Monday, January 30, 2012

Another card using one of my favorite stamps

Hello there:
Did you have a good weekend? I hope you had some stamping fun. I did. Feburary is just around the corner and many stamping challenges' theme are hearts and Valentines. When I think of Valentines, I think of flowers, hearts, and of course, chocolate!
I titled this card Chocolate Heart. Doesn't it remind you of a, you know, yummy chocolate heart? :)
I am entering it to to a) CASE Study Challenge #75, inspiration photo:

and b) Scrapbooker's Paradise Pondering PPC#51, Clean and Simple using Hearts.


Stamps: Hero Arts (Heart Flourishes CG169), Stamp Craft (Heart440D125)
Papers: Bazzill Basic (medium and dark brown card stock), Jilliebean Soup (collection unknown forgotten, note: this is small heart shape piece with red line accross it)
Inks: ColorBox (Frost White), Ranger Distress (Vintage Photo)
Others: Primacolor colour pencil, Sakura Gelly Roll gel pen in white, ribbons

Thank for visiting.

Friday, January 20, 2012

New Hero Arts Blinkie Contest

Oh don't you just love the new blinkie from Hero Arts! I LOVE it! If you are like me, and love Hero Arts stamps, go check out their new blinkie contest, details here.

Have a lovely day!

Saturday, January 14, 2012

More Hero Arts Month Long Challenge card

Hello there,
Enjoying your weekend? It's January 14 today , exactly one month from Valentine's Day. So I've got a Valentine's Day card to share:
Stamps: Hero Arts (Heart Flourishes CG169, Printed Flowers CL290)
Papers: kraft card base, acetate, white vellumn
Inks: StazOn (Cotton White), Memories shadow (Sand)
Others: key sticker from Kelly Panacci paper pack, ribbon, brown twine, Hero Arts gem.
Stamp Heart Flourishes with White StazOn on acetate, adhere onto Kraft cardbase.
Tie ribbon around left side, trim and secure with glue dot.
Stamp 3 times the large flower from the CL290 set on white vellumn with shadow ink, stamp small flower 1 time. Let completely dry. Curl the petals of flowers as shown. Attach each layer with glue dot, finish with a gem in the center. Attach flower to front of card as shown.
Trim a length of ribbon, make bow, tie with twine.
Use computer to print message, trim and adhere to kraft cardstock, cut tag as shown.
Attach sticker to white cardstock and trim closely.
Tie both tag and key to bow.
Adhere bow as shown.
Thanks for stopping by, have a lovely day.

Friday, January 6, 2012

New Year, New Challenges

Happy 2012 everyone:
Did you enjoy your holiday? Did you have a chance to have some stamping fun? Did you receive stamping supplies during the "gifting" season?
It's a new year and I am so excited to share with you two new cards I made for two new challenges. And of course they are made using new supplies I got over the holidays.
This first card is for colour challange of the Hero Arts' Month Long contest.

Hero Arts (Collage Background 657766)
ColorBox (pigment ink - Lilac, Blue Iris, Frost White)
Bazzill Basic card stock (Ash),
Stampin'Up card stock (Rose Red), white card stock
Clear embossing powder,
Colouring pencils,
White gel pen,
Pink ribbon

The second card is for the theme challenge which is Love & Hugs & Kisses of the Hero Arts' Month Long contest; and the current CAS-ual Friday challenge using Chip Boards:  CFC34.


Hero Arts (Envelope Pattern S5507, Printed Flower CL290)

Ranger (distress - Vintage Photo, Antique Linen),
ColorBox (pigment Frost White),
VersaColor (Bark), Memories (Dye ink - Sand, Soft Grey)

Bazzill card stock (Papaya,)
White vellum, BasicGrey (Little Black dress - a la Vogue)

Small pearl, chip board letters

Thanks for stopping by.