Saturday, December 26, 2009

Scenic Season

A Christmas card that I sent out this year. I stamped the image on shimmery white card stock with crafts inks and embossed with clear embossing powder. I then sponged and brayered the background color on.

Holy Family

This is one of the Christmas cards that I sent out this year. I stamp the image on glossy white and embossed it. I then used various inks and the aqua painter to color in the image. The background is sponged with various inks.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Silent Auction basket

On Sat. we will be holding a benefit for my nephew Matt who is fighting non-hodgkins lymphoma. Sarah and I have been busy this last month making lots of goodies to sell at the benefit. We have had help from some great friends as well. This is the basket that I put together for the silent auction. Wish us luck!

Snowman Frame

Snowman gift box

Santa gift bag

Post it holder with pen

Peppermint Patty gift bag

Matchbox nugget holder

M&M matchbook

Hot Chocolate holder

Cased from Kim Lapone - very cute idea.

Ghirardelli Chocolate box

Top Note gift card holder

A gift card holder.

embossed gift card holder

A total case of one I saw on Splitcoast by 'kangst'. I love that place! ;o)

Penguin Gift card holder

5 pk cards with gift bag

Each reusable gift bag holds 5 cards. There are 3 different sets - Christmas, Birthday and Asst. (thank you, sympathy, etc.)

Monday, October 19, 2009

October project

This cute little wall hanging was our camp project. It was designed by Sarah - didn't she do a great job? I think we decided that we will need to make new inserts at future camps to put into the frame.

Best Wishes

A stamp camp card that was inspired by one made by bazc at SplitCoast Stampers.

Season of Friendship

Another card from the Oct. stamp camp. The large scalloped circle is a Big Shot Sizzix scalloped die. We made the leaves using a baby wipe for an ink pad.

Square Thanksgiving card

We used the Big Shot scalloped square die to make this card at camp. Colors are naturals ivory, old olive, So saffron and Bravo Burgundy.

Pumpkin Patch thanks card

This card uses the same pumpkins that we used last month for the halloween card. Stamp set is Pumpkin Patch.

Pumpkin Patch birthday balloons

This card is using the pumpkins from the Pumpkin Patch stamp set. They make great balloons don't they?

Monday, September 7, 2009

Vellum votive candle cover

This is a little project from the Sept. stamp camp. We used the jumbo Haunting wheel and black to put the image on the vellum. We then sponged ink on the back ground. It looks really cool with the tea light inside. The tea light is in a votive candle holder for safety.

House of Haunts

The tree looks a little spooky on this card. It is stamped tone on tone with Crushed Curry. Stamp set used is House of Haunts. Colors used are Crushed Curry, black, pumpkin pie and lovely lilac. Accessories used are black embossing powder, heat gun and distress tool.

Pumpkin Patch

Another Halloween stamp camp card. Stamp sets used are polka dot background and Pumpkin Patch from the new holiday mini. Colors used are Only Orange, whisper white, old olive and Rich Razzleberry. Accessories used are scalloped edge punch and label punch.

The More the Merrier Pumpkin Patch

A Halloween stamp camp card using the hostess set the More the Merrier. Colors used are white, black and Night and Day specialty paper. Stamp sets used are The More the Merrier and the hostess set Holiday Best for the inside. Accessories used are pumpkin pie grosgrain, top note die, big shot, watercolor crayons and aqua painter.

Sweet Center

This is a card from the Sept. stamp camp. We made a trap door to get the candy out. Colors used are Perfect Plum, Pumpkin Pie, black and Whisper White. Stamp sets used are Sweet Centers, Totally Tabs, and Sanded background. Accessories used are tab punch, scallped square die, big shot, ribbon.

Sweet Centers Halloween inside

This shows the trap door and inside of the card.

Dasher Shaker Card

What a fun card! I used the treat cup to make a shaker card and it turned out so cute! The cup holds some 'snow glitter'. Stamp sets used are Dasher, Serene Snowflakes, Four for the Holidays. Colors used are shimmer white, bashful blue and Soft Suede. Accesories used are blue taffeta ribbon, treat cup and 1 3/4 punch.


