Monday, September 29, 2008

I Love Fall!

Fall is my favorite time of year. I love the change of weather, the color of the leaves, the big harvest moon and the celebration of family and friends.
I made this card for Susan my up line. She is such a great teacher and I'm so grateful to have her in my life.
Stamp Set: With Gratitude
Card Stock: Chocolate Chip, Old Olive and Close to Cocoa
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Other: Raffia

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

The Big Shot

Susan my up-line held a class for her down-line to demo her Big Shot. I think I'm in love with this die cutter. It is so easy to use and the cute projects that you can make. I know what I'm asking Santa for.

Stamps: A Rose is a Rose, Always and Sincere Salutations
Ink: Certain Celery and Red Riding hood
Card Stock: Barley Banana, Certain Celery, Only Orange, Baja Breeze, Whisper White ,Bella Rose Designer Series Paper
Other: Gold Brads,
Scallop Envelope Bigz Die and Birds and Blooms Sizzlits Die

Monday, September 15, 2008

Pocket Silhouettes

Today's card was made with Stampin' Up! Pocket Silhouettes set. I stamped the images with White Whisper Craft Ink on Brilliant Blue Card Stock. The center punches are made from Stampin' Up! Curly Label and the top and bottom flowers are Stampin' Up! Trio Flower. The center of the flowers are dotted with a Brilliant Blue Stampin' Write Marker.

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Nature Silhouettes going Fall.

I really like this stamp sets. The image is embossed in black, the sky is sponged with More Mustard and Tangerine Tango. I am still not sure that I like the addition of the circles and the flower. I will have to give it another try to see what I can come up with.

Stamp:Nature Silhouettes
Ink: More Mustard and Tangerine Tango
Card Stock: Basic Black and Yo Yo Yellow
Other: Stampin' Up! 1/2" Circle Punch and Trio Flower Punch, Ribbon from Michaels and Black Embossing Powder.

Sunday, September 7, 2008

New Catalog Stamp Off

These card were part of a stamp off with my stamping friend. We each had to pick a stamp set and then create a card with limited supplies within an hour, as well as creating 3 duplicates. We had a blast!!
Stamps: Wow Flowers, Sock Monkey, Serene Spring and Dreams du Jour
Card Stock: White Whisper, Bella Rose, 2008 In Colors
Ink: Basic Black, 2008 In Colors

Saturday, September 6, 2008

Got to Love the Monkey!

Everyone should be in love with the sock monkey by now. You can do so much with this stamp set. Keep checking back for more ideas to come.

Stamps: Sock Monkey
Ink: Basic Black, Pink Passion, White Whisper and Real Red
Card Stock: White Whisper, Basic Black and Pink Passion
Others: Stampin' Up! Trio Flower Punch, 1-3/8" Circle Punch and Designer Lable Punch, Target $1.00 Tulip Punch, Pink Embroidery Thread, White Tulle, Stickles Yellow, Stickles Icicle and Rhinestone-Michales $1.00 Bin.

Just Vines

I really like how the purple and greens compliment each other. I can't wait to try them on a Xmas card.

Stamps:Pretty Petals and Serene Spring
Ink: Old Olive and Elegant Eggplant
Card stock: White Whisper, Old Olive and Elegant Eggplant
Others: Ribbon - Michaels and Rhinestones - Michaels

Inspired by Nature

This is one of my favorite Stampin' Up! Stamp sets. It's so calming. You can make such peaceful cards.

Stamps: Inspired By Nature and Small Sayings
Inks: Old Olive
Cardstock: White Whisper and Old Olive
Others: Martha Stewart's Butterfly Punch