Friday, August 30, 2019

Published Taylor Expressions Card

This card was published a while back. It seemed okay to post it on my blog since the magazines are no longer available it. The instructions and supplies are in the last picture.
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Here is another card using the same stamp
Bouquet card

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Yellow Flower All Occasions card

I’ve used this stamp so many times. I feel like I have a limited amount of stamps and need to buy more.
The stamp is by Stampin Up and I colored it in with Copic markers, even the background. The background is dry embossed with a Cuttlebug folder. The layers under the stamp are scraps I found in my stash. The brown ribbon is also a scrap.

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Here are some  other cards using the same stamp.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Friendships are Treasures Card

The sentiment on this card is by Current. The background paper is unknown but the gold paper underneath is by Creative Memories.

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Sunday, August 25, 2019

3 Peachy Pinky cards

Here’s another set of cards I made to send to friends and family for my mom’s funeral. I’m really enjoying making these cards. I’ve had these things cut out or colored in but haven’t used them. Now I am. My friend calls the cards “Lick N Sticks”. Have you ever heard that expression?

This sentiment is from Current. The border punch is from Martha Stewart at EK Success out of Bazzill cardstock. The patterned paper is by Stampin Up. 

The second card , the polka dot patterned paper is by Daisy D’s and I’m not sure about the paper on the top and bottom. The square die cut is by Spellbinder. The round die cut is from Cricut. I covered it with powdered chalk mixed with paint. The flower stamp is by Stampin Up and it was stamped with black ink.

This last card the patterned paper is by Creative Memories. The tag is by Colorbok. The sentiment stamp is by Lawn Fawn. The flower stamp is by Stampin Up with matching die. Border punch is the same as above. 

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Saturday, August 24, 2019

Thank You from the Bottom of my Heart

A friend of mine came over and she put this first one together and I liked it so much I had to copy it. The sentiment sticker is by K and Co. The polka dot patterned paper is by My Mind's Eye and green by Making Memories. The border die-cut in the first card are Spellbinders dies. The second one is a Martha Stewart punch out of Recollections cardstock. I added small heart die-cuts by Lawn Fawn.

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Purple Stencil Just a note Card

Stencil by Hampton Arts with Versa Mark ink and given color with pink iridescent FX Powder by Dreamweaver Stencil/ Stampendous.
Flower stamp and purple ink by Stampin Up. Sentiment by Hero Arts out of grey SU ink. The border punch is unknown but the patterned paper is by Provo Craft.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Deep Red stamps Heart card

I stamped the 
Onto white cardstock with black ink and colored in with Copic markers. The red paper is powdered chalk mixed with paint and painted onto white cardstock. The polka dot paper in the background is a bunch of scraps that pieced together. I inked all of the papers with distress ink.

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Friends are Angels in Disguise Cards

I'm clumping some of the similar cards in one post. The sentiment sticker is by K and Co. Patterned paper is by My Mind's Eye with scraps of pink cardstock. The flowers are myStamp Box that I colored in with Copic markers. The kraft colored card base is by Recollections.

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Manly Monday Mustache Coffee Card

The coffee cup sticker is by Forever in Time and adhered to a Spellbinders die cut. The steam is a stamp and matching die cut by Lawn Fawn. The red paper is by Pebbles, the black paper by Die Cuts with a View, kraft card base by Recollections. The border punch is by Fiskars.
Same coffee sticker cards
Coffee Birthday card with the same sticker

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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Just for You purple and pink

I stamped the Stampin Up flower stamp with lack ink onto white cardstock and colored it in with Copic Markers. I inked the edges with distress ink and adhered it onto black cardstock before adhering it to the pink scallop die-cut by Spellbinders. I added some green rhinestones from Michael's and some pearls by Forever in Time. The sentiment is by TPC on pink cardstock and then onto black cardstock to match the image above. The purple card base is 4.25 x 5.5, which I'm not used to using. But it was a pre-made card base that I found in my stash. It's hard to see but I sprayed the base with a gold mist by Ranger.

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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Using Ribbon on Thank you cards

The red card has ribbon by Stampin Up is tied into a knot which will require more postage. The sentiment is by American Crafts on a Cricut tag inked with red distress ink.

Next, The patterned paper by Provo Craft. The ribbon is by Offray. It’s looped through a Spellbinder die-cut. The sentiment is by Hero Arts. The border die cut is by Spellbinder.

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Friday, August 16, 2019

Crayon Resist technique

I stamped the Stampendous leaves stamp with black ink onto white cardstock. Then I colored it with SU colored pencils. From there I colored over the stamped image with a white crayon. I then inked the paper with blue distress ink and the crayon area resisted the ink.
I found the doily in my stash. I need to add a sentiment in order for me to feel it is complete

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Deep Red Stamps Peacock Note Cards

Deep Red Stamps Peacock stamped with distress inks and adhered to cardstock that has been dry embossed with a peacock embossing plate by Fiskars.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Deep Red Stamps Tree of Life Friend Cards

I used the Tree of Life stamp by Deep Red Stamps
Heat embossed in gold and then copper. Random paper on the top one and sentiment die-cut by Clearly Besotted. The bottom card is not my favorite because the sentiment is too big and looks stupid. The sentiment is vellum by Creative Memories and I use Xyron create a sticker to adhere it. The image is on a Spellbinders die-cut that was inked with distress ink. The package for the burgundy patterned paper says, "Divine Collection". Hmm. The background patterned paper is by Prima.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Any Occasion Pink Flower cards

Stamps by myStamp Box colored in with Copic markers. Both are on Spellbinders die-cuts and the pink border die too. The stamped leaves by Stampin Up. Pink patterned paper by Stampin Up. Corner punch by Marvy.

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Manly Monday Thanks Card

Manly Monday Thank you card with patterned paper by Making Memories, cardstock pieces from my stash and the thanks Cricut die-cut.

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Balloon Thank You in different languages Card

I heat embossed this balloon thank you stamp onto Tim Holtz watercolor paper and colored it in with distress inks and a water pen. I made this card at a friend's house so the stamp is unknown. I die-cut this border die that I bought off of eBay three times. I flipped the paper over for one of the cuts of paper to get a different wave direction than the others.

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*I think this is going to show up twice. Always check the date before you push publish.

Thursday, August 8, 2019

10 Year Blog anniversary

On this day10 year’s ago I started my blog. Over 3150 post later I’m still here.
 It seemed appropriate to post a card I made for a 10-year cousin. So,

I took the numbers off a scrapbook paper of letters and numbers, inked them, matted a square behind them and added Creative Memories letters stickers.  The letter alphabet stamps are from Oriental Trading Co. The framed paper is unknown and the background cardstock is by Forever in Time.

Here is the first card I posted
Happy birthday card

Here is the first layout that I posted.
Summer Scents

Things on my blog are a little different because I post more cards than layouts. It's fun to look back on my style and see how it has changed.

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Thank you Cards for my Mom

My mom passed away last week and I haven't been able to create anything until yesterday. I'm making thank you cards for all the people that came to her funeral.

This first one uses Stampin Up patterned paper and a Deep Red Stamps printed sentiment. The black is a Gina Marie stencil with Black gloss embossing paste.

The purple card has patterned paper by K and Co, Die Cuts with a view and Sunborn. The sentiment is by Hero Arts on a Spellbinders rectangle die cut.

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Manly Monday For You

The die-cuts are by Spellbinders and the sentiment is bt Lawn Fawn. Patterned paper us by Me and My Big Ideas. The road/asphalt stamp is by TPC Studio with black Hero Arts ink. I'm not sure where the metal car came from.

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