Thursday, October 9, 2008

Weekly Challenges


It's been a great day today! Victoria came over for some stamp time! I think she's just what I needed to get myself in the stampin' mood again. I had a great time bouncin' ideas back and forth with her and have a bunch of new ideas but not enough time to work on them today. As usual, we worked on A Muse Addict weekly challenges. I only got around to doing the Stamp of the Week challenge, to use the Leaves clear set, the Wine & Cheese stamp or the Wine Glass. I also stamped an owl card cuz I've been wanting to make one for awhile and decided to go for it.

Here's what I made today:

The layout for this card came from ScrapJazz online. I was browsing through the galleries and came across a scrapbook page with this layout and thought it could be scaled down and make a great card layout too. I like it, but it was time consuming for me, deciding which papers to use and cutting all the pieces to fit right. The wine glass in the front is popped up.

This card uses the Leaves clear set (thanks for letting me borrow it V!!) and the new Trees 2 set. I have no idea for what occasion I could possibly use this, but the thought popped in my head and I couldn't resist putting it down on paper!! Maybe I can save it for when my kids go off to college in 10 years!! LOL! This ribbon has been in my stash for awhile now but I hadn't used it yet. I got it at a LSS that went out of business, I'm thinkin' it's May Arts ribbon, but not sure.

And last but not least, this owl card!! I'm so excited about this!! First off I need to admit that Victoria came up with the cute sentiment!! I was stumped trying to figure out what to use with it and she blurted out "yoo-hooo" and then there was no stopping me from using it! So fun! What I'm most excited about on this is that I got to use flax seeds on the wings!! At my DD's preschool, they have a sensory table filled with flax seeds and while working on crafts there, some of the seeds fell on the glue for a project and stuck to the page, it made a cool effect and I got to thinking it could be very cool on these owls!!! Hey, if people can glue sand to their cards, why not flax seeds?? :D

I hope you're having a great week! Hopefully I won't be a stranger and be able to post some more this week.

Blessings to you!


Jen said...

wow, these are amazing! I love the flax seeds! you are getting really good with your Copics too!! TFS!

dawns said...

When you and your friend get together you always come up with great cards! Nice!

Kim said...

These are great Rhonda! I just got that wine and cheese stamp. I need to ink it up. I LOVE the flax seeds on the owl wings too. Great idea!

Victoria said...

These all turned out great! I love the tree card. The colors and layout are fabulous, and I love the sentiment! I had such a good time, and thanks so much for lunch. You cook just as great as you stamp! :-)

Tracy said...

Love the cards--funny, I never thought of putting two wine glasses on there! ;)

Jennie M said...

You just amaze me with your talent!! These cards are all so great! I can't stop looking at the wine and cheese card, I just love your coloring and layout and how you added the extra glass and just the whole thing! Thanks so much for playing along with the challenges! :)