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Monday, July 16, 2018

Pretty Purple Lady


This pretty little girl was colored by Brandy using her Polychromos colored pencils.  I am just so in love with her and astounded once again by my friend's incredible talent.  So beautiful!

Andie for 

Saturday, July 14, 2018

A Vintage Happy Birthday




I've been especially enjoying my Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers lately.  I almost always use them with Bristol cardstock.  They are so easy to use and create a great result such that my limited skill isn't on clear display.  Today I'm sharing some images I had previously colored, but only recently mounted on some patterned paper to finish off the card.  In this case, I stamped the poles for the sentiment banner on the patterned paper and they used foam squares to raise up the cake and the sentiment banner.




On the inside, a simple stamped sentiment.



I also used the star burst stamp to gold emboss the patterned paper and add some accent to the base of the card.  It is difficult to see on the first card, but easier to identify in this second card.



Thursday, July 12, 2018

Much Delayed Graduation Card


Brandy shared this card with me that she made as a graduation card last month.  I am just now sharing this with you as I think this is such a clever card.  The balloons were stamped using the Sunny Studio Bold Balloons stamps and dies.  Definitely a reason to celebrate!

Andie for

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Distress Oxide Painting with Water




I am so in love with this technique using Distress Oxides and water.  I followed the almost exact same technique as Jennifer McGuire.  The cards are more stunning in person that these pictures show.  I used multiple die cuts layered to create some dimension with the sentiments. 


These cards will go into the stash and probably become gifts.  I enjoyed this technique and will most likely use it in the future again as the cards turned out to be wonderful.


Sunday, July 8, 2018

Happy Birthday Banner and Card


In my absence, I have quite a few pictures from Brandy's projects to share with you.  I decided to start with these photos from a birthday banner and card that Brandy made. The flowers on the card are made using the Heartfelt Creations Classic Rose stamps and dies.  The flowers on the banner are quite a mix of different layered flowers and letters cut from the Cricut.  Of course, there's a bit of butterflies thrown in for accent as well.






Ever so colorful and pretty, I'm always impressed by the beauty of her creations.  Matching the colors with the black and white stripes is classic as well.

We'll hope this is a return to the blog for both Brandy and I.  I'll be around visiting again as well.

Andie for