Month: February 2018

SU Hold on to Hope Emboss Resist

February 23, 2018

May I say that the NEW Sale-a-bration Springtime Foils Designer Series Paper is GORGEOUS!!!!
I MEAN ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS!!!
And it is fun to emboss resist, too!
Look how beautiful the silver and gold shine through after I sponged Memento Black ink over it!!
My friend, Linda Heller, brought this old technique of emboss resist using this paper to my attention last week:)

It is easy to see how I made this card…I just die cut the larger gold cross and adhered the thinner silver cross to it.
I added a Clear Faceted Gem to the middle of the silver cross and added a banner embossed in gold. Simple yet elegant!

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SU Beautiful Day

February 21, 2018

You get a two-fer today with the SU Beautiful Day stamp set.

I stamped my butterfly on vellum and colored the back of the image  with my Stampin’ Blends. I cut out a large rectangle from the Rich Razzleberry cardstock and framed the vellum. Then, I adhered the frame to Whisper White panel on the Daffodil Delight card base.

I colored the flower with my Stampin’ Blends as well and fussy cut it.
Then, I adhered it to a panel of the Powder Pink Fresh Florals Designer Series Paper.

I just love a big border on my cards, do you use this design element much?

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SU Sunshine and Rainbows Video Tutorial

February 18, 2018

I had such a fun time playing with the SU Sunshine and Rainbows Bundle!

I die cut, I stamped and I smiled when I was done:)

 

I hope you enjoy the video I made for you showing my tips for
using this bright and cheerful SU Sunshine and Rainbows Bundle.

You will probably pick out scraps of cardstock,
but if you want the measurements for each arch of the rainbow, here they are:

Soft Sky card base 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 4-1/4″ on the 8-1/2″ side
White landscape clouds-2-1/2″ x 5-1/2″
Dazzling Diamonds landscape clouds- 1-3/4″ x 5-1/2″
White sentiemnt layer on bottom- 1″ x 5-1/2″
Whisper White clouds (2) and Glimmer Cloud (1) 1-1/2″ x 2-1/4″
Daffodil Delight sun 1-1/2″ square
Real Red and Pumpkin Pie- 2″ x 3-1/2″
Daffodil Delight-1-3/4″ x 3″
Wild Wasabi- 1-3/4″ x 2-1/2″
Pacific Point- 1-1/2″ x 2-1/2
Rich Razzleberry- 2″ x 1-1/4″

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NEW Sale-a-bration Items! and SU Hold on to Hope

February 16, 2018

Happy Friday, friends!

Starting today and running through March 31, 2018-
more items have been added to the Sale-a-bration Line-Up!
You can see them HERE.
You can get the Eclectic Expressions Stamp Set or
the Springtime Foils Designer Series Paper  FREE for a $50 purchase.

 

And for a $100 purchase, you can  get the Blossoming Basket Bundle:)

I also wanted to share  a “Celebration” card  with you using the Hold on to Hope stamp set.
I used the Sale-a-bration Shimmer Ribbon- the silvery shimmer on the black paired well with the
rhinestones in the middle of the flowers made from the Tree Builder Punch!

I call it a “celebration” card because you get to pick the celebration…
is it a birthday? a graduation? a baptism? a christening?
a confirmation? or may be even a bridal shower?

Don’t you just love those little corner images?
I can see those cuties adorning many a card in the future!

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SU Petal Palette Silver

February 14, 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day, friends!

In the spirit of LOVE today, I have a wedding/anniversary card to show you using the
SU Petal Palette Bundle.
The Pinewood Planks dry embossed panel is just enough texture to be noticed but lets
the silver embossed roses take center stage on this card.

Silver Heat Embossing pairs so well with Smoky Slate ink.
I usually use Smoky Slate ink to stamp sentiments with delicate fonts, so much easier than heat embossing:)

It’s difficult to see in the photo but I used the beautiful silver foil paper to die cut the scallop oval that borders the Stitched Shapes oval. Some scattered rhinestones finished off the card wonderfully, don’t you think?

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