Monday, February 29, 2016

Wonderful Botanicals

I made this card for my wonderful Grandma. She is 93, and just found out that she has a small fracture in her neck (brittle bones). She is such a trooper though... as she must be in such terrible pain, yet doesn't dwell on it.  She will be in a neck brace for 4 weeks, so that it can properly heal. I pray that the healing is quick and that the pain that she does have goes away. Love you Gram!

I used the words from the 'Rose Wonder' stamp set and the Botanical Builders Framelits to create the flowers and leaf border.

Thanks for taking a peek!

Supplies Used:
Stamp Sets - Rose Wonder
Ink - Mossy Meadow
Paper - Pear Pizzazz, Mossy Meadow, Whisper White, Pink Pirouette, Real Red, So Saffron, Hello Honey, Crisp Cantaloupe, Calypso Coral, Wisteria Wonder, Elegant Eggplant, Soft Sky, Island Indigo
Accessories - Big Shot, Botanical Builder Framelits, glue dots, Big Shot Die Brush

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Every Garden

Such a cute flower in the Rose Garden Thinlits... I just had to create a card using just this flower for my niece. I kinda wish it had a full flower to go underneath the thinlet, but maybe I can fussy cut one on a later card. (something to try!).

Thanks for taking a peek!

Supplies Used:
Stamp Set - Happy Birthday Everyone
Ink - Memento
Paper - Tempting Turquoise, Wisteria Wonder, Whisper White
Accessories - Curvy Corner Trio Punch, Rose Garden Thinlits, Corner Round Punch, Fine-tip Glue Pen

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Monday, February 15, 2016

Heartfelt Love

LOVE is in the air!!!!!
Although I did change a few things with my card.... I totally fell in LOVE with Karen Barber's card.
Here it is:

Beautiful isn't it with all it's glitter! Anyway....thanks Karen for your lovely inspiration.

My card is for my adorable hubby! Love you babe!

Thanks for taking a peek!

Supplies Used:
Stamp Set - Bloomin' Love
Ink - Memento
Paper - Very Vanilla, Basic Black, Real Red
Accessories - Basic Pearls, glue dots, fine tip glue pen, Real Red grosgrain ribbon, Bloomin' Hearts Thinlits, Big Shot

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Valentine Wishes

A quick and easy Valentine's for my sweetie!  I used a card base and stamp set from the Watercolor Wishes Kit.

I punch the hearts out and then embossed with the Chevrons...and dimensionals to the back to make the hearts pop.

Thanks for taking a peek!

Supplies Used:
Watercolor Wishes (card base)
Stamp Set - Watercolor Wishes
Ink - Memento
Paper - Whisper White, Real Red
Accessories - dimensionals, Big Shot, Chevrons TIEF, Full Heart Punch, Silver Ribbon

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Botanical Wishes

I just LOVE this die with the leaves.... such a beautiful decoration for cards! 

Thanks for looking!

Supplies Used
Stamp Sets - Botanical Blooms, Watercolor Wishes
Ink - Calypso Coral, Soft Suede
Paper - Pistachio Pudding, Whisper White
Accessories - Botanical Builder Framelits, Big Shot, Glue Dots, Big Shot Die Brush

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Friday, February 12, 2016

Sea Wishes

I usually have a hard time creating masculine cards, but today... I'd have to say -- it was so easy. I used a card base from the Watercolor Wishes Kit and the stamp sets from that set plus From land to Sea. 

I used the Circle and Deco Labels Framelits for my focal piece -- and used dimensionals to make it pop from the page.

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Watercolor Wishes Kit (card base)
Stamp sets - Watercolor Wishes, From Land to Sea
Ink - Memento, Tip Top Taupe
Paper - Whisper White, Basic Black
Accessories - dimensionals, Deco Labels Framelits, Circles Collection Framelits, Blender Pen

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Birthday Botanicals

I finally got my Big Shot Die Brush.... and it was so glad I did. The leaf petals and the letters for the word 'Happy' on the dies were so easy to extract when using the brush. Whew!

I don't usually buy the DSP, but decided to give it a try... I'm glad I did!

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Stamp Set - Botanical Blooms (center dot on flowers), Birthday Blossoms (word Birthday)
Ink - Basic Black
Paper - Hello Honey, Whisper White, Mossy Meadow, Cajun Craze, Botanical Gardens DSP
Accessories - Big Shot, Botanical Builder Framelits, Little Letters Thinlets, Big Shot Die Brush, glue dots

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Remarkable Memory

So sad to hear of one of my husband's co-workers that passed away from cancer. May God's comfort and peace surround his family.

I decided to create a simple, yet elegant card for his wife. I really like the frame I drew on 3 sides.

Thanks for taking a look!

Supplies Used:
Stamp Sets - Remarkable You, Close As A Memory
Ink - Memento, Pear Pizzazz, So Saffron, Smoky Slate
Paper - Smoky Slate, Basic Black, Whisper White
Accessories - ruler, Blender Pen

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Flowering Wonder

I cannot take credit for this layout/design, as I used Kathryn Mangeldorf's card as inspiration for my card.  Here are her cards that she created with the Flowering Fields stamp set:

Thanks Kathryn for your inspiration!

Supplies Used:
Stamp Sets - Flowering Fields, Rose Wonder
Ink - Memento, Bermuda Bay
Paper - Bermuda Bay DSP, Bermuda Bay, Whisper White
Accessories - White Grosgrain Ribbon, Blender Pen

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