Friday, October 26, 2012

Rippled Serenity - SCCSC142


I created this card for our Sister-in-law using the Stampin' Connection Card Sketch Challenge (SCCSC142).

Stamp sets - Serene Silhouettes, Itty Bitty Banners
Paper - Raspberry Ripple, Whisper White, Basic Black
Ink - Black Staz-on
Accessories - Satin Stitched Ribbon (Raspberry Ripple), Big Shot, Apothecary Accents Framelits, Bitty Banners Framelits, Perfect Polka Dots TIEF, Beautiful Wings Embosslits, Glue Dots

Woodgrain Elements - PCCCS013

I created this card for my Father-in-law using the Paper Craft Crew Challenge (PCCCS013).  You may view their blog here: 

I used My Digital Studio to create the sentiment piece.  Background is Early Espresso and the words is Very Vanilla.  I printed it on Whisper White cardstock...I then die-cut with the Apothecary Accents Framelits.

Thanks for looking!

Stamp set - Elementary Elegance (MDS - Very Vanilla)
Paper - Early Espresso, Crumb Cake, Whisper White (for the MDS sentiment piece)
Ink - Early Espresso (sponging on background), Early Espresso and Very Vanilla (through MDS)
Accessories - Taffeta Ribbon (Early Espresso and Very Vanilla), Woodgrain TIEF, Big Shot, Apothecary Accents Framelits, Brads (Early Espresso), dimensionals

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Smiling Cute - SCCSC141

I created this card for my niece, and I incorporated the Stampin' Connection Card Sketch Challenge (SCCSC141). I'm really liking the Gumball Green Stitched works great for leaves on the flower (I did have to add glue dots to the back to make it stick where I needed it to).

Thanks for looking!

Stamp sets - Reason to Smile, Curly Cute
Paper - Bashful Blue, Midnight Muse, Whisper White
Ink - Bashful Blue, Midnight Muse, Certainly Celery, Gumball Green
Accessories - Satin Stitched Ribbon (Gumball Green), Scallop Ribbon Border Punch, Big Shot, Perfect Polka Dots TIEF, glue dots, dimensionals

Breezy Friends - SCCSC140


I had some time to play around in my crafting area, and wanting to create some cards.  I used the Stampin' Connection Card Sketch Challenge (SCCSC140) for this card. Thanks Susie for a great sketch!

Stamp sets - Frosty Friends, Curly Cute
Paper - Baja Breeze, Whisper White
Ink - Baja Breeze, Real Red, Pumpkin Pie
Accessories - Taffeta Ribbon (Real Red, Baja Breeze), Blender Pen, sponge dauber

Through the Years - DGSC085

Catching up on the Splitcoaststampers Challenges, this one DGSC085 - Using Pre-made templates.  You may view the challenge here:

I used a template found online at Scrapbooks Etc., although, I did add a few more photo boxes.  This year Mike and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary, so I wanted to show a photo of us each year of our marriage. I really like how this turned out.

Thanks for looking!

Stamp Brush Set - Eclectic Overlays (Whisper White)
Paper - Lap of Luxury #3
Embellishments - Knots and Ties Trim (Daffodil Delight), Dahlias (Daffodil Delight)
Font - Lavanderia (Daffodil Delight)

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Aloha Moments - DGSC084


Created another scrapbook page for the Splitcoaststampers Challenge (DGSC084 - Follow the Leader).  This time, I used Molly's page as inspiration for my own.

Stamp Brush Sets - Green Tea (flower- Melon Mambo), Greatest Moments (words - Rich Razzleberry)
Paper - Island Oasis II DSP #2, #6, and #11
Punches - Square (filled w/Island Oasis II DSP), Tag (filled w/Whisper White), Circle (behind stamp flowers filled w/Whisper White), Pennant Punch (filled w/Whisper White), Pennant Scallop Punch (filled w/Pacific Point, Rich Razzleberry, Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo and Bashful Blue)
Embellishments - Brads (Rich Razzleberry), Bright Blooms (Daffodil Delight and Melon Mambo)
Font - Broach (Rich Razzleberry)

Napali Coast - DGSC084

Trying to work on a few scrapbook challenges on Splitcoaststampers.  This one is called "Follow the Leader - DGSC084".  I used Terri's scrapbook page as inspiration for my page. Thanks Terri!

