Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Here is the one of the cards we made for the a stamp a stack this weekend. It was a fun time lots of laughs and everyone made such nice cards. We had so much fun that I am doing it again In November with six new cards! You can sign up for the November 21st stamp a stack by e-mailing me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Classes start at 11AM and I will have only room for 12 stampers. Cost is $25.00 ($20.00 for stamp ten members) You will get a $5.00 coupon good for your order that day, if you pay by November 1st So let me know if you are interested.
The design for this card came from a similar card I got at a swap at convention. I wish I know who made it so I could give her credit. I changed the ribbon but pretty much every else is the same.
Paper - Real Red. Whisper White, Brushed Gold, Night of Navy
Ink - Soft Suede, real red
Stamps - Dasher, Cardinal Christmas
Accessories - White Siglo gel pen, Texture Plates, Real Red polka dot ribbon
Thanks for looking Virginia
Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Saturday, September 19, 2009
Start by creating a mask for the sun set with scrap paper and the 1 ¾ inch circle punch. Punch out circle and lay left over part down to create a mask. Using daubers color in sun. I used More Mustard and Pumpkin Pie ink. Lift mask and soften by using same colors to create hazy effect over sun. Stamp the grass side of Inspired by nature with Always Artichoke ink. Cut cattails with word window punch using Soft Suede card stock. Using a dauber and soft suede ink create dimension by coloring edges of cattails, glue down
Thanks for looking! Virginia
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Yeah me! I can't believe it! I figure this award should be shared with all the folks who too my class in august and also made this box! Yooo Hooo stampers Thanks for letting me toot my own horn!
Monday, September 14, 2009
Ink Only orange
Paper Old olive, Basic black, Only orange
Accessories Pillow box Sizzix die, dauber Tombow 1, 1/2, 1/4 Inch circle punches as well as the photo corners punch!
Start by cutting out 3 pillow boxes from Only Orange paper. Using only orange ink and a dauber daub edges of the pillow box to highlight. Then glue with Tombow the three pillow box sections together side by side to make the pumpkin body. Also cut large scallop for the bottom. I flipped up the edges of the scallop circle and put Tombow on the bottom sections of Pumpkin. Carefully slide scallop circle from the top of the pumpkin to the bottom and press the glue to the the scallop circle to adhere the bottom to the pumpkin.
To make the face cut three of the smallest triangles from the Photo corner punch from Basic Black and glue together to make the smile. Using a leftover large Photo corner triangle to cut the nose. Then punch out two 1 " circle from basic black. As well as two 1/4 " circles also from basic black. Cut two 1/2 " circles from more mustard and glue all the features to the front of your pumpkin. Cut a old olive one inch strip for the handle and cut a sliver strip at the same time to create the curls. Attach handel with more tombow. Make curls using a thin paint brush to wrap sliver of Old Olive card stock and then attach. Easy peasy with my Bigshot!
Sunday, September 13, 2009
I Love the fact that we have coordinating inks for our paper. I remember when I first started stamping I would get so frustrated when purchasing paper and ink that I thought would coordinate only to find they didn't match! Coordinating ink and paper is what brought me to Stampin' UP and keeps me. I am always surprised how when using the ink of the same color creates depth and dimension and was an important part of making these carrots really pop! Thanks for looking Virginia
Friday, September 11, 2009
Wednesday, September 09, 2009
10:00Am till 4:00PM
Room for 10 people every 2 hours
Sign up early by contacting me
It is a great opportunity to make some Christmas cards early! We will be making 6 different cards 2 of each so you will go home with 12 cards and envelopes plus a surprise bonus! If you sign up by September 15th you will get a $5.00 gift certificate that you can use to order supplies for your cards!
Here is a sneak peek of just one of the fabulous cards we will be making!
Tuesday, September 08, 2009
Since I first saw this set in the Mini Catalog I was so impressed with it's fine detail. Here is my first attempt I so love this set!
Stamps-Autumn splendor, Many Thanks, Sanded
Paper-Chocolate Chip, More Mustard
Ink Chocolate Chip, More Mustard, VersaMark, Crushed Curry, Ruby red, Dusty Durango
Accessories- Tearing Edge ruler, My Way Punch, gold Embossing powder, Daubers, Stamping dimensionals
Thursday, September 03, 2009
- Stamps: LOVELY LETTERS
- Ink: Not Quite Navy classic
- Paper: Very Vanilla, Not Quite Navy and
SaharaSand Card Stock; Bella Bleu Designer Series Paper. You need enough supplies for the box and up to 8 cards and envelopes.
- Punches: 1-1/4-inch & 1-3/8-inch Circle,
Scallop Circle, Scallop Edge and Eyelet Border, Designer Label and Boho Blossoms
- Other Accessories: Styled Vanilla Hodgepodge Hardware (designer Holder and brads), Pretties Kit (small cream halfback pearl), Paper-Piercing Tool, Mat Pack, Texturz Plates – Stampin’ Up! Backgrounds I, Big Shot Die-Cut Machine, Texturz Impressions Pad, Texturz Silicone Rubber, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Sticky Strip,
Effects, and Very Vanilla Medium Envelopes Crystal
Wednesday, September 02, 2009
Paper Whisper White, Regal Rose, Basic Black
Punches largest and medium ovals, 3/4 circle punches, scallop punch
Dies Top note
Paper Blush Blossom, Pixie pink, Taken with Teal, Night of Navy, Whisper white
Punches 1 1/4, 1, 3/4 circle punches
Dies Top note
Accessories Silver brad
thanks for looking Virginia
Tuesday, September 01, 2009
The project consists of cutting 2 of each size in the two types of fabric and then folding the flowers in half and weaving them together and just tacking them together attaching the button and the pin back! viola a great gift!
I can see this as great tool for Christmas craft fairs to make some extra cash! If you are interested for info for the die, or you can purchase it here!
Thanks for looking Virginia