Monday, May 30, 2011

Tim Holtz Style - Happy Birthday Masculine

I wanted to make a card for a dear family member who is a builder. The 'materials' used here are in the 'Tim Holtz' line. This card was a lot of fun to make. Happy 'Memorial Day' to all.....

Directions...see below or ask me please! Thanks for taking time to look at my card!

I found this wonderful website that you just have to see! Please take the time....

And of course....Tim Himself!

Sunday, May 29, 2011

PDCC83 Black & White Splash Of Green

All Supplies are Stampin Up! unless otherwise noted.
DSP: Paisley Petals, Day And Night
Card Stock: Basic Black, Whisper White
Ribbon: Basic Black 1/4" Grosgrain
Dies: 'Classic Squares Small' and 'Lacy Squares' (Spellbinders Nestabilities)
Rhinestones: Kaiser Craft (green)
Misc: Costume Jewelry Pin (This is pinned to the card and also pop-up dots hold in place.
Pop-up Dimensionals are between layers of paper. The text is Vellum (don't know what company) attached to Whisper White square.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

FM07 Friday Mashup

This week's challenge is for anything feminine....ribbons, pearls, etc. Supplies are: Rose Red Cardstock (SU). The paper is unknown as it was stuck in a drawer for a long time and no company on the back. It is light pink, dark pink and some medium green shades. The largest butterfly is collaged by using Kelly Panocci Valentine Emphemera and then putting it through the Big Shot using an embossing folder. Versamark Ink and Clear Embossing Powder were heated and repeated creating the glossy finish to the large butterfly. Next I attached 'Pretties' pearls and the 'pin' and beads (Stampin Up). The second smaller butterfly is clear embossing ink on vellum with white embossing powder (using heat). Next I antiqued it with pink and green chalk and sprayed a small amount of 'Shimmer' over top. The butterfly small stamp is by Ellen Vener/Village Arts Press. The 'Vintage' stamp is by Hampton Art Stamps. The ribbon is 'Rose Red' by SU. Misc. Supplies: Sticky Strip, Dimensionals and rhinestones. Any questions please ask. Thanks for taking time to look at my post.

Try this yourself! The Friday Mashup Challenge:

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Happy Mother's Day Card

Just want to say 'Happy Mother's Day to you all....thanks for taking time to stop by here. The instructions are a little late and I apologize for that...but here they are: Cut 'vanilla' card-stock to measure 10 1/2" by 5 1/2". Fold in half to make the card base. Cut a piece of DSP (I used Baha Breeze Patterns by Stampin Up) 5 1/4" by 5 1/4". Use a punch to round the corners on both the card base and the paper piece you just cut. Adhere the paper to the front of the card. This is the first layer. Next I cut a piece of 'vanilla' 5" by 5" and also one 4" by 4". These two pieces are both punched around the corner and edges with the Martha Stewart 'Daisy Fan' punches. Next I used a square die and cut the center out of each leave a 'window' (2 1/2" by 2 1/2"). Sponge edges with 'Baja Breeze' SU ink. These layers are both attached with pop-up dots. The next layer is a Spellbinders Die 'Pendant Tulips'. The center is cut out of this as well and the edges again sponged. I also sponged a little around the tulips. This is attached with pop-up dots. At this point you have 5 layers. The picture does not really show you the layers....but they are there. The center is a 2" square, another die from the Spellbinder's set and a 1 1/2" square. I sponged the edges of the top two layers and stamped 'MOM' before I attached but used the same layering. The pearls are Stampin Up and attached at various places around the card.

Any questions please ask!

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

SSS 106 The Sweet Stop Challenge

Supplies: Stamps: Sweet 'N Sassy Stamp Set 'New Creature'Cardstock: Stampin Up: Ballet Blue, Basic Black.DSP: Stampin Up: Pawsitively Prints.Misc Paper: Watercolor (for butterfly and text areas).Ribbon: Stampin Up: Pretty In Pink (do not have the exact name...only color).Dies: Spellbinders: Labels Four and Rose Blossom.Punches: Martha Stewart Deep Edge Daisy Fan and the small and medium Oval punch from SU.Chalk: Stampin Up Blending Pen.Misc: Pop-up Adhesive circles, pink rhinestones and sticky strip.

