Saturday, October 17, 2009
Sorry I haven't been around much ... the tv season is back in full swing and I've been trying to catch up on all the new shows to see which ones I like and which I don't ... not to mention I heard about mad men and I've been watching all 3 seasons of it, love it ... which new shows do you like? I haven't been in the crafting mood at all lately but my computer got a virus and while I was wiping my hard drive and reloading everything I had hours and hours to kill so I made this card ... I just don't understand why someone doesn't put a stop to these viruses when they know about them and where they come from??? The stamp I used for this is from Paper trey ink and I glued jewels in a few places on it that matched ... I used the cuttlebug folder that matched the swirls of the stamp. I bought this pretty colored dark pink ribbon and I had the hardest time finding some kind of paper to match and make a card, it is a little off but in the same family. This fit in this weeks challenge at Charisma Cardz which is distressing, the white designer paper is torn. The challenge at Stamp Something is bling it, which the jewels fit.
Posted by Charlie at 9:55 PM
Friday, October 9, 2009
This weeks challenge at Whimsy Stamps is sugar & spice/frogs & snails, either make a girl or boy card, I chose girl of course! Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge is to make a card or project for the woman in your life and to use pink as your main color. Papertake Weekly Challenge is a sketch that I followed to make this card. Copic Buzz Challenge is to color your embellishements as well, I colored the center of all my snowflakes pink, although you can't tell well in the photo except for the silver charm, it was baby blue before. Cute Card Thursday Challenge is to add a charm, the metal silver snowflake is mine. Pollycraft Challenge is 5 S words ... snowflakes, sparkle, spots, stripes & swirls, if you use all 5 which I did you get a bonus free download image! The image is from Mo's Digital, and I've seen her colored as a boy also so this is such a great digi! I glued glitter all over the snow and used stickles for sparkle on the flakes and the bottom of her scarf. I actually used scraps I had for the layout and it wasn't too hard finding the spots, swirls and stripes to match.
Posted by Charlie at 6:57 PM
Thursday, October 8, 2009
There are a bunch of challenges this week that are make a card for halloween, I've made this card for the challenges and I don't like how it turned out at all ... but it is what it is right? Copic Creations is having a color pumpkins challenge this week and I bought this cute digi just for this challenge, actually I bought several and decided on this one. Creative Card Crew is make a celebration card and they listed halloween as one of the celebrations so I'm including them also. A Spoon Full of Sugar is make a halloween card. Simon Says Stamp Challenge is make a halloween card. Cuttlebug Challenge is make a halloween or fall card. Die Cut Dreams is make a color combo of black, purple, orange & green following their sketch, which I did. I'm sure there are more challenges out there that I didn't come across since it is October and tis the season for them but this should do hee hee. I used stickles on her headband and for the purple swirls. I found the spider brad at the local craft store and fell in love with them. I cut around the skulls on the designer paper to slide the paper behind so as not to cover them up.
Posted by Charlie at 12:54 AM
Sunday, October 4, 2009
The new Saturday Spotlight with Hidden Potential started this week and their first challenge is to make a halloween card without a halloween image stamp ... so I decided to make pumpkins out of buttons ... I cut out my own stem stamp and stamped them with some leaves around where the buttons would be and used a stampin up stamp for the punkin patch sign and drew around everthing with a black marker ... I like how it turned out ... the challenge at Crazy 4 Challenges is stitching and besides the cardstock I used having stitching on it I stitched around the circle I punched for the owl to peak through and around the pumpkins. The challenge at Stampin B's Design Team is to use a pumpkin on your card ... I think these qualify! And lastly the Pile It On Challenge is of course to do more than one challenge and to add something 3-D on your project!
Posted by Charlie at 3:02 PM
Friday, October 2, 2009
Here's a card I started making for a challenge but didn't get it done on time so I finished it last night and am just gonna submit it for one challenge this time, Die Cut Dreams is to use ribbon and/or trims on your project ... I used a new stitch on this card which didn't turn out perfect but I needed more dark brown so the sentiment and clock didn't stick out so much.
Posted by Charlie at 4:09 PM