Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Special Day With My Mom

had a WONDERFUL day spending time with my mom for her birthday yesterday! We did a little shopping at our favorite store, went to lunch, and we usually stamp something when we get together, and yesterday was no exception! I had been very busy the week before, and didn't have a whole lot of time to prepare anything for us to work on, but lo and behold, i had several kits and Paper Pumpkins that were waiting to be shown some love! i have to tell you, these are the best things ever! this was the perfect occasion to have them for! no thinking, no prep work, just open it up,and have fun! 
As you can see, we tweaked the designs just a little, (one was inspired by a card on Pinterest!) and that is the beauty of it! if you feel like you don't have a creative bone in your body but would still love to make something, everything is ready for you! but if you want to make it your own, the sky is the limit! 

We had a great day!!

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Swirly Scribbles, Rose Wonder Birthday Card

I was able to use my BRAND NEW Swirly Scribbles Die along with my Rose Garden Dies to make this lovely card!  The Swirly Scribbles Thinlits Dies will be available next month!!  Such a cute set, and i can't wait to find all kinds of ways to use it!
 The 'scribbled' lines were cut using Whisper White and then with Smoky Slate, and i just used the negative pieces from the Smoky Slate to fill in the spaces on the Whisper White piece.  i also used pieces from the Rose Garden Die set to add some other elements. for the flower centers, i used the sprinkles from the Cupcake Builder Punch. Glue it all together and there ya go! 

Ink- Crumb Cake, Smoky Slate
Cardstock - Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Pool Party, Smoky Slate
Stamps - Rose Wonder
Accessories - Rose Garden Thinlits Dies, Swirly Scribbles Thinlits Dies
Cupcake Builder Punch, Pearl Accents.

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Saturday, May 7, 2016

Pocket Full of Cheer Paper Pumpkin Alternate Project Video Tutorial

Here is the video tutorial for the alternate project i made with my March Paper Pumpkin Kit! 

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Pocket Full of Cheer March Paper Pumpkin Alternate Project

This Weeks Stampin' Royalty theme is Anything BUT a Card!

I used the March Paper Pumpkin kit to make this brownie treat holder! It wraps around a 
store bought individually wrapped brownie, and has a little sleeve to put a note card in!
You can see the video tutorial on how i made this project here:

March Paper Pumpkin Kit, 
Stamps: Pocket Full of Love (included in Kit)

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Rose Wonder Moroccan Nights Purple Birthday Card

Here is my sample card for this weeks Stampin' Royalty Picture Inspiration Challenge!

here is the picture inspiration:

For this one, i just sponged ink on Whisper White cardstock and splattered water to get a mottled background look. I made the ribbon using the White Satin Ribbon and a sponge that i inked then sprayed with water, then ran it across the ribbon. I then stamped directly on it using a stamp from the Moroccan Nights and StazOn, and added Silver Dazzling Details to the centers of the designs.
I did cut the one side of the rose where the leaf met the rose and used just a portion of it so it would fit better on the card. 

Stamps - Moroccan Nights, Rose Wonder
Ink - Elegant Eggplant, Wisteria Wonder
Cardstock - Wisteria Wonder, Perfect Plum, Whisper White
Accessories - White Satin Ribbon, Rose Garden Thinlits Dies

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Sunday, April 24, 2016

Marquee Messages Birthday Card

This card was made with my BRAND NEW stamp set, Marquee Messages!!! (perk of being a Demonstrator! we get some stamp sets before anyone else!) we received it in our Stampin' Up On Stage event bags! I needed to make a card that was kind of neutral, so it gave me an excellent reason to use this set!  although, any reason is a good reason to stamp, right? 

I put a little extra effort into this one. I first stamped the main image, then colored certain parts, and then stamped the banner portion of the image on Island Indigo, embossed the "birthday" in black, then cut it out, and paper pieced it onto the main image. the little 'stars' or 'sparkles' were stamped, colored, cut out, and applied to the main image. I used circle punches and Real Red and Island Indigo for the background circles.  The dotted background paper is a SaleaBration DSP.  I used Crystal Effects on the 'lights' on the arrow portion, on the 'sparkels' and also on the red stripes on the side. I then added Wink of Stella to the "Its Your" part to give it a little extra something :o)

Ink: (used for coloring) Island Indigo, Daffodil Delight, Real Red
Cardstock: Island Indigo, Whisper White, Real Red, Basic Black
Stamps: Marquee Messages
Accessories: DSP, Crystal Effects, Circle Punches, Wink of Stella Glimmer Pen

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Friday, April 8, 2016

My Second Stampin' Video! Sassy Salutations Birthday Card!

Just completed my 2nd Video Tutorial!
This one is for the Sassy Salutations card using the Cherry on Top Designer paper!
Hope you enjoy it!

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Sassy Salutations Washi Tape Balloon Birthday Card

Here is my sample card for this weeks Stampin' Royalty Challenge!

This card was very simple to make! it uses only Washi Tape, Glimmer Paper, Two punches, one stamp, and Black ink!
I adhered washi tape to some scrap cardstock, and used the balloon punches to make balloons. Then just put washi tape on a diagonal on a Thick Whisper White cardbase, stamped the Happy Birthday from the Sassy Salutations set in Basic Black, then punched some balloons out of Silver Glimmer paper and put it all together! 

Stamps- Sassy Salutations
Cardstock - Whisper White
Ink- Basic Black
Accessories - It's My Party Designer Washi Tape, Silver Glimmer Paper, Balloon Punches

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Sassy Salutations Cherry on Top Birthday Card

We were to make the greeting the main focal point of the project! 
and true to form, i made....wait for it... a...
Birthday card!  ;o)

This one was VERY easy to make and took very little time at all, yet makes a fun, colorful impact. 

I will be making a tutorial on this card very soon! 

Stamps - Sassy Salutations
Cardstock - Bermuda Bay, Whisper White, Watermelon Wonder, Cucumber Crush
Ink - Crushed Curry, Bermuda Bay, Cucumber Crush, Pool Party, Watermelon Wonder, Basic Black
Accessories - Cherry On Top Designer Series Paper Stack, Party Punch Pack

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Rose Wonder Piece of Cake Birthday Card

The theme at Stampin' Royalty this week is a Color Challenge!

Well, since i always seem to gravitate towards Birthday cards, 
why make this week any different, right? haha..
As i was trying to come up with a design, i looked through my pack of Cherry On Top paper for a possible paper to use that had these colors in them. When i came upon the Watermelon Wonder one with the slices of cake on it, i thought to myself, i bet i could make one of these out of cardstock and have it be the main focal point of  the card... 
as my brain started working, i came up with a basic idea of the card above. I then set about making the slice of cake. it took me trying it twice to get it right, but i think it turned out pretty good! 
I will be making a video tutorial soon on how i made it, and the card!

Cardstock - Tip Top Taupe, Watermelon Wonder, Sahara Sand, Whisper White
Ink - Top Top Taupe Watermelon Wonder
Stamps - Rose Wonder
Accessories - Balloon Bouquet Punch, Softly Falling Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Party Punch Pack, Cherry On Top Designer Series Paper Stack

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