Sunday, March 7, 2010

A Brand New Week!

Last week was a bit of a crazy week for me ending with a dear friend calling to tell me she was in the hospital due to an allergic reaction! And can you believe this; her allergic reaction was from an allergy shot! Kind of ironic, don't you think?!? Well, I'm happy to report she's doing much better and it's a new week! A clean slate that I intend to fill and enjoy to the fullest! :)

Along with a new week comes a new sketch from Laura Davis at 2 Sketches 4 You!

This is a great sketch, don't you think?!? It's full of possibility and a perfect design to showcase a rubber stamp design from our sponsor of the week, The Cutting Cafe. Here's the card I made using the 'Fun with Numbers, Days and Months' set.

This is such a great stamp to use for a birthday card! Before this gets mailed to someone for their big day, a highlighter can be used to mark their birth date! Cool idea!

This next project I have for you is a hybrid card.

To make this card I used a digital kit called 'Write it Down - Cute Circles'  by Shimelle Laine of Two Peas in a Bucket. Not only are these circles perfect journaling spots for scrapbook pages, but they made cute embellishments for my card!

I have a second hybrid card to show you.

This birthday card is made with a kit from a brand new digital designer at Two Peas in a Bucket who is designing digital cuts you can use with your Cricut or Silhouette! The banner shaped card is from 'Banner Die Cuts' by Laina Lamb. Obviously you can make some adorable banners with this kit, but I also wanted to show that you can do other things like cards and invitations.

I hope you enjoyed my projects today and feel inspired to do some crafting this week. I'll be back on Wednesday with some more crafty shares.


Happy Birthday
Card Stock:  Bazzill Basics
Patterned Paper:  American Crafts
Digital Rubber Stamp:  The Cutting Cafe
Die Cut Machine:  Silhouette
Border Punch:  Fiskars
Charm:  Frost Creek Charms - Buy
Ribbon:  May Arts - Buy
Sewing Thead:  Coats

Smile Wish Enjoy
Card Stock:  Neenah Paper
Patterned Paper:  American Crafts
Digital Kit:  Write it Down - Cute Circles
Dimensional Stickers:  American Crafts
Border Punch:  Fiskars
Buttons:  Oriental Trading Company

Happy Birthday - Banner Card
Card Stock:  Bazzill Basics
Digital Die Cut:  Banner Die Cuts
Circle Punches:  Ek Success, Fiskars, Marvy Uchida
Flower Punch:  Ek Success
Rub-On:  ScrapWorks
Ribbon:  May Arts - Buy
Rhinestones:  Mark Richards


Sheryl K said...

Thanks so much for sharing Kathy!! Love the cards, the colors are so pretty on both!! I didn't realize that they were making designs you can cut with your cricut..will have to check that out!! Thanks!!

Alice said...

wonderful projects once again, Kathy!! i love the beautiful spring colors you used!

Kay said...

Your creations are so wonderful! I love the colors you've used, Kathy! ♥♥ Kay

Regina Easter said...

Hi Kathy, first i must say that I have been enjoying using the ribbons that I have purchased from you...I let the WORLD know how fabulous they are....okay on to your cards....TOTALLY YUMMY GIRL....and what a great idea about the highlighting for a it...I would love to put the card in the customer gallery over at the cafe...hugs

Unknown said...

These are so beautiful! I love the bright fresh colors and that banner card is so clever and fun!

(-: Heidi

Audrey Pettit said...

Such wonderful cards you make, my dear! So fresh and full of bright colors and happiness. That banner card is just genius, and I adore your sketch card. And what a clever use for those journaling pieces.

Mary Rogers said...

fabulous kathy! so creative and fun!!

Jenny said...

Super sweet cards!! Love what you did with the flag and ribbon!! Thanks for stopping by and leaving me a comment on my 2S4Y card!!

Karen B. said...

Oh goodness, your first card is so soft and pretty! I really enjoyed the others too, but the first is my favorite. Can I be a bit jealous of you that you have the opportunity to design digitally for 2 Peas in a Bucket?!

Leanne said...

WOW your creations are fantastic!


cnelson said...

Such fantabulous cards!! Your blog is always full of inspiration!

Tammy said...

Beautiful projects!! I just love the birthday card and how you did your sentiment! Thank you for stopping by!!

Sally Watkins said...

Your banner is super cute. Thanks for commenting at Asleep on the Couch about my owl card. Appreciate you stopping by.

Linda Brun said...

These are really beautiful. LOve the colors you've used.

SmilynStef said...

What happy cards ... love those falling buttons.

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