Faux Linen. I masked the giraffe, then used a Rogue Redhead Designs Behind the Scene reverse dot stamp to make the background.. I have had this giraffe sooo long, I truly do not remember who made him (my apologies).
I am entering this in these challenges.
Try it Tuesday: On The Wild Side.
Unscripted Sketches # 211
Hiding in My Craftroom challenge #98
Hope your Tuesday is a Great Day
Don't forget WOYWW TOMORROW
Monday, May 20, 2013
" Monday, Monday, so good to me...." (I will humm this song all day)
I do hope that all our blog friends, that lived through some devastating tornadoes, over the weekend are all safe and sound. Things are just "stuff" that can be replaced, but our friends are priceless.
Soooo, what a weekend around here. Saturday morning I started by getting all inky with this tag. I did a gel resist first, to make the background, then wet the tag and ran inks all down it, spraying more water as I went. I had some tattered flowers cut out of white cs, so I put a little ink in the centers, and on the leaves. They looked a little dry, so they got a spritz of H2O and wrinkle. I found a chip board butterfly and used Inktense pencil and a wet brush to blend in the ink. I added seed beedz to the center of the flowers and turquoise beedz to the edge of the butterfly.
The sentiments were chosen because it was MY birthday Saturday and I have decided to celebrate being the age I am, along with all the aches and pains that I have earned through the years ( Yes, even the black eye a couple weeks ago) Around noon we headed to the fair grounds for BBQ cook off.....MMMMM good eats for sure, came home and were lazy the rest of the afternoon.
I haven't entered many challenges lately so I thought I'd enter this tag in the following challenges:
Sugar Creek Hallow: Use It Up
Ecletic Paperis: Gel Medium
Unruly Paper Arts: RAQ #2 Paper Flowers
That's it for Monday, hope everybody has a great week!!
It's Spring and the flowers are blooming! It is the second week of the "It's Natural" challenge at
Cheerful Stamp Pad blog with the Stitchy Bear Outlet being the sponsor. There is still time to join us with all your works of nature projects.
For this card I printed out the digi image and stamped over it with a script stamp form
.Rogue Redhead Designs: RRD012 Behind the Scenes, then colored them with bright colored markers. They were fussy cut and mounted onto an embossed dot paper, then on to a red cs. I chose a red and white dot ribbon and added it in a wavy pattern. The sentiment is from the This N That half plate of stamps new release by Rogue Redhead Designs new release.
Just a quick and simple card in bright colors.
Friday, May 17, 2013
I am going to enter this in the Unruly Paper Arts RAQ1: 5 or more flowers
Hope you can get there and vote for me between May 26 and May 31.
Happy Friday!! Well it really isn't a brand new bag, cause I can't seem to find one I really like. (I am very picky when it comes to a new purse) So I was digging about in the hall cupboard and came across an old purse that I really did like, guess that is why I kept it. It had white paint on it here and there, and I had grown tired of it, so into the cupboard t went. I decided to it was rather boring to look at and thought about it. Went back to Betsy and loaded my arms with supplies and came back to the kitchen and began.
|after stamps and rhinestones, I used StaysOn ink for this|
|The other side.|
BUT new swim suits seam to be a requirement this year......or so says my DIL.....oh I do agree, until I go to trying them on..... LOL
Hope your weekend is super crafty!!
Thursday, May 16, 2013
It is a birthday card for my oldest son, who's birthday isn't until August. No, I am not THAT organised, let's get that one straight right now!! So why is it finished so early? (Story below, or you can stop here and have a great day)
Well grab a cuppa and have a seat. While in San Diego for the birth of our grandson Taylor I had taken about 1//3 of my stamping supplies. (If your a follower you will remember that story) Well, the trip was coming to an end and I had packed up all my supplies and ready the Playhouse for the trip home on Sunday. It dawns on me that my youngest son's (Taylor's Daddy) had a birthday on Monday. Now I'm not a BAD Mom, just an excited Grandma!! So I ..............................................
BOUGHT him a card, in fact they were 2 for $1.00 at the dollar store, so I found a very nice one for him and for my GD who turned 3 the end of April. Bases covered!! Family never says much about the hand made cards anyway.......WRONG!! Tony (my son) gets this look on his face and then starts laughing and says "A store bought card? Really? How much did that hurt?" Okay so HE does like the hand made cards. Megan's birthday rolls around ( I am still unpacking the Playhouse and no time for crafting, but I'm thinking I already have a great card and gift......good to go) WELLLLLL, let me tell you about that! My DIL always reads the cards to her girls while they open their gifts. SHE throws a fit when she sees the card "What is this? You BOUGHT a card, where is the beautiful handmade card you ALWAYS make? Don't do this again, we WANT the pretty cards!"
So now you have the whole story!
Well, if you made it to here, you must be either shaking your head with disgust or laughing your butts off! Either way I have learned MY lesson, and thanks for hanging in there for the whole story.
Off to make more BD cards, also have a GD birthday in August.....better hurry on that one!!! LOL
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
What is WOYWW?
Here is Betsy tonight, just as I left her to go take a shower and get my jammies on. I have been playing around off and on all day and all I accomplished is one card!! LOL So what are ya looking at?? My nasty, inky rag, a pretty container with a jar of pens and pencils, my new Stampendous stamp, stamps with sentiments, black in pad, a card for my son's birthday (in August), a tag I'm still puttering about with, A New Hero Arts stamp in the back, water pot in front of that, pot with glue bottles up side down, scissors, glasses, clip, paper towels and the standard stuff around the edges. Behind the right light there are a couple of DT pieces I did have to push out of view, they will be coming up later.
Last Friday I did some pre-birthday shopping and brought home a haul of stash. Michael's had their wood mounted stamps on sale for 50%, then I went to Beverly's Fabrics and they had their stencils for 30% off, Jo Ann's had dies at 40% off, so picked up the clock die you see on the card. Then I went across the street to the mall and picked up my FREE pearl earrings, then to JCP and got a top that was on sale for $11.95, BUT I had a $10.00 off purchase so with tax and an 80 cent donation cost me $3.00!! Also went to Macy's and picked up a new bottle of perfume and lotion, but DH paid for those for Mother's Day.
Okay enough of the bla, bla, bla and onto to blog hopping!!
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