Here are a few cards I've made in the last several days.
I think it's fun to play with punch art in card designs, and I don't do enough of it. However, I did take the opportunity to create these fishies using the Stampin' Up decorative ornament, trio heart, 1/4" circle and double circle punches. I made this card as part of the Teapot Tuesday challenge for an eight year old boy who recently underwent a bone marrow transplant. Details are here if you're interested!
This next card I made in honor of my friend Cindy, aka Mothermark, as she was selected Queen for the Day last Friday on Splitcoaststampers. Cindy was one of the very first SCSers to befriend me, and I haven't stopped laughing yet. Her imagination, creativity, and talent are like none other. I had the good fortune to fly out to Colorado about three years ago and meet Cindy, as well as Traci (Tracim) and we all had a riot of a good time!!
Anyhow, the Queen for the Day challenge is where you go into the Queen's gallery, select one of her projects and case it. Cindy had made this darling tri-shutter card. My changes are obvious in that I used these adorable trees and penguin image by Rubbernecker for a winter scene.
And another great stamper, Kathy (aka CAKath) was chosen as this week's Featured Stamper on Splitcoaststampers. Her work is always stellar. I settled on her gorgeous VSN Serigraph card because, not only is it GORGEOUS, but I had never tried the serigraph technique, and I love the looks of it. It was an easy technique with beautiful results. I used Rubbernecker's Fall Trilogy set for this design.
Thanks for stopping by! Sorry I'm not posting as often as I'd like, but there are only so many hours in the day and work continues to claim most of them, and I try to fit some stamping time into my evenings as I can (a huge stress reliever for me). I know many of you can relate.