Tuesday, November 25, 2008

CPS Challenge 92

Here is my card for CPS challenge 92. I love this layout and plan on making more with it. I was going for a slightly different look but as always the design took on a mind of its own.... I used the great Unity Christmas tag stamp set for the snowglobe and "believe". I am totally obsessed with the Brillance Inks! The paper came from Michael's but I couldn't tell you the brand. I love the peppermint candy paper! Unfortunately you can't see the full design on this card, but it's REALLY a fun paper. And you just got to have a little bling, and this is great glitter glue from Walmart! Stickles seems to be a very scarce commodity around here and I can only find it when I visit my mom in WI, so I thought I would give this stuff from Walmart a try and it is just about identical to the Stickles brand (Except the price, now there is a big difference.) And yes I meant for the snow globe to be slightly tilted, I was trying for the "shaking" look but it didn't come across that way.

I had a very productive weekend and made some really cute cards. A friend came over and we stayed up ALL night scrapping!!!! I think I got her hooked, LOL. I will be sharing some of them later, but off to bed for me.
I hope I get some feedback on this and my other cards. I really would like to know what all you experts think and yes I do want to know if I should have added this or not added that...

Monday, November 17, 2008

CPS Challenge 91

Ok, I couldn't stop with one. The Christmas card is actually following the CPS 91 sketch, the Thanksgiving card took on a mind of its own. The paper used for the Christmas card is from DCWV, its great! It's from the Winter Mat Stack and it's all glittered cardstock! Just wish the picture showed the glitter. The heart embellishment is a Walmart special.

I love these challenges! I think it fits in the realm of the sketch, let's put it this way, I had the sketch in mind while laying it out and this is what developed. So I guess thats the idea....

Of course I used a stamp from the Unity Fall Festival collection, AGAIN. I love this collection! I used some Stickles for around the sign and cut out my little yellow birdie so he would "pop" out a little more. (He is so darn cute!)

Sunday, November 16, 2008

So much Fun!

I have been sooo busy this week with work, I haven't had time to do any scrapping. I FINALLY got a chance tonight. I made a tri-fold Thanksgiving Card, the first picture (yeah I am not the best photographer), is of the inside of the card and the second is the outside. I used the great stamps from Unity, these are from the Fall Festival kit. There are sooo many cute stamps at Unity and never enough time.....

This Christmas card is also using a Unity Stamp, its the "Do Not Open" stamp. This picture does not show the clarity of the stamp, but it stamps very sharp and clear. ALL of the Unity Stamps do! I stamped it first using Brillance Gold Metallic, then I stamped slightly off with red. In real life it gave it a really snazzy look. What do you think?

As a sidenote: I am so EXCITED!!! I got my first follower today.... Please leave me a comment and let me know what you think. I am always looking for ways to improve and different techniques.

Sunday, November 9, 2008

CPS Challenge 90

Here is my attempt at this weeks CPS sketch challenge 90.

I have been having fun with all my new Unity stamps! Oh I am sooo hooked on them! If you haven't used any of their stamps, go get some.... they are great! The second one was just for fun, I love the wish list stamp from Unity, this was the stamp that made me FINALLY break down and place an order, I am sooo happy I did.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008


Here is another one, I have a very sweet friend turning 21 today and she LOVES pink So this is the card I made her. I used pearl irredecent ink to stamp the swirls at the top of the card, but it doesn't show up here. And OF COURSE you have to have Stickles! I originally started out with the SC200 sketch layout in mind, but got diverted. Maybe this week I can actually follow the sketch layout!

Sunday, November 2, 2008

CPS Challenge 89

Here is my design using CPS Challenge 89 sketch. I just got my new Fall Festival Unity Stamps and had to use them, so why not on this challenge? I love these stamps from Unity! The camera didn't pick up the colors very well but this was a really fun one.
P.S. I added another picture of it today that I took using natural sunlight, the colors still really show up as nicely as they do on the actual card. But I think you get the idea.