Sunday, January 22, 2017

More Valentine's Day Cards ...

Here's a couple more Valentines:


These were both made with current SU product with the exception of the little punched hearts.  Such a shame this punch retired as those hearts fit so perfectly into the recessed hearts on the embossing folder.  Luckily, punches are one thing (among way too many things) that I hold on to even after they retire!

Card stock colors used here:  Real Red, Watermelon Wonder, Whisper White.  I think they look smashing together.  What do you think?

These were lots of fun to make and the colors came after a breakfast with two of my all time favorite ladies!  Thanks you guys for giving me such inspiration and support.

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Saturday, January 21, 2017

nuff said ...


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Variations on a theme ...

After making one V-day card, I got hooked and made some more.  Here are a couple using parts and pieces I had on my desk:


These use old and new SU stamps and dies and current card stock colors.  I'll have a couple more soon using some current products with colors talked about over breakfast with a couple of my demo besties.

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Friday, January 20, 2017

Sassy Chic Stamp Camp - January, 2017

Saturday, January 7 was the Sassy Chic Stamp camp.  I took the pictures of the projects, but didn't get them edited until Thursday.  Here are the cards from the camp:










This was January's prepay gift:
I hope to have the cards from January's Stamp Camp North to share in the next few days too.  Both of these camps highlighted some gorgeous and really fun cards.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Stamp Ink Paper Challenge #82

I saw the Stamp Ink Paper challenge to use natural elements and immediately thought of the wonderful paper pad that's been knocking about my desk for a long time from Elizabeth Craft called Through the Lens Wood.  It has some great images and I thought it would be fun to make a valentine with non-traditional colors:

The card base is a retired in-color called Baked Brown Sugar.  I love this soft shade of brown and it complimented the dsp rather well I thought.  I put the wood grain paper on a layer of black and stamped the sentiment (from Sealed with Love) directly on the dsp.  I added a fun heart from the Sunshine Wishes die set and added a die cut arrow from the Love Notes framelit set.  A couple of gold glimmer hearts and it was done.  I think this will be for DH this year.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Stamp Camp North - January 14, 2017

Stamp Camp North is this Saturday and my prediction is - tons of fun!  Here is the card the gals will be making at my table:

This card is kind of a hybrid of a couple of cards I made using the wonderful Beautiful You set in the new Occasions catalog.  The background was created using the flowers from the Touches of Texture set, the images are from Beautiful you and that lovely gold foil lace is from the So Detailed thinlit dies.  The stylish lady was colored using the fantastic new watercolor pencils and then blended using an aqua-painter.

Here is the flyer with all the details on how you can get in on the fun:
If you are in the front range area of Colorado, this is an event you really should check out.  We have lots of fun and everyone gets to go home with a belly full of great food, 10 gorgeous cards and maybe a door prize too!

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Sunday, January 8, 2017

Paper Players Challenge #326

I don't play in challenges very often anymore, but I have had this little image sitting on my desk since before Christmas.  DH received a nice treat basket for Christmas from my sister and this was part of the packaging on a box of smoked almonds.  I couldn't resist the gorgeous rich colors and cut it out and it sat there waiting for me to find a use for it.  This challenge is to use recycled items so it was perfect.  The old olive panel was just sitting on my desk as well so I just pulled out some Daffodil Delight cardstock and some retired Hello Honey stitched satin ribbon along with a sentiment I had punched out for yesterday's Hey, Chick card. 

I'll be back tomorrow with my card for this weekend's Stamp Camp North along with all the details on how you can join in.  I will soon have pix of the fun projects from the Sassy Chic Stamp Camp yesterday too.

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