Friday, May 4, 2018

MIM PTI / Thank You Teacher

Papertrey Ink
Make It Monday
Ink Blending on Colored Cardstock
In this weeks challenge we are to do ink blend on colored cardstock! We normally do this on a lot of white.This I must say is an amazing look. I used Autumn Rose cardstock and blended with Pure Poppy Ink as this was a darker color and would show up better on the card. PTI Apple Prints was the choice of stamps all embossed in white. The teacher die cut three times and stacked up for depth.
Happy Crafting
Barbara

HB2U





My Favorite Things
Sketch Challenge
Birthday Project / Shaker Cards
I am entering this card for both challenge on the MFT blog. I used the Letter and Number Balloon dies along with the Happy Birthday round center piece die. Not only was so inspired by this great sketch but by Barbara Anders card...so stop by the blog and check it all out.
Happy Crafting
Barbara

Monday, April 30, 2018

Transformation Tuesday Birthday Wishes

 New
Past
Updated Look/ Stephanie Gold
For my transformation I decided to give this Past card an updated lighter look. I went with the the CAS look.  Making the flowers smaller and limiting the background stripes. I also made the sentiment smaller. 
PTI
Beautiful Brushstroke Stamps and Dies
Bigger Blooms
Diagonal Stripe Cover Plate
Sweet Holiday Wishes
Faux Ribbon
Inks PTI: Hibiscus Burst , New Leaf, Raspberry Fizz, Pure Poppy, Scarlet Jewel, Summer Sunrise, Harvest Gold
Other
Enamel Dots/ Echo Park 
Happy Crafting 
Barbara

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Line Peonies

Papertrey Ink
Make It Monday
Spot Color Word Die Cuts #320
Well hello all! I love flowers but on paper only...the real spring is killing me!
On to the challenge ...this challenge is to create a line background then die cut out a word ...then color reinsert finish card. Well that is  the basic direction. This from our weekly host designer Betsy V. of  course she had lots more to say and show! This was fun to do... While stamping my peonies I mask them to give them a bit of depth. Using the "mom" die cut cut was a bit of a risk b/c it is on the thinner side but it does height and fits flower theme so nicely.
PTI
Peonies On Parade Stamps and Dies
Family Ties Stamps and Dies
Hibiscus Burst Cardstock

Other
Copic Markers
Want to Scrap Pink Gems
Lawn Fawn Jet Black Ink
MFT Stitched Mod Rectangle Die
Happy Crafting
Barbara

Balloon Birthday



My Favorite Things Sketch Challenge #382
For this sketch challenge I used the MFT Balloon Letters along with Stitched Scalloped Edgers. My birthday  sentiment stamp is from a MFT retired 'Birthday Sentiment' Stamp Set. The paper is from Echo Park. I drew the balloon string and ties myself with a fine line black sharpie.
Happy Crafting
Barbara

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Forget Me Not Friends

My card today for this challenge was  made mostly from the Forget Me Not flower set. The idea is stitch our stems on the card to add that sewing touch to the card. I forgot how I do enjoy my stitching and wish I would do it more often.I also doubled my frame so that my flower could rest just a little higher while still add double tape one one of the lower lilac flowers . I did put clear sparkling Wink of Stella in the centers which no one can see of course!
PTI
Forget Me Not Stamps and Dies
Stitched With Love Stamps
You've Been Framed/Oval Die
Stitched Line Dies
Amethyst Allure Ink and Cardstock
Simply Chartreuse , Lilac Grace Ink 
Other
DMC Thread #165
Memory Box Dies/ Dancing Butterflies; Simple Needle and Thread
Want To Scrap/ Purple Bling
Wink of Stella/ Clear
Neenah #110 Solar White Cardstock
Happy Crafting
Barbara

Friday, April 13, 2018

Elphie Selfie Congrats



Lawn Fawnatics Challenge
The challenge is to make a set of Lawn Fawn cards featuring their sets. I used Elphie Selfie to make my set of congratulations cards. From the set I rearranged the sentiment up so that word 'big' would be highlighted on the card plus adding a bit more interest. I used a variety of  LF dies to add to cute elements to the card.
Lawn Fawn
Elphie Selfie Stamps and Dies
Stitched Party Banners
Springtime Scalloped Treat Box Additions
Scalloped Box Card Pop-Up
Lawn Fawndamentals Ink/ Wild Rose; Jet Black
Lawn Fawn/ Perfectly Plaid Spring Collection/ Carnation
Lawn Fawn/ Let's Polka in the Meadow/ Petite Hearts/ Rose
Other
Copic Markers
May Arts Twine
Neenah #110 cardstock

Happy Crafting
Barbara