Friday, August 26, 2016

Fresh Fruit with a Scallop Border

I have a fun card today using the Fresh Fruit Stamp set. I know what you are thinking, where is the fruit? Haha! No fruit, I used the flower images this time. The large flowers are stamped first with Flirty Flamingo and the outline is Watermelon Wonder, stamped off first. It was just too bold full strength. The smaller flowers are Peekaboo Peach stamped off for the solid image, then full strength for the outline.
The dotted paper is from the 2016-2018 In Color Paper Stack. Watch my video on how to make the Scallop Edge and the punched sentiment HERE! Its at the end of the video.

I finished off the card with some Flirty Flamingo Ruched Ribbon. Turned out pretty cute, don't you think? I love the two step stamps. Since its a Photopolymer stamp set, its easy to see and line up everything.

Cutting Guide:

5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Watermelon Wonder, scored at 4 1/4"
1" x 4 1/4" Watermelon Wonder cardstock
3 1/2" x 4 1/4" Whisper White cardstock
2" x 4 1/4" 2016-2018 In Color Paper Stack
scraps of Whisper White

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Badges and Banners Video

This is what we are chatting about in my Facebook Party this afternoon. I'll show you a couple ways to use this punch than just for a Badge.


Join us on Facebook, 4-6pm TODAY, (Pacific time). Click HERE to go to my Facebook Page.

 Watch my video on how I did the scallop edge and colored the Fancy Frost Specialty Paper.


 This (Fresh Fruit) card will be on my blog tomorrow (Friday) with all the details.
 Jolly Friends will be on my blog, Monday with all the details.


Hope you enjoyed seeing two more ways you can use the Best Badge Punch.


Cutting Details:

5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Peekaboo Peach, scored at 4 1/4"
3 7/8" x 5 1/8" Dapper Denim cardstock
3 3/4" x 5" Whisper White cardstock
1" x 4 1/2" Fancy Frost Specialty Designer Series Paper
Scrap of Whisper White


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Facebook Party This Afternoon, Badges and Banners Bundle

Party is from 4-6pm Pacific time. I will have a video highlighting the Badges and Banners Bundle and show you some "tricks" using the Best Badge Punch. Also 3 cute cards to share with you too! Join in on the fun on my Business Facebook Page HERE!
 



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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Christmas Pines, A Peek into the Holiday Catalog

The Christmas Pines stamp set and Pretty Pines Thinlits are a great bundle, (you can save 10% when get them together). If this looks familiar, it is, kind of......Look at the Holiday Catalog, its the card at the bottom. I switched it up a bit. I find when I've lost my mojo, I CASE (copy and share everything). What's different? Well, the sentiment, Designer Series Paper, I didn't use Washi Tape, Cherry Cobbler layer, snowflakes and no  ribbon.
So I used the Warmth and Cheers Paper Stack, which is what Stampin' Up! used, I just chose a different pattern. I used another sentiment in the Christmas Pines stamp set, and only used two pine cones.

Oh, and I "winked" the pine cones and bow with Wink of Stella. That cute little bell is new. I used a rolled up a glue dot to attach to the bow, and glue dots to attach the boughs. Did you notice the snow flakes? That stamp is in this set too, and its not on the Stampin' Up! card. The Cherry Cobbler layer is on my card, I thought it needed a little something......
This is the front of the Holiday Catalog. You can see how different they are, but the same.

When you've lost your mojo, CASE something. You will find your creativity coming back! Sometimes I go to Pinterest and I use a couple things from different cards. It makes it my own that way.

Cutting Guide:

5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Garden Green cardstock, scored at 4 1/4"
4" x 4 1/4" Warmth and Cheer Designer Series Paper
3 1/8" x 3 5/8" Cherry Cobbler cardstock
3" x 3 1/2" Whisper White cardstock
Scraps of Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Garden Green and Old Olive cardstock

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Paper Pumpkin, BOGO, August Kit


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I have to be honest. When I saw this months kit, it didn't really thrill me. I love the stamp set, but the card bases, not so much.......UNTIL my kit (finally) came and I did the cards. I LOVE this kit, the little wood accents are such a nice touch.
In the kit you have:
5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Card
3 1/2" x 5" Note Card,
Gift Card Holder, (yes you can get a gift card inside, I tried it).


I did change this card up a bit. I Embossed the card front with the Petal Burst Embossing folder and put the rest of the card to the left. Those wood leaves each have a small hole so you can string them through the Early Espresso Baker's Twine that comes in the kit.

I did this one just like the instructions say to. I did stamp on my envelope though.

This gift card holder is like a 2 minute card. You only need to stamp the "For You" and Just wanted to say....on the note card. The holder already has Tear and Tape on it. Easy Peasy!

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