Wednesday, February 2, 2011

SNOW DAY . . .

Since it is a SNOW DAY all across the area ... it's a good time to play & create!

For the TAG CHALLENGE over at Joan's Gardens ... I got inky and dove into my Tim Holtz distress inks for my background tag.  I've also used his 'Symphony Tape' prior to inking.  The image comes from last weeks Picture & Scrap Challenge (I had an extra print laying on my worktable and thought "hey, can I use this?")  The chipboard flourishes are from K&Co and were an RAK from my friend Terri Snode (Terri's Cards 'n More). 

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 Over on the Crafty Secrets forum of Splitcoast Stampers, LoriLynn has challenged us to 'Create a Bookmark' using our Crafty Secrets / Heartwarming Vintage products.  I have used paper from the "Radiant" paper pack, a vine flourish stamp from the small stamp set called "Birdies at Home" and my letters come from the "Altered Alphabet & More Booklet."  All of these products are Crafty Secrets/Heartwarming vintage.  The only exceptions are the gold border was done with a gold Pilot marker, May Arts Ribbon, Martha Stewart Butterfly punch and Stampendous Diamond Dots. 

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One more thing I would like to share with you today are two cards I created using digital stamps from  the Peter Rabbit Collection over at Nicecrane Designs.  Ignacio has been creating up a storm and has SO MANY NEW images  ... you really must go check it out for yourself.

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Aren't they just the cutest!  He has various childhood story book images for you to purchase & create with ... Alice in Wonderland ... Red Riding Hood ... Peter Rabbit ... just to name a few!  And if you enjoy vintage like I do ... Ignacio has a vast array of images to satisfy that desire ... such as Vintage Fashion ... Victorian Children ... Working Woman ... and many, many more.  AND... don't forget to check out the PYRAMID sheets .. they really pack the WOW factor once created!  He's even got a template for the pyramid sheets now to help you out!  Please ... go take a peek ... you won't be sorry!

A couple of challenges I'd like to enter these cards into are:
Cupcake Craft - Old MacDonald had a Farm
Stamps R Us - Animals
Daring Cardmakers - Year of the Rabbit
Totally Papercrafts - for the kiddies

WELL ... it is STILL snowing & blowing outside ... I'm headed back to the crafting cave!  See you later!


Anonymous said...

Oh yes!! We have tons of snow with Interstate closed near us!! All family is peaceful creating might be a problem!! LOL!!

OMG!! Dar, your creations are gorgeous many of them...I especially LOVE your Vintage style tag!! So pretty!! TFS! HUGS

Renlymat's World of Family & Crafts said...

Boy, you were busy today! I love that bold background and flourish on the first tag. All the creations are wonderful!

Marilyn said...

OMGoodness, these are just the cutest!
Thanks for joining us at Stamps R Us.

Mervi said...

Hi Darlene!
They all are so gorgeous,
the first tag is my favourite;-))m

Kathy said...

Cute Rabbits! Love the little definition sentiments (I need to use those atm as my cards are always late!) Thanks for joining in with The Daring Cardmakers Chinese New Year celebrations this week

Joan Fricker said...

Darlene, your tag is beautiful. Great colors and pretty girl. I love the distressed background and inky fingers. (smile)

Thanks so much for joining in with us for Joan's Gardens #5 Weekly Tag Challenge. It is so much fun.


The Rubber Maid said...

You've been a busy gal Darlene! I have to look into the tag challenge even though I'm not good at that. Hope you are happy & well.

Nicecrane Designs said...

Oh my,, oh my ,, oh my,,, Darlene,,, I love your vintage tag it inspred me,,,,to create a one,,,,a nd what a gorgeus Bookmnark my friend,,, I´ll be creating a one with my Alice Picts thans for the inspiration,,,,And all over I adore your Bunnies card,,,,,,using my stamps,,,so adorable,,,,so sweet,,,,what a such work my friend


You are one busy lady! Love that tag! Gorgeous!

Larissa said...

Gorgeous cards Darlene!


jimlynn said...

Wonderful projects!!! Love the bookmark and tag! The cards are fabulous. So cute.
Thanks for playing along at Stamps R Us Challenges.

Selma said...

What a pretty tag. All your work is gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Joan's Gardens Tag Challenge.

Donna said...

These lil bunnies are too cute and just perfect for our theme at Cupcake this week...Thanks for joining in the fun with us :) Donna x

Faye said...

Wow, cute card. Thanks for playing at Cupcake this week. x