Sunday, February 28, 2010

Truck Birthday Card

Here is a card I made for my father-in-law's birthday. I used stamps from tim holtz's visual artistry clear stamps. The truck is from The Journey and the sprig is from the Flights of Fancy set. I printed off the 'Happy Birthday' from the computer and embossed it with the mosaic cuttlebug folder. I heat embossed the truck with blue embossing powder. I stamped the sprig with peeled paint distress ink.

Entry for the Hero Arts Blog 30grand

I'm putting this on my blog as well as the hero arts flickr group. Here is a card that I made using some butterfly stamps from hero arts. I stamped the butterflies onto some digital paper that I bought from 300dpi. It's the second Mariposa kit, I believe. I cut them out and layered them onto the card with foam tape. The flower border on the bottom of the card was made with a stampendous set called 'flower tops'. I stamped it with yellow colorbox chalk ink and then I cut it out and adhered to my card front. The blue paper on the card front is from The Garden Party Stack from DCWV.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

More string art on a card

Here is some more string art! :) I got a pattern from a library book (don't ask which one - I think I have checked out every different kind of card craft book that my library has!). I copied the pattern onto some tracing paper and then placed the tracing paper over my cardstock and pierced my holes. I then followed the instructions for stitching. I used two different colors of metallic thread. I cut around the design with some decorative edge scissors and attached to my cardbase. I am entering this into the Cuttlebug Challenge blog for Be Inspired #71. Hope you like it 8)

My Stitched Card

Here is my card for the Be Inspired #71 challenge on the cuttlebug challenge blog. I used a pretty shade of blue with my black. I cut kind of a top note shape using the accent essentials cartridge on my cricut. I cut multiple sizes of circles using the plantin schoolbook cartridge on my cricut. I textured the circles using my sizzix texture boutique with the sizzix flowers and the sizzix dots folders (not sure of the exact names of the folders). I adhered them to the top note shape and then cut off the excess. I pierced holes then hand stitched some sparkly embroidery floss on. I adhered the top note to the card with scotch foam tape. I textured the card front with the swirls cuttlebug folder. I cut the butterfly top and shadow and chipboard out using scal with my cricut. I put diamond stickles on the butterfly top. I then adhered the butterfly on with scotch foam tape. Hope you like it :)