Friday, May 28, 2010

Ebony Birthday Card

Here's my take on the newest Papertrey Paper Dolls Challenge ...I really enjoyed this one, I'm gonna try to come up with different ones, since we all need some gc holder cards in our stash!

I needed to make a birthday card for a friend at work who teases me about the way I say 'skull', so naturally, I found all the skull things I had. I know the colors are off, had a hard time finding something to pair with that brown and gold paper.

Card Deets:
Stamps: Ebony (TGF), Fillable Frames #2, Butterfly Dreams sentiment (PTI)
Ink: Mediterranean Blue (Tsukineko)
Paper: stampers select white, hawaiian shores (PTI), printed paper (unknown),
Other: copics, spica, rhinestones, circle punch, ribbon

Monday, May 24, 2010

running on empty...

We're winding down the school year, and I have zero mojo right now! I have to make a confession here. I really really really didn't want to teach 8th grade this year. I'm a 7th grade teacher all the way! But, I've had some great kids this year, and I'm going to miss them!

So, excuses aside...I promise to create and post soon! Until then, happy crafting!

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

PPD Challenge #4

Here's the newest Paperdolls challenge. Boy, I sure had a hard time with this one! Can you tell that I'm kinda lovin' Mod Squad?!
Oh, and for these cards, Deena let me borrow of her ATGs...Oh garsh, I need to get me one of these! (thanks A LOT, Deena! You dangerous INSTIGATOR!)

Card Deets: (all supplies PTI unless otherwise noted)
Stamps: Mod Squad, Verve scriptures
Ink: Dark Chocolate, Pure Poppy, Memento Tuxedo Black
Paper: Kraft, Dark Chocolate, Pure Poppy
Other: Nesties, misc. ribbon, dark chocolate buttons, paper flowers (?)

Monday, May 17, 2010

Yakudoshi Birthday Card

Here's the birthday card I made using Argyle for the first time! Fun, but it's super nerve-wracking trying to make those diamonds match up! I suck at it, so I covered it with nice, poofy clouds! LOL. I put glitteries on the clouds because...well, every cloud has a silver lining. (insert groan here)

Card Deets:
Stamps: A Little Argyle and Fly Away (PTI)
Ink: hawaiian shores (PTI), Memento Tuxedo Black
Paper: Hawaiian shores, smokey shadow, stampers select white (PTI)
Other: Die-namics Cloud die, stickles, copics

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Birthday Anya

Card Deets:
Stamps: Birthday Anya (TGF), fillable frames #1 sentiment
Ink: tuxedo black (memento), dark chocolate (PTI)
Paper: dark chocolate, razz fizz and pure poppy (PTI)
Other: ribbon, nesties labels 1, copics

Monday, May 10, 2010

Thinking of you

Card Deets:
Stamps: Angel Anya (TGF), Fillable Frames #3 (PTI), stampendous? sentiment
Ink: Hawaiian Shores (PTI), tuxedo black (Memento)
Paper: Stamper's Select White (PTI), some random light blue...=)
Other: Fillable Frames #3 die, die-namics Cloud die, copics

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Mom's Day Card/PPD Challenge #3

Here's my take on the PPD challenge. I didn't have a Happy Mother's Day stamp, so I opted for this one. This is also the first time I inked up MOD SQUAD, which I got from Deena for my birthday! Super super fun!

Card Deets:
Stamps: Mod Squad, Signature Greetings, Butterfly Dreams (PTI)
Ink: Tuxedo Black, Grape (Memento), Hawaiian Shores (PTI)
Paper: Plum Pudding, Spring Rain, Stamper's Select White (PTI)
Other: Marvy Butterfly punch, PTI butterfly die, rhinestones, copics

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Missing You...

I'm really happy with the way this one turned out! I initially wanted this one to work with the Paperdolls Sketch, but I didn't have enough space. I've been wanting to play around with a filmstrip and some anyas. Fun, fun, fun! Oh, and big thanks to my hubby who helped me cut paper, punch holes, and offered stamping suggestions!

Card Deets:
Stamps: Miss Anya Love and My Guy Ian (TGF), Fillable Frames #2, Fillable Frames sentiment
Ink: Tuxedo Black (memento), Pure Poppy (PTI)
Paper: Kraft, Stamper's Select White, True Black (PTI)
Other: Copics, paper flowers, black rhinestones

Monday, May 3, 2010

school swap round two

The theme for this card swap was "birthday" for any age group or gender. I decided to make a kids' card using The Greeting Farm "Wild Things" stamps. Aren't they adorable?! Realizing that I had to color and cut 40 images was NOT SO ADORABLE! LOL. On the inside, the monkey swings. On one side is the monkey and on the flip side of the circle it says, "You look like a monkey." I don't know how happy I am with this card yet...I got kind of lazy after coloring and cutting those images! LOL.

Card Deets:
Stamps: Wild Things (TGF)
Ink: Black Tuxedo (memento)
Paper: Dahlia and Lemonlime (Creations Unlimited), Hawaiian Shores and Stamper's Select White (PTI), patterned paper (best creations)
Other: Copics, brads, embroidery threads

Sunday, May 2, 2010

PPD Challenge #2

Sooo, this past week I collected 2 career research papers per student. And, since it's crunch time I promised myself that I would get it all graded this weekend. I had roughly 180 2-page papers to grade! On Friday, I spent about 5 good hours sitting in the mall grading those stinkin' papers. Why the mall? Well, that way I'd have no computer, no tv, no crafting things, no other distractions! I graded the AVID papers (40+ papers) and 2 classes worth of research papers. Then on Saturday, the hubby and I plopped ourselves at the Starbucks, and I finished one more class. Finally, I finished the last class today! WOOT! Saturday night, I finished the 8 swap cards that's due on Monday. I'll post that later. FINALLY I got to play around with this awesome PaperDolls sketch!
Here's my take. I was laughing when I made this. I wanted to make a black and white card (which is kinda opposite for me) and Deena used a TON of color! Role reversal! LOL!

Card Deets:
Stamps: Butterfly Dreams (PTI)
Ink: Fresh Snow (PTI)
Paper: Kraft, Pure Poppy, Smokey Shadow (PTI), printed papers (unknown)
Other: Butterfly Die (PTI), Marvy butterfly punch, rhinestones, paper flowers