Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Quilted Punch Box

I can't remember whose blog I saw this cute little box but I thought it would be a great box to hold these cards. I wish I could say it was fun lining up those squares but it wasn't. But it was worth it because I love how this came out!

Cardstock: Crumb Cake, Marina Mist, Very Vanilla
Accessories: Lattice Embossing Folder, Fun Flowers Die, Big Shot, Springtime Vintage Designer Series Paper

Happy stamping!!!

Monday, August 22, 2011

Punch Bunch Birthday

I got this idea for a birthday card from Becky Roberts. Her original creation was a little bag but I thought it would look really cute as birthday card. If you want to see her original creation, click here.

Thanks for stopping by!

Stamp Set: Punch Bunch (Sale-A-Bration)
Cardstock: Melon Mambo, Old Olive, Pink Pirouette, Regal Rose, Whisper White
Ink: Melon Mambo, Pink Pirouette, Regal Rose
Accessories: Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder, Big Shot, Pretty in Pink 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon, Scallop Square Punch, Rhinestones

Happy stamping!!!

Thursday, August 18, 2011


This was for a swap I did and the theme was punches.

Stamp Set: Eastern Blooms
Cardstock: Certainly Celery, Melon Mambo, Tangerine Tango, Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White
Ink: Tangerine Tango
Accessories: White Gel Pen, Taffeta White Ribbon, Punches: Ticket Corner, Scallop Trim Border, Round Tab, Itty Bitty Shapes

Happy stamping!!!

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Thoughts and Prayers

I love this designer paper!! I wish it hadn't retired!!

Stamp Sets: Thoughts and Prayers
Cardstock: Certainly Celery, Rose Red, Whisper White
Ink: Always Artichoke, Pumpkin Pie, Rose Red
Accessories: Sweet & Sour Designer Paper Series, Certainly Celery Twill Ribbon, Scallop Trim Border Punch

Happy stamping!!!

Saturday, August 13, 2011

VC Rocks Blog Hop

I'm so glad you are here! It's that time again...time again for another blog hop and this will be the last hop for the season. VC Rocks will be shutting down for in the next couple of weeks, and I will miss the fun.

You should have arrived here from Karen Gibson's blog. Didn't she do some great stuff? If you ever get lost on the tour, you can always go back to the starting point...the VC Rocks blog.

This month's hop features projects with punches galore (current / retired). I totally cased this project from Becky Roberts.

Stamp Sets: Punch Bunch (Sale-A-Bration), With All My Heart
Cardstock: Baja Breeze, Marina Mist, Regal Rose, Rose Red, Basic Black, Old Olive, Very Vanilla
Ink: Baja Breeze, Marina Mist, Regal Rose, Rose Red, Basic Black
Accessories: Lattice Embossing Folder, Big Shot, Very Vanilla Taffeta Ribbon, Springtime Vintage Designer Series Paper, Punches: 1-1/4" Square, Fancy Flower, 1/2", 1", 1-1/4" Circle, 5-Petal Flower

I loved how they all turned out! The hardest part was spacing out those squares!! For more fun projects, continue to the next stop of the blog hop by visiting Janice Heighway's blog.

Happy stamping!!!

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Black Magic Technique

This was technique I did a while back. I believe it is the black magic technique. It looks so much better in real life. What I did was stamp the image in versamark and heat embossed it in white. Then with the SU! watercolor pencils just colored it in over the embossed part.

Stamp Sets: All Holidays, Fabulous Flowers
Cardstock: Lavendar Lace, Summer Sun, Basic Black
Ink: Black

Accessories: Versamark, White Embossing Powder, Watercolor Pencils, Hodgepodge Hardware, Small Oval Punch, Ticket Corner Punch, So Saffron Narrow Grosgrain Ribbon

Happy stamping!!!

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Welcome Baby!

I hardly ever get send out baby cards but I thought I would make some up. I made up two versions: one for a boy and one for a girl. The pink came out really light. I should have used a different pink.

Stamp Sets: Fox & Friends, Something to Celebrate (Occassions Mini)
Cardstock: Marina Mist, Pretty in Pink, Whisper White
Ink: Marina Mist, Pink Pirouette

Accessories: Marina Mist and Pretty in Pink 3/8" Taffeta Ribbon

Happy stamping!!!

Friday, August 5, 2011

Circle Circus Birthday

I had a chance to do some stamping so I played for a bit. I'm always needing a birthday card so I made some up. I thought these would be best for a man's birthday, and I used one of my favorite sets. I've been eyeing this set for quite a while and finally broke down and bought it.

Stamp Sets: Circle Circus, All Holidays
Cardstock: Crumb Cake, Early Expresso, Whisper White
Ink: Crumb Cake, Early Expresso, Night of Navy

Happy stamping!!!

Wednesday, August 3, 2011


This is a swap I did last month with the VC Rocks group. I love to read and this is one of my favorite swaps...bookmarks! You've probably seen these around on various blogs. These are so easy to do!

Cardstock: Peach Parfait
Ink: Peach Parfait (for sponging)

Accessories: Big Shot, Fun Flowers Die, 1 1/4" and 1 3/8" Circle Punch, White Satin Ribbon, Dimensionals

Happy stamping!!!

Monday, August 1, 2011

Designer Paper Sale

During August you can get a FREE package of our beautiful Designer Series Paper! When you order three packages, you get one free - your choice!

You can choose from any of the paper packs valued at $10.95. Check them out on pages 183-186.

Happy stamping!!!