Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Punch Happy

CS: Kiwi Kiss, Bella Rose, Real Red, Whisper White, Basic Black

Ink: Whisper White

Stamps: Punch Pals

Other: Word Window Punch (legs), Trio Flower Punch (head), Small Oval Punch (head), 1/2" Circle punch (ears, cut in 2), Scallop Circle punch (body), Gingham ribbon, Double Circle punch (to hold card closed and for bow on head), Dazzling Diamonds glitter (on head, shoulders and ground beneath the lamb's feet), Big Shot, Large Scallop Sizzix die.

Card is cupboard style (opens in centre), with the Large Scallop circle (Real Red) glued on the left half front. The right side of the scallop circle is punched as is the right card flap to thread the ribbon closing through. The ribbon is tied shut with a bow.

Punched lamb was "CASE'd" from Stampin' Up with Beate's Yahoo group share. I don't remember who created the idea, but I love it ... simple, quick to make and enjoyed by all!

Upsy Daisy Baby Wipe Swiping

CS: Whisper White, Rose Red, Kiwi Kiss, Baja Breeze

Ink: Pacific Point, Baja Breeze, Kiwi Kiss, Riding Hood Red, Pink Pirouette, Tangerine Tango, Versamark, Basic Black, Whisper White

Stamps: Upsy Daisy, Doodle This

Other: Grosgrain Ribbon, Clear Embossing Powder, Markers, White Gel Pen, Bold Bright Eyelets (retired Pink Passion), Baby wipes

Sunday, September 28, 2008

A Cardinal Christmas using Baby Wipe Stripe Technique

CS: Kiwi Kiss, Rose Red, Whisper White, Apricot Appeal

Inks: Basic Black Classic and Craft, Whisper White Craft, Old Olive, Always Artichoke, Pumpkin Pie, More Mustard, Rose Red, Elegant Eggplant, Nearly Navy, Night of Navy

Stamps: Lovely as a Tree, A Cardinal Christmas

Other: Stamping sponges, 1" circle punch, Clear embossing powder, baby wipes, 1/4" circle punch, 2-hole circle punch, glue dots

Method for background of card is found at Splitcoaststampers:

A Cardinal Christmas using Brayer Technique

Michelle Zindorf's Brayer technique is available at:

CS: Kiwi Kiss, Rose Red, Whisper White

Stamps: A Cardinal Christmas, Lovely as a Tree

Inks: Basic Black Classic and Craft, Night of Navy, Nearly Navy, Bordering Blue, So Saffron, Apricot Appeal, Pumpkin Pie, More Mustard, Whisper White Craft, Always Artichoke, Old Olive

Other: Brayer, Grosgrain Ribbon (Old Olive), Clear Embossing Powder, Post-it Note, 1" Circle Punch, White Gel Pen, 1/4" Circle Punch, double circle punch, stamping sponges, glue dots

A Season of Simple Grace

CS: Rose Red, So Saffron, Whisper White, Garden Green

Inks: Rose Red, Basic Black

Stamps: Season of Simple Grace, Punch Pals

Other: Wide Grosgrain Ribbon (So Saffron), Markers, 1-3/4" Circle Punch, Big Shot, Pennant Bigz XL Die (Scalloped Circle), Stamp-a-ma-jig positioning tool

Season of Simple Grace

CS: Whisper White

Inks: Basic Black Classic, Basic Black Craft, Barely Banana Craft, More Mustard, Summer Sun, Night of Navy, Nearly Navy, Whisper White Craft, Old Olive

Stamps: Season of Simple Grace

Other: Gel Pen, Clear Embossing Powder, punched out circles (varying sizes), brayer, sponges, post-it notes (to cover areas that you don't want to brayer with colour).
The white gel pen highlighting should have only been on the side facing the light. I will be making this card again with the corrected highlighting.

Perfect Presentations with Sizzix Snowflakes

CS: Real Red, Whisper White

Stamps: Perfect Presentations

Ink: Whisper White Craft, Real Red Classic

Other: Big Shot, Sizzix Snowflakes, Silver Cord, Large & Small tag punches, Stampin sponges (used with cut outs from die after snowflakes removed and Whisper White Craft ink).

Christ is Born

CS: Garden Greeen, Whisper White, Real Red

Ink: Garden Green, Real Red

Stamps: Christ is Born

Other: Big Shot, Sizzix Scalloped Circle Die, 1/2" striped grosgrain ribbon, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter

A Cardinal Christmas

CS: Old Olive, Real Red, Basic Black, Whisper White

Inks: Basic Black, Stazon Black

Stamps: A Cardinal Christmas

Other: Grosgrain ribbon, Big Shot, Sizzix Scallop Circle die, Big Shot, Watercolor Crayons, Aquapen

Holiday Lineup

CS: Green Galore, Very Vanilla, Real Red

Ink: Basic Black

Stamps: Holiday Lineup, Deer Friends

Other: 1-1/4" Circle Punch, 1-3/8" Circle Punch, Mini Library Clips, Tearing Edge, Watercolor Pencils, Blender Pen