I've always liked this set from Stampin' Up! and thought the flowers would look great with this Basic Grey paper. The yellow flower is a Martha Stewart Dimensional sticker. These were a great find in the clearance aisle at Michael's.
paper - basic grey 'perhaps', kraft notecards from Michael's, su basic black; stamps - su simply sweet; ink - stazon black; accessories - su watercolor crayons, ms dimensional sticker
Tuesday, August 28, 2007
Saturday, August 25, 2007
Our friends just gave birth to a baby boy named Braeden. Congratulations Darin, Ginger, & AJ!
paper - memory box stripes, shimmer white, su bashful blue, basic black; stamps - su greetings galore; ink - stazon black, su bashful blue; accessories - su dazzling diamonds, sakura gelly roll, prismacolor pencils, scallop punch, circle punch, ribbon
Wednesday, August 22, 2007
An acquaintance of mine asked me to make her a few notecards and hangtags (she collects them from clothing). I thought the retro stamps and designer paper would make a perfect hangtag. I clear embossed the martini and drum set to give dimension and added dazzling diamonds to the ice cubes. Very hip and groovy!
DivaNote: My tiki expert Rob informed me since no tiki or palm tree is present, it is not officially a tiki lounge. I changed the name of the 'lounge' to better reflect the retro-ness of the card :).
paper - a muse designer paper tin plate, memory box flirt; stamps - a muse retro martini, drum set, karen foster snap stamps; ink - brilliance graphite black; accessories - su dazzling diamonds, prismacolor markers, su silver elastic cord
Sunday, August 19, 2007
I've always loved girly things and thought this stamp screamed 'girly girl'! Plumerias are one of my favorite flowers so I used pinks and yellows to give the dress a plumeria feel. I love how the basic grey background brings out the colors in the dress.
paper - basic grey pheobe, su garden green, basic black; stamps - su blooming with happiness; ink - stazon black; accessories - prismacolor pencils, dazzling diamonds, sakura gelly roll, ribbon
Wednesday, August 15, 2007
I love this paper so much, I decided to cover another book. I used baroque motifs on the background and hemp twine. Pearl ex was added to the jumbo eyelets and 'Imagine' charm for a subtle sparkle. I wanted the flowers to stand out a bit so I used UTEE for a little extra shine.
paper - su outlaw designer series; stamps - su baroque motifs; ink - su really rust, chocolate chip; accessories - UTEE, hemp twine, blue moon charm, su jumbo pewter eyelets, serrated tracing wheel
Sunday, August 12, 2007
I found these 5x7 journals at Michael's for a $1 and I thought these would be great gifts. This project was perfect for the new Outlaw paper. I love the colors and the patterns on this Stampin' Up! Designer paper. I used one of the stamps from the Doodle This stamp set for the background. I added super bronze pearl ex to the flower in the center and used fine line micro beads on the photo corners. The twill tape was dyed with really rust ink. A Blue Moon bead printed with 'Create' hangs from the twill tape.
paper - su outlaw designer series; stamps - su doodle this; ink - su sage shadow, chocolate chip, really rust; accessories - su on board blossoms chipboard, twill tape, pewter jumbo eyelet, blue moon bead, pearl ex
Wednesday, August 8, 2007
These notecards are for a good friend of mine. I tried out the new scent technique featured in the latest Stampin' Success magazine. I used Crystal Light (Raspberry Lemonade) instead of jello. The CL reminds me more of a plumeria scent.
In addition to these, she is getting the margarita notecards I posted a few days ago. I hope she likes them!
paper - kraft notecards, su true thyme, bravo burgundy; stamps - su do the hula; ink - brilliance pearlescent crimson; accessories - hemp twine, dimensionals
Monday, August 6, 2007
Happy 39th...hope you had a great birthday!! Love ya!!
paper - shimmer white, memory box beach, su more mustard, real red
stamps - su crab & company
ink - stazon jet black, su more mustard
accessories - su watercolor crayons, sakura gelly roll, stickles, chipboard circles, su dazzling diamonds, ribbon
Thursday, August 2, 2007
DUCK FOOTBALL! This card is for my ticket buddy Stefani. We've been season ticket holders for 6 years! I can't believe it's been that long. Here's to the new season...crossing my fingers for a bowl game! GO DUCKS!!
paper - faux football skin, shimmer white, su handsome hunter, sports solution 'oregon'
stamps - stampendous pirate chick, su shapes & shadows
ink - su chocolate chip, impress olive green
accessories - su watercolor crayons, tombow marker, signo white gel pen, sakura gelly roll pens, football charm, ribbon
Wednesday, August 1, 2007
I sent this card to a friend who has been a great inspiration to me and extremely helpful with all my stamping questions. Thank you Anna for all your kindness!
paper - natural note cards, waste not paper brown, shimmer white, dcwv old world stack
stamps - su french script, clear art stamps french mail
ink - su chocolate chip
accessories - stamp scissors, ribbon
This is one of my fav stamp sets from su. I'm sad it's retired but it won't stop me from using it! My husband and I are going to Hawaii (3 months!) and I'm already getting excited for our trip. Mahalo!
paper - shimmer white, su basic black, marigold morning, old olive, really rust,
stamps - su do the hula
ink - stazon, versacolor, encore
accessories - prismacolor pencils, sakura gel pen, pearl ex, lil' charms
These cards are for my friend to give out as thank you notes or whatever strikes her fancy. We both love a good margarita so I thought she would appreciate these delicious concoctions.
paper - kiwi lime shimmer cardstock & kraft notecards from michael's
stamps - a muse art stamps 'make margaritas', cynthia dice designs margarita
ink - su classic basic black
accessories - brads, su dazzling diamonds, prismacolor pencils, scallop scissors, tombow marker