Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Blast off!

Hi Everyone! Today I'm sharing a card I made for on of my best friends. Her son is turning one next week! It's crazy how it goes by so fast. I used (SU) Pun Fun stamp set. I love all the little puns and it has turned out to be a very versatile set for me. You can use it for so many different occasions and even leave off the sentiments and just use the cute animals. I used bright primary colors since Knox is so young. Hope he likes it! Happy 1st Birthday Knox!!!

I used colored pencils to color the rocket ship. I would love to dive in to the world of copics, but it's expensive so I figure I'll get there someday. I also used my nestabilities to cut the circles. I just love them. I want sooo many more!! Well that's all for today. I made several cards last night and will try to post them tom. It's always a challenge for me since I usually have time at night to create but then have to wait till morning to photograph them.I'll figure it out one of these days :)
 Toodles, Kristin

Supplies: All Stampin Up

Monday, February 22, 2010

Quick Update and a card

 Sorry I've been MIA for a while. I really want to try and post a few times a week but things have been busy around here. I got a new desk and some storage so I've been trying to get everything situated just right. I also have a new name!!! (Well I think I'm going to go with it) I'm also trying to dive into my first scrap-booking page..and its really tough.  I hope to have some time for the Mojo Monday sketch tonight.Enough rambling! Here is a card I made a while back for a box set. I Love the Damask Designs set from PTI!!!
Toodles, Kristin

Supplies: All PTI ( Papertrey Ink) colors are: lemon tart, aqua mist and dark chocolate.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Mojo Monday Challenge

Hi Everyone. Today I have a card for the Mojo Monday Challenge. I'm really starting to enjoy these challenges. It always helps me when I  have a starting point with a card. Do you have any great sketches or challenges you follow?? I would love to check them out if you leave the name or link in the comments section. Thanks. Here's this week's sketch:
And here is my card.
I really like how it turned out! Of coarse I love the patterned paper which is retired raspberry tart from Stampin Up. My only problem is when I seal the ends of my ribbon its stays darker and looks bad. Any idea on a product that wont do that??? Gotta Go the craft room is calling me!! My baby is sleeping and I need to take advantage of the time while I can :)  Toodles, Kristin

Supplies: All Stampin Up except the bling and ribbon which are from Michaels.

Friday, February 12, 2010

New name??!!!

Hi Everyone! I need a new name for my blog. I love the title but it's not very original. Any ideas??? I'd love to hear them. My father-in-law is visiting for the weekend so probably wont get much crafting done. Hope you all have a great weekend and a very Happy Valentines Day!
  Toodles, Kristin

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Embellish Color Challenge

Hi Guys! I have another challenge to share with you. This time it is a color challenge instead of a sketch!
I saw the colors and thought it was going to be easy and didn't turn out as good as i would have liked but its growing on me. What do you think??? 
It's kinda hard to tell in the picture but I embossed the swirl and glittered up the pink butterfly. The quote is my all time FAVORITE!!! Hence my blog name**wink**

Supplies: All Stampin Up except ribbon that is from Michaels.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

My first sketch! CPS-Card Sketches

Happy Wednesday! It's hump day which means the weekend is just around the corner. Woohoo!! Taday I'm showing you a card I made for the CPS card sketch. This is my first sketch ever. The sketches really help you out if your looking for a little inspiration. Here's the sketch:

And here's my take on it. What do you think??
I really need to invest in some copic markers or learn some other coloring techniques..but until then this will have to work. It's also my first time sewing on a card. Not my best work but I'll keep practicing. Hope you enjoy the rest of your day. I'm going to try to get in a few more sketches tonight :) 
   Toodles, Kristin

All supplies Stampin Up except the ribbon which I got at Michaels.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Thank You

Hi Everybody! Hope you had a good day. Today I'm posting a card I made a few weeks ago. My daughter just turned one and I needed to send out thank you cards. I love this card because it's simple and elegant. I'm off to play with a few sketches! 

Cardstock:  Melon Mambo, Pixie Pink,White (SU)
Stamps: Damask Designs(PTI), Season of Joy (SU)
Ink: Melon Mambo, Pixie Pink, Basic Black (SU)
Punch: Scallop Edge (SU)

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Hi! Can't believe I just set up a blog. I'm pretty sure I didn't know what one was until a few months ago. Not sure how this blog adventure will turn out but feel free to join me on the ride. Talk to you soon....I hope :)