Friday, September 15, 2017

Pearls and Lace

Hello everyone,
Here is my card for the Design Team showcasing a card for the current challenge at Victorine Originals.  
And here is the MOOD (inspiration) board for the challenge

 Pearls and Lace Victorine Originals Challenge

There are multiple ways to play along, so make sure you go to the blog and read the directions and join us.

Here is how the card came together:
I found this beautiful pearl patterned paper in my crafty stash and used a scalloped and stitched rectangle die from my stash to start.  I then stamped the Woman in Dress in black versafine ink on the paper and I used the sentiment, You are invited, from the Floral and Sayings stamp set in black versafine ink.  I wanted something elegant and simple and this came together perfectly.  I then added some fun foam to the back of the die cut panel. I found a glimmer card stock in my stash that I felt went nicely with the pearl colors and added some black glittery trim from my stash at an angle on my card stock.  I then glued down the top panel to finish the card off.  

Links to the products I used are listed below and please go check out the Victorine Originals social media sites, shop and blog
See you all soon!

 Floral and Sayings (10549-X)
     Woman in Dress (74835-F)

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Wedding Congratulations

 Hello everyone,
So it has been a whirlwind of activity around my house lately as my eldest son got married Saturday, September 2nd.  My husband also decided three weeks prior to the wedding to do a massive interior renovation to our house. I am happy to say that the renovation is done and my eldest has married the prettiest and sweetest girl and I now have a daughter in the family.  I of course needed a card to reflect the happy couple so I reached for the prettiest stamp I have ever seen from Victorine Originals and made what I consider an elegant and yet simple card design.  I used the Wedding Couple Silhouette (74825-M) that I stamped on the first layer with black onyx versafine ink, I then sprinkled Nuvo Glitter Embossing Powder in Glitter Noir over the stamped image and heat set.  

My card base is in a medium grey card stock cut to A2 size with a top fold.  My next layer up is a dark grey card stock in the largest scalloped and stitched rectangle die from Kat Scrappiness. I then cut the next size layer in vellum and the top layer is the medium grey card stock to match the card base.  I added silver metallic effect thread between the vellum and top layer for extra effect.  Each layer is also mounted with fun foam for added dimension.  I then stamped the "Congratulations" from the Elegant Sayings (10517-X) stamp set, also from Victorine Originals, in black onyx versafine ink and heat set with clear embossing powder on vellum to match the second layer of the card.  I love the font used for this sentiment set and felt it would be perfect layered over the stamped couple silhouette. I then ran the vellum through my Xyron sticker maker and layered it over the couple.  I like how it is still see through yet completely stuck down and there is no visible glue to see through the vellum.  I then added some Studio Katia Clear Crystals to the wedding bouquet and sealed with some glossy accents for added dimension and sparkle.
This card came together beautifully and I am sure the happy newlyweds will love it, I am pretty sure they did not have a chance to enjoy it prior to leaving for the honeymoon...... 
Hope you all enjoyed this newest card and I will see you all again soon.

Please go over to the Victorine Originals blog and check out the ongoing challenge and join in on the fun.  I have also added the links to the products used below.

Elegant Sayings (10517-X)

Wedding Couple Silhouette (74825-M)

Friday, September 1, 2017

Time for Baseball

Hello everyone,
It is that time again...... fall sports and (hopefully) cooler weather.  That is what I miss most being in Southern California, Seasons! I love the crisp fall air, leaves changing colors, comfort food that warms you from the inside, fresh apple picking, and so much more.  So for this challenge I went with the adorably fun Baseball stamp from Victorine Originals (2558-A) and thought what better way to showcase this stamp then with red, white and blue.  I found the perfectly fitting "Yay!" stamp in my crafty stash and thought why not make a fun fall birthday card.
I I started with a white A2 card base and then layered a piece of red card stock cut to 4 1/4 X 5 1/2 on top, then I took a piece of blue card stock and die cut it with a stitched rectangle die from Kat Scrappiness and layered that a bit skewed on top.  I then took the next size down in the cut rectangle stitched die and stamped all over it with my Baseball Stamp.  I took out my Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and used the Carmine Red to go over the stitching on the baseballs, then I used Light Grey and dotted the edges of all the balls to give them texture and dimension and not leave them so "flat" and white as to blend in with the card base.
I used a red heart for the sentiment, thinking what things in Fall go together in my head, baseball, apple pie, red, white & blue, America's pastime, the love of baseball.... I think you get the hint. I stamped the Yay! with Versafine Onyx Black Ink and heat embossed with clear powder to get the shininess and I took a white gel pen and made little dashes around the heart to help tie it in. I used a small piece of the blue card stock used in layer 2 and found a birthday stamp in  my craft room, made little white dotted lines on the scrap to tie it in, popped up the heart with fun foam for dimension and then layered the sentiment with more foam on top.
I hope you enjoyed my card, please check out the challenge at Victorine Originals and play along and I will see you soon.

