Saturday, May 8, 2010

Bird day card

This Danish counting poster was the inspiration for my bird day card.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Queen card ... and more Christmas

5 more Christmas cards in the stack. They will have stickle sparkle but I wanted to scan them first.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Tuesday Teapot ... on Thursday

On Tuesday I said something to my husband about it being Monday and the start of the week. He looked at me with a look I anticipate more and more, that ***OH Honey, you are really losing it *** look and kindly informed me that it was Tuesday.
So don't be surprised that the Tuesday challenge appears on my blog on Thursday. At least I think it's Thursday! Oh my, I really am losing it!

So which do you prefer, sketchy or plain? Feel free to grab the images.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Brayering and Layering

Sketch challenge Wednesday

After seeing this card, I had to try a layered scene. This is what I came up with.

Directions are for the bare branch tree card. I cut the white cardstock in the shapes that I wanted for the sketch challenge and then used just a tiny bit of double stick tape under each one to position them.. . I used a punched out piece of post it to mask the moon I used a brayer to put the blue on the top and the brown on the bottom, but you could do it with a sponge or cotton ball. I took off the mask and stamped bare trees all over the layered card with my dark brown ink. I then used the same stamp and stamped with purple, kind of filling in empty spaces. Then I took it apart and put the dark color layer behind each piece which hid the edges that were left from stamping over the edges of the layers and re - layered it with permanent adhesive. There were big huge white spaces so it was easy to place everything back

Monday, May 3, 2010

Birthday card for a dog

That isn't a typo, it is not a card for a dog lover, it is a card for a dog. Delores will be ONE and my friend Lisa does the whole deal with a cake and party hats. It was a good chance to practice coloring with my copics.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

More Christmas!

I am behind on my 10 a month plan ... so here is another card that I might reproduce a few more times.

Live, love, meow ...

You can grab my cat outline if you want, it is a jpeg. This clock was so cute, I debated getting Mike to cut out some wood and insert a clock. Instead I made it into a card with a drop down tail that folds up to fit in an envelope.