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Sunday, June 15, 2008

Occasion cards

Today I have a couple cards to share. I really like to do challenges so I was able to do the hanna sketch challenge and Taylor's cupcake challenge with these. The first card is a father's day for my dad fitting as this is Father's day.

This cards uses a sketch that was posted by Niki in the Hanna stamps forum. I started with a base of garden green and layered on my sky layer which I pierced in rows at the top and bottom. I colored my Riley using my prismamarkers and copics. I punched it with my Marvy mega punch which is where I went wrong. I did not want to matte it on a scalloped circle and the next size circle I had was too big. So, I punched another circle out that was the same size and cut it in half and matted it that way. I punched my white circle and stamped "dad" on it. I then ran it through my cb upside down to make it look a golf ball with the dimples which is hard to see in the picture. The pics are not the best this time as I was low on time but still wanted to share them.

stamps- golfer riley from hanna stamps, studio G letters
ink- pallette noir, choc chip
CS/paper- garden green, soft sky, Crate dp
accessories- copics (G21, E33, E37, E27, B00), twill, SU pewter hodgepodge, paper piercer, swiss dots cb folder

This next card is a last minute graduation card. I did not know that the graduation we were going to was a double graduate and so I needed one in a hurry. I wanted to do Taylor's sketch but knew I was low on time so I did the grad rather than the traditional cupcake. This picture really is bad as the colors are not coming out well even after editing and I am sorry for that but you will get the general idea.

I used Taylor's sketch which was tough for me since you had so many panels. It could also be that I was in a bit of a rush and could not think about it as much either. Anyway, here is the sketch. The school colors are blue and white so that is where I got my colors from. I used my prints pack for the paper and matted it on navy and attached it to my white base. I colored with my prismamarkers and copics and double matted it and attached my silver brads. I tied navy grosgrain underneath. Stickles were added to the tassel and flowers.

stamps- diplomabella
CS/paper- white PT, SU night of navy and bashful blue, bashful blue dp from the prints pack.
accessories- SU navy grosgrain ribbon, silver mini brads, prismamarkers (light cerulean blue, blue slate, deco yellow), copics ( E00, RV11, RV13, G21, not sure which navy)

Enjoy what is left of the weekend and see ya when I see ya...


Sue Strozyk said...

Oh my gosh, I just love them both. What an awesome idea to use the CB to make the golf ball, that looks so cool!!! I LOVE YOUR BLOG!!!!!!

Cindy Haffner said...

Sweet, love both cards, lookin' good.

Maria Matter said...

Love your bella and riley! What a great "Dad" card...that golf ball is too cool and your coloring is wonderful! Thanks for always being an inspiration!