Friday, April 18, 2014

Raisin Boat Challenge #22

Spring is finally here, and the trees and flowers are coming up. I don't know about you, but I never thought it was going to happen here in Wisconsin this year!  Spring brings important days for cards, such as Mother's Day and Father's Day, in honor of which Raisin Boat will soon be releasing brand-new sets. Be sure to check the Raisin Boat website starting next week for these fun new releases!

This challenge isn't only about Mother's Day and Father's Day. It's also a great time to plan ahead for the birthday and thank you cards you will want to send to them throughout the year.

The challenge is to: Create a card for your mother, father, mother-in-law, father-in-law, or really any special parent-like figure in your life. Remember that it can be a birthday, special day, or thank you card -- whatever you may need in the coming months! It doesn't have to be limited to a Mother's Day or Father's Day card. You could even make a scrapbook page or a gift. Just remember to do some stamping.

Use any set you have (you don't have to limit your entry to Raisin Boat stamps), but if you use a Raisin Boat stamp set, it will count as two entries. That gives you twice the chance to win a FREE stamp set of your choice! You can enter as often as you like. 

You can rent or buy sets from Raisin Boat. No guilt in using a set for just one project, such as a challenge. We look forward to seeing what you make for those special people in your life.

Here are the upcoming challenges for 2014 to help you get the perfect sets into your rental Pick List:

April: Moms and Dads
May: Graduation 
June: The USA
July: Summertime
August: Birthday
September: Halloween
October: Thankful
November: Christmas



This challenges will close on the 12th of May.

Here is the card I made for this challenge. It could be used for a Mother's Day or Father's Day card. 


I created my card using Foreground Forest and Hydrangea Bouquet. The flowers were colored using Inka Gold Lava Red, Green/Yellow and Pearl Pen Yellow.

Here is the video.

I hope you will share your creations and join in the fun at the Raisin Boat Blog.

Thanks for stopping,
 

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Rolodex cards 69 to 88

Were does the time go? I have a lot of catching up to do. Here are the last 19 Rolodex Cards a day I  completed.
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RCAD 70
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RCAD 72
RCAD 73
RCAD 74
RCAD 75
RCAD 76
RCAD 77
 RCAD 78
RCAD 79
RCAD 80
RCAD 81
RCAD 82
RCAD 83
RCAD 84
RCAD 85
RCAD 86
RCAD 87
RCAD 88

You can see how I did all of these cards on my You Tube Channel Here

If you have any questions please ask.

Thanks for stopping and taking a look. I would love to know what you think.
Happy weekend,

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Raisin Boat Challenge #20

Hello There,  Raisin Boat Challenge #20 is going to help you to stock up on those card for the men in your life.
Raisin Boat has many wonderful sets to help you with this challenge. Create something "manly!" This could be a card, tag, invitation, scrapbook page, alterable, art journal page -- anything! Use any set you have (you don't have to limit your entry to Raisin Boat stamps), but if you use a Raisin Boat stamp set, it will count as two entries. That gives you twice the chance to win a FREE stamp set of your choice! You can enter as often as you like.

Remember, you can either buy OR rent Raisin Boat sets -- no guilt in using a set for just one project, such as a challenge.  We look forward to seeing your "manly" creativity!

Here is the card that I created:

I created this card using the perfect set for this challenge, It's a Guy Thing Again and background stamp Brick. The cardstock was Metallic Copper FallsBlack Granite Lite, and Ivory Coast.

Up coming challenges for 2014 to help you get the perfect sent in your pick list.
March: It's a Guy Thing
April: Moms and Dads
May: Graduation 
June: The USA
July: Summertime
August: Birthday
September: Halloween
October: Thankful

Here is a video of how I made this card.


Now start thinking about the men in your life and create their cards this month and you may win a wonderful Raisin Boat set for yourself. 

Thanks for stopping,
 

Sunday, March 9, 2014

RCAD 64, 65, 66, 67, 68

Wow it has been 5 days since I posted. The days just fly by.  Ok here are my next 5 Rolodex Cards a Day.
RCAD 64

RCAD 65

RCAD 66

RCAD 67

RCAD 68


OK Now you are all caught up. The Videos are on my YT Channel if you are interested. 
Here is a video of some swaps I have be working on for Your Paper Pantry.



Thanks for stopping,
 

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Rolodex Cards a Day 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63

More Rolodex Cards for you to see.
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RCAD 59

The next four cards are a tribute to Dr Seuss.  I am doing a week of Dr. Seuss inspired cards. I  start with one of his wonderful quotes to help me get started.

RCAD 60

RCAD 61

RCAD 62

RCAD 63

I am having fun making these little cards. They are my escape every day.  I have a process video for each one on my YT channel.

I hope you get to escape each day to a place were you can be creative and free.

Thanks for stopping!
Hugs,

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Rolodex Cards

I have been working on my Rolodex Cards everyday and sharing them on You Tube.
Here are the ones I may have missed sharing.

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RCAD 46

RCAD 47

RCAD 48

RCAD 49


 RCAD 50

RCAD 51

RCAD 52

RCAD 53

RCAD 54

RCAD 55

RCAD 56

RCAD 57


Every card has some meaning or a story. They are my daily art exercise and my kind of journal. To learn more about my cards you can watch the videos on my YT channel "Linda Lapotka."  All the videos are under 10 minutes. I try to keep them short.


Thanks for stopping!