Wednesday, February 22, 2017

A Clean and Simple Birthday for The Paper Players PP332

 
 
Hello Friend, Family, and Stampers!
 
 
Thank you again for peeking in, again today!
 
 
Another deadline requires a couple
to several postings in one day!
Keeps my on my toes!
 
 
 
 
 
Here is the Challenge!
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here is my Card!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here is the inside of my Card!
 
 

 
I left it blank, more room for a personal note!
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here is my Card with it's stamped envelope!
 



Here are the Stock and Measures:

Stampin'Up! Cardstock:
'Pacific Point'-card base, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored @ 4 1/4" and
folded on the score
'Whisper White'-inside panel, 4" x 5 1/4", circle with greeting
'Tangerine Tango'-scalloped circle
'Emerald Envy'-scalloped circle

'Party Animal' DSP-piece across the front and piece across bottom
on the inside

Stampin'Up! Stamp Sets:
'Birthday Bright'-greeting
'Balloon Celebration'-'Crushed Curry' balloon on front, 2 balloons stamped on the envelope front

'Layering Circles Framelits'-2 scalloped circles
'Stitched Shapes Framelits'-circle with greeting

'Stampin' Dimensional'-to pop-up the circles
'Daffodil Delight' Striped Baker's Twine-retired, bow on front balloon

'Medium Size Envelope'-'Whisper White'




Here is my Card again!
 

 
 
 
Until the next Post...Blessings and fun to you ALL!



 
 
 


A Thank You for JUGS Color Week # 381

 
 
Hello Family, Friends, and Stampers!
 
Thank you for Peeking in today!
 
 
Today's Card is for a Color Challenge!
 
I must say this is a favorite Color Combo that I like!
 
This past Holiday Catalog had a DSP in the Colors
 
Real Red-Early Espresso-Crumb Cake
 
Even though this color is Black...Early Espresso is
a very DARK Brown!
 
I almost grabbed the DSP for the Challenge, then I realized
the color wasn't Black.
 
 
 
 
Here is the Challenge!
 
 
My Colors used:
Real Red-Basic Black-Crumb Cake
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here is my Card!
 

 
Now that Valentine's Day is over...I just received a pack of
'Sending Love' DSP Stack! I flipped through all the double-sided
pages and realized, I can use these for other projects, NOT Valentine's!
 
 
 
 
 
Here is the inside of my Card!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here is my Card with it's 'matching flap' envelope!
 
 
Using the DSP on the envelope flap...perfect!
 
 
 
 
Here are the Stock and Measures:
 
Stampin'Up! Cardstock:
'Crumb Cake'-card base, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored @ 4 1/4" fold
on the score also for scalloped square
'Basic Black'-front panel 2" x 5 1/4"
'Real Red'-scalloped square
'Whisper White'-inside panel 4" x 5 1/4", square with greeting
 
'Sending Love' DSP-front panel 3" x 5 1/4",
inside strip 1/2" x 5 1/4"
envelope flap-3" x 6", glue on flap then trimmed to size
 
Stampin'Up! Stamp Set:
'Thankful Thoughts'-greeting and inside sentiment
 
'Archival Stampin' Pad'-'Basic Black', all stamping
 
'Layering Squares Framelits'-the 2 scalloped squares
'Stitched Shapes Framelits'-square with the greeting
'Stampin Dimensionals'-to pop-up the squares
 
 
 
Here is my Card, again!
 
 

 
 
 
Until the next Post...Blessings and Thanks to you ALL!
 
 


Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Silver and Gold for the Curtain Call!

 
 
 
Hello Friends, Stampers, and Family!
 
Thank you for peeking in again today!
 
 
This Challenge is a 'theme' Challenge!
 
The theme...'woven'
 
 
I had a hard time with this one!
At first I wove two shades of ribbons and tried to get it
to wrap around a heart I punched out...it was a disaster.
 
It was then I realized that the ribbon was 'woven'!
 
I went with the ribbon!
I also added some lace from my stash!
 
 
My niece is getting married on May 20th this year!
I will send she and her husband-to-be this card.
The lace is from my late Mother's stash.
May 20th was also my Mother's Birthday.
Lots of emotions here!
I also made 2 of these cards, 1 silver, 1 gold!
I will decide later which card I will send!
 
