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Friday, April 24, 2009
Good Morning!! I have been busy yesterday and in the wee hours of this a.m. trying to get together some sneak peeks for you using the new Spiral Whisper digital images that will be available on Monday, April 27. There just doesn't seem to be enough hours in a day to homeschool my girls, keep up my house, and stamp too along with all my church and outside activities for the girls and I! Seems like I am getting less and less sleep. Hopefully after this weekend things will slow down and I can "Take Time to Smell the Roses". Speaking of roses, I really have to go into my perenial gardens and pick all those weeds and some dead stuff out before the flowers come. Oh I can't wait for all the flowers!! This weekend is suppose to be warm and sunny without the 30 to 40 mph winds we have been having this week.

Anywho.....here they are. Two were made for LSC217 to use the colors from rooms in your house. The other was just for fun! These images are perfect for a teenage girl. I don't know about you but I find teenage cards difficult. There seems to be more and more "teenage images" coming out.
This first card uses the colors from my bathroom and the digital image "Independant" from Spiral Whisper. The image is colored in copics. The DP is from K&CO Que Sera Lera and SU Afternoon Tea. The CS is Groovy Guava, Very Vanilla, and Bitter Chocolate (Bazzill). I am not sure of the name of this embossing folder from Cuttlebug. The punch I used on the thin panel is from EK Success.
Card 1 Recipe
Stamps: Spiral Whisper Digital "Independant" Image
Paper: K&CO Que Sera Lera, SU Afternoon Tea, Bitter Chocolate, Groovy Guava, Very Vanilla
Accessories: EK Success punch, Prima Flowers (Essentials), Hero Arts flower, Window punch (SU), Ribbon Bowtique Ribbon, circle nesties, Cuttlebug Embossing Folder, hero arts pearls
This next card uses the colors from my living room. It also uses an image from Spiral Whisper's Independant Set (Digital Images). I colored it with copics. The dp is from Basic Grey Euphoria. The sketch I used is SC218 from SC. The flower is a recycled flower that my daughter rescued from Michael's before an employee threw it in the garbage. My daughter is a pack rat and collects everything. This is one time that her collecting paid off. I was embarassed at the time (I don't know why because she is always looking on the ground for little treasures) It is perfect for this card. Thanks Nicki! The buttons are from my mending jar. Lol! These are buttons that need to be sewed back on clothes. I have so many now I don't even know what they belong to.
Card 2 Recipe
Stamps: Spiral Whisper Independant Digital image
Paper: Basic Grey Euphoria, K&Co. Denim (Paper pieced on skirt), Magenta, Navy, Very Vanilla
Accessories: Ek Success Punch, Mega Rectangle Nesties, Textile Embossing folder, crimper, circle nesties
The last card uses the Sweet stack from DCWV. I thought the cupcake paper was a perfect match for a birthday card. I colored the image in prisma color pencils and gamsol. Again I used one of my favorite nesties (Mega Rectangle). I love the shape of it. The punches are from Martha stewart (larger punch on the side) and EK Success heart border punch. The flowers are from the Fusion Too set and prima. The mini rose prima is from Michaels. The ribbon is Ribbon Bowtique that I purchased around the holidays.
Card Recipe
Stamps: Spiral Whisper Celebrations Digital Image, sentiment is from SU but I am unsure of the title of it
Paper: DCWV Sweets Stack, Pink Pirouette
Accessories: Primas, Flower Fusion Too, SU Scalloped cirle punch, 1 1/4 circle punch, Ribbon Bowtique Ribbon, Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Folder, Martha Stewart Spiral Border Punch, EK Success heart border punch
Thanks for stopping by. I hope you like today's projects. Tomorrow I have a card that I made for yesterday's Way to Use it Challenge. I also hope I will have an Our Daily Bread designs sneak peek for next week's release. Sometime over the weekend I also want to share a few awards that I received and pass them on to others. Thanks to all those who gave me these awards. I feel so incredibly honored. I would love to award all my blogging friends. You are all so special to me and I so appreciate your kind words!
Have a great day!

21 comments:

Riet said...

What a beautiful cards Chris,l love the images and papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

OH WOW Chris!!! These are all just gorgeous!!! Beautiful colored and what fun images!! :) TFS

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

These are all gorgeous and I'm just loving ALL those images. Hmmm, may have to get me some of these!!! And that flower is super. I do the same thing....I'm ALWAYS looking on the ground to see what I can find and how to use my find on my cards. I'd probably be a good bag lady - ha, ha.

Thanks for sharing. They are just gorgeous!

Hugs,

Tina said...

They are so beautiful! My son always does that same thing, and sometimes comes up with something good. Lovely cards!

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my Chris all three are definately wowee the images are gorgeous and the colour combos are awesome love them all. Hope you can catch up on some sleep and chill out abot over the weekend.

Hugs
Lorraine x

Nicola said...

Wowza where do I start? Ooh you are so talented Chris and every one of your creations is breathtakingly beautiful.These three are all awesome - great images, colour combos, layouts and details. Perfection is but a small word but describes you to a T.
Have a lovely, stressfree weekend. -x-

Jodi said...

These are all wonderful creations! You have been so busy. Such beautiful details to all the cards!
Hugs,
Jodi =)

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

Wow, they are all gorgeous Chris, I love the image and your colouring, Love the use of nesties and embossing on your cards, Have a wonderful weekend, Big Hugs, Nikki x

Heather said...

Chris,

Those images are all adorable I am going to have to head over to spiral whisper and pick me up some images I think!!!

Great job and I love all the colors and elements that you put together so nicely and elegantly!!

Heather

Danni said...

Wow! These are some very nice new images!! Awesome cards!! Great job!

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

WOW Chris - these are all amazing!!! You have such flair with paper and use so many different elements to create the most awesome cards!!!

Becky said...

Wow... every one of your cards here is gorgeous.. I love these images, they are fabulous.

mushroommeadows said...

Whoa, these cards are stunning!

Jackie said...

Awesome, awesome cards Chris! Each one is just fabulously done...wonderful work as always & tfs!!!

Lovely Linda said...

Chris, your cards are a smorgesborg for the eyes! They are gorgeous! I love the way you have so much for the eye to see but in no way are the cluttered - such a skill!! I am so happy to have found your blog..and your gallery on SCS!! Thank you for your inspiration...and God bless you!!
Lovely Linda

Debbie Pamment said...

Thanx so much for your kind comment on my blog. This is my first visit to your blog - there's a heap of great eye candy - gorgeous cards!! I'll be back to check out the rest and anything new!!!!
xXx

Michele said...

Oh WOW gorgeous cards Chris. Love the images and the fab colouring. Hugs Michele x

LINDA said...

OH WOW CHRIS!!! These are all simply gorgeous!!!Love them all..
Hugs, Linda

bsgstamps4fun: Barb Gault said...

Fabulous, Chris! Lovely coloring and the design is wonderful with all the layers and details!

Shirley said...

A really cute bunch of stamps and you really did them justice! Your ladies shine and so do the cards!

Stamp and Smile said...

OMGosh... these cards are ROCKN' gorgeous Chris!!! Love the fun embellies, colors and textures on each card. Great JOB!! TFS... :)

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