Saturday, January 30, 2010

Christmas cards # 6 - 10

Whew... I finished the January challenge to make 10 cards for Christmas. These all use a polar bear from Delightful Inspiration that I got free!

Friday, January 29, 2010

Warm Wishes!

My desktop weather watch tells me that my dear friend in Michigan is shivering along with my kids in New York and Massachusetts, so a WARM WISHES theme was just the thing for the Christmas cards I started today. I joined a challenge to make 10 cards a month so that I would have a stash when the holidays roll around but when Jan 29th rolled around and I still hadn't started, I realized I would have to get moving on it! I did a one-sheet-wonder and cut it up to create the cards you see here. I know, I know, there are only 5 and there are supposed to be 10. Guess you can guess what I will be doing tomorrow! These are generic enough to be used for Christmas or Hannukah, although I guess the red and green are a Christmas thing ...

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Don't tell Kathleen

I finally got Kathleen's card in the mail. This is it !!!

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Sickies and ouchies

If you have a friend who "coad a code" please feel free to take the snurflepuss image and make a card. Click on comments and tell me if you do - it's great ego food to think someone else likes my drawings.

Octo image is free to a good home.... and has been cleaned up and sharpened by my good friend Juliet.

I sent the manatee image to Pamela at Firecracker... you never know when you will need a manatee on crutches!

I have to say, my scanner does really strange thing when I color with copics. The colors are blended and much more smooth in real life. Oh well.

Jessica's Just Ducky

This digi stamp comes with an empty word cloud so you can have it say anything you want ... or leave it empty and it is a cloud. I did a cloud on the inside as well to carry out the theme --

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Teaparty Tuesday

Tuesdays are the days that Mothermark posts a teapot and a story .... today is no exception. Click here to read the story. Seems Rapunzel's castle has a moat around it and all kinds of swamp things live in the moat.

My card shows an octopus who lives in the moat, but comes out to style Rapunzel's hair when she comes out of the castle to sun.

I don't even want to discuss how BIG this card ended up after adding borders and a brayer attempt at a Zindorf card that went awry and was sitting on my desk ... but here is my Octopus "all set" to do Rapunzel's hair at the castle ...

Monday, January 25, 2010

Coffee ATCs

Gotta keep a steady flow to Juliet's mailbox. These are my ancient paper atc's. The ancient paper is a brown bag, colored, crumpled, colored, crumpled and colored some more.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Please visit Marika!

I received an email from Marika and she made some wonderful cards with my giroids. Please go and visit her blog to see them! Click HERE

Note to Marika ....

Marika, I hope it is ok that I published your link.
I am so happy to see what you did with my drawings!

Tooting Karen's horn

Check out this card and this card and the ones I made just like them ... Karen Barber is the featured stamper at Splitcoast today. I love Sundays. Mike goes out running and I sit with coffee and look through the featured album, then go off all inspired to make a card.

Here are the ones I thought I could use as inspiration from Karen: Her room hummingbird quilt dragonfly circle all over pattern melon snowman snowman2 flower branches Zindorf scene black magic wreath blackmagic flowers butterfly

That's only from the first page - she has 6 more pages of fantastic cards. I like to keep my list here so I can go back to it later if my muse is missing.
flowers God's gift snowflakes weeds silhouettes snowman 3 folded snowman inside folded snowman black magic flowers mitten popup owl Z mountains shaded flowers Z flower hydrangea cutaway embrace cutaway snowman wisdom Christmas blessings halloween zebras and giraffes joy flower bird and flowers