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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Mistletoe Emb Xmas Card

Getting ready for Christmas in July by making some Christmas cards like this. Embossed the Chrismas design. Stamped the sentiment in center.  Used vintage looking scrapbook paper. Used green cardstock for base.







Supplies List 


adhesive: Scotch ATG
embossing: Darice Christmas design emb folder
ink: Hero Arts Ombre Mint to Green
paper:  cardstock -  green, white  scrapbook - the Paper Studio Vintage Christmas Collage
stamp: My Craft Spot Tiny Tags Christmas
tool: MISTI

Entering this into the following challenges:  

6/30  Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Ch Extra Jun 2016  UE  6/
6/30  Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Jun 2016 Ch  UE  6/1

7/1  CHNC Christmas Ch287 Use a Sentiment or Anything Christmas  UE  6/25

7/2  Dragonfly Journeys Ch63 Who's the Boss?  Use Embossing Folders  UE  6/26

Merry Christmas Tree Emb Card

Getting ready for Christmas in July by making some Christmas cards like this. Embossed the tree. Stamped the sentiment placing the star stamp over the embossed star on top of tree. Used a Wink of Stella pen to color the bulb ornaments on tree. Used Christmas tree scrapbook paper to continue with Christmas tree theme. Used gold cardstock for base to complement the gold star & sentiment stamped w/ gold ink.


























Supplies List 


adhesive: Scotch ATG
embossing: Darice Christmas Tree emb folder
ink: Memento -  Delicata Golden Glitz
paper:  cardstock -  gold, white  scrapbook - the Paper Studio Fancy-Filled Christmas Trees
pen: Wink of Stella Metallic Red 
stamp: My Craft Spot Tiny Tags Christmas
tool: MISTI

Entering this into the following challenges:  

6/30  Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Ch Extra Jun 2016  UE  6/
6/30  Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Jun 2016 Ch  UE  6/1

7/1  CHNC Christmas Ch287 Use a Sentiment or Anything Christmas  UE  6/25

7/2  Dragonfly Journeys Ch63 Who's the Boss?  Use Embossing Folders  UE  6/26

Butterfly Friend Card

Made this Friends card with a Butterfly/Flower theme.



























Supplies List 


adhesive: foam, Scotch ATG
Cardz TV: stamp - "Think Spring" - sentiment
Glossy accents: added to flower & leaves
Hero Arts/Sizzix: stamp/die -Flowers & Butterflies #657778
ink: Memento - Cottage Ivy, RoseBud   Versafine Onyx Black
paper:  cardstock -  green, 3 shades pink, Kraft   scrapbook - the Paper Studio Cool Lime
tool: MISTI

Entering this into the following challenges:  


6/27  Dies R Us Ch51 Butterflies  3E(#36/15

6/30  Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Jun 2016 Ch  UE  6/1
6/30  DLART Jun Linky  nostack 1Eperday  6/1  





7/1  Allsorts Wk369 Photo Insp 3E(#1)  6/25

June 25th





7/1  Little Scrap Pieces Show it Off Sat Linky Party  1E(#)  6/25

7/3  Stamped Blessings Anything Goes   2E(#1)  6/26

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Patriotic Saguaro Cactus

Used a Cricut cartridge, Cactus Love, allowed with subscription. I like the way the cuts on the pieces look like prickly parts of a cactus.

Inked the edges, Assembled the pieces. Added red/white/blue star buttons. Prepared the planter with rocks. Stamped sentiment. Added sentiment tag & twine.



























Supplies List 

adhesive: glue dots, Scotch ATG, Zig 2 Way glue pen 
buttons: mini red/white/blue stars
Cricut cartridge: Cactus Love  3" Saguaro
Die-Namics: die - Tag Stax
ink:  Delicata Golden Glittz
machine: Cricut Explore Air
other:  container - hubby found it in garage and it has a rustic look to it that complements
   the SW cactus look
           medium size pebbles - white ones from our greenhouse cleaned to use for support,
               small size pebbles - bought at Michaels - these have a SW color  
paper:  cardstock -  greens, white
stamp:  Craftin Desert Divas Celebrate Freedom - sentiment
Tim Holtz: Distress ink - mowed lawn
tool: MISTI
twine: red/white/blue 


Entering this into the following challenges:  


6/25  Dragonfly Journeys Ch62 Stuck on You  Cactus or Succulent  UE  6/19

6/26  Bitten by the Bug 2 Twins Ch  Use 2 of Something  UE  6/20
   used 2+ star buttons 

6/28  Time Out Ch59 Masculine with optional twist of Mixed Media  UE  6/16

7/3  Craftin Desert Divas Craft It Up Link It Up Linky Party Red White Blue Ch  UE  6/20

7/3  Fantabulous Cricut Ch#279 Patriotism  3E(#36/20