Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Vine Wreath-Sympathy

I saw this stamp, Vine Wreath, used on a card and wanted it so much. I discovered the company that made it, Sarasota Stamps, had gone out of business. I went on a search and found it on Amazon. It was rather pricey when you included shipping. Guess what, my sis knew I wanted it and bought it for me as a "happy" and it did make me happy. :-) Is she great or what? I saw a company this morning on Pinterest that I think may have it...and cheaper....sorry, sis.  Though, sometimes, when I have found it at different places and opened it up, it said "sold out" so don't know if that was the case there or not as I didn't investigate. That company was Artist Supply Source. I've never ordered from there so I can't tell you anything about it.

The sentiment is Stampin'Up! Thoughts and Prayers.

I stamped on PTI vintage cream cardstock with Memento Rich Cocoa, added three brown pearls, and scored with my Scor-Pal and now I have a one layer, sympathy card. I can imagine many kinds of cards I can make with this stamp. 

Have a fabulous day!

Monday, September 8, 2014

Mr. Owl Wishes You a Merry Christmas

My card is for the Merry Monday challenge #125-Transportation. You are to make a Christmas card and use some type of vehicle or transportation on your card.

My image is a digital stamp from Louby Loo/Hooty Occupations set). It is colored with Copics and I added some Glossy Accents on the windshield, headlights, and tire wheels. Of course, it isn't showing. :-)

I made my clouds with a Judikins-Kite stencil called Puffy clouds. I inked the clouds with Memento Tangelo, Sweet Plum, and Aegean VersaMagic chalk ink.

I colored the car, scarf, and owl with Copics. The highway is a piece of Bazzill cardstock which I drew lines on with a Sharpie. Then, I also cut out a snow bank and edged with blue ink.

The die cut trees are from Frantic Stamper, Inc./Tall Pine Trees.

My sentiment is from Hero Arts/clear stamp set CL722.

The ribbon is Stampin'Up! Cherry Cobbler. I added a punched star and large gemstone in green. The twine is from The Twinery/Carribean.