Friday, October 31, 2008
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
CS: More Mustard, Basic Black, Really Rust
Sunday, October 19, 2008
Saturday, October 18, 2008
Friday, October 17, 2008
Sunday, October 12, 2008
Stamps: Fresh Cuts
Inks: Chocolate Chip
CS: Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, Pumpkin Pie, Barely Banana, Close to Cocoa, Basic Black
Punches: Lg & Sm Ovals; Round Scallop Punch; Tab Punch; Boho Blossoms Punch (for feet & beak); 1 3/4", 1 3/8", 1/4", 3/4", 1/2", 1/4" Round Punches, Scallop Edge Punch
Saturday, October 11, 2008
Friday, October 10, 2008
As soon as I saw this bedroom ensemble, I knew that I had to pull out my Paper Trey set, Guide Lines. This set is just so fabulous....I simply do not use it enough!! Anyway, that is the set that created the background on the Top Note die cut piece....stamped in White Craft ink onto Basic Black CS. Add a few flowers from Eastern Blooms (another favorite!), a greeting, and some ribbon, and there you have it!!
A few things to note:
The greeting was punched out with the Large Oval Punch. Then the background of the greeting was created by punching twice more with the same punch, but this time in Real Red CS.
The flowers were stamped in Real Red Classic ink (and, yes, they DO match exactly IRL!) and cut out. To create the centers, the flower was again stamped, but this time in Basic Black, punched, and layered.
Can't wait to see what the others have created!
Stamps: Guide Lines (by Paper Trey, Inc.), Eastern Blooms, Short & Sweet
Inks: White Craft, Real Red Classic
CS: Whisper White, Real Red, Basic Black
Misc: Large Oval Punch, 1/2" Round Punch, Dimensionals, Narrow White Grosgrain Ribbon, Top Note Die (Big Shot)
Monday, October 6, 2008
Sunday, October 5, 2008
Saturday, October 4, 2008
This card is definitely a CASE of one posted by our very own Bloggers' Challenge member, Marcia Pringle! I've had this idea downloaded on my computer for a very long time and thought it would work perfectly for the combined theme. (THANK YOU, Marcia!!) Of course, I made some changes, but the overall idea and layout is all Marcia's!!
You see, I needed a masculine type card...no hearts or frills for hubby. (He'd hate it!) So, I pulled out my very time-worn set, Lovely as a Tree. The leaf branches were first stamped in More Mustard ink and then to achieve the multi-colored look, I used markers and the Thumping technique. 'Course, Marcia's background used French Script, which I sold long ago (and have regretted it many times since), but I used an old favorite, Linen and then Tres Chic. The greeting was changed and employs 3 punches....which is very different from the original. So, you see, it is similar....definitely inspired....but still different!
Thanks for stopping by! Can't wait to see what the others have been up to....hope to see you there.
Stamps: Lovely as a Tree, Linen*, Tres Chic, Always, Short & Sweet
Inks: More Mustard, Really Rust, Creamy Carmel, Chocolate Chip
CS: Natural Ivory, Close to Cocoa, Old Olive
Markers: Old Olive, Really Rust, Close to Cocoa
Punches: 1 3/8" Round, Designer Label Punch, Wide Oval Punch
Misc: Cutter Kit (Distressing Tool), Wide Old Olive Grosgrain, Taupe Grosgrain*, Old Olive Mini Brads, Paper Piercer (Tool Kit)