Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Hop, Hop, Hoppy Day

Happy hump day! It was a busy one for me. Lots of errands after I volunteered at the twins' Head Start class. So I didn't get home until right before dinner. So not much time to craft today but I managed to get a card completed tonight. I am in desperate need of birthday cards.

So I finally took the plunge and bought some Distress Oxide inks. Every time I shop near Hobby Lobby I go in and get another color with the 40% off coupon. I was so glad to see that they were carrying them in the store because I haven't seen them in JoAnne's or Michael's. So far I've purchased Peacock Feathers, Picked Raspberry and Fossilized Amber. I used all three on this card. I applied them with a brush and they mixed beautifully! The image is from QKR Stampede called Being Silly. I colored the cute bunny with Spectrum Noir markers and die cut him with MFT Stitched Circles. The black background is also cut with that same die. The chevron pattern is from Spellbinder's Chevron border die. I cut the die apart to get two distinct pieces. I chose that die because I really wanted the background to show through. I chose the black card stock for the base and the layering because I thought it emphasized the colors in the background. The fun sentiment is from Create with TLC. I love the way this card turned out, especially the colorful background!I am entering these challenges:
That's all I have time for today. I thought I was going to have Thursday and Friday to play this week. Something always changes. They needed help at Opportunity House tomorrow so I will be there tomorrow afternoon and Friday I'll have to clean as my FIL is coming for a visit this weekend.  We have the twins all day on Saturday. So never a dull moment around here. Thanks for stopping by and visiting. Hope the rest of your week is awesome!



Melissa Craig said...

There’s no turning back now Donna! You’ve started the Oxide inks! They do have them at Michaels. Hard to spot. Joann’s doesn’t carry them.

Your card is beautiful and your blending is gorgeous. The bunny is adorable. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Janice said...

Wow, your background is perfect, such pretty colours together and sets the bunny off perfectly.

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Donna, the background on this card is beautiful! Love the bunny too!

Pam said...

Your card is beautiful Donna!I love your Oxide Ink colored background! The colors you chose look great together and the little bunny image is so cute! You gotta love coupons, they keep us crafter's in business!I purchase almost all of my supplies that way!

crafty said...

Love the background and the cute bunny. Thank you for joining us for the QKR Stampede challenge. Mary

Debbie said...

What a fun card! Your BG is beautiful! Now you and Melissa have me wanting some of these inks! :)
Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches
Debbie ~ TMS DT
Debbie's Dash of This and That

Nana Connie said...

Great use of the oxide inks, Donna! I love that bunny - one of my favorites. :-D I'm wearing 2 DT hats today and want to thank you for playing at QKR Stampede (and using one of their images!) and also at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies. Good luck on both.
NanaConnie DT

Lisa Lynn said...

Adorable card Donna. That image is just too cute.

Patti said...

I love what you did with the Distress Oxide inks, the background is beautiful and your little bunny is adorable. I love (and you know I'm jealous) all the stories of you being busy with the twins. :) Thanks so much for creating with us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

cheryl morgan said...

Love your little rabbit Donna, perfect for 2CCC. You've done a great job with the distress oxides and I love your colouring. X

Helene Siermans said...

Love the background and you done a great job with the sketch.
Thank you for sharing your talent with us at SCRIBBLES DESIGN. Good luck! Nick DT

Diane Louise J said...

Hello… Thanks for sharing your lovely card with us… it fits perfectly with our “Bunny Hop” challenge theme… please join us next time and Good Luck in the draw.
[Diane Louise, DT Member, Scribbles Designs Challenge Blog]

Desire Fourie said...

Donna this is another wonderfully crafted and fits in perfect for our 19th ‘ATG with CREATE WITH TLC’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck and hope to see you play with us again.
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