Springtime Foils DSP, Celebrate You Thinlits & Stampin’ Blends, Yes Please!

When I saw this color combo and cards on Melissa Kerman’s blog, I loved them, and knew I had to case. Basic Gray Smoky Slate Crumb Cake Who knew that Basic Grey and Crumb Cake went so well together? I know they are both neutrals, but I never thought to put them together. Can you say “man” card? The bottom two for sure would be great to give to a man. NOTE: The Stampin’ Blends…

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Its That Time Again for the Stampin’ Up Only Challenge

I missed the last one as I was getting ready for vacation. This week its “Celebrations of all Kinds”. Birthday cards seemed to be the perfect “celebration” for me.  Plus I’ve been hording this beautiful Copper embossed paper from the Petals and Paisleys Specialty Designer Series Paper. You can play along too: http://suochallenges.com/. I knew I wouldn’t need a lot with this paper, so I used the Copper Embossing Powder and the Stylized Birthday for…

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Vintage Leaves Meets Suite Seasons

I was inspired by a card I saw on Kimberly Van Diepen’s Blog today. My card uses different colors, but the layout is the same. I first stamped the leaves with Soft Suede onto Crumb Cake cardstock, then sponged the edges with, Rich Razzleberry, Pumpkin Pie and Old Olive. These seem to be my “go to” fall colors.  Gold Wink of Stella was used on all the highlights of the leaves. Makes them just sparkle.…

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