Saturday, 13 January 2018

A Saturday post with tags and cards!

Hi there readers,

Hope you've all had a good week - probably starting to feel like Christmas was so last year! Sorry, couldn't resist that one!

I availed myself of some of the sales, well, one actually - Hobby Art Stamps - and snagged this fabulous image! So here is it's inaugural inking .......

My tag
The reverse of my tag
Materials used:
  • Kraft tag
  • Hobby Art image (from CS132-D Funky Chicken) stamped using Memento tuxedo black ink
  • Faber Castell polychromos pencils used to colour
  • Anita's dimensional gloss on her eyes and stardust stickles to highlight
  • For the reverse of the tag I stamped my Posh Impressions "TO" and "FROM" using Memento tuxedo black ink

I'll be entering the above for the following challenges:-
  1. Creative Knockouts - challenge No. 228 - ANYTHING GOES
  2. Cute Card Thursday - challenge No. 512 - SOMETHING NEW
  3. As You Like It - January 4th challenge - ANYTHING GOES
  4. Crafty Gals Corner - challenge No. 156 - ANYTHING GOES
  5. Creative Moments - challenge No. 134 - ANYTHING GOES

And now ...... the LIM challenge has gone fortnightly this year so I don't have to wait every Saturday morning to see what the challenge is .. only every OTHER Saturday, so, I was NOT up bright and early this morning to make this one ..... I was able to make this yesterday instead!

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

Materials used:
  • White C6/A2, 300gsm, card and matching sized envelope
  • Two pieces of white card cut to fit
  • One piece of purple card cut to mat
  • Using washi tape to hold my That Special Touch (MaskDistDots) stencil in place I applied Distress Ink in wilted violet through the stencil using a mini blending tool and foam pad
  • Close To My Heart (from D1523 - Sweet Music) saxophonist and musical notes (not on card front) stamped using Versafine onyx black ink
  • Happy Little Stampers Butterfly Birthday sentiment stamped using Versafine onyx black ink

I'll be entering this for the following challenges:-
  1. Simply Less Is More - challenge No. 362 - PURPLE - 3rd entry .. I SOO love purple!
  2. Brown Sugar - challenge No. 274 - BIRTHDAY
  3. Addicted to CAS - challenge No. 127 - MUSIC
  4. Addicted to Stamps - challenge No. 274 - CAS Clean And Simple
  5. WaterCooler Wednesday - challenge No. 152 - ALL ABOUT OCCASIONS




SARN said...

Cute chicken tag and an uber-cool birthday card with purple on it . . . Perfect.


Elaine Stark said...

A lovely tag. Thanks for joining AYLI challenge. Elaine

Lillianb said...

great ATC and card Kathy, That image on the ATC is great and I know I have it somewhere lol


Pat said...

I adore your cute HA chicken Kathy and then that super saxophonist silhouette with the purple stencilled dots, perfect for the LIM challenge. Enjoy your weekend. x

Penny Hanuszak said...

Great post Kath. Love the saxophone player birthday card. What a terrific image and I love how you used the stencil just over the image in the corner. Beautiful. Thanks so much for joining us for the Watercooler Wednesday Occasions challenge this week.

Deb said...

FAbulous creations Kathy, love that chicken and the saxophone image!
Many thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday this week!

Hand Brand said...


Susan said...

Such a festive card. Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

Cara said...

Your tag with the funky chicken is so cute! Love your card too x

Heidi Weaver said...

Hi Kathy, I look forward to more creations using that funky stamp set with the chickens. Your birthday card is awesome. Love the combination of colours and that wonderful silhouette of the saxophone player. Beautifully clean and simple! Love that you've continued the theme throughout the inside and the envelope as well. Thanks so much for joining our Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.

Helen said...

You've created a great card with such a modern feel to it Kathy. I love the background. Thanks so much for sharing at Watercooler Wednesday Challenge!

Melanie said...

Your birthday card with the saxophone player is nicely composed and the purple is perfect! Thank you for joining us at Brown Sugar Challenge for January. We hope to see you again.

Nonni said...

We are always thrilled to have you joining us! I hope you enjoy the fortnightly schedule! Thanks for joining us again at Less Is More with this fun and funky CAS card.

Kath Ricks said...

What a fun card!Thanks for joining us at Watercooler Wednesday!

Anja Curvers said...

Love them both. Thanks for joining us over at ATCAS.

cotnob said...

A super tag and great LIM card Kathy - such a fun chicken and fabulous silhouette music image.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

Amy Cohen said...

So fun and cute!! Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Knockouts.

Bobby said...

I love the movement the purple polka dots give your card, Kathy. Thanks for sharing with us at Addicted to CAS.

Younique Creations By Tina said...

So happy you played and your card is amazing!
Thanks for playing with us
Tina, Brown Sugar DT

Ines said...

Super :) Thank you for participating in the Brown Sugar Challenge Blog