Friday, March 24, 2017

CAS on Sunday Challenge & SSS Flickr Challenge

Hi there blog friends,
The theme for the current challenge at CAS on Sunday is ‘Sentiment’ so I thought it would be fun to play along with some of my new goodies ~ 

I started by heat embossing the Wavy Coloring Book pattern with white EP, and blended a few DI's in soft pastels. I die cut the sentiment with silver foil cardstock and added the dots with my new silver gelly roll pen. The inside of the card reads: ..."to have you in my life". I'm loving this MFT angled die, so I included that and added a few Sprinkles to finish it off ~ And, that was it!


I'm also playing along at the SSS Flickr Challenge for the theme "Think Spring!"

I am so ready for spring, and for the flowers to start blooming! So, for this card, I watercolored the embossed Ranunculus flowers with distress inks, and I used my 'Love' die again. A few Rainstones with a stitched border and pink mat, and this card was done!

That's it for me ~ Have a great weekend, everyone! Thanks so much for stopping by,

Sunday, March 19, 2017

CASology Challenge #240; MFT Sketch Challenge #324

Hi there blog friends! I'm back to share a few cards I created for 2 challenges: 

My first card is for CASology week #240 for the Cue Card 'Foliage'

This is my favorite color combo...I used the lightest shade from the Altenew Warm Gray inks for the stenciled foliage, a medium gray for the stamped sentiment, and Hero Arts Bubblegum to create the ombre effect on the die cut sentiment. Did you know that Laura Bassen created this stamp and die set? I love the font on this die and when I learned that it's Laura's handwriting, I couldn't wait to get my crafty little paws on it and have a play...after all, she is my Idol :)


My next card is for this weeks' MFT Sketch Challenge #324 

I love this sketch, so I followed it to a 'T' ~ I created clouds for the background with Audrey Blue ink and colored these cute little tigers with Copic Markers. The bottom panel was created with the Wavy Coloring Book stamp by just stamping it with EP at all. I love how it creates a tone-on-tone effect. Sorry for the glare on the stars, but my camera is never happy with shiny objects!

So, that's it for me...I hope everyone had a fun weekend and that your week ahead is filled with lots of crafty time ~
Thanks so much for stopping by,