Corrosive Challenge #113 – Gone to the Dogs

Happy Easter everyone!

Our Corrosive Challenge this week is to make a card featuring animals. I decided to make two cards using dog images this week. Here we go:


I coloured one dog using copics and the other dog was stamped with chocolate chip craft ink to give it a nice, opaque look. I hope you like them! Have a great day everyone and don’t eat too much turkey today!


April 24, 2011 at 9:04 am 6 comments

Corrosive Challenge #112 – Home Sweet Home

Hi everyone – I’m still in the Bahamas until later tonight – what a fantastic time we’re having!

For today’s Corrosive Challenge, our theme is “Home Sweet Home”. I knew I didn’t have any “real” house stamps, although I did find a digi image for free on the internet I could have used. I put on my thinking cap and realized I had a fairly new (last winter) stamp set with cardinals and a bird house. Well, I figured that still qualifies, right?! Here’s my card for the week:

So, here is the recipe for the card:

Card Stock: 110 lb. white Strathmore, Poppy Parade & Baja Breeze (SU)
Patterned Paper – Memory Box
Ink: Momento Rich Cocoa, various copic markers
Stamps: Northwoods Rubber Stamps, Sentiment (I don’t know!)
Accessories – flower soft, circle punches (SU), ribbon

April 17, 2011 at 7:31 am 3 comments

Corrosive Challenge #111 Sketch

Good day everyone! I am SOOO excited – I am heading to the Bahamas today with 7 other girls to celebrate my sister’s 50th Birthday! WOOHOO! We are going to have so much fun! We’ve rented a penthouse right on the beach in Freeport. My sister will be there a few days before the rest of us, so will stock the fridge and do a booze run so that we have something frosty ready for us when we arrive! My sister is lucky – her MIL lives there and so she gets to visit her whenever she likes. Four of us went there for my sister’s 40th Birthday, so we thought it was fitting that we doubled the number of gals for this milestone! I’ll post pictures when I get back, but for now, you’ll have to settle for my card made for today’s Corrosive Challenge. I am using a digital image from Bugaboo Stamps

This image is called “EB Tulips”. I think all of the Bugaboo images are just fabulous and can see adding a bunch of these to my collection! We also have a sketch this week at the Corrosive Challenge. Here is my submission for the day:

Here is how my card came together:

Card Stock – 110 lb. White Strathmore, Baja Breeze, Green Galore, Pretty in Pink (SU)
Patterned Paper – “Sweet Nectar” by K & Company
Image – “EB Tulips”, Nestie Friendly sentiment from StampingScrapping
Ink – Momento Tuxedo Black, various copic markers
Accessories – Oval and Scalloped Oval Nestabilities, foam adhesive strip to pop image up

That’s it! Thanks for having a look today! See you next week!


April 10, 2011 at 7:10 am 3 comments

Card Patterns Sketch #109

Ok, I think this is the last upload for the day. This card was made for the Card Patterns Sketch Challenge #109. Here is the sketch:

and, here is what I came up with:

Here is the simple recipe:

Card Stock – Daffodil Delight, Neenah 80 lb. white
Patterened Paper – Basic Grey
Ink – Momento Tuxedo Black, various copic markers
Stamps – Waltzing Mouse (sentiment), Flourishes flower
Accessories – MS border punch, nesties, SU punches, yellow gingham and yellow grosgrain ribbon, green self-adhesive pearls

That’s all folks! TFL and have a super day!


April 4, 2011 at 9:00 pm 6 comments

Case Study Challenge – Belated in more ways than one!

I’m a few days behind in adding cards I made recently, but better late than never, right? My submission is for the Case Study Challenge 33. Julee Tilman is the AMAZING artist we were to case and we were given the layout too (thanks!!). Here is what I came up with for this challenge (my color of my photo is a little dark, sorry):

I’m happy with the way this turned out. Here are the details:

Card Stock – 110 lb. White Strathmore, Mellow Moss
Patterned Paper – Basic Grey
Ink – Momento Rich Cocoa, Pretty in Pink, Mellow Moss
Stamps – Waltzing Mouse, Dreams du Jour (SU)
Accessories – MS border punch, self-adhesive silver dots, homemade rosette (yes, I made it – I can’t believe it myself!!!), lace ribbon

I think that’s it. Thanks for having a look!


April 4, 2011 at 8:49 pm 4 comments

Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge #111

I made a few more birthday cards made for a friend to take to work to sell on my behalf. This one uses a layout from Karen Giron’s blog The Sweetest Thing and her Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge #111.
This is a great layout!

I wanted to keep my card fairly light and airy. I’m not sure I accomplished that, but here it is:

So, here is how it came together:

Card Stock – 110 lb. White Strathmore, Pretty in Pink, So Saffron
Patterned Paper – Basic Grey
Ink – VersaFine Onyx Black, Pretty in Pink, So Saffron
Stamps – PTI
Accessories – Prima Flowers, PTI button, Circle Nesties, Damask EF, Pink Ribbon

April 4, 2011 at 8:34 pm Leave a comment

FTL 134 – Happy Birthday

Not much blah, blah, blah. I’m pooped. I made a bunch of cards yesterday and am just getting them uploaded now. Here is my submission for the Clean & Simple FTL 134 challenge:

Here is my pretty basic card:

Here are the very few ingredients:

Card Stock – White 110 lb. Strathmore, Basic Black
Patterned Paper – MME
Ink – Momento Tuxedo Black
Stamp – sentiment from Inkadinkadoo
Accessories – black & white prima flowers, black & white buttons from my stash

That’s all! Thanks for looking!


April 4, 2011 at 8:17 pm Leave a comment

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