Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Billy's Birthday Card

This is my 2nd post today...that NEVER happens!  But to be fair I did make the baby card yesterday, just didn't get it posted.  We are celebrating our son's birthday this weekend (it's Aug 4th), because they live 3 hrs away and he has this Sunday off.  This image is Video Game Guy from Bugaboo Stamps and is PERFECT for Billy!  I was one of their top 3 winners a few weeks ago and this is one of the images I chose:)  He is colored with copics and cut out with Lawn Fawn large stitched square die.  The layout is for Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 Challenge #116.  Striped digital paper is from Doodle Pantry (no longer in business), polkadot from my stash, lime green by Bo Bunny, and blue cs by Craft Smith blues 12x12 pad.  I googled the film strip, imported it into Silhouette Studio, traced, and cut out, the "candy dots" are perler beads that I melted.  Happy Birthday sentiment is a freebie at Birds Cards, cut out with The Stamps of Life large stitched circle die, and matted with SB large circle die.

Challenges:

Crafting From The Heart Challenge #168 - ATG
Crafty Cardmakers Challenge #193 - Lots of Layers
Inspiration Destination Challenge #132 - ATG
Jo's Scrap Shack FFC #197 - ATG
Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge Week 28 - ATG
Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 Challenge #116
Through The Craft Room Door Week of July 18 Challenge - ATG

Baby Girl Card

Hubby needed a card for a baby shower at work, so off to Pinterest I went to find one I could CASE.  I found this one by Queen Creations along with a tutorial and directions for cutting it out.  I used "Something for Baby" stamp and die set from Stampin' Up!   CS from Hobby Lobby, Color Box Twilight ink pad, Memento black ink pad, Mustard Seed and Vintage Photo distress ink, and orange Copic marker.  SB Label One die for the bottom of the dresser cut out and brads from my stash.  I did straighten the two out that are crooked in this pic!  I made an envelope with the Envelope Punch Board by We R Memory Keepers and followed the tutorial by Melissa at Silhouette School for the envelope liner.

Challenges:

613 Avenue Create Challenge #199 - ATG w/twist Monochrome
Crafting From The Heart Challenge #168 - ATG
Crafty Cardmakers Challenge #193 - Lots of Layers
Inspiration Destination Challenge #132 - ATG
Jo's Scrap Shack FFC #197 - ATG
Kraftin' Kimmie Wonderful Wednesday Challenge - ATG
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge #337 - ATG
Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge Week 28 - ATG
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Get in Shape
Sweet Stampers Challenge - Favorite Color (PINK!)
The Paper Shelter Challenge #302 - Punches and/or Dies
Through The Craft Room Door Week of July 18 Challenge - ATG



Saturday, July 1, 2017

50th Anniversary

Today card is for my in-laws who will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary on July 15th!  They do not want a party so we are planning to take them to Vegas sometime this fall...just their boys and spouses!

I was inspired by this card I found on Pinterest.  I googled champagne glasses, imported them into Silhouette Studio to trace/cut out, I duplicated the glasses, edited to make the center cut for the shaker part, and cut out acetate for the "glass part".  I used double sided sticky foam board to mount the front and back of the glasses to and gold glitter for the "champagne".  Fancy label and 50 cut out on my Cameo, heat embossed in gold Happy Anniversary, divine swirl embossing folder from Cuttlebug, and organza ribbon by The Ribbon Boutique.  All papers are Recollections from Michael's.

Challenges:

Brown Sugar Challenge #257 - ATG
Catch The Bug July 2017 ATG Challenge
Crafting From The Heart Challenge #165 - ATG
Crafty Catz Challenge #377 - ATG w/optional Twist Embossing
Die Cuttin Divas Challenge #323 - Wedding or Anninversary
Dies R Us Challenge #76 - Layers
Jo's Scrap Shack FFC #195 - ATG
Kraftin' Kimmie Wonderful Wednesday Challenge - ATG
Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge Week 26 - ATG
Simon Says Challenge - ATG
Through The Craft Room Door June 27 Challenge - ATG