Skip to main content

Catch Up Week on TTIC



Big exhale for me... There has been SO much going on right now... I've been busy packing up my store (sniff), working on Custom Albums, re-doing my craft room, and of course, gearing myself to be as good as I can as a Designer for Twilight Tuesday! This week was a catch up week, so we could redo a project or create something for a challenge we didn't participate in. A few posts ago I had done the Northwest Challenge I had a vision or what I wanted right away... I even was going to incorporate the May Sketch Challenge into it. Time escaped, couldn't find the right stamps, blah, blah blah... So I made a real quickie card that I wasn't too keen on. Thankfully, I took the time to redo this baby exactly how I wanted it. I'm quite happy with it now. It's got dimension, a bit of color, and a wonderful story behind it. For more info, check out the original post on this topic. I think this version is so much better! Now... on to my next project! Hmmm... which should it be? Clean my craft room? Finish my custom work? Another TTIC redo? Decisions, decisions... :}

Comments

Donna Maria said…
Great Card Alison....Has a real depth to it! Thanks for your comments before so glad to get that off my chest and concentrate on all the fun we are going to have!!! Xx
Dani said…
Great job on this card!
Margie said…
Beautiful card, Alison!
Jen said…
That is really cool Alison! I love the sun and moon stamps! And I'd have to say go with the fun TTIC stuff... but I'm not really a good influence when work needs to be done. :D
Jacqueline said…
this is amazing! I love where your mind goes when crafting, your cards are so full of depth!
Rebecca said…
Holy Cannoli! I love this!

Popular posts from this blog

Christmas Package

Hello! This week, the Stampendous Design Team will be sharing projects that fit the theme, "Dear Santa, I've Been Good!" I used the sweet Christmas Package stencil (which frankly, can be used for plenty of other occasions too!), and a scrap I had leftover from the Chevron Stencil. Check out the full tutorial below.



Supplies:
Stampendous: 
DWLL466: Christmas Package
DWLX7026: Chevron Stencil
MGK01: Fall Micro Glitter Kit
MGK02: Christmas Micro Glitter Kit
DWDGP: Gold Embossing Paste
DWDGWP: Glossy White Embossing Paste
DWDPK: Palette Knife
FX71: Sticky Panels

Other: 
My Colors Cardstock: Dare Devil, Parrot
Molotow: 2mm Round Pen in Signal White
EK Success: Corner Rounder
Beacon Adhesives: Zip Dry

Directions:
1. Tape Christmas Package stencil to Dare Devil cardstock. Tape off the bow so that you don't get paste on it. Paste the box with your Palette Knife and Glossy White Embossing Paste. Remove stencil to wash. While the paste is still wet, sprinkle Lime Micro Glitter from the Hal…

Standing in the Clouds with ADfD

Hello! I have a new card with a lovely image from A Day for Daisies to share with you today. The digi is called Standing in the Clouds.

I colored this beauty with Zig Clean Color Markers and a water brush. Here's a close up.

My background was created with the Piasso Stencil from Dreamweaver (available from Stampendous), White VersaColor Ink (from Imagine), a sponge dauber, and Detail White Embossing Enamel. Then I sprayed the background with Sheer Shimmer Spritz in Frost. You'll see that better in the photo below. The entire background looks frosty. My sentiment is from the Soaring Sentiments set. I edged it and my card base with Bahama Blue and Danube Blue Memento Ink, which really matched her jacket perfectly.

See the pretty shimmer? I love the Sheer Shimmer Spritzes, and I encourage you to give them a try. I'll have another project for A Day for Daises soon, and our February challenge will be posted on Friday. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!

Creamy Cupcake

Hello! This week, the Stampendous team is sharing different projects for birthdays. Who doesn't love to get a birthday card? My card for today is bold and bright!

Supplies:
Stampendous:
FMS4072: Creamy Cupcake Metal Stencil
Pen from any of the Stencil Duos sets

Other:
My Colors Cardstock: Coral Rose
Zig Clean Color Markers: 025, 033, 062, 080
Memories Mist: Blue Martini, Lavender Tea
Imagine: Turquoise Gem Versa Magic, Rose Bud Fireworks! Spray
Canson Watercolor Paper and Mixed Media Paper
Beacon Adheseives: Zip Dry Glue


Directions:
1. Using Canson Mixed Media Paper, tape down the stencil and trace it with the pen from a Stencil Duo set.

2. Take off the stencil and color in the image using the above listed Zig Clean Color Markers.

3. Cut out the cupcake leaving a border around the image.

4. On the watercolor paper, spray the Memories Mist and Fireworks! Spray.

5. Trim dried watercolor paper to 5" x 3 3/4."

6. Create the card base with Coral Rose cardstock cut to 5 1/2" x 8…