Monday, April 27, 2015

Graduation Card for a PPA Challenge

I'm getting a head start on graduation cards. I used the PPA Challenge#249 here. Blue Ribbon (to retire) is the stamp set with some Brights DSP Stack.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Blue Ribbon
Papers: WW, Pacific Point, Daffodil Delight, Brights DSP Stack
Inks: Pacific Point
Accessories: 1 1/4 inch and 1 3/8 inch Circle punches, Stampin dimensionals

Friday, April 24, 2015

Mother's Day Card for a Splitcoast Sketch

For this card I used the Splitcoast Sketch Challenge#537 here. Crazy About You is the stamp set with some Painted Blooms DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Crazy about You
Papers: WW, Daffodil Delight, Rose Red, Painted Blooms DSP
Inks: Daffodil Delight and Rose Red
Accessories: 1 3/8 inch Scallop Circle punch, Boho Blossoms punch, Brights Candy Brads, 1/4 inch Daffodil Delight cotton ribbon, Stampin dimensionals

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Sympathy Card for Two Challenges


This sympathy card covers two challenges. First, I used the Freshly Made Sketch#183 here. And second, the Splitcoast Color Challenge#527 here.
The colors to use are Wild Wasabi, Pink Pirouette and Sahara Sand. The stamp set, Love and Sympathy is going to be retired the end of May. Also going to retire is the Perfect Polka Dots embossing flower. And I used a bit of the Sweet Dreams DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Love and Sympathy
Papers: Whisper White, Sahara Sand, Wild Wasabi, Pink Pirouette, Sweet Dreams DSP
Inks: Wild Wasabi and Pink Pirouette
Accessories: Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder, Stampin dimensionals

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Birthday Card for a Fab Friday Challenge

Lately I've been thinking that I need to actually send more of these handmade cards to people I care about. Life's too short and I'm going to let my friends and family know how much I appreciate them. So this birthday card is going in the mail today!

I used the FabFriday #62 here. Balloon Bash is the stamp set with some Birthday Bash Specialty DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Balloon Bash
Papers: WW, Bermuda Bay, Birthday Bash Specialty DSP
Inks: Mossy Meadow, Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral
Accessories: Whisper White Baker's Twine, Best Year Ever Accessories Pack, Stampin dimesionals

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Birthday Card with Retiring Products

I needed a birthday card for a friend so I used the MojoMonday Sketch#394 here. I'm sad to say that these stamp sets, Happy Hour and Petite Pairs are two of the ones on the 2015 Stampin' UP! Retired List here. And so is the Sweet Taffy DSP.

Many of the stamp sets are on sale and so are many accessories. They're on sale now thru June 2, 2015, or while supplies last!


Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Happy Hour and Petite Pairs
Papers: WW, Pumpkin Pie, Sweet Taffy DSP
Inks: Pumpkin Pie and Rich Razzleberry
Accessories: 1 1/4 inch and 1 3/8 inch Circle punches, 1/4 inch Pumpkin Pie cotton ribbon, Stampin dimensionals

Monday, April 20, 2015

I Finally Found Time to Stamp!

WOW! I can't believe it's been so long since I've gotten a chance to stamp! Between work, kids, work, life, a vacation and more, I wasn't able to get down to my stamping space. But today I snuck down and made this Mother's Day card using the PPA Sketch#248 here. Crazy About You is the stamp set with some Flowerpot DSP.
I hope to find more time to regularly stamp!

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Crazy about You
Papers: WW, Crushed Curry, Garden Green, Flowerpot DSP
Inks: Garden Green
Accessories: Stampin' dimensionals

Friday, March 13, 2015

Subtles Card for Two Challenges

I'm not much for the Subtles color family, but I actually like how this one turned out. It's another double-duty card with a sketch and color challenge. First, the sketch is from the Clean & Simple Stamping#2-
Take Two here. And second, the color challenge is PPA#243 here. The colors to use are Pistachio Pudding, Soft Sky and Pink Pirouette.
Six-Sided Sampler and Crazy About You are the stamp sets with some Confetti Celebration DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Six-Sided Sampler and Crazy About You
Papers: WW, Pistachio Pudding, Soft Sky, Pink Pirouette,
Inks: Pistachio Pudding, Soft Sky, Pink Pirouette,
Accessories: Hexagon punch, Scallop Edge Border punch, 1/4 inch Whisper White cotton ribbon, Stampin' dimensionals