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Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Random Cards of the Day - Project Reduce Scraps


Hey Everyone! Here's a few cards made still using scrap cardstocks and designer paper. The card base is the only thing that's not a scrap item. I'm sort of getting tired of using the same colored cardstocks and papers but I will continue to try and reduce my scrap pile.

The images were created using Heidi Grace stamps. This set is called "Tags and Words". I think it's a really cute set. I colored the images using Prismacolor Markers then applied SU Crystal Effects to give it a shiny 3D appearance. Hope you like it.


Card Details:
Stamp Set: Heidi Grace
Ink: Prismacolor Markers, Sakura Souffle Opaque Pen
Paper: DCWV Glitter Stack, SU Rose Red, Sage Shadow, Gable Green, Whisper White
Accessories: SU Crytal Effects, Making Memories eyelets, American Craft Elements Ribbon, Round Corner Punch, Fiskar "Cloud" Scissors


Just a quickie card. I'm still going through my scraps of designer paper and Making Memories chipboards. I'm dying to cut up new paper but I will hold out as long as I can.
Nothing much to this card. I stamped the image on to white cardstock, colored it with SU watercolor crayons, outlined the image and applied stickles glitter.















Card Details:
Stamp set: Autumn Leaves
Ink: SU Watercolor Crayons, Prismacolor Markers
Paper: DCWV Designer Paper, SU Marvelous Magenta
Accessories: Making Memories Chipboard, Grosgrain Ribbon, JoAnn Brad, Colorbok metal embellishment, Stickles Glitter, 1" circle punch

14 comments:

malieta said...

Both of your cards are so cute Maria. I love them both,but the flower with the button in the center is just adorable!
Malieta:)

Tracy.H said...

Great cards! Love the first one!! :0)

2 Worlds said...

Wow You are really talented !

Jen said...

love what you are doing with your ds papers - you're making great use of all of them.

hugs,
Jen

Aimeslee said...

Love this Project Reduce Scraps, girl. Only you can be so clever, LOL. Great cards, BTW.

Michelle said...

I really like the first card! I think the LO is fantastic and i will use it! I love your sketches!

Angel Wilde said...

I love your cards, Maria and will definitely add these sketches to my must trys! You have LOTSA talent, girl!

Rhonda said...

I love both of these cards but the first one really caught my eye! Love that layout:) Thanks for sharing!

leann said...

your work is soooo beautiful!
sketches are great too ~ i'll definately be trying some!
xxx

Andrea said...

2 fabulous cards, pink and green a great colour combo

Wife2TJ said...

I LOVE that top card, it's absolutely adorable!

Paula said...

Your cards just so lush and colourful. I admire your work very much!

Shh-Shh said...

Fab cards... the colour combos really work well together.

Beth said...

Your cards are awesome. Using up scraps is a great thing to do. Hmmm, I must try it sometime--LOL. Very cute cards, Maria.