Monday, February 20, 2017

CAS Watercolour - love

Hello Everyone!

Today, I'm playing cards at the February CAS Water Colour Card Challenge where the focus is 'Love'.

The embossed heart was created using a MFT Hugs and Kisses cutting plate. The 'love' sentiment was die cut from a coral-colored water color panel created by smooshing Distress Inks then applying a quick spritz of gold color shine. A few clear 'diamonds' add a little sparkle to the love theme.

Hope you're having an enjoyable day. Thank you for visiting and commenting.

Marilyn

Card Stock - Recollections
Dies - MFT
Ink - Ranger Distress (Worn Lipstick, Candied Apple, Carved Pumpkin, Abandoned Coal, Picked Raspberry)
Embellishments - clear gem stones; color shine - heidi swapp

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Muse - CASology - Love



Greetings Everyone!

Playing in a couple of challenges:

Muse Challenge #203 - Tracey McNeely's card is the inspiration this week.

Casology 236 - Romance

Inspirations from Tracey's card include background images, white sentiment on black background strip, layout.  The heart-shaped petal flowers were created using a stencil and black Pitt pen then colored with Copics and painted with clear WOS. Also, a coat of WOS was applied to the 'love' die-cut sentiment. Added sparkle includes clear light gray gemstones added to a few of the flower centers.

The heart-shaped petals and 'love' sentiment spell 'Romance'.

Hope your day is wonderful.  Thank you for visiting and commenting.
Marilyn

Card Stock - Recollections; MFT
Dies - MFT
Stencil - Art C
Markers - Copics; Pitt
Embellishments - WOS; clear gray gemstones

Monday, February 13, 2017

MCV - Addicted - joy

Greetings!

Playing cards at MCV 77 and Addicted to Stamps and More - Holiday.

I was inspired by Chriss' card at MCV.  My rendition includes joy sentiment, colors, use of similar process as background to create 'joy' sentiment. For some dimension the sentiment includes 3 layers of black beneath the top layer.  The sentiment was adhered to matte gold DP that was mounted to dark red card stock.  Because I like shimmer/sparkle on my Christmas cards, I added a couple coats of clear WOS to the sentiment.

Also, this fits with the Holiday theme at Addicted to Stamps and More.

Hope your day is splendid.

Thank you for visiting and commenting ... always appreciate your feedback.

Marilyn


Card Stock - MFT; Recollections
Dies - MFT
Stamps - Hampton Arts
Markers - Copics
Ink - Versamark
Embossing Powder - Ranger 
Embellishment - WOS


Saturday, February 11, 2017

Muse - Happy Hello

Greetings!

Playing cards at Muse #202 ... Anita provided a fun colorful card for our inspirations.  My rendition includes the stamped background and camouflaged sentiment.  Because this is a happy card, a couple layers of clear WOS were applied to the 'happy'.

Thank you for visiting and commenting ... always appreciate your feedback.

Hope you're having a wonderful day.

Marilyn

Card Stock - Recollections
Dies - MFT
Stamps - MFT; Hero Arts
Ink - MFT - Dye and Hybrid
Embellishment - WOS

Friday, February 3, 2017

NBUS-Addicted to Stamps - Bugs and Kisses

Hello Everyone!

Today, it is very sunny and pleasantly warm in southwest Arizona (USA) which was perfect for a fantastic day of playing golf.  Hope you're having an enjoyable day.

Now, it's time to play in a couple of card challenges ...

NBUS Challenge #10 developed by Darnell

Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge #227 - Make Your Mark

For the NBUS challenge my card includes a never before used sentiment.  Should my card be drawn, any of the giveaways will be a plus.

For the Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge the card includes use of Copic markers, Pitt pen and white Gelly Roll to make the doodles on the lady bugs.

To complete the images the lady bugs were  painted with a couple coats of clear WOS to give them sparkle.

Thank you for visiting and commenting ... always appreciate your feedback.

Card Stock - Recollections
Dies - MFT
Stamps - jillibean
Ink - MFT - Hybrid
Embellishment - clear WOS


Thursday, February 2, 2017

Muse - Hugs

Greetings everyone!


This week at Muse Challenge #201 is a clean and graphic card created by Valentyna.  I love everything about her card.

My rendition is a CASE, don't you think!!!  I kind of went out on a creative limb!!

Seriously, I wanted to make a card for one of my grandsons and thought a CAS/grunge style was more suited ... that is what I created.  I was inspired by the clean look, layout, large black inked sentiment. The card has a hint of sparkle on the round shaped elements and some tiny black faceted dots beneath 'hugs.'

Hope you're having a great day.

Thank you for visiting and commenting ... always appreciate your feedback.

Marilyn

Card Stock - Recollections
Die - MFT
Stamps - MFT; Hero Arts
Ink - MFT - Dye; Ranger - Distress
Embellishments - clear WOS; black dots

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Muse and NBUS - Congratulations

Greetings!

Hope everyone is having an enjoyable day.

First, a big congrats to Muse for their 200th challenge.  Second, wish Darnell a speedy recovery.

Today, I'm playing cards with Jenni at Muse Challenge #200 and Darnell at her NBUS Challenge #9.

My rendition of Jenni's card is a close CASE using the same stamp set, layout, dotted DP. I changed the colors to the purple/grey palette and stamped the sentiment to follow the curve of the oval frame. For some sparkle the flower was painted with a couple coats of clear WOS.

The NBUS item is the purple/lavender toned brad (with prongs removed) for the flower center.  If my name is drawn, ANY of the prizes will be perfect.

Thank you for visiting and commenting ... always appreciate your feedback.

Marilyn

Card Stock - Recollections
DP - Pebbles
Dies - MFT
Stamps - MFT
Inks - MFT
Embellishment - brad; WOS