Friday, April 19, 2013

Today's Quietfire Creations Guest Designer

... is me! In my second posting to the Quietfire Creations blog this month as guest designer, I present some really simple, quick, yet elegant cards. I hope you click on the blog link above and visit. While you are here, I will share a couple of other cards using Quietfire stamps. This first one features possibly the very first stamp I purchased from Quietfire Design way back when.

Distress Ink background, Tim Holtz Postcard Texture Fades Embossing Fold
Next up, I created an alcohol ink background for this card and silver embossed "thank you" on the top half. The bottom half features a Lace Border Dreamweavers Stencil and the Burnished Velvet technique.
And lastly, here is a card created very simply with  a wash of Springtime Twinkling H2O's on watercolor paper, then the Thoreau quote stamped with Versafine Deep Lagoon and clear embossed.
Spellbinders Labels 18, silver mirror cardstock, navy Canson Mo-Teintes

Thanks for visiting today - please go check out the Quietfire Creations blog to see more!

Sunday, April 14, 2013

WMS Christmas Card Challenge

A quick catch up post on my neglected blog. The monthly Christmas Card Challenge at Waltzingmouse is in full swing (see link at right). For April, Linda Suarez challenged us to use a non-Christmas WMS stamp in our card. Other than the sentiment, all the stamps I used are non-Christmas, from the Sewing Box - Hugs set

In March, the task was to use the colours of navy and a "zesty citrus green," thanks to Cassie J. You might want to put on sunglasses before scrolling further!

I used the wreath from the Around Christmastime set, the border from Nordic Winter and the Noel from Compliments of the Season Two. WMS stamps are fun to mix and match! It is hard to capture in a photograph, but I added diamond stickles to the wreaths and borders.

I am slowly working on the Christmas 2013 card stash. Thanks for visiting!

Friday, April 5, 2013

I'm not here... I'm over there!

Just a note to invite you to visit Quietfire Creations blog, where I am Guest Designer for the month of April! Above is a wee sneak peek at what you'll find over there. Bit of stage fright here - hope you enjoy!