Month: October 2012

Freshly Squeezed at Freshly Made Sketches…

I have always loved this SU Simply Summer set and its refreshing lemonade image so I pulled it out for Freshly Made Sketches #56 on this summery fall day in Pittsburgh, Pa.


Card Recipe:
STAMPS: SU Simply Summer (retired), Stampendous- just a note
INK: SU Basic Black, SU Yo-Yo Yellow (retired), SU Barely Banana (retired), SU Garden Green, SU Positively Pink (retired), SU Bashful Blue chalk, SU Garden Green chalk
PAPER: SU Basic Black, SU Whisper White, Random Yellow DSP
ACCESSORIES: SU Black grosgrain ribbon (retired), SU Black Oragandy ribbon (retired), random yellow button
TOOLS: Only my faithful paper cutter I could not live without!!!
Here’s the sketch:

CASology #13 Leaf

This week’s focus at CASology blogspot is LEAF. I made this simple and quickly reproducible card that fits well into the masculine side I always seem to neglect. 


Card Recipe:
STAMPS: none
PAPER: SU Chocolate Chip, SU Old Olive, random card base
ACCESSORIES: random ribbon and brads
TOOLS: SU Little Leaves sizzlet, SU Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder, CB Olivia Alphabet but SU has a sizzlet with thanks as well

retrosketches #32…a fun new challenge spot

Ahhh, another fun site to visit…retrosketches. My mind immmediately thought of the SU Wanted stamp set when I saw the sketch challenge so off to work or should I say off to play I went. And, here is what I came up with…


Card Recipe:
STAMPS: SU Wanted (retired)
INK: SU Chocolate Chip, SU Really Rust
PAPER: SU Very Vanilla, SU Chocolate Chip, SU Sage Shadow (retired), SU Really Rust (retired), SU Outlaw DSP (retired) random darker sage around “star” behind stamped image
ACCESSORIES: random metal brads, random brown cross stitch thread

Here’s the sketch:

Espressoly for The Paper Players…

The Paper Players #116 challenge asked for a cup this week. I found this retired SU set and it had a cup in it!! I think this is the perfect card to use for  a gift card from a coffee shop! 


Card Recipe:
STAMPS: SU Espressoly for You (retired)
INK: SU Real Red, SU Basic Black
PAPER: SU Real Red, SU Basic Black, SU Whisper White
ACCESSORIES: random black stitched ribbon, random black/white brad
TOOLS: SU Window Frames Collection framelits, SU 1 1/4 ” Circle punch (for circles in between above stamped image and red frame)
Note: I made the black frame in the main image by using the circles and a square to frame the image since I wanted some black to set off the image.
Here’s the challenge: