Sunday, April 26, 2015

April Showers Bring May Flowers

I made this card for the ODBDSLC235 Inspirational Challenge called April Showers Bring May Flowers.  All stamps and dies are by Our Daily Bread Designs, listed below. 
Spring is a fun time of year, and the weather and flowers have been so beautiful this month. 
Products used:
Challenges entered:
ODBDSLC235 - April Showers Bring May Flowers
Dies R Us - April Showers Bring May Flowers

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Friday, April 17, 2015

Butterfly Screen Card

A screen card is a fun folding card to construct.  I made mine on a slant to add extra interest.  The stamps I used are from Tim Holtz.  The legs were cut with a Stampin' Up Decorate Label punch.  Other supplies are listed below.   
 Visual Artistry Collection Nature's Elements Clear Stamp Set by Tim Holtz
Happy  Birthday stamp by The Stamps of Life
Blushing Rose cardstock collection by Our Daily Bread Designs
dark blue cardstock
Martha Stewart Scalloped Edge Punch
Copic markers
Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Rich Cocoa Ink
Creative Moments - Anything Goes Spring/Easter

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Sparrow by Our Daily Bread Designs

Today I am entering the Our Daily Bread Designs Challenge 233 Color Challenge with this card using Sparrow Single and a sentiment from Red Rubber Designs Little Bird stamp set. 
The challenge is inspired by using colors from this sample.  I've used blue and lavender in my card.
Sparrow Die from ODBD
Sentiment from Little Bird by Red Rubber Designs

Christian Faith Collection cardstock from ODBD
Spellbinders Lattice Rectangles
crocheted flower from Red Rubber Designs
blue ribbon trim
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black, Rich Cocoa
Copic Markers

Our Daily Bread Designs Blog Challenge -Color Challenge
Ikes World - Things with Wings
Try it on Tuesdays - They who have wings
Crafty Cardmakers - Wings

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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Happy Easter

Happy Easter to you!  We rejoice in the resurrection of Jesus Christ this week.  He is risen!  I've used Cross by Pickled Potpourri to make my card.  It is colored with Copic markers.  The patterned background paper is from Stampin' Up.  The oval dies are from PaperTrey Ink.  Then for embellishments I've added a bow from organza ribbon, a cross charm and three pearl studs. 
Here's a close-up of the charm with nails across it. 

Have a blessed Easter!
Cross by Pickled Potpourri

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The Gate by Our Daily Bread Designs

The Gate by Our Daily Bread Designs is the scripture stamp I chose to enter their 7th Anniversary challenge today.   I also used the Guilded Gates Dies by ODBD. The background paper is from the Rustic Beauty Collection by ODBD. The green swirl is a die called Jewel Flowers and Flourishes by Spellbinders.
I love to use scripture stamps on my cards.  They are so encouraging and uplifting to send to friends. 
Our Daily Bread Designs - Scripture Collection Stamp Sets
The Cheerful Stamp Pad - In the Garden
Crafting From the Heart - Always Anything Goes
Scripture Challenge - Anything Goes with Bible Scripture
Whoopsie Daisy - Add A Sentiment

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Sunday, March 15, 2015

Bicycle Birthday Card

This week I'm showing you a card I made for a recipe challenge with my local stamp group.  The recipe called for three patterned papers, two embellishments, one ribbon, and one stamped image.  I've used bicycle2stamp along with the matching die from The Stamps of Life for the focal image.  The card base is a Elegant Stand Up card die by Sizzix and Stephanie Bennard.  The patterned paper is Celebrate Collection Paper Pad, also from The Stamps of Life.  I colored the bicycle with Copic markers and stamped the sentiments with Blueberry Colorbox Ink by The Stamps of Life.  My two embellishments are two turquoise jewels on the spokes of the wheels and I added one blue ribbon. 
Thanks for visiting my blog this week.  Blessings!
Storyteller - Use the Color Blue
Cut it Up - Windy
Pookadoodles - Birthday

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Thursday, March 5, 2015

Red Rubber Inspirational - For the Boys

Today I am submitting a card for the Red Rubber Inspirational Challenge - For the Boys.  This challenge is to do a masculine card.  My card uses two stamp sets from Red Rubber Designs.  One is Eyes to See Cling Mount Rubber Stamp set and the other is Masterpiece Cling Mount Rubber Stamp set.
To make my card, I used Rich Cocoa Memento ink and stamped the background using several of the stamps in the set on to kraft cardstock.  The main image is stamped on white cardstock and colored with Copic markers.  I also sponged ink around the edges of the image and popped it up on the front of the card.  I tied a brown twill ribbon around the card, adding a masculine touch without a bow.
This card was sent to a special friend, Pee Wee Insall, in my Bible study class, who just had his second kidney removed.  The whole class signed the card for him.
Have a blessed day!  Thanks for coming to my blog.
Challenges entered:
Red Rubber Inspirational - For the Boys
CCEE Stampers - Wild Animals
Copic Marker Europe - Things with Wings

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