Thursday, August 27, 2015

PCC #114 and my crafty day

Hi Everyone!

This is week #114 at PaperCrafters Corner!

When I first saw this week's inspiration all I could think was 'what am I going to do with this?'I don't travel anywhere. I could have gone with the colors but I wasn't thrilled with them. I didn't think I was going to enter this week.....until I saw the pattern in the border. I had a Gelli print with that same pattern!
You should give this challenge a try. :)

While I had my Gelli prints out I made 2 more cards.

All the cards use Unity stamps.

I've had a lot of time to create lately. My daughter is away at school, hubby works everyday, and until I have my eye surgery I can't drive. Since I'm home I thought I would show you what happens when I get crafty.

As you can see from the photo I worked on my scrapbook, made some cards, and pulled out way too much! 
I started off  working on my scrapbooks. The table was fairly first. When I pocket scrapbook I first put in all the pictures. Then the cards. Then the embellishments. Then the journaling. I really don't like the last step. I used to use my computer for the journaling  but my printer decided it doesn't like card stock. So, lately I've been using (GASP) my own handwriting! That's something I didn't think I would EVER do.  That's a good thing, right?

Ok, back to the scrapbook for me! This one covers 4 years ('96-'99) and is almost done. Hopefully I won't get too lost in the memories :)
See you next time!! 

Friday, August 21, 2015

PCC #113 and FWF

Hi Everyone!

I took a break for cleaning to make a few cards. First up is this inspiration from PaperCrafters Corner.

I knew I had paper with pine trees but I couldn't find it. But.....I did find another pretty green printed paper. :)

I have no idea when I got this paper. It's been a long while. I used the swiss dot embossing folder, Spellbinders die, and a Unity stamp from Everything Wonderful. I also did something I don't normally do. I made two of this card. I'm not sure why I rarely make multiples of cards. 

These next few cards are only because I bought new stamps from Unity that came in while I was making the sympathy cards. 

This card is another 'happy accident' I was trying to stamp the flowers on a scrap piece of cardstock so I could cut them out. As you can see I didn't get the whole image. I tried 3 times! I gave up. I went ahead and colored them in with Spectrum Noirs. If anything it was practice. My practice turned into this card. 
Unity Stamps: Loving Today, Let Your Dreams Bloom

 My niece came over a couple weeks ago looking for a baby card. I didn't have any. None. Unity had a few on sale and I bought a couple sets. This dress one was only $1! I used the Queen and Co washi tape that I won from PaperCrafters Corner, Prismacolor pencils, and Spellbinders to make this quick card. 
Unity stamps: Tiny Little Gal, Hello Little One

On this card I used Unity & Susan K Weckesser's new stamps set 'In My Garden" I just recently found out that Prismacolor pencils color on black! Who knew? I stamped everything with Colorbox frost white. I LOVE this sentiment!!

Have a GREAT week!

Sunday, August 16, 2015

PCC #112

Hi Everyone!

This past week was busy for me. I had to help get my daughter all packed up for school. That girl has a lot of STUFF!
Anyway, I now have time to get this week's PaperCrafters Corner challenge done. 

I went with the pastel color scheme and the balloons to create my card.

I used the Zig Photo Twin markers to color the Unity stamp. I have had these markers for a long, long time and they haven't dried out. Amazing.

Have a great week!!

Saturday, August 8, 2015

PCC weeek #111

Hi Everyone!

I wasn't sure I was going to create anything for this week's PaperCrafters Corner challenge. My sister left to visit her great granddaughter in Tennessee before heading home to Florida. My daughter heads back to school on Thursday so we're working on getting her packed. It's amazing what college kids take these days. Too much!
But, I've been thinking about this week's inspiration....

I had this idea in my head and just HAD to try it.

I made this card using my Coluzzles and Spellbinders die. I like the way it turned out.

I started this post on one laptop and finished it on my new one. Yep, it finally came!

Have a great week!