Tuesday, July 22, 2014

ODBDSLC210 - Sponging or Stencils

The Shining the Light challenge at Our Daily Bread Designs this week is a Sponging or Stencils.  Join us here for all of the details.


I chose sponging for my card and used it on the leaves that go with my ODBD Dahlia which was water colored with markers and a water pen on watercolor paper.  I layered the banner on ODBD paper from the Heart and Soul Collection, it has the perfect lace edge to go across the middle of the card.  The top background was embossed with an inked embossing folder.

ODBD Stamps Used: Dahlia, Pennant Alphabet Solids
ODBD Paper Used: Heart and Soul Collection
ODBD Dies Used: Pennant Dies



Other Supplies: Twine, heat embossing, markers, water pen, foam tape, embossing folder, Spellbinder leaf die.


Check out the blogs of my talented friends for more inspiration.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Friends of Speedy TV challenge #134 - Shaped Card

The Friends of Speedy TV challenge this week is to make a Shape Card.  Join us here for a chance to win a stamp set and for all of the details on the latest challenge.

Wow, what a fun flower to water color! I used the new Mark's Finest Papers rose and sentiment from the Roses stamp set and used Stampin Up pens and a water pen to water color, then I cut out the rose and raised it with foam tape.  The background oval was stamped with the plaid background stamp from the Kilt Fun stamp set.

Mark's Finest Papers Images: Roses, Kilt Fun
Other Supplies: Stampin Up markers, water pen, foam tape, Spellbinder dies, embossing folder.

For more inspiration for this challenge, check out the blogs of my friends.








Have a great week!
Blessings, 

DJ


Tuesday, July 15, 2014

ODBDSLC209 - Red, White & Blue Part 2

The Shining the Light challenge at Our Daily Bread Designs this week is a color challenge of Red, White & Blue.  Join us here for all of the details.

For my second card in the ODBD two week Red, White, & Blue challenge I decided to go with this wonderful ODBD cardinal, which is heat embossed and water colored with re-inkers, I couldn't believe how well it went with the beautiful background paper from the ODBD Christian Faith Collection.  A navy Spellbinder frame was added behind the cardinal and I took this opportunity to use my new Spellbinder feather dies (One cut in red, sponged in red, and one cut in cream and sponged in red) tied with a seam binding bow, twine bow, and button.

ODBD Stamps Used: Sing for Joy
ODBD Paper Used: Christian Faith Collection




Other Supplies: Spellbinder dies, seam binding ribbon, heat embossing, re-inkers, button, twine, jewel stickers.


Check out the blogs of my talented friends for more inspiration.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Friends of Speedy TV challenge #133 - Turquoise & Orange

The Friends of Speedy TV challenge this week is to make a Turquoise & Orange card.  Join us here for a chance to win a stamp set and for all of the details on the latest challenge.





I used the beautiful Coneflowers from the new release at Mark's Finest Papers for the Turquoise & Orange challenge, adding some Spellbinder flourishes, frame and embossed background.

Mark's Finest Papers Images: Coneflowers
Other Supplies: Buttons, foam tape, Spellbinder dies, embossing folder.

For more inspiration for this challenge, check out the blogs of my friends.










Have a great week!
Blessings, 



DJ

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

ODBDSLC209 - Red, White & Blue

The Shining the Light challenge at Our Daily Bread Designs this week is a color challenge of Red, White &  Blue.  Join us here for all of the details.

I decided to go patriotic this week, stamping the flag heart from the ODBD Heart & Soul stamp set after inking with distress markers to create my background, then dry embossing and distressing.  I layered the beautiful verse from Proverbs on Spellbinder dies and added a seam binding bow with a button tied with twine.

ODBD Stamps Used: Heart and Soul




Other Supplies: Spellbinder dies, embossing folder, seam binding ribbon, distress markers, button, twine


Check out the blogs of my talented friends for more inspiration.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Friends of Speedy TV challenge #132 - Sympathy Card

The Friends of Speedy TV challenge this week is to make a Sympathy card.  Join us here for a chance to win a stamp set and for all of the details on the latest challenge.



I love the beautiful Marsh Silhouettes stamp set by MFP, it has a wonderful Sympathy sentiment and I used the fern stamp to make one of the background pieces which I cut out with Spellbinder dies.  The backgrounds were embossed with embossing folders that had been inked to give more depth and color, and I finished it off with a button covered seam binding bow and three enamel dots.

Mark's Finest Papers Images: Marsh Silhouettes
Other Supplies: Seam binding ribbon, button, twine, enamel dots, foam tape, Spellbinder dies, embossing folders.



For more inspiration for this challenge, check out the blogs of my friends.








Have a great week!
Blessings, 

DJ

Monday, June 30, 2014

Friends of Speedy TV challenge #131 - Note Cards

The Friends of Speedy TV challenge is to make a set of note cards, join us here for a chance to win a stamp set and for all of the details on the latest challenge.




I kept these really simple, using the beautiful flowers from the new MFP Great Flowers Stamp set and the large selection of sentiments that come with it to make 4 coordinating note cards.

Mark's Finest Papers Images: Great Flowers Stamp set
Other Supplies: Pink, Navy, and Black Ink.



For more inspiration for this challenge, check out the blogs of my friends.








Have a great week!
Blessings, 

DJ