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Friday, February 25, 2011

Ribbon Ruching

I just had to try this new technique - Ribbon Ruching. 

Stampin' Up! Products:
  • Kiwi Kiss card base
    • 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • 5 3/8" x 4 1/8"
  • Raspberry Tart Designers Series Paper
    • 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Regal Rose, Rose Red and Whisper White cardstock
  • Thoughts & Prayers stamp set using Kiwi Kiss ink
  • Decorative Label punch
  • Beautiful Wings Embosslit
  • Sticky Strip
  • Multi-purpose Glue
  • Dimensionals
Other Products:
  • 5/8" black satin ribbon
Steps for ruching:
  1. Pull two or three lengthwise threads from the middle of your satin ribbon
  2. Pull, gathering the ribbon
  3. Even out gathering of ribbon
  4. Place securely over a line of Sticky Tape
  5. Secure in back of card layer

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Gift Card Set

The Stampin' Up! Treat boxes are perfect for giving greeting cards as a gift.  This card was created using the following Stampin' Up! products:
  • Brocade Blue card base
    • 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • 5 1/4" x 4"
    • 4 5/8" x 3 3/8"
  • Brocade Blue cardstock
    • 4 7/8" x 3 5/8"
  • Always Artichoke cardstock was used on the treat box top
  • Sincere Salutations stamp set using Brocade Blue ink
  • Elements of Style stamp set using Always Artichoke ink
  • Basic Pearl Jewels
  • Treat Box
Instructions for making the treat box top, click HERE for more information.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Thoughts and Prayers


I love the Thoughts and Prayers stamp set.  I used the following Stampin' Up! products:
  • Old Olive card base
    • 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
  • So Saffron cardstock
    • 5 3/8" x 4 1/8"
  • Sweet Pea Designer Series Paper
    • 5 1/8" x 3 7/8"
  • Old Olive cardstock
    • 4" x 3 3/8"
  • Sweet Pea Designer Series Paper
    • 3 7/8" x 3 1/4"
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • 3 5/8" x 3"
  • Thoughts and Prayers stamp set using Old Olive ink
  • So Saffron 5/8" grosgrain ribbon
  • Decorative Label Punch
  • Dimensionals

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Thinking of You

I created this card using the following Stampin' Up! products:
  • Sage Shadow card base
    • 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Brocade Blue cardstock
    • 3 3/4" x 5"
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • 3 5/8" x 4 7/8"
  • Punch Potpourri stamp set in Brocade Blue ink
  • Elements of Style stamp set using Sage Shadow and Brocade Blue Stampin' Write markers
  • Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set in Brocade Blue ink
  • Modern Label Punch
  • Word Window Punch
  • Two-Step Extra Large Bird punch
  • Dimensionals
Other Products
  • 3/8" coordinating grosgrain ribbon

Monday, February 21, 2011

Tangerine Tango - One of my favorite colors

This card was created using the following Stampin' Up! products:
  • Whisper White card base
    • 4" x 5 1/2"
  • More Mustard cardstock
    • 3 7/8" x 5 3/8"
  • Tangerine Tango cardstock
    • 3 5/8 x 5 1/8"
  • Whisper White cardstock
  • Haiku Designer Series Paper
    • 3 1/2" x 5"
  • Refuge and Strength stamp set using Tangerine Tango ink
  • Dimensionals
Other products
  • 1/2" satin ribbon
  • Circle and scallop circle dies

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Thinking of You

This card makes me think of spring.  I used the following Stampin' Up! products:
  • Whisper White card base
    • 4" x 5 1/2"
  • Kiwi Kiss cardstock
    • 3 7/8" x 5 3/8"
    • 2 1/2" x 3 3/8"
    • 1 7/8" x 1 7/8
  • Pretty In Pink cardstock
    • 2 1/8" x 2 1/8"
  • Raspbery Tart Designer Series Paper
    • 3 3/4" x 5 1/4"
    • 1 5/8" x 1 5/8"
  • Birds & Blooms die
    • Edges of flowers were sponged using Rose Red ink
  • Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set using Rose Red ink
  • Dimensionals
Other Products:
  • Pink 5/8" satin ribbon

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Thinking of Spring - Happy Easter

This card was created using the following Stampin' Up! products
  • Whisper White card base
    • 5 1/2" x 4"
  • Certainly Celery cardstock
    • 5 1/4" x 3 3/4"
  • Green Tea Designer Series Paper
    • 2 3/4" x 3 1/2"
    • 2" x 3 1/2"
  • Baja Breeze cardstock
  • Whisper White cardstock
  • Two-Step Bird Extra Large Bird punch for the stem (Old Olive cardstock)
  • Well Scripted stamp set using Old Olive ink
  • 1 3/4" Circle punch
  • Trio Flower punch

Other Products:
  • Rhinestones
  • Scallop circle die

Friday, February 18, 2011

Refuge and Strength

The cross on this card was created using the Stampin' Up! Lattice Die and the following products:
  • Whisper White card base
    • 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • More Mustard cardstock
    • 4 1/8" x 5 3/8"
  • Tangerine Tango cardstock
    • 4" x 5 1/4"
  • Hauki Designer Series Paper
    • 3 7/8" x 5 1/8"
  • Refuge and Strength stamp set using Tangerine Tango ink
Other Products:
  • Scallop and Circle dies
This is the Lattice die, the cross was created by cutting away part of the cutout.





