Sunday, January 30, 2011

As promised, this bendy fold card is my design. I made it for someone who is a Tinkerbell fan. The fireworks are embossed with a red and gold glittery embossing powder called Red Dragon on Very Vanilla card stock and a little of the gold Smooch Spritz. Tink was cut and embossed from gold vellum, and the dotted paper is from a glitter stack in my stash. The sentiment was printed using a Disney font on my computer. (I have over 700 'em!!) The ribbon is gold organza and the card base is Tempting Turquoise card stock. Oh, and the best part about this card is that if you take the tabs out of the slots it lays flat and can be sent through the mail!

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

I love learning new ways to cut and fold paper to create unique cards. Here's one from Emma Fewkes that she calls a Bendy Fold card. Not hard at all to make and so much fun. I made this one just like hers to learn how to do it. I have another I'll post in a few days that is my own design.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Sale-a-bration, the biggest Stampin' Up! sales event of the year begins today through March 31! A new stamp set, Designer Series Paper with Quick Accents pack, a ribbon & button pack, digital downloads, or Decor Elements can be yours FREE with every $50 order! Check out all the great products here.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

I just love the ease and simplicity of the letterpress plates. The Lots of Love plate was inked with a VersaMark pad and run through the Big Shot with Cherry Cobbler card stock. White organdy ribbon was tied around it then adhered to a white card stock base. Two scalloped edge hearts were cut with some nestability dies, a sentiment from the You're a Gem set stamped on the small Cherry Cobbler one, and adhered to the card.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Welcome to the seventh stop on the SU STARS January blog hop! If you are hopping along in order, you arrived here from Mary Campbell's blog. A list of all participating blogs and links to each one can be found on the SU STARS blog.

My project is a Valentine card made with the Inlaid Embossing technique and features a few new products from the Occasions mini catalog. The center heart is Glimmer Paper cut in my Big Shot with a Sizzlits die. I love how shiny and glittery it is. But the best part is that the glitter doesn't come off! The other hearts were punched from Poppy Parade card stock with the Heart to Heart punch and embossed onto Naturals White card stock with the Square Lattice embossing folder. The sentiment stamp is from the new You're a Gem set stamped in Poppy Parade Classic ink on Naturals White card stock, punched with the large oval punch and mounted on Poppy Parade card stock punched with the scalloped oval. The card base is, you guessed it, Poppy Parade and the trinket key is tied to 1/4 inch gross grain ribbon in Whisper White.

Your next stop on the hop is the blog of Angela Walters who has another Valentine project waiting for you!

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Have you tried one of the Letterpress plates yet? It debosses instead of embossing like the folders when used with the Big Shot. On the card below the Lots of Love letterpress plate was used to create the background on ivory paper with Regal Rose ink. Victoria Crochet Trim was wrapped around it and tied in a knot. The little girl image is from the Greeting Card Kids set, stamped in StazOn on watercolor paper and colored with Watercolor Wonder Crayons. After coloring I covered the heart she is holding with Zig Two Way glue and red glitter. The image was mounted on Blushing Bride cardstock and adhered to the card front with Stampin Dimensionals. The card base is Soft Suede cardstock.