Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Playing with some goodies...

Well so far today my plans that I had didn't turn out so I am scrapping and playing with some goodies that I got in my Purple Cow DT box... That box or I should say boxes were packed with amazing goodies from some amazing sponsors. Today I pulled some product out of that box and was determined to get busy. hehe

Below is a card I created using this weeks 2 sketches 4 you card sketch by Kazan.


Products used:
Purple cows Ultimate Trimmer with Straight Rotary Blade, Perforating Click Blade , Short Wave Click Blade.
Dove of the East India Journey "Royal Mehndi & Cardamon" pattern papers
Dove of the East India Journey "Foreign Accents" clear stamps
Core'dinations Vintage Collection "Starry Night" cardstock
Core'dinations Essentials collection "Dandelion"
Color Box Chalk inks "Black Bird, Pumpkin Spice, Prussian Blue & Aquamarine"
The little shabby box "Rust" lace
Black embossing tape

Step by Step directions:
1. Trim Starry Night cardstock down to 5"x10".
2. Score at 5" and fold in half.
3. Ink the edges of your card with Prussian Blue and then go over it again with Aquamarine.
4. Using the Long wave click blade trim the bottom ends of your card.
5. Cut a strip of Royal Mehndi & Cardamon pattern papers down to 2 1/4"x12".
6. Cut down those strips to 2 1/4"x2 1/4" squares (You will only need 3 squares total).
7. Cut a strip of Core'dinations Dandelion cardstock down to 2 1/4"x12".
8. Cut dandelion strip down to 1 2 1/4"x2 1/4" square.
9. Using the Dove of the East India Journy clear stamps, Stamp with Pumpkin Spice on the Core'dinations square in any pattern you like.
10. Ink the endges of all 4 squares with Blackbird ink once dry adhere them.
11. Tie a bow around the center of the card with lace.
12. Add sentimate with embossing tape.

Here is another fun and simple card...


Products used:
Core'dinations Black Magic "wizard" cardstock
Dove of the East India Journey "Rajni's Pleasure & Palace Silk" pattern papers
Black Embossing Tape

Thanks for looking...

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9 comments:

Bev said...

Dove of the East is such interesting paper! I really like it, but I tend to collect it rather than use. Guess I should do something about that! LOL

clouds shadler said...

wow! what a fun card! It def. has the that indian feel to it the PP is so exotic looking! very nice!

Clouds :D

~amy~ said...

gorgeous work...LOVE the rich colors!

Kazan Clark said...

thanks for sharing all those fab techniques - your work is really inspirational
Thanks for playing along with us
:) Kazan

Badalicat said...

love love love the flower card!! Great work!

Bree said...

beautiful color combo

zgagi said...

Beautiful colors and pp

cheryln said...

stunning cards!

Winter said...

So cute! I love the colors!