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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

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

Corrosive Challenge #109 – Seeing Stars

I promise I’ve been stamping, but I just haven’t been posting. I’ve been doing a lot of CASE’ing. I did make a card for this week’s Corrosive Challenge, to incorporate stars in our design. Here is my card for the week:

I kept this card fairly simple, a la PTI. I started with a Kraft Card Stock base. I used a PTI stamp set as well for Father’s Day. I incorporated additional stars in my patterned paper and with Versa Mark (stamped stars). Not too many details needed here, I don’t think. Thanks for having a look and I can’t wait to see what you all create!


March 26, 2011 at 11:52 pm 1 comment

MOJO #179 – Thanks so much

Great sketch this week for the Mojo Monday Challenge #179. My card is VERY 3-D. The rose in the centre sticks out about an inch! Looking at it face on, you don’t notice it so much but turn it to the side and holy-cow, it’s a big ‘un! Here is my submission for the day:

Here are the goodies involved in making my card:

CS – 110 lb. white Strathmore, So Saffron, Bashful Blue
Patterned Paper – Basic Grey (Wisteria) and Webster’s Pages Petite Papers (Seaside Retreat, Garden Gala & Nature’s Storybook collection)
Ink – Versafine Onyx Black
Stamps – StampingScrapping nestie friendly sentiment, Stampology (Talking in Circles 2)
Accessories – SU oval and round punches, MS border punch, SU so saffron grosgrain ribbon, lace ribbon, light blue self-adhesive half pearls, circle scallop nesties,yellow prima flower, dimensionals

Thanks for having a look and have a great week everyone!


February 21, 2011 at 9:39 pm 6 comments

Magical Creatures

Hi all! Another week has flown by and it’s time for another Corrosive Challenge. This week’s theme is “Magical Creatures”. I’ve got to tell you, this card took me ages to make! I was scouring through a bunch of sketches challenges and came across this one from Wild Orchid Challenges:

This card also qualifies for the challenge #105 at Flourishes to use three patterned papers. I’ve had this angel from Flourishes for a little bit but it hadn’t seen any ink yet. Since I consider angels to be magical, I think it fits the challenge criteria nicely, don’t you? At first I tried something different. I had embossed it in gold, but then I thought it would be too bright and wasn’t in the mood to colour it. I’m not sure why I chose to stamp it in blue, but it kept calling to me. I used a blender pen to pull some of the blue from the outline into the the image and added a wee bit of silver to fill in the ribbon. I also sponged around the edge of the image to soften it up. Here it is:

Here is the rest of how the card came together:

Card Stock – 110 lb. white Strathmore (card size is 5.25 x 5.25), Not Quite Navy and Marina Mist (SU)
Patterned Paper – My Mind’s Eye, SU and something else from my stash (!)
Ink – Marina Mist and Sahara Sand (SU), Encore Silver
Stamp – Flourishes
Accessories – White satin ribbon, Bow Easy, EK Success punch, Tattered Angels “Pearl” Glimmer Mist, dimensionals

Thanks for having a look today! I can’t wait to see what you create too!


February 20, 2011 at 1:02 am 1 comment

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