Monday, September 30, 2013

AHSC # 23...Happy Halloween

Before seeing this week's sketch I had already decided I wanted to make a Halloween card! All of the great Fall & Winter Holidays that we all love are coming up & there are so many paper choices and stamp choices I want to highlight as many as I can here on my blog in the coming weeks.
For this card I choose the Goldrush B&T from the Sarita paper pack and stamps from 3 different sets, Distressed Backgrounds Flair (D1544), Perfect Fit Halloween (B1413), & Holiday Tags Occassions (D1560).
I've started using Black Archival ink for most of my black stamping on cards. It is much easier to get a good dark image with this ink. The black dots you see are dabs of Soot Black Distress Stickles but small black sparkles would work well too.
Here is Atlantic Hearts Sketch # 23 and a link to their blog so you can see all of the great projects being posted this week.
And remember! you can create any project you choose using the sketch. I'd love to see you post what you create! This is a great sketch & very versatile!



Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #22

I wanted to make a birthday card for my nephew who is turning 17 next week. He has just started his senior year of high school and his school colors are blue and gold. Instead of using stamps I used two different papers that had fleur de lis pattern and sentiments. Then I just got a couple of punches to add the finishing touches.
Sometimes it's fun to make a card with "things" instead of stamps!
To see all of the other great cards made with this sketch go to the AHSC blog.
Here is the sketch, hope you decide to give it a try!

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

AHSC # 20

I found this sketch to be a bit challenging! Then I saw the tiny CTMH Petite Perks stamp set in my organizer and realized "that's it!" I just was not inspired to cut tiny images to fit in tiny boxes on a card. So mixed glitter paper squares with papers from the Huntington and Frosted paper packs and arranged my pattern. I wrapped the light colored squares with a script print washi tape and used StazOn Timber Brown ink to stamp all of the images.
Here is this week's sketch. You have all week to create something and post it on the AHSC blog. I'd love to see what you create!

Monday, September 2, 2013

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge # 19 - Laughing Lola!

This layout was inspired by the Atlantic Hearts Sketch #19. It has all of the elements I love about scrapbooking. There are pieces from the Artbooking CTMH Cricut cartridge, there is some chipboard, I've done a bit of stamping and added a few sparkle elements.
Here is the sketch posted on AHSC blog:
You have all week to create your project and post it to your blog or fb page so go create something of your own and join the challenge!