Stamps: Santa in Chimney Riley and Merry Christmas from Everyday Sayings
CS: Neenah Solar White, Doodlebug Designs, Green
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Other: Copics, Circle and Oval Dies, Big Shot, Glitter ribbon, Present stickers
The challenge this month on the Naughty or Nice blog is traditional vs modern. I am very traditional when it comes to Christmas cards. I like red and green all over the place. Plus I can't pass up a funny saying to go with it. So here is my card with traditional colors and a wonderful Riley & Company Funny Bones stamp.
Thanksgiving is over and now we can start Christmas stuff right? :) This is a wreath that I made out of a 12 x 12 piece of cardboard. I cut out a large circle and then a smaller one out of the middle. Then I cut strips of paper 8 1X2 inches by 1 inch. Each piece was folded in half and then notched on the ends. Then I wrapped them around the cardboard circle and taped them together with red line tape so they would hold. I stamped Merry Christmas Large on red cardstock and cut out the shape with my Big Shot. Then I outlined the edge with glitter and added some bling to the swirls. I colored Stocking Sophie with Copics and cut her out and popped her up on the tag. Then I added a ribbon bow and the wreath is done.
I don't even drink coffee but Riley & Company has such fun stamps that I can't resist making cards with them.
This little guy is named Tucker the Dog and the Funny Bones saying along with him is Coffee at 3PM. I used wavy paper in the background and really big googly eyes since he is wired from all his coffee. :)
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This card uses Doris and Happy Meals again. They just go so well together. :) To do the background I used a baby wipe and put all different colors of reinker on it then swiped it on glossy white cardstock. I was going for a rainbow psychedelic sort of look. ;)
It's a happy, happy day! There are new Riley & Company stamps! Make sure to check out my other Moose Mates blogs and the Riley & Company Blog for some great samples using the new stamps. There will be posts all week.
These are a couple of the stamps that were in the Riley & Company October Tickle My Funny Bones Card Club kit. Not a member? Head on over to their website and sign up now. You get 7 stamps, 4 idea cards with pictures and instructions to make the cards and access to the exclusive Facebook group. And the Tickle My Funny Bone Button…… oh the Button! Each month, Club Members will receive an exclusive monthly button made just for them. Collect them all! This button will be used in special random contests to win free product and can be used in our booth at conventions for free product and discounts! The more buttons you have, the bigger the discounts you earn! These will never be for sale, and only Club Members get them!
I used an old technique for this card. Take a sheet of sticker paper and put a piece of lace over it. I used some cobweb that I had. Sprinkle the darker color over the paper and burnish. Then take off the lace and add a lighter color of glitter. I used purple then white here. Make sure to rub all the glitter in as best as you can. It still makes a huge mess. :) The stamp used is Riley & Company called Hanging Cobwebs.
Burt the cat is a newer addition to the Riley family. He is celebrating Halloween by dressing up and hanging out at a cemetery in this new image Burt RIP. This is a little treat bag I made by sponging a moon on the front and some grass on the bottom. Then I stamped Burt RIP, colored him in with Copics, cut him out and popped him up on the front. A little glittery bat sticker finished off the bag
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I was asked to make some guy retirement cards with an old man with a walker. I searched around and finally found a cute digi stamp Gramps from Dr. Digi's House of Stamps. The little saying is from Art Impressions retired stamp set.
Stamps: Gramps digi stamp
CS: Neenah Solar White, Blue, Green, scrap patterned
Ink: Memento Tuxedo black
Other: Copics, Enamel dots
I can't resist anything zombie related so when I saw this stamp Zombie Riddle from Riley and Company I had to have it! I paired it with Felix the Cat and made him into a zombie catching a ghost for dinner.
Hello. Here is a super quick and easy little gift for someone. I stamped the Riley & Company stamp Sitting on the Couch onto Neenah Solar White cardstock and then cut it out with my Big Shot. Then I cut out a larger oval out of wine colored cardstock and a thin magnet sheet. I put it all together, added a quick wine glass sticker and outlined it all with some Stickles and its done!
To continue on the 'crabby' theme I made a baby card with another Grumpling set from Taylored Expressions called Grown Up Grumplings. Again I got the matching die to cut out the little cat. I also got the Nursery dies for the crib and rug. This was another card that I found on Pinterest but changed the sentiment colors.
After the Corpse Bride wedding card I moved on to a more 'crabby' theme. :) This cute set is from Taylored Expressions called Mr. & Mrs. Grumplings. I also bought the matching dies so I didn't have to fussy cut the images. I copied a card I saw on Pinterest but changed up the colors and the die cut saying.
Here is a quirky card I made with the new Funny Bones stamp Dryer. I dug out my super old paper crimper to give my card a wrinkly look. Then I found some equally old Magic Mesh and added that to the background too. I should 'shop' in my craft room more often. :)
Have you signed up for the Riley & Company monthly club kit yet? If not here is a sample of what you missed last month. This cute little Riley is called Bouncy Ball Riley and the sentiment is My Level of Maturity. That one is on the retiring list at 50% off right now so get it while you can!
I personally don't drink coffee....I prefer my caffeine in Pepsi form but I just love this stamp set from Art Impressions called Cathy Caffeine Set.
Stamps: Cathy Caffeine Set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
CS: Neenah Solar White, Michael's patterned and solid cardstock
Other: Copics, Pop dots, Circle dies, Big Shot, Dots embossing folder, Coffee button, Ribbon
Stamps: Art Impressions Contains Rum set
CS: Neenah Solar White, Michael's patterned and blue, Stampin' Up Certainly Celery
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Other: Copic Markers, Stampin' Up heart sticker, Stampin' Up Banner Die, Big Shot, pop dots
Awesome Wine is a new funny bones stamp from Riley & Company. It pairs perfect with their new Wine Glass stamp. :) This is a shaker card. I cut out the inside of the wine glasses and put pop up tape behind them then filled in the spots with little gold beads.
This card is for the current challenge on the Set Impressions blog Too Cute to Spook. I used the stamp set My Feet shaker set. It comes with the die and an action wobble to pop up his cute little tootsies. :)
It Tickled Tuesday on the Riley & Company blog. Check out the cute and funny cards by some of my Moose Mates. Here is one of mine from today. Mushroom Lane is a new stamp line from Riley. There are stamps and two coloring books! Super cute, fun designs to color. This card uses Mushroom Lane Pool and part of Diet Tip. I cut that stamp in half so I could use the phrases together or separately.
Mushrooms Lane is a new line of stamps first Riley & Company. There are several stamps and two coloring books. Check out the Ink Spot blog for more info and some more samples from my Moose Mates. Here are a couple of cards that I did using House With Shed.
This is a shaker card with glitter beads and little circles cut from the background paper.
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