Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Bold Birthday Card

I made this card for a color challenge. It was to use shades of pink, green and blue. I used melon mambo as the main card color. The flower is bashful blue ( designer prints paper) and the green used is old olive. First I embossed the main panel with the flourishes texturz plate. Next I made the flower with the flowers layers w/ leaf bigz die. The center of the flower is an old olive button from the Playground collection. I used the Top Note die to cut the whisper white piece, and then stamped it with the sentiment from the On Your Birthday set. A quick and easy, mostly big shot card.( all supplies Stampin'Up!)

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Saturday, September 26, 2009


Both cards today are for the Inspiration challenge at Splitcoast Stamper's.
The ispiration today came from the store called The Pajama Squid. For the first card my inspiration was this wall art:
I loved the colors and the image. I used my Spring Solitude set together with the Bright Delights rub-ons. I also added the fun hardware that went with the rub-ons, Hooray! The main card is Melon Mamba, with the main image mounted on a piece of Dusty Durango. I added the flower from the Spring Solitude set on the Melon Mamba color at the bottom.

The inspiration for this piece is here:
I liked the image and didn't change much from the inspiration, I just added the ribbon ( old Olive) and the filligree brad as an accent. The background of the card was run through the small dots texturz plate. The main image is stamped with the Wild About You set in crushed curry, bashful blue, pumpkin pie, old olive and real red. The main image is mounted on crushed curry and then that is mounted onto a piece of bashful blue designer prints paper. ( All supplies Stampin'Up!)

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Thursday, September 24, 2009

Moms and kids do Halloween treats Class

This is all the stuff we made last week at my Moms and kids class. The kids had a blast making all of the fun projects, especially because they all involved CANDY. The kids loved the Frankenstain and Dracula boxes, thanks to Kay - see her creations here:

We made toppers, sucker wrappers, the boxes and cards with the new sweet centers cups and stamps.
Black treat pouches:batty for you stamps, black, whisper white, pumpkin pie CS, cast a spell DP, orange ribbon, circle punches
Sweet treat card: sweet center stamp, sweet treat cups, cast a spell DP, old olive, whisper white CS orange ribbon
Halloween Basket: Baskets and blooms XL die, spooky skyline jumbo wheel, pumpkin pie CS
Sucker cards: sweet treat stamps, whisper white, dusty durango CS, rich razzleberry dotted ribbon, circle punches
Treats box: match box die, curly label punch, cast a spell DP, old olive, whisper white CS, Spooky Halloween Rub-ons
Frankenstein box: match box die, 1/2" circle punch, old olive, whisper white, black CS
Dracula box: matchbox die, 1/2" circle punch, bashful blue, real red, black , whisper white CS, felt pen

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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Some Halloween fun.

I made this card for the color and sketch challenges at Splitcoast today and yesterday. The sketch was fun. I made my own spectrum pad with the new in color re-inkers in Crushed Curry, Rich Razzleberry, and Dusty Durango. I brayered these colors onto the glossy white card stock. I rolled the Spooky Skyline( retired) over to finish my main image. All of the panels are mounted onto black card stock. The two designer papers are from the razzleberry lemonade paper. I stamped the 'Trick or Treat' from the holiday best hostess set onto the orange DP panel. The background on the rich razzleberry card base is the sanded background done in black ink.

This card was also made for the color and sketch challenges. The sketch challenge is run the other direction, for a horizontal layout which worked better with the main image. The colors are again rich razzleberry, crushed curry, and black. The grey/back designer paper is from the Cast-a-Spell series, and the purple is from the Razzleberry Lemonade paper. The sentiment is from the Teeny Tiny Wishes set. I added three small Making Memories brads to finish the card off.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009


The new Holiday Mini catalog is available today! To view it click on the catalog on the left side bar. It has great crafting ideas for Halloween,Thanksgiving and Christmas. It also shows Stampin'Up!'s new exclusive line of Build a Bear stamps and die cuts. Along with this new catalog is a special for hostesses who host a $250 workshop from September 1-November 30 and they can choose any one item from the new Holiday Mini Catalog for just $10. This offer is on top of the already fantastic benefits for our hostesses!

Click on the current catalog to order from my website, and see all that is new.