Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Random Thoughts of Love!

This is the card I created for Altered Pages this week!

I love cards!!  I love Valentines... I love LOVE!!!!
 
Happy Lovely Valentines!!!
 
 
Here is a cute trifold card for a special someone at Valentines with random love thoughts.


 
The brown cardstock base measures 6 x 12 inches, scored at 4 and 8 inches to create a trifold card.
 
 
 
Supplies:
Staples
Doily
Brown Cardstock
 


 
Use Ink Brown and Delacata Gold with Punchinella to create the background on the brown cardstock.


 
Random Thought #1 - "You look lovely today!"
 
On the front adhere doily, Glitz Cardstock Stickers, Glitz Whatnots, Glitz Peek A Boo Happy Travels and Petaloo Flowers.  Add staples to the top left corner and bottom right.


 
Random Thought #1 - "Who Loves Your!"
 
The center panel adhere Glitz Whatnots and Gold Opulence
 
 
Random Thought #1 - "You + Me = US!"
 


 
The insert in the envelope pulls out, you can add a message to the back of the card!




Who wouldn't love to receive this in the mail!!!!
 

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Last Day of Poe Appreciation!

 
It has been wonderful hopping with all the artists participating in the
Lost Coast Designs sponsored blog hop in
Appreciation of POE!
 
 
 
 Another new card this week!
Stamped image from Dylusions - Numbers Game

 
AlteredPages.com collage image
 

 
Crow from Little B

 

 
The Robin's Nest: Clock rub-on and Red Diamond Dew Drops

 
I am entering this card in the Quoth the Raven Challenge #52 
and





CHA 2016 Mega Show Photos

Some of my favorite photos from

the CHA 2016 MEGA SHOW!
 
 
 
Arriving at CHA
 
The show was overwhelming... I knew that some people were there and never saw them.  So many booths to checkout... tons of make & takes.  Not enough time in 2 1/2 days! Sorry for the long post.  This is only a sampling of the pictures I took... There were over 400 pictures on my iPad from CHA when I got home!
 
 
 
Faber Castell
 
 
Coloring books were EVERYWHERE!

 
Saw a few of Altered Pages partners from the past...
Royal Langnickel


 
imagine crafts based in Redmond WA... my back yard


 
Had a chance to chat with John Creighton Petersen
at the imagine crafts booth
 

 imagine crafts
 
 


 
Chatted with Susan Brown at Amazing Mold Putty!




 LOTS COLOR EVERYWHERE


 
Rainbows of YARN!
 
 
Even a GIANT loom!
 
 
Stopped by to see Eileen Hull, she was busy being video taped!!!


 
I did take time to do an Eileen Hull recipe box (above)
that Marjie Kemper (below) was leading.


 
 
 
 Little B had a Mona Lisa made with Washi Tape!


 


 
Petaloo has a beautiful petal floor
 
 
 
and scrumptious new flowers!!!!





 
One of my favorites were the molds from WOW! of the UK!


 
Also, the Mixed Media Essentials from PRIMA!
 
 
 LOVE the new Graphic 45 Under the Sea....
 
 
look closely it is STEAMPUNK!
 


 
Graphic 45 has three new lines....
the second, Enchanted Forest...
 
 
And finally City Scapes!!!


 
Dressed for Enchanted Forest...
 
 
Pictured are the Graphic 45 royalty!


 
Loved all the mannequins at Fab Scraps!
 
 
NEW!!! Authentique Papers
 


 


 
The Dragon at Weave Got Maille


 
Tim Holtz had his usual crowd!


 
Dina Wakely knew it was my birthday
when I stopped by to say hi!
 
 
Dyan Reaveley sharing Dylusions!


 
Have you heard of DISTRESS CRAYONS?
I  am in love with them...
this tag is a make & take using the crayons!!!!



 
SABOR is a NEW paper line... BEAUTIFUL COLORS!!!!



 
Kuretake home of one of my favorite pens....
WINK OF STELLA!
 
 
 
Good-Bye CHA until next time!
 
 


 
Phoenix HERE I COME!