Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Pencil Holder

I found these Valentine pencils at the Dollar Store of course and they come 12 to one pack. I made this little pencil holder for them. You can't really see it to well but I lined the top with a scalloped edge.

Supplies Used:

Stamp Set: Happy Heart Day

Ink: Ruby Red

Card Stock: Very Vanilla & Ginger Blossoms DSP

Acc: Tag Punch, Very Vanilla Taffeta Ribbon & Corner Rounder

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Wedding Favor

I just wanted to share some little wedding favors for a friend of mine's wedding. These fold up like a match book and hold a Ghirardelli square chocolate. I thought they turned out really cute and they are super simple to make.

Happy Heart Day

Here is one last card made with Happy Heart Day. This set can be used for more than just Valentine's Day.

Supplies Used:

Stamps: Happy Heart Day

Ink: Perfect Plum & Water Color Pencils

Card Stock: Perfect Plum, Pale Plum, Barely Banana & Whisper White

Monday, January 28, 2008

3-5-8 Box

This was my attempt at a clear box. The transparencies are not the easiest to work with for these. I scored it on the 11" side at 3", 5", 8" & 10" on the 8 1/2" side I scored it at 2". You have to stamp on the transparencies with Staz On.

Supplies Used:

Stamps: Happy Heart Day

Ink: Water Color Pencils & Basic Gray

Card Stock: Pretty in Pink, Real Red & Whisper White

Saturday, January 26, 2008


Another Valentine card with Happy Heart Day.
Supplies Used:
Stamps: Happy Heart Day
Ink: Going Gray, Pretty in Pink & Real Red
Card Stock: Real Red, Pretty in Pink & Whisper White
Acc: Pretty in Pink 1/4" grosgrain, red gingham & pretty in pink gingham ribbon

Friday, January 25, 2008

More Mailboxes

I had some Bo Bunny Smitten paper scraps so I made these two with the Bo Bunny paper.
All it takes to alter these is the anywhere glue stick and some Designer Series paper.

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Valentine Mailbox

I found these little mailboxes in the Dollar Spot at Target. I tried to alter one tonight and I think it turned out cute.
Supplies Used:
Stamps: Happy Heart Day
Ink: Basic Gray, Pretty In Pink & So Saffron
Card Stock: Spring Fling DSP
Acc: Love & Happiness Rub-ons


I liked my treat box so much that I decided to make a card to coordinate with it. I took the stitching out of the double stitched ribbon.

Supplies Used:

Stamps: Happy Heat Day

Ink: Basic Gray & Water Color Pencils

Card Stock: Purely Pomegranate, Whisper White & Berry Bliss DSP

Acc: Stampin' dimensionals & Purely Pomegranate double stitched ribbon

Valentine Treat Box

This is a little treat box I made for Valentine's Day. This is very simple to make. It is a piece of 4 1/4" x 11" card stock scored at 4 1/8", 5 3/8" & 9 5/8". I used some little zip lock bags to hold some hershey kisses for the inside.

Supplies Used:

Stamp Set: Happy Heart Day

Ink: Basic Grey & Watercolor Pencils

Card Stock: Purely Pomegranate, Whisper White & Berry Bliss DSP

Acc: Purely Pomegranate Double Stitched Ribbon

Friendship Blooms

One more sample of SAB.
Supplies Used:
Stamp Set: Friendship Blooms
Ink: Certainly Celery & Regal Rose
Card Stock: Certainly Celery, Regal Rose, Whisper White & Flowers For You DSP
Acc: Pretties Kit & Certainly Celery 5/8" grosgrain

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

So Many Scallops

One more simple card with So Many Scallops. I am loving this set and it is so super easy to work with.

Supplies Used:

Stamp Set: So Many Scallops
Ink: Groovy Guava
Card Stock: Chocolate Chip, Groovy Guava, Whisper White & Spring Fling DSP
Acc: Scallop Punch, Groovy Guava double stitched grosgrain & Soft Subtles buttons

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Binder Clips

So, I have seen a lot of altered binder clips lately so I decided to give it a try. This is what I cam up with.

Supplies Used:
Stamps: So Many Scallops
Ink: Purely Pomegranate
Card Stock: Purely Pomegranate, Whisper White & Cutie Pie DSP

So Many Scallops

I needed a birthday card for tomorrow and I really like the way this turned out. I actually copied the layout out of the Sale- A-Bration catalog.
Supplies Used:
Stamps: So Many Scallops
Stampin Write Markers: Pixie Pink, Bashful Blue, Certainly Celery & YoYo Yellow
Card Stock: Certainly Celery, Pixie Pink, Bashful Blue & Whisper White
Acc: Certainly Celery 5/8" grosgrain, Bashful Blue 1/4" grosgrain, 1 3/8" circle punch, 1 1/4" circle punch, Scallop punch & Crop-A-Dile

Thursday, January 17, 2008

New Catalog

So, I finally got to use one of the new sets. I am making this card for a swap. Also, this is the watermark I received from Michelle Laycock when she did my blog banner.

