Sunday, April 26, 2009

Happy Birthday Dad!

This is the card I made for my Dad's birthday. One of Dad's favorite pasttimes is cooking out. He just loves his "grill". Now that he's retired and living in Florida he has lots of time for grilling.

I made this card with scraps I had leftover from other projects. I used SU cardstock, DCWV patterned paper, image by Stampin' Bella, cuttlebug embossing folder, ribbon and chef's hat embellishment by unknown company.

Hope you all had a great weekend.


Mojo Monday #83

Not much time to craft this week, but I always like to make time to join a challenge. Mojo Monday is my favorite challenge blog, so here's my take on their sketch. I needed a birthday card, so I pulled out my cupcake stamps and got to playing.

I used SU and colorbok cardstock, DCWV patterned paper, prima flowers, ribbon, cupcake stamps and sentiment by inkadinkado, Martha Stewart border punch, gems and
3D crystal gel paint. I cut out the smaller cupcakes and used pop dots for added dimension.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Mojo Monday #82

This is the card I made for the Mojo Monday sketch challenge. I just love their challenges, they really get my mojo going.
For this card I used SU cardstock in blush and chocolate chip, SU Bloomin' Beautiful stamp set, sentiment by CTMH, ribbon, daisy punch, SU scallop punch and gems. I colored the image with prismacolor watercolor pencils and used paper glaze on the flower pot.
Thank you Mojo Monday for keeping me inspired.

Relax and Enjoy!

Work has been so chaotic lately that I didn't have anytime for myself. Finally, I was able to relax and enjoy this weekend. I was milling around in my craft room when I found this image. I had received it awhile ago from a swap I was in. I was instantly inspired to create a card. This image reminded me that no matter how chaotic things get I shouldn't forget to just relax and enjoy, even if it is only for a few minutes. I quickly went into my "scrap" box and put together this card.

I used DCWV cardstock, HOTP patterned paper, gems and ribbon. The image was colored using prismacolor watercolor pencils, and I added 3D paint crystal gel to the bubbles for some dimension. Thanks for looking and I hope that you all find the time to relax and enjoy!


Saturday, April 4, 2009

The Pink Elephant Challenge #8

Just taking a little break from the housework. Shhh, don't tell anybody. Anyway I had some scraps left over from the last card I made so I decided to make an Easter card for The Pink Elephant challenge. I think the color combo lends itself well to an Easter card. For this card I used the Hoppy Easter stamp by housemouse and the sentiment stamp is one of the dollar stamps I picked up at Michael's. Well, I guess I better get back to my housework. Ugh!!
Happy Crafting,

Mojo Monday Challenge #80

It was a long week at work so not much crafting for me. I have really been enjoying all these challenges and I wanted to at least participate in one of them this week. I chose the Mojo Monday challenge, I love the sketch challenges.

For this card I used DCWV cardstock and patterned paper (from their glitter stack.), SU Sassy Stems stamp set, prismacolor watercolor pencils, SU buttons, white button unknown, diecut flower, ribbon, cuttlebug embossing folder, and paper glaze.
I hope to do a little more crafting this weekend but right now the dreaded housework is calling me. Hope you all find time to craft.
Hugs, Mickey