Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Distressing April 25

Welcome Back!
Glad that you have to decided to pop back to check out my blog.This post is going up a bit later than usual sorry about that. It has been a fairly hecktic week for me and a ton of changes in my life, hopefully for the good.
But enough about me and my world.
 This week the challenge at Whimsy is: Distressing.
So whether you decide to distress the edges of your paper or distress using ink around the edges of you paper its still distressing. I hope that you will give this weeks challenge a try. If you decide not to enter the challenge at least pop over the the Whimsy inspiration blog for some really great ideas.
 This is my inspiration card for this weeks challenge.
I used a wonderful image from Whimsy Stamps by Crissy armstrong called Carnival horse.

A closer picture of my image.
The sentiment, a great birthday card .
Supplies: Carnival horse from Whimsy Stamps, EK punch, copic markers, ribbon, distress ink, Prima Marketing flower and pearls.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Die cuts or punches.

The challenge for Whimsy inspires this week is Die cuts or punches.

Pretty straight forward because I think everyone has Die cuts or punches in the tool cupboard in their craft room or area. I used both - punches for the sides and Scalloped Circles and Holly Motifs Spellbinders. Then I added this really great Image called Sunflower Butterfly and Sentiment from Whimsy Stamps. I also try to change the color pallet that I use to give my cards a little versatility. I hope you will check out the other creations from the Whimsy DT team and add a creation of your own to this weeks challenge.

Here is my card:

A close up of my colored image.

Supplies: Sunflower butterfly from Whimsy Stamps, spellbinders, copic markers, Bazzill cardstock, Kaiser craft patterned paper,Martha Stewart brder punch, stardust stickles, ribbon & distress ink.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

April 11 Challenge - Easel card

April 11 Challenge - Make an Easel card.

I love easel cards, I make them all the time. Only this easel card is a diagonal easel card, which I have never made before. I had a super nice lady I know give me a template to try. I love it.

I know Easter was on Sunday but I had to still share this great card with a wonderful image from Whimsy Stamps. The images are by Stamp Art Design called "Buttercup and Twinkie Set". I hope that you will try to make an easel card, they are easy and really fun for a change from a regular card design. Click here to check out the great creations by the Whimsy Digital Design team.

I took a picture of the easel card from each side to show the angel of the card. This is the left side of the card.

This is the right side of the card.

I cut the bottom piece on an angle to hold the top part of the card in place.

Supplies: Whimsy Digital stamp Buttercup and Twinkie set, Copic Markers, Bazzill cardstock, Prima marketing flowers, Spellbinders : Parisian Accents, Labels Two, Distress ink, ribbon.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Challenge April 4: Add ribbon

Glad to see you!

The challenge this week at Whimsy inspires blog is to add ribbon to your project or card.

I just got this super cute Crissy Armstrong digi stamp Newborn Joon from Whimsy Stamps. It reminds me of spring. I'm sure we will probably still get snow here again, the weather has been super nice and this stamp kind of reminds me of spring . The new babies being born, green grass , I love spring because that means my favorite season is right behind it - summer.

I really enjoyed working with this stamp, and the brown and green colors work so well together. Click here to link to the Whimsy blog so you can jump right over to check out the other Dt's wonderful creations. I hope that you will put a card up on the Challenge blog to play along with a chance to win free digital stamps from Whimsy.

Also if you haven't done the digi hop it is still open to participate in until April 8, so check it out , the details and my card for the digi hop are just below this blog entry. Hope you decide to participate.

Here is my creation for this weeks challenge:

A close up of my copic colored image: Newborn Joon
The sentiment is also from Whimsy.

Supplies: Digi stamp from Whimsy Stamps, making memories patterned paper, Bazzill cardstock, Copic marlers, Marhta Stewart corner and border punch, Kaiser carft flowers, ribbon.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

April Digi Hop.

Well it's blog hop time once again.

Welcome to the Whimsy Stamps April Digi hop release.You should have arrived here from Evi's blog.

There are lots of great new digital images being released today from Whimsy stamps, click here to head over to the Whimsy store.

So now about the hop - Leave a comment on everyones DT blog because there are 2 mystery blogs that will chose a winner from the people that leave comments . The grande prize winner will be chosen from my blog which is the very last stop on the digi hop. The winner will receive 5 digital stamps of their choice.

The hop will run for 1 week from April 1 to April 8 and end at 12noon EST time. The winner will be announced on the Whimsy Inspires blog.

I will put up the order of the digi hop and link each Dt's blog to their name in case you get lost, but I am the end of the blog hop so I hope you dont get lost. If you have went all the way through the hop I hope that you have enjoyed it and maybe have gotten a few ideas to help you create as well.

So here is the order:

Whimsy Inspirations blog :

So here is the creation that I made for the April digi hop, I used a Crissy Armstrong image from Whimsy Stamps called: One cool cat .

This is a close up picture of the spellbinder that I used called Perisain Motifs, i used it cause it looked like a sun and just fit well with this image, makes me wish summer was already here.

A close up of my digital image, colored with copic markers.

Supplies: One cool cat digi stamp from Whimsy Stamps, copic markers, Spellbinder, Bo bunny patterned paper, Bazzill cardstock, Distress ink, brads.