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Saturday, May 17, 2014

Pistachio and Brown Sugar

The Stampin' Up! colors I used for this card are Pistachio Pudding and Baked Brown Sugar. The cut embellishment is from Silhouette. When I want an intricately cut focal point, the Silhouette is a great option. I've also used the Silhouette to cut out Stampin' Up! MDS images, which was my primary reason for purchasing this additional tool.

Card Stock - Baked Brown Sugar, Pistachio Pudding, Very Vanilla
Embossing Folder - Fancy Fan
Embellishment - Pearls
Silhouette Image - Floral Sprigs (non-SU!)

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Barrel of Flowers

This is the card I made for my mom for Mother's Day. It came to me last night to use the Hardwood stamp and trim it to create a barrel to put flowers in.
Stamps - Hardwood, Secret Garden
Card Stock - Garden Green, Soft Suede, Whisper White
DSP - Gingham Garden
Ink - Bermuda Bay, Cajun Craze, Crushed Curry, Soft Suede
Accessories - Secret Garden Framelits, Pearls

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Stippled Blossom Sympathy

Love this Hardwood stamp! It's an easy background that stands out. Of course, the blossoms and leafs were cut by hand, but so worth the results.
Stamps - Hardwood, Love & Sympathy, Stippled Blossoms
Card Stock - Calypso Coral, Gumball Green, Whisper White
Ink - Calypso Coral, Crisp Cantaloupe, Gumball Green, Pistachio Pudding, Soft Suede

Tuesday, May 6, 2014


Here's another condolence card. However, I've used this style for several different occasions. It's just a matter of changing the sentiment. The process for applying the ink is a combination of: direct-to-paper (running the ink pad directly across the card stock), daubing, and sponging.
Stamps - Serene Silhouettes, Thoughts & Prayers
Card Stock - Perfect Plumb, Whisper White
Ink - Black Stazon, Marina Mist, Pear Pizzazz, Soft Sky
Ribbon - Pear Pizzazz Taffeta

Sunday, May 4, 2014


I pulled the color combination from SU!'s Fresh Prints DSP Stack. I stamped and cut out each of the lanterns, then placed them on top of the black lined image.
Stamps - Happy Congratulations
Card Stock - Coastal Cabana, Real Red, Whisper White
Ink - Black Stazon, Coastal Cabana, Crumb Cake, Real Red

Friday, May 2, 2014

Polka Dots For You

Most of us have at least one person in our lives who love everything pink. I have a few of them. This card is for all those passionately pink people out there.
Stamp - A Round Array
Card Stock - Melon Mambo, Whisper White
DSP- Silver Fancy Foil
Ink - Silver Encore
Accessories - Clear Embossing Powder, Decorative Dots Embossing Folder, Melon Mambo Scallop Dots Ribbon, Rhinestones, Scallop Circle Punches

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Sending Love

So far, I think this is my favorite of the condolence cards I've been making. I know I used someone else's idea, but I don't remember where I saw it. If it's yours, Thank You!
Stamps - Love & Sympathy
Card Stock - Melon Mambo, Pear Pizzazz, Whisper White
Ink - Melon Mambo, Pear Pizzazz
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