Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Birdcage Thanks Card

Birdcage Thanks Card
The challenge at City Crafter this week is to create a thank you card. I used Hampton Art rubber stamps with some patterned paper (along with the the brads and lace) by BoBunny. The embossing folder is by Sizzix. The crocheted flower is by American Crafts. (Everytime I see these flowers, I want to hunt up my crochet hooks and try to make some myself.) :) I hope your week has started off well. I see a very busy Tuesday for me so better get to it. Thanks for stopping by. ;)

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Birthday Girl Card

Birthday Girl Card
This card is based on the sketch at Just Us Girls this week. The FedEx delivery man had delivered some pretty new crocheted flowers by American Crafts Friday. They were "begging" to be played with yesterday. :) The second I saw the sketch at Just Us Girls I knew how I would use one of them. :) The swirl diecut is by Sizzix. The patterned paper, brad and rhinestones are by My Mind's Eye. The rub-ons are by Royal & Langnickel. Easy peasy card....thanks Just Us Girls. :)

Three Owls Birthday Card

Three Owls Birthday Card
I loved the sketch over at Card Patterns challenge site this week. I love to use circles on my cards (which is a good excuse to get out those circle punches hidden away in a drawer). :) The patterned paper by My Mind's Eye reminded me of stamps by Hampton Art that I have. The trim is by My Mind's Eye and the embossing folder by Sizzix. The label maker and clear tape are by Dymo. The trusty circle punch is by EK Success. The Card Patterns sketch made this a fast and easy card.....thanks Card Patterns. :) Do you have a fun Sunday planned? We have the new Robin Hood movie with Russell Crowe in from Netflix. I see a movie, popcorn and nap in my afternoon. :) Thanks for stopping by. :)

25 Card

25 Card
I got to "play" yesterday afternoon and created this card for three different challenge sites. First, Charisma Cardz has a "With Love Christmas" challenge. Second, All Sorts has a "Twas The Night Before Christmas" challenge (of which I had the "perfect" stamp). :) And last but not least, Crazy 4 Challenges has a challenge to create a square card. I used the Sizzix eClips for the numbers and tree diecuts. The patterned paper is by Basic Grey. The "twas the night..." rubber stamp is by Hampton Art. The jewels are by Prima Marketing and the large sentiment brad is by Queen & Company. I have to confess I loved the extra hour of sleep this morning. :) I look forward to the time changing just for that reason. Have a fun day.....thanks for stopping by.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Boy/Men Cards

I'm sharing two cards that fit two different challenge sites today. Papertake Weekly has a "Penny For The Guy" challenge going on while Paper Sundaes has a "For The Boys" challenge.
My Hero Card
October Afternoon's Seaside Collection had some lovely vintage patterned paper that was the "inspiration" for this card. That buff looking man in a swimsuit just begged to be a "hero." :) The diecut words and borders were done with the Sizzix eClips while the rub-ons are by Royal & Langnickel. Fast and fun card. :)
Giraffe Boy Birthday Card
I had some new paper accessories paper by My Mind's Eye (Alphabet Soup Collection) that screamed to be a little boy's birthday card. :) The rubber stamps are by Hampton Art (border and sentiment). I used my Sizzix eClips to cut out the word "boy." The flower is by Prima Marketing and the brad by My Mind's Eye. I finished it off with some ribbon by We R Memory Keepers. I was happy with the way this card turned out. :)
There's nothing better than waking up to a bright beautiful Saturday. Especially if you have a day of staying home and crafting planned! Wink. :) Hope you have a fun Saturday planned as well. Thanks for stopping by. :)

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Bountiful Thanks Card

Bountiful Thanks Card
There is a "Give Thanks" challenge going on at Tuesday Throwdown this week (number24). My card has a sentiment stamp by Hampton Art. The image is by Crafty Secret and all the papers are by Diecuts With A View. The ribbon is by We R Memory Keepers and the brads are by Recollections (found at Michael's). Easy peasy card. :) Since it is dark and rainy outside this morning, I'm having an awfully hard time getting out of bed and off the laptop. :) It would be sooo easy to go back to sleep but then all that laundry and other "fun" stuff wouldn't get done. Sigh. :) Oh well.....up and adam. :) Thanks for stopping by.

Pink Challenge

Baby Welcome Card
Stamp Something has a "Pink Challenge" going on this week. I have two cards to share for this one. The first one is a baby "welcome" card. The alphabet stamps are by Hampton Art. The fringed trim is by My Mind's Eye. All of the borders were done with punches by EK Success while the butterfly punch is a Martha Stewart. The label maker and clear tape used are by Dymo. This card is a easy one. :)
New Job Congrats Card
My second card is a new job congratulations card. It features stamps by Hampton Art and patterned paper by Cosmo Cricket. The gathered ribbon is by American Crafts. Again I pulled out my Dymo label maker but the tape is some "old" by Around The Block. :) The pearls are by KaiserCraft. Another fast and easy card. I have gotten up to a dark and rainy day. Perfect weather for staying in and playing "catch-up" on a lot of chores and hopefully time to "play" too. Have a great day and stop by again soon. :)

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

November Stamps Of Life Release

Flowers For You Card
It's new stamp time at The {Stamps} Of Life. This month's release is called "flowers2share." I have to confess that I had a lot of fun with this set. :) As I have said before, the quality of these clear stamps make the best impressions. You get crisp, clear images everytime. If you haven't checked out the monthly stamps or special releases, then what are you waiting for? :) It's looking like rain in my neck of the woods. I am the "birthday girl" today so planning on doing what I love best......making cards. It would have been nice to go to Paris instead but you know how that goes. (My oldest daughter is actually in Paris this week......so I guess that's the second best thing if you can't go yourself. Wink.) :) Have a great Tuesday and come back soon. I'm off to see if I can find my birthday cake. :)
Smile Vases Card
Polka Dot Vase Card
For You Caard