Monday, October 23, 2017

Santa Snoozing card


Christmas can be exhausting with all the baking, gift wrapping, celebrations...this adorable Santa sums up what happens after all the fun is had.  


Supplies ~

Card stock and envelope - 5.5 x 4.25 card size
White paper - X-Press It Blending
card stock 
Pattern Paper - Paper House Christmas card stock
Blue paper - Recollections Cape Cod card stock
Lili of the Valley - Santa Snoozing stamp
W Plus 9 - Pretty Patches stamp
Memento - Tuxedo Black ink
Copic Markers - B93, B95, C0, C4, C5, E000, E43, E50, E93YG17, YG61, YG67 and YR000



Saturday, October 21, 2017

Sending Holiday Bunny Hugs card


Sometimes it's not possible to spend the holidays with those you love...this card sends some love and hugs their way.


Supplies ~

Card stock and envelope - 5.5 x 4.25 card size
White paper - X-Press It Blending card

Dark Red paper- Echo Park I Love Christmas card stock
Bright Red paper- 80# Rocket Red Astrobrights cover stock
Wild Rose Studio - Bunny Hugs stamp

Mama Elephant - Jingle Greetings stamp 
Memento - Tuxedo Black ink
My Favorite Things - Vertical Stitched Strips die
Copic Markers - C0, C1, C2, R01, R27, R46, W0, W1 and W2





Thursday, October 19, 2017

Butterfly Thank You card


This was my first time combining Distress Ink/Oxides for a background.  It was fun but it does take some time to learn how to get it on evenly.  I love this beautiful die from Memory Box Co.


Supplies ~

Card stock and envelope - 5.5 x 4.25 card size
White paper - X-Press It Blending card
White watercolor paper - Ranger Distress Watercolor card stock
Pretty Pink Posh - Thoughtful Greetings stamp

Memory Box - Lydia Butterfly die
Memento - Tuxedo Black ink
Distress Ink - Tumbled Glass
Distress Oxide - Peacock Feathers, Seedless Preserves



Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Beary Happy Christmas card




Gimme a polar bear and I'm a happy card maker.  I love them in all shapes and sizes and doing whatever.  This pair certainly looks like they are having fun.  I two toned the scarfs to give them depth.


Supplies ~

Card stock and envelope - 5.5 x 4.25 card size
White paper - X-Press It Blending card
Light Blue background
paper - Recollections Dreamy card stock
Penny Black - Artic Antics stamp

Memento - Tuxedo Black ink

Copic Markers - B0000, B00, B02, BG10, BG53, E000, E00, E15, E53, E93, RV13, RV21, YG13 and YG17

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Let It Snow Polar Bear Card


I can't get enough of these adorable polar bears from My Favorite Things.  I let this one skate out his favorite winter thought....let it snow.  It's a polar bears dream, not mine.  

Supplies ~

Card stock and envelope - 5.5 x 4.25 card size
Pink & Blue Paper - Recollections Essentials card stock
White paper - X-Press It Blending Card
My Favorite Things - Polar Bear Pals stamp
Lawn Fawn - Winter Big Scripty Words stamp
Mama Elephant - Borderlines Trio dies

Uchida Snow Marker
Copic Multiliner - Warm Gray
Memento - Tuxedo Black ink
Copic Markers - C5, C6, E41, R000, RV02, RV34, YG23 and YG45



Friday, October 13, 2017

Too Much Wine card


Is there such a thing as too much wine?  Maybe not as you're drinking it but the next day.  This was a fun little card to make.  I made a gray chair to match the color of my sofa.  The only difference is I have purple pillows.  


Supplies ~

Card stock and envelope - 5.5 x 4.25 card size
White paper - X-Press It Blending card

Ivory paper - 80# Natural Cougar cover
Gray wood paper - Simple Stories Vintage Bliss stock
Inky Antics - Lounging Wine Lady stamps

Memento - Tuxedo Black ink

Wink of Stella - GL Gold 101
Copic Markers - B93, B95, BG10, BG13, BG15, E0000, E15, E18, E53, E93, R14, R20, Y21 and YR000




Wednesday, October 11, 2017

You Are The Sweetest card


It's always nice to tell someone that you appreciate all the nice things that they do.  This card can be used as a birthday card too.  Fun to color and hedgehogs are turning into another favorite.  Look out cats and polar bears!


Supplies ~

Card stock and envelope - 5.5 x 4.25 card size
White paper - X-Press It Blending card

Coral paper - Bazzille Passionate card stock
Candi Bean - Happiness is a Cupcake stamp

My Favorite Things - More Essential Sentiments stamp
Memento - Tuxedo Black ink

Copic Markers - E18, E31, E34, E40, E53, E71, G000, G00, R29, R27, R32, R35, RV21, RV23, Y21 and YG63