Saturday, May 31, 2014

Love & Laugher Gift Card

Hi!  Here's a 3" x 3" gift card that I made for my nieces bridal shower.
 The card base is Perfect Plum and the image was stamped with the same color ink.
I with this set wasn't retiring...I love this dress!  The bow was made with the 1/8" Silver Ribbon.

Stamp Set:  Love & Laughter
Paper:  Whisper White, Perfect Plum
Ink:  Perfect Plum
Ribbon:  1/8" Silver

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Sunday, May 25, 2014

Sweet Sorbet Birthday Scrapbook Page

Hi! Today I have a 12 x 12  scrapbook page to share with you.  I love this piece of DSP that was included in this years Sale-A-Bration pack.

I plan on using this page for my birthday photos (I hope I remember to wear coordinating colors!! lol).  The photo mats are Crisp Cantaloupe, the leaves are Pistachio Pudding, the Happy Birthday tag is Pool Party and the Scallop Circle (which I will journal on) is Sahara Sand.

Stamp Set:  You're Amazing
Paper:  Sweet Sorbet DSP, Crisp Cantaloupe, Pistachio Pudding, Pool Party, Sahara Sand
Ink:  Pool Party
Punch:  Scalloped Tag Topper
Big Shot:  Secret Garden Framelits
Ribbon:  Crisp Cantaloupe 3/8" Ruffle Stretch

Thank you so much for stopping by!

Thursday, May 22, 2014


Hello!  I loved this week challenge...yummy! lol

I'm still not sure what I think of my card.  I ruined so many sheets of Whisper White card stock trying to  stamp colored polka dots only it just never worked out.  So, I decided to go with a different background.

This is supposed to be a bowl of ice cream with a scoop of vanilla and strawberry with chocolate syrup, whip cream and a cherry on top.  I used Pool Party for the card base and ink dots.  The ice cream was cut using the Circle Framelits and my Big Shot.  The chocolate topping was cut using the largest (scalloped) Oval Framelits.

Stamp Set: Express Yourself 
Paper:  Crumb cake, Whisper White, Blushing Bride, Chocolate Chip, Pool Party
Ink:  Blushing Bride, Pool Party
Punches:  Word Window, Modern Label, 3/4" Circle, Boho Blossoms
Big Shot:  Circle Framelits, Oval Framelits

Stop by my fellow STARS blogs to see their great creations:

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Monday, May 19, 2014

So Very Grateful Thank You

Hello, I made another card similar to this awhile ago (it had some pearls and embossing on it though), but I needed a thank you card and I liked the first one so much that I decided to make another.
I cut the banner out by hand using my Paper Snips and mounted it with Dimensionals.  The 2012-2014 In Color Markers were used to color the stamp and I used Gumball Green for the card base along with Raspberry Ripple for the banner.

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Thursday, May 15, 2014


Hello!  Today the DOstamperSTARS challenge was a fabulous sketch and it worked out perfect for this birthday card.
I think my friend will get a chuckle out of this sentiment from the Just Sayin' stamp set.  I love the coordinating Word Bubble Framelits Dies.  The party hat was cut out from one of the sheets from the  Birthday Basics DSP.

Now, for my favorite part of challenge Thursday, pop on over to my fellow STARS blogs, I'm sure they have some terrific cards to share again this week.

Stamp Set:  Just Sayin'
Paper:  Very Vanilla, Bermuda Bay, Birthday Basics DSP
Ink:  Raspberry Ripples
Big Shot:  Word Bubble Framelits

Thank you so very much for stopping by!!!

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Work of Art Mother's Day

Hi!  This is the card I made for my Mother-in-Law using the new Work of Art stamp set.
I've seen so many flowers made with this set and just had to try was really fun and something totally different for me.

Stamp Set:  Work of Art, Family Reunion, Papillon Potpourri
Paper:  Marina Mist, Wild Wasabi, Whisper White
Ink:  Marina Mist, Wild Wasabi, Perfect Plum, Calypso Coral
Punch:  Bitty Butterfly

Thank you for taking the time out of your busy day to visit!

