWV Spring Stack
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: paper piercer, glue dot, foam dimensionals, gold stickles, sticky gems - Amuse, vintage button - PTI, zutter corner rounder, rectangle nestabilities, ribbon - PTI, copics - E35, YR24, YR09, BV08, BV04, YG17, R32, RV11, Y13

Thursday, February 18, 2010

More than Just a St. Paddy's Day Card!

I guess I missed the BIG Mardis Gras Celebration for the Mudder's Teapot Challenge - just couldn't get to stamping yesterday - but if I know the Teaparty gals - there's still a lot of partying going on down there - so PJ Bear is bringing down the green because we heard that there's already plenty of purple and gold there!

AND Joanne's Doubledog Dare challenge this week was to make a St. Patrick's Day card so here you go!

My sketch is Mercy's Tuesday sketch and the colors are the TCP Tuesday Challenge to use olive, light blue and Ivory!
With less stamping time you have to pack them all in right?!?!?

Stamps: The Cats Pajamas - A Beary Good Year
Paper: Bazzill green, blue & ivory, DP Basic Grey Pattern paper, vintage cream - PTI
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Chamomile - PTI
Accessories: sponge, oval & scalloped oval nestabilities, foam dimensionals, modern label punch - SU, gold pen, Copics: YG63, E53, E35, BG10, Quickie Glue pen

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Get Well on the Chaise Lounge

I'm multi-challenging again - my card today is for theSplit Coast color challenge, da Mudder's Teapot Challenge, Hostess Joan's Doubledog Dare Challenge to make a get well card, and I used Mercy's Tuesday Sketch!

So I'm bringing this lovely chaise lounge to help decorate Belassiz's villa so hopefully Bodacious will win her hand. I added a soft comfy pillow and a matching teapot and cup to make it more versatile! (see the Teapot challenge for clarification of this sentence!)

The chaise is paper pieced and the wood part is colored with a copic. The teapot, cup and pillow are up on foam dimensionals.

Thanks for coming by today!

Stamps: Starving Artist Doodle Factory/Classic Decor, Sentiment: Tea for Two - PTI
Paper: vintage cream, sage shadow, close to cocoa, DP K&Co brown & green polka dots, text style - In Bloom - PTI
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Tea Dye Distress Ranger
Accessories: foam dimensionals, copic E37, tiny dots satin terre Cotta ribbon - PTI, swiss dots cuttlebug folder,

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

My Secret Recipes

Ok - are you ready for this explanation!?!?!

I made this long tall recipe book for 5 challenges today!
I used 1) this week's SCS sketch 2) this week's SCS colors, 3) Mudder's Tea Pot Challenge, 4) an old challenge from last Oct's World Card Making Day to make something with dimension - and 5) this week's Doubledog Dare challenge from Itsapassion (Anne) to use 4 challenges on your card/project!
For this week's teapot party we're in my neck of the USA woods (Hampton Falls, NH) at an apple orchard and we're trying to solve the crime of a worm getting squished in an apple - I know it's weird but that's what all Tuesdays are with da Mudder! (plus everything's pretty frozen up there right now too! - but in make believe anything's possible right?!)
So anyway - This is my SECRET recipe book (wink, wink) you can see the heavy security of it with the heart lock and the ribbon knotted tightly shut - and I think there are some clues to who's the bad apple inside - we can all take a gander when we gather in the orchard! (as you can see - the first page is written in invisible ink! LOL!!)
All the stamps on this are from Waltzingmouse Stamps Please see the links to the sets below.
....and you are welcome to join along with the Doubledog Dare Challenge to use 4 challenges on your card - can you handle it??? put DDC in your keywords on Split Coast if you can!!!
Stamps: Waltzingmouse: Little Box Labels, Very Vintage Labels No 4, Peace & Plenty
Paper: Elegant Eggplant - SU, Dark Chocolate - PTI, DP Bitty Box Basics - PTI, Sabrina - Making Memories
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Copics - E33, N2, glitter - SU, Quickee Glue Stick, Ribbon - PTI, foam dimensionals, white lined notepad & cover template - PTI

Thursday, January 7, 2010

A Courtin' Purse for Miss Kitty

Well - I needed to catch up on several Split Coast challenges - so this little purse covers 4!

I used the colors for the color challenge to use celery green, teal and hunter green (the big button IS really hunter green but looks black in the pic!) - It was from my dear MIL's button box and has some decorative groves on the top half of it.

