Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Natural Beauty is such a beautiful stamp set, definately worthy of having made it from last year's catalogue into the new one. Its a nice one for colouring. Supplies -
Stamp: Natural Beauty, Occasional Greetings (sentiment)
Cardstock: Sage Shadow, Pretty in Pink, Barely Banana
Accessories: Aqua Painter, Crayons, circle punches, pretty in pink tafetta ribbon
Stamp: Looks Like Spring, French Script (background stamp, retired (although it could easily be replaced with En Francais)
Cardstock: Pretty in Pink, Whisper White, Very Vanilla, Always Artichoke
Ink: Mellow Moss, Always Artichoke, Regal Rose
Accessories: Looks Like Spring punch set, stamp-a-ma-jig, brad, dimensionals, paper snips
And finally ...
This is similar to a card I saw on Splitcoastampers by 'teacher11'.
Stamp: Bodacious Bouquet
Cardstock: Taken with Teal, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White off-cuts, So Saffron
Ink: Bashful Blue, So Safron, Ballet Blue, Taken With Teal
Accessories: Wide grosgrain Chocolate Chip ribbon, hat pin and half-back pearl from Pretties Kit, dimensionals.
Hope you liked. I have done quite a few cards this week. I will post some more in a couple of days, after the workshop on Friday.
Sunday, May 25, 2008
Stamp: Oh, So Lovely, Seeing Spots (sentiment)
Cardstock: Almost Amethyst, Going Gray, Brilliant Blue, Bashful Blue, Certainly Celery, Whisper White
Ink: Brilliant Blue, Going Gray and Certainly Celery (sponging around image)
Accessories: markers (Sage Shadow, Almost Amethyst), sponge, 1 3/8" circle punch, 1 1/4" circle punch, 3/4" circle punch, crop-a-dile, jumbo eyelet, Going Gray tafetta ribbon, glue dots, dimensionals.
Thanks for looking! Please feel free to leave comments on any of my posts.
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Stamps: Mostly Flowers, Little Pieces, Warm Wishes (sentiment)
Cardstock: Wild Wasabi, Purely Pomegranite, Whisper White, Groovy Guava
Ink: Groovy Guava, Stazon
Accessories: Corner rounder (for scallops), Purely Pomegranite double-stitched ribbon, White narrow grosgrain ribbon, white gel pen (for middle of flowers).
Note, this design was based on a card by Marelle Taylor, but different stamp set and colours used.
Stamp: Life's a Breeze
Cardstock: Whisper White
Ink: Purely Pomegranite
I love the sunglasses on the person, which has been hand-drawn (if you couldn't tell!).
Monday, May 19, 2008
The box could be used as a gift box to put something in. It perfectly fits the pre-cut small cards and envelopes Stampin' Up! sell (called 'Love Notes' on page 132 of catalogue, which are only $13.50 for 20 cards and 20 envelopes). Supplies -
Stamp: Baroque Motifs
Cardstock: Blue Bayou, Soft Sky, Purely Pomegranite, Whisper White off-cuts
Ink: Blue Bayou, Purely Pomegranite
Accessories: Blue Bayou double-stitched ribbon, Crop-a-dile, jumbo eyelet, flower (from Pretties kit), scallop punch, paper snips, crystal effects, dimensionals, mini dots, bone folder (to score the lines).
Yvonne suggested that I put a little bit of blue bayou cardstock underneath the eyelet and then put crystal effects inside the eyelet, which makes it look like 'bling'! The scallop punch was also used to punch and then move slightly and re-punch to give a slightly different effect. Great ideas Yvonne!
Sunday, May 18, 2008
This was the card I made for ds7.
Stamp: All in the Family, Wild about You, Birthday Best (for background), Scribble Alphabet (retired) and the greeting was from Voila
Cardstock: Brilliant Blue, Wild Wasabi, Whisper White
Ink: Stazon, Wild Wasabi, More Mustard, Versamark (for background)
Accessories: tag punch, Stamp-a-ma-jig, watercolour pencils, blender pen, Crop-a-dile (for eyelet), jumbo eyelet, Wild Wasabi double-stitched ribbon, crystal effects (for lion's mane, croc's eyes, boy's face, letters).
Kelly used Blue Bayou cardstock in the first one and Purely Pomegranite in the second, both with with River Rock. They both have 'So Swirly' wheel (in coordinating ink), with the white gel pen, as the background to both cards. She coloured using the aqua painters in the coordinating inks.
Kelly also created this card, with Chocolate Chip and Groovy Guava textured cardstock. She inked in River Rock, Groovy Guava and Wild Wasabi. Love the colour combination. She also used some River Rock double-stitched ribbon and 3 barely banana brads to finish off.
Monday, May 12, 2008
All products used were Stampin' Up!. I used 12x12 Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White and off-cuts of Brilliant Blue, Taken With Teal and Whisper White (for the bubbles). I used Life's a Breeze stamp set for the stamped bubbles and the boat. I also used 12x12 Brilliant Blue and Taken with Teal for the ripped card at the bottom. I stamped the bubbles in Taken with Teal ink along the White at the top and also around the White for the mounts on the photos (a bit hard to see in the photo). I stamped the boat in Night of Navy. I used Best Friends Alphabet lower, stamped in Whisper White, for the word. Finally, I used my circle punches for the bubbles and white brads on the boat.
This is a simple page, but effective I think, of dd4. I used 12x12 Whisper White and stamped it randomly with Wild Rose (with some help from dd4!), with Pretty in Pink and Regal Rose ink. I then stamped the large flower from Wild Rose and leaves (in Certainly Celery ink) on off-cut White and cut it out. I then used Pretty in Pink and Whisper White narrow grosgrain along the bottom, with 3 pink brads. Easy!!
Thursday, May 8, 2008
Stamp: From the Garden
Cardstock: Purely Pomegranite, River Rock, Very Vanilla
Ink: Black Stazon, River Rock, Purely Pomegranite, Groovy Guava, Summer Sun
Accessories: Aqua pen (to apply ink to colour image), Pretties Kit (for hat pin), crystal effects (to hold beads in place), glue dots (to hold hat pin in place)
Let me know what you think by leaving a comment here, I would be interested to hear your comments, good or bad.
Sunday, May 4, 2008
I saw a similar design on Marelle Taylor's blog and had a go at my own version. Its hard to see in the photo, but I used the Linen background stamp at the bottom of the card to give it some more interest.
Stamp: Boho backgrounds, Linen (background stamp) and Occasional Greetings (for sentiment)
Cardstock: Sahara Sand, Old Olive, Rose Red Designer Paper, Whisper White
Ink: Rose Red and Old Olive markers, Basic Black, Sahara Sand (for linen background)
Accessories: Hodgepodge, white taffetta ribbon, corner rounder (for scallops), tear ruler, glue dots.
I thought afterwards, it would have also looked nice on River Rock card.
Stamp set: Bodacious Bouquet
Cardstock: Rose Red, Very Vanilla (for background and off-cuts for flowers) and paper I got out in a magazine.
Ink: Rose Red, Old Olive, Basic Brown (for sponging on Vanilla)
Accessories: corner rounder (for scalloping), mat pack (for holes), vintage brads, paper snips, dimensionals