A little of this and a little of that.

11 September 2008


When my Great Impression order arrived and I was so excited to make a card using this image, Pumpkin Patch Patty. Isn’t she the cutest? I’ll definitely be posting more cards using this image… right now she’s my favorite autumn stamp.

This is the first card I made and this one is Riley’s favorite, she likes the bright colors and the swirly strip. Lately I’ve noticed cards that use a swirly die cut behind the image or in corners and I really liked how it gives the card that little extra embellishment. While at Archivers last week I came across this Sizzlits Die and I was so thrilled I had to buy right then… Now that I think of it I should have waited so I could have used an Archivers coupon this week… but in all honesty… waiting is something that I’m not very good at. The Sunflower textured cardstock is from Close to My Heart and the opposite side is a lighter shade of Sunflower… how cool is that? It also has a white core just like the regular CMTH cardstock. For this card I embossed the image on to watercolor paper and then used Tombow & CTMH Markers to color the image.

The second card I made is my favorite of the two… I like them both but I think it’s more my style, simple with muted colors. I added Diamond Stickles to the leaves to give it a little sparkle. This image was colored using Prismacolor Pencil which was then blended with Gamsol.

Thanks for visiting ~ Jovi

Stamps: Pumpkin Patch Patty (Great Impressions) ~ Ink: Black Colorbox Pigment Ink ~ Paper: Watercolor, Sunflower Textured (CTMH), Sunflower (CTMH), Autumn Terracotta (CTMH), Boom-di-ada (CTMH) ~ Other: Clear Detail Embossing Powder, Tombow Colorless Blender, Tombow Markers, Close to My Heart Markers, Just Blooms – Autumn (CTMH), Big Sunflower Brads (CTMH), Swirly Strip (Sizzlits Die)

Stamps: Pumpkin Patch Patty (Great Impressions) ~ Ink: Noir (Palette) ~ Paper: White (Papertrey), Cranberry (CTMH), Garden Green (CTMH), K&Company Designer Paper ~ Other: Spring Moss Grosgrain (SU), Cajun Brads (Bazzill), Diamond Stickles (Ranger), Prismacolor Pencils blended with Gamsol


  1. oh isn't she sweet? Cute card Jovi!

  2. Oh Jovi,she's just a sweet little darling image,love the dp paper you used! It is such a wonderful fall card,both of them!

  3. Oh she is cute! And what great cards you've made...again! TFS!

  4. Love these! I think the second one is my fav too. :0)

  5. I love both of your cards. The stamp is so adorable.

    Love the new photo of you. :)


  6. Ohhhhh...this is sooooo sweet!
    What a cute image..*wow*

  7. These are both super cute, but my favorite is the bottom one too!! Who waits for the coupon I would have snatch that die up too. It's cute.

  8. What a darling stamp! I love her. I especially enjoy how every card you make is perfectly coordinated and embellished without being cluttered or overdone. I'm such a fan of your work!

  9. I agree, that stamp is very cute and you've done such a great job with the card!!!

  10. This is adorable!

    I found your blog via a comment you left on a house mouse card. I should have known! lol! I have a few on my blog too if you want to check them out! :)

  11. Wow stunning card love the
    colours you have used well done hun xxxx

  12. Awwww...absolutely gorgeous! I LOVE this little image...maybe she reminds me of me when I was young...it's the mad curly hair!! Love the 2nd one even more - I just love those K&Co papers! bx


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