And I used the Grid Technique on the Bazzill card stock which was Charlene's (Lilluvsstampin) Doubledog Dare Challenge for us this week.

Going shopping makes me happy and that was Francie G's DDC challenge to us last week to make a card or project showing what makes you happy!

AND the Mudder's back (YAY!!) with her Tuesday Teapot challenge. We're all going to Dodge City to help Miss Kitty find a new man - I thought that she could use this pretty purse when she hits the streets for the nightlife - appropriately enough, the teal brad on the button is from the Urban Prairie set by Basic Grey!

I think Miss Kitty will put her little silver derringer in here in case she needs to ward off any unwelcome advances from certain gentlemen!! It will be cleverly concealed until she has need of it!

I found the tutorial for this cute top note purse here

Thanks for stopping by today!
Stamps: none
Paper: green bazzill
Ink: none
Accessories: wide ribbon: Sharon's ribbon store, vintage button, basic grey brad/urban prairie, big eyelets- SU, crop a dile, scor tape, scor pal. circle cutter - EK success , velcro

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Colorful Warm Winter Wishes

I decided to make another one of these cute Beanie hat gift card holders using the Color challenge over at Split Coast which was rose red, mellow moss and so saffron.

I also used polka dots (on my DP the nested buttons and the brad) which was hostess Joan Ervin's Doubledog Dare challenge to us this week. To make the fringe on the top of my hat - I used a Spellbinders Labels Trio and just cut slices on one end and attached the tag to the back of the hat behind the button!You will find Carolina's beanie tutorial here My sentiment is from the Waltzingmouse Stamps Sewing Box Christmas set.

I just love these cute little hat gift card holders - Don't you?!? - I think I'm going to try a masculine one next!
Thanks so much for coming by!
Stamps: Waltzingmouse Stamps - Sewing Box Christmas
Paper: Rose Red, DP - SU
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Crop a dile, eyelet, glue dots, brad - basic grey, spellbinders labels trio, edge punch - EK success, Prima flowers, prima leaves, vintage buttons - PTI, dew drops, quickie glue stick, dazzling diamonds - SU

Monday, December 7, 2009

Delighted!

I made this card for 3 challenges! The first is the Doubledog Dare Challenge where I am this week's hostess. My challenge is to make a Thank You card since we'll all be needing some of those pretty soon won't we now!

I used the MojoMonday sketch #116 on my card as well as the colors for the Split Coast color challenge. Betty was the hostess this week and she asked me to help her by making a sample card to post with her challenge - whoo hoo!! The colors for us to use are yellow, eggplant and artichoke - a nice combination don't you think?

My sentiment is from the Waltzingmouse set Blessed by You - isn't it a great way to let the giver know that you liked their gift!?!?!
Stamps: Waltzingmouse Stamps - Blessed By You
Paper: Always Artichoke, Barely Banana, Elegant Eggplant - SU, DP - Basic Grey Wisteria/Violet
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Lemon Tart Ribbon - PTI, Circle & Pinking Circle Nestabilities, Nested Birds Shapeabilities, Swiss Dots & Diamonds in the Rough Cuttlebug folders, cuttlebug, dew drops, glue dots, foam dimensionals.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

A Winter Earth Angel

I made my card today for the Split Coast color challenge (vanilla, black, soft suede) as well as the Doubledog Dare Challenge where Anne (jdmommy) challenged us to make a winter birthday card. I hope the dark colors qualifies this as winter!?!

This silk ribbon from Sharon's Stamp Simply Ribbon Shop is as soft as butter and just drapes so beautifully!

I paper pieced the sweet Earth Angel's dress. I masked her to stamp the lovely lacey looking wings behind her. I used my copics for coloring.

The stamps are from the Earth Angel set by Waltzingmouse Stamps.

Stamps: Waltzingmouse Stamps - Earth Angel
Paper: Black - SU, Vintage Cream , DP Turning a New Leaf, Bitty Dot Basics - PTI
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: vintage buttons - PTI, Ribbon - Sharon's Not Time to Stamp Ribbon Shop, Modern Label Punch - SU, Copics - E33, BG10, E51, foam dimensionals, oval nestabilities, glue dots, eclipse tape

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Mindful of Your Troubles - and One More Spook

This card combines two Split Coast Challenges - the clean and simple challenge to make a sympathy card and the color challenge - to use burgandy, coral and vanilla.

