Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Christmas Clover Tri Fold Card

Today is New Release Day at Digital Delights by Louby Loo, and for my project I created a tri-fold card using "Christmas Clover." All the images and digi papers I used can be found here:


 All DD Stamps Used: Christmas Clover, Ho, Ho, Ho Papers

Cardstock & Papers: Ho, Ho, Ho Papers from DD, Cardstock from Recollections, Image printed on Spectrum Noir Cardstock by Crafter's Companion

Markers: Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers

Acc. & Embellishments: Silk poinsettias by Prima, yellow and red gems, mats from Cricut

Special Technique: The card base is created from a 5 1/2 by 11 inch piece of paper creased at 2 3/4 and  5 1/2 inches. The mats the image and sentiment are mounted on are 4 1/2 by 3 1/4 inches. The image is printed at 3 3/4 inches tall and the sentiment is 2 3/8 inches tall.


Skin: FS1,3, TN2, PP2
     Hat, Dress, Socks: LG1,3,5
     Holly, Wings: CG1,3,2
Reds: DR 4,5
Presents: CT 2,4, TB 2,4, DR 4,5
Gold gel pen, SN Sparkle Pen

Thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Elf Shelf Sitter 3-d card

Today I am on the Digital Delights by Louby Loo Blog with my Anything Goes project. I made a 3-d card using "Elf Shelf Sitter Set" found here:


All DD Stamps Used: Elf Shelf Sitter Set

Cardstock & Papers: DCWV, Recollections and stash

Markers: Spectrum Noir, Wink of Stella, white, red, gold and silver gel pens

Acc./ Embellishments: 5 by 7 inch clear acetate (I used transparency film) 1 cm. silver ribbon, glue dots, adhesive

Special Technique: Images were uploaded into design space and printed and cut out using the print then cut feature. I made the card using free shapes. The background, acetate and base are all 5 by 7 inches. The base is creased at 1 1/2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 inches. The main image is 5 by 4 1/4 inches, the sentiment is about 1 by 2 1/4 inches and the ornaments are about 1 1/8 inches.

The finished image and sentiment were attached with glue dots. The acetate is tucked under the top flap and over the bottom flap. The silver ribbon was attached over the adhesive at the bottom to cover it. More ribbon was added at the top and the ornaments were attached over it.

Color Palette

Skin: FS1,4, TN2, PP1
Girl Hair: CT1, LY3, CT4, GB6,9
Boy Hair: TN3, EB2
Sentiment: LY1, Bldr.
Ornament: Wink of Stella, red & silver gel pens
Shelf: IG1,3,5, Bldr
Reds: CR1,7,DR2,1
Greens: CG1, DG2, CG2, DG3
Wink of Stella was used on the candle, snowflake and bells. A silver gel pen was used for the glasses.

I hope you liked my card! Thanks for stopping by! ~ Shirley

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Winter Friends Cascade Card

Today is New Release Day at Digital Delights by Louby Loo.

For my project I made a cascade card using "Winter Friends Set."


All DD Stamps used: Winter Friends Set

Cardstock and Papers: Image printed on Spectrum Noir Cardstock by Crafters Companion, "Snowflake Flurry" by Scrap-Ease, glitter and colored cardstock by Recollections.

Markers: Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers

Acc./Embellishments: Card pattern and snowflakes by LSHD, small snowflake punch, blue crystal gems, pop dots, adhesive.

The finished card measures 5 by 7 inches when folded flat. The image is 3 1/2 by 4 1/2 inches. The snowflakes are 2 3/8 and 1 3/4 inches. The layers are attached with pop dots to add dimension. Blue crystal gems in various sizes were added to the center of the snowflakes.

Color Palette

Penguin: Beak & Feet: CT4, BO2, CR10
                Tummy & Face: TN1, bldr
                 Body: IG3,6,9
Snowman: TB1, bldr (cheeks: CR1)
Bird: CT4, LY2, TB1, TB4,5
Fence: TN2,4,5
Hats: Reds: CR1,10,11
          Greens:DG1,2, CG2,4

I love cascade cards! They look so impressive, but are so easy to make! Thanks for stopping by.