Feb 28, 2011

Simply Simple 42



Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Monday !!!

I had been pretty busy yesterday and was kind of hoping that today will be just a relaxing day for me.
I did start my day with a simple card for today's Simply Simple week.  the flowers was stamped and colored and I used a rub on for my sentiment. I added pearls and a satin ribbon for my finishing touches.
Hope you like it.
Hop over to Jean's blog and see what she has created for ehr Simply Simple card.

RECIPE:
Stamps: Sweet Stems
Paper:  Blushing Bride, Whisper White
Ink: Basic Black, markers
Accessories: satin ribbon, pearls
Tools:  Big Shot, square lattice EF, piercing tool, Tasteful Trim die cut

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
Chat

Feb 27, 2011

Easter Blossoms March Project Kit Tutorial 2011

Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Sunday !!!

I am happy and just so excited to post the March Kit Tutorial using the Easter Blossoms and the beautiful Designer Series Papers Springtime Vintage. You will receive 4 cards and a 3-D step by step easy to follow instructions with pictures on how to make these projects.

If you already purchased the 3-month tutorial, you will automatically get this tutorial in your e-mail first week of March. Be sure to check your e-mail and to put my e-mail in your safe list in order for you to get your tutorial promptly.

If you are interested in purchasing the tutorial:
1. I am offering the 3 month Project Tutorial ( February, March and April) for $10.00 and you will get the January Tutorial for FREE.
2. If you order from me or my website ($50.00 before tax and shipping) to take advantage of the Sale-a-bration, I will send you the March tutorial for FREE.
3. You can purchase the March Tutorial only for $3.95.

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
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Easter Blossoms March Kit Tutorial 2011

Feb 26, 2011

Consider It Cased 41





Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Saturday !!!

Today's post is from  Sherry's blog  ( Stamped Reasures) and I really enjoyed casing her Sweet Summer Card. I love that she added the stamped images in her colored papers. I did the same using Versamark. It just gives that soft background. I did a bit more changes because I cut the papers short and so I added the In Color DSP. Hope you like it.
Thanks for this wonderful opportunity to cased you.
Hop over to Jean's blog ( Bear Hugs and Inky Paws) and see who she cased.

RECIPE:
Stamps:  Sweet Summer, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Paper:  Riding Hood Red, Pear Pizzazz, Marina Mist, Whisper White
Ink:  Baisc Black, markers
Accessories: grosgrain Marina Mist ribbons, jumbo brad
Tools:  Big Shot, tasteful Trims, wide oval scallop, scallop oval punch

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
Chat

Feb 25, 2011

Eight Things You Do Not Know About Me....

Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Friday !!!

...but you are about to find out.
First of all, I wanted to thank two wonderful bloggers  - Linda ( Polka Dots and Paper) and Andrea ( Just Because I love to Play)  for sending me this Stylish Blogger Award my way. It was so sweet of them to give me this award and I am more than happy to send it to 8 wonderful bloggers.

Recipients of the Stylish Blogger Award are asked to... 1) Thank the donor... 2) Link to the donor's blog... 3) Share eight personal tidbits... 4) Pass the award to eight other blogs... 5) Leave a comment on each.

EIGHT THINGS ABOUT ME (DRUM ROLL)
# 8. My husband is a twin.
# 7. All my boy's names start with the letter "A".
# 6. I do not like mushrooms.
# 5. I wear a size 5 shoes
# 4. I love Jack Bauer on "24".
# 3. I usually stamp standing up.
# 2. I love to sing Karoeke when no one is home.
# 1. If I have a million dollars, guess what is going to be on my top list to buy- stamps!

Sending this Stylish Blogger Award to:
Jean ( Bear Hugs and Inky Paws)
Tracey ( Addict Stamper)
Cheryl ( Stamping Hideout)
Kristin ( Sunshine, Smiles and Stamps= Lovin' Life)
Julie ( Julie's Stamp Journal)
Susan ( Created with Love)
Angie ( Schwoo!)
Brooke ( My Neck of the Woods)

Thanks for stopping by.
Chat

Petal Pizzazz Hybrid



Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Friday !!!

