Monday, June 29, 2009
Alright, back to the challenge! The task is to make a card using your favorite colors. My favorite colors and color combos change by the week so how about what I'm into right now? I am absolutely loving Gray, yellow and cream together. This card was made using the June Unity KOTM with the new SU! Crushed Curry in color.
I was super excited to see how nicely all the colors came together. Doesn't if feel like a peaceful card? It almost makes me relax and goodness knows that doesn't happen often!
Sunday, June 28, 2009
So, here is a little something I made for the Verve sketch challenge. I am loving the new SU! in colors. The crushed curry looks awesome with Basic Gray when paired with the designer paper from MME.
For the flower I took some designer paper and ripped it into 3 rough circles. I crumpled them and layered them together. I sewed it together with a button.
I hear some hissing, Godiva is still pretty unhappy with the new arrival, so I have to make sure everyone is still in one piece.
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Please pardon the picture, it's muy late as I make this posting. It looks like you can see the top of my head reflected in the window. The highlights look good. You can also catch a glimpse of the snazzy paint in that room. LOVE IT!!! Note: this is the new picture. MUCH better
K, I used my Shroomies stamp from Queen Kat Designs. Love the shroomies! I really want a sentiment that says. "just chillin' with my shroomies". I stamped it twice and colored with Copics. Then I cut out one of the sets of 'shrooms and popped them up on dimentionals. I used one of this month's Verve challenge sketches. I "interpreted" it a little differently since I embossed the pattern on the wrong side of the triangle. Shhhh...
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Saturday, June 20, 2009
Enough about me. Here's a little something I whipped up for a SU! card swap. I used Black, so Saffron and Basic Gray. I LOVE these colors together, so elegant! It was super simple too, except the cutting out of 39 butterflies for the swap...
Thursday, June 18, 2009
So, what did I make? This....
All the stamps are from the QKD Friends set. Which just so happens to be 35% off right now! Head on over there and get you a deal! I colored Mr. Butterfly with Copic markers and added some bling. What do you think of the cardstock and dp? It's the new in colors from Stampin Up. Curry and Razzleberry. I like them!
Alright, Kev is waiting for me to finish this post so we can head on our road trip.
Wednesday, June 17, 2009
So, the weather stinks here! Nothing but rain all day and we are COLD. In NC you get used warm!
Wish me luck on our trip!
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Monday, June 15, 2009
No pictures of the room just yet, I still have some stuff to put away and I'm waiting for some vinyl wall clings to arrive. I LOVE those things!! So much easier than stenciling and MUCH cleaner.
So, this week I received my SU! pre-order with the new in-colors. I adore the new in colors, they are so pretty absolutely "in" right now. I wanted to use the new colors and the Melon Mambo and Soft Suede were perfect for this week's Pink Elephant Challenge which was to use pink and brown. I also decided to make a submission to the Hanna Stamps guest DT challenge.
I pulled out Ms. Sophie who was apparently wondering why her shorts weren't fitting as well as they did last year. If you look really closely, you can see the sentiment on the diagonal strips. It's from Odd Bird Planet and says "oh poop". (Love that one!)
Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Now I have a new job and asked my new employees for references. I had several and the guy we went with, his wife and mom work for me. I was so excited all day and I called Kevin 4 or 5 times to get updates. The last time, Kev said that I would need to do some touch ups. I was SO disappointed when I saw the mess they left. I've been taping around the doors and repainting the past 2 evenings. Sigh... I finished the craft room tonight and am off to work on the hall way. I'll be very happy once everything is completed and I can move everything back into place.
Hopefully things will be back to normal soon!
Thursday, June 4, 2009
Sorry, got a little frantic there for a bit. Anywho, I wanted to use up some of the dp and play along with not only the Mojo Monday sketch, but the Pink elephant challenge as well. I nailed the sketch, and for Pink Elephant, the challenge was 1 sentiment, 2 layers and 3 buttons.
So, I decided to make a card in homage of my favorite retiring SU! in color. Baja Breeze. I love Baja Breeze so much so that it will grace the walls of my master bathroom on Monday. Gotta love the Home Depot Color match.
I played along with the sketch challenge on OCCC this week and thought it was a perfect design to show off this luscious designer paper.
This card makes me happy. It also helped me to realize that I need Chocolate brown and Kraft towels for the soon to be painted bathroom. If I had my way, several rooms would be done in blue and brown. Kev should be happy that this is the only one. (so far....)
Monday, June 1, 2009
We drove to the beach, spent lots of time in the sand, had a delightful dinner and went to a pretty lame craft show. It only had 4 vendors and a clown. I really dislike clowns. I think the face paint hides the sadness inside... I digress, every single year I'm convinced that I won't burn and every year I do. I am still a bit toasty and starting to get itchy. We did find some really cool aloe lotion with pain reliever. I like it...
In between my itches, how about another card I submitted for the QKD design team call? This one uses Joe the Monster. I love the slightly frantic look on his face. I look a little like this before my morning pot.
I used the coffee cup stamp, colored it and covered it with Stickles. Then I tied it just out of his reach. Tee Hee. Even if it was closer he couldn't reach it, since he has no arms...
Have a good night!
Stamps: Joe the monster - Queen Kat Designs
Ink: Palette Noir Black, Chocolate Chip, Copics
Paper: Chocolate Chip, Kraft, Vintage cream and Cloud 9 dp.
Accessories: Stickles, Nestibilities, hemp twine, Crystal Effects