Painted Harvest Fall Card

I really love how this card turned out. I’ve seen several takes on this technique. I LOVE the Painted Harvest Stamp Set. What better way to show it off than with the word FALL, using the Large Letter Dies. I originally did the one of the left. When Patty and I got together a while back we made this card and I totally forgot the top two layers. They both work, but really like the…

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Blast from the Past, SUO Challenge

So this weeks challenge is a blast from the past. I don’t save many retired stamps, but I did happen to save this one back from 2004. The name of the set is Hope Is….. I have a special person I am going to send this to who is going having a lot of medical issues between herself and her son. I am blending some new with the old. My card base and first layer…

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Glossy Paper Leaves

Here I go again, back to the Glossy Paper and Re-inkers. Watch my video HERE. This technique just screams FALL! don’t you think? On the other cards I did, I used a big piece and and then die cut. This time I die cut the leaves from Seasonal Layers Framelits and then used the re-inkers and water to spread the ink. Before the ink dried, I laid the cut out leaf (skeleton leaf) onto the…

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Climbing Orchid Card

I know what you are thinking…….there are a LOT of stamps and dies in this set. It can be very intimidating, yes it can, but once you play with it, you will see how all the pieces go together. And when you pair this set with the Jar of Love, you have a great card. Thank you Patty Bennett! We started off with a Berry Burst card base and a piece of Whisper White cardstock…

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Beautiful Bouquet Card or Gift Bag Tag?

Today I’m going to show you a non-Christmas card using the Builder Card Front Framelits. You can’t order them yet, but you can get the matching Stamp Set, Carols of Christmas FREE when you join Stampin’ Up! See the end of this post. The Beautiful Bouquet Bundle is so fun when you pair it with the Build a Card Framelits. It puts a nice little frame around the bouquet. You can see the frame better…

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Grown with Love Watering Can

This is a fun fast card and another Patty and I did together. I love that there are Framelits that match and makes it so easy. The card base is Fresh Fig and that strip of Designer Paper is from the Eastern Palace Designer Series Paper Pack. I used the Lots of Labels (largest one) Framelits. The watering can is stamped with Smoky Slate onto Thick Whisper White cardstock, as well as the flowers. I…

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Grown with Love, Fun Fold

The last time Patty and I got together, this is one of the cards I designed.  This one has a fun fold. This bundle is awesome. (You can save 10% if you purchase the bundle). So this one is more like an pocket with a card insert. Start with a piece of Cajun Craze cardstock and cut, 4 1/4″ x 9 1/2″. Score 4 3/4″ on short side, and 1/4″ on each side of the…

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Foil Frenzy Specialty Designer Series Paper

What? have you seen this GORGEOUS paper yet? OMG!! Love this Designer Series Paper. Love what I made with it. Check out my video on how I did the Glossy Paper, Re-inker & Spritzer technique HERE! I used the Ribbon of Courage bundle. And check out the ribbon, the color is Berry Burst. I had told myself that I didn’t really like this ribbon, boy was I wrong….It ties a bow so easily. This card…

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Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge, Happy 4th of July

This weeks challenge is: Summer Fun – Ocean, Beach, Sun- whatever makes you think of summer”. Sunglasses and Daisies make me think about summer, how about you? This was a fun card to make. The Delightful Daisy Designer Series Paper works perfect for my “pocket” I stamped the pocket from thevPocketful of Sunshine stamp set, and die cut it with the matching Pocket Framelits. Next I sponged on the edges of the pocket with Night…

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Oh So Eclectic

Doesn’t the name of this stamp set, Oh So Eclectic sound exciting? This was one of those “must” haves when I was placing my first new catalog order. My card screams, New In Colors too! Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist & Emerald Envy from last years collection. This bundle comes with matching Thinlits too. Save 10% when you purchase the bundle. I also used the Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Paper. You just used a 2″…

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