Saturday, January 21, 2012
I love the new Doily Die. You do however have to have a little patience to poke out all the pieces! It's also very important to make your "sandwich" nice and tight, especially when using card stock. You will need a card stock shim to help with this.
The embossing folder wax paper resist technique is fun to do. The types of background papers you can make is endless. Vintage Wallpaper was used here. I also used shimmery white card stock. It gives an elegant shimmer when light is reflected.
My card is topped off with a very vanilla seam binding ribbon bow and dazzling details in the middle of the Elements of Style flowers.
The original design for this card was by Chris Smith, a Stampin' Up! demonstrator. I really enjoy her work. I changed the stamp sets, paper colors, ribbon and added the background technique in order to try something new.
So, hope your New Year is off to a good start and you are creating whenever possible! Happy stamping!
Thursday, January 5, 2012
I'm a little late in posting this picture; the paper is from the 2011 Holiday Mini, which is now done. This is a card I started to CASE and then ended up just using the three panel arrangement for my card. I used a paper daisy and dabbed very vanilla craft ink on it to take away the whiteness of the paper. I love the soft suede ribbon, which I used as a little accent, together with the polka dot brads that I also love and rarely use.
The new 2012 Occasions Mini is now out. I am having problems adding the gadget to my page on the sidebar in order to have a direct link. It won't let me copy and paste the url as in the past.
But here's a link....and hoping it works!
If you did not receive a catalogue yet, please let me know and I"ll get one to you.
Also coming up on January 24 is Sale-a-bration. You don't want to miss this event. For every $60 you spend you get to choose items from some great products FREE!!
More to come...
Thanks so much for visiting this past year and HAPPY NEW!!