Sunday, February 28, 2010

Circle Card


I took this layout from the Sale-a-bration Mini catalog on pg. 10. I just switched the sides the circles were on.
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Cardstock: Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, Soft Suede, Dusty Durango, Whisper White
Ink: Bermuda Bay
Stamps: Sweetheart, Picture This
Accessories: 1 3/8" circle punch, Bermuda Bay Polka Dot Ribbon, Dimensionals

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Baby Girl Star AND March News & Events


Here's a card using the other corner punch currently being offered. This is the one that I find it more difficult but it's getting easier to be more precise the more I use it. Again, I used http://gretchenbarron.typepad.com/my_weblog/2010/01/a-guide-to-the-pinking-hearts-border-and-corner-punches-and-a-new-sketch-card.html. This one is also a 3 1/4" square. Order your supplies here.
Cardstock: Pretty in Pink, Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla
Ink: Pretty in Pink, Chocolate Chip
Stamps: Nursery Necessities
Accessories: Pinking Heart Border & Corner Punches

March is the last month to take advantage of the Sale-a-bration offers. For every $50 you spend, you'll receive on celebration item for FREE! The best part is there is choices than ever before. When you're the hostess, you receive a Sale-a-bration item for every $300 spent at your workshop. Sign up to become a demonstrator, and you'll not only get a 15 percent discount on the starter kit but also a FREE stamp set from the catalog...any value.

Receive a Build-a-Bear Coupon for every $20 of Build-a-Bear merchandise you purchase. From now until April 30, you'll receive a coupon worth $5 off a $25 purchase at a Build-a-Bear Workshop store.

Events in March...RSVP today:

Wednesday, March 3, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday WOW...come stamp w/ friends. No cost. Please bring all of your own supplies. My stamps, tools, and ink will be available for your use.

Thursday, March 4, 7-9 p.m. NEW Punches from Occasions Mini Technique Night. We'll be creating 2 projects with these punches. Fee: Club Members--FREE/Customers--$7. Must RSVP by March 2.

Friday, March 12, 7-10 p.m. Spring & Easter Baskets and Boxes stamp camp. We'll be creating 5 projects at this event. All supplies will be provided except for SNAIL Adhesive...please bring your own. Fee: Club Members--$20/Customers--$25. Must RSVP by March 8.

Friday, February 26, 2010

Baby Boy Boat


This is one of my favorite baby stamp sets. This is the first card I've been brave enough to try the Scallop Trim Corner Punch with. I will admit, they do take a bit of a learning curve. For the most part, the scallop corner is easy to use once you have the correct measurements. I've been using Gretchen's blog to be sure I have the correct measurements. This one is a 3 1/4" square before any punching was done.
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Cardstock: Bashful Blue, Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla
Ink: Bashful Blue, Chocolate Chip
Stamps: Nursery Necessities
Accessories: Scallop Trim Corner & Border Punch

Thursday, February 25, 2010

4 Scalloped Squares

I just got this set for FREE! I ordered it as a FREE Sale-a-bration stamp set. It fits perfectly with the scallop square punch so I punched four scallop squares and added them to the bottom right corner. I chose the colors based on the button colors. Do you see the color "threads" in the button??? It's really just tiny strips of paper in the buttons! Loved this idea! I'll be doing a lot more of this on future buttons :)
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Cardstock: More Mustard, Tempting Turquoise, Real Red, Old Olive, Whisper White
Ink: Old Olive
Stamps: Four Square
Accessories: Playground Buttons, Mini Glue Dots, Scallop Square Punch

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Pink Flower


This has been my daughter's favorite card lately. I'm sure it's because of all the pink. It's amazing how just adding the button in the middle changes the look of this stamp.
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Cardstock: Pixie Pink (it was suppose to be Pink Passion but for some reason my CS was mixed up in my folder), Sending Love DSP, Whisper White
Ink: Pink Passion, Pretty in Pink
Stamps: With All My Heart
Accessories: Pinking Hearts Border Punch, Pretty in Pink Corduroy Buttons, Pop-up glue dots

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Glitter Purple Flowers


I finished this card and it needed a little extra. It needed the glitter to make it complete. Order your supplies here.
Cardstock: Perfect Plum, Pale Plum, Very Vanilla
Ink: Perfect Plum, Pale Plum
Stamps: Upsy Daisy
Accessories: Sponge, Big Shot, Top Note Die, 2-way glue pen, Fine Cosmo Glitter

