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

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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