Friday, 5 May 2017

Welcome to the start of another weekend

Morning readers, 

Good week? Hope so, hope you also all have something nice to look forward to this weekend. Me? I hope to be off to a scrap and stamp expo either today or tomorrow - the final decision is weather based as hubby has a show he wants to attend but it will be outside so the forecast will make the decision about who does what on which day!

My card
The front and back of my card and the front of my envelope
The inside of my card and reverse of my envelope
Materials used:
  • White C6/A2, 250gsm, card  and matching sized envelope
  • Two pieces of white card, a piece of burgundy card and a piece of purple card + snippets of each for the image panel too
  • Kaisercraft wood grain image stamped using Ranger Archival watering can ink
  • Carabelle small circles stamped using Memento grape jelly ink
  • Carabelle larger circle stamped using Memento sweet plum ink
  • Dylusions small circles stamped using Hero Arts neon yellow ink - not shown in photo below, forgot!
  • Dina Wakley stars stamped using Versafine onyx black ink
  • Inkadinkado small birthday sentiment and Stampers Anonymous large birthday sentiment stamped using Versafine onyx black ink
  • Stardust stickles applied to the stars on the front of my card

I'll be entering the above make for the following challenges:-
  1. Crafty Sentiments - May 2nd challenge - ANYTHING GOES
  2. Incy Wincy - May 1st challenge - CAS (Clean And Simple)
  3. Pammie's Inky Pinkies - challenge No. 1718 - ANYTHING GOES
  4. Crafting when we can - challenge No. 143 - CAS (Clean And Simple)
  5. CAS-ual Fridays - challenge No. CFC173 - PICK 6 .. I went with SIX stamps used
HAPPY 6th BIRTHDAY to CAS-ual Friday

And then .... I had new stash burning a hole in my creativity so ....

Materials used:
  • ATC blank
  • Snippet of navy card cut to ATC size
  • Snippet of white card cut to fit, leaving a 1/8" border of the navy card
  • Stampers Anonymous crazy dog image stamped using Memento tuxedo black ink (NBUS)
  • Image coloured using Derwent coloursoft pencils, blended with the finesse blending pen
  • Hampton Arts jillibean sentiment stamped using Ranger Archival majestic violet ink (NBUS)
  • Dylusions border stamped using Ranger Archival vibrant fuschia (PINK) ink (NBUS)
  • Mod Podge dimensional gloss on the doggy nose and stardust stickles on his collar, border and large text on the sentiment - to give it plenty of bling!

I'll be entering the above ATC for the following challenges:-
  1. Through The Craft Room Door - May 2nd challenge - ANYTHING GOES
  2. Lemon Shortbead - challenge No. 40 - ANYTHING GOES
  3. Simon Says Stamp - Wednesday challenge - A HINT OF PINK

Wanna see the new stash? I snagged a ticket to the Scrap and Stamp expo too - YAY!



SARN said...

Terrific star card mate.

BUT . . . that dog is just soooo cute. So the ATC is my fave of the twofers today. He certainly looks a little crazy - but crazy cute!

Enjoy Expo, whenever you go. Hope you have a blast.

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Dortesjs said...

ohh dear, your stuff is awsome i just love it ;O))

Pat said...

I think both your makes today are great Kathy and the stars are really pretty and colourful, then the cute dog ATC makes me smile and the purple and pink are so bright and beautiful. Enjoy the expo too. x

Robin said...

These are so fabulous! The matching envelope is so perfect and that doggy is just adorable! Thanks for playing along with us at CWWC and good luck! Hugs, Robin

Viv said...

Great card and matching envelope Kathy. Love the cute doggie atc too 😀 Viv xx

Marcia said...

I love how you decorated the envelope front and back. Very cute card. Love all the stars. . . I was wondering what the 6 items were on your card. Very creative of you using 6 different stamps. Thanks for sharing with everyone at Cas-ual Fridays!!

Sarah Bell said...

Hi Kathy, I love this cute dog! Fab project :) Hope you are well! – thanks for joining in the Lemon Shortbread Blog Challenge. – Sarah B DT –

Cara said...

Fab card and your ATC is adorable! Great new stash, are those mini archival inks or is my brain fried (usually happens 90% of the time! ) Cara x

Birdie said...

Great card, find it very relaxing to look at. Thanks for joining the PIP challenge this week.

Lady Bug Stampers said...

Sweet card love that little dog. Thank you so much for joining us at Through The Craft Room Door ATG challenge this week. We hope you will come back again next week to play along.

Lisa Kind said...

Your cards are so cute! I love how your incorporated our Cas-ual Fridays challenge into your first card! Love the design! Thanks for playing with us!

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at CWWC, good luck!!! Amy DT

Gayatri said...

Love both your cards. The graphic background is awesome on the first card. Thank you so much for playing along Simon Says Stamp A Hint of Pink Challenge. Gayatri xx

Tasha Vovchuk said...

That is a nice card and a smart way to use one stamp! ;) Thanks for playing along with CAS-ual Fridays challenge!

Suze said...

Love your CAS design - and that you carried it throughout the card and matching envelope. Thank you for joining in the Clean and Simple Challenge at Incy Wincy Designs.