Up, Up & Away Embossed Balloons

Here's a fun masculine card with loads of dry and heat embossing. The balloons are embossed with clear embossing powder. You tap lightly onto a versamark pad then your colored ink pad and viola custom colored heat embossing. STAMP:  Up, Up & Away PAPER:  Midnight Muse, Bashful Blue, Lucky Limeade, Whisper White INK:  Midnight Muse, Lucky Limeade, Bashful Blue, Versamark MISC.:  ... Read the Post

Papillion Potpourri Butterfly

This was a fun layout that everyone have fun creating in class. They made the faux ribbon by paper piercing down the center and adding white gel pen to create the stitching. STAMPS:  Papillion Potpourri, Friendly Phrases PAPER:  Elegant Eggplant, Summer Starfruit, Shimmer White INK:  Summer Starfruit, Elegant Eggplant MISC.:  Punches-1-3/8" Circle, Elegant Butterfly; Framelits-Labels ... Read the Post

Quilted Top Guitar for Birthday

Today is my hubby's birthday, this is the card I created for him. I was amazed how well it turned out. I used a Stampin' Up! wood veneer sheet (retired) and embossed with clear embossing powder. I was going for a "quilted top" look. He really enjoyed it and even strummed the strings. lol! Sparkly Hugs, Carol ... Read the Post

Stampin’ Up! 2012-13 Retiring Lists

If you are familiar with Stampin' Up!, you know it is that time of the year.  But if you are new to Stampin' Up!, you are probably asking yourself..."what is a retired list?"  Good question! It is to make room for all the fresh and fun new products in the NEW 2013/2014 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog coming May 31st, we have to say goodbye to some of our old favorites.  Now is your chance to get ... Read the Post

Petite Purse Die Cat

We used the Petite Purse Die to create this cute kitty purse in class.  Kitty had to have a sparkly rhinestone collar.  This would be great to give as a thank you or hostess gift. STAMP:  None PAPER:  Basic Black, Certainly Celery, Pink Pirouette INK:  None MISC.:  Punches-Bird Builder, Heart Trio, 7/8" & 1/2" Circles, Basic Jewels-Rhinestones, White Gel Pen ... Read the Post

Wonderful You Using Cupcake Liners

Have you ever walked by the baking section at your local grocery or craft store and found the cutest cupcake liners?  When I saw these mini cupcake liners I knew I wanted to made something with them. Open up two paper cups and cut the third one in half.  You'll find it hard to believe I didn't use any dimensionals.  The crimped cups gave loads of dimension.  I added a couple brads to give it ... Read the Post

Oh Hello, Thank You

I was instantly inspired when I came across this image on the Chanel website.  I envisioned using the Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Silver embossing and the new "A Round Array" stamp set.               This is the design I was inspired to create.  I used the Simply Scored Scoring Tool for the background and the new "A Round Array" stamp set embossed in silver.  There is a ... Read the Post

Jolly Bingo Bits Celebrate!

This is a fun card we made in class using the Jolly Bingo Bits stamp set.  I just love all these stamp sets (also, Every Little Bit and until May 30th Spring Sampler).  I get them with the intent of making coordinating envelopes with cards. naked envelopes.  [grin] Adding the rhinestones on each present and the silver glimmer strip gives it just the perfect amount of ... Read the Post