Thursday, March 21, 2013

Confirmation Invitation

I designed this Confirmation Invitation for a wonderful friend.
To create the cross, I used the scallop trim corner and border punch (cropping the border punch to just the right size for the stem of the cross).

Thanks for looking!

Supplies:
Punch - Scallop Trim Corner and Border (Raspberry Ripple)
Stamp Brush Set - Elementary Elegance (bird - Very Vanilla and Basic Black)
Embellishments - Basic Pearl (recolored - Basic Black)
Font - Chancellor (Basic Black) and Elegance (Raspberry Ripple)

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Disney Love





With this page complete..... I have successfully finished our 2010 photobook! Whoohoo!
Wow! It feels so wonderful to have completed this task!
I so enjoyed creating it.... and now, cannot wait to have this photobook printed!!!!! =)

In creating this page, I used the Stampin' Celebration Sketch Challenge (SCIC064).  You may view the challenge here:
Stampin' Celebration SCIC064



Supplies:

Background Paper - Textured Cardstock (Real Red)
Embellishments - Brads (Daffodil Delight), Grosgrain Ribbon (Daffodil Delight)
Punch - Square (filled w/Basic Black DSP - Large Polka Dots), Dotted Scallop Ribbon (Whisper White), Flag (filled w/Daffodil Delight DSP, Real Red DSP, Whisper White), Circle (Basic Black and Whisper White)
Photo fill with Daffodil Delight (so that I could round the corners).
Stamp Brush Sets - Bliss (Real Red)
Freeform tool - behind the Bliss stamp (Basic Black to cover polka dots)
Font - Walt Disney Script (Basic Black)

Hollywood Studios 2010

 

Using my same color scheme and another sketch from Scrapbook Generation.... I was able to complete another scrapbook spread for my 2010 photobook.  Here is the sketch I (loosely) used:

Supplies:

Background Paper - Textured Cardstock (Real Red)
Embellishments - Brads (Daffodil Delight), Grosgrain Ribbon (Daffodil Delight)
Punch - Square (filled w/Basic Black DSP - Large Polka Dots), Dotted Scallop Ribbon (Whisper White), Flag (filled w/Daffodil Delight DSP, Real Red DSP, Whisper White), Piece of Cake (burst - Whisper White), Circle (Basic Black and Whisper White)
Photo fill with Daffodil Delight (so that I could round the corners).
Stamp Brush Sets - Bliss (Real Red)
Font - Walt Disney Script (Basic Black)

Epcot 2010



Moving along on my 2010 photobook...with our Disney trip in December.  A few more pages and I believe I will be finished! Yeah! Then, I can move on to 2011! ha!

I (loosely) used this sketch from Scrapbook Generation:


Thanks for looking!

Supplies:
Background Paper - Textured Cardstock (Real Red)
Embellishments - Brads (Daffodil Delight), Grosgrain Ribbon (Daffodil Delight)
Punch - Square (filled w/Basic Black DSP - Large Polka Dots), Dotted Scallop Ribbon (Whisper White), Flag (filled w/Daffodil Delight DSP, Real Red DSP, Whisper White), Piece of Cake (burst - Whisper White), Circle (Basic Black and Whisper White)
Photo fill with Daffodil Delight (so that I could round the corners).
Stamp Brush Sets - Bliss (Real Red)
Font - Walt Disney Script (Basic Black)

Friday, March 15, 2013

Magic Kingdom again - SBSC315

 

More pages for our 2010 photobook, along with our trip to DisneyWorld.  I'm keeping the color scheme the same....just changing it around a bit from the other pages.
I used another sketch from Splitcoaststampers website (and stretched it to create a two-page spread).  You may view the sketch challenge here and all the pages created with it here: SBSC315


Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies
Background paper - Textured Cardstock (Real Red)
Embellishments - Brads (Daffodil Delight), Grosgrain Ribbon (Daffodil Delight)
Punch - Square (filled w/Basic Black DSP - Large Polka Dots), Dotted Scallop Ribbon (filled w/Whisper White), Circle (filled w/ Whisper White and Basic Black)
Stamp Brush Set - Bliss (Real Red)
Freeform Tool - Basic Black paint behind flower
Font - Walt Disney Script (Basic Black)

