Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Teacher's Card

I made this simple but adorable card for my daughter's teacher.  I used the build a blossom stamp set and punch that I haven't used in a little while.  I'm sure that she will also enjoy the Dunkin Donuts gift card that I put inside as well.

Supplies used:
Paper-pink pirouette, crushed curry, whisper white
Ink-pink pirouette, basic black
Accessories-polka dot embossing folder, ribbon tag nestie, crushed curry brad

Monday, June 27, 2011

Recycle Those Books

I have created this card but my friend Rachel who has a birthday coming up.  I wanted to make a card using some items from around the house.  I ended up using a page from my daughter's old Hardy Boys book.  It was a book that she didn't like and didn't even want to keep so I took it with me to my scraproom and went to work.  I'm really pleased with what I came up with but I'm very sad that this stamp set (cheers to you) is retiring at the end of this month.

Supplies used:
paper-chocolate chip card stock, whisper white, book page
Ink- soft suede, basic black
Accessories-red rinestones, certainly celery marker, real red marker, dazzling diamonds, certainly celery ribbon

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Open Sea

What a great set!  I really love having more options for masculine cards.  I used it for father's day and now I'm using it for birthdays. 
Supplies used:
paper- whisper white, river rock, basic black
Ink-crumb cake, soft suede, basic black
stamp set-open seas, short and sweet
Accessories-chocolate chip ribbon, black brads, corner rounder

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Elements of Style

We got together for my monthly card club last night and we made some fabulous cards.  We also had some great goodies to match.  My friend Margaret brought over some chocolate covered strawberries that her and her daughter Zoe made for us and I served some sangria.  It really got our juices flowing (at least we would like to believe they did. lol ).  Here's a photo of the first card we made.   I know that you can't see it in the photo but I sprayed the whole card with some champagne shimmer mist.  It looked so nice in person.
supplies used:
paper-whisper white, river rock, elegant eggplant
Ink-elegant eggplant, river rock
accessories-basic pearls, embossing border
Stamp set-Elements of style, watercolor trio

Monday, June 13, 2011

Another Birthday Card

My sister Patty also had a birthday this month.  I've been having so much fun with the Cheers for You stamp set.  It's retiring at the end of this month so I'm so glad that I have it already.  I may make another one of these for a friend who also has a birthday this month.  It's super quick and easy to make but looking at the cocktail in the glass makes me want one and that strawberry looks so yummy!

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Happy Birthday My little Monkey

My youngest daughter Ava turned 6 on Thursday.  After she fell alseep the other night, me and my other 2 daughters went down to my scrap room to make her birthday cards.  We always call her a little monkey so that's why I picked this stamp from the fox and friends set.  I'm so sad that this jumbo wheel is retiring.  It's called Classic stars and it makes a great background on cards or scrapbook pages.  I also added Dazzling diamonds to the monkey's bellys.  Hope you like it. 

Happy Stamping!

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Open Sea Stamp Set

Here's one of the new stamp sets featured in our Summer mini catalog.  If you haven't got the Open Sea set yet, you must get it.  It's great for Father's day, an adult male birthday or even a child's birthday.  It's great for any masculine card.  If you're like me, you probably keep buying all of those beautiful flower and butterfly stamp sets which I know are wonderful and as girls we can't resist.  But every once in a while we need to give the guys a card too and I'm sure that they wouldn't appreciate a rose with some polka dots.  He he, that would be funny though.  On to the card, 
Supplies used:
paper-whisper white, chocolate chip, river rock
ink-crumb cake, soft suede
accessories-photo corner punch, white gel pen, misc. brads

Thursday, June 2, 2011

2011-2012 Catalog Giveaway

Hi All,

I'm going to do a little giveaway for the month of June.  Since the new Stampin Up! Idea Book and Catalog is due to come out on July 1st, and I know that you all want a hard copy of it.  I figured that I would give away a new catalog to anyone placing a minimum $50.00 order in June (before tax and shipping).  

Our current Stamp Club is also coming to an end this month, so anyone who wants to continue onto the next stamp club starting in July please let me know.  It's a 6 month commitment where everyone takes turns being the hostess each month with a $25 min. order. 

I will be putting in an early order on June 5th for those of you who want to place a retired order.  You can place your order on the 15th with our regular order but I can't promise that your items will still be available then. 

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Here it is!

Stampin Up's retire list is out as of today.  If there's something on this list that you just can't live without, Then you better move fast before they are all gone.  These items are only available until June 30th.  The link is listed below for anyone who wants to look through the items or if you would like to place an online order.  You can also just place an order directly with me on  the 15th.