Thursday, October 31, 2013

Bright Blossoms

 I was in the mood for making a bright flowery card and wanted to do something a wee bit different. I love this flower stamp so much I use it all the time it reminds me a lot of cherry blossoms. I was going for a funky two tone effect. I sponged half  the card diagonally with rose bud memento ink then stamped the flowers using versamark ink. I heat embossed the flowers with white embossing powder to make them stand out. I stamped the white side of the card using the rose bud ink.  I sprinkled rhinestones around the flowers and the Birthday sentiment in the middle to finish it off :) 

 ~ Supplies Used ~
Black Card Base
White Card
Unity Stamp Company - Angie Girl : Dream with your heart
Unity Stamp Company - Happy Birthday
Memento Tuxedo Black
Memento Rose Bud
Versamark Ink
White Embossing Powder

Thanks for visiting :) 

Friday, October 25, 2013

Arianna Girl

I have been wanting to play with my new stamp Arianna Girl since she arrived in the mail the other day. I just love this stamp you can find it here at Unity Stamp Company.  I embossed some white card with a Darice embossing folder called Scroll Flourish corner you can find it here at Darice then added the image. I coloured her with alcohol markers then sponged the entire card with memento ink leaving a little white around the image. I heat embossed the swirls with white glitter embossing powder. I added lots of glitter glue and rhinestones to make her sparkle :) The purple is really hard to photograph this is the best I could do.  I am adding her to this weeks Friends with Flair over at the Unity blog tomorrow.

 Here is another one I made a totally different style :) I paper pieced some of her dress on this one and added a ribbon. The sentiment is a single sentiment from Unity you can find it here :)

 Thanks for visiting :) 

Sunday, October 20, 2013

The Christmas Door

 My new Unity stamps arrived yesterday woo hoo :) I was actually waiting on my angel Arianna Girl stamp but she has not yet appeared. So I decided to make something with the other stamps that came. I started off with the The Most Wonderful Time of the Year stamp set that includes a sleigh I love sleighs :) But I could not get my sleigh coloured the way I wanted. After 4 tries and crumpled paper everywhere I gave up and decided to change direction. So I got one of the single sentiments out that I ordered Sending Christmas Blessings I love that sentiment it is also hard to find so I am glad Unity sells it :)

I wanted the sentiment in a circle but my punch was too small so I used a candle to make the circle drew around it cut it out then put the sentiment in the middle. I wanted to make a wreath but I did not have any wreath type things to make it with. So I dug out my hydrangea punch and did the best I could. I used green glitter card to give it some sparkle. I added some red rhinestones and a red ribbon bow. I was going for the Unity colors of the month so needed something brown to add to it. I had a kraft card base that would fit in the colour scheme and added the wreath to it but it looked to plain then I thought I will try and make it into a door.

  I had seen some lovely Christmas doors on other blogs and pinterest but they seemed a little elaborate for me and I don't own a die cut machine so the ones I really wanted to make I just did not have the tools for. So I figured I would do my own style I cut out a large square and 2 rectangles. I used my scoreboard to make lines around it to give some dimension.

 It needed something else so I sponged a around them with memento  rich cocoa ink. I glued it all together and colored in a white pearl with a brown marker and it actually came out copper so fitted as a door knob nicely.  I added the wreath and here is the finished card it turned out so much better than my sleigh did I just love it :)

~ Supplies Used ~
Kraft Card
White Card
Unity Stamp Company - Christmas Blessings
Memento Ink Rich Cocoa
Red Rhinestones
1 White Pearl Coloured
Red Ribbon
Martha Stewart Score Board
Martha Stewart Hydrangea 3 in 1 Punch
The Paper Studio Christmas CardStock Pack

Challenges I entered this card into
Unity Be Inspired Color Challenge
Inky Chicks Challenge 15
The Sister Act Card Challenge 29

Thanks for visiting :) 

