Archive for the ‘winter’ Category

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Fossil Stone Christmas

November 19, 2011

This card was one of the projects for Technique Tuesday where we learned the Fossil Stone technique.  It’s an easy technique that has that “WOW factor”!

Fossil Stone technique with Crumb Cake and Baja Breeze inks.

Stamps: Serene Snowflakes, Four Frames, Tags til Christmas
Inks: Crumb Cake, Baja Breeze, Early Espresso
Paper: Baja Breeze, Crumb Cake, Whisper White
Other: Top Note die, Big Shot, Decorative Label punch, Crumb Cake Seam Binding ribbon

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November Card Club

November 17, 2011

Don’t you just love snowflakes in pink?  This is one of the cards for November’s Card Club.  This card can easily be adapted to any winter occasion: Christmas, winter birthday, thinking of you, thank you card…etc.

Stamp sets: Serene Snowflakes,  Short and Sweet
Paper: Blushing Bride, Soft Suede, Very Vanilla
Ink: Blushing Bride and Soft Suede
Other:  Scallop Trim border punch, Pearls, Blushing Bride ribbon

Can’t join us for card club?  Contact me to order a kit so you can create the cards in the convenience of your own home!

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Christmas Stamp-a-Stack

November 14, 2011

Get a jump on your Christmas cards by attending one of the Christmas Stamp-a-Stack classes.  You’ll make 12 cards: 3 each of the 4 designs shown.  More details can be found here.

Dates/Times:
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 7 pm
Saturday, November 19, 11 am
Thursday, December 1, 2011 7 pm
Saturday, December 3, 2011 11 am

Sign up today!

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Technique Tuesday class

November 9, 2011

Have you missed Technique Tuesday?  This class is held on the last Tuesday of every month.  Details can be found here.

In a recent class we learned the Wax Paper Emboss Resist technique.  What a fun one!  The featured project uses the Polar Party stamp set, Cherry Cobbler and Always Artichoke paper & ink and the new Dazzling Details glitter glue.  WOW it’s much more sparkly in person!  You can see the Wax Paper Emboss resist on the four panels.  We used the Snow Burst embossing folder to create the resist pattern.

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November Card Club

November 24, 2009

Do you know how photos just don’t do a card justice?  This card is one of those cards.  Sometimes when I use shimmer paint, I just can’t get the picture to show just how amazing it is.  This card was featured at November Card Club.  Did you miss it again?  Our next meeting will be in January!  December’s club was cancelled to make way for my Christmas Card Class!  Click here for details.  Hope to see you in a class or club soon!

Stamps: Serene Snowflakes,  Christmas Punch
Paper: Not Quite Navy, Very Vanilla, Chocolate Chip, Kraft
Ink: Not Quite Navy
Other: Champagne shimmer paint, Snowflake punch, Chocolate Chip 5/8″ grosgrain ribbon

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Serene Snowflakes

September 8, 2009

Are you a summer person or a winter person?  I am definitely a WINTER person.  I’m eagerly awaiting the sight of the first snowflake.  With the new Serene Snowflakes set in the new Holiday Mini Catalog, I didn’t have to wait long.  I love snowflakes, snowmen, pretty much anything related to winter.  Here’s my latest creation with the Serene Snowflakes set:

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Let me know what you think.

Stamps: Serene Snowflakes, Season of Joy
Paper: Brocade Blue, Whisper White
Ink: Brocade Blue, Night of Navy, Versamark
Other: white embossing powder, 1/4′ white grosgrain ribbon, scallop circle punch, 1 3/8′ circle punch, dimensionals