Another Hearts Come Home Card

If you saw my blog post yesterday, you know we used the same stamp set. This time we took it up a notch. We’ve got a Dapper Denim card base and added a few more details. First you will need to sponge the top of the card with Dapper Denim Ink and a sponge. Kind of gives it a Ombre look. The Snowflakes are from the Swirly Snowflakes Thinlits. After die cutting them with Shimmery…

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Hearts Come Home

I don’t know about you, but I love Crumb Cake and Whisper White together. The Hearts Come Home Bundle can be found on page 39 of the Holiday Catalog. You can purchase as a bundle and save 10%. This is one of the cards I had ready for Patty and I to make a couple of weeks ago. We used 2 of the 3 house Edgelits, die cut using Shimmer Paper. The bottom layer is…

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Merry Cafe Hot Cocoa Mug

You may have seen this card yesterday. I put the wrong date in and it posted early before I had put in the text. So sorry for that. But now I have the text done so you can see how I made the card. Isn’t this a fun card? I totally cased it from Monica Gale. I loved everything about it, and it uses the Coffee Cups Framelits. The snowflakes are from Seasonal Layers Thinlits.…

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Happy 8th Birthday Anthony!

As soon as I saw this set I knew I would be making my grandson a card for his birthday. This was such a fun shaker card to make for Anthony (my grandson). The look on his face when he opened the card was priceless. I stamped the monster onto Shimmer White Cardstock, which is a good alternative to Watercolor Paper. Then watercolored with Bermuda Bag and Basic Grey (for his pads). Used my Project…

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Avant-Garden Thank You Card

I can’t believe that Sale-a-bration is almost over (Friday, March 31st,) and this is the first time I’ve used this flower from Avant-Garden. But it works perfect for the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge, A Favorite April Theme. I think flowers speak April, don’t you? You can play along too: http://suochallenges.com/ So I started casing Kimberly Van Diepen’s card, but really my card looks nothing like hers. The only thing that is the same is the…

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Big On Birthdays

This was a fun Club Card we did this month. Pretty simple too! First we used the Pacific Point and Bermuda Bay Watercolor pencils and scribbled onto the Shimmery White cardstock. Took our Aqua Painter and blended the colors. Let that dry, then stamp the Happy Birthday with Black Archival Ink.  The Birthday Candles come from the Window Box Thinlits. There are 3 of the square dies, hearts, dots and candles. It was so easy…

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Watercoloring Lifting Using the Swirly Bird Stamp Set

Saturday is my oldest granddaughter’s birthday. She will be 11 years old. Not sure when that happened…….That really makes me feel old! So, keeping with the Watercoloring Lifting technique, I decided to use the Swirly Birds Stamp set. So I was thinking circles and this set works out perfectly. I used Mint Macaron and Dapper Denim, and added the color at an angle. I shared the video from Brandi (at Stampin’ Up!) with you yesterday…

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Watercolor Lifting

This is a cool effect that I just saw on the Stampin’ Up! YouTube Channel, and its on my “to do” list. Maybe I’ll try a fall or Christmas stamp set………stay tuned…… Cutting Guide: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ Flirty Flamingo cardstock scored at 4 1/4″ 4″ x 5 1/2″ Shimmery White Cardstock (alternative to Watercolor Paper) Supply List: Hostess Code: T6PYTJRN Remember, only use the Hostess Code if your order is LESS than $150.…

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Thoughtful Branches Thank You

This is another card my Club Gals made this month. We did it a little different this time. The base of my card is Soft Sky. Then a layer of the Irresistibly Floral Specialty Designer Paper, that I brayered in Soft Sky. You can see this POST where I have a video showing you 3 ways to color this paper. For the Hydrangea I used a Sweet Sugarplum flower, then stamped in Sweet Sugarplum onto…

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Time for the Stampin’ Up! Only Challenge

The challenge is “Cute & Cuddly”. I thought the Pretty Kitty was purrfect, (get it? LOL). You can play along too: http://suochallenges.com/ This card is for my niece who has a birthday next week. I used my Aqua Painter to color in the kitty and flowers onto Shimmery White cardstock. Did you know Shimmery White cardstock is the next best thing to Water Color Paper? It doesn’t pill like Whisper White and its shimmery. The…

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