Sunday, August 10, 2008

122- Kind Wasabi Card

This is my card for the colour challenge this week- you had to use a retiring in colour and neutral paper. This may be one of my last cards with Wild Wasabi- I loved this shade of green- it went with everything.


Stamp Set: Baroque Motifs

Ink: Wild Wasabi

Paper: Wild Wasabi textured paper, Wild wasabi DSP, chocolate chip, very vanilla

Accessories: 5/8" grosgrain, vintage brads, ticket corner punch

121- Happiness Always Card

This is my card for this weeks layout challenge. I got to use both my new dsp and new stamp set for it- I think it turned out pretty well.


Stamp Set: Happiness Always

Ink: Riding hood red

Paper: riding hood red, bella rosa DSP, whisper white

120- Ho Ho Ho Card

From my ho to my ho ho ho card- I have a feeling it may be a theme this xmas..I just feel like being a bit cheeky. Love how this turned out- although I'm thinking I may have to get the paper piercer because the cutter kit perforator is a bit more subtle than I was hoping.


Stamp Set: deer friends, schoolbook serif alphabet

Ink: riding hood red, kiwi kiss, chocolate chip

Paper: riding hood red, chocolate chip, pink pirouette, whisper white

Accessories: cutter kit, circle punches, scallop edge punch

119- Ho Card

Hehe- I love my ho card. I just can't get enough of my new xmas set- prepare to see it quite a bit in the next few months. This may be my favourite xmas card to date.


Stamp Set: Deer friends, schoolbook serif alphabet

Ink: basic black, real red

Paper: Real Red DSP, basic black, whisper white

Accessories: circle punches, oval punches, dazzling diamonds, black ribbon


118- Rocket Spinner Card

This might just be the funnest card I've ever made. It's a spinner card using the rocket ship- it turned out really well. This was also done at my wheel class and I think everyone was excited to make their first spinner cards. It's also the first kid card that I've taught. I also got to play with my new oval punches- expect to see them quite a bit in the future!


Stamp set: Pun fun, it's your birthday

Paper: real red, yo-yo yellow, brilliant blue, whisper white

Ink: Brilliant blue

Accessories: Sweet stars wheel, 1/2" circle punch, oval punches, markers, clear embossing, corner rounder, pennies, dimensionals

117- Wild Wasabi Thanks

This is one of the cards that we made at my wheel class. I wanted to use a retiring in colour- the wild wasabi- and also a retiring stamp set. I absolutely love how it turned out- I wouldn't normally put these colours together but it worked out well. It was also the first time I got to use the very vanilla ink- love love love it.


Stamp set: Much appreciated

Ink: very vanilla, wild wasabi

Paper: wild wasabi textured paper, very vanilla, night of navy

Accessories: It's beautiful wheel, slot punch, kraft ribbon, ticket corner punch

116- Celebrate Xmas Card

Here is another reindeer gingham card to go along with the others. The highlight of this one has to be the bow- love love love this bow!!


Stamp sets: Deer friends, wonderful words

Paper: Chocolate chip, Bella Rosa DSP, whisper white, riding hood red

Ink: Riding hood red, chocolate chip

Accessories: circle punches, scallop punch, 5/8" grosgrain ribbon, brad punch

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

115- Be Merry Xmas Card

Love love love this card- I may make this for the megameeting swap. I think I will make most of my xmas cards in chocolate


Stamp set: Deer friends, short and sweet

Paper, riding hood red, pink pirouette, chocolate chip, whisper white

Ink: chocolate chip, riding hood red, kiwi kiss

Accessories: chocolate chip 5/8 grosgrain ribbon, scallop edge punch, 1 3/8" circle punch, 1 1/4" circle punch

114- Thinking of You

I got to use Julie's stamp set for this card and the new blues from the in colours. I also played with the crystal effects for the first time- love it!


Stamp set: Take three

Paper: whisper white, baha breeze, pacific point

Ink: pacific point

Accessories: crystal effects, it's beautiful wheel, ticket corner punch

113- Grape Tile Card

Another card using Colleen's sets. I wanted to make another faux-tile card and this seemed like the perfect opportunity.


