Saturday, December 29, 2007
I hope everyone has a fun and safe New Year! I will start posting more cards in January when I can get back to my regular routine :)
Stamps-SU, sentiment Hero Arts
Inks-ColorBox Chalk ink in wisteria, lime and yellow, VersaFine black
Paper-buff, black, white (from Kelly Paper)
Plus-glitter glue, ribbon
Thursday, December 20, 2007
Well I finally got the last of my Christmas cards mailed out yesterday! I hate waiting til the last minute so my New Years Resolution will be to make a few Christmas cards each month and maybe even address a few envelopes while I'm at it. That would take a lot of pressure off and I'd have more time to just enjoy the holidays :)
One thing I did do this year that has really helped is wrap the presents before Christmas Eve! There are only a few more to wrap and that will get done this weekend.
I wish you all a Merry Christmas and a happy and safe New Year!
Stamps- My Sentiments Exactly, Stampendous
Ink- black VeraFine, Adirondack cranberry and meadow
Paper- pack from Michael's
Plus- gold brads, ribbon, Crystal Lacquer, watercolor pencils
Thursday, December 13, 2007
Wednesday, December 12, 2007
I live in Southern California where I was born and raised, married at 22 and have been married for 20 years! And yes I would do it all over again. I worked for the Costco buying office for six years until my daughter was born and I became a stay at home mom. My son was born three years later and when he was 3 months old, I started stamping and found it very relaxing.
In January of 2000 I was hired by Stampendous! rubber stamps to be on there design team which consisted of two of us, me and Pam Hornshu. I worked from home for 5 years until 2005 at which time they only wanted their designers to work at Stampendous! So now I am a Girl Scout leader, room Mom at my sons school and teach rubber stamping at Stamp Fever in the city of Orange which I have been doing for about 8 years.
I look forward to getting to know all of the ladies in SBS5 and will add links to their blogs when I figure out how to do it :)
I don't have time to upload a card today, I'm teaching a class tonight and have to prepare for it, so check back tomorrow :)
Friday, December 7, 2007
Stamps- sentiment from Inque Boutique, Fluffles from Stampendous
Ink- VeraFine Sepia
Plus-SU punch, watercolor pencils, circle stickers-Stampendous
Paper- DP-The Slab, other paper is misc., I get it from Kelly Paper where you buy it in packs of 250 (boy do I have a lot of paper in my stamp room!)
Thursday, December 6, 2007
I stamped Fluffles on a white square with VersaFine, heat set it and colored it with watercolor pencils. I then applied Crystal Lacquer to the ornaments and glitter glue to the top of the stocking. Since I am way behind on making my Christmas cards, I decide to make one.
Paper- decorative paper-The Slab, green and white card stock
Plus-watercolor pencils, Crystal Lacquer, white and brown satin ribbon, brown glitter, red liner tape
Wednesday, December 5, 2007
I don't think I will be able to stamped today, the kids have a minimum day, I only have an hour left before they get out of school. Hopefully I won't get stamping withdrawals :)
Stamps-cake and sentiment-Stampendous, numbers-Hero Arts
Ink-black StazOn, Adirondacks-pool and citrus
Plus-markers, glitter, matte and glossy sealant
Tuesday, December 4, 2007
Thursday, November 29, 2007
Stamps-Hero Arts, Stampendous
Inks-VersaMark, black VersaFine
Plus-white embossing powder, ribbon, circle stickers
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
stamps-Great Impressions(tree and snowflakes),Serendipity (sentiment)
inks-gold Brilliance, VersaMark
paper-cream, cranberry and gold
plus-Victorian corner stickers by Stampendous, Champagne embossing powder, ribbon (from Michael's)
Monday, November 26, 2007
1. Stamp the flourish on light blue cardstock with mushroom Adirondack ink, tear the upper edge, layer onto green paper and tear that edge.
2. Layer this onto tan cardstock that has been stamped with another flourish from the set using VersaMark ink. Glue this onto a dark brown card.
3. Stamp the tag with "Our Friendship" using mushroom ink, sponge the edge of the tag with stonewashed Adirondack ink and also sponge the torn edges of a piece of light blue paper. Glue the torn paper to the bottom of the tag and apply silver square stickers (Stampendous).
4. Layer the tag onto green and brown papers, tie with ribbon and mount to the card diagonally.
5. Apply one silver circle sticker to the O on the sticker.
Tuesday, November 20, 2007
I have a Thank You card class next month and this is one of the cards the ladies will make, hope they like it!
Monday, November 19, 2007
Welcome to my very first post! I have wanted to start a blog for a while now but never seemed to get around to it (too much stamping to do). But I thought it was time so here it goes!!!!
I made this card for a Christmas card class I just had at Stamp Fever in Orange California. Everyone loves these snowmen! The stamps are by Great Impressions. I stamped and embossed the snowmen, then painted them with Twinkling h20's. I then matted it onto dark blue and silver paper. It was then glued to a blue card that was stamped with snowflakes using Adirondack Stonewashed ink. I punched a snowflake and attached it to torn dark blue paper with a small blue brad, glued this to the card and applied snowflake stickers above and below the snowflake punch.