Category Archives: Love to Scrap
I was home today after spending more time in the dental chair having my 5th root canal since November so what else do you do when you’re feeling blue, but to create ART! At least I do. So, today I worked on the February 2016, Lindy’s Stamp Gang Challenge.
I was really inspired by the colors for this challenge and luckily, had them all already in my stash. I used Flat Fabio Spray in, “Lucious Lime” and Flat Fabio Magical “Tears on My Pillow Tangerine” and Starburst Sprays in, Delphinium Turquoise , Jazzy Jivin’ Purple, and Hottie Patottie Hot Pink.
I went clean and geometric for this card but still wanted to add a little bit of the botanical inspiration from the elephant. To accomplish this, I added the My Favorite Things feathers, which I sprayed with Delphinium Turquoise and Luscious Lime after heat embossing with Repeat Impressions “Tumbling Hearts 1210-K” in white powder. I then added gold and platinum embossing powders to add sparkle and shine. My flag dies are from My Favorite Things and my sentiment is Wplus9 cut from remaining colored paper. As a final step I applied colored hearts.
We are here in Virginia in the middle of a blizzard but much to my excitement, I got the My Favorite Things January kit delivered yesterday – WOW, is this a beautiful kit. It’s pricey alright, but does include a full stamp set, die set, ink, card stock, design paper, sequins, and a inspiration sheet. I’ve made this card from a sample off that sheet. Thanks MFT!
Hello friends. Today I used Doodle Pantry’s “Happy Trails Camper” that I colored with Copics. In addition to the individual images there are a few “scenes” already put together for coloring. To achieve the night sky, I used BV25 with white gel pen for stars (thanks for the tip Sandy Allnock). The dies used are Memory Box, Lawn Fawn, Simon Says Stamp, and My Favorite Things. The paper is Carte Bella “Boy oh Boy.”
Happy Friday – The Crafty Nurse here with a card using Sugar Sketch #27 with a Tiddly Ink digital image called, “My Super Boy.” The paper is Simple Stories “DIY Boutique” with dies from Lawn Fawn (journaling card), My Favorite Things (circles), and Paper Trey Ink (Stars). I finished off with stickers from Lily B.
It’s another busy day at the Crafty Nurse’s Blog. Here is another card using one of my favorite digital companies, A Day For Daisies. I always try to enter this challenge because I love coloring the images and hope to win more! Right now, this image is FREE on the challenge site. I colored this sweet image with Copic Markers and used American Crafts “#Summer” paper pack. The flower dies are from WPlus9, the rectangle dies are Lawn Fawn, and the frame die is MFT. Finally, the background is impression obsession and the sentiment is Simon Says Stamp “Circle Sayings”.
Here are a couple more cards from the March Kit. The first card features the sketch from Retro Sketches and the second is a sketch from Fusion Card Challenge. In addition to the kit, I used the rectangle dies from Lawn Fawn and both Hero Arts Shadow and Simon Says Stamp inks.
Happy Thursday! Today I’ve finished my March Stamp of the Month for From The Heart Stamps. It’s a sweet Easter image. If you enter this month, you’ll get a free stamp for April. There are some other stamps on sale too, so go check them out! I colored the image with Copic Markers and used a the Basic Grey “Paper Cottage” 6 x 6 pack. I cut out a My Favorite Things border die to make the awning and finished it with Via Pearl Pen.
You know I love Saturdays and the time I get to spend creating. Today I colored A Day For Daisies image called, “Mailing Love” for the Polka Dot Challenge. I colored her with Copic Markers and Uniball Signo White Gel Pen. Sentiment is Our Daily Bread, “Ornate Frame Sentiments”. I cut the image and surrounding papers with Lawn Fawns rectangle dies. I stamped the My Favorite Things “Romantic” background stamp on the card base but I’m sure you’ve noticed it’s upside down! Darn I hate when I do that. Oh well, not worth scrapping the card. LOL.
It’s Saturday morning and that means it’s time for a new Sketch Saturday challenge. This week we are being sponsored by the talented Sami Stamps who is offering a generous $12.00 gift certificate to the random winner of the challenge.
Here’s the Sketch:
How about a little inspiration? This adorable image from Sami is called, “Sweet Girl”. I colored her with Copic Markers and used an impression obsession background stamp in versamark. The stars, circle, and label dies are all My Favorite Things and the scallop die is Lifestyle Crafts. The sentiment is WPlus 9 “Hand Lettered Hello”. I finished her off with a few sequins and called her a sketch!
Won’t you join us this week?
One of the challenges I personally love participating in is the A Day For Daisies. One of the reasons I enjoy participating is that Tammy, the owner and artist is kind enough to provide freebies for each and every participant. Thanks Tammy! Today I colored Doll Face Beauty #5 with copics for this weeks challenge that calls for use of ombre. I took my favorite Kuretake Watercolors and used the golds, copper and pearl to create a ombre background. The sentiment is Clearly Besotted. I kept the rest of the card very clean and simple.