Saturday, December 31, 2011

Creative-Sketches CS54H

Hi Fellow Bloggers, I have still been hunting around for sketches to give me some inspirtation and I came across this sketch from Creative-Sketches from October that I liked. So, I gave it a go and this is my card. My little neice is having a birthday in February and I think this will do nicely. Hope you like it and thanks for stopping by. Until next time......oh.....and Happy New Year!!! See you in 2012!!!

Friday, December 30, 2011

Creatively Yours Sketch

 Hi Stampers, today I came across this 'old' sketch from the Creatively Yours blog. I wanted to make a card for a work collegue who retired today and I thought this would do nicely. The recipient is a male which is why I have used the olive & grey cardstock....I always struggle with male cards. Anyway, I think this has turned out quite nicely, hope you like it too. Thanks for stopping by, until next time....

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Deconstructed Sketch #32

Hello Fellow Stampers, I started off doing a Less is More challenge this morning but as the card started to get too many layers for their site, I went hunting for another sketch to use. I ended up using the latest Deconstructed Sketch but turned it upside down and I also got a shot of inspiration from Olena's blog (love her cards). When I started making this card, it was going to be for my sister in-law who's birthday is in January but I ended up making the card for our niece who will be 21 in March. She is off to Europe for the holiday of a lifetime in  May and as one of her stops is Paris and as she has already started buying nick nacks of the places she is going too, I know for sure she will love the 'Eiffel Tower' on her card. I am really happy with this card, it is a lot busier than what I would usually make as I struggle with busy even though I like it when others do it. So, I hope you like it too. Until next time, happy stamping.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Mojo #221

Hi All, I am really enjoying my week off over the xmas/new year break...this is the third card I have been able to sit down and make over the last few days. I have used this weeks Mojo as inspiration for this card, I chose to do the round card as they are always a challenge for me for some reason. The colours are very different to what I normally gravitate to also but I do try to step outside the square every now and again and I think I have done it successfully with this one. I hope you like it, until next time, happy stamping!!

Monday, December 26, 2011

Simon Says Stamp 14th Dec '11

Hi Blogger Friends, I hope you and your family had a great Christmas day as my family & I did. Today we are having an easy day until we go out for a Boxing Day event with friends where there will be eating, drinking, backyard cricket, volleyball & for all!!
I had the urge to make a card on christmas eve when I had a little 'me' time but have only just found time now to post it. This is a sketch from Simon Says Stamp that I used. I have never participated in a SSS challenge but I think I will be doing more. I missed being able to submit my card for this challenge but here it is anyway.
Until next time, thanks for stopping by....

Friday, December 23, 2011

Mojo #220

Hi All and Season Greetings to you. I hope you are all organised for the BIG day, I was until I went to make a Mango & Passionfruit Ice Cream Cake and found my mangoes weren't ripe even though they looked it!!! Guess I am off to find some ripe mangoes later. But enough of that, this is the first time I have sat down at my desk for a couple of weeks. A classic example of how long it has been is that the first card I made was a belated birthday card for my brother in-law!!! Oh well, it is that time of year.
This card was made using the latest Mojo. When I looked at it, I thought it lent towards a 'male' card so that is what I went with using dark blues & greys with a dash of yellow. Hope you like it, until next time all the best for the Festive Season, I hope you all have a great time whatever you are doing and where ever you are.

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