Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Busy Gal!

I had a busy visiting weekend and it was great! I have not seen my half sister in a very, very long time and we finally got together. Great food and great company. The next day, we saw a  great friend whom we have not seen in a while. In between seeing people, I cleaned, made dinners, snored, visited my mom...you know, the usual. I am happy to say I made some cards



Flower Challenge- background Stamping
Color Throwdown-use mint green/aqua, light pink, lavender
Crafty Creations-Anything Goes
Fusion Challenge- a sketch and use pastels(or picture shown on their site)
Butterfly Challenge-You Choose and/or color Wedge wood Blue

This is a birthday card for my friend. I chose pastel colours to create this card. The left side I used distress inks that I sponged on. The right side, I used an old stamp that was embossed with white. I used chalk for the base colour and tombow makers to colour in the flowers. Stickles, fancy scissors, sizzex machine for the butterfly and some glue helped create this card


Happy Little Stampers:Anything Goes with Dies
Glitter-Monochrome
Dream Valley-Anything Goes

Really loved making this card. I stamped the lady long time ago on a distress ink background I did. At first I didn't care for her that much but she grew on me and I love the look of an outdoor sculpture covered in moss. I mixed dark blue paint with  paste and stenciled the paste on and then added glitter. The other background is done with colour burst. I stamped the background, added the saying and added the flower crystals.


Winter Wonderland-Use Ribbon, Twine or Lace
Christmas Cards All Year Round- Use Yellow
Eclectic Ellapu- Anything Goes
CHNC-Anything Goes Christmas

This is minimal for me. I just used the sizzex for the star cutout and the cuddlebug for the embossed backgrounds. I added glitter in the middle, ribbon and the cut out saying...basically just a white and yellow card. I was going to add snowflakes in yellow but yellow snow is just....wrong:)

26 comments:

  1. They sure all turned out great. Sounds like a great weekend was had too, even got in a snore or two. lol yep, yellow snow is just wrong indeed.

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  2. It is an art in itself to know how to create and share. The internet makes fun out of giving and spreading so much away for free for everyone to enjoy. Thanks Birgit

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  3. I really like the minimalist Christmas card - even though I do not want to think of Christmas right now!

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  4. Three lovely cards Birgit...all very different and yet very you....it's good to meet up and renew relationships..I need to take a leaf out of your book and be more sociable....enjoy the rest of the week xxxx

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  5. Your soul is beautiful, Birgit. It shows in your cards. :-)

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  6. As always, beautiful cards.
    Glad you caught up with your half sister. She didn't complain about the snoring, did she?

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  7. It's always a joy to see your work.

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  8. The cards are wonderful. How lucky people must feel when they receive one of your beautiful cards!

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  9. So, so pretty. I especially love the lady.

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  10. Ah, busy summer stuff. Sounds good. I like the 2nd card the best.

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  11. I love how you use the pastel colors, especially in the first and fourth ones. You have a real talent in design.

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  12. Lovely. Little boys, yellow snow. So what else is new, lo!.

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  13. You are so very creative Birgit. Beautiful cards.

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  14. I just got into making handmade cards this year. Your work is beautiful!

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  15. Good stuff. I vote for the second one.

    Glad you saw your people.

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  16. Sounds like you had fun with your half sister! These cards are lovely! I especially like the one with the lady on the cover.

    Julie

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  17. Beautiful butterfly card. That die cut is one of my favourites and not one
    I use nearly enough times. Thank you for fluttering into the butterfly garden . Hugs Mrs A.

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  18. Wow, you made some beautiful things in between all your visiting!

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  19. Your cards turned out so beautiful! I have a Silhouette Cameo and have only dabbled in making my own cards, but really I just don't have the vision or talent for it. Glad you were able to catch up with your family too. Sounds like a successful weekend all around.

    Thanks for stopping by today :)

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  20. What a lovely CAS Christmas card. Thanks for sharing with us at Winter Wonderland. Good luck. Christine DT x

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  21. I absolutely ADORE your cards. Maybe that's why I don't make them. There are too many talented people who do. They are all wonderful, and I'm so glad you found time to visit your half sister, see your mom, and snooze, too.

    I;d have been here sooner, but I had mouse problems. Not the rodent kind, the computer kind.

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  22. Awesome set of cards! Love the butterfly card in soft pastel colors! So pretty and lovely! Thank you so much for joining us at The Flower Challenge!

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  23. Hi Birgit - lots going on ... so glad you had that great catch up with your half sister ... fantastic that you can utilise your creativity in your cards ... cheers Hilary

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  24. All your techniques have created beautiful cards...but I especially love the stamped lady on distressed background..stunning! Thank you for sharing with us at Dream Valley Challenge :D XXX

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  25. Beautiful designs! I love the sparkle and shine on each!

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  26. Beautiful cards and great designs!Thanks for playing along at Happy Little Stampers, so happy you joined us!

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