Month: November 2013

SU Be Merry

I just love Blue and Silver together so it was an easy decision for me to choose my + ONE with Midnight Muse this week at the Dynamic Duos # 81.

Dynamic Duos Redo 81

I also looooooove the SU Glimmer paper- it is so bright and dazzling on a card. I used it as a border around my white Stylish Stripes embossing folder that serves as a background for the SU Be Merry Tag decorated with a SU Festive Flurry snowflake. I masked off the to: and from: that is on the stamp at the bottom and replaced it with a bow made from the SU Midnight Muse Satin Stitched Ribbon and the 1/8 inch Silver ribbon. Don’t forget that the Satin Stitched ribbon is on the big Holiday Sale List;)

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Card Recipe:
STAMPS: SU Be Merry Single Stamp, SU Festive Flurry
INK: SU Midnight Muse
PAPER: SU Midnight Muse, SU Whisper White, SU Silver Glimmer
ACCESSORIES: SU Rhinestones, SU Midnight Muse Satin Stitch Ribbon, SU 1/8 inch Silver ribbon
TOOLS: SU Stylish Stripes EF, SU Festive Flurry Framelits

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Check out the submissions this week from the talented

Dynamic Duos Challenge Blog Design Team:
Anne Marie Hile
Annette Elliott
Angel Johns
Caroline Bredeson
Cindy Brumbaugh
Holly Endress
JoAnn Burnham
Julie Gearinger
Michelle Bala
Sarah Fleming
Tenia Nelson

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SU Joyful Christmas and Post Card Altered Item

It is amazing what one finds when packing for a move. I started to pull stuff out of my craft closet today for our move in a week and found these metal card/letter/bill holders I bought a few years back. I need some creative packaging for card gift giving so I altered it with the SU Joyful Christmas and Post Card stamp set. As the family visiting traipsed through my stamp room, they said they liked it- I hope you do as well!

SU Joyful Christmas Altered Card Holder

Project Recipe:
STAMPS: SU Joyful Christmas, SU Post Card
INK: SU Cherry Cobbler, Versamark Watermark ink, SU Soft Suede
PAPER: SU Cherry Cobbler, SU Garden Green, SU Soft Suede, SU Naturals Ivory
ACCESSORIES: random glitter tape and coordinating color of Stickles
TOOLS: SU Distressing Tool, SU Stampin; Dimensionals

A Little Muse…

I have not played along for a few weeks now with the Muse Card Club– a fun challenge site where YOU get to pick the cards that tickle your fancy. Life has been crazy busy but I was determined to submit this week! I have enjoyed The Muse Club because it has opened up a new avenue of inspiration for me. This week, Marion Vagg has a cute birdcage with a chalkboard effect on her card for the MUSE #44.

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My friend Wendy and I were at a summer craft show a few years ago, and I just had to have this birdcage die so Wendy got it for me for Christmas! And…I made her save it until Christmas,too!  I guess that showed a little crafting constraint. Fast Forward to now and I finally used it…thanks, girlfriend;)
Muse Birdcage

I think you can see how Marion’s card inspired mine…I used my SU Boho Blossoms punch and the Bird Builder punch leaves to make my little bouquet.  I popped the birdcage up off the card and it looks really sweet in person.The hubster said I should have put a bird in the cage, too but I had already finished the card. Head over to the Muse site and vote for your favorite submissions this week.

(P.S. I was asked to make 5 sympathy cards so I thought this fit that need.)

SU Endless Wishes

It’s a Triple Threat at Dynamic Duos this week- are you up to the challenge? I am sure you are, and I am looking forward to seeing your creation this week! Just create a project/card using the Dynamic Duos # 80 colors:

Dynamic Duos triple threat 2013-004

I used the SU Photopolymer set Endless Wishes-  I just love the simple snowflakes and the endless sentiments that can be made with it. I adorned the CAS card with a few soft pearls to finish it off.

SU Endless Wishes DD DT

Card Recipe:
STAMPS: SU Endless Wishes
INK: SU Raspberry Ripple, SU Pear Pizzazz, SU Blushing Bride
PAPER: SU Raspberry Ripple, SU Whisper White, SU Pear Pizzazz,
SU In Colors DSP Blushing Bride (retired)
ACCESSORIES: SU Pearls, SU Pear Pizzazz Cotton Ribbon (retired)
TOOLS: SU Labels Framelits, SU Paper Piercing Pack

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