Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Wow, I can't believe I have not updated this blog since July! Here are three of the designs I used for my Christmas cards this year. THe first 2 cards use stamps from the TAC set Christmas Fun(T1253) and the last one uses a set from the fall suplement called Homespun Holliday(T2976). If you want to know how I made them, shoot me an email.
Friday, July 25, 2008
Thursday, July 17, 2008
I used the heiroglyph horses and linear sentiments stamp sets as well as Sands of Time paper. The horse and dots were stamped with Jumbo Java VersaMagic ink and embossed with clear powder. If you read this and are inspired, I would love to see a card you make with this same design.
Sunday, July 13, 2008
Monday, June 30, 2008
Friday, June 27, 2008
The next day I added a ribbon handle to the sides on which I had stamped "happy birthday to you," put 5 birthday cards and envelopes inside and gave it to my friend at her b-day party. I did all this very last minute, so I wasn't able to scan the finished cards and box before I had to leave.
Today I was looking through Cardmaker magazine and saw a triangle card, using scor-pal again. I have seen quite a few of these on the PaperWings gallery, but never had directions before. I made this card this afternoon. I don't know what made me pick orange and blue, but I really like the way it came out. Here's the inside:
If you want directions or know which supplies I used, just let me know.
Sunday, June 1, 2008
I used the TAC set "Christmas Fun" and paper from my scrap box. The sentiment is actually on grosgrain ribbon that I bought last year.
Monday, May 12, 2008
The other card was made using the Coluzzle circle template to cut out the half-circle of background paper and the daisy flower. I also used a plastic needlepoint circle and Gelly Roll Glaze pens to make the dots around the circles. I colored the butterfly with the pens as well. These dots "stand up" on the paper for an added effect. The Gerbera Daisy was colored with Tombow markers and colored pencils.
Wednesday, May 7, 2008
I used pop dots under the Happy Mother's Day piece and between the flower petals.
Many years ago my MIL had given us all her old pictures of my husband: a photo album with the black photo corners that didn't hold the pictures well and a shoebox filled with loose photos. The pictures go back to 1951 and were in rough shape. Anyways, I found 15 pictures that spanned the first 5 years, scanned them into the computer and printed them as wallets. Then I trimmed them to fit in the 3 inch square album. I added a few tags and stamped some pages, and left pockets on 6 pages. In these I put tags on which I had written quotes about mothers and attached ribbons, of course. I wrote on the white side of the tags, then sponged ink around the edges. I will tell her to add any memories she has from the pictures on the other side. Many of the photos had no details with them when I got them.
I wrote this on the inside cover: He'll love you forever, he'll love you for always, as long as he's living, your baby he'll be. (inspired by my favorite children's book: Love You Forever) My husband is her oldest child and only son. He thinks his sisters will be jealous-I told him I didn't have any of their photos to put in.My only regret-didn't take pictures of it before sending it to her!
BTW, the only other scrapbook I have ever done was a 6X6 of my granddaughter that I gave my MIL 3 years ago. I am slowly turning the corner...looks like TAC s going that way big time so I better get in practice!