Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Any Occasion Cards

You know what I haven't done in a long time?  I haven't sat down to make a card with no real occassion in mind.  I haven't created anything just for the sake of creating, or playing with some new toy or paper, etc.  I did that tonight.  I picked up my very first pack of Paper Smooches stamps a week ago and I wanted to make a card so I could use them.  I don't have a great need for any of these cards right now, but it feels good to make something just for the sake of making something, ya know?  The design is inspired by a card created by Jackie from Rockwell Designs.  You guys know I love negative space.  I used that along with the Silhouette Sketch feature to create my focal point, a daisy bouquet that I found in the Silhouette store some time ago.  The frames are all Silhouette print and cut digital patterns.  They have had a lot of really cute designs in the store lately so this was my opportunity to play around with a few of them.  Okay, okay I will shut up - here are the cards:

Paper:  JoAnn's Kraft Paper, Epson Premium Presentation Matte Paper (AMAZING results with my Epson printer), Bazzill Smooth cardstock, Bazzill textured cardstock
Silhouette:  Patterns, flower (sketch) image - all print and cut

Thanks so much for stopping by!


  1. I am loving these! You have soooo much talent

  2. These are GORGEOUS Dayna - loving the "Way to go" especially!
    Many thanks for stopping by my blog too - MUCH appreciated :)

  3. Thanks for the shout out Dayna!

    I just LOVE how you create sets of cards! These are so pretty!!! I especially love the one out front with that colorful funky paper. It's sooo COOL!

  4. Love your cards.doesn't it feel good to just be able to craft for fun? TFS.
    dmcardmaker (at aol dot com)
    (email follower)

  5. Very pretty cards! Love te sketched flowers - thought they were a stamp at first & you just used different color stamp pads LOL! Still haven't tried sketch feature on the Silhouette Studio yet - someone's got my crafting mojo somewhere :(.

  6. Melody my Mojo periodically goes on hiatus as well. Sit tight, do some googling and it will come back sooner rather than later

  7. Beautiful cards!! Wow, you are rocking that silhouette!!

  8. Absolutely gorgeous cards!! I love the design and the papers you used!! The sketched daisy bouquet is fabulous!! Awesome as always, my friend!! I hope you have a wonderful weekend :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts


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