Saturday, August 28, 2010

Yummy birthday card

Isn't this paper yummy? Love the colors together!

Made the sentiment plaque with my Slice machine. Really wanted to have some stitching on this, since i don't have a sewing machine, I used my sakura gel pen.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

girly fufu

So this is just me messing around. I've had this great chandelier acrylic set for over a year and this is the first time ive used it.
The paper I've had for YEARS. It's from the angel company. I have lots of papers from hem that are just gorgeous, I'm scared to use them!
I decided since I hadn't used he stamps or the paper, I had to embellished with something rarely used also. I picked the crimper.
Pretty colors, pretty stamp, I'd say it turned out ok!

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

vintage & elegant wedding card

Card base is basic black CS. Covered with an ink distressed piece of Cream CS that has script stamped in walnut ink, torn at the top. Girl is from SU set, stamped in versamark and heat embossed with pharoahs gold on a piece of old sheet music. Used lovely piece of sparkle gold ribbon to catch the eye.

Monday, August 23, 2010

recycled bird

Card base is covered with packing paper, everything else is from the scrap pile.

I cut the bird out of a magzine, mounted on a srap paper, then adhered with 3D tape to base. Used twine scraps on side. Every paper is inked on sided with tim holtz walnut stain distress ink.

Friday, August 20, 2010

vintage birthday

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This is a 5x5 card made out of white CS. Covered front withthe acknowledgement page of a vntage book on ladies fashion. Ink distressed edges with tim holtz walnut stain distress ink. Stamped flourishes are SU "baroque motifs" stamped in same ink. Glued vintage lace across card front. Flower is made out of vintage sheet music using cuttlebug & sizzix "flower layers #3" die and sprayed with starfish glimmer mist. Used vintage gold button in center.

Sentiment is SU "warments regards" stamped in walnut stain & embossed with pharoahs gold on scrap from book page. Ink distressed edges & mounted on scrap of red. Leaf is cut from a martha stewart magazineB embellished with brown feather.

Monday, August 16, 2010

21st birthday

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My fabulous friend just turned 21!!

This card is 5x5 made on white CS. All patterned paper is from Stampin' Up's Simply Scrappin' "friends & flowers". Brown ribbon is from Michaels. Used this great acrylic stamp set called "cheers", think its retired from Close To My Heart. I stamped the glass in colorboxes opaque silver on white CS and cut out. Stamped liquid in SU's wild wasabi on whitw CS and adhered to glass. Lined top of rim of glass with liquid glue then dipped it in SU's green chunky glitter. When glass was fully assembled I put it on top of a thin piece of plastic (like the cellophane bag my last set of envelopes came in) and used exacto knife to cut out plastic replica. This replica was placed on top of the glass to make it look like glass. Used scrap of confetti white paper to mount glass to card.

Cherry was stamped onto red vellum and carefully cut out. Limes were stamped in SU's certainly celery.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

wedding congrats

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This card was made for my new brother-in-law and his new wife. They got married last weekend on a gorgeous day.

Bird stamps are from the angel company. Used my SU blender pens & pastels to color them in. "Forever" was at the top of the page in the dictionary, worked out great for what I needed. Flower is the rest of the dictionary page, used my cuttlebug and flower Sizzix die for the shape. I used "starfish" glitter mist on flowers. Ink distressed the papers using tim holtz walnut stain distress ink direct to paper.

charming outdoor furniture

Isn't this just the most charming piece? My husband and I were walking downtown centralia when we passed an antique store with this outside. I took a picture and told him "I want one!!". He's a pretty busy guy and its not exactly the top of the priority list.... we'll see.

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