Supplies Used:
Stamps: One of a Kind
Ink: Close to Cocoa
Card Stock: Close to Cocoa, Pretty in Pink & Berry Bliss DSP
Acc: Soft Subtles eyelets, Pretty in Pink grosgrain & Boho Punch

Wednesday, January 16, 2008


Here is a quick card I made tonight because I wanted to play with the watermark. Yes, I now have a watermark thanks to my son.
Supplies Used:
Stamps: A Beautiful Thing
Ink: Ruby Red
Card Stock: Ruby Red, River Rock & Ginger Blossoms DSP
Acc: River Rock double Stitched grosgrain & Eastern Elegance Rub-ons

Monday, January 14, 2008


This is another card I made using the SAB set Friendship Blooms and the rub-ons from SAB. The Designer Series paper is Flowers for You. This is actually a little bit of an odd sized card. I made it 6 3/4" x 3 1/4" but, it will fit in a regular business sized envelope.

Saturday, January 12, 2008

Thank You

I was playing with the double stitched ribbon because I realized some of the samples in the new catalog had the ribbon without the stitching so I made these cards and on the one I removed the stitching. It wasn't very hard I just used my paper piercer to loosen the stitches.

The colors are out of the new catalog but the layout is a sample from the old catalog.

Supplies Used:

Stamps: Block Party

Inks: Blue Bayou & Rose Red

Card Stock: Blue Bayou, Whisper White, Rose Red & Sahara Sand

More Sale A Bration

This is another sample I made using the Sale A Bration set: Friendship Blooms. Don't forget Sale A Bration starts on February 1, 2008. Let me know if you have any questions.

Supplies Used:

Stamps: Friendship Blooms

Ink: Certainly Celery & Regal Rose

Card Stock: Whisper White, Regal Rose, Certainly Celery, & Flowers For You DSP

Friday, January 11, 2008

Sale A Bration

So, I preordered a couple of the Sale A Bration sets. I received them yesterday and I actually put one together and made this card.

Supplies Used:

Stamps: So Many Scallops

Ink: Groovy Guava

Card Stock: Groovy, Ruby Red, Whisper White, River Rock & Ginger Blossoms Designer Series Paper

Acc: Scallop Punch, Three For You Punch Box, Silver Brads & River Rock Double Stitched Ribbon

Thursday, January 10, 2008

2 Year Planner

These are some 2 year planners that I bought and I took them out of there covers and made a new cover for them. I used the Office Accoutrement set and the Fall Flowers Designer Series paper.

One More

Ok, last one with the rub ons. This is a flower from the new Bali Breeze Designer Series paper. I just cut it out and put a button in the middle and yes I used a rub on in the center of the button and for the saying at the bottom.

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

More Rub Ons

Ok, I wasn't to sure about the rub ons. I had never used them so I really wasn't sure what all the hype was about. Well, now I can say "I love them" they are great and so super easy to use.
Supplies Used:
Stamp Sets: Celebrate Everything, A Beautiful Thing, & Polka Dot BG
Card Stock: Kraft & Ruby Red
Ink: Versa Mark, Close to Cocoa & Ruby Red
Acc: Earth Elements Buttons, Eastern Elegance Rub Ons, & Old Olive grosgrain ribbon

Monday, January 7, 2008

More Rub Ons

This is a couple of cards that I made tonight using the new "A Beautiful Thing" stamp set. I also used the new Designer Series paper Bali Breeze.

The card on the left is the original one I made and the card on the right I dressed up with rub ons.

Valentine Nugget Tin

I wanted to make some nugget tins for Valentine's Day and I had some Designer Series paper left over from last year so I decided to use it up.

Then, I decided I wanted to play with my new rub ons from Stampin Up. It is kind of hard to see in the picture but I put a row of flowers going up the side and the saying in the bottom right hand corner is "It's a Love thing". This is the new Eastern Elegance rub on set from Stampin Up.

Friday, January 4, 2008

I had to share

This is another non SU stamp set that I own but I think it is adorable. The little dog is holding the snowman's arm in his other hand. I got it at I think it is a C.C. designs Little Bit Kits. I also used Stickles for the fur around her jacket. This is great stuff if you haven't had the chance to play with it.
The saying on the bottom of the card is "There's no day like a snow day".

Thursday, January 3, 2008

More Monkeys

Here is another card I made with the monkeys. I think it will make a really cute Valentine. These are the same Monkeys (Changito) from Stampendous. The card stock is all from Stampin' Up! and the circle is made from a retired set Riveting.

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Still Waiting

So, while I am waiting patiently for my new things to arrive from Stampin' Up! I decided to play with some of the other stamps I own. I have had this little monkey from Stampendous for quit awhile now and I just think he is adorable. The papers are some retired Designer Series paper from Stampin' Up! but the card stock is So Saffron.