This card uses the treat cup for the sunflower center. There are lots of different things you could use for the center. Colors used are Curry, Certainly Celery, Naturals Ivory. Stamp sets used are Sweet Centers and Warm Words. Accessories used are ribbon and the treat cup.

Sweet Centers Ornament

Another idea for the treat cups. This one is filled with micro beads. It does take a lot of beads to fill this cup! Stamps used are Cardinal Christmas, Sweet Centers and Short and Sweet. Colors used are Melon Mambo, Bermuda Bay, Certainly Celery and Whisper White. Accessories used are treat cup, 1 3/4 circle punch, ribbon.

Sweet Center Birthday Balloon

This is the birthday card that I made my granddaughter for her 6th birthday. The treat cup was filled with coins. Colors are pixie pink, bermuda bay and whisper white. Access. used are 1 3/4" circle punch, tab punch, bermuda bay ribbon, treat cup. Stamp sets used are Sweet Centers, Totally Tabs, On Your Birthday.

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Peace Within

If you like to watercolor this is a fun stamp set. Colors used are Razzleberry, Old Olive and Cottage Wall dsp. I colored the image in with ink pads and the blender pen.

Peace Within

This is the first I have used this new stamp set. I love to watercolor so hope to use it more often. Colors used are Razzleberry, Old Olive and Cottage Wall dsp. The image is colored with inks and a blender pen.

Stationary Box

This is a stationary box I made using a pattern I had bought off the internet from Jackie Topa. They are easy and fun to do. I used the new Cottage Wall paper and assort. punches, stamps, etc. The box holds an assortment of cards, note cards, a pen and a book mark.

Stationary Box opened

Stationary box

the items the box holds

Totally Awesome Tote

This is a cute tote box made with the heavy weight To The Nines designer paper. It holds and assortment of cards inside. The outside pockets hold bookmarks, post it holder, a pen and chocolate. I used assorted stamp and accessories.

Totally Awesome Tote inside

Totally Awesome Tote cards

Friday, August 28, 2009

Waterfall Album

This is a fun little album using the Sunny Day scrapbook kit. It is called a Waterfall Album - you pull on the tab at the back and it flips the pages for you. See the next photos for some inside pages.

Waterfall album photo 2

Waterfall album photo 3

Waterfall album photo 4

Sweet Center treat cup

We are going to do something very similar at our next stamp camp. This uses the new Sweet Centers stamp set with the treat cups.

For All You Do

This is a fun card using the double slider technigue - maybe we will do this one at camp. Stamps used are For All You Do, Inspired by nature and On Your Birthday. Colors used are whisper white, rich razzleberry and certainly celery. Access. used are ticket corner punch, scalloped border and tab punches and celery ribbon.

Bermuda Bay For All You Do

Fun Fun card using the new ornament punch as a vase! Stamp sets used are For All You Do and Delightful Decorations. Colors used are whisper white and bermuda bay. Acces. used are ornament punch, dotted ribbon, linen thread and brads.

Wings of Frienship

This is a tri shutter card using the hostess set
Wings Of Friendship. Papers used are old olive,
whisper white and Cottage Wall dsp. Stamp set used are On Your Birthday, Flight of the Butterfly, Wings of Friendship. Access. used are big shot clear scallop square die, butterfly punch, circle and scalloped circle punshes and ribbon. I used the cutter tool set to perforate the panel on the right so it can be removed and used as a book mark.

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Branch Out swing card

This is the 'project' card for the August stamp camp. It is a swing card. If you grab the left and the right side of the card and pull the inside will 'swing' to the front. Colors used are Soft Suede, Old Olive, ivory, close to cocoa, mellow moss, taken with teal and melon mambo. Stamps used are Branch Out, Teeny Tiny Wishes and Sanded background. Accessories used are grosgrain ribbon.