Friday, September 30, 2011
The gingerbread house stamp is an old PSX stamp I picked up for $3 at St. Vincent DePaul a long time ago. I colored with Copic markers. On some parts I used a Gelly Roll Glaze pen. I used Crystal Lacquer on the rooftop dots. For the snow on the bottom I added some Clear Rock Candy Distress Stickles. The background papers are glossy. I cut out the image and popped it up.
This is a card I posted on the OWH Facebook page a couple of months ago but not on my blog yet. The monster image is a digital image by Hope Jacare. I colored with Copic markers. I added Diamond Glaze to the teeth so they really pop. I went over the dots with a Gelly Roll Glaze pen. Just a whimsical card that I enjoyed making.
I truly enjoy making cards for our troops to send home. If it brings a smile to the face of the recipients that is a wonderful thing. Thanks to our troops for all that you do.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
I received a beautiful card from John VM (he posts on OWH Facebook page on a regular basis) where he stamped an image and then stamped a sentiment on top of it. That was my inspiration for these cards but I wanted to use up some of my large paper stash. I picked out paper that had a lot of open space and started cutting it with just a portion of a design on it. I have others I did but you get the general idea with these ones.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
The cups for these cards were on the back side of a piece of ugly green Christmas paper. On the 2 tall cards I added ghost snowflakes. The small flake I put through my Xyron, the larger one I used strips of red line tape. I needed to make sure they wouldn't get snagged on other cards when shipped.
Sunday, September 18, 2011
I am using this card for two challenges on Operation Write Home. One is the midweek throwdown with the theme "A Bugs Life". It is being sponsored by Doodle Pantry. The other is the Challenge "Something Round" sponsored by Robyns Fetish. The image and sentiment are from Dee Dees Digis which is no longer in business. I colored the image with Copic Markers.
Friday, September 16, 2011
I put all of my versions of this card on at one time. I used the Tim Holtz deer die. Some of the deer were made with Tim Holtz Grunge Paper and I painted with Twinkling H2Os. Others I used fancy paper. A couple of the cards have a dab of loose glitter so I will not be using those for OWH.
Monday, September 12, 2011
I have 2 great grandsons due around the end of October. I will be sending these cards with a gift check. The first card I stamped the word baby on a piece of stock from a DCWV pad. The pants on the second card were made from a pattern a friend sent me. Just a little paper piecing for the pants. The original card was made in the shape of the pants but I used just the front and added it to a card base. I popped the pants up.
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Thursday, September 8, 2011
I hadn't planned on making any more fall cards but I will do the challenge for this week. The image is a vintage digi from Create With TLC. I did a little stamping on the background of a flourish. I colored with my Copics. Then my Tim Holtz tiny stapler was sitting in front of me just begging me to use it. I had to do it. I pulled out some more embellishments and thought "No, this is it". Actually I do have a couple more fall cards I haven't taken pictures of yet so I guess you will be seeing more from me.
I had a second look at this today. I added a thank you sentiment to the middle of the card. It looked like it needed something
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Monday, September 5, 2011
Seems like my fall cards are never ending. The first card I was able to make only one. I used up the last scrap of pumpkin paper on it. The second card was made using a stamp by Rubber Stampede. I stamped it on colored paper and cut it out. I used a stipple brush and added gold Mica Magic to it. The Thankful stamp is one of the $1 stamps from Michaels.