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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Scraps Scattered Across My Desktop

As I looked across my desktop this afternoon, it was scattered with bits and pieces of projects that I hated to throw away because they might be useful on something else. This is the something else. I just played around, no formal layout plan was followed, just play.



Project Details
Stamps

Card Stock & Papers
 Melon Mambo, Tangerine Tango, Very Vanilla, Gold Foil Sheet, Watercolor paper
Ink
Tangerine Tango, Melon Mambo
Accessories
 Gold Metallic Thread, Rhinestones Basic Jewels, Candy Dots, Melon Mambo Ribbon
Tools
 Butterflies Thinlits, Bold Butterfly Framelits, Fluttering Embossing Folder, Lots of Labels Framelits, Spray water bottle

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A Little Fishy and a A Lot of Heat

It's hotter than blue blazes here in South Carolina. Triple digits and ultra high humidity. Bleck! This first card is for my son, who is an avid fisherman. The second card is a take on Catherine Pooler's "Floating Inlaid and Embossed Die Cuts." You can see her video here: http://catherinepooler.com/2015/05/floating-inlaid-and-embossed-die-cuts/ I did not pop mine up or use window plastic, cause I'm out of window plastic. Gasp! I would like to try this again though, using the plastic and popping up the inlaid layer.
Project Details
Stamps
 Open Sea, By The Tide, Word Play (retired)
Card Stock & Papers
 Old Olive, Basic Black, Whisper White
Ink
 Old Olive, Tuxedo Black, Cajun Craze, Always Artichoke, Smoky Slate, Wild Wasabi
Accessories
 Linen Thread
Tools


Project Details
Stamps
Teeny Tiny Wishes
Card Stock & Papers
Whisper White, Watermelon Wonder, gold foil
Ink
VersaMark
Accessories
Sequins, Gold Ribbon
Tools
Butterflies Thinlits, Lovely Lace Embossing Folder, Word Window Punch, Modern Label Punch
 

Friday, July 17, 2015

Local Stamp Group


As usual, our group had such fun today, and we got to meet someone new! I got a little carried away with this first card, but I was so excited about showing all these elements to my friends, that I just kept adding elements to the card! The pop up element is a design from fellow Demo Julie Davison


Project Details
Stamps
Watercolor Wings
Card Stock & Papers
Whisper White: card base cut 4 ¼ x 11, score at 5 ½
                          pop up 3 ¼ x 9 ¼ score@ 1, 2 ¾, 4 ½
                          Framelit
Mint Macaron: 4 x 5 ¼
Lost Lagoon:    embossed layer for inside 3 ¼ x 5
                         Framelit
Vellum: butterfly Framelit
Ink
Mint Macaron, Lost Lagoon, Rich Razzleberry
Accessories
Rhinestones Basic Jewels, Mint Macaron Lace Ribbon, Silver Metallic Thread, Window Plastic (½ x 3 ¼)
Tools
Bold Butterfly Framelits, Lovely Lace Embossing Folder, Lots of Labels Framelits, Circle Punch
Project Details
Stamps
Wild About Flowers, Bloom With Hope (retired)
Card Stock & Papers
Pear Pizzazz: card base – cut 5 ½ x 8 ½ score at 4 ¼
Whisper White: 4 x 5 ¼
Ink

Accessories

Tools
Brick Wall Embossing Folder
Project Details
Stamps
Sheltering Tree
Card Stock & Papers
Real Red: – cut 5 ½ x 8 ½ score at 4 ¼
Whisper White 4 x 5 ¼
Ink
Real Red, Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, Early Espresso
Accessories

Tools

 

Monday, July 6, 2015

Card Ministry for July


Project Details
Stamps
Papillion Potpourri, Bloom With Hope
Card Stock & Papers
Blackberry Bliss: card base cut 5 ½ x 8 ½ score at 4 ¼
Hello Honey: 5 ¼ x 4
Whisper White: 5 x 3 ¾
Ink
Blackberry Bliss, Hello Honey
Accessories
Basic Jewels Rhinestones
Tools
Butterfly Punch and Bitty Butterfly Punch, Sponge Daubers, stencil made from punch and window plastic

Project Details
Stamps
Lovely As A Tree, Hardwood, Work of Art, Teeny Tiny Wishes, Happiest Birthday Wishes (inside message)
Card Stock & Papers
Mossy Meadow: card base cut 5 ½ x 8 ½ score at 4 ¼
Crumb Cake: 4 x 5 ¼
Chocolate Chip: 2 ½ x 4 ¼ & scraps for greeting
Very Vanilla: 2 ¼ x 4 & scraps for greeting
                     
Ink
Mossy Meadow, Early Espresso, Chocolate Chip, Lost Lagoon, Blue Sky
Accessories

Tools
Modern Label Punch, Word Window Punch

Project Details
Stamps
Wild About Flowers new, Butterfly Basics
Card Stock & Papers
Mint Macaron: card base cut 5 ½ x 8 ½ score at 4 ¼
Lost Lagoon: 3 x 4 ¼ 
Whisper White: 2 ¾ x 4
Ink
Mint Macron, Rose Red, Lost Lagoon
Accessories

Tools

Flutterby!

