Apr 27, 2009

Sweet Stem Coasters



Happy Monday to all !!!
Do you know how easy it is to make these altered coasters? VERY !!! I just love how these turned out.
They are an inexpensive but very classy gifts that you can give for a birthday or Mother's Day!
I used the Sweet Stems set andcolored them using the IN Colors.
RECIPE:
Stamps: Sweet Stems
Paper: Whisper White, Baja Breeze, Tangerine Tango, Riding Hood Red,Kiwi Kiss
Ink: Baja Breeze, Tangerine Tango, Riding Hood Red, Kiwi Kiss
Accesories: eyelets
Tools: piercing tool, blender pen

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful Stampin Day !!!!!
Chat
The coasters were purchased at Kirkland. 4 coasters and a holder for less than $6.00.
Hope this helps.

Apr 25, 2009

Riding Hood Flower Ribbon

Sketch Card Challenge #225
Hello peeps!!!!
I made this card for SCS sketch and meant to post it sooner. Well, what do you know..it is already Sunday and I am just getting it posted just now. It really has minor stamping but I incorporated some details using the texturez and die cut (Circle) and DSP's. The flower is done using the striped ribbon and adding the button in the center.
RECIPE:
Stamps: Great Friend, Oval All
Paper: Baja Breeze and DSP, Riding Hood Red, and DSP, Whisper White
Ink: Riding Hood Red, Baja Breeze
Accessories: button, Riding Hood Red,brads
Tools: piercing tool,dimensionals

Apr 21, 2009

Count Your Blessings

Color Challenge #215
Happy Tuesday to all !
I have not used this set in awhile, so Idecide today is the day to play with it again.
I wanted to create a different look for the flowers, so I stamped it in White Craft in using the Rose Red paper. What do you think?
RECIPE:
Stamps: Birthday Count, Bird on a Branch
Paper: Rose Red, Pink Pirouette, Whisper White, Basic Gray, DSP Pink Pirouette
Ink: Basic Gray,. White Craft
Accessories: HPH, tafetta Pink Pirouette ribbon
Tools: dimensionals

Apr 20, 2009

Stampin' Kits To Go!

March KitGreat Friend Click here to see the Kit
I am really excited to show you these Great Friend collection using the Great Friend set from the new Occasions Mini catalog.
S/H
($5.00 U.S.)
($5.95 Canada)







<><>Great Friend Kit no longer available , but you can still purchase the tutorial. Thank you.
Great Friend








April KitGarden Greetings Click here to see the KitHere is another kit that I think you will find just delightful and inspiring. I used the bright spring/summer colors that are in the In Colors... Kiwi Kiss and Tangerine Tango. I also incorporated die cut flowers using the Big Shot machine.




<><>Garden Greetings Kit no longer available, but you can still purchase the Tutorial. Thank you.
Garden Greetings









May Kit
Bloomin Beautiful Click here to see the Kit
Fall in love with the Bloomin Beautiful set again, especially with the these Bloomin' kit collection that will delight anyone. I chose these soft colors- Pink Pirouette, Certainly Celery and a dark shade of Chocolate Chip.





<><>Bloomin' Beautiful Kit no longer available , but you can still purchase the Tutorial. Thank you.
Tutorial







June Kit
Fifth Avenue Floral Click here to see the Kit
I wanted to share with you my June Fifth Avenue Floral Kit .I know that some of the colors are going away but I just wanted to take one last look of our In Color-Kiwi Kiss and Pink Pirouette and the Raspberry Tart Designer paper.






<><>Fifth Avenue Floral Kit no longer available but you can still purchase the Tutorial. Thank you.
Fifth Avenue







August Kit
Curry AND Dusty Click here to see the Kit
These colors totally inspire me - Crushed Curry and Dusty Durango. So I based my August kit using these colors. This kit is available for purchase and you will enjoy making this kit in your class since I incorporated some of our Sissiz die cuts. Everything in this kit is demonstrable and is so easy to follow.






<><>Curry and Dusty Kit no longer available, but you cans till purchase the tutorial. Thank you.
August Kit





March 2010 Project Kit Tutorial
For All You Do.
CLICK HERE for the link.


April 2010 Project Kit Tutorial
All About Butterflies
CLICK HERE for the link.

