Monday, July 29, 2013

A Quick Post Today

Hey Everybody, ok so don't faint......I told you I was going to try and be more active on my Blog, so today I am going to share one of two birthday cards I made a while back.  I will share the other at another time.  :-) 

This is one of my favorite images by Lili of the Valley and she is called Faries on Tiptoe.  Don'tcha just love this image??  I colored her using Tim Holtz Distressed Ink Markers and cut the images with Spellbinders dies.  I added glitter to her wings, 'cause I'm belong to the "Glitter Queen" club.  Well don't you???  :-)  Gosh as I'm looking at this card, I have to admit that my poor ole brain is checking out on me right now, 'cause I can't remember if I used the Cheery Lynn or Marianne Dies for the scrolls.  That's one of the things I have to get much better at, writing down what I am using at the time so I'll be able to share with you all.  I just get so involved in my coloring, designing, etc,,and get so excited to see it coming together, that I forget.  Sorry I will try to do better.  My flowers were from Wild Orchard flowers.  Papers are from a paper pack that I have had for a while and since purple is my favorite color, I decided to go the purple route with this card. 

This was for a special gal's birthday and it was hard to keep from posting it earlier.    She seemed to love it and that made me feel good. 

So here is the card and I do hope you enjoy viewing it.  Remember I'm trying to do better here and if you have any questions on anything I post, please leave me a comment and I will try to find the answer for you.  Like which dies I used, etc.  LOL

I hope you are having a great day wherever you are and we here in the south are so happy to see a few days without the rain.  Sunshine never looked so good.  :-) 


Saturday, July 27, 2013

Does Anyone Else Have This Problem? LOL

Is it just me or does anyone else ever have the problem of forgetting how to get into your blog so that you can post?   Well this is either the second or third time as you can tell from the last time I posted.  If it wasn't for by BFF Suzanne J. Dean, I would still be out in the cold. So thank you my dear friend for figuring out how to get me back in my Blog and yes mam I did write it down.  LOL

So I have been playing around with some cards and finished another one today that is absolutely not what I would usually do.  Why you ask?  Well because it does NOT have any coloring on it.  Gasp!!! I know, I know, hard to believe isn't it?  As you will notice the focal point of the card is the beautiful Butterfly.  I have had this die for several years and it just was calling to me to do something with it.   So here is my card.  Hope you enjoy it.  I have several other cards that I have done recently and will be posting those in a day or two. 

My Butterfly die is one from Magnolia.  Don't you just love the lacey look to it??  I also used a Martha Steward punch for the border on the right.   It is hard to see, but the white paper with the border also was embossed with a cuttlebug embossing folder. White paper is CMTH and the colored CS is Bazzill.  Most of the flowers are from Wild Orchard, except the white one. I didn't have any rose buds in the aqua color, so I took my trust Copic marker and colored them.  So I guess technically there is some coloring on this card.  LOL   The flourishes were cut with my trusty Silhouette Cameo.  Again hard to tell, but I added some prisma glitter on  the outside edge of the butterfly wings.  Yeppers I love me some bling and had to add a little here. 
Hope you like my NON colored card.  See ya next time!!!!