April 30, 2013

Week 17: Let it Snow

Had some fun with Funky Flock from The Rubber Cafe this week. I thought it was the perfect texture for snow. If fact when I was pouring it out of the container it fell like big clumps of snow during a snow storm.

The rest of the card this week came from the Cheerful Winter Pack by Creative Memories. I love using these packs for cards because all the colours are meant to "go" together. Best part is the sentiments are also included!


April 21, 2013

Week 16: Ornaments

This is an exciting week for me! I finished packing up our apartment today. We are moving into the new apartment soon so I had to keep the  mess to a minimum. As a result the card is quite simple this week. These stickers came from Walmart in the States. So ornate and beautiful! Too much  and I think it would take away from the stickers.


April 20, 2013

Week 15: It doesn't get better than this

Guess what?! I won my first challenge at Sassy Design Studios for my Rainbow After the Showers card.Thank you Sassy Design Studios!

This week a fun and bright card for my friend's birthday. This fun stamp is from Stamping Bella. I definitely need to pick up some of their stamps!

Its a little bit hard to tell from this picture I played with a new glitter powder I got for my birthday. First I poured A Muse Studios Simple Stick over the sentiment. Then poured the excess pack into the bottle. Then I heated it up so that it becomes sticky.

After the simple stick is heated I poured the glitter over top and heated it up to. Cool thing is it stuck to the surrounding cardstock too. Looks great of this card!


April 12, 2013

Week 14 (catchup): Rainbow After the Showers

I'm on a roll this week! This should be my last catchup card. That means if I make one more this week (for this week ie. #15) I will be all caught up! So excited.

After all the fun colours in yesterday's card I decided that I wanted to do it all over again. I saw the challenge "Rain" from DL.ART and with the recent weather I decided that I just had to do it! I found this old image in my stacks and just happen to find a sentiment in my collection that fits perfectly. When I read the word Rainbow I knew I had to figure out a way to make it read just that. So after many failed attempts using markers and markers dipped in my stamp pads I finally able to get it to work by just applying the stamp pads directly to the stamp. How may you ask? Carefully! Basically from top to  bottom just using the corner of the pad. Overall I love how it turned out!


April 11, 2013

Week 13 (catchup): You light up my life

Its funny how sometimes when you are making a card, what you start off making is totally different from what you end up making in the end. I started off with one of my absolute favourite stamps, "LED Lila," and pretty much all of my Christmas paper laid out on my desk. I really love the sketch from Delightful Inspiration and thought that the light string paper would make a perfect accent for the circle inlays.

I started off thinking I would use traditional Christmas colours with a subtle pattern for the rectangles but once I looked at the string of Christmas lights I loved some of the odd colour combinations in it. The pink, blue and orange make me think of spring rather than Christmas, which is kind of nice this time of year.


April 7, 2013

Week 12 (catchup): Dear Santa

I'm all done my school for one week! Its so nice to just relax, pack boxes and make cards. Its no sunshine and paradise but definitely better than school.

This week I was inspired by the polka dots everywhere. I found two different old pages I had in my scraps bag. The stamp is from Stampendous and it is so cute! Overall it is not my favourite card but as the boy told me when he saw it "well it just shows that you are human."