Technique #2 for August. Dahlia Folds. This card is actually a CASE, but it was too pretty NOT to copy! The flowers are simply 1-3/4" & 1-1-2" circles that are sponged and folded. The 1-7/8" scallop punch was used for the bottom of the flowers. Everything Eleanor works perfectly for the stems. Lots of Labels nicely frames the entire image.
It's technique time! Today's technique is making stamps out of framelits. A little fun foam cut out using a framelit, and add it to a clear or wood block, and you have a cool stamp!
Funny how you get stamp sets, and like a specific stamp in the group. Then someone shows you one stamp (that you never knew was in the set) and it's like getting a whole new stamp set!!! That's what happened when I was shown the square border around the butterfly. It's in the stamp set called Tin of Cards. When I first got the set, I originally just liked the sentiments, but now I like the entire set!
The main butterfly is one layer. Watch the video to see how it's done! The supply list is below the video.
For the past couple of days I have been playing with all my new stuff from the upcoming Holiday Catalog (which begins September 1st). This set is called All Ye Faithful. Just excited to share!
I will be holding Christmas card stamp-a-stacks every fourth Monday through November. If you are in the Milwaukee/Metro area and would like to attend one of the classes, simply email me. I'd love to have you attend.
Oh no! Not Christmas yet!!! YEP! I was just too excited and had to play with my new toys that I preordered from the upcoming holiday catalog. This is a CASE from that catalog. This is one of the cards we will be making this card at my next Christmas stamp-a-stack on Monday.
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Oh my goodness....I can't believe how long it's been since I've posted. My apologies. Took a little vacation (not from stamping, just a vacation!!).
Today's card is one we made in a recent Stamp-A-Stack. I love the colors ... bermuda bay and pacific point! The designer paper gave me the idea (Bohemian DSP). The stamp set is Wild About Flowers.
If you are interested in holding your own stamp-a-stack event in the Milwaukee/Metro area, feel free to email me. It's pretty simple ... get 5 or more people together, tell me what kind of cards you might like, and enjoy the evening. Everything is provided and there is no purchase obligation. Cost is $15 (8 cards, 4 design).
English Garden and Pictogram Punches -- who would have thought these two would go together. But I love the little vase and flowers in the Pictogram Punches set. The paper in the English Garden is so versatile and pretty. The card base uses the thick whisper white .... I love that stuff! This is a card we made in a recent stamp-a-stack.
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Technique time! I also did another video. This card is so easy, but looks complicated. The most trouble we had in club was using the fast fuse! The supplies are listed below the video. If you are interested in joining one of my technique clubs or would like to be a part of a virtual technique club simply email me.
I've had lots of time to create and play lately ... I guess it pays to be organized and ahead of the game once in a while! This card is a result of more "experimenting" with spritzing with water and refills onto an embossing folders. Overall I like the look, but I'm not quite sure of the colors for the butterfly, though. On this one, I even dyed and stamped the ribbon.
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One of my card ministry classes needed baptism cards, and this is what I came up with. This one is so much prettier in real life!!! I kept wanting to add more to it, but it didn't need it. I have to say, I tried the new thicker white card stock .... LOVE IT! Stamped images are crisp and clean, and the card is now nice and sturdy compared to the regular Whisper White. Complete supply list is below.
If you are in the Milwaukee/Metro area and would like to start a card ministry for your organization or church, feel free to contact me and I'll give you the details.
I was playing around for upcoming technique classes, and this is what I came up with. I spritzed the hexagon embossing folder with 3 different colors of spritzers filled with refills and water, then placed the watercolor paper on the embossing folder, and ran it through the Big Shot ... this is the result. I also dyed the ribbon by spritzing white satin ribbon with Wisteria Wonder/Water. I really love the Awesomely Artistic stamp set. It's hard to tell, but the wings of the dragonfly are glittered, making it pretty lifelike. One of those cards much prettier in real life. Below is the list of supplies:
Another technique video. This one is called Waxed Paper Resist. There's a little blooper in the video, feel free to fast forward through that. My editing skills are not there (at all!). The supplies are listed below.
Triple layer stamping is one of my favorite techniques. This card shows the same card only in put together in two directions. The colors are elegant eggplant, mossy meadow and very vanilla. Below is the video. Enjoy!