Tag Archives: embossing techniques

Old Retiring Favorites

Stampin’ Up! recently announced the list of retiring products.  Several of them are on sale and are available only while supplies last.  The best way to see an updated list and view the sale prices is to go directly to Stampin’ Up!’s website. One of my all time favorite stamp sets and coordinating framelits is retiring:  Botanical Blooms.  I love the tropical flowers and leaves in this set!!!  As of… Read More »

Touch of Textures Embossing

The Touches of Texture stamp set is REALLY AWESOME.  It’s one of those stamp sets that you look at, and the more you think about it, the more ways you realize you can use it.  It’s not only got pretty floral stamps, but lots and lots of fun background stamps such as the splatter on my card below. This is another card that I completed as part of Kimberly Van… Read More »

Weekly News

Weekly News: Hope everyone’s enjoying the new catalog!  I think it’s one of my favorites in a long, long time. For those of you who’ve been waiting to order Replacement Stampin’ Trimmer Blades (126995), they are currently in stock!  You can order up to 3 sets.  Order now while you can, as they will go back to an “unorderable” status when the current supply runs out.  Sorry for the inconvenience,… Read More »

What I Love – Watercoloring

My card today uses the What I Love Sale-A-Bration stamp set.  This is a great stamp set that you can use to make simple cards, like the one I showed you on Tuesday, or a more difficult one like my card today. My card today uses a stamping and spritzing technique that makes the card look watercolored.  Yet, you don’t have to lift a brush! First, let me start with… Read More »

Birthday Botanicals

Last Wednesday was my mom’s birthday.  I know she’d rather skip it and pretend it didn’t happen, but for me it’s a special day to once again tell her how much I love and admire her. I love to surprise my mom with something different.  That’s why I waited until today to post my card for her, because I wanted to make sure she got the original in the mail… Read More »

Glassy Botanicals

Last week, Kimberly Van Diepen who is my up-line and also a member of the 2015-2016 Artisan Design Team and The Creative Team issued a challenge.  She provided a sketch to her team and asked us all to design a card.  Interpreting the sketch was totally up to us.  The circles could be anything, including flowers, hearts, or even framelits.  We could move the sentiment if we wanted. We could… Read More »

Silent Night in Silver

For Technique Thursday this week, I have such a fun card to share using the Wonderland stamp set.  I realize that I’ve been using this stamp set a lot lately, buy I’m just in love with it!!!  The more I use it, the more ideas I get.  I got inspiration for this card while talking to my friend during Stamp Club last week.  She mentioned that she had seen a… Read More »

Weekly News / You’re Wonderful

Happy Tuesday everyone.  I hope you had a fantastic weekend and Mother’s Day!  I have some Mother’s Day cards to share as inspiration today, but first let me show you the new weekly deals announced this morning. There are some great items here!  For example, the Hexagon Punch is so versatile.  Not only can it be used to punch hexagons, it’s great for creating perfect “Vs” for banners.  The Gold… Read More »