Tuesday, May 12, 2009

What a wonderful sunny day!!!

Photo courtesy of June at SoArtful.

Thanks June.
I did some subtle coloring to the image with pencils and a Copic Blender.
The sentiment says "In my friend, I find a second self."
This card is inspired from a sketch at icSketches.

The paper is DCWV and Urban Rhapsody from K and Company
The sentiments are on vellum
I think this will be one of the many graduation cards I have to send this year!
Created by Hand's theme today is a postage stamp.  (Real or Faux).
I thought using the address as Home sweet Home was a fun addition.
The theme I added is Zero.  1st reason being, I have all these zero stickers laying around with no reason for them.  The second reason is "The best things in life are FREE".  So I wanted to show that it costs zero to go home!
This was too fun.  I hand drew the RAWR and the dinosaurs.
The background paper is Basic Grey Ambrosia.
The flowers are real, they are Everlastings.
The sketch is from 2 sketches for you.  (I did both of their sketches, I just didn't post them right next to each other.)
The paper is Urban Rhapsody and black card stock.
The image is Lisa's Altered Art.
The ribbon is from Papyrus.
This image is from More Ephemera from Design originals.
A plethora of buttons is the them at A Spoon Full of Sugar.
The saying is hand stamped with Alphabet stamps from Hero Arts.
This is a good brother or sister card!!!  LOL
Circles, scallops and bling (OH MY!)
There are lots of stickles on this card and the circles are glittery as well.
I love this saying.  
Tamara has a Recipe today...
Red-Round, and Rickrack.
My card is round thanks to the largest nesting circle from Quickutz.
The images are Design Originals 
I inked with Red Magic Ink from Versa Magic.
I love rickrack, now I want to go and buy some more!!!
Think Monday, Think ATC
Jewels or jewelry.
This is Ruby, who loves rubies!  Her purse, crown, and buttons are rubies.
This is the other 2 sketches 4 You.
The paper is Urban Rhapsody.
It is loaded with magenta stickles.
The image is ephemera from my stash.
The saying is Best Occasions on Vellum.


  1. Fantastic job, busy much. I love the 2 sketchs from 2S4U, fantastic and the 365 is wonderful, I really love the collage thing, I have to try it, thanks so much for sharing

  2. Beautiful cards Kristen, It is difficult to pick a fav, they are all so unique.

  3. Good Grief Kristen...you've been super creatively busy! Love them all!

  4. What a gorgeous bunch of cards, Kristen! What a great array you've produced today and wasn't that a fun day for you? I love the postage stamps one.

  5. Girl, all these cards are fantabulous! How in the world could you ever pick a favorite? Beautiful work, just beautiful!

  6. Gosh, you've been busy and everyone of them are great but my fave has to be Ruby's red purse!

  7. I love all these vintage images - you work with them is fab. Thank you so much for playing along with both sketches.
    :) Kazan

  8. Wonderful cards, great job!

  9. Wow wow wow wow wow wow you are a busy girl. So wonderful cards. Love them all.

  10. ou have been very busy I see! Fabulous selection of cards, I love the vintage feel to them, I can never get that right but you have done an amazing job!

  11. Your card is fabulous!!!All your creations are beautiful...
    Thanks for joining ICS this week.
    Have a lovely weekend:) x

  12. Absolutly stunning creatios!

  13. WOW they are all GORGEOUS! Love all the vintage images and your take for ICS this week! Lovely job! :)

  14. TSM for palying along with my sketch!! You've put a lot of time and effort into all of these! The real flowers are a creative touch!

  15. Fab cards, all lovely! Thanks for taking part in the MTTC challenge xx

  16. Dang girl!!
    YOu are sure on a roll!! These are all fabulous!!

  17. Hi my friend, as always these are beautiful all of them. your work is fantastic as well as prolific. I will be adding your work at soartful today. I shall be moving soartful to art freebies later and combining the two blogs so take a look when you get time my Kristen. In the meantime have fun
    hugs June xxx

  18. terrific projects! Your style is so unique! I love it! I am glad that you played with the sketch again this week at ICS! {{hugs}}

  19. I love the card for the sketch as always! Thanks for playing along again this time!


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