Owl Birthday

Birthday Owls

My daughter Allison wanted to create a birthday card for her Dad.  She had a vision of what she wanted it to look like inspired by the owls.  She wrote the letters to resemble sticks and drew the branch to cut out.  With the polka dot owl she used the small heart from the owl punch for the beak.  She used black as the base since she said it had to look like night time because that is when owls are awake.  She  is clever.  She can’t wait to give it to her Daddy.  After she made the card I remembered that Simon Says Stamp had a challenge for kids so here is her creation.

 

All supplies by Stampin’ Up! unless noted. 

Paper: Basic Black, Early Espresso, Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight, Real Red Card Stock, Whisper White, Pink Pirouette Card Stock, Sent With Love DSP, Polka Dot (Daisy Bucket) 

Tools: Owl Builder Punch,  Metallic Gold Gel Pen (Pentel)

Embellishments: Rhinestone Jewels (Reflections)

Dimension:4 1/4 x 5 1/2

Baptism Blessings

Baptism Blessings

 

I made this card for a sweet little girl’s Baptism.  It is super clean and simple.  I hand cut the cross and mounted it with foam glue strips.  Used the 1/4″ corner rounder and dry embossed the lines.

All supplies by Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Stamps: Special Blessings (Retired) 

Ink: Basic Grey

Paper: Lucky Limeade Texture Card Stock, White Card Stock (Georgia Pacific), Shimmer Pink Paper (Unknown) 

Tools: Itty Bitty Shapes Punch,  Bird Builder Punch, Labels 4 and Oval Dies (Spellbinders)

Embellishments: Rhinestone Jewels (Reflections)

Dimension:4 1/4 x 5 1/2

 

Floral thanks

Little cards made with scrap papers.  I’ve really wanted to clean up my desk and use up as many pieces of paper as possible.  There are two vellum butterflies stacked on top of each other.

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All supplies by Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Stamps: Afterthoughts (Retired) 

Ink: Basic Grey

Paper: Baja Breeze, Blushing Bride (Retired), Riding Hood Red, Whisper White card stock, Vellum, Twitterpated DSP (Retired)

Embellishments: Pearl Basic Jewels

Tools: Decorative Label Punch,  Extra-Large Oval Punch, Elegant Butterfly Punch

Dimension: 4×4

Birthday Cupcake

Love the chevron lines on this image! Layout inspired by Mindy Backes.

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All supplies by Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Stamps: Patterned Occasions

Ink: Early Espresso, Summer Starfruit, Pool Party, Primrose Petals

Paper: Crumb Cake, Pool Party, Whisper White card stock, Comfort Cafe DSP, Patio Party DSP

Embellishments: Glitter

Tools: 1 3/4″ Circle Punch, Chevron Embossing Folder

Dimension: 5.5×4.25

Pink Get Well

Quick get well card.

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All supplies by Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Stamps: Patterned Occasions

Ink: Raspberry Ripple, Primrose Petals, Regal Rose, Basic Black 

Paper: Raspberry Ripple, Primrose Petals, Whisper White card stock

Embellishments: Rhinestone Basic Jewels 

Tools: Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack

Dimension: 5.5×4.25

Smarty Pants

I was inspired by Mary Fish for this card.  I loved how she layered the circles and the colors she used.

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All supplies by Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Stamps: Patterned Occasions

Ink: Midnight Muse

Paper: Midnight Muse, Primrose Petals, Whisper White card stock, Patio Party DSP

Embellishments: Pearl Basic Jewels

Tools: Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, 1 3/4″ Circle

Dimension: 5.5×4.25

 

Thanks A Ton

The images from the Patterned Occasions set are darling.  Great to make quick cards.

 

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All supplies by Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Stamps: Patterned Occasions

Ink: Early Espresso, Sahara Sand, Pool Party, Lucky Limeade

Paper: Pool Party, Whisper White card stock

Embellishments: Pool Party Baker’s Twine, Pearl Basic Jewels

Tools: Floral Frames Framelits

Dimension: 5.5×4.25

Sale-a-bration Patterned Occasions Sneak Peak

Hello!!  It has been awhile since I posted.  The following posts will showcase one of the sale-a-bration sets by Stampin’ Up! which is set to begin on January 22nd.  They have some wonderful products including a card kit that you can choose free with any qualifying purchase.  The Patterned Occasions set is so cute!  It is hard to tell but the whisper white piece is matted with Early Espresso card stock.

 

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All supplies by Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Stamps: Patterned Occasions, Tiny Tags

Ink: Early Espresso, Summer Starfruit, Sahara Sand (All Markers)

Paper: Early Espresso, Whisper White card stock

Embellishments: Early Espresso Baker’s Twine, Glitter

Tools: Jewelry Tag Punch,  Essentials Paper-Piercing Pack

Dimension: 5.5×4.25

I Am Doing Business “My Way” Convention 2012

Doing Business “My Way” was taught by Bonnie Thurber, Tami White, and Ronda Wade.  My favorite tip was how to organize a stamp club or class.  August 25th I will be hosting a stamp class with my friend Mercedes.  Here is a sample of one of the cards we’ll be making.

I Am Savvy-Donna Griffith-Convention 2012

 

I’m back from the Stampin’ Up! Convention 2012.  Wow!  So much to see and do.  It was really great seeing all the wonderful paper art from people across the US and Canada.  I was able to attend 8 classes and this week I want to share with you my favorite tip from each class.  Beginning with I Am Savvy taught by Donna Griffith, Meg Wheeler, Dawn Griffith, and Laura Milligan.  I’ve recreated a card they showed using small pieces of scrap ribbon.  This is a great way to use not only your ribbon scraps but paper scraps as well.

All supplies by Stampin’ Up! unless noted.

Stamps: Friendly Phrases

Ink: Primrose Petals, White Uni-Ball Signo Gel Pen

Paper: Primrose Petals Cardstock,  Whisper White Textured Cardstock

Embellishments: Primrose Petals 3/8″Stitched Satin Ribbon

Tools: Fancy Flower Punch

Dimension: 5.5×4.25