Wednesday, June 30, 2010


This card is made using new colours and a new stamp set called Artistic Etchings. The colours are Early Espresso and Baja Breeze. You may remember Baja Breeze was an In Colour a couple of years ago...well now it is in the main colour palette!
I also used the new embossing folder called Vintage's so pretty.
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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Congrats, Graduate!

Hey, it's a 2 for 1 today! :)
It's the time of year for graduations, and I've made 2 cards using the new Cherry Cobbler card stock paired with Basic Black. I've also combined images from the new Go, Graduate set (page 24 of Summer mini) and the retired set Great Grads.
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Monday, June 21, 2010

Happy Father's Day

I hope every one had a great Father's day yesterday. We went out for lunch with my Dad and Mom. This was the card I made for him. I love the sentiment, "it's a BTUtiful thing" makes me laugh. On the inside, it says Happy Father's Day.
I used the new colours: Pear Pizzazz, Peach Parfait and Marina Mist. The stamp set is King of the Grill from the Summer mini. I embossed the image with black embossing powder, then coloured it in with markers.
Thanks for looking!
Remember, there's still time to order from the Last Chance List!

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

New stuff is here!

YIPPEE! My box of pre-order stuff arrived today! I got new In colour markers, new ink pads and card stock, embossing folder, new punch and this FREE stamp set (a gift from Stampin' Up!)
I used Early Espresso and Pear Pizzazz card stock and stamped the image in So Saffron...then used Pear Pizzazz marker to colour the stem and Peach Parfait marker to add colour to the flower. The background panel uses the new embossing folder, Vintage Wallpaper. I then punched the scallop from the new BIGGER scallop punch, then cut it in half and attached one to the top and one to the bottom of my main image. I also sponged the edges.
I am excited about this new catalogue and can hardly wait to share it with my customers! If you want a FREE catalogue in July, simply place a 50.00 order with me in June!
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Friday, June 11, 2010

Happy Retirement

My mom's friend needs a retirement card for her good friend, and she specified flowers as the theme. I used the Greenhouse Garden set for the flowers. The colours are: Almost Amethyst and Elegant Eggplant; Apricot Appeal and Pumpkin Pie; Bashful Blue and Night of Navy. Some of these colours are retiring and will not be available in the new catalogue.
On the inside of the card it says "Happy Retirement".
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Thursday, June 3, 2010

Good-bye Thoroughly Modern Paper...

Did you notice the Last Chance lists on my sidebar? If you click on the Last Chance Accessories, you'll see that one of the retiring papers is Thoroughly Modern (page 163 in the catalogue). It was definitely one of my favorites and I used it in many of my workshops this past year. I even bought myself an extra pack...just in case! LOL! :)
The above card uses the Thoroughly Modern paper, Soft Suede and Rose red card stock, and the 2-step bird punch and scallop circle punch.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Last Chance Lists are here!

The Last Chance Lists are here and I've added links to my sidebar to make it easy for you. The links are sorted by Stamps Sets, Decor Elements and Accessories. Once the items sell out, that's it-they are gone forever! So shop early to avoid disappointment.
*please note...some items have an asterisk (*) beside them which indicates they will be reconfigured (like the punches). Other items are discounted up to 50% off.*

OK, so I know it's been a long time since I posted a card (I've been working on finishing my Day Care Center) so here is a card for your viewing pleasure. It's the time of year for graduations, so maybe this will inspire you to make a card for your own special graduate!
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