My card is 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 and it went together pretty quickly - which is the goal of a clean and simple card, right?! I stamped the label - cut it with a Labels Four Nestability (that fits it perfectly!) stamped the sentiment inside the oval and layered it onto a piece of designer paper using foam dimensionals. Then I just added the pretty Prima flower with a glue dot. Easy peasy!

The frame stamp is from a set called Very Vintage Labels 4 from Waltzingmouse Stamps (it's presetently sold out but Claire is putting names on a waiting list ) and the lovely sentiment is from a set called Blessed by You - check out all the great sentiments and images on this set!

Stamps: Waltzingmouse Stamps: Very Vintage Labels 4, Blessed by You
Paper: Vintage Cream, Text Style Holiday Cheer: PTI
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Cameo Coral: SU
Accessories: foam dimensionals, Prima flower, glue dot, Labels Four Nestability
This may be my last Halloween card for the season (but then again.......)

Joanne (Sleepyinseattle) was our hostess this week for the Doubledog Dare Challenge. She sent us a bunch of fun Halloween stuff to use on a card. I only used a little bit of it - the ghost, the witch, the moon and the bats. (I'll be able to make about 10 more cards with everything she sent us - how fun! - thanks Joanne!)

The black panel is cut with an inverted scalloped square Nestability - the sentiment, ghost and witch are all up on foam dimensionals. This is another 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 size card. (I love this little square size!) and I had the ghost's tail stick off the side a little bit so it really looks like he's flying in front of the card!

The spooky sentiment is from the Halloween Party stamp set by Waltzingmouse Stamps

We'd love to have you join us by making a Halloween card too! - just put DDC in the keywords when you load your card onto Splitcoast!

Stamps: Waltzingmouse Stamps: Halloween Party
Paper: Basic Black: SU, White, Summer Sunriese : PTI
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: classic inverted scalloped square Nestability, cut outs: unknown, foam dijmensionals, small oval punch: SU

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

A Merry Sketch and A Man's Get Well

I've got two cards to share today - one from last weeks Color and Doubledog Dare challenges and one from this weeks same challenges (my cards are piling up!)

First, my card for the color challenge over on Split Coast last week which was to use Pink, sage green, and grey and the Doubledog Dare Challenge that you can find here in the forums was to use this sketch that Beverly (beestamper) created.

My stamp is from the Vintage Christmas set by Waltzingmouse Stamps . I stamped the image on the green and pink card stock using Versamark Watermark ink and embossed it with clear embossing powder. I cut out the Mery Christmas part from the pink and adhered it over the green piece with foam dimensionals. I adhered that to two pieces cut using the Labels three Nestabilities.

I used a rub on for the scrolls in the corners and colored my white ribbon with a gray copic to go with the colors in the challenge. The lovely designer paper is Amy Butler by K & Co.

We'd love to have you join in the DDC sketch challenge just put DDC in your keywords when you post your card in your Split Coast gallery.

I'd also like to remind you to check out all of Claire's new stamps over at Waltzingmouse Stamps - you're gonna like what you see - I promise! She tends to sell out fast too - so if you see something you want I'd recommend you load that baby into your cart!!
Stamps: Waltzingmouse Stamps: Vintage Christmas
Paper: Pretty in Pink, Going Grey, Sage Shadow: SU, DP Amy Butler/K&CO
Ink: Versamark Watermark pad
Accessories: clear embossing powder, hot gun, foam dimensionals, labels three nestabilities, ribbon/Offray, Copic N2, Rub on: Fancy Pants Designs

My second card was made for 3 challenges - this weeks color challenge, to use kraft, white and Mellow Moss, the Doubledog Dare Challenge where Ann Harmon (jdmommy) challenged us to make a male get well card without ribbon or flowers, and I used the sketch for the Cat's Pajamas Tuesday challenge!

I used the Off Beat Backgrounds set by Waltzingmouse Stamps to make the plaid bg on my card. The cat and sentiment are by the Cat's Pajamas.

Thanks for stopping by!
Stamps: Offbeat backgrounds: Waltzingmouse Stamps, Nurse Sprinkles & Sentiment: The Cats Pajamas
Paper: mellow Moss: SU, Kraft, White: PTI, DP Basic Grey Wassail/Olive Branch
Ink: memento tuxedo Black, Fresh Snow: PTI, Mellow Moss: SU
Accessories: foam dimensionals, argyle cuttlebug folder, word window punch: SU, scalloped circle punch, circle punch, Copics: Y17, G82, sponge, Labels 8 Nestability

Friday, September 25, 2009

A Chilling Color Resist!