Apr 18, 2009

Daisies for Mom

Inspiration Challenge #176
Hello and Happy Saturday !!!!
I just want to do a quick post on today's Inspiration on SCS. I used two sets of stamps to create the background design using Mellow Moss, Always Artichoke and Not Quite Navy ink.
My main image was done using the die cut daisies.

RECIPE:
Stamps: Central Park, A Happy Heart
Paper: Mellow Moss, Always Artichoke, Not Quite Navy. Whisper White, DSP Always Artichoke
Ink: Mellow Moss, Always Artichoke, Not Quite Navy, White Craft
Accessories: dew drops, satin white ribbon
Tools: Circle punch, glue dots, dimensionals, Big Shot machine, daisies die cut.



This die cut is becoming to be one of my favorite.
What's yours?
Thanks for stopping by.
Happy Stamping Day!!!!
Chat

Apr 17, 2009

Trendy Trees

Limited Supply Challenge #216

Happy Friday peeps!!!
Have you seen today's SCS challenge ? I chose
to used this SA wheel Funky Forest to use in
my card. I wanted to add some color to it, so I
used Riding Hood Red on some of the trees.
Funky, huh ?



RECIPE:
Stamps: SA Funky Forest wheel, Wow Flowers
Paper: Kiwi Kiss, Riding Hood Red. Whisper White, DSP's
Ink: Riding Hood Red, Kiwi Kiss
Accessories: striped grosgrain Kiwi Kiss ribbon
Tools: piercing tool, scallop edge punch, dimensionals

Thank you for stopping by.

Have a wonderful stamping Day!

Chat







Apr 16, 2009

Echoes of Kindness

Divine Diva Inspiration Challenge #02
Happy Thursday to all!!!
Have you ever been to Napa Valley? It is definitely a return destination for me and my family. It was my second visit and I just love it. For today's inspiration, I made this card using the Branch Out set. I know it doesn't even come close on how I remembered the beautiful scenery in Napa but this card speaks of how easy it is to find inspiration. I sure hope you can play along.
***Leave a link to your card on Angela's blog to be entered into the random drawing for the challenge prize!***

More inspiration from The Divine Divas.
Angela (An ink and a Smile)
Lori (The Diva Stamper)
Chris (Twinkles Glow with Stamps)
Julie (The Write Stuff)
Keri (Got Stamps)





The background was done using the sponging technique. I used Mellow Moss and Old Olive

RECIPE:
Stamps: Branch Out, Echoes of Kindness
Paper: Kraft, Mellow Moss, Elegant Eggplant
Ink: Elegant Eggplant, Mellow Moss, Chocolate Chip
Accessories: rhinestone brad, tafetta Mellow Moss ribbon
Tools: piercing tool, dimensionals, spong dauber,
slit punch






Apr 15, 2009

Fabulous Friend

Sketch Card Challenge #224
Happy Wednesday!!!!
I love this set, Can you tell?
I was inspired by the beautiful colors of the DSP, so I based my colors-Kiwi Kiss, Not Quite Navy, Whisper White to make this card.

I used the micro beads for the center and added the
Crystal effects after. Who doesn't love piercing? I know it's a lot of work but it really makes a nice addition.

RECIPE:
Stamps: Soft Summer, Oval All
Paper: Kiwi Kiss, Not Quite Navy, Whisper White, DSP
Ink: Kiwi Kiss, Baja Breeze, Not Quite Navy
Accessories: micro beads, brads, satin Kiwi/Vanilla ribbon, CE
Tools: piercing tool, blender pen, dimensionals



I used micro beads for the center and added the
Crystal Effects. Who doesn't love piercing?
I know it's a lot of work, but it really makes
a nice addition.
Thanls for stopping by.
Happy Stampin'
Chat

Apr 14, 2009

Garden Greetings

Hello everyone !!!


Here is another kit that I think you will find just delightful and inspiring.


I used the bright spring/summer colors that are in the In Colors... Kiwi Kiss and Tangerine Tango. I also incorporated die cut flowers using the Big Shot machine.

Garden Greetings Kit:
3- 4 x 4 full cards with envelopes
1- Box Holder with window sheet
3- Artist Trading Cards
3- Gift Tags
1- Flower box
1- paper weight
DSP may vary
Some minor assembly required.
Copyright Stampin'UP

You can order this kit already assembled.

