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Black and Pink Corset Card

This week’s Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge inspired me to create these corset cards.  I hadn’t made these in a long time and have dry embossed them.  These versions I decided to heat emboss with two different floral patterns.  Which one do you prefer?  The small or large floral?

I used the large flower stamp from the Beautiful Day stamp set to emboss the corset then heat embossed with Melon Mambo embossing powder.  For the small floral design I used the small flower from the Rose Wonder stamp set.

For a template for this card click here.

If your interested in purchasing these cards for a hens night, bachelorette or lingerie party please contact me.

black and pink corset card

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All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Black and Pink Corset Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25″ W

Stamp Sets: Rose Wonder, Beautiful Day

Paper:  Card stock:  Basic Black

Ink: Versamark

Accessories:  retired Melon Mambo embossing powder,  ribbon and lace purchased from Hobby Lobby

 

 

 

30 Cards with half of the Merry Moments Scrappin’ Kit

Wow!  Christmas is almost here!  Today is Thanksgiving and tomorrow it will be time to think about Christmas.  So today, after a wonderful turkey dinner I made 30 Christmas cards fast!  I made all these cards with half of the Merry Moments Scrappin kit.  I provide PDF instructions to show you how to cut the paper and card recipes for all 30 cards.  Below is a list of products used.  If you need fast and easy Christmas cards order my PDF instructions.

Stampin' Up! Merry Moments Scrappin' Kit Christmas Cards

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All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Merry Moments Scrappin’ Kit Christmas Cards

Size:  5.50”  H x 4.25” W or 4.25″ H x 5.50″ W

Stamp sets:  Greetings of the Season, Pennant Parade, Embellished Events, Snow Swirled, (or use whatever holiday sentiments you have on hand)

Paper:  Half of the Merry Moments Scrappin’ kit

Ink: Old Olive, Cherry Cobbler

Accessories: Cherry Cobbler Seam binding ribbon, Cherry Cobbler Baker’s Twine, Ornament Punch, Decorative Label Punch, 1-1/4 square Punch, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots, SNAIL adhesive, Paper Cutter with Scoring Blade, Scissors


Stampin’ Up! Petal Cone Strawberry box and tag

Juicy red strawberries were my inspiration for this week’s fruit challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments.  I love shopping the produce section.  Vibrant colors and fruit displayed to show it’s freshness.  Strawberries are in abundance at my grocery store.  The clear boxes filled with juicy strawberries got me to thinking I could make a strawberry out of the Petal Cone die and to make it more decadent I thought chocolate dipped!  Here’s my creation complete with tag.  See below to download the tutorial for how to make this gift set.

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Click here to download the tutorial complete with photos.

Please join us this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments.  Also take a look at the amazing projects from our talented design team.

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Strawberry box and tag gift set

Box Size:  2.50″ W x 5.00″ H

Tag Size:  2.50″ W x 2.50″ H

Stamp sets:  Tiny Tags

Paper: Real Red, Early Espresso, Lucky Limeade, Whisper White

Ink:  Real Red, Old Olive

Accessories:  Heart Framelits, Big Shot, Fun Flowers Bigz L Die, Petal Cone Bigz L Die, Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder, 27″ of Lucky Limeade 3/8″ Ruffled Ribbon, 1/8″ hole punch, Big Bite Crop-a-dile, Sticky Strip, sponge dauber, Hemp Twine, Heart Framelits, Retired 5-Petal Flower Punch (you can substitute with scallop circle punch), Boho Blossoms Punch, Jewelry Tag Punch, Bird Builder Punch (for leaves at top of strawberry), 1/8″ hole punch, 3/16” Daffodil Delight brad

Last minute 30 Christmas cards with Letters to Santa DSP

Oh my!  I need to send out my Christmas cards.  Here I’ve been helping everyone else complete theirs and I haven’t done mine.  I needed to make 30 Christmas cards fast!  I happened to have the Letters to Santa DSP and the Merry & Type stamp set so I set out to make 30 cards from half of the Letters to Santa DSP package.  We’ll here they are!  I primarily used the Merry & Type stamp set but I did also use the Tiny Tags and Tags Til Christmas sets.  I provide PDF instructions to show you how to cut the paper and card recipes for all 30 cards.  Below is a list of products used.

