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Dress Up Die Dress with Tag

When I had finished the basic design I was very happy, but it still "felt" like it needed something (including a sentiment).  It hit me, DUH! it needed a price tag!!!   After finding the perfect sentiment (from Bring on the Cake) and the crown ( from Tiny Tags) the tag came together and finished it fabulously! This was one of my 2013 Leadership swaps. You probably won't believe it, but I was very ... Read the Post

Labels Collection Jeweled Clutch Purse

When the Labels Collection Framelits were introduced this fun and elegant design popped into my head. I created this before the amazing Stampin' Up! Diagonal Score Plate was unveiled.  Yes........I set up a template to form the diagonal score lines.  I love my templates!!!  I suspect if you tried this with the Stampin' Up! Diagonal Score Plate the square shapes might look more like diamonds.  I'd ... Read the Post

Blossom Party Die Series – Centipede

I was inspired to create a trio of cards (this is the third) using the Blossom Party Sizzix Die, Pursuit of Happiness stamp set and Melon Mambo, Calypso Coral & Rich Razzleberry color combination.  The centipede was made from the small four petal shape.  To give the centipede dimension I used the end of the paper-piercing tool and burnished in a circular motion the center of each petal while ... Read the Post

Blossom Party Die Series – Butterfly

I was inspired to create a trio of cards (this is the second) using the Blossom Party Sizzix Die, Pursuit of Happiness stamp set and Melon Mambo, Calypso Coral & Rich Razzleberry color combination.  The butterfly was made from the largest flower and the flowers were made from the small four petal shape.  To give the butterfly wings and flower petals dimension I used the end of the ... Read the Post

Blossom Party Die Series – Bird

I was inspired to create a trio of cards (this is the first) using the Blossom Party Sizzix Die, Pursuit of Happiness stamp set and Melon Mambo, Calypso Coral & Rich Razzleberry color combination.  The string for the sign is a very narrow strip of Basic Black cardstock.  The card needed a bit of sparkle (my middle name), so I spritzed the tail feathers and wing with a mixture Frost White ... Read the Post

Punch Art Owl Monster

This is the most layers I've had one of my cards recently. How many layers do you think is has?  Hint.........it's in the double digits. Stamps: Make a Monster, Smarty Pants; Paper: Pink Pirouette, Tempting Turquoise, Cheerful Treats Designer Series Paper; Ink: Stazon-Jet Black; Misc.: Punches-Owl Builder, Bird Builder, 5/8" thru 1/8" circles, Harlequin Texturz Plate, Scoring Tool, ... Read the Post

Punch Art – Peacock

Just when I thought my owl and blossom builder punch ideas had been tapped out I got a great inspiration for another design.  The Owl Builder and Blossom Builder punches have become staples in my punch drawer. Sparkly Hugs, Carol ... Read the Post