Good Friend, Good Times

Color Challenge #214
Sketch Challenge #223
Good Morning to all!!!
These colors worked perfectly after all. I really did not know how to incorporate the So Saffron at first but after I decided which is my background and my main panel, it started to make sense. Here is the sketch last week and I incorporated it with these colors.

RECIPE:
Stamps: Great Friend
Paper: Bordering Blue, Pink Pirouette, Chocolate Chip, So Saffron, Whisper White
Ink: Bordering blue, So Saffron
Accessories: brads,Double stitched Chocolate Chip ribbon
Tools: Big Shot machine, CB embossing folder, piercing tool, glue dots, 1/4 circle punch








Thanks for stopping by.
Happy Stamping!

Chat

Apr 12, 2009

Some Bunny

Hello peeps !!!!
Here is a project that i did last night. I got my
scallop box and I was totally inspired by
Rose's (Rose's World) bunny. So this is totally cased, except for some minor changes. Thank you Rose for the idea. The best part are the goodies inside. I know a special someone that gave up chocolate for lent and she will be really happy to get this.
RECIPE:
Stamps: All Holidays
Paper: Whisper White, Pink Pirouette, Tangerine Tango, DSP Sweet Always
Ink: Tangerine Tango, Basic Balck marker
Accessories: tafetta ribbon
Tools: Big Shot machine, Scallop box die cut, Wide Oval punch,
circle punches, Small and Large Oval punch
Thanks for stopping by.
Happy Easter !!!!




Fron This to This ( A Second Look at ATC)


Artist Trading Card
Good Morning and ...HAPPY EASTER WISHES TO ALL !!!
Here is the ATC that I did for our group. I stamped the chick and colored it using Aqua Painter. I mounted the egg shell after I did paper piecing. I popped it in dimensionals.

RECIPE:
Stamps: A Good Egg, Alphabits
Paper: More Mustard, So Saffron, Whisper White, DSP Kiwi Kiss and More Mustard
Ink: Basic Black, So Saffron, Barely Banana, Rose Red
Accessories: eyelets,stickles, Grosgrain So Saffron ribbon
Tools: circle punches, Aqua Painter, dimensionals




Easter Wishes
Here is the finished card. I did the Alphabits on the side using the circle punches.




Thanks for stopping by.

Apr 11, 2009

Time to Bloom

Inspiration Challenge #175
Hello peeps!!!
It is wet and raining today in my side of town,
so I thought I post spring/summery colors to
brighten this day. I decided to play SCS Inspiration Challenge I chose these three colors
based on the throw pillows.

RECIPE:
Stamps: Bloomin' Beautiful
Paper: Kiwi Kiss, So Saffron, Tangerine Tango
Ink: Kiwi Kiss, Old Olive, So Saffron, Tangerine Tango
Accessories: dew drops, grosgrain So Saffron ribbon
Tools: circle punches, Big Shot machine, Scallop box die cut, glue dots, crystal effects, Texture plates




















I used the ink pad for the top of the flower and the Old Olive marker for the stem. I used blender pen after. blossom sentiment was stamped in So Saffron
which makes a nice subtle background.



















The Circle tag was stamped using the For You from the Fundamental Phrases set then I stamped off the bee using the Old Olive marker.















I enjoyed making this box from the Scallop Box die cut using the Big Shot machine.
I repeated the same pattern design in this panel.








Apr 7, 2009

Soft Summer Breeze

Class Project #1
Hello and Good morning !!! I just wanted to share some projects that we did at the class and this one in particluar turned out to be a fav. I used the Soft Summer image stamped in Staz-on Brown in glossy white paper and they did the crayon resist technique.
The added dew drops at the center of the flower is just the right accent for the center. I love the spiral punch in the bottom and the organza white ribbon on top creating the perfect balance. You shouls also try these colors together-they are really pretty.

RECIPE:
Stamps: Soft Summer, Garden Greetings
Paper: Rose Red, Baja Breeze, and Chocolate Chip. Whisper White
Ink: Staz-on Brown, Baja Breeze, White Craft
Accessories: dew drops, organza white ribbon
Tools: piercing tool, baryer, crayon, spiral punch, glue dots

Manhattan For You

Class Project #2
What do you think of this one? This is another card I di for the class using the Manhattan embossing for the background. I was afraid that it will take the main image away with this background but I think it worked out well.

