Monday, September 1, 2014

2 Cute Ink Challenge #114 - Anything Goes!

I'm so excited to announce that I'm now a member of the 2 Cute Ink Design Team!  I love these super cute images and am delighted to join.

Today, is my first card for the 2 Cute Ink Challenge.  Since the challenge is anything goes and Peanut's 7th birthday is coming up (where has the time gone?!?), I thought I would make a birthday card for her.  As with many little girls, her favorite colors are pink and purple and she loves unicorns.  Lucky Unicorn is perfect!


I colored Lucky Unicorn with Copics.  I added silver glitter to her mane and tail, which is really sparkly and not showing up in the picture.  I added silver doilies, silver net, feathers (instead of leaves) and a flower.

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
1. 4 Crafty Chicks #209 - something old/something new - the image is new and the embellies are old - you're right it is good to go through the stash
2. Crafty Girls Challenge #25 - anything goes
3. Cute Card Thursday - anything goes
4. Southern Girls Challenge - It's all about texture

Happy Crafting!
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Sunday, August 31, 2014

My First Mail Art

I stumbled across this Mail Art Tutorial on Ziggle Designs blog when I was looking for something to craft on the Scrap Orchard site.  I was inspired and the video really helped me figure out what to do.

Here's the front of the envelope:


Here's the back of the envelope:


Once I had the envelope done, I needed a card to go in it. I  decided to use the same art journal feel for the card.  I remembered these nautical Magnolia stamps that I had in my stash and I thought they'd be perfect for the card.


The card and the envelope both have a hidden door:


Here's the inside - love the "ahoy" word art:


Supplies
Nautical by Red Ivy Designs
Magnolia Stamps
acrylic paint

I'd like to enter this project in the following challenges:
1. That Craft Place - Summery colors
2. Crafting at the Weekend - anything goes
3. Crafty Calendar August challenge - anything goes

Happy Crafting!
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It's challenge day at Cupcake Inspirations! We are sponsored this week by


DtsArt is generously providing a prize of 2 images to our randomly chosen winner.

Thank you for sponsoring the challenge!

Each challenge, we give you an inspiration cupcake and you make a card or other craft project that is inspired by the cupcake.  Here is this week's cupcake (linked to original source):


Here's my card.  I got well into creating it before I looked at the colors - whoops!  Luckily, I have pool and white in my card.  I added a couple of coral accents.  I was having fun with my sprays to create the background.


Supplies
Fairy Lila May in a Frame Holding a Flower by Dts Art
Perfect Pearl Mists - Heirloom Gold and Perfect Pearl
Copics

Happy Crafting!
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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Cupcake Inspirations Challenge sponsored by Jellypark

It's challenge day at Cupcake Inspirations! We are sponsored this week by



Jellypark is generously providing a prize of 2 images to our randomly chosen winner.

Thank you for sponsoring the challenge!

Each challenge, we give you an inspiration cupcake and you make a card or other craft project that is inspired by the cupcake.  Here is this week's cupcake:


Here's my card featuring rose bunny rabbit from Jellypark.  Peanut was playing around in my craft supplies the other day and found my Skittles from Abusybee.  I had forgotten about them - dangers of too much craft stuff? - and they were perfect for this card.

Happy Crafting!
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Sunday, August 10, 2014

Tiddly Inks Design Team Call

When I saw Tiddly Inks was having a Design Team call, I knew that I HAD to try. Tiddly Inks is one of my favorite stamp companies!  I had two clear stamps that I'd purchased and hadn't inked up yet, and I knew one of them would be perfect for the call. 

After much muddling over which one, I chose Purrfect Birthday - Wryn.  The link is to the digi stamp because the clear ones are on hiatus right now.   I colored first and picked papers second.  Peanut wanted pink and purple - are you surprised from an almost 7 year old girl?  So, pink and purple it is!


I'm still experimenting with purples with Copics.  I like this color combo.  The darks were really moist and seemed to want to run everywhere.  I'll keep working!

Copic recipe:
hair - YR20, YR12, YR14, E15, E59
dress - V000, V01, V04, V06, V09
Shoes and accents - R81, R83, R85, R89

Keeping my fingers and toes crossed!

Happy Crafting!
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Cupcake Inspirations Challenge 273 sponsored by The Doodle Pantry

It's challenge day at Cupcake Inspirations!  We are sponsored this week by
Doodle Pantry is generously providing a prize of a $10 coupon to our randomly chosen winner.

Thank you for sponsoring the challenge!

Each challenge, we give you an inspiration cupcake and you make a card or other craft project that is inspired by the cupcake.  Here is this week's cupcake (linked to original source):


Here's my card featuring Balloon Ants by The Doodle Pantry.  I wasn't paying attention to how big the image was when I printed it.  I got it all colored and then realized it was taller than my usual 6"x6" card!  So, I made it work.  Now I just have to figure out an envelope!



Happy Crafting!
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Sunday, August 3, 2014

Cupcake Inspirations Challenge 272 sponsored by A Day for Daisies

It's Cupcake Inspirations Challenge Day! We are sponsored this week by



A Day for Daisies is generously providing a prize of a $12 gift certificate to our randomly chosen winner.

Thank you for sponsoring the challenge!

Each challenge, we give you an inspiration cupcake and you make a card or other craft project that is inspired by the cupcake.  Here is this week's cupcake (linked to original source):


Here's my card featuring Hepburn Dress by A Day for Daisies.  I've been working hard on pleats and folds with the Clothing class at Kit and Clowder.  What do you think?  I really like this green combination that I learned in the clothing class.  I dug out all my fancy embellishments for this card to match with the fanciness of the dress.


Happy Crafting!
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