Monday, September 12, 2011

Paper Bows !!!!! We will do these at November Shoebox in OC

Ok... Diana showed me paper bows the other day and I swore I would not do them.... here they are, I am hooked.  What a great idea to use scrap paper that is just laying around the house.  Also..... we will be doing these bows in November...

Sept 11 Stamp Camp

Stamp camp was very relaxing .... I actually did 5 cards this time instead of my 4.  I made these cards last month and didn't have anything from the new Holiday Mini so I changed a few cards and added an extra.  Here are the cards for your viewing:

Stamp set: Summer Solstice
Ink: Night of Navy, Lucky Limeade, Tempting Turqoise
Paper: Night of Navy, tempting turquoise, lucky limeade, whisper white
The card is not that difficult... stamp the flower image on white with different colors.  Stamp a flower on a piece of scrap paper and cut out then pop up on white strip.

Stamp set: Kidoodles, Happiest Birthday Wishes
Ink: Black stazon.  Markers: wild wasabi, calypso coral
Paper: Pool party, whisper white, wild wasabi, designer series
I thought the kidoodles set was really cute.  This card has a flap on the front as seen above this part of the card which is the inside.  I like this design for holiday cards.  It makes it look like a surprise.

Stamp set: Gently Falling
Ink: Soft suede
Paper: Pool party, more mustard, designer paper
I stamped soft suede on the more mustard using random stamping. Layered the small strip of pool party with designer paper and added one of the new (in Holiday Mini) Huge buttons with hemp in the holes.

Stamp set: Haunted Forest
Ink: Tangerine tango, memento black
Markers: Old olive, tangerine tango, crumb cake, early espresso
Paper: Tangerine tango, black, whisper white
I took tangerine tango stamp pad and ran it across the tangerine paper to give it a wood look. Stamp the image, put a little ink on the stamp image and then took a sponge with black ink and smudged it across the white.

Stamp set: Dark and Dreary
Ink: Black, pumpkin pie, perfect plum
Paper: Tangerine tango, black, whisper white
Smuge pumpkin pie on most of the card, next smuge perfect plum and then trim the end with black.  Stamp the image on white and stamp the owl on white, punch it out with the oval punch.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011


The Girl Scouts "finally" finished their Silver Award Project.  I thought I would share since most of you help with donations and supplies.  Their Silver Award Project was to make 1000 Cards (get well and thinking of you)  for Upper Chesapeake Health System.  The girls met with the President and Director of Guest Services where pictures were taken.  The hospital reps were very pleased with cards and all the hard work the girls did in making the cards.

Ciera, Rachel and Erin

Friday, September 2, 2011

Cards from Shoebox Aug 27

As promised here are the cards from Aug 27, 2011 shoebox.....our talent as we hurried to beat Hurricane Irene....

# 1 Andrea

#2 Lisa

#3 Diana

#4 Lynn

#5 Linda

#6 Michele

#7 Deb

#8 Brandy

#9 Mary M

#10 Janine

#11 Lynn H

#12 Sue

#13 Pam D

#14 Michele

#15 Deb

#16 Karen

#17 Donna

#18 Pam P

#19 Courtney

#20 Deb E

#21 Linda

#22 Kelly

#23 Carolyn

#24 Mary Helen

#25 Lisa

#26 Anna

#28 Martina

#29 Marcia

#30 Patti

#31 Bev