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Tuesday, April 29, 2008

This was a card a made a while ago- I haven't been doing much stampin lately- the last few weeks have been really nice out so I am spending time outside instead!!!
Anyhoo this is what I used:
Patterned Paper: My Minds Eye- out and about- (I think)
Cardstock: Stampin Up Old Olive and Cameo Coral
Stamps: Verve Visual- Starlight Starbright remixed, Papertrey Polka dot Basics'
Ink: Palette Burnt Umber
Accessories: Buttons American Crafts, SEI, Ribbon, Offray

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Thinking of you!

This was a quickie made for my co-worker who is having a bit of a rough time lately. I got this adorable stamp at Scrapfest a couple weeks ago. It is by Magenta- a canadian company.

Patterned Paper-American Crafts
Stamps: Magenta, papertrey- sentiment
Cardstock- Bazzill, Papertrey
Ink- Brilliance graphite, Palette
Accessories- Crystal effects, Prismacolor pencils

Sunday, April 20, 2008

CPS 61 a Good Luck Card

CPS 61

When I first saw this sketch I was a little unsure but I just started grabbing paper and this is what happened!!
I actually really like the card...huh...who knew????
This is a card for my Manager who is moving on.....I'm gonna miss her- she is great!!!
Patterned paper: Pink patterns- Papertrey
Cardstock: Stampers Select & Berry Sorbet-Papertrey, Certainly celery-Stampin Up
Ink: Palette Spring Moss & Berry Sorbet-Papertrey
Accessories: Plastic Flowers-American Crafts, Ribbon & buttons- your guess is as good as mine, and dew drops

Lauren's Sketch

This was a nice simple sketch so I thought I would break out the Bella. I dont love colouring so I rarely use her-not because I don't lover her ...just don't love coloring. I used
What I used:
Patterned paper: American Crafts
Cardstock: Bazzill
Stamp: Cosmo Bella
Ink: Brilliance Graphite, Papertrey Palette Berry Sorbet
Accents: American crafts plastic flower ( which I inked with the palette ink) and felt flowers, misc brads, Prisma pencils with the blender

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Papertrey for sale- never mind

Ok Spring Cleaning!!! I have WAY too many stamps sets!!

I am parting with 3 papertrey sets-

Believe- like new couple images stamped maybe once or twice $ 10
Oval Borders and Comers- like new a couple images stamped once or twice $ 17
Ambassador Monogram - new never used $10

I am contemplating others so stay tuned................

SOLD wow that was super fast!!!!

Talylors Cupcake Challenge #12-without the cupcakes!!

This is my attempt at Taylors Cupcake Challenge #12. You can see her challenge HERE.
I needed a birthday card for my mom and she is all about the western stuff so I dug deep into my stash and pulled out my Cosmo Cricket Jitterbug Patterned paper. I just love this paper and its Vintage western colours!!!.
Heres what I used:
Paper: Cosmo Cricket Jitterbug
Cardstock: Stampin Up Buckaroo Blue, Cranberry Crisp, Bazzill Ivory and Brown
Stamps: Starlight Starbright Remixed and Verves- Verve Visual
Ink: Palette and Stampin up
Ivory Twill from Offray.

Friday, April 18, 2008

Big Bloom

Well I finally got my Cuttlebug Build a flower dies and it was right before Papertrey's GSS submissions were due. I threw this card togther really quick but I kinda liked how it turned out!
Patterned paper is pink prints from papertrey, carstock is Berry Sorbet, Sweet blush, and Spring Moss from Papertrey. Sentiment on the stem is from Birthday basics- also Papertrey. Ink is Palette, button is american crafts

Thursday, April 17, 2008


Another fun one from CPS

Forthis one I used Stampin Up cardstock in Sage shadow and so saffron, Paperytrey Cardstock in Sweet Blush. Stamps are all from Papertrey Polka dot basics and Beautiful Blooms. Ink is Mellow Moss from Stampin Up and Berry Sorbet from papertrey.