Thursday, February 17, 2011

Live, Laugh & Love - Happy Birthday

I created this gift card set using the following Stampin' Up! products:
  • Crushed Curry card base
    • 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
  • Rich Razzleberry cardstock
    • 5 1/4" x 4"
    • 3 7/8" x 2 3/4"
  • Razzleberry Lemonade Designer Series Paper
    • 5" x 3 3/4"
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • 3 5/8" x 2 1/2"
  • On Your Birthday stamp set using Rich Razzleberry ink
  • Crushed Curry 1/2" grosgrain ribbon
Giving cards as hostess gifts or for other occasions are great when packaged in a coordinating box.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Two-Step Bird Punch

This card was created using the following Stampin' Up! products:
  • Dusty Durango card base
    • 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Dusty Durango Designer Series Paper
    • 4" x 5 1/4"
  • Dusty Durango cardstock
    • 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"
  • Garden Green cardstock
    • 3 1/4" x 3 1/4"
  • Whisper White cardstck
    • 3" x 3 "
  • Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set using Dusty Durango ink
  • Punch Potpourri stamp set using Dusty Durango ink
  • Two-Step Large Bird punch - Garden Green cardstock for stem
  • Mat Pack
  • Paper Piercer
  • Dimensionals

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Just Believe

I can't take credit for this card layout, unfortunately, I don't know who to give credit to (my apologies).

This card was created using the following Stampin' Up! products:
  • Basic Black card base
    • 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Pretty in Pink cardstock
    • 4" x 5 1/4"
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • 3 3/4" x 4 1/2"
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • 2 1/8" x 4 1/4"
  • Pretty in Pink 1/4" grosgrain ribbon
  • 1" Circle Punch
  • Black Stampin' Emboss Powder
  • Embossing Buddy
  • Just Believe stamp set using Versamark ink
  • Dimensionals
Other Products
  • Embroidery Floss

Monogrammed Cards - Available for Purchase

Simply elegant - monogrammed notecards

Made using the finest cardstock available - Stampin' Up!
Envelopes included.

If you have another color you would prefer, please contact me.

Shipping is First Class, if you need it sooner, please contact me before making purchase.


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The initials are not permanently attached to the cards in this picture.  That is why the initials appear to be crooked on some of the cards.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Happy Valentine's Day to some friends.....

I used the following Stampin' Up! Products:
  • Chocolate Chip and Pixie Pink cardstock
  • Sending Love Specialty Designers Series Paper
  • With All My Heart stamp set using Chocolate Chip ink
  • Box #2 Sizzix Bigz XL die
  • Fancy Flower Extra-Large punch
  • Cherry Blossom Embosslit
  • Modern Label
  • Movers & Shapers Modern Label
  • Heart Punch
Other Products:
  • Brad

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Morticia Adams

For your amusement.....our four-month old Yorkie, Tisha fighting with a dryer ball.

Simple and Easy - Thinking of You

This card was created using the following Stampin' Up! products:
  • Kiwi Kiss card base
    • 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
  • Pretty on Pink cardstock
    • 5 1/2"x 1 3/4" (prior to being punched)
  • Raspberry Tart Designer Series Paper
    • 5 1/2" x 1 1/4"
  • Sincere Salutations stamp set using Rose Red ink
  • Whisper White cardstock
  • Scallop Edge Border punch
  • Designer Label punch
  • Trio Flower Punch
    • Kiwi Kiss, Pretty in Pink and Rose Red flowers
  • Dimensionals
Other Products:
  • Pink 5/8" satin ribbon
  • Rhinestones

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Circles of Kindness

This card was created using the following Stampin' Up! products:
  • Kiwi Kiss card base
    • 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
  • Melon Mambo
    • 5 1/4" x 4"
  • Kiwi Kiss Designer Series Paper
    • 5" x 3 3/4"
  • Whisper White cardstock
  • Occasional Quotes stamp set using Kiwi Kiss ink
  • Birds & Blooms Sizzix die
  • Swirls Scribbles Sizzix die
Other Products
  • Circle and scallop dies
  • White brad

Friday, February 11, 2011

You're on my mind...

This card was created using the following Stampin' Up! products:
  • Ballet Blue card base
    • 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
  • Basic Black cardstock
    • 5" x 3 3/4"
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • 4 3/4" x 3 1/2"
  • Elegant Bouquet embossing folder
  • Designer Label punch
  • Upsy Daisy stamp set using Ballet Blue ink
  • Beautiful Wings Embosslit

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Stop Texting While Driving

If posting this video makes one person stop texting while driving...I will be grateful.