Sep 11, 2009
BC116 - Thinking of You - Times 2 and a bit of Blog Candy (not mine)
Hello and Happy Friday! - It's time for the Bloggers Challenge and this weeks theme is: Thinking of You. I've actually done 2 cards for today's challenge - Amazing huh!
First up is an ALL SU ONLY - Yes you read that right, card. It's so rare anymore for me to just use strictly Stampin'Up! products that I wasn't even sure I could pull it off. I found a layout in the SU catalog on Page 22 that I really liked so I decided to create a card using that layout. I also wanted to use up some of the "In-Colors" so I based my color scheme around them. I colored the bird image using Ink Pads and the Aqua Painter. Which I'll admit I'm really not that good at as I just can't seem to control the amount of water that comes out of those darn things.
The Card Base is: Soft Suede and I used Dusty Durango, Old Olive (textured), Crushed Curry and a tiny strip of Rich Razzleberry along with Shimmery White CS.
The Stamp Sets I used were: Friends 24-7, Sincere Salutations and Woodgrain BG. I wanted to keep everything "current" on the card as well.
Inks: Crushed Curry, Soft Suede, Basic Brown (I stamped the bird in that), Dusty Durango, Old Olive, and a tiny bit of Bermuda Bay on the birds Eye.
Other: Filgree Brad, Fire Brad, More Mustard Brads.
Now card number two is a bit of a "take-off" obviously on the Thinking of You theme but the idea popped into my head and I just had to get it out!
I started with my little Witch image - Another of my Studio G $1 finds from JoAnn's
The image actually has a sentiment (see part of the inside of my card) Best Witches but I masked that off and just stamped the Witch and colored it with Prisma Color Pencils.
Other Stamp sets used: Hero Arts (Thinking of You) which I covered with the (BOO) from Papertrey Ink's-Spooky Sweets stamp set. Also on the inside I used the (Happy Halloween) from Spooky Sweets and hand wrote the "for a" part of the sentiment.
Card Stock: Basic Black, Only Orange, Green Galore and Whisper White.
Designer Paper: SEI Eerie Alley Line (Black Wavy pattern) and the reverse side I cut out 3 of the Black Embossed Bats to use on my card as well.
The (Green Circular Pattern) is from My Mind's Eye-Feeling Groovy "Pure Jo" Happy Stripe pattern.
Other: Orange Ric Rac (JoAnn Craft Essentials), Orange Brads (Queen and Co.) and Glitter (Lemonade-Art Institute)
Inks used: Basic Black, Palette Noir Black, Only Orange
Hope you have enjoyed these cards as much as I did creating them. Please drop by the other BC Member's Blog (Click on the Icon on my sidebar) and leave a little, Comment Lovin. Then I hope you'll do a Thinking of You (or Boo) card and send it to someone to let them know you care.
ONE LAST THING before you go: I just found out about this Blog Candy over at: A Walk on the Mild Side which looks like a lot of fun so be sure to check it out.