Saturday, August 5, 2017

Laurie's Birthday

Today's card is for a good friend's birthday!  She likes her wine and I think she'll love this card!  This is BUGJJWINE from Bugaboo Stamps.  I colored her with copics, clear star jelly roll pen on her ribbon and sleeves, glossy accents on her glasses, wine glass, and wine bottle.  She is cut out and matted with SB small scalloped die.  Layout is for Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 Challenge #118.  Wine paper I bought on Etsy (shop is closed), Bo Bunny fruit punch dot, and cs from my stash.  Doodlebug Designs twine, The Paper Studio gems (they ARE all hot pink), Martha Stewart scalloped punch,  computer generated sentiment, and wine glass charm from Michael's or Hobby Lobby.

Challenges:

A Gem of a Challenge #200 - Birthday Wishes
Catch The Bug Recipe Challenge 3 Layers, Scallops, & Hot Pink
Crafting From The Heart Challenge #170 - ATG
Craftyhazelnuts Patterned Paper August 2017 Challenge
Jo's Scrap Shack FFC #220 - ATG
Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Wonderful Wednesday Challenge - ATG
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge #339 - ATG
Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge Week #31 - ATG
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Food and/or Drink
 Sweet Sketch Wedesday 2 Sketch #118
Through The Craft Room Door Week of Aug 1-7 - ATG
Word Art Wedesday Challenge 294-295 - ATG

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Darla's Birthday

Today's FUN card is for my SIL's birthday.  This is BUGJJ29AGAIN from Bugaboo Stamps.  She is colored with copics, cut out with Lawn Fawn large stitched square die, glossy accents on her glasses, drink glass, split margarita, and balloons, stardust stickles on her sleeves and bow.  Layout is for Stella Says Sketch 512, which I turned sideways.  Lawn Fawn perfectly plaid lime green,  Bo Bunny frost dot, SEI orange slices, and dark blue cs from Hobby Lobby.  Offray white ribbon colored orange, melted pony beads for the candy dots, and Fiskars scalloped punch.

Challenges:

Brown Sugar Challenge #260 - Layers
Catch The Bug July Color Challenge
Crafting From The Heart Challenge #169 - ATG
Crafty Catz Challenge #380 - Party Time
Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Wonderful Wednesday Challenge - ATG
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - ATG
Stella Says Sketch #512
The Paper Shelter Summer Break Challenge - ATG
Through The Craft Room Door Week of July 25 Challenge - ATG
Word Art Wednesday Challenge #292-293 - ATG

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Billy's Birthday Card

This is my 2nd post today...that NEVER happens!  But to be fair I did make the baby card yesterday, just didn't get it posted.  We are celebrating our son's birthday this weekend (it's Aug 4th), because they live 3 hrs away and he has this Sunday off.  This image is Video Game Guy from Bugaboo Stamps and is PERFECT for Billy!  I was one of their top 3 winners a few weeks ago and this is one of the images I chose:)  He is colored with copics and cut out with Lawn Fawn large stitched square die.  The layout is for Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 Challenge #116.  Striped digital paper is from Doodle Pantry (no longer in business), polkadot from my stash, lime green by Bo Bunny, and blue cs by Craft Smith blues 12x12 pad.  I googled the film strip, imported it into Silhouette Studio, traced, and cut out, the "candy dots" are perler beads that I melted.  Happy Birthday sentiment is a freebie at Birds Cards, cut out with The Stamps of Life large stitched circle die, and matted with SB large circle die.

