Saturday, March 15, 2014

Thank You Card

Over at the Die-Namites Blog, they are hosting a challenge for March with the following sketch (which I love - thank you Tonya Gibbs for this absolutely amazing sketch) and a dare to use the color purple:

Here's my card for the Challenge:

I used the Die-Namites Fall Breeze Die.

Supplies Used: 
Cricut Expression 2 & Cricut CraftRoom Application
Cricut  Mother’s Day 2010 Cartridge (Doily3)
Recollections card base 
Cuttlebug Machine
Die-Namites Die - Fall Breeze
Cuttlebug Embossed Tags Folder
Cuttlebug With Gratitude Die
Shiny Purple Paper from my stash
Fiskar Corrogate Paper Crimper
Recollections Cardstock (solid and glitter)
VersaMagic Chalk Ink – Purple Hydrangea
VersaMagic Chalk Ink – Eggplant
Smooch Spritz – Grape Burst
Viva Decor Magic Transparent Pearl Pen
Purple/White Baker’s Twine
Self-adhesive foam mounts

I loved the sketch so much, I decided to do a second take on the card using a pink with green accent pallette.

Thanks for checking out my cards - I'd love to hear which version (purple or pink) you prefer.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Sympathy Card

There is a wonderful person who I know through the Cricut Circle who recently and tragically lost her mother and I am hoping this card I made for her will bring her some small measure of comfort:

Supplies Used:
Cuttlebug Machine
Die-Namites Die - Fall Breeze
Spellbinders Shapeabilities Page Maps Tags & Flags Die

Cuttlebug Anna Griffin Poppy Embossing Folder
Recollections Glimmer Cardstock (solid)
Anna Griffin Cardstock ( patterned)
Silver Cardstock Scrap from my stash
Recollections Card Base

Craft Smart Embossing Pad
Silver Embossing Powder
Unity Stamp Company Donna Poppies Stamp
Stampin' Up Teen Tiny Wishes Stamp (sentiment)
Stampin' Up Word window Punch
Ribbon from my stash
Washi Tape from my stash
Memento Ink London Fog (inking edges)
Self-adhesive foam mounts

Sunday, March 2, 2014

My Favourite Colour Birthday Card

This winter has been so cold and long that I decided I need some flowers in my life even if they were only made out of paper.  Here's a card that incorporates one of my favourite colours (purple) and some paper flowers:

Supplies Used:
Cricut Expression 2& Cricut CraftRoom Application
Cricut  Edge to Edge Cartridge (scalloped square, lattice and doily)
Cricut  Close to My Heart - Art Philosophy Cartridge (leaves and background lace cut)
Cricut  Paper Lace Cartridge (lacey square)
Notecard card base (5¼" x 5¼")
Recollections White Gold Shimmer Cardstock
Recollections Cardstock (yellow & while)
Brads (for flowers)
Happy Birthday Table Confetti (sentiment)
Flat Back Pearls from the Dollar Store
Cuttlebug Machine
Spellbinders Nestabilties  - Big Scalloped Oval
Memory Box Grapevine Wreath Die
VersaMagic Chalk Ink - purple
Self-adhesive foam mounts

I'm also submitting this tag for the Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog's Challenge #199 All About You Use Your Favorite Colors.

Thanks for checking out my card.