Thursday, October 28, 2010

Embellish Vintage colour challenge take 2

Hello! I just had to give this Embellish challenge another many beautiful fall colours out my window to inspire me, before the bad white stuff arrives lol!!

I am so addicted to inking and stamping white paper....I really SHOULD not buy any more PP!!...hahhaha NOT likely though!!
Here is my awesome view across the lake....after the latest wind storms, almost all the leaves are gone now :(

A close-up to show some detail :)

Hero Arts stamps: S5264 Antique Flower Background and CG123 Flower Wallpaper, and CL351 Friends.
Impression-obsession stamp: CC032 Medallion.
Ink: Tim Holtz Distress colours: peeled paint, scattered straw, mustard seed, spiced marmalade, and rusty hinge.
Misc: my hand crocheted flower, prima flower, MME brads, lace, Hero Arts pearls.

Thanks for visiting!!!

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Play Date Cafe Challenge #52

My dear sweet friend Lin has been telling me about PDCC for a while now, and I finally got a chance to play!!! You can too HERE

My goal was to make a FUN and BRIGHT card using up my scraps.....I do love to play with my inks and white paper so I do have a few LOL, and it just feels so good to use them up:) I was successful Yay!! Everything started out as white paper and it was either inked with Tim Holtz Distress Inks or coloured with Copics.

Stamps: Hero Arts and Impression-obsession.
Sentiment: SRM stickers
Ink: Tim Holtz and Copics

Thanks for stopping by :)

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Embellish Vintage Colour Challenge

As soon as I saw the word Vintage I knew I had to make at least one card....warning LOL!
Boy these colours bring back childhood memories!!! Fridges, sinks, and stoves oh my!

I couldn't wait to try my new Spellbinders Nestabilities Eyelet Squares and my Martha Stewart doilie tags!! You can play along HERE. Here is my take:

Stamps: Impression -obsession CC037 Sm Paisley (sorry ....I just can't stop using this stamp LOL!!) and PTI Round and Round set.
Ink: Tim Holtz Spiced marmalade, mustard seed, and peeled paint.
Hope you are having a wonderful weekend!!

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Embellish felt colour challenge take 2 :) I just had to do ONE more LOL! I really think colour challenges are my absolute favorite of all challenges :)
I'm off to Scrapfest in Oshawa this weekend....two days of cropping and shopping...doesn't get much better then that!!! so this will be my last challenge for a good few days!

Here is my card:

Hero Arts stamp CL130 Friends and Impression-obsession stamp CACo37 Sm. Paisley.
PTI: red dot paper, brown felt and buttons.
Spellbinders Label Eight die.
Thanks for stopping by! Have a wonderful weekend!!

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Embellish Magazine Colour challenge with felt :)

Just when I was going to take a break from challenges....LOL!! Embellish mag had to go and post one with felt!!!! I only had the felt in the chocolate brown colour is my card:

Stamps: Hero Arts CL130 Happy Greetings and H5426 Artist Butterfly. Impression-obsession stamps: CC054 Swirls and Stars, and CC037 Sm. Paisley.
Ink: Tim Holtz and Copics.
Here is the inspiration palette:
Thanks for stopping by! Hope you are having a wonderful weekend! My daughter is home for Thanksgiving from College :)

Thursday, October 7, 2010

3cards for 2 colour challenges with background stamping :)

Hello!! Well today I have THREE cards to show love working with my background stamps...I can't stop myself LOL!

My first card is for the Embellish Colour challenge with background stamping. I used three of my favourite stamp companies for this card:

Stamps: Hero Arts stamps CG139 Dots and CL351 Friends.
Impression-obsession stamp: Cover-a-card cling CC037 Sm. Paisley.
PTI: Background Basics: Petal Power.

My second and third cards are for the Impression-obsession colour challenge of using the colours nutmeg, pumpkin, and coffee....YUMMY!!, but I would never automatically reach for these colours myself! That is what I so LOVE about challenges...they make you step out side your comfort zone. I remember reading once that you should try to do this I choose to do it with card making LOL!!! safe I know LOL!! Check out the challenge HERE.

IO stamps are all Cover-a-card clings: CC027 Flourishs, CC054 Swirls & Stars, and my a fave...CC039 Lg. Paisley.
Inks: Tim Holtz Distress inks in colours: old paper, vintage photo, rusty hinge, and spiced marmalade.

IO stamps are all Cover-a-card clings: CC032 Medallion, CC037 Sm.Paisley, and CC054 Swirls & Stars.
Ink: Tim Holtz Distress inks in colours same as above :)

Thanks for stopping by...Have the most wonderful Thanksgiving weekend :)


Friday, October 1, 2010

Embellish Colour challenge using background stamping

Hello! Wow it feel so good to be back crafting :) Just checked out the Embellish Blog and spotting there latest challenge.....using background stamps:) They are such a staple of my collection, and are so versitile especially if you are a scrapbooker too.

Background stamps are my all time favourite!!! How could I not participate in this challenge....well the colour combo ALMOST had me not LOL!!
Here is my card:

Stamps: PTI Background Basics: Petal Power, Impression-obsession Cover A Card cling Flourishes and Lg. Paisley.

Inks: Tim Holtz Distress inks in colours mustard seed, pumice stone, and black soot. Copics to colour the white ribbon grey.

Thanks for stopping by!!
Have a great weekend!!!


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