Saturday, August 31, 2013

Treat box

This may look like a card here, but it is a treat box for Halloween.  The  DP is Doodlebug designs "Halloween Parade" was cut to 6 x 10.5 then  scored at 2, 5, 7 and 10 to shape the box.  The paper was turned the long way and scored at 1.5 and then trimmed at the score line to form the bottom of the box.  The stamp used was Dare 2B Artzy "Ghostly Greetings".  Distress stain Wild Honey and Black Soot added a little color to the tag.  The bottom of the tag was hand cut.  Tim Holtz black tinsel finished off the tag.  Hope you enjoy.

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Ghostly Greeting

Before you know it Halloween will be here so no better time than now to think of those cards.  This is a top fold card cut 3.75 x 10.5 then folded in half.  The rectangles start with a black cut at 2.75 x 4.25 followed by a purple cut 2.5 x 4.25.  The DP is Doodlebug designs "Halloween Parade" and was cut 2.25 x 4.25.  Spellbinder circles were used for the black, orange and stamped image.  The haunted house and sentiment are from Dare 2B Artzy "Ghostly Greetings".  The image was stamped in black and a yellow marker used to color the windows and doors A couple of black bats cut using a Memory Box die helped to finish off the card.  Hope you enjoy.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Cheer Up

JustRite Friday Challenge #103 - Things With Wings is the inspiration for this card.  The base of the card was stamped with VersaMark and embossed in white using the JustRite stamp set "Leafy Background".  After the base was embossed it was distressed with Bundled Sage.  Bazzill green was cut with a Spellbinder die "Floral Oval" to serve as the frame for the sentiment.  Using a Spellbinder die Solar white was cut for the center of the card.  The JustRite stamp set "let your soul sing" was used to stamp the floral vine in Bundled Sage.  Three small flowers were stamped over the floral vine with Memento Morocco.  Vera Fine black was used to stamp the sentiment Cheer Up: Tomorrow is another day and this was pop dotted over the floral oval.  A Memory Box butterfly finishes off the card.  The finished card is 4.25 x 5.5.  Hope you enjoy

merci bouquet

I have looked at this cute stamp from Penny Black for a long time and finally bought it.  The stamp is Merci Bouquet and was colored with Copic markers (G00, G07, G21, C0, E34, E41, E59, R05, R20, B12, Y13)  The wood veneers are from Studio Calico-the tag and the butterfly.  The butterfly was colored with the blue and yellow Copic markers and then blue gems were added.  Glossy accents were used to place these on the card.  Spellbinder card maker set A was used to cut the stamped image and the DP.  The designer paper is from Pebbles "Walnut  Grove" and this was mounted on Royal Fiber Birch.  The happy Birthday is from the Penny Black set "Friendship.  One of those fun cards to make.  Hope you enjoy.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Season's tweetings

An A2 card using the Penny Black Stamp "old nose, warm heart".  The card is made using royal fiber birch, a Spellbinder grand oval cut in red,  A Spellbinder large classic oval was used to cut the green DP.  The Penny Black image a stamped and colored with copic markers (dk gray, blue, orange and brown) the they were fussy cut.    A little stickles was added to the hat.  A corner rounder as used on two corners.  This was another of my summer Christmas card class  Hope you enjoy

Saturday, August 10, 2013


Joy to the World is an A2 card made using a stamp set from Juliian Vance Designs.  It was made using brown paper cut 5.25 x 4 and 2.25 x 3.5 and gold cut 5.5x4.25 and 3.75 c 2.5  The image was stamped with Versamark and embossed in gold.  A gold ribbon finished off the card.  Hope you enjoy.

Monday, August 5, 2013


This card was inspired by one designed by Michelle Woerner that appeared in the Cardmaker magazine.
The base of the card is an A2 and is a Bazzill green.  The DP for the card is from Simple Stories "Awesome".  The stamp set used is Penny Black "tree-mendous" and was stamped with Memento -Rich Cocoa, Morocco and Bamboo Leaves.  A little Antique Linen distress ink was used on the sentiment tag.  Wood Veneer stars from Studio Calico and a little brown twine help finish off the card.  Hope you enjoy.

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Magic of the Season

This card is a 5.25 square with each layer being a .25 smaller.  The paper is from Jillibean Soup and both sides were used on this card.  The stamped squares are two inch in size.  The snowman is from a Paper Smooches set and the sentiment is Penny Black.  Hope you enjoy