 
 
Here is the Challenge!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here are the 2 Cards!
 
 
1 silver, 1 gold!
 
 
 
Here is the Silver Card!
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
Here is the Gold Card!
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Here is the inside...both cards are alike inside!
 

 
Love the lacey look of the DSP!
 
 
 
 
Here are the Stock and Measures:
 
Stampin'Up! Cardstock:
'Sahara Sand'-card base, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored @ 4 1/4" folded
on the score
'Very Vanilla'-inside panels, 4" x 5 1/4", banners-1" x 4"
'Gold Foil' Paper- little birds
'Silver Foil' Paper- little birds
'Silver Glimmer Paper'-little heart on banner
'Gold Glimmer Paper'- little heart on banner
 
Classic Stampin' Ink Pad: 'Tip Top Taupe', greeting and inside sentiments
 
'Falling In Love' DSP-front panel 3 3/4" x 5"
inside strips 1/4" x 4"
 
Stampin'Up! Stamp Set:
'Falling For You'-banner, inside sentiment, envelope
 
Ribbon: 3/8" Metallic Woven Ribbon (1 silver, 1 gold)
 
'Triple Banner Punch'-flag the banner
'Triple Heart Punch'-retired, little heart on banner
 
'Birds & Blooms' Thinlits: little foil birds
'Falling In Love' Embellishments-2 on banner end
 
'Mini Glue Dots'-to adhere ribbon, lace, banner, embellishments,
little heart, and 'foil' birds
 
Gold and Silver Stickles: to dot the flowers on the envelopes
'Medium Size Envelope'-'Very Vanilla'
 
 
Here are the Cards again!

 

 
 
Which do you like the best?
Let me know in the comments, below!
 
 
 
Until the next Post...Blessings and Love to you ALL!

Birds of a Feather for TGIFC95

 
Hello Stampers, Family and Friends!
 
So happy you have stopped by today!
Always nice to hear from you too!
 
Today's Card is for the TGIFC#95 Challenge
the 'theme'
'Birds of a Feather'!
 
 
 
 
Here is the Challenge!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here is my Card!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here is the inside of my Card!
 

 
 
 
 
Here is my Card with it's stamped envelope!
 

 
 
 
Here are the Stock and Measures:
 
Stampin'Up! Cardstock:
'Soft Sky'-card base, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score @ 4 1/4" fold on the score
Sale-A-Bration-'Glimmer Paper Stack'-'Bermuda Bay' for 2 panels,
one inside and one on the front, 4" x 5 1/4"
'Whisper White' Cardstock-2 panels, one on the front and one on the inside, 3 3/4" x 5"

Classic Stampin' Ink Pads:
'Tip Top Taupe'-birds, tree limbs, flowers
'Soft Sky'-textured background
'Soft Suede'-greeting and inside sentiment

Stampin'Up! Stamp Set:
'Best Birds'-all stamping

Other Stampin'Up! Items Used:
'Watercolor Pencils'-to color all
'Blender Pen'-to blend all 'Watercolor Pencils'
'Birds and Blooms' Thinlits-to cut out front bird
'Stampin' Dimensionals'-to adhere die cut bird
'Mini Glue Dots'-to adhere 'Whisper White' panels to the
'Glimmer Paper'



Many Anniversary's will be coming up for the year!
My stash is being replenished!
 
 
 
 
 
Here's your 'C' note!
 
 

 
Dream on People!
 
 
 
Until the next Post...Blessings and Beautiful Dreams to you ALL!
 
 


Monday, February 20, 2017

Birthday Blossoms for CAS(E) this Sketch #209

 
 
Hello Stampers, Friends and Family!
 
Welcome back!
 
 
Today's Card is for the
CAS(E) This Sketch Challenge #209
 
 
 
 
 
Here is the Challenge!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here is my Card!



 
 
 
 
 
 
Here is the inside of my Card!



 
 
 
 
 
Here is my Card with it's stamped envelope!

