Sunday, 5 September 2010

Some old stamps...

Just a few cards I made this weekend using some of my old stamps...

This first one is for Just Us Girls #49 for the sketch and Papertake Weekly's Just The One challenge. You could interpret this one how you wanted, but I chose to use one colour of varying shades and of course I chose pink! I thought I would also enter this for the In Love With Stamping colour challenge for this month to use tone on tone colours.


Recipe:

Stamps: Signature Greetings, Background Basics: Botanicals, Beautiful Blooms II all from PTI

Papers: Melon Mambo cs & DSP, Pretty in Pink, Pink Pirouette

Inks: Melon Mambo, Pretty in PInk

Accessories: Pink Pirouette ribbon, Tilda's Lace Border Die, Tilda's Dragonfly Die, Pink gems from Hobbycraft (these suck btw - the adhesive stays on the acetate sheet rather than coming off with the gem!)

My next card is for Stacey's Curtain Call #46 to use Wild Wasabi, Pink Pirouette, Whisper White, Peach Parfait and Poppy Parade. I still don't have the new in colour inks - they will be arriving soon so I improvised yet again by cutting out the different layers on my flower in the colours I needed! I also used old Mojo #41 for the layout - still making my way slowly through all these old ones!


Recipe:

Stamps: Playful Petals, Sweet Birthday both from SU

Papers: Pink Pirouette, Wild Wasabi, Peach Parfait, Poppy Parade, Whisper White, Bella Rose DSP

Inks: Wild Wasabi, Basic Gray, Ruby Red marker, Apricot Appeal marker

Accessories: Wild Wasabi ribbon, White brads from stash, Word Window Punch, Eyelet Border Punch, Swiss Dots Embossing Folder

My next card is for In Love With Stamping's August Inspiration Challenge. I took 2 colours from each of the four squares and used them to create this pretty butterfly card!


Recipe:

Stamps: Flight of the Butterfly from SU

Papers: Taken With Teal, Regal Rose, Summer Sun, Only Orange, Pink Passion, Rich Razzleberry cs & DSP, Certainly Celery, Tempting Turquoise, Basic Black, Whisper White!

Inks: Only Orange, Rich Razzleberry, Tempting Turquoise, Regal Rose

Accessories: Butterfly Punch, Word Window Punch, Tempting Turquoise grosgrain ribbon

My last card for this post is another In Love With Stamping Challenge - September's technique challenge to use masking. I used Mojo #154 for the layout, Free For All #28 to use birds with a colour you don't normally use, which is my Really Rust and for CC105 to use Chocolate Chip, Really Rust, Old Olive, So Saffron and Cool Caribbean, which I subbed with Soft Sky. And I attempted to do a bit of ribbon ruffling and love how this turned out!


Recipe:

Stamps: Thank You Kindly, My Sweet Pea both from SU

Papers: Chocoalte Chip, Really Rust, Whisper White, So Saffron DSP

Inks: So Saffron, Soft Sky, Old Olive ink and marker, Chocolate Chip marker, Really Rust marker

Accessories: Old Olive striped grosgrain ribbon, Circle Nestabilities, Square Nestabilities

Well that's all for this post today folks! I've also done some cards with some new stamps here if you want a look.

11 comments:

  1. these are all super adorable, luv the details..have a fabulous day!

    enjoy *~*

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  2. Such a pretty set of cards! Love the different color combinations and the great images... pretty butterflies! :o)

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  3. WOW! Amazing cards - Act 46 is gorgeous!!

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  4. beautiful cards, Vannessa! though, I must say that I'm partial to the Curtain Call submission...just darling:) thanks for playing along with us this week!

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  5. These are all so beautiful! I love the ruffled ribbon...that came out so fabulous! Love how you used the JUGs sketch with the tone on tone colors! Thanks so much for playing with Just Us Girls!

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  6. Love your creations! Thanks for playing along with JUGS!

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  7. What a great bunch of cards. All very fun. I especially like the one with the crow and sunflower.

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  8. Very cute cards thanks for sharing!!!

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  9. Such a cute collection of cards! Love the layered flower on the second one, as well as the punched border and embossed dots. Thanks so much for playing at the Curtain Call!

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  10. WOWzer they are all beautiful!!! Perfect designs on all of them!!! Thank you for playing the Curtain Call with us!!! Hugs ~S~

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  11. These are all so pretty! You've been busy! Wonderful work - love what you did with the JUGS sketch :) Thanks so much for playing along with Just Us Girls!

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