Merry and Bright

Wow, yes, quite bright — between the clean white and the green nobody can say it’s not bright 😀 I did this card for the LSC140 challenge at SplitCoastStamper.com. It’s quite fun and really quick to make. I was surprised. The amazing part is that for me, this is a two part challenge. Trying to follow the direction on the LSC140 itself and trying to use a stamp set that I have never used. I love this set but even after looking at the gallery I was never inspired to do a card with the set. Until now. So here

Holiday Greeting

Since it is December and I’m trying to catch up on card making to send out I came up with this: I’m not sure if you can see it really well but I sponged sky blue and marigold behind the tree. On the ground, it’s a mix of brown, olive, and moss. I am still not very good at this sponging technique, I have a few dark/think blotches but after a few dabs I think I was feeling better about my sponging technique. I sponge all the time but rarely all over the whole card like this. Usually I’d just

Garden Sillhouettes Thank You

I made this for a friend of mine. Which and what for I won’t say in case she checks my blog {::smiles}. This was a fun card to make. Again I’m using my new papers from SU: Dashing. I love the colors and even though it seems really Christmasy, I’m finding that the feel can be altered depending on how you use the paper. For example with a bit of sponging, the stamp set, and the purpose, I made a card that feels nice and warm instead of holiday-ish. Least that’s what I feel. You tell me 😀 Material: Paper:

Baroque Motifs

I know this isn’t new stuff but it’s new to me. I knew that this set is quite popular and when I uploaded this to SCS, I just realized how many people just love using this set. But, despite it’s popularity and all the neat designs that I saw before I uploaded, I had a really hard time with it. I turned my card around how ever many times, thought of what to stamp, how to stamp, etc. I spent a loooong time on this card and what did I get? Maybe something that would take somebody 5 minutes to

Dashing and da Punch :D

I received my SU order the other day and I just had time to play with it. What did I come up with? After a good 30 minutes (yeah, a long *** time, creative block, really), here’s what I got: You can’t see the paper piercing on the scalloped paper. But they were pierced. I like how the embossing is making the card sparkle a bit. I think the next card I make I’m going to add some sparkles to it. I’m not big on sparkles but I should try something new.

See You Next Week!

I’m going to be offline for a few days, or if I am online, it’ll just be to check my email really quick. I want to spend this time with my little family and being thankful that we are alive, healthy, together, and blessed in many ways. I did make a quick card last night but I can’t remember what stamp set it is and for some reason I didn’t stick the sticker on. But for this, I think any simple geometric stamps will do the trick. The card’s super easy to make. I used Real Red on White paper