Thursday, February 28, 2013

Challenge #70 - Make a COMIC inspired card

I know EXACTLY who this card is going to.....

Card Base: DCWV
Cartoon: Shoe Box
Flowers: Prima
Twine: Queen&Co
Buttons: from my stash
Sentiment Stamp: unknown

Challenge #60 - Use a WINDOW

I think this challenge was meant to have a cut-out type of window but I had this stamp set that I wanted to use. After all, it IS a window.....
All stamp images were fussy-cut after being coloured.

Stamp: CTMH - Flower Pot
Pencil Crayons: Crayola
Embossing Folder: Sizzix
Distress Ink: Tim Holtz

Sentiment: Paper Trey Ink (I think)

Challenge #23 - Make an ITTY BITTY card

This isn't really itty-bitty but it IS smaller than my usual cards....

PP: American Crafts
Mist: Mr. Huey
Tree: Spellbinders die
Felt Bird: Michaels

Challenge #10 - Make your own BUTTONS

Not that keen on this one.... Oh well, it's done.

Used the ScrapShotz November 2012 kit for this one.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Challenge #24 - Use STITICHING

Stamps: The Cat's Pajamas
PP: MME - Quite Contrary Jack & Jill
Twine: MME Lime Twist

Challenge #66 - Use a BANNER

PP: KaiserCraft - Save the Date
Sentiment: CTMH

Challenge #55 - Use FABRIC

PP: MME - Away We Go
Whale die: Stampin UP
Fabric Trim: Unknown (it might be May Arts)

Challenge #52 - Give a card a decorative edge

PP: BoBunny
Gems: Jolee
Sentiment: Inkadinkadoo - Insprirational Lift
Bird: Michaels

Challenge #49 - Make your own BACKGROUND paper

Background Stamp: Hot of the Press - Delicate Patterns
Inks: CTMH
Balloon and sentiment stamps: Inkadinkadoo - Inspirational Lift
CS - Michaels

Note: The stamp is a border stamp that I stamped all the way up the card from darker to lighter colours.

Challenge #53 - Use WOODGRAIN

PP: MME - Dolled Up (6x6 pad)
Bird: K&Company
Ticket: Tim Holtz

Challenge #11 - Doll up a DIECUT

PP: MME - So Sophie
Diecuts: Michaels
Markers: CTMH
Sparkle: Stickles
Twine: Queen&Co
Sentiment: CTMH

Note: I also sponged the plain background paper with two different coloured inks.

Challenge #28 - Make or Use a BUTTERFLY

Punch: We R Memorie Keepers Mini 8
Alphas: Thickers
Butterfly: Basic Grey

Challenge #21 - Write a HAIKU

A haiku is a japanese poem with 17 syllables.

PP: KaiserCraft - Save the Date

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Challenge #5 - Make a QUILT inspired card

PP - Basic Grey
Hexagon punch - Creative Memories

Outside: Friendship is like a quilt
Inside: They both surround you with warmth

Challenge #16 - Make a BORDER from CIRCLE punches

Card base - Core-dinations
PP - Basic Grey - Wisteria
Sentiment - Paper Trey

Challenge #15 - Use CREPE PAPER

Corrugated shapes - Jillybean Soup
CS - Bazzill
Sentiment Stamp - CTMH
Ink - CTMH
PP (behind house) - MME
Crepe Paper - bought at Walmart
Bling - unknown

From an idea in the CardMaker magazine

Challenge #56 - Use the NEGATIVE of a DIECUT

Twine - Queen & Co
Sentiment - Paper Trey
Die - Slice

Friday, February 8, 2013

Challenge #6 - Use nothing but STICKERS

Background and cardbase - DCWV
Stickers - Pierre Belvedere

Challenge #45 - Add GLITTER to diecuts

PP & Diecuts - DCWV
Glitter - Stickles
Sentiment Stamp - CTMH

Challenge #20 - Make a background from DECORATIVE TAPE

Washi Tape - Recollections and Tim Holtz
Sentiment - Paper Trey
Other Stamp - MME (?)

Challenge #67 - Use Pleats

From an idea shown in my Clean and Simple Cards II class:

PP: Basic Grey - Wisteria
Chipboard Butterflies: Basic Grey
Sentiment Stamp: Papertrey

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Challenge #1 - Use a page from a PHONE BOOK

Stamps: MME & American Crafts
Buttons: from my stash
Kraft Card Base: Autumn Leaves
Sentiment: ?