I was a bit exhausted working on our taxes yesterday and I am still not done which only means one thing,
I am still going to work on it today.  I did however got some time to play in my stamp room this morning.
I printed this Petal Pizzazz from MDS and shrunk it down and mounted it in a scallop circle frame. I am absolutely liking the idea that I can shrunk the flowers smaller using the MDS. I added the Blushing Bride background from the MDS and added a strip of the Rose Red DSP. 
Hope you like it.

RECIPE:
Stamps: MDS
Paper: Whisper White, Rose Red, Blushing Bride, Pattern DSP
Ink:  Rose Red
Accessories: pearls, striped grosgrain ribbon
Tools: scallop trim border punch, scallop circle extra large, circle punch extra large

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
Chat

Feb 24, 2011

Playing with Colors 41



Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Thursday !!!

Enjoying another day off but today it's work and not play- because I will be working on our taxes.  I know, it would not be fun as I did yesterday watching my grandbaby for a few hours while Mommy
gets some errands done, and played in my stamp room while I watched the whole episode
of Season 8 of "24".
Anyway, today's Playing with Colors -Tempting Turquoise, Peach Parfait and Crumb Cake and I used Whisper White for my Neutral. 
I used the stamps from The Punch Bunch and the new Sweet Buttons embosslits. I stamped and punch the owls using the Owl punch, then I added paper piecing, added the textured background, and finished it off with Crumb Cake seam binding. Hope you like it.
Hop over to Jean's blog ( Bear  Hugs and Inky Paws) and see how she played with these colors.

RECIPE:
Stamps: Punch Bunch
Paper:  Tempting Turquiose, Peach Parfait, Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Pattern DSP, In Color DSP
Ink:  Crumb Cake, Peach Parfait, Tempting Turquiose
Accessories:  seam binding Crumb Cake, brads
Tools:  Big Shot, square lattice EF, circle punches, owl punck, bird punch

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
Chat

Feb 23, 2011

Floral Card



Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Tuesday !!!!

Finally, a day to myself and I intend to spent it just doing the things I love-spending sometime in my stamp room, visit my little grand baby and probably treat myself to some R and R. After making this card, I thought to myself why I dod not use these colors more often... because they look so good together.
I have not used the floral fusion in a while but it just makes the perfect die cuts on these squares.
I used the  Itty Bitty Punch pack punch for the center. Hope you like it.

RECIPE:
Stamps:  Inch by Inch, Noteworthy
Paper:  Tempting Turquoise, Pretty in Pink, Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, Pattern DSP
Ink:  Chocolate Chip
Accessories:  satin ribbon, pink brads
Tools:  Big Shot, Floral fusion embosslit, Itty Bitty Punch Pack, modern label punch

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
Chat

Feb 22, 2011

Birthday Owl



Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Tuesday !!!

Time to stack up on some Masculine Cards and what better way to do it using the MDS.
Here is a quick and simple card using the MDS Punck Pack owl.  I did faux stitching on the main image, added texture and DSP. The sentiment was stamped in Early Espresso. Hope you like it.
Hop over to Tracey's blog ( Addict Stamper) and see what fun cards/projects she has created.

RECIPE:
Stamps:  MDS, Curly Cute
Paper:  Crushed Curry, early Espresso, Peach Parfait, Whisper White
Ink:  markers
Accessories: button, narrow ribbon
Tools: dotted scallop border punch, piercing tool, dimensionals

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
Chat

Feb 21, 2011

Simply Simple 41



Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Monday !!!

Today's post is for Simply Simple week and I combined 2 background EF's that I do not often do. I started with a very simple layout and just made the square scallop as my focal image. The sentiment is digitally done . I added the tafetta ribbon to break the design a bit. Hope you like it.
Hop over to Jean's blog ( Bear Hugs and Inky Paws)  and see what  she made for her Simply Simple card.

