Friday, February 28, 2014

Minnion birthday card

Do your kids love Despicable Me?
Mine do...

Here is my son's birthday card...

At Practical Scrapper's today we are sharing our birthday cards...
check them out here!

Tape it
Just Sayin' 
word bubble framelets
Ink: Pacific Point
Cardstock: Silver glimmer, basic black, pacific point, crushed curry, whisper white
corner punch, 1 3/4", 1 3/8", 1 1/4", 1"

Hope you love it!

Friday Favorite

My current favorite product is one of my new stamp sets...

I love each of these images!!!
So many cute ideas!

Check out some other Friday favorites here.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Emboss it!

One of my favorite techniques is embossing!!!

I inked up my hexagon embossing folder with soft suede ink, then ran it through the Big Shot.

What is left- a debossed mat!!!
I love this technique!
Check out what other SSI design team members created here!

Cardstock: Early Espresso, Raspberry Ripple, Very Vanilla
Ink : Soft suede, raspberry ripple
Making a Point stamp set
Raspberry ripple ribbon
Chalk Talk framelets
1 3/4" circle punch

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Go for the Gold

Go for the Gold

I just love using metallic colors...
At Practical Scrappers today, we are all using Gold.
Check it out here...

Here is mine...

Supplies: Cool Kid
Gold foil sheets
Gold washi pate
Early espresso and Whisper white cardstock
Gold trim

Hope you love it!

Monday, February 24, 2014

Metallic Love!!!

Metallic Love

When I saw the new Occasions Catalog- everything Metallic just stood out to me!
I love the sequins, ribbon, washi tape!!!

Best of Birthdays stamp set
Petal Parade stamp set
Silver glimmer paper
gold sequin trim
silver glimmer ribbon
Basic Grey ink

Check out more metallic cards at SSI blog!

Friday, February 21, 2014

Quick and Easy Cards

Quick and Easy Cards

I just love creating Quick and Easy Cards.
I don't have lots of time to create, but feel so satisfied when I create 
a simple but lovely card to give!

Check out other Quick and Easy cards here.

Silver glimmer paper
Strawberry Slush Ink
Best of Love stamp set

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Banners, Pennants, and Twine Oh my!

Banners, Pennants, and Twine Oh my!

I am just in love with Banners and Pennants!!

Banner Punch
Sweet Sorbet DSP
Banner Greetings
Banner framelets
Retro Fresh Washi tape
Sweet Sorbet Twine

Monday, February 17, 2014

SSI Layout Sketch

I love designing sketches for SSI!!!
Here is this month's sketch...
Here is my take on the sketch...

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Pinterest Inspired Card

Here is my Pinterest Find...

I created this card...

Cardstock: whisper white, Pumpkin Pie
Ink: Crushed Curry, Melon Mambo, Pumpkin Pie, Tangerine Tango
Petal Parade
You're lovely
Deco Label framelets
Artisan Punch

Play along!!!

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Vincent Van Gogh's Sunflower inspiration!

Do you love finding inspiration everywhere?

I do, I found this picture of Van Gogh's Sunflowers on Pinterest.

I used it to inspire my card for today!
What do you think?

Stippled Blossoms
Hip Notes
Apothecary framelets
Wood embossing folder
Ink: Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze, Bermuda Bay
Cardstock: Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay, White, Cajun Craze
Ribbon: Soft Suede

This weekend, I am holding challenges for my downline to participate and create!
This was one of the challenges that I had!
Here is Amanda's creation:
Love how she used the 
spiral flower die!

Here is Amy's card
I have always loved that large Sunflower!!!

Play along!!!

Friday, February 14, 2014

My Valentine Cards that my family made!

Happy Valentine's Day!!!

Here are the cards that my husband and daughter made for me!

Up 1st my daughter's card!!!
Here is my husband's card for me!
He used his "Dude, You're Welcome!" stamp set!!!
He was so proud that he used each stamp!

Happy Valentine's Day everyone!

Happy Valentine's Day featuring a heart!

Happy Valentine's Day!

I just love this adorable, sketched stamp set!
It matches with punches and framelets!
Just perfect!!!!

Check out other Valentine cards here.

Hope you all have a wonderful Valentine's day!

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Sale-a-bration Bundle SSI blog hop

Thank you so much for joining us for our February Stylin' Stampin' Squad Blog Hop! Sale-a-Bration is in full swing and it's one of the BEST specials that Stampin' Up! provides every year! Each of the stops along our hop will give you a bundle of items that you can purchase that will total around $50 and give you a FREE Sale-a-Bration item!! 

You won't want to miss these exclusive Sale-a-Bration items: 

As you hop along, please be sure to comment and show some love on every blog! We are always excited to hear from our followers! You should have just left stop number #2 on the Stylin’ Stampin’ Squad blog hop – Cynthia R. If so, you are in the right spot. If a link doesn’t work or you get off track, you will find the full blog hop lineup below.


rhinestones- $4.95

With those 3 products... you get to choose any of the Sale-a-bration items for FREE!!!!!

Here is my 2nd bundle!!!
I love the new This and That Journal!

Bundle items:

Then you get to choose any of the Sale-a-bration items from above!!!  
The banner stamp set and punch are my absolute favorite!!!

Thanks everyone for stopping by....
Blog Hop Participants: 
  1. Diana E. of Stampin' Fun with Diana
  2. Cynthia R. of Ink-a-Doodle Creations
  3. Jennifer C. of Happy 2 Scrap 4 Life  (You are here...)
  4. Kathy P. of Katrina P's Creative Corner
  5. Darcy J. of DJ's Stampin' Place
  6. Kim R. of Stamping with Kim
  7. Pamela W. of Stinky Tofu
  8. Erica B. of Stamping Starlette
  9. Donna S. of Organized Chaos
  10. Tonya B. of Stampin' with Tonya
  11. Kristina M. Mama's Sanity
  12. Bree R. of Craft-Somnia
  13. Dawn S. of Dawn's Creative Chalet
  14. Anastasia R. of Stampin' Blondie
  15. Darla R. & Nancy K. of Stampin with Darla and Sisters
  16. Pam S. of Stampin' in the Sun
  17. Heidi B. of Stuck on Stampin'

Monday, February 10, 2014

February SSI Sketch

February SSI Sketch
I love this sketch!

I hope you play along with us this week!!!

Hope you like my take on this week's sketch!
I loved it so much I had to create 2 different cards!

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Best of Stampin' Up! Last chance to order!

Did you know that Stampin' Up! just celebrated our 25th Anniversary year?
You have 1 more month to buy these special anniversary stamp sets that celebrate 
The Best of.... Stampin' Up!

I am going to show you some of my creations using the Best of Stamp Sets!
You can order them until March 31, 2014.
With every 6 that you buy, you get any stamp set up to $14.95 for FREE!!!
What a great deal!

Thanks for stopping by!  Please feel free to pin your favorites to Pinterest!!!
You can order any of these stamp sets before March 31st on my Online store.
Enter Hostess Code: 
It is Sale-a-bration, so if you spend $50, you can get any Sale-a-bration item for FREE
I used the Banner Kit on most of my cards!!!
So order 4 Best of Stamp sets and you can get the Banner Kit FREE!

Check out some of my other Best of Stamp set creations below:
Best of Shelli
Best of Snow

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

3 in a row technique

I love triple time stamping!!!

1. Ink image with dark ink
2. Stamp in center.
3. Don't reink and stamp to each side.
The stamp fades as you keep restamping!

Best of Flowers
Silver Shimmer paper
Elegant Eggplant ink and Cardstock
silver grosgrain ribbon
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