Friday, September 25, 2009

SEPTEMBER PAPERTREY BLOG HOP

I used the plastic box that the stamp sets come in and ran it through the cuttlebug using the swiss dot embossing.
Instructions
Stamps: Tree Trimming Trio by Papertrey Inc.
Cardstock: Raspberry Fizz and Holiday Cheer Designer Paper - both by Papertrey
Ink: Landscape Palette Ink and Raspberry Fizz
Accessories: Deco Liquid Gold Paint Marker, Raspberry Fizz Buttons, 1/2 circule punch, glue dots, Big Shot, Swiss Dot Cuttlebug Embossing Plate, and plastic packaging from Paper Trey order.



Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Fall Elegance











I made this card for a splitcoaster's sketch challenge.
Instructions
Cardstock: Summer Sunrise, Black, White and Autumn Abundance PTI Designer Paper
Stamp: Fall Elegance (text) from PTI
Ink: Black
Accessories: Black Buttons, Pumpkin Ribbon, Edge Punch

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Happy Halloween


This tag was inspired by Laureen Meader and her excellent and exciting blog which can be seen at http://laurenm.blogs.splitcoaststampers.com/files/2009/09/fall-tag.JPG

Notice that she used hers in a bag with a cider mix inside and the tag inside the bag as well in front of the apply cider mix.
Instructions:
Stamps: Happy Haunting by Close to my Heart (Image) and Spooky Treats by Papertrey (Text)
Cardstock: Summer Sunrise, Ripe Avocado, White, Scarlet Jewell and Autumn Abundance Designer Paper all from Papertrey Ink
Ink: Black
Accessories: Scarlet Ribbon, Scarlet Jewell Button, Linen Thread from Papertrey Ink - 1/2" corner rounder by Zutter - Dimensionals to pop up bat - scallop punch by Stampin up


Thank You Medallion






I created this card as part of a sketch challenge.



Instructions:

Cardstock: Black, White, and Bitty Box Basics Designer Paper by PTI

Ink: Plum Pudding and Black

Stamps: Medallion (SU) and Autumn Abundance (PTI)

Accessories: Plum Pudding Saddlestich Ribbon (PTI), Plum Brad, Polka Dot Cuttlebug Embosser, and Dimensionals

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Merry and Bright Christmas Card Idea #1





It's that time of year where it takes me months to decide on what Christmas card I am going to send out. This is my first possibility.
I was inspired by a layout challenge on splitcoasters and a card created by jentimko which may be seen at: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=1444736
INSTRUCTIONS
Cardstock: Red, Ripe Avocado, and White
Ink: Black
Stamps: Winter Post by SU (main image) and Merry and Bright by PTI (text)
Accessories: Riding Hood Red 1 1/4" Grosgrain Striped Ribbon by SU, Buttons from PTI and Lipstick Red Copic (R29)