April 2, 2017
Birthday, Deedee's Digis
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One of my regular customers needed a birthday card for her daughter. Her daughter loves to cook. So I decided to do a recipe theme. There weren’t a lot of ideals out there and mostly were for birthday invitations. So I took some bits and pieces from some cards on the internet then added my own ingredients (ideals came from the mom on how they celebrate birthdays) to make a personalized birthday card!
The “lift category” this month in the April Inspirational Card Challenge @ scrapbook.com is to lift Cardiographer!! She is one of my favorites and is a friend of mine. She loves Doodlebug (so do I…friendship at first sight!) and she ROCKS it!! I keep telling her she needs to try out for their design team! Even though I did not “lift” a card of hers I “lifted” the use of Doodlebug which doesn’t count for the challenge but I least made a cute card!! Her cards are cuter but I tried! I fussy cut the presents out of some paper. And used a die cut to make the balloons. The recipe card was from Deedee’s Digis (no longer in business but she has some freebies on her site Papercraft Romance.)
1) April Inspirational Card Challenge – lift Category – used Doodlebug like my friend Cardiographer does!
Digital Image: Recipe Card from Deedee’s Digis (new site with some freebies http://papercraftromance.com/
Cardstock: Bazzill (Bubblegum,)
Patterned Paper: Doodlebug (Sugar Shoppe), (Birthday Girl on the pink dotted balloon)
Accents/Tools: Paper Smooches Balloon dies, EK Success 1/16 pop dots, black string
November 27, 2016
dearie dolls, Fall / Autumn, Gerda Steiner Designs, Imagine That Digis, Thanksgiving
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I had an order for a grandson Thanksgiving card. I think he is around 6 yoa but not positive. I sent her several images and she picked this one. This is a FREE image from Dearie Dolls.
I used Atlantic Heart Sketch #182 that is sketch #4 in the November Card Sketch Challenge. I turned it on it’s side and used the fence as my strip.
1) November Card Sketch Challenge @ Scrapbook.com – sketch #4.
2) November Inspirational Card Challenge – Theme – Thanksgiving, fall, thank you
Digital Image: Scarecrow and Hay @ Free Dearie Dolls Digi Stamps
Cardstock: Bazzill (Pumpkin Patch, Pauly Poo, Glow, white)
Inks: Pre colored digital image printed on Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: Martha Stewart fence punch, Taylored Expressions Cloudy Days embossing folder, EK Success 1/16 pop dots, Cutter Bee Scissors, Darice Embossing Folder – Brick wall,
I also had to make a card for a granddaughter. Not sure her age but believe it is fairly young. Grandma picked this image and this is what I came up with. I used sketch #5 of the November Card Sketch Challenge as my inspiration. Original sketch is My Favorite Things Sketch #280.
1) November Inspirational Card Challenge @ Scrapbook.com – Theme Category – Thanksgiving, thanks, fall
2) November Card Sketch Challenge @ Scrapbook.com – Sketch #5
3) Imagine That Digi Stamp – Customer Gallery – link up your cards for a chance at free digis.
Digital Image: Pumpkin Kitties @ Imagine That Digi Stamp
Cardstock: Bazzill (parakeet, French Vanilla)
Patterned Paper: Crate Paper (Lemon Grass Collection – Straw)
Inks: pre-colored digital image printed on Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: Fiskars scallop border punch, Cutter bee scissors, EK Success 1/16 pop dots
And then the lady wanted a card for her daughter (the mother of the grandchildren). She picked this image and this is what I came up with. My first time using the tiny brads from The Paper Studio…they were perfect for the little flowers. Super old paper….wonder if I’m the only one that still has this!!
Paper Play Sketches #19 used as my inspiration.
1) November Inspirational Card Challenge – Punch category – flowers punch
2) Gerda Steiner Designs – Share your Design Challenge – Share your design created with a GSD Clear Stamp, Rubber Stamp or Digital Stamp and you could win $15 Store Credit.
Digital Image: Squirrel with Acorns @ Gerda Steiner Designs
Cardstock: Bazzill (Raven, Yam, Kraft)
Patterned Paper: EK SUccess Inspirables Simply Seasonal (Harvest-Floral, Harvest-Stripes)
Inks: colored in Photoshop by my husband. Printed on a Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: EK Success flower punch, The Paper Studio brads, Micro glue dots, EK Success 1/16 pop dots
January 6, 2016
baby, baby booties, baby girl, bitty baby, daughter, digital image, girl, paper pieced
Inside: Ten fingers, ten toes and the cutest little girl you have ever seen! Best wishes on the birth of your daughter.
I made this card for a guy at work that is having a baby on Friday. I found out they did the baby room in coral and teal (more bluish teal) so that is what I went with. Sorry the picture doesn’t show the colors great and is tilted….still learning this new camera.
1) January Card Sketch Challenge @ Scrapbook.com – Sketch #1 (originally Freshly Made Sketches #136)
2) January 2016 Card Challenge @ Scrapbook.com – Theme Category – celebrate something new. Celebrating a new baby girl!!
3) Craft Your Passion Challenge #293 – Always Anything Goes!
4) Crafting By Designs Challenge – Anything Goes.
Digital Image: Bitty Baby – Diane’s Daydream Designs (no longer in business)
Cardstock: Bazzill (Flamingo, Blue Oasis, white)
Patterned Paper: Recollections (blue polka dot)
Accent/Tools: cord (Michael’s), Cricut, Basic George Cricut Cartridge.