Thursday, March 31, 2016

Pears & Pomegranates

A clean and simple holiday card.  I think this stamp set was one of the first sets I purchased from Stampin' Up. 

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Fruit of the Season
Paper:  Kraft, Very Vanilla, Ruby Red, Champagne Glimmer
Ink:  Black, Various SU Markers
Accessories:  Aqua Painter, Glitter Pens, Crop-a-dile, Tombow Adhesive

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Zindorf Inspired

This card was inspired by a card created by Michelle Zindorf.  She had instructions for how she created the motion on her blog.  Here is the link.  She does some amazing work!

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Feeling Sentimental, Starring You
Paper:  Kraft, Very Vanilla, Sage Shadow
Ink:  Early Espresso, Soft Suede, Sahara Sand, Sage Shadow
Accessories:  Stamp-a-ma-jig, Sponges, Brass Brads

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Big Cake Day!

A quick and simple masculine birthday card.  I'm still trying to use some of the items that were discontinued long, long ago.  Love the distressed look of the designer paper.

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Big Day
Paper:  Kraft, Chocolate Chip, So Saffron, Spring Showers DSP
Ink:  Versa Mark, Chocolate Chip
Accessories:  White Embossing Powder, Tags & Labels Framelits, 3/8" Circle Punch, 1/8" Punch, Bakers Twine, Dimensionals  

Monday, March 28, 2016

One Layer Card

This card is only one layer with no embellishments other than the embossing.  No extra postage required.

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Pocket Silhouettes, Wishes Your Way
Paper:  Whisper White
Ink:  Black, Old Olive, Crumb Cake, Always Artichoke, Riding Hood Red
Accessories:  Post-it Notes (for masking), Sponge, Needlepoint Border Cross Stitch and Stitched Scallop Embossing Folders

Friday, March 25, 2016

Enhanced Designer Series Paper

Another card using the beautiful designer series paper that Stampin' Up carries.  I added rhinestones, lace, ribbon and a butterfly for a quick and simple card. 

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Butterfly Basics
Paper:  Whisper White, Crisp Cantaloupe, Vellum, Sweet Sorbet DSP
Ink:  Versa Mark
Accessories:  White Embossing Powder, Crisp Cantaloupe Ruffled Ribbon, White Lace Trim, Bold Butterfly Framelits, Butterfly Thinlits, Rhinestones, Glitter Pen, Sticky Strip, Dimensionals

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Tilted Aviary

I don't use this set as much as I should.  I love all of the little elements that come with this stamp set and it can be used for many occasions.  To get everything lined up I used one of my favorite tools, the stamp-a-ma-jig!

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Aviary, Tiny Tags
Paper:  Whisper White, Taken with Teal
Ink:  Black, Taken with Teal, Old Olive, Real Red, Daffodil Delight
Accessories:  Daffodil Delight Grosgrain Ribbon, Real Red Button, 1" Circle Punch, Jewelry Tag Punch, Silver Cord, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Mini Glue Dots

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Love You!

Another simple and quick card with the help of some designer paper.

Supplies Used: 

Stamps:  Wonderful Words
Paper:  Whisper White, Black, Stacked with Love DSP
Ink:  Black
Accessories:  Heart Framelits, Hello You Thinlits, Small Heart Punch, Tombow Adhesive, Dimensionals

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Thinking of You

I was originally going to keep this a black and white card but I really thought it needed a touch of color.  I tried various colors but I just loved how the red ribbon looked and that led me to add the touch of red to the flower centers.

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Fifth Avenue Floral, Warmest Regards
Paper:  Whisper White, Black, Night & Day DSP
Ink:  Black
Accessories:  Red Spica Glitter Pen, Red Satin Ribbon

Monday, March 21, 2016

Fabulous Friend

I love the beautiful designer series papers that Stampin' Up carries.  This card was created in minutes with the help of the designer paper.

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Oval All
Paper:  Whisper White, Early Espresso, Greenhouse Gala DSP
Ink:  Early Espresso, Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive, Chocolate Chip
Accessories:  Vintage Wallpaper EF, Oval Punch, Scallop Oval Punch, Chocolate Chip Twill Ribbon, Rhinestone, Dimensionals

Friday, March 18, 2016

Pink Camouflage

This is for all the women "weekend warriors"!

