Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Seize the Sketch and Die Cut Crazy Magazine

I am reading throughout blogland that people are sad to being done with Christmas cards.  Not this girl 3 months of Christmas creating - I'm done.  On to replenishing my stash.

I loved the sketch from Seize the Sketch, it gave me a chance to use IBS Whimsical Banners.

I used a technique that Gina over at Stamp TV did today, Retiform.  Pretty cool background actually. I also used Inspired By Stamping's Spring Blossoms,Little Flowers, and Just Because Sentiments.  Just a few sets.  Oh, by the way, Joanna is looking for some Designers to join the Team!  Interested?  Check it out here.

For another challenge, I read on my friend Nancy's blog, Scrapper@heART, about a magazine sketch challenge.  The magazine, Die Cut Crazy Magazine, has a free Holiday issue download!  I liked the sketch, so I decided to play along!

I used a sentiment from IBS Small Fancy Labels 4, and one of my favorite dies from Simon Says, Circle Border.  I love it that you don't have to pop out all the circles.

That's it for me today!  I am off to Kelly Paper Company to get some more Neenah Solar White 110# paper.  I can't believe how fast I went through my last ream!  I am also getting more envelopes - Christmas cards wiped my stash completely out.  Wow~

Thanks for stopping by~


Shery said...

Love the artsy background of the first card and the die-cut circle border on the second card (putting that one on my to-buy list)!

dr.jaya said...

In love with both the cards...both so gorgeous!!

~amy~ said...

Lovin' both of your cards Vicki!

Love the retiform technique...looks great! so fun and fresh!

Thanks for playing with us at Seize the Sketch!

Susan Renshaw said...

Love both your cards - lovely colours and the background to the first one is very striking!

Ang said...

Love the bright colors and background in your first card. Pretty.

Sheena Brooks said...

loving the bold colours on your STS card!

Stacey Schafer said...

fabulous cards, Vicki!

Nonni said...

I just love both of these... Especially the artsyness of the first card! Last weeks have been crazy busy so I haven't been able to visit your blog as much as I would have wanted to... But luckily some free days are ahead now. Happy Holidays!


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