Tuesday, October 28, 2014

OWH Sketch challenge #241

I made two cards based on this week's sketch at Operation Write Home. The first would be a good birthday card for a guy and the second for a little girl. Sorry, these are not my best photos today!

DP: My Mind's Eye "Lost & Found: Antique"
Sentiment: Rubber stamp I believe from Paper Source
Tim Holtz embossing folder
Image: Hero Arts
Sentiment: rubber stamp in my stash
DP: American Crafts "Everyday" 6x6
Thanks for stopping over!

Sunday, October 26, 2014

"Any Witch Way You Can" challenge at CIE

There are still a few days left over at Cards In Envy for their "Any Witch Way You Can" challenge. I love this Wee Henrietta Witch digi from Hambo Stamps!

Image: Hambo Stamps
DP: Recollections Halloween Basics 6x6 pad (Michael's)
Sentiment and bats from other sets in my stash
Copic sketch markers

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Sugar Creek Hollow 1,2,3 challenge

It's been awhile since I joined in the Sugar Creek Hollow fun. Their current challenge is called 1,2,3 (1 focal point; 2 patterned papers; 3 embellishments). Just wanted to share this card. the focal point is from a pack of ephemera I got at the Queen's Ink in Savage, MD.

Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, October 20, 2014

Winter Birthday Challenge at OWH

I made this card with a Pure Innocence Stamp from My Favorite Things ("Sending a Flurry of Love"), paper piecing, Copics and Pearl Pen:

Friday, October 17, 2014

Autumn Leaves Challenge

Two days left in the Autumn Leaves challenge at Cards In Envy (A2 sized cards, flat for mailing). I made this with a single leaf rubber stamp from Rubber Stampede. I cut out one leaf and used it for a mask so I could stamp three leaves overlapping. I used scarlet ink, then embellished with deep red and yellows Copics:

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

HOGtoberfest and a challenge at Hambo

It's Hogtoberfest at one of my favorite stamp companies, Hambo Stamps. They are having their big sale right now which you can learn about at www.hambochallenges.blogspot.com as well as a link to their store. In the spirit of all things Ham(bo), this month's Hoedown challenge is "pigs." Not hard, when there are so many funny pig images in their shop. I used "Pig Artist" for my card:

I've been a Hambo Stamps fan since 2010. They always make me chuckle! Go check out the sale and their shop!

Monday, October 13, 2014

Paper-pieced Thanksgiving card

There are few things I enjoy more than paper-piecing with MFT's Pure Innocence stamps! The little tab is covering an ink oops but I actually like it. The heart stamp is from another set. I'll send this to one of my great-nieces, I'm sure!

OWH Sketch #238

I really like this week's sketch at the Stars & Stamps blog. It lends itself well to using tags, which I love. Here's a vintage card I made based on the sketch:

The image is from a pack of vintage ephemera I bought at The Queen's Ink in Savage, MD, while I was there for Sandy's Copic class. Thanks for stopping by.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

ODBD October Challenge: Snowflakes (not Christmas)

Hi. When I found this cool owl image I decided to try a monochromatic nature card. I posed it with a giant pine cone I brought back from Lake Tahoe.

Image: Free Vintage Digital Stamps
DP: My Mind's Eye
Punch: Martha Stewart
Pearl Pen

Saturday, October 4, 2014

World Card Making Day 2014: OWH Blog Hop!

Happy World Card Making Day 2014! The theme at Operation Write Home's blog party today is "love" and I intended this card to be masculine, but, as it turned out, I think it could be for a guy or a gal.  Maybe? In any case, it was fun.  I love tags and this coffee stamp set from Hero Arts:

Stamps: Hero Arts "Need Caffeine" Poly Clear Stamp set
DP: My Mind's Eye "Come Away With Me" 6x6 pad
Ribbon: Paper Source
Ranger Distress Ink
Charm: stash
I hope you have a great time seeing what everyone has created; I know I will! Come back soon.