Happy Almost Summer Friends!
I am writing with a wee bit of a sunburn but I LOVE it! This week is another fun sketch challenge at Create with Connie and Mary. I gravitated towards Blackberry Bliss this time. Here is my take on the sketch:
My sentiment is from the Petite Pairs set. Most of the card stock I used on this card is from my scrap pile, including the punched flower and top square on the left. I tell you, I save EVERYTHING! It was already embossed from prior projects and I just put the pieces together.
Yibida Yibida, That’s all folks! Thanks for stopping by. Get your craft on and play this week’s challenge here!
Here is my take on the sketch challenge at Create with Connie and Mary this week. I love these sketch challenges and seeing everyone’s interpretations of them. You should join in the fun!
For this card I used Night of Navy card stock with Flowerpot Designer Series Paper. The sentiment is from the Petite Pairs set.
The Whisper White card stock was a bit too white so I stamped first using the cool honeycomb looking stamp from the new Butterfly Basics set first in Lost Lagoon and then I stamped “happy birthday wishes” in Night of Navy.
The flower is from the Flower Frenzy Bigz L die. I love what this thing can do. Doesn’t that flower look full? Only took one spin of the Bigshot! I just layered two small pieces of cardstock onto the die and ran it through. I like to use it on scrap pieces of card stock. You can never go wrong with a flower!
Can you tell a difference in this last picture and the first? Something was driving me crazy and I finally decided what it was and made a switcharoo. Tell me if you can see what I changed! 😉
Hey Hey! Here’s another baby card and don’t you just love those bright colors?! I paired up my all time fav, Melon Mambo, with the retired Gumball Green. The sentiment is from the Petite Pairs set and behind that is the retired Circle Circus set. I stamped it off twice before stamping it onto my punched circle. It just adds a little interest to the background.
I say use your retired stuff!! Cute and whimsical never go out of style! Speaking of style order yours up today here!
For the flower I used the Blossom punch and the peel technique. Easy peasy lemon squeezy folks! Check it out!
Hello There! Are you a paper hoarder like me? Does any of this paper look familiar to you? It may not because it is quite a few years old and it has been sitting in my secret stash of scraps. I just cannot purge. It is too much to bare! So… I decided to use them! These cute note cards are all made from scratch paper, even the card stock was scratch. I hereby announce that not one single sheet of 8.5 x 11 card stock was cut!
The stamps are all current though. We have the Four Frames, Petite Pairs, and Teeny Tiny Wishes.
I made a little gift box for someone and put a couple of these cute numbers in there. I took the pic of the box in a hurry with my cell phone and the picture is so awful that I put it in black and white. It’s just so busy with the counter top, paper, ribbon, and reflection from an empty box of cupcakes. 😉
As promised here is another Betsy’s Blossoms card. This is a CASE card that my upline demonstrated a few years ago. I just switched the stamp sets out. The sentiment is from the Petite Pairs stamp set. The flower is from the Fun Flowers Bigz die (which is on sale this week only!). Always Artichoke and Old Olive are an unlikely pair but look nice together. I hope you think so too! 🙂