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Monday, May 30, 2011

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Blank Canvas

It has been raining the last two days, so I haven't been able to garden. Ordinarily I wouldn't let a little rain stop me~but I am in a cast up to my knee. I partially tore some ligaments  in my foot.
Scary thought~I was thinking about adding some stamping to my cast. I really want to heat emboss on it but I don't want to waste embossing powder.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Challenge at Stampin' Dymonds Creative Space

  Challenge #2:  At Stampin'Dymonds Creative Space  Working With Digis


This week, theywe have a sponsor for ther challenge! Tellen's Place Designs has graciously provided  the digital image (digi) that  will be used for this challenge:

"Say What"

Courtesy of Tellen's Place Designs

Challenge Details:

You are to create an A2 sized card (4.25 x 5.5 inches) using this digi from Tellen's Place Designs.

The digi is to be hand colored using markers -- Copics, SU! Stampin' Write Markers, ProMarkers -- any marker sets you have/use.

Your card needs to be made using the following cardstock colors: Purple, Fuchsia/Magenta, and Black.

As part of the use of this image, it must be matted using all 3 cardstock colors.


This is my card .I am getting ready to head out the door for work so I am lacking time to give you the details on my card


A close-up to show the glossy accent on the  glasses

Friday, May 6, 2011

Tim Times Ten~ Day 9

It's day 9 of the Tim Times Ten Grand Giveaway challenges at Stampin' Dymonz Creative Place.
How high can you go? Today's challenge is to create a dimensional tag. At least two elements must lift up off the page. The edges of the tag should be inked. At least one dimensional flower and 3 buttons should be incorporated in the design.
My tag did not scan as well as I would have liked and my son swiped my camera to shoot pics of the High School Production of GREASE.
Paper Tim Holtz Idea-ology,Stamps~Hero Arts(tree trunk)Studio G(leaves)Flowers~Primas Punch~Martha Stewart Rub-ons~KaiserCraft Ink~Disress Ink, Colorbok  and Studio G

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Tim Times Ten~Day 8

Challenge for Day 8 of the Tim Times Ten Grand Challenge at Stampin' Dymonz Creative Place
Your challenge today is to create a distressed tag. You must use a minimum of 3 colors of ink. You must use at least 1 image stamp and 1 sentiment stamp. You must color your sentiment stamp using two different ink colors and stamp -- this should be one press on the tag and not "stamp one color, clean stamp, stamp second color." A unique piece of ribbon or other embellishment should be used for the hole in the tag
My inks are Distress Inks and Colorbok. My stamps are Rubbernecker and Inkadinkado. My butterfly embellie came from Michaels Dollar Spot.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Tim Times 10~Day 7 Challenge

Today is day 7 of Tim Times Ten Grand Giveaway  Challenge at Stampin Dymonz Creative Space.
 Today's challenge is  an acetate tag. The acetate must be dry embossed. It must be inked. Your tag must be two-layered, include an image, and you must use some type of "dimensional" product to embellish your image -- fun flock, flower soft, heat embossing, etc. The weather  is supposed to be cold in Baltimore today; therefore, your tag should depict a cold scene -- could be winter or fall and does not have to include snowmen/snow, just ensure you make a good representation of colder weather. The acetate should be from some packaging that you may have at your craft spot in order that you recycle the plastic and help prevent us from killing our own planet with non-biodegradable materials such as plastic...
My tag did not scan well at all and my son has my camera for the day.
For my acetate tag~ I used recycled clear x-ray film. I dry-embossed it using a cuttlebug folder and sanded the embossed image.I used Staz-On ink at the top, bottom and sides of the acetate tag. I colored the snowman with Bic Markers ans Highlighted some of the words with dimensional paint. I used Paper Studio paper for the 2nd layer.