Saturday, September 24, 2016

FALLING LEAVES

One last entry for this month's CAS Mix-Up challenge to use marbling, stamping and a choice (die cuts).

 
I die cut the HA leaves from a piece that I had marbled with shaving creme and reinkers and then stamped the veins with HA copper embossing powder.  The strips on the left were another piece of marbled paper and a piece I made by embossing it with more copper.  Pico dots and a simple sentiment completed the card.
 
 
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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

WARM WISHES

and warm ears and hands and feet!!  The theme this week at Merry Monday is "keep warm" and I immediately thought of my SSS "Ready, Set, Snow" kids!



So I colored my little girl with Zigs, made a snowy embossed background and a couple of snowbanks, added a few sequins and a little glitter - and done!  The sentiment (an old one from Technique Tuesday) was stamped in black and clear embossed.  She's pretty cute, isn't she!!! - and you know I never do "cute"!!


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Sunday, September 18, 2016

SNOWFLAKE SHAKER

Am really late in getting my Merry Monday card done and it really didn't turn out like I envisioned - but am going to have to run with it.


I used my new HA layering snowflakes with frames to make the shaker and the sentiment is also from a new HA set.  I wish the frame part looked more like snowflakes but...it shakes really nicely!! 

Supplies: Hero Arts DI196, DC195

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

FIRST CARD FOR AUTUMN

Today's challenge in the Hero Arts discussion group's 90 minute challenge was to use a geometric design and of course HA products.  So I created this card with a few other challenges in mind.  Time Out has a lovely fall photo inspiration and since I had used a marbled piece for the leaves, it also fits CAS Mix-UpIt also fits the "fall" LOVE challenge on Flickr .

The leaves, die cuts, embossing and sentiment are all  from the new Hero Arts holiday release.  I had made the marbled piece using reinkers and wasn't really thrilled with the outcome - but die cutting the leaves from it made it work.  Used Neenah copper metallic cs for the circle, PTI soft stone cs for the base and added a few enamel dots to complete my card.  The techniques used for the CAS Mix-Up were marbling, die cutting and stamping.




Supplies: HA DI199, CL987, DI315, PW116

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

STAY GOLDEN

Today I have a sneak peak of my card for A Blog Named Hero.


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