Sunday, February 28, 2010


Wow do I love Bugaboo Stamps! This is Stella and she shares her outlook on life in general with the rest of us who need a laugh.  I made this card for a friend who just had surgery, I hope it makes her laugh.  I am entering this card in 5 Challenges:

1. The Pink Elephant Sketch Challenge- Bugaboo is sponsoring this week!
2: Colour Create Challenge- use Red, Black and Off White
3. Dare U 2 Digi Stamp- Use Pearls
4. Saturday Spotlight- a "clean" card challenge
5. Creative Card Crew- Get well soon

Stella is dressed in a nurses uniform, which are typically white, I am not sure I am "trendy chic" enough to pull of the black and red nurses uniform.  What can I say... Baby Steps, practice, practice.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Color Challenge and Double Digis!

Hi Everyone! I made this card for my Mom's Birthday.  I used Zig and Copic markers along with Prismacolor pencils and OMS to color my image. I am entering the card in two challenges. 1. A color Challenge at Papercraft Planet and 2. Pollycraft has challenged us to use two digital images. The image of Stella was a freebie from Bugaboo stamps, isn't she great!  The frame is a freebie from a kit (sorry don't remember where I got it).  Color challenges are tough for me, not sure I got this one to blend like I wanted. Practice, practice, practice. Thanks for looking!

Monday, February 15, 2010

Birthday Card for LaLa

Hi all, this is a birthday card I made for my grandaughter Makayla.  The image is one of the Tillys from Wendy's Digital Doodling, check out her blog and her store for some great images! I have started to try my hand at challenges, it helps me complete my projects and gives me such inspiration from some very talented and generous bloggers.  This card is entered in four different challenges. 1. I entered it in the Dare U 2 Digi Stamp challenge to use your punches, 2. I used a sketch from Friday Sketchers, 3. the color challenge at Colour Create required I use red white/off white, chocolate and pink and 4. Cooking it up with Katie required the use of a punch, a sticker and a family theme. I got the brown and beige digi papers as a freebie with a kit and I am sorry to say that I do not remember where I got it, so thank you to all designers that share the creations with the rest of us.   I used liquid applique on the hearts in the digi image, zig and copic markers as well as prismacolor pencils and OMS. And the Happy Birthday is an older sticker as I try to use my stash! Thanks for looking!

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Card with a male theme

Wow, male inspired cards are not easy.  Recently a friend's husband had to have a mamogram. That had to be difficult for him, so I made him a card when the test showed all clear.  My friend said his favorite breast cancer awareness slogan was "Save Second Base" so I made him a card with that theme.  The sentiment inside reads "Congrats on a clear Man-o-Gram".  I also entered this card in a challenge at Secret Crafter.  The challenge called for a monochrome card. I combined two resized coloring page images  in Paint Shop Pro. Thanks for looking.