Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Bright Card for Two Challenges

Here's a bright card for a sketch and a color challenge.

First, the sketch is for the Freshly Made Sketches#294 here.  And then the colors came from the Global Design Project#093 here.
The colors to use are Lemon Lime Twist, Pool Party and Berry Burst.

Colorful Seasons is the stamp set.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Colorful Seasons
Papers: WW, Watercolor, Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist
Inks: Lemon Lime Twist, Berry Burst, Pool Party, Basic Black
Accessories: Seasonal Layers Thinlits, 3/8 inch Pool Party Shimmer ribbon, Glitter Enamel Dots, Stampin dimensionals, Aquapainter

Friday, June 23, 2017

Another Double Duty Card

Here's another double duty card.
First, I used the sketch from Case This Sketch#227 here.
And second, the Inspiration Challenge from Hand Stamped Sentiments#266 here.
I chose to focus on the yellow flowers and the Delightful Daisy DSP is perfect! Lots of Love is the stamp set.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Lots of Love
Papers: WW, Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, Delightful Daisy DSP
Inks: Daffodil Delight and Old Olive
Accessories: 1 inch and 1 3/4 inch Circle punches, Layering Circles Framelits, 1/4 inch Daffodil Delight double stitched ribbon, Stampin dimensionals


Thursday, June 22, 2017

Sweet Card for the Global Design Project

This is my take on the Global Design Project#092 here.
It's a Case the Designer and I loved the original, just changed up the colors and stamp sets.

I used a new stamp set, Sharing Sweet Thoughts. It's this years' Ronald McDonald House Charities stamp set and couldn't be cuter!

I made my own striped paper with some Real Red ink and the solid, long rectangular piece from the Thoughtful Banners stamp set.  Also used the new Polka Dot Basics embossing folder.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Sharing Sweet Thoughts and Thoughtful Banners
Papers: WW, Soft Suede, Real Red
Inks: Basic Black, Real Red, Old Olive, Soft Suede
Accessories: Everyday Jars Framelits, Polka Dot Basics embossing folder, Stampin dimensionals

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Double Duty Thank You

Here's a card for a sketch and a color challenges.
First, the sketch is from Freshly Made Sketches#293 here.  And the colors are from Fab Friday#114 here.
The colors to use are the new In Colors- Powder Pink, Fresh Fig, Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist and Tranquil Tide.

Eastern Blooms is the stamp set with some Whole Lot of Lovely DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Eastern Blooms
Papers: WW, Powder Pink, Berry Burst, Whole Lot of Lovey DSP
Inks:  Powder Pink, Fresh Fig, Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist and Tranquil Tide
Accessories: 1 inch and 1 1/4 inch Circle punches, Layering Circles Framelits, 1/2 inch Berry Burst finely woven ribbon, Stampin dimensionals



Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Masculine Thank You for a Challenge

WOW! What a week it's been!
From our son's high school graduation to five graduation parties plus our own grad party and then college orientation, that meant no time for stamping!  Now I've got to get going on thank you cards!

I used the TGIF Challenge#112 here for this card. It's a theme-Let's hear it for the boys. I think this masculine card fits the bill.

One Big Meaning is the stamp set with some Color Theory DSP Stack.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: One Big Meaning
Papers: WW, Old Olive, Color Theory DSP Stack
Inks: Old Olive
Accessories: Old Olive Baker's Twine

Friday, June 9, 2017

Lovely Card for a Freshly Made Sketch

This is for the Freshly Made Sketch#291 here.

Lots of Love is the stamp set with some Whole Lot of Lovely DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Lots of Love
Papers: WW, Tranquil Tide, Pool Party, Whole Lot of Lovely DSP
Inks: Pool Party
Accessories: 1 3/8 inch and 1 1/2 inch Circle punches, 1/2 inch Tranquil Tide finely woven ribbon, Stampin dimensionals

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

At Home Bundle

Here's a card I made with the At Home Bundle.
The stamp set is called At Home with You and it has matching framelits called At Home Framelits.
I ran some Smoky Slate cardstock thru the Brick Wall embossing folder. I used the Watercolor pencils and a blender pen to color in the elements.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: At Home With You
Papers: Watercolor, Smoky Slate
Inks: Basic Black
Accessories: At Home Framelits, Watercolor Pencils, Brick Wall Embossing Folder, Stampin dimensionals

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Blue Snowflakes for a Merry Monday Challenge

This card is for the Merry Monday
Challenge#251 here, Monochromatic Blue.
I was inspired by the sample in the new catalog on page 146 and just changed it up a bit.

The greeting is from Santa's Sleigh and the snowflakes are from the Seasonal Layers Thinlits. Also used a bit of the Color Theory DSP.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Santa's Sleigh
Papers: Dapper Denim, Color Theory DSP Statck
Inks: Dapper Denim
Accessories: Seasonal Layers Thinlits, Glitter Enamel Dots, Stampin dimensionals


Monday, June 5, 2017

More New Catalog Goodies!

My order from the new 2017-2018 Annual Catalog arrived so I had to play!

I used the Global Design Project#090 here.

Lots of Love is the new stamp set with the coordinating Whole Lot of Lovely DSP.
Such fun and fresh patterns! And I used a new punch too, the Starburst punch.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Lots of Love
Papers: WW, Pool Party, Pear Pizzazz, Whole Lot of Lovely DSP
Inks: Basic Black, Pool Party, Pear Pizzazz
Accessories: Starburst punch, 1 inch, 1 1/2 inch and 1 3/4 inch Circle punches, 3/8 inch Pool Party Shimmer ribbon, Basic Black Baker's Twine,  Stampin dimensionals

Friday, June 2, 2017

Tranquil Tide Card for a Freshly Made Sketch

This card is for the Freshly Made Sketch#290 here.

I used the Delightful Daisy DSP and the pattern that shows off the new In Color-Tranquil Tide. I also used the new stamp set, Colorful Seasons and some new Tranquil Tide 1/2 inch Finely Woven ribbon.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Colorful Seasons
Papers: WW, Tranquil Tide, Delightful Daisy DSP
Inks: Tranquil Tide
Accessories: 1/2 inch Tranquil Tide Finely Woven ribbon


Thursday, June 1, 2017

2017-2018 Annual Catalog Goodies!

It's here! Stampin UP!'s 2017-2018 Annual Catalog is up for sale today starting at 1pm CST.

I used a new stamp set called Colorful Seasons with new DSP called Delightful Daisy DSP.

I also made this card for two challenges.
First, the sketch is from FabFriday#113 here. And the colors are for the Global Design Project#089 here. The colors to use are Basic Black, Old Olive and Calypso Coral.

Here's my recipe:
Stamps: Colorful Seasons
Papers: WW, Calypso Coral, Old Olive, Delightful Daisy DSP
Inks: Calypso Coral and Old Olive
Accessories: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Layering Circles Framelits, Washi tape (from April 2017 Paper Pumpkin), Old Olive Baker's Twine, Stampin dimensionals