Monday, April 18, 2011

Wednesday Cards

We have a fun time at my monthly card workshop. We had 3 fun cards that I would like to share with you today.

The first is a Birthday card using "Create a Cupcake" stamp set and coordinating punch "Build a Cupcake", which work together fabulously. These two items are available in the Stampin Up! Occasions Mini Catalog until April 30th.

Stamps: Create a Cupcake (Occasions Mini Catalog)
Ink: Early Espresso, Melon Mambo and Pink Pirouette
Paper: Pink Pirouette, Melon Mambo, Crumb Cake, Whisper White and Subtles DSP
Punches: Build a Cupcake, Heart to Heart, Scallop Boarder and 2 1/2 round
Accessories: Twine and Pearl
Other: Nestabilities

The Second card was another Birthday card using "Bring on the Cake" which is also only available until April 30th.

Stamps: Bring on the Cake (Occasions Mini Catalog)
Ink: Basic Black
Paper: Bashful Blue, Real Red, Pear Pizzazz, Pacific Point,
Whisper White and Celebrations DSP
Punches: Star, Dotted Scallop Boarder, 2 3/8 Scallop Circle and 1 3/4 Circle
Die Cut: Stars #2 and Sweet Buttons Embosslit
(Occasions Mini Catalog)

The last card was a Thank You Card using "Bold Blossoms" you can find this set in the Occasions Mini. A little bird told me that this set will be carried over to the the NEW Summer Mini with some fun coordinating accessories.

Stamps: Bold Blossoms (Occasions Mini Catalog)
Ink: Wild Wasabi, Daffodil Delight, Tempting Turquoise and Basic Black
Paper: BWild Wasabi, Daffodil Delight and Very Vanilla
Punches: 3/4 Circle and 1" Circle
Accessories: Black 1 1/4 Striped Grosgrain Ribbon and Twine

Thank you so much for visiting today. Have a fabulous day!

Sunday, April 10, 2011

April Cards Sneak Peak

I am super excited to show you a little glimpse of the cards we will be making at the Aprils Card Making Workshop. This month I have decided to add an additional class date. The first being on Thursday April 14th and the second on April 20th. The class it $15 and we make 6 cards, 2 of each design. I have plenty of room in either one of these dates. So if you live in the Simi Valley, CA area and would like more information regarding my classes, I would love to share that with you, just send me a quick e-mail to

Thanks for visiting today. Have a Fabulous Day!

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Easter Treats

I have decided to make Easter treats for my 2 daughters class rooms this year. I was dying to use the new Petal Cone die and I finally did. Have you seen the cute carrots made with the this die out there in the blogoshere? So... So... So cute!

The treat holders are not complicated because I have to make 50... yikes... what did I get myself into. It will all be worth it in the end when I see those little faces light up.

I am also having a Easter Treat Workshop with some of my stamping friends to make these yummy treats...might as well have some company, right? I still have a few spots available if you live in the Simi Valley, Ca area... send me an e-mail.

Stamps: Four Frames, A Good Egg and Afterthoughts
Ink: Early Espresso and Pumpkin Pie
Paper: Pumpkin Pie, Whisper White and Wild Wasabi
Punches: Large Oval Punch, Modern Label and Decorative Label
Die Cut: Petal Cone

I hope you enjoyed my little treats. Wish me luck on getting all 50 done in time.


Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Wednesdays Cards Catch Up

I was a month behind showing you all my monthly card making cards. Today I wanted to show you the card we created in March. A lot of the supplies used this month were from the Sale•A•Bration catalog, which is ending in just a few days... March 31th. If you what to get your hands on some of these things before they go away, you can do so by visiting my Stampin Up! store. Every $50.00 Spent gets you a FREE Sale•A•Bration set. See catalog link on blog sidebar.

