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Archive for May, 2011

More Blast From the Past – Linda’s View

Finished Card Size: 5″ x 7″ Here are two “girlie” vintage cards.  Both are quick and easy to make.  I hope you enjoy them. Supplies: Stamps: McMahon Vintage Digital Stamps Paper: 5″ x 7″ Card blanks (Joann) Patterned Papers (DCWV Inc) Brown Card Stock (from stash) Glossy Black Card Stock (from stash) Classic Crest Solar […]

May 2011 Trail Map – Linda’s View

Finished Card Size: 5.5″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Corset (McMahon Vintage Digital Stamps) Hello Friend (Denami Design) Paper: Card Base (Memory Box) Classic Crest Solar White Card Stock (Neenah) 2 Patterned Papers – Old World Stack scrap stash (DCWV) Navy Blue (scraps from stash) Ink: Versafine Onyx Black (Tsukineo) Other: Computer, printer, and photo editing […]

Timely Footwear

Fashion Forward Footwear Like most women, I love shoes. I also love useful art. This project combines both loves by altering an old pair of shoes into wearable art. It took some time, but it is actually not at all difficult. I would love to see YOUR take on this project. Supplies: Stamps: Time images […]

May 2011 Trail Map – Marion’s View **RRR**

Perfect Pear Finished Card Size: 4″ x 6” Supplies: Stamps: Pear with Words (My Sentiments Exactly) Paper: All paper from artist’s scrap basket Ink: Petal Points Provence (Color Box) Archival Black (Ranger) Other: Masking Tape (Inkadinkado) Stamp Positioner Cosmetic Sponge Scissors or craft knife Directions: This was an easy card except that my image was […]

May 2011 Trail Map: Map Master’s View **RRR**

ELEPHANT HERD Finished card size: 5.5 “x 5.5” Because I used all scraps, no new trees were hurt during the making of this card! Supplies: Stamps: Elephant (Rubber Stampede) Paper: All from scrap bin Ink: Tuxedo black Memento (Tsukineko) Other: Elephant punch (Martha Stewart) Heart die cut, two sizes (Cuttlebug) Scalloped round die cut (Cuttlebug) […]

May 2011 Trail Map

This month’s trail map created a lot of enthusiasm from our artistic guides.  A couple of guides submitted multiple cards, and some included detailed directions that will be posted over several days.  There’s a surprising assortment of designs and colors as well.  Grandpa Ken, our resident biker, did a card all in shades of pink, and […]

Blast from the Past – And Looking Toward the Future

This month our featured articles are all about “Blast From the Past”.  I know you are going to love what each of our artist guides have come up with.  These cards cover so many different ways to interpret such a broad  subject:  retro, vintage photos, vintage papers, and “old” stuff;  just to name a few. […]

Blast from the Past: Nancy’s View **RRR**

Supplies: Stamps: “Pearl” (Rubbernecker) Striped Flower Head & leaf (Savvy Stamps) Papers: Scraps from stash White Glossy card stock base (Unknown) Inks: Stucco and Black (ColorBox) Ginger and Tuscan Olive (Fresh Ink) Other: Peach and Ivory Paints (Creative Inspirations Paints) Copic pens (.Too) Atyou Spica (.Too) Gelly roll (Sakura) Clear dimensional Magic (Plaid) Clear Embossing […]

Blast From the Past: Cathy’s View

Hopeless Romantic Finished card size:  4.25 by 5.5 inches Supplies: Stamps: Time Collage (Just for Fun) Heart Lock (Gina K Designs) Paper: Black Card Stock (Eclipse from the Paper Temptress) Solar White Card Stock (Neenah) Ink: Distress Ink-Tumbled Glass, Spun Sugar, Dried Marigold and Tea Dye (Ranger) India Ink (Stewart Superior) Other: Chalk (Pebbles) Flowers […]

Blast From the Past – Marion’s View

Mama’s Apron Finished card size: 5.5” x 4.25” I think I am losing my mind. I had pulled a Hampton Arts set to use and had it on my workspace for a few weeks. When   I went to use it I couldn’t find it so I decided to use a similar set. You guessed it […]

Blast From The Past: Linda’s View **RRR**

Finished Card Size: 5.5″ x 4.25″ When I began to think about this subject,  the first thing I thought of was my grandma and grandpa’s farm house in Oklahoma in the late 1940’s, when I was a wee child.  When I first visited them the only indoor plumbing they had was a faucet in the […]

Blast From the Past: Lorraine’s View **RRR**

A Blast from the Past – Vintage Style Finished card size:  5.5 x 4.25 I chose to use a Vintage photo for this card.  I found a package of old photos of my aunt and her friends and thought to incorporate one after seeing the style of clothing from the 1920-30s.  Look how the palazzo […]