February 14, 2017
Deedee's Digis, Valentine, Wedding/Love cards
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One of the ladies at work wanted a card for her almost 1 yoa granddaughter to give her 16 yoa uncle (ladies son) for Valentine’s Day. She asked for that saying to be on the card. I decided to put it on the outside of the card and put Happy Valentine’s Day on the inside. I used the fish and rock scene from Diver Daniel Digital Stamp from Deedee’s Digis (no longer in business but she does have a blog she offers some of her images).
I was looking through my sketches trying to find something that would work with several fishes and one of them going the opposite direction. I decided to use Feeling Sketchy #162 as my inspiration. I flipped the elements so the cluster was on the right and the single fish was on the left. Instead of banners I used the rock image. I also flipped the elements upside down. She loved it when I gave it to her yesterday!
1) Feeling Sketchy #162 – use the sketch provided
2) Feb Inspirational Card Challenge – theme – Love
Digital Image: Diver Daniel Digital Stamp from Deedee’s Digis (she has a blog where she does offer some of her digis https://papercraftromance.com/
Cardstock: Amercian Crafts (Cabbage), Bazzill (Evening Surf)
Inks: Large fish pre-colored in the digital stamp. I colored the smaller ones in photoshop. All were printed on a Canon Ink Jet Printer.
Accents/Tools: EK Success 1/16 pop dots, cutter bee scissors, xyron x, heart punch, circle punch, American Craft enamel dots (Dear Lizzy)
Technique: Paper tearing
February 12, 2017
Valentine, Wedding/Love cards
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So I had been trying to think how to make the “baby and momma valentine card” into one that could be given to a husband from a wife only. So I came up with this Kissing Fish version! I used water color design paper from Michael’s to make the fish and the background. Love paper that lets me cheat cause I can’t make my own water color paper…doesn’t turn out as good! I used the same Tuesday Morning Sketch #388 as my inspiration.
Feb Card Inspiration Challenge @ Scrapbook.com – theme category – Love.
4 Crafty Chicks #337 – Love
Digital Image: Kissy Fish @ Crooked Little Studio
Cardstock: Bazzill (Bahama)
Patterned Paper: Recollections (Color Splash 6 x 6 paper pad)
Technique: printed the digital image on colored paper and cut them out
Accents/Tools: Twine, computer, Xyron X, heart punch
February 5, 2017
Valentine, Wedding/Love cards
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nside: Our baby boy and I love you so much! Happy Valentine’s Day.
So a coworker is pregnant with their first baby. She asked for a card to give to her husband for Valentine’s that would be from her and their baby boy on the way. So went looking for pregnant woman images and then looked for mommy and baby animal images. This is an image from Coloring Pages For Kids. It was perfect as he is a fishermen. My husband colored it in Photoshop and then I cut them out so I could position them how I needed them on the card. I used Tuesday Morning Sketches #388 for my inspiration.
1. Feb Inspirational Card Challenge – theme – Love.
Digital Image: Mother and Child Fish Color Page @ Coloring Pages for Kids.
Ink: pre-colored in Photoshop and printed on Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: twine, small heart punch, Cricut dots embossing folder, EK Success 1/16 pop dots, Xyron X
June 29, 2016
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So I saw a photo that had balloons in the forefront of the photo and the beach in the background. The nurse liked the photo and wanted something similar for one of her employees birthdays and this is how my version was born. I used the beach background and the wood post digital stamps from Diane’s Daydreams Designs (no longer in business) and made this scene. I punched balloons from my Martha Stewart Balloon punch and tied them on with black string. I printed the background scene a couple times so I could pop up the sand and clouds to give it dimension.
1) June Inspirational Card Challenge – Bonus Category – Aquarium Month (something with water, beach, etc)
Digital Images: Diane’s Daydream Designs – beachscapes
Patterned Paper: Recollections polka dot papers
Inks: pre-colored digital images printed on Canon Inkjet Printer
Accents/Tools: string, Martha Stewart balloon punch, 1/16th EK Success Pop Dots
August 25, 2015
Imagine That Digis, Misc Cards
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Sometimes being a practical person doesn’t allow work with card making! It is hard for me to make a card unless I see a “purpose” for it so when I saw the beach image this month as the Digi of the Month set I wasn’t sure what I would make with it. After tossing around several ideals I decided I like this even though I don’t know what I’m using it for yet…so the inside is blank. I used Sweet Sunday Sketch #234 as my inspiration. I printed a second image and cut the girl out so she is pop dotted in the scene.
- Imagine That…digis by Kris – Digi of the Month Challenge – make a project using the image provided.
- August Card Challenge @ Scrapbook.com – favorites category – lifted the saved sketch from Sweet Sunday Sketch.
Digital Image: Beach Blanket Girl @ Imagine That…digis by Kris
Cardstock: Bazzill and The Paper Studio
Patterned Paper: Recollections
Inks: pre-colored image printed on Canon Inkjet Printer