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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Very Merry Dasher

I would have to say that this is my favourite stamp in the new catalogue. Isn't it gorgeous?? This is the first card I made with it and there will be many more to come!

This card is for the Stamps and Smiles Sketch Challenge. I have to say, I LOVE this sketch. I think it's so pretty, I might even make a few more cards using it.

The inside is pretty plain but it still brings the outside in, which I love. I may even sparkle up the snowflakes. You can NEVER have too much sparkle!! ;)

I'm on a little Christmas kick right now but I have some birthday's coming up so I'll take a break from Christmas for a short time...short! ;)

Stamps: Dasher, Short and Sweet, Christmas Punch (hostess set)
Ink: Close to Cocoa, Bashful Blue Stampin' Write Marker; Close to Cocoa, Bashful Blue Classic Ink Pad
Paper: Close to Cocoa, Very Vanilla Cardstock; Bashful Blue Textured Cardstock
Accessories: Soft Subtles Brads; Scallop Circle, 1-3/8" Circle, 1-1/4" Circle Punch; Bashful Blue 1/4" Grosgrain; Blender Pen; Sponges; Dazzling Diamonds; 2way Glue Pen; Paper Piercer

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Christmas in July

I don't think it's ever too early to start your Christmas cards. Last year I didn't get a chance to send out any cards. I know, crazy, right?? I make cards, what's the problem?? Well, time flew by and I just hadn't made any. So this year I thought I would start early.

I've been MIA lately. :( I hadn't crafted in so long that I was going through withdrawal. I'm on holidays this week so the week's leading up to this were busy...not that I've gone anywhere. Hopefully we'll be able to go on a couple day trips, if the weather holds out.

Ok, so on to my card. This card is for Kerin's Sketch Challenge and the Raspberry Suite Colour Challenge.

I enjoyed this sketch. I went to my Season of Joy set right away. The colours are not your typical Christmas colours but I thought, hey! Why not? I think the poinsettia is perfect!

On the inside I did the same image as the front. I stamped the flower first, masked it, and then stamped the swirls. I didn't use any ink pads on this card, just markers. I'd have to say that colouring on stamps is my favourite look.
Stamps: Season of Joy
Ink: Ruby Red, Mellow Moss, Cameo Coral Stampin' Write Markers
Paper: Ruby Red, Mellow Moss, Cameo Coral, Whisper White Cardstock
Accessories: Earth Elements Brads; Organza Ribbon; Dazzling Diamonds; 2way Glue Pen; Big Shot; Stampin' Up! Backgrounds I Texturz Plates

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Baby Giraffe

This is my first time using this set. I think it's super cute!! The giraffe screams "baby" to me. It's so sweet. This card is for the Stamps and Smiles Sketch Challenge. I found this one tough at first. I think it was the oval. I'm more of a square kind of person...*wink*...circles and ovals throw me right off!!!

Here's the inside:

All supplies are from Stampin' Up!