Challenge #61 - DIECUT a DIECUT

PP: Basic Grey - Wisteria (6x6 pad)
Dies and Dragonfly Stamp: Nestibilities
Sentiment stamp and pearls: CTMH
Border punch: Martha Stewart

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Challenge #65 - PAPER PIECE

Found this idea online somewhere - sorry can't remember where. 

Challenge #37 - Say THANK YOU in a different LANGUAGE

Bling - Recollections
Alphas - Thickers

Challenge #72 - Use Metal

Used a sketch from Clean and Simple II Class

Embossing folder - Sizzix
PP - Simple Stories
Twine - Darice
star brads - unknown

Challenge #2 - Make a Creative Handmade FLOWER

Flower: Japanese paper (unknown manufacturer)
Centres - unknown
PP - Basic Grey - Wisteria (6x6 pad)
Pearls - Prima

Challenge #68 - Find Inspriation in POP CULTURE

Just keep swimming - from the movie "Finding Nemo"

PP - Little Yellow Bicycle
Fish diecut - K&Company
Bubbles - Dew Drops

Challenge #27 - Use an item from the GARAGE

I used sandpaper for the beach.

Crab and bird - K&Company
water paper - Little Yellow Bicycle

Outide: don't be crabby
Inside: it's your bird-day

Challenge #75 - Make a GAME inspired card

PP - Little Yellow Bicycle
CS - leftover pieces from my stash

Learned how to do this from this blog: (full video tutorial)

Challenge #34 - Use an ENTIRE package of embellishments

Embellishments: Jolees Stickers (dresses, shoes and purse)
Bling: Prima

Challange #39 - Spell a word with TWINE

Stamp: American Craft - Hello There
Twine: Queen and Company
Tape: Queen and Company

Challenge #46 - Make a card within a card

Outside                   inside

I cheated a little and put a pocket inside to hold a gift card.

Stamps - Fiskars
PP - BoBunny

Challenge #12 - Make your own RUFFLE

I made a ruffle from the flat lace.

PP: MME - Butterfly (6x6 pad)
Lace: Websters Pages
Stamp: Inkadinkado

Challenge #47 - Make a NO SENTIMENT card

PP: Basic Grey - Little Black Dress
Chipboard: Basic Grey
Flower, black pearls - unkown

Challenge #64 - Make your own RAINBOW

Watercolour paper card base: Canson
Watercolour pencils: Staedtler
Stamp: CTMH

Technique learned from Clean and Simple Class II, I am taking online.

Challenge #74 - change colour of RIBBON/LACE/TRIM

I misted the white flower trim with Mr. Huey mist.

PP: Dear Lizzy - 5th & Frolic (6x6 pad)
Mist: Mr. Huey
buttons, trim, flower: unknown

Challenge #8 - Use a YARD of ribbon

Ribbon from my stash wrapped around a Queen&Co chipboard mannequin.

Challenge #42 - Use WIGGLE eyes

Animals : Sassafrass Lass
Alphas: Basic Grey inked with CTMH
PP: Pebbles: Seen and Noted (6x6 pad)
Embroidery Floss: Anchor

Challenge #19 - Make your own embellishment with decorative tape

covered a chipboard arrow with Tim Holtz washi tape

Challenge #44 - Use Glitter as a main element

PP - Best Creation (some OLD paper from a now defunct company)
Card base (all glitter) - DCWV (DieCuts with a View)
Stamps - CTMH (Close to my Heart)

Challenge #30 - Use 10 different patterned papers

All PP: MME - Love Me (6x6 pad)
Mist: Mr. Huey

Challenge #38 - Make an embellishment with TWINE

and closeup:

I used the twine to make the stems and leaves on these flowers.

PP - Little Yellow Bicycle - Splash (6x6 pad)
Buttons - Stampin Up
Twine - Queen&Co
Die - unknown
Sentiment - CTMH

Challenge #50 - Make a PUNNY card

PP - American Crafts - Soho Garden (6x6)
Stamp set - Fiskars
Markers - CTMH
Die - Nestablilities

Border Punch - Fiskars? (maybe)

Challenge #22 - Triangle or round card

This could be a masculine birthday card OR a retirement card.

Challenge #25 - All White Card

The charm is a wedding cake

Challenge #51 - Create a Minimalist Card

Inside will say "Warm wishes on your winter birthday"

Challenge #73 - Fussy-Cut from Patterned Paper

PP - BoBunny - Country Garden (6x6)
Sentiment stamp - MSE (My Sentiments Exactly)

I fussy-cut the butterflies and popped them onto the background paper.

Challenge #33- Mask with a Stamp

All stamps - CTMH
PP - BoBunny (Country Garden)