23 November 2008

No stamping today…

No stamping today… I had every intention to make a few cards but once I starting rearranging some stamps I decided to reorganize all my stamps, shelves and papers. After everything was nicely put away and organized I addressed some cards for RAKs. Once I was finished with that my hands were hurting I couldn’t stamp a thing. For the past few days I’ve been having joint pain in my hands and it’s usually worst in the morning. If this keeps up I’ll have to make a doctor’s appointment.

Here are two cards that I finished a couple days ago. For both cards I used one of the newer Reflection Kits from Close to My Heart, Aspen. This is my redo of my mousey card and for this card I used the image Sleigh Ride from Great Impressions. I was so delighted when I found this Snowflake Cuttlebug Folder in with my other embossing folders. I bought it last Spring and kind of forgot that I had it... that happens a lot here. I used a sanding block over the snowflakes which exposed the white core of the cardstock.

For the second card I used the image Sittin’ Petey from Inky Antics. I used sandpaper to distress the Bamboo cardstock, which also has a white core. I added Glossy Accents to the ice cube and Fun Flock to the pompom on Petey’s hat. I don’t particularly care for penguins but I couldn’t pass up getting the Petey stamps from Inky Antics. You’ll see more of Petey in upcoming months. Thanks for visiting ~ Jovi

Stamp: Sleigh Ride (Great Impressions) ~ Ink: Noir Palette ~ Paper: White (Papertrey), Twilight, Garden Green (all CTMH), Aspen Reflection Kit (CTMH) ~ Other: Pebbles Chalk, Snowflake Cuttlebug Embossing Folder, Scalloped Oval and Oval Dies (Nestabilities), Apricot (SU), Sanding Block, Prismacolor Pencils, Gamsol

Stamps: Sittin’ Petey (Inky Antics) ~ Ink: Black Pigment (Colorbox) ~ Paper: Watercolor, Bamboo (CTMH), Twilight (CTMH), Aspen Reflection Kit (CTMH) ~ Other: Iridescent Ice Embossing Powder (SU), Snow White Fun Flock, Glossy Accents (Ranger), Crystal Stickles (Ranger), Twilight Grosgrain (CTMH), Sandpaper, Close to My Heart Markers, Tombow Makers, Tombow Colorless Blender

6 comments:

  1. These are both such cute images Jovi!
    Being an ice cube addict I can definitely relate to that cute little penguin! We would be good buds LOL!

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  2. Love both of these, Jovi. I think I'll have to CASE the layout from the top card. :0)

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  3. Oh how cute these are!!!!! Love what you've done with the CB folder,I'll have to try that!TFS!
    Get your but to the dr's,don't wait,it might get worse!!!

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  4. Oh my gosh...I love both of those cards. You do such a great job. I hope your hands start to feel better soon!

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  5. Both of these two cards are sooo cute!! Love the color combos. Hope you're hands start feeling better!!

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  6. Both cards are darling. You always have the most creative and wonderful layouts to go with your beautiful images. The little mice on the sled is just too, TOO sweet!

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