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Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Sweet Sunday Sketch












Here is a card I made using the sketch over at the Sweet Sunday Sketch.

For this card I used the following products from Stampin UP

Card - Pool Party, Whisper White
Ink - Old Olive, Calypso Coral, Basic Grey
Big Shot - Perfect Pennants Die
Stamps - Aviary and an old Celebration set
DS Papers _ Everyday Enchantment

Thanks For looking
Jo

Monday, 27 February 2012

Play Date Cafe


This is my second card I made with the same design as I was pleased with my first take.  I made this one using the recipe over at the Play Date Cafe.

For this card I used the following products from stamping up.

Card - Pear Pazzazz, Very Vanilla, Pool Party, Peach Parfait
Ink - Pear Pazzazz, Pool Party, Peach Parfait, Soft Suede
Punch - Scallop Edge, Postage Stamp, 1" Square, Label Punch
Stamp - Fresh Vintage.

Thanks for looking.
Jo

Cats Pjs


I made a card for a baby shower coming up that we don't know the sex to be.  I was so happy with my card I actually made 2 cards in this style using different stamps.  This is the one I have made using the Cats Pjs colour recipe.

For this card I used the following products from stampin up.

Card - Pink Pirouette, Pear Pazzazz, Pool Party, Ivory
Ink - Pink Pirouette, Pear Pazazz, Pool Party
Punches - Scallop Edge,  Postage Stamp and 1" square
Stamps - Fresh Vintage, Baby Steps

Thanks for looking

Monday, 20 February 2012

Play date Cafe













Its colour splash challenge over at the play date cafe this week and I think I may have had a tidal wave instead of a splash lol.

For this card I used the following

Card - Black, Whipser White, Melon Mambo
DS Paper - Sweet Treat
Punches - 2 x scallop circles
A button and some twine

Thanks for looking
Jo

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Mojo meets CR84FN color Challenges

 
























I have made this card using the Sketch over at the MOJO Challenge and combined that with the recipe over at the CR8FN Challenge.  I am pleased with myself for using old scraps of papers for this card 'Yeah'.  I am a terrible hoarder of scraps.

For this card I used the following products 'old and new' from Stampin up

Card - Wisteria Wonder, Whisper White, Lucky Limeade, Basic Grey
DS - Papers are some old in-colour stack paper
Big Shot - Top Note Die, Stripe embossing folder and Perfect Pennants Die
Ink - Old Olive, Wisteria Wonder, Basic Grey

Thanks for looking
Jo

My Favourite things and The Shabby Tea Room

 




I am not usually a shabby chic sort of person, although I do love the look, just find it hard to do myself.  But i  had a go at the challenge over at The Shabby Tea Room which was to use Cherries in our design and I used the Sketch at My Favorite Things for my layout.

For this card I used the following products from stampin up

Card - Cherry Cobbler, Very Vanilla
Ink - Sahara Sand, Cherry Cobbler, early espresso, Crumb Cake and Old Olive
Stamps - Tart and Tangy, Artistic Etchings, French Foliage
DS Papers - Beau Chateau

Thanks for looking
Jo
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Monday, 13 February 2012

Deconstruction Challenge












Here is the card I made using the sketch over at the Deconstruction Challenge.  I went outside me comfort zone as far as colour combos are concerned and surprised myself on how some things look OK together lol.  I shall endeavour to do this more often.

For this card I used the following
Card - Old Olive, Marina Mist and Melon Mambo, Very Vanilla
Ink - Marina Mist, Choc Chip and early espresso
Stamp - Unknown its an image I stamped ages ago using a friends set
DS paper - Holly Jolly, Sweet Treats and some old from my stash

Jo

Sweet Stop and Play Date Cafe













This is a card I made using the Sketch over at the Sweet Stop Sketch Blog and I combined it with the recipe Challenge over at the Play Date Cafe.  I must admit to struggling with both challenges this week, the Sweet Stop because of the Stamped background, I not sure why as I have done this many a time.  I settled with stamping using the glass block with ink on it, I hope this counts lol.  The colours also posed a challenge for me but I am happy I pushed on as relatively pleased with the result and it does you go to push yourself sometimes.

For this card I used the following products from stampin up.

Card - Pacific Point, Whisper White
Ink - Bright Blue, Daffodil Delight, Marina Mist
Stamp - Up Up and away
Punch - create a cup cake for the clouds.

Thanks for looking
Jo

Friday, 10 February 2012

Case Study 77




This is week 2 for Karola Witczak over at the Case Study Challenge this week.  I was a bit scared by this card but I took inspiration from the colours and the halved sunflower.  I am actually very happy with my card and I think it looks very elegant (even if i do say so myself).

For this card I used the following products from Stampin Up.

Card - Whisper White, Navy, Pumpkin Pie, Lucky Limeade, River Rock
Ink - White, Cherry Cobbler
Stamp - Parlour Prints
Big Shot - Stripes embossing folder, Little Leaves sizzlett
Punch - 2 different sized Scallop circles and circle
Other - Antique Brad, Crystals

To make the sunflower I cut in each dip of the scallop and trimmed and tincey bit off to make petals.
For the Diamond pattern, I inked up the striped folder and embossed it 2 ways onto the card stock.

Thanks for looking
Jo

Sunday, 5 February 2012

Case Study 76



Its a new muse over at the Case Study Challenge Blog and this month its the turn of Karola Witczak so pop over at look at the card we have to Case.  I am loving the colours and layout so have used these for my take.  I kept it a little simpler.

For this card I used the following products from Stampin UP

Card - Pear Pazzaz, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White, Blue
Embossing folder - Polka Dots
Punches - Scallop Square, Square
Sizzlet - Beautiful Wings

Thanks for looking
Jo

Thursday, 2 February 2012

Deconstruction Challenge






The weather has been shocking this week here in Aus, its been the coldest, wettest, summer in a long long time apparently.  Its been kinda nice not having to melt in the high temps but its quite depressing too.

Anyway I havent been crafting much lately as been working full time a lot, but I have managed to squeeze in a couple over the last few days and only just had time to blog.  This one is for the challenge sketch over at the Deconstuction Blog, I did turn the sketch for this one.

For this card I used the following products from Stampin Up

Card - Cherry Cobbler, Not Quite Navy and Very Vanilla
Ink - Not Quite Navy, Early espresso, Sahara Sand, Cherry Cobbler
Stamp - The Open Sea
DS - Paper - Nautical Expedition

Thanks for looking.
Jo