Sunday, October 21, 2018

Friends Come In All Shapes & Sizes card




And no two of us is alike, thankfully.  I love these puppies.  So easy to color but the message is so true.  

Supplies ~

Card stock and envelope - 5.5 x 4.25 card size
White paper - X-Press It Blending card
Background paper - Doodlebug Design Inc Puppy Love card stock
Technique Junkies - All Shapes stamp
Memento - Tuxedo Black ink
Newton's Nook Designs - Frames & Flags die
American Crafts gold twine
Copic Markers - E00, E33, E41, E50, R00 and R20


Friday, October 19, 2018

Fall Friends card





There are a lot of great saying that go with this set.  I opted not to use any and use it just for an every day card for in the Fall.  This was one of the special sets for Stamptember from Simon Says Stamp that used stamps and dies from Newton's Nook Designs.

Supplies ~

Card stock and envelope - 5.5 x 4.25 card size
White paper - X-Press It Blending card
Background paper - Lawn Fawn Knit Picky card stock
Simon Says Stamp/Newton's Nook Designs - Loads of Thanks stamps and dies

My Favorite Things - Stitched Oval Stackables
Momento Black ink
Copic Markers - E34, E93, R14, R27, T5, T6, T7, T8, W0, W1, Y35, YG61, YG67, R15Y



Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Oh Christmas Tree card



This stamp is the reason I do not put up a tree.  Every ornament would be scattered throughout the house.  I have a small one that sits on top of the entertainment center.  Perfect solution.  

 Supplies ~

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

Background paper - The Paper Studio Woodland Wonderland card stock


Technique Junkies - Christmas Carol Kitty stamp

Newton's Nook Designs - Frames & Flags die
Memento - Tuxedo Black ink
Copic Markers - C4, C5, C6, R01, R14 and R17

Monday, October 15, 2018

Haunted Halloween Scene card




Today I've been playing with a new stamp company (to me) and I just love the 2 sets I bought from them.  I did a distress ink background and blended together 3 colors.

Supplies ~

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

Ranger water color paper
Black paper - Essentials Basics card stock
Picket Fence Studios - Wicked Together stamps
Memento - Tuxedo Black ink
Newton's Nook Designs - Framework die set
Ranger - Carved Pumpkin, Picked Raspberry and Wilted Violet Distress inks

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Festive Bear & Snowman card




Here's another of the adorable snowmen from Whipper Snapper Designs that I was talking about in my last blog.  This time I chose soft pastels for my card.  I think the bear might have been intended to be a polar bear but it was just too much white for this card.


Supplies ~


Card stock and envelope - 5.5 x 4.25 card size
White paper - X-Press It Blending Card
Purple paper - Recollections Soda Pop card stock
Green paper - Penny Black Festive & Frosty card stock
Whipper Snapper Designs - Bear & Snowman stamp
Memento - Tuxedo Black ink
Copic Markers - BV000, BV00, C0, C8, G000, G00, E34, E57, YR04 and YR07 



Thursday, October 11, 2018

Haunted Cat Halloween card



I love getting my fingers inky and using distress inks makes that happen and it's fun.  I love these colors together and they are perfect to set the haunted mood feeling.

Supplies ~

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

Ranger water color paper
Black paper - Essentials Basics card stock
Rubbernecker Stamps - Haunting Cat stamp
Simon Says Stamp - Trick or Treat stamp
Memento - Tuxedo Black ink
Newton's Nook Designs - Frames & Flags die
Ranger - Broken China, Chipped Sapphire and Shaded Lilac


Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Wine A Little Birthday card




I made this card for a co-workers birthday who likes wine...a lot.  I love this set from Newton's Nook Designs and seem to use it often for co-workers.  Hmmm, maybe there's too late.  

Supplies ~

Card stock and envelope - 5.5 x 4.25 card size
Ranger Water Color paper

Newton's Nook Designs - Wine A Little stamps and die
Simple Stories So Fancy enamel dots
Memento - Tuxedo Black ink

Ranger Distress ink - Barn Door
Copic Markers - B0000, E50, G000, G85 and R29