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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Beautiful Bermuda

I'm working on making a set of cards using the Beautiful You stamps. They are currently one of my favorites. Not only do I use this set for making cards, but I also use them in my journal. I'm not much of a freehand artist, so the stamps help me out a bit.


Supplies:
Stamps - Beautiful You (143637), High Tide (143006)
Ink - Bermuda Bay, Marina Mist, Pool Party, Sahara Sand, Soft Sky, Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Card Stock - Bermuda Bay, Whisper White
Accessories - Framelits Label Collection (ret.), Square Latice Embossing Folder (ret.)
Techniques - Masking and Sponging

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Happy Birthday Wishes

I made this card for a former co-worker who just retired last year. A group of us got together for lunch and had a wonderful time catching up.


Supplies:
Stamps - Avant-Garden (143272, Helping Me Grow (140764)
Ink/Markers - Always Artichoke, Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo, Pink Pirouette, Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Card Stock - Always Artichoke, Melon Mambo, Whisper White
Accessories - Decorative Label Punch, Rhinestones
Techniques - Coloring, Daubing

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wedding Season

It will soon be the season for weddings. I like to give a card as special as the happy couple. I really enjoyed working on this card. After envisioning what I wanted to do, it became so much more when I started putting it together.

My original idea was to create a card with white-on-white. Then, after cutting everything and beginning the placement, I soon decided I wanted a little shimmer. I dug deep into my arsenal and found a little pot of Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint. I think I've had it for about five years and it's still good!

I thought it was complete with the placement of the die-cut images and the "Wedding Wishes" stamp. However, a few days later, I decided it needed more. That's when I added the pearls and rhinestones. This time I know it's complete!


Supplies:
Stamps - Floral Phrases (141767)
Ink - StazOn Jet Black
Card Stock - Whisper White
Accessories - Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint, Pearls, Pretty Pines Thinlits (141851), Rhinestones

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