Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Black & white anniversary card.  Not a good picture but it is already in the mail so I can't redo the picture. I saw this card on Pinterest and went to a site but couldn't get in so for whom ever made the card thanks!

Monday, April 29, 2013

I don''t think I have posted this card I made for Jordan. This is the last of this paper. The old car stamp is from Art Impressions.  I don't know where I got it.  I made all my Va cards for May, lots of thank you cards and a Mothers day card.  I'm working on my second swap card.  The stamping space is a disaster but I am almost finished.  Wednesday is the deadline!  As I will spent Wed. doing laundry & packing for the cruise.

Friday, April 26, 2013

Here's a Mothers Day card I made for the Mother of a good friend.  I really like this patterned paper.I am going to lunch with some friends..  That's always fun!

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

At our last shoe box Julie made this card.  I really liked the way she did this.  She stacked the layers and stamped them all @ one time.  Very clever.  I tried to make one but I am not happy with it.  I think it needs more color like Julie's.  I did three and trashed two of them.  Some days are like that!

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

No card today.  Here is a boot I did to put in the gift shop.  I ask Margie, a painter in our group if she could paint the boots for me.  I saw a picture in a catalog & here's the results.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Here's my swap card. I really like this paper.  It is from StampinUp.  The other side is a plaid that I use for masculine cards.  I need to get some cards packaged for the gift shop.

Saturday, April 20, 2013

I made this sympathy card for Rosanne.  Soft Suede  & Memento ink which is close.  Love it when I can find an ink pad I already have that matches close enough.

Friday, April 19, 2013

I don't often make baby cards but here's one I made for my friends daughter.  Rachel is a charming new mother and I wanted to do something for her.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

I was looking for a different color combo.  I have used navy and celery a lot but never Not Quite Navy and Pear Pizzazz.  I like it, so I'm sure you'll see it again.
Another Jordan card.  Black, Crumb Cake and a splash of red.  I like the way this turned out.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Here's another Jordan card.  I love this stamp!  The background stamp is a Rubbernecker stamp.  Their stamps
are  clings and stamp really well.  I use s Fiskars tool for all my large backgrounds.  I don't know what it is called.  It is acrylic and has foam on each corner.  You just place a stamp on it and press down.  You have to remember to press the middle but it sure works well.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Another card I made for Jordan.  I really like the simplicity of this card.

Friday, April 12, 2013

Here's Murphy a long ago retired stamp.  I just love him.  I sent this to Jordan.  I sent a card every day but unfortunately I don't have to continue.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

I have been busy making cards for a friend's husband who has been diagnosed with cancer.  I have tried to give her a card every day.  Here's a spinner card that I thought might intrigue him.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Here's another VA birthday card.  It's a bluebonnet moment.  Yesterday we went to San Antonio and I loved the bluebonnets mix with another wild flower that was orange.  It got me thinking that it would be a nice color combo for a card.  Hummm I think I am going to play around with that today.  Stay tuned!!

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

I made this birthday card for a VA birthday.  This dog is so cute.  It is a Penny Black stamp that I borrowed from Sharon.  The saying says "It's all about the journey."  Rose Red and Not Quit Navy were a great color combo.  I am sorry they will be gone.  If many more StampinUp colors go away I may have to find a new paper source.  What's with Bashful Blue going away?  Is Chocolate Chip next?  I've pretty much ruled out their stamp sets because there is always one or two stamps in a set that I know I will never use.  Oh well, keeps my budget on track!

Monday, April 8, 2013

Here's a VA birthday card.  I love this stamp.  Sure do miss those Gamble quails in Tucson.

Friday, April 5, 2013

 I did this springy card.  Love the colors.  The butterfly is there because of a smug of ink.  I hat it when that happens.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

I made this birthday card for the VA guys.  I made the paper background.  I took a piece of kraft paper wet it on both sides then wadded it up, smoothed it our and painted with a metalic paint.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Here's my swap card.  I love this soft color.  I left it blank so that it could be an all purpose card.  The stamp is from a set of 4 that  Hero Arts retired and then brought back.  I wish other companies would do that. Yesterday was  a fun day.  5 friends came over and we made a couple of cards.  I tried unsuccessfully to make a magic slider card which after multiple tries I gave up on.  I declared it history and until I come across a kit, it will remain so!!  I'll post those cards  soon.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

I made this birthday card for our newest member of the Auxiliary, yes a guy.  He is a wood worker & we hope to get some more guys in our group.  Pretty simple card.

Monday, April 1, 2013

Here's  a birthday card I made last week.  that's the last scrap of this paper I think.  I don't have a good way to store ds paper so I really  don't know what I have.  I was busy yesterday making some VA birthday cards, I only need to make 3 more for this month. Yea!! I colored the Prima flowers with a marker.