Saturday, April 24, 2010

Curtain Call CC Act 26

Hey everyone,

Ok, having a few issues with loading pictures on my blog, so I will update soon with Stacey's fabulous inspiration photo.   In the mean time, if you would like to play along go HERE.

My inspiration for this weeks card is my little mans' 6th birthday.  These were such great colours for a boy card.  Loved them!




Inspiration for the inside of the card came from the fabulous and very talented  Teneale Williams.  Your can check out her designs HERE and HERE


Stamps:  Star prints (PTI), Big & bold wishes (PTI), Birthday basics, Fancy flourishes (PTI)
Card:  Goind gray, basic gray, whisper white and summer sun
Ink:  Summer sun, going gray and basic gray
Accessories:  CM circle template, lrge and sml star punch, silver brads, 1/4" cirle punch

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Happy Birthday Rylee!

Long story short ... left it to the last minute to make a card for Sue's baby girl, Rylee (7), and didn't have time to take a photo before I had to give it to her, so Sue kindly took a photo and emailed it to me.  Thanks Sue!

The colours I used were for Stacey's Curtain Call CC.  WOW! bright to say the least! and yes, I have used the same stamp set from last week LOL!







Stamps:  Blooming button bits (PTI), Polka dot basics (PTI), Birthday basics (PTI), Turning a new leaf (PTI)
Card:  Pixie pink, whisper white, yo yo yellow, bitty dot basics (PTI - lemon tart, summer sunrise and sweet blush)
Ink:  Green garlore, yo ho yellow, only orange, pixie pink (+marker for the sentiment)
Accessories:  dimensionals, paper snips, crytal efftects and dazzling diamonds


Saturday, April 10, 2010

Last minute birthday ...

Yesterday (Friday), I received a text asking if we were going to RSVP to a birthday party for tomorrow.  So, I ask my gorgeous 5 year old if he received and invite before school ended 2 weeks ago.

Liam:  Yes mum ... it's in my blue foler

The party was the next day.  Here were my instructions:

Liam:  It has to be green with crocodiles mum, Gus loves green and a cave with crocodiles.

This is what we ended up with ....




Stamps:  Wild about you (SU!), Turning a new leaf (PTI), Short order numbers (SU!), Birthday basics (PTI), Whimsical alphabet (SU!)
Card:  Kraft, whisper white, always artichoke
Ink:  Mellow moss, always artichoke
Accessories:  Crystal effects, twill tape, vintage button, jute twine

Friday, April 9, 2010

CAARDvarks Challenge

I started making this card for the CAARDvarks Challenge - Babies, when I received an email from a friend requesting a baby boy card (how convenient LOL!), so I have personalised the inside.  I have also used my new nestabilities...




You can't see in the photo, but I actually cut the nestabilities out of the top 2 layers.



Stamps:  Short order alphabet (SU!), Baby button bits (PTI)
Card:  Whisper white, bashful blue, spring rain DP
Ink:  Bashful blue, not quite navy
Accessories:  Nestabilities, big shot, jute twine, vintage buttons

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Curtain Call CC Act 24

Hi everyone,

back again this week for another fabulous colour challenge from Stacey and her Design Team.  Of course, with kraft as one ot the colours, how could I resist LOL!  There is a prize up for grabs this week too, so if you would like to play along, go HERE!




Stamps:  Blooming button bits (PTI), Faux ribbon (PTI)
Card:  Kraft, whisper white, wild wasabi
Ink:  Wild wasabi, tempting turquoise, so saffron, sahara sand
Accessories:  Wide so saffron grosgrain ribbon, jute twine, vintage button, kraft tags, nesties, crystal effects, stickles


Sunday, April 4, 2010

Two for {one}

Wishing you all a happy and safe Easter!


Here is my card for the Embellish Challenge - Stitching.  For this one, I had a play around with doing some faux clouds using a scallop circle and a sponge.




Stamps:  Everyday button bits (PTI)
Card:  Kraft, Bitty Boxes (PTI), whisper white
Ink:  Baja breeze, pink pirouette, chocolate chip
Accessories:  Vintage buttons, light pink embroidery cotton, scallop circle, sponge