My oh my! What a week it has been! I haven’t been able to blog as I’ve wanted to. There was a bash for my Mom’s 60th to prep for, some special projects I’ve been working on, plus… I often blog my laptop as opposed to our desktop, but the laptop doesn’t take SD cards… so without photos, I couldn’t post! Sometimes it’s too hard to get upstairs where the main computer is…kids, stairs and all, ya know??? Anywho, I wanted to share these two fantastic cards with you. As a crafter, I am always making cards for people, but I don’t often receive them. So, when I do… I am thrilled! And when I unexpectedly found these two cards in my mailbox, I was so happily surprised! The card on top is from my friend Tina who is sadly (for me) moving to Texas, like, as I write this. She sent me this hot little number to congratulate me on becoming a Twilight Tuesday Guest Designer (gosh, it NEVER gets old typing that!). So nice of her huh? She put a whole lotta work into this baby and I just love it. It is currently standing proud atop my wall unit in my living room. The second card I got just last week from one of my fellow Twilight Tuesday Designers, Julie. I had won one of her super cool blog candy prizes (http://www.starsfallscreations.com)she/ not only sent me a great set of alpha stamps (which I cannot wait to crack open!) but I also got this beautiful card! This card is layered, sparkly, and lovely. Her craftsmanship is exquisite. My photos don’t do these cards justice. So, ladies, THANK YOU for your handmade creations. I will cherish them always.
PS: Shhh!!! Guess what? I have a secret! Actually, it's not just me... but TTIC itself! MAKE SURE you stop by http://www.twilighttuesday.com tomorrow!!!
FMS4072: Creamy Cupcake Metal Stencil
Pen from any of the Stencil Duos sets
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
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…