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Magic Kingdom 2010

 

I have another two-page spread complete for my 2010 photobook.  In these, we are at the Magic Kingdom in Orlando, FL on vacation.
I used this sketch from Splitcoaststampers for my first page:
You may view the sketch and all the pages created with it here: SBSC314

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies:

Background paper - Textured Cardstock (Real Red)
Embellishments - Brads (Daffodil Delight), Grosgrain Ribbon (Daffodil Delight)
Punch - Circle (Whisper White and Basic Black), Square (Basic Black DSP - Large Polka Dots and Daffodil Delight - Pattern Stripes), Dotted Scallop Ribbon (Whisper White), Flag (Whisper White)
Stamp Brush Set - Bliss (flower - Real Red), Simple Snapshots (words - Basic Black and Sahara Sand)
Freeform Tool - black paint behind flower to have a uniform background
Font - Walt Disney Script (Basic Black and Real Red)

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Disney 2010

 

Working on my 2010 photobook.... I'm up to December, so it won't be long before this photobook will be complete! Yeah!
I incorporated the MDS Monday Challenge (MDSM009 - Subway Art) into these pages, and stretched the sketch to fit into a two-page spread.  You may view the challenge and all the pages created with it here: MDS Monday Challenge - MDSM009 Subway Art

Here is the sketch I stretched: 

Thanks for looking!

Supplies:
Background Paper - Textured Cardstock (Real Red)
Embellishments - Brads (Daffodil Delight), Grosgrain Ribbon (Daffodil Delight)
Punches - Square (filled w/ Basic Black DSP - Large Polka Dots and Basic Black), Circle (filled w/ Whisper White and Basic Black -- to make the Mickey heads), Dotted Scallop Ribbon (filled w/Whisper White)
Font - Respective, Walt Disney Script, Tango, Subway, Studio, Duchess, Ravie, Socket, Script 92, Pickwick, Shell, Market, Loosie Script, Sherwood, Opera, Poster, Sliver, Rockwell (Whisper White), Walt Disney Script (Basic Black)

Friday, March 8, 2013

Trek

 

Continuing my scrapping of our 2010 photobook with our trip to the Northwest Trek in July.  Yeah! I see the light at the end of this photobook..... now that I've finished the month of July (because I forgot to scrap these photos), all I have is the month of December!!!! Then, I'm off to scrap 2011! Ha!  I will get there eventually.... I just have to keep plugging away.

I used a Creating Keepsakes Sketch from May 2012 for the first page, and created my own second page.  Here's the sketch I used:


Thanks for looking!

Background Paper - Textured Cardstock (Island Indigo)
Embellishments - Walk in the Park II (leaf, leaf border), Designer Rosettes (Crumb Cake recolored Pool Party), Ruffled Ribbon (Lucky Limeade), Sycamore Street (ribbon - Pool Party), Scallop Dots Ribbon (Melon Mambo)
Stamp Brush Set - Twitterpated (Pool Party at 40% opacity)
Punch - Flag (filled w/Walk in the Park II DSP #2,4,7,10 and 11)
Font - Lucinda Handwriting (Pool Party and Melon Mambo)

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Cougar Mt Zoo


I had fun with these pages.  I wanted to use the hexagon punch for my photos, but then I just had to create a nice border with the punches too (I added a square punch on top to cover the spaces in between). =)
Thanks for stopping by!

