Sunday, February 1, 2015

Some weekend fun!

This weekend I found some time to play in my craft room a bit. I played along with two challenge (woohoo!)

First up, the fun sketch from 'Tis the Season


I start with a piece of Blackberry Bliss cardstock that had been sitting on my desk for weeks, just calling my name. Then, I sponged Night of Navy, Blackberry Bliss and Strawberry Slush onto the Irresistibly Yours DSP (love this paper!). When it came to the sentiment, I sponged the same colours onto the stamps to give it a gradient

Check out their challenge this week - I love this sketch, and I never need extra encouragement to use stars ;)



Supplies:
Stamps: Wishing you a Merry Christmas (Stampin' Up! ' Paper Pumpkin kit')
Ink: Night of Navy, Blackberry Bliss, Strawberry Slush
Paper: Whisper White CS, Blackberry Bliss CS, Silver Glimmer, Irresistibly Yours DSP



The next card I created was for Freshly Made Sketches:


I was super excited about this little pig stamp. It's from On the Farm by Stampendous. I coloured him in with Copics and then picked out some papers to go along with it. The background was sponged in Sahara Sand over a chicken wire (hexagon) stencil from Memory Box.

Here is the sketch this week:

Supplies:
Stamps: On the Farm (Stampendous), Just Saying (Stampin' Up!)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Sahara Sand
Copics: Pig R81, R83, R85; Grass YG61, YG63; Word Bubble W1; Outlining W3
Paper: Whisper White CS, Sahara Sand CS, Strawberry Slush CS, Monster Medley DSP, Polka Dot Parade DSP
Tools: Texture Chicken Wire stencil (Memory Box), Word Bubble Framelits (Stampin' Up!), 2" Circle Punch (Stampin' Up!), Scallop Punch (Stampin' Up!) 

Thanks for stopping by today!

-Tara
xox

7 comments:

  1. Ooh, I love the background on your Christmas card. And the little piggy card is so fun! Thanks for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  2. Love your Christmas card, Tara, and how you sponged the colors onto your DSP...so cool! I have to agree the Irresistibly Yours DSP is awesome. I'm not a fan of most DSP, but really like this bundle together. Your little piggy card is just adorable too...so cute! Thanks for joining us at 'Tis the Season.

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  3. Oh he is just the cutest little pig! I love your pink shading and those papers you've combined it with. Thanks for joining us at FMS this week!

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  4. Your stars card turned out beautifully!! I love all the different colors and texture! Thanks for joining us at Tis the Season :)

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  5. Fantastic cards Tara! Love the background you created on the first card and the touch of silver against those colors is perfect! You rocked the sketch!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at 'Tis The Season!

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  6. Can't find your wonderful colour me card...., but those are some real treats as well! Thanks again for the honor of being GDT with you this month!

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  7. Wow, wow, wow!!!! I adore your star card! Those colors are STUNNING together!!!

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Thank you for your comments and encouragements! They mean the world to me!

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