Thursday, February 15, 2018

One Last one-RC Valentine Mouse

I know, I know....Valentine's Day was yesterday. It's time to move on, but why??? I'm happy to spread the love any day. Here is one last card I made for the holiday. Isn't that mouse just the cutest?? It is from the Mouse Mail stamp set and I used the coordinating Mouse Mail Confetti Cuts to cut him out after I colored him up with Copics. 


I used a trio of Reverse Confetti Premium Dye inks to sponge on color for my little scene. I cut the circle with the Boo To You Confetti Cuts and then sponged on some Wisteria ink and Mist ink, to make the purple moon. I added some tiny hearts with the Mailbox Starter Confetti Cuts.  The grass was created with Cloud White card stock and the Nuts about You Confetti Cuts and then sponged on some Pistachio ink and blended in some Seafoam ink. It is fun to customize colors with the array of colors from the Reverse Confetti ink line up.  


The sentiment is from the Heart Felt Sentiments and I stamped it with my favorite black ink, Midnight. So crisp. So clean. Every time. 

















Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Color Throwdown 480-hipster bunny birthday


Hello there! Wanda is our hostess for this week's Color Throwdown Challenge #480! She has chosen lilac, green, gray and white...inspired by this subtle heart-shaped floral photo. It's Valentine's Day and love is in the air, however, feel free to use whatever theme you like! We are using generic colors, so as long as you use the color values shown, you are all set! As always, please feel free to incorporate any neutrals that you need in your design as well!

If you upload to a public gallery, please use the keyword CTD480, and please use #ctd480 and #colorthrowdown on social media sites. Also, when linking up your card using the linky tool at the bottom of the post, please link to your specific post, not a generic link to your blog. All of the "rules" are in the right sidebar, please check them out if you are in doubt! One last detail to remember, no digital designs - only digital images that are printed off and colored will be allowed. Totally digital designs will be removed from the link up.


I pulled out some fun Spring stamps and dies from Lil' Inker Designs this week. I just adore this Hipster Bunny, from the Bunny Buddies stamp set and matching Bunny Buddy Dies (pssst....  you can purchase these as a bundle! yay! Click HERE



The background was created with a mix of dies. I started with the Cloud Cover Up die in a light grey card stock. THEN I used the Silly Stitched Square dies to cut it out for the main card panel. I added some grass with the Border Builder Die and added  a sentiment from the Speech Bubble 2 Dies. Oh and that pretty purple ombre paper....that's from LID, too! It's the Dip dyed Ombre 6x6 paper pack.


I even gave him some "real" glasses, thanks to some Crystal Effects by SU!


Check out the beautiful creations from the team this week! They are sure to inspire you as they always inspire me! Have fun creating, we cannot wait to see what you come up with using these colors!


Claire Apostoloff -February Guest Designer- Life on the Scrap Heap


Thanks so much for stopping by today!
I always appreciate you taking the time to check things out.
Have a great day!

Hugs,
Lisa

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge-no.371

wow! It has been waaaaay too long since I played along with the MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge. There was a time when I didn't miss a week. This past week I had to make a birthday card for one of my son's and I knew I wanted to use the (now retired) Level Up stamps and coordinating Die-namics. So fun and totally perfect for my little gamer.
I used Sketch #371 to pull it all together.


I inked up some of the sentiments to give a fun graphic background. I used the fun MFT ink colors, Lush Lagoon, Field Day, and Gravel Grey Premium Dye inks. The sentiment was cut with the happy Birthday Die-namics in Field Day card stock. 





So here is the sketch I used. 

Thanks for stopping by today. Check back tomorrow, I've got my CTD card for you. 

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Reverse Confetti Feb. Creative Blog Hop

We are so super excited for today's blog hop. Love is in the air and the Reverse Confetti Crew has a Creative Blog Hop for you featuring ABC Projects (anything but a card) with a LOVE theme. Please join us for the beautiful creativity by the team. 


I decided to update one of my frames with heart themed art work. It has been a long time since I have created something like this and it felt really good. Took be back to my scrapbooking days.....yeah, I should start that up again. Someday! 


Anyway, I have this 5x5 frame that has housed a sweet little felt piece I created a few years ago for another RC Hop. You can see that project HERE if you'd like. 


I was going to use felt again for today's project, but decided to stick with the gorgeous pinks and red Reverse Confetti card stock colors-Piggy Bank, Flamingo, and Salsa

I cut six hearts with the XOXO Hearts Confetti Cuts and topped those each with a white button with coordinating twine.
While I was initially searching for some felt, I DID run across this kraft corrugated card board paper and was inspired to use that. It's fun to dig through your stash and see what you have. It has been years since I have used this, too. I cut that to 5x5 and used it as my base for my framed project. I then cut the largest sized Scalloped Square Confetti Cuts in Premium Polar White card stock.  Before I layered that piece on, I stamped the Sentiment from Heart Filled Sentiments with Midnight ink onto a strip of vellum card stock. I hit it with some clear embossing powder to make it pop!  


I then got to work assembling my project. I layered the white scalloped frame piece down where I wanted it (DO NOT ADHERE YET) and then carefully figured out my heart placement. I added the hearts topped with buttons with foam dots, except the middle row, I just glued into place. I then carefully wrapped the vellum sentiment strip around the base and adhere it in the back with some strong adhesive (I used some Scor-tape). Once that was all put together I topped the whole thing with the white Scalloped Square frame and added the finished piece to the black frame. I love it and it is such a sweet addition to my living room.



Here is another look my finished project. I just love it. 




Be sure to check out the rest of the design team today! 
There is so much more to see! 
here is the list:

Lisa Henke<---you are here

Fetti Friends:

Thanks so much for stopping by today! I love reading all your sweet words!











Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Color Throwdown 479-Love You



Good Wednesday Morning!! Vickie is here as our hostess for this week's Color Throwdown Challenge #479! For this week's challenge we are playing with red, pink, and gray!! 

I hope they inspire you to create something special. We are using generic colors, so as long as you use the color values shown, you are all set! As always, please feel free to incorporate any neutrals that you need in your design as well!





If you upload to a public gallery, please use the keyword CTD479, and please use #ctd478 and #colorthrowdown on social media sites. Also, when linking up your card using the linky tool at the bottom of the post, please link to your specific post, not a generic link to your blog. All of the "rules" are in the right sidebar, please check them out if you are in doubt! One last detail to remember, no digital designs - only digital images that are printed off and colored will be allowed. Totally digital designs will be removed from the link up.


I used a handful of products from the latest Reverse Confetti Release. I just LOVE the Something Wonderful stamp set, that floral is to dye for!! Seriously....all the hearts. I saw Jen post a picture of it stamped tone on tone over on IG and I couldn't get it out of my head, so I stamped it up with Salsa ink on Salsa card stock after I cut one of the Pierced Round Top Layers Confetti Cuts. 


I then stamped the sentiment from Heart Filled Sentiments in Midnight ink and hit it with some clear embossing powder on a strip of vellum. I tucked in a trio of Piggy Bank hearts cut from the Shaker's 'n Frames Confetti Cuts


I just love the size of those hearts. I added some Glossy Accents to the top of them to match the sheen of the embossed sentiment. I finished the card off with some red twine. 


We're thrilled to have Claire Apostoloff as our February Guest Designer- Life on the Scrap Heap


Check out the beautiful creations from the team this week! They are sure to inspire you, they always inspire me!! Have fun creating, we cannot wait to see what you come up with using these colors!




Thanks so much for stopping by today!
I always appreciate you taking the time to check things out.
Have a great day!

Hugs,
Lisa