Thursday, April 23, 2009

Sketches by Tamara (Thursdays)

Tonight I needed a quick card and Tamara's sketch was just the thing. The card is white cardstock, so doesn't show up as well as a color. I scanned it in as I am in a hurry.


The stamp set greeting comes from SU's "So Very".
The two green papers are from SU.
The scallops are cut from a SU punch, as are the corners.
The DP is from pcCrafters, as is the picture.

Simple, yet it will do for the task at hand--writing a loving note to a broken-hearted grandson whose beautiful Golden Lab had to be put to sleep today.

I liked it well enough to make three more for my stash of cards

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Papertake Weekly Challenge

Papertake Weekly had a nice sketch this week, so I tried it. It got a little busy before it was completed. (maybe too many patterns!) It does not look straight, but it is! I don't know how to keep the card from looking distorted if it is standing up when I take the picture. Any hints would be appreciated!!

I used papers and some graphics from an animal set from Daisie Company. I also used a stamp from SU "Wild About You". The solid papers are from SU and are Green Galore and Summer Sun. I stamped the envelopes with the lion to coordinate. The 'gems' are from my stash drawer.
The message is computer generated and the lion is mounted on 3D tape.

Inside of card

Back of card
Both the inside and the back of the card are much brighter. I did them on the scanner and it doesn't ever give a true color to the cards.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Finished finally!

After being down for a week with a bad back (the story of my life!) yesterday I felt well enough to finally finish my baby shower invites! I was getting a little stressed over getting them in the mail.

This morning I got the last of the gluing finished, and now need to put them in their envelopes and to the post office tomorrow to see if there are any pretty stamps with something blue!! They are dry, so had better get them totally ready. (some are already in their envelopes) These were very work intensive, with a lot of cutting, pasting, putting together, etc.

I hope to be able to do some challenges this week. I have missed some wonderful sketches being down.

See you soon!

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Easter Goodies

These little bags are run off from a set from Daisie Company. I added a front picture, ran them off, cut and scored them, pasted, put in some ribbon....and they were done--all ready for some goodies.
The toppers on the cellophane bags come from a website full of stuff to run off, recipes, ideas for crafts, etc. It is Happybird's Crafting Haven.

Better viewed if you double click on the picture.

Monday, April 6, 2009

Something Easter

Stamp Something issued a challenge for Easter cards. I had a SU set I had never used so did this card.

The stamp set was from SU--Refuge and Strength
Papers are also from SU--not quite navy and green galore
The DP I've had for a long time
The verse and greeting are computer generated, and the pearls are from my stash drawer, as well as the flowers.

Happy Easter!

Thursday, April 2, 2009

A Shower Invitation

This is the shower invite I came up with for a shower coming up in May that I am giving with the help of two of my nieces. I'm going to use three smaller buttons in place of the two bigger buttons.

Inside of the card with the details of the shower.

These graphics are from Daisie Company. Gina Jane Baby Boy Kit.
I used two circle punches from SU, as well as Bashful Blue from SU for the paper.
The striped paper is from the Baby Boy Kit.
Ribbons and buttons are from my stash.
I also used 3D tape for the baby and the circle invite.

Now I have to complete 22 of them.
I'm cutting everything and will have piles for my assenbly line!

Thanks for stopping by.