Showing posts from July, 2013

MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge

I have been on a crafting kick for the last week or so.  The bad news is I lost my job. But, the really good news is that I now have tons of time to craft.  Actually, as I was leaving my job after I got let go, one of my first thoughts was "now I can get together with Angie and Corrine and scrap".  My two friends get together once a week and I have missed it so much. I did a major clean up on my craft desk and haven't stopped crafting since.  Funny, a clean and organized scrapping area can be very inspiring!
I really like the sketches that they provide for the MFT Wednesday Sketch club and have done quite a few.  Here is the latest (link):

 Here is my card: I knew I wanted to do something masculine with this SU stamp set, The Open Sea.  I stamped it in Versamark and embossed with SU Pewter embossing powder.  I used a variety of different dies, MFT and Spellbinders.  The sentiment is from MFT.
The paper is BoBunny, Weekend Market.  I love these papers and they are perfec…

Moxie Fab Tuesday Trigger

I don't think I have previously participated in a Moxie Fab challenge.  I love the blog.
Today I am joining the Tuesday Trigger challenge (photo is linked):

 The soft color is what caught my eye.  At first I thought it was a soft mint green, then thought soft blue?   I didn't have any mint green paper so I went with the blue. I don't do a lot of soft romantic cards like this.  But when I do, and they come out as I envisioned, they are always some of my favorite cards.  Maybe I should do more of this style. Here is my take on the challenge:
This is one of those cards that came out even better than I had envisioned.  The lace is an old CTMH set.   I added these little gold beads on the banners. 
 When I finished the card, I felt something was missing from the bottom.  I wanted to bring in a little gold but I wanted it to be very subtle.  The next day I went back and added these small dotted scallops (an old CTMH set).  I stamped them with Versamark and then used Perfect Pe…