 
 
Those little flowers on the envelope come in the stamp set!
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here are the Stock and Measures:
 
Stampin'Up! Cardstock:
'Whisper White Thick' Cardstock-card base 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" score @ 4 1/4" fold on the score
 
Stampin'Up! Stamp Set:
'Birthday Blooms'-all stamping
 
'Stazon Solvent Ink Pad'-all stamping on card, inside and front
Classic Stampin' Ink Pads:
'Daffodil Delight'-envelope
'Calypso Coral'-envelope
 
'Watercolor Pencils':
'Pumpkin Pie'
'Old Olive'
'Daffodil Delight'
 
Stampin'Up! Blender Pen-all blending of 'Watercolor Pencils'
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here is your 'C' Note! 


 
Yes you can!
 
 
 
 
Until the next Post...Blessings and Carpe' Diem to you ALL!


Christmas Card Challenge! SCCC#6

 
 
Hello Family, Stampers, and Friends!
Welcome Back!
Thank you for your support!
Feel free to leave me a comment:
let me know good or bad...
(constructive criticism is good!)
 
Today's Challenge was a visit to the
'Retirement Village'!
I used retired stamp sets on this card!
(Some you just have to hold onto!)
 
 
 
 
Here is the Challenge!

 
I don't have any 'horse' stamps but I say that a few of the
'Design Team' on this blog used 'reindeer' and/or another animal!
 
 
 
Here is my Card!
 

 
 
 
 
 
Here is the inside of my Card!

 
 
 
 
 
Here is my Card with it's stamped envelope!

 
 
 
 
 
This glamorous reindeer is 'Dasher'!
 

 
So Pretty! She is just strutting the runway!
She is the only 'Reindeer' I own...the others pale in comparison!
 
 
 
 
A Close-up of the greeting!
 

 
See the sparkly DSP?
I held onto this stamp set because it reminds me
of my Mother's handwriting...she had beautiful writing!
 
 
 
I took many pictures of the envelope...wanted you to see
that I dotted the "i's" with 'silver stickles' by Ranger.

 
I couldn't get a good close-up...believe me, I took about 8 pictures!
This was the least blurry of them all!
 
 
 
 
Here are the Stock and Measures:
 
Stampin'Up! Cardstock:
'Whisper White Thick' Cardstock-card base, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored @ 4 1/4" folded on the score
'Whisper White'-front panel. 3 3/4" x 5"
'Glimmer Paper-Silver'-4" x 5 1/4", inside strip-1/2" x 5 1/2"
 
Classic Stampin' Ink Pad: 'Early Espresso'
 
Stampin'Up! Stamp Sets:
'Dasher'-retired, the reindeer
'Hand Penned Holidays'-retired, greeting
'Holly Berry Happiness'-retired, inside sentiment
 
Other Stampin'Up! Items Used:
'Basic Jewels Rhinestone'-totally blinged out this card!
'Mini Glue Dots'-to adhere the front panel to the 'Glimmer' Paper
'Medium Size Envelope'-'Whisper White'
 
 
 
 

Here is your 'C' note!

 
 
 
Until the next Post...Blessings and tons of Coffee to you ALL!


 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Sunday, February 19, 2017

A Vase for the 'Color Throwdown' ctd430

 
 
Hello Stampers, Friends, and Family!
 
Did a Card up today...I realized I had to
get this card posted! Tonight!
 
This card took me way out of my comfort zone...but
I liked it!
 
 
 
Here is the Challenge!
 
 
 
The Colors I used:
Tempting Turquoise, Wild Wasabi, Crumb Cake, Chocolate Chip!
 
Don't you love that Vase?
 
 
 
  
Here is my Card!
 

 
I had a hard time photographing this card!
The Vase turned out Gorgeous in Person!
 
 
 
 
 
Here is a bit of a close-up of the Vase...
 
 
 
I used all the colors and then with a Versa-Mark Pen,
I marked lines and heat embossed with gold!
 
 
 
 
Here is the inside of my Card!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here is my Card with it's stamped to match envelope!
This is the front of the envelope!
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
This is the back flap of the envelope!
I like how it is going to look taped shut, when sealed!

 

 
 
 
Here are the Stock and Measures:
 
Stampin'Up! Cardstock:
'Chocolate Chip'-card base, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored @ 4 1/4 folded
on the score
'Very Vanilla'-front and inside panels, 4" x 5 1/4"
'Tempting Turquoise'-Vase die cut (an ornament trimmed!)
 
