Saturday, February 09, 2008

I'm back in the saddle again!

Let's Sale-A-Brate!


Birthday Whimsy
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I saw a card with a design similar to this and just had to try it out with the presents going across the card like so.


Merci
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Do you see the two tiny pink hearts? They don't belong there. Ken decided the card needed the two tiny hearts so he added them. lol!
The flower stamp was inked in Certainly Celery and stamped all around the edge of the Certainly Celery cardstock. The images were colored with an aquapainter with the ink from the lid of my ink pads. I will be putting up a post on how I color with my aquapainter later tonight.
The bee was punched out with the Boho Blossoms punch and distressed with a sponge dauber in Certainly Celery.


So Many Scallops & Lots of Thoughts
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I didn't think I would like the Bali Breeze Designer Series paper but I LOVE it!
It's hard to see, but if you look closely, I scored the top and the bottom of the So Saffron cardstock twice. The scallop stamp was inked up in Pumpkin Pie and stamped on Whisper White cardstock. I punched out the center with the 1-1/4" Circle punch and kept punching out the excess white trim since it is just shy of the stamped circle. Then I punched out the scallop with the Scallop Circle punch. The Happy Hellos stamp is from the Lots of Thoughts SAB stamp set. I stamped it in Tempting Turquoise and punched it out with the 1-3/8" Circle punch. The ribbon is Old Olive, 5/8" wide grosgrain.


So Many Scallops & Lots of Thoughts... again
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Here's a simple buckle card. Again... that Bali Breeze DSP is so pretty! I used the Word Window punch to create a slot for the buckle. The flower stamp used on the Tempting Turquoise cardstock is from the Spring Solitude stamp set (Hostess Set Level 2). I stamped the scallop in Old Olive and punched it out with the Scallop Circle punch. I inked up just the words "Note of Love" with the Pumpkin Pie Stampin' Write Marker and punched it out with the 1-1/4" Circle punch. I popped it up on the scallop with a Stampin' Dimensional. The buckle is attached between the Whisper White card base and Tempting Turquoise cardstock. I rounded the end of the buckle with the 3/16" Corner Rounder punch.


You Crack Me Up!
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I showed my Hostess Club ladies a new technique today!
Masking!
If you look at the zigzag on the front of the card, it was masked first then the flowers were stamped in Almost Amethyst. Then if you look at the inside of the card, you will see that the egg shell has flowers on it. I showed the ladies how to create a negative for the egg and stamp over that so that the flowers go on the eggshell and not on the rest of the card.

Now if you take a closer look at the ribbon, it is going to be a SU! ribbon.
The Poly-Twill Ribbons will be featured in the Occasion's Mini Collection Catalog from March 1st until May 31st. They will be available in Old Olive (shown here) and Chocolate Chip.

Cheers!
Jane

4 comments:

Andria aka prairie mom said...

Hi Jane. Nice cards, good to see lots of new and refreshing ideas! I am part of SBS 11 (Andria). I just changed my blog over to typepad. Here is my new address, if you wouldn't mind updating the link.
http://andriawerner.typepad.com/my_weblog/

Thanks

Carla said...

Jane, your cards are just gorgeous today! I love you clean, fresh style! I also love that you had help with the hearts on the one card! I think you have a stamper in the making!!

The homemade shimmer mist is a jar of Candy Apple Red Radiant Pearls poured into a four ounce spray bottle of Future floor polish. I love my Glimmer Mist, but only had one bottle, so I just figured out a way to make my own! It's not as good as the Glimmer Mist, but it's pretty close.

jo said...

These are all gorgeous cards Jane! I especially love the first one:)

Jenn said...

Wow!!! You were busy yesterday!!!!
All the cards are AWESOME!!!!! :D


Jenn
SBS11