Merry & Bright Christmas Cards PDF Instructions - $5.95

All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Merry and Type Christmas Cards

Size:  5.50”  H x 4.25” W

Stamp sets:  Merry and Type, Tags Til Christmas, Tiny Tags

Paper:  Card Stock:   Riding Hood Red, Whisper White, Early Espresso, Old Olive, Blushing Bride, Marina Mist; DSP:  Letter to Santa

Ink: Versamark, Riding Hood Red, Old Olive, Early Espresso, Marina Mist

Accessories:  Big Shot, Stocking Accents Die, Perfect Pennants Die, Stripes Embossing Folder, 1-1/4 square punch, Scallop Square punch, Ornament punch, Doily Triple Layer punch, Scallop Oval punch, Postage Stamp punch, Owl Builder punch, Ticket Corner punch, Corner Rounder punch, Jewelry Tag punch, Scallop Trim Corner punch, Scallop Trim Border punch, Scallop Edge Border punch, Eyelet border punch, Large Lace Ribbon Border punch, Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border punch, Antique brads, Champagne Glass Glitter, Dazzling Details, Iridescent Ice Stampin’ Emboss Powder, Gold Embossing Powder

Christmas Cards Galore Event

Each year I offer this class to create all your Christmas cards.  This year I have come up with 30 cards using the Christmas Lane holiday Simply Scrappin’ kit. I’m so excited with this year’s kit – lots of great die cuts, and I was able to get 30 cards from half of the kit! I will be offering two classes, November 19 and 27 (and “to go kits”) where you would have all of the supplies to make 30 cards (envelopes included). Cost will be $35 and includes everything except adhesive.

For the two events guests are encouraged to participate in a cookie or baked goods exchange.  Christmas music, Christmas cards and stamping friends oh what fun!

Below are the cards you will be creating.

Make 30 cards for $35 - Envelopes included

RSVP and prepay by Thursday, November 10 for the Saturday, November 19 class 2 pm to 5 pm.

$35 November 19 class

RSVP and prepay by Tuesday, November 15 for the Sunday, November 27 class 2 pm to 5 pm.

$35 November 27 class

If you’d like to purchase a project kit and have it shipped to you pay online below.

$35 + $4.95 Project Kit with shipping

If you’d like to purchase a project kit and live in San Antonio, Texas I can make arrangements with you for pick up.  You may pay online below.

$35 Project kit - no shipping

I am also offering instructions for how to cut the paper in the Christmas Lane Simply Scrappin’ kit and photos of each card with card recipes for all 30 cards at $5.95.

$5.95 Christmas Lane Instructions PDF

Happy Birthday Cake Slice Box

Yesterday was my hubby’s birthday and I made him a cake slice box.  I put photos of  me and our fur babies inside the box wishing him a happy birthday.  The challenge was in trying to decorate the box in a masculine way.  I was inspired by The Paper Players Color Challenge – Cherry Cobbler, Not Quite Navy and Early Espresso.  These colors are so rich together and masculine.  I am also submitting my cake slice to Piece ‘O Cake Paper Craft Planet 3D challenge.

I made my cake box from Early Espresso  card stock then covered with DSP printed from My Digital Studio – Cherry Cobbler polka dot and Not Quite Navy Villa DSP.   I trimmed a 1-1/4″ strip of Early Espresso with the Eyelet Border punch and adhered to the lid.  I also used the retired Take a Spin stamp set , Striped Early Espresso ribbon and Birthday Banner to decorate the top.  I couldn’t resist and added clear rhinestones to the banner and the sides of the box.  I also used an Antique brad for the back.

happy birthday cake box

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Happy Birthday Cake box - back

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I also used My Digital Studio to print the photos and then used the 2-3/8 inch circle punch.  I attached the photos with mini glue dots to 1/4″ Very Vanilla grosgrain ribbon.  I adhered each end with mini glue dots.

