Sunday, March 31, 2013

Just Because

I am really enjoying the Simon Says Stamp Monthly Card Kits.  Heard the April Kit is already sold out...glad I have a subscription.  It is really nice to try new combinations of colors or brands and I just love the stamp sets that Kristina Werner designs for them. 

I thought this would be a good entry for the Simon Says Stamp Challenge ~Anything Goes

I liked the design of this card so well, I had to make another. It is the OWH Sketch Challenge #165.  I love the simple design.

I like the look of the small flowers with the solid scallop trim and a more toned down strip to stamp a sentiment.

Supplies Used:
Park Bench Patterned Paper ~Fancy Pants
Life of the Party Lime Twist Patterned Paper ~My Mind's Eye
Banana Split Cardstock ~Bazzill Basics
Sea Glass Cardstock ~Bazzill Basics
Flower Friend Stamp Set ~Simon Says Stamp
Tuxedo Black Dye Ink ~Memento
Scallop Punch ~EK Success
White Organdy Ribbon ~My Stash
Turquoise Organdy Ribbon ~My Stash

Sunday, March 24, 2013

My Favorite Peep

The Hambo Hoedown Challenge for this week was to use Bunny Basket -digital image by Hambo Stamps and your favorite embellishment. Mine is embossing folders. I love how you can add design and texture without being too busy.

I kept in mind the Rule of Thirds from this month's OWH Design Bookcamp when designing this card.

What is your favorite embellishment?

Supplies Used:
Bunny Basket Digital Image ~Hambo Stamps
Baby Blue Dark Cardstock ~Bazzill
Foulard Embossing Folder ~Cuttlebug
Scallop Decorative Scissors ~Fiskars
Corner Rounder ~We R Memory Keepers
Yellow Ribbon ~My Stash
BG01  BV11  E23  E29  R20  Y13  Y19  YG06  YR68  W2 ~Sketch Copic Markers

Sunday, March 17, 2013

you are the best

Excited to show this card for several reasons: I am proud of myself for using products from the March Simon Says Stamp Monthly Card Kit that I just had to have;  this is my first time using Lawn Fawn paper;  I have been wanting to try a vertical design with a large flag on it; my scallop cutting came out even; and this card meets a couple of the requirements for some challenges I like to participate in ~Delightful Inspiration and OWH Bootcamp - Color Monochromatic.

I wanted the banner look three dimensional so I popped up only the middle section with foam tape and adhered the tails down flat with Dot Roller adhesive.

Supplies Used:
Daphne's Closet Patterned Paper ~Lawn Fawn
Daphne's Closet 6x12 Stickers ~Lawn Fawn
Scallop Decorative Scissors ~Fiskars
Tiny Pearls ~My Stash

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Yellow Birds

Love these beady eyed birds, don't you? I colored Silly Birds with Hats -digital image by Hambo Stamps for this week's Hambo Hoedown Challenge ~Scallops.

I added the scallops to the yellow paper the old-fashioned way, with scissors.  I also like that the background paper has a scallop look to it. I

Supplies Used:
Silly Birds with Hats Digital Image ~Hambo Stamps
Western Romance Patterned Paper ~Webster's Pages
Scallop Decorative Scissors ~Fiskars
Pink Brads ~My Stash
R20  R81  R85  Y32  W2 ~Sketch Copic Markers

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Beary Special Day


I couldn't Bear to miss your Special Day! is one of the sentiments on Bear Cupcake, digital image by Hambo Stamps for this week's Hambo Hoedown Challenge. You had to incorporate a large and a small element in your design. I chose to use large and small dots.

Our Daily Bread Designs challenges OWHers to link up cards each month. The challenge for March is to include a scallop in the design. It is really nice of them to donate postage of up to two boxes when cards are linked to the post.

Supplies Used:
Bear Cupcake Digital Image ~Hambo Stamps
Life of the Party Patterned Paper ~Lime Twist by My Mind's Eye
Cherry Splash Cardstock ~Bazzill Paper
Seeing Spots Embossing Folder ~Cuttlebug
Scalloped Oval4~Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge
0  BG01  BV25  E23*25*29  R24*29  W00*2*5  Y19 ~Sketch Copic Markers