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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Fox & Friends

Well I do love the fox and friends stamp set that is from the Autumn/Winter Mini 2010 Catty, so here are a few cards made using that stamp set.

This is a 5"x5" On Board Art Journal for a new born baby.
Stamp Set:
Fox & Friends (Autumn/Winter Mini 2010), Short Order Alphabet
Card Stock:
Tempting Turquoise, Green Galore, Whisper White, Old DSP
Big Shot Top Note, gel white pen, Antique Brads, Spiral Punch, Tempting Turqoise 6.35mm Grosgrain Ribbon, Certainly Celery 1.6cm Grosgrain Ribbon, Snail.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------This card has been made for a 2 year old that just loves Curious George. I think it looks very cute!
Stamp set:
Fox & Friends (Autumn/Winter Mini 2010), Party Hearty, Birthday Best (IB&C 08/09)
Card Stock:
Whisper White, Windsor Knot DSP
Stamp Pad Choc Chip, Stampin' Writes (Pumpkin Pie, Summer Sun, Ruby Red, Not Quite Navy), Word Window Punch, 3.2cm Square Punch, 3.5cm Square punch, Linen Tread, Stampin' Dimensionals, Snail.


Sorry that this picture is on it's side, the photo was taken correctly and I haven't changed it so I have no idea why it is like this...

Anyway, a BIG thank you to my up-line Lisa (www. and our friend Zara for the inspiration for these cards. I have slightly changed the originals but kept the same colours because they just looked wonderful.
Stamp Set:
Fox & Friends, Swwet Little Sentiments (Hostess L1 IB&C 09/10)
Card Stock:
Elegant Eggplant, Regal Rose, Rose Red, Sahara Sand, Not Quite Navy, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White.
Crimper, Stamp Pads (Regal Rose, Rose Red, Pumpkin Pie, Chocolate Chip), Punches (3.5cm Square, Large Oval, Scallop oval), 2.5cm Double Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon (Chocolate Chip, Rose Red), Hemp Twine, Snail, Sticky Strip, Stampin Dimensionals.

Wedding Cards

Here are some wedding cards that I have made recently: Stamp Set:
Rose is a Rose, En Francais, Occassional Greetings
Card Stock:
Rose Red, Sahara Sand, Certainel Celery, Whisper White
Stamp Pads (Rose Red, Regal Rose, Certainly Celery, Mellow Moss, versamark) Pretty in Pink Taffeta Ribbon, Stampin Dimensionals, snail, Hodgepodge Hardware.
Stamp set:
Baroque Motifs, En Francais
Card Stock:
Sahara Sand, Whisper White Close to Cocoa
Stamp pads (Sahara Sand, Close to Cocoa, Versamark),Kraft Taffeta Ribbon, SNAIL, Stampin' Dimensionals, eyelet border punch.

Stamp Set:
Congrats (IB&C 08/09)
Card Stock:
Sahara Sand, Bella Bleu DSP, Whisper White
Big Shot Top Note, Gel white pen, Stamp pad (not quite navy) Choc Chip Taffeta Ribbon, Snail, Stampin' Dimensionals.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Tigger Birthday

My son is turning 2 next month and is facinated Tigger (or TigTig as he calls it). So for his invites and lolly bags I have done a punch art of Tigger.
Hope you like the proto-type that I have made (the lollies will be different but just to give you an idea):Stampsets:
Occasional Greetings, Ting Tags (Autumn mini 2010)
Wide Oval, Large Oval, Small Oval, 2.5cm Circle, 3.2cm Circle
Pumpkin pie, Apricot Appeal, Ruby Red, Cameo Coral, Basic Black, Whisper White
Big Shot Top Note, Circle Scissor Plus, SNAIL, Basic Black Stampin Write, Small Cellophane Bag, printed invite writing off computer on whisper white.

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Easel Card

My sister is currently visiting and is extremely artistic so I let her have a play in my craftroom, she ended up borrowing the idea from here: and made the icecream easel card.
I love it :)

Stamp Set: NONE

Card Stock:Whisper White, Melon Mambo , Basic Black, Creamy Caramel, Close to Cocoa, Very Vanilla, Pretty in Pink, Real Red.

Accessories: Big Shot Polka Dots, Rhinestone Brad, Crystal Effects, Fine Supernova Glitter, White Gel Pen, Stampin' Pastels, various Stampin' Writes for shading, SNAIL, Stampin' Dimensionals.

Circle Scissor Plus - Moving card

I have been asked to demonstrate the circle scissor plus at a workshop this afternoon and hadn't actually used it before so thought that I better have a play before the workshop. On Wednesday out it came and on the internet I went to get idea's...thank-you to Julie Davidson, for the inspiration.

We will be making this card at the workshop

Stamp Set: Autumn Flair (hostees level 2), Sweet Little Sentiments (hostess level 1)

Card Stock: Whisper White, Sage Shadow, Perfect Plum

Accessories: Circle Scissor Plus, Big Shot Polka Dots, Stamp Pads: Chocolate Chip, Perfect Plum, Bashful Blue, Stampin' Pastels, Sponge baubers, mini glue dots, silver brad,

Circle Scissor Plus - Watermelon Card

I used the Circle Scissor Plus to create this Watermelon card for ANOTHER 2yr old Birthday...Stampset:
Picture This (Hostess level 1 from Autumn/Winter Mini 2010)
Card Stock:
Ridinghood Red, Certain Celery, Whisper White, Basic Black
Circle Scissor Plus, Ridinghood Red Taffeta Ribbon, Black Brad, Stampin' Writes: Basic Black, Ruby Red, SNAIL

Birthday Cards

Here's some cards that have been made for my son's 2year old friends.

Stamp set: Life's A Breeze, ('Birthday' old stamp set)

Card Stock: Night Of Navy, Ballet Blue, Brocade Blue, Bordering Blue, Whisper White

Accessories: Big Shot Polka Dots, Silver Brad, Stampin' Writes: Night of Navy, Ballet Blue, Brocade Blue, Hemp Twine, 1.6cm Brocade Blue Grosgrain Ribbon, Stampin' Dimensionals, Sticky Strip, SNAIL (and a toothpick)

Stamp Set: Pun Fun (one of my favs especially for this age group)

Card Stock: Whisper White, Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive

Accessories: Big Shot Polka Dot, Chocolate Chip Stamp pad, Stampin Writes: Pumpkin Pie, Cameo Coral, Summer Sun, Not Quite Navy, Old Olive, 5/8"Striped Kiwi Kiss Ribbon, Silver Brads, Pumpkin Rhinestone Brad, Sticky Strip, Stampin' Dimensionals, SNAIL

Mothers Day Cards

It has been awhile since I have posted some photos.

Here are some of Mothers Day but can easily be changed to Happy Birthday or Thank-you....
Stamp Set:
Occassional Greetings
Card Stock:
Elegant Eggplant, Whisper White, Cottage Wall DSP (Autumn/Winter Mini 2010), Old Olive
Big Shot Top Note, 3.2cm Square punch, Kiwi Kiss Satin Ribbon, Stampin Dimensionals, SNAIL, Tombow Adhesive, White gel pen
For this one I set myself a little challenge and tried to use only hostess stamp sets!
Stamp Set:
Rustic Rooster (Hostess level 2 IB&C 09-10), Sweet Little Sentiments (Hostess level 1 IB&C 09-10), Asian Artistry (Hostess level 2 Autumn/Winter Mini 2010)
Card Stock:
Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
Chocolate Chip Stamp Pad, 1.6cm Choc Chip Grosgrain Ribbon, Antique Brads, Stampin Dimensionals, SNAIL