Monday, January 19, 2015

Pawpaw's 87th Card

I know it's been a looong time since I posted a honest to goodness card well ANYTHING handmade & crafty for that matter.  In my defense, we are in the middle of a crazy DIY kitchen make-over.  Truth be told, I haven't done much crafting in the past year, and the few cards I have made....I forgot to take pictures!

This past weekend I was inspired after a visit to the Pasadena Stamp & Scrap Fest to get my fingers inky once again.

I am REALLY wanting to start participating in some papercrafting challenges....but I seem to have forgotten several important bloggy things (like how to put in a hyper-link).  I plan to read over my notes in between coats of stain (in the kitchen) and my normal day-to-day chores (does laundry EVER end????) and come back to edit this post to show which challenges I have entered.

For right now I will just give a quick list of items used on the card below the picture.....then if I get it all figured out I will come back with more details

White Card - Extra Special Matte Cardstock (purchased at the Stamp & Scrap Fest from StampLand
Card Base & Envelope - Hero Arts

Background Stamp - Large Shrubbery purchased at the Stamp & Scrap Fest from Lost Coast Designs
Inside Sentiment - Hero Arts "Fancy Basics" (Happy Birthday)

Versamark & Memento London Fog for stamping for the background 
Tim Holtz distress inks in various shades of grays & blues for the background
My Favorite Things Black Licorice Hybrid for the inside sentiment

Embossing Powders:
Hero Arts White
Ranger Liquid Platinum - butterflies

Close To My Heart Color Ready Seam Binding (retired)
unknown small butterfly punch

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