Friday, August 31, 2012

Tuesday Morning Sketches #161




Today I needed to make a card to send to a friend.  I found a cute little stamped image I had in my stash and then went to Tuesday Morning Sketches for inspiration for my card.  The sketch to use was the following image.

I think I am stuck in a pink rut because every card I make is pink.  Not sure what is up with that.  The designer paper is Lost & Found - Madison Avenue.  So this is my finished card.
Sunday, August 26, 2012

Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge

Today's card was for a image challenge on SCS sent to me from Imke in Germany.  This image is called "Pot o'Orchids for Lulu" from Stamping Bella.  I'm not sure if there is a pink orchid but mine had to be because I love the color pink.  The designer paper is Lost & Found - Madison Avenue.  It is all pinks and chocolate.  After I colored the image, I went to Tuesday Morning Sketches for some inspiration in what to do with my image. This week you had the choice of 4 different sketches.  I think this one worked perfect for my image.
Friday, August 24, 2012

Halloween Shadow Box


Well I finally finished my Halloween Shadow Box for a class that I am hoping to teach at Remember This Remember That in Gardner on Friday, September 14, 2012 from 1pm - 3pm.  I know day time isn't a good time for classes but I am really hoping that some of my friends will be able to attend this class.  Most of you know that I didn't get enough attendance for my August Class so I am really hoping for enough people this time to have the class.
This is going to be such a fun class because of all the dies you get to work with.  Just think that in 2 hours you will have this great framed art for your wall. 
 I have put these cards in the frame so they are temporary and I have another group of cards planned for Christmas.
    
Be sure and call 856-6030 to sign up for this class.  I believe the fee is going to be $17 which covers all the cards.  The frame will be separate and not sure of a price yet on that.  Please join me for some fun.  I have a special gift from me for each participant.
Saturday, August 18, 2012

Organizing my Dies

 Do you dies look like this?  I finally decided that I needed to organize myself a little bit.  I have seen several examples of ways to manage them but this one works the best for me.  I went to the closest discount store near my house and bought this double CD case.  I also bought some magnetic sheets.
At first I was using the whole sheet like the ovals below and then I decided that it was kind of expensive to do it that way so I just put a few strips in different places on the card stock and they held just fine.   I put the names on the outside of the pocket so I could get them back in the space they belong.  I also divided them into spellbinders, MFT and Memory Box. I think I will have to do a separate one for my Papertrey Ink Dies because I have so many.    So this is my attempt at organization.
 
Friday, August 17, 2012

Tuesday Morning Sketches #159




I can't believe it has been a whole week since I have posted.  Wow, where does the time go?  Today I decided I needed to make a card for a secret sis on Splitcoast Stampers.  The sketch below is the sketch for this week from Tuesday Morning Sketches.  What a nice challenge it was.
I used an image from Stamping Bella.  I believe she is called missmatch Ketto.  I used a new paper called Cashmere Dame from Glitz that I purchased at Remember This Remember That in Gardner, Kansas.  My favorite paper of the week. My theme was going to be cherries for the kit I am getting together for my secret sister so I used the blue print for the background and added a few other papers from the set.  I love the zig zag paper also.  The cherry stamp is from PTI as is the sentiment.  Add a little bling and you have a cute little card.
Check back tomorrow because I am going to post how I finally got my dies organized.
Thursday, August 9, 2012

Tuesday Morning Sketches #158

Today I was looking for a challenge and as always went to Tuesday Morning Sketches.  And as always, they have provided a great sketch to go by.  I decided to use one of the new stamp sets from Stampin Up called Summer Silhouettes.  It is definitely going to be one of my new favorites.  The designed paper I used was from Stampin Up and was called Attic Boutique.  I also used some Spellbinder dies for the scalloped square and the label.  The sentiment was from Papertrey Ink.  The flowers were My Favorite Things Mini Rolled Roses.  I can't wait to send this birthday card to a very special friend.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012

First Class to Teach

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I am excited to be able to teach at Remember This Remember That in Gardner on Friday, August 17.  This class will be from 1-3pm and I hope some of my friends will be able to join me.  You can click on the link about regarding information about signing up. 

I am attaching pictures that Melissa took of the samples.  I think my camera has about had it.  These are so much better.  If you are interested in the Halloween digitals, be sure and watch Two Paper Divas 
because they will be for sale soon.  I love the Trick or Treat and Boo image.  Worked perfect in this project.

Friday, August 3, 2012

Tuesday Morning Sketches Challenge #157

I really needed to make a birthday card today so I went over to Tuesday Morning Sketches where I can always find some wonderful inspiration.  I found another great sketch that would work perfect for my card.

The designer paper is Lost & Found Market Street by My Mind's Eye.  The image is from SS099 From the Garden set from Flourishes.  I used my copics to color this image.  I then added a sentiment from PTI and used the Martha Stewart butterfly punch for a little added dimension.