Sunday, April 27, 2008

Kathi Inspires Again!

Firstly, I think I am going to have to re-think taking pictures out in my craft room. I'm not liking how the light looks. Darn! I wanted to have that box out there so it wouldn't take up room in the house. I'll keep tweaking it and see if I can get photos to look better.

Kathi inspires me again! Actually, I made this first card yesterday, set it aside to dry and then forgot to take a picture of it. Silly me! Kathi's card is here. Kathi, I hope you don't mind my copying your ideas!

Edited to add:

Credits: Cardstock-Lilac Mist, Spring Iris (CTMH), Ink-Spring Iris-first and second generation (CTMH), Stamps-Garden of Life (CTMH), White grosgrain ribbon (Dollar Tree), Just Bloom (CTMH), silver brad, Stickles

And this card drew me into making this lady bug one. :o)

Edited to add: It's pretty straight forward, but thought I'd mention that I ran the Holiday Red cardstock through the Cuttlebug with the Swiss Dots embossing folder, and then sanded the dots. I have a really hard time not smearing the white ink, so this was an easy out. It needed a little something, so I decided to punch small circles and add a tiny sentiment. I think it works. I used a black marker to fill in the dots of the ladybug, then added some Stickles for a little bling.

Credits: Cardstock-Holiday Red (CTMH), black textured (Hobby Lobby), Inks-Holiday Red, Black (CTMH), Stamps-Patterned Bugs (Inkadinkado), Mixed Messages, Polka Dot Basics (Papertrey Ink), Thank you set (Hero Arts-gift from Archiver's and I used the flower image from the set), Red Gingham ribbon (??), Swiss Dots, punches-scallop and circle, Coluzzle, Circle template

Oh, sorry to post and run, but we are going out to dinner, yum, and the girls got ready way quicker than I thought they would. I'll edit with credits later this evening. Edited to Add: The girls kept asking if we were going to a restaurant tonight, and I kept telling them to ask their dad. He said okay, so we went to Chili's. The food was good, as was the company, but the service...not so much this time. I had my fill of chips and salsa though. Love 'em!

Thanks for popping by! And thanks, Kathi! You keep inspiring me!!!
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Angela2932 said...

Jeanne, your cards are so beautiful! I'm always so impressed by them. I hope my weird post didn't shock you too much; I realized that even though I did warn people on the thread at 2peas for the POTD, not everyone would see it! Silly me!

Anyway, it's hard to see DID come to an end. But anyway, when you get a chance, check my blog listing for today (4/27/08). There's something on it for you!

Kathi Carlson said...

I'm thrilled that I inspire you and hope you feel the same way. When you tweak my cards and make them yours, I learn something, which is what this circle of sharing is all about! Thanks!!

Barb W said...

Hi Jeanne,lovin' your cards today! I keep looking at that ladybug set over at Papertrey. Your card is so so cute, I think you've convinced me to buy the set! Thank you for your inspiration...keep up the good work! Be Blessed!