Stamp Set: Blossoms abound

Paper: Very vanilla, mellow moss, perfect plum

Ink: mellow moss, always artichoke, perfect plum, pale plum

Accessories: sponging, scorer

112- Two Step Kiwi Kiss

This is another of the new Hostess sets from the new catalogue- it's a level three. I wanted to do some two step stamping with the new in colours and use my new vanilla grosgrain ribbon.


Stamp Set: Happiness Always

Paper: Bella Rosa DSP, close to cocoa, very vanilla

Ink: Riding hood red, kiwi kiss, pink pirouette

Accessories: very vanilla grosgrain ribbon

111- Gingerbread Card

I love love love my new Christmas stamp set. And I got the new Bella Rosa DSP to match the new in colours- love it! I decided to make a set of Christmas cards using chocolate and I just love them


Stamp Set: Deer friends, wonderful words

Paper: Bella Rosa DSP, chocolate brown, pink pirouette, whisper white

Ink: Chocolate chip, whisper white

Accessories: scallop edge punch, chocolate polytwill ribbon

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

110- Watering Card

Yet another card that I made using Colleen's sets. I love how this turned out but it took a lot of time to colour. I loved trying out my new crystal effects- very fun


Stamp Set: Blooming with Love

Ink: going gray, old olive, bashful blue, pretty in pink, lovely lilac, only orange, ruby red, summer sun

Paper: whisper white, old olive, bashful blue

Accessories: blooms and bulbs wheel, crystal effects, scallop punch, blender pen, 1 3/8" circle punch, 1 1/4" circle punch

109- Morning Glory

I was up in Kirkland Lake stamping this weekend and used everyone elses stamp sets so I could try something new. This is Colleen's set Morning glory. I do love the colours but almost wish that I hadn't coloured it in- it was really nice when it was just black and white


Stamp Set: Morning Soft

Paper: baha breeze, whisper white, basic black

Ink: basic black, baha breeze, certainly celery

Accessories: black ribbon, blender pen

108- Baroque medallions

Yet another card with my new baroque background. I also used the baby wipe technique to do the medallions- however, i didn't have any reinkers so used the ink spots on a baby wipe instead. It is really faint because of it- I will need to repeat this with reinkers.


Stamp Set: Baroque, baroque motifs

Paper: riding hood red, creamy caramel, basic black, whisper white

Ink: riding hood red, creamy caramel

Accessories: baby wipes, linen wheel, versamark

107- Chalked Baroque Card

I just got this baroque background and am completely obsessed with it. I heart it. I wanted to try my chalks again and try out this bow from Stampin Success- it was something I have wanted to do for a while


Stamp Set: Baroque

Paper: Whisper white, chocolate chip

Accessories: taken with teal chalk, chocolate chip 5/8" grosgrain ribbon

106- Vellum Love Card

I absolutely love this card- it is so demonstratable! It is really simple but so nice


Stamp set: wonderful words

Ink: elegant eggplant, so saffron

Paper: elegant eggplant, whisper white, vellum

Accessories: brads, silver embossing

105- Priceless Kind Card

Another card that I made at Jen's. I love the use of the slot punch to put the ribbon through the fold. I also love the emboss resist and that it was all done with one stamp set.


Stamp Set: Priceless

Paper: Very vanilla, pretty in pink, rose red

Ink: pretty in pink, rose red

Accessories: clear embossing, vanilla ribbon, horizontal slot punch, 1 3/8" square punch, 1 1/4" punch

104- Polished Stone Thank You

I did this card at Jen's stamping party. I absolutely love the effect that it gives- I will definitely be trying this again!


Stamp Set: Artfully Asian

Paper: Whisper white, bashful blue, certainly celery

Ink: Staz On black, certainly celery reinker, bashful blue reinker, silver reinker

Accessories: cork with felt on it, bashful blue ribbon, ticket corner punch