Sunday, April 10, 2016

Thank You Card

I created this card as a thank you card for my recent retirement gifts.  The card was stamped with the Rubber Stamp Tapestry Violet Border set and Memento Elderberry and Bamboo Leaves inks.  Pearls were added to the flower centers.  The words were from My Favorite Things Pretty Poppy set.  Stickles was added to the flower petals and leaves.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Inset Die Technique

This card was created using the inset die technique.  The My Favorite Things Die-namics Vine Border was cut from green Bazzil cardstock.  The floral cardstock from Pebbles Home Grown line was attached to the red cardstock with temporary adhesive and cut with the Vine die.  The cardstock was separated and the green vine was placed between the two cardstocks.  The happy birthday words are from Stampendous.  Purple cardstock was used for the base of the card. 

Hats off to the Graduate

Here is the second card for this week's card club.  The Keys to success cardstock is from Doodlebug Design Cap and Gown line.  The graduation cap is from Impression Obsession and cut from Bazzil cardstock.  The circle die is from W Plus 9's Love Mom Layers dye.  This card is a four panel accordion card.  The inside has the diploma die also from Impression Obsession.  The words are from Avery Elle's Hats Off set.  Grey cardstock from Bazzil was used for the base of the card.  Black ribbon was used to close the card.  The card size folded is 4 x 4.  Below is the inside of the card.  The numbers were cut from the Mama Elephant alphabet die set.

Blogging Again!


Now that I have retired, I hope to blog frequently.  Here is a card I have created for a card club this weekend.  It's made with Sizzix wheelbarrow die and flowers from the Cricut cartridges, Doodlecharms for the leaves Simply Sweet for the flowers.  The wheelbarrow was cut from Whitewash cardstock by Core'dinations and sanded.  The flowers and leaves were cut from Bazzil cardstock.  The words were stamped with Versafine Onyx Black ink.  The words are from Mama Elephant, Mini Messages.  Stickles were added to the flowers and leaves. 

Trio of Vases

These vases were die cut with the Memory Box lantern dies.  The bases of the lanterns were trimmed to look like vases.  Flowers and leaves were from Rubber Stamp Tapestry Trillium Path stamped with Distress Spiced Marmalade, Ripe Persimmon and Peeled Paint.  The stems are from the W Plus 9 Pretty Peonies stamp set.  The words are from Technique Tuesday. 

Thinking of You

 Thinking of You
This card was made using the My Favorite Things Poppy stamp set.  The background was stamped with Hero Arts Latte chalk ink.  The poppies were stamped with Distress Fired Brick ink and colored with Poppy Red and Crimson Lake Prisma pencils.  The flowers were layered on the card after using a stylus to add some dimension.  The stems were stamped with Peeled Paint distress ink.  The center of the poppy was a black mini pompom ribbon from May Arts.  Brown twine was wrapped around the top card layer.  Words and background stamp were from the same poppy set.

Just Because

The flower on this cards is a die from Penny Black.  It was cut on white cardstock and colored with distress inks, Peeled Paint, Mowed Lawn, Scattered Straw, Ripe Persimmon, and Aged Mahogany.  The greenery stamp is from Kaiser Craft and was stamped with Peeled Paint.  The words are from Technique Tuesday and stamped with Black Versafine Ink.  The background paper is from Kaiser Craft. 

Monday, June 1, 2015

Screen Divider Card

Here is another screen divider card using butterfly paper from BoBunny.  The words are cut from one of the Elizabeth Craft accordion fancy label dies and layered on black card stock cut from the same label set.  The words are from Impression Obsession, stamped with Versafine  ink on the reverse side of the BoBunny cardstock.   The boarder is punched with a Martha Stewart edge punch.  The legs were punch with a Marvy punch.  The Memory Box Surely Stitched Circle die was cut with black cardstock and added to the first panel.  A butterfly was cut from the same BoBunny cardstock and added to the stitched circle. 

Field of Flowers

Field of Flowers

My flowers on this card are from W Plus 9 Pretty Peonies stamp set.  The flowers were stamped on printed dictionary paper by Glitz with Distress Abandoned Coral ink, stems were stamped with Distress Peeled Paint.  The small leafy sprays are from Kaiser Craft stamped with Peeled Paint ink.  Distress Moss ink and Peeled Paint were used for the grass also from the W Plus 9 Pretty Peonies set.  Words are a Peel Off sticker from Elizabeth Crafts.  Velum was used to soften the image.  Ribbon is seam binding dyed with the Distress Abandoned Coral ink.  This card can be used for any occasion by changing the words. 

Happy Father's Day

Rocky the Crab from Elizabeth Crafts is the center of this fun Father's Day Card.  The lobster die is from Memory Box.  The sea cardstock is from BoBunny.  Words are from Memory Box.  This side step card folds flat for mailing.  A gift card can be slipped into the side opening.