Monday, February 5, 2018

Welcome Little One: Baby T.


This past January 2018 my great friend S. welcomed a new granddaughter!!!
S. is the kind of friend who inspires you and 
lifts you up when you need it the most.
She fills me with joy and peace each time we get together.

Materials Used:
SU stamp: Buggies and Booties
SU stamp: Fun Phrases
Embossing Folder: Darice Quilt Blocks
White Nuvo Drops
Wink of Stella
Pink ink: SU Blushing Bride
Black: Versafine Black
Silver thread
3 different types/sizes of circle dies

Copic markers:
Grays: W7, 5, 3, 2
Pink: R89, 85, 83
Orange: YR04, 02
Outline BG10

Wink of stella!
Another close up! I used three different circle dies and metallic thread for a little bit of sparkle.
The envelope needed a bit of decorating too, so I used the embossing folder on the flap. 
Added some pink metallic washi tape (from AC Moore - Spring 2017 collection). 
And an old footprint stamp using SU blushing bride pink ink. 

A birds-eye view of the envelope.
I've own the footprint stamp and the It's a girl stamp for about 18 years now :) 
So I honestly don't remember where I got them.
The detail that the embossing folder gave the envelope was gorgeous!

One last look at the baby card & envelope combo!

My friend S. loved the card!!!
Baby T. is doing well!
Welcome Baby T!

I hope you all liked this card combo as well!

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Getting back to coloring!!

I have not colored for a while, 
and this weekend while the T= 9 degrees Fahrenheit I decided to start.
I am planning to make this image my Valentine's Day Card for my hubby.

Materials Used:
Stamp: Lawn Fawn: You are claw-some
Copic Markers
reds: R89, 46, 29
Red-orange: R46, 37, 35
Pink: RV 02,06
Blue bears: BG49, 45, 32
Dark blue: BG78, 75, 72, 32
Grays: N7, 5, 3, C2, C1
Glass: Bg 32, 11, 10
Paper: 100# Hammermill 
I will use my Scan N Cut 2 to cut the images.

I am sharing it with you hoping to get you inspired if you have not colored in a while.
I hope you enjoyed it!!

Monday, December 18, 2017

2017 Christmas Cards Series Card: 9

Today's card is so cute I can't stand it!!

I am using MFT's Jingle all the way stamp set - a favorite of mine!
The design of this card is the same as card's past. 
My goal this  year was to use the same design and change the images for different looking cards.
In 2016 I did a different approach - I used the same stamp set and designed 10 different cards around it.

I have to say I like this better, 
easier to make multiple cards.
Anyway, I am 1 card away from my 10 cards goal for this series.
See you soon!!!


Friday, December 15, 2017

Christmas Card Series: Cards 7 & 8: Same design but new images


I am taking a break from the polar bears to bring you
MFT's Santa's Elves 
I got this set last year and it was too late to use it on my cards.
I still love it and wanted to create a few cards for you.
Close up! 
Close up 2!

Notice the design is the same as other cards I have shown here, 
but by changing the image I created a brand new card!

Sometimes we need to create a bunch of cards and it helps to have a go to design.
I guess this one is mine for this holiday season!

Hope you like it...more cards to come!

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Christmas Card Series: Cards 5 & 6

I am still loving the MFT Polar Bear Friends stamp set. 
Here I used two different stamps from the set!

Goodies I used:
Black and Glittery NUVO Drops
Wink of Stella 
Star Stencil
Semi circle Crost stitched dies
Peekaboo Rectangle die
Sizzix Christmas Embossing Folder
SU Christmas Classics - Merry Christmas
Distress Oxide ink: Fossilized Amber
White Ink SU
Here is card 6 - a similar design but I love the brown bear!

Hope you like them!

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Christmas Card Series Cards 3 & 4 - Ice skating Bear!


I have been working on these cards for a while and wanted to share them with you!

I used Polar Bears Pals by MFT: the ice skating bear.
I colored him using watercolor markers - I have been trying to learn how to use them. 
Still tricky though.

Card number 4 uses the same stamp, but I used my favorite coloring medium: COPICS
White NUVO Drops
Wink of Stella 
Star Stencil
Semi circle Crost stitched dies
Sizzix Christmas Embossing Folder
Stamp set: SU Christmas Classics - Merry Christmas
Distress Oxide ink: Fossilized Amber

I hope you love these cards!
More to come!


Friday, November 17, 2017

2017 Christmas Card Series Card 2

Here is card #2. 
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Some goodies I used:
Three Distress Oxide Inks:
Worn Lipstick
Faded Jeans
Fired Brick
Versamark ink
Gold embossing powder
NUVO drops Strawberry
NUVO drops Gold
Paper: Neenah Desert Storm 100#
Paper Stampin Up: Blue
Other goodies:
Stampin' Up: Stipples Shapes (the circle)
Hampton Art: Deer (the trees)
Happy Holidays stamp set
Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangles
Here is one last close-up of the card!
I hope you liked card Number 2.
Back soon!
~~ Yar