Smarty Pants

I was inspired by Mary Fish for this card.  I loved how she layered the circles and the colors she used.

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All supplies by Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Stamps: Patterned Occasions

Ink: Midnight Muse

Paper: Midnight Muse, Primrose Petals, Whisper White card stock, Patio Party DSP

Embellishments: Pearl Basic Jewels

Tools: Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, 1 3/4″ Circle

Dimension: 5.5×4.25

 

Thanks A Ton

The images from the Patterned Occasions set are darling.  Great to make quick cards.

 

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All supplies by Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Stamps: Patterned Occasions

Ink: Early Espresso, Sahara Sand, Pool Party, Lucky Limeade

Paper: Pool Party, Whisper White card stock

Embellishments: Pool Party Baker’s Twine, Pearl Basic Jewels

Tools: Floral Frames Framelits

Dimension: 5.5×4.25

Sale-a-bration Patterned Occasions Sneak Peak

Hello!!  It has been awhile since I posted.  The following posts will showcase one of the sale-a-bration sets by Stampin’ Up! which is set to begin on January 22nd.  They have some wonderful products including a card kit that you can choose free with any qualifying purchase.  The Patterned Occasions set is so cute!  It is hard to tell but the whisper white piece is matted with Early Espresso card stock.

 

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All supplies by Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Stamps: Patterned Occasions, Tiny Tags

Ink: Early Espresso, Summer Starfruit, Sahara Sand (All Markers)

Paper: Early Espresso, Whisper White card stock

Embellishments: Early Espresso Baker’s Twine, Glitter

Tools: Jewelry Tag Punch,  Essentials Paper-Piercing Pack

Dimension: 5.5×4.25

I Am Doing Business “My Way” Convention 2012

Doing Business “My Way” was taught by Bonnie Thurber, Tami White, and Ronda Wade.  My favorite tip was how to organize a stamp club or class.  August 25th I will be hosting a stamp class with my friend Mercedes.  Here is a sample of one of the cards we’ll be making.

I Am Savvy-Donna Griffith-Convention 2012

 

I’m back from the Stampin’ Up! Convention 2012.  Wow!  So much to see and do.  It was really great seeing all the wonderful paper art from people across the US and Canada.  I was able to attend 8 classes and this week I want to share with you my favorite tip from each class.  Beginning with I Am Savvy taught by Donna Griffith, Meg Wheeler, Dawn Griffith, and Laura Milligan.  I’ve recreated a card they showed using small pieces of scrap ribbon.  This is a great way to use not only your ribbon scraps but paper scraps as well.

All supplies by Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Stamps: Friendly Phrases

Ink: Primrose Petals, White Uni-Ball Signo Gel Pen

Paper: Primrose Petals Cardstock,  Whisper White Textured Cardstock

Embellishments: Primrose Petals 3/8″Stitched Satin Ribbon

Tools: Fancy Flower Punch

Dimension: 5.5×4.25

Happy Grad

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This card was inspired by Jenny Engelke (http://www.giddystamper.blogspot.com/2012/05/dynamic-duo-graduation.html).  I cased her whole card with very little change.  The color combination looks even more beautiful and fun in person.  This card was given to my cousin Jessica who will be starting at Sonoma State in the fall.  Wishing her all the best in following her dreams.

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Stamps: Happy Grad

Ink: Pool Party

Paper: First Edition Specialty DSP, 2011-2013 DSP Stacks, So Saffron Cardstock, Very Vanilla Cardstock, Silver Glimmer Paper

Embellishments: Pool Party 3/8″ Ruffled Ribbon, Rhinestone Basic Jewels

Tools: Large Star Punch,  Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, Stapler, Essentials Paper – Piercing Pack, Houndstooth Embossing Folder

Dimension: 5.5×4.25

Mahalo

Made some Hawaiian themed cards for a friend who moved to Hawaii.  I really like the colors in the ribbon and it matched the patterned paper really well.  The hibiscus was stamped with Tangerine Tango craft ink and then embossed with Iridescent Ice.  The picture doesn’t show the glitter on the flower.  Is really does sparkle.

Stamps: Do The Hula (Stampin’ Up!), Moka Lani (Taylored Expressions)

Ink: Basic Black, Wild Wasabi, Tangerine Tango (Craft) all Stampin’ Up!

Paper: Patterned Paper (DCWV), Cardstock (Georgia Pacific), Whisper White (Stampin’ Up!)

Embellishments:  Ribbon (American Crafts), Iridescent Ice Stampin’ Emboss Powder (Stampin’ Up!)

Tools: Heat Tool (Darice)

Dimension: 5.5×4.25

Petite Wishes

Using up more scraps of paper.  Love the color combo of pink, red and yellow.

Stamps: Petite Pairs (Stampin’ Up!)

Ink: Early Espresso (Stampin’ Up!)

Paper: Patterned Paper (Making Memories), Crumb Cake Smooth Cardstock (Stampin’ Up!)

Embellishments:  Silver Pearls (Reflections), Paper Flowers (Prima)

Tools: Corner Chomper (We R Memory Keepers), Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch (Stampin’ Up!)

Butterfly Hello

Another simple card. 🙂

 All supplies by Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Stamps: Elementary Elegance

Ink: Soft Suede, Pool Party

Paper: Everyday Enchantment DSP, Lucky Limeade Smooth Cardstock, Naturals Ivory Cardstock

Embellishments:  Pearls, Vanilla Shimmer (Smooch Spritz)

Tools: Beautiful Wings Embosslit

Dimension: 5.5×4.25

Poppy Parade Birthday

 

Sad to see Poppy Parade retire from the Stampin’ Up! color collection.  It is a beautiful shade of red.  The new In Colors, to be released June 1, are just as beautiful.  Vibrant and rich.  Stay tuned for some previews.

All supplies by Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Stamps: Elementary Elegance

Ink: Soft Suede

Paper: Everyday Enchantment DSP, Poppy Parade Smooth Cardstock, Naturals Ivory Cardstock

Embellishments:  Pearls, Vanilla Shimmer (Smooch Spritz)

Tools: Beautiful Wings Embosslit

Dimension: 5.5×4.25