Saturday, January 21, 2017

"Y" did I Buy That? asks the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers

Wow what a challenge, I have so many items that I ask that question of, I know at the time I did have a reason and what it boils down to is too many things too little time. Anyway the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers want you to dig you stash and find an item, stamp, embossing folder, a die that you just had to have or a medium that you had to have and never used and enter the challenge.

Here is the first item, I bought this set probably 10 years ago, I thought it was perfect for those quick cards you might need in a hurry, sad I didn't even remember it was a stamp AND an embossing folder. I stamped and embossed and coloured with my copics added some stickles  and voila' done.
Here is the set

Hero Arts cling stamp and a Sizzix Embossing folder.

Finished the inside for a Get Well card.

Since I was on a roll I decided to dig out my Gelatos that I needed and bribed hubby to take me to Michaels Art Store to purchase I bought the metallics since they were the only package that contained purple. I have had them probably a year with out even opening the package. I also bought Gesso and all the other stuff you need to do mixed media and it all still sits.

I did the Emboss resist on neenah cardstock The flourish is a TH sizzix die the background stamp is a Woodmount stamp from Stampin;up (retired) Butterflies are also from SU stamped, embossed and fussy cut and elevated on the flourish.

I love this and will use my gelatos more often. 

Finished inside but I forgot to take a picture before I signed it, guess that is better than getting it the mail and remembering I hadn't taken any pictures.

Congratulations you have reached the end of a long picture laden post, I hope you are not too bored or napping.

Thanks for looking today and come and join the fun at The Sisterhood.


Donna said...

No boredom or napping here!!
Awesome cards Barb! I love that stamp then emboss set!
I have no idea what gelatos are or how you use them (don't tell me, I don't need more stuff!)
And Kevin can empathize with Harry being "bribed" to go to Michaels - lol that MAY have happened this week on a trip to St Catharine's where I promised Kevin dinner at Kelseys if we could go to Michaels LOL
The things we do for crafting!

Chris Dring said...

I was enthralled! AND it's a two-for post! I thought your first card was really pretty, but your second one had my jaw sitting in my lap! Wow what a stunning card! Well done with using your Gelatos!

lauren bergold said...

i love BOTH of these!!! holy moly!!! but, seeing as how the answer to the "Y" in this case is, "b/c i knew they'd turn out to be AWESOME" are you disqualified from the challenge??!?!?!?! :) :) :) (b/c srsly, these are amazing!) <3

Dotty Jo said...

Both cards look great, Barb! Jo x

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Great cards! Love all the butterflies! Carri~Abusybee

Jane Willis said...

Gorgeous cards, I bet now you've dug them out and played you'll be glad you bought everything

Lindsey said...

You may just have encouraged me to dust off my gelatos! Yes, they are a Y??? for me too — I've used them a couple of times with less than thrilling results. You used some neglected stuff and have two gorgeous cards!

Majo said...

Great job, dear Sistah! I also have Gelatos sleeping in a drawer, might get them out now .... ;)

Lee aka Violent Kittie said...

You did a great job on both of these cards. I love the second one, with the emboss resist. Why is it so hard to get purples?