Sunday, October 28, 2012

Waiting for Sandy and Sketch 144

Here comes Sketch 144, along with Hurricane Sandy, right behind!  I used up some images I had stamped from a previous week's sketch and then glued on the monkey buttons.  These cards are way too thick to send in the mail, so I'll have to save them for something else.
Then I found some scraps of music papers and this drum sticker and starting playing around and came up with this.
And the finale came from my drawer where I keep my silly stamps.  I bought this one in a stamp store in York, Pa.  I was so sorry to find out that it closed last fall.  It was the most awesome stamp store I've ever been to.
~Nancy F.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

OWH - Sketch 143

I found this cute paper in my stash and tried to make the sentiment look like it was in a cloud.  Not sure if that was very successful......
I am also in need of some hero cards, and thought this would be a good way to use some of my red,white and blue ribbon.  I would have tried to do some more cards for the sketch, but I ended up spending most of my morning working on my own Christmas cards.  
Unfortunately, this image turned into a tedious project, so it's looking like only one of my relatives is going to be getting this card.......everyone else will get something a little less involved......shhhhhhh....don't tell them!
~Nancy F.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Sketch 142 and a nice day!

Sketch 142 was one of those I had to really think about first.   It took me awhile to come up with something.  This is NOT how they looked in my head....  When I stamp, I always do at least 3 of an image, so now you can tell how many attempts went into the trash by how many cards get posted.  lol
I wasn't really thrilled with how these came out, so I started digging through my drawer of stamped stuff and found an image leftover from a few weeks ago.  I could make Halloween cards forever.
The next card is from a stamp I bought in April at a show, it's by Rubbernecker.   I love their stuff.  I stamped it multiple times in a row and embossed with white embossing powder.  When I went outside to take the photos for the post, I realized that it had become a warm and beautiful day and decided it was as good a time as any to pull up the rest of the wilted flowers that got hit by Friday night's frost.
Thanks for checking in!  ~Nancy F.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

OWH - Sketch 141 and some others

I hope everyone was productive for World Card Making Day!
Here are my results from Sketch 141.
I had these images pre-colored, but the light shading didn't really show up on the photos.
I'm trying really hard not to use Christmas stamps because I know I'll never get a box
filled in time to send to Caro, so I'm sticking with just winter stuff.
Nothing finishes out a blog post like monkeys..............
~Nancy F.