Sunday, December 18, 2016

One Card 3 Different Ways

Hello and thanks for stopping by the blog today. I hope you are all ready for Christmas, it's coming pretty fast, can you believe how quickly it comes and then goes?
I was perusing Pinterest the other day, as I usually do and I found a great card that I wanted to take inspiration from. I can't give anyone credit for the inspiration because the photo doesn't link back to a blog or anything but whomever you are, thank you for the inspiration for this project.
I decided to make a similar card BUT I wanted to show the versatility of Stampotique stamps and make this card, three different but similar ways using Stampotique stamps.

The first one I did was this one, using Karen Hayselden's Safina Stamp

The gold paper in the background is Tim Holtz Deco Sheets, these are fabulous thin sheets of glittery paper with a self adhesive backing. The Ribbon is also a Tim Holtz product
The snowflake die comes from Memory Box and it's called Dazzling Snowflake

Next up I used a stamp by Kate Crane called Christmas Boots
This is the cutest bunny in a santa suit and I thought it worked so great on the card 
I also used words by Kate Crane, these words come on the side with Peace and Love Angel

The background was made exactly the same as the one above, the dimensions are different I made this card taller to accommodate the bunny

and lastly for this card I used the Hohoho words from the stamp by Karen Hayselden Holly Wally

Tracy Scott's Stamp called  Lola

Daniel Torrente's stamp called Christmas Cubed

This time I used silver Tim Holtz Deco Sheets behind the red and a blue card base.

I hope you enjoyed seeing how the same card can be done three different ways but still be so precious. I love how each one has it's own personality

Thanks for stopping by today. 
If your in the Colorado Springs area stop by Simple Pleasures and say Hi. We have all of these products in stock!!

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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Word Up Weekend

Hello everyone and welcome back to the blog today. I've been working on more samples for my work AND Stampotique items.

We at Stampotique have this wonderful thing called "Word Up Weekend" where we are sharing words, phrases and alphabets that Stampotique carries in their line of fabulous stamps. We want  people to be aware of all the wonderful words and phrases that Stampotique carries. They have quite a diverse array of them.
The design team has been sharing these on the weekend on our Facebook Page, that is why we call it "Word Up Weekend"

I figured I'd take part in the fun this time. 
Here are my submissions:
A Card

Stamps Used:
God Loved by Terri Richardson
Kate's Angel - By Kate Crane
Ta-Dah - By Kate Crane (for the flowers on her head)

A Cell Phone Case

Stamps Used:
Florae Doodle Dolly - By Karen Hayselden
Circled Circle - By France Papillon
Barcode Text 2 - By France Papillon

Thanks so much for coming by, I hope that you have enjoyed my "Word Up Weekend" projects. 

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Christmas Card Samples

Hiya everyone, it's been awhile since I've posted but I'm excited to share with you some Christmas cards I have made for samples for the store where I work. Simple Pleasures here in Colorado.
We carry the much loved Stampotique line and I'm
always honored to make samples for the store.

I just love all of the Stampotique line of stamps and I like how they can be used in so many different and unique ways. 
For these cards, I used all the following stamps:

Sonia WinterNina As FankieAgatha Antlers all by Magda Polakow

Snowy Owl - by Terri Richardson

Holly Wally - By Karen Hayselden

I hope you enjoyed my cards. If your ever in the Colorado Springs area come by the store and say hello.

Merry Christmas!!!