Friday, 23 July 2010

Yay It's Holiday Crafting Time!!!

It's finally the summer holidays! And I now have lots of extra time for crafting and for catching up on some of the challenges I've missed the last couple of weeks. I just simply had no time at all to do any challenges unless they were combined with the card sets I made as end of year gifts for my partner teacher and TAs.

So here are a few I did this morning! This first one is for Just Add Ink's Challenge #27 which was a sketch this time and for Stacey's Curtain Call #39 to use Kraft, Whisper White, Certainly Celery and Wild Wasabi. I dug out a set I haven't used in ages, Best Wishes & More and love the simple design of this one.


Recipe:

Stamps: Best Wishes & More, Thank You Kindly both from Stampin' Up

Papers: Wild Wasabi, Kraft, Whisper White, Certainly Celery

Inks: Wild Wasabi, Certainly Celery

Accessories: Eyelet Border Punch, Wild Wasabi ribbon, Linen Thread, White button from Elzybells, Swiss Dots Embossing Folder

My next card is for A Passion For Papertrey's To Die For challenge and for Splitcoast Stampers sketch #290 and color challenge #278 to use Baja Breeze, Rich Razzleberry and So Saffron.


Recipe:

Stamps: Beautiful Blooms II from Papertrey Ink

Papers: Baja Breeze, So Saffron, Whisper White, Rich Razzleberry DSP

Inks: Baja Breeze, Rich Razzleberry, So Saffron

Accessories: Whisper White grosgrain ribbon, Victoria Embossing Folder, Beautiful Blooms Dies #1 

My next card is for Stampin' Royalty's challenge #29, Splish Splash so I chose a mermaid sitting in the waves. I also used Our Creative Corner's Sketch #25 and Color Throwdown's Challenge #102 to use Wild Wasabi, Not Quite Navy and Marina Mist, which unfortunately I don't have yet so I used some old Bazzill card that looked a similar colour.


Recipe:

Stamps: Lily At The Beach from Pink Cat Studio

Papers: Wild Wasabi, Not Quite Navy, Copic White, Bazzill Blue (no idea what the name was!)

Inks: Not Quite Navy, Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics

Accessories: Circle Nestabilities, Wild Wasabi ribbon, Aqua Stickles, EK Success Wavy Punch

And my final card is one I made for my card swaps at Monica's SU training event last Sunday. I made 32 of these without the pearls and just added the pearls so that it fit Splitcoast Stampers Free For All Challenge #21, Snowflakes and Pearls!


Recipe:

Stamps: Dasher, Occasional Greetings, Jolly wheel

Papers: Bordering Blue, Brocade Blue, Night of Navy, Whisper White

Inks: Chocolate Chip, Bordering Blue, Brocade Blue, Night of Navy

Accessories: Brocade Blue grosgrain ribbon, pearls from Lakeland

And that's it for today folks! I'll be busy crafting again tomorrow so be sure to come back and see what other challenges I did!

12 comments:

  1. What a cute little mermaid! I love that card! Thanks for playing along with us at Stampin' Royalty!

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  2. Hooray for summer holidays!!!! We finished today so I'll be looking forward to getting very inky soon ;D
    I see you've already been a busy crafting bee with your crafty time so far; loving your cards and particularly love the layout on your second. Those blooms look fabulous!
    Thanks so much for joining in with our challenge!
    Hugs,
    Aimes
    x

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  3. Great cards! I love all the layouts, but I'm especially fond of the little mermaid in the circle! Thanks for playing along with us at the Color Throwdown!

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  4. Some super cute work here! Thanks for sharing it with us at the Throwdown!

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  5. great cards! thanks for playing the curtain call:)

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  6. All your cards are just gorgeous! The JAI one is fantastic, thanks for playing along. and thanks for all the other inspiration.
    Gardenia

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  7. Wow - what a selection of fabulous cards! Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink!

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  8. Wow Vanessa you've been so productive. I love all these cards but the first one was very special.
    Carol x

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  9. Golly me so many gorgeous cards!! I'd be at it for a week to get that many done - LOL! Love the colour combo for the JAI challenge!

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  10. Way to cute!!! Thanks for playing along with us at Stampin' Royalty!

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  11. Gorgeous cards. Thanks for playing!

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  12. fantastic cards and so glad you now have time to craft :) thanks for joining us on the OCCSC this week

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