Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Monday, May 30, 2011
I colored the tree with pencils and OMS and then added some sparkle using the Stardust Clear Gelly Pen. Not sure you can see but I used some yellow shimmer chalk to add some depth around the tree...really makes it shimmer!
It's nice to have one Christmas card done...I think it may inspire me to try and do some more each week! Yeah right we'll see if that happens!! With summer vacation here there is so much I want to do...but so far I'm enjoying the taking it easy part!
Friday, May 27, 2011
Each week Heather has provided us a sketch to use - love that she includes the dimensions!
And here is my completed card
I've seen so many ruffles on cards so wanted to try that. Plus my sewing machine is finally somewhere where I can actually use it :D I colored the image first and then pulled the cardstock colors from it. My hubby and I will be celebrating 13 years of marriage on Monday so I was in the love you mood!
Drop over to the Savvy Projects blog to see all the wonderful creations and to play along! Thanks for stopping by! I hope you have a great weekend - stay safe!!
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Thanks for stopping by today! We have some terrible storms the last few days but we are supposed to have a nice day today. Looking forward to the break in rain...don't mind the rain - it's the tornadoes! My nerves can't take much more!
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
I used an old Clean & Simple fall-to layout for my card. The butterflies may appear a little "fuzzy". I stamped them once with blue ink and then also with pink. It's hard to capture the look but trust be it's pretty IRL!
Stop by the Flutter By Wednesday to join in on the fun! Thanks for stopping by!
Stamps used are from The Angel Company. Butterfly Swirls, Sophisticated Sentiments and Gift of Friendship. You can purchase these stamps and many more on my website - www.michellem.ismyangel.net.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Such a sweet digital stamp - perfect for a baby creation. Totally can see it colored in soft pinks :D
Before you go you have to check out my creation for Abby's school bus driver. I asked Elizabeth about creating a digital stamp for me. I told her I was thinking about a bus with Michu and all his friends. Elizabeth is AWESOME and created this for me...
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Today I wanted to share a card using Mabelle RO's digital image FEEL BETTER SOON.
Isn't she too cute! I'm always looking for cute images to make get well cards.
I stamped my sentiment on my black cardstock using VersaMagic Cloud White Ink Pad. It's such a wonderful ink pad...shows up REALLY well!
You can get FEEL BETTER SOON for yourself over at the Whimsy and Stars Studio. Thanks so much for stopping by!
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
For Flutter By Wednesday we have another wonderful sketch from Carly to use. Remember to have a butterfly, angel or fairy on your NEW creation.
Here is my card
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
I took a large clothespin and covered it with some school papers from Creative Memories. I colored Michu & Ratiny with Copics. Since the challenge is GLITTER & RHINESTONES, I added some Stickles to the pencil and rhinestones at the bottom of the clip using my IRock tool.
On the back of the clip, I personalized each one using glittered alphabet stickers. I'm planning on buying some Sonic Gift Cards to put in each clip along with a note of thanks. Just something to let them know I appreciate all they've done this year - it's been kind of a long tough year. Lots of changes. Speaking of change - I was voted in as PTO Treasurer for the next two years...I've got some learning to do too :D
I hope you'll join in on the fun - stop by the Softpencil Blog for all the details! Thanks so much for stopping by today!
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Yes, it's true! This month the Savvy Projects blog is showcasing a card every day! Talk about inspiration galore!! And if you are a sketch lover, like myself, it gets even better because each week a different sketch from the fabulous Heather will be used!!
Sometimes I feel as though I'm about two steps behind - and this week I'm like 4 days late in showing my card that I actually had done BEFORE May! Oh well such is life. So first up is my creation using week 1 sketch
The Sketch - Heather even includes the dimensions so it's easy cutting!!
Had to grab my favorite set Happily Grateful. Tried to use bright happy colors as I want to make the recipient smile when they get this!
Added some Scrapper's Floss and a button to add some interest. Whatcha think?
Next is this week's sketch :D
I decided to use the Stamp Of The Month, Sunflowers for this card. In the month of May you can get this fabulous set for only $7.95 with a qualifying purchase.
Just trying to show how I paper pieced the container and cut out the sunflowers and attached with some pop dots. I added a little shading around the flowers to give it more depth as well.
Around the red cardstock, I used my Scor-Buddy to add an embossed box. It just gives it a little more "umph".
So whatcha think? Please take a few minutes/hours/days to go check out the Savvy Projects blog and all the inspiration! Better yet, add your own inspiration and play along. We'd love to have you!!
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
I used one of the new Mabelle RO digital images called Cups of Kindness. You can get it at Whimsy and Stars Studio. I think it's an image that can be used for so many reasons. I wasn't sure what to create for this challenge so I went with a magnet...I know my fridge has them and my Mom collects magnets so it's something that would make a nice little "thinking of you" or "thank you" kind of gift.
I hope you will join us this week. Sometimes it's fun to think outside the box and do something a little different. I liked working on a smaller scale - and now I have a cute little gifty all ready to go! Be sure to stop by the FBW blog for all the details. Remember the DT is awesome so check out their blogs for more inspiration...you can find their links on my sidebar!
Thanks for stopping by!
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
When I saw the image I knew I wanted to make a baby card. One of the doctors that Jay works with just had a baby girl so I knew that I would need to make my little kitty pink :D
Oh how pretty in pink! I added Glossy Accents to the moon and some Stickles to the stars. I used my pencils and OMS to color in the image. I wanted the image to be the focal point so I added my quote/sentiment on the inside.
So many times I just make card fronts so it was nice to make an actual card and decorate the inside as well. The sentiment is from The Angel Company's Hello Baby stamp set. Totally fun to make a baby card as well....makes me wonder if we should have one :D
Stop by the Softpencil Blog to see what's happening and to get Starry Night for yourself. It's Softpencil's Anniversary month so there are lots of fun things happening! Don't miss out!!
Thanks for stopping by!
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
I used an old Sweet Sunday Sketch for my card. I've got a few new dies - MTF flower dies and Spellbinder's Pennants so I wanted to use them. Didn't want to use too many colors since Emma is so colorful.I'd like to welcome Cindy Haffner to the Flutter By Team! We also have a guest designer this week - please make sure you stop by and see Amy Young's creation as well. Lots of fun stuff - since we are being sponsored by The Paper Shelter there is a prize up for grabs! Head over to the FBW Blog for all the details!
Thanks for stopping by - I so appreciate you taking the time to visit my blog!
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
pretty cute, right? I'll be showcasing the images during the month of May so stay tuned. Now for some news - May is also Softpencil's anniversary! There will be a challenge on May 18th (AWESOME DAY TOO...it's my birthday :D) and a chance to win a $10 gift certificate to the Softpencil Shop!!