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Monday, August 12, 2013

MIM#153 Ready for Adventure with StampArt Design by Kathryne

Linky Party Time again at Make It Monday and we have a wonderful sponsor this week named Kathryne from StampArt Design by Kathryne, make sure you pop over to her site and check out her delightful images.
I had a great time visiting some of your blogs last week to check out your entries and to leave comments. Did you make it to my teamies blogs to leave them some blog love?
Congratulations go to Cass as our featured artist from last week's entries and to Faye as the winning commenter. Enjoy your prize!!!
I've made two new type of cards in a row, a circular step card yesterday(scroll down to check it out and maybe leave a comment so I know you've been) and today's card is a recessed window (box) card. I watched a tutorial for a square card and decided my image needed a rectangular card so I sat down and worked out how to make it that shape instead. I think it worked out okay! I've also decorated the inside using the same DP and a diecut for writing on. ( Haven't scanned that yet)
I got to play with this cute little Indian bear paddling his canoe. I had fun colouring him. Not real sure about the background as I chose to brayer it with ink after I had coloured the image. I had to make a mask for the little bear and I also punched a circle to mask the sun too. I sponged the sun with SU Daffodil Yellow Ink. The card looks better in real life than it does in the picture. I tried to scan it but that was worse because of the recessed area. I added some tree diecuts and a "real" bear digi I had in my files, I can't say who made it because it was from when I first started saving digis and hadn't put the artist's name with them.
So onto the card........

SU Early Espresso cardstock
DP is from Kaisercraft 61/2 x 61/2 paper pad - Cock-a-doodle-doo
Image is Little Bear Canoe from StampArt Design by Kathryne
Sentiment is from Kathryne as well - comes from a bonus sheet of sentiments, plenty to choose from.
Bear image is from my computer files (don't know artist's name)
Tree Die is from Marianne Design Creatables
Cloud Die is from Sizzix Thinlits
Circle Punch to make mask for the sun
Copic Markers
SU Inkpads - Daffodil Yellow, Pacific Point, Brocade Blue and Ballet Blue
DS tape roller
Tacky Glue

Now for a special part of my post where I can choose to feature an entry or two.
For my POTW I have chosen this cutie from Lisa Jane at My Makes "n" Me and you can find it here


and also a second choice which is from  Jodi at Kaboo Designs and can be seen here
Jodi has actually cut the word "wish" out by hand, not a machine, LOL. just fantastic fussy cutting!!!

Once more it's your time to inspire us and share your work with the world, LOL. My fellow teamies and I love seeing your creations. I hope you make the time to stop by and leave us a comment or two as well and also some of your fellow entrants. Remember to be in the running all you have to do is comment on some of the other entries this week.
Thanks for stopping by,
Take Care,


  1. Oh! Sandy, your wee bear in the canoe is so cute..wonderful colouring and love your design..fabulous P'sOTW them both.

    luv CHRISSYxx

  2. You've made such a great "in the wild" scene for this sweet bear in canoe! The bear and the trees, the beautifully colored sky and sea.... Fabulous!

  3. Love your in the wild scene the bear he's really cute...


  4. Hi Sandy
    Great card . love your colouring
    and extras around the scene. Fabulous couple of PsOTW too .
    hugs Shirley-Anne

  5. Love your outdoor scene Sandy! Such a cute image to create with. :) Your P'sOTW are fab choices. Hugs

  6. WHat a fabulous scene you have created here Sandy ,such a sweet image and I love your trees
    Tracey x

  7. Thanks for the shoutout sandy.... hugs, jodi

  8. Great card Sandy, love the image and layout. Great POTW'S also. Hugs Kerry x

  9. I adore your little fella in the canoe. The background is awesome. I like the trees and the bear you added. Wonderful!!!

  10. oh your little bear looks to be having a fun time.. gorgeous little card - and thanks for choosing me as one of your favourites
    Lisa x

  11. Fab card, the brayering worked well, I like the addition of the trees and bear.


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