Sunday, October 16, 2011

how tweet of you

Got my new Paper Smooches stamps, "My Peeps"....hooray!  If you get a chance, go check out this set...too cute!  Here's my first card using this set...
And now to this week's challenges.  A Halloween card using my "Boris" stamp, which I adore to bits, and goes well with the flasks from the "Halloweenie" set from Paper Smooches.
Here's this weeks Play Date Cafe's challenge
I love how the heat embossed ginkgo leaves turned out, unfortunately it does not show as well in this photo...

And, I can't believe it, I've actually made a Christmas card in October...this has never happened before - usually, I'm scrabbling around in December, trying to make tons of last minute cards for friends.  I would like to think, this will continue...I doubt it :-)  Here's this week's CASE Study card by Nikki Estes, along with my interpretation.  Again, the photo doesn't show it well, but I tired to imitate the textile on her card by using  I my PTI Linen impression plate and rouging up the edges.

Live well,
Trina

Card Recipe:  how tweet of you
Stamps:  My Peeps (Paper Smooches)
Paper:  White, Pure Poppy, Aqua Mist (Papertrey Ink)
Ink:  Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)
Etc:  Markers (Copic); Ribbon

Card Recipe:  Boris
Stamps:  Boris (A Muse); Halloweenies (Paper Smooches)
Paper:  White, Royal Velvet (Papertrey Ink)
Ink:  Tuxedo Black, Purple Hydrangea (Tsukineko)
Etc:  Markers (Copic)

Card Recipe:  Take a Moment to Remember
Stamps:  Harvest Berries (Papertrey Ink)
Paper:  Terracotta Tile, Smokey Shadow, White (Papertrey Ink)
Ink:  VersaMark, Ocean Depth (Tsukineko)

Card Recipe:  Peace * Love * Joy
Stamps:  Holiday Lights, Stylish Sentiments Holiday (Papertrey Ink)
Paper:  Kraft, Pure Poppy, Fine Linen (Papertrey Ink)
Ink:  Hint of Pesto (Tsukineko)
Etc:  Ribbon (Michaels) 

8 comments:

  1. You have been so creative, Trina!! Love your Boris card! The image is darling and it makes me smile! So glad you played with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  2. These are all wonderful...love the mad scientist!

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  3. Absolutely gorgeous collection of cards! Thanks for playing at The Play Date Cafe!

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  4. YOur cards are simply beautfiul. Thanks for playing along with us at The Play Date Cafe, love the embossing on that one :)

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  5. Fabulous cards, all of them! I especially like the last two, amazing CAS designs!

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  6. Aww...LOVE the first card - so tweet! And the Christmas card, too, so simple. And the Halloween one. And all of them, as always :)

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  7. Gosh Trina these are wonderful!!! Great job with the CASE! Thanks for sharing it with us at CASE Study Challenge! :)

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  8. Great work!
    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!
    Laura

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