Friday, May 30, 2008

Happy Friday!

This card was made using the June stamp of the month, With Love. It's the only stamp set used!

Colors: Garden Green, Hollyhock, Olive, Barn Red
Stamps: With Love

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Make It Count...

Colors: Star Spangled Blue, Black, white Daisy
Stamps: Make It Count, Weathered Backgrounds, Beloved Blossoms
Accessories: White Daisy Brad, Ribbon
Tools: Cuttlebug embossing folder, corner punch

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

More techniques!

From the top again: Rainbow Brilliance, Re-inker Splash, Rubber Cement Resist, Simple Green Spritz and Waxy Cuttlebug

Technique Tagbook II Workshop pictures

Here are just a few of the techniques I will be teaching later this month. From the top: Aged Tiles, Faux Chipboard, Faux Brick, Magic Pattern and Mesh Direct

It's been a while!

Sorry I haven't posted in a while. It's the end of the school year and suddenly everybody has some place to be every night!

Anyway, here a couple of cards that my customers will make at Stamp Camp next week.

The first card utilizes the June stamp of the month, With Love and Spot On Backgrounds.

Colors: Hollyhock, Olive
Papers: Hollyhock cardstock, Garden Green cardstock, Boom-di-ada Creative Basics paper pack.
Stamps: Spot On Backgrounds, With Love

The second card would make a fun birthday or congrats card.

Colors: Barn Red, Desert Sand, Black, Twilight
Papers: Sassparilla paper pack
Stamps: Yeehaw

Monday, May 19, 2008

Graduation card

My nephew graduated from college on Saturday and this is the card I made for him.

The eyelets are actually set backwards on this card. I made a mistake on the first one because I was distracted by fighting children, but decided to just run with it!

Colors: Cranberry, Black
Stamps: For Every Occasion
Accessories: Black eyelets

Friday, May 16, 2008

A fun birthday card

Isn't this a fun card? The animals are from the July stamp of the month, Life's a Jungle.
Papers: Whoops-a-Daisy paper pack, Hydrangea and Bubblegum cardstock
Stamps: Life's A Jungle, Happy Birthday

Monday, May 12, 2008

Mickey Mouse Circle Album

Another circle album to show you. I had posted my circle album on the consultant bulletin board, and another consultant came up with the idea of adding the Mickey ears. I thought it was genious and had to make my own version!

Colors: Cranberry, Honey, Black and stripe paper from Giggles & Grins paper pack
Stamps: Magic
Accessories: Ribbon, Shrinky dinks

Thursday, May 8, 2008

A Mother's Day Gift

I made this card box for my mom for Mother's Day. I used a My Acrylix Organizer box and decorated it. I forgot to take a picture of the inside, but on the inside lid, I created a pocket to hold postage and decorated an RSVP pen and attached it to the lid as well.
Papers: Silhouette paper pack, Cranberry cardstock
Stamps: Joy Forever, Delightful Alphabet
Accessories: Grograin Ribbon, Red Sparkles, Just Blooms Big Pinks paper flowers and Just Blooms paper flowers, Cranberry Bigger Brads, Clear buttons

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

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Just had to copy this card!

Every once in a while I indulge myself by buying the latest issue of Cards magazine (always with a 50% off coupon since it costs $19.95!). When Michael's had their latest 50% off coupon last week I purchased the May issue.
A card very similar to this one was inside... I fell in love with it immediately and had to copy it using CTMH stamps!
I don't know if you can tell, but the dry embossed background is also heat embossed with clear EP. It's gorgeous in person.
Colors: Black, Vineyard Berry, White Daisy
Stamps: With Love
Accessories: Black eyelets, Vineyard Berry Organdy Ribbon
Tools: Word Window punch, Cuttlebug embossing folder

My Nestabilities finally arrived!

I ordered my Nestabilities scallop circle dies in February and they finally arrived Saturday, so I had to make time to play with them!
Colors: Kiwi, Robin's Egg Blue (retired), Colonial White
Stamps: Be Happy, Thoughts of You
Accessories: Pewter Concho
Tools: Cuttlebug embossing folder, Nestabilities dies, scallop scissors

Saturday, May 3, 2008

A couple of cards for the weekend...

I wanted to show you that you can use the June Stamp of the Month in a different way.

Here, two of the vases in the set make up the lamp.

Colors: Dutch Blue, Olive, Goldrush
Stamps: With Love, Treasures of the Heart
Papers: Rustic Outdoors

For this card, I created the crumpled flowers by cutting three different sizes of each flower on my Cricut machine (George cartridge). In this case, I cut 1 1/2", 2" and 2 1/2" flowers. Spritz each layer with water and crumple. Uncrumple the flower very gently and repeat with 2nd and 3rd layers. Stack on top of each other and crumple them until you get the desired effect. Use a brad to hold the layers together.

Colors: Watermelon, Ocean and Hydrangea
Stamps: With Love
Papers: Whoops A Daisy paper pack (new from the summer catty!)
Accessories: White Daisy Bigger Brads