Monday, February 28, 2011

A birthday set with a vintage edge. Who can't use a new checkbook cover! The Bliss stamp set is one of my favorites right now.....I am sure that will change soon! Notice how the basic rhinestone fits perfectly into the center of the vintage brad, isn't that fun!

Supplies used.....
Bliss stamp set
Teeny tiny Whishes Stamp Set
Whisper White, Always Artichoke & Basic Black Card Stock
Basic black and Always Artichoke Stamp Pads
Always Artichoke Seem Binding Ribbon
Vintage Brads
Basic Rhinestones
Checkbook Cover

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Coffee time.....

I wanted to use the Watercolor Wonder Crayons in my last class, so this is the card we ended up making. Simple design, but it was all about the technique!
Supplies Used...
Morning Cup Stamp Set
Jet Black Stazon
Chocolate Chip Stamp Pad
Chocolate Chip and Bashful Blue Card Stock
Watercolor Paper
Subtles & Neutrals Watercolor Wnder Crayons
Aqua Painter
Linen Thread
Perfect Polka Dot Impression Folder/Big Shot
Square Scallop Punch

Friday, February 25, 2011

Hello There....

One of my favorite thing to make with the Clear Card boxes(from are these treat holders! You just cut them in half! For all of the demonstrators ou there, the yummy taffy was ordered from the supply list! For all of my customers, you can try it at my March workshop!

Supplies Used...

Hello Again Stamp Set
Ice Cream Parlor DSP and Buttons (Sale-a-Bration)
Melon Mambo and Whisper White Card Stock
Tempting Turquoise Stamp Pad
Melon Mambo and Old Olive Markers
5/8'' Whisper White Satin Ribbon
1/8" Old Olive Taffeta Ribbon
Melon Mambo Pompoms
Hemp Twine
Curly Label XL Punch
Scallop Border Punch
1/16" Punch

Thursday, February 24, 2011

St. Patricks Day Treat!!

A quick and easy treat to make! I just love stamps sthat coordinate with punches!!
I have a couple of different occasions to stamp St. Patricks day goodies this year, so this stamp
(Lucky Shamrock, $6.95) has gotten alot of use!

Supplies Used....

Lucky Shamrock Stamp
Wild Wasabi Stamp Pad
Whisper White, Certainly Celery & Wild Wasabi Card Stock
Certainly Celery grosgrain Ribbon
Linen Thread
Fabric Designer Buttons
Basic Rhinestones
1", 1 3/4", XL Scallop Circle Punches
1/16th Punch
Pillow Box Die/Big Shot
Thick Window Sheet

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Happy Birthday.....

Big Shot Birthday Fun!!

I love bold, bright birthday cards! I think this fits right in the category! I brought out my big shot, and cut away!!

Supplies Used...

Afterthoughts Stamp Set (Level 1 Hostess Set)

Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie, Real Red & Pear Pizzazz Card Stock

Greenhouse Gala Designer Series Paper

Chocolate Chip Stamp Pad

Neutral Designer Buttons

Pear Pizzaz Seam Binding Ribbon

Linen Thread

Big Shot

Movers & Shapers Curly Label Set

Little Leaves Sizzlit

Simple Flower Embosslits Die

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

A little Bliss for you....

This is a fun Vintage looking treat made with the Petal Cone Bigz Die! I have been having a lot of fun using this Die, set and Color combo! Now I just have to take my pictures at a better time of day or find a better place in my house, sorry!
Supplies used....
Bliss Stamp Set (Sale-a-Bration)
All Holidays Stamp Set (Happy Birthday)
Crumb Cake & Baja Breeze Stamp Pads
Crumb Cake & Whisper White Card Stock
Baja Breeze Seem Binding Ribbon
Vintage Brads
Basic Rhinestones
Mini Vintage Tags
Petal Cone Die
Vintage Wallpaper Impressions Folder
Big Shot
Paper-Piercing Tool

Monday, February 21, 2011

Getting Ready to go green...

For St. Patrick's Day!

