Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Caring Flowers



Our Aunt had open heart surgery to replace/repair to faulty valves in her heart. Since I cannot be there in person to give her flowers... what better way to cheer her up than sending cheerful flowers that will never wilt!

I used the Falling Flowers stamp set with the coordinating May Flowers Framelits. I didn't have a "current" Get Well wish sentiment, so I used a retired stamp from the Kind and Caring Thoughts stamp set.

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Stamp Sets - Falling Flowers, Kind and Caring Thoughts
Ink - Soft Suede
Paper - Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie, Soft Suede, Peekaboo Peach, Very Vanilla
Accessories - Big Shot, May Flowers Framelits, Basic Pearls, dimensionals, glue dots

More Leaves

I'm loving the cooler weather along with the color of Fall leaves. For my Thanksgiving cards this year, I wanted it to keep it simple, so I paired the stamp sets "And Many More" with "Vintage Leaves". Perfect!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanks for taking a peek!

Supplies Used:
Stamp Sets - Vintage Leaves, And Many More
Ink - Early Espresso, Cherry Cobbler, Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry, Always Artichoke
Paper - Early Espresso, Whisper White
Embellishments - Early Espresso Grosgrain Stitched Ribbon

Friday, November 11, 2016

VeteransDay2016


Happy Veterans' Day to all Veterans! Thank you so very much for your service and our freedom! I have 5 people in my family who are veterans.... my Dad, my Father-in-law, my brother, and 2 brothers-in-law. Thanks!

Now, I cannot take credit for this lovely card. I saw a 4th of July card on Pinterest....and just knew I wanted to create one for the 5 gentleman Veterans.
Here is Kim Jolley's card, whom I copied. Thanks so much for your inspiration!


Supplies Used:
Stamp Set - Thoughtful Banners
Ink - Night of Navy
Paper - Night of Navy, Real Red, Whisper White
Accessories - Swirly Scribbles Thinlits, Big Shot, Big Shot Die Brush, scissors, Star Punch (small)


Thursday, November 10, 2016

Thoughtful Friend

My niece loves her little black kitty, so I thought I'd make a kitty card for her.... and her favorite color is blue, so I used Bermuda Bay with the matching polka dotted ribbon (retired).

I couldn't make a black kitty due to the fact the eyes and whiskers wouldn't show up on black ink, so I used Basic Gray instead. So it's a little gray kitty. LOL!

I used the heart within in the Foxy Friends stamp set on this card. I just inked up the middle size heart instead of the heart bubble that is within the set.

Thanks for taking a quick look!

Supplies Used
Stamp Sets - Foxy Friends, Thoughtful Banners
Ink - Basic Gray, Memento, Bermuda Bay
Paper - Bermuda Bay, Basic Gray, Whisper White
Accessories - Grosgrain Polka Dotted Ribbon (Bermuda Bay)

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Swirly Year


I saw a cute card on Pinterest with the word "SMILE" in cut out letters on a card and thought what a cute idea.... I could do that for a Happy Birthday card. I think it turned out great! I added a few flowers around too to make it more feminine.

Now, I do have to say... the colors in the photo are off... it looks blue. The color is actually green -- the new In-Color - Emerald Envy. I'm sure any color would work well with this though. =)

Thanks for taking a peek!

Supplies Used
Stamp Sets - Number of Years, Swirly Bird
Ink - Emerald Envy
Paper - Whisper White (thick), Emerald Envy, Basic Black, Emerald Envy DSP
Accessories - Big Shot, Large Numbers Framelits, Swirly Scribbles Thinlits, Large Letters Framelits, glue dots, rhinestones

Monday, November 7, 2016

Wishful Party


I saw a card very similar on Pinterest (but with different colors)... I wanted to keep mine masculine for my nephews birthday.  Not sure if you can see it or not, but I used the Party Punch Pack (balloon) to punch out the balloon and added a glue dot behind to make it pop up a bit!

Thanks for taking a look!

Supplies Used
Stamp Sets - Party Wishes
Ink - Memento, Crushed Curry, Mint Macaron
Paper - It's My Party DSP, Mint Macaron, Whisper White
Accessories - Party Punch Pack (Balloon)

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Fall Pairings



I saw these colors together on Pinterest and just had to use them on this Fall birthday card. I LOVE Fall colors! Such a lovely time with all the changing leaves and cooler weather too.

I wanted to create a masculine card, as this is for my Uncle. I thought to dress up the rectangular piece with the Curvy Corner Trio Punch.

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used
Stamp Sets - Falling Flowers, Perfect Pairings
Ink - Early Espresso, Delightful Dijon, Cajun Craze, Always Artichoke
Paper - Early Espresso, Very Vanilla, Always Artichoke, Cajun Craze, Delightful Dijon
Accessories - May Flowers Thinlits, Big Shot, glue dots, Linen Thread, Curvy Corner Trio Punch

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Foxy Banners

My niece loves animals, so of course I'm going to have a cute little critter on her card! LOVE this set!

Thanks for taking a look!

Supplies Used:
Stamp Sets - Foxy Friends, Birthday Banners
Ink - Cajun Craze, Sahara Sand
Paper - Cajun Craze, It's My Party DSP, Whisper White
Accessories - Big Shot, Bunch of Banners Framelits, Circle Collection Framelits, glue dots

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