RECIPE:
Stamps:  MDS
Paper:  Whisper White, Poppy Parade, Pattern DSP
Ink:  Poppy Parade
Accessories:  rhinestone brad, tafetta ribbon
Tools:  square lattice EF, Elegant Lines EF, Big Shot, Square scallop die cut, piercing tool, dimensionals

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
Chat

Feb 20, 2011

Time to Party 3 x 3 Note Cards



Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Sunday !!!

If I haven't told you  how cute these Hostess DSP's, I am telling you they are just super CUTE!  The designs make such a wonderful addtion to these 3 x 3 Note Cards that I made for birthdays.  I even used the new button embosslits.  I stamped the image and use paper piecing for the top cupcake.
Hope you like it.

RECIPE:
Stamps:  Time to Party
Paper:  Whisper White, DSP, Crumb cake
Ink:  Basic Black
Tools:  Big Shot, button embosslits

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
Chat

Feb 19, 2011

Consider It Cased 40



Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Saturday !!!

I need some perking up this morning. it is wet and gloomy today and I thought this would be the perfect card to cased.  Here is the card I cased from Jen's blog ( Simple and Sincere) that has such a nice and simple layout, yet has this gorgeous design.  I basically changed the layout and the colors  but the concept is still the same. I added those cute Itty Bitty Shapes flowers and a scallop oval punch to my sentiment.  Hope you like it.
Thanks Jen for this wonderful opportunity to cased you.
Hop over to Jean's blog ( Bear Hugs and Inky Paws) and see who she cased. It could be you.

RECIPE:
Stamps:  Tiny Teacup, A Word for You
Paper:  Whisper White, Concord Crush, Poppy Parade, Blushing Bride, Crumb cake
Ink:  Concrod Crush, Poppy Parade, Blushing Bride
Accessories:  poly stitched ribbon, jumbo brad, pearls
Tools:  large oval scallop, large oval punch, square scallop punch, Big Shot, Square Lattice EF

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
Chat

Feb 18, 2011

Regal Rose








Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Friday!!!

Can you believe it's Friday already? Oh my, time flies and before you kow it March is already here.
Here is  a card I did  inspired by roses using the 5th Avenue Stamp set.  I stamped colored it and cut it into small pieces giving that raised look. I did piercing all around and added the textured background. Hope you like it.
Hop over to Tracey's blog ( Addict Stamper)  and see what she has been up to.


RECIPE:
Stamps:  Fifth Avenue , Occasional Quotes
Paper: Regal Rose, Pink Pirouette, Whisper White, Basic Gray
Ink:  Basic Black, markers
Accessories:  satin ribbon, rhinestone brad, pearls
Tools:  Big Shot, square lattice EF, piercing tool

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
Chat

Feb 17, 2011

Playing with Colors 40



Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Thursday !!!

Today's post is Playing with Colors- Rose Red, Baja Breeze and Very Vanilla for Neutral. I learned the scrunchy flower technique at our last demo meeting from our hostess Susan. She used the 5 petal punch, folded it in half and cut the center part. Then she used the Stampin' Up mist and scrunch it up  and shape it like a flower.  What an innovative way to add to your card.  Hope you like it.
Hop over to Jean's blog  ( Bear Hugs and Inky Paws) and see how she played with these colors.

RECIPE;
Stamps: Flower Fancy, Watercolor Trio, All in a Row
Paper:  Baja Breeze, Rose Red, Very vanilla
Ink:  Basic Black, Wild wasabi
Accessories: satin ribbon
Tools:  5 petal punch, oval punch and scallop oval punch

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
Chat

Feb 16, 2011

Concord and Pear



Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Wednesday !!!

 I just called it Concord and Pear, can you belive it? I have ran out of titles for my card for today.
It did not help at all that I worked last night and could not really come up with a better title. I stamped the card with Concord Crush and Pear Pizzazz of course. I used the Hostess DSP and just absolutely love this DSP design.  Hope you like it.

