Sunday, June 17, 2012

10-14 of 100

Now, don't be fooled by the fact that there will only be three cards pictured here.  Cards 11 and 12 were actually remakes of two of my Herb Expressions set that I did before 100 in 100 - my co-worker needed me to make four more each of Rosemary and Lavender, so I counted each as one.  It helped get me caught up, anyway ;)

Now, on to the fun!

This is a card I made based on another Mojo Monday sketch and ColourQ color combo, but I think I accidentally threw away the paper where I had written down which ones they were and to be honest, I'm feeling too lazy to go looking for them.

Here's what I don't like: the Old Olive DSP.  It just doesn't fit at all.  But, the important thing is to take what you don't like and learn from it.  Next time I make a card like this it won't be so weird!  Haha.

Stamps: For the Birds
Cardstock: Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Not Quite Navy, Daffodil Delight, Old Olive (Brights DSP Patterns Stack)
Ink: Basic Black
Other: Whisper White Bakers Twine, Dimensionals

Now, if you'll all let me be boastful for a minute, I love this card.  A good friend of mine is getting married this weekend so I made this card for her and her soon-to-be-husband.  I embossed white on white for the dress (this is the Love & Laughter set minus the hanger and straps on the dress - I used the Versamarker to selectively not include that part).  The bow tie and lapels on the tuxedo are clear embossed on the black to give it a visual difference, which didn't photograph well.  The buttons on the tux are basic pearls colored black with a Sharpie.  I embossed the sentiment in white and clear embossed Real Red and punched the hearts.

Stamps: Love & Laughter
Cardstock: Basic Black, Whisper White, Real Red
Ink: Versamark/Versamarker
Other: Small Heart Punch, Pearl Basic Jewels, Dimensionals

For this one I just had a hankering to do a rainbow card.  No real reason.  I like the idea of the pinwheel stamp but it just doesn't look right the way it's colored.  And I tried coloring it like, four different ways, and I just didn't end up with anything I liked though what I ended up with was the best (or I was sick of trying, haha).  I'm also showcasing some new stuff I got the other day!  Large Oval, Scalloped Oval, and Modern Label punches!  I'm not sure how well you can read the sentiment (I inked it with a marker and it stamped kind of light) but it reads "hip hip hooray".

Stamps: Happy You
Cardstock: Crumb Cake, Real Red, Tangerine Tango, So Saffron, Gumball Green, Pacific Point, Island Indigo, Perfect Plum, Watercolor Paper
Ink: Stampin' Write Markers in Pacific Point, Real Red, Tangerine Tango, So Saffron, and Gumball Green
Other: Modern Label, Word Window, Large Oval, Scalloped Oval punches; white gel pen

And I leave you with this last little bit for the day -- my very own stamping cat, Minerva.  She loves being up in my room with me.  This is a picture of her curled up in my Stampin' Up! box.  I thought it was appropriate ;)


  1. What a neat wedding card!! It is stunning!

  2. Great cards! I love the rainbow striped background on the pinwheel card. It's so fun!

  3. Cute cat! And even cuter cards. I really like the wedding card too :)

  4. Looks like Minerva found some sunlight in that box. How cute. I love the wedding card. I think I might have to CASE that a bit!