Cake box with photos

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Photos inside cake box

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All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Hubby Happy Birthday Cake Slice Box

Template:  There are many cake box templates out there but I wanted one with a lid and bottom so I created my own.  I’m selling my two-piece cake box template for $2.99.  Click here to purchase it.

Size:  5.25 ″ L  x 4.00″ W x 2.00″ D

Stamps:  retired Take a Spin, Curly Cute

Paper:  Card Stock:  Early Espresso, Very Vanilla; Digital DSP:  Not Quite Navy Villa, Cherry Cobbler Polka Dot

Ink:  Cherry Cobbler, Not Quite Navy Marker

Accessories: Dimensionals, Basic Clear Rhinestones, 1-1/4″ Square punch (for end of banner), Early Espresso Striped Grosgrain Ribbon, 1/4″ Very Vanilla Ribbon, Eyelet Border Punch

Technique: Stamping, Digital Crafting

Floral Fest Birdhouse

I recently received the Flower Fest stamp set and I was so excited to get creative with it.  I was looking for inspiration for color and PPA had one of my favorite color combos – Poppy Parade, Pear Pizzazz, Peach Parfait.  These colors together are great together for summer projects.  I put together this project for Hand Stamped Sentiments Anything Goes Challenge.  The box and Cardinal are from a template I created then stamped the floral and leaf images with Versamark and matching classic ink as the card stock and heat embossed with iridescent powder for that shimmery look.  I also added clear rhinestones for additional bling.    Hop on over to HSS get inspired and upload your project.

Birdhouse box and cards

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Birdhouse box

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Peach Parfait card

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Poppy red card

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All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Floral Fest Birdhouse Box

Birdhouse and Cardinal Template:  I am selling this template for $1.95.  Click here to go to my Tutorials, Templates, Instructions page to purchase.

Size:  3-5/8″ w x 8″ h

Stamps:  Flower Fest

Paper:  Card Stock:  Peach Parfait, Poppy Parade, Pear Pizzazz, Basic Black; DSP Hostess level 1 In Color 6″ x 6″ paper pack

Ink:  Peach Parfait, Poppy Parade, Pear Pizzazz, Versamark

Accessories: Dimensionals, Basic Clear Rhinestones, Fancy Flower Punch, 2-3/8 Scallop Punch, Butterfly Punch, Five Petal Flower Punch, Punch Pack, 2-1/2″ Circle Punch, Scallop Border Punch, Whisper White Satin Ribbon dyed with Pear Pizzazz classic ink, regular hole punch

Technique: Stamping, Die Cutting, Heat embossing

Floral Fest Thank You Cards

Size: 5″ W x 3-1/2″H

Envelopes: The envelopes were made with a template I created.

Stamps:  Floral Fest, Silhouette Sentiments

Paper:  Card Stock:  Whisper White, Peach Parfait, Poppy Parade, Pear Pizzazz; DSP Hostess level 1 In Color 6″ x 6″ paper pack

Ink:  Peach Parfait, Poppy Parade

Accessories: Dimensionals, Basic Clear Rhinestones, Fancy Flower Punch, Scallop Border Punch, 3/4″ Circle Punch

Technique: Stamping, Die Cutting

A tisket a tasket a Mother’s Day basket

This week we’re celebration mom at Hand Stamped Sentiments.  The challenge is to make any project – card, gift set, gift card holder, scrapbook page or any 3D project with mom in mind.  We’d love to see your creativity.

I’m so excited about my project this week because it is a sneak peek for the Strength & Hope Stamp set which donates $2 from every purchase of this set to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.  This set is so beautiful.  I also used the Four Frames set which is available through the end of April and it is a set that will next be available with new 2011-2012 Idea Book & Catalog.  I would love to see how you’re going to show mom how much you care.  I can’t wait to see your creation.

