Silver Cross Sympathy Card

silver cross sympathy

The cross and the sentiment are silver embossed.

Supplies: Stamps – Inkadinkado, Stampin’ Up!, paper – Papertrey Ink White, Stampin’ Up! Basic Gray, Smoky Slate, ink – VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Spellbinders, embossing folder – Provo Craft, embossing powder – Stampin’ Up! Silver Detail Powder.

Sweatshirt Birthday Card

j 2014 bday

Here is the card I made for Offspring2 this year. I colored the dog sweater in school colors, and added the age in the tag area of the hoodie.

The red paper is textured; the black is glossy.

Supplies: Stamps – Gina K. Designs, Karen Foster, Papertrey Ink, paper – Papertrey Ink White, Stampin’ Up! Basic Gray, Glossy Black, Real Red (Co’ordination variety), inks – Copic C1, C3, E53, R29, Y18, VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Lawn Fawn (stitched rectangles), Spellbinders (circles), embossing powder – Hero Arts Liquid Platinum, twine – Martha Stewart.

Fun Dog Notecards

snoop and huahua

I am still trying to refill my card basket, section by section. Here are two more cute dog notecards.

Supplies: Stamps – Inkadinkado, Stampabilities, paper – Papertrey Ink White, Stampin’ Up! Only Orange (retired), Tempting Turquoise, inks – Copic Multiliner, B00, BG10, E21, E53, YG25, Y11, Y13, VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Spellbinders (circles), Taylored Expressions (photo frame), DYMO Label maker, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, twine – Webster’s Pages (green), We R Memory Keepers (orange).

Ravens Birthday Card

sparkly ravens birthday

This card started when I found these raven stickers on clearance in Michael’s a few weeks ago.

recollections ravens

I knew I was going to use them on a card for my sibling’s birthday. Just not quite sure HOW.

Until I stumbled upon the blog post titled “Stampin’ Up! Inspiration Saturday “ (posted on October 11, 2014) on the Scrapbook and Cards Today Blog .

I was inspired by the use of the spiral border punch on the card with the French sentiment (3rd card down). I definitely knew how I wanted to frame my raven stickers.

The funny thing is, I even have a filmstrip die that the raven stickers would fit into perfectly…but I can never get the paper out of the die after I cut it without ripping it to bits.

Supplies: Stamp – Reverse Confetti, paper – football paper (source unknown), Papertrey Ink White, Stampin’ Up! Brushed Gold, ink – Copic C3, VersaFine Onyx Black, dies (square, rectangle tag) – Spellbinders, raven stickers – Recollections, spiral border punch – Stampin’ Up!, embossing powder – Stampin’ Up! Black Detail Powder.

Birthday Card for NY Yankees Fan

robert bday 2014 pinstripes

Having been born in Baltimore (Go, Orioles! Congrats on making it to the ALCS this year!) , I have a lifelong dislike of the New York Yankees. Alas, I married into a family of Yankee fans. This card is for one of THEM.   ;-)

I dry embossed the white cardstock with a stripe embossing folder, and then wrapped blue/white twine around the stripes. Pinstripes!

Supplies: Stamp – Reverse Confetti, paper – Papertrey Ink White, Stampin’ Up! Marina Mist, Night of Navy, ink – VersaFine Onyx Black, die (rectangle) – Spellbinders, embossing folder – Provo Craft, corner punch – Stampin’ Up!, double hole punch – Stampin’ Up!, embossing powder – Stampin’ Up! Navy, twine – We R Memory Keepers, red grosgrain ribbon – Stampin’ Up!

Floral Birthday Card – Runway Inspired Challenge ric#69

ric69 birthday

Here is my take on the latest Runway Inspired Challenge ric#69 .

The inspiration for this challenge was this look from Cynthia Rowley’s Spring 2015 collection:

ric69 Cynthia Rowley

I struggled a bit with this, sometimes my brain wants to be too literal and I don’t have the supplies my brain wants to use. So, I chose to use the colors, the flower to the right of the model, and a vertical black accent.

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies: Stamps – Papertrey Ink, Stampin’ Up!, paper – Papertrey Ink White, Stampin’ Up! Basic Black, inks – Stampin’ Up! Creamy Caramel (retired), Daffodil Delight, VersaFine Onyx Black, Vintage Sepia (under gold embossing), embossing powders – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, Stampin’ Up! Gold Detail Powder.

Peaceful Holiday Card – PTI Make It Monday #184

pti make it monday 184

This week’s Papertrey Ink Make It Monday Challenge (#184) is titled Dipped Die Cuts, and is about highlighting the edge of a die cut with embossing powder.

(oops! As I am setting up this post, I realize the title of the challenge is GOLD Dipped Die Cuts. Metallic is metallic…I’m sticking with my silver!)

I knew immediately that I wanted to use the Papertrey Ink tree die, and make a holiday card. Digging through my embossing powders, I found a tube of Martha Stewart Sterling Glitter embossing powder. To finish my card, I searched high and low through my stamps (including the ones on the crawl space in the basement – no luck there) to find this old PSX Designs sentiment.

Supplies: Stamp – PSX Designs, paper – Papertrey Ink White, Stampin’ Up! Soft Sky, Wild Wasabi (textured), inks – Copic E57, VersaFine Onyx Black, VersaMark, Wink of Stella, dies – Papertrey Ink (tree), Stampin’ Up! (banner), embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder, Martha Stewart Sterling Glitter Embossing Powder, organdy ribbon – JoAnn’s.



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