I love stamping for St. Patrick's Day! It brings out the Irish in me! This is a great Stamp you purchase all by itself - Lucky Shamrock, only $6.95!! So this is my little gift box filled with Dark Chocolate covered Pretzels drizzled with green chocolate too, with a matching 4x4 card!!
Supplies used....
Lucky Shamrock Stamp
Old olive and Chocolate Chip Markers
Old Olive, Chocolate Chip and Whisper White Card Stock
1",1 3/4" & Extra large Scallop Circle Punches
Paper Piercing Tool
Stamping Sponge W/Chocolate Chip Stamp Pad
1/8" Old Olive Taffeta Ribbon
Perfect Polka Dot Impression Folder/Big Shot
Non-SU Chocolate Netting

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Plane & Simple Birthday

This may be the first layout I learned almost 10 years ago, but I still use it! It works great with so many stamp sets! This is another fun "Guy Birthday" card using the Plane & Simple Stamp Set! It is a quick and easy card to make, which with busy schedules is very important!
Supplies Used...
Plane & Simple Stamp Set
Curly Cute Stamp Set
Cherry Cobbler, Not Quite Navy & Sahara Sand Card Stock
Cherry Cobbler & Not Quite Navy Stamp Pad
Hemp Twine
Cutter kit
Springtine Vintage Big Designer Buttons

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Cupcake fun!!

I made these cupcakes for dessert for my workshop tonight, they were so fun to make!
These toppers can be made for any event, I chose this design because it really matched the plates and napkins I am using!
Supplies used
Circle Circus Stamp Set
Words - Teeny Tiny Wishes &Fabulous Phrases Stamp Sets
Whisper White, Tempting Turquoise, Pear Pizzazz & Soft Suede card stock
Temping Turquoise Stamp Pad
Pear Pizzazz & Soft Suede Markers
1", 1 1/4, 1 3/8 and Scallop Circle Punches
Fancy Flower Punch
Pear Pizzazz Seam Binding Ribbon

Friday, February 18, 2011

First Addition Thank You!

This is a great card that you can make when you need a card fast! This First Addition DSP is so fun, I love it as a background and it works great as a main focus too!!
Supplies used....
Silhouette Sentiments, Thank you (Hostess Set)
Basic Black Stamp Pad
First Addition DSP
Very Vanilla & Basic Black card stock
Mini Vintage tags
Neutral Buttons
Linen Thread
3/8" Basic Black Taffeta Ribbon
Cutter Kit

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Birthday Bliss

This is such a fun little card! I have just loved my big shot lately!! The impression folders are my favorite, but this scallop square die adds so much to this simple card too! I saw this layout with a completely different design, and just fell in love with it!!
Supplies used....
Bliss Stamp Set (Sale-a-Bration Set)
Something to Celebrate (Hostess Set from Occasions Mini)
Crumb Cake,Marina Mist & Whisper White Cardstock
Crumb Cake & Marina Mist Stamp Pad
Basic Rhinestones
Mini Vintage Tags
Marina Mist 5/8" Satin Ribbon
Linen Thread
Cutter kit
Big Shot, with Scallop Square Die & Vintage Wallpaper Impression Folder
Paper Piercing Tool
Stamping Sponge

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Let's Sale-a-Brate!!!

This card is a little busier than I usually do, but I was having fun with the
Sale-a-Bration Ice Cream Parlor DSP and Accents Pack! It is just bright and cheery!!

Supplies used...

Ice Cream Parlor Sale-a-Bration Pack
Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo & Pear Pizzaz Cardstock
Designer Big Buttons
Linen Thread
Whisper White Satin Ribbon
Scallop Circle and Border Punches
Oval Punch

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

It is always a challenge to come up with a card for a man for me! i don't know why, I have 3 grown sons and a husband, I should have plenty of practice!
Anyway, I was thrilled when I saw this stamp set, Plane & Simple...I just love it, I had to get it right away!
Supplies Used...
Plane & Simple Stamp Set
Always Artichoke, Night of Navy, Crumb Cake & Soft Suede Card Stock
Night of navy & Always Artichoke Stam Pads
Backrounds #1 Texturz Plates & Big Shot
Cutter Kit
Hemp Twine
Antique Brads
Stamping Sponge

Monday, February 14, 2011

Happy Valentines Day Everyone!!

