Wednesday, June 11, 2008

More Cards

This is a diorama card I made for my mom for mother's day. I just love the stamps and had fun coloring them in her favorite colors. Such a fun card to do.

supplies: blooming with love, wonderful favorites, sanded background from Stampin' Up!. watercolor crayons, waterbrush, white gel pen, 1" and 1 1/4" circle punches, corner rounder.

This little owl and branch are from a new set I got this weekend while shopping with my mom and aunt. It's a clear set from Chatterbox. It has lots of fun natural images. The bracket stamps are from studio g. (michaels) and the phrase is from Because of you set (Stampin' Up!). I colored the images using colored pencil and goo gone (magic colored pencil technique). It is my most favorite way to color, I can't get enough of it! I added the small white flower and button and a little orange stickles to complete this card. I just love the little owl :)

For this card, I used a new set from the Tricia Santry line from Fiskars. I just think the turtles are so cute and whimsical. I added the grass on the bottom with a stamp from Because of You set (Stampin' Up!). I colored this using colored pencils and goo gone. Just some fun little images to color.

Saturday, June 7, 2008

I had such a fun day today! Just wanted to share....I spent the day shopping at craft stores with my mom and aunt. So much fun!!! We spent hours in each store, no rush, just fun.

We went to Michael's first, picked up some pretty cute dollar stamps (months of the year). These are always so fun. Then we went to Crafts Direct (St. Cloud, MN). This is probably the biggest craft store there is! There was such a surprise when I walked in the door, I was so excited! There was a whole display of Unity Stamps! So fun and awesome to see them there. If you haven't heard of or seen their stamps, check them out here. They are just fabulous and the owner is great! They have a really innovative mounting system for their stamps and the quality and value are incredible.

So we shopped all day and then enjoyed ice cream. What could be better than spending time with some wonderful gals, buying stamps, and eating ice cream! Thank you so much mom and Lori for a wonderful day! You rock!