Paper and Ink Imaginings

just playing with paper and ink


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Finished Encouragement Cards for Chemo Care Bags

Here are the finished flat panel encouragement cards (A2 size – 4.25 x 5.5 inches, with envelopes) I am donating:

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I am very happy I was able to help!

Supplies: Stamps – A Muse Artstamps, Essentials by Ellen, My Favorite Things, Simon Says Stamp, Stampin’ Up!, paper – Americian Crafts, Avery Elle, Basic Grey, Carta Bella, Doodlebug Design, Echo Park, Gmund Royal, Heidi Swapp, Home Depot (paint chip), Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Papertrey Ink Vintage Cream, Poptone Sour Apple, Stampin’ Up! Bermuda Bay, Close to Cocoa (retired), Daffodil Delight, Marina Mist, Night of Navy, Old Olive, Pacific Point, Pool Party,  Real Red, Sage Shadow (retired), Sahara Sand, Tangerine Tango, Tempting Turquoise, dies – Lawn Fawn, My Favorite Things, Papertrey Ink, Spellbinders, embossing folders – Provo Craft, stencil – Neat and Tangled, brads & eyelets – Stampin’ Up! (retired), embossing powders – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, Ranger Silver Pearl, Stampin’ Up! Classy Copper,  ribbon – Ellen Hutson.

 

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A Few Scrap Tags! (2016 version)

scrap-tags-2016

My HOLIDAY TO DO LIST was overwhelming me the other day. So, I said “I will make a few gift tags!” Things that are actually on the list, but more ART THERAPY than work!

 

scrap-tags-2016-backs

Supplies: Stamps – Hero Arts, paper – Carta Bella, Lawn Fawn, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, paint chip (source unknown), ink – VersaFine Onyx Black, embossing powder – Stampin’ Up! Sterling Silver, dies – Lawn Fawn (tag), Papertrey Ink (bookmark), Reverse Confetti (squat tag, holly), 1/4 inch circle punch – Stampin’ Up!, twine – Offray, metallic cord – Paper Mart.


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Nuts About You Note Card

filmstrip-nuts-note

I really love this Lawn Fawn acorn! A little sad that they did not include a “nuts about you” stamp in the set.

Supplies: Stamp – Lawn Fawn, paper – Carta Bella blue chevrons, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Taylored Expressions woodgrain, inks – Copic E15, E19, E23, VersaFine Vintage Sepia, dies – Lawn Fawn (acorn), Spellbinders (filmstrip), DYMO label maker, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear.


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Dachshund Christmas Card

dachshund christmas

Last minute request from one of the offspring.

How are  your Christmas tasks coming along? I made great progress on Monday and Tuesday, I am down to cleaning and food prep on Christmas Eve.

Happy, happy!

Supplies: Stamps – Hero Arts, Lawn Fawn, paper – Carta Bella Bundled Up, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Real Red, inks – Copic E19, E23, E53, 100, VersaFine Onyx Black, VersaMark, dies – Lawn Fawn, sequins – Pretty Pink Posh, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, Stampin’ Up! Sterling Silver, thick twine – Offray.


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Paper Pieced Birthday Card

will 2015 bday

I pulled out scraps from my Carta Bella Bundled Up paper pad to make this pieced background. The perfect colors for the recipient.

The paper collection is winter themed – hmmm…I need to get working on Christmas tags and Christmas cards, don’t I?

Supplies: Stamp – Stampin’ Up!, paper – Carta Bella Bundled Up, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White, Stampin’ Up! Sahara Sand, ink – VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Spellbinders, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder, twine – Martha Stewart.


Season’s Greeting Card – CC507

cc507 seasons greetings

This week’s Splitcoaststampers Color Challenge (CC507) is titled, “Under the Tree”. The colors are Cherry Cobbler, Early Espresso, Garden Green, white as the neutral, and dessert option of a tree.

The Carta Bella Bundled Up pad is still on my workspace – guess what made itself into a card?!

If anyone knows where I can get fine, metallic elastic cord like this retired Stampin’ Up! product, please let me know!

Supplies: Stamps – Hero Arts, Stampin’ Up!, paper – Carta Bella Bundled Up, Papertrey Ink White, Stampin’ Up! Brushed Gold, inks – Stampin’ Up! Garden Green, VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Lawn Fawn (stitched rectangle), Spellbinders (circle), sequins – Doodlebug Designs Inc, embossing powder – Ranger Liquid Platinum, gold cord – Stampin’ Up! (retired).


Snowman Background Birthday Card

snowman background birthday

I have a friend who requests a snowman birthday card for her mother every year. This year, the Carta Bella Bundled Up paper made the card super easy!

Supplies: Stamp – Papertrey Ink, paper – Carta Bella Bundled Up, Papertrey Ink White, Recollections Silver, Stampin’ Up! Cherry Cobbler, Marina Mist, ink – VersaFine Onyx Black, dies – Impression Obsession (snowflake), Lawn Fawn (speech bubble), embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, organdy ribbon – Offray.