Sunday, October 10, 2010

Monochromatic - Halloween

Second post for today. Did I mention that I went to see the play, "Young Frankenstein" at the ASU Grammage last weekend. It is the first play hubby and I have seen in Arizona and we have been here for 6 years now. I guess we just never found the time to go, but this play with incredibly funny. I was laughing throughout the entire play, very good sense of humor.
The image with colored at my last copic class - monochromatic, taught by Jennifer Dover. I always wanted to try this technique. This image is so darling, but aren't we suppose to be scare of vampires and isn't the sentiment just scares you. We are no longer scare of vampires since cute Edward Cullen came into our imagination (lol). This stamp is from Stampendous. The copic markers I used are C1, C3, C5, C7. I need to work on my feather technique with the hair. I feel I am not getting it, but are practicing almost every weekend. I used grey cardstock, DCWV dp and creative impression black webbed ribbon. I also embossed the DCWV dp with my swiss cuttlebug embossing folder.

Challenges:
1. Simon Says Challenge: Simon says... Halloween
2. Cupcake Craft Challenge: Challenge 112 ... Scary creatures
3. Ellephantastic Challenge: Challenge 15 - Anything Goes
4. Craftalious Challenge: Challenge 10 - Anything Goes
5. Speedy the Cat's Friends Challenge: Challenge 24 - Stripes

Change of Season

It's Sunday and I am watching "Desperate Housewives". I love that tv show, it is hilarious. Finally the temperature is cooling down in Arizona. I love this temperature, not too hot and definitely not cold here. I was able to play with Jennifer Dover this past Friday. She is just so talented. Check out the pair of converse shoes she colored with copic markers. I can't wait to see her at the end of October for her next copic class at Paper Vineyard.

I got around to coloring this Stampendous latern light image from my August copic coloring class, taught by Jennifer Dover. A made a Christmas card out of the latern image. I used Flower Soft for my snow on the latern top and crystal lacquer on the candle area and the holly berries.

Challenges:
3. Paper Sundaes: Challenge 39 - A Change of Season
4. Papertake Weekly: Your favorite from the past 3 yrs challenges - Four Seasons Challenge
5. Stamp Something: Something Punchy - punched snowflakes.
Card Deed:
Stamps: Stampendous latern light, PTI sentiment
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic markers
Paper: red, brown, olive, blue, old dp from my stash
Embellishment: Martha Stewart snowflake border punch, red rhinestones from AMuse, crystal lacquer, flower soft, cuttlebug swiss dot embossing folder

Friday, October 1, 2010

Hope for Cats - Candy Jars

I can't believe it is already October. Halloween is around the corner. I am working on some candy jars to help raise money for a non-kill animal shelter to pay for feed, liter, spray, neuter, and medical expenses. The charity organization is called Hope for Cats. These are what I have made for the past week.

Work has been hectic since we are short-staffed. One of the front office employee had to take personal leave for awhile. We don't know if he will be back or not. We just hired a part-time temporary to help out as she is attending the nursing program to get her RN certification until May 2011, so hopefully things will be back to normal for me to catch up on the accounting end of things.

This first jar is to celebrate Halloween. I don't celebrate Halloween, but I love all the cute children costumes. The images are from CC Designs for the little dragon, not dinosaur as there are wings. The pumpkin is from GinaK Designs and the little spider is from Craft Lounge. I don't remember the names of the set. The top of the jar is a kitty image from Stampendous.

This second jar on the left is for the University of Arizona fans. I don't know much about the Wildcats since I went to college in California, but Kris from Hope for Cats asked me to make one since there are quite a bit of U of A fans in the Phoenix area.


I am submitting my work for the following Challenges:
Stamp Something - Something to Celebrate (applies to the Halloween jar)
The Crazy Challenge - No Ribbons or Buttons (applies to the Halloween jar)