Monday, October 5, 2009

A Day of Card Making

Sit down with your cup of coffee for this one! I participated in the World Card Making Day over at Split Coast where they issued 12 challenges! Each challenge was posted by a Stamp Company that is affiliated with SCS. I was busy all day Saturday and couldn't stamp - so I had to get to work on Sunday - I only got 9 out of 12 done and posted by the midnight deadline - so here they are!

The Flourishes challenge was to use this sketch. I used stamps from the Halloween Party set by Waltzingmouse Stamps

Stamps: Waltzingmouse Stamps: Halloween Party
Paper: Ripe Avocado, white: PTI, DP SU
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Ripe Avocado: PTI
Accessories: foam dimensionals, circle punch scallop circle punch,, sponge, orange zest twill: PTI, rectangle nestability

The challenge from Hanna Stamps was also a sketch. I used Cupcake Riley for mine.
Stamps: Hanna Stamps: Cupcake Riley
Paper: Scarlet Jewel, White: PTI, DP Basic Grey Bittersweet
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Sweet Blush: PTI
Accessories: Prima flower, sponge, foam dimensionals, pinking circle nestibility, circle nestability, scarlet jewel ribbon: PTI

The Crafty Secrets World Card Making Day Challenge was to make something with dimension, to make it pop. I made a little journal book based on Lisa's tutorial here . The J in Journal, the glittery button and the inkwell are all popped up on foam dimensionals.
Stamps: Clear Art Stamps: Journaling
Paper: Vintage cream, scarlet jewel, DP Holiday Cheer: PTI
Ink: Chai: PTI, Memento Tuxedo black
Accessories: crop a dile, copics: G20, G21, R21, Y26, Y02, E51, E53, E35, BG10, Lacey punch: EK success, Scarlet Jewell Twill: PTI, Vintage button: PTI, Twine: PTI, glue dots, foam dimensionals

The Unity challenge was to use a quote on your card.
Stamps: Unity: Perfect in Every Way
Paper: Vintage cream, Rustic White: PTI, DP Cosmo Cricket/Earth Love Recycle
Ink: Dark Chocolate, Spring Moss: PTI
Accessories: Sponge, scor tape, glue dots, labels Eight Nestability, lace, twine: PTI, Vintage Button: PTI

This World Card Making Day challenge was from Stamping Bella and we had to show what we do with our girlfriends for fun - shopping of course!
Stamps: Charlotte Ketto: Stamping Bella
Paper: Pure Poppy, Ocean Tides, Vintage Cream: PTI, DP Cosmo Cricket/Early Bird Sunrise
Ink: Memento - Tuxedo Black, Dandelion
Accessories: dotted satin summer sunrise ribbon: PTI, foam dimensionals, glue dots, fence punch: Marth Stewart, Sakura Black glaze pen, oval nestabilities, sponge, dew drops, copics: R37, E51, RU11, R20, C1

Jenn and Biate's Split Coast challenge was to use chocolate or other browns, their sketch and to make it a thank you card.
Stamps: Autumn Abundance: PTI
Paper: Rustic White, Dark Chocolate, DP Bitty Dot Basics: PTI
Ink: Dark Chocolate;PTI
Accessories: foam dimensionals, sponge, square nestability, Labels 3 Nestability, copics: Y38, E35, E13, E59, YR24

This challenge by Verve was to use the colors in a country's flag (they showed us a web site of flags) - I used blue and white which are on the flags of Greece, Israel, Honduras and Antarctica.
Stamps: Verve Winter Wonder
Paper: Pacific Point: SU, White, DP Bitty Box Basics: PTI
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, embossing pad
Accessories: argyle Cuttlebug folder, hot gun, white EP, Rhinestone stickers, circle punches, foam dimensionals.

This World Card Making Day Challenge from Magnolia Stamps was to make an ornament. I used a Magnolia Tree for mine, decorated it with dew drops and glittered it with Dazzling Diamonds - this really sparkles IRL! not so much on my pic here!
Stamps: Magnolia Tree
Paper: Bazzill Green, White: PTI
Ink: Brilliance Pearlescent Ivy, Colorbox Dark Brown
Accessories: Dazzling diamonds: SU, foam dimensionals, crop a dile, eyelet, dew drops, satin ribbon pure poppy: PTI, glue dots, quickie glue pen

And finally - the My Favotite Things challenge was to use pink, black, white and bling. I used silver ribbon and silver stickles for my bling.
Stamps: MFT: Flopsy FLowers
Paper: WHite: PTI, pretty in pink: SU, DP Black & White basics: PTI
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Silver ice stickles, silver ribbon: PTI, foam dimensionals, copiics: T2, R32, R20, ribbon tag trio spellbinders, rectangle nestabilities
Thanks for looking all the way to the end here today!


Busym1 said...

Werent' you the busy one! They are all wonderful! Thanks for sharing! michelle

Stamp Talk with Tosh said...

You are AMAZING!! Thanks for sharing all your work!! I enjoyed looking at each fabulous creation Julia!!

Christina said...

Beautiful takes on all the challenges Julia!

Claire Brennan said...

OMG Julia!!! - you were a busy bee- I will be back with the coffee later to look at them properly - they look fab but i love to pick over details!! lol

Carolina said...

Julia - you rock...9 out 12 - wow!!! These are all so beautiful, you did an amazing job with these challenges. LOVE the tree one, genius!

jdmommy said...

And aren't they all wonderful!! They have posted the prizes, and you are on two lists that I saw! Congrats, GF! You really deserve prizes for these beauties!!!

anya said...

Wow Julia, you were BUSY! Each of them is fantastic!

Bonnie said...

Oh my goodness! You are a genious! These are so awesome!! I didn't do anything for WCMD since we had a combo/mambo wedding, babysitting, recuperating from babysitting and wedding....too old......

Sharron said...

Wow, wonderful creations! Can't imagine doing 9 in one day! All look wonderful but special are the tree ornament, the Halloween card and your little journal (such a great idea!).

Deb Neerman said...

WoW, you've been busy! These cards are just beautiful, Julia! Great job!!

Crystal said...

WOW girl you have been busy busy!!! These are fantastic girl!!!

Janelle said...

Wow, Julia. You were definitely hard at work yesterday! I can't possibly comment on each one -- they were all terrific. Great job!

Donna Marie said...

One is better than the other..did you stop to eat??? LOL
I had to work both fun for me :-(

Donna said...

WOW! fabulous cards, I bet you had a lot of fun stamping away the day! I love all the cards but my favorite is the we do not remember the days we remember the moments.

Makiko Jones said...

Glad to know you had a wonderful WCMD, Julia!! Your cards are all beautiful and fabulous as always!

Dawn Easton said...

WOW! Girl you were busy and they are all amazing!!!

Bev J. said...

Wow, your were busy! All great cards but my fave is the brown thank you card-very pretty. tfs

Shirley said...

Where to start, Julia!! They are all just to creative, unique, and lovely! What a stash of gorgeous cards.