Monday, July 14, 2008

Hey there Partner!


Happy Birthday Partner! How fun is this card, I used my Alota Rubber Stamps Western set to create this fun little scene. I love this set, but I do tend to like the country western stamps, if only they would have some donkeys...... But seriously this set really has a lot of stamps, at a really great value- check it and the other sets available in the store.



This card is made with a kraft paper card base and scraps of pattern papers. I think they are Daisy D's. I colored in the cute images with my Copics, white gel pen, Spica Glitter pens and high lighted with twinkling H2O's. I distressed, inked and sewed around everything. I pop dotted the cute little dude to give the appearance that he is sitting out in front of the blacksmith shop.
I then sewed around the outer edge of the entire card randomly. I then pop dotted the sentiment as well. I love that this set comes with more than one sentiment, so you have lots of options for types of cards. Fun card, that I just realized qualifies for the Cute Card Challenge of cards for kids!








My second card is for the Penny Black Challenge blog. They gave a great sketch for this week, and this card came together really fast, I got this cute little cat a couple of weeks ago and just knew he would be perfect for a summer time smile card.








I colored him with Copics and white gel pen. I then found a yellow Bazzill card stock for the base and a scrap piece of orange to match the image.




The pattern papers are from DCWV Summer stack and match perrrrrrfect!




The round sentiment is from Aud Designs and is then cut with my Fiskar's Circle Squeeze Punch. I doodled the edges of everything. Love how summery and fun this one came out!




Hope you week starts out great and you have a wonderful Monday!


HUGS and-

24 comments:

Deb said...

fabulous cards Michelle, love your blacksmith shop, fantastic stamp set, thank you for joining in the CCT challenge

Andrea, said...

Wonderful card, I love the cowboy theme and that cat is one of my favourites.
Thanks for joining in the CCT challenge

kath said...

Fabulous take on the sketch Michelle - love the papers you have used and that cute image certainly made me smile...so cute..thanks so much for joining us at PBSC this week
Kath
xxxx

Joan said...

Very cute cowboy card...I love all the details. Also, that cat is just toooooo coooool. Joan

My lifes inky escape and more said...

Wonderful cards Michelle! Very very cute!

MiLaWi said...

I love your Penny Black card! it just screams summerrrrrrrrrr is here!I love the colors!

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

Two very different but fabulous cards Michelle, The cat looks a very cool dude! Hugs, Nikki x

Beth said...

These are both fab!! The PB cat looks very cool and the funky papers are perfect! Thanks for joining in!

ink'n'rubba said...

fab and fun cards, love the bright summer colours! have a good week. annie x

NanaBeth said...

Those PB's are the cutest things in the world. Now I have to get the cat.

Allison said...

Awesome Michelle...your kitty card is the best!

Lim said...

Wow Michelle. I love both cards. You are so talented and fast, LOL hahaha. YOu make so many cards and all so beautiful :))
Hugs,
Lim

Patti Smith said...

Oh I love the little cowboy and the blacksmith shop...Now the hawaiian kool kat is very cute but I myself am partial to the cowboy!!! Great job as always my friend!!

Jo said...

Two great cards Michelle and the PB cat really brings a smile to your face doesn't it!!

Cynde said...

Very cute cards. The cat is too funny. He looks like a really relaxed Tourist! Colors are gorgeous!
Love the western cards as well. I have that sheet. You have given me other ideas for using it now. I know I will have to work along time to get close to as good, but You give me Hope!

debby4000 said...

Brilliant cards but my fave has to be the PB he's so cute.

Donalda's Blog said...

This is adorable dear. Aren't those stamps the cutest

Bubbles said...

2 brilliant cards, fab images and wonderful colouring.
Joanne x

Tina said...

Michelle your little cowboy is such a cutie....... i just love the scene you created, my set will be here soon i can't wait...... two more stunning cards.. crafty hugs Tina x

ella bella said...

o wow these are both stunning love the cowboy card great layout and the cat card is fabulous i love that image he is the cutest, great take on the sketch
thanks for joining this weeks PBSC
Tracy x

Pauline C said...

Great cards - the PB Challenge card really made me smile ! :-)
Pauline x

Claudia Rosa said...

Oh Wow Michelle.. this is totally gorgeous. What so much fabulous work. Hugs Claudia

Shary said...

Brilliant as always Michelle. I love the western set from Alota. (especially the one you sent me)
:0). Love the PB card too, he looks great!!

Claudia said...

gorgeous card, the image is so cool. Wonderful.