2 Birthday Cards for 2 Bo Bunny card sketch challenges

I’m still trying to learn how to make cards. There. I said it. lol So the way I see it, the only way for me to learn is by making more cards, right? From now on, you’ll be seeing a lot more cards from me. Some will be decent. Others will be…eh…and others, will be down right embarassing, but I have to at least try. LOL Lucky for me, Bo Bunny has Tuesday card challenges on their blog. The posts are filled with gorgeous inspiration that is totally lost on me still…but I’m trying! This post has my entry for both the January sketch which is due Feb 13 and also the Feb sketch which is due Feb 20th.

Here’s my take on the sketch that was posted on February 7th:

Today is my daughter’s birthday, so I figured I could brush up by starting with cards for her. 😀

Materials:

Bo Bunny Sweet Tooth pp
BB Sweet Tooth chipboard stickers
BB Sweet Tooth alpha stickers
BB Sweet Tooth bling
Little Yellow Bicycle doily
seam binding and trim from my stash

Adhesives:

Helmar Quick Fix Adhesive Runner
Helmar Premium Craft Glue
Helmar 450 Quick Dry
Helmar Zap Dots (foam dots)

The wonderful sketch from their blog:

The next card is based on the sketch they posted on January 31st:

I made this card for Matthew to give to Madison since he not only bought her a couple of little gifts, but also made her a few. 😀

Materials:

Bo Bunny Sweet Tooth pp
BB Sweet Tooth chipboard sticker
BB Sweet Tooth diecuts
BB Sweet Tooth layered sticker
BB Sweet Tooth Button
Glitz mini alphas
Twine from the Twinery

Adhesives:

Helmar Quick Fix Adhesive Runner
Helmar 450 Quick Dry

The BB sketch I used:

TFL!

So in Love with You – Layout Creative Scrappers sketch #193 and PS Color Challenge

This month at the Paper Secrets Forum, Nicolle is hosting the February Color Challenge and selected a black, white, pink and red color combo. For my DT example for the challenge, I combined her palette with the fabulous sketch #193 at Creative Scrappers. Here’s what I came up with:

Materials:

Echo Park Be Mine pp
EP Be Mine sticker
Teresa Collins Notations diecut
Lace and ribbon from my stash
Prima flowers (the larger pink ones)
Prima bling
Flowers from Paper Secrets (the smaller white ones)
Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist
Doily from my stash
Cameo
Brads from my stash

Adhesives:

Helmar Quick Fix Adhesive Runner
Helmar Premium Craft Glue
Helmar 450 Quick Dry
Helmar Liquid Scrap Dots

The fabulous sketch #193 I used for this layout:

TFL!

Card for the Bo Bunny Sketch Challenge

This is my take on the current Bo Bunny Card Sketch (they have one each month). I used last year’s Gabrielle collection pp, diecut stickers and layered stickers. I added color to a standard white doily with some Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist and here’s what I came up with:

I mainly used Helmar Premium Craft Glue, but the sentiment piece is popped up with Zap Dots (foam squares) and the seam binding bow was adhered using 450 Quick Dry.

Here’s the fab Bo Bunny Sketch I was inspired by:

TFL!

Choose Happy – No Photo layout for Sketchy Thursdays

This month on the Paper Secrets forum, I am hosting the color challenge. Now that Christmas has just passed and it’s New Years (and Winter here in the US), I have shimmery metallics in my head. Gold goes so well with traditional or vintagy Christmas colors and silver goes so well with blues, whites, and Wintery papers.

My January challenge for you is to scrap a page, card or altered project using GOLD OR SILVER on it! You don’t need to use both. Just Gold Or Silver on your paper based project and upload to the PS gallery by Jan 31, 2012.

For my example for the challenge, I used the current Sketchy Thursdays sketch for inspiration. With my goals for 2012 in mind, I went with a no-photo layout and used Melody Ross pp’s and chipboard pieces. I also adapted this layout to the canvas on my previous post.

Here’s what I came up with for the Sketchy Thursdays challenge:

Here’s the wonderful ST 12.29 sketch I used:

To play along with the Sketchy Thursdays challenge, CLICK HERE.

To play along with the Paper Secrets color challenge I’m hosting, CLICK HERE.

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