Sunday, June 17, 2018

White Christmas?

Growing up in Michigan, I've had my share of White Christmases.....but now living in Florida.....not so much! LOL

This week's prompt at Jingle Belles Rock is to create an all white card.  Or in my case *almost* all white!

Some recycled card elements, some scraps of white/grey put together, stickles and pearls and voila'!  Grey/white polka dot on left is the back of a photo card, grey dot on the right is scrap.  Stars punched from a recycled card, Star Dust Stickles all over the stamped image and pearls purchased at WalMart!

Made it to 20 cards!  Not too shabby having 20 cards ready for Christmas in the middle of June!  *feeling accomplished!*

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Christmas Bells

This week's prompt at Jingle Belles Rock is to have a bell.  After much searching (and lots of grumbling) I couldn't find one bell in any of my stash or years and years worth of cards to recycle! So what does one do when you don't have a pre-fab embellishment?  You make your own!  :)

Luckily my kids LOVE *love* LOVE perler beads!

The sentiment was taken from a recycled card!  I also feel that it needs something more.....maybe some bling or dots of some kind, but I'll keep looking at it and make a decision!

finished cards = 19

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Tie on a Holiday Ribbon!

The current prompt at Jingle Belles Rock is to tie on a holiday ribbon!

I lifted this card directly from Pinterest! 

Image is from Unity Stamp Co., red ribbon was purchased from Michael's and the twine is from Bella Creationz.

card count up to 18!

Monday, May 14, 2018

"Home" for the holidays!

The current challenge at Jingle Bells Rock is to include a building of some kind on your card.

During the last challenge (earth day/recycle) I cut up a bunch of cards we had received throughout the years....I knew I had kept them for a reason!

Today's card is using one of those images I cut from a recycled card from last year.

It was difficult to get a good picture with our dreary weather today.  Background paper is from an old Fancy Pants paper pack.  Sentiment is from Unity Stamp Co.

p.s. card count update = 16 :)

Friday, April 27, 2018

Peace on Earth (Day)!

The current prompt at Jingle Belles Rock is in honor of Earth Day!  Recycle, recycle, recycle!

We are encouraged to used recycled materials in our cards....this one is made with a portion of a photo card.  The "Merry Christmas" part was cut from that photo card.

I used paper packs from Joann's....Ms. Sparkle & Co., some buttons from my stash and twine from Timeless Twine.  Hoping to make more, I have gone through my cards and have about 10 recycled elements ready to use, just no time!!  

Monday, April 16, 2018

Color Challenge - Jingle Belles Rock

The latest challenge at Jingle Belles Rock is a color challenge!  It's called "an orange in your stocking" and yes, I do remember getting an orange in my stocking!  LOL

This is the inspiration photo:
What I see when I look at the photo is the stark white background, with the vibrant and cheerful accent colors of melon/orange and shades of green.

So this is what I came up with!

Stark white background which I embossed with snowflakes!  Popped up my accent colored design (Unity Stamp Co. Ornamental Season) which I colored with my Tombow Art Markers and some star dust stickles! I love the contrast!

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Let them SING!

Hark the herald angels sing!  This is the prompt at Jingle Belles Rock this!

I managed to make two cards today, both completely different from the other!  I printed this background paper, found a pad of tags I had completely forgotten about and the sentiment is cut directly from a recycled Christmas card!

While waiting for the background paper to print, I remembered that I had some musical notes washi into the washi tape storage I went a digging!  I had purchased these mini doodle-pops during a closeout sale forever ago and thought they needed to come out!

This brings my total to 13 cards!  Hubby going out of town this week....there may be more coming!