Stamps: Sweet Summer and So Happy for You (Sale•A•Bration)
Ink: Baja Breeze, Daffodil Delight, Wild Wasabi and Early Espresso
Paper: Very Vanilla, Baja Breeze, Early Espresso and Elegant Soiree DSP
Punches: Rounded Corner
Accessories: Crumb Cake Seam Binding Ribbon

Stamps: Build a Blossom and Bring on the Cake
Ink: Pacific Point, Daffodil Delight and Melon Mambo
Paper: Pacific Point, Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo
and Ice Cream Parlor DSP (Sale•A•Bration)
Punches: Scallop Edge, Blossom Petals, 1" round and Round Corner
Accessories: Ice Cream Parlor Ribbon and Buttons (Sale•A•Bration)

Stamps: Forest Friends, Funky Four and Curly Cute
Ink: Real Red, Old Olive, Tempting Turquoise, Chocolate Chip and So Saffron
Paper: Real Red, Whisper White, Tempting Turquoise, Chocolate Chip,
So Saffron and Play Date DSP
Punches: 1 1/4" round and Scallop
Accessories: Real Red Grosgrain Ribbon,
Prefect Polka Dots Embossing Folder,
Tasteful Trim Die Cut and non SU
Green Button

I hope you enjoyed my Wednesdays Card catch up. Thank you so much for stopping by today and as always have a FABULOUS day!

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Wednesdays Cards

I have not posted my Wednesdays cards in a while, so today I wanted to show last months to you. I'm totally in love with all the cards we did. What do you think?

I always welcome requests from my guest who attend my monthly card workshops. In February all where requests. The first was for a wedding themed card. The stamp set "Bliss" out of the Sale• A• Bration catalog was prefect, so elegant.

Stamps: Bliss (Sale•A•Bration)
Ink: Rose Red and Crumb Cake
Paper: Rose Red, Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla and Brights DSP
Punches: Scallop Trim Border and Oval Extra Large
Accessories: Rose Red ribbon
Other: Lots of Tags Sizzlit Die

The second request was for a Masculine card...I think these type of cards are the hardest, but I think I pulled it off.

Stamps: Engraved Greetings
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Paper: Chocolate Chip, Garden Green, Wild Wasabi, Very Vanilla and Woodland Walk DSP
Accessories: Very Vanilla Satin Ribbon, Twine and Pearls
Other: Square Lattice Embossing folder

The Last card was a lot of fun to create. We had an out of state guest and she loves Elvis. I used "Extreme Guitar" for a fun rocker... Elvis themed card...she was thrilled!

Stamps: Extreme Guitar, Extreme Elements and Grunge Rock
Ink: Black, Sahara Sand, Baja Breeze and Riding Hood Red
Paper: Black, Sahara Sand, Baja Breeze, Riding Hood Red and Whisper White
Punches: Star and Spiral Border
Accessories: Black Button

I hope you enjoyed my Wednesdays cards, I will be posting March cards soon.
Thank you for stopping by today. Have a fabulous day!

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Flower Folds Change Purse

I happened to enter a Brighton store on day, not one of those store I usually visit, but this time something caught my eye... a leather change purse. It had a beautiful 3D flower on the front if it...I was instantly inspired to go home, pull out my flower folds die cut and give it a try. It took some trial and error but I was happy with the results. I bought the black leather change purse though e-bay and found the leather at a local leather store. I'm looking forward in making more and in different colors.

Did you notice the impressions in the leather? I ran it though the big shot multiple times using the Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder.

This made great Secret Sister and Christmas gifts.

Thanks for stopping by today... have a fabulous day!

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Tea Box

For Saint Patricks Day last year, I made this little box that held green tea. It was for my secret sister, she is a tea drinker. I really wish I took a picture of the box opened. It held 12 tea bags, 6 on each side of a center divider inside. I just had purchased the Flower Folds die cut and I had to use it.... I love... love... love it! It makes such beautiful flowers not just with paper, but with fabric too.

Thank you for stopping by today... have a fabulous day!