Saturday, November 19, 2011

Suspension Card- Birthday

Happy Birthday Mom!!

For my Dad's birthday I made a special shaped card so I figured I needed to do the same for my Mom's, I love the way this card came out.  This is my new favorite and will for sure be making more of them in the future.  I got the idea of this swing type card from SplitCoast Stampers.  I'm not sure what my style is yet because I love to try different techniques and styles, but I do love to make cards that the receiver will enjoy. 

Designed the shapes on my Gypsy using George & Basic Shapes and Elegant Edges
The flower came from flower Shop and found this tutorial here:
Paper: Bazzill Dotted Swiss
PaperTrey Inc, Autumn Rose cardstock & Ribbon
My Minds Eye, Bohemia Collection, Bliss Friends
Sentiment: PaperTrey Inc, Birthday Basics
REcollections: Floral Embellishments

I'm also entering this card into Cardz TV's very first Challenge: 

Our first challenge is called  "Just My Style"...what you do best. Make a card using your favorite technique, card fold, colors, embellishments...whatever you consider YOUR style! It can be cute, vintage, shabby chic, etc, AND It can be for any ocassion.

The design team did an awesome job, click here to see what they have come up with.

Happy Birthday Drink

Another card using the Sentiment: Conserve Water, Drink Beer

I had to make a quick and simple card for a birthday, I couldn't resist using this cut along with the sentiment.  I placed acetate on the mug to make it appear like glass.  You can't really see it in the photo but in person it looks pretty neat.

Cardstock: PaperTrey Inc, Vintage Cream
Paper: scraps of Kraft and Gold Recollections & Recollections Autumn Stack
Cricut: Smiley Cards, cut at 3.25
PaperTrey Inc: Photo Finish Strips Die
Sentiment: Pink by Design, Just for Men
Ink: Tim Holtz, Antique Linen

Happy Thanksgiving

Here are a series of Thanksgiving cards I made using the same cut but different background papers.  I did get the idea of the cut from Cardz TV and you can see that here:

Cardstock: Kraft, Ripe Avocado & Orange Zest
Paper: My Minds Eye, Mischievous
Ink: ColorBox Chalk Inc, Chestnut Roan & Versa Mark & Tuxedo Black Momento
Sentiment: My Creative Time, Mixed Holiday Sentiments
Hero Arts: Cling Dots
Ribbon & Twine: PaperTrey Inc, Orange Zest
Cricut: Freshly Picked, Pumpkin cut at 4.75'
Buttons & Rhinestones

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Swim with the Dolphin's

Swim with the Dolphin's or just goldfish......

I enjoyed making this card so much.  It's for my friend to give to her son for his Birthday, she said anything fish will do.  He really enjoys fishing but this will work too.  I used acetate to place in the front to make the appearance of looking through glass.  It really looks much better in person.

Cricut: Life's a Beach Scuba Diver cut @3.5"
Pack your bags pg. 63 cut at 4.5 & 5
Cardstock: PaperTrey Inc, Vintage Cream, Hawaiian Shores
Sentiment: PaperTrey Inc, Happy Birthday Sentiments Birthday Basics
CuttleBug: Spots & Dots
Stickles: Yellow, Orange, & Turquoise

Challenges: My Creative Time,  Throwback Thursday Challenge- Kid Friendly Theme
Bitten by the Bug 2: Boy Crazy!!! A new contest sponsored by My Pink Stamper

We're So Thankful!

Sending you a Harvest of Good Wishes

Cricut Cardz Challenge #95? This week "We're So Thankful"! Make a card for Thanksgiving using the card feature from any cartridge(s) you'd like and using any colors you'd like.

Cricut: A childs Year, Card feature & Cuts
Cardstock:PaperTrey Inc, Dark Chocolate, Vintage Cream
Pattern Paper: Cloud 9 Design, Harvest Holiday Photo Mats
Ribbon: PapterTrey Inc, Orange Zest
Tim Holtz Distress Ink: Vintage Cream
My Creative Time: Mixed Holiday Sentiments
Color Box Chalk Ink: Chestnut Roan
Buttons & Floss

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Nifty Fifities Fun

I found the perfect picture frames for this at Micheal's, they have foam tape in between the two mat layers making it lift just enough to put a 3D cut inside.  They came out so good, these were gifts for my Dad's birthday in September to hang in his pool table room.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Conserve Water, Drink.........

My friend asked me to make a card for a friend for his birthday,  She wanted a Golf card, so when I brought her sentiments to pick from...............I just couldn't resist with the beer mug.  He Loved it!