Stamp Brush Sets - Decorative Overlays (Calypso Coral), Spring Break II (flower - Calypso Coral w/white paint brush tool behind it)
Paper - Pink Flamingo #8
Punch - Labels Collection (Lucky Limeade)
Embellishment - Striped Grosgrain Ribbon (Daffodil Delight), Painted Brads (Lucky Limeade and Calypso Coral)
Font - Multi and Regency (Soft Suede)

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Hawaiian Cruise

I made this specifically for our 2013 Calendar page for the month of October.  Although, I did incorporate two challenges with the design.

The first challenge is from My Digital Studio - "Neon" - Using Neon Colors.

The second is from SplitCoastStampers - DGSC086 - Using Orange.

Background paper is a neon blue I chose from the computer (no name).
Paper - Spring Break II DSP #3 (re-colored Pumpkin Pie)
Embellishments - Simple Snapshots (re-colored Melon Mambo)
Punch - Flag (filled w/same neon blue)
Font - Algerian (Melon Mambo)

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Kubota Gardens

There is a new challenge on this week.  It's a sketch challenge (Scrap Map 2). Come and join us!  The winner will be announced on Saturday.

I had a hard time with journaling around page, but I love how this turned out.  See, it's expanding my creativity by drawing me out of my little box. lol

Thanks for stopping by!

Stamp Brush Set - Green Tea (Going Gray)
Embellishments - Festive Blooms (Cherry Cobbler, Basic Gray and Whisper White)
Background - Basic Gray
Font - Samurai (Whisper White)

Monday, October 8, 2012

Gentle Woodrgrain - SCCSC139


I created this for the Stampin' Connection Card Sketch Challenge (SCCSC139).

Stamp sets - Gently Falling, Blooming with Kindness
Paper - Old Olive, Cherry Cobbler, More Mustard, Very Vanilla
Ink - Early Espresso, Old Olive, Cherry Cobbler, More Mustard
Accessories - Scallop Border Ribbon Punch, Woodgrain TIEF, Big Shot, Labels Collection Framelits, dimensionals

Fancy Blossoms - SCCSC138


Back in my crafting area, so I can work on some cards. =)
I decided to catch up on the Stampin' Connection Card Sketch Challenges (SCCSC138), and use some of Stampin Up supplies that I've purchased but have not used yet.

Stamp Set - Stippled Blossoms
Paper - Cajun Craze, Old Olive, Very Vanilla
Ink - Cajun Craze, Tangerine Tango, Old Olive, Certainly Celery
Accessories - Taffeta Ribbon (Very Vanilla), Big Shot, Fancy Fan TIEF, Apothecary Accents Framelits, Basic Pearls, dimensionals

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Universal Studios -DGSC083

I've created a new page for our 2013 Calendar (places we've been in 2012).

In May 2012, we went on vacation to Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and Wet n Wild in Orlando with some family members. We had a great time seeing 'The World of Harry Potter', and spending time with family.

I incorporated the Digi-Scrap Challenge (DGSC083) on the Splitcoaststampers website.
You may view the challenge here: DGSC083

Thanks for stopping by!

Stamp Brush Set - Natural Composition Overlays (Early Espresso at 30% opacity)
Punch - Flag (filled w/Raspberry Ripple)
Font - Harry P (Raspberry Ripple and More Mustard)
Background - More Mustard Cardstock

Monday, October 1, 2012

Disneyland 2012

Created another page in our 2013 Calendar (places we've been in 2012).

In February, we took a trip to Disneyland, and stayed at the Grand Californian Hotel. We were able to visit with Mike's family too.

Thanks for looking!

Stamp Brush Sets - Sprinkled Expressions (regal Rose)
Embellishments - Basic Rhinestones
Punches - Circle, Oval, Butterfly (to create Minnie and Mickey punch art -Blush Blossom, Basic Black, Whisper White)
Background - Cherry Cobbler DSP -Polka Dots
Font - Walt Disney (Whisper White and Basic Black)
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