Thursday, February 13, 2014

A few card shares....

Happy almost Friday!   I meant to post yesterday, but just got too darn busy!   I have a card today for the WPlus9 bday celebration.   This was all about dimension, so I propped up a lot of my elements on pop dots and added some white heat embossing.  I used Quilt Prints and cut two sections out and stamped some directly on the card base (hope that makes sense)!  I used a tiny flower from Fresh Cut Florals as an accent piece and used some scraps from the Quilt Prints for leaves.


I also participated in the latest Papertrey contest.   This one was so cool!   We had to roll a die for each of nine different categories.   By doing that, we had the "building blocks" to create a card!   My elements ended up being the colors Summer Sunrise, Melon Berry, Harvest Gold and Kraft, ribbon, buttons and  spray mist.   I also had to roll to determine the type of card (birthday) and which sketch I had to use.   Here's what I came up with!

I NEVER use ribbon, so that was quite a challenge for me.  I took the ribbon and threaded it with some floss to create a little flower and added the button for the center.   Turned out too cute!   And I sprayed the ink through a mask to come up with the perfect color combo!   

And last but not least, a Valentine for my hubby.   I succeeded (I think) in not making it too "girly".   It's a manly man Valentine, lol!   And he will get a kick out of the funny little creature.....


The weekend is almost here!   Can you feel it?!?!

ETA - Two of these cards are entered at the Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge....play along for yourself by clicking here!




6 comments:

  1. What pretty cards!! LOVE that Valentine for your DH! I also love the colors that you "rolled" for the PTI challenge. Such a pretty card!!

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  2. These are all great! My favorite is the second one with the angled paper - what a fun layout - plus I love the little ribbon flower and the bright colors!

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  3. Gorgeous cards! Love them all! They are so pretty! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

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  4. Beautiful cards! You have a gift for using colors. The colors in your first card are lovely. They make my heart sing. :) Thank you for sharing your cards with us for the Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge. ~Michelle

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  5. Love your cards!! Thanks for stopping by my blog. I love that you are from Syracuse. There are a handful of us in upstate NY that get together from the area and crop together. The next one is May 3. I'll send you the details if you would like to join us!

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  6. That'd be great, Diana!!!! Kimrendino@gmail is my email address :)

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