Monday, November 23, 2009

Spotlight on Ashley Cannon Newell


I have been a big fan of hers for quite some time and decided it was time to spotlight her work.  Here is the card that inspired mine.  This came together in less than 5 minutes.  I am including a link to her awesome blog.  Go check it out!!
Supplies:
Stamp by SU! Christmas Greetings (page 28, #115448)
Papers: Kraft, Patterned Paper Bashful Blue (retired)
Ink: Craft White, Versamark.
Accessories: White Embossing Powder (109132), Button from my old stash, Jumbo Snowflake Punch (page 187, # 116628), thread and White Signo Gel Pen (105021).



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Thanks for stopping by and have a happy day!!

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Spotlight on Birgit/ FS146

Today's featured stamper is Birgit and she has an amazing gallery.
I chose this card for my inspiration piece. Clean and simple is what I needed.

Supplies:
Stamp by SU! Patterned Pines (Hostess set), Holidays & Wishes (retired)
Papers: Kraft, Bashful Blue, Certainly Celery and Whisper White.
Ink: Bashful Blue, Chocolate Chip.
Accessories: Pop Dots, Pearls by Paper Studio.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!

Monday, November 16, 2009

Spotlight on Jen Sannes (again)

I just love how classic this card is with the navy and silver.  Thanks Jen for the inspiration.

Supplies: Serene Snowflakes (115438-mini catalog) and Holiday & Wishes (retired)
Papers: Night of Navy and Whisper White
Ink: NIght of Navy
Accessories: Platinum Shimmer Paint (116807- mini catalog), Silver Brads, 5/8" White Satin Ribbon (114616), Bigz XL Die Matchbox (114890) for tag, Sponge Daubers and Pop Dots.
Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Spotlight on Dawn Easton

Dawn is the featured stamper this week @ SCS.  Her gallery is full of wonderful cards and she has many with fun bright colours.  Here's the card I made inspired by this cute little number

Supplies:  Stamp by Craft Studio
Papers: K&Company's Berry Sweet, SU! Certainly Celery, Pretty in Pink, Whisper White.
Ink: Pretty in Pink
Accessories: Taffeta Ribbon/Pretty in Pink (109067), Button from Autumn Leaves, Pop Dots.

Thanks for stopping by and have a happy Sunday!

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Inspiration Challenge #206

Today's inspiration challenge @ SCS is from Lorelie Kay Designs.  This is the piece I chose.

No stamping here.  Made the trees with scraps, added Liquid Pearls and Platinum Shimmer Paint around the edges.  Voilà!

Supplies:
Papers: Christmas Cocoa Specialty Designer Series papers (116770), Whisper White, Kraft and paper scraps.
Accessories: White Signo Gel Pen, Ribbon (unknown), Liquid Pearls, Platinum Shimmer Paint (116807) and Corner Rounder Punch by Fiskar.
Have a wonderful Saturday!!!

Friday, November 13, 2009

LSC246


Todays' challenge on SCS is to make a thank you card with a bird.  Simple enough!

Supplies: Stamp set by SU! Autumn Days (115452), Sincere Salutations (115068)
Ink: Soft Suede, Dusty Durango, Crushed Curry, Old Olive.
Papers: Natural Ivory (101849), Dusty Durango.
Accessories: Linen Thread (104199), Pop Dots,1 3/8 Square Punch (103375), 1 1/4 Square Punch (104400)
Thanks for stopping by and have a happy day!

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Patterned Pines


Made these cards after seeing Heather's.  Love how she combined these not so usual Christmas colours together.  Very quick and easy to put together.

Supplies: Stamp by SU! Patterned Pines (hostess set), Season of Joy (110384)
Papers: Kraft, Pretty in Pink, Certainly Celery and Bashful Blue.
Ink: Versamark, Certainly Celery, Bashful Blue, Pretty in Pink.
Accessories: White Embossing Powder, Buttons (Autumn Leaves), Pop Dots and Large Corner Rounder by Fiskar.
Thanks for stopping by and have a happy day!

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Colour Challenge #244 and Paper Towel Flower

Today's colour challenge over at SCS includes these colours: Bravo Burgandy, Vey Vanilla and Kraft.
Yesterday new technique, also at SCS, was making a flower with a paper towel and re-inkers.


Very quick and simple.  I didn't have any Bravo Burgandy re-inker so I used Purely Pomegranate instead.  Figured, close enough  :)

Supplies: Stamp by SU! Teeny Tiny Wishes (115370)
Papers: Very Vanilla, Kraft, Paper Towel (Costco)  :)
Ink: Bravo Burgandy and Purely Pomegranate
Accessories: Button (in my stash), Distressing Tool, Glue Dots, Linen Cord.

Thanks for stopping by and have a happy day!

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Spotlight on Chrisations.ink!


Today's featured stamper on SCS is Christine M.  Here is the card I used for my inspiration.  I am adding a link to her awesome gallery on my list.  Go check it out!!

Supplies: Stamp by Studio G,Patterned Pines (hostess set), Teeny Tiny Wishes (115370)
Ink: Black, Real Red, Close to Cocoa, Only Orange, Crushed Curry and White Craft.
Papers: Whisper White, Soft Sky (retired), Real Red and Kraft.
Accessories: SU! Taupe 1/4 " grosgrain ribbon (retired), Dazzling Diamonds, Dots Cuttlebug Template and Pop Dots.

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful week.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Spotlight on "Miss Boo" - Jenny Charboneau

Every Sunday, SCS features a stamper and this week is Jenny's turn.  She has such a fun style and I am pleased to have had the chance today to make a card that is inspired by her work.  This is her card.  I am adding a link to her awesome blog on my list.  Another reason why I like her is because she has a French Canadian last name  :)

Supplies: Stamp by SU! Deer Friends (retired)
Papers: Kraft, Whisper White, Christmas Cocoa Specialty (mini catalog 116770)
Ink: Chocolate Chip, White Craft ( around the edges of the card ).
Accessories: 1" Circle Punch (109046), 3/4" Circle Punch (107217), 1/4" Circle Punch (retired), Felt Flurries (retired), Glittery Circle Sticker (Hobby Lobby)
Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful week!

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