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Happy Mother's Day

Hi!  Today I am sharing the card I made for my Mom for Mother's Day.
I used the Spiral Flower Die to make the Calypso Coral and Rose Red flowers.  I wrapped a couple of Tea Lace Paper Doilies around the flowers and tied them with some Calypso Coral Baker's Twine.  The leaves were cut using the Secret Garden Framelits.
Here's a different view which shows one of the stamps from the Work of Art stamp set (I can't stop using this set!!) that I used to decorate the card base.

Stamp Sets:  Work of Art, Family Reunion
Ink:  Marina Mist
Paper:  Marina Mist, Wild Wasabi, Whisper White, Calypso Coral, Rose Red
Big Shot:  Spiral Flower Die, Secret Garden Framelits, Banner Framelits
Extras:  Calypso Coral Baker's Twine, Tea Lace Paper Doilies

Thanks for stopping by and have a Happy Mother's Day!

Thursday, May 8, 2014


Hello!  It's another color challenge with the DOstamperSTARS today!  I love color challenges, especially when they include colors that I normally don't work with.  Crushed Curry is one of those that I just don't think to use very often, and I must say I love it paired with Midnight Muse!  Here's my entry...
It's hard to tell what this is from the top, but it's the brand new Hamburger Box!!!  I love the size, this one is empty, but I bet you could fit a lot of candy in it!  lol  The die also includes two tags.
Here's the view from the side.  The stamp set I used is called Work of Art that will be in the new catalog along with the die.
Here's a close up of the tag.  With the watercolor image I used Crushed Curry ink, stamping off once, for the words I used Midnight muse ink.

Stop by my fellow STARS blogs and check out the fabulous cards they made this week!

Stamp Set:  Work of Art
Paper:  Midnight Muse, Crushed Curry
Ink:  Midnight Muse, Crushed Curry
Ribbon:  Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding
Big Shot:  Hamburger Box Bigz XL

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Sunday, May 4, 2014

Work of Art Sneak Peak

Hello!  Last week when I attended the 2014-2015 Catalog Premiere we all received a new stamp set called Work of Art.  It is going to be a fun stamp set to use.  Here's the first card that I made using it.
During one presentation they taught us a fun technique to use with the zig zag stamp - use a marker to  color one zig zag line then stamp off, color the second and stamp off again, color the third and stamp onto your card stock.  That is what I did on this card, doesn't it look cool?  I used my Banner Framelits to cut the banner, then I stamped on it, added the ribbon and the Pistachio Pudding fringed piece, and finally I mounted it with Dimensionals.

Stamp Set:  Work of Art
Paper:  Whisper White
Ink:  Pistachio Pudding, Coastal Cabana, Crisp Cantaloupe, Strawberry Slush
Big Shot:  Banner Framelits
Extras:  Crisp Cantaloupe Ribbon, Fringe Scissors, Dimensionals

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Thursday, May 1, 2014


Hello!  It's Thursday and I have an entry for the DOstamperSTARS challenge.

This card is a sympathy card that I made awhile ago for a male relative that lost his dad.
Since I wanted to make a masculine card I thought these colors worked well.  I wrapped some Linen Thread around the banner on the top and tied it with a knot.  I laid the Garden Green and Chocolate Chip pieces next to each other and then stamped the image onto both of them at the same time.

Check out more of the DOstamperSTARS entries here:

Stamp Sets:  Love & Sympathy, Lovely As a Tree
Paper:  Crumb Cake, Chocolate Chip, Garden Green, Night of Navy
Ink:  Basic Black
Big Shot:  Banner Framelits
Extras:  Linen Thread

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Valentine Candy Gift Bag

Hello! The STARS have another fun blog hop for you today, Valentine Candy Packaging. For every holiday I package candy for little treats,...