My card today is for two challenges - the color challenge on Split Coast and the Doubledog Dare Challenge I do with some Split Coast Friends - last week Hostess Charlene asked us to use crayon resist on our card.

You can find the tutorial for crayon resist in the resources over at Split Coast here

First I stamped this great skull image from the Stampin Up set called From the Crypt with black ink on glossy white paper -I let it dry (actually hot gunned it dry!) - then colored the skull with a white crayon. Next I sponged over the image using bravo burgandy and so saffron inks. I wiped the image with a paper towel and it stayed white where the crayon had been colored. I apparently missed a few areas on the skull with my crayon and it got colored burgandy - but I like how that came out!

The framings are cut with the Labels 3 Nestabilities and the background spider web is a Cuttlebug Folder.

You can find the Doubledog Dare Challenges in the Split Coast forum here or on my sidebar.

Inside my card I stamped this very fun witch and BOO! from the Waltzingmouse Stamp set called Halloween Party.


Thank you so much for stopping by today!

I'm teaching a class over at The Papertree in Manchester, NH tomorrow morning so I've been busy preparing the materials for that. I always have such a great time there with all my stamping friends - and owner, Michelle, is just a blast to be around - not to mention how fun her store is - she's got all the new stamps and papers!! If you are ever in the Manchester, NH area - be sure to stop by there.

AND - I'll be revealing some exciting news I've been dying to tell you for a month or so coming up on my blog on Tuesday 9/29 so be sure to come by for that!!
Stamps: SU: From the Crypt
Paper: Bravo burgandy, Basic Black, Glossy Paper: SU, Summer Sunrise: PTI,
Ink: Bravo Burgandy, So Saffron: SU, Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Sponge, foam dimensionals, labels 3 Nestabilities, Spider Web Cuttlebug Folder, white crayon

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Expect a Masterpiece!

I made this card for the sketch challenge over on Splitcoast this week as well as the Doubledog Dare Challenge I do with a group of friends (see my sidebar). Joanne (sleepyinseattle)was our hostess and her challenge was to use an apple on our card.

I clear embossed some apples on the black panel and cut out a red apple and attached it on the sentiment panel. The stamp set is from Papertrey Ink The panels are cut with Labels Eight Nestabilities. You can see all the DDC cards here.

Hot tip: check out http://www.ritzcamera.com/ for 20% off on all Nestabilities - click on the scrapbooking tab at the top right on the site - then look under Spellbinders - They have had this sale continue every month for several months now!


I appreciate your stopping by today!

Stamps: Papertrey Ink: Teachers Apple
Paper: SU: Basic Black, PTI: White, Pure Poppy
Ink: Memento tuxedo Black, PTI: Ripe Avocado, Pure Poppy
Accessories: sponge, nestability labels eight, foam dimensionals, modern punch: SU, script cuttlebug folder, SU: striped grosgrain ribbon, Clear EP, hot gun, Heidi Swapp Distresser

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Don't have a Clue???

Gosh - I hope I'm not too late to help solve the crime at Mother Mark's Clue Game Tea Party today - I had to go to the dentist of all things - hey, maybe it was the dentist, in the reclining chair, with the cleaning tool!?!?! But I digress - I found a ton of clues laying around my stamping room so hopefully these will help Inspector Clueso and everyone else solve the dastardly done deed???!!!


I have cleverly hidden several clues on this seemingly innocent 'come hither' card. Can you find them?!?!?


You can find out what the heck I'm talking about here on Mothermark's blog. and it's also posted over in the forums on Split Coast here Come along and help us find the CLUE's!!!


This is also my card for this weeks DoubleDog Dare Challenge - Joan Ervin was our hostess and her challenge was to celebrate Glamour Girls! You can see the members of the Doubledog Challenges on my side bar - click on the logo and it will take you to the gallery with all the DDC cards - come play along!


thanks for coming by today!!


Stamps: Starving Artists Doodlefactory, Lady Silhouette- Erte unknown company
Paper: white, In Bloom: PTI, Basic Black Baja Breeze, DP: SU
Ink: memento tuxedo black
Accessories: sticky half pearls, foam dimensionals, ocean tide satin ribbon:PTI, gold spica pen, zutter corner rounder, tag trio spellbinders, paper piercer, ornare template

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

We're Off to Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia !

Mothermark (Cindy) has a Teapot Challenge every Tuesday on her blog which is now featured in the Split Coast Challenge forums as well.

