Tuesday, October 31, 2017

We're Watercoloring!

Hello Bloggies!  It's Team A's turn again over at Tuesday Throwdown and this week we're sponsored by our own Design Team Sister, Crafty Girl!
 http://stitchybearstamps.com/shop/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=13_114  Our theme this week is "Watercoloring".  Now there's something I haven't done in a long time!  I broke out the old watercolor paintset I found in my Mom's craft supplies when we cleaned out the house after Dad passed away.  Now, my Mom passed away back in 1993, so you can just imagine how old these paints are!

Anyway, here's my card:

I've used Crafty Girl's "Barbed Cross" image and painted it.  I used the paints to distress it and then painted up a piece of scrap paper.  I used a Spellbinders Die on that piece to mat the image.  The background papers are scraps from my stash.  I added a strip of brown mesh ribbon and bow to complete it.  

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you'll join us this week!

I've entered this card here:
Crafting From the Heart - #181 anything goes
Digi Chooseday - #44 anything goes

Sunday, October 29, 2017

"I Call on The Lord" Easel Card

Looking at my draft posts, I found this one that I never posted.  It was a DT card so I've edited the post.  I don't know why I never got it online, but here it is now.

I've used an image from The Stamping Boutique called "Blanket Flower"

 I colored the image with Spectrum Noir markers, then inked up the edges and mounted it on a Spellbinder's oval.  The card base is Cricut's "Folk Art Tulip Card" and I welded a square over all the fancy cuts to get a plain base.  The papers are from Die Cuts With a View "Pocket Full of Posies" 6x6 pad.  The bow is my first hand-tied triple bow!

The inside sentiment I made with the Write then Cut feature.

 This scripture sentiment is from Just Rite's "Cast All Your Cares" stamp set.

I love how this one turned out and it's going to a good friend who is going through a rough patch right now.

Thanks for stopping by!

I've entered this card here:
Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge -  Wk #43 Anything Goes
Crafter's Cafe - #183 Shaped Cards
Digi Chooseday -  #42 anything goes
Creative Craft Cottage -  #98 Use A Sentiment
Crafting With An Attitude - #32 anything goes

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Clean and Simple at Tuesday Throwdown

This week's challenge at Tuesday Throwdown is sponsored by
http://lacysunshine.weebly.com/ and our theme is Clean & Simple.

I've used an image from our sponsor for my card:

I really intended to use white glitter on the snow, but when I sprinkled it on, I realized it was white embossing powder!  Oh well, I liked how it turned out, so it was a happy accident!  I used a scrap piece of blue glitter cardstock for the snowflake, which is a Cricut cut.

I hope you will come on over and join us!

I have entered this card here:

Creative Knockouts -  #215 Clean & Simple
The Holly & the Ivy - #17 always anything Christmas

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Shaped Gift Card - New Baby

This week at Tuesday Throwdown our challenge theme is "Bundle of Joy" and we are sponsored by the ever awesome

I've used our sponsor's sweet Mama and Baby Elephant image to make a gift card.

I colored the image with Spectrum Noir Colored Pencils in gray and pink.  The card shape is a Cricut card base from "Sentimentals" cartridge, available in Design Space.  This card measures 3"x 3 1'4".  By duplicating one side of the card base and sizing it just a bit smaller, I cut the patterned paper, which is a scrap from my stash.  Since the card is so small, I thought a tiny bow was all the embellishment it needed.

Thanks for stopping by and I sure hope to see you join us at Tuesday Throwdown!