Friday, November 21, 2014

Christmas Plain and Simple (no additional embellishments)

It was hard for me to keep a card plain and simple.  I embellish or pop up everything.  This is what I came up with:

SUPPLIES

Stamp Set:
Tree Trimming Trio (PTI)

Ink:
Landscape, Real Red and Harvest Gold

Paper:
White Cardstock

Accessories:
None

Monday, November 17, 2014

Word Art Wednesday Challenge #158

Word Art Wednesday

I have been wanting to try fabric on my cards.  Should I use fabric check?  Here is my creation:


SUPPLIES

Stamp Sets:
None

Ink:
None

Paper:
Ivory and Vellum

Accessories:
Blue Prints Die, Score Pal, Ivory Lace, Fabric from SU, Verse printed out and retyped from Word Art Wednesday Challenge which may be found at:  http://www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.com/

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Boy Birthday Card

SUPPLIES

Stamp Sets:
Make a Wish (text) and Men of Life (chain)

Ink:
Black

Paper:
Enchanted Evening and Men of Life Designer Paper

Accessories:
My Favorite Stamps Dienamics - Sailboat, Dimensionals, Corner Rounder,  Big Shot

Final Christmas Cards 2014

SUPPLIES

Stamp Sets:  
Stained Glass (Text), Tinsel and Tags Sprigs

Paper:
Real Read and White Card stock, as well as Gold Glitter Card Stock and various pattern paper

Ink: 
Black, Real Red and Garden Green

Accessories:
County Fair Die, Tinsel and Tags Sprigs Dies, Xyron Machine, Big Shot, Glossy Accents,

Monday, November 10, 2014

Papertrey Ink, Make It Monday #188 - Stamping Ombre Backgrounds

The tutorial and challenge may be found at:  http://nicholeheady.typepad.com/capture_the_moment/2014/11/make-it-monday-180-stamping-ombre-backgrounds.html

I do not have the Ombre Stamp Set so I used my Background Basics:  Striped Sweater Stamp Set to create the same effect.


SUPPLIES

Stamp Set:
Background Basics:  Striped Sweater

Ink:
Scarlet Jewel, Autumn Rose, Limeade Ice, Spring Moss

Paper:
White and Scarlet Jewel Card Stock

Accessories:
Holiday Double Cuts Die, Big Shot, Dimensionals

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Nautical


This card was inspired by the layout on "A Paper Melody" for MFT's stamps which may be found at http://apapermelody.blogspot.com/2014/02/mfts-february-release-countdown-day-1.html

I used her layout and color scheme but used different shades of the card stock, left off the banner and button, used rope twine,a background stamps, and textured my waves.

SUPPLIES:

Stamp Set
Ticking Background Stamp (SU) a Wicked Nauticool by Paper Smooches

Ink
Fresh Snow and Harvest Gold as well as Versa Mark

Paper
Kraft, Blueberry Sky, Spring Rain, and White Card Stock as well as Blueberry Sky Pattern Pack

Accessories
Making Waves and Let's Get Nautical (both by Die-namics), 1 inch circle punch, Rope Twine (SU), Filigree Gold Embossing Powder, Q tips to rub fresh snow ink onto top of waves, dimenationals, cuttlebug, heat emboss gun

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Word Art Wednesday Challenge #157 - November 5, 2014

Word Art Wednesday
The challenge may be found at http://www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.com/


SUPPLIES

Stamp Set:
Happiness in Bloom

Ink:
Harvest Gold, Berry Sorbet, Melon Berry and Limade Ice

Paper:
White and Blueberry Sky Card Stock as well as Blueberry Sky Pattern Pack

Accessories:
Verse found and printed from Word Art Wednesday blog, Happiness in Bloom Dies, Beautiful Blooms II Dies, Fabulous Frames Dies, Yellow Buttons, White Seam Binding, Cuttlebug

Thank you for viewing, recommendations for improvement and comments are always appreciated.




Thursday, November 6, 2014

Potential Wedding Card


I made this card keeping with the style of the wedding invitation.  Have no idea why the first photo is more of a royal blue.  Both the inside and outside are a navy blue

SUPPLIES

Stamp Set:
Love and Marriage

Ink:
VersaMark

Paper: 
Navy Blue, Ivory Card stock as well as a gold glitter card stock and pattern paper from 1920's Stamp A Faire 2014 kit.

Accessories:
Die from Stamp A Faire - 1920's Set, Foam Board, Filigree Gold Embossing Powder, Ivory Seam Binding

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Make It Monday #187 - Partial Die Cuts For Holidays

The challenge and tutorial may be found at:  http://www.nicholeheady.typepad.com/

SUPPLIES

Stamp Sets:
Polka Dot Parade #9 (text)

Ink:
Versa Mark and Soft Stone

Paper:
Unknown source for jingle bell sheet music, red plaid (for back), ivory and linen vellum paper

Accessories:
Shaker Star Die Set, Snowflake Die, Red Sequins, Gold Stickles, Fake Snow, Red Button and Red/White Twine, Gold Embossing Filigree Powder, Heat Gun

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Snow Globe Tag - Grandaughter Gift

SUPPLIES

Stamp Set:
Christmas Poinsetta (text)

Ink:
Smokey Shadow

Paper:
White and Red Card Stock

Accessories:
Snow Globe Die, Foam Board, Window Sheet, Snow, Photo of Granddaughter, Red/White Twine, Red Brads, Cuttlebug

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Word Art Wednesday Challenge #156

Word Art Wednesday

Challenge may be found at:  http://www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.com/

I am thinking it would also look nice if I added just a few strands of straw like items just under the bird but not covering the text.  It needs something there.  Suggestions are always welcome.