Monday, February 22, 2010

Punch Bird


I kept telling myself there is no way I would order this punch...wouldn't you know it I now own it! This is the first project I've made with it. I hate to admit I actually like this punch now :)
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Cardstock: Crushed Curry, Old Olive,Welcome Neighbor DSP, Whisper White
Ink: Crushed Curry
Accessories: Circles #2 Die, Big Shot, 1 3/4" circle Punch,Extra Large Two-Step Bird, Dimensionals, Sponge, Elegant Bouquet Impressions Folder

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Scallop Trim Friend


This is a fun card using the Bashful Blue and the scallop trim border punch. Order your supplies here.
Cardstock: Bashful Blue & Bashful Blue DSP, Whisper White
Ink: Bashful Blue
Stamps: Vintage Vogue
Accessories: Bashful Blue Striped Grosgrain, Dimensionals, Scallop Trim Border Punch

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Fly Away Butterflies


I'm loving these fun butterflies. Perfectly fun having them fly out of the scallop envelope!
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Cardstock: Taken with Teal, Regal Rose, Rose Red, So Saffron
Ink: Rose Red
Stamps: Sanded, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Accessories: Big Shot, Scalloped Envelope Die, Beautiful Wings Embosslits Die, Taken With Teal Grosgrain Ribbon

YEAH!!! These products are still available from the Holiday Mini:
Item # Description Price
116794 Ornament punch $15.95
116806 Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint $5.95
116854 Frost White Shimmer Paint $5.95
116807 Platinum Shimmer Paint $5.95
116829 D├ęcor Elements Blocks $9.95
116824 Stampin' Up! Textured Impressions Folder Petals-A-Plenty $7.95
116821 Stampin' Up! Holiday Windows Magnetic Movers & Shapers $29.95
116819 Stampin' Up! Table Setting Bigz XL die $42.95
116820 Stampin' Up! Embosslits Merry die $11.95
116823 Stampin' Up! Sizzlits Merry Details die $5.50
116822 Stampin' Up! O Christmas Tree Pop-Up Bigz XL die $42.95
118140 Stampin' Up! Tree Decorations Sizzlits die $5.50
118108 My Digital Studio $79.95
116519 Charming stamp set $19.95

Friday, February 19, 2010

Gumball Machine


This was one of the favorites at stamp camp last weekend. The colors were a great change :) Order your supplies here.
Cardstock: Lovely Lilac, Pink Passion, Whisper White
Ink: Pink Passion, Lovely Lilac
Stamps: Something Sweet
Accessories: Big Shot, Polka Dot Impressions Folder, Mini Library Clips, Dimensionals

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Scrunchy Flower


I used 5 flowers punched out with the new Extra Large Fancy Flower. I wanted to be able to mail this card so after scrunching the flowers up, I smashed them back down :)
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Cardstock: Rich Razzleberry
Ink: Rich Razzleberry
Stamps: Baroque Motifs, Well Scripted
Accessories: Extra Large Fancy Flower Punch, Silver Brad, Paper Piercer, Mat Pack

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Red Birthday


Red is still definitely the color of the month for my projects :) Order your supplies here.
Cardstock: Real Red, Whisper White
Ink: Real Red
Stamps: With All My Heart, Happy Moments

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Soccer Birthday


Love the idea of the moving soccer ball. I think I use this technique almost every time I use this stamp set. :)
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Cardstock: Not Quite Navy, Summer Sun, Whisper White
Ink: Not Quite Navy, Whisper White
Stamps: Just Soccer, Happy Moments
Accessories: Crop -a-dile

Monday, February 15, 2010

Baseball Star


My son has had a lot of parties to attend lately. This one was for a friend that likes baseball. It was a fun stamp set to use the masking technique with.
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Cardstock: Not Quite Navy, Summer Sun, Whisper White
Ink: Creamy Caramel, Not Quite Navy, Summer Sun, Whisper White
Stamps: Just Baseball, Sporting, Happy Moments
Accessories: Crop -a-dile, Sponge, Metallic Eyelets

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Happy Valentine's Day!


The kids of course enjoyed making their Valentine's again this year. And they were easier than ever with the Robot Valentines in the Occasions Mini! Sierra's were pink...J.R.'s were blue! Order these for your Valentines for next year while they are still available!

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Love You!