Friday, October 18, 2013

Friends with Flair 10/18

Happy Friday :) This is my Friends with Flair entry over at the Unity blog. All you need to do is make any project with Unity Stamps and hop over here and add it to the list  :)

This is a very easy card to make. I made a card base from coloured card stock. Stamped the imaged diagonally using Versamark Ink and heat embossed with white embossing powder. I did the same for the sentiment then added it to white card to create a border. I added some rhinestones to finish it off  :)

                                                      ~ Supplies Used ~
                                             Recollections Teal Card
                    Flower Stamp - Unity Stamp Co Angie girl ~ Dream with you heart
                          Thanks- Unity Stamp Co ~ The simple things stamp set
                                               White Embossing Powder
                                                      VersaMark Ink

                                                  ~ Thanks for Visiting ~

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Roses & Lace

Happy Wednesday I am home today recovering from a wisdom tooth I had removed yesterday ouch! So I thought I get my mind off the pain and get creative. I have been wanting to take part in the Unity Be Inspired card challenge for a while so today is a good day to make my card nothing like last minute :) Today is the last day to enter if you want to take part hop on over to here :)

     My card is loosely based on this design


                                      Unity Stamp Co - Angie Girl : Dream With Your Heart
                                                           Memento Rich Cocoa Ink
                                                Martha Stewart Hydrangea 3 in 1 Punch
                                                     Tim Holtz Distress Marker- Tattered Rose
                                               Paper Studio Paper Stack - Kirby Teesdale
                                                                        Kraft Card 

I stamped the girl onto kraft card with memento ink then cut her out. I adhered the lace to the card for her dress and a wee piece of ribbon as a belt. I then coloured the top with the distress marker. I punched some flowers and added a tiny pearl to finish it off. I stuck her onto a sheet of pretty paper from the Paper stack. I added the sentiment then mounted it on to a kraft card base.  How pretty is she?? :)

 Thanks for visiting - Have a blessed day :)

Friday, October 11, 2013

Friends with Flair 10/11

Happy Friday :) It's also friends with flair day over at the Unity blog :)  Today I went with a very quick and easy card using paper punches and the Happy Birthday sentiment from Unity you can find it here. I love this stamp it is my go to Birthday stamp it is only $1.79 super cheap :)

~ Supplies Used ~
Unity Stamp - Happy Birthday
American Crafts Dots & Stripes Paper Pad
Kraft Card
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Martha Stewart - Classic Butterfly Punch
Martha Stewart - 3 in 1 Butterfly Punch

Thanks for visiting ~ Have a great weekend :)

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Sequins & Chevrons

So I found this blog called CAS-ual Fridays by sheer accident this morning and thought I would take part in the challenge. Sequins & Chevrons was the challenge here is the website if you want to take part :)

~ Supplies used ~
 Stampin' Up - Thank You stamp 
Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch 
Colorbok Designer paper - Natural Expressions 
Bazzill card stock - Teal
Memento Ink - Rich Cocoa

Thanks for visiting :)

Friday, October 4, 2013

Friends with flair 10/4

I was so thrilled to have won last weeks friends with flair it was a really nice surprise. Here is my winning tag :) What are the chances I never win at anything then win twice in the same week with 2 of my tags :) Thanks Michelle for suggesting to me to submit last weeks tag as I probably would never have got around to it  :)

 This is my friends with flair entry for this week. Come and join in if you have not already it is over here at the unity blog.  I used one of my favourites this week from the Phyllis Harris collection. Your wings exist - This was my first ever Unity stamp I ever bought I just fell in love with this wee girl and all the sentiments that come with her. You can find it over at unity here :)  I stamped and colored her then I found a teeny weeny little flower stamp and stamped her dress with it and coloured the flowers. I am not really sure what I was trying to do with her hair but it turned out ok in the end :)


~ Supplies used ~
 Unity Stamp Company - Your wings Exist
Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Spectrum Noir alcohol markers
White and pink ribbon

Happy Friday :) 

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