Friday, 23 March 2012
Card # 1
Cardstock: SU Whisper White
Ink: Su Basic Black
Score Marks with Simply Scored
Ribbon: 5/8 Whisper White Organza ribbon
Stampsets: Kindness Matters/Nature Walk/All Holidays
SU Dazzling details on the middle butterfly
I love these cards as I think they capture the season of spring. Since Easter is in Spring and I have been making some Easter cards for family I thought I would continue with the Easter theme. The first card is a clean and simple card and I made it in under 10 minutes. I wanted to learn how to use my Simply Scored tool so I just started scoring whisper white cardstock and kept playing until I had two cards I liked. On card #2, I used my brayer again with that wonderful pear pizzaz ink and my Simply Scored tool! It was such fun. I decided to put the "recipe" for the card under each card as I have seen on a few other sites...if you want more details just leave a comment and I would love to tell you all the nitty gritty details! Hope you enjoy! Happy Stampin~
Score lines with Simply Scored
Ink: Pear Pizzaz brayered on the background
Regal Rose and Pear Pizzaz rock and rolled on the NOTE
Butterfly from Kindness Matters in Regal Rose
Daisies from Upsy Daisy stamped in Regal Rose and then restamped Early Espresso to give a fuzzy gentle look.
Embellishement: 3mm Pearl
Ribbon: Blushing Bride and Pear Pizzaz pleated satin ribbon
Pretty in Pink Seam ribbon under the Blushing Bride pleated ribbon
Stampsets: All Holidays/Upsy Daisy/Notes & Details
Thursday, 15 March 2012
Monday, 12 March 2012
Here is my second entry for SUO #40! I used some green DSP given to me from a demo and some of the DSP I bought last year from the SU Botannical Gazette DSP being sold. I so love that little bee on the paper! I decided to make a birthday card for a friend and wanted to showcase green.There is a piece of rich razzleberry paper behind the green DSP so the green DSP stands out more! I LOVE the green DSP and the green seam ribbon. I punched out that little bee from the Botannical Gazette DSP and put under one of the beveled window panes I bought last spring! I used an SU mini clothes pin to hold up the Happy Birthday which has that new pink ribbon under it and another piece of green seam ribbon under a piece of textured card stock. I left the edges a little raggedy as nature is never perfect..there is always variation. The cardstock used for this card is the Naturals Ivory and I stamped the bird from Nature Walk inside...hope you enjoy!
Sunday, 11 March 2012
I wanted to make a little kleenex box holder for my desk at work this week and decided to make it out of an old, torn Grand & Toy rubber band box in my desk that had seen better days! I just finished this precious box a few minutes ago!
As you can see in the pictures, I taped the torn box together with tape and then decorated it! I took silver foil cardstock and ran it through my Big Shot with the Lattice Square SU impressions folder and then measured and glued the cardstock onto the box with tombow. I decorated the box with some SU cherry cobbler seam ribbon and a wonderful rhinestone buckle I found in my stash of scraps. I am pretty sure it is not from SU (Stampin' UP) but since this was a recycling challenge, I felt that was okay to use it. Not sure where it came from though anymore! I used some butterflies I had punched out previously using the SU Beautiful Wings Embosslit and adhered them on the top of the box with some glue dots. The little tissue packets fit nicely inside as you can see from the pictures and the rest is history. It only took a few minutes to make this delightful little kleenex box! Can't wait to bring it to work on monday to put on my desk near the picture of my hubby! (Also in a silver frame.) This little box will make my work space more attractive and will brighten my spirits on even the gloomiest of days! Hope you enjoyed this little box as well!
Tuesday, 6 March 2012