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Archive for March, 2010

Sweet Pea Winners!

Today is your lucky day!! We have nine ching chou kuik’s Fantasy Art images© for the nine comments made on the last Sweet Pea article!  If you are one of the following who left a  comment, send us your snail mail address (stampersquest@yahoo.com) and we will send you a free stamp from Sweet Pea Stamps!!! Anna […]

Penny Wise Arts Blog Hop Blog Candy Winners

It’s official!  We have nine lucky winners for the projects our designers created for the Blog Hop (excludes the lampshade).  Before we post the winners, we just want to remind you folks that you can stay up-to-date with new projects published to the magazine by signing up for our email service. Every time we publish […]

PennyWise Arts Blog Hop 2

 Thanks for hopping along on our Pennywise Arts community blog hop! If you happened to stumble upon us, the previous blog in the hop is over at our friend, Jennifer’s, blog at:   Crafty Chick from Maine Our friend, and co-editor, Stephanie Loomis, is the next stop in the hop. Hop on over to her blog: MyLife as an Accidental Artist There […]

Sweet Pea Rubber Stamps

  We would like to thank Lynette at Sweet Pea Stamps for supplying the designers with the images to create projects for this challenge.  We hope you enjoyed the week-long feature using the artwork images of ching-chou kiuk and her fairies.  The designers did an outstanding job!         Sweet Pea Stamps is […]

Sweet Pea Stamps: Penny’s View

By: Penny Yoder, Artistic Guide Sweet Pea In Brown Finished card size: 4.25″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: ©ching-chou kuik’s Blue Eye Fairy  (Sweet Pea Stamps) Sentiment (The Angel Company) Squiggle image (The Angel Company) Paper: White Card Stock (Neenah) Yellow Card Stock (Die Cuts With A View) Black Card Stock (Die Cuts With A View) […]

Pennywise Art Blog Hop

   Thanks for hopping along on our Pennywise Arts Community Blog Hop!  If you happened to stumble upon us, the previous blog in the hop can be found here:  PennyWise Arts. The next stop is My Crafts in the Attic, home of artist Rita Ann Plummer.  There will be a fabulous prize drawing from blog hoppers that […]

Product Review – Mica Powders

By: Kim Parkinson, Product Guru March’s Stamper’s Quest theme is “All Wrapped Up.”    With a theme like that, it’s easy to find the many different items to embellish your wrapping paper with!    You could easily take store bought wrapping paper and color it with Tombow, Marvy or Copic Markers.  Or you could add some sparkle with […]

Indexing EZ Mount Cushion™ Stamps

How to index the back of EZMount™ Cushion stamps By Bob Lieby, Artistic Guide  All crafters look for a way to save money, I know that I do. One way for stampers to save money, is the way you buy your rubber stamps. Just about all of the big rubber stamp companies provide their stamps three […]

Sweet Pea Stamps: Jan’s View

Finished card size 4.25″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamp: ching-chou kuik (Sweet Pea Stamps) Paper: white (Worldwin), purple stripe and purple medallion (Paper Studio) Ink: London Fog, Memento ink pad (Tsukineko) Other: Lattice Shapeabilities Die (Spellbinder) Markers:  (Copic) V15, V01, V04, V12, V09, C1, C4, E29, E31 Pearl brad (Paper Studio) Ribbon FX Scrapbook Shimmer (making […]

Sweet Pea Stamps: Stephanie’s View *B2B*

I thought I would use this vendor challenge as a *Back to Basics* special.  I started simple and with each subsequent card I added a little more time and embellishment to make three very different cards from a single image. Supplies: Stamps: ©ching-chou kuik Bamboo Serenade image (Sweet Pea Stamps ) Paper: White Cardstock (source unknown) […]

Sweet Pea Stamps: Jennifer’s View

    Shining On    Finished card size: 5.5″ x 4.25″ Supplies: Stamps: Papers: Once Upon A Time Stack (Die Cuts with a View) Solar White Classic Crest (Neenah) Purple Mulberry Paper (Paper Odyssey) Inks: Tuxedo Black Memento ink pad (Tsukineko) Markers: (Copic)     Pale Cherry Pink    Blush    Rose Red    Lavender    Grayish […]

