Wednesday, April 16, 2014

'Birthday Wishes' Card


Every Monday morning, one of the first blogs I check out is Mojo Monday.  
I'm they type of crafter that needs a starting point before I sit down to make a card,
and the sketches from Mojo Monday do just that.  

The card I'm sharing today was based on THIS SKETCH.




I wish I could get my cards made in time 
to submit them to Mojo Monday's card challenge gallery,
but I'm always a day late and a dollar short ;)



Supply List (all supplies are from Stampin' Up! unless otherwise noted):
Paper: Whisper White CS, Coastal Cabana CS, Fresh Prints DSP Stack
Ink: Real Red, Baked Brown Sugar Stampin' Write Marker
Stamps: Zoo Babies, Bring on the Cake
Tools: 2" Circle Punch (non SU!), Square Flourish Punch (non SU!)
Other: Bakers Twine (non SU!)





Friday, April 11, 2014

Another 'Zoo Babies' Card!


It's Friday!!

Just wanted to pop in real quick 
and share a fun card inspired by 

(I just LOVE her work!)



I'm loving the color combo!


An up close look...

I had fun putting this card together!
I got to use some new supplies that I bought recently,
as well as pull out my sewing machine.
(I really love the look of stitches on cards)

Have a great weekend!


Supply List (all are from Stampin' Up unless otherwise noted):
Paper: Fresh Prints DSP Stack, Coastal Cabana CS, Baked Brown Sugar CS, Whisper White CS
Stamps: Bring on the Cake, Zoo Babies
Ink: Real Red
Tools: Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, Banner Punch, 2" Circle Punch (non SU!), Flourish Square Punch (non SU!)






Monday, March 31, 2014

'Oh, Hello' Card


I mentioned last week that my crafty mojo was gone, and had been for a while.

Well...I think it's finding its way back :)

Today's card was inspired by THIS CARD.
It gave me the perfect excuse to pull out my new 
'Oh, Hello' stamp set and put it to good use.



Have a great Monday!



Supply List (all supplies are from Stampin' Up unless otherwise noted):
Paper: Polka Dot Parade, Real Red CS, Whisper White CS, Kraft CS (non SU!), Cocoa CS (non SU!)
Ink: Real Red
Stamp: Oh, Hello
Tools: Perfect Polka Dots Textured Impressions Folder, 1-3/4" Circle punch, Flourish Square punch (non SU!)




Thursday, March 27, 2014

'Zoo Babies' Cards


There's nothing like sitting down to make cards, 
and having them turn out just like you pictured them in your head :)

The cards I'm sharing today were inspired by THIS CARD.  
I loved the simple layout, and knew that I could make lots of cards 
in a short amount of time.



When I was making the elephant card, I realized that I didn't have 
a scalloped circle punch large enough to layer with the 2" circle punch.  
So I made use of what punches I DO have, and came up with this fun little trick.

I punched 2 Flourish Squares like this...


And then glued them together to make a scalloped circle. 


It ended up being the perfect size for what I needed!
Love it when that happens!



Supply List: (all supplies are from Stampin' Up unless otherwise noted):
Paper: Polka Dot Parade, Rich Razzleberry CS, Old Olive CS, Basic Gray CS, Whisper White CS
Stamp Set: Zoo Babies
Ink: Basic Gray, Old Olive
Tools: 1-3/4" Circle Punch, Scallop Edge Border Punch, Word Window Punch, Modern Label Punch, 2" Circle Punch (non SU!), 
2" Scalloped Circle Punch (non SU!), Flourish Square Punch (non SU!)
Other: White ribbon, White yarn 





Monday, March 24, 2014

'Bring on the Cake' Card


Do you ever get in a crafting rut?
I think that's where I'm at now.

It's been really hard for me to craft lately.  
Even with my crochet.  
I start a project and it takes me a lot longer than it should to finish it.

I'm blaming it on winter blues.
The weather has been beautiful these last few weeks, 
so I'm hoping that my crafting mojo will come back in full force soon!

I was able to sit down and make this fun card a few days ago.  
It felt good to actually get something done!  



What about you?  How do you get your craft mojo back?


Supply List:
Paper: Basic Gray, Crisp Cantaloupe, Whisper White, Birthday Basics DSP
Ink: Basic Gray
Stamp Set: Bring on the Cake
Tools: Owl Builder Punch, 1-3/4" Circle Punch, 2" Scalloped Circle Punch (non SU!)
Other: Basic Rhinestone




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