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Showing posts from August, 2012

The Birds and The Bats

Just a trio of cards I made today using birds and bats!

This first one is for Sweet Stop Sketch Challenge #173 and Cute Card Thursday's Challenge #231 to use some bling. I found this paper pad in my pile of 6x6 pads and have never used it despite it being absolutely stunning - all pinks, reds and greens! Must use it again soon!


The Birds & The Bees from WPlus9
Teeny Trees from Waltzing Mouse Stamps
Blushing Bride Ink/Cardstock
Cherry Cobbler Ink/Cardstock
Whisper White Ink/Cardstock
Soft Suede Ink/Cardstock
Sage Shadow Ink/Cardstock Retired
Teresa Collins Spring Fling Patterned Papers
Blushing Bride Ribbon from Stampin' Up
Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch from SU
Oval Nestabilities
Red Gems from Hobbycraft
My next card is for Waltzing Mouse's Sketch Challenge #112 and I fancied doing a Hallowe'en card for this one using my new SU DSP pack, which although is classed as a Hallowe'en pack is not really. The colours are but the patterns can be used for any …

Papertrey Ink's August Blog Hop

It's time again for Papertrey Ink's Blog Hop and this month was a slightly different inspiration challenge. There were many different ideas to pull from these photos, but I took mainly the colours, felt, Argyle and men's cards from them. I felt these photos were definitely more geared to a masculine card than a feminine card. I also used the sketch from Just Add Ink's Challenge #132 for this one with a little addition of the stars and twine.

And here's my card.


A Little Argyle from PTI
Signature Greetings II from PTI
Not Quite Navy Ink/Cardstock
Soft Suede Ink/Cardstock
Crumb Cake Ink/Cardstock
Very Vanilla Cardstock
Patterns Pack Hostess DSP Retired Various Colours
Seeing Stars Die Collection from PTI
Fine Linen Felt from PTI
Dark Chocolate Felt from PTI
Enchanted Evening Buttons from PTI
Brown Button Twine Trim from Waltzing Mouse Stamps
And that's all from me today folks! Thanks for stopping by. I'm off to go blog hopping and Pinning!