RECIPE:
Stamps:  Watercolor Trio
Paper: Concord crush, Pear Pizzazz, Whisper White, In Colors Hostess DSP
Ink:  Concord Crush, Pear Pizzazz
Accessoires: poly stitched ribbon, pearls, jumbo brad
Tools:  dotted scallop border punch

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
Chat

Feb 15, 2011

Just Bliss



Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Tuesday !!!

Hope everyone's sweetest day yesterday was just bliss.
I wanted to share today's post that I did for my class.  We did the Framed Tulip EF shrinking it down to size.  I stamped the butterfly twice; in the actual panel and in a scrap of paper cutting it and mounting it with dimensional.  The sentiment was framed in extra large scallop circle punch. Hope you like it.
Did you want to see another sample of this stamp set ? Hop over to Tracey's blog ( Addict Stamper)
the newest member of the blogging world. Please make her feel welcome. It is such a big step to start a new blog and so overwhelming at times that we wanted to extend our support and "two thumbs up"  for a job well done. 

RECIPE:
Stamps:  Bliss
Paper:  Concord Crush, Crumb Cake, Whisper White
Ink:  Crumb Cake, Concord Crush
Accessories:  poly stitched ribbon, pearls
Tools:  Big Shot, Framed Tulip EF, extra large circle punch, extra large scallop circle punch

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
Chat

Feb 14, 2011

Simply Simple 40




Hello Peeps !!!

Happy Monday and  HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY
I just love Valentine's Day and to celebrate it with someone you love makes it all special.  Here's a card that I made for my DH- stamped and also digitally designed using the MDS. It is also my Simply Simple post for today.  The front is mostly digital with the exception of the punched heart and punched flowers. The inside of the card was stamped and  I thought I would save all the mushy stuff after I posted it
(he, he). Hope you like it.
Hop over to Jean's blog (Bear Hugs and Inky Paws) and see what she has created for her Simply Simple card.

RECIPE:
Stamps:  Filled with Love, MDS
Paper:  Real Red, Whisper White, Patern DSP
Ink:  Real Red, Old Olive
Accessories: polka dot ribbon, jumbo brad
Tools:  heart punch, 1" circle punch, Itty Bitty Punch pack

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
Chat

Feb 13, 2011

Crocheted Flower



Hello Peeps !!!
Happy Sunday !!!

Today's post is quick and sweet using the Bold Blossom stamp from the Occasions Mini. I stamped the leaves in Old Olive and the flowers in Pink Pirouette. I added the crocheted flower handmade by me personally.  I used to crochet before I got hooked on stamping. Every now and then , I'd like to add it to my projects. Hope you like it.

RECIPE:
Stamps:  Bold Blossom
Paper:  Pink Pirouette, Old Olive, Whisper White
Ink: Pink Pirouette, Old Olive
Accessories: crocheted flower, brads, ribbon
Tools:  scalloped dotted ribbon border punch

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
Chat

Feb 12, 2011

Consider It Cased 39



Hello Peeps !!!


Happy Saturday !!!

I was busy working this morning on today's post- Consider It Cased. I saw this beautiful card on Melissa's blog ( Mommy's Stampin' Creations)  and I knew I just have to cased it.  I kept the two colors- Peach Parfait and Cherry Cobbler. I did not think they were going to work out but it did.  I made a square card instead and kept a white background for my card. Hope you like it.
Thanks Melissa for this wonderful opportunity to cased you.
Hop over to Jean's blog ( Bear Hugs and Inky Paws)  and see who she cased.

RECIPE:
Stamps: Sweet Summer, Because I Care
Paper:  Cherry Cobbler, Peach Parfait, Whisper White, Hostess DSP
Ink:  Basic Black, markers
Accessories:  seam binding Cherry Cobbler, pearls
Tools:  scallop circle extra large, circle punch extra large, Circle die cut

Thanks for stopping by.
Have a wonderful day stampin'
Chat
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