SUPPLIES

Stamp Set:
Song Birds

Ink:
Harvest Gold, Simply Chartreuse, Blueberry Sky

Paper:
Blueberry Sky and Ivory Card Stock as well as Harvest Gold Pattern Pack

Accessories:
Song Bird Dies, Text printed from Word Art Wednesday Blog, Ivory Lace, Score Tape, Dimensional, Big Shot


Sunday, October 26, 2014

Word Art Wednesday - October 22, 2014 Challenge

Word Art Wednesday 



SUPPLIES

Stamp Sets:  
Bigger Blooms and Turning a New Leaf (PTI)

Ink:
 Canyon Clay, New Leaf and Hibiscus 

Paper: 
Blue Shimmer Paper, Aqua Mist, Canyon Clay, Simply Chartreuse and White Card Stock

Accessories:
Big Bubble Background Die (Poppystamps), Bigger Blooms Dies, Turning a New Leaf Dies (all Papertrey), Aqua Ribbon, Rain Drops and Dimensionals as well as Cuttlebug (Die Cutting) and Verse printed out from Word Art Wenesday Blog.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Make It Monday Challenge 185 - Faux Stained Glass (Papertrey)

I did not have window sheets or clear cardstock so I used linen vellum for my paper.  The stained glass effect looked beautiful on the vellum.

SUPPLIES

Stamp Set:
Botanical Blocks

Ink:
Versa Mark and True Black

Paper:
White Card Stock, Linen Vellum and Pattern Paper (Bitty Box Basics)

Accessories:
Foam Board, White Polka Dot Ribbon, Copic RV04 (Shock Pink), Copic Marker YG03 (Yellow Green), White Filigree Fine Art Embossing Powder, Heat Gun

Tutorial May Be Found at:  http://nicholeheady.typepad.com/capture_the_moment/2014/10/make-it-monday-185-faux-stained-glass.html

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Girlfriend's Birthday Card

SUPPLIES

Stamp Set:
Tiny Tags 2 (text)

Ink:
Simply Chartreuse, Ripe Avocado, True Black

Paper:
White Card Stock (PTI), Pink Pirouette Card Stock (SU) and three different pattern papers in the same color

Accessories:
Baby Pink Seam Binding, Big Bubble Background Die by Poppy Stamps, Tag Sale #3 Die, Turning a New Leaf Die, Misc. Felt Flowers (unknown origin), Dimensionals

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Home is Where the Heart is Shaker Card

SUPPLIES

Stamp Set: 
Love Lives Here (PTI)

Ink: 
Lavender Moon and True Black

Paper: 
White and Plum Pudding Card Stock as well as two different coordinating Guide Lines Designer Paper

Accessories:
Shaker Shapes Circle Dies, Window Sheet, White Sequins, White Seam Binding, Foam Dimensional Backing, Big Shot

Friday, October 17, 2014

SC510 - Splitcoaststampers Card Sketch Challenge

SUPPLIES

Stamp Sets:
Over Under Easy

Ink:
True Black

Paper:  White and Plum Pudding Card Stock, Bitty Dot Designer Paper

Accessories:
Shaker Shapes Square Die, Sparkle and Shine Sequin Die, Foam Board, Purple Sequins, Big Shot

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Potential Christmas 2014

Inspired by the use of two background dies together by Kay Miller for Poppystamps as shown at http://www.pinterest.com/pin/440578776020969454/

SUPPLIES

Stamp Sets:
Stained Glass Stamps (text) - PTI

Ink:
VersaMark

Paper:
Aqua Mist (PTI), Pink Pirouette,(SU) and White Card Stock (PTI)

Accessories:
Fancy Flakes Die (PTI), Mod Snowflake Background Die (PoppyStamps), Big Bubble Background Die (PoppyStamps), Silver Filigree Embossing Powder, Dimensionals, Score Tape, Embossing Gun, Big Shot

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Papertrey Make it Monday #184 - Gold Dipped Die Cuts

SUPPLIES

Stamp Set:
Leave It Be and Phrase Play #7

Ink:
Simply Chartreuse, Dark Chocolate, Classic Kraft and VersaMark

Paper:
Ivory Card Stock

Accessories:
Leave It Be Dies, Gold Embossing Powder, Encru Seam Binding, and Dimensionals as well as heat gun and big shot and tag die

Friday, October 10, 2014

Word Art Wednesday #153 Challenge

Word Art Wednesday 
 I am a little late this week.  However, above is my creation for this weeks "Word Art Wednesday #153 Challenge"

SUPPLIES

Stamp Set:
Friendly Flowers

Ink:
Versa  Mark

Paper:
Royal Velvet, Autumn Rose and White Card Stock

Accessories:
Textured Square Embossing Folder, Text (printed out from Word Art Wednesday Blog at http://www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.com/ ), Friendly Flowers Dies, Rain Drops, Lavender and Leaf Zing Embossing Powders, Dimensionals, Big Shot

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Papertrey Make It Monday #183: Dry Embossing Over Heat Embossing

I kept mine clean and simple.  The tutorial may be found at:  http://nicholeheady.typepad.com/capture_the_moment/2014/10/make-it-monday-183-dry-embossing-over-heat-embossing.html

SUPPLIES

Stamp Set:  Meadow Greens

Ink: Versa Mark

Paper:  Ripe Avocado and White Card Stock

Accessories:  Mustard,  Powder, and Leaf Zing Embossing Powders, Quatrefoil Cover Plate, Embossing Gun and Big Shot