Saturday, April 30, 2011

Oooooooooooooooooohhhh I like it!!

This is my first time using the BigZ Fun Flowers die cut. I am REALLY happy with how this turned out!

Stamp: Messages for Mom
Cardstock: River Rock, DSP Springtime Vintage (I hope they keep this), Baja Breeze
Ink: Baja Breeze
Accessories: BigZ Fun Flowers Die Cut, Square Lattice Embossing Folder, Crochet Trim Victoria, Oval Punch & Scallop Oval punch, dimensionals, glue dots, Button Designer Neutrals Collection.

Playing Catch Up!

I've had several occasions come up and I am behind in getting them out!!! I had Congratulations, Happy Birthday and Thank You's!!!

This first card is a Birthday Card (belated) for a friend. If you click on the picture it will give you a close up on the details of the flower. I idea was CASED from my downline Carol Wenker who made me a card for my birthday using this set. I just loved it and tried to do it justice in this card.

Stamps: Level 1 Hostess Because I Card, Well Scripted
Cardstock: Certainly Celery, Marina Mist, Whisper White
Ink: Certainly Celery, Marina Mist, Pacific Point
Accessories: Framed Fulip Embossing Folder, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch, 2 way glue stick, Pearl mixed with rubbing alcohol.

This next card is a Thank You using the Hello Blossoms from the new Summer Mini Catalog coming out tomorrow!

Stamps: Hello Blossoms
Cardstock: Blushing Bride, Certainly Celery, DSP In Colors (Hostess Level 1)
Markers: Blushing Bride, Bashful Blue, So Saffron, Certainly Celery
Accessories: Scallop Border Punch, Certainly Celery Ribbon, Embosslits Beautiful Wings, Decorator Label Punch, StazonOn Black, 1/4" circle punch (retired)

I hope you enjoyed seeing these cards and that it makes you want to go start stamping!!!

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Male Birthday Card

I have friends who travel a lot around the world. They have a boat and go from country to country. So when this new set, DP and twine came out in the Summer Mini, I knew I had to get it. There really wasn't any room for a salutation on the front, so I put it inside the card. I hope you like it!

Stamp Set: The Open Sea (Summer Mini)
Cardstock: Not Quite Navy, Basic Gray, DP Nautical Expedition (Summer Mini)
Ink: Not Quite Navy
Accessories: Bakers Twine Cherry Cobbler (Summer Mini), Jumbo eyelets pewter, 1 1/4" & 1 3/8" circle punches, dimensionals

Saturday, April 16, 2011


I had my first experience with a large group (11) teaching a class. I think it turned out great! Here are the cards we made.

There are 2 versions of some of them because I didn't have enough product to make 11 of the same. So please check out the different ways you can make one card!!!

Here we go!!!

Stamps: Vintage Vogue, Messages from Mom
Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Pink Pirouette
Ink: Always Artichoke, Pretty in Pink
Accessories: Dimensionals, Antique Brads, Victoria Crochet Trim

Stamp: Ester Blossoms
Cardstock: Certainly Celery, Bashful Blue, Whisper White
Ink: Certainly Celery, Bashful Blue
Accessories: Punch Large Oval, Scallop Oval, Bashful Blue Satin Ribbon

Stamp Set: Elegant Thank You
Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Blushing Bride (In Color), DP Springtime Vintage (Occasions Mini)
Ink: Crumb Cake
Accessories: Crumb Cake Seam Ribbon, Satin Very Vanilla Ribbon, Bird Punch, Framed Tulilp Embossing Folder

Blue cards:

Stamp Set: Sincere Salutations
Cardstock: Baja Breeze, Elegant Soiree
Ink: Baja Breeze
Punch: Fancy Flower XL
Ribbon Seam Binding: Baja Breeze, Crumb Cake
Rhinestone Brads, dimensionals

Gotta have a 3D gift as well as cards.

Stamp Set: Simply Said
Cardstock: Whisper White
Ink: Marina Mist, Pink Piroutte
Accessories: Small Flat Cello bags 3x5, Pretty in Pink Grosgrain Ribbon, Scallop Edge Border Punch, Peanut M&M easter colors.

Saturday, April 2, 2011


This first card was made by using the Build a Blossom Stamp set and Blossom Petal Punch.
Cardstock: Poppy Parade (In Color), Poppy Parade Designer Paper (Hostess Level l) Whisper White
Ink: Poppy Parade (In Color)
Accessories: Modern Label Punch, 2 way glue stick, Dazzling Diamonds, glue dots, Framed Tulip embossing folder (found in Occasions Mini), Build a Blossom Stamp set, Blossom Petal Punch (both from Occasions Mini)

This card was CASED from Mary Jo Price-Williams (

Stamp Set: Bliss (from SAB)
Cardstock: Bashful Blue, Soft Suede
Ink: Bashful Blue, Soft Suede
Accessories: dew drops, Scallop Trim Border Punch, spritz made with rubbing alcohol and Frost White Shimmer Pain.

Friday, April 1, 2011


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