Monday, December 15, 2014

Cuppa Joe?

SUPPLIES

All Papertrey Ink Products

Stamp Sets:
Cuppa Love and Tea For Two

Ink:
Melon Berry, Berry Sorbet, Summer Sunrise, Simply Chartreuse and Smokey Shadow

Paper:
White Card Stock and Melon Berry Designer Paper

Accessories:
1 1/4" circle punch, Cuppa Love Die, Wooden Tasting Spoon, Melon Berry Satin Ribbon, Dimensional, Big Shot

Friday, December 12, 2014

Word Art Wednesday Challenge #162

Word Art Wednesday 



This card is plain and simple and showcases the verse.  

SUPPLIES

Stamp Set:
None

Ink:
None

Paper:
Red and White Card Stock as well as miscellaneous pattern paper (shopped my stash of scraps)

Accessories:
Red Ribbon and Verse printed from Word Art Wednesday Blog which may be found at: http://www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.com/

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Gift Card Holder


Inspiration and Directions to make the gift card envelope can be found at Debby Hughes blog at http://limedoodledesign.com/2014/12/gift-card-envelope/

SUPPLIES

Stamp Set:
Tinsel and Tags 

Paper:
White and Aqua Mist Card Stock and scrap pattern paper (shopping your stash)

Ink:
Real Read, Dark Chocolate, New Leaf   

Accessories:
In the Meadow Die, Filigree Prisma Glitter, Dimensionals, Red Ribbon, Glossy accents. Make It Market - Tinsel and Tags Die Set, Big Shot            

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Additional Getting Ready For Cristmas Photos




Make It Monday Challenge #192 - Tab Closure Tri Fold Card

SUPPLIES

Stamp Sets: 
Mat Stack 5 Collection, Mat Stack 2 (text) 

Ink
Aqua Mist and True Black

Paper:
White Card Stock and Aqua Mist Pattern Pack

Accessories:
Dies within Stamp-a-Faire 1940's Stamp Set Kit, Edge Ribbon from Tags and Tinsel Kit, Scarlet Jewel Felts, Pure Poppy Felt, Aqua Mist Felt, New Leaf Felt, Orange Enamel Dots, Oval Punch, Big Shot,Tutorial as shown on Papertrey Ink Blog which may be found at http://nicholeheady.typepad.com/capture_the_moment/

Friday, December 5, 2014

This image perfectly demonstrates what I feel inside
Source
http://fractal.fractalenlighten.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Thinking__by_DarkAngeLP26.jpg

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Word Art Wednesday - November 2, 2014

Word Art Wednesday

Link at:   http://www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.com/


SUPPLIES

Stamp Set:
Fair Isle Motifs (PTI)

Ink:
Scarlet Jewel

Paper:
Scarlet Jewell and White Card Stock

Accessories:
Verse printed from Word Art Wednesday blog (link above), Filigree Border Die, Scarlet Jewel Ribbon, Various White Buttons, Silver and White Twine, Cuttlebug (used to cut die)

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.