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I am here to share my creations with you. I love making cards using rubber stamps. I also enjoy quilting whenever I get the chance. You can contact me by clicking on my profile, then you'll see my email. Thanks for visiting.

Sunday, November 30, 2008

Cuttlebug ornament


I seen this idea from looking at someone's blog, but I can't remember who. If someone knows, by all means let me know. I bought the small clear square ornaments at Hobby Lobby, there's 6 in a box for $4.99, however they were 40% last week....I should of bought more, next time I will because I sure like the way this turned out. I used my Cuttlebug Scallop large square for the silver and the Cuttlebug Scallop medium square on Borade Blue cs. I used double sided tape. I then used the MS snowflake punch and it's raised using a pop dot. I had these shinny mini snowflake trim, cut the holes off, added them with a pop dot and attached a self stick rhinestone for the centers. I then tied a silver bow and added the silver string for the hanger. I'm making these again......easy peasy! FYI, the CB Scallop Square die cut (large) fits perfect on the square. I did it the same way on all 4 sides. I haven't decided if I wanted to do the same for the bottom.
TFL!


Accessories:Clear square ornament, CB Scallop Square Die Cuts, MS Snowflake punch, mini snowflakes trim, pop dots, dble sided tape, silver ribbon & string, self stick rhinestones.
Paper:silver glitter paper, brocade blue cs, whisper white cs

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Shaker Pop Up Gift Card Holder



This was a different but fun challenge for me. I had fun making this and I knew I wanted to make a shaker ornament so I figured this would be perfect for this challenge which is TLC193 & TLC196. I started this the other day and I was determined to finish it the next day. Since I didn't have to get up the following day and maybe sleep in, I stayed up until 1:00am and finally got it finished. FYI, I didn't get to sleep in neither because I had my youngest daughter saying she wanted to eat cereal at 6:30am.
Stamps:Paper Studio Christmas, Mini Mates, $1 wood snowflake stamp
Paper:Paper Studio Christmas DP, creamy caramel, transparent paper, real red cs
Accessories:White Glitter, Diamond Dust, 2 way glue, thin sticky foam, 3D square, med blue rhinestones, mini rhinestones, MS snowflake punch, exacto knife, silver string ribbon, silver ribbon, BIC Mark It markers, pre-cut scallop cut-out, CB Scallop Squares Die Cuts, snowflake rhinestone, heat gun, silver ep, tacky tape

Ink:Black stazon, red stazon, versa mark, brocade blue

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Golden Angel


I bought these cute Christmas clear stamps at Wal-mart so I wanted to try embossing the angel onto gold dp. I'm getting in the mood to make a few Christmas cards so I thought I would start now.
Stamps:Wal-Mart Christmas Clear stamps
Paper:Hunter Green cs, Greetings of the Seasons DP, gold dp, creamy caramel cs
Accessories:CB Allegro Folder, ticket corner punch, gold
beaded stickers, clear embossing powder, gold string ribbon, gold stars, holiday poinsettia, heat gun
Ink: Hunter Green Stazon, Versa Mark

Chocolate Anyone?



I've wanted to try and make a mini pizza box. I basically used the same directions but I modified my box and made it smaller than normal. It gave me the chance to use my new Scor-Pal. I don't know why I didn't buy that tool sooner, I just love it. I made this box for the LSC195 Chocolate Challenge. I'm going to either put hot cocoa inside or yummy chocolate. I didn't have any dark brown prima flowers so I took my Timber Brown Stazon and sponged it on a light brown flower.
Accessories:Prima flowers, Nesties Rectangles, ribbon, Scor-Pal, pearl ribbon, fabric lace flower, 3D dots, sponge
Stamps:Inkadinkado
Ink:Timber Brown Stazon
Paper:Paper Studio DP, chocolate chip cs, whisper white cs

Doodle This Christmas


I wanted to try the corner punch technique so I figured I would try it with the SC203 challenge along with WT193 Pearl challenge. I was given the inspiration by my twin sister (okstamper) to make this card. I enjoyed making this card and it was a different technique for me. Thanks sis!
Paper:Bazzill green cs, whisper white cs, Seasons of the Seasons DP both printed and solid.
Accessories:dew drop pearls, rhinestones, ribbon, corner punch, photo corner punch, fiskars corner punch, 3D squares, CB snowflake folder, scissors, big rhinestone brad
Ink:Black stazon
Stamps:Doodle This, Family Season (Stampendous)

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Anyone want some tea?


I wanted to make a "Thinking of You" card for my BIL's 83yr old mother. She had fallen and broke her leg and now she's depressed. Her DH had passed away a few years ago and I think she feels tired and just doesn't want to get out of bed. She's always liked my homemade cards so I thought I would make her this cute image with the teacup.
Stamps: HM Feeling Rosy (Stampabilities), HM Very Mice Day (Stampabilities)
Paper:Lovely Lilac CS, whisper white cs, 120# watercolor paper, old olive
Accessories:blending stumps, mineral spirits, felt flowers, polka dot flower brad, white brad, mini purple brads, primascolor pencils, Scor-Pal, hardware, 3D circle, ribbon & ticket corner punch
Ink:Black stazon

Monday, November 10, 2008

Live to Ride Biker Swap cards





I belong to a swap called "Live to Ride" on splitcoaststampers, we all had to make 6 different motorcycle cards. These are what I came up with. I had fun making these cards too. I'm including all together the ingredients of the cards combined.
TFL!
Paper: Black Brazill cs, dark blue brazill cs, DCWV dp, silver dp, whisper white cs, DCWV textured orange cs, blue jean dp
Ink:Black stazon
Accessories:Harley Davison ribbon, hardware, mini brads, ribbon, circle paper clip, 3D squares, BIC It Markers, CB Swiss Dot folder, CB Diamonds in the Rough folder, rhinestones, screw brads, prima flowers
Stamps:Snoopy & his sidekick (stampabilities), oldie motorcycle (unknown)

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