Saturday, August 12, 2017

Angel Punch Art

As promised another beautiful card made with the Joyful Song from The Project Bin!     I made my own angel with just some punches and retired Lace Doilies.     The paper is retired as well called Under the Tree Specialty Paper.       The half circle pennant was made tracing my circle framelits and then cuttting it out.     Some stars from my Star Border Punch, linen thread, pearls and a button finish the card.    Love my angelic card.   

Zombie Awareness Month

The Project Bin has knocked it out of the park with a great new Halloween stamp set, Creepy Halloween!!    How great is that there are zombies in it.    Love it.     I paired up the zombies with some retired Halloween paper called Halloween Night and Spiderweb Dollies.    I wish they were both current such amazing products.  

Love the Seagulls

As soon as I saw these fun seagulls from My Favorite Things I had to have them!!!!    They are so friggin' cute.     The sentiments that come with the set are just fabulous.     How great is I want you to be as happy as a seagull with a chip.   Now if you have spent anytime near seagulls you know that to be true.    These guys make me think of my Jersey Shore summers.     I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!     The Lawn Fawn plaid paper were the perfect background and color scheme for this card.

Seashell Birthday Greetings.

My favorite card layout is back this time with seashell dies from Paper Smooches.      The Stitched Shapes die makes the perfect squares for this layout.    The Soft Sky background is the perfect color combination.     The birthday sentiment comes from the B.Y.O.P stamp set. 

Sand Dollar Birthday Wishes

I fell in love with this sand dollar die from Reverse Confetti last year.   It has been on my wish list for over a year.   I finally broke down this year and got it.   Just beautiful.    I paired it up with the Frayed Burlap Distress Oxide background.   I spritzed some water on the ink and then stamped the Gorgeous Grunge stamp set.    Lastly I finished off the card with a sentiment from Avery Elle and some twine and candy dots.

So Grateful

Continuing with the Distress Oxide theme.    Here is a butterfly card I made to send out to a dear friend who has been a true supporter of mine during a difficult time.         The distress backround was was made with Worn Lipstick and Fired Brick color combination.    I spritzed some water and then used my Heat Gun to set it.    Some punched butterflies with my Martha Stewart punch.    The So Grateful sentiment from The Project Bin's Autumn's Calling stamp set complete the creation.    I also made a few more with the Birthday sentiment from the Cottage Greetings stamp set.

Unicorn and Rainbows

I was going through my local craft store and they had this great unicorn die from Spellbinders called Unicorn Fantasy.   It comes with fluffy clouds and a rainbow.  What is there not to love!    I pulled out my Distress Oxides and added Wilted Violet to the color scheme of Worn Lipstick, Broken China, Cracked Pistachio and Fossilized Amber and I have a beautiful rainbow background.   I spritzed some water and I love the end result.    A sentiment from Hampton Art along with some sequins and rhinestones complete the card.    There is more unicorn cards in my future.

Rainbow Birthday

I was getting into a slump and couldn't get my self to sit at my craft table and create.      There has been too much happening in my life and the mojo and inspiration just were not there. 

So I started seeing some amazing cards in my Facebook feed and on Pinterest with Distress Oxides.      What can I say I was hooked!!!     So I ordered a few inks and before you knew it I was hooked.    Love the chalky feel of the ink and splash a little water and you get a beautiful background.    The inks just blend beautifully!!

Here are Worn Lipstick, Broken China, Cracked Pistachio and Fossilized Amber blended together to create a rainbow spectrum.   I topped it off with the amazing Happy Birthday Thinlit and Pop of Pink Designer Series Paper.


The Project Bin has hit it out of the park with this amazing Christmas sentimet called Joyful Song.    So many beautiful angelic sentiments.    Here it is paired up with a poinseitta and some twine.      Stay tuned there there will be more cards made with this set.    It is too beautiful of a set to let it sit on a shelf.

Seaside Smiles

The Colorful Seasons stamp set has so many wonderful images and sentiments.    One of my favorites is the beach lounge chair.   What can I say it just makes me happy and if you haven't been out on Pinterest, you should because there are so many great project ideas with this beach chair!!    I made this great watercolor background wih my daffodil delight and pumpkin pie ink refills and my aqua painter.     The birds come from the High Tide stamp set.     I decided to make a few more cards with a retired birthday sentiment that I just love called On Your Birthday!  

Friday, August 11, 2017

Seaside Father's Day

Here is my last card for the night, I promise.   My hands are getting tired of typing and my eyes are getting sleepy.    

Here is a father's day along with birthday cards I made.    I love the airondack chair in the Seasonal Layer thinlits.    It was one of the main reasons I got the framelits and the coordinating stamp set.      We have a set of 3 of these chairs at my home and they are the family favorites.    So comfy.     I paired it up with the retired designer paper, Travel Journal.   I don't remember the name although I am sad I don't have more it.   Love the Night of Navy in this set of papers!    Stampin' Up!  please make more masculine designer paper.   The birds come from the High Tide stamp set.  The Happy Birthday comes from the B.Y.O.P. stamp set.    The Happy Father's Day sentiment comes from the retired Something to Celebrate stamp set. 

Congratulations Graduate

Here is another graduation card made with a Unity stamp set.    I stamped the image in Basic Gray and then colored it in with my black marker.     Love how this card caem out.   Such simplicity, but it is the perfect card to give to a young man or woman graduating. 

Graduation Dreams

So as you can see I am just a little behind in my posts.    Here are some graduation cards I made with the beautiful Wise Women stamp set from The Project Bin.     The watercolor background was made with 4 different inks.     Since the card was made in June and I don't remember the colors I used.   The little stars come from the Balloon Celebration stamp set.    The graduation hat is from a stamp set I have had forever.   The arrows come from the Stacked with Love designer series paper.    Rhinestones complete the card.

Vellum Sympathy

I have a stash of card stock that has been donated to my piles that I let my nieces and nephews go to town with.    I love to see their creativity come out.    It makes me so happy.   In the pile there was this beautiful vellum.    As soon as I saw it I knew it would be the perfect background for a sympathy card.    The embossed sympathy sentiment comes from Flourishing Phrases stamp set.    Such a quick and easy card, but I just love how it came together.

Gingham Florals

One more card for today.   Summer makes me think of gingham.   I have to say Iove gingham it just makes me smile.       I decided to pair up the gingham with my favorite floral from the Richard Garay collection in Real Red and Pretty in Pink.     The birthday sentiment comes from Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set.    After black and white cards, my next favorite color combinaton is anything with red and white.