Sunday, October 9, 2016

World Card making day projects #4

Happy Sunday,

What is your plans for today.  

While the hubby is watching football, I'm going to do some baking and maybe a little crafting.  

I am sharing my last project for the World Card Making day challenge.   
The challenge is Background Building with Shay.  

For this card I used these cool witches feet and legs to make my background panel.  
I just love this stamp.  It cracks me up every time I use it.  

I  colored the images using my alcohol markers.   I really would have loved to go black with the shoes but using black scares me a little.   Maybe someday....

I added a little sparkle to the star hanging  on the shoe string.  

I also stamped the little bats flying around.  





The sentiment really says I'm Feeling a Little batty but I did not want the I'm part.
to eliminate the word I used some Washi tape to cover the stamp when I inked it.
Then I removed the tape and stamped the sentiment.  



Thanks for stopping by

Teresa





I will be entering this card in the following challenges 


Winnie and Walter WCMD 2016 -  Background Building with Shay 




Simon Says Stamp Blog - Monday Challenge - Halloween 
Simon Monday Challenge Blog

Simon Says Stamp Blog - Wednesday Challenges - Halloween Inspired 

Simon Wednesday Challenge Blog








Thursday, October 6, 2016

World Card Making Day Project #3


Good Morning Friends.

Last week I was complaining about the hot weather.

Well, over the weekend the weather changed pretty dramatically.
We went from 100 degrees to to the low 70's and even got a bit of rain.
It actually feels like fall.

Today I am sharing another card I made from the
inspiration challenge from the Winnie and Walter Blog

This challenge is Rainbow color.

For my card I stamped and embossed leaves randomly on water color paper.

I then colored in my leaves in different rainbow colors.  

I got a little messy with one of the leaves so  I ended up adding color to the background.
I actually think it worked out much better than having the background all white.

I did not feel I had captured the essence of the rainbow color
so I decided to watercolor the sentiment as a rainbow.  

I added a second black die cut to add some shadow to the word "wonderful" to
allow the colors to pop off the background.  





I am really enjoying these new stitched background die's I purchased.
The sticking  not only helped with flattening the watercolor paper but they
add some interesting dimension.


Thanks for stopping by

Teresa








I will be entering this card in the following challenges 


Winnie and Walter WCMD 2016 -  Rainbow Color with Gayatri





Wednesday, October 5, 2016

World Card Making Day - Project 2






Hello there.

I'm back with my second project from the World Card Making Day challenges.

Again the challenge was from the Winnie and Walter Blog.  

This challenge is to create a CAS card.  

Kate from Winnie and Walter some awesome tips on making CAS cards and I have shared those below.  


My tips for CAS cards are..... 
  •  Minimal! The less you put on you card means it has to be perfect as it will be easy to see even the slightest mistake.
  • Colour! White space doesn't have to be just white. Using coloured card or paper in large blocks can still be CAS. 
  • Time! Take your time. Even a CAS card can take an hour if you want to make it perfect, and get the look you want.
  • Embellishment! Even CAS cards can have lots of added extras. Ink or paint flicks, sequins, Glossy Accents or Enamel Accents and heat embossing even die cuts can all add lots of important detail and texture to a CAS project.



I went with a Halloween theme to create my CAS card.

I first used my distress inks to create a halloween background color that I liked.
I then stamped the candy corn and bat images.  




I wanted my card to have and interesting border between the color and
the withe layers, so I cut the border with one of my wafer dies.
This die reminds me of a curvy road  

I didn't like the transition between the colored layer and the white 
so I decided that some black would give some contrast between the two.  

The sentiment is stamped in black and embossed.

Only about 8 more Halloween cards to go and then off to Christmas cards.  

Thanks for dropping by


Teresa









I will be entering this card in the following challenges 


Winnie and Walter WCMD 2016 -  CAS with Kate




Simon Says Stamp Blog - Monday Challenge - Halloween 
Simon Monday Challenge Blog

Simon Says Stamp Blog - Wednesday Challenges - Halloween Inspired 

Simon Wednesday Challenge Blog

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

World Card Making Day Project #1


Hello there.  

I'm sure everyone know that last Saturday 10/1/16 was World Card Making Day.

My family left town and gave me an opportunity to not only wash every
textile in the house but to play with my crafty stuff.  

