Friday, November 19, 2010

Stack of Presents - Christmas style!

Hi! I'm back to share with you the Christmas version of this card in a previous post. I love it!!! And how I love this DSP!!! It's retired, so hopefully you have some in your stash!!! If not, I'm sure you can find something that will work as well!!! I will be changing this card to a current product version soon. This will definitely be a card in my upcoming Holiday Stamp-A-Stack!! And what about that sentiment??? Isn't it cute??? It's called Curly Cute!!

Stamps: Curly Cute
Ink: Real Red
Paper: Old Olive, Real Red, Very Vanilla, Dashing DSP (retired)
Accessories: Real Red Taffeta Ribbon, Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots


#117014 (W) $19.95
#120510 (C) $14.95

Have a great weekend!! It's a girls day on Saturday! I'm shopping and eating all day with my cousin and sister, then meeting the rest of the girls in my family for dinner!!! Should be fun!!


Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Happy colors!

Happy Wednesday to you!!! Here is a card that we created at my Day-Time Stampin' Class for November! Isn't it happy?!!! I had a crowd at my class yesterday, but I think everyone had a good time!! I know I did! I look forward to seeing my Day-Timers each month! And they even want to take time out of their busy schedules and come back in December!! I love it and look forward to creating some new cards for them in December!! Their enthusiasm makes me happy!! I hope you like this card!

Stamps: Occasional Quotes (hostess)

Ink:Poppy Parade
Paper:Whisper White, Poppy Parade, So Saffron, Build-A-Bear Workshop Pawsitively Prints II DSP
Accessories: Floral Fusion Sizzlet Die, Big Shot, Square Scallop Punch, 1-1/4" Square Punch, Poppy Parade Stitched-Poly Ribbon, Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Here are the 3 cards that we stamped in class this month! You can see details for the other 2 cards in previous posts.

Surprise someone and send them a hand-stamped card!!! They will love it!!

Take care,

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Homemade Christmas Fudge & stamp club projects!

Hi! Here is a project that we created at my Friday Night Stamp Club this past Friday! Such a fun project! I haven't created Christmas Fudge in such a long time!!! It's a giant candy bar!!!

Note: The DSP is retired Dashing DSP.

Ok, following are the 3 stamp club projects for November! You can see the cards in previous posts. My stamp club ladies are such fun!! We had a great time Friday night. My husband made some awesome chili, and my hostess, Kelly, brought the best decorated cookies!! It was a great evening! Thanks to all of my stamp club friends. I really do cherish your friendship!

Thanks for stopping by!! See you soon!


Saturday, November 13, 2010

Stack of Presents!

Hi! I have a couple of cards to share with you! I was inspired when I saw Allison's card shown HERE. I just changed the colors. We stamped this card at my stamp club on Friday evening, and we will also be stamping this card at my Tuesday morning Day-Time Stampin' Class. I think it's really cute!! Thanks Allison!

The only difference in these 2 cards is that the first one has a So Saffron base and the second one has a Crumb Cake base. I like them both! The DSP is Sunny Garden and it has Daffodil Delight in this pack. But I thought it would be too bright for my card base, so I used So Saffron to tone it down.

Stamps: All Holidays
Ink: Poppy Parade
Paper: So Saffron (or Crumb Cake on the 2nd one), Poppy Parade, Peach Parfait, Sunny Garden DSP
Accessories: White Grosgrain Ribbon, Mini Glue Dots, Dimensionals
I'm definitely going to create this card with a Christmas theme too!!
Hope you are having a great weekend!

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Step it up!!!

Hi! Remember this card?...

Well, I decided to step it up a bit and here is what I came up with...

Stamps: Best Yet (retired)
Ink: Real Red
Paper: Garden Green, Real Red, Whisper White
Accessories: Square Lattice Emboss Folder, Big Shot, 2-3/8" Scallop Circle Extra-Large Punch, 1-3/8" Circle Punch, Dimensionals, Xmas Red Stickles (not SU!)

This will be my swap card that I will be giving to my Stamp Club girls Friday evening!! I'm excited for our gathering!!
Take care,

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Which one do you like?

Hi! I have 2 similar cards to share with you today! I can't decide which one I like better. Can you help me...white card or red card??? They both really shimmer too. Just difficult to see in the picture. :)

Stamps: Peaceful Season (Level 2 Hostess)
Ink: Real Red
Paper: Real Red, Whisper White
Accessories: Northern Flurry Emboss Folder, Big Shot, Rhinestones, Frost White Shimmer Paint (mixed with alcohol in misting bottle)

#120902 $7.95

Hope you are having a good week!!!

Monday, November 8, 2010

Holly Jolly Christmas!

Hi! I love how this card turned out!! It's simple, but yet elegant. And don't you just love the sentiment?? It has 2 other Christmas sentiments in this stamp set (scroll down)! It's in the Holiday Mini Catalog! So don't forget to order it before it's gone!!

