Friday, October 2, 2009

World Card Making Day!!!

Welcome to my blog on World Card Making day!!! Today is my favorite day!!!! Since I love to make cards, I am celebrating World Card Making Day. There are so many activities today all over, but I want to highlight a few that I plan on playing along with. Treasured Scrapbooking, Caardvarks and Splitcoaststampers! Make sure you check them out!

My first card is for Treasured Scrapbooking, where all the designers are having their own card challenges, so please come and check out our forum set up just for this special occasion. The first prize winner will win a Card kit!!!! How fun is that? You know how much I love the kits Leslie puts together! My challenge is to create a shaped card. Since the month of October is Breast Cancer awareness month, I have been creating with the colors pink, white and black my past few cards and I decided to make a lady's dress shape with those colors again. Well, here is my card. So, what do you think????

Items used to make this card:

Cardstock: Stampin Up and Georgia Pacific
Stamps: Unity Stamps Birdie Inspiration
Ink: Memories
Pearls: Recollections
Martha Stewart border punch

Ok, so my next card is for Splitcoaststampers, using a Unity stamps. I have to tell you, this quote is one of my all time favorite stamps and have been wanting to make this card for quite some time. I even made two versions of it. Here they are:


Items used to make these cards:

Cardstock: Georgia Pacific and Clubscrap
Patterned Paper: Basic Grey Wisteria
Stamps: Unity Stamps August Kit of the Month
Ink: Memories
Border punches: Fiskars, EK Success and Stampin Up
Ribbon: Fabric Barn
Button from my stash

My last card to share with you is a Halloween Card. I made this using a cute Halloween image I bought forever ago from www.alteredpages.com. So here it is.

And here is a close up of the image. The reason I am showing that to you, as I added a layer of Rock Candy Stickles by following Tim Holtz' tutorial. I like the way it turned out, so I will use it again. Click on the picture to enlarge it, if you really would like to see the affect of it.

Items used to make this card:

Vintage image collage sheet from www.alteredpages.com
Cardstock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Cosmo Cricket
Stamp: Imaginisce
Ink: Ranger Distress ink
Ranger Rock Candy Distress Stickles
Spellbinders Nestabilities and Martha Stewart border punch
Ribbon: Fabric Barn
Buttons: Buttons Galore

I also came up with a fun technique while I was making this card, but I will share about that another day.

Well, hope these cards inspire you some and that you will have a fabulous card making day, in fact a whole weekend. I plan on playing a lot today and tomorrow in my scrap room.

Hugs,
Eva

11 comments :

June Houck said...

Wow, Eva! So much eye candy in one post. Very pretty cards :)

Liz said...

I need to catch my breathe after all that.. beautiful

Karen said...

Stunning cards Eva! The shaped card is beyond gorgeous!
I so love vintage Halloween cards, and this one is sweet as evah! And, those 2 versions with the great quote are so elegant!!

Have a fun day creating my friend!

Hugs,
Karen

Heidi Van Laar said...

Wow Eva, these are all just gorgeous!
Love your shaped card, the layers of "lace" are just too fun!

Happy WCMD my friend!

(-: Heidi

susan opel said...

Happy WCMD, Eva! Hope it was a good day! I LOVE your card with the T.S. Eliot quote!

Jennifer said...

Hi there! And Happy World Card Making Day! Just thought I would swing by and see what you were creating this weekend! Have a good one!

Shemaine Smith said...

Gorgeous job, love all your cards!

Heartwarming Vintage said...

Love your dress and your Halloween card with our cat turned out so cool!

dannisdoodles said...

good grief these are so beautiful sweet eva, THAT halloween card, whoa!

Kimberly Crawford said...

great cards!!! thanks for sharing! :)

Terrie B x said...

`WoW` Eva I love your dress..I love your Unity stamped card and well that Halloween card is sooo
`Spooktacular` TFS
belated....Happy WCMD!!!!
Have a fab week:)xxx

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