Some of my previous cards...

Friday, May 28, 2010

Hi Friend!

Finally a new card! I used the sketch of a Mojo Monday Challenge, but on the way I discovered that there was room to show it in other challenges. I used my drawing Dee the Bee, Hi Friend! I printed it twice to make it in 3D. I painted each layer with watercolors and carefully cut out Dee and the flower. The wings have glitter and they look very delicate. I added a butterfly that I drew long ago. This time I painted it with Photoshop. I had not done it before and I found it very easy and the result is very nice. I printed it two times and glue the two images to give the bottom, although not shown, a more delicate finish.

Card supplies:
Images of EdithDesigns© Corner'Shop, Bazzill cardstock, miscellaneous designer paper, watercolor 140lb cardstock, Caran d'Ache watercolors, glitter, Spellbinders Nestabilities Classic Scalloped Square, yellow tulle, pale yellow button, white silk thread and my sewing machine.

Mojo Monday - Sketch
Charisma Cardz - Going round in circles
Paper Play Challenges - Up in the air
Crafty Creations - Use your favorite stamp
Pollycraft Challenges - Buttons and butterflies
StempelTraeume - Rund
Polka Doodles - Sew and Sew

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Special RAK for Jayme...

Today there is no card for a Challenge. I made this card for Lisa's sister Jayme:

I knew about Jayme's situation in different blogs and I felt I should send her one of my cards, that I hope to bring her a smile. She likes frogs, so I use my Prince Toad 1.

There is a special event on Lisa's Blog, to bring love and cheers to her sister
. I hope my card can make her smile:)

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Flowers, flowers....

Today I will show you a card I made with flowers, Pansies, from my “Say it with Flowers Collection”. There are Pansies in various colors, but my favorite is the most common and simple, the color that I painted. I think this card is for greetings, thinking of you, birthday, just because ... any occasion. I like that my cards have dimension, 3D effect, so I always copy the images at least 3 times, and cut out each image with much patience and my little scissors. To this card I cut out the complete five flowers and then cut out only three, so the card has different levels.

Card supplies:
Image of EdithDesigns©, Bazzill cardstock, Canson 140lb watercolor cardstock, Designer Paper of DCWV with glitter (The Linen Closet) and Designer Paper of JoAnn ScrapEssentials, miscellaneous designer paper, Caran D’Ache watercolors, Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels Four, Fiskars paper punch, Cat’s Eye Pigments, Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing Folder, Pink Satin Ribbon, Yellow Rhinestones, Bronze Metal Button, Light blue thread and my sewing machine.

Polly Craft Monday Challenge - Summer Blooms
Practical Scrappers - Patterned Paper
Stamp with SarahKay - Flower Power
Paper Take Weekly Challenge - Say it with Flowers
Clearly Inspired Challenge - Flowers
Charisma Cardz Challenges - 3D

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Max and his Best Friend Forever...

I drew this little Panda long ago. His name is Jimmy the Panda and I always thought that he was very cute. The first bear that my oldest son had was a little panda named Ling-Ling, so Panda has been a very important guest in my home. And Max ... well, Max is now part of the family LOL! He was one of my first drawings and by now he almost has its own life. For that reason he is always present and I can imagine him in many situations. That is why today I show you Max with his best friend forever. This is the first time I use lace on my cards. I have had three types of lace for a long time but I never found the occasion to use any of them.

Card supplies:
Image: EdithDesigns©, Bazzill cardstock, Canson watercolor paper, miscellaneous designer paper, Caran D’Ache watercolors, Spellbinders Classic Scalloped Oval, Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing Folder, miscellaneous flower punches, Recollections rhinestone stickers, Cat’s Eyes classic pigment Stucco color, lace and satin ribbon, pale pink silk thread and my sewing machine.

Sketch and Stash Challenge - Sketch
Forever Friends - Pink and Green
Crafty Ann's Challenge - Anything goes
Die Cut Dreams - Lace it up!
Creative Inspiration - Punches or Die Cuts
Whoopsi Daisy Challenge - As you like it

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Miss Cow, Just because...

It's very nice to receive a card on special occasions, but to receive it without a specific reason, is even better. Today I made this card with the happy and smiling Miss Cow, to be sent just because. I guess it will bring a smile to the person who will receive it. There are many layers of paper and cardboard. The cream colored card stock is metallic, but I think it is difficult to see it in the photo. I used the PollyCraft Challenge' sketch and tried to use it for other Challenges.

Card supplies:
Image of EdithDesigns©, Bazzill cardstock, metallic cream color cardstock, miscellaneous designer paper, Caran D’Ache watercolors, metallic paint, glitter, Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels Four and Labels Two, Lattice Spellbinders Borderabilities, miscellaneous paper punches, satin ribbon, Recollections Rhinestone Stickers, cream silk thread and my sewing machine.

Pollycraft Challenge: Sketch
PaperPlay Challenges: Brown and other colors
Sophisticat Challenges: Blue Brown and Cream colors
Dare to you - Anything goes
Charisma Cardz – Food or drink. There is milk on the milk container. She is too cute to be eaten:)
Pixie Dust - Cut it out

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Hi! Ty the Tiger

This is my second card on the same day!

Although I still do not finish all the cards with my "Say it with Flowers Collection”, today I try something new. Well, not really new, because I have some other animals on my folders. A few weeks ago I used my giraffes (Giraffe Family) that I made for Mother's Day and now I will show you Ty the Tiger. I think he is very cute. This can be a greeting card, birthday or… just because. It is always nice to receive a card!
Card supplies:
Image of EdithDesigns©, Bazzill cardstock, miscellaneous designer paper, Ecoline inks, Caran D’Ache watercolors, metallic paint, glitter, Sizzix Branch with Leaves Dies, Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels Three and Four, miscellaneous flower and butterfly punches, brown rhinestones, silk green thread and my sewing machine.

Stamp With Fun Sketch
The Crafty Pad - Punch
My Time to Craft Too Cute!
Bee Crafty Something new (my new digi)

Miguelito Chihuahua

I made this card with the Mojo Monday Challenge sketch and I will take the opportunity to show it in other challenges as well. This is Miguelito Chihuahua, a drawing that I made long ago and had not had the chance to use it before. There are several layers of different papers in various colors and became a very colorful and cheerful card, especially for celebrations and parties and celebrations.

Card supplies:
Image© of Edith Designs, Bazzill cardstock, miscellaneous designer paper, Ecoline inks, Caran D’Ache watercolors, golden pencil, glitter, ribbon, EK Success border punch paper, miscellaneous flower punch paper, buttons, thread and my sewing machine.

Mojo Monday Sketch
Cupcake Craft Challenges - Buttons
Practical Scrappers - Punches
The Pink Elephant - Color (Yelow), Designer Paper and Buttons

Friday, May 7, 2010


It has been too many days since I wrote my last post... I have had very busy days, so I could spend a little time in my studio. There is too much to do before winter comes :)

Here are two cards to Cinco de Mayo celebration. As usual, I used drawings from EdithDesigns and for this special occasion, very colorful papers.

To “Max, Happy Cinco de Mayo” card, I designed a colorful pinata that moves! I painted the adornments of Max's hat with golden paint.

In the next card little Jo and Joe are celebrating the Fiesta. I added a garland that I made with small pieces of green and red holographic paper. Also the word "Fiesta" was made with the same holographic paper. Unfortunately it is not possible to see in this photo, but I painted the girl's skirt and the silver adornments of the boy's hat with sparkling paints. I put some "Margarita" flowers (Daisies) with golden centers as a "vegetal" embellishment.

That's all for today:) Hope to post my new card tomorrow!