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Friday, August 31, 2012

Too early for Christmas?

I've begun working on designs for Christmas cards.

Peppermint Cocoa
Supplies: Stamps - Scentsational Season; Framelit - Window Frame; Paper Piercing - Window Frame; Paper - Garden Green and Frostwood Lodge DSP (ret.) on Whisper White; Eyelet board punch, Rhinestone jewel


Hot Christmas Cocoa, with just a little bling on this one. I was inspired by another Stampin' Up! demo (Kim Nolan).


Supplies: Stamps - Scentsational Season and Teeny Tiny Wishes; Paper - Cherry Cobbler (3" x 3-1/4"), Wild Wasabi (3-1/4" x 4-1/4"), Very Vanilla (8-1/2" x 5-1/2" and 2-1/2" x 2-3/4"), and Holly Berry Bouquet (ret.) (2-1/4" x 4-1/4"); Rhinestone jewel, paper piercing, corner punch and Eyelet Boarder punch.


I used the Triple Time Technique to create this card.


Supplies: Ink - Gumball Green and Raspberry Ripple; Stamps - Watercolor Wonder and Christmas Lodge (retired) for sentiment; Paper - Gumball Green and Raspberry Ripple; Gumball Green Satin Stitched ribbon and 3/6" Metallic brads.


Here is one that is quick and easy.


Supplies: Ink - Early Espresso and Always Artichoke; Paper - 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" Very Vanilla (folded in half - base) and Scallop Trim punched, and 2-1/4" x 2-1/4" for the Watercolor Winter stamp; Always Artichoke 2-1/2" x 2-1/2"; Cherry Cobbler 2-3/4" x 5-1/2" and Scallop Trim punched on both long sides, and 3/4" x 5-1/2" (used to line the inside right edge of the card to show under the punched Very Vanilla); Natural Composition DSP 2" x 5-1/2";approximately 6" of Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding ribbon, plus enough for a bow. Distress the edges of the small Very Vanilla, Always Artichoke and Natural Composition pieces.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Fabulous Florets

The following cards were all created using
Stampin' Up!'s Fabulous Florets stamps.



Supplies: Ink - Melon Mambo and Wild Wasabi; Paper - 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" Whisper White  (folded in half - base); Wild Wasabi 5-1/4" x 4"; Melon Mambo squares - 2-3/8" (1) and 1-1/4" (3); Whisper White squares 2" (1) and 1" (3);  additional Whisper White to stamp focal flower (then cut out); 6" Melon Mambo Polka Dot ribbon; one Rhinestone Jewel.




Supplies: Ink - (In Colors 2012-14) Gumball Green, Midnight Muse and Raspberry Ripple; Paper - 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" Whisper White (folded in half - base); Midnight Muse 5-1/4" x 4" (embossed with Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder); Whisper White 5-1/4" x 2"; Extra Large Ovals punch - three Whisper White, and three Gumball Green (cut in half); 6" and 4-5" (for bow) Gumball Green Satin Stitched ribbon.




Supplies: Ink - Always Artichoke, Basic Black, Bashful Blue, and Night of Navy; Watercolor Wonder crayon - Not Quite Navy; Paper - 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" Whisper White (folded in half - base), and enough additional Whisper White to stamp and cut flowers; Scallop Trim punch; Jewels - Rhinestones and Pearls.




Supplies: Ink - Not Quite Navy; Paper - 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" Whisper White (folded in half - base), and enough additional Whisper White to stamp and cut flowers, and punch 7 small flowers with Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, and Framelits Label Collection (second smallest) (embossed with Designer Frames embossing folder) for sentiment (Upsy Daisy - retired), 5-1/4" x 4" Not Quite Navy (embossed with Stripes embossing folder), and enough additional Not Quite Navy to punch 5 small flowers with Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, and enough Paisley Petals DSP (retired) to punch 5 small flowers with Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack; 6" Whisper White Grosgrain ribbon; Jewels - 14 Rhinestones and 5 Pearls.



Clean and Simple

Clean and Simple (CAS) doesn't mean plain and boring.
These cards were made using the Serene Silhouettes stamps
and In Colors 2012-14


 Supplies: Ink - Basic Black; Paper - 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" (folded in half) and 2-6/8" x 2-7/16" Whisper White, 5-1/4" x 4" and 3" x 2-11/16" Basic Black, and 4-7/8" x 3-5/8" Midnight Muse; 3 Pearls



Supplies: Ink - Basic Black; Paper - 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" (folded in half) and 1-15/16" x 3-7/16" Whisper White, 5-1/4" x 4" and 2-1/4" x 3-11/16" Basic Black, and 4-7/8" x 3-5/8" Raspberry Ripple; 3 Rhinestones; 6" Whisper White Organza ribbon




Supplies: Ink - Basic Black; Paper - 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" (folded in half) and 2" x 2-7/16" Whisper White, 5-1/4" x 4" and 2-1/4" x 3-11/16" Basic Black, and 4-7/8" x 3-5/8" Summer Starfruit; 3 Pearls; 6" Black Scallop Polka Dot ribbon
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