July 31, 2015

Have a Fabulous Day

Sorry for the dark photo.  I started this card with a cream base and die cut two layers, one from patterned paper and one from a slightly darker cream paper.  I stamped a frame on the patterned paper (note to self, stamp first, then die cut to get it properly centered).  I stamped the sentiment on the upper layer and sponged ink around it.  To put it together I wrapped some ribbon around the first layer, lacing it through the upper layer, which I used pop dots to attach.  Then I glued the whole thing onto the base.  To finish the card I added some purple punched butterflies.  

July 24, 2015

Christmas in July - Winter Scene

I made this card to try out a new Spellbinders die set I bought to frame scenes, Regal Frame.  I started with a piece of glossy paper.  I die cut the frame and left the die in place to keep the edges ink free.  I then used a ripped piece of paper to help me ink a hill.  I stamped the cabin, snowman, trees and sleigh and then used different shades of blue ink to the page.

I die cut a darker blue frame for layering and added some light blue snowflakes.  Once the card was layered on the white card base, I dded some white gel pen snowflakes.

July 17, 2015

With Deepest Sympathy card

Sorry for the long hiatus.  I hadn't intended to be away from card crafting for so long, but my other blog and trip plans started taking up more and more time so...  And then when I started making cards again I was too lazy to photograph them and blog about them.  I'm hoping to get back to posting one or two cards a week.

This is a card I made a while back.  I stamped the vase, sentiment and shelf in black in, and the flowers in grey.  I then scribbled some pink water based marker on my stamp block and used a water brush to apply it to the flowers.  As a finishing touch I added glossy accents to the vase (which looks great and gives the card some dimension but warped the page a bit).