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Archive for April 2010

Extreme Man Card: Guest Artist: Moira Sands
D Apr 30, 2010  C Masculine   c 

I always find it more of a challenge to make good masculine cards.  Moira did a fantatic job making this card look manly.  Her colours are: Close to Cocoa (one of the retiring colours), Night of Navy and of course Black.  Stamp Sets:  Extreme Elements (this set is a MUST…

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Happy Bird-day: Guest Artist: Robin Maddock
D Apr 29, 2010  C Floral & Nature   c 

Well actually this was a thank you card to me.  Robin, from Oakville, thanked ME for doing her workshop…how sweet is that!  And I got to tell you, getting that hand stamped card was a big thrill for me amongst those bills. Why not make someone feel special today and send them a handstamped card! Thanks Robin…

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Recipe Card Journaling: Guest Artist: April Phillips
D Apr 28, 2010  C Scrapbooking & My Digital Studio   c 

 Today's guest Artist showed me this scrapbook page and told me a story about how she never knows where to journal…until she found this neat trick.   April, used the stamp set "From the Kitchen Of" and used the RECIPE CARD stamp as a template for her Journalling.  She also cleverly hid…

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Stampin' Mama Chocolate Bar: Guest Artist: Michelle Mccullough
D Apr 27, 2010  C 3D projects   c 

Today's client project is from Michelle of Burlington.  She brought these fabulous chocolate bars as a snack to our monthly stamp club…talk about setting the bar high.  Ok yes, she has not used Stampin' Up materials, but I can forgive her because these are so stinkin' CUTE!!  They have a…

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Circle Circus Kimono: Guest Artist: Rose Marie Wootton
D Apr 26, 2010  C 3D projects   c 

 Rose Marie from Selkirk, Ontario made this stunning Kimono using the stamp set Circle Circus (embossed in fold) and the interior holds a book mark.  She used the Asian Artistry  Stampin' Up Level 2 Hostess Set on this elegant bookmark.  And this is a card that keeps on giving.  You open up the dress…

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Big Shot & Punch Art Card: Guest Artist: Ann Fletcher
D Apr 25, 2010  C Big Shot, Floral & Nature, Punch Art   c 

While I'm away cruisin' with Stampin' Up, I thought I would feature YOUR artwork. Here's another fabulous sample from one of my clients, Ann Fletcher, from Burlington. Ann used a combination of punches and big shot dies to make this very girly spring time birthday card with load of texutre…

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Embrace Life Spring Wreath
D Apr 24, 2010  C Big Shot, Floral & Nature   c 

This pretty card was a favourite from stamp club this month.  We stamped the wreath with the stamp set from "Embrace Life" and then used a versamarker to colour in the flower and emboss them in clear.  This kept the flowers white as the ink resisted the rest of our…

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Awash with Pretty Pink Flowers: Guest Artist: Sofi Daniels
D Apr 23, 2010  C Floral & Nature   c 

 Sofi used the new "Awash with Flowers" stamp set to make this pretty card. This stamp set is available on a sneak peek from the 2010-2011 Idea Book & Catalogue! Be the first to add the Awash with Flowers stamp set to your collection, but only until April 30th!  See all…

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Earth Day: Going Green Canvas Bag made Beautiful
D Apr 22, 2010  C 3D projects, Big Shot, Kids & Children   c 

Today is Earth Day, so I thought I'd show you a GORGEOUS alternative to plastic bags!   This beautiful bag was created by U.S. demonstrator, Megan Daves. Meg used her Big Shot to cut out her fabric butterflies, applied some iron on product to the back (like Wonder Under), and then ironed them on. You could either use an…

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