Thursday, July 24, 2014

PPA213 - Flower Patch

PPA213 Sketch Challenge
Here is my take on the PPA Sketch Challenge!

Inset of the Flower:
I used the Flower Fair Framelits to cut the back flower and fussy cut the other three layers.

Cardstock: Mossy Meadow, Whisper White
Stamp Sets: Flower Patch, A Round Array
Inks: Mossy Meadow, Blushing Bride
Embossing Folder: Lovely Lace
Framelits: Flower Fair
Ribbon: 1 1/4" Burlap Ribbon, White Baker's Twine
Other: Basic Pearl, Blender Pen, 7/8" Scalloped Circle Punch, Whisper White Envelope

Thursday, July 17, 2014

PPA212 - Papillon Potpourri

Butterflies, Butterflies, Butterflies...this card is for a sketch challenge, PPA212.

My Butterfly Card!

Close-up of the Butterflies, layered two on top of each other over a band of the Thick Baker's Twine (love it!). These Butterflies were stamped, the entire image was embossed, then punched out. Hope you can see the shimmer on these!

Close-up of the Sentiment, accented with Thick Baker's Twine with ends frayed.

Cardstock: Baked Brown Sugar, Soft Sky, Whisper White 
Stamp Sets: Papillon Potpourri, Six-Sided Sampler (Sentiment)
Ink: Baked Brown Sugar, Soft Sky, VersaMark
Punches: Elegant Butterfly, Modern Label
Other: White Embossing Powder, Blender Pen, Pearls, 
Whisper White Envelope embossed with White embossing powder

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Sweetbriar Rose - PPA211

Flowers - I love flowers, love to garden, so I always have some of my flowers in the house. They even show up in my Photoshoots! Ha!
Stampin' Up! has a lot of floral stamps (yeah!). For the PPA211 color challenge I used the new Sweetbriar Rose stamp set, colored with Blendabilities. Thanks for stopping by, leave me a comment. I always love to hear from you!

Cardstock: Daffodil Delight, Whisper White, Regals Designer Paper Stack (Night of Navy)
Stamp Sets: Sweetbriar Rose, Banner Banter (Sentiment)
Inks: Daffodil Delight Blendabilities, Old Olive Blendabilities, VersaMark
Other: Whisper White Baker's Twine, Daffodil Delight Candy Dot Brad, Banner Framelits, White Embossing Powder, Basic Jewel Rhinestones, Whisper White Medium Envelope

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Tent with Banner

Isn't this the cutest treat holder? This is Erica Cerwin's creation, she is also a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator and can be found at Thank you Erica for allowing me permission to use this in a class. The ladies enjoyed making them!
This would be perfect for a birthday party, slumber party, Scout's activity, or using it as a centerpiece.

Coastal Cabana Cardstock, Cajun Craze ink, Hardwood stamp set, Sentiment - Six-Sided Sampler stamp set, Banner Punch, Linen Thread.
Thanks for stopping by!

Work of Art

This is one of the cards we are making in my July class. I love Watercolors so when I saw this stamp set, I knew I would being using it a lot! It has that watercolor brush stroke look, with a stamp. Love it!!! This was my first time to use the Gold Foil Sheets and love the extra bling without going overboard! Hope you like it, leave me a comment.

Wisteria Wonder, Whisper White, Pistachio Pudding, Gold Foil Sheets

Stamp Sets:
Work of Art, Flower Shop, Gorgeous Grunge

Wisteria Wonder, Pistachio Pudding, Sahara Sand, VersaMark

Embossing Folders:
Stylish Stripes, Perfect Polka Dots

Small Heart Punch, Pansy Punch (mask for sponging inside and envelope)

White Embossing Powder, Apothecary Framelits, Essentials Paper Piercing Template, Paper Piercer and Mat, Whisper White Envelope, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Sponges

Monday, July 7, 2014

FMS143 - Pleasant Poppies

 FMS143 Challenge

This is my first Freshly Made Sketches challenge! How fun!!!
I have recently been using the new Stampin' Up! Blendabilities and really love them!

Whisper White
Regals Designer Series Stack Pack (Cherry Cobbler)
Old Olive
Daffodil Delight

Stamp Sets:
Pleasant Poppies
A Dozen Thoughts

Memento Tuxedo Black
Cherry Cobbler Blendabilities
Old Olive Blendabilities
Daffodil Delight Blendabilities

Circles Framelits
Chevron Embossing Folder
Banner Punch (flag Sentiment)
Pearl Basic Jewels

Thursday, July 3, 2014

PPA210 - Mosaic Madness

We are always needing more masculine cards. When I first saw the color combination for this week's Pals Paper Arts Color Challenge, I thought these colors would work well for a masculine card.

Here is my card, please leave me a comment! :)

Cardstock: Basic Gray, Lost Lagoon, Pool Party, Neutrals Designer Series Paper Stack (Basic Gray)
Stamp Sets: Mosaic Madness, Chalk Talk
Inks: Lost Lagoon
Ribbon: Lost Lagoon 3/8" Stitched Satin
Other: Modern Mosaic Embossing Folder, Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder, Mosaic Punch, Extra-Large Oval Punch, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Whisper White Envelope

*All products from Stampin' Up!