Background Paper - Stacks a Million DSP #9
Embellishments - Walk in the Park II (leaf), Grosgrain Ribbon (Basic Gray), Zigzag Stitch (Whisper White)
Stamp Brush Sets - Solid Stripes (Whisper White at 40% opacity)
Punches - Hexagon (filled w/photos and Daffodil Delight), Square (filled w/Daffodil Delight), Piece of Cake - Burst (filled w/Daffodil Delight), Circle (filled w/Whisper White)
Font - Beach (Basic Gray)

Quicksilver Lodge - DGSC103

 

Created another two-page spread for our 2010 photobook. =)
I used a sketch that I am not quite sure where I got it from. Possibly from Scrapbooks Etc. or Creating Keepsakes.... just not so sure.  Here's the sketch:

I incorporated the Digi-Scrap Challenge (DGSC103- Still Using Stamp Brushes) into my two-pages.
With this challenge, you needed to 1) Use a stamp as a background 2) Use your punches 3) Use a Stamp Brush set as your Title and 4) Use an embellishment that you haven't used yet.

You may view the challenge here: DGSC103 - Still Using Stamp Brushes

Well,  1) I used the Natural Composition Overlays to create what 'to me' looks like snow on the top and bottom edge of the pages in the background. 2) I used square punches with Whisper White cardstock for the top and bottom edges. 3) I used the 'Raspberry Splash' Stamp Brush Set for the title. 4) I have used some embellishments before, but I did find a few that I would never have thought to use from the 'Summer Home' (circle tag) and 'Sunshine and Sprinkles' (label) kits.

I had a lot of fun with this sketch and challenge!
Thanks for looking!

Background Paper - Sunshine and Sprinkles DSP #23
Embellishments - Brads (Bashful Blue, Pear Pizzazz), Taffeta Trimmings (Bashful Blue), Home for the Holidays (tree), Summer Home (circle tag), Sunshine and Sprinkles (label and sun), Christmas Cocoa II (circle tag on page 2)
Stamp Brush Sets - Natural Composition Overlays (Sahara Sand at 40% opacity), Raspberry Splash (title - Basic Black and Pear Pizzazz)
Punch - Square (filled w/Whisper White)
Font - Gregory (Pear Pizzazz)


Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Petite Occasions - PCCC032


I created this card for the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch Challenge (PCCC032).  You may view their blog here: Paper Craft Crew Challenge

I created the background in MDS using the Decorative Overlays - chevron.  I printed it on Whisper White cardstock.

Thanks for looking!

Stamp Brush Set - Decorative Overlays (MDS - Daffodil Delight)
Stamp Sets - Pretty Petites, Patterned Occasions
Paper - Crumb Cake, Midnight Muse, Whisper White, Gumball Green
Ink - Crumb Cake, Midnight Muse, Gumball Green, Daffodil Delight
Accessories - Ovals Collection Framelits, Big Shot, Bitty Banners Framelits, Satin Stitched Ribbon (Midnight Muse), dimensionals

Great Sport Hybrid - SSSC179


I created this card from the Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge (SSSC179).  You may view their blog here: Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge

I created the baseball portion in MDS, then printed it on Whisper White cardstock.  I have to say using the Freeform Paint Brush tool on the strings of the baseball was very time-consuming.... I should have just colored them in with a marker after I printed it. LOL!

Thanks for taking a peek!

Stamp Brush Set - Great Sport (MDS)
Stamp set - Pretty Petites
Paper - Whisper White, Midnight Muse, Cherry Cobbler, Basic Black
Ink - Cherry Cobbler, (in MDS I used: Cherry Cobbler, Very Vanilla, Midnight Muse and Basic Black)
Accessories - Solid Strips TIEF, Bitty Banners Framelits, Big Shot, Petite Punch, hole punch, Baker's Twine (Cherry Cobbler), Taffeta Ribbon (Basic Black)

Birthday Window



In my perusal through Pinterest, I came across this Simply Stampin' Sketch.  The blog is no longer working, but was able to get an idea of how to use their sketch on my card here.
Thanks for stopping by!

