Sharing my love of rubber stamping, one card at a time.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Black and White

I needed to make a black and white card for a swap group I belong to.  I had some of the Newsprint DSP by Stampin' Up! that was given to me by a friend.  There was just enough to stamp a few of these petals from the Build a Blossom stamp set.  The newsprint is more ivory colored and so I used Very Vanilla as my card base.  Not really black and white, but I hope the recipient won't mind.  I wish I had turned the flower just a tad so that the "I" in the word imagine showed better.  Oh well.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Valentine Prayer

This card was inspired by Diane Noble of Diane's Designs  She makes cards for single and widowed women at her church and she showed a card on her blog that she had made for this purpose.  I loved the card and the idea.  I have several women friends who I thought would appreciate a Valentine from God.  I used some paisley paper that I had bought at a local craft store as the focal point on my card.  Stampin' Up! punches and seam binding are the decorative features.  The sentiment was done on the computer.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

My First Post

Well, I've been thinking about starting a blog for a long time now.  And this morning I just decided to jump on in with both feet. 
Here is a card that I made for my Nite O' Fun stampers.  The card base is Pear Pizzazz.  The fun effect of the candles is created by adhering the candle and flame shapes to the Peach Parfait layer and then running the whole thing through the Big Shot with the Square Lattice embossing folder.  Isn't that fun looking?  I added a gathered piece of Pear Pizzazz Seam Binding and the sentiment from Bring on the Cake to finish it off.  Want to know where I got the candles and flame from?  The candles are the Extra Large Tag Punch cut in half.  The flames are one of the small fat leaves from the new Blossoms Petal Punch.  Now you have another reason to buy that punch, right?