May 29, 2011

Our Princesses

I had a vision and went with it and Viola!!! My mermaid came to life within a few moments of playing around with my punches... soon , I had an elaborate body attached to a torso and head... then the HAIR!!!! Lovin the hair.... flowing Red like Ariel's locks... even got her big bangs!!!   Soon it all came together and then to add details I embossed her tail strategically and pearlized it as well as bedazzled it... her seashell top super sparkly and a dainty little pearl necklace. So, here is my lovely Ariel... she'll be adorning my Baby Girls scrappage from Disney.

I will post all the details very soon... I promise.  Thanks for looking.

And then, there was Cinderella..... ready for her ball.....

May 25, 2011

Oh Father... how we Idolize you

I don't know about you, but I seem to remember a lot of Father now in my 40's... or maybe it's just the fact that I have kids and I remember a lot of the stuff my dad did with us as growing up... I sure miss him. 

So, of course this year I had to use the new Summer Mini stamp set (Best Dad Ever) for Father's day!!!  I also used Travel Log for the Map and sayings as well as Totally Tool from the main Catalog pg 61... been wanting to use that forever!!  So, now I combined all three!!  And, here is what I came up with...

Mostly inspired by my kids who think that everything they break Daddy can fix... and they are very fortunate to have a Dad that is extremely adept in many areas of "Fix It" world.  He also enjoys the outdoors, and getting his hands dirty....  So, here's to you Dad... hope you like it.

 Close up of the tools.. I used crystal Effects on the Screw Driver Handles and the Tape Measure box... gave them a little extra pop.. you know.. like the real thing?  

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Stamps: Totally Tool, Travel Log and Best Dad Ever (the last two are from Stampin'Up!s Summer Mini Catalog and are only available for purchase through August 31st.
Cardstock: Marina Mist, Old Olive, whisper white and Brushed silver
Ink: Basic Black, Basic Grey, Old Olive, Soft Suede and Marina mist.
Other: large Oval Punch, window word punch, paper piercing tool, silver brads, crystal effects, sponge, stampin write markers (same colors as inks plus poppy parade, pear pizzazz and daffodil delight on the map and tape measure).  Cork sheet for the tool wall and the Brights collection of Pattern  Designer Series Papers (stipes) in Marina Mist. Stampin Dimensionals (pop up thingies) to make the map and jar of tools pop off page, glue dots and Snail tape to assemble.

Hope you enjoy and get inspired!  Thanks for Looking... til next time.

May 17, 2011

Summer in Full Bloom

Today I had to come up with a Scrap Layout that I could use in a demo for a group of ladies.  So, what better opportunity to use my new stamp set from the Summer Mini... I used the card sample on page 20 as my guide and changed up the colors and punches I used.  This is a clouse up of the stamped images... I took sponge daubers to add the color to the images and then played with my Dazzling Diamonds to add some bling.  The butterfly is decorated with the rhinestones... I LOVE THE RHINESTONES!!! LOL.  I used the 2 3/8" scallop circle punch and used it on the concord grape flowers and added some dimension by lifting them off the page.  The mats are also Concord Grape with a little window box in the coordinating Designer Series Paper from from the 6x6 pack in the Level 1 hostess pack.  These are easy to earn and I love using them.

Here is the complete page... no words, but they can be added when you add your photos... Can't wait to do that.... Much brighter in person...

 A little close up of the pretty butterfly.... All this from one stamp set!!! Love it!!!
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These are the supplies you'll need:
(Items with * are from the summer mini or only available for a limited time)

Stamp Set: *Flower Fest
Cardstock: whisper White, *Concord Grape (mats), In textured: Daffodil Delight (scallop trim), *Pear Pizzazz
Designer Series Paper: Window boxes on Mats.... *In Color DSP 6x6 Pack ... level 1 hostess (can earn it
 with a qualifying order)
Inks: *Concord Grape, *Pear Pizzazz, Regal Rose, Daffodil Delight and *Peach parfait
Other: Dazzling Diamonds glitter, clear rhinestones, glue dots, dimensionals, 2 3/8" round scallop punch, butterfly punch, Scallop border punch and sponge daubers.

Have fun!!

May 11, 2011

Mother's Day Full of Cheer

I wanted to make something cheerful for my sisters and Mom... so, I came up with this.  Was feeling like Yellow and Green...clean, crisp, fun.  Hope you like it.

 A close up of the dimension.

Yes, it has bling.. not too much, but enough. :)

My recipe:
All Stampin'Up! products unless otherwise mentioned.
Card Stock: Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, In Color DSP, Whisper white
Stamp: Bold Blossom, Four Frames and Well Scripted
Ink: Classic Grey, Pear Pizzazz and Daffodil
Other: Label Punch, *New Blossom Bouquet Triple Layer Punch, Top note die, big shot, olive grosgrain ribbon, dazzling diamonds, crystal effects, dimensionals, glue dots, Brights button assortment and Sweet Buttons Embosslits
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