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Thursday, July 23, 2009

Here Comes Santa ... LOOK OUT 4 HIM

Here Comes Santa ... Where are his Breaks!!!
Do you really think he can drive without his Reindeer.. ??
This here is a card Plus a tree ornament (2 in 1) Santa pops off to be hung up in a tree.
Which makes this little card a slight interactive with swinging Santa makes it feel like Santa is a slightly tipsy driver .
Challenges Entered
Winter Wonderland #8 Santa is coming to town - really fast on my card
High Hopes # 40 Xmas in July - Yep it's for Christmas

Materials Used
Papers: Card Stock
Inks :Brown and White
Stamps: Inkadinkadoo
Embossing Powders : Clear & Winter White
Santa Die Cut ..he's already Years old but perfect for this card :)
sewn , ribbon from my stash & a brad

Thanks for looking and all your comments
Huggs Nikki

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Distressed "4 You" Tag

Wanted to make a sweet little "4 You Love" Tag
It really started out smaller but ended up I wanted more on it so
I've extended it by adding on sides and now really like how it turned out.
Challenges Entered :
Tuesday Taggers # 10 Curls and SwirlsCreative Inspirations # 18 Distressing Paper Play #26 Favorite Belli Challenge #70 - Metal TagPile it On # 7 Orange Materials Used
Papers : Cardstock,Basic Grey,Bazzil,Once Upon A time
Stamps : Inkadinkadoo
Embossing Powders : Clear, Distress Walnut Stain,
Hand Cut : 4
Inks & Colors : Black, Green, Pearl Ex,Perfect Pearls,Acrylic Paints, Prisma Pencils
Others : Pewter Embellishments, Glass Beads, Hemp, Fiber Threads,
Used a Ribbon Punch on here to let peak thru a little sparkly paper that is tucked in between the layers
Thanks for Looking and letting me know what you think
Huggs Nikki

Monday, July 13, 2009

Motivet Challenge "All In Blue"

Motivet Sketch Challenge: Made a Card Holder
I Call this : " ALL IN BLUE"Ends July 31st and you can win 5 of their Sweet n Cuddly stamps
You must use one of their stamps and follow the sketch

I've used "Doraline with a birthday cake" I've also included some close up as I've made her shiny and she's been embossed to give it a touchy feely, I've also made it for a "Sweet 16"

Materials Used:
Paper : Bazzill, Cardstock
Stamps : Motivet-"Doraline" and Inkadinkadoo for BG
Coloring : Derwent & Loew watercolor Pencils, Pearl Ex, Ranger Pewter
Inks: Black, Baby Blue
Gel Pens : White, Black ,Silver
Embossing Powders : Clear and Glassy Glaze
Mini Brads and Gem Brads, Flowers painted w/ Pearl ex & ranger
3 different Ribbons, Glitter, Sewn ,little Blue Gems
Rose tucked in behind the little book plate has been tinted with Pewter to tie in more
Corners cut with Friskar sissors (Cotton Candy)
Handwrote: Sweet 16
Thanks for looking
& I love to hear what you have to say
Huggs Nikki

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Vintage Christmas

A Vintage Christmas
I've created a postcard on really thick card board but it's gonna need an envelope to mail now
with everything I've done to it off to make one up
This is my Take on a Vintage Card just with a couple Modern Twists.

Embellishments - Mini Brads,Ribbon,2 Holly Buttons,Vintage Image
Inks: Gold,Red,Beige,Brown,Copper,Embossing Powder - ClearSewn : Dark Red and Dark Brown threadsAlso Used Copper Gel Pen To create Line and My little Logo Signature
Stamps : Inkadinkadoo(front) Postcard Stamp(unknown)
Papers : Bazzil(Border),Red Leather Like Paper - It's so soft, Card stock
Thanks for looking hugs Nikki

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Handmade Flower Card

I'm not sure if I want the bee or not I guess it depends on who gets the card or what mood I'm in but I have it all set to stick on in a second ...Which way to go ??
Challenges Entered :
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge #7 : Decoupage (layer up those images)
-Layered everything up flower,bee,back ground,bookplate
Paper Play - Create a Handmade Flower - no stamps just me and my scissors
Stampin'B Designs # 13 - Use Metal - Those cute little Mini Brass Brads r Metal

Materials Used:
Papers : Basic Grey, Bazzil,Card Stock
Stamp : Studio G
Vintage Gem & Mini Brass Brads,
Flower and Bee - Handmade and Designed by me
Flower is individual petals all attached together and curls slightly to give it more 3-d effect then colored in with Prisma Pencil Crayons and Gamsol. The Bee is Cut out of card stock - Black layered over yellow tinted with yellow ink and white gel pen for highlights.
Sewn on my Wittle machine
Maybe I'll Make a template (printable of course) of the flower and Bee
let me know if you'd be interested I'd love to hear what you think
about this :)

Thanks for looking
Huggs Nikki

Friday, July 3, 2009

Flies in the Summer

Flies in the Summer
This card has that summery feeling to me it's light and airy at least looking at it reminds me of summer

?? Butterfly or FLY ??? which do you think ??

Challenges entered in :
Created By Hand Ends 7th : Summer Challenge - Can be anything
Cupcake Craft Challenge #46: Summer Challenge
Spoonful of Sugar #58 : Summer Challenge
The Pink Elephant : My Fave Color Combo ( Love this Combo )
Cute Card Thursday # 67 : Stitch in Time ( Hand or Machine or Drawn )
Danni's Dreams # 64 -Flutterby Wed -Need to have a butterfly Materials Used
Papers : Anna Griffen, Bazzil sparkly stock
Petalloo flowers and little paper ones (?)
Stamp - My Acrylix - PostMark set
Handmade Vellum little butterfly .. but the more I look at I think just Fly lol
With a vintage Gemstone Body, Clear and holograhic Embossing power
Mini Gems And Glittler Glue to add extra Sparkle
Sewn with Yellow and Blue thread - Stitches on the ribbon too

Thanks for taking a little peak !!
Huggs Nikki