I’ll get this back up as soon as I can!
I’ll get this back up as soon as I can!
Working with this Elvis is… Backgrounder is like having an entire hip sentiment collection on one backgrounder. I used the words ‘hunka burnin’ love’ and ‘dreamy’ and a marker to accent my shipping tag. Wouldn’t this be cute tied to a pair of flaming boxers for your man on Father’s Day!? Of course, I’m not going to post men’s flaming unders here on my blog, but you can imagine how fun that would be….right?
I started with a regular manilla shipping tag that I ‘rangerized’ using Distress Inks, cut and dry foam and a water mister. Then I overstamped with my new Vintage Ledger Scrapblock (TM) from CHF in Pitch Black Adirondack. These huge hunks (Scrapblocks (TM)) of rubbah (6×6) are being released next week. At 6×6, you are not confined to either portrait or landscape for your card design..either works! Added my Elvis, glitter with a Tsukineko Glue Pad (I use a stamp-a-ma-jig to over-stamp my glue), sentiment stamp and the backgrounder words ‘marked off’ with a black marker and a romantic swirly-do from the Rummage Bin Beautiful set, heart shaped brads and ribbons.
See you in the morning…
Both of my nephews have birthdays coming up. I’ll be sending this one to my littlest prince. Boys will be Boys (available Tuesday) compliments the sweet little girl in Cherish Every Moment. Now, moms with boys or moms with one or some of each will be happy. Lesley, the artist, does such a beautiful job with these images. (scroll for Poison Ivory winner details)
WINNER! I loved reading about all that you have to be thankful for, and for the most part, you were thankful for ‘relationships’. That is a wonderful, wonderful thing!
Here are your random numbers:
15! That would be Courtney, who said: “I need to thank all of the women who have been “Motherly” influences in my life. They have made a huge impact on me.”
Courtney, send me your address, and I’ll get these out today! Cards magazine recently sent me a goodie box with 2 issues of their beautiful March addition, so I’m throwing one f those in, too!
See you tomorrow with another card in the Divine Design project!
Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy —think about such things. ~ Philippians 4:8
Another beautiful stamped image from Lesley Langdon, Shady Daisy Backgrounder – Cornish Heritage Farms. This is stamped in Latte Adirondack Dye and then accented with Copic Markers. Did you know that Copic and Adirondack are compatible? Great thing!!
Stamps: Shady Daisy, Time to Stamp, Beautiful – Rummage Bin Line – Cornish Heritage Farms
Cardstock: White, Suede Brown Light, Pink Prism
Ink: Shell Pink & Latte Adirondack
Accs: Copic, Prima, Mini Brads
The CHF Challenge this week is to use Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pads on your card or paper crafting project. I chose to create my background by laying color from my Distress Ink Pads directly onto a craft mat, spritzing with water and then dabbing the cardstock into the color. Here I have used Shabby Shutters and Broken China. I used Cryogen White cardstock, and the trick is to not over saturate the cardstock and to dry with a heat tool in between swipes. When you are satisfied with the color, you can over stamp with your focal image and sponge the edges.
Yes today, you can own Elvis’s Guitar without shopping eBay or making the trip to Graceland! The guitar image is new from CHF. My daughter, Ashley is FOREVER losing guitar picks (I couldn’t even find one for the photo shoot! LOL). I am hoping this little altered tin will help her keep track of them, as it is the perfect size to slip into her case or sit on her dresser. I kept it very basic because I didn’t want anything catching or ripping off, she’s not the most gentle 7 year old on the altered objects, if you know what I mean.
Stamps: Elvis’s Guitar & All Shook Up – Cornish Heritage Farms
Cardstock: Georgia Pacific White
Ink: Rasberry, Shell Pink & Black Adirondack
Accs: Daisy D – rub on tapes
Thanks for stopping by.
May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. ~ Galatians 6:14
What does any sane person do when they’ve laid awake for almost an hour at 2:00 a.m.? They get up and stamp. There is a new Rummage Bin release this week, and Lesley has blown me away with these stamps. This one is called Little People. The little girl resembles someone we are close to in our family, and I can’t wait to make something just for her. For now, you can oogle my mid-night card. The sentiment (also from the Rummage Bin says “to love with all your heart”. You can see other fabulous samples on the blogs of the CHF team: Alli, Lesley (Rummage Bin Artist), Lisa Silver, Lisa Strahl, Kristine and Sherrie.