Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Celebrating a little girl's birthday

Cardstock:  white, watercolor, Bazzill

Ranger:  archival ink (Jet Black, Magenta Hue, Chrome Yellow); distress ink (Tumbled Glass)

Stampin' Up: More Kids at Play

watercolor pencils

Sizzix:  664177 Alphanumeric Label

Monday, May 20, 2019

Butterfly wishes

Hero Arts:  Monarch Butterfly and coordinating die (color layering)

Cardstock:  white, Bazzill

Ranger:  distress inks (Rusty Hinge, Fossilized Amber, Tumbled Glass); clear embossing ink; clear embossing powder

Taylored Expressions Prairie embossing folder

Friday, May 17, 2019

Celebrating birthdays and graduations

Sizzix: 664161 Cutout Blossoms and 660223 Celebration Words: Script

Cardstock:  white, Bazzill (coral), watercolor (layer behind coral)

Ranger: distress markers (mustard seed, wild honey, tea dye, ground espresso)

Washi tape

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

More celebrating

Cardstock: white, watercolor, Bazzill

Sizzix:  664164 Wildflower Stem #2, 664172 3-D Elegant Texture Fade

Colorbox gold pigment ink

butterfly punch

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Congratulations to the newest college grad in our family!

My youngest niece has graduated from SIU-C with a B.A. in Applied Linguistics and a minor in French!!!  Not sure what she's going to do yet but I know it will be fun and interesting.

My friend, Wanda, ( made this card (shared on her blog Sept. 1, 2017) and I pretty much copied it but made a few changes along the way. 

Stampers Anonymous:  CMS332 Composition & Lined (envelope). CMS230 Schoolhouse Blueprint, CMS163 Artful Tools; stencil (THMS011)

Idea-ology:  Small Talk Stickers; Flash Cards - Elementary; paper doll; tiny stapler

Ranger:  archival ink (Jet Black, Ground Espresso); clear embossing ink; clear embossing powder; distress markers (Stormy Sky, Aged Mahogany, Tea Dye): distress ink (Pumice Stone)

Cardstock:  Distress, white

Dymo label maker with black tape

Friday, May 10, 2019

Masculine birthday greetings

Stampers Anonymous:  CMS371 Distinguished; stencils THS118, THMS119

Ranger:  archival inks (Black Soot, Hickory Smoke, Vintage Photo, Ground Espresso); distress inks (Walnut Stain, Frayed Burlap, Antique Linen); distress oxide ink (Bundled Sage, Weathered Wood)

Cardstock:  watercolor, white, decorative paper

Plastic packaging (for label)

Staz-On Black

Idea-ology:  tiny fasteners, washers

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Nursing Week - recognizing a school nurse

My sister is a school nurse and her husband always asks me to make her a card recognizing her not just as a nurse but as a school nurse.  It's hard to come by nursing stamps so a few years back I started making a card that was just pretty and my brother-in-law can write what he wants on the inside.  This year is extra special because she was chosen (through a local newspaper) as one of the top 10 nurses in the area!!!

Christy Tomlinson:  rub-on border

Idea-ology:  Life Quotes remnant rubs

Stampers Anonymous:  dragonfly

Ranger:  distress inks (Tea Dye, Shabby Shutters, Broken China); Glossy Accents

Cardstock:  watercolor, Bazzill (blue and green)

I used the card Paula Whitaker made (found on Pinterest) as my inspiration piece - I pretty much just copied it.