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To view my cards, go down to the "archive" on the right hand side of this page and click on November. Click on the catagory you wish to view. To get back to the main page (this page) click on the "home" link under the pictures. Some of the catagories are empty at the moment. I will post those cards as I make them. Thank you for your patience.

Saturday, March 27, 2010

New Techniques I've been trying out.. and a few regular cards I've made lately.

Sometimes you've just got to try something new.  I've been having a lot of fun trying these new techniques.  I really like the stained glass and the spinner.  After making the spinner card I played with it all night.  ha ha.  It really doesn't take very much to amuse me does it.  Ok here they are not in any particular order..

This is a card I originally made for easter, but after making it I realized it would be great for so many different occasions, so I made the same front, with 2 different sentiments inside.

This is the stained glass card.  It is so pretty in person.  I LOVE this technique.  The butterfly image is popped off the page.  This card has alot of depth to it.

Ok, so on this card, I tried my hand at making my own embossing folder.  It took me a few tries.  I thought I finally had it, then realized I had to flip the words.  ha ha.  Oh well, the end result is nice.  I'm going to have to try doing more of these, if I can find some blank folders that are reasonably priced.

This is the spinner card.  How fun are these?  You flip the card side to side and the little fishy flips back and forth across the page.

This card I tried "flocking" for the first time.  For those of you that don't know, flocking gives it a felt like texture.  I really like this card.  I don't like the picture though because it doesn't really show very well.  I flocked the girl in purple.  It is not as dark as it appears in the photo.

This card I'm not real sure about.  Sometimes I like it, sometimes I don't.  I think I am going to flock the deer in the next ones.

This card was alot of fun to make. It is my first flower pot pocket card.  Well my first pocket card of any kind.  I like how it turned out.  Other than the snail.  I am working on that.

This is my first little girl card.  No new techniques, just felt like making one.

Well, that's it for this post.  Hope you enjoy the cards.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Peachy Keen Stamps Challenge #24

Ok, so I've never entered one of these.  But thought I'd give it a shot.  I love their stamps.  If you've never been to their site, you should go check it out.  Here's the Link   Peachy Keen Stamps They have the cutest stamps.  For this card I used Peachy Keen Stamp PK-240 Say it with flowers.  I like how it turned out.

I posted this card below too.  I was going to use it as a Mothers Day card.  But decided to leave it as a note card, because there could just be so many uses for it. 

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Ok, I loaded the other sunset card

I made this one into a sympathy card.  I really like how it turned out.  I wasn't sure at first, being as dark as it is.  But after staring at it for awhile, I like it.  I like to make these when I don't need them.  Not fun cards to make when you have to make them.  I saw these stamps (sentiments) and just had to have this sympathy set.  I love this sentiment.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Two posts in 3 days. I'm getting Better. Ha ha.

I thought I'd share some more cards I've been working on.  I tried the brayering.. just a tip, use glossy card stock. lol.  On the first one I am showing, I used the 80 weight paper and you can see the lines.  I think it still looks good, but would be much better with glossy paper.  I was going to use the cb folder for the bird and reeds, but it would have put the bird at the top of the page.  Wish I would have figured that out before hand.  Ha ha.  Soooo, I looked at the CB folder and free handed the bird and reeds.  Not to shabby I think. 

Ok, now on these next two, I really wanted a sunset to come out smooth, with no lines.  I don't have any glossy card stock just yet, so I used photo paper.  I didn't use the brayer, I used glimmer mist.  I really like them.  I then embossed the first one and colored in the leaves and branches.  The 2nd one I used a stamp.  I got the tree a bit to low.  On the next one I make like this, I will raise the tree a tad.  Ok, so I haven't loaded the 2nd one into the computer yet.  I'll do that one another time.


This last one I am showing, I made for a challenge.  While I was planning it out, I decided it might make a nice mothers day card.  We'll see what it really ends up as.. but I'm thinking Mothers Day.  I used my Heritage Cart.  and the cb on this one.  I used my trusty red marker to make all of the red dots and my white gel pen to doodle the white dots.  The roses in center is a stamp that I colored with prisma pencils.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

This is what I've been working on lately

Ok, so I haven't done a very good job at keeping this updated.  I've been so busy.  I've opened my online store, still working on getting that stocked.  There has been alot going on in my personal life, that is starting to slow down finally.  So, now that I can take a breath I will share some of the cards I've been working on lately.  I've been having alot of fun with them.  I've tried a couple new folds, the double display and the waterfall are my favorite new ones.  The waterfall card entertained me all night, I just played and played with it.  Ha ha.. I'm easily amused.  I also tried an iris fold that I really like, but the card I made I wasn't pleased with so I won't be sharing it.  The folds were perfect, but the color combo was not.  lol.  I'll make another one when things really slow down.  I know our Curtis makes the most beautiful ones.. I am aspiring to be like him when I grow up.  ha ha.  Ok, enough chit chat.. here are the cards.  I am just going to put them in the order that I have them saved on my computer.  Not newest to oldest.

This is the waterfall card.  The last layer that says "happy birthday" is orange.  Not the color it is showing.  I just can't get this card to take a good picture.  I guess it's like me..  cannot take a good picture for nothing.  You get the idea though.

I know I've made more than this since the last update..  But I'm not sure which ones I already have up.  So I will look at my blog again and update it again later.

Oh, I forgot the holiday cards.  See how I am.  Ok, here they are.

Ok, so I'm not so thrilled with these last two, but there they are just the same.