I stayed mostly  at the Winnie and Walter blog as they always have some fun challenges

One of the first ones to catch my eye was the Pinspiration with Heather H. 






Isn't this a pretty cake.   

If you know me you would think that the flower 
would be my focus since I am a flower nut.  

But it was the colors that I drew inspiration from.  
I love the black and yellow on white.  

And I even surprised myself my creating this interesting
Halloween card.





I love an easy CAS card.

I stamped and embossed the tree and the circle that created the moon.

Used some washi tape to create to border
Added the sentiment in layers using Halloween die cuts sentiments from Tim Holtz.

Mounted it on white card stock to keep the clean look
and 
POOF.... quick and easy card.  


I have a few more project to share.
So keep a look out.


Teresa







I will be entering this card in the following challenges 


Winnie and Walter WCMD 2016 -Pinspiration with Heather H.




Simon Says Stamp Blog - Monday Challenge - Halloween 
Simon Monday Challenge Blog

Friday, September 30, 2016

Coffee Lovers Fall Blog Hop - Take 5




Happy Friday all!

It has been one long week and I'm very glad I have a nice tall cup of coffee on my desk

Today is the last day for the Fall Coffee Lover's blog hop.  
I have set my own record this time.   
Five projects over seven days.  
I guess I had a lot of creative ideas just waiting to get out after the long break.

For today's project I worked on my goal of using up some scraps.  

The card base, border paper and even the globe have been floating around
my work space for a while now.  

I wanted to try something a little different with the embossed background.
I rubbed the some embossing ink and added gold embossing powder.  
This way the cups stand out and have a little bit of a grunge look.





I stamped and clear embossed the sentiment using plum color ink.  
The sentiment came from a set I from Richard Garay that I found at Hobby Lobby.

After I cut out the sentiment I used pop dots to give some dimension to the card.

I hope you have enjoyed my projects this week.   

Tomorrow is World Card Making day.
I plan on creating many more projects I hope to share in the coming week.

Thanks for stopping by
Have a wonderful weekend. 

Teresa









I will be entering this card in the following challenges


Simon Monday Challenge Blog


Simon Wednesday Challenge Blog





Thursday, September 29, 2016

Coffee Lovers Fall Blog Hop - Take #4




Good Evening!!!
It is almost time to wrap up this fun hop 

As I hear it today is National Coffee Day.  Hope you enjoyed a good cup today

For my project today I wanted to use a little humor.  

I decided to give my cup a personality.  

I used my nice new cup stamp from The Greeting Farm to stamp the cup. 
I then added some arms and legs .



Next I stamped and colored the coffee cup and face on a separate sheet of paper.  
Used the handy die to cut the image out. 

 I also cut 3 more cups so that I could layer them to make 
the cup stand off the page and give the image dimension.

I then glued the stack onto of the previously stamped image 
so that the arms and legs fall behind the cup.

I cut the brown layer and only embossed the top half.  

The perk up is from the same Greeting Farm stamp set. 
It is stamped and embossed in gold
I then layered the banners and Stapled them onto the background.   

The arms, legs and face came from Your Next Stamp.

I have one more project to share for the Coffee Lovers Hop 

Five projects will be a record for me 


Teresa







I will be entering this card in the following challenges



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Simon Wednesday Challenge Blog





Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Coffee Lovers Fall Blog Hop - Take 3




Happy Wednesday everyone!!!

There is only a couple more days to participate in the Fall Coffee Lovers blog hop.  

I hope you have made it over to see all of the great inspiration.

And if you are not inspired by coffee.... Tea and other hot drinks are an option.

For my project today I used inspiration from the STAMPlorations Challenge 






For this card I stamped the image on water color paper and water colored the image.   
I went back and added some more bold lines to have the image more defined. 

Both the image and the sentiment if from The Greeting Farm.  

I wanted to have to keep the card close to a  CAS project as possible.  

I added a little color to give a sunrise effect behind the cup 
and then splattered a little color around.  



To me Monochrome is usually black and white 
but I wanted to go out of the box a little and go with the browns. 

This will be a good birthday card for a coffee loving friend.  
I will be adding a coffee gift card inside so that she can enjoy a cup


Hope you have a wonderful day


Teresa







I will be entering this card in the following challenges






Simon Wednesday Challenge Blog