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Thursday, December 29, 2016

Fiesta card and Umbrella card

So much for posting regularly ....life got in the way.....trying to move on with some things and let God handle them..........this first cards is from the Ronald McDonald set  My Heros....such a great cause.   I worked as a lead demo at RMH in Birmingham area.....support them in your area....so many sick children....your heart just breaks in two.......

 used the cucumber crush twine ....and ink
 This is a card I received as a swap from Christi Warren in the Atlanta area...loved this.....the hat, guitar and the pinata inside were cut from the fiesta paper....so cute.....changed a few things...but design and idea are Christ's

 embossing folder circle behind and popped up...love the goggle eyes...needs a bettter mustache...lol
 precut banner with edgelits and then is was stamped

inside of card

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Will try to get back to blogging on regular basis

I have been so behind schedule to say the least.....will try to post more....life got in the way...here are a few .....one birthday card for boy I tutored in reading for several years....he has sssssoooo much energy....reminds me of my teaching days...lol....he loved it....showed it to all his friends...lol


 a 50th anniversary card for a friend...love the gold foil paper

 for the Deacon for his surprise 80th birthday.....

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Card class using the copper foil paper and the posies and parsley edgelits and stamp set

I was suppose to post the directions for the bag purse....hope to get to it on Monday...I took a 2 x 5.5 piece of copper foil paper and embossed it with the new posies embossing folder....love love love it....also embossed the phrase for the card...and put it on a large oval from the layering oval set of framelits......the one inch piece of foil paper is also from the Holiday mini....
 a better look at the front of the card....used an 1/8 piece of the foil as a separator from the pearls and the foil flowers....
 more close ups....

 this picture is lousy.....but what I did is take the pearls and added versamark direct to pearls and added copper embossing powder....those are at the bottom of the card

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Home Sweet Home thinlet dies...inspiration from UK for mug

I visited...stampinwithvicky from the UK...and absolutely loved her idea to use this die for the mug...you use part of the haunted house....and cut it off just above where the arched window is...and used the part above that for the coffee mug lid....
Here is the thank you card I used for class in Oct

also used painter palette and timeless textures for the coffee spots...spills...love the cable embossing folder for the sleeve on the coffee...below is the inside of the card


Sunday, October 23, 2016

Fiesta Birthday and FLoral birthday card from Oct class

I used the sugarplum ink and the sets....Crazy about you, Painters Paulette and Paisley & Posies ....the last one is from the holiday mini......used the edgelits for the leaves....aren't they great.    SU does such a great job with every detail...
 the small circle in the middle of the crazy for you flower is from the paisley set...love it...really makes the flower

close ups...used the DSP from the Blooms and Bliss in the catalog and the white paper used at the top of the front is from the holiday mini....The Fancy Frost specialty DSP..the white embossed area is raised....gorgeous paper....

 the inside of the card
 you can see the fancy frost paper better in this photo....
 Used the festive embossing folder and the fiesta birthday stamp set for this card...used the colors pacific point, red and yellow to pop this card...and just love love love those enamel embellishments....
 used lot of labels framelits....
 I did use the tree builder punch for the banner flowers...and the half inch punch for the middle one....
 this is the inside of the card

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Shutter Birthday card

Just loved the way this card turned out.....used the Floral Boutique DSP and the stamp set Flourishing Phrases........and also the edgelits for the front and inside.....
the banner pieces are 3.5 by 4 and cut into banner shapes after placement.....
more of the inside


Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Using Lovely Stitching..cased card

I loved this set when I first saw it ....ordered it and then did one of Stacey Lisk's swaps and Donna Bagwell came up with this design....isn't it lovely...lol......I changed the stamps and colors but the design is hers.....did this in Red and black......adding the botannical edgelits for the center
 the leaves were from the Paisleys and Posies...used the black twine...and added all the rhinestones for it to pop...
 close ups...

 the inside...if I had it to do over again....would have added some texture to the inside phrase for it to pop....


Saturday, October 1, 2016

Sitting Here using masking

Did a more ornate card for a swap....will post later.....this was a class card....both pillows were masked and then back was swiped direct to paper with marina mist for sky effect....you can choose to mask the bench or not.....
The cat was stamped on the rug and shadowed with memento ink.....the colors on the swing are flamingo, turquoise, daffodil, cobbler and garden green....swing stamped in memento and with blended pen crumb cake was added

Friday, September 30, 2016

4 sympathy cards I had to make regarding a friend's death.....

Sorry for the delay in posting....am going to try to be more regular with the posting!!I really love this embossing folder and the flamingo with wasabi leaves is so pretty.....

 Night of Navy with the gold foil and gold embossing powder looks elegant....
 This one is a little busy...used the acetate sheets.....need to use for a class....


 it is very pretty up close and personal....lol......
This is a sympathy card for my class last month.....used part of the serene DSP for top half and then did stamp in old olive..used the lace on top...and showed the class how to pop vellum pieces using the stylus....depending on the piece they got, the arranged their card around it.....