Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Just Add Ink # 45 with Curtain Call Act #58

Just a quick post, I need to be back at school for Montana's last speech session for the year. I have combined two challenges today, Just Add Ink Sketch Challenge and Stacey's Curtain Call Colour Challenge.

I have used Friends 24-7 Stamp set for a non traditional Christmas Card.

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: Crumb Cake, Basic Black, Basic grey, Whisper white.
SU Stamps: Contempo Christmas, Friends 24-7
SU Inks: Versa Mark, Concord Crush
SU Other: Black and Clear embossing powder, black satin ribbon, vintage brad, Vintage wallpaper.

Monday, November 29, 2010

No crafting today

I just wanted to share with you some photo's of Dakota's Graduation on Friday night. Yep off to big school next year, I will only have Bodhi at home and 3 at school. What am I going to do?????

A picture of the gang....

Hopefully I will be back soon with something to show you.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Christmas Gifts

Sorry it's been quite around here but I'm still working on Christmas gifts, I still have heaps to do. I've seen heaps of these cute star boxes around, If you like to have a go and make one for yourself pop over to Lauren Meader blog for the template.

Here's a acrylic photo frame that I have decorated and added calender.

Sorry about the photo's.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Just Add Ink # 44

Look at the colours from Just Add Ink. Do you think River Rock, Wild Wasabi and Chocolate would will be O.K for a male card?

I need a card for my Grandfather's birthday next week, so this is what I came up with.... I have used the fern from Growing Green Stamp Set.

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: River Rock, Wild Wasabi, Very Vanilla
SU Stamps: Growing Green, Occasional Greetings.

SU Inks: Chocolate Chip, Wild Wasabi

Friday, November 19, 2010

Curtain Call Colour Challenge Act 56

WOW I just made it in time for this week's Curtain Call colour challenge.
Another sneak peek from the Summer Mini that starts on the 1st December.

What do you think of the new rubba?

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: Whisper White, Pear Pizzazz
SU Stamps: Aviary (New), Well Scripted (New) and Baroque motifs
SU Inks: Chocolate Chip, So Saffron, Pear Pizzazz, Peach Parfait
SU Other: Subtles Stack Pack, Pear Pizzazz ribbon, So Saffron Brad

Monday, November 15, 2010

Just one more Christmas card

I'm having another play with this weeks challenge from the Just Add Ink .


I thought I would try a different style of Christmas card but using the same beautiful colours.
What do you think?

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: Perfect Plum, Crumb Cake and whisper White
SU Stamps: Baroque motifs, Curly Cute, Delightful Decorations, En francais BG
SU Inks: Crumb Cake, Concord Crush, Whisper White
SU Other: Velum, basic rhinestones, concord crush ribbon, ornament punch.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Just Add Ink #43

Thank goodness for this weeks challenge from Just Add Ink team.

Just Add Christmas

I need to make Christmas cards with gifts for school and pre school teachers, speech therapies, swimming teachers and the ladies at Brownies and more. I don't do traditional well so the colours I have used is Concord Crush, Perfect Plum, Crumb Cake and Whisper White.

Card Recipe:
SU Card Stock: Concord Cruch, Crumb Cake
SU Stamps: Snow Swirled and Contempo Christmas
SU Inks: Concord crush, perfect, whisper white
SU Other: rhinestone, dazzling diamonds, white satin, Flavour fancy die.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Colour throwdown #118

I really need to start on my Christmas gifts but I thought another challenge to kick start my mojo... This time I had a play with the yummy colour's from Colour Throwdown challenge.
Here's my card

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: Crumb Cake, soft suede and Cherry Cobbler
SU Stamps: Fifth Avenue Floral, Baroque Motifs and sentiments from just believe.
SU Ink: Crumb Cake soft suede and black staz on
SU Other: bird punch for the leaves, mat pack, white gel pen

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Curtain Call Act 55

Stacey's Curtain Call challenge this week had a interesting colour challenge. I'm trying to stamp my mojo back, so I thought I will create a simple card using my markers.

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: Whisper White and Basic Black
SU Stamps: Friends never fade and sentiments from Great Friends.
SU Inks: Basic Black, Chocolate Chip, Tangerine Tango and Real Red
Su Other: Black Stain Ribbon

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

JAI 42

Sorry it's been a while between post, Life hasn't slowed down at all. Please check out the wonderful creations from the JUST ADD INK team and play along with a this weeks sketch challenge.

Artistic Etchings Stamp set was in my first order from the new catalogue but I had yet to ink up the Eiffel Tower. I have also used something BRAND SPANKING NEW from the Summer Mini, Yep some pretty lace.

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Ridinghood Red
SU Stamps: Artistic Etchings, En Francais BG
SU Inks: Staz On Black, Ridinghood Red, Crumb Cake
SU Other: vintage brad, Love note DSP, Champagne mist shimmer paint, victoria trim.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Colour and Sketch Combo

I need to keep this post super quick, Life has been crazy this week. When I was saw this weeks Inkspiration colour challenge from Makeesha I was stumped. I came across a simple sketch challenge @ Clean & Simple

This is what I came up with....

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: Baja Breeze, so saffron, poppy parade and very vanilla
SU Ink: Black staz on
SU Stamps: Growing Green and sentiments from just believe
SU Other: pearls, white gel pens, corner punch