Thursday, August 28, 2014

Sunflower Mini Gram by Pickled Potpourri


Sunflower Mini Gram by Pickled Potpourri is a collage image that has a blank space to add a sentiment.  I added a Thank You from Rose Sentiments by Pickled Potpourri.  My card uses a background pattern from Authentique and one from Catelynne by Red Rubber Designs and one piece of yellow cardstock.  The image is matted on Saguaro by Bazzill.  Three sticker jewels were placed in the upper right corner.  The image is colored with Copic Markers ( YG93, YG95, YG97, BG99, Y35, Y38, E57, E74, E79, T5)



Sunflower Mini GramRose Sentiments
                                    Sunflower Mini Gram             Rose Sentiments


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Friday, August 22, 2014

Red Rubber Inspirational #134 - Just Wing It


Drea is leading the Red Rubber Inspirational Challenge this week - Just Wing It.  This is one of my favorite stamp sets, called Flutter By from Red Rubber Designs.  Today I'm trying a new technique introduced by Maile Belles, a design team member from PaperTrey Ink.  
It is called Cutout Panels.  You can see her tutorial here.

For my card I stamped the images on XPress It blending cardstock for Copics using Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored with  Copic markers ( YR12, YR14, YR16, YR18, YG95, YG97, Y06, E09, E39).  Then I used a sponge and cloud template with Palette Reflection Blue ink to make the cloud background.  Next I cut out the panel, as detailed in Maile's tutorial and trimmed around the butterfly.  I used a strip of burnt orange Bazzill cardstock and embossed it with a Sizzix flower embossing folder to go behind the cutout panel.  Then the front card is popped up on top with dimensional tape.  

Wouldn't you like to enter this challenge using some stamps with wings?  Come join in.

Flutter By Rubber Stamp Set


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Pot of Tea by Pickled Potpourri


This is Pot of Tea by Pickled Potpourri.  Aren't the little mice cute?  I colored my image with Copic Markers (Y00, Y02, R63, RV66, G43, G46, N3, N4, N7, C3, C7) and matted it with yellow cardstock.  The background papers are Authentique and also Catelynne by Red Rubber Designs.  I added a ribbon and bow.

Pot of Tea  


Pot of Tea

Challenges:
Doodle Pantry - Any Digi goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Pets and Ribbon
Scribbles Designs - Animal Planet
The East Wind - For the Kiddies
Copic Marker Europe - Anything Goes with Copics
Crafty Ribbons - Celebration with Ribbons
My Heart Pieces - Use a Digi Stamp
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Tulip by Pickled Potpourri


I think Tulip by Pickled Potpourri is such a pretty digital stamp.  It is simple, yet elegant.  It makes a pretty card for almost any occasion.  In my sample I have cut the image with Spellbinders Labels 4 and placed it over a lace die cut.  I colored it with Copic markers and used the Quik Pak Party in Pink By Red Rubber Designs for the background patterned cardstock.  Corner jewels were added for accent.

Challenges:
Sweet Stamps - In the Garden
Mellonheadz Friends - Flowers
My Craft Spot - Flowers

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Sit Quietly by Pickled Potpourri


What a peaceful look with this wicker bench and pillow!  This is Sit Quietly by Pickled Potpourri.  I'm using this card as an encouragement card and to let a friend know she is in my thoughts and prayers.  I've colored the image with Copic markers. The background paper is from a Paper Studio pad called Kirby Teesdale.

Here is the whole digi stamp set. You can find it here.

Sit Quietly
Challenges:
Penny's Paper Crafty - Anything Goes
Wonderful Wednesdays - Always Anything Goes
Fan-tastic Tuesday - Anything Goes
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes
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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Burnin' Rubber by Pickled Potpourri



Do you have a friend who is a race car fan?  This is the perfect digital stamp set to make a card for him.  Burnin' Rubber by Pickle Potpourri makes a fun birthday card for a racer.
My card, in red, white, and black, uses a red background with some black and white checked patterned paper to accent the race flags.  I've colored the image with red Copic markers and used several shaped dies for the images.  You can find this stamp set here.


Burnin' Rubber
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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Day at the Beach by Pickled Potpourri


It is summer and time for vacation and relaxing on the beach.  This is the perfect combination of digital images to create a scene of your choice.  The digital stamp sets are Beachy Keen and Day at the Beach by Pickled Potpourri.  I colored the images with Copic markers and used some sand-looking background patterned paper, red matting for the images and cut die letters with red cardstock.  You can find these images here and here 

Beachy Keen 

Day at the Beach

Challenges:
Creative Card Crew - Sea/Beach
Always Something Creative - Summer
Artistic Stamper - By the Seaside
Craft and Smash - Shells, Sand, and Sea
Crafting Musketeers - Summertime
Natalie and Amy's Challenge - Sumertime
Scribbles Design Challenge - Sea, Sand, and Surf
Stempelgarten - Sun, Beach, and Sea



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