Victorine Originals Instagram

Monday, August 28, 2017

Gold Lace Leaf Thank You

Hello everyone,
So it is no big secret that I adore anything Concord & 9th comes out with.  With that being said, this beautiful stamp set, Lace Leaf, is one of my favorite.  My mom asked me to make a Thank you card for her and this set came to mind immediately. I started by die cutting a panel of Neenah Solar White 80 lb card stock with the largest stitched rectangle die from Kat Scrappiness and then stamping my leaf image with Tsukineko Brilliance Galaxy Gold Dew Drop ink and it was everything I was hoping it would be.  I stamped the Thank You sentiment from the MMH July 2017 Hero Arts kit, it is such a pretty font and perfect for this image.  I wanted to keep this card simple so I took some gold embroidery thread and wrapped it around my white card stock a few times and secured it on the back with some tape, then I laid the white panel onto a black 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 piece of black card stock and then put that onto an A2 sized, side folding, white card base.  To finish it off I used some Studio Katie mixed sized Sparkling Crystals scattered on the leaf image.
Hope you have enjoyed this card, see you soon!
Close Up, aren't those sparkling crystals pretty with the gold ink?

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Herd You Had A Birthday

Hello everyone,

My blog post at Victorine Originals went up and I am here to share my cute cow card! I am in love with this little image and think she is fabulous and needed a card dedicated to her. Plus I just love cows and cannot get enough of them, especially when they are this cute!  

I started with a piece of Neenah Solar White card stock that I die cut with a stitched rectangle die from Kat Scrappiness.  I then took the Victorine Originals Cow Background and stamped in clear versa mark ink, going from top left down to the bottom right corner and then sprinkled with black embossing powder and heat set.  I then cut out a circle with the MFT Peek-A-Boo Circle Window Die-Namics set. I popped up the top piece of my card with fun foam along the backside and then stamped my cow on a piece of white Neenah Solar White card stock. I used black versa fine ink and heat set with clear embossing powder to match the shininess of the cow spots on the front, then I took a light grey Zig Clean Real Brush marker and lightly colored the cow, I then used my Spectrum Noir Glitter Brush pen in Clear and coated the cow, because everything is better with glitter.  I attached the top cow background piece to a piece of black card stock that was 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 and attached that to a side folding A2 white card base.  The sentiment is from the MFT set "The Whole Herd" and I think it is perfect for the card. I added some clear confetti sequins and that finished up the card.
Hope you find this little cow as cute as I do.

Please check out my social media links listed below and the blog over at Victorine Originals and join us for the challenge going on right now, here is the inspiration board: 

See you all soon

SuprFox Designs Instagram

Cow Background

Cow (74374-C)

Friday, August 25, 2017

Soft Colors Make Pretty Thank You's

 Hello everyone,
Today I am sharing this card I made using Neat & Tangled's Calathea Stamp Set.  My mom had called and asked for a thank you card and since I know the recipient I wanted to make it custom for her tastes as well.  I actually ended up making two cards that I feel would be appropriate and will let my mom decide.
I started with a piece of Neenah Solar White card stock in 80 lb weight, which I then die cut with the largest stitched rectangle from the Kat Scrappiness dies. I took Lake Shores Simon Says Ink and stamped the full leaf stamps randomly on the paper and then took Wet Cement from Hero Arts and stamped the inside detail to the leaves. I then used Lawn Fawn Black Licorice ink that I stamped off once and then used the 2nd generation to stamp the stem areas.  I used the AESOP sentiment in the set and stamped that using the Lawn Fawn Black Licorice ink.  I placed the white rectangle on top of a piece of black card stock cut to 4 1/4 x 5 1/2, which I then added to a side folding A2 sized, white card base.  I finished the card off by adding some clear confetti sequins around the leaves and love the soft look of the card overall.
Hope you enjoy & I will see you all again soon!

Monday, August 21, 2017

Monochromatic Magic - Day 4 MFT Camp Create

 Hello everyone,
So sometimes we all need a reminder to just smile and using a simple color palette makes this a simple and fun card.  I started with a dark grey card stock and cut it down so the front piece measures 3" x 4 1/4" and then I used the MFT Die-namics mini fringe die and cut out 4 different colors in the black/grey color palette and layered them from darkest to lightest from the bottom to top.  At the top I found the perfect sentiment from a Honey Bee sentiment set and finished my card off with some clear confetti sequins.  I plan to use this as a gift card when I need to add something to a birthday gift bag to give it some added pizzazz.
Hope you enjoyed,  See you soon