Sunday, March 11, 2007

Doodling Fool!

I've finally begun to play with the Doodle This / Doodle That stamp sets from the SU! Spring Mini catalogs and I have to say, I love them! I find them completely addicting!

The first card I made was actually one that I had cut and ready for weeks, but knew something was missing. I wanted to use the gorgeous Basic Grey - Blush papers and had punched away at the stack. The project was staring me in the face every time I sat at my work table. I finally started putting the cards together and felt I had a cohesive effect. Let me know what you think!

Supplies: Cardstock: SU Sage Shadow, Rose Red and Taken with Teal, Basic Grey Blush papers; Stamps: Weathered BG, French Script BG, All-Year-Cheer I, Doodle This; Ink: SU Sage Shadow, Close to Cocoa, Basic Black, Taken with Teal (to edge)

This next card is something I've been wanting to do (seen it in my head) for quite some time. Lately, I've really enjoyed doing different size cards (rather than all A2). This card will fit in a business sized envelope (9 1/4 x 4 1/4 approx.). I used the teal banner in the middle of the card to convey the message (in this case it's congratulations, but I also did a birthday card too). The watercoloring was fun with the doodle outlines and didn't require me to be precise. To highlight the doodles in the lower half, I used a rose red watercolored line and the White gel pen. I think the card is fun and really eye-catching. Any opinions on what I could have done differently?

Supplies: Cardstock: SU Regal Rose, Rose Red, Whisper White, Taken with Teal, Blush Blossom, Sahara Sand (base card); Stamps: Doodle This, All-Year-Cheer I; Ink: Black Stazon, Regal Rose; Accessories: White Gel pen, Square punches for photo corners, ribbon, dimensional for center flower (which was stamped on Blush Blossom paper and cut out).

This last item wasn't a card but a really fun door sign that my mom found in the clearance aisle at Hobby Lobby. For $0.74, it was a steal. I painted it with Ivory paint on the back, covered with my much loved Basic Grey paper and stamped lettering. I add this to the doodling post, since I added a little of the doodling stamps to the corners for pop.

I thought the phrasing was hilarious! I'd originally thought to make these and tuck them into new parents presents at baby showers. But, this works even better to my way of thinking!

Supplies: Cardstock: Basic Grey Romani papers and stick on letters (from paper kit), SU Certainly Celery; Stamps: Doodle This, Whimsical Upper Alphabet; Ink: Black Stazon; Ribbons, door sign and vanilla craft paint


1 comment:

  1. Cute projects! I love the Mom is stamping door hanger! Super cute!