Wednesday, September 30, 2009

My First ATC

Hey Everyone! Happy Wednesday! It is Wednesday, right? Its been one of those weeks. Anyways, I'm super excited about this week's Hero Arts challenge....ATCs (artist trading cards)! Sorta like a baseball card of the craft world. For those of you who don't know they are 2.5 x 3.5 inches so the "canvas" is much smaller than the normal 4.25 inch square or 4.25 x 5.5 inch card. My creativity has been a little dried up lately and this was just the pick me up I needed!

Stamps: Hero Arts Heart Winged Butterfly, Woodgrain Design Block, Scalloped Borders
Ink: Hero Arts Pink Shadow Ink, Peeled Paint Distress Ink, Walnut Stain Distress Ink, Memories Black
Paper: PTI, Basic Grey
Other: Hero Arts Buttons, Unknown Pom Pom Ribbon

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Sketchfest Day 7

Hey Everyone! My baby girl got her first cold yesterday and needed a little extra TLC so I didn't get a chance to post my card. Here is my card for Sketchfest day 7 (which was yesterday):

Thank you so much to Heidi for providing the sketches and to Jenyfur for coordinating the event!!!! Also a big thank you to our sponser Studio Calico!!!!

Friday, September 25, 2009

Sketchfest Day 6

Hey Everyone! I took a little break from Sketchfest yesterday but I'm back to share my day 6 card with you.

Happy Friday! See you tomorrow for the final day of Sketchfest!

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Sketchfest Day 4

Hey Everybody! Its Sketchfest day 4! All the details and the sketch for today can be found over at Caardvarks. Here is my card for today:

Again I used Studio Calico's "Director's Cut" kit, PTI brown & cream cardstock and PTI buttons.

Have a great day!

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Sketchfest Day 3

Hi Everybody! It's Sketchfest day 3! I've enjoyed looking at all of your submissions. Keep 'em coming!

Here is my card using today's sketch:

All of my cards for this event were created using Studio Calico's "Director's Cut" kit, PTI brown & cream cardstock and PTI buttons.

Have a great day!

Monday, September 21, 2009

Sketch & Learning

Hi Everyone! Its Sketchfest day two!!! I really enjoyed working with the sketches for this event!

I also want to share the card I created for last week's Hero Arts challenge. The challenge was to create a card based on something recently learned. Well, I've learned pretty much everything I know from the Hero Arts designers so this card is a collection of fun things I've learned over the last year and a half. It also includes my newest learning challenge....copics.

For the flower I stamped the pink harringbone patterned, stamped the flower outline, then shaded it all in with three colors of copic markers.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Sketchfest at Caardvarks

Hey everybody! Just wanted to let you know about a fun event going on at Caardvarks...

Go over to Caardvarks and read all about it. As always there are great prizes, including a DESIGN TEAM spot! Wow! Don't miss out! I will be sharing a few of my sketch cards throughout the week so be sure to check back in.

Have a great day!

Thursday, September 17, 2009

GCD Studios Blog Hop

Hey Hoppers! Welcome to the GCD Studios Blog Hop!!! I'm so excited to share my cards with you! If you are new to the hop check out Caardvarks for all the details including a fabulous prize! All these cards were created using GCD Studios new collections. You gotta love 'em.

[Hi Card]
GCD Sunny Days Paper Collection, Lusious Limes Die Cut Chipboard & Rub On Art; Hero Arts Flower & Button

[Baby Elephant Card]
GCD Sunny Days Paper Collection, Chic Bebe Paper Collection, Ravishing Reds Die Cut Chipboard; Hero Arts Buttons; String

[Happy Everything Card]
GCD Sunny Days Paper Collection, Chic Bebe Words Can't Be Described (for the "everything"), Ravishing Reds Die Cut Chipboard; Hero Arts Pearls

Keep hopping down the list:

Saturday, September 5, 2009

DRS Designs at Caardvarks!

Hey Everybody! Its time for another fun challenge over at Caardvarks. Check out all the details HERE. This one is a sketch challenge! I LOVE sketch challenges. Here are my two cards.

DRS Designs is sponsoring this challenge and providing an awesome prize package to the winning card. I just love their ladybug and butterfly stamps! So fun!

Hope you'll play! I look forward to seeing your cards!

Friday, September 4, 2009

Let's Here It For The Boys!

This week's Hero Arts challenge is all about cards for boys of all ages! The Blue Angels were here in town not too long ago and their high flying stunts provided the inspiration for this birthday card.

[Happy Birthday Airplane Card]
Stamps: Hero Arts Live it Up ( for sentiment), Galaxy of Stars, Cloud Design Block
Ink: Memories Black Dye, Broken China Ranger Distress Ink, VersaMark
Paper: PIT
Other: String, PrismaColor Pencils, White Pen