I love the new scalloped heart embosslit in the Occasions Mini. I figured out a new way to use it with the heart punch. Punch out a heart using the Heart Punch, lay it on the Scalloped Heart die, layer it with cardstock, and close die. Put die into Big Sot and run sandwich through....and you get an embossed heart with a layered scalloped heart.
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Cardstock: Kraft, Ruby Rd
Ink: Ruby Red
Stamps: Well-Scripted
Accessories: Big Shot, Multipurpose Platform, Standard Cutting Pads, Scallop Heart Embosslit, Dimensionals

Friday, February 12, 2010

Valentine Tag


And this is why I love teaching stamping to someone new. They take it and RUN with it! How fun is this Valentine that was in Sydney's bag. My friend Shauli made these with her daughter for preschool. Not sure if she made the white tag but I'll give you the supply list like she did :)
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Cardstock: Chocolate Chip, Sending Love DSP, Whisper White
Ink: Real Red, Regal Rose, Chocolate Chip
Stamps: Teeny Tiny Wishes, Love Bots Personalized Name Stamp, I {Heart} Hearts
Accessories: Heart Punch, Small Heart Punch, Tag Corner Punch, Crop-a-dile, Ribbon

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Valentine Handouts


Sydney has already celebrated Valentine's Day in her class. These were her simple handouts...perfect for preschoolers :) We just added her name on the back of each one with the white gel pen.
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Cardstock: Real Red, Pretty in Pink
Ink: Real Red
Stamps: Sweetheart
Accessories: Heart Treat Cups, Full Heart Punch

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Heart of Hearts


I love using the Sticky Strip sheets with the glitter. This was my first attempt at using the corner heart punch. Takes a bit of practice but not too hard too use :)
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Cardstock: Melon Mambo, Whisper White
Ink: Melon Mambo
Stamps: Well Scripted
Accessories: Pinking Hearts Corner Punch, Pinking Hearts Border Punch, Lg. Heart Punch, Sticky Strip Sheet, Chunky Sprinkles, Big Shot, Polka Dot Embossing Folder

LAST DAY to register for Friday's Stamp Camp! Join me as we watch the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympics while we stamp! We'll be creating 10 cards from the above pictured 15 cards. Most greetings can be changed to fit your needs. Register by Wednesday evening to save your spot. Cost: $20 Stamp Club Members/$25 Customers & Guests. All supplies provided including envelopes except adhesive. Please bring your own adhesive.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Birthday Cake


This card is for our niece. It was easy to pick out the colors since they matched the gift card...perfect for a teenager.
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Cardstock: Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Whisper White
Ink: Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Summer Sun, Basic Brown
Stamps: Happy Moments
Accessories: Satin Real Red Ribbon, Big Shot, Polka Dot Impressions Folder, AquaPainter

Monday, February 8, 2010

Heart Flower Bouquet


My fellow demo posted this a sample of this adorable bouquet. I couldn't wait to give it a try! This would be the perfect gift for Valentine's Day or for Mother's Day...can't wait to experiment with more papers.
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Cardstock: Sending Love Specialty DSP, Whisper White
Accessories: Heart Punch, 1" & 3/4" circle punches, Paper Piercer, Silver Brads, Pop-up glue dots, Red Gingham Ribbon, Skewers, Vase, Candy

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Butterfly Top Note Purse


This is a fun little treat holder using the Top Note Die. Sandwich for Big Shot: Standard Cutting Pad, Top Note Die, 2 sheets of Pretty in Pink CS, Standard Cutting Pad. Punch a oval in one of the top note, layer over top, and punch other top note so they match. Ink butterfly in Pretty in Pink, ink background stamp in Pink Passion, and stamp on butterfly stamp. Stamp butterfly on Pretty in Pink top note. Repeat stamping on scrap Pretty in Pink CS, punch out butterfly using Butterfly punch, and attach to stamped Butterfly using a rolled-up mini glue dot. Stamp greeting in Pink Passion. Inside of box: 4” x 5 ½”…score all sides at 1”. Cut 4 slits on the lines and adhere box using sticky strip. Attach a piece of sticky strip to each side and attach top notes. Tie handles with ribbon.
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Cardstock: Pretty in Pink
Stamps: Flight of the Butterfly, Boho Backgrounds
Ink: Pretty in Pink, Pink Passion
Accessories: Big Shot, Top Note Die, Lg. Oval Punch, Butterfly Punch, Pretty in Pink Striped Grosgrain, Mini Glue dot, Sticky Strip, Scoring Blade

