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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Wild about flowers meets perpetual birthday stamp set

Love the clean fresh look of this card.  

Stamp set:  wild about flowers, watercolor wings
paper:  whisper white, Neutrals dsp stack
Ink:  daffodil delight, island indigo, blackberry bliss
Accessories:  project life corner punch, handheld stapler

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Wild about Flowers in lost lagoon and mint macaron CASE

Found my inspiration for this card here.
Stamp Set:  Wild about Flowers, Watercolor Wings
Paper:  lost lagoon, mint macaron, whisper white, island indigo
Ink:  lost lagoon, island indigo, soft sky
Accessories:  bow builder punch

Remarkable You on Vellum CASE

Another CASED card recently.  I can't find the link but I am sure it was on PINTEREST.  The original had a great video showing how this technique was done.

What to do:-  Stamp image in Versamark on Vellum.  Cut out with Lots of Labels framelits.  Turn vellum over.  Using a stylus, rub ball over the petals staying in the lines.  Turn back to front.  Highlight a couple of petals with a stampin write marker.  For the frame, cut out with 2 "Lots of Labels" framelits nestled together.  Attach to the vellum.

Stamp Set:  Remarkable You, Endless Birthday Wishes
Paper:  whisper white, vellum, mint macaron, 2015-2016 incolor dsp stack
Ink:  stazon jet black, memento tuxedo, cucumber crush, delightful dijon
Accessories:  Lots of Labels framelits, banner triple punch, simply scored stylus

Monday, August 24, 2015

Be the Star CASE from Pinterest

This is a card that I CASED a while ago and taught at one of my classes recently.  When I suggested this card the girls asked could we glitz it up so I chose silver glimmer paper and the gold foil paper to add the glitz.  I found the original on PINTEREST but could not locate it to add the link.

Stamp Set:  Be the Star, Celebrate Today, Brushstrokes
Card:  whisper white, tip top taupe, gold foil sheets, silver glimmer paper, lost lagoon
Ink:  early espresso, lost lagoon, pear pizzazz, tip top taupe
Accessories:  star framelits, mini treat bag thinlits, itty bitty accents punch, banner triple punch

Bel Air Creative Cards for August - Six Sided Sampler Case and Watercolor Wings

For cardmaking this Thursday I thought we could use one of my favourite stamp sets which is "Six Sided Sampler".  This is a case of a card that featured in this year's Annual Catalogue on page 104.  For my card I chose the 2014-2015 incolor palette.  I also chose "Perpetual Birthday" stamp set for the background.  I am really happy with the way it turned out.

Stamp Set:  Six Sided Sampler, Perpetual Birthday
Paper:  whisper white, blackberry bliss, dsp paper stack 2014-2016 incolor
Ink:  Lost Lagoon, Blackberry Bliss, Mossy Meadow, Hellow Honey, Tangelo Twist
Accessories:  Basic Rhinestones

For the second card we will make on Thursday night is a card using Watercolor Wings stamp set.  I used the Everyday Chic Washi Tape and Neutrals Designer Series Paper Stack.  I am really happy with the way this one turned out too.

Stamp Set:  Watercolor Wings bundle, Butterfly Basics Bundle
Paper:  whisper white, basic black, neutrals dsp stack 
Ink:  tempting turquoise, soft sky, lost lagoon
Accessories:  Everyday Chic Washi tape

Friday, July 3, 2015

Floral wings and Paper Players Sketch Challenge #251

Today's card  is using one of Stampin' Up!'s new Hostess Stamp Set called Floral Wings.  I also used The Paper Players Sketch Challenge #251.

Stamp Set:  Floral Wings
Card:  Crushed Curry, Island Indigo, Whisper White
Ink:  Island Indigo, Crushed Curry, Lost Lagoon
Accessories:  Banner Triple Punch, Bold Butterfly Framelits

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Petite Petals Stamp set meets Hexagon Hive Die

Cut out the hexagon hive die using a post-it note.  This will give you a stencil.  Place stencil on whisper white.  Draw around hexagon shapes with lead pencil.  Stamp flowers from petite petals stamp set in island indigo in hexagon shapes.  Now cut island indigo card with the hexagon hive die. Layer this on top of the whisper white.  Stamp petite petals flower in calypso coral, pear pizazz, pool party and layer them on the solid hexagons.  Stamp Happy Birthday from Guy Greetings stamp set in island indigo and punch out with washi label punch.

Stamps used:  petite petals, guy greetings
Card:  pool party, whisper white, island indigo
Ink:  island indigo, calypso coral, pear pizazz, pool party
Accessories:  hexagon hive framelit die, washi label punch, dimensionals

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Watercolor Wings meets Stampin' Royalty Challenge #283

I came across a new challenge blog today.  It's the Stampin' Royalty Challenge Blog.   The challenge was #283 and can be found here.

Stamp Set:  Watercolor Wings, Watercolor Words
Card:  Daffodil Delight, Whisper White, Pear Pizazz, Calypso Coral
Ink:  Daffodil Delight, Pear Pizazz, Calypso Coral

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Creative Card Group Projects for June 2015

Our first project this month is using the Stamp Set " Birthday Blossoms".  I CASED this card from a fellow Australian Demonstrator, Alisa.  You can see her original card here.

Stamp Set:  Birthday Blossoms
Card:  Mint Macaron, Whisper White, 2015-2017 InColor DSP Stack
Ink:  Stazon Jet Black, Watermelon Wonder, Delightful Dijon, Mint Macaron
Accessories:  Everyday Chic Designer Washi Tape, Pansy Punch, Mint Macaron 1" Dotted Lace Trim

Our second project is also a CASED card.  I got my inspiration here.  

