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Thursday, February 18, 2010

Personal Challenge:A week of cards #4,5,&6

I didn't get a card posted yesterday,
sooooooooooooooo
I'll make it up by posting THREE birthday cards!
Now don't get too excited,
because they are simple & easy sketches.
You should try the too.
I used images that had been stamped from a swap I participated in a few years ago
so I don't know makers and such of these images.
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This card is easy although I could have done a little bit of
dry embossing
with my Cuttlebug on the vertical yellow piece to make it more special.
I colored the cupcake (that was stamped in yellow)
with colored pencils

then used my Colorless Blender marker that I got
brown ink on the nib

(I tried to use it as an eraser on a piece of plastic
so I needed to get the brown ink out of the marker tip)
I wrote the HAPPY BIRTHDAY in pencil first then used a fine tip marker over it.
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This one literally used scraps of paper and cardstock to make it. I used polka dot paper so it qualifies it for Totally Paper Craft's SPOT challenge.

Again I do not know the maker of the stamp that was stamped in blue ink.
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This one took a little more time because of the extra pieces and wanting to coordinate my paper choices. I colored the cupcake (same as first card) with my alcohol markers then used matte accents on the sprinkles, candle and flame, and the cupcake wrapper part. I inked the circle with a darker green, and used a "scrap" of green printed paper (it's the back side of the golden paper). The bottom left triangle is from K&Company Citronella pack while the top orange triangle is from DCWV Fun in the Summer Sun pack.

4 comments:

Sue said...

Hi Cheri
three fabby cards sometimes simple is more striking,thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, hope to see you next week, sue.x

Lorraine A said...

Lovely cards ;-) the images and papers you used are fab ,,, simple and stylish :-)

thanks for joining the Totally Papercrafts Challenge :-)
Luv
Lols x x

Crafting Joanne said...

Three wonderful cards Cheri, less is sometimes more and it is this case, really lovely.

Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week.

Hugs

Joanne xx

Ria said...

Lovely cards :) thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts Challenges.
hugs Ria