Monday, June 18, 2012

Color Challenge

The colors for the color challenge this week at Splitcoast Stampers are Tangerine Tango, Chocolate Chip, and Always Artichoke, with the dessert option to pop up all or part of the image. Now, I know I have Tangerine Tango cardstock, I just saw it the other day, but I had to pull out every piece of cardstock I own to find it. The good news is my paper shelves look tidier than they have in months, the bad news is I never found the Tangerine Tango!! So here you see Pumpkin Pie, my Authentique dp does come very close to TT and I heat embossed the Sweet n Sassy roses and mixed Pumpkin Pie and Poppy Parade ink to water color them.

Stamps: Sweet n Sassy - Rose Blossom
Accessories: embossing folders, Spellbinder dies, SU brad, seam binding ribbon, heat embossing, water pen and SU ink pads.

Friends of Speedy TV challenge - Summer

The Friends of Speedy TV challenge at Mark's Finest Papers - A Heinrich Company this week is 'Summer', join us here for a chance to win a stamp set:
This is a sneak peak of one of the shells from the soon to be released 'Silly Shells' set at Mark's Finest Papers. I heat embossed this beautiful shell image to give it shine and watercolored it with Stampin Up ink pads and a water pen.

Stamps: Mark's Finest Papers A Heinrich Co. - Silly Shells
Accessories: border punch, embossing folders, dew drops, foam tape, water pen, ink pads, Spellbinder dies.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Friends of Speedy TV challenge

The Friends of Speedy TV challenge at Mark's Finest Papers - A Heinrich Company this week is 'Father's Day', join us here for a chance to win a stamp set:
I chose to make a Father's Day card with the beautiful 'Light My Way Home' set by Mark's Finest Papers. The lighthouse is colored with copics and the sky with chalks. I embossed the background with a shell embossing folder and added royal blue jewel stickers and a metal brad sticker, finishing it off with a blue sheer knot.

Stamps: Mark's Finest Papers A Heinrich Co. - Light My Way Home
Accessories: Copic markers, chalks, jewel stickers, metal sticker, sheer ribbon, embossing folder.

Friday, June 8, 2012


I've made several graduation cards this week, this one is made with Verve stamps. I heat embossed several of the flowers in white to layer with foam tape.

Stamps: Verve
Accessories: My favorite Things doily Die, Spellbinder circle die, seam binding ribbon, white embossing powder, dew drops, heat gun, embossing folder

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Sweet n Sassy Stamps New Release and Blog Hop

I made two cards for the new release, the first one is with the new 'Under His Wings' set. I thought this would be a perfect image for a Father's Day card, so I used the masculine colors of kraft and Crumb Cake with some bright yellow for excitement. I finished it off with manly embossing folders and a gingham knot.

Stamps: Sweet n Sassy Stamps - Under His Wings
Accessories: embossing folders, gingham ribbon, copic markers, half pearls

For a little fun in the sun, I colored this sweet new bear from Sweet n Sassy Stamps with copic markers and layered in scalloped borders for waves.
Stamps: Sweet n Sassy Stamps - Summertime Rhubarb
Accessories: Sweet n Sassy Stamps scalloped border dies, embossing folders, dew drops, My Favorite Things doily die, Spellbinder dies, foam tape

Welcome to the Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps June New Release Celebration!  All of the Design Divas are excited to kick things off today with a fun blog hop full of inspiration using the sets that will be available for purchase in the store tonight.  Ready to get started?

Monday, June 4, 2012

Buttons and Bows challenge

The Friends of Speedy TV challenge at Mark's Finest Papers this week is 'Buttons and Bows', join us here for a chance to win a stamp set:
I love seam binding ribbon, so this wasn't a hard challenge! I colored this MFP rose from the Love Remains set with copic markers and added dimension to the layers with foam tape. The oval under the rose and the strip on the bottom were embossed with embossing folders.
Stamps: Mark's Finest Papers - Love Remains
Accessories: my favorite Things flourish die, cheery lynn border die, seam binding ribbon, button, twine, embossing folders, copic markers, spellbinder dies, foam tape, half pearls.

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Graduation Cutie

It's graduation card time and I thought I'd make an untraditional one for our neighbor girl, who's graduating from high school. My Pure Innocence image is colored with Copic markers and paper piecing with lots of foam tape between the layers for dimension.

Stamps: My Favorite Things
Accessories: My Favorite Things doily and border dies, satin ribbon, embossing folders, Copic Markders, foam tape