Tuesday, June 6, 2017

SOS306 - Vintage car layered card

This week at Shopping Our Stash we are focusing on masculine cards.
I made this card at my friend Julie's house -it has lot of texture - embossing, corrugated CS, distressing, die cuts + the little key thing -  it all works just fine with the vintage car. Perfect for Father's Day, retirement or masculine birthday.

Challenges:
A Gem of a challenge - for the men/boys
Sweet Stampin' - For Dads or special men

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

SOS305 - One Sweet Birthday with House Mouse

This week's challenge at Shopping Our Stash is called You are so sweet! and we want to see sweet stuff featured on everyone's creations.
I used another one of my House Mouse 3D sheets - this time with birthday cake. I used Soft Suede card stock and very old papers from We R Memory Keepers. And of course a bunch of flowers from my stash.

Challenges:
Kitty Bee - Animals
The Crazy Challenge - Birthday
Pile It On - Animals
Crafting With Dragonflies - Animals

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

SOS301 - Merry Christmas with House Mouse

This week's challenge at Shopping Our Stash is called Back To Basics and we want participants to put away their dies and fussy cut something.
What has more fussy cutting than House Mouse 3D sheets, where you need to cut out several layers of everything? Probably not much :)

The paper is really shiny so it was a bit hard to get a good picture.

and here is a detail view where all the cut out leaves are better visible.

Challenges:
Come and Get It - Make It Square
The Crazy Challenge - leafy green
Christmas with the Cuties - add some holly
Crafting By Design - Christmas

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

SOS300 - Caffeine Fix for the mice

This week's challenge at Shopping Our Stash is called Caffeine Fix - pretty self-explanatory, right?
Here is what I created:
I used one of my House Mouse 3D sheets, cut out and layered them with dimensional tape. Embossing folder on the background panel is from Darice, Cardstock and Ribbon are from my Stampin' Up Stash.

Challenges:
Crazy 4 Challenges - Coffee or Tea
Tuesday Throwdown - Embossing
Make My Monday  - Embossing
The Ribbon Girl - Any Image with Ribbon

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

SOS295 - Embossed forest with deer

This week's challenge at Shopping Our Stash is called Forest Friends and we want to see forest animals on everyone's creation
I have this lovely deer family die cut that I barely use and I thought it would be perfect for this challenge. I wanted to create a nice background for them so I used my Woodland embossing folder from Stampin Up and used  this video tutorial  to create this woodland scene.

Challenges:
The Crazy Challenge - Masculine
The Male Room - wood
International Art & Soul - Embossing

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

SOS294 - House Mouse & Spring

This week's challenge at Shopping Our Stash is called Luck O' the Irish and we want to see predominantly green on everyone's creations.
I used a lot of oldies on this card - House Mouse stamp I had for years, Spellbinders Nestabilities I did not touch in ages and the striped paper and cardstock are from a wedding Simply Scrappin' kit from Stampin' Up.

Challenges:
Oh La La Creations - spring is in the air
Use Your Stuff - Dry embossing
Sweet Stampin' - anything but birthday
613 Avenue create - ATG + use stamps, not digis
Stamping Sensation - close to nature

Saturday, March 4, 2017

SOS292 - Power Poppy Roses

I did not manage to finish my card for the current challenge at Shopping Our Stash on time, but better late than never, right?
This week's challenge is this color palette
and here is my card:
I used a digi image from PowerPoppy and this month's pencil coloring tutorial from Kit & Clowder.
All the cardstock, ribbon and dots are oldies from my stash.

Challenges:
Craft Rocket - no patterned paper
Southern Girls - Nature Inspired
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes
Kitty Bee Designs - Flowers

Saturday, February 25, 2017

SS452 - Rockin' Birthday with Anya

I made this card for the current sketch at Sketch Saturday
and here is the sketch
I flipped the sketch and used an Anya stamp from TGF - could not find the exact image name, I had it for years, so I think it's retired. Anya is colored with with alcohol markers and I made the resto of the card really sparkly. Silver foil CS embossed with SU embossing folder, red glitter paper and black glitter tape.

Challenges:
Cardz 4 Galz - teen cards

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

SOS290 - My Heartless Valentine

This week's challenge at Shopping Our Stash is called Heartless and we want to see romantic projects without hearts.
Even though it's Valentine's Day - I don't usually make Valentines so I went with cute little loving card that's going to be suitable for multiple occasions
I used a pre-printed image from LOTV, PP from 2 totally different packs, lace and flowers from my stash

Challenges:
Come and Get It - Love Is In The Air
Dragonfly Journeys - Love Is In The Air
Glitter 'n' sparkle - Love Is In The Air

Saturday, February 11, 2017

SS450 - Hello Spring

It's Saturday and that means a new sketch challenge at Sketch Saturday. Here is the current sketch

and here is my take on it:

I used a Ching Chou Kuik's digi called Hello Spring. Image is colored with metalic pencils and the background panel was done by applying various distress inks onto the embossing folder before running the CS through big shot.

Challenges:
Modsquad challenge - embossing
Cards und more - pets and furry friends
Color Inspiration Monday - anything hand colored goes