Feb 20, 2009

Good Times

Ok, so I made it one day without using rub ons, that's good right??? Really though, these things make super quick cards. Can you say "Instant Gratification"?
Today's Card is for the Limited Supplies Challenge at SCS. Here's what I did.
1. Cut Whisper White cardstock to 10X5, folded in half to make a 5x5 card (love this size)
2. Mounted a 4 6/8th X 4 6/8th piece of Old Olive on front and on the inside of card.
3. Applied White Rub Ons at bottom of outside piece, applied small rub on to inside of card.
4. Mounted a 4 5/8th x 2 3/8th piece of Old Olive to a 4 3/4 x 2 1/2 piece of Whisper White.
5. Apply Rub on to focal piece, mount to front of card.
6. Attach brads to Flower Fusion and use Mini glue dots to adhere to card.
Pretty easy huh?

Here is a shot of the inside, I'm getting to where I like to add another sheet of Cardstock to the insides of my cards and add a little something to give it something extra. What do you think?

Feb 19, 2009

One Snazzy Chic

Step away from the rub ons!! Step away from the rub ons!! If I just keep repeating that montra maybe I will leave them alone for a little while!! Nothing wrong with being a little obsessed with a product right? RIGHT???

Today's Ways to Use it Challenge on SCS is to use stripes. Easy Peasy!! I have the perfect card to share, has not one but two types of striped Designer Series Paper. *Wondering if I get a prize for TWO types of stripes?*

I just love this little chick! I decided to "bling" her up with some Rhinestone brads and a snazzy shell of blue ultrafine cosmo glitter from SU! This is her "evening" look, should she need to dress more conservatevly, we could have paper pieced her shell with a matching DSP for a more "daytime" look!

Hope everyone is Blog Land is doing well, I'm off to get some rest before going to the movies tonight!!

Supplies Used:

Paper: Old Olive, Whisper White, Summer Fun DSP

Stamps: A Good Egg

Ink: Black Stazon

Accessories: Circle and Scalloped Circle Nestabilities (love these things), Rhinestone Brads, Ultra Fine Glitter

Feb 17, 2009

Still using Rub ons?

Yes, I just can't stop making cards with these rub ons!! And now I'm readdicted to the Flower Fusion felt pieces from Stampin' Up! I have the first set of colors, and now I'm going to have to order the other color choices as well. I just *have* to.

Today's card is for the Color Challenge on Splitcoaststampers. Literally this was a less than 5 minute card with these rub ons. This particular set is retired, however, we have many more to choose from and you can really make 10-20-30 cards easy with the variety that comes in the packages.
Ok, now you want some rub ons of your own right??? Well, you can visit my SU Website to do some online ordering (remembering to yourself that it's Sale-A-Bration and if you spend $50, you get a free stamp set or other cool choices they just came out with) or you can leave me a comment and I will pick a lucky winner and send you a pack of these retired rub ons from last years Sale-A-Bration!!


Paper: Basic Black, More Mustard

Accessories: Love and Happiness Rub ons, Flower Fusions

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Feb 16, 2009

Sketch Challenge Winner...


And the winner is....

Lynn writes:

Erin, I guess I am entry #1. This sweet sketch was perfect for the sympathy card I needed to make.I posted it in my gallery at Splitcoaststampers.

Thanks for participating Ladies, and stay tuned for next week's challenge. Lynn, please send me your snail mail address and I will get some goodies right out to you!

Feb 13, 2009

Look Ma, no stamps!

Good Friday Evening! I just *had* to play in todays SCS Limited Supplies Challenge. The challenge was to "stretch" out of your comfort zone, not once, but TWICE!! YIKES!!!

However, I was able to come up with a card that took me far from what I normally do. Yes, you are actually looking at a card with NO STAMPING!
Oh, the horrors! Ok, it wasn't that bad, and I can mass produce like kids in a sweatshop! I'm thinking of making some more no stamped cards this weekend! Hope your night is well!

My First Sketch Challenge - CPA1

To participate in the challenge and be entered in the drawing for the blog candy, make a card with this layout and upload it either to your blog, or to an online gallery.
If you upload your card on SCS, put CPA1 (NO SPACE INBETWEEN CPA AND 1) in the keyword section. That way we can look at all of them at once!
Post a link to your card to this blog entry as a comment. Please add your entry# to it.
I will determine the winner with Random.org on Sunday at 10:00 p.m. EST

Feb 12, 2009

Cheep Talk Take Two

Here is today's card for the "Ways to use it" challenge in Splitcoaststampers. Today's challenge was to use fabric (EEEK!) I can't see myself cutting up any clothing just to make a card, I'm not that finatical yet, so I opted for felt fusions flowers from Stampin' Up. That can be called fabric right??? Ok, maybe...
Anyway, this was another quick card, but super cute. I love all of the colors and dimension! Hope you like it too!
Supplies Used:

Paper : Pacific Point, Riding Hood Red, Whisper White

Ink: Close to Cocoa, Kiwi Kiss, Pacific Point, Tango Tangerine

Accessories: Dimensionals, Felt Flower Fusion, Yellow Brads

Feb 10, 2009

Cheep Talk

Got a couple of things to share with you tonight! Here is my card for today's Color Challenge from Splitcoaststampers. Today's Colors were Pink Piroutte, Perfect Plum and Kiwi Kiss. Not exactly the most challenging card, but it was quick. You will see why I didn't have that much time to create anything tonight....in just a minute. But first things first...

I know, kinda simple, but sometime you just have to make a simple card! I love the little added heart above the two birds, kinda turns them into "love birds"!

So, you want to know what my ribbon collections looked like before I discovered Ribbon Rings? Take a look...

And after.... WOO HOO, it's a storage MIRACLE!!! I ran out of tags, so I'm off to order more, but first, let's draw last night's BLOG CANDY winner....drum roll please!!!!

Jennifer Talley said...
Wow, this is so cute! I love it! As for my hubby and I, he is not really the romantic type, so we usually just have a quiet evening at home after the kids go to bed enjoying each other's company - which is hard to come by these days with the too little ones!

Jennifer, send me your snail mail address and I will get a ribbon sampler out to you right away...keeping with today's theme and all!

Feb 9, 2009

Valentine for Hubby and Valentine's Blog Candy

Here is the card that I made for my hubby for V-day. We made this card at our January club meeting when the Love you Much bundle was on sale. I just love the stamp set, paper, punch, ok, I loved it ALL!

We don't do a whole lot for the day, I wish we did more (insert sigh). What do you and your honey do for Valentine's Day? What is the most romantic gesture you've had happen to you, or you did for someone else, to make Valentine's Day rock? Leave me a comment and I will choose a random winner for some free blog candy!

Supplies Used:
Cardstock: Chocolate Chip, Pink Piroutte, Very Vanilla, Riding Hood Red
Stamps: Love you Much, Season of Friendship
Ink: Black Stazon
Accessories: Dimensionals, 3 Heart Punch, Scallop Punch, 1 1/4 inch punch, 1 3/8 inch punch, Riding Hood Red/Very Vanilla Satin Ribbon