Stamp set - Best of Birthdays
Paper - Baja Breeze, Basic Black, Sahara Sand, Naturals White
Ink - Black Staz-on, Baja Breeze, Sahara Sand, Daffodil Delight, Basic Black
Accessories - Window Frames Framelits, Houndstooth TIEF, Big Shot, Taffeta Ribbon (Basic Black and Baja Breeze)

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Banner Birthday - CTS017

 

I created this card for the CAS(E) This Sketch blog (CTS017).  Oh shoot!  Today at noon this challenge is closed.  Oh well!  I did use the sketch for a wonderful card! 

Thanks for looking!

Stamp Sets - Best of Birthdays
Paper - More Mustard, Cherry Cobbler, Early Espresso and Naturals White
Ink - More Mustard, Cherry Cobbler, Early Espresso and Crumb Cake
Accessories - Bitty Banners framelits, Big Shot, scissors, dimensionals

Hello There - HSSSC154

 

My Sister-in-law loves frogs.  She sent some frog stamps to me in the mail..... but I have no idea who created these stamps (the original box is missing, and she doesn't remember).  I decided to create a lovely frog card for her, and I incorporated the Hand Stamped Sentiments Sketch Card Challenge (HSSSC154) with it too! 

You may view the Hand Stamped Sentiments blog and the challenge here: 
Thanks for looking!

Stamp set - Frogs (Non- SU)
Paper - Melon Mambo, Gumball Green, Naturals White
Ink - Melon Mambo, Gumball Green, Early Espresso, Crumb Cake, Certainly Celery
Accessories - Circle Cutting System (Non - SU), Satin Stitched (Gumball Green), Basic Pearls (inked with Early Espresso), dimensionals

Secret Thoughts - SCCSC160

 

I created this card for the Stampin' Connection Card Sketch Challenge (SCCSC160).  I needed a masculine card, so I changed up the flower shapes in the sketch for the leaf framelit.

Thanks for taking a peek!

Stamp Set - Curly Cute
Paper - River Rock, Always Artichoke, Naturals White
Ink - Always Artichoke
Accessories - Secret Garden Framelits, Big Shot, Brights Designer Buttons (Old Olive), Baker's Twine (White)

Friday, March 1, 2013

Waterfalls and Canyon

 

Still working on my 2010 photobook! I wanted to try to use the Color Challenge on My Digital Studio.net - Pool Party, Calypso Coral, More Mustard, Crushed Curry and Island Indigo (Color Combo 3).  I had a hard time trying to get these colors to come together, but after several different trys.... here is the two-page spread that I created with it.  Thank goodness I was digitally scrapbooking..... I could just change out papers and embellishments that worked better on my pages.

I also used a sketch from Creating Keepsakes magazine (CK Sketch Nov2012).  Here's the sketch:

Background Paper - Sweet Shop DSP #2
Punch - Square (filled w/Textured Cardstock - Island Indigo), Square (filled w/ Pool Party), Scallop Border (filled w/ More Mustard), Flag (filled w/ Calypso Coral, Calypso Coral DSP -Playful Patterns, Spring Break II DSP #7
Embellishments - Dahlias (Calypso Coral)
Stamp Brush Set - All Scallops (Crushed Curry)
Font - Lavanderia (Island Indigo, Calypso Coral)



Grove of Patriarchs

 

We spent a day exploring the Grove of the Patriarchs (in Mt. Rainier National Park). It was so amazing to see all those huge trees. We were definitely hugging trees! =)

I incorporated this MDS Monday sketch (MDSM008), into my first page.  Here's the sketch:
If you'd like to view their blog, and other's pages created by this sketch, click here: MDSM008 
The Challenge called for using this sketch along with using the 'Rip Photo Edges' Option.  I used this technique on all the photos in this two-page spread.

I also used the 'Freeform - Add a Brush Layer' option to place color under the leaf stamps.

Thanks for taking a look!

Supplies used:
Background Paper - Woodland Walk DSP #11
Punch - Circle (filled w/Woodland Walk DSP #2 and #8 and Very Vanilla)
Stamp Brush Set - Autumn Harvest (leaves - Garden Green)
Freeform - Add a Brush Layer (Certainly Celery underneath all the leaves)
Font - Herald (Early Espresso)
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