Monday, August 29, 2016

2016 Christmas Stamp Camp

Christmas Stamp Camp is coming!  This year's all day stamp camp will be Sunday, September 25. It promises to be a day full of crafting, friendship and fun.  Contact me for more details.

There are several things I always have at these annual events.  The first is a great gift bag.

This gift bag starts off with a purchased white bag, (gotta love Dollar Tree) adds several layers of DSP, Gold Foil and Cherry Cobbler cardstock.  The trees are made using the Festival of Trees stamp set and coordinating framelits from the annual catalog.  The 3D tree in the middle is made by first stamping three trees and cutting them out.  Then fold them in half top to bottom and adhere sides together to form a "fan".

Friday, August 26, 2016

Floral Phrases Puzzle

Do you like jigsaw puzzles?  Then this card is for you!  It takes time and patience, but the results are awesome.

I started by making a Whisper White "frame" with the Detailed Floral Thinlit.  Then I ran the thinlit through with Marina Mist, So Saffron, Soft Sky and Flirty Flamingo.  The pieces from each of those were glued into the frame, piece by piece, like a mosaic.  It took some time, but I think it was worth it.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Mason Jar Thank You

I have lots of fancy vases tucked away in the cupboard, but most of the time I put my flowers into a mason jar like this one.

Add some burlap, a linen thread bow and it's done!

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Floral Phrases Thank You

OK... This is my favorite card EVER!  Well, at least until I come up with another one!

I recently had an order for a variety of cards, which included six thank yous.  This thank you card is made using the Floral Phrases stamp set and coordinating framelits and Dapper Denim paper and ink. Crisp. Clean. Simple. Just lovely!

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Birthday Bird

Instead of making Christmas Cards for our big Christmas Stamp Camp in September, I spent the afternoon making a variety of cards for a friend.  This cute birthday card uses the Best Birds stamp set and coordinating framelits.

I "painted" the bird using ink from three colors of classic ink pads and a blender pen.