Saturday, July 30, 2011

Mini-VSN cards from last night

Splitcoast stampers held their mini Virtual Stamp Night last night and it was a rootin tootin good time. I tried to participate in as many as I could (you still have time to check them out and play along if you want to). The Houston Sized Rodeo is August 27 and 28th and I will be hosting one of the challenges then, so make sure you ride on over and join in the fun!

I am showing off a couple of my faves from the festivities last night that I put together (and one my daughter did).
First up is from the Challenge to Bring on the Clowns. For this challenge they wanted us to use 4 bright colors in our card. For the bonus round they also asked that we use something that was popped up. Ok, I cheated a bit and used the bling on that one. The bird is from the Bombshell A Pirates Life Set, and I colored it up with the Copics.
My second card I am showing off today is a little bit of Faux Brayering. The challenge was to brayer a sunset on the plains. As I told them over there - I TRIED. REALLY REALLY hard. I just am very very bad at it. So I cheated, and used my airbrush and Copics to create the majority of this scene. Everything is airbrushed with the exception of the sentiment (Flourishes), and the little black shrubs (Stamps by Judith).
And last, but certainly not least is probably my favorite from last night - the All that Glitters challenge - the challenge was to use SEQUINS. I don't ever use those, so that was a challenge. But luckily - - my assistant (12 year old daughter) came to the rescue and made this lovely card with the sequins as snow. Didn't she do a fabulous job. I am very proud of her.

Thanks for stopping by, and I hope to see you back here really soon!



  1. Did you play in real time? These are great cards.

  2. @ Sparkly - YES. These three were all done in real time. SHOCK. Since I SO do not do quick cards, this was WILD!

  3. I love both of those, but the parrot especially speaks to me. :D