Stamps: Peaceful Season (Level 2 Hostess), Bright Christmas
Ink: Cherry Cobbler pad, Always Artichoke & Cherry Cobbler markers
Paper: Very Vanilla, Deck the Hall DSP
Accessories: Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding, Eyelet Border Punch

#121678 (W) $13.95
#121318 (C) $10.95

Thanks for stopping by!!


Sunday, November 7, 2010

traditional Merry Christmas!

Hi! Just popping in to share another Christmas card idea with you! I created this card based on a sketch challenge on the Clean & Simple Blog.

Stamps: Tags Til Christmas, Occasional Quotes
Ink: Real Red, Garden Green
Paper: Real Red, Garden Green, Whisper White
Accessories: Real Red 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon, White Satin Ribbon, Rhinestones, Brights Glimmer Brad, Mini Glue Dots, Dimensionals

Tags Til Christmas

#120847 (W) $30.95
#121169 (C) $22.95

Glimmer Brads
#121006 Brights $4.95
Have you started on your Holiday cards?

Have a great day!!!


Friday, November 5, 2010


Hi! Happy Friday to you!!! I have another Christmas card to share with you today. I used the Gifts of Christmas stamp set. It is really a pretty set!! And you can't see it well in the picture, but the Whisper White Cardstock with the Petals a Plenty embossed image really shimmers!! I sprayed it with a mixture of Frost White Shimmer Paint and alcohol. Just remember to use a good "misting" bottle and give it a good shake before misting your cardstock for best results!

When stamping my main image, I carefully inked the dove and flowers with a gold ink pad, then used my Real Red Marker to ink up the sentiment. This would make a great card to reproduce easily!!

Stamps: Gifts of Christmas
Ink: Gold pad, Real Red Marker
Paper: Real Red, Whisper White
Accessories: Petals a Plenty Embossing Folder, Big Shot, Frost White Shimmer Paint, Dimensionals

Enjoy your Friday and have a great weekend!!


Thursday, November 4, 2010

Christmas wreath

Hi! I saw a card in a sales brochure from a local Scrapbooking company, and I knew I wanted to try to recreate it Stampin' Up! style! Well, I kind of like it!! The most challenging part of this card was to find a sentiment in my collection that fit inside a 1-3/8" circle!! I had to look through my retired stamps and I found the perfect greeting from the Best Yet stamp set.

Stamps: Best Yet (retired)
Ink: Real Red
Paper: Garden Green, Real Red, Whisper White
Accessories: Square Lattice Emboss Folder, Big Shot, 2-1/2" & 1-3/8" Circle Punches, Real Red Grosgrain Ribbon, Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots

Ok, would love to hear your opinion on this card!! Do you like it?


Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Season's Greetings!

Hi! How about a pretty Christmas card??? You should see this card in person!! It really shimmers! I "shimmered" the top Whisper White cardstock with a mixture of Frost White Shimmer Paint and Alcohol. Make sure you use a good misting bottle for best results, and shake it up well. I also used some Crystal Effects and Dazzling Diamonds Glitter on the berries.

Stamps: Peaceful Season (Level 2 Hostess)
Ink: Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green & Cherry Cobbler Markers
Paper: Cherry Cobbler, Whisper White
Accessories: Frost White Shimmer Paint, Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding, Crystal Effects, Dazzling Diamonds, Dimensionals

Have you started on your Christmas cards???? Now is a great time! Please let me know if I can be of assistance.


Tuesday, November 2, 2010

a little bit of Autumn

Hi!!! Here is another card that I created using the Leaves #2 Die. I like how this turned out! I was actually following an old Fall-To-Layout sketch on the Clean & Simple Blog. Love those sketches!!
Stamps: Occasional Quotes (Level 3 hostess set)
Ink: Early Espresso
Paper: Crumb Cake, Always Artichoke, Cajun Craze, Naturals Ivory, Autumn Spice Specialty DSP
Accessories: Leaves #2 Die, Texture Plates Kit #4, Big Shot, Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch, Buttons, Linen Thread, Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots, Stampin' Sponges

Have a great day!!!


Monday, November 1, 2010

for my Stampin' Buddies!!

Hi! I host a monthly Stampin' Buddy Swap each month, and here is the card that I created to send to my 2 buddies!!! I love the texture on it!! And I'm not sure why I waited so long to order the Leaves #2 Die!! Love it!!
Stamps: Sincere Salutations
Ink: Early Espresso
Paper: Crumb Cake, Always Artichoke, Cajun Craze, More Mustard, Naturals Ivory
Accessories: Leaves #2 Die, Square Lattice Emboss Folder, Texture Plates Kit #4, Big Shot, Decorative Label Punch, Buttons, Linen Thread, Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots

Hope you had a great weekend and Halloween!