The first one I made for a color challenge on Sketches4all and for the #5 sketch challenge on the Sketchy Friday Challenge blog. I went with a Valentines theme and used my heart edge punch yet again. I love that punch!
The next card I made was for the sketch challenge on The Craft's Meow. I went pretty clean and simple. I pulled out my Crafter's Companion Toreads - Comge stamp set and stamped out "love" in the center of the die cut heart and heat embossed it. I have found myself pulling out that stamp set multiple times this week while making cards!!
For my next card I was inspired by the Clean and Simple Cardmaking 2 class I am taking at Onlinecardclasses.com. I pulled out my Sheena - A Little Bit Scenic - Flying Colors stamp set and grabbed the swirl stamp. I stamped the image with Memento - Paris Dusk ink twice onto my white card base. After stamping the image, I used a paint brush and water and very lightly went over the lines. This kind of made it look like it was painted with water colors. While I had my ink and paint brush out, I grabbed a little bit of the wet ink from inside the lid and splattered it randomly on my card by lightly hitting the brush against my other hand.
Next I grabbed my new Stamp It Imagine - Sentiment Swirls stamp set. I stamped the "thinking of you" stamp on green Pearlescent paper with Versamark ink and then used opaque white embossing powder to heat emboss the image. Then I trimmed it into a little banner shape and adhered it to the card. To finish I added some green skittles on top of a few of the swirls.
The last thing I made last night was a tag for the tag challenge on Sketches4all. I inked the Kraft tag base with ink from a couple of Ranger Distress ink pads - Worn Lipstick and Brushed Corduroy. I splattered some water on the tag to cause some water spots. Then I stamped out the butterflies and the sentiment -"Imagine" from the Stamp It Imagine - Time to Dream stamp set.
I used the same inks to distress some white eyelet lace and then layered the lace on the bottom of the tag. I colored a clear gem with my Spectrum Noir markers to coordinate and finished with some raffia tied with pink bakers twine.
I think that is enough for tonight don't you? lol Be sure and stop back by tomorrow. Crafter's Companion U.S. and UK are combining for an international blog hop! You won't want to miss that.
Until next time...happy scrapping!