Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Birthday Birthday!

Is your birthday coming up? My husband just reminded me today that June is just around the corner, as in next week! Ack! That means my birthday is even closer than I thought!!!


Anywho enough with the exclamation marks! These colours are great together, but it makes it hard to take a great picture of them.

Stamps: Party Hearty, Happy Happy Birthday Jumbo wheel
Ink: Baja Breeze, Taken with Teal, Sage Shadow, Versamark
Paper: Baja Breeze, Taken with Teal, Sage Shadow, Whisper White
Accessories: Baja Breeze wide ribbon, stampin dimensionals

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Thursday, May 21, 2009

A Baby Card

This is my second attempt at the emerging colour technique (check out my journal cover here)and another card over here. It's a great technique, I used Whisper White card stock but you could use designer series paper or perhaps a different colour other than white. Stamp on your base colour, let it dry then pass your embossing buddy over the whole piece and then stamp in versamark your images where you want your colour to emerge! Next clear emboss those versamarked images and once cooled coat the whole piece in a darker colour. Viola!

Stamps: Nursery Necessities
Ink: Perfect Plum, Pink Pirouette, Almost Amethyst, Versamark
Paper: Perfect Plum, Pink Pirouette, Whisper White
Accessories: Button Bouquet, glue dot, sponge dauber, clear embossing powder, embossing buddy
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Monday, May 18, 2009

Another Card Purse!

card purseThese are so easy to make! I've made three of these now and they will make great gifts! Check out my other Card Purse from my March Class to see those cards. The next 2 cards complete the set, along with these 2 cards I posted last week. And isn't the center piece of the purse darling? I used my new Watercolour wonder crayons to colour directly onto the stamp and them spritz lightly with water and then stamped on watercolour paper. It took a bit of experimenting to get the right amount of water, but it's a really cool effect!

The above card purse above supplies are:
Stamps: Pocket Silhouettes
Ink: Basic Black
Paper: Basic Grey, Going Gray, Watercolour paper, Urban Garden Designer Series Paper, Whisper White
Accessories: word window punch, photo corners punch, Button Bouquet Designer Button, Linen thread, glue dot, Jumbo brads, Basic Grey taffeta ribbon, Watercolour Wonder crayons


Stamps: Pocket Silhouettes, All Holidays
Ink: Kiwi Kiss, Perfect Plum
Paper: Pink Pirouette, Perfect Plum, Urban Garden Designer Series Paper, Very Vanilla
Accessories: Elegant Eggplant grosgrain ribbon, Very Vanilla grosgrain ribbon, clips assortment, glue dot


Stamps: Pocket Silhouettes
Ink: Basic Grey, Baja Breeze
Paper: Baja Breeze, Urban Garden Designer Series Paper, Basic Grey, Whisper White
Accessories: Whisper White taffeta ribbon, stampin' dimensionals
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Monday, May 11, 2009

Scrapbooking Promotion

For National Scrapbook Month Stampin' Up! is offering these three specials.

1. Free Designer Paper: when you buy 3 you get 1 free!

2. Become a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator for $99.00 with the Scrapbooking Starter Kit!

3. A sneak peak Jumble Alphabet stamp set at 20% off! Check out the stamp set here. Purchase for $46.36+taxes and shipping.

More details over at Stampin' Up!'s website.
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May is Scrapbooking Month

I'm in love with the Urban Garden Designer Series Paper. But I realize that I'm hoarding it, just like I've been hoarding all my paper! So my challenge for May is to get a whole whack of scrapbook pages completed and use up my stash! May is a great month to start your own scrapbooking project too. Especially if you like Stampin' Up!'s Designer Series Paper or the 12x12 Textured card stock (great by the way for either cards or scrapbooking). Buy any 3 pack of Designer Series papers or 12x12 Textured card stock and get 1 free until the end of May!

1st card:
Stamps: Pocket Silhouettes
Ink: Always Artichoke, Not Quite Navy (both Stampin' Write Markers)
Paper: Urban Garden Designer Series Paper, Whisper White, Basic Black
Accessories: Basic Black grosgrain ribbon, Filigree brads, stampin' dimensionals, Button Latte Designer Buttons, glue dots, sticky strip

2nd card:
Stamps: Pocket Silhouettes, Short and Sweet
Ink: Not Quite Navy, Versamark
Paper: Urban Garden Designer Series Paper, Sahara Sand, Baja Breeze, Basic Grey, Whisper White
Accessories: Word Window punch, Glassy Glaze Enamel Embossing powde, Vintage Brads, scallop cricle punch, stampin dimensionals

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