Were Good Together
This will be my las Valentine sample, but I know some of you are searching sites, looking for that perfect card to make your loved one at the last minute, so I thought I would add one last Valentine...I think it is cute!
Supplies Used....
Filled with Love Stamp Set
Real Read Stamp Pad
Real Red DSP (Bold Paper Stack)1Real Red and Whisper White Cardstock
Read Red Taffeta Ribbon
Linen Thread
1" & 1 1/4" Circle Punch
2 3/8" Scallop Circle Punch
Heart Punch
White Cigno Gel Pen
Top Note Bigz Die
Vintage Wallpaper Impressions Folder
Big Shot
Bitty Buttons

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Happy Birthday....

Today we celebrated my sister Jeanne's 50th birthday! It is always such a fun time to get together with family. This is my first time using the Beveled Windowpanes...they are neat!
Supplies Used...
Nature Walk Stamp Set
Something to celebrate stamp set (hostess set)
Pear Pizzazz and So Saffron Markers
Soft Suede Stamp Pad
Pear Pizzaz, So Saffron & Whisper White Cardstock
Pear Pizzaz Seam Binding Ribbon
Beveled Windowpane
Cutter Kit

Saturday, February 12, 2011

A fun Valentine treat...

This is a quick and easy valentine treat! You can use any flat bags, these are about 3 3/4 x 5. You fold up the bottom of the bag, adhere DSP and then hold it all together with brads! (I hope that makes since.) That forms an extra pocket, so you have 2 places to put your goodies!!
Supplies Used....

Filled With Love Stamp Set
Real Red & Basic Black Stamp Pad
Whisper White Card Stock
Real Red DSP (Bold Paper Stack)
Scalloped Heart of Hearts Embosslit
Big Shot
Heart Punch
Whisper White Taffeta Ribbon
5/16 White Brads

Friday, February 11, 2011

Be My Valentine....

This is a fun valentine for the non-frilly type! I just love this Be my Valentine Stamp, it is sold alone for only $8.95 in the Occasions Mini Catalog!
Supplies Used...
Be My Valentine Stamp
Fabulous Phrases Stamp Set (Love)
Real Red and Basic Black Stamp Pads
Crumb Cake, Whisper White & Basic Black Card Stock
Real Red DSP (Bold Brights Paper Stack)
News Print DSP
Linen Thread
Small Heart Punch
Scallop Border Punch
Cutter Kit (Rough Up the Edges)

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Valentine treat for you....

A fun way to show a little love!!

This is a fun little treat, that you can change up for any occasion!! The base is a 2-4-6-8 box, then you just pinch it together at the top and tie with a bow!!
Supplies used...
XOXO Stamp Set
Pretty in Pink DSP (from Subtles Paper Stack)
Pretty in Pink, Melon Mambo & Whisper White Card Stock
Pretty in Pink & Melon Mambo Stamp Pads
Medium Window Sheet
2-way Glue Pen
Dazzling Diamonds Glitter
Sticky Strip
1 1/4, 1 3/8 & Scallop Circle Punches
Small Heart Punch
White Signo Gel Pen
Crop-a-Dile (to punch ribbon holes)
Pretty in Pink 5/8" Satin Ribbon
Pretty in Pink 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon
Melon Mambo Pompom Trim

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

A little Sale-a-Bration Bliss....

I have just loved getting back into my stamping room!! It has been far too long. This is one of the projects we made at my Stampin' Class last weekend! I was inspired by so many different ideas for this card. This Bliss Stamp set is only available for a limited time and is FREE with any $50 purchase. You can view the rest of the Sale-a-Bration Stamp Sets by clicking on the link to the left!

Supplies Used....
Bliss Stamp Set
Basic Black, Crumb Cake & Old Olive Stamp Pads
Basic Black, Crumb Cake & Whisper White
Old Olive DSP (From Bold Color Pack)
Big Shot
Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
Sanding Block
Crumb Cake Seam Binding Ribbon
Mini Vintage Tags
Basic Pearl Jewel Accents