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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Papillon Potpourri

This card was inspired by Pam Giudici's card HERE.  Pam follows my blog and often leaves comments that brighten my day.

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Chocolate Chip Cardstock
    • Card base measures 5 1/4" x 4 1/4" (folded)
    • Card layer A   1 3/4" x 4"
    • Card layer B   1 1/2" x 3 1/2"
    • Card layer C   3 3/8" x 2 1/4"
  • Fall Flowers Designer Series Paper
    • Card base layer measures  5 1/4" x 4"
    • Card layer A   1 1/2" x 4"
    • Card layer B   1 1/4" x 3 1/4"
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Stamped image measures 3 1/8" x 2"" (Card layer C)
  • Love & Sympathy and Papillon Potpourri stamp sets
  • Elegant Butterfly punch
  • Chocolate Chip and More Mustard ink
  • Dimensionals
  • Sponge
Other Products
  • Brown pearl gemstone
If you would like to purchase a card kit that includes one constructed card and supplies to make three additional cards, please EMAIL me.  *You will need the following to complete the card kit:  Adhesive, ink, butterfly punch, stamp sets and sponge.  This card can be motified by you, for example - change the embellishment and stamp sets.

*Stampin' Up! prohibits the use of selling stamped images in card kits.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Summer Floral Picnic

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Pumpkin Pie cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Real Red cardstock
    • Card layer measures 4" x 5 1/4"
    • Scrap for flower
  • Summer Picnic Designer Series Paper
    • Card layer measures 3 3/4" x 5"
    • Card layer measures 2 3/4" x 5"  (next time I am going to use 2 1/4" x 5")
    • Scraps for flower
  • Greetings Galore stamp set
  • Real Red ink
  • Bigz L Fun Flowers die
  • Birds & Blooms Sizzlit die
  • 1/2" Circle punch
  • Dimensionals *
Other Products
  • Mini brad

*I placed Dimensionals between the layers of the flower

CARD KIT AVAILABLE!!

If you are interested in purchasing my card kit for this card, please email me.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Patterned Paper Borders and Edges

Often patterned paper has a border that can be difficult to make into a card.  The bordered paper is perfect for scrapbooking, making cards - not so much.

Stampin' Up! Products
  • So Saffron cardstock
    • Card base measures 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
    • Scrap for circle
  • Chocolate Chip cardstock
    • Scrap for scallop circle
  • Sweet Pea Designer Series Paper
  • Blessing from Heaven and Papillon Potpourri stamp sets
  • Chocolate Chip, Pretty in Pink and So Saffron ink
  • Aqua PainterJewels
  • Basic Pearls

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

GREAT TECHNIQUE = Terrific Card

This technique is EASY!  Some people use a brayer (in one word - Messy) to create a background like this card.  In one word - SPONGES!

Stampin' Up! Ptoducts
  • Brocade Blue cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Whisper White cardstock card layer
    • I started out with a piece measuring 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    • After stamping, I trimmed down to 4" x 5 1/4"
  • Brocade Blue and Always Arthichoke ink
  • Lovely as a Tree and Love and Sympathy stamp sets
  • Sponges

This card was CASED from a card I found online. I apologize, I do not know who deserves credit for this beautiful card.

Monday, July 9, 2012

Reason to Smile Special

Good evening blog followers,

Stampin' Up! is offering the Reason to Smile stamp set for $5.00 with your $50 purchase. This deal gets even better....

Between now and July 15, 2012 - The Reason to Smile stamp set is yours FREE* with your $50 purchase.  Yes, you read it correctly - FREE!  The Reason to Smile stamp set is valued at $20.95 and it is yours for $0.00*.

*FREE with your $50 purchase
  1. FREE stamp set is only available through me, it is my personal gift to you
  2. Order must be placed by email or phone (I do not have a Stampin' Up! website)
  3. Payments accepted - Paypal or Credit Card
  4. My personal offer for the FREE stamp set expires July 15, 2012.  Offer for stamp set at a cost of $5 (with your $50 order) expires July 31, 2012
QUESTIONS?  - EMAIL ME

With Deepest Sympathy

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Certainly Celery cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Old Olive cardstock
    • Finished length after using edgelit die is 2" x 5 1/4"
    • Scallop Circle is 2 5/8"
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Circle is 2 7/8"
  • Baja Breeze cardstock
    • Scraps for butterfly
  • Green Tea Designer Series Paper
    • Layer measures 1 5/8" x 5 1/4"
  • Thanks for Caring stamp set
  • Old Olive inik
  • Adorning Accents Edgelit die
  • Beautiful Butterflies Embosslit die
  • Dimensionals
Other Products
  • Circle and scallop circle dies

Friday, July 6, 2012

With Love and Caring

Stampin' Up! Products
  • Very Vanilla cardstock
    • Card base measures 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"
    • Layer measures 4 3/4" x 3 1/2"
  • Pacific Point cardstock
    • Layer measures 5" x 3 3/4"
    • Vertical strip measures 1 1/4" x 3 3/4"
    • Horizontal strip measures 5" x 1/4"
  • Kiwi Kiss cardstock
    • Lace - begin with a strip 1 3/4" x 6"
  • Muirfield Designer Series Paper
    • Strip measures 1" x 3 3/4"
  • Pacific Point ink
  • Thanks for Caring stamp set
  • Beautiful Butterflies Sizzix die
  • Beautiful Wings Embosslit
  • Jewels Basic Pears
  • Dimensionals

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Orchid Opulence

Following a card map from Freshly Made, I created this card using Stampin' Up! Products.

Stanpin' Up Products
  • Orchid Opulence cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    • Layer measures 3" x 3 1/2"
    • Edgelit - start with 1 1/2" x 4"
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Stamped layer measures 2 3/4" x 3 1/4"
  • Cottage Wall Designer Series Paper
    • Card base layer measures 4" x 5 1/4"
    • Strip measures 4" x 1"
  • Old Olive 1/4" grosgrain ribbon
  • Fresh Vintage stamp set
  • Old Olive and Orchid Opulence Stampin' Write markers
  • Hand punches - 1 1/4", 1 3/8" Circle, Scallop Circle
  • Adorning Accents Edgelit die
  • Dimensionals
Other Products
  • Computer generated sentiment*

Step it Up Version

Extra layer of cardstock and Adorning Accents Edgelit Die

Stampin'  Up Products
  • Orchid Opulence cardstock
    • Card base measures 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    • Layer measures 3" x 3 1/2
    • Edgelit - start with 1 1/2" x 4"
  • Old Olive cardstock
    • Card base layer measures 4" x 5 1/4"
    • Layer measures 2 3/4" x 3 1/4"
    • Edgelit - start with 1 1/2" x 4"
  • Whisper White cardstock
    • Stamped layer measures 2 1/2" x 3"
  • Cottage Wall Designer Series Paper
    • Card base layer measures 3 3/4" x 5"
    • Strip measures 4" x 1"
  • Old Olive 1/4" grosgrain ribbon
  • Fresh Vintage stamp set
  • Old Olive and Orchid Opulence Stampin' Write markers
  • Hand punches - 1 1/4", 1 3/8" Circle, Scallop Circle
  • Adorning Accents Edgelit die
  • Dimensionals
Other Products
  • Computer generated sentiment*

*If you would like to purchase my pdf file of generated sentiments, please EMAIL me.