This week we are off to Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia - and I've got Pete the Pirate (an old friend of Peggy's) on the deck of his pirate ship plotting the course to Peggy's Cove on the horizon there...... we're off to catch fish and Pete here has one already on deck with an eye to the ocean for more - I was going to add a light house image to my card but the stamp I know I have has gone missing in my stamping room so we missed the boat on that so to speak!!!
I was the hostess this week for the Doubledog Dare Challenge I do with some Split Coast friends. My challenge was to make a card using this swarthy Pirate Dragon and Pirate Ship Background -they are free Dustin Pike digi images that you can find here. We'd love to have you join in on the Tuesday Doubledog Dare challenges as well. You can find those here .
My card also covers the Color challenge on Split Coast this week - to use Vanilla, Close to Cocoa and Taken with Teal (and a few other colors added in for good measure!) can I pack any more into this card!?!?!? LOL!!!
Here is the pile of Copics that I used to color the images!
Thank you for coming by today!!
Stamps: Karen Foster Snap Stamps - Dustin Pike Digi Images
Paper: Close to Cocoa, Taken with Teal: SU, Vintage Cream: PTI
Ink: So Saffron
Accessories: Sponge, foam dimensionals, circle punch, glue dots, fish charm: Custer's Last Stand, Black micron pen, copics

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

The Bees Are Happy!

Well - I hit the trifecta with my card today! ...... as in I covered three challenges with this one little card!

1) The Color challenge on Split Coast this week was to pick a color of card stock then use bleach to stamp your chosen image - and use the resulting bleached color as your second color for your card,
2) the Tuesday Doubledog Dare Challenge from jdmommy was to have an out-of-the-box element on your card - in this case the flower is cut outside the 'circle'.
3) AND I finally got to do one of Mothermark's Tuesday Teapot challenges!!! Yippee!!!

My main color card stock is Stampin Up Vintage Violet and when I stamped this cute Stampendous image with bleach - I ended up with this lovely cream color. So my second color is PaperTrey Ink Vintage Cream . I embossed the violet panel with the Diamonds in the Rough Cuttlebug folder. I thought it looked a little bit like a honeycomb.

These Bees are happy because they are on their way with the other swarms of bees to visit Uncle Beeford in Booneville, Mississippi - wouldn't you be happy too!?!?! You can check out what that's all about on Cindy's glob (as she calls it!).

Stamps: Stampendous: Bee Happy Topper
Paper: Vintage Violet: Su, Vintage Cream: PTI
Ink: none
Accessories: Diamonds in the rough Cuttlebug folder, Bleach, paint brush, foam dimensionals, scalloped circle nestability, wedding flowers: Michaels, glue dots, vintage cream satin Ribbon: PTI, punch

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Come On Over Friend!

It is just so great to be stamping again every day! Boy did I miss it! Today's card is for the Color Challenge on Split Coast: to use Close to Cocoa, Blush Blossom & Certainly Celery - I used similar Papertrey Ink colors - Sweet Blush and Spring Moss.


The sketch I used was the Doubledog Dare Challenge from hostess Beverly (Beestamper) who gave us this great sketch to use this week! We'd love to have you join in - just use DDC in the keywords when you load your sketch card in your SCS gallery.


I've been itching to use this fun new On My Couch stamp set by PTI - don't you just love the little pillows??!!


Stamps: PTI: On My Couch
Paper: White, Spring Moss, Sweet Blush, Text style Bitty Star Basics: PTI, Close to Cocoa: SU
Ink: Dark Chocolate: PTI
Accessories: circle & scallop circle punches: SU, spring moss satin ribbon: PTI, foam dimensionals, glue dots, EK Success punch

Monday, August 3, 2009

All You Need in Life

I made this chocolate card for two challenges today. The Split Coast Clean and Simple Challenge to use stitching on your card - and the Doubledog Dare Challenge I do with some Split Coast friends. Anne (Itsapassion) was our hostess this past week and her challenge was 'Good Enough to Eat' where our main image had to be edible and all our colors had to have edible names! (this was harder to do than it sounds!)

I used Chocolate Chip, Vintage Cream and Raspberry Fizz card stock - I was trying to figure out how to have a silver wrapping on the kiss that would have an edible name - and then realized Silver Ice Stickles would work! and the ink I used is Dark Chocolate. We'd love to have you join in the DDC challenges - just add DDC to the keyword when you load your edible card to your Split Coast Gallery. Scroll down to Post #20 in this forum on SCS. You can see all the DDC cards here.

