Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Lots of Cards Today!!!

I had a good stamping day today and pretty much stamped all day! The house was clean, the laundry was done... so lots of time to stamp!!!

First, I created this card for today's sketch challenge on SCS. I'm really not ready for fall yet, but I started looking at my newest stamps and which ones haven't seen ink yet. That's how I settled on using "Autumn Days". Plus, I wanted to get used to SU's newest in-colors.

Here's my card...

Stamps: Autumn Days, Everyday Flexible Phrases, Canvas BG, Weathered BG
Paper: Dusty Durango, Soft Suede, Crushed Curry, Very Vanilla
Ink: Dusty Durango, Soft Suede, Crushed Curry
Accessories: Linen thread, Cuttlebug Tiny Tags, Hodgepodge Hardware, Deckled Rectangles Nestabilities, dimensionals
Techinque: sponging and masking

I did a lot of sponging on this card. Every panel was sponged to give it depth.

Next, I needed a thank you card to send to my parents. They bought my hubby and I a set of plastic margarita glasses to use on our deck and boat as an anniversary gift. Here's the card I created using the same sketch...

Stamps: Cheers to You
Paper: Rich Razzleberry, Crushed Curry, Melon Mambo, White, Razzleberry Lemonade DP
Ink: Momento Black
Accessories: markers (SU and Copic), Razzleberry Polka Dot Ribbon, Prima flowers, rhinestone stickers, stickles

I put glittery stickles on the rim of the glasses to make it look like sugared or salted rims. They cherry is also a gemstone sticker.

Finally, today is my 3rd anniversary. I always struggle with making cards for my husband, so I was surfing SCS and came across THIS CARD. I knew I had to recreate it, especially since my hubby is not that romantic and most of his cards end up going this route anyways!

Here's my card...

Stamps: All in the Family, sentiment from Verve stamps
Paper: Old Olive, Perfect Plum, Chocolate Chip, White
Ink: Momento Black
Accessories: markers, word window punch, modern label punch, cuttlebug embossing folder, dimensionals

Tee hee!!!! Isn't it funny!?!? I'm sure he'll get a kick out of it!

That's all for today! I'm heading out to dinner to celebrate or anniversary soon. Thanks for stopping by. Have a wonderful day!!! :)


LeAnne said...

These are all very cute--different themes, but I love them all! The pheasant one is wonderful--I need to use my Nesties more!!! And I got a giggle out of the anniversary one---so happy anniversary to you!!!

Debbie said...

Oh my goodness!! All these cards are delightful!! I love them all. I just received my pheasant set today and am anxious to use it. Great blog!! :-)

Anonymous said...

beautiful colors on the pheasant card and your anniversary card cracks me up! Great job! Thanks for sharing!

Georgia said...

Love how you wrinkled the sheet. Nice touch!

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