Directions: Attach black and blue layers to blue card base. Attach scallop punchout to back of next layer of DSP mounted on basic black. I attached this next using sticky strip. Next I created another layer of DSP and basic black. The ribbon is attached to the back only but runs around the front of this piece. This layer is attached with dimentionals. Next I cut out the label layers and ovals.The text 'friend' is stamped on before I cut out in order to center it. I attached the labels with pop-up dots on each layer and attached to the card. The smaller oval text is added using sticky strip and does not stick-up. The colors are chalked using SU blending pen. Note: Roses are chalked with die still attached to give the stencil effect. For cardstock dimensions please leave me a note and I will provide them for you.

Thanks for taking the time to stop by....

Monday, May 2, 2011

SSS106 Sweet 'N Sassy 'New Creatures' Scripture Verse

The scripture is from Sweet'N Sassy Stamp set 'New Creature'.
Other Products used:
Stampin Up Cardstock: Pink Pir., White Textured, Vellum and Bridal Specialty Papers. Also Tim Holtz 'Seasonal'.
Ink: SU Soft Suede and Pink Pir.
Embellishments: Butterflies are Michaels G brand and Anna Griffin. The Rhinestones are 'Treasures By Shabby Chic'. Brads are SU Antique Brads and Butterfly 'Hot Off The Press'.
Misc. Supplies: Smooch spray, Sticky Strip, Embossing White Pearls (Joann's) and a sponge for antiquing.
Die Cuts are Kelly Panocci Valentine Emphemera.
Tools: Embossing Heat Tool, Sizzix Big Shot, Texture Plate, SU Heart Border and corner punches, Slot punch, SU Elegant Trio Stencils.

Cut Cardstock to make card base 5 1/4 X 5 1/4" (from Pink Card Stock). Fold card in half.
Cut next layer from a darker color. I used Tim Holtz antique looking solid paper from the 'Seasonal' paper stack. Cut 5 X 5". Attach using sticky strip around edges. Next Cut white textured paper same size as previous layer 5 X 5". Stencil flower blossom and florish (to look like stem). Flower is pink ink and florish soft suede. Run this white piece through Sizzix using SU large Polka Dot Texture Plate. Using a sponge antique at random around the white cardstock. Tear the corners away and randomly curl at edges. Added an antique brad in the middle of the large flower. Cut a vellum strip to measure the width of the white card-stock. Tear along 'long' sides at random. Attach about 2/3 of the way down the card with vellum adhesive. Using a slot punch cut a hole on the right side of the card (middle of the vellum) to put ribbon through. Tie a knot placing it just to the left side of the slot. Emboss the ribbon with a heat gun. This will make it crinkle. Make a few random butterflies by heat embossing on vellum. I used chalk on the underside of the butterflies (pink and green)and then cut them out with paper snips. The rhinestones are used across the body of the butterflies. I added a sizzix leaf cut-out at the bottom and a butterfly brad. Next I attached the white piece to the base of the card. The corners are curled up using a little water. I cut a piece of pink CS and used the heart punch tool around the edges starting with the corner. Next I stamped the scripture verse on white CS and cut a rectangle to fit on the previous piece. This I adhered to the pink and then using a sponge antiqued around the edges. This is attached to the card-base with dimensionals. The Angels and roses are attached using dimensionals as well randomly over the card. Also....I added a spritz here and there of 'Smooch' Pearl spray.

Any questions please ask! Thanks for stopping by....

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Hand-painted Bear W/Heart

This is a little bear I painted on Watercolor paper. I added a little SU DSP and a few buttons along with a greeting.