I told you I would have a guest designer on my blog today and it is none other than my oldest son! He created a card for Father’s Day that I just had to share!! (Don’t worry, he approved) He chose the Bon Voyage stamp set and colored it using my T series gray Copics to make it look like dad’s airplane. Cute, right?! Then I showed him how to create a sponged sky using Tim Holtz Distress Ink and the Mini Ink Blending Tool. He created a super cool sky, don’t you think?! He wanted a cloud too so that was stamped and cut using the coordinating dies (as was the plane). Then he picked a sentiment from the May Paper Pumpkin. I LOVE this sentiment!! In order to get the sentiment just right, he pulled out my trusty Misti to get the perfect alignment and fully inked stamping. Because he just had to have it perfect after all the work on the sky panel! The panel was cut using Stitched Rectangles and popped up on Dimensionals. I think he totally rocked this card!! I’m sure my husband will be totally thrilled. Little brother created his own work of art too (never to be outdone). So they made mom’s day while working to make dad’s day fabulous!
I hope that your weekend is lovely! Thanks for dropping in to see my talented guest’s work!!
Stamps: Bon Voyage (Lawn Fawn); Ink: Momento Tuxedo Black, Copics; Paper: Thick Whisper White (SU), Smoky Slate; Accessories: Misti, Big Shot, Bon Voyage Dies, Stitched Rectangles Dies (SSS), Dimensionals
Do you ever feel like the weeks are flying by? Yeah…me too. Something about this time of year, I suppose. Over the weekend my boys started up the spring soccer season with a tournament and then the whole family headed out for a couple of days of much needed vacation. We joined some friends in a cabin at a local state park for an amazing time! Unplugged and out in a beautiful location with great friends! FABULOUS!! We hiked, made s’mores at a big fire the dads built, and enjoyed the company of some of our favorite people. Now that we are back to reality, I’m trying to catch up a bit but out for a trip later today. Maybe I’ll catch up next week??? Sure, ok! *smile*
In any case, my friends over at Freshly Made Sketches have a great sketch for jump starting your creativity this week. The talented, fabulous and oh so creative Cindy Hall is our sketch hostess this week and her sketch is sure to get you moving right to your stamp room!
My card, thankfully, popped right into my head when I saw the sketch. I just got this awesome little plane set called Bon Voyage from Lawn Fawn and I pulled out my Copics to color it. I thought the plane and the clouds were perfect for the set of three on the sketch. Now I have to confess that when I started editing my photo, I thought it looked like something was missing and I realized that I should have included a sentiment. Ah well…I will include a fun one inside instead. I used the coordinating dies for this set to cut out the images with my Big Shot, added some Black Baker’s Twine and attached them all to a panel cut using Stitched Rectangles Dies (SSS). The base of the card is Real Red.
Alright…off to get ready to fly into Denver and beyond. Hoping the blizzard there doesn’t cause too much havoc! Make sure you take a look at all the DT’s inspiration this week! Have fun stamping!
With this trip and then Easter, I won’t be back until next week. But I have some great ideas that are all ready to hit the paper when I return! Until then, I hope you have a safe and blessed Easter.
Supplies (affiliate links included):
Stamps: Bon Voyage (Lawn Fawn); Ink: Momento Tuxedo Black, Copics; Paper: Thick Whisper White (SU), Real Red; Accessories: Big Shot, Bon Voyage Dies, Stitched Rectangles Dies (SSS), Black Baker’s Twine, Dimensionals
Wow, is it already Wednesday again?! The last week has just flown by! Literally. Because I have been flying TONS! But at least it is Freshly Made Sketches day. Yay for that!! And the clever and so fabulous Linda Callahan has our sketch all ready for this week and it is awesome.
I just got this stamp set called Blue Skies from Lawn Fawn last week and the little balloons called out to be colored for this one. I also got some new Copics so out those came too! Also in the order, Pretty Pink Posh Sequins….yep, I was ready for some spring colors and inspiration for sure! The sentiment on this is from the February Paper Pumpkin, the DSP is retired from SU and the pink strip is a piece of white colored with Copics to match.I know my post is super fast. Long day dealing with weather and another looms for tomorrow. This is a long trip but when I get home, I have some time off so it will be worth it!
I hope that you are having a great week. Last week you all blew us away with a super gallery. I’m hoping to see that again this weekend. Make sure you let the team know how much you like their work and give a special note to Linda for our awesome sketch! Happy rest of your week. See you soon!
Supplies (affiliate links included):
Stamps: Blue Skies (Lawn Fawn), Paper Pumpkin Feb (SU); Ink: Momento Tuxedo Black, Copics; Paper: Thick Whisper White (SU), Retired DSP; Accessories: Summer Mix Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh), Ranger Multi Matte Medium