Sunday, October 31, 2010
I really like the way it turned out--although cut out, beautifully arranged leaves would have been nice. LOL
Stamps: Day of Gratitude
Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Early Espresso, Crumb Cake, Old Olive
Ink: Early Espresso, Pumpkin Pie and Old Olive
Accessories: wide oval punch, pumpkin pie 1/4" grosgrainm eyelet border punch, Big Shot, elegant lines embossing folder
Saturday, October 30, 2010
Friday, October 29, 2010
Monday, October 25, 2010
Stamp Sets: Extreme Elements, On Your Birthday
Cardstock and Ink: River Rock, Basic Gray and Night of Navy
Accessories: Pewter Jumbo Eyelets, Crop a Dile, Star Punch and Dimensionals
Friday, October 22, 2010
Here's the new case. It's nice enough. It latches shut tightly.
But..... it's kinda.....welll........boring!
I thought it needed a little something to dress it up.
I went through the Definitely Decorative Catalog and found this flower is from the Just Believe stamp set. I love the stamp set so I knew this was just the decor for my storage case...
Here it is all decked out. Ahhhhh better!
Thursday, October 21, 2010
What does a demonstrator do in a pinch? She adds ~CHOCOLATE~!
I think this is just the right amount....
Ink: Basic Black
DSP: Play Date and Newsprint
Accessories: Heart to Heart and Pinking Heart Border Punch and Real Red Satin Ribbon
What they need to look like....
The Paperclip Solution....
On Saturday, I have a Stamp a Stack scheduled with 30 ladies attending and I have been a little stressed. I cut out over 300 snowflakes using the Northern Frost Decorative Strip in the Holiday Mini Catalog. They went through like butter; however, all the little interior pieces didn't fall away. So I have been trying to decide what would be the best tool for the job. Well first it was a paper piercer or a stylus, but I only have one of each and I would like the ladies not to be held up waiting for a turn. I thought and thought....a pencil-no....a pen-no....fingernail-no...a fork-no. (this is only a few of the things that went through my head in the last few days...lol) Anyway, I was sitting here at my computer desk when PAPERCLIP just popped in my head. What a cheap, easy tool to help these ladies get their cards assembled quicker. It's the PaperClip Solution. Perhaps a little SU! ribbon tied around the end will dress them up a bit and make them look more 'official'.
Monday, October 18, 2010
A little sneak peek.
Stamp Set: Just Believe, En Francais, Bella Toile
CS: Whisper White, Cajun Craze, Baja Breeze
Ink: Whisper White, Cajun Craze
Accessories: Paper piercer, silver brads, mat pack, scallop edge punch, dimensionals, Big Shot, Lattice Square Die
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Pull Ribbon Gift Card Tutorial
You will need:
Stamps: Teeny Tiny Wishes and Tags Til Christmas
1 pieces 4" x 6" Very Vanilla Cardstock
1 piece 4" x 2-5/8" Very Vanilla Cardstock
1 piece 1-1/2" x 6" Jolly Holiday DSP
1 piece 2 3/4" x 2" Cherry Cobbler Cardstock
1 scrap piece Very Vanilla
1 scrap piece Old Olive
Old Olive Stamp Pad
Cherry Cobbler Stamp Pad
Crop a dile
Scallop Square Punch
17" Old Olive Ribbon
1. Score at 2-3/4 and 5- 1/2
I haven't made ribbon pulls in a long time, I thought it would be a fun project to make w/ the ladies. I know they were a hit when I made them a few years ago.
Here it is closed: Opened up to show the gift card:
(Thank you Riley Kate for letting me use your McDonald's gift card for my project! ♥)
Stamps: Delightful Decorations( We actually used the Tags til Christmas set for the meeting) and Teeny Tiny Wishes
Cardstock: Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive, Vanilla
DSP: Jolly Holiday
Accessories: 1/4 Grosgrain ribbon, paper piercer, gold brad, dimensionals, crop a dile
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Monday, October 11, 2010
Sunday, October 10, 2010
Well this girl opened up her My Digital Studio. Voila--SU! card with that same sentiment!
I wanted something clean and simple. The real red border was a last minute change when I realized that when I uploaded the card you wouldn't be able to tell where the background ended and the card started. I think it was an okay addition to the card.
What do you think?
Here's my Autumn Spice DSP. Notice that I just clip the plastic wrap on one end.
Friday, October 8, 2010
I added a couple leaves from the Day of Gratitude stamp set (item #121148 clear) also in the Holiday Mini Catalog. It coordinated with the Autumn Spice dsp. I didn't think I need this set. Now I am looking forward to making as many cards and projects as I can before winter comes.
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
We have three books so far. We have "Family", "Outside" and "Grandpa & Grandma Hawkinson's".
Now I am at a loss of how to decorate them. If you have any cute ideas for covers for the books, PLEASE don't be shy. Leave me a comment and give me any ideas you may have.
This will definitely be the favorite. This is the "Outside Picture Book". It has a picture of both lawn mowers, my car, Dad's van, the barn, our home....
I can't wait until Evan wakes up so he can look at it. :)