Thursday, January 28, 2010

Cupcake Craft Challenge – #75 Matching Set

I love this digi stamp: Tales From Polycraft: Sweet Dreams Collection: Aurelia Mooncatcher. She is just too sweet. I've wanted to use her for a while and this challenge at Cupcake Craft Challenge gave me the perfect oppertunity. I thought a bit of flocking would add a nice touch to the card... it's been a while since I used flock... they call it Fun Flock and after this project I'm not sure why. The Stamp N'Bond doesn't seem to "grab" the flock well so I ended up "drawing" the image on again with a glue pen and then flocking on the card. On the jar I tried stamping the image I wanted flocked first in red ink, then covering it with a glue pen to flock. I think the result is about the same. The jar is a bit bolder in color but not as much as I thought it would be! I enjoy the finished result of both though! Not sure if I'll be "flocking" for a while, LOL!

Images are distressed with Antique Linen color. Fun Flock: Chili Pepper Red. Papers are K&Co.

Monday, January 25, 2010

The Cuttlebug Spot - Black and Silver

Black and Silver is the recipe this week at The Cuttlebug Spot. I had fun with this one using my Dolly Mama stamp. I think she is a bit over the top, which is exactly what I needed for the color combination!

Papers are a mix of cardstock, aluminum foil distressed and embossed with the Candy Cane Stripe Cuttlebug folder, handmade paper with silver heat embossed dots and SEI embossed cardstock.
The button is 2 together with a bit of torn fabric between them. Black lace and silver tinsil edge the card. I added stickles and diamond glaze to the image also for a bit more pop and sparkle.

This card is totally out of my comfort zone, and a huge challenge for me... but I love it! Have a great week!

Holiday Treat Holders

Happy New Year! What a better way to greet the blogger world in January then a few Christmas treats! I made these after Christmas using a few new stamps I received as gifts... they're just too darn cute to not play with them. I love Magnolia's. They make all things happy!

The red ribbon covers 2 jars stacked. I embossed the ribbon with my cuttlebug. I was so excited to see how it embossed! The ribbon is a wide acrylic base, velvet type upper... I have no idea what it is but it looks great now! LOL

I am looking forward to more creative time in the new year! I am so inspired seeing all the pretties posted out there. Thank you all for sharing your talent and peeping in on mine too!