The basket is from a template I saw on Sassy Scrapper’s blog.  I embellished the basket with a rose I made using the Fancy Flower punch and the butterfly from the new Strength & Hope Stamp set which will be available on May 1st.  The card featured DSP from the Strength and Hope Digital Download.  If you’re wondering how I made the butterfly two-tone, I sponged the lighter color of Pear Pizzazz then Marina Mist on the outer edge, stamped then heat embossed with clear embossing powder.  For great instructions on how to make the quilled rose.  Go to Tara Bilbao, she has a great instructional video on her blog on how to make them.

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All Stampin’ Up! supplies below may be ordered from my website or email me to place your order.

All products are Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Mother’s Day Basket

Templates & Tutorials: click here for basket template.  Click here for rose tutorial.

Stamps: Strength & Hope, Four Frames, Three Little Words, Charming

Paper: Whisper White, Strength & Hope digital DSP download

Ink: Marina Mist, Pear Pizzazz, Melon Mambo, Soft Suede, Versamark

Accessories: Whisper White Satin ribbon, Eyelet border punch, Decorative Label punch, Fancy Flower punch, Two-Step Bird punch, Basic pearls, non-SU white tulle

Technique: Stamping, Embossing

Mother’s Day Card

Quilled Rose tutorial:  Click here for video tutorial.

Stamps: Strength & Hope

Paper: Whisper White, Strength & Hope digital DSP download, Rose Red

Ink: Marina Mist, Pear Pizzazz, Melon Mambo, Soft Suede, Versamark

Accessories: Whisper White Satin ribbon, Eyelet border punch, Two-Step Bird punch, 1″ circle punch, Basic pearls

Technique: Stamping, Embossing

Nature Walk Gift Set

I recently discovered that I had purchased the Botanical Gazette DSP and had not used it so I created this box and cards gift set based on Nancy Gabbert’s project featured in the January Success magazine.  Since the DSP and stamp set will retire at the end of the month I created this project to feature at my next workshop this month as a final push for my customers to buy this beautiful paper and stamp set.  If you’re a SU demonstrator making the box at your next workshop would be a great demo along with showing the completed cards.  I have created the template, instructions for making the box, card photos and recipes with dimensions and instructions for making the cards.  This is not a step-by-step tutorial.  You can purchase these instructions for $2.99.  I hope this inspires you to have ONE more workshop this month for a final push on the occasions mini products and to give a sneak peek of the summer or if you’re a hobby stamper I hope this set inspires you to purchase the paper and stamp set.  The stamp set is one I’ll never part with.  It’s a keeper.

Nature Walk Box and Cards Instructions - $2.99

I’m in the PINK!

This week at Hand Stamped Sentiments we have a fun color splash challenge with PINK!  Create any project with all the shades of pink.

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Since pink is such a feminine color I decided to create a teapot shaped card and candle for mother’s day.  The template for the teapot can be found here.   I enjoyed creating this project with the help of My Digital Studio.  I printed the DSP from the Spring Vintage DSP download.  To embellish the teapot I used the Blossom Petal punch and coordinating stamp set.  The butterflies were die cut from the Beautiful Wings Embosslits.  Take the challenge and show us your pink-a-licious projects.

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Teapot Card and Candle for Mom

Size: approx. size 7.75″ H x 6.5″ W

Stamps: Build a Blossom, All Holidays Digital Brush Set

Paper: Digital Download Spring Vintage, Rose Red CS, Pretty in Pink CS, Pear Pizzazz CS

Ink: Pear Pizzazz, Sponged edges with Pretty in Pink

Accessories: Basic Rhinestones, Very Vanilla Satin ribbon, Beautiful Wings Embosslits,  Blossom Petal Punch, 1/2 circle punch, Big Shot, Decorative Label Digital Punch

Technique: Stamping, Die Cutting

Candle:  purchased from craft store and wrapped in DSP, embellished with ribbon, flowers cut-out from DSP, Butterflies, Basic rhinestones

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