vendredi 27 janvier 2012

A very special delivery

Hi there,

Two weeks ago, my cousins had a cute baby boy. I wantd to make a card to welcome him! When I saw this stamp at Lili of the valley, I knew it was the one.

For a change, I wanted a CAS feel, but I wasn't sure if I could achieve that with this kind of stamp...

I kept a lot of white space, and add a piece of blue color core cardstock. I embossed it with a dot embossing folder and sand it to reveal the blue coe. I think the texture add a bit of interest to the card.
The sentiment is the one which comes with the stamp and is white embossed on a blue cardstock.
The little bear is colored with my copic markers.

Let me know what you think and don't forget to leave a message in the post below to enter y blog candy.



lundi 9 janvier 2012

Clean & Simple Card making - Day 1

Hi again,

I always wanted to try the clean and simple style, but was a bit afraid that my cards would look empty. But Jennifer McGuire and Kristina Werner teamed up with Julie Ebersole to give us a new class at Online Card Classes, so it was the perfect opportunity for me to learn with those amazing ladies!

I already took two classes with them and it was so intersting that when I saw they were making a CAS class, I signed up right away... The classes are really great, with PDFs and videos that you can download, a forum where they answer all your questions and also a lifetime access, so even if you don't have the time now, you can go later!

Today is the first day and I made this card following Kristina's tutorial.

I used Hero Arts note card in Light blue, and I stamped the Hero Arts Flower Dot Background with soft stone shadow ink. I used a sentiment I had in my stash (don't remeber where I got it) and I heat embossed it.

So what do you think?

Happy birthday

Good morning,

Long time no see, but I have a good excuse ;-)
I was pregnant and I had to stay in the couch most of the time, so no craft for a long time :-( but it worth it, I now have the most beautiful baby in the world by my side ^^
I'll do a blog candy to celebrate that, I'll post about it later this week.

Anyway, I did make a card for my cousin's birthday.
I used this sweet Tilda for the first time, even though she's in my stash for quite a while now... so many uninked stamps are waiting for me...
I also tried to color with Prisma pencils. I never used this technique before and there's sill a lot to learn, but it's not as difficult as I thought.

I made a pocket card using Gio's tutorial at WoJ nspiration blog.

I'm entering some challenges :