Thursday, December 31, 2015

Princess Pinups

Name:     Princess Pinups
Created:  2013-2015
Swap:     Pin-up extras swap

Let's end the year with something that will boost my view count!  ;)
This is a sample of my Pin-up cards.  9 of the 14 cards in the "Princess Pinups" set.
Aurora was one of the first carved, Belle was carved nearly 3 years later.

Elsa,  Merida,  Mulan
Esmeralda,  Belle,  Tiana
Jasmine,  Aurora,  Pocahontas

Monday, December 28, 2015

Alice in Wonderland

Name:     Alice in Wonderland 
Created:  Oct 2014
Swap:     Alice in Wonderland

Six (!!) different colors of markers used.   It takes several minutes to color and stamp each card.

Monday, December 21, 2015

The Blizzard of '78

Name:     The Blizzard of '78
Created:  July 2015
Swap:     -

I created this card to finish the "Decades of the 20th Century" set that I wasn't able to use in the swaps.    Anyone from New England knows what "The Blizzard of '78" is.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Monday, December 14, 2015

Minimalist Movie Posters

Name:     Minimalist Movie Posters
Created:  Aug 2014
Swap:     Minimalist Movie Posters

"Lord of the Rings" was carved for the swap.  "Hunger Games" was going to be an extra card but I didn't finish it in time.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Doctor Who Alphabet of Death

Name:     Doctor Who Alphabet of Death
Created:  Dec. 2012
Swap:     -

I carved "B" & "Y" for the LTC swap.  "I" was carved later to be planted as part of the series.
"B is for Brigadier" has the main stamp, and my other Brig stamp clear embossed over it as a "ghost". this was my first card with embossing and I bought the tools and supplies to make this card.

Space Shuttle

Name:     Space Shuttle
Created:  Aug. 2015
Swap:     -
 My Space Shuttle carve. The Shuttle is cut out and held above the paper on a spacer. Copper embossing powder was used for the flames.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Recipe For Disaster's Pathtag

Name:     Pathtags: RecipeForDisaster
Created:  Oct. 2015
Swap:     -

A local Geocacher wanted a signature stamp.  I carved their Pathtag.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Music Artists: Girl Power!

Name:     A British Invasion: SPICE
Created:  April 2014
Swap:     A British Invasion

I had to carve this larger to get the detail that I wanted.  The fold marks can be seen in the photo.
Each card was cut after stamping to center the girls in the folded part.