Ahh, I feel much better now that I have had a full nights sleep! How are all of you doing today? Is everyone home safely from Convention? I had to make some projects yesterday, four days without crafting is way too long for me! Today I have two cards for you but before I get to those here are a few more pictures from 2013 Convention!
Some of the Fab Friday Design Team: Cindy Beach, Mindy Backes, Jan Tinklenberg, Wendy Weixler, Me and Marla Reed.
The Home Office in Riverton, that’s the view when you first walk in.
Me in front of the banners with my Pistachio Pudding shirt!
Looking down into the lower lobby.
Like I said before I have two cards for you today. I wanted to get my Freshly Made Sketches card and Create with Connie and Mary card in before it was too late! First up we have my Freshly Made Sketches card. This week the sketch is provided by Narelle…
The base of the card is Basic Black Card Stock. All of the Designer Series Paper, the frame and the sentiment on the frame are from a Paper Pumpkin Kit. I love this kit because of the frames and the colors. The people in the picture are Me, Wendy Weixler and Brian King. The camera image is form the Around the World Stamp Set and is stamped in Summer Starfruit, I used the 1 1/4″ Circle Punch to punch it out. A little Pool Party flag tucked behind it completes the card. It’s definitely a fun way to add a photo to a card and show that the Paper Pumpkin kits can be used for much more than what they are intended!
Next up we have my card for the Create with Connie and Mary color/sketch challenge…
I used the colors and some elements from the sketch for my card. The base is Baked Brown Sugar Card Stock. I used the Oval Accent Bigz Clear Die to cut out a piece of Venetian Romance Designer Series Paper. A piece of Crisp Cantaloupe is cut out with the Deco Labels Collection Framelits Dies and embossed with the Pretty Print Textured Impressions Embossing Folder*. The leaves are made using the Circles Collection Framelits Dies and a piece of Pistachio Pudding. A piece of Calypso Coral and Baked Brown Sugar are flagged and slipped underneath. The image is a stamp that Shannon West designed and was given out as a Prize Patrol gift. I cut it out with the Floral Frames Collection Framelits Dies. I thought the stamp was a great way to use one of the personalized stamps instead of just with a name and address. I also love the way that the Pretty Print Folder goes with the DSP. Thank you very very much for stopping by to see my two challenge cards! I always appreciate your visits and look forward to seeing you again tomorrow!
Stampin’ Up! products used:
Freshly Made Sketches Card:
Card Stock: Basic Black and Whisper White
Specialty: Paper Pumpkin
Ink: Summer Starfruit Classic Stampin’ Ink
Stamp Set: Around the World Clear Mount
Punch: 1 1/4″ Circle
Tools: Paper Snips, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL
Create with Connie and Mary Card:
Card Stock: Baked Brown Sugar, Crisp Cantaloupe, Calypso Coral, Pistachio Pudding and Very Vanilla
Designer Series Paper: Venetian Romance
Ink: Calypso Coral Classic Stampin’ Ink
Stamp: Shannon West Original
Framelits: Deco Labels Collection, Circles Collection and Floral Frames Collection
Bigz Clear Die: Oval Accent
Embossing Folder: Pretty Print*
Tools: Big Shot, Paper Snips, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL
*2013 Holiday Catalog (August 1st)
Make your own stamp! New Undefined stamp carving kit. Available now! Click here for the PDF.
Designer Series Paper – buy three and get one FREE until July 31st!
Check out all of the Photopolymer Stamp Sets! It’s a completely clear stamping option you are going to love!
Coming soon – Thinlits Card Dies! A fast and easy way to make a flip fold card! Available August 1st! Click here for the PDF.