February 22, 2013

Just Chill


Colored the main image with spectrum noir markers. Cut the sentiment using create-a-critter cartridge. Stamped gingham background in spiced marmalade.

  • Stamps: Great Impressions, Impression Obsession cover-a-card gingham
  • Paper: PTI
  • Ink: Memento black
  • Accessories: create-a-critter cartridge, cricut

February 20, 2013

Chalkboard technique


Stamped the woodgrain background in Forest moss. Stamped various sentiments in white ink and embossed the main sentiment in white EB. Sponged white ink randomly on the black CS. Went over the sentiments with white and green prismacolor pencils.

  • Stamps: WMS Back in the Saddle, impression obsession cover-a-card woodgrain
  • Paper: PTI
  • Ink: Palette white, versamark
  • Accessories: prismacolor pencils, white ep

February 18, 2013

Starred happy birthday

Yes I’ve been having a lot of fun with single layer/CAS cards and my distress inks! I never knew the distress inks would be such a good investment – I really enjoy them! To think of it when they came out my reaction was who in their right minds would ever buy them?!?!?


  • Stamps: WMS Way out west, Say it out loud
  • Paper: PTi
  • Ink: Distress Ink various colors

February 16, 2013

Fishing you a very happy anniversary


Sponged the blue background. Cut the fish and the grass using the create-a-critter cartridge. Printed the sentiment on vellum.

  • Paper: PTI and Coredinations
  • create-a-critter cartridge, cricut

February 14, 2013

Hugs and Prayers


Used the same technique as my last card.

  • Stamps: Technique tuesday out in the wild, WMS Text it, WMS Say it out loud
  • Paper: PTI
  • Distress inks: Shabby Shutters, Peeled paint and Forest moss

February 12, 2013

You are fin-tastic


Stamped the woodgrain background in walnut stain distress ink. Masked it using painter's tape. Then sponged it in the masked areas. Cut the fish using cricut. Printed the sentiment on white CS and then sponged using walnut stain DI.

  • Stamp: Impression obsession cover-a-card woodgrain
  • Paper: PTI and Coredinations
  • Ink: Distress ink walnut stain
  • Accessories: cricut, create-a-critter cartridge

Sponged background


Masked the background using painter’s tape. Sponged it using distress inks. Stamped the images and accented with glossy accents. Printed the sentiment on white CS and sponged it.

  • Stamps: Technique tuesday out in the wild
  • Paper: PTI
  • Distress inks: weathered wood, spun sugar, tumbled china.