Sunday, January 1, 2012

A Couple of Thank You Cards

Time for thank you cards and I chose a couple of challenges to do for them.  Touch Twin Markers Color Challenge TTC08

This also uses Card Patterns Sketch 146

I used A Year of Flowers by Gina K and illustrated by Melanie Muenchinger.  I didn't have the colors that the challenge called for, so I combined colors to get a close match.  The backgrounds were stamped with Gina K's  Vintage Borders and Ribbon Stripes with Memento Bamboo Leaves.  The sentiment is also Gina K from Winter Friends.  The Gina K Release Challenge was to make your own patterned paper

Next, Lily Pad Cards has a challenge to use chipboard  And over at CASE Study this is for Challenge #71
this also fits the same Gina K Release Challenge.

I used only a part of the sentiment from Gina K's Winter Friends.  Painted the chipboard U with an acrylic paint dauber in blue.  Stamped the sentiment and cut out wth Spellbinders Pennant die and added dots around the edge with a Sakura Stardust blue gel pen.  The background was made with a ruler and the same Stardust gel pen.

Thanks for taking a look!


  1. Wow! Beautiful couple of cards and a great CAS take on Amy's inspiration card. Thanks for joining us at CASE study

  2. Diggin' that totally fabulous CAS take on the CASE Study!
    Thanks for joining us on CASE Study this week :)

  3. a sweet CAS card, so glad you played along with us at CASE Study...have a super week!

    enjoy *~*

  4. Love both cards, Sue! The one you entered into our challenge at Lily Pad reminds me of argyle, especially with the bright colors! Fun use of chipboard - and I'm so glad you joined us!

  5. Fabulous cards! The flowers on the first one are so pretty. Great take on the Card Patterns sketch!

  6. Thanks for your comment on the Twin Touch Markers challenge, Sue. Some lovely creations here on your blog!

  7. Great thank-you cards! Pretty flowers on the first one, and the second is so simple yet striking!

  8. Gorgeous!!! Thanks for playing the Touch Twin Challenge!