Friday, September 13, 2019

After the rain . . .

Everyone knows that you need to look for the rainbow after the rain, just as Lulu does from the Digi Stamp Boutique.   I had the perfect multi-colored paper in my stash for this background.  The grass along the bottom is washi tape, and the clouds are die cuts that I sponged blue ink around the edges, as well as Lulu's surrounding frame.  The computer is computer generated.

I've entered these challenges:

Catch the Bug - AG
Crafty Catz - AG
Double D - featured

Daisy bundle

Daisies are such a pretty flower, and can be almost any color.  I've colored mine with prisma pencils and added stardust stickles for some shine.   The sentiment is computer generated, and other than layering, this card is pretty simple to put together, once your coloring is complete.  Oh, and the stamp, which I still keep wood mounted, is from Stampa Rosa.

I've entered these challenges:

Crafty Catz - AG/sympathy
Di's Digi Designs - hand colored image
Digi Choosday - AG

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Autumn scene

Doesn't this bench look relaxing, to sit and watch falling autumn leaves?   The bench, hello, and tree are all die cuts, and the leaves were done with a punch on autumn colored paper.   This was one of several autumn-themed cards that went to Bring Smiles To Seniors.   Check out their site, to be amazed at the scope of this charity, and how you can be a contributor, too.
I've entered these challenges:

Cute Card Thursday - autumn
Double Trouble - fall
Mod Squad - create a scene

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Later, gator . . .

Does this title bring back memories to you -- "later, gator" and then the reply of "after while, crocodile" . . . hahaha.   Well not really sure if this is an alligator or crocodile, but either way, he's a pretty cute digital from the Bugaboo store.   He does make up a good masculine card, which I've colored once again with prisma pencils and gamsol, and the "hello" sentiment is a die cut.  Thanks so much for coming in to view my friendly reptile!
I've entered these challenges:

Catch the Bug - AG
Crafty Catz - AG/hi
Creative Craft Cottage - for the men in your life
Cute Card Thursday - AG
Digi Choosday - AG
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - AG

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Delicious autumn

We're coming on the time of year when apples of all varieties are coming into season at the stores.   This Whimsy penguin, by the artist, Crissy Armstrong, is enjoying the best of the bunch, by the looks of it.  I've colored with prisma pencils and gamsol once again, then added a doily, brads and an apple foam sticker to complete this autumn card.
I've entered the following challenges:

Allsorts - autumn
Ching-Chou Kuik - fall/fall colors
Crafty Catz - AG
Crafty Friends - autumn colors
Cute Card Thursday - AG
Di's Digi Designs - hand-colored image
Digi Doodle Studios - birds and beasts
Double Trouble - fall + sweet treat
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - AG
The Paper Shelter - dress it up

Monday, September 9, 2019

Relaxing birthday

I always have a tough time with masculine cards, since they can't appear fussy.  This darling image comes from Lili of the Valley, which I've colored with prismas and gamsol.   The die cut wasn't lacy, so thought it would be okay, and I used a punch for the corner, along with candi-dots at the bottom.    The sentiment was computer generated, and this card was sent off to our son.
I've entered these challenges:

Creative Craft Cottage - for the men in your life
Cute Card Thursday - AG
Cutie Pie - celebrations
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - AG
Polkadoodles - AG

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Autumn wonder

I guess there's no doubt that this is an autumn card, as it speaks for itself.   This cute digital comes from the Bugaboo store, which, once again, I colored with prisma pencils and gamsol.   The apple background paper coordinated great, and other than a corner punch and adding a ladybug brad, this card is pretty clean and simple.   This card is headed to Bring Smiles To Seniors, where I hope it makes someone's day brighter.   You may want to check it out yourself and become a part of this caring group.
I've entered these challenges:

Allsorts - autumn
Catch the Bug - AG
Crafty Friends - autumn colors
Cute Card Thursday - AG
Double Trouble - fall and sweet treat