Friday, May 30, 2008

Time to get well!!

Well what a week..  It seems like the family is down and out with colds, chest infections and bronchitis..  I am hoping that I get some time out from being Mum and Nurse.  I will show you some more cards after I have had time to play.  Take care and keep well.


Thursday, May 22, 2008

Black horses!

I thought I would take some time out of house work and show you another of my Wanted cards.  I really like this stamp set.  it is very versatile.

Stamps : Wanted and Brocade

Card stock : Basic black, metallic brushed copper, and Ivory naturals

Ink : Versamark, Really rust and Basic Black

Accessories : Clear embossing powder, heat gun, sponges, copper brads, copper cord 

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Baroque Pumpkin

It has been a busy week so far.  I have a sick child at home so I have been a little preoccupied. Here is a card that we made at one of the classes I run.  It is so simple to do but looks lovely.  I decided to challenge myself and use pumpkin pie card stock.  This card I partly CAsed from Marelle Taylor, she does some lovely cards.  I think it looks nice especially with a little bit of bling!!  That is one of Stampin up's new rhinestone brads.  I will be back with more soon... 

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Pretty Boho Backgrounds

I was having a little play with my new set Boho Backgrounds from Stampin' Up!.  It is such a pretty set I thought it needed to be in pink!!

Stamps : Boho backgrounds, It's your birthday

Card stock: Basic Grey, Pretty Pink, Whisper White

Ink: Versamark, Pretty pink, Basic grey

Accessories: Heat and glue powder, dazzling diamonds, dimensionals, Basic grey taffeta ribbon, and 1/2" circle punch.  (that is what gives the ticket punch effect!!  It's a great trick ;)

Take care

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Rustic Wanted

I have been creating for the the Elite Challengers Blog, Sketch Challenge 9.  I used the Wanted stamp set from Stampin Up.  I really like this set it is very versatile.  This is my take on the sketch..  I don't think this is the best photo though.


Stamps : Wanted, and It's your birthday.

Card stock:Ivory Naturals, Close to Cocoa, Chocolate, Creamy Caramel

Ink: Close to Cocoa

Accessories: Choc chip grosgrain ribbon, vintage brads

Take care

Monday, May 12, 2008

Palette O' Prints!!

Stampin' Up! has a wonderful promotion this month. I know that we are nearly half way through May but better late than never. It is the Palette o' Prints! promotion. If you spend $35 with Stampin' Up! you can purchase this beautiful booklet of 6"x6" double sided pattern papers, for $12.95. Check the link for more details. I really like these papers it makes it so easy to create wonderful cards like the one below.

Stamps: Fun and Fast Notes, Warm words

Card stock: Whisper White, Old Olive, Ruby Red, So Saffron pattern paper from Palette O' Prints

Ink: Ruby Red, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie, Mustard, So Saffron, Stazon Black

Accessories: Gold Eyelets, Aqua painter, Crystal Effects

Take care,

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day to all the Mum's, Gran's and Nana's  out there.  I hope you have had a wonderful and restful day.  I forgot to take a photo of the cards I made for my Mum and Mother-in-law so I thought I would put a wonderful card up instead.  Have a great day! (What is left of it)

Stamps: A little bit of happiness (08/09 hostess set), Warm words

Card stock: Taken with teal, Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, Pose Red, Whisper White

Ink:  Black Stazon 

Accessories: Aqua painter, EE water colour crayons, RR water colour crayons, EE markers, RR markers, Crystal Effects, Pumpkin Grosgrain ribbon.

Take care and have a happy day!!  

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Basic Baroque

I am getting into the month that has lots of families birthdays.  So I needed to get creative and do up some male birthday cards.  I have just got this stamp from Stampin' Up! and I am loving it.. Everything was a little "Baroque"  for  day or two. ;)  

Stamps: Baroque, Happy Everything

Inks: Versamark

Cardstock: Basic Grey, Brushed Silver

Accessories:  Basic grey taffeta ribbon, Silver eyelet, Silver Stampin emboss powder, heat gun.

Hope you like it!

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Beautifully Bud Basics

I am very excited that my blog is finally up and working on all levels.  I have had fun playing with some old and new stamps from the Stampin' Up! Catalogue. 

Stamps : Bud Basics, Baroque Motifs

Card stock: Whisper White, Night of Navy, Brocade Blue

Ink: Night of Navy, Brocade Blue, Stazon Black, Certainly Celery

Accessories:  White eyelets, Corner rounder punch

Hope you like it.