Freshly Made Sketches #278

It’s a fun sketch this week for Freshly Made Sketches #278: Here is my card: I have some peach geometric paper behind the embossed blue panel. The enamel dots are also peach, and the brad attaching the scissors is a warm brass colour to play off the peach. I had been trying to figure out…

CASology #239 – landmark

The cue card for CASology #239 is: With all the great stamps that came out recently focused on big cities and landmarks, this could be a fun one! Here is my card: I don’t have any of the aforementioned stamp sets, but luckily I had a small Eiffel Tower stamp. It inspired me to make…

CAS(E) This Sketch #211

Here is this week’s sketch from CAS(E) This Sketch: I am not a floral person, but I still loved the look of the reaching stems topped with flowers. So… Balloons! I used complimentary orange and blue, and kept the ink simple with just black. The die cut frame is inlaid back in the paper around…

Freshly Made Sketches #277

Here is the sketch for Freshly Made Sketches #277: I for some reason like things grouped to the left, so I loved this sketch 🙂 Here is what I made:   I can never get enough hexagons/honeycomb. Here I have embossed my card and used two different papers with a honeycomb pattern. I somehow got…

CASology #238 – crunch

First off, thanks to Hazel for the honourable mention for CASology #237. I am very grateful! “CRUNCH” is the on the cue card for CASology #238: Here is the card I was inspired to make: I was thinking along the lines of a time crunch, perhaps a graduation or completion of a big project at…

CAS(E) This Sketch #210

Hi there! Here’s this week’s fun sketch from CAS(E) This Sketch: Here is what I did with the sketch: I really liked the idea of the background images coming through the main one somehow.The chalky ink I used for the four leaf clovers not only made the “quiet” layer I was looking for, but it…

Fusion challenge – pretty in pink

Pink is the theme for this Fusion Card Challenge: I used the pink element and the sketch. Here is what I made: It’s pink and super girly! I embossed the patterned paper and ran a bit of ink on the raised flowers an birds. The speech bubble and heart are chipboard. I used the same…

Freshly Made Sketches #276

Here is the sketch for Freshly Made Sketches #276: Nice and balanced! Here is what I came up with: I embossed the back panel to add a bit more to the card cause it seemed a bit boring without it. The anchor die had been sitting at the bottom of my container and so I’m…

CASology #237 – score

It was a head-scratcher of a cue card for CASology 237: This is my take: I don’t remember the last time I only did a few stamps on a card and left it at that. Kudos to those who do it well! The simplicity is growing on me. number stamps – Recollections sentiment stamp –…

belated Valentine’s Day 2017

Hello! I just wanted to do a post about the Valentine’s Day cards I made this year. I forgot earlier in the month I had a lot of stuff left over from last year so I tried to use more embellishments than I usually do. These are my favourites:

S.I.P. #87 – kindness

Kindness is the theme for Stamp Ink Paper #87! This is what I rustled up: I embossed the patterned paper to add some texture and to enhance the petals of the flowers. I layered with dark grey, giving the card a more elegant feeling (instead of working off the red or yellow for a brighter…

CAS(E) This Sketch #209

Hi there! It’s a sketch with tons of options for CAS(E) This Sketch #209. It is almost abstract in its simplicity. But one should never let simplicity deceive them… Here is my card: It’s another masculine card with some bright highlights brought in by the die cut pennant the sentiment is stamped on. I used…