I adore this new Brick Wall embossing folder!! To get the mortar lines, I used a brayer to apply ink to the side of the folder that has the word 'Sizzix' on it. To add some dimension, I curved the wings of the flutterby with my bone folder. Lost Lagoon and Mint Macaron look soooo pretty together, I've used this combination a lot. Gluing all the little pieces on the last card was very tedious, but I thought the look was pretty.

Project Details
Stamps
Watercolor Wings new, Blooming With Kindness (greeting)
Card Stock & Papers
Mint Macaron, Lost Lagoon, Whisper White
Ink
Crumb Cake, Mint Macaron, Lost Lagoon, Mossy Meadow
Accessories
Stampin' Dimensional, Pearl Basic Jewels
Tools
Brick Wall Embossing Folder, Bone Folder, Brayer

Project Details
Stamps
Watercolor Wings new, Awesomely Artistic new, French Foilage (retired) Peaceful Petals (greeting)
Card Stock & Papers
Pear Pizzazz, Blushing Bride, Whisper White, Basic Black
Ink
Pear Pizzazz, Blushing Bride, Smoky Slate, Crumb Cake
Accessories
Pearl Basic Jewels, Linen Thread, 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon (retired)
Tools
Butterflies Thinlits, Bold Butterflies Thinlits new, Sponge Daubers
I got this idea from Vicki Burdick 

Project Details
Stamps
Hardwood, Peaceful Petals (greeting)
Card Stock & Papers
Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Basic Black, Tangerine Tango, Crushed Curry
Ink
Crumb Cake, Tangerine Tango
Accessories

Tools
Butterflies Thinlits, Bold Butterflies Thinlits new, Darling Doily Thinlit (retired)

Sunday, July 5, 2015

New Stuff and a Boo Hoo

Just Playing around with some new things and some old. My Big Shot went cur flooey today. Thank goodness I am married to Mr. Fix-it. He took it all apart, did some stuff and determined that the bearing was shot, so he ordered a new one. I guess that poor machine gets a lot  of use with Stampin' Up! classes and Card Ministry at Church.  I ordered a new one and once he has repaired the old one, I'll take it to Church and leave it there so I won't have to lug it back and forth twice a month.

I got the idea for this design from card design Lynn Weiss

Project Details
Stamps
Wild About Flowers, Awesomely Artistic, Hardwood, Bloom With Hope
Card Stock & Papers
Tip Top Taupe: card base cut 5 ½ x 8 ½ score at 4 ¼
                            punched circle shape
Blackberry Bliss: 4 x 5 ¼ 
Very Vanillia: Framelit
                       ½ x 4 greeting
Ink
Crumb Cake, Mossy Meadow, Blackberry Bliss
Accessories
Venetian Crochet Trim, Pearl Basic Jewels
Tools
Boho Chic Embossing Folder, Lots of Labels Framelits,  1 inch Circle Punch
I intended to stamp right on the card, but goofed, hence the Modern Label punch.

Project Details
Stamps
Wild About Flowers
Card Stock & Papers
Wisteria Wonder: card base cut 5 ½ x 8 ½ score at 4 ¼
Whisper White: 4 x 5 ¼ 
Ink
Wisteria Wonder, Pear Pizzazz
Accessories

Tools
Fluttering Embossing Folder, Circles Framelits (Modern Label punch for goofs)

Friday, June 26, 2015

New Stampin' Up! Products

I just made a book to keep track of my favorite Stampin' Up! color combinations. Yeah, I know, I'm kind of a dork. But isn't it pretty? I used several products from the new catalog. This is a color combination I would have never thought of using:) The pages are cardstock and I bound the book with my Cinch from We Are Memory Keepers.

Project Details
Stamps
Vintage Leaves new, Petite Petals, Beautiful Bunch, Butterfly Basics, Awesomely Artistic new, Flower Shop
Card Stock & Papers
Mossy Meadow, Watermelon Wonder, Smoky Slate, Pear Pizzazz
Ink
Memento Tuxedo Black, Pear Pizzazz, Island Indigo, Crumb Cake
Accessories
 dazzling details
Tools
Leaflets Framelits new, Brick Wall Embossing folder new, Hello You Thinlits new, Sponge Daubers