Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Scrapy Land - Challenge 98

Hello crafty friends... welcome to the start of Scrapy Land Challenge #98.  Come join us... our theme is always "anything goes".

For this challenge I created a double shaker 5x7 card and tag using the carved diamond pumpkin die from Poppystamps:


I think my card needs something to call it finished... maybe a sentiment?

As for my tag... I used the die on both sides of the tags card stock to create a see-thru shaker tag:


Thanks for stopping bye.... please join us for this challenge.  The winners... one selected randomly and one selected by the Design Team will both receive a $10 gift certificate to Scrapy Land.  Until next time... take care.

We are only two challenges away from our big 100th now...

Friday, September 14, 2018

Inspiration Squad - Challenge 208

Hello crafty friends...
Welcome to CAS-ual Friday's Challenge #208.   Our theme for this challenge is ...



A theme I was happy would match with the stamp set I wanted to used very well.  The new unicorn stamp and die set. 



I love that this unicorn is not as cartoonie (is that a word?) as most others in the market.  Don't get me wrong, I like and own some of those myself, but I just love the realism ( can I say that about a mythical animal?) and how tall and beautiful this unicorn is. 

I used my prima metallic watercolor set for all the coloring on this card.  First, as a background wash on my tag, as a blue wash on the card front, as a more pigmented color on my flower petals and the unicorn and finally as splashes on the card front.  I placed my sequin to follow the path of my blue element. 


I used the following CAS-ual Fridays Stamps products:
Tin Roof stamp set
Be A Unicorn stamp set
Unicorn Fri-Die 


Remember... 10 winning entries will be highlighted on this blog each Thursday before a new challenge is set to go live the next day.  In addition, Michele has generously offered up a $25 gift certificate to the overall winner at CAS-ual Fridays Stamps.   If the chosen winner has used CAS-ual Fridays stamps and/or dies as the main focus in the card, that gift certificate will increase to $50.



Thanks for stopping bye... until next time, take care.

Sunday, September 9, 2018

IO Challenge - Fall Rainbow

Hello crafty friends,

Made time to play in my craft room this weekend, stamped and colored a few of my IO Halloween stamps.



Jumped over to the IO Challenge blog to see what the theme of their current challenge was and created this card for it:


The theme for the challenge was rainbow colors and since I wanted to make a Halloween card, I pulled out my mini distress inks cubes and using IO's Cover-A-Card Gradation stamp I create a Fall layering of colors.

I used the Halloween Banner stamp in the center of the card.  I simple colored the stamped element with my Copics and covered it with my clear Spectrum Noir Glitter Brush Pen.

Thanks for stopping bye... until next time, take care.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Scrapy Land - Challenge #97

Hello crafty friends... welcome to the start of Scrapy Land Challenge #97.  Come join us... our theme is always "anything goes".

I created two cards using the Spellbinders Shapeabilities Fairy Cali die.  This first card is sweet and very girly... good for a young ladies birthday card.


where as this second card is more edgy and modern... maybe even a little Gothic.


Cali is not currently available at Scrapy Land, but here are other options:

Frantic Stamper - Pretty Silhouette Fairy
Paper Rose - Fairy Isabella

Thanks for stopping bye.... please join us for this challenge.  The winners... one selected randomly and one selected by the Design Team will both receive a $10 gift certificate to Scrapy Land.  Until next time... take care.

Only 3 more challenges...

Friday, August 31, 2018

Inspiration Squad - Challenge 207

Hello crafty friends...
Welcome to CAS-ual Friday's Challenge #207!  Our theme for this challenge is a color scheme of mint and neutrals...

I used the Peaceful Garden stamp set and matching Garden Fri-Dies to created these two cards:




On the first card, I created a heart wreath with the leaves from the Garden Fri-Die.  


On the second card, I created a cluster leaves in white, teal and gold embossed under a center flower. 



Remember... 10 winning entries will be highlighted on this blog each Thursday before a new challenge is set to go live the next day.  In addition, Michele has generously offered up a $25 gift certificate to the overall winner at CAS-ual Fridays Stamps.   If the chosen winner has used CAS-ual Fridays stamps and/or dies as the main focus in the card, that gift certificate will increase to $50.




Thanks for stopping bye... until next time, take care.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Inspiration Squad - Challenge 206

Hello crafty friends...
Welcome to CAS-ual Friday's Challenge #206!   Our theme for this challenge is ...



I used the color scheme and theme and created a card for my nephew who's starting his freshman year of High School this week.  His sister (a senior) will be there to help him on his first day.



I used the bunnies and balloon from the Some Bunny stamp for this card.  I wanted a one layer card, so I did a little bit of masking to get my bunnies to hold hands.

Remember... 10 winning entries will be highlighted on this blog each Thursday before a new challenge is set to go live the next day.  In addition, Michele has generously offered up a $25 gift certificate to the overall winner at CAS-ual Fridays Stamps.   If the chosen winner has used CAS-ual Fridays stamps and/or dies as the main focus in the card, that gift certificate will increase to $50.



Thanks for stopping bye... until next time, take care.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Scrapy Land - Challenge #96

Hello crafty friends... welcome to the start of Scrapy Land Challenge #96.  Come join us... our theme is always "anything goes".

It's the middle of August, but I'm already thinking Halloween, so don't be surprised if you see nothing but Halloween cards from me going forward.

I stared by die cutting several black card stock Spellbinders Donna Salazar Cascading Circles and gluing them together.  This die is not currently available, but the Paper Rose Bubbles Circle die is and would probably work better, because it would fit an A6 size card.  The Spellbinders' die is too big... I used it on a 5x7 card.

Next I die cut my witches from yellow and orange card stock using the Impression Obsession Six Witches die and arranged them within some of the bigger circles.  A few Nuvo Drop finished my card.



Thanks for stopping bye.... please join us for this challenge.  The winners... one selected randomly and one selected by the Design Team will both receive a $10 gift certificate to Scrapy Land.  Until next time... take care.

Only 4 more challenges now...