Thursday, October 13, 2016

September Paper Pumpkin stamps & Halloween Night DSP


Here's a Halloween card for you

I embossed the spider web with VersaMark and Silver Embossing Powder

Pop of Pink

Here's another card with Pop of Pink Suite
Strips of Washi Tape, Gold Embossing Powder, Clear Embossing Powder

The HELLO is from the Pop Of Paradise set with the ends trimmed off

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Card 1

Stamps:Ghoulish Grunge, Paper Pumpkin-Sept. 2016
Paper: Basic Black, Wisper White, Pumpkin Pie Cardstocks, Halloween Night Designer Series Paper
Ink: VersaMark, Crushed Curry
Accessories: Silver Embossing Powder, Clear Embossing Powder, Solid Baker's Twine Basic Black, Silver Sequin Trim, Flourish Thinlits dies, Lots of Labels Framelits dies

Card 2

Stamps: Pop of Paradise
Paper: Whisper White Cardstock
Ink: VersaMark, Wild Wasabi, Melon Mambo, Archival Basic Black
Accessories: Pop of Pink Designer Washi Tape, Gold Embossing Powder, Clear Embossing Powder, Solid Baker's Twine Basic Black

Thursday, October 6, 2016

 SUO Challenge #158

With Flourish Thinlits & Halloween Night Specialty Designer Series Paper

 The SUO Challenge is to make a Thanksgiving card/project OR a Thank You

I used 4 of the Halloween Night DSP, the matte and 3 different ones for each leaf
I was trying to make a NON Halloween card with this Halloween Night DSP. I think I succeeded!

 Washi tape is from Moments Like These Project Life Accessories Pack
"Truly Thankful" stamp is from last years (Sept. '15) Paper Pumpkin Kit
I embossed it with the Tangerine Tango Classic ink pad & Clear Embossing Powder
The strip of paper under the "Truly Thankful" is from the Halloween Night DSP

 A little bow from the Solid Baker's Twine Basic Black is tied on the last leaf stem

 I used the Best Badge Punch on both edges of the Vellum Cardstock to get the fancy edge

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Stamps: Paper Pumpkin Kit (Sept. 2015)
Paper: Basic Gray Cardstock, Whisper White Cardstock,Vellum Cardstock, Halloween Night Designer Series Paper
Ink: Tangerine Tango Classic 
Accessories: Flourish Thinlits, Best Badge Punch, Moments Like These Project Life Accessory Pack, Solid Baker's Twine Basic Black, Clear Embossing Powder

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Rose Wonder & Wink of Stella

I just HAD to try some new stuff right when my box came in!
This one came together fairly quickly! I had the pretty sunsets we've been witnessing lately on my mind.

2  Butterflies Embossed in Gold Embossing Powder and punched out with Bitty Butterfly Punch.
The brush strokes under the butterflies are from the Wink of Stella Glitter Brush.

 Wink of Stella Glitter Brush in Gold at the bottom. 
A strip of Fabulous Foil Designer Acetate and Very Vanilla 1/2" Lace Trim.

 I used the Wink of Stella Brush on the Very Vanilla edge too but it looked funny so I applied VersaMark right from the pad and embossed it with the Gold Embossing powder.

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Stamps: Rose Wonder, Butterfly Basics
Paper: Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla Cardstocks, Watercolor Paper, Fabulous Foil Designer Acetate
Ink: Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Tangerine Tango, Crumb Cake, VersaMark
Accessories: Bitty Butterfly Punch, Very Vanilla 1/2" Lace Trim, Gold Embossing Powder, Gold Wink of Stella Glitter Brush

Saturday, October 1, 2016

One Wild Ride

Ok! I had to have this stamp set! Not that I ride but, it's SO cute!! And I do like motorcycles!
Here's a couple cards I cased from the Stampin' Success magazine we recieve as a demonstrator. 
This is a note book in the magazine. I turned it into a card.
So simple and cute!

 I embossed the life's a journey stamp in Black Embossing powder.
I used Kraft Rope Trim pulled apart, they used Linen thread.

 My next card uses the Brick Wall Impressions Embossing folder.
 You ink the folder with Archival Basic Black ink, place your cardstock in the folder
then run it through the Big Shot to get the distressed look. So cool!

