Monthly Archives: September 2007

New Releases Now at My Favorite Things!

All the new sets at My Favorite Things are officially for sale!!!

As most of you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As women, I’m sure that all of us have been touched by breast cancer in one way or another, personally, either a family member or a friend. Even though great strides have been made in fighting this disease, more advances are needed. I am very honored to be a part of this “Think Pink” Minis on a Mission by My Favorite Things . For every set of Think Pink that is purchased, 50% of the retail proceeds (and 25% of wholesale proceeds) will be going directly to Susan G. Komen for the Cure and breast cancer initiatives.

Please visit their website and look around!

I used the sketch from this week’s JBWW challenge for my card.

The main background was made by swiping ink directly on to white CS. The panel behind the girls Was made by stamping the open flower from new Boho Blossoms set randomly first in pink and then in Basic Grey. The bottom panel was stamped the same way in just pink.

Stamps: Think Pink, Boho Blossoms – My Favorite Things

Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Basis Grey, DP – Scarlett’s Letter Basic Grey

Ink: Noir Black Palette, Versamagic Pink Petunia, Basic Grey

Accessories: Copic Markers, Photo Corner Punch, Black Brads, Ribbon from May Arts

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JBWW Challenge and anther Sneak Peek!!!

Today’s challenge can be found –> HERE on Sherry Cheever’s blog. What a fun sketch! Come play along with us, everyone is welcome. Please post a link either here or on Sherry’s blog so we can see your wonderful creations! If you upload to Splitcoast please use the Keyword JBWW so everyone can find your cards easily. Have fun!

The stamps I used for this card are a Sneak Peek of the Boho Blossoms set from My Favorite Things which will be released on October 1st along with 4 other sets!

The main flower image was stamped in Bayou Blue on Bashful Blue CS. I used a Q-Tip to add a little smudging to the flower petals. All the backgrounds were stamped using the same flower stamp.

Stamps: Boho Blossoms – My Favorite Things

Paper: Whisper White, Bashful Blue, Not Quite Navy

Ink: Basic Black, Bashful Blue, Bayou Blue, Not Quite Navy

Accessories: White Satin Ribbon, Rhinestone Brad

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Meet Me at the Cafe – SNEAK PEEK!!!

This is a sneak peek of the set “Meet Me at the Cafe” from My Favorite Things. My Favorite Things will be offering a “Take 5” Special for the release on October 1st!!! You’ll be able to get all 5 new sets for $65.00. What a great deal!!!

I used a very simple layout on this card. I stamped and colored (with Copic markers) the girls on Georgia Pacific CS. I stamp the awning and cut it out and layered it over the panel with the girls with foam tape for a little added depth. I then placed those pieces on more white CS to make the image pop on the pretty (but busy) background panel.

Stamps: Meet Me at the Cafe – My Favorite Things

Paper: Georgia Pacific White, Chocolate Chip, DP Pheobe – Basic Grey

Ink: Noir Black Palette, Close to Cocoa

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