Monday, July 22, 2013

I See Spots


Today it seems that my cards have a lot of dots and circles on them.


This card was made for the ABC Challenges "Double Embossed" Challenge...






July 22 - 28
 
Use both dry and heat  embossing on your card
 





It's difficult to tell from my photo, but the train image is embossed with black embossing powder.






Here's the inside of my card:





I also have a card for the MelonHeadz Friends Challenge...




July 22 - August 4
 
Theme: Lots of Circles





I actually used a sketch for this card. I found it on the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps Sketch Challenge Blog.




FYI: I'm also entering my card in the Sweet 'n Sassy Challenge.






Here's the inside of my card:


 


I created the inside sentiment on my computer as well as adding the "is for" to the Ww on the front of my card.



Thanks for stopping by my blog today! I hope you'll play along with the ABC Challenges Double Embossed Challenge and the MelonHeadz Friends Lots of Circles Challenge.



Image & Sentiment: Stampin' UP! Happiness Is a Journey
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black and Versamark
Embossing Powder: Stampin' UP! Black
Cardstock: Recollections Black and Stampin' UP! True Thyme
Embellishments: Paper Studio Brads and Stampin' UP! Ribbon




Images: MelonHeadz Caroline's W Is for Watermelon
Ink: Copic Markers
Cardstock: Recollections Black and Stampin' UP! Real Res
Designer Paper: from my scrap file
Embellishment: Ribbon from an unknown vendor

11 comments:

Liz Williams said...

Love the double embossing. Embossing is one of my favorite techniques. I may have to check this challenge out.

Carol W said...

both of these cards are great...how fun is the circle card. I love the colors and the way you interpreted the sketch...AWESOME...I love the train as well...reminds me of my parents (both worked for the railroad)..Great job my friend...♥

MaxineD said...

Wha fun cards Jeanette - love the train one - that is a stunning image! The W one is so colourful and just plain cute - I could do with some watermelon right now :-).
Blessings
Maxine

Danielle Vincent said...

Wow Jeanette I just love that train card - its fabulous. That polka dot embossing folder is one of my very favorite to use.

I must say you did an awesome job with that circle sketch. I looked at that and went "oh my gosh what would I do with that" but you nailed it.

Ann Tuck said...

Thanks for playing along with us at the Sweet Stop Sketch challenge this week! You have put the sketch to great effect, with your summer take on it! Love the summer watermelon colours!

Tammy said...

Wow Jeanette, terrific cards! I especially like the double frame you used for the first card, really outstanding!

Cathymac said...

Both cards are wonderful, Jeanette! Love the watermelon theme and colors on your Sweet Stop card...what a nice summery way to use the sketch! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sweet Stop this week!

Patty Gorka said...

Your train image looks awesome heat embossed! Love the watermelon card too! Looks like you've been busy making cards lately.

Zella said...

Both cards are amazing! Swiss Dots is still my favorite embossing folder of all time. And the watermelon card is so fun!!

Gael said...

Two great cards!! I especially like the sketch for the watermelon card.

You did a really fabulous job on the train card; it is quite striking.

Wio said...

Hah the watermelon card - I love it. Such a pretty inside with an adorable girl.

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