 Again I used pulled apart Kraft Rope Trim from the Holiday Catalog where they used Linen Thread

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Stamps: One Wild Ride 
Paper: Basic Black , Whisper White, Very Vanilla, Cajun Craze, Kraft Cardstocks, Neutrals Designer Series Paper Stack
Ink: Archival Basic black, VersaMark, Cajun Craze
Accessories: Brick Wall Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Black Embossing Powder, Clear Embossing Powder, Kraft Rope Trim, Best Badge Punch

Monday, September 26, 2016

You,ve Got This & Hardwood

Hey, back again with a Congrats card for a bridal shower.
I've been gone so long because I've laid another sister with cancer to rest! 3rd sister, 2nd one from cancer. The same type my mom died from! =(  I spent a lot of time with her in NH before her passing, which I'm very thankful for! 

So this card I started with Kraft cardstock. I embossed Hardwood stamp with Gold embossing powder and VersaMark. Then with a sponge and white Craft Ink I rubbed it several times for a white-washed look on the "wood'

I also embossed the flowers in Gold powder after I water-colored onto Watercolor Paper. Then fussy cut them out with paper snips. I cut some petals off of some of them.
The leaves were watercolored and cut out with the Flower Fair Framelits. I kinda folded them in the middle and inked the edges.

I watercolored part of the sentiment (actually I used left over from the leaves) , embossed in Gold again and cut out with the Lots of Labels Framelits.

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Stamps: You've Got This, Hardwood
Paper: Whisper White Thick Cardstock, Kraft Cardstock, Watercolor Paper
Ink: VersaMark, Calypso Coral, Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive, White craft
Accessories: Lots of Labels Framelits, Flower Fair Framelits, Gold Baker's Twine, Gold Embossing Powder, Aqua Painter , Dimensionals

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Thank You Cards

Here's a couple of Thank You cards
Some of the things are retired sorry,  I had started this post back in May and never finished it. But you can substitute with other Designer Series Papers

Farmer's Market Designer Series Paper

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Stamps: Timeless Textures, Perfect Pairings (sale-a-bration)
Paper: Flowering Fields DSP (sale-a-bration), Farmer's Market, Whisper White, Hello Honey, Bermuda Bay, Pool Party, Blackberry Bliss Cardstocks, Vellum CS
Ink: Crumb Cake, Tangerine Tango
Accessories: Rose Garden Thinlits, Tags & Labels Framelits, Greetings Thinlits, Sequins Baker's Twine, Silver Sequin Trim,Silver Metallic Thread, Buttons, Stapler

Pop of Pink & Pop of Paradise

 Hey! It's been awhile since I've posted. I've been dealing with another sister on the downhill slope of cancer! A brutal disease as a lot of us know =( So if you could whisper a prayer for her and our family I would greatly appreciate it!

And now, onto some de-stressing stampin time that I managed when my first order came in! This will be a popular suite!!

 Here's a quick card
Pop of Paradise stamp set, Whisper White Card base, Pop of Pink Designer Washi Tape, Thick Baker's Twine

 Bad lighting again. Sorry! Gotta get that figured out already!
I embossed the cute Flamingo in Gold Embossing Powder and the Leaf in Black Embossing Powder.

Now,  time to try my hand at some more cards since my Pop of Pink Designer Series Paper has come in! Wahoo! It was on backorder!

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Stamps: Pop of Paradise
Paper: Whisper White and Basic Black Cardstocks
Accessories: Pop of Pink Designer Washi Tape, Melon Mambo Thick Baker's Twine, Gold and Black Stampin' Emboss Powders, 1 3/4" Circle Punch

Friday, May 20, 2016

Tap Tap Tap meets Typeset Designer Series Paper

Today I made a card for the SUO Challenge 148

The challenge is to use a favorite Designer Series Paper that is retiring.
I used the Typeset Specialty DSP
It's been my all time favorite! I'm still not tired of using it.

