Wednesday, July 23, 2014

MFP Simple Salutations Challenge #107 - Use Your Favorite Colors

 
This week's Simple Salutations Challenge at Mark's Finest Papers, a Heinrich Co., is to create a card using your two of your favorite colors.  For me, it's pink and white with a little green thrown in!
 
The image I used is from the MFP Great Flowers stamp set and the sentiment is from Heavenly Harmony.
 
We hope you'll join us at the Simple Salutations Challenge; if you do you'll be entered to win a stamp set from Mark's Finest Papers. 
 
You can find the challenge HERE.

Ruby's Rainbow Challenge - We're Going to the Beach!

 
The Ruby's Rainbow Challenge is to create a project with a Beach theme!
 
For my card, I used a JessicaLynnMould Brentwood Owl image.  I love to create cards using different shapes.  For this card, I used Spellbinders Circle and Scallop Circles Nestabilities.  The image was colored using Copic markers.
 
We hope you'll play at the Beach challenge along with us!  You can find the challenge HERE.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

MFP SWAT Challenge #108 - Use Some Chipboard!

 
The Sketch With a Twist (SWAT) Challenge at Mark's Finest Papers, a Heinrich Co., is to use this sketch with a twist to use some chipboard!
 
 
For my card, I used the butterfly image from the MFP Hello Butterflies stamp set and the Hello sentiment from the Butterfly Sayings stamp set.  The I fussy cut the butterfly wings and pieced the wing over the stamped image.  The flourish is chipboard from Basic Grey and the butterfly next to the sentiment is chipboard from JenniBowlin.  I colored both chipboard pieces using Copic marker and then coloring over that with the Wink of Stella marker pens, clear for the flourish and black for the butterfly.
 
We hope you'll play along with our sketch and chipboard SWAT challenge this week.  If you do, you'll be entered to win a fun stamp set from Mark's Finest Papers.
 
You can find the challenge HERE.
 

Twisted Tuesday Challenge - A Christmas Forest in July!

 
It's Tuesday and time for another Twisted Tuesday Challenge!
Your creation should be Christmas themed; the TWIST is you need to include a tree or branch (or evergreen bough) on your creation!
 
For my card, I used an image and sentiment from the Please Snow stamp set from Mark's Finest Papers.
 
We hope you'll play along with our Twisted Tuesday Challenge.  You can find the challenge HERE.
 

Sunday, July 20, 2014

The Outlawz Sunday CAS Challenge - use a tag!

 
This is my Guest DT card this week at the Sunday CAS Challenge on The Outlawz Challenge site.
 
For my card I used Pear Pizzaz cardstock and layered a panel of white cardstock; the tag was stamped with an image from the newly released Roses stamp set at Mark's Finest Papers, a Heinrich Co.
 
I colored the image using Rich Razzleberry and Old Olive Blendables markers.  I then colored the flower using the clear Wink of Stella Glitter pen.  The sentiment is a PaperSmooches die cut.
 
Please create your CAS (Clean and Simple) tag/card and enter it in the challenge found HERE.

Crafting When We Can Challenge - Stamp Your Background

 
The CWWC Challenge for the next two weeks is Stamp Your Background!
 
The Challenge sponsor is The Stamping Chef.
 
I used TSC Sohpie Spitfire digital image.  I first printed the image onto white cardstock then used PTI Watercolor Wonder stamp set to stamp my background and also sponged color over the panel to give the sky affect.  The Travel sentiment is a Hampton Art stamp.
 
I colored Sophie Spitfire using Copic markers.
 
We hope you'll play along with the CWWC Stamp Your Background challenge.  You can find the challenge HERE.
 

Saturday, July 19, 2014

MFP Oriental Sketch Challenge #46

 
This week's Oriental Sketch Challenge at Mark's Finest Papers, a Heinrich Co., uses the following sketch:
 
 

For my card, I used the MFP Umbrellas and Fans stamp set.  I stamped the fan onto G45 Bird Song Designer Paper and fussy cut it out and layered it onto a doily that I cut in half.  I used a textured cardstock for the background of my card and used G45 Bird Song for the other elements.  Black gems and narrow ribbon embellish my card.

We hope you'll play along with our OSC #46 challenge this week.  If you do , you'll be entered into a drawing to win a the Birds of the Orient stamp set.  You can find the challenge HERE.