Saturday, February 6, 2010

More Love You Forever

Second Post of the Day – Scroll Down for “Simple Saturday”

“Oh Baby!” is the theme of Stamp Simply #125 as featured this week on the No Time to Stamp? blogLove You Forever_3_Feb 2010. I saw the challenge as an opportunity to try out the little sheep stamps from the so-sweet “Love You Forever” stamp set.

As you can see I used Liquid Appliqué to create “wool.” The baby sheep was stamped on a separate piece of paper, cut out, and adhere to the card with foam tape.

Materials & Tools: White Daisy and Lilac Mist cardstock; Sweet Pea paper packet; Black and Lilac Mist ink pads; Love You Forever and Sweet Baby stamp sets; Baby Pink and Heavenly Blue mini brads; Stampin’ Up Whisper White taffeta ribbon; White Liquid Appliqué; Prismacolor colored pencils; Gamsol odorless mineral spirits; Blending stump; Stampin’ Up Horizontal Slot punch; 3M foam mounting tape.

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This next card was one of those that just kind of evolved. The little birds are paper-pieced, and I did a little faux stitching on the grass, piercing holes and then connecting them with my Key Lime marker. I used foam tape to give the overlapping cloud a “little lift.”

Materials & Tools: White Daisy, Heavenly Blue, Key Lime, and Lilac Mist cardstock; Sweet Pea paper packet; Black ink pad; Key Lime, Lilac Mist, and Sunflower markers; Love You Forever and TLC stamp sets; 3M foam mounting tape.

My cards are kind of spring-like, don’t you think? I girl can hope. I’ve been watching the news today and am marveling that all that is shut down on the East Coast due to a snow storm. That doesn’t happen on the frozen tundra. Schools close. That’s it. When working in a bank in Crookston before I was married, we had a big storm, and a bank officer came to get me on his snowmobile to bring me to work. I remember it being a cold ride. Business clothes aren’t all that warm, and, of course, I was too young to be sensible. LOL.

I’ve had a good day and hope yours has been a good one, too. Later…


Sylvia said...

Very nice cards. Loved your comment about nothing closing but the schools in the frozen tundra. That is the case here also. But that only goes for K-12. When the college closes you know it is bad out.

Sarah said...

I got this SS yesterday and can't wait to play (when the mojo kicks in )...LOVE what you did with them...feeling the mojo already!!!
Same here in Iowa LOL..snow would have to be pretty bad to shut us down for long :0)

Lori said...

You are soooooo talented!!!!

Laurel said...

Cute, cute, cute!

Jeanne said...

Awwww, so sweet! Great work, Kathi!

It takes a lot for our schools to close in our neck of the woods. Other districts do a late start thing, but not ours. So, you know it's gotta be bad if our district closes school. For a long time people thought it was because our superintendent was from Minnesota! LOLOLOLOL!

Mare said...

Kathi I have been a follower of yours for what seems forever. Two questions for you, if you have the time: 1) How do you come up with something creative just about every day? I take soooo long to create and then I'm rarely, rarely happy with what I have. 2) What do you do with all the cards you make? Do you give them away? Doesn't that cost and arm and leg in envelopes and postage?

Thanks, for taking time from your wonderful work, if you do,

Sharli said...

These are wonderful - the liquid applique on the sheep is just the perfect touch! I haven't stamped the quail yet - but your clever card is a nice use of them. I can imagine all sorts of greetings with them scurrying along . . .

I, too, think it's funny - it happens in Arizona, too. Gosh - we practically shut down when it rains for pete's sake! LOL