Thursday, July 31, 2008

After Becky was so sweet to give me this awesome award, I completely stopped stamping! Then I felt guilty, and stamped a little something crazy today. I was visiting Splitcoaststampers, and noticed the heading on the page was with teal and brown. Just for fun I pulled Taken with Teal and Choco chip. I think the card look great! I used Doodle This stamp set, Taken with Teal, Chocolate Chip, and Kraft paper. I added a little organdy ribbon and a fancy brad!

I hope no one is offended when I don't pass on the award. The truth of the matter is I don't look at that many other blogs. I am busy building a house, shuffling boys around, and stamping as much as possible. The few blogs that I frequent are listed already! I am so computer illiterate, that when I do adventure out on the web, I usually get lost! I appreciate the kudos, and I love the comments left on my blog- the whole world wide blog thing blows me away-(someone left a comment in French!) Please continue to visit.

Thursday, July 24, 2008

I couldn't stand it. The more I looked at the first card I made for the CI, the more I didn't like it! In the middle of the night I was fretting over that card. The background of the original card was so pretty that I literally ripped it apart and reused it. I like the new version, but it is way different than the cards that I usually make.

Thank you to Sonic and Becky for the sweet comments- I hope you like this one too.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Here is my interpretation of the color inspiration. I like the colors together so much I am working on another card for the August workshop! The Roses in Winter are stamped with Rose Red and Regal Red. Sage Shadow is used for the leaves. I painted the chipboard letter with the Sage Shadow marker then painted over with white paint. It is a slight tint of the sage. The polka dots are stamped with a pencil eraser. I punched the sage paper with the new scallop punch that will be in the new catalog!
This card is way girly than I am use to, so I tried to go shabby chic. I am not quite sure I got what I wanted.
Thanks for looking.
Color Inspiration #17
Kristin posted this color inspiration. Pretty colors on the dress, but not may favorite to stamp with! I don't even own a Sage Shadow ink pad!

Thursday, July 10, 2008

I know I said I was going to take a break from stamping, but it looks like I lied! It is too hot to do anything outside, and I had to clean up my stamping area anyhow, so I decided to make one more card...
Kristen put out a color inspiration using Chocolate Chip, Close to Cocoa, Really Rust, Certainly Celery, and Whisper White. I love painting that pear, so here I am with those colors on fruit (again)!
Thanks for looking.

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

We had a great time at the lake this weekend. My parents and brother and sister- in- law joined us for water fun galore. My family is trying to bring water skiing back to the lake. I must say my oldest son will make quite a few kids take note when he is cutting the rug behind the boat.
The dogs swam and we ate as much as possible! It was a great time.
I will probably take a break from stamping to get my house stuff in order. The framers are really moving along and I am starting to feel behind.
Check back to see if I can stay on track...

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

These are really funky colors- but I like the results. I got a foam stamp in a kit from the local stamping store, and I love to use it. Here it is more like wallpaper. I even stamped the back of the card! The River Rock looks great with the Basic Gray and Black. Any color of red or pink adds the pop the card needs.
Thanks for looking.
We are off to the lake for the holiday weekend. I hope everyone has a safe and fun 4th!

CI #14

Here is the new color inspiration. I am going to try to play despite the quick deadline because these are my favorite colors to create with! Watch out top 10!