Tuesday, 28 October 2014

CASe-ing this sketch with more snowflakes

I'm making the most of a couple of days free this week - NO MARKING!! HOORAY!!

I saw this sketch from CASe this sketch, and immediately decided to join in.  However, I had a heap of ideas in my head of how to tackle this sketch - many of which involved acetate, some of which involved lots of stamping and colouring - I took a while to settle on this idea, which involved neither acetate nor colouring. 

http://casethissketch.blogspot.com.au/2014/10/case-this-sketch-97.html
I'm also going to share this card over at Hero Arts for their Holiday Challenge, in the White Out Category. 
http://heroarts.com/blogs/club/2014/10/01/new-holiday-challenge-2/
Thanks for visiting - I hope you're having a lovely day :)

Stampin' up clear set!!

Stampin' Up has finally brought out clear stamps!  Hooray!  I finally got around to having a bit of a play with their new set, Flower Patch today.  I like that it's a layering set, and it's good that there are large images as well as small. 
I used ColorBox Frost White pigment ink, along with three different Hero Arts Shadow Inks (Bubblegum, Butterbar and Cantaloupe).
I'll be sharing this card over at CAS on Sunday for their One Layer Wonder challenge.
http://cleanandsimpleonsunday.blogspot.com.au/2014/10/challenge-45-one-layer-wonder.html
As well as to Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Get Crafty and use Kraft. 
http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/wednesdaychallenge/simon-says-get-crafty-and-use-kraft/
Thanks for visiting - have a lovely day :)

EDIT - I was encouraged by Ardyth to enter this into CASology's challenge this week, which is "Ghost"
http://casology.blogspot.com.au/2014/10/week-119-ghost.html

Thanks, Ardyth ;)

Monday, 27 October 2014

Glittery snowflakes

I bought these snowflake dies from Simon Says Stamp last year, but my order was delayed, so I didn't get to use them nearly as much as I had planned to - I'm making up for lost time this year!
I used a pool coloured Hero Arts notecard for this card, but turned it inside out so the pale pool colour is inside the card. The smowflakes are cut from the mid shade of the HA pool coloured notecards. The pale strip on the bottom of the card looks grey in the photo, but it's actually white vellum.  Couldn't seem to photograph it just right. 
The sentiment is from Hero Arts "Decorate your Holidays", which seems to be my go-to set for Christmas cards this year! 
 I'll be submitting this to Hero Arts' Holiday Challenge, in the "White Out" category. 
http://heroarts.com/blogs/club/2014/10/01/new-holiday-challenge-2/
Thanks for visiting :)

Playing along with Hero Arts

 A little wintery card for you today. 
I made this card using products from Simon Says Stamp (two stencils with Wendy Vecchi embossing paste), Papertrey Ink (snowman stamp coloured with Copics), as well as a sentiment from Hero Arts.  (One of my favourite things about Hero Arts is all their sentiment stamps.  I love the phrases used, I love the fonts used, I love the variety of styles and sizes, everything about them is just fab!)
 I'll be sharing this card over at the Hero Arts Holiday Challenge, in the "Anything Goes" category. 
http://heroarts.com/blogs/club/2014/10/01/new-holiday-challenge-2/
 Thanks for visiting :)

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Masculine birthday banner

I made this card for a workmate. I used my favourite Hero Arts stencil with some Distress Inks, and a stamp from Simon Says Stamp. 
Thanks for visiting - have a great day :)

Friday, 24 October 2014

Monday, 20 October 2014

What's happening over at A Blog Named Hero?

Here's a peek of what's happening over at A Blog Named Hero today with the Hero Arts Rain Dance stencil:



If you'd like to know all the details about how I made these cards, I'd love for you to hop on over there to check out my post!

Thanks for visiting :)

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Addicted to CAS - Codeword: Vellum

I love using vellum, so I don't know why I don't use it more often than I do!  I went for a fun look with this card for Addicted to CAS:
Make sure you go and visit the Addicted to CAS blog to check out the rest of the DTs cards!
http://addictedtocas.blogspot.com.au/
And many thanks to our sponsor:
http://buyscribblesdesigns.blogspot.com.au/

Thanks for visiting :)

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Happy birthday, Jackie

I usually make a birthday card with a French theme for my good friend, Jackie.  This year, I thought I'd make it not so blatantly French - so I used La-La Land's Marci wearing her beret, but decided not to have her wearing red, white and blue ;)

 Happy birthday, Jackie (for yesterday)!  

Thanks for visiting :)

Monday, 13 October 2014

Happy birthday, Cecilia!

I made this card for Cecilia of Cecilia's Cards - I didn't blog about it here on her actual birthday, because she wouldn't have got the card in the mail by then! Happy birthday, Cecilia :)
I used my brand new "Swirly" stencil from Create a Smile - have you checked out this awesome little company yet, run by my friend, Christine Drogt?  I am in love with her stencils!

I'll be submitting this card to CAS on Sunday's latest challenge, Emboss it.

Thanks for visiting ;)