Monday, December 10, 2018

PIP Challenge #1849

Over at Pammie's Inky Pinkies we are set for another Challenge today.  It will be Challenge #1849 and the sponsor this month is Di's Digi Stamps.

For my card today I selected one of Di's adorable images called "Izzys Balloons" and right now the image is only $1.  Where can you find a bargain like that?

I sized the image and printed it off on my printer.  I then colored it with my copic markers.  I used a MFT stacking die for the background. 

Thanks for stopping by.  I hope to see your creations over at Pammie's Inky Pinkies this week.
Friday, December 7, 2018

Crafters of Faith

Today is reveal day for our Crafters of Faith group on Splitcoaststampers.  Jeanette is our host for December and her challenge is from Luke 2:8-10...And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night.  An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified.  But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid.  I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people".

Jeanette challenged us to focus on the words "Do not be afraid".
One of my greatest fears is of heights so I decided to use a die of skyscrapers  because I am not a fan of tall buildings.

Thanks to Jeanette for a great challenge.
Monday, November 26, 2018

Pammie's Inky Pinkies

Today is another challenge over at Pammie's Inky Pinkies.  This will be challenge #1847 and our sponsor this week is Limited Run Digital Stamps.  

We are having a bit of a snow storm in the Midwest so this is the perfect image for me to use this week.

This image is called Little Tree.  I colored the image with my copic markers and then used stickles around the trim on her hat and coat.  The background die is Snowflake rectangle by Yvonne Creations.  

I hope you check out the Limited Run store because they have amazing digital stamps on their site.  I love the storage space digital stamps take.  (Like none!)

Thanks for stopping by and be sure and join us over at Pammie's Inky Pinkies.
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Dueling Darlings

November is National Aviation History Month so LJ and Terry chose this as our challenge for this month. 
The image is from "Sky is the Limit" by Stampin Up.  The Designer paper is "Going Places" by Stampin Up.  I also love the embossing folder "World Traveller" by Stampin Up that was used for this card also.

Great theme from Terry and LJ.
Monday, November 12, 2018

PIP Challenge #1845

I can't believe we are almost half way through November.  I feel it in the weather with the days quite chilling but November & December seem to speed fast.

Today over at Pammie's Inky Pinkies we are doing Challenge #1845 which is sponsored by Newton's Nook which is one of my favorite stamp companies.  It must be all those adorable cat stamps.
For my card today I chose to use the image "Harvest Tails" which is the perfect fall card.  I colored the adorable deer and pumpkins with my Chameleon pencils and blended it with Gamsol.  I used the Pumpkin Patch Stencil for my background using about 3 colors to use on my background.  I topped off the card with the autumn greetings sentiment flag.

Thanks for stopping by and another thanks to Newton's Nook for sponsoring our challenge this week.  I hope you visit their store and see their adorable stamps.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Crafters of Faith

Today is reveal day for our "Crafters of Faith" group over on Splitcoast Stampers.  Our challenge today was from Vickie and she chose 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 "Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks is all circumstances for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus."

I was at a crop recently and a friend gave me a bible she had bought at a garage sale.  I am calling it my trial bible because I still have trouble coloring in my pretty bible.  I believe it goes back to when I was in school and my mother told me "don't write in your books".

So I went to the page of 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 and first covered my page with clear gesso.  I traced the hands on to the page and then made a mask over the hands so I could stamp the sun rays.  I then colored the hands with my copic markers and stamped pray on to my page.

I am so glad I tried this out on my "trial" bible because I would do a few things different.  I would gesso the whole page.  Since the pages are so thin, I tore it a bit when pulling the tape up.  Also I would not use a pencil to trace the pattern on.  Did not work well with my copics.  

Monday, October 29, 2018

PIP Challenge #1843

Challenge #1843 at Pammie's Inky Pinkies Challenges, our theme is "Leaves" and is sponsored by Di's Digital Stamps.  She has some adorable images in her store so please check out her store.  Later this week I hope to post a picture of a card I am making with one of her digital stamps.

Since our challenge this week is leaves, I decided to make a card using a new technique I learned using waxed paper.  There is a great tutorial on how to do it at "The Graphic Fairy".
I used a leaf embossing folder for this card and a Stampin Up stamp for the leaf and acorns.  Thanks for stopping by and I hope to see your project at Pammie's Inky Pinky Challenges for a chance to win a $12 gift certificate to Di's Digital Stamps.