Monday, March 11, 2019

From Here to There VSN "Mini"

This past Friday there was a VSN (Virtual Stamping Night) Mini session. There were three challenges. Participants had one hour to complete each card. No more! I loved the VSN theme - From Here to There. The hostesses did an outstanding job. THANK YOU Kim, Misti, and Lee!

Traveling Ink
hosted by Kim

Kim challenged us to use the Rolling Marble Technique to make part of our card. It involves putting drops of ink in a clam shell, adding marbles, and rolling them around to take on the ink. Then add a piece of paper and roll some more. Such fun!

BUT - who would have thought that the biggest challenge would be finding marbles. I never did find any, so I used small bouncy balls instead.

It took me 47 minutes to make this card
(including the inside)

Travel Snacks
hosted by Misti

Misti says, I don't know about you, but anytime my family goes on a road trip, snacks are a requirement. Each family member has their own preferences on snacks.

We don't eat in my car, but I do have memories of travel snacks as a child. My mom often had popcorn for road trips... and when my dad's driving was scaring her or we got into an area where she didn't feel comfortable, she'd eat the popcorn much more aggressively.

It took me 37 minutes to make this card
(including the inside)

Follow Your Arrow
hosted by Lee

Lee's challenge is simple....use an arrow(s) in your creation! Arrows can give us directions in our travels, inspire us to take new routes in any aspect of our life, symbolize so many things from love to culture! Have fun with it!!

It took me 41 minutes to make this card
(including the inside)

Thanks for stopping by my blog today!

Stamp Set: Verve Better Together stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black and SU Real Red Ink

Inks (for Traveling Ink): SU Elegant Eggplant, Real Red and Tempting Turquoise

Papers: Recollections Black and 110# White and WU Tempting Turquoise CS and Paper Studio Big Stripe Red/White DP

Embellishments: SU Tempting Turquoise Brads

Stamp/Die Set: The Project Bin Just Poppin stamped wth Memento Lady Bug and Tuxedo Black Ink and colored (yes the popcorn is subtly colored) with Copic Markers

Paper: Recollections Black and 110# White and SU Real Red CS and DP from my scrap file

Embellishments: Echo Park Enamel Dots

Stamp Set: Unity All About the Journey stamped with Memento Rich Cocoa and Ranger Vintage Photo Distress Oxide Inks

Papers: Fun Stampers Journey Hazelnut Blend, Recollections 110# White, and SU Crushed Curry CS and DP from my scrap file

Embellishments: Arrow Brads from an unknown vendor


Heidi MyLittleStampingBlog said...

Super fun cards! When I last did the marble technique, the only ones i had were in the hungry hungry hippos game. And those are plastic! Now that I have some glass ones I wonder if it would turn out different. I think the bouncy balls gave a great extra splatter!

Barb said...

Great Cards Jeanette. I love the "marbled" one the best--great colors!

Lynn McAuley said...

I think, I too, have lost all my marbles, Jeanette!! What great cards for the VSN mini!! My favorite card here is the third one with that sensational sentiment and your wonderful arrows!!