Friday, November 17, 2017

Thank Everthing

Fall is the season to give thanks. The perfect timing for me to send  this card to a dear friend. She is kind, caring, and always there for me and this card says everything I wanted to thank her for.








I am playing along the challenge at Paper Smooches. Their November challenge is Fall.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Merry Mittens

Another Christmas card. This time I used the mittens stamps. I watercolored all the mittens and used a glitter pen to make different patterns for each pair. I had so much fun making this card!






A close up.






 I am playing along the sketch challenge #358 at MFT.



Also the CAS Watercolour Card Challenge November 2017: Holiday.


Thinking of you Bear

I was so inspired by this card by Sandy from My Favorite Things that I had to make one. I do not have the new stamp set she used yet but I have their polar bear stamps! I love to use the cute polar bear stamps for Christmas cards. They are so easy to color!






I am playing along the sketch challenge #358 at MFT.




Also the CAS Watercolour Card Challenge November 2017: Holiday.


Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Pink Birthday

I made a birthday card for a friend. I used a single flower with leaves and added sparkles on the petals.




 A close up.



I am entering this card to the Flower Challenge #13 'Use Your Favorite Flower'. They are celebrating their first anniversary.




Monday, October 23, 2017

Pink Prosperity

I know. I know. It is still early fall, and lot of trees are still full of leaves. But I am thinking of a new year already, especially when I was making Christmas cards. Some say it's going to be a cold winter this year. I am hoping for a white Christmas, but wishing the blossoms will soon follow and bring prosperity for the new year.

I will be posting more Christmas cards soon.






This is a close up. Hopefully the blue watercolor background wash is visible here.




I am entering this card to the Flower Challenge #13 'Use Your Favorite Flower'. They are celebrating their first anniversary.








Also the CAS on Friday Challenge #119: Flowers. Make a card with flowers on it.


Lotus Thank You

Have you ever seen a big pond full of lotus flowers? One of my happy childhood memories was going to see the lotus flowers in the park with my family in the summer time. 

This is a happy thank you card made with Lotus Stamp Set from Altenew.




This a close up.
 

I am entering this card to the Flower Challenge #13 'Use Your Favorite Flower'. They are celebrating their first anniversary.


Poppy Thank you

The Poppy stamp from Penny Black was one of the first stamps I got when I first started making cards. I love how quickly I can make a thank you card by using the stamp and the matching die cut. It's just so simple and elegant!



This is a close up.



I am entering this card to the Flower Challenge #13 'Use Your Favorite Flower'. They are celebrating their first anniversary. This is one of my favorite challenges to play with! So happy for them!





Thursday, October 5, 2017

Blue Snowflake

I made a simple snowflake card that I love so much. The snowflake was die cut and left on the watercolor paper. I then carefully watercolored the snowflake and added the sentiment.

It's time to make some Christmas cards!


I am playing along the Less is More card challenge #348.
                       

Also the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Christmas.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Blue Happiness

I've always wanted to make a pretty "messy" floral background for my card. When I saw the challenge this month at the Flower Challenge is Focus on Background Stamping, I finally made up my mind to make the card.

I first water colored a soft subtle blue background on a watercolor paper, then I stamped varies floral images using different shades of blues overlapping each other and the music scores. To create the many different shades of blues, I stamped the floral images with first, second, and third generations of stamping until the inks were no longer visible. I also colored a couple of white floral die cuts with subtle blue inks before I glued them to the card.

This is a happy blue summer card! I am very happy with it!









I am entering the following challenges:







 

Monday, August 14, 2017

Safari Hi

I made some cute cards for a friend's boys. I made four cards in total, one monkey, one giraffe, one lion, and one turtle. Here are the cards.









I am entering the lion card for the following challenges.

CASology Wekk 261: Safari.










Simon Says Stamp Saturday Challenge: For a Child.


Monday, August 7, 2017

Hi Bear

I made another card using the cute cute Kind Bear Die from Paper Smooches. The bear originally had a flower held in her hand, but I cut out the flower and let her held a balloon instead. I also let her sit on clouds and float in air. Isn't she just so cute?! I used a blue textured cardstock for the card and made the card a little taller and narrower.







This is a close up. I die cut the bear using kraft paper. I hope you can see I added some pink on her cheeks and some yellow and brown on her body, ears, and tail. I used colored pencils to do the coloring.





I am playing along with the following challenges. Thanks for visiting!












Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Thankful Bear

I made a CAS card using the new kind Bear Die from Paper Smooches. I loved the cute bear the first time I saw it and I had to have it! 

This is the first card I made with the kind bear die. I can see myself using it to make all kinds of cards in the future! How wonderful!

To make it more fun, I didn't die cut the bear. I used embossing pads for an embossed image. I then colored the bear using colored pencils.






Here is a close up.





Thank you for visiting!

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