Sunday, March 28, 2010

Some pretty flowers

Hi all, I'm back. I pulled out all my stuff several times this week, then just sat there and watched TV instead. Sigh. It's very hard to be crafty while you're trying to figure out what's going on in Lost!
Lucky me, I got to spend a few hours at a girlfriends yesterday, where I made this card. This one's all CTMH product, the paper is from the new Miracle kit that's coming out for National Scrapbooking Month, the ribbon is from the Veranda Creative Basics kit, the stamps are 'enjoy every moment' and I used one of my Nestabilities to ink the frame around the flowers.
The sketch is from The Pink Elephant and the colour scheme is from Colour Q.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Going green

I don't know about you, but it's Spring here! We got almost no snow this winter, and now spring has sprung more than a month early. Gotta love it!
There's a ton of challenges involving 'green' this week - must be something to do with St.Paddy's Day and the great weather.
Pink elephant - spring (ok, stretching it a little here)
Stamp Something - green and cream
Colour Chef - light and dark green
Stampin Royalty - green
Kitchen Sink - sketch
The cute little owls are from Hampton Arts and the felt piece and cardstock are CTMH.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Happily ever after

You'd think i would've learned after the last wedding card - get some wedding stamps! Still none though I keep meaning to rectify the problem. I'm holding out for the new CTMH catalog, hopefully there's some cute new wedding stuff in it.
We make do with what we have though, and as soon as I saw the CPS sketch, I thought wedding rings. (well actually first I thought of Olympic rings, guess that's still on the brain)
So I just mad 2 rings, added some ribbon and felt hearts, and voila - a pretty card for a co-worker who's getting married.
Colour scheme is Pile it On - colour and a neutral.

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Birthday Boy

It's a beautiful Sunday afternoon here - spring is coming early I think. Too bad I have to go and get groceries, better make it quick so I can enjoy the sunshine.
I made this card for the Cookin it up with Katie challenge, I just squeaked in for the DT call (i think!) and wanted to make sure I did her next challenge justice. She has some neat challenges, this one involved paper tole (or layering) and metal. I've never really done paper tole, but it's not hard to layer your images with pop dots, so I raised the balloon and a couple of the candles.
Other challenges:
sketch: Just Us Girls
colour scheme: Colour Q
use felt: Little Red Wagon
I had fun with the colours on this one, and I think it turned out pretty good. I have to make more boy/guy cards, as lately I've been in a frilly, flowery phase. (not that it's a bad thing!)
Anyway, I'm off to enjoy the sunshine, see you all later!

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Thinking pink!

I have a large collection of Doodle Dragon images, so I thought the challenge from Doodle Dragon challenges to make one "girly" would be no problem. Yikes, guess I need more images! I finally decided on a birthday theme, and just piled on the pink. Can't go wrong with pink huh? Well, maybe you can cause the SPCC had a colour combo of dark blue, light blue, orange and yellow, but I subbed out the orange cause it just wasn't working for me. I also used a challenge from Cooking it up with Katie, she's looking for a DT, but it closes tonight at midnight and since she's a few hours ahead I suspect I may be too late. And the fact that I can't read and completely missed the patterned paper bit! Time to go to bed I think! Oh, and the sketch is from Mojo Monday.

The second card I made for a co-worker - her daughter was at the local children's hotel for a few weeks and she wanted a thank you. I used the Happy Healing set from CTMH, it went perfectly with the hospital theme. Challenges played:
Cuttlebug Spot - use green
Pink Elephant - use green
CPS - sketch
Stamp Something - paper, button and ribbon
Stampin Royalty - green, yellow, orange and pink

Monday, March 1, 2010

Pretty pastels

It may be too late for SPCC, but I had to use her pretty colour palette for this thank you card. I really like how this turned out - too bad I sold it! Oh well, I would've given it away eventually. The sketch is from Sweet Sunday. I forget sometimes how nice pale colours are - I have 2 boys so pink, purple and pastel colours tend to be very underused in my scrapping! I think I'm going to put it in at Moxie Fab world, you never know until you try huh?
Not much to say today, gotta eat and run as the Beavers are heading to the not-so-local firestation. Happy Monday!