Sunday, 20 November 2011

Stitched Stockings Christmas Card

I love love love this stamp set and co-ordinating punch.  It is so versatile and can be used for baby cards by turning the stockings in socks.  I have also seen it used as a horse and a reindeer.  I cased this from the Stampin' Up! Summer Mini Catalogue.

Supplies Used
Stamps:   Stitched Stockings, Welcome Christmas and Tiny Tags

Ink:   Riding Hood Red and Lucky Limeade
Markers:  Riding Hood Red
Designer Series Paper:   Letters to Santa
Cardstock:   Riding Hood Red, Lucky Limeade and Whisper White
Ribbon:  3/8" (1cm) Riding Hood Red Taffeta Ribbon

Punches:  Jewelry Tag, 1 3/4" (4.4cm) Scallop Circle and Stocking Tag
Dies:  Perfect Pennants
Other:  Dazzling Diamonds Glitter, Brads and Big Shot

Friday, 18 November 2011

Christmas Card using Traditional Colours

I have been making Christmas cards since July and I am so over them.  I have tons of Christmas cards so I am really organised this Christmas.  All I have to do now is sit down and write in them.  Looks like this might be a job for this weekend.

Supplies Used
Stamps:   Season of Joy

Ink:   Cherry Cobbler
Cardstock:   Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive and Whisper White
Ribbon:  1/2" (1.3cm) Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding Ribbon

Dies:  Perfect Pennants
Other:  Dazzling Diamonds Glitter, Rhinestone Jewels and Big Shot

A Girly Card

This card a girly girl card.  I just love the soft colours.  I didn't add a sentiment but can add one when I know who / what it is for.  At least it is all ready to go if I need a card in a hurry

Supplies Used
Ink:   Soft Suede
Designer Series Paper:   Beau Chateau
Cardstock:   Marina Mist and Soft Suede
Ribbon:  1/2" (1.3cm) Baja Breeze and Very Vanilla Seam Binding Ribbon
Dies:  Fun Flowers
Other:  Rhinestone Brads Circle Ice and Big Shot

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Butterfly Card

I absolutely adore colouring in, so this stamp set was just yelling out to me to be used.  I find it incredibly relaxing colouring in.

Supplies Used
Stamps:   Teeny Tiny Sentiments and Nature Walk

Ink:   Calypso Coral, Lucky Limeade and Wisteria Wonder
Cardstock:   Calypso Coral and Whisper White
Ribbon:  5/8" (1.6cm) Organza Ribbon Whisper White

Punches:  Eyelet Border and 3/16" (5mm) Corner
Other:  Blender Pen, Heat Tool, Versa Mark, Black Embossing Powder

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Free Standing Box Card

I have seen these cards during my blog surfing and I have wanted to make one for ages.  I didn't realise how easy they are to make.  I got the instructions over at Splitcoaststampers web site and the card was designed by Mary Jo Albright

Supplies Used
Stamps:   Flower Fest
Ink:   Early Espresso
Designer Series Paper:   Paisley Petals
Cardstock:   Early Espresso, Always Artichoke and Whisper White
Ribbon:  5/8" (1.6cm) Orangza Whisper White

Punches:  Butterfly, 1 3/4" (4.4cm) Scallop Circle and 1 3/8" (3.5cm) Circle

Friday, 14 October 2011

Simply Stockings Promotion

During October, purchase this pair of coordinating Christmas products early--before the debut of the 2011 Summer Mini Catalogue:
  • Stitched Stocking Set
  • Stocking Tag Punch
It gets even better. Get them both for FREE when you host a $500 workshop!

Stitched Stocking Wood-Mount Set
Stitched Stocking Clear-Mount Set
Stocking Tag Punch

Contact me to buy these sneak peek products, or to host a workshop and earn them for free.


Thursday, 6 October 2011

Bright and Cheerful Card

Here is a lovely bright and cheerful card created with the stunning new 2011-2013 In Colours and one of the new stamp sets in the latest catalogue.  They are gorgeous.

Technique Used:  Daubering.  Add ink to the dauber and then test on a piece of scrap paper to remove most of the ink.  Very lightly dauber in the centre of each flower.  If there in not enough ink then add a little more until you are happy with the colour effect.

Supplies Used
Stamps:   Flower Fest and Word Play
Ink:   Lucky Limeade,  Calypso Coral,  Island Indigo
Ribbon:  3/8" (1cm) Ruffled Ribbon Lucky Limeade
Cardstock:   Lucky Limeade, Island Indigo and Whisper White
Punches:  Decoratve Label     
Other:  Dauber