May 9, 2016
Diane's Daydream Designs, Mother's Day, Uncategorized
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I had a request for a Mother’s Day Card with a chicken on it. So I dug out a retired Daydream Diane’s image and kept it pretty simple. The chicken is colored with the polka dot body so I just found similar paper in my stash that matched.
1) May Inspirational Card Challenge – Bonus Category – have a bird on your card.
Digital Image: Hen & Chicks – Diane’s Daydream Designs (not in business anymore)
Cardstock: Bazzill (Lava, Kraft)
Patterned Paper: Doodlebug (black eyelet 2007)
Inks: pre-colored digital image printed on Canon Inkjet Printer
May 7, 2016
african american girl, children, clothes, Digis, digital image, digital stamp, girly cards, happy mother's day, kids, Melonheadz, mom, mother, paper piecing, pastel, pastel colors, SPDSS52, style
Inside: When I grow up, I hope to have style as cool as you!
One of the guys at work learned (the hard way on his wife’s 1st Mother’s Day after they adopted their baby girl) that he is suppose to get a card for his wife from their daughter. So he asked if I could make one that was centered around their girl and that they both like clothes and shopping. He also said his daughter loves the color purple so this is what I came up with.
- Melonheadz Friends – Pastel Color Challenge – I used pastel colors and a Melonheadz image!!
- C.R.A.F.T. Challenge #362 – Paper Piecing – I pieced the girls outfit with coordinating papers.
- Aloha Friday Challenge #71 – Girly Cards
- Sugar Sketch Challenge #52 – use the sketch provided. Instead of a half circle I used a rectangle. And instead of one embellishment I used 3 gems.
Patterned Paper: KI Memories (from long long time ago)
Inks: pre-colored digital image printed on Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: gems, embossing folder, Fiskars scallop border punch
Technique: paper pieced the clothes.
May 1, 2016
Birthday, Mother's Day
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Another Mother’s Day card!! She wanted a simple style card with flowers and a banner that said “For a Special Person”. I sent her the color combo from the April Inspirational Card Challenge – color category and she loved it. So this is what I came up with. I used Sketch #3 from the April Card Sketch Challenge (the original sketch was from pagemaps) as my inspiration.
1) Little Claire’s Monthly Challenge #68 – Spring Colors
Digital Image: Line Flower @ LC Designs
Cardstock: Bazzill (all retired colors except for the Flamingo)
Inks: colored the image in Photoshop and then printed it on a Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: Spellbinders Ribbon Banners, Cuttlebug Wicker Weave embossing folder, Cuttlebug dots embossing folder
April 30, 2016
bingo card, center step fold, children, happy mother's day, kids, mom, mother, mother's day card, paper pieced
So every year I make one of my bosses a Valentine and Mother’s Day card for his wife. He likes his kids to be represented on the Mother’s Day card in some way. This year I decided to go back to having actual kids on the card like I did a couple years ago. His kids are actually growing up (Emily (24), Megan (19), Adam (15), Michael (13)) so I had to find “older” looking kids. In my search I found an awesome digi site Melonheadz. I did some creative cutting with using heads from one kid and placing it on another body. I then paper pieced the clothes on top.
The design of this card happened on accident! Got to love happy accidents. I was trying to figure out how I was going to fit four kids on a card with out making it super huge. Then I remembered that the Technique category in the April Inspirational Card Challenge is to do a technique you have been meaning to try. Well I have been wanting to do a Center Step Card so I decided that could work for 4 kids. Then I went to look for paper in my scrap drawers I thought this paper might work with all the different colors. I happened to have some of the Bingo Card scraps and that is how the card came together.
1) April Inspirational Card Challenge – Technique Category – try a technique you have been wanting to try. I did the Center Step Card.
2) Melonheadz Friends – Pastel Colors Challenge or if you use a Melonheadz image the theme can be Anything Goes. I used the Kidlettes Brown Hair combo pack.
Digital Image: Kidlettes Brown Haired Combo Pack @ Melonheadz
Cardstock: Bazzill (Berry Sensation)
Patterned Paper: Simple Stories (FabUlous Collection)
Inks: pre-colored digital images printed on Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: Xyron X, Ek Success 1/16 pop dots
Techniques: paper piece
April 25, 2016
enamel dots, flowers, happy mother's day, journaling cards, mom, mother, mother's day, simple stories, sparkle
So last year I found one sheet of each of this paper and decided to buy it even though I struggle using the journaling cards. Since everything is on there sometimes I feel the card is too plain. But I decided to see how many I could make up in one night and I made 5!! I will post the others later but this one was inspired by Anna’s card as part of the April Inspirational Card Challenge so I wanted to post it. Thanks Anna for the inspiration!!
Cardstock: Bazzill (Kachina) (the two purples are unknown possibly Hobby Lobby) Patterned Paper: Simple Stories (Hey Mom)
Accents/Tools: Fiskars border scallop sentiment, Recollections enamel dots, mini rhinestones
April 19, 2016
Mother's Day, Summer
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Had a request for a Mother’s Day card with flip flops! She liked this saying and wanted it on the outside so this is what I came up with. Oh ya she said her mom liked bright colors so I went with the color scheme presented last month on March Inspirational Card Challenge @ Scrapbook.com. I used sketch #7 posted on Cardmakers Card Challenge (the original sketch came from Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch #30). The flip flops are an SVG file but not sure from who. I ran them through and embossed them. The brads are super old and the last of those colors in my stash. All the patterned paper are scraps!!
1) Cardmakers Card Challenge – sketch #7 – use the sketch provided.
2) April Inspirational Card Challenge – Bonus Category – use the photo as inspiration…I went with the theme – Mother’s Day.
May 27, 2015
From the Heart Stamps, Mother's Day
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I made this card for the progressive challenge at From the Heart Stamps. If you make a project with the monthly image then you will get next month’s image FREE!!
This was inspired by sketch #1 that Karen used for the May Card Sketch Challenge at Scrapbook.com. I’m usually not a CAS card person but I think it worked with this image. The original sketch came from CAS(E) this Sketch #45.
1) May Card Sketch Challenge @ Scrapbook.com – Sketch #1.
2) From the Heart Stamps – Digital Stamp of the Month Challenge – make a card with the image provided and get next month image free.
Digital Image: Apple Blossom Birds @ From the Heart Stamps
Cardstock: Bazzill (white, Splash OP, Classic Green)
Inks: colored in photoshop by my wonderful husband. Printed on Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: Cutter bee Scissors, EK success 3D-Dots, cloud traced from some paper
Sketch: CAS(E) this Sketch #45