Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Hello Hello Hello!!

Hi everyone!! How is everyone holding up?

I keep thinking today is MONDAY but it is Tuesday and I am still mostly staying home. Things are opening up here BUT I am not one to hurry back out to "normal." Headed out today after work to Home Depot to buy a trellis and do some other errands with Charlotte and with the exception of Home Depot, it was actually nice because stores were EMPTY. However, I was still a bit stressed and will not be going out again anytime soon.

Soooo, I have been creating like crazy but not posting. Do people even read blogs anymore? I need to post on IG on a more regular basis but I hate typing things with my phone. My fingers are too big. I just wish I could upload to IG via my computer.

Any how, I have been taking the Spring Online Card Camp 2 and have had SO MUCH FUN. I have not made everything I created into cards as of yet, but the techniques I have learned and the ones I have used before have been so freeing.

My first two cards are from Day 12 and it is to use basic shapes in geometric patterns. I used circles on both of my cards.

All the paper besides the card base was from my scrap drawer. Simple design but I really like how it came out. However, the card below is my favorite one I created using this technique.

I used a printed background sheet behind my circles!! I think it looks so funky!!!!!  I also added a pattern paper circle for the middle of these circles and I liked that look too.

Below is a card for Day 3 of camp. I am so made because I should have used a colored cardstock because the embossing on the dry embossing on the white cardstock is hard to see.

I added some flowers from WPlus9 and the sentiment and tag are from Mama Elephant. All of these products I have had in my stash but have not used.

Another card I created this weekend was for last weeks Freshly Mades Sketches but never uploaded. I have been doing a lot of that lately.

Now I liked how this turned out EXCEPT for those stupid black tiger stripes in the back. I was trying to make a night sky and I used too dark of a gray and couldn't blend it out.

I also made the mistake of coloring in the girls first, which I would NOT do again. I would have done the sky. Since it took me so long to color, I decided terrible sky or not, I was making into a card!! This stamp was a NBUS so I am going to upload this into the NBUS Challenge.

Below is the sketch that inspired this. I flipped it so that the sentiment was in the upper left, rather than the bottom right.

Well, that is all from me today. Thanks for taking the time to stop by!!