Back again with a card to share with you! Because… that’s what I do. Wink!
Just a “for fun” card!
Created this goofy little scene with the new Let’s Flamingle stamps and dies from My Favorite Things. They just came out. (Thank you, sweet friend, who shared them with me.)
Flamingos have a special place in my heart. Many plastic flamingos have graced my yard over the years. They humor me greatly. 😉
I thought it would be fun to create a goofy scene with them so I die-cut, stamped and colored several drink glasses for my scene. I even added some “salt” to them with glitter glue.
I initially had planned to have all the glasses surround one of the ‘mingos, but I made a last minute decision that one should serve as a hat too. Because… it made me chuckle. Hopefully it does for you too!
By the way, you might be wondering about the background behind the flamingos. I created that sky with the help of MFT’s Cloud stencil. It’s such a fantastic tool for making scene cards. I’d totally recommend getting one to anyone who likes to make stamped scenes.
Anyway, that is all I have for you. Thanks for taking the time to check out my card today.
Just sharing a card I started last week and finished up this week, just in time for Easter.
The sweet girl + basket and the words are from Pretty Pink Posh, as are the sequins. Let’s be honest: I’m not the best color’er, but, good gosh, people, I try. I colored her in with markers and then added a few extra details with colored pencils and a white gel pen + some Glossy Accents and a Wink of Stella glitter pen (it’s subtle but there on the ears). I think she turned out alright.
The banner was cut with a die from Lawn Fawn (LOVE IT), and the patterned paper is from a stack of paper from My Favorite Things. Crazy thing. I colored the girl in first and went looking for patterned paper. I discovered that I am COMPLETELY lacking in purple patterned papers so I was totally lucky to find this piece in my MFT stash. I guess I could have went to the craft store (Oh, the horror! Hee!) to find something else, but I decided I could make do. Yep. Make do. (Translation: Not allowing myself to be tempted at the craft store by all the other stuff at the craft store seemed like a good idea at the time… because… seriously… who goes for one piece of paper and leaves with just one piece of paper? Not I, people. Not I. Anyhoo, I digress.)
Alright, friends. This is what I have for the day!
Thanks, as always, for stopping by. Always a treat when you do.
It’s Challenge time again. My friend, Ashley, and I are kicking off our annual Christmas Card Challenge!
What is it, you ask? Simple. We are trying to push each other make some cards and so here we are.
This is my first card in honor of this year’s challenge. 🙂
The mouse and words are from the Unity’s Merry, Moe & Joe stamp set. It is one of my favorite Christmas stamp sets out there this year. Just. So. Cute. And different. I like different than the same old.
Cut the rectangle and half circle elements with the Blueprints 21 Die-namics from My Favorite Things. The Blueprint dies remain some of my fave because you get a lot of practical, useful dies in each set. Go, MFT!
You might be wondering about the white snowy stuff. I created those little dots with some of Nuvo Crystal Dots. A repetitive process and yet an easy peasy process.
Overall, I got to admit: This card feels a little bit like a hot mess. I mean, there’s a lot going on for a “normal Teri” card but it’s OK. Sometimes, it’s more about having fun than being perfect-o. Actually, a lot the times it is. 🙂
Alright. That’s what I have. Be back again later, gators. And stop by Ashley’s blog to see her take on today’s challenge.
Another day. Another crack at the Halloween Card Challenge with my pal, Ashley.
Just having some fun this time by mixing together some different products I had on hand. The words and stars are from the Frightfully Fun Halloween stamp set from My Favorite Things, while the cute critter and accessories are from the Meowlloween set from Mama Elephant.
I wanted to do something I haven’t done in awhile so I stamped the images on kraft cardstock and then colored them in with colored pencils. Once I did that, I whipped out my old friend, Gamsol, to blend the colors together.
I also used some black and white Nuvo Crystal Drops to do a little embellishing. Love that stuff because it looks like enamel dots, only it’s not. Love that.
Alright, that is what I have. Be sure to swing by Ashley’s blog to see what’s she has for you today. And I’ll be back again soon. Thanks for stopping by.
Another day. Another take on the 14 (love cards) in 14 (days) challenge with Ashley.
Today’s card is a super inky one.
Played with the new Sketched Blooms set from My Favorite Things. Such a fun one.
Rather than using the solid shadows that come with the stamp set for the flower part of the flowers, I decided to do my own thing…. because I like to do that “own thing” thing.
I whipped out the Distressed Patterns set and stamped a couple of the patterns a couple times to make artsy’ish background. It’s kinda hard to tell but I used dye inks and lightly sprayed a little water over the patterns to make them super blotchy. Once the ink dried, I stamped on top with the flowers. By the way, I should confess that I did use the shadows for the leaves that comes with the flower set. Felt like they just needed something.
The words are from the I Love You More stamp set. It’s definitely one of my 2015 faves from MFT.
Alright! That’s what I have.
Swing by Ashley’s blog to see what she did for the challenge! Be back tomorrow.
I’m challenging it up today with the My Favorite Things Design Team for the monthly Creative Challenge.
This month’s challenge this month is to create a quick, 10-minute gift!
Literally, this project would be a 10-minute project, if you recreated it!
It’s all about making the tag. I chose to tie my onto a tube of candy but you could go bigger, way bigger. Imagine tying one like onto a big jar of sweets, a bottle of wine or even a bag of candy canes.
The tag looks simple, but it took a few steps to make it. I cut out the small circle twice. Once I did it from patterned paper and once I did it from cardstock. Then I cut the large circle from red cardstock.
I took the white circle and cut the tree (from the Tag Builder Blueprints 2 Die-namics) into it. I laid all the circles together and popped a hole on top.
I finished the tag off with a sentiment from Lisa Johnson’s Trim the Tree stamp set. And I tossed on a few sequins. I think those little details just made it a bit sweeter. Don’t you agree?
To see more takes on this challenge, hit the MFT Stamps blog.
And check out the list below for clickable links to the supplies I used. (Please note: These are NOT affiliate links.)
See you again soon.
Another day. Another card inspired by the 12 (Christmas Cards) in 12 (Days) challenge with Ashley.
Today’s card is heavy on the My Favorite Things side.
I really wanted to make a winter scene with Winter Wonderland stamp set and Winter Wonderland Die-namics. So that’s what I did.
I started out by masking off a strip on white cardstock. I colored it in with Lush Lagoon dye ink. I wanted the sky to have some pattern to it so I spritzed the Snowfall stencil with water and set it right on top it. I rubbed on it and got that distressed look you see. (I also added a bit of clear texture paste. Those are the little balls you see… if you look really close.)
And then I just went to town, creating the little scene with the die-cut and stamped images. I adhered some of the images to the card with foam tape to help make them pop off the card. I think it helped just give the whole thing just the right amount of dimension.
Looking forward to seeing Ashley’s take on Day 8. Take it away, Ash.
And for clickable links to most of the supplies I used to make this card, check out the list below. Thanks, as always, for stopping by, guys.