Saturday, 21 October 2017

Welcome to my Saturday post

Hi there,

Hope your weekend is shaping up well.

I have been hitting the ToC hard this past week and have two makes to share with you today, with the first one being this Get Well card ......

My card
The front, back and inside of my card along with the front and back of my envelope

Materials used:
  • White C6/A2, 250gsm, card and matching sized envelope
  • Two pieces of white and two of red card (Recollections) for my image panel and matting layer
  • Clearly Wordsworth Sentiment/frame (Everyday Greetings) stamped using Ranger Archival cobalt and Memento tuxedo black inks
  • Inkadinkado imageMorphic Birds) stamped using Ranger Archival vermilion ink
  • Stardust stickles to accentuate

I'll be entering the above for the following challenges:-
  1. Jo's Scrap Shack - challenge No. 211 - ANYTHING GOES
  2. QKR Stampede - challenge No. 266 - ANYTHING GOES
  3. Crafting With Friends - challenge No. 53 - ANYTHING GOES
  4. Creative Fingers - challenge No. 139 - ANYTHING GOES
And now .......
My card, difficult to photograph in the weird light today
The flash really made the Gansai Tambi water colour stand out .... so
With the flash off you can see the lightly coloured "grounding" better, I HOPE
The front, back and inside of my card along with the front and back of my envelope

Materials used:
  • White C6/A2, 250gsm, card and matching sized envelope
  • Two pieces of white card cut to fit and a piece of the DCWV "Olde World" stack of patterned card, cut to mat
  • Recollections Monsters stamped using Memento tuxedo black ink
  • Derwent coloursoft pencils blended with gamsol and a paper stump
  • Gansai Tambi starry water colours used to just add a little shine to the "grounding"
  • Mod Podge dimensional gloss added to the eyes to make them pop a little more

I'll be entering the above for the following challenges:-
  1. Simply Less Is More - challenge No. 351 - MONSTERS
  2. Colour Crazy - challenge No. 42 - ANYTHING GOES
  3. Creative Playground - October challenge - ANYTHING GOES
  4. Crafty Friends - challenge No. 69 - ANYTHING GOES


Christine said...

Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful card and envelope at Jo's Scrap Shack this week. Love the bird, the touch of sparkle and the fact that you chose to embellish the envelope, too! Hope to see you again at Jo's Scrap Shack.
DT Member

Diane Louise J said...

Hello Kathy
It’s lovely to see you have joined in the ‘Cute’ challenge at Crafty Friends Challenge Blog. Beautiful card designs using lovely images. Those little monsters are so funny and great colouring too... Good luck in the draw and we hope you will come back again very soon.
Diane Louise
[Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

Pat said...

Two super cards Kathy and that bird with the flourishy tail is very pretty, and your monsters are so cute and fun and love the colouring. x

Dorothy S said...

This is such a lovely CAS card - and so nice to have a matching envelope. Thanks for joining us in the Anything Goes challenge at QKR Stampede this week. Dorothy S, DT member

Marina said...

Two great cas cards - one beautiful and the other, fun!

SARN said...

Terrific get well card and I am LOVING the monster card!

Hugs, Sarn xxx

Izzy Scrap said...

These two monsters are terrifically funny ! They made me smile ! It looks like that the blue monster have drunk before the party starts ! 😂 Nice colouring and great CAS take on our challenge. Thanks for sharing and for playing along at Less is More !

Ann Tuck said...

Your monsters definitely have attitude Kathy! Love them!

Sazzle Dazzle said...

2 super duper CAS cards as ever Kathy and I particularly love that monster with hands on hip! He / she really made me giggle. Great colours and design and thanks for playing along at Less is More. x

Jo - Jo's Scrap Shack said...

Hi Kathy :)
These are some really pretty CAS cards! I love simple and clean cards because sometimes less is more. The sentiment in that first card says it all, ya don't need much more than that. :) Lovely cards hon! Thank you for also joining us at Jo's Scrap Shack and playing along with us this week in our FFC! Have a wonderful day!
♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

Sherri said...

Both of these are fantastic! CAS cards are not easy to make, but always beautiful! Thanks for sharing them for our weekly challenge at QKR Stampede!

Maaike Uijthoven said...

love your monsters! they're actually cute , not scary ;-)

Deanne Saunders said...

Beautiful card!! Thanks so much for participating in our IMAGINE THAT! DIGISTAMPS challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!! *If this comment is late I apologize! I’m having major issues lately trying to leave comments due to the stupid ROBOT silliness!!!
Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

Cara said...

Two fab cards, but I adore your cute monsters x

Neets B said...

Ha! Love these little dudes, Kathy. Who knew monsters could have such attitude, be sassy even! Love it!
Thanks so much for sharing with us at Less is More, Anita x

Gerrina said...

Your monsters are sweet ones in those colours and the first set is beautiful again! Hope your week is a good one!

Doris Klein said...

What a fun creation with this cute monsters! Nice make!!!

Cool Blog Design!!!

Thanks for playing along with our ITD’s Creative Playground Challenge and good luck!

Hugs and please come back soon!
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Sherry said...

Beautiful CAS cards this Is so pretty and love the envelope too . thanxx for playing with us this week at Jo's Scrapshack
Sherry Lynn
Dt @ Jo's

Linby said...

Love your Monsters - don't know how I missed them before.

Helen said...

Great card - love those little monsers! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Friends.

Helen x