Here's my card. The base is actually Bermuda Bay CS. My lighting is bad! Sorry. 
I stamped World Map on it lightly
I used Typeset Specialty DSP, White Vellum Cardstock, the typewriter is on Watercolor Paper

Some Metallic Gold Thread, Venetian Crochet Trim, 1/8" Gold Ribbon

 "cheers" die from Greetings Thinlits that is retiring

 The Very Vanilla circle was cut with the 2 1/2" Circle Punch then stamped with the bottom "TAP" 
5 times. Then I stamped World Map in Bermuda Bay. 
It was a tad too bright so I put a 2 1/2" circle on top punched in White Vellum embossed with 
the Arrows Texture Impressions Embossing Folder

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Stamps: Tap Tap Tap, World Map
Paper: Typeset Specialty Designer Series Paper, White Vellum, Bermuda Bay, Very Vanilla Cardstocks,  Watercolor Paper, Gold Glimmer Paper
Ink: Bermudas Bay, Watermelon Wonder, Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Venetian Crochet Trim, Gold 1/8" Ribbon, Gold Metallic Thread, 2 1/2" Circle Punch, Arrows Textured Impressions Folder, Greetings Thinlits , Aqua Painter

Thursday, April 28, 2016

A Birthday card for #TGIFC52

It's their 1st birthday!

I used the cute bear from Bear Hugs stamps set and Balloon Celebration stamp set

The balloons were stamped with Calypso Coral Ink and embossed with Clear Embossing Powder.
The strings are the Silver Metallic Thread
Oh and the dots  are made with a stamp from A Number of Years stamped in Calypso Coral I stamped off once then inked with Crumb Cake

 The SO cute little skirt was inked with Crumb Cake and then water colored with Calypso Coral and an Aqua Painter. I added Venetian Crochet Trim that is retiring =(  One of my Favorite Ribbons!

 I used a lot of Dimentionals! Time to order more. This pic was before I added the Rhinestones. I couldn't decide if I was going over board or not! Which I tend to do.

 But I like Bling! So I went with them. What do you think?

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Stamps: Bear Hugs, Balloon Celebration, Number of Years, Timeless Textures, Sprinkles of Life
Paper: Whisper White Card Stock, Basic Black Card Stock
Ink: Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake, VersaMark
Accessories: Silver Metallic Thread, Venetian Crochet Trim, Basic Rhinestone Jewels,, Clear Embossing Powder, White Embossing Powder, Heat Tool,  Dimentionals


Tuesday, March 1, 2016

#TGIFC44 click  HERE to check it out.

This one is a Remix


I chose these two

This one popped in my head pretty quickly. The color of the trees for an Easter card!

I started with the Shimmery White Card stock, inked up my stamp really carefully (because a lot of my markers have dried up) using the ink pads, spritzed a tiny bit of water on the stamp and stamped. Then using the Fine Tip Glue Pen I went over the tops of the trees and the ground and sprinkled on some Dazzling Diamonds Stampin' Glitter. Then I water colored the ground and the split panels behind it with an Aqua Painter, Blushing Bride, Melon Mambo & Rich Razzleberry

 Itty Bitty Epoxy circle Stickers & Gold Metallic Thread


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Stamps: Lovely as a Tree, Alphabet Rotary
Paper: Shimmery White, Whisper White Card Stocks
Ink: Melon Mambo, Blushing Bride, Rich Razzleberry
Accessories: Metallic Gold Thread, Itty Bitty Accents Epoxy Stickers, Dazzling Diamonds Stampin' Glitter, Fine Tip Glue Pen

Saturday, February 27, 2016

 Rose Garden Thinlits

Hey y'all! I've been stamping but not finding time to post them! 

Can you believe February is almost over?! Me neither!

Today I have a card that was inspired by Debby Hughes. Here's  Debby's card. 


 I embossed Hardwood stamp with VersaMark and White Embossing Powder.
Then water colored with an Aqua Painter and Soft Suede, Cajun Craze, & Tip Top Taupe Inks

For the rose, I cut that out with the Big Shot, then traced a rose onto Whisper White CS, fussy cut that rose out and glued the die cut rose and all the inside pieces onto the Whisper White CS, then popped it up with dementionals

Have a wonderful day! 

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Stamps: Hardwood
Paper: Water color Paper, Whisper White Cardstock, Wisteria Wonder Cardstock,White Vellum Cardstock
Inks: VersaMark, Soft Suede, Cajun Craze, Tip Top Taupe
Accessories: Wisteria Wonder 1/2" Seam Binding Ribbon, Rose Garden Thinlits, Greetings Thinlits,