Friday, August 01, 2014

A Sparkle and Glitter Christmas Card

Here it is August already, and more Christmas cards over at Christmas Cards All Year 'Round  that the Design Team has been working on.  Our theme for the month of August is Sparkle and Glitter...

I am sharing this card .....


Supplies used:
  • Christmas Village Church from d.r.s.designs Rubber Stamp
  • Embossing folder Snowflakes by Tim Holtz Alterations (not sure where I purchased the folder, possibly from Lone Wolf Designs Discount Craft Supplies   via their group page)
  • Ice Stickles - Crystal Ice used on roof of church
  • Liquid Pearls - Silver placed in scalloped sections 
  • glitter pens used for the windows and stained glass window, plus the church door
  • Ice Stickles used for the snow falling which was stamped first.
  • Ribbon from Stampin! Up and created using a comb.
  • Copic Markers used for coloring the church
And since blogger is not cooperating with me, my 2nd card will be written in a separate posting.  Thank you for stopping by to visit with me, and head on over to  Christmas Cards All Year 'Round and share your creations with us in this challenge.  Happy crafting to all.

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

It's Time to Celebrate Birthday Card

Image titled "It's Time to Celebrate"
from Stampin! Up 

Supplies used:
  • Brads, image, design paper and embossing folder from Stampin! Up
  • Scalloped punch for the border on design paper
  • die cut for the embossed background
  • flower from a set that I purchased at Michaels Craft Store
  • Prismacolor Markers and silver metallic pen from the marker set
  • The face, arms and legs colored with Copic markers
  • happy birthday stamp from Stampin! Up 
Thank you crafting friends for stopping by to visit with me on Tuesday Cards, here and at Scrapbook Blessings Club

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Using my Brother's Scan N Cut

Hi there, I would like to share with you my little cutting project using my Brother's Scan N Cut machine that I purchased a few months ago; and finally playing with (been on vacation and away from my crafting tools for 6 weeks)... 

Here is a jpeg image of Santa from Scrapping with Lisa Designs that I printed out from my Silhouette Cameo, and than ran it through Brother's Scan N Cut machine.  Love, love this machine. 


I know some crafters have used their CraftArtist2 software to darken the line around the images so the Brother's Scan N Cut  will pick it up, but I also found that I can create a dark line around the images using my Silhouette Studio DE which I believe I had done here with Santa and the holly image, which is not included with the Santa file.  Found this on SilhouetteAmerica Online Store.

Thank you for visiting with me today, and happy crafting to you wherever you are at.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Christmas in July

Hi, Carolyn with another weekly posting, and seems to be the theme all over blogland that July is "Christmas in July" so with the last Saturday of July, I decided to use the theme to share with you.  Using the jpeg image that was included with the file, I created a Santa card.  Here is my card:

cutting files include:  svg, pdf, jpeg, png, EPS and DXF

Supplies used:
In Silhouette Studio DE I open up the Santa file,  sized to what I wanted, and than printed it onto white card stock.  Once printed I used my Brother's Scan n Cut machine and cut out the Santa and the holly.  So easy to create your embellishments with this machine.

The frame cut out in red card stock (heavy cardstock) I created in Silhouette Studio DE and adhered to the white card base and inserted the subway art piece right into the square. 

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Thank you for stopping by to visit with me today, and happy crafting wherever you're at.


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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Challenge #25 - Diamond Fold Card

Here we are ready for another challenge at Scrapbook Blessing Club, and our featured card is Diamond Fold and I wasn't sure if I would catch on to this fold, but imagine my surprise when I found, after the first failed attempt at scoring the card, that it was easy to do.  Here is a video explaining how to create this card; and she does give scoring directions within the video.

Now here is my Diamond Fold Card ...

And a view of same card slightly opened...


Supplies used:
  • Card stock and design paper from my stash of paper
  • Image is named....annebodil4 and downloaded ways back and don't remember where from (it was a freebie)
  • black enamel dot stickers (beads) by Reflections from Michaels Craft Store
  • Ribbon from Wal-mart Craft Dept. and created using a kitchen fork 
  • Watermelons stamp from Happy Summer acrylic set by Lawn Fawn and part of the June Card Kit from Scrapbook Blessing Club/Scrapping for Less by Teresa Russell
  • Copic and Spectrum Noir markers used to color the images
Please join us at Scrapbook Blessings Club in this challenge (please read the information on their blog).  Thank you for stopping by to visit with me today, and happy crafting.