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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.

Friday, February 13, 2009

WT205 Crazy Quilt Card

 

As soon as I saw the challenge, I had to get on it after the kids got to bed. The challenge was to use fabric on your card. I figure it's up my alley, since I am a quilter. I started out by cutting 2.5 squares of scrap fabric, iron on fusible web to the wrong side of the fabric then peeled the paper, turned the fabric over and ironed again random all over the tan cs. I then used the sewing machine and did zig zag stitches between the lines and used a straight stitch for the edges with cream thread. I added 4 mini self adhesive pearls to the corners and tied a ribbon underneath the quilt piece and attached it onto cream bazzill cs. I'm not sure why the ribbon is showing up more red, but it's the same color as the reds in the fabric.
Thanks for a great challenge.
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Accessories:ribbon, sewing machine, self adhesive pearls, fusible web, iron, rotary cutter, ruler, thread
Paper:cream bazzill cs, tan cs

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Valentine Treat Bags

 

I made these Valentine treat bags for the receivers at work. Some people say I spoil them, what can I say. I just love making things like this for them. I just used heart treat bags, filled with different chocolates. I also made the tag. I stamped the tag with black stazon on GP white cs and attached a piece of red bazzill cs and cut around it. I then used a twist tie after I punched a small hole through the tag.
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Accessories:Hole punch, scissors, $1 treat bags, chocolates
Stamps:Happy Heart Day
Ink:Black stazon
Paper:Red Bazzill cs, GP White cs

Valentine Pringles Container Top

 

This is the top for the Pringles Valentine container. I cut 1/4" of black bazzill cs, wrapped it around the lid along with tacky tape. I used my Coluzzle on red bazzill cs for the circle. I stamped the heart with black stazon on GP white cs and cut the heart out. I added a self stick silver brad on top of the heart.

Accessories:Coluzzle, scissors, self adhesive silver brad, tacky tape
Stamps:$1 Joanns stamp
Paper:Red Bazzill cs, GP White cs, black bazzill cs
Ink:Black stazon
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Valentine Pringles Container

 

I wanted to make something out of a recycled Pringles can. I cut to size black/white dp from Paper Studio. I cut a strip of red bazzill cs and black bazzill cs, ran it through the crimper. I had the cat image was sent to me by my pen pal (kittykat), I glued that onto the red and black bazzill cs and cut around it since I didn't have the right circle punches. I attached it to the center of the can. I then stamped the tag with black stazon on GP white cs and cut around the red cs, added a heart brad and it's attached with a 3D square to the bottom of the can. (I didn't know where to put the tag) For the top of the lid, you'll have to see the next picture. This is for one of the guys in receiving who helps me whenever I ask him to do something. I filled the container with different chocolates.

Paper:Paper Studio dp, GP White cs, red bazzill cs, black bazzill cs
Accessories:Crimper, scissors, tacky tape, heart brad, pringles container, chocolates, 3D square
Ink:Black stazon
Stamps:Unknown Harley Cat, Happy Heart Day

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Valentine Lollipop Holders

 

Gosh, Valentine's Day came so quickly. I needed to make 50 lollipop holders for my two daughter's. One is in kindergarten and the other is in Pre-K.
I started with red bazzill cs, cut them into 2.5 x 5.5, scored at 2 and 3 inches. I then cut 2.25 squares with black bazzill cs. I used a medium scallop circle punch on basic white cs (Big Lots). I stamped with red stazon the phrase from $1 Joanns Valentine stamp onto the scallop circle, I then glued the circle onto the black cs. I also used a large scallop square on basic white cs (Big Lots). I stamped with basic black ink with a Studio G $1 wood Valentine stamp onto the scallop square. I also stamped the tiny ladybug from the SU Because of You set. I then used double sided tape on the inside so that the sucker could stick to both sides of the red cs. I enjoyed making these for my daughter's. I finished one only to show what it will look like. I'm had my daughter's write their names on the lines before I attached the suckers. (easier to write without the bumps)

Paper:Red Bazzill cs, Black Bazzill cs, Basic White cs
(Big Lots)
Ink:Basic Black, Red Stazon
Accessories:Medium Scallop Circle Punch, Large Scallop Square Punch, Scor-Pal, dble sided tape, Valentine suckers
Stamps:Because Of You (SU), $1 Studio G Wood Valentine Stamps, $1 Joanns Wood Valentine stamps
TFL!
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