Stamps: Sentiment: Inkadinkado, Kiss: Rubbernecker
Paper: Vintage cream, Raspberry Fizz: PTI, Chocolate Chip: SU
Ink: Dark Chocolate: PTI
Accessories: tissue paper, sewing machine, Silver Ice Stickles, heart punch, foam dimensionals

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Blog Candy Winner - and The Key to Good Manners

First - I'm happy to announce the winner of my blog candy - http://www.random.org/ chose #5 for me and that comment was from Crystal:

Crystal said...
Awesome card Julia wow girl you aced this ic!!! Wonderful candy...I have a sweet tooth!!! :)

Crystal happens to be one of my Split Coast friends so I'm thrilled that you won Crystal!! Please send your mailing address to [email protected] and I'll get your 'candy' right out to you!
And now onto my card -



I made this card for the sketch challenge on Split Coast this week as well as the DoubleDog Dare Challenge I do on Tuesdays with a group of SCS friends. Charlene (LilLuvsStampin) was the hostess this week and her challenge was to make a Mr. Do Bee card (from Romper Room fame for those of you old enough to remember that kids show!)- something teaching a child about manners - and to include a bee!

I love this Petite Cherub DP by Rusty Pickle - the little kids on it are so cute! I zig zag stitched around the edge and inked the edges with PTI Chai and Chamomile Dye inks. The key is Tim Holtz grunge board that I inked with Chai dye ink and Gold pigment ink.

You can join in on the DDC challenge just add DDC to the keyword when you post your card.

Thanks to everyone that commented on my blog candy post - I'm sorry you couldn't all win!

Stamps: PTI: Honey Bee
Paper: Vintage cream: PTI, Close to Cocoa: SU, DP Rusty Pickle Petite Cherub
Ink: Color Box Gold Pigment, Chai & Chamomile Dye Ink:, Dark ChocolatePTI
Accessories: foam dimensionals, computer generated sentiment CK Plain Jane Font, dark chocolate satin ribbon: PTI, sewing machine, Twine; PTI, Vintage buttons: PTI, creative Memories square punches, Key: Tim Holtz Grungeboard elements, Spica gold pen

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

A Summer Tweet

The Clean and Simple challenge on Split Coast this week was to use the summer colors of turquoise, orange and blue. And as luck would have it - the DoubleDog Dare Challenge a few weeks ago made by Joanne (Sleepyinseattle) (which I hadn't gotten to yet!) - was to use orange, yellow and blue - so I'm hitting two birds with one card so to speak!!

The bird is cut from the small and medium Shapeability Nested Birds and mounted with foam dimensionals on the card. I scored three lines above and below for a little depth on the card. Pretty clean and simple! The sentiment is from the Amuse stamp set called Nature.



We'd love to have you join along with the weekly Doubledog Dare challenges - just load your challenge card in your SCS gallery and use the keyword DDC - you can see all the DDC cards here.

Reminder: check here for info on winning my blog candy!

Stamps: Amuse: Nature Set
Paper: Tempting Turquoise: SU, Lemon Tart: PTI, DP Little Yellow Bicycle Geometric Orange
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: brad: Making Memories, foam dimensionals, shapeabilities: Nested Birds, ScorPal

Friday, July 17, 2009

A Sketchy Wedding Day

I made this card for the sketch challenge on Split Coast, as well as the Doubledog Dare Challenge I do with some SCS friends. Francie G's challenge to us was to make a wedding card. I used Waltzingmouse Stamps for my card today and Papertrey Ink papers and inks.

We'd love to have you join in on the Doubledog Dare challenge - just put DDC in the keywords when you load your wedding card into your Splitcoast gallery. You can see all the Doubledog Dare cards here.

I just passed 100,000 hits on my blog a few days ago - so there will be some serious blog candy available to win soon so be sure to keep checking back!
I may not be posting again until the weekend as I'm teaching two classes over at my favorite stamp shop - The Papertree in Manchester, NH - and I'm still preparing the materials (nothing like the last minute huh!?!?)

Stamps: Waltzingmouse Stamps: Irish Blessings, Celtic Heritage
Paper: PTI: Vintage Cream, OceanTides, Bitty Dot Basics
Ink: Ocean Tides PTI
Accessories: Vintage cream twill: PTI, Modern label punch: SU, Sizzlets Lots of Tags Label 1: SU, dew drop, Glue Dots, foam dimensionals