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Friday, 27 January 2012

Thank You Cards

I was needing to make some thank you cards really badly so I participated in two different challenges to get me going.

Challenge #1:
Saturday Card Sketch from 2Peas

Here is my two takes on this sketch. It always amazes me how different each card can look from a single sketch....I really am starting to enjoy following sketches more and more.

Supplies: Kraft cardstock-Bazzill; Patterned Paper - Basic Grey Origins line; Stamps - Unity Stamp Co Jan 2012 KOM & Heartfelt Sentiments; Divine Twine; Jenni Bowlin ink - seed packet & brown sugar; Distress Ink by Tim Holtz - Walnut Stain; 3 Heart Punch - Stampin' Up

Supplies: Cardstock by Bazzill; Patterned paper - Bella Blvd Give a Hoot & Doodlebug's Petite Prints (tangerine); Distress Ink by Tim Holtz - Vintage Photo; Jenni Bowlin Ink - spice tin; Sentiment - Unity Stamp Co Heartfelt Sentiments; Divine Twine; Owl Punch - Stampin' Up; Tim Holtz - Tiny Attacher

Challenge #2:
Unity Stamp Co Kit of the Month Sketch
You will have to follow the link for the sketch...sorry can't seem to get it to work to post it.
Here are my two takes on this sketch:

This card is probably my favorite out of this the colors and the vintage vibe.

Supplies: Bazill Cardstock; Patterned Paper - Basic Grey Picadilly (Refrigerator magnet & Wrought Iron Skillet); Twine - Papertreyink; Ribbon - May Arts; Lace - Misc; Stamp - Unity Stamp Co Jan 2012 KOM; Memento Ink - Tuxedo; X-press it Cardstock; Copics - B21, B23, B26 & B000; Distress Ink by Tim Holtz - Vintage Photo

Supplies: Bazzill Cardstock; Patterned Paper - Basic Grey Picadilly (Home Sweet Home & Blue Plate Special); Ribbon - Maya Road; Divine Twine; Border Punch - Martha Stewart; Jenni Bowlin Ink - Chewing Gum; Distress Ink by Tim Holtz - Vintage Photo; Stamps - Unity Stamp Co March 2010 KOM; Memento Ink - Tuzedo; X-press It Cardstock; Copics - C00, C3, RV00, RV02, BG0000, B000, BG01

And this card I did for fun - I was excited to get my Unity Stamp Co January KOM and so I, of course, had to play with the stamps immediately.

Supplies: Cardstock - Bazzill; Patterned Paper - MME Lime Twist 6X6 pad; Divine Twine; Jenni Bowlin Ink - Fountain Pen & Cough Syrup; Stamps - Unity Stamp Co January 2012 KOM & Worn Grid Background Stamp & Heartfelt Sentiments; Scallop Punch - Stampin' Up/EK Success

Well, thanks for looking....hope you feel inspired to follow some challenges or sketches yourselves.

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  1. This much cuteness should not be allowed on the same page! Bright, cheerful, and amazing!

  2. Every single one of these cards is just amazing!!! Love your style. I think the colors on your gumball thanks card are especially gorgeous!

  3. Wow, look at all of these amazing cards!!! So colorful, gorgeous, and fun. Love them all!

  4. Wow all of these are wonderful! I love your beautiful paper choices. These are all such wonderful inspiration for anyone needing to make thank you cards or using the sketches from the challenges. Great Job!

  5. Great cards! Anyone would be happy to see these in their mailbox.

  6. Such gorgeous cards! You color combos are wonderful eye candy!! :)

  7. You make some fantastic cards! What a great variety! Really love them all!

  8. Very cute cards! I just love the last house one :)

  9. gorgeous cards! looove your style, so pretty. I just featured your unity sketch card over on the Unity FB page....thanks for playing!

  10. How did byou do the eyes on your golden owl? That is very cute.

    1. They are google-ly eyes that have the eyelid/lashes on them and then I just used my copic markers to color the lid to match my paper....:)