Monday, February 18, 2013

JustRite Sketch Challenge

Hi friends,

Today I'm posting a few cards for the ongoing JustRite Friday Challenge, which this week is to use a sketch. It's a great occasion - well, half of work is done for you :-) Just need to fill the sketch as you see it. And here are my cards - I created a set of three in various colours, using Warm & Cozy Medallion Labels by JustRite, along with a set of compatible die templates. I stamped images in VersaMark, heat embossed with gold embossing powder, then cut out layers by hand. I've added some sparkle to each card with ultra-fine glitter and some bling :-) The blue card is a bit different - I used a piece of ShimmerSheetz for one of the layers instead of brown cardstock, embossed it and sanded a bit to have the embossing part pop up a bit. Layers cutting by hand was labourous, but, hey, it's a fair trade for a sketch, don't you think? :-) What I found out about myself making this posting is that I'm a REALLY bad photographer. The ribbon looks white in the pictures, while it's off-white and coordinates perfectly with the creamy background paper... And the sparkle is almost invisible... And layers are not as prominently popping in the pictures as they are in reality... Oh, well... Maybe I'll take a class or a couple to learn how to use camera properly... And here are my cards. Thank you for stopping by!

Saturday, February 9, 2013

PTI Happy Birthday

Hello friends,
Today I'm posting a clean & simple card for the PTI 6-year anniversary challenge, where we're to create a project that is inspired by one of the Design Team Favorites projects. My inspiration for a card today was one of Danielle Flanders' creations; I used Sweet Life stamps and dies for the flower composition, then a few of the Happy Hexagons stamps, and a Happy Birthday stamp from the Communique Sentiments Mini Stamp set. And here is my creation. Thank you for dropping by!