June 30, 2009

photo card challenge - Hero Arts

This week's challenge on the Hero Arts blog is to create a photo card. You can use magazine images and I have done exactly that here. I saw this tiger picture in a Nantion Geographic Travel magazine and was taken by the tiger's beauty. I'm happy with this card, came out exactly as I pictured it. Items used: Hero Arts Cupacake and Playful animals stamps, button, jute twine.

June 28, 2009

Winning Card - 2nd Place Hero Arts color challenge

This pretty little card won 2nd place in the Hero Arts color challenge. See http://heroarts.com/blogs/club/2009/07/02/winners-of-the-complementary-color-challenge/ Our good friends, Ralph & Robyn live in Texas (well Ralph is in Texas when he's not off working somewhere in some part of the world). Anyway, they recently sent us a wonderful present for our 25th anniversary and I made this card to thank them. Robyn is a "girly" girl and I thought she would like this pretty flower card :) Items used: Hero Arts AR123 cherry bird and CL184 thoughtful messages stamps, sparkle gem, pearls, ribbons and crimped paper.

Definitely one-of-a-kind Birdy-girl

I loved this bird stamp from the moment I saw it, such a fun little girl. I made this card for the Hero Arts complementary color challenge this week, blue & orange. Items Used: Hero Arts clear design be yourself and all occasion messages stamps, linen thread, jute twine, HA button.

June 27, 2009

Hello Hello

The Hero Arts Mix & match elements stamp set is fast becoming one of my favorites. The stamps are so versitle and I'm happy to say ideas keep popping into my head. Items used: CL266 mix & match elements, pop dots, metal gems, paper crimper

Japanese Dolls

I had seen the Hero Arts Janpanese doll stamp sets for some time and thought the dolls were the cutest thing. So, the other day I was in Michaels and viola! they had a set w/ 3 little stamps and I purchased them. Here's 1 of many cards to come w/ these cute little stamps. Items used: LP126 3 japanese dolls, CL308 sc arigato, CL266cd mix & match elements, gems, pearls, button, linen thread, ribbon

June 22, 2009

Caardvarks window challenge - Cupcake & butterflies

I made this fun window card for the Caardvarks window card challenge. Items used: Hero Arts CL139 birthday messages, CL158 and CL165 cupcakes, CL261 Woodland creatures stamps, 2 ribbons, paper crimper.

Hero Arts Complementary colors challenge

Monday's complementary colors for this challenge are black & white, here's my submission. Hope you like it :)
Items used: LL189 from the heart greetings, CL266 clear design mix & match elements, gingham ribbon, pearls, flower gem, pop dots and paper crimper

June 20, 2009

Our 25th Anniversary Today :)

Today Mike and I are celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary. I love Mike more each day, he's a wonderful guy. Of course I made an anniversary card w/ a dog on it, anyone who knows us knows we are "dog people".Hhere's to 25 more wonderful years with my DH :)
Items used: Hero Arts all occasion messages and modern lines stamps, Penny Black party animals stamp, jute twine, eyelet.

June 14, 2009

Hello Friend - Mojo Monday #90 & Hero Arts Diecuts Challenges

I recently purchased Penny Black's Zoophabet clear stamps and just love them. All of the Penny Black stamps are so cute and I love all of the little animals. I am submitting this card to 2 challenges this week, the Mojo Monday week 90 sketch challenge and the Hero Arts die cuts challenge. Items used: Penny Black Zoophabet and Hero Arts CL272 All Occasion stamps, Nestabilities dies / Cuttlebug, Jute twin, DP, HA button, HA gem, flowers

June 7, 2009

Pretty flowers

This is one of my favorite Hero Arts background stamps, pretty flowers and pretty colors. Enjoy! Items used: HA LL158 happy wavy borders, HA flowers &leaf background, sparkle gems