Tuesday, April 15, 2014

"Blood Moon" Lunar Eclipse

I did not have a tripod so these are not the best photos.
I tried to steady myself as best I could against a frost covered car.
So glad the skies cleared so I could see this - at 2:30 AM !

Digi Scrapping CT Projects- Birthday

Here is the newest kit from Loni at Grace Blossoms 4 U - Birthday Happiness !
Find it in her store at Scraps - N - Pieces.com

Here are a few projects I made with this kit as part of her creative team:

scrapbook page

greeting card

printable banner to cut out

party invitation

Monday, April 14, 2014

Dirt Biking Cards - OWH Sketch 220

This weeks sketch challenge at 
Operation Write Home was interesting !

I used old stamps from Stampin' Up!:
On The Go
Itty Bitty Backgrounds
Tire Tracks - wheel

Various classic inks for sponging, stamping

Home made cloud stencil
and torn paper edge for the ground/skyline

Versamark ink and black embossing powder

crumpled and distressed Creamy Caramel card stock
to create a "dirt" like background paper

1/4" circle punch, black card stock, Crystal Effects 
to created faux brads

Thanks for looking =) 

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Easy Vintage Masculine Cards

Midweek Throwdown Challenge at Operation Write Home: anything masculine

Balloon and biplane image from a Hero Arts set.
Embossing folders, Sizzix/Tim Holtz
Thinking of You, Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set from Stampin' Up!
Sending You My Love, Stampin' Up! set
circle punches
Light gray, medium gray, textured dark gray and glossy white card stocks
black and gray inks
removable sticky notes, cloud stencil, white crayon, sponges for creating the "photo
Crystal Effects - to make the faux brad
hand cut banner

Thanks for looking =)

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Sketch and Bugs! Challenges at OWH

Created for two challenges at Operation Write Home
Sketch Challenge #219
ODBD Challenge: insects

Dragonfly image from Bugs and Slugs stamp set, Stampin' Up!
French Script background stamp, Stampin' Up!
various colors of ink and aquapainter to water color dragonfly
Silver ink
silver metallic paper
Textured green, teal, white card stocks
dragonfly eyelets, unknown as they were gifted to me

Thanks for looking =)