Gourd Goodness

What a fun name for a stamp set. I originally bought this set because of the beautiful leaves, but look at these gorgeous pumpkins. Its a two step stamp with both pumpkins. At first when I stamped the solid image, I thought, you really don’t need the 2nd stamp…….boy was I wrong. It totally makes the pumpkin “pop”. Then I “winked” it with Wink of Stella. The stems each have two stamps too. I am…

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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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SUO, “Focus on Masculine”

Time for another Stampin’ Up! Challenge. You know how hard “man” cards are for me……But I had this idea in my head about making the pen have a wood looking barrel. Look what I came up with. I also haven’t played with this new paper, Wood Textures. Its perfect for “man” cards. This is a 6″ x 6″ Paper Stack available on June 1st, along with the Crafting Forever stamp set. I told you I…

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To think of you is to smile, SUO Challenge, Watercolor Fun

Woohoo, love the theme for this weeks Challenge. You know, you can play along too: http://suochallenges.com/ My inspiration for this card came from Kimberly Van Diepen. I love ALL her stuff.  This was perfect for an “out of the box” kind of card and different than how you would normally use this set.  You will notice that I didn’t center the top layer onto the card base. I wanted part of another Metallic Doily to…

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Extend the Life of Wink Of Stella

I have a short video where I will show you how to extend the life of your Wink of Stella Glitter Brush.  A gal just told me that she filled up 4 times and it was just as strong as the original. Here is what need: 1. Wink of Stella (any color) 2. Rubbing Alcohol 3. Paper Snips 4. Paper Towel   The GOLD Wink of Stella is retiring. Its still available as of today.…

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Reverse Words Meets Special Reason

I paired the Reverse Words (SAB) set with the Special Reason Bundle for this card, and don’t forget the gorgeous Mint Macaron Glimmer Paper (SAB). I love Watermelon Wonder with Dapper Denim. I will be so sad when Watermelon Wonder retires in a couple of months. Make sure you get all the 2015-2017 In Colors before they retire. Check out this POST to see all the retiring In Color products. The It’s Your Day stamp…

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Window Box Anniversary Cards

Both of these cards are made with the Falling In Love Designer Series Paper and the Window Box Thinlits. This die set also comes with a Window Box die that is gorgeous. Both of these cards are simple and really let the Designer Paper and die do all the work. The sentiments are from the So In Love stamp set. So happy we have an anniversary stamp. These were both embossed with Gold. So lovely.…

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A Little Valentine Thank You

Time for the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge. This week its Time for Valentines. I saw this color combo using the Bloomin’ Heart Thinlits on Pinterest and thought its perfect for this challenge and for some thank you’s. Don’t they look pretty? This is my color combo, Crumb Cake, Blushing Bride and Rose Red. I can’t remember the last time I used Rose Red. I was struggling to use the Delicate Details Stamp until I saw…

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Special Reason Thank You Cards

If you’ve placed or are going to place an order from me this month, this is the thank you card you will be receiving. First the color pallet. You can see I used several colors. Really I just couldn’t decide. I’m a girl, isn’t that what girls do? LOL!  I stamped three of each color in two different size flowers. Why three? I have no idea…..my granddaughter Gianna was here and asked me if she…

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Dragonfly Dreams, Really is a Dream Bundle/LAST DAY TO SIGN UP FOR EMBELLISHMENT SHARE

Hope you all had a fabulous Christmas. I did, but now I’m glad I can concentrate on all the new products that will be available on Wednesday, January 4th. Only 8 more days until you can order. This is the last card I made this card with Patty and Lisa a few weeks ago. One of the products I am most excited about is our Watercolor Pencils. They are amazing! In this card I used…

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