Challenges:

Crafting From The Heart Challenge #168 - ATG
Crafty Cardmakers Challenge #193 - Lots of Layers
Inspiration Destination Challenge #132 - ATG
Jo's Scrap Shack FFC #197 - ATG
Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge Week 28 - ATG
Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 Challenge #116
Through The Craft Room Door Week of July 18 Challenge - ATG

Baby Girl Card

Hubby needed a card for a baby shower at work, so off to Pinterest I went to find one I could CASE.  I found this one by Queen Creations along with a tutorial and directions for cutting it out.  I used "Something for Baby" stamp and die set from Stampin' Up!   CS from Hobby Lobby, Color Box Twilight ink pad, Memento black ink pad, Mustard Seed and Vintage Photo distress ink, and orange Copic marker.  SB Label One die for the bottom of the dresser cut out and brads from my stash.  I did straighten the two out that are crooked in this pic!  I made an envelope with the Envelope Punch Board by We R Memory Keepers and followed the tutorial by Melissa at Silhouette School for the envelope liner.

Challenges:

613 Avenue Create Challenge #199 - ATG w/twist Monochrome
Crafting From The Heart Challenge #168 - ATG
Crafty Cardmakers Challenge #193 - Lots of Layers
Inspiration Destination Challenge #132 - ATG
Jo's Scrap Shack FFC #197 - ATG
Kraftin' Kimmie Wonderful Wednesday Challenge - ATG
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge #337 - ATG
Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge Week 28 - ATG
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Get in Shape
Sweet Stampers Challenge - Favorite Color (PINK!)
The Paper Shelter Challenge #302 - Punches and/or Dies
Through The Craft Room Door Week of July 18 Challenge - ATG



Saturday, July 1, 2017

50th Anniversary

Today card is for my in-laws who will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary on July 15th!  They do not want a party so we are planning to take them to Vegas sometime this fall...just their boys and spouses!

I was inspired by this card I found on Pinterest.  I googled champagne glasses, imported them into Silhouette Studio to trace/cut out, I duplicated the glasses, edited to make the center cut for the shaker part, and cut out acetate for the "glass part".  I used double sided sticky foam board to mount the front and back of the glasses to and gold glitter for the "champagne".  Fancy label and 50 cut out on my Cameo, heat embossed in gold Happy Anniversary, divine swirl embossing folder from Cuttlebug, and organza ribbon by The Ribbon Boutique.  All papers are Recollections from Michael's.

Challenges:

Brown Sugar Challenge #257 - ATG
Catch The Bug July 2017 ATG Challenge
Crafting From The Heart Challenge #165 - ATG
Crafty Catz Challenge #377 - ATG w/optional Twist Embossing
Die Cuttin Divas Challenge #323 - Wedding or Anninversary
Dies R Us Challenge #76 - Layers
Jo's Scrap Shack FFC #195 - ATG
Kraftin' Kimmie Wonderful Wednesday Challenge - ATG
Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge Week 26 - ATG
Simon Says Challenge - ATG
Through The Craft Room Door June 27 Challenge - ATG

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Chelsea's Birthday

 
Today's card is for my DIL's birthday next week.  Purple is her favorite color, so I'm sure she will love it!  This is Cowboy Dottie from Bugaboo Stamps (I couldn't find her in their new store).  The layout is for Stella Says Sketch Challenge #511 at Catch the Bug.  I colored her with copics, cut out with Lawn Fawn large stitched oval die, and the scalloped mat was cut on my Cameo with a nesting image from the Silhouette Store.  The purple dp is from Cocoamint at her Etsy Shop, green plaid is The Paper Studio The Basics 12x12 pad, and purple and green cs from Hobby Lobby.  I used vintage photo distress ink around all the edges, lavender stickles on her belt and boots, and stamped the Happy Birthday (by Paper & Such) with dusty concord distress ink.  Fiskars scalloped punch, lime jute trim, and cowboy hat button from Hobby Lobby.

Challenges:

A Gem of A Challenge #197 - Summer Colors
Brown Sugar Challenge #256 - ATG
Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Wonderful Wednesday Challenge - ATG
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - ATG
Stella Says Sketch Challenge #511
Sweet Stampers Challenge #8 - Dies and/or Punches
The Paper Shelter Challenge #300 - Summer Birthday
Through The Craft Room Door Week of June 27 Challenge - ATG