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Sanded Heart Kissing Card

This heart was created by inking the background stamp and then kissing the heart stamp to the background.
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Cardstock: Real Red, Whisper White
Stamps: Sanded, Sweetheart, Happy Moments
Ink: Real Red
Accessories: Small Heart Punch, Pinking Hearts Border Punch, Full Heart Punch, Heart Treat Cup

Friday, February 5, 2010

Heart to Heart Card


For Technique Night last night, I taught the "kissing" technique. Can't help but think about kissing during the month of February. To do this stamping technique, ink the heart in Pretty in Pink, ink hearts background in Real Red ink, and stamp together (ink background and stamp multiple times on stamp). Stamp heart on Whisper White CS. Repeat being sure to turn heart each time you stamp down.
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Cardstock: Pretty in Pink, Real Red, Whisper White
Stamps: I {Heart} Hearts (purchase this stamp set and SU! will donate $2 to help Haiti), Sprinkles, Picture This
Ink: Pretty in Pink, Real Red
Accessories: Satin Real Red Ribbon

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Conversation Hearts Card


What's Valentine's Day without Conversation Hearts? :) Perfect for putting inside the heart treat cups. Order your supplies here. Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Chocolate Chip, Sending Love Specialty DSP
Sets: Sweetheart
Inks: Pretty in Pink (craft)
Other: Pinking Hearts Border, Heart Punch, Heat Tool, Heart Treat Cup

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Good-N-Plenty Heart Card

YUM!!! I love black licorice so when I was shopping down the candy aisle I knew these would be perfect with the valentine colors :) Order your supplies here. Cardstock: Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla, Pretty in Pink, Sending Love Specialty DSP
Sets: Sweetheart, With all my Heart
Inks: Chocolate Chip, Pretty in Pink
Other: Big Shot, Perfect Polka Dot Textured Impressions Folder, Heart Treat Cup, Movers & Shapers Die, SU! Punch Windows

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Heart Snow Globe

One of my favorite things at Christmas is snow globes. I started seeing ideas with the circle treat cups. I never got a chance to try it out with those...so I tried it out with the heart treat cups! OH!!!! So much fun! Here's how I did it :) Fold Very Vanilla CS in half. Attach piece of Sending Love DSP on card front. Cut Heart Shape from Sticky Strip Sheet using Big Shot. (Extended cutting pad, Movers & Shapers Die w/ Heart Shape in place, Sticky Strip Sheet over Heart, Extended cutting pad) Pull off one side of the backing and insert Heart Treat Cup. Pour in a dab of glitter (Red Chunky & Dazzling Diamonds). Pull off sticky edge of heart cup. Fill cup w/ about 1 ½ tsp of water. Place window sheet over Heart Treat cup. Stamp large heart on Very Vanilla CS. Sponge edges of with Real Red ink. Punch out center using Heart Punch. Stamp 3 small hearts on punch out and attach to card front. Attach Window Sheet/Treat Cup over heart. Remove backing on Sticky Strip Sheet and place Very Vanilla piece on card front. Stamp greeting in Real Red ink on Very Vanilla CS. Punch out using Scallop Oval Punch. Sponge edges. Cut ribbon and attach behind oval. Attach to card front using dimensionals.
Order your supplies here. Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Sending Love Specialty DSP, Window Sheet
Sets: Well Scripted, Sweetheart, I {Heart} Hearts
Ink: Real Red
Other: Heart Punch, Scallop Oval Punch, Dimensionals, Sticky Strip Sheets, Big Shot, Movers & Shapers Die, SU! Punch Windows, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter, Sponge, Chunky Essentials Glitter, Heart Treat Cup, Very Vanilla & Real Red Grosgrain
Ribbons

Monday, February 1, 2010

I {Heart} You

I love February! It's so fun to see all the hearts around. I'm LOVING these new treat cups. They are PERFECT for the chocolate hearts that Nestle makes...my favorite are the Butterfinger flavor but they also come in the Nestle Crunch flavor. We made this fun card at stamp camp in January. We'll be using the treat cup with this yummy heart in it on Thursday night at technique night. Hope you can join us.
Order your supplies here. Cardstock: Pretty in Pink, Going Gray, Sending Love Specialty DSP
Sets: Sweetheart
Inks: Real Red
Other: Heart Punch, Heart Treat Cup, crop-a-dile, Basic Gray Taffeta Ribbon, Real Red Sending Love Epoxy Brads