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Gorgeous Grunge, Lovely Amazing You
Paper:  Whisper White, Pixie Pink, Chocolate Chip
Ink:  Pixie Pink, Pink Pirouette, Crumb Cake, Chocolate Chip
Accessories:  Arrows EF, Circle and Starburst Framelits, Word Bubbles Framelits, Mini Treat Bag Thinlits (bow), Owl Builder Punch (heart), Tombow Adhesive, Dimensionals

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Eclectic Collage

To achieve the hexagon background, ink the honeycomb embossing folder and press the ink onto the card stock.  

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Kinda Eclectic, Gorgeous Grunge, Express Yourself
Paper:  Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Hello Honey, Early Espresso
Ink:  Early Espresso, Garden Green, Hello Honey, Tangerine Tango, Crumb Cake
Accessories:  Honeycomb EF, Elegant Butterfly Punch, Itty Bitty Accents Flower Punch, Banner Framelit, Gold Pearl-Ex Powder, Burlap Ribbon, Pearls, Tombow Adhesive, Dimensionals

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Blooming Thanks

This card came together very quickly with the help of All Abloom DSP Stack.

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Wonderful Words
Paper:  Whisper White, Strawberry Slush, Daffodil Delight, All Abloom DSP Stack 
Ink:  Black

Accessories:  Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch, Paper Lace Doily, Mossy Meadow Ribbon, Beautiful Wings Embosslit, Pearls, Tombow Adhesive

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Helping Hand

A clean and simple card that could be used for almost any occasion.

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Mini Mates
Paper:  Whisper White, Real Red, Black, Stacked with Love DSP
Ink:  Black
Accessories:  Happy Heart EF, Banner Framelits, Owl Builder Punch (heart), Bakers Twine, Tombow Adhesive, Dimensionals

Monday, March 14, 2016

Silver Lining

Just a simple and quick card.

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Sprinkles of Life
Paper:  Whisper White, Bordering Blue, Silver Glimmer
Ink:  Versa Mark, Black
Accessories:  Silver Embossing Powder, Tree Builder Punch, Tombow Adhesive, Dimensionals

Friday, March 4, 2016

Honeycomb Thanks

This looks like a simple thank you card but getting the hexagon shapes put together in a cohesive way was harder than I thought.

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Six Sided Sampler
Paper:  Whisper White, Regal Rose, Brocade Blue, Mellow Moss
Ink:  Regal Rose, Brocade Blue, Mellow Moss
Accessories:  Honeycomb EF, Hexagon Punch, 1" and 1 3/8" Circle Punches, 1 1/4" Scallop Circle Punch, Rhinestone, Dimensionals

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Christmas Sled

This card was created from the Watercolor Winter Card Kit.  I added some additional embellishments to make it my own design but most of the elements came in the kit.

Supplies Used:
Paper:  Whisper White, Always Artichoke
Ink:  Cherry Cobbler
Accessories:  Watercolor Winter Card Kit, Decorative Dots EF, MS Branch Punch, Frosted Sequins Embellishments, Frost White Shimmer Mist, Dazzling Details, Mini Glue Dots, Tombow Adhesive

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Flowering Flourish

I was so glad when Stampin' Up brought back the color soft sky and wish they didn't discontinue lucky limeade since I think these two colors pair very well together.  I love the simple yet elegant look of this card.

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Flowering Flourishes, Papillon Potpourri 
Paper:  Very Vanilla, Soft Sky, Everyday Enchantment DSP
Ink:  Soft Sky, Lucky Limeade
Accessories:  Soft Sky Ribbon, Bitty Butterfly Punch, Elegant Butterfly Punch, Pearls, Liquid Glue

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Elegant Inchie

This color combination isn't one I would originally have thought to put together but somehow it seems to work.

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Cute by the Inch
Paper:  Crumb Cake, Chocolate Chip, Rose Red
Ink:  Rose Red
Accessories:  Textile EF, Fleur De Lis Border Punch, 1" and 1 1/4" Square Punches, Postage Stamp Punch, Paper Piercing Tool & Mat, Chocolate Chip Twill Ribbon, Pearls, Tombow Adhesive, Dimensionals