Sunday, March 25, 2012

Mothers Day - I Brake For Stamps - Faux Designer Paper

I finally had time to get inky in my craft room today.   I made some much needed mother's day cards.  I have 8 to do for our mom's and my girlfriends.  This card is one I did that I wasn't sure I liked how the background came out but now that it's done I think I really like it.

Background Technique:  Faux Designer Paper - Dec 2008.  
Stamps:  I brake for stamps; Inkadinkadoo
Inks: Brillance Ink; copics
Punches: Martha Stewart


Sunday, March 18, 2012

Background Whimsey copic method - I Brake For Stamps - Baby Girl

I did this welcome baby girl card for my cousin's daughter who is having a ... you guessed it... baby girl.

The image is a sweet rattle from I brake for stamps.  I just love it.  I colored it with copics.  I did the background with the background whimsey - copic method from the TJ Newsletter using the same colors so they would match. Background and sentiment stamps are from Stampin Up!

Thanks for stopping by !!!


Sunday, March 11, 2012

Morphed Twinkling H20's - IBFS

I was so excited to be able to use this new stamp I got from I Brake for Stamps.  I have lots more backgrounds that I can't wait to use it with.  This is a simple card I make using the Twinkling H20's technique, however I added the black on top.  I like the way the twinkling h20's gives it a watercolor look but I reallly wanted the stamp to be hightlighted so I stamped black ink over it.  I like the way it came out.

Sentiment is from Stampin Up!  Papers are from Stampin Up!, Gina K Designs and Paper Temptress.

Hope to have more this week as I have so many new stamps to play with...Hope work is SLOW....:)

Have a great night and Happy Crafting.

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Exciting News - Design Team Member - IBFS

WOW, I have some very exciting news.  I have been invited to join the I Brake For Stamps design team.  What an honor.  I am so very excited as I have not been on a design team before.  This winter I was invited to participate in the Rick Dennis exclusive stamp blog hop as a guest and it was thrilling.  I loved every minute of it.

That being said, I was inspired to create this card with, of course, the IBFS small peacock stamp.  I combined a new and old technique from the technique junkies newsletter.  The techniques are Marbled Smoosh (Bonus 2006 CD) and Random Coloring (This month).  I used Stampin Up! markers on the stamp and on the background.  What fun and easy techniques for a stunning card.

I also used the 2 Stampin Up! markers to watercolor my flowers and used Stampin Up! cardstock so that everything would match!!!

The colors are my favorite and reminded me of I decided to make it into a Mother's Day card.

Hope you enjoy it and Happy Creating!

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