Stamp Set:  Build a Birthday, Tin of Cards
Card:  Pool Party, Whisper White, Bermuda Bay, Cucumber Crush, Crushed Curry
Ink:  Watermelon Wonder, Pool Party, Crushed Curry, Bermuda Bay
Accessories:  Cherry on Top Designer Washi Tape, Star punches

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

You've Got This Upright Z-Fold Every Day Chic DSP

Another Upright Z-Fold Card!

Stamp Set:  You've Got This, Build A Birthday
Card:  Basic Black, Every Day Chic DSP, Whisper White
Ink:  Whisper White Craft Ink, Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories:  Corner Rounder, White Emboss powder, Heat Gun, Scallop edge punch, Lots of Labels Framelits, circle punches, Rhinestones

Monday, June 22, 2015

Freshly Made Sketches 191 using Sprinkles of Life Stamp Set

I made this card for my friend who wanted a card for a friend who had just bought her first house.  The card uses  Freshly Made Sketches 191.

Stamp Sets:  Bravo, Sprinkles of Life, You Brighten My Day (Retired SAB)
Card:  Mint Macaron, Whisper White, 2015-2017 Incolor Designer Series Paper Stack
Ink:  Tip Top Taupe, Cucumber Crush, Mint Macaron, Watermelon Wonder, Delightful Dijon

Build A Birthday Upright Z-Fold Card with Cherry on Top Designer Series Paper

One of the new sets from the new catalogue is Build a Birthday Stamp Set.  It's really cute.  This is my first attempt at an Upright Z-Fold Card using this set.  

Stamp Set:  Build A Birthday
Card:  Watermelon Wonder, Whisper White, Bermuda Bay, Cherry on Top dsp stack, cucumber crush, crushed curry
Ink:  pool party, watermelon wonder, cucumber crush, Bermuda Bay, crushed Curry, Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories:  Star punches, paper trimmer

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Celebrate Today meets Cherry On Top DSP Stack Tri-Fold Shutter Card Take 2

Here is another Tri-fold Shutter Card using the Cherry on Top Designer Series Paper Stack and the Celebrate Today stamp set.  This card uses Star framelits and star punches as the main embellishments.  These are such great fun cards to make.  You can see my previous card here. 

Stamp Set:  Celebrate Today
Card:  Crushed Curry, Pool Party, Cucumber Crush, Watermelon Wonder, Bermuda Bay, Cherry on Top Designer Series Paper Stack
Ink:  Bermuda Bay, Cucumber Crush
Accessories:  Star Punches, Paper trimmer, Bone scorer, Glue dots, Double sided tape, Big shot, Star Framelits for layers, dimensionals, Mini Treat Bag Thinlits (strip of stars)

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Celebrate Today meets Cherry On Top DSP Stack Tri-Fold Shutter Card

What You Need:-
Designer Series Paper – (cherry on top) 2 patterns which coordinate together.
Base card – (pool party) A4 sheet, one that coordinates with your dsp  
Layer One (Embellishment) (cucumber crush) – A5 sheet – pale sheet that coordinates with your chosen papers ( you will stamp greeting on this one)
Layer Two (Embellishment) (whisper white) – A5 sheet – one that coordinates with your scrapbooking paper
A5 sheet of coordinating paper (watermelon wonder) - Embellishments – Stars

Stamp Set:  Celebrate Today
Card:  Pool Party, Whisper White, Cucumber Crush, Watermelon Wonder, Bermuda Bay, Cherry on Top Designer Series Paper Stack
Ink:  Bermuda Bay, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Accessories:  Star Punches, Paper trimmer, Bone scorer, Glue dots, Double sided tape, Big shot, Banner Framelits for layers, dimensionals, Mini Treat Bag Thinlits (strip of stars)


Cut A4 to 15cm x 30cm.
Score at 5, 10, 20, 25

Turn card 90 degrees. 

Line edge of card up on 11cm line.  Cut between 5cm and 25cm score lines.  Flip card over and line edge of card up on 11cm line and again cut between 5cm and 25cm score lines. 

Fold in thirds, now unfold.  Flip the top and bottom the opposite way to the middle fold.

Open up card and lay it flat on your work area.

Cut the patterned paper to the following measurements. 
6cm x 9cm x 1
14cm x 4cm x 2
6cm x 4cm x 2
3cm x 9cm x 2
3cm x 4cm x 4.

Place and then adhere pieces in the folded gridded areas.  

Stamp image on whisper white.  Punch out stars and assemble.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Birthday Blossoms Scalloped Tag Topper Punch Card Closure

This is one of the new Stamp Sets from our new catalogue.  It is called Birthday Blossoms.  The greeting is from also a new Stamp Set called "Tin of Cards".  The technique is called "Tag Topper Punch Card Closure"

My first card is using blue and green tints while my second card is using pink tints.  Which one do you like?  
Card:  Soft Sky, Bermuda Bay and whisper white
Ink:  Bermuda Bay, Pool Party, Pear Pizazz
Accessories:  Scallop Tag Topper Punch, Soft Sky Taffeta Ribbon (Retired), Paper Trimmer

Card:  Blushing Bride, Rose Red, Whisper White
Ink:  Rose Red, Blushing Bride, Pear Pizazz
Accssories:  Scallop Tag Topper Punch, Pretty In Pink Grosgrain Ribbon (Retired), Paper Trimmer