Sunday, May 26, 2013


For the last few cards, except the chalkboard technique card, I was trying to combine 2 challenges. Just Rite ( using orange, blue, beige) & Cheery Lynn (make it manly).

I found that either the color came out wrong or it wasn't manly enough. I also didn't want to make it dark. I find a lot of guy cards use a lot of browns and those dark colors. This is why I wanted to use the Just Rite challenge.

Here is the card:

Background: for this one I really used quite a few products. I started with background stamp from OI. I wish Just Rite came up with script kinda background. Then I stamped Hot air balloon. I have used stamp markers to color the stamp. I bought the stamp on ebay by some company that makes custom stamps. I will include the link if you want to look at it I also bought my custom "handmade by" stamps.

I also used Tim Holtz stamp for flourishes. I wish Just Rite would have Just Flourishes stamp set.

I used Cheery Lynn dies to cut out oval and make flowers.
I have layered the card of orange card stock and on the blue card stock for the case. I seem to be really liking faux stitching. It seems to me it just adds that last touch.

What do you think?
The card is participating:


  1. What a lovely card. Thanks for joining us this week at Cheery Lynn's Challenge. Best of luck to you.

  2. Yes!!! I love hot air balloons and this card is fantastic!

    You are the second crafter in a month that wished for a script background! One of my local friends said the same...I totally agree. You could do so much with a script background. Imagine the Christmas or Valentines Day cards that could be made!

    Thanks for showing your amazing card!! :)

  3. Stacy Nice manly card with the hot air balloons. Thanks for joining the Cheery Lynn Designs challenge. Good Luck

  4. This is amazing! Great work!

  5. LOVE your FUN hot air balloon card, Stacy!!!

  6. WoW!! This is BEAUTIFUL!! I have really enjoyed this challenge and I LOVE your take on it!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

  7. You are getting great with all those inking techniques! I'm so jealous!! Thanks for sharing all three of your cards with us at JustRite Inspiration ;-)

  8. Hi Stacy!

    Haven't seen you post in a while. I know you have mentioned you are busy with work...hope you are still able to squeeze some crafty time in! :)

    Have a good Canada Day!

  9. Hey Stacy!
    I miss seeing you play at JustRite. I thought for sure you would do the Doilies challenge, because I know you have great doily dies( I'm so jealous).So I was really disappointed that you didn't have an entry. I met Kathy Jo (little teapot} in person last weekend( how cool is that?)and we talked about not seeing you online anywhere. I just hope you still get some time for creating, because I'm such a fan and you are brilliant!


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