Sweet Pea Stamps – Kim’s Other View

Supplies: Stamps:           ©ching-chou kuik’s Rising Flame  (Sweet Pea Stamps) Paper:  Staples Ink:                 Archival Black ink pad (Ranger) Purple Cat’s Eye ink pad (Colorbox) VersaMark (Tsukineko) Other: Ginger Jar stencil (DreamWeaver) Stylus Tool Ultra-thick Embossing Enamel or UTEE (Ranger) Heat Gun Black Journal Matte Accents (Ranger) Spongy Ink Tool – or Cut and Dry Foam (Ranger) Directions: I […]

Sweet Pea Stamps: Karyn’s View

Supplies: Stamps:  ©ching-chou kuik’s Fairy of the Night (Sweet Pea Rubber Stamps) Paper:  White & Black paper from Hollo’s Paper Store White Card Base 8.5″ x 11″ scored and folded in half Black Mat 5.25′ x 4″ White Mat 5″ x 3.75″ Plus additional white for stamping image on and additional black for cutting flourish […]

Sweet Pea Stamps – Kim’s View

Supplies: Stamps: ©ching-chou kuik’s Rising Flame (Sweet Pea Stamps) Paper: Bazzill Ink: Black Archival ink pad (Ranger) Other: Fantasy Film by Art Institute Glitter Canvas Fabric Sewing Machine with black thread Liquid Applique in Pink Clover Iron Craft Mat by Ranger Matte Accents by Ranger Directions: Start by inking up your stamp with Archival Black Ink […]

Sweet Pea Rubber Stamps – Nancy’s View

by: Nancy Thaut, Artistic Guide Dance of the Butterfly Finished card size: 5.50″ x 4.25″ Supplies: Stamps:  ©ching-chou kuik’s Dance of Butterfly (Sweet Pea Stamps) Paper: Orange/Blue – DCWV Glitter Matstack Cream cardstock Dark blue cardstock Star pattern cardstock – Unknown Ink: Deep Lagoom Versafine ink pad (Tsukineko) Other: EK Success Corner Punch Crystal Stars Pens:     […]

Sweet Pea Rubber Stamps

Sweet Pea Stamps is a rapidly growing small home-based business located in Michigan. We pride ourselves in quality and value. I am a perfectionist, if it is not quality, I will not offer it. I started off selling D.O.T.S back in the 90’s as a demonstrator, then my husband and I opened up our first company […]

Create your own embellishments

Low Dimensional Bling There is a popular embellishment many stampers have discovered that is used to add dimension to images, especially flowers – this is the first technique I will share. The second is a way to create bling without adding to the bulk of your cards, a great way to insure your mail will […]

Elephant Birthday

Finished card size:  A2, 4.25″ x 5.5″    Supplies: Stamps:  Take Pride T-1102 (The Angel Company) Paper: Recess (Basic Grey) – *use a different pattern for each piece -Cut one piece to 5” x 2” and cut the other piece to  4.25” x 2.25” Hollo’s      Cream A2 size card base and a piece to […]

Stamping with Objects using March Map

  Beautiful   Finished card size:  4.25″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps:  Crafty Secrets Paper: Worldwin Ink: Adirondack ink pads (Ranger) StazOn ink pads (Tsukineko) Other: Tin can with ridges Victorian image (1886 Ladies Journal) Lace (Wright’s) Border punch (EK Success) Sewing machine Silver beads Markers (Copics) Corner rounder (Zutter) Directions: Directions: Start with a brown […]

March Map Master

Erin go Braugh, and Happy Easter Egg. Instead, let’s celebrate this month making a Birthday card from the March map. I’m not that good on color combinations but you get the idea. Supplies: Stamps: Large frog (All Night Media) Mid-size frog (Inkadinkado) Small frog (Hero Arts) Happy birthday (Viva Las Vegas Stamps) Finger print (Viva […]