JOY card

This was another card we made at my Girl’s Day/Night Out this month. I was inspired by Tiffany Bauer’s card, which you can view HERE. She has some wonderful ideas on her blog and is super creative!! The JOY was stamped first, then masked, and then the wreath was stamped ontop of the JOY.

Stamp Set: Welcome Christmas
Paper: Always Artichoke, Very Vanilla, Deck the Halls DP
Ink: Always Artichoke, Cherry Cobbler
Accessories: Square Scallop Die, Polka Dot Embossing Folder, Always Artichoke Seam Binding Ribbon, DimensionalsThere’s only TWO days left to take advantage of this FABULOUS offer of 1/2 price on the Starter Kit! I have never seen the kit this inexpensive in the 5 years I have been a demonstrator!! Take advantage of signing up to be a demonstrator and purchasing products at wholesale prices! The kit is only $87.50, and you get over $310 worth of products!I’d love to have you join my team, and become a weSTAMPER!!! Go to my website HERE and sign up today! My code word is welcomefriend

Welcome Christmas!

Here’s a Christmas card from one of my Girl’s Day/Night Out classes this month. WELCOME CHRISTMAS has been a fun Christmas stamp set to use this year!

I CASED Jenae Bether’s card, which can be found HERE. LOVE her blog!! I tried to make the cut out squares out of punches, but they don’t reach in far enough. I found out Jenae used a Sizzix die, so I had to order one of those. 🙂
Recipe:Stamp Set: Welcome Christmas, Home for Christmas (sentiment)Paper: Cherry Cobbler, Very Vanilla, Always Artichoke, Deck the Halls DPInk: Cherry CobblerAccessories: Sizzix 4-Pane Die, Cherry Cobbler 1/2″ Seam Binding, Scallop Edge Punch


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Winter Card

A lot of people are getting snow across the US today so I thought today would be a good day to post this card. This is one of the cards we did at Stamp Club this month.

I LOVE this “shadow” technique. I had never tried it until I saw the tutorial on Michelle Zindorf’s blog. I didn’t realize it would be so easy! You can find the link to the tutorial, and the card I CASED, HERE. By the way, you will be blown away by Michelle’s blog! She definitely has the “brayer” technique down! I am so excited I am going to be taking one of her classes when she is in AZ in January! I don’t have the brayer technique down yet, so I just sponged my background.

Stamp Set: Welcome Christmas, Season of Friendship, Lovely as a Tree
Paper: Night of Navy, Basic Black, Whisper White
Ink: Basic Black, Night of Navy, Baja Breeze (blues are for the sky)
Accessories: Stamp A Ma Jig (plastic part), Dazzling Diamonds (on trees), Glue Pen

In Michelle’s tutorial she used Sahara Sand for the shadow part, but I preferred black so it would stand out a little more.

Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It’s off to CONVENTION I GO!

Hi stamping friends!

By the time this posts, I should be in Salt Lake City, UT for CONVENTION 2010! I missed last year because my son started Kindergarten during convention, so it was a no-brainer that I stay home for that EVENT! I am so excited to meet with my stamping buddies this year!

Here is one of the cards I did for the general swap. Stay tuned for more convention swaps!

Recipe:Stamp Sets: Elements of Style, Welcome ChristmasPaper: Cherry Cobbler, Very VanillaInk: Cherry CobblerAccessories: Ornament Punch, Manhatten Flower Embossing Die, Dimensinals, 1/8″ Real Red 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon