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Archive for December, 2009

Design Team Search

Stamper’s Quest is on the trail  searching to round out its design team!  This is your chance to join our team in bringing new ideas and projects to the fans of Stamper’s Quest! Each Artistic Guide is featured quarterly, along with his/her team members, providing 3 inspirational projects or techniques of varying levels of difficulty. In addition to […]

Sue’s Advent Series – Week Four, Christmas Found Elements: Final Day

          Merry Christmas Everyone!! I can’t believe my advent series is over. I wish all of you loyal followers a wonderful and blessed Christmas!           Finished size 2.75″ x 6.25″ Supplies: Stamps: Christmas Found Elements, C-8449 (Stampington and Co.) Believe (Papertrey Ink) Papers: White Matte card stock […]

Sue’s Advent Series – Week Four, Christmas Found Elements: Day Four

Finished size: 4.25″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Christmas Found Elements. C-8449 (Stampington and Co.) Merry holiday borders LL113 (Hero Arts) Papers: Cream card stock (unknown) Decorative papers (Memory Box) Black card stock (unknown) Inks: Tuxedo Black Momentos ink pad (Tsukineko) Other: Glue Stick Foam Tape Metallic Chalks (Pebbles) Diamond Screen Embossing Folder (Quickcutz) Oval  and Scalloped […]

Sue’s Advent Series – Week Four, Christmas Found Elements: Day Three

  Finished size 4.25″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Christmas Found Elements (Stampington and Co.) Believe (Papertrey Ink) Papers: White matte card stock (unknown) Decorative papers (Basic Grey) Two sided blue card stock (Doublemates) Inks: Versa Mark ink pad (Tsukineko)  Tuxedo Black Mementos (Tsukineko) Other: Glue Stick Corner Rounder (unknown) Silver Embossing Powder (Judikins) Flourish Oval […]

Holiday Splendor: Wrinkle-free Distress Santa Christmas Card

    By: Melanie Smith, Artistic Guide Finished size: 4.125″ x 5.8″ This is a super easy way to make some nice bright cards this year.  All of the colour is added to the card before stamping so you could make loads of the backgrounds in one session and then make up into cards later. […]

Sue’s Advent Series – Week Four, Christmas Found Elements: Day Two

Finished size: 4.25″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Christmas Found Elements (Stampington and Co.) Merry Holiday Borders LL113 Papers: White Matte card stock (unknown) Decorative papers (My Mind’s Eye) Brown card stock (Die Cuts with a View) Inks: Distress Inks Walnut stain (Ranger) Tuxedo Black Mementos ink pad (Tsukineko) Other: Glue Stick Foam Tape Rectangle and […]

Holiday Splendor Joy Card

        By Marcia Mattos, Artistic Guide  Finished card size: 4” x 6”             Supplies: Stamps: Christmas Tree (Unknown) Alphabet Set Stamp (All Night Media) Ink: Versamark (Tsukinelo) Paper: Ivory, Red and Green Cardstock (The Paper Company) Other supplies: Fine Detail gold Embossing Powder (Ranger Industries) Embossing heat […]

Holiday Splendor Project – Holiday note pads

By: Chris Herrmann, Artistic Guide Finished size: aprox. 3.13″ x 3.13″ This project is so simple and cute you will want to whip up a batch of them. I am providing directions and supplies for both the fall and winter note pad. Supplies Stamps: Assorted inchies  and background stamp (Another Stamp Company) Paper: 2 manila […]

Sue’s Advent Series: Week Five featuring Christmas Found Elements by Stampington and Co.

  Week Five. To end this series I  return to a tradition that is very dear to my heart.  My mom always sent me a three kings card every Christmas.  She said the tradition states the first king card you receive, you put over your doorway and you will have good luck all year long. […]

Holiday Splendor: Whimsical Sun Ornament

         Whimsical Sun Hanger By: Jennifer Willis, Artistic Guide Finished size: 4″ x 6″             Supplies: Stamps: Fairy Wishes Whimsical Sun Stamp (Faerie Song Art Stamps) Ink: Dark Mulberry Dye Ink (Memories) Other: Purple Polymer Clay* (Sculpey) Diamond Glaze (Judikins) Earth Tones #2 Mini-Metallics Rub-Ons (Craf-T Products) Omni-Stick (Hammerhead America) […]

Sue’s Advent Series, Week Four, Merry and Bright: Day Five

        Week four is over.  For all of you folks who were putting off making your cards I hope this week inspired you to make these quick and easy cards. Come back on Monday for some very special and inspirational cards for Christmas to finish this very special Advent Series.     […]

Holiday Splendor Photo Book

Altered Photo Book Stephanie Loomis, Editor/Artistic Guide Everyone likes a photo album, and there are a million of them out there. However, you can make an inexpensive book into a personalized work of art that just happens to hold favorite photos. The best thing is that it can be done in an evening! Supplies: Stamps: Musical […]

Sue’s Advent Series: Week Three, Merry and Bright: Day Four

Finished size: 4.25″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Merry and Bright (Papertreyink) Papers: Cream card stock (unknown) Decorative papers (Unknown) Red card stock (Die Cuts with a View) Inks: Mementos ink pads: (Tsukineko)      Lady Bug      Tuxedo Black Other: Red Star gem (unknown) Glue Stick Foam Tape Stickles Crystal (Ranger) Polka Dot Ribbon (unknown) Rectangle and […]

Holiday Splendor Penguin Card

        By Marcia Mattos, Artistic Guide   Finished card size: 4” x 6”             Supplies: Stamps: Perky Penguins (The Angel Company) Ink: Jet Black StazOn (Tsukineko) Red StazOn (Tsukineko) Paper: Christmas Patterned Paper (Angel Company) Red and Green Mi Teintes Paper (Canson) White Cardstock (Bazzil) Other supplies: Watercolor […]

Holiday Splendor – Holiday Greetings Card

by: Christine Candora-Hickey, Artistic Guide Finished card measures 4.5″ x 5.5″  Supplies: Stamps: Holly Branch (Magenta) Holiday Greetings sentiment (Stampin’ Up!) Ink: Embossing ink (Ranger) Memories Black permanent ink (Tsukineko) Paper: Forest Green cardstock (Bazzil) Cream cardstock (Paper Source) Mustard cardstock (Stampin’ Up!) Other: Prismacolor markers Holiday striped ribbon (MayArts) Chipboard buckle (Close to My […]

Sue’s Advent Series, Week Three, Merry and Bright: Day Three

Finished size: 4.25″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Merry and Bright (Papertreyink) Papers: Acetate (unknown) White Matte card stock (unknown) Decorative papers (Unknown) Inks: Old Olive ink pad (Stampin’ Up!) Tuxedo Black Mementos ink pad  (Tsukineko) Other: Snow flake gems (Memory Box) Tape Runner (Zxyron) Rectangle and Scalloped Rectangle Nestabilities (Spellbinders) Directions: Cut the  acetate to […]

December Sketch Card

        Have some last minute holiday cards to make up for those special folks in your life?  Why not give our December sketch a try? What a card Regena has created for you this month. Long with many different shaped layers to show off all those gorgeous papers in your stash! The bonus…adding those stamped images that will […]

Sue’s Advent Series – Week Three, Merry and Bright: Day Two

Finished size: 4.25″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Merry and Bright (Papertreyink) Papers: Matte white card stock Red card stock (Die Cuts With A View) Decorative paper (A Muse) Inks: Old Olive (Stampin’Up!) Mementos ink pads: (Tsukineko)      Tuxedo Black      Dandelion Other: Yellow Star gem (unknown) Glue stick Rectangle and Scalloped Rectangle Nestabilities (Spellbinders) Sheer Red […]

Sue’s Advent Series – Week Four Featuring Merry and Bright by Papertreyink

      Week Four-It’s getting closer. Hopefully by now your cards are done and in the mail. I am just finishing up mine. There are always last minute cards to be made. My husband, inevitably comes into the studio and asks for another 10 cards for the folks at work! I tried to make […]

Holiday Splendor: Santa’s Girl Card

Santa’s Little Girl         Santa’s Girl Card By: Jennifer Willis, Artistic Guide Finished card size: 4.25″  x  5.5″           Santa, I’ve been good this year! Supplies: Stamps: Valentine Girl (Auntie Amy’s) Paper: Vintage Red Printed Paper (Daisy D’s) Red Printed Papers (Unknown) Green Printed Paper (Unknown) Red and […]