Die cuts are Cuttlebug and buttons are from SEI.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Kristina Werner Color Inspiration #5

Fun fun fun, I love these colour inspiration challenges. You can see the post HERE.
This combo was was to use So Saffron, Bashful Blue, Close to Cocoa and Certainly celery. I actually really like them together but I do really like so saffron anyway!!
I got the Anniversary set from Papertrey today- so I just HAD to ink these babies up!!! I watercoloured the images with ink and a blender pen. The sentimant is from Simple little things from Papertrey
Quickie card

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Papertrey GSS entries

This time I wanted to do something a little different. I used the Pink Patterns paper and glued it to puzzle pieces. I matched it with some of their March Release cardstock too- Berry Sorbet and sweet blush- yummy- how gorgeous are these colors? I Used the saddle stitched ribbon and a hat pin and some beads.

This card was alot of work- lots of "fitzy" filing. Thank GOD for Basic Grey precision files is all I have to say.

I didnt win but oh well- still fun tryin!!!!!

Sunday, April 13, 2008

Mojo Monday #32

It has been a hectic week... not for any particular reason though....weird huh. I did not do much stamping at all!!
I did manage to do the Mojo challenge. I needed a card for my hubby so I went with a masculine colour palette.

I used Chatterbox patterned cardstock- I actually used both sides- I love this paper- wish I could find more! I also used Stampin Up Kraft and Ivory cardstock. Sentiment and bird is from Verve Visuals Anniversary Birds set. I stamped the bird on ivory scalloped nestability then agaoi on the patterened paper and cut him out.

Ribbon is wide satin from American Crafts and Ink is Palette.

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Verve Challenge #2

Verve is holding another challenge- woohoo!!! Go check it out HERE !!

I can't say how much I love these Anniversary Birds- so stinking cute!!!!

For this card I wanted an earthy feel. I used Basic grey Mellow patterned paper and paired it with Bazzill textured cardstock. I stamped the bird in black then stamped him again on patterned paper and cut him out! I chalked the while cardstock lightly with blue chalk.
Sentiment is from Papertrey and brown gingham ribbon is offray.

Monday, April 7, 2008

Strike a pose!

Another layout! I wanted something bright- I guess I accomplished that right?
Carstock: Stampin Up, Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Basic grey
Embellishments: Alphabet Soup from Ki memories for the a"pose", American crafts buttons, Making Memories Epoxy shapes, Chipboard arrow which I painted black and glittered, Chipboard A from Basic Grey covered in Basic grey Patterned paper, Heidi Swapp Big flower, unknown black rub on alphabet, ribbon is random Michaels brand

Sunday, April 6, 2008

Taylors Cupcake Challenge#10

My first cupcake challenge. I love Taylors blog!!!!
I got this awesome Bassic Grey- It is from the Cupcake lione- how perfect.
Stamps are Hey Cupcake from Stampendous, Cardstock is Stampin Up and Bazzill, Ink Is Palette and Stampin Up, and ribbon is just random Green Gingham!!

Getting Scrappy

I love this photo of Lola- she looks so sweet , innocent and peaceful......haha, we all know different right...just kidding!!

What didn't I use in this layout- wow that is the question, a bit of everything you could say!!!
I started with a Base of Patterned paper from Basic Grey Mellow and then I hand cut the flowers which are also from Basic Grey Mellow. The Title is Quickutz and stamps. The flourishes in the corner are from American Crafts, the Daughter rub on is from??? who knows. The primas are from the dollar store and the vines are Quickutz as well. I accented with some dew drops and rubbed Distress Ink all over the flowers.
I am pretty happy with this one.

Friday, April 4, 2008

Happy 2nd Birthday BEAN

Well time sure flies.. wow what can I say.
My baby girl, Lola Maria is 2 . We have had a blast this last 2 years- you have become such an individual and really developed your own personality... and a strong one at that!!!

We love you Lola!!

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Verve Birds ..I'm in love!!.

These birds just make me happy- SO freakin' cute and I love that they are meant for anniversaries or weddings. I know they will find themselves on on to other projects as well !!
I have a few wedding stamps but they are meh.... and NO anniversary stamps. Well I'm done justifying my purchase now.... onto the card.

Cardstock is Stampin up, Stamps are Verve Visual Anniversary Birds and Daisy Bucket corners. Ink is Palette and ribbon is from who the heck knows! I accented with a heart eyelet and I Glazed the birds with liquid glass in antique.