Friday, July 1, 2016

July Calendar Page

I cut these pieces on my Cameo Silhouette. The text is a stamp from a dollar Studio G set from ages ago. I used markers to color.

If you would like to make your own calendars using my files, you can find the files on a separate page of my blog. The links are under the blog header.

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Birthday Blessings

More cards using stampoffs from our Group Gathering in Des Moines last week. I really want to make use of the pieces I made! I used Vicki's Penny Black stamp to make both of these cards. I colored the image with markers and then stamped the bottom image. Then I spritzed it with water without recoloring, and stamped the image for this first card. The sentiment is from Gina K. I matted with black and mounted on foam squares. I found some matching cardstock and embossed it with a new-to-me 5 x 7 Cuttlebug embossing folder, then matted that with black, also. I finally got myself a Wink of Stella pen/marker and added some sparkle to the flowers.

This one, like I said, was the first stamping. I added the same sentiment and matted with matching cardstock. I added a tiny butterfly punched with a Martha Stewart punch. I added the antenna with a black marker and a small pearl for the body. I used Wink of Stella on these flowers, too. Wish you could see the shimmer!

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Rubbernecker Rose

These two cards use the same Rubbernecker rose stamp. Both were stamped with Versamark. I used detail gold embossing powder for this first one. I used Zig Clean Color Real brush markers to color. (I had never heard of them until I was in Des Moines last week.) After I was done coloring the rose, I sponged with light blue ink and cut out the panel using a Memory Box Stitched Rectangle die. The sentiment is from Gina K and is also embossed with gold.
For this second one, I embossed with white embossing powder. I colored with Copic markers and again sponged around - this time in mostly an oval. I simply matted with matching cardstock. Maybe I'll add a sentiment later ... and maybe I won't! :)

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Heartfelt Sympathy

 I did the stamping for these cards when I was in Des Moines last week for our Group Gathering. This first one is done with ivory cardstock. I placed the two stamps on my MISTI to do the stamping, and I stamped ten of these cardfronts. On this card only, I stamped off the tree and birds, then stamped again. I matted with black and placed on an ivory cardbase.
This one is done using white, and the tree is "full-strength."

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Simple Anniversary

Vicki brought these Rubbernecker stamps (OOPS! I guess the sentiment is by Endless Creations) to our Group Gathering, and Kris and Georgia came up with this layout. I just CASE'd it. So simple and lovely. I first stamped the sentiment, then inked up the rose stamp, stamped it off once on scratch paper, then stamped over the sentiment. I matted with matching cardstock.

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