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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Big Anniversary

My aunt and uncle will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary next month and my mom commissioned me to make a card for them . I actually already made invites for a gathering that we will be having but forgot to take pics to share. But the colour scheme was the same as was the general idea. Lots of love! Perfect timing as I have all my valentine goodies out and ready to use.
I miss Taken With Teal. Such a beautiful colour but I have still a little bit left. I paired it with Early Espresso and Very Vanilla. All the Vanilla layers were sprayed with Champagne Shimmer Paint and the Teal layer was run through the Big Shot with an embossing plate and then I copied the details with Dazzling Details. Such a neat effect! All the hearts were cut with the new Heart Collection Edgelits and the Fashionable Hearts Embosslit.
I carried on a bit of the same ideas to the inside. I used the same Lace Border Punch and then added some Dazzling Details to it for some added pizazz. The sketch I used is from Pals Paper Arts challenge #127.
Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Cupcake Toppers

So here are the cupcake toppers to match the card I made for my daughter's birthday. I really had so much fun making these and you should have seen her face when she saw them. I used a few shades of pink, Melon Mambo, Rose Red, Pink Pirouette and Pretty In Pink to name a few. Some accents include, Silver Glass Glitter, Champagne Shimmer Paint, and 1/8" Very Vanilla Taffeta Ribbon. All the girls cousins kept theirs but of course the boys didn't have much interest in them so we got to take a few back home to play with.
So what did the pretty ballerina get for her birthday???
Meet the latest edition to our family. Ella, a 15 week old Labradoodle. It has been a crazy long day and we'll see how our first night together goes. Hopefully we'll get along well and she'll still allow me some stamping time. I really have enjoyed getting back into it lately. Till next time...happy stamping!

Friday, January 20, 2012

Loving These Edgelits!

I am sooooooooooooo very happy SU! finally came up with these Edgelits. This is the Frame Collection and I am loving them to bits.

This is a birthday card I made for my daughter. She chose the ballerina theme for her party. I'll share the cupcakes toppers later(they're really cute). Anyways I turned the card into a shaker card using the retired micro beads. The paper I used was from Cheerful Treat and the Silver Glitter paper. I embellished the card with a Glimmer Brad and some Basic Rhinestones. She is gonna love this card. I can't wait to give it to her.
I've entered this in Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge #101 asking for a Shaker card. Thanks for stopping by. Hope you have a good weekend!

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Sale-A-Bration Goodies

Sale-A-Bration is almost here. Just look at some of the goodies you can get for free. Sheer ribbons, fun designer brads or beautiful dsp. I actually don't like orange and so the colour Cameo Coral has yet to appeal to me until now. I am really beginning to like the matching products using Cameo Coral in the SAB brochure.
I made this card for club this week. I wanted to give the ladies a chance to try out some new tools from the Occasions Mini and also see the goodies they can get for free starting very soon.
Products I used for this card:
*Edgelits Die - Adorning Accents
*Framelits - Labels Collection
*Adorning Accents Embossing Folders
*Tea Shoppe Stamp Set
*Sponges
*Clear Embossing
*Stampin' Write Markers

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Can You Feel The Love???

Well, can you? Let me tell you how much I do!First off it has been far too long since I have been in my craft room and I can't tell you how much I love being in there and love making stuff. Secondly, have you seen the new Spring Mini??? I am loving the new products in there. I literally piled them on. How much fun was that!! And last but not least, I entered Paper Players challenge #77 - All you need is love, Create With Connie & Mary colour challenge #183 - Blushing Bride, Pool Party and Soft Seude and Hand Stanped Sentiments #100 - pleats or ruffles. There is a whole lot of love going on here today.
Here is a list of fun new stuff I used here today:
*Hearts Collection Framelit Dies
*P.S. I Love You Stamp Set
*3/8" Pleated Satin Ribbon - Blushing Bride
*Twitterpated Designer Buttons
*Hat Pins
*Large Pearl Basic Jewels
*Fashionable Hearts Embosslits Die
Like I said just a few new things! lol:) I hope I can go and play again soon! Thanks for stopping by. Have a great day!

Friday, January 6, 2012

Spring Mini Is Here! And It's Good!!!

It's so exciting. I am loving this mini. The new stuff is so much fun. Click on the photo to have a look!

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