Thursday, September 5, 2019

Let's fly away

Hello! It’s the first Thursday of the month so time for new challenge at Imagine That Digi Stamps. For my DT card I used a fun image and sentiment from a digi set  named Airplanes. I used patterned paper from my scrapbook stash for the background and colored the image with Spectrum Noir markers and a Sakura Gelly Roll white gel pen. When finished, I fussy cut the image, and attached it to a card base. I did alter the original image by printing off a copy of the wing without the little mouse hanging on from one of the other planes and layered it onto the card with foam tape.  I also turned the bear into a dog by coloring the cap flaps brown (I thought they were ears. But looking at the colored image on the set, it is easy to see that he can also be a bear. What a versatile happy mistake!) The sentiment is also from the set, and was pretty easy to make it float on the banner behind the plane. The little strings tying it to the tail of the plane are sketched with a fine-line black marker. 

One added note- The designer/owner of Imagine That, Kris Breach, provides her DTs with a coupon code that allows any friends a discount on their next digi order. If you stop by the shop I know that you'll find lots of digis you'll want to add to your collection. Then, make sure to enter your card into this months challenge with an "Anything Goes" theme for a chance to win a $12 coupon to the Imagine That Digistamp shop, or a Top 3 award which includes 2 free digi sets of your choice and an invite to be our Guest Designer in the next challenge!  You can find the full rules HERE.
Entered into: 
Word Art Wednesday Challenge- #402-403 Anything Goes                   
Cute Card Thursday- Challenge #598- Anything Goes
2craftycrittercrazies Challenge- #30                                                     

I try to keep packets of assorted cards on hand to use as gifts for weddings, graduations, and other events, and had given all of them away.  So, you might notice that I’m making cards for several holidays and themes during the last few weeks. For this card I used a die that was a gift from a friend, plus added a bit of bling and two lovely sentiments. The one on the front is from a Beccy’s Place digi set named “Baby Robin” and the one on the inside is a freebie from Birdscards. You can find it HERE.


Entered into: 
Sheepski Designs- #30 Diecuts and/or Punches                   
Crafty Hazelnut’s Christmas Challenge- #453 Anything Goes                 
Christmas Crafts All Year Round- Winter Food/Drink       
Outlawz Challenges- Monday Greeting Challenge
Outlawz Challenge- Festive Fridays

My final card for this post was created with a vintage wood mount stamp from Inkadinkadoo. I created a nice crisp image with a black pigment ink and black embossing powder, then colored it with Spectrum Noir markers in pretty pastel colors and added a few highlights with a Sakura Gelly Roll white gel pen. I layered the colored image atop  swirly red patterned paper, I added a sentiment with a vintage wood mount stamp from Printworks.

Entered into: 
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge-Stamp It                                          
A2zscrapbooking Monthly Challenge- Anything Goes               
Crafty Hazelnut’s Patterned Paper Challenge- Sept                                 
Outlawz Challenge- Crash Your Stash- Embossing Powders                 


  1. Hi Kathy your cards are gorgeous. I love them all. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  2. Lovely card. Thank you for joining Christmas Crafts All Year Round challenge. Hope to see you again next time. Martina - DT

  3. Lovely Christmas card. Thanks for joining us at the CHNC Christmas Weekly this week for our Anything Goes, optional "Something beginning with S" Challenge.

  4. Bear or dog he makes a great fun card. Hugs Mrs A.

  5. Sometimes a simple stamp can make a perfect card. The patterned paper fits this card perfectly to enhance the flower and vase stamped image. So glad you joined us at A2Z Scrapbooking.

  6. Super cute - love the cloud paper - you almost HAVE to have some clouds for this digi don't ya? LOL great job and.... LOVE that you made honey bear a DOG! Happy crafting x

  7. Beautiful creations!!! Thanks so much for participating in our CHRISTMAS CRAFTS ALL YEAR ‘ROUND challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

  8. Nice cards! Aww cute bear/dog in the plane. I never would have noticed but we know how that goes. Nice partridge die and a pretty vase on your last card. Thanks for joining in over at a2z Scrapbooking.

  9. Great cards!
    Thank you for sharing with Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge!
    DT for Patterned Paper Challenge
    Calling All Crafters! – My personal Blog!

  10. Fun cards

    Thank you for joining us on the "Dies/Punches" challenge at SheepSki Designs Challenge Blog. Looking forward to seeing you again next challenge.
    Rijacki's Workshop
    SheepSki Designs Etsy shop

  11. Cute cards. Thanks for sharing with us at CCAYR this month.


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