RECIPE:
Stamps: Great Friend, Simple Friendship
Paper: Kiwi Kiss, Riding Hood Red, Whisper White,
DSP Riding Hood Red
Ink: Riding Hood Red, White Craft, Kiwi Kiss
Accessories: white brad, tafetta Riding Hood ribbon
Tools: Big Shot machine, Manhattam embossing folder, scallop oval punch, large oval,
small oval punch, dimensionals

Eggspecially Easter

Class Project #3
This turned out really simple and CUTE!
I did paper piecing for the eggs and pop them in dimensionals. It is a fun and easy project for the group.

RECIPE:
Stamps: A Godd Egg
Paper: More Mustard, So Saffron, Very Vanilla,
Kiwi Kiss, DSP More Mustard, So Saffron, Old Olive
Ink: So Saffron, Barely Banana, Rose Red
Accessories: eyelets, 5/8 So Saffron ribbon
Tools: scallop oval punch, large oval punch, non SU punch for the grass, Aqua painter

Itsy Bitsy Easter Basket

Class Procject #4
Isn't this totally adorable ?
This is a giftable item for my class for Easter.
I got this idea from a swap I did at convention and I wanted to give credit to Sara, who did this beautiful project. Here's the link for the basket .

RECIPE:
Stamps: Wow Flowers
Paper: Pink Pirouette, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White,DSP Sweet Always
Ink: Regal Rose
Accessories: pink brads,Chocolate Chip grosgrain ribbon
Tools: Scallop circle punch,circle punches











Apr 4, 2009

Get Connected Promotion

Connect with family and friends when you make them beautiful cards and gifts using products from the Occasions Mini Catalog. From April 1-30, when you buy $40 in products from the Occasions Mini or host a workshop totaling $150 or more, you'll get one item from the "Under $10" page (p. 208) in the Spring-Summer 2009 Idea Book & Catalog--FREE!








116209 Note of Thanks Mini Note Kit $9.95
116210 Birthdays Count Mini Note Kit $9.95
114494 Forever single stamp $5.95
114492 Beautiful Baby single stamp $7.95
114486 Birthday Wish single stamp $6.95
114490 Glad Friends single stamp $5.95
114498 Flowers in Silhouette single stamp $7.95
114496 Celebrations single stamp $7.95
114484 Elegant Thank You single stamp $6.95
114552* Gracias single stamp $5.95
114488 Fun Flowers single stamp $5.95

Please e-mail me (stamperbz@msn.com) for questions and if you place a workshop order of $150 , I will give you FREE cardstock of your choice with FREE matching marker (out of our 48 colors). This offer is available through me and opens to US residents only.

Apr 3, 2009

Yummy !!!

Hello and Good morning !!!!!


Aren't these yummy looking ? These are treats
that I made for my Aunt's birthday last March.
I used the Raspberry Tart Designer Series Paper and they were a hit at the party.




RECIPE:
Stamps: Yummy
Paper: Whisper White, DSP Raspberry Tart
Ink: Rose Red
Accessories: brads,Rose Red grosgrain ribbon
Tools: Three for You punch, Score pal






The yummy was stamped in Whisper White paper,
cut and mounted on top of the window sheet.
The punched flowers made beautiful accents.

Thanks for stopping by.

Apr 2, 2009

True Friends

Divine Diva Inspiration Challenge
Hello everyone !!!
Today I am excited to announce the new Divine Diva Inspiration Challenge. The first week and third week of the month, but you are welcome to play along anytime.
The inspiration today is from this Bohemian bedding. I picked up the colors red, green and brown and created this card. I hope you find it inspirational and create your own. Make sure to link your card.

RECIPE:
Stamps: Great Friend
Paper: Riding Hood Red, Chocolate Chip, Kiwi Kiss, Whisper White,DSP Bell Rose
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Kiwi Kiss, White Craft
Accessories: brads, Tafetta Riding Hood ribbon, CE
Tools: circle punches, dimensionals



Lori (Diva Stamper) our divine leader has designed a team of wonderful stampers, so make sure to checked out their creations.

Angela (An Ink and a Smile)
Chris (Twinkles Glow with Stamps)
Julie (The Write Stuff)
Keri (Got Stamps?)
Lori (The Diva Stamper)




Thanks for stopping by.

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