Sunday, April 15, 2007

Birthday invite

I will be using this simple ATC (artist trading card) design as a birthday party invite for my daughter Breya's 2nd birthday in May. ATC's are so easy to mass produce. I would like to thank Carrie3118 on Splitcoast for the design! It will save me a lot of thinking. I used Chocolate Chip, Mellow Moss & Very Vanilla cardstock along with Chocolate Chip & Mellow Moss ink. The stamp set used is "Little Pieces" & of course my new "Spiral Punch" that I absoulutely love!!! I tied it all together with a piece of Chocolate grosgrain ribbon. TFL!

Saturday, April 14, 2007

Spiral Punch......

This super cute card was made using the new "spiral punch" from Stampin' Up! It's actually a punch that allows you to add extra pages to your journal ~ pretty cool! My inspiration for this card is from a fellow stamper on Splitcoast Stampers but I cannot remember her name. I just changed a little of the color. I used Pretty in Pink, Mellow Moss & Very Vanilla cardstock along with Pretty in Pink & Mellow Moss ribbon. Used the "ticket punch" also Stampin' Up! on the corners of the Very Vanilla then roughed up the edges with my finger nail. I used a little bit of glitter on the flowers from the "polka dots & paisley" stamp set just to get a little *pop* on the card. TFL!

Monday, April 9, 2007

find joy....

Sorry it's been a while since i've posted! I'd like to share this easy easy card with you today. It is the card that I will be doing for my shoebox swap at the NEW (northeast wisconsin) 2nd Annual Stampfest at the end of April. I used the "polka dots & paisley set" along with the coordinating "petals" jumbo wheel. I just love wheels but do not use them enough. I also used a flower stamp from the set "polka dots & petals" as the background stamp on the Bravo Burgundy cardstock. I have 50 ladies to cut this card for and cannot wait for the stampfest! I will definately post some of the cards I make there. TFL!

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

bleach......who knew?

This is a cool technique that I would like to share with those of you who do not know about it! You will be using just regular household bleach~I use Clorox~ a shallow plastic dish and 2 or 3 paper towels. You will fold & place the paper towel at the bottom of the plastic container~pour just enough bleach in to get the paper towel wet~take your stamp and dab it into the bleach and stamp onto your dark colored paper. Magic will happen before your eyes! You can make awesome background images this way as I did or just single images. Plus the bleach cleans your stamps! Now go & try it out for yourself & I would love to see what you've created! TFL!

Sunday, March 11, 2007

Just a note holder....

This is a cute little note holder that I made at my team meeting today. It's made out a 6x12 piece of designer series paper from SU!s Spring Mini Catalog. The paper is called Au Chocolat. The pen is a RSVP pen that you can purchase at any office store. You can then take a piece of designer paper, roll it up to fit in the barrel of the pen and you have an instant customized pen! How cool is that! Enjoy and TFL!

Monday, March 5, 2007

Two-step stampin'!

Good morning party goers! Hope you all had a great weekend! I figured while I had a few minutes between diapers,sippy cups & runny noses I would post another card from my Spring Stamp Camp this weekend! This is a very easy card to do & fun because I got to use my paper crimper! Here are the supplies used ~~
~Stamps ~ Bud Basics
~Card stock ~ Bashful Blue ~ Chocolate Chip ~ Certainly Celery ~ Whisper White
~Ink ~ Bashful Blue ~ Chocolate Chip ~ Certainly Celery ~ Versamark
~Accessories ~ hodge pogde hardware ~ paper crimper ~ Celery grosgrain ~ Chocolate grosgrain ~ light blue gingham ~ Stampin' dimensional (pop dot)

TFL! Have a great day!

Saturday, March 3, 2007

To much partying.....

I've been so busy partying with the Ultimate Blog Party that I have forgotten to post my project for the day....This card is one that I will be doing for my Spring stamp camp in a week. I totally CASED the layout from the SU! Idea Book & Catalog ~~ tweeked it a bit with the stamp & this is how it turned out. Pretty cute if you ask me :) Here are the supplies used ~~ stamp set ~ Simply Said ~ ~ Cardstock ~ Chocolate Chip,Mellow Moss & Whisper White ~ ~ Ink ~ Mellow Moss & Chocolate Chip ~ ~ My accessories are White Grosgrain Ribbon (dyed using the Mellow Moss Stampin' Write marker) & Vintage Brads from the Hodge Podge kit.TFL!

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