Saturday, November 27, 2010

IC260, QFTD36, Papertake Weekly Challenge, Crafty Creations Challenge

I am now in full swing with Christmas cards....think I have been for quite a while. I love this poinsettia and thought it would work for several challenges. I am so behind and trying to catch up. I watercolored the image and made my sentinent piece

I am entering this card into these challenges:
Splitcoaststampers QFTD36
Splitcoaststampers IC260
Papertake Weekly Challenge  Cut It Out-punches, die cuts, etc.
Crafty Creations Challenge #95 Christmas is Coming! Christmas Theme

Stamps: Recollections set-Christmas Flourish
Paper: Stampin'Up! Old Olive, Brenda Walton Peppermint Twist and Poinsettia Flourish, PTI white cardstock
Ink: Stampin'Up! Always Artichoke
Accessories: Cuttlebug Swiss Dots and Snowflake embossing folders,  Spellbinders circle nestabilitie, yellow stickles for flower center, Stampin'Up Dazzling Diamonds, Quickie glue pen, green rhinestones, Tombow markers, watercolor brush, Martha Stewart holly edge punch

Friday, November 26, 2010

EtsyInspired Inspiration challenge #115, Stampin B's #86

I am really so glad to get my card uploaded this morning. Between leaving my cameras out of town last weekend (ugh), going away for Thanksgiving, leaving in about two hours for an out of town college football game, I managed to get a card made, get my cameras back, and get uploaded Whew! What a week.

I made my card for the EtsyInspired challenge #115: You are to be inspired by the Qeen of Tarts Cakes/Queen of Tarts Wafers Etsy Store and was I ever inspired. Yummy goodies galore! The team would also like for you to use squares/inchies, if possible.  I chose this wreath from the cakes as my inspiration.
I am using taglet squares from Flower Soft. I have Flower Soft scattered all over the floor of my craft room. I really thought I was keeping it really clean but the floor is looking a bit green and red in places. I guess that is what the vacuum is for. LOL I stamped  the letters in each square to spell out Joy. Then, I added added a yummy red velvet ribbon.

I'm adding this card also to the Stampin B's Design Team challenge #86. Faith challenged us to make a holiday card.

Stamp: American Crafts clear stamps-alphabet
Paper: Stampin'Up! Always Artichoke, PTI white cardstock
Ink: Stampin'Up! Always Artichoke
Accessories: Flower Soft Holly and Ivy Taglets, Celebrate It red velvet ribbon, Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder,  Flower Soft colors-Christmas Green, Shamrock Green, and Poppy Red

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Stampin B's Holiday Card Challenge

Wishing everyone in the U.S. a happy Thanksgiving.

This week Faith is hostess for the Stampin B's Design Team challenge and she asked that we make a holiday card. I never tire of making Christmas cards and will be sad to see it pass.
I'm using an image I've had for a while and never inked. I really do like it and will try to use it more.

Let me tell you it has been a bad week. I went away last weekend and left both my cameras. I haven't been able to upload all week and it has been driving me crazy. I had to borrow a camera from my friend to get this
card photo. Ugh! I will get my cameras back tomorrow and be in business once again.
We hope you'll join us this week and let us see your holiday cards. The Stampin B's challenge is located here.

Stamp: Stampabilities - One of the Joys
Paper: Stampin'Up! Cherry Cobbler, PTI white cardstock
Ink: Stampin'Up! Cherry Cobbler
Accessories: Martha Stewart ribbon bow punch, Spellbinders scalloped nestabilitie, clear embossing powder, clear rhinestones, Celebrate It ribbon, Cuttlebug embossing folder-Flurries