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Sunday, October 07, 2007

Random Cards - Project Reduce Scraps

Good Evening Everyone! Just a few cards I made yesterday for the World Cardmaking Day. I didn't participate in any challenges that I had initially planned to do. My only goal was to continue reducing my scrap pile. I really, really want to reduce it.

Beth asked that I take a picture of my pile. I'll post it tomorrow and you'll see why I need to reduce my scrap pile.

Nothing much to this card. . .I know, you're saying "whoa, that's bright". LOL! I know it is. . .but I needed to rid of the striped paper. I also want to get rid of my "orange" cardstock. Honestly, I'm not sure I like this card because it's too bright. I do like the layout and the 3D flower but the colors I'm not too fond of.

Card Details:





Stamps: TAC
Ink: Prismacolor Markers
Paper: DCWV Textured Cardstock, DCWV Glitter Stack, SU Pink Passion, Only Orange
Accessories: SU Ticket Corner Punch, SU Spritzer Tool, Grosgrain Ribbon, Making Memories Button










Another card made using TAC stamps. I colored the image, cut it out and remounted it using foam tape. I added Stickles glitter to the flowers but it's not obvious in the picture.


Anyway. . .hope everyone had a wonderful World Cardmaking Day yesterday!!




Card Details:

Stamps: TAC, Studio G
Ink: Prismacolor Markers
Paper: SU Chocolate Chip, Light Blue (unknown), Autumn Leaves Designer Paper
Accessories: SU Crafter's Tool Kit, American Craft Elements Ribbon, Making Memories Eyelets, Stickles Glitter, SU Ticket Corner Punch

10 comments:

Jen said...

lovely cards, Maria! I especially love the blue n' brown one..... happy card making day - I didn't make nothing. hahaha that's such a pidgin sentence, ya?!

hugs,
Jen

Beth said...

Still reducing scraps? I need to join in too (but I think I already said that--seriously, I need to though). What, the top card is too bright? Nahhh, I love bright. I really like how you stamped orange inside the pink edging; great contrast. Looking forward to seeing your pile of scraps.

Tejal said...

i love the bright card...i seem to like bright colors..
what do you do with all the cards you make? my shoe box has already started overflowing..

malieta said...

Happy Card Making Day Maria!

I love orange and pink together...your card is great! I love the layout and the sketch is so cool!

The second card is really cute, I am so inspired by your sketches! Whenever I get a blockage, I come and look at your sketches. You know what Maria....brown and baby blue are really cool together...!
Take care and have a wonderful day Maria:)

My Paper World said...

Both gorgeous! I love the button for the flower centre and the cute hanging tags!

Deb said...

Fantastic cards! I absolutely love the colours of the brown and blue one. It is so beautiful!

Wife2TJ said...

Wonderful cards and sketches!

----- Alison Mewer Cowan ----- said...

Great cards - you've been tagged!

http://joyfulcreativity.blogspot.com/2007/10/ive-been-tagged.html

Smriti said...

I really like the orange card, contrary to your opinion.

Fe-Fe said...

Such pretty cards Maria. Love them both.