Classic Stampin' Ink Pads:
'Tempting Turquoise'-sponging the Vase
'Chocolate Chip'-the dark drips on the Vase
'Wild Wasabi'-several splotches on the Vase
'Crumb Cake'-all over stamping, Vase, greeting and inside sentiment
 
Stampin'Up! Stamp Sets:
'Ghoulish Grunge'-retired, large drips
'Timeless Textures'-all over stamping
'Touches of Texture'-stamping on the Vase
'Work of Art'-stamping on the Vase
'Bring On the Cake'-retired, inside sentiment
Sale-A-Bration 'Avant Garden'-Flower, greeting
 
Stampin' Write Markers:
'Wild Wasabi'-leaves on embossed flower
'Crumb Cake'-petals on embossed flower
 
Other Stampin'Up! Items used:
'Delicate Ornament Thinlits'-Vase, snipped at both ends to make it look like a Vase
'Versa-Mark Pad'-all gold embossing
'Versa-Mark Pen'-to draw onto the Vase
'Stampin' Emboss Powder-Gold'
'Stamping Sponges'-all sponging
'Medium Size Envelope'-'Very Vanilla'
 
 
 
 
I first made this card with a 'canning jar' shape.
Did all the same as I did the die-cut 'Vase'.
The 'jar' looked way too small on the card.
The 'flower', over-powered the 'jar'.
Therefore I die-cut the Ornament',
 trimmed the top and bottom to make a
'Vase' and I adhered it over the 'jar'.
I like this better than the 'jar'.
Also the design is better
proportioned for the 'Vase'.
 
P.S. the top of this 'Vase' is the top of the 'jar'!
Lots of trimming and sponging!
 
 
 
Until the next Post...Blessings and Love to you ALL!
 
 
 
 




Another Triple Play! SIP#86 TSOT#309 CCSC#210

 
 
 
Hello Friends, Stampers, and Family!
 
 
Today is another Triple Play!
 (I did one a week ago!)
 
I combined a Color Challenge with
2 Sketch Challenges!
 
 
 

Here is the Color Challenge!
 
Colors I used:
So Saffron    Peek-A-Boo Peach   Bermuda Bay
 
 
 
 
 
Here are the Sketch Challenges:
 
 
The first Sketch Challenge!
 
Try Stampin' On Tuesday (TSOT) #309

 
 
 
 
Here is the other sketch Challenge!
CAS Colours & Sketches #210
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here is my Card!
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Here is the inside of my Card!
 
 
 
Simple and plenty of space to write a personal note!
 
 
 
 
Here is my Card with it's stamped to match
envelope!
 

 
 
 
 
I had a lot of fun with this card! I love making the
'sailors knot'! I have made this knot many times for
my 'Nautical' cards. I think it lends the 'Sea' look!
 
 
Here are the Stock and Measures:
 
Stampin'Up! Cardstock:
'Bermuda Bay'-card base, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored @ 4 1/4" folded on the score
'Peek-A-Boo Peach'-top strip, 1 1/2" x 5 1/2"
'So Saffron'-bottom strip, 1 1/4" x 5 1/2"
                   -scalloped squares, under the white squares
                   -inside panel, 4" x 5 1/4"
'Whisper White'-inside panel. 3 3/4" x 5"
                          -little squares
 
Stampin'Up! Stamp Sets:
'Seaside Shore'-fish on card and envelope
'Butterfly Basics'-inside sentiment
'Suite sentiments'-greeting
 
Classic Stampin' Ink Pad-'Bermuda Bay'
 
Other Stampin'Up! Items Used:
'Stitched Shapes Framelits'-little white squares
'Layering Squares Framelits'-little yellow squares
'Stampin' Dimensionals'-adhere the 'fish' squares to card
'Medium Size Envelope'-'Whisper White'
 
 
I must confess...if it is 'Nautical' I will buy it!
I think I own most of what Stampin'Up! has come
out with for 'Nautical' stamps since I have been stamping!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here is your 'C' note!
 
 
 
We must trust that He will bring us through it all!
He will!
 
 
 
 
Until the next Post...Blessings and Perseverance to you All!

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