Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Monday, April 28, 2008
Friday, April 25, 2008
Oh, it WORKED! :D This is another card from my Advanced Techniques class earlier this month; isn't it pretty? It's another Technqiue Junkies technique, called Burnished Embossing.
Now, before I tell you what supplies we used, you might be asking yourself, "Why does she point us to Pat's site if she's teaching the techniques in a class I can attend? Or, if I sign up for the TJ newsletter, why would I want to take her class?" WELL, let me tell you. :) The answer to the first question is, I don't show a LOT of the techniques! If there's something that I haven't figured out how to substitute a Stampin' Up! product for, or it's simply too involved and messy for a class, I don't even consider showing it. The answer to the SECOND is, a lot of the techniques take some thinking to figure out! If I can show you how they work, then you're more likely to want to DO them - and use your supplies! Does that make sense??? :)
OK, now, back to the card above. The base card is Whisper White. The mat is Basic Black, and the color is the IN COLOR, Groovy Guava - remember that this color's GOING AWAY at the end of JUNE, so order NOW if you want it!!!!! The embossing powder is Black, and the flower is from BUD BASICS. The word is from CELEBRATE EVERYTHING.
Isn't it a PRETTY card?? Very easy, very STRIKING. If you're not receiving my newsletter, I just finished putting up all of my class schedule for the month of May - which is NATIONAL SCRAPBOOKING MONTH, to let you know in advance :) - on my Stampin' Up! site, http://poohisstampin.stampinup.net. I'd love to have you come to a class!!!
OK, off to finish organizing for tomorrow morning's MOTHER'S DAY STAMP CAMP! I hope YOU are taking the time to STAMP something!!! :)
Thursday, April 24, 2008
This card is "faux denim". It's not a difficult technique, just time-consuming - but it SURE has a lot of potential when you think of all the Western/BoHo sets Stampin' Up! has now!!! The circle stamp background is from BoHo Backgrounds, and the ribbon slider is one of the SILVER Hodgepodge Hardware that's ONLY available in the Occasions Mini until the end of May! They're VERY cool - thanks, Melissa! :)
So, keep coming back - I'm home for a little while, anyway.... :) Leave me a comment, let me know what YOU are working on!!!! We're about to get into some SERIOUS stamping around here! :)
You ARE taking the time to stamp things, aren't you?????? ;)
Thursday, April 17, 2008
Have a WONDERFUL week! I want to hear all about what you've been up to!!!
Friday, April 11, 2008
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
This is the second of the three layouts from the scrapbooking class a week ago. (WOAH! Was that JUST a week ago?!?!?) I REALLY like this layout; it's a very fresh retro look, don't you think? We cut the big circles from Regal Rose with the Coluzzle, then punched the little ones out with the 1-3/8" circle punch from Regal Rose and Pretty in Pink. The striped designer paper is from the Level 1 hostess selection paper pack - I LOVE that paper pack!!!!! It's all put on Gable Green card stock for a background.
Simple, fresh, and easy. What more could you ask in a layout???? :D I think black and white photos, especially, would look awesome on this!!
OK, off to work - yes, I'm stampin'!! Are YOU?? Please, take the time to STAMP something!!! :) Talk at you again soon!!!
Monday, April 7, 2008
Thursday, April 3, 2008
Wednesday, April 2, 2008
Last night, Ang came over - she was the only one to scrap this month - and she's doing 6x6s for gifts. Abby, whose picture you've seen on this blog a few times :D, was baptized by her grandfather on Sunday - and Ang wanted SB pages for that. So, here's what I came up with.
YES, two of the stamps are retired now, but I KNEW these needed to be special. Abby's middle name is "Rose", so I needed some roses - that stamp set retired just last year. But the "Rejoice in the Lord" stamp is from a set that retired SIX years ago! :)
That's the SO SWIRLY jumbo Stampin' Around wheel as a background. We used two dimensionals per spot on the mat on the right-hand page, and if you pull on the roses, there's a card for hidden journaling back there - so that Ang can tell the precious story of the day without taking up the space for the photos.
So, what do you think? :) What are YOU stampin'???? You're NOT!?!?! Well, for Pete's sake! Take the time to STAMP something!!! :)