Monday, October 31, 2016

Primitive Tree

 I made this card for the challenge over at 
The Paper Players.
  I chose glitter, washi tape, and 
pine from their tic tac toe chart.
 I actually made four cards in this design 
and made some fun matching envelopes to go along with them!
Supplies and Tools: Kraft/White/Red Cardstock, Washi Tape, Scholar Prismacolor Pencils, Warm Holiday Wishes (Inkadinkado), Red and Gold Stickles, Sharpie Markers, Corner Rounder,  Digital Download from Our Homemade Blessings,

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Tic Tac Toe

2017 Calendars

I added some 2017 calendars to my Etsy shop last week.
This year I made several different styles
by incorporating different hang tags to the top:
~Victorian Tea Cup
~ Shabby Chic Mason Jar
~ Primitive Tea Stained Jar
~ Rustic Farmhouse Sheep
 Sheep and Teacup printable from the Graphics Fairy
Mason Jar from Sweetly Scrapped
Primitive jar - my own creation.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Little Red Sleds

Here are some 
Little Red Popsicle Stick Sleds
I created to sell in my Etsy shop.
 After making the sleds,
I painted and distressed to give them a
Rustic Country Christmas feel.
Available for purchase in sets of
three, six, or nine.
 Stop by the shop and check them out!

Friday, October 28, 2016

Coloring on Kraft

I made this card for the challenge over at 
4 Crafty Chicks.
I did my "coloring on kraft" on the inside of my card. 

When my sister-in-law was here a few weeks ago, 
she showed me how to make a nifty little rubber band tool.
I dipped mine in blue paint and bounced it 
around the front panel of my card to create a spattered look.

Supplies and tools: Natural Beauty (Stampin' Up), Sentiment, Blue Paint, Scholar Prismacolor Pencils, Baby Oil (for blending pencils), Kraft/White/Blue Cardstock, Homemade Rubber Band Tool

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Natural Beauty

Here's a fall-themed card I made this week using
the retired Natural Beauty Stamp Set from Stampin' Up (2004).
I added some interest to the inside of the card 
by stamping the leaves in the corners and connecting them with a hand-drawn line.
I also added a little leaf to the corner
 of the envelope to make a pretty set for use in the 

Supplies and tools: Natural Beauty (Stampin' Up), Honeycomb embossing folder (Darcie), Scholar Prismacolor Pencils, Baby Oil (for blending pencils), Distress Ink (Time Holtz)

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(Anything Goes)

Monday, October 24, 2016

Friendship Blessings

Here's a fun card I created
using the same pear stamp featured on these tags!
To make the background I inked up the back of a clear stamp with yellow ink and smashed it onto the Kraft Cardstock before stamping the script stamp and spritzing it all with a red marker. 

Supplies and tools: Script Stamp (Stampin' Up), Pear (Rubber Stampede), Blessings (EK Success), Friendship (Stampin' Up),  Red Sharpie Marker, Spritzer, Leaf Die (Provo Craft), Baker's Twine, Washi Tape, Kraft/Cream/Green Cardstock, Tim Holtz Distress Ink, Black/Yellow Ink

This post linked to:
The Paper Players  - Sketch Challenge

Anything Goes

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Autumn Tag Cards

Mod Squad's challenge this time is to case one of your old cards.
Here are two autumn "chalkboard tag" cards I made to use for
Shelter: Postmarked.
I based my cards on this tag I made in 2013.
Supplies and Tools: Black/Kraft Cardstock,  Leaves Galore (Inkadinkado), Thoughts and Prayers (Stampin' Up), Pray (Stampabilities), Labels 10 (Spellbinders)

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(The Way We Were)

(Anything Goes)

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Hello Friend - Long Card

This card was inspired by a 
birthday card my sister-in-law sent me.
It's a single layer card with
 light stamping on the reverse side.
 The neat thing about this shape and
design is you can get three cards
out of one piece of cardstock instead of the customary two!
I made long envelopes with matching
 cardstock that make the cards even more fun!
Supplies and Tools: Kraft Cardstock, Designer Paper, Eyelet Lace Border Punch (Martha Stewart), Sentiment (Wordsworth), Versamark Watermark Stamp Pad, Brown chalk, Swirl Stamp (Sparkle Flourish - Scrappy Cat), Pattern Trio (Stampendous)

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Monday, October 17, 2016

Mini Thank You

Here's a set of mini "thank yous" I created to thank my
friends and family for the gifts and cards they gave me for my birthday!
Since I was creating a lot of them, I kept the design clean and simple
Supplies and tools: Doodle Fall (Inkadinkado), Sentiment (A Muse), Scholar Prismacolor Pencils

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Sunday, October 16, 2016

Pear Tags

I made a set of pear tags to use as "thank you's"  for 
some sweet ladies who are a special blessing to me.
(I also attached two of these to Glazed Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Bread as a 
"thank you" to two guys from church who helped me out with
plumping problems yesterday!)
I stamped the pear on cream cardstock 
and lightly stamped a script stamp over it.
I added just a little bit of color (yellow, red, and green) 
to the pear with my Prismacolor pencils.
The back has a cream piece of cardstock attached
for writing my message on.

Supplies and Tools: Pear Stamp (Rubber Stampede), Sentiment (EK Success), 
Script Stamp (Stampin' Up), Paper Crimper (Fiskers), Scholar Prismacolor Pencils, Twine

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(Anything But A Card)

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Saturday, October 15, 2016

Clean and Simple Butterfly

Here's a clean and simple card I made for use in the 
 I love how the black card makes the image "pop."

Supplies and tools: Butterfly Stamp (Studio G), Scripture Stamp (Biblical Impressions), Border Stamp from Simple Life stamp set, Scholar Prismacolor Pencils, Black/White Cardstock
This post linked to:
(Spiders or Insects)

(Anything Goes)

Friday, October 14, 2016

Digital Journal Pages

 Life has been pretty busy for me of late, 
plenty of creating, just not a lot of time for posting!
Today I'm sharing three sets of digital pages 
I made to sell in the Etsy shop.
These pages are large (approx. 8 x 10), 
but can be resized to make smaller journals too.
This set of gratitude journal cards was hand-drawn 
in the primitive design to be used all year round!