Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Dynamic Duos #78

Hey everyone! So aside from last night's post, it's been awhile since I posted. I went on vacation for a week and it seemed like I got behind by a month! lol Almost not worth going, kind of. ;) So I finished prepping for a workshop I'm giving on Friday and I thought I'd create something for fun. I went over and checked out what this week's challenge is over at Dynamic Duos and decided to join in the fun. This week's challenge is "Subtly Yours" using Always Artichoke and Crumb Cake. I still have a few projects to create for a Christmas Card class I'm giving on Saturday so I killed two birds with one stone. Always trying to multitask! :)
 My Always Artichoke ink pad is one of the new foam pads which tend to be really juicy so I through on some clear embossing powder to make the tree pop. Then added some bling with Dazzles. I sponged the label with some Crumb Cake to give it a hazy effect.

I think it turned out kind of vintagey, which I really like but hardly ever achieve the effect. If you get a chance, head over to DD and play along. Have a great evening and I thank you for stopping by.

All Supplies SU! unless noted:

Cardstock: Always Artichoke, Crumb Cake, Whisper White
Ink: Always Artichoke, Crumb Cake, Chocolate Chip
Markers: Always Artichoke, Soft Suede
Die Cut: Spellbinders
Retired Ticket Corner Punch
Stamp sets: Special Season, Christmas Tagables, Christmas Messages
Basic Jewels
Clear embossing powder

Monday, November 11, 2013

Happy Veterans Day!

I know this is really late in posting, but I wanted to thank all the veterans, current and past, before this special day ended. And most especially, one very close to my heart, my beloved dad. 5 years ago tomorrow he went home to the Lord. He was the most patriotic person I have ever known, so it was no coincidence that he suffered a fatal stroke on this special day. Thank you to all the service personnel that put their lives on the line so that we may live in freedom. Have a good evening, and I thank you for stopping by.