Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Products of a clean workshop!

I said I would clean, and I did!! I put everything away (that could go away...and that had a place) and I vacuumed!!! It's amazing what a little vacuuming can do...I should do it more often!!!

So here is what came out of a clean room...
First a card for today's color challenge...http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=244873


I stamped my SU! paisley background on pink with an orchid brilliance pad...cut the bottom edge with my scallop blade. The ribbon die is a cuttlebug die...I layered the pink with a black cut out. I stamped the pink with the paisley as well. I attached a heart brad, used a slit punch on the shimmer paper corners and added some jewels. The sentiment is a Michaels $1 stamp. I added some jewels to a few of the bottom scallops too! The ribbon is popped and the entire focal point is popped. A simple card with a statement...I think!

Next up is a belated b-day card! My good friend Deb's son, Evan, turned 9 on Sunday and celebrated with a pirate themed party. This, needless to say, is his card! I just rec'd these adorable stamps from www.allthatscraps.com. They are C.C. Designs stamps...I fell in love with them as soon as I saw them! I have a bunch more so when time allows...

I used another new cuttlebug embossing folder on this one called traffic jam! That is dry wall tape in the corner that I ran over my black ink pad...my finger are now completely black and I'm not sure how to remove it!! Oh well, it will wear off in time!! I sponged brown on the bottom of my focal point for sand...dotted the sand with a brown marker and added some jewels. The sky of course is sponged in blue! I drew a freehand frame around Mr. Pirate Bug! The entire focal point is raised on pop dots. The sentiment is made with my Dymo label maker. The 9 is from a Walmart alpha and I used my Martha punch for the gold starburst. I pierced a little to finish it off.

Ok, off to put dinner in and move on to another project! I need to make a gift box for a party a neighbor is having on Friday...I found a cool one in the Fan Club gallery (if you're not a SCS fan club member, by the way, you should be!!) that I am dying to try out...wish me luck!

See you soon...

2 comments:

Biker Betty said...

Your cards are soooo cute!!! I love to stamp and craft. I found you thru SCS. I am going to have to check out the cuttlebug.

Your cancer card caught my eye as my ladies motorcycle riding group does a Breast Cancer Awareness Ride every 1st Sat in October to raise money. We raised over $5,000 this last year. But the reason I mentioned this is I want to make bookmarks to hand out to everyone who participates, but I'm still thinking of how to design it. Your card is an inspiration.

GinaP said...

ohmigosh, that pirate bug is HILARIOUS!! Love this!!!

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