Thursday, July 28, 2011

The Play Date Cafe Challenge #92

Good morning!!
I'm back with one fabulous colour story from The Play Date Cafe...Jax has given us this beautiful array of photos for inspiration.

Here is my DT card:

Our sponsor this week is The Scrapbooking Studio and you can see what this weeks prize will be by popping over to The Play Date Cafe. While you are there, you will see some amazing work by the rest of the PDCC DT :)

Thanks for stopping by to visit! Have a wonderful happy day!
Hugs, TRace

Stamps: Hero ArtsS5341 Lace Background, Hero Arts S5507 Envelope Pattern,  and Hero ArtsCL130 Happy Greetings
Patterned papers: Basic Grey, Papertrey Ink, and Crate Paper
Lace:  Kaiser Craft
Die: Spellbinders
Pearls: Hero Arts
Button: PTI
Brads: Basic Grey
Chipboard: dollar store finds

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Play Date Cafe Challenge #91-Colour splash

Good morning!!!
I am soo lovin' this heat wave :)
This week at The Play Date Cafe we have another colour splash story for you all, BUT the fun part is that you can choose your own colour!!!

Here is my card:

The background is actually a stamp from Impression their C-A-C background stamps. I hand made the crocheted the flower with twine from the Twinery :) works perfectly!!

Our sponsor this week is the Twinery and I know there will be an awesome prize from them. You can check out all the details on the Play Date Cafe blog :)

On a sad note....our Fee is leaving us this week. I am sooo going to miss her unique style and use of alternative materials and design!! You can check out her awesome blog Made by Fee HERE.

Have a wonderful day....I can't wait to see your different colour splash projects!!! 

Stamps: Impression Obsession C-A-C CC078 Round Floral , Hero Arts S5507 Envelope Pattern.
Cardstock: Neenah white and PTI black
Twine: The Twinery
Ribbon: Hero Arts and Hug Snug
Resin Flower:  webster's pages
Dies:  Spellbinders
Ink: Versfine onyx black

Sunday, July 10, 2011

PTI Make it Monday #22

Happy weekend!! Boy is it hot today...I am so NOT complaining though LOL! DO that and it will snow!!! I have a card to share today using a cool inking technique that Papertrey ink showcased on their Make it Monday post HERE

Here is my card:

This is a pic of my home made stamp was sooo much faster using this technique. I only inked it up once with the three different colours of ink and away I stamped :) I have saved it in a baggie for future use:)

Thanks for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!
Hugs, TRace

Stamps: Papertrey Ink:  Beautiful Bloom II and Year of Flowers: Marigolds (sentiment)
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink (poppy) and Neenah solar white
Ink: Tim Holtz Distress inks: worn lipstick, barn door and wild honey
Felt: Papertrey Ink (poppy and white)
Buttons: Papertrey Ink
Dies: Papertrey Ink
Ribbon: Hug Snug dyed with THDI worn lipstick
Pearls: Dollar store

Friday, July 8, 2011

Summer Card Camp 2011-week 2 and I heart Sketches

Good morning!!! The sun is shinning and it is my day off YAY!!!! I finally got to make a card last night for this week Summer Card Camp with this colour story:

Here is my summery card:

I found this fantastic sketch site through my blogger idol Chupa :) I heart Sketches, this is their sketch for July that I used on my card :)

While I was outside taking a picture of this card, my dog Roxy joined me...patiently waiting for me to throw her a stick to fetch :)

I'm off to keep her happy! Have a fantastic day!!
Hugs, TRace

Stamps: Hero Arts
PP: Basic Grey and MME
Cardstock: PTI kraft
Brads: Basic Grey
Pearls: Hero Arts
Twine: PTI

Thursday, July 7, 2011

The Play Date Cafe Challenge #89

Good morning!!
It's Thursday morning and time for a new colour challenge from The Play Date Cafe. Jaz has put together this soft and pretty palette to inspire us:

...I couldn't wait to play, BUT I had to....due to the ongoing Canadian Postal strike :( I was waiting for my Crafts Meow stamps to arrive...fortunately the strike over BUT the catch up is NOT quick :(
Here is my stamp less card!

Please stop on by to The Play Date Cafe to see the fabulous prize from The Crafts Meow, and the wonderful DT inspiration!

Our Guest Designer this week is the talented Nicky Hsu!!!
Have a great day!!
Hugs, TRace

Patterned Paper:  MMI, Kaisercraft.
Ribbon: Crate Paper
Flower: Prima
Brad:  Basic Grey
Doily: Martha Stewart
Fabric letters: American Crafts
Chipboard frame: Tattered Angels
Chipboard bird and heart: Dear Lizzy-American Craft
Stickers: Cosmo Cricket


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