Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Photo card

This is a card I made for my son to give to his girlfriend who just left for the Navy. We will all miss her and wish her luck and all the best.

Happy Stamping!

Monday, June 22, 2009

Baja Tiny trees

I love to try new sketches. The layer look on this card was fun. The color combo of Kraft, kiwi and baja breeze is a favorite of mine.

Happy Stamping!

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Father's Day photo card

My card today is for my dear hubby with a photo of both of my sons.

I would like to wish all father's out there a happy day.

Saturday, June 20, 2009


This card is all in the pink.

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Friday, June 19, 2009

sticky note pads

We had a great time at my last workshop stamping these flower pot with paper piecing for a quick and easy post it note cover.

Happy Stamping!

Thursday, June 18, 2009

clipping of memories

On the splitcoaststamper site today there was a challenge to use "text" on your card. I copied a newspaper clipping of my wedding announcement from 29 years ago. The layout has a collage appearance which was a step out of my normal box of stamping.

Happy stamping!

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Baja Breeze and daisyes

This is probably one of my favorite ways to stamp. Soft colors that blend together. I love baja breeze this shade is easy to use on its own or pair up with other colors.

Happy Stamping!

Friday, June 12, 2009

cranberry watercolored flower

I love nature stamp images. This flower is colored in with re-inkers and an aqua painter.

Happy Stamping!

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Tree with no layers

One layer cards can be a challenge but after I stamp one I love the white spaces and way the stamped images are shown off.

Happy Stamping!

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Lucky Duck

With the left over scraps on my craft table from the other projects I have been working on I came up with this card today. Scallop edge punch for the background paper and a paper pieced wing for this "Lucky duck".

Happy Stamping!

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

scallop trio of flowers

The bight colors of this card are great. No stamping on this card today. I used the scallop punch the flowers out of designer paper and slit the petals for a 3D look added some buttons and you have an awesome card.

Happy Stamping!

Monday, June 8, 2009

Yellow roses

I like to try my hand at sketch challenges. You can try a sketch challenge at splitcoaststamper's each Wednesday. Here is my card today.

Happy Stamping!

Sunday, June 7, 2009

paper piece flower pot

At splitcoaststampers there is a color challenge every Tuesday. I stamped this mini card (3x3) and paper pieced the flowerpot with designer paper and colored in the flower image with makers. the color challenge was to use Red Riding Hood Red, Kiwi Kiss, Tangerine Tango.

Happy Stamping!

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Pink Embossed Tree

The challenge today at splitcoaststampers was to take inspiration from a design site call design dazzle. I choose this picture. I embossed the tree from Branch Out" with pink embossing powder.

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Friday, June 5, 2009

tiny tree thank you

I like to shade within stencil shapes and the added touch of the tiny tree makes this for a quick and easy layout.

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Thursday, June 4, 2009


The cupcake image was paper pieced for these cards. the cupcake icing was water colored with re-inkers and an aqua painter.

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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

wood grain

I found a great stamp site call StampTV here is where I learned how to do the wood grain technique. I stamped these cards for graduation.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Bird's Song

My Father in Law recently had a birthday. I stamped this card for him. Water color paper card stock makes all the difference. The side border are rub ons.

Happy Stamping!

Monday, June 1, 2009

Urban Garden

This was the card I stamped for my mother this mother's day. I loves this color combo.

Happy Stamping!