Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Lots to share

Hi friends.  I am popping in quick today to post a few cards for different challenges.  First up is my card for the Monday Mood Board & the sketch at Retro sketches.  Love these challenges.  Here is the board & the sketch.


Cardstock:  Smoky slate, Whisper White, Daffodil Delight
Ink:  Smoky Slate, Daffodil Delight
Stamps:  Dockside Backgrounds & Strictly Sentiments 1 (Wplus9)
Accessories:  Stitched ovals (Lil' Inkers), Pinking edge framelit (SU), Gold sequin stars (Pretty Pink Posh)

I am playing along for the first time with Viva la Verve Sketches.  I bought this set a while back and haven't inked it up much.  I have Lynn Mangan from The Mango Boys and Me to thank for making me fall in love with these stamps.  Thank you, Lynn!  This set in particular.  You all know how much I love making Christmas cards, right?!  :) This is the first sketch for the month and it also includes a color challenge.

Cardstock:  Whisper White, Real Red, Pool Party
Ink:  Early Espresso, Versamark
Stamps:  Merry & Bright (Verve)
Accessories:  White embossing powder, Stitched rectangles & Circles (Lil' Inkers), Tipped top dies (PTI), Early Espresso ribbon, rhinestones


I am squeezing this card in, last minute, for the Sketch challenge over at My Favorite Things.  This is my second entry.  I really like this sketch.

Cardstock:  Smoky Slate, Whisper White, Lipstick Red (SSS)
Ink:  Lipstick Red (SSS), Smoky Slate
Stamps:  Starry Christmas & Mod Borders (MFT)
Accessories:  Jewelry tag punch, baker's twine, Starry Christmas dies (MFT) 

Thank you for visiting and have a great day!

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  1. Wow...Kristie! You've been a busy bee ALL of them are so Gorgeous! My favorite is the first one with the moodboard.....I love color yellow :)

  2. Wow, you sure do have lots to share. All three are beautiful! Happy to see a new mood board and love your design. Love your Verve card with the angles and circles. Love them all!

  3. Lots of awesome cards! I really love the first one.

  4. WOW! 3 fantastic cards, Kristie! I really LOVE your beautiful CAS style and I'm SO jealous of your crisp clean lines...I wish I could do it :).... LOVE your cards today but I'm especially partial to your MFT card! Thanks SO much for following my blog and for your sweet comment too and a BIG thank you for being my 600th follower...I can't believe it!

  5. Gorgeous cards! Love the angled panel and your stitched circle snowflakes on your Verve card.

  6. I love all three of these, Kristie. You have a way with color and stamps.

  7. Three absolutely beautiful cards...and you know I love the Verve card...aren't the fonts and the sizes of the images simply perfect! Looking forward to seeing more! xoxo

  8. Wow!! What a feast for the eyes! All of your cards are just beautiful! I love your interpretation of the Verve sketch! Lovely Christmas cards!

  9. Wow Kristie, you have been busy! I love all 3 of your cards. Thank you for sharing your eye candy.

  10. ALL of these are precious! Love the two Christmas ones..that dove is beautiful!

  11. what a beautiful set of cards, kristie! i especially like you take on the two sketches... amazing!

  12. You're a busy lady! I love the colour combo of the first card and the addition of the stars is genius! Your Christmas card is totally fun and funky! Love the angled panels and the mixed font sentiment. That dove stamp is gorgeous and I love how you used the twine and arrows for the layers. Awesomeness all around! :D

  13. WOWZADOODLE, Kristie, I am on inspiration overload!! Each creation is more stunning than the last! I especially adore the Mood Board card, but they are all terrific! Thank you for all the ideas!! Hugs, Darnell


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