Hello and good evening! The first weekend of February is usually a good one for me - it's payday! Yay!!! I ordered myself some new stamps from PTI and Waltzing Mouse, some ribbon from Crafty Ribbons, some Card Candy from Craftwork Cards and 6 new books for my Kindle! And that should be all my splurges done for the month, but I bet I find something else I need sooner or later! I'm at Monica's Stampin' Up training event tomorrow, so I won't be able to get all my challenges done this weekend, so a good excuse for doing a bit more crafting during the week.
Anyhow on to the cards...This first one is for Viva La Verve's February Sketch #2, Color Throwdown's Challenge #127 to use Early Espresso, Bashful Blue, Crumb Cake and So Saffron and for Farm Fresh Friday's A Sew Easy challenge to use sewing. I painstakingly handstitched the cross-stitches down the centre panel as I cannot use a sewing machine for the life of me and I really wanted real stitching on this one!
Stamps: Miss Anya Love Collection from The Greeting Farm, Polka Dot Basics and Signature Series: Flower both from PTI
Papers: So Saffron, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso all from SU, Copics White, DSP all from Nitwit Collections Essentials
Inks: Bashful Blue from SU, Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics
Accessories: Bashful Blue grosgrain ribbon (retired) from SU, Embroidery thread from stash, Buttons from Elzybells, Labels 14 Nestabilities
My next card is for Truly Scrumptious #50 for the sketch, Just Magnolia #92 for their Anything Goes with ribbons challenge, CC56 to use Ballet Blue, Brilliant Blue, Green Galore and Tempting Turquoise and for Copic Creations #43 to use cool colours.
Stamps: Make A Wish and Make A Wish Addition from PTI, Tilda with Birthday Present from Magnolia
Papers: Ballet Blue, Brilliant Blue, Rainbow Sherbet DSP (all retired) from SU, Stampers Select White from PTI
Inks: Brilliant Blue, Ballet Blue, Green Galore (all retired), Tempting Turquoise all from SU, Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics
Accessories: tempting Turquoise grosgrain ribbon (retired), 1" circle punch both from SU, Ribbon slot punch, Nellies Flower Dies
My next 2 cards are thank yous for Monica and Bekka for tomorrow so had to be SU only cards really, which I don't do too often at the minute. This first one is for Just Add Ink's Challenge #54 to use Early Espresso, Soft Suede, Rose Red and Regal Rose (gorgeous combo!), for Papertake Weekly's Challenge Anything Goes with flowers and for Mojo #176 for the sketch. My card is a cute 4" square - love working with this sized card.
Stamps: Bliss, So Happy For You both SAB sets from SU
Papers: Regal Rose, Rose Red, Soft Suede, Very Vanilla, Early Espresso DSP from the Neutrals pack all from SU
Inks: Regal Rose, Rose Red, Soft Suede all from SU
Accessories: Word Window Punch, Modern Label Punch
And my final card for today is for SC318 for the sketch and for Paper Pal Arts #79 to use Riding Hood Red, Rich Razzleberry and Certainly Celery.
Stamps: Cottage Wall, For Everything both from SU
Papers: Certainly Celery, Rich Razzleberry, Very Vanilla all from SU
Inks: Riding Hood Red, Rich Razzleberry, Certainly Celery all from SU
Accessories: Certainly Celery grosgrain ribbon, Scallop Trim Border and Corner Punches all from SU
And that's all from this post folks! Thanks for stopping by!