Sunday, August 2, 2009

Three Cards in One Day!

I actually made 3 cards today! Well, I assembled one & made from scratch 2.

The first one has a total dork event to go with it. This was for Virtual Stamp Night at Splitcoaststampers. The challenges were posted last night, but you could enter your cards up til tonight. This challenge was to use NO INK. I was so tickled with myself. I used my Big Kick and Spellbinders dies to cut out leaves. I had this cool fall ribbon. I had pretty fall papers to use. I even made a fan fold flower for the first time. I posted it on Splitcoast and was so proud of myself. Then I went back just a few minutes ago, looked at my card & realized: I USED INK! I didn't color and I didn't stamp. However, I used ink to "distress" the leaves. UGH! Well, apart from that, it's a non-inked card! LOL!

Next we have a simple card using pieces I had ready to go. I stamped & colored severl Clear Dollar Stamp images last week to choose one for the Guest Designer challenge. This was one I didn't use. I also had this leaf cut out and forgot to put it on one of my cards for CDS, so used it here. It's been 100 or higher here for about 25 of the last 35 days. I am DREAMING of fall.
Finally, for the Clear Dollar Stamps weekend Color Challenge at Paper Craft Planet. You can find this week's challenge here. This week the colors were sage shadow, more mustard and regal rose. I used "knock off" colors (ha, ha!) for some of it, but stuck to the main color scheme. This paper was on clearance at Michael's, as were the flowers. I'm a frugal and sometimes downright cheap paper crafter on a budget, so clearance is always good. This card used CDS Thankful for you and Tag it sets. Copper was an optional color, so I added the copper paper clip.
Hoping to FINISH some aprons tonight or tomorrow and maybe make more cards! It makes me feel good when I can finish something & I don't do that often!

Have a super day!


Vikki Jo said...

Too funny Lori! love the card though

Carole Jo said...

Hi, I loved your card. I tried a new idea last night and it was awful. I don't have my daughter Karen's gift when it comes to making cards.