Posts in the ‘Marvy Uchida’ Category

Little C’s Weekly Challenge #17

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Jen’s challenge at Little C’s this week is to use this color combination, from ColorCombos.com:

I got this cute High Hopes “Snowlady Surprise” stamp from Little C’s online store:

Snowlady Surprise
Stamp sets: Snowlady Surprise by High Hopes, Christmas Melodies by Close To My Heart
Inks: Black, Clover Meadow, Cranberry by Close To My Heart, Copic markers
Papers: Hollydays level 2 paper pack by Close To My Heart, Chocolate cardstock
Other: Scalloped circle punch by Stampin’ Up!, circle punch by Marvy Uchida

Visit the other Little C’s Design Divas to see how they used the color combo:

And Mittens says,

“I gotcha!!”

Little C’s Weekly Challenge #13

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

Jen Young has got a different challenge for this week. Anyone can participate, and get entered in a drawing for a prize! Just visit Jen’s blog for details. Our challenge: use these colors in a project:

Jen just sent me this cute Hanna Easter stamp set, so I’m making an Easter card in October!!

Easter Hanna
Stamp sets: Spring Time Hanna by Hanna Stamps, Say It In Style (sentiment) by Close To My Heart
Inks: Black, Dutch Blue by Close To My Heart, and Copic markers
Papers: Orange, Chocolate, Dutch Blue, and White Daisy cardstock by Close To My Heart
Other: Orange organdy ribbon, circle and scalloped circle punch by Marvy Uchida

Visit the other Little C’s Design Team Divas to see how they used those colors:

And Jax says,

“Hey. I thought the fish were on this side.”

Little C’s Weekly Challenge #12

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Jen is at it again, giving away prizes for doing her weekly challenge! This week, we were to use this sketch and an Anthony and Burt stamp. If you want to play along, visit Jen’s blog and make something using this sketch:

I used my Anthony and Burt stamp and came up with this:
Anthony And Burt
Stamps: You Can Do It!, Anthony and Burt, Be Happy by Close To My Heart
Papers: retired Close To My Heart
Inks: Black, Olive, Chocolate, and Copic markers
Other: Cranberry grosgrain ribbon, Nestabilities dies, Marvy circle and flower punches

Visit the other Little C’s Design Team gals to see how they interpreted the sketch:

Jen is also having an October sale at Little C’s, so browse on over and see what she’s got:

And Jax says,

WHY must you continue irritating me with this camera in my face?!”

Little C’s Weekly Challenge #9

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Jen over at Little C’s is having another challenge! And she’s giving away a prize. To enter, just make something based on this sketch, and post a comment on her blog:

I used a Cuttlebug embossing folder from Little C’s for one of the panels. Jen’s got a bunch of different embossing folders, so go check it out! Here’s my card:
More To Adore
Paper: More To Adore level 2 paper pack by Close To My Heart
Other: Just Blooms paper flowers, Love Letters rub-ons, Hollyhock button, Colonial White waxy flax by Close To My Heart, Cuttlebug embossing folder, Marvy Uchida circle and scalloped circle punches

Whoops, forgot to add the Little C’s design divas! Visit them here:

And Kit says,

“Attack!!!”

Little C’s Design Challenge #8

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

It’s that time again – Little C’s design challenge! This time, Jen asked us to use this sketch, and make it for Halloween, if possible:

I had to use this cool Halloween Cuttlebug embossing folder I got from Little C’s to make this:

Creepy Cobwebs

Stamp sets: Creepy Cobwebs, October Word Puzzle by Close To My Heart
Inks: Black, Sunflower, Smokey Plum by Close To My Heart
Papers: Enchanted level 2 paper pack by Close To My Heart
Other: Big Brads, Liquid Glass by Close To My Heart, Cuttlebug embossing folder, Marvy circle punches

And if you missed the Liquid Glass, a close-up:
Creepy Cobwebs Closeup

Please visit the other Little C’s design team gals to see how they interpreted the sketch:

And Halloween cat says,

“I’m gonna drop on you when you least expect it…”

Convention Squashbook

Friday, September 5th, 2008

My CTMH Convention roommate and new friend Charla Lang made me this cool squashbook:

Squashbook1

I finally got a chance to put my convention photos in it. The cover:
Squashbook2

I wanted to keep the embellishments flat, so it would still fold together nicely. One side:
Squashbook3

The other side:
Squashbook4
Stamp set: Western Flourishes by Close To My Heart
Papers: Sarsparilla level 2 paper pack by Close To My Heart
Inks: Barn Red by Close To My Heart
Other: Sunshine alphabet by QuicKutz, flower punches by Marvy Uchida, EK Success, and Stampin’ Up!, Designer ribbon rounds by Close To My Heart, white gel pen by Sakura

Thank you Charla!

And Kit says,

“Jax, how’d you get up there?”

Be True

Sunday, August 31st, 2008

Here’s one from my last card club meeting. I’m sad that this CTMH paper is on the retiring list:

Be True
All items from Close To My Heart unless noted otherwise:
Stamp set: Be True
Inks: Hollyhock, Spring Iris
Papers: Sonata level 2 paper pack
Other: brown gingham ribbon (non-CTMH), staple, Liquid Glass, scalloped circle punch (SU!), Circle punch (Marvy Uchida)

And for those that didn’t know this already, my son was named after a Star Trek character. A quote from “Star Trek: The Next Generation” – The Offspring (1990):

Doctor Beverly Crusher: [via intercom] “Dr. Crusher to Ensign Crusher. Aren’t you supposed to be getting a haircut, Wesley?”

Celebrating Life Wedding Card

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

Going to a wedding today! I finally get a chance to use my new Nestabilites dies:

Celebrating Life
Close-up:
Celebrating Life - closeup

All items from Close To My Heart unless noted otherwise:
Stamp sets: Celebrating Life, Adorable
Papers: More to Adore level 2 paper pack
Inks: Brown Bag, Black, assorted markers
Other: Just blooms paper flowers, Big Pinks paper flowers, Create-a-shade paint with Blush reinker, bronze Big Brads, Liquid Glass, Marvy circle punches, Nestabilities oval and scalloped oval dies, SU! Chocolate satin ribbon

Oh no! Now I think I have to get ALL the Nestabilites dies. And Jax says,
Jax
“Congratulations Brad and Jodie!!”

Sensational Seals Card

Friday, August 8th, 2008

I made this for my last card club meeting. I love simple cards! And the stamp fit perfectly into the middle of the flower punch!

Sensational Seals
All items from Close To My Heart:
Stamp set: Sensational Seals, Simple Stitches
Inks: Chocolate, Honey
Papers: Life Delights level 2 paper pack, Chocolate, Lilac Mist, Blush, White Daisy cardstock
Other: Marvy Uchida flower punch, Sizzix Daisy Die Cut

And Kit says,

“You weren’t going to use this box, were you?”

Gift Card Holder

Monday, December 10th, 2007

Just what I needed for Christmas gift cards! Thanks go to Teri for giving me the idea:

Card Closed:
Tropical Christmas front

Card Open:
Tropical Christmas inside

All items from Close To My Heart unless noted otherwise:
Stamp set: Tropical Christmas, Jingle Borders, Weathered Backgrounds
Inks: Black, Ponderosa Pine, assorted markers
Papers: Everlasting level 2 paper pack
Other: Liquid Glass, scalloped and oval punches (Marvy Uchida)

And Jax says,
Jax Can’t Get Down
“Hey! Help me down from here.”