Saturday, January 8, 2011

Music Scrap Page

My husband and I decided to rock out with my nephew after his graduation! LOL!
For the upper right hand music note I used a brass embossing plate and just sponged black ink and then topped it off with a little shimmerz. I couldn't help myself I gotta add a little something but I still think it is manly! And next to it in fine print is a stamp saying rock on multiple times with stars between each phrase.
The stickers are popped up for dimension and I added a bit of tissue tape across one of the photos for added interest. Oh and I also used some 3D white enamel accents to add dots every so often on the flourishes. Let me know what you think....I'm still trying to get used to making scrap pages! There is ALOT more area to work with than a card and sometimes that seems difficult, but so far I am happy with what I have done.

Cute Card Thursday - Out with the old (tissue tape, shimmerz)
Delicious Doodles - New (used new items like stickers and 3D white enamel, also new techniques like sponging ink into brass embossing plate)

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Snow Bunny!

*Please click to enlarge so you can see the embossed snowflakes at the top*
Winter Bunny and snowflake stamp I used for embossing are from Lawn Fawn Stamps
Background trees are from Stampin' Up

Cute Card Thursday - Out with the old (polar white flowersoft)
Sir Stampalot - A winter's tale
Lawnscaping - All about snow
Cupcake Craft - White is white
iCopic Color Challenge - Red, brown and cream (R46,E57,E53)
ABC DT Challenge - Baby it's cold outside

Glitterbabe Time!

For our first challenge of the new year we would like to see you follow a sketch!

Don't forget to add something sparkly!! Our sponsor this week is the Glitterbabe herself and she is offering up two images to the winner! And if you haven't already checked out the new store you really should...some fun new images!!! You can go directly to the challenge HERE! And the Glitterbabe's Art Store is HERE!

This is the card I came up with using the Glitterbabe image "cheers to you".

* Wanted to show you the shimmery background and dimension on the sentiment...I also added stickles to the glasses which I thought looked like bubbly champagne! *

Stamp Something - Glitter
Whoopsi Daisy - Anything
Creative Craft - New Year's Resolution (relax and have fun)
Fab N' Funky - Anything Goes
Simon Says - New Beginnings (New Year)
Crazy 4 Challenges - Celebrate
Bee Crafty - New Year
Creative Inspirations - Use something new (new image, new shimmerz, new black dimension glaze)
Paper Sundaes - Something new (same as above)

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Vintage Santa 2!

Stamp is from Paper Inspirations

This is the same stamp that I used for Red Santa last week but wanted to make it more vintage feeling so tried black and vintage photo. Used a bit of raffia and that was all....I really like how this CAS card turned out! The best part is this can be reproduced quickly! :)

Fab N' Funky - Anything

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Introducing...........TASTY TUESDAY!!

I didn't make any New Years Resolutions but instead I am going to make a list of small and big goals. One of my small goes is this idea. Last year I shared some recipes with you and everyone seemed to enjoy that so this year I thought I would dedicate one day a week to posting a new recipe. So every Tuesday will be TASTY TUESDAY!! :) Let me know what you think!!

Now for todays recipe!
Layered sundried tomato and artichoke spread

* Wanted to add that we tried this heated up and all mixed together and hubby and I both thought it tasted even better! *

You can find the recipe HERE courtesy of Kraft Foods!

Stamping Vacation's Build A Sketch!

The purpose of this challenge is to give you "pieces" to use like a puzzle and put together your very own sketch!

Here is a list of all the pieces you should have at this point if you have been following this challenge. If you are new, these are the pieces you need to cut (or you can just cut the pieces needed for this particular challenge):

#1 Black 5 1/2 x 4 1/4
#2 Gray 5 1/4 x 4
#3 White 3 1/8 square
#4 Black 2 1/2 circle
#5 Black 2 1/2 x 1 1/2
#6 Gray 5 1/2 x 1 1/4
#7 White 5 x 2 1/4
#8 White 3 5/8 x 1 3/4
#9 Black 1 7/8" scalloped square
#10 Black 1/2" scalloped strip
#11 Black 3 3/4 label panel
#12 Gray 3 1/2 x 1 1/4
#13 White 5 1/4 x 2 1/4
#14 Black 3 x 2 1/4 oval
#15 Gray 4 7/8 x 2 7/8
#16 Black 3 3/4 x 2 1/2

There will not be a new piece this time.
For this month we would like to see you use the following pieces:

This challenge is due February 4th. All entries will qualify for the prize drawing each month. You can go directly to this challenge by clicking HERE! I would LOVE to see some more of you over there....pretty please with a cherry on top! :)

This is my card using a stamp set kindly provided by The Stamps of Life, which is our sponsor for this month! The stamps are of great quality and very reasonably priced! The cupcake can be found in the set called "HappyBDay2You".

*The ticket and sentiment are from Whimsy Stamps.*

Crazy 4 Challenges - Celebrate Something
Creative Inspirations - Use something new (new ticket die and stamps)
Paper Sundaes - Use something new (same as above)
Kaboodle Doodle - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Your newest stamp (I have several new stamps and these are some of them).

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Fresh Brewed Thank You!

Close-up of glossy accents on vase.

Image is from Fresh Brewed Designs

Aud Sentiments - Anything
Digital Tuesday - Anything
Cute Card Thursday - Thank You
C.R.A.F.T - Thank You
Allsorts - Thank You
Phindy's Place - Give Thanks