Friday, June 25, 2010

June SOTM in Smokey plum and olive

Here is the last of the cards which I made using the June SOTM - I folded paper circles on 2 sides and then put 5 of them together to make the flower - I used smokey plum and olive as the colors for this card - I was really happy with the way it turned out - especially  the torn and rolled edge of the cocoa cardstock - Hope you like it too :O)

Monday, June 21, 2010

Hello everyone :O)

I thought I would post a little note to let you know that yet again I haven't fallen off the planet!  I have worked the last 20 days and evenings without a day off so things are just a little crazier than usual.

Leo started Marching Band today - so I took him to his 1st rehersal - I can't believe how time has flown by - it doesn't seem 2 minutes since Robyn was doing Marching band. So between Leo and then with ELliott taking up an instrument and will be doing MB too - I will have another 7 years of this - bring it on!!

I am still creating frantically for my teaching at our coporate event in Washington DC - 2 weeks tomorrow - aaghhhhh. Just when I think I have finished, I then decide to put another piece together just in case I don't have enough LOL

I have used a lot of liquid glass in the last few days - it makes such a fabulous adhesive - for attching buttons, ribbon, sealing the ends of hemp. The list is endless - I think it is my favorite product (this week anyway) so here is a question
What is YOUR favorite CTMH product???

Monday, June 14, 2010

June SOTM - Blue

Everyone who has seen this card really likes it - it is only small but very effective - Indian corn blue cardstock and ink and desert sand cardstock heavily diestressed with the same colored ink. I used the piercing tool and mat to make the holes and then threaded natural hemp through. I added the same colored hemp through the natural buttons.
Hope you like it :O)

Sunday, June 13, 2010

June SOTM - Pink and Black

Hi everyone - I am so sorry I have not posted anything for a week or so -I have been more stupidly busy than usual. You all know I am teaching at our annual Convention in Washington DC so I have been busy preparing artwork to show at convention.  It is taking rather more time than I anticipated - well that is to be expected when I took a weeks vacation half way through to go to Europe LOL :O)

Anyway here is a card which I made with the June stamp of the month which everyone tells me is for boys. Not so! I used bubblegum and black and even stamped the argyle stamp onto one of the flowers. I used the new glitter glue on the spots on the present and I love how it turned out - very girly :O)
Hope you like it too :O)

Friday, June 04, 2010

June Stamp of the month card

I absolutely love this stamp of the month - it is very much my style and I think the images are great. Perfect for any man in your life, Dad, brother, Uncle, husband. I used olive cardstock with New England Ivy ink to give a good contrast. Then added black and desert sand inks and heat embossed the clock in silver, I am thrilled the way this turned out - hope you like it too :O)

Thursday, June 03, 2010

Splendor WOTG

Here are the lovely cards from the Splendor Workshop on the go. The left hand cards show the basic kit and the cards on the right show the additional 'upgrades'
Hope you like them x

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