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Archive for October, 2011

Decorating With Nature

Transforming The Hedge Apple   Supplies Other: Embossing Folders of your choice (Provo Craft) Scribbles Swirls Die (Sizzix) Hi Embossit (Sizzix) Hedge apple Assorted leaves from yard Raffia (Premium Raffia) Berries or Acorns/Nuts  from yard Twigs or Vine from trees or bushes Hot Glue Gun Black Spray Paint; color of your choice (Krylon) Scissors Cutting/Embossing […]

Design Your Own Charms

A Charmed Life  If you’re like me and  could fill an entire shopping cart with wonderful embellishments, but when you have to go and pay for them, you find you can’t justify $50 on charms (all the time), you resort to finding a way to making them yourself.  I figure if the card is homemade, […]

Holiday Blizzard 2011: Decorated Holiday Ornaments

Decorated Holiday Ornaments Supplies: Stamps: Christmas Characters and Penguin Pandemonium Stamp Set (Inkadinkado) Paper: Transparency Film (Xerox) Inks: Permanent Ink Pens (Sharpie) StazOn Solvent ink pads, any colors, I used Jet Black, Eden Green, Azure, Blazing Red (Tsukineko)  Other: Fishing line Small Funnel Crystal Snow Flakes (you find in the Christmas section) 1.75″ circle punch (Stampin’ […]

Holiday Blizzard : Holiday Tile Coasters

 Dream, Explore and Discover Tile Coasters By: Marie Gamber, Artistic Guide Finished Coaster: 4″ x 4″ I love the Holiday Season and I always like to have some crafted gifts  on hand to give to friends and loved ones.   Tile Coasters are  a personalized and treasured gift that people love to receive.  It is […]

Holiday Blizzard: Butterfly Box

Supplies: Stamps: Butterfly Stamp (me and carrie lou) Flower Swirl Stamp from the Simply Divine Stamp set (the angel company) Paper: White Cryogen Card stock (Curious Iridescents) Lollipop Collection (Basic Grey) Navy Blue Suede Paper (stash) Scrap of light yellow cardstock (stash) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Pad (Tsukineko) Palette Hybrid Inkpad Noir Black (the […]

Holiday Blizzard: Thanksgiving Pouch

Thanksgiving Pouch This is a very easy little project that needs very little instruction and basically requires only a square piece of paper.  You can make it any size you want–I like the larger ones as they hold more, but even a cute little one could hold some coins, buttons or anything else that is […]

Holiday Blizzard: Thanksgiving Centerpiece and Name Placards

Thanksgiving Centerpiece and Name Place Cards Supplies: Stamps: Open Falling Leaves Stamp Set (Heartfelt Creations) Paper: Kromecoat Glossy Card Stock ( Mohawk) Ink: Coffee Archival Ink (Ranger Industries) Versafine Onyx Black Archival Ink (Tsukineko) Adirondack Alcohol Ink Refills (Ranger Industries) Other: Tim Holtz Adirondack Alcohol Ink Applicator and Felt Refills (Ranger Industries) Adirondack Alcohol Ink […]

Sewing Notions with the Sew Easy

Sewing Notions With the Sew Easy By:  Cathy Peper, Artistic Guide Finished card size:  5.5″ x  5.5″   Supplies: Stamps: Sewing notions (Blockhead Rubber Stamps) Greeting and frame on 2nd card (Stamping Scrapping) Paper: Solar White (Neenah) Kraft Paper (Papertrey Ink) Patterned Paper-Victoria Gardens (Echo Park) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko) Other: Sew Easy Stitch […]

Holiday Blizzard 2011: Halloween Treats

  Halloween Treats  Supplies: Stamps: Spider (Stampendous) Happy Halloween, Boo! and Spider (Hero Arts) Poof Stamp (unknown) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink (Tsukineko) Paper: White Card Stock Other: Assorted Box of Tootsie Pops Tisssue Paper Ribbon Black Sharpie Pen Scissors TagPunch (McGill)                           […]

Holiday Blizzard: Fall Candy Pail

 Fall  Candy Pail Supplies: Stamps: 60’s Tilda (Magnolia) Longing Tilda (Magnolia) Pumpkin – Blessed Harvest Digital Stamp (http://www.etsy.com/listing/81214039/digital-stamp-blessed-harvest) Paper: White Cryogen Card stock (Curious Iridescents) 3 different papers from the Phoebe Collection (Basic Grey) Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink Pad (Tsukineko) Other: Clear 1 quart pail (Stampendous) Copic Markers (.too) 6 different 12″ ribbons […]

Holiday Blizzard 2011: Stenciled Halloween Card

Stenciled Halloween Card By: Marion Davis, Artistic Guide Finished card size: 3.875”x4.75” Supplies: Stamps: Spider (Amuse) Happy Halloween (Maple Grove) Inks: Black Pigment Ink (Amuse) Paper: Orange and black (The Paper Company) Other: Stencil – Spider Web (Dreamweaver) White Glossy stencil paste (Dreamweaver) Painter’s Tape Paint Spatula White Glitter (sorry, bottle not labeled) White Pigment Ink […]

Holiday Blizzard: Spooky Halloween Canvas

Spooky Halloween Canvas By:  Cathy Peper, Artistic Guide Finished size:  8″ x 10″   Supplies: Stamps: Little girl, older girl, boy dressed as an Indian, and bat (Oxford Impressions) Owl and Striking Raven (Rubber Stamp Avenue) Trees (Innovative Stamp Creations) Pumpkin (Inkadinkado) Paper: Solar White (Neenah) Eclipse Black (Paper Temptress) Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa and […]

Holiday Blizzard 2011: Halloween Goodie Holder

Halloween Goodie Holder By: Marion Davis, Artistic Guide Finished Project: 3.875” x 4.75” Happy Halloween everyone. No goodies in the goodie holder. It has to do with my lack of control. I have a traditional storytelling gig on Halloween night so I am never home to  pass out goodies. If they are in the house I […]

Holiday Blizzard 2012: Halloween Brick Wall Card

Halloween Brick Wall By Nancy Thaut, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size: 4.25” x 5.5”   Supplies: Stamps: Mini Halloween Assortment [Inkadinkado] Creepy Lane [Inkadinkado] Papers: Orange Paper from Fall Glitter Matstack [DCWV] Scraps of black & white paper from stash Inks: Black [Memories] Other: Tim Holtz Embossing Brick Wall [Sizzix] Snow Cap Acrylic Paint Dabber […]

Holiday Blizzard: Halloween Charm

I belong to a mixed-media group where I’ve participated in a year-long mixed media swap. September’s project was particularly challenging: create a Halloween charm. First, I’ve never made a charm and second, I don’t own any Halloween stamps or other craft goodies. What was I going to do? Today I’m going to share the project […]

October Trail Map: Lisa’s View

Sending My Love Finished Card Size:  4.25″ x 5.5″ Regena is really keeping me on my toes with these incredible sketches.  I had a great time making this month’s Trail Map card. Supplies: Stamps: Rectangle frame for sentiment (Heidi Swapp) Sending My Love (Studio G) Bras on a wire (Bugaboo Digital Image) Paper: Card Base, Whisper […]

October 2011 Trail Map: Nola’s View

Finished Card Size:3.25″ x 6″ Supplies: Stamps: All:  (Stampin’ Up!) Paper: All: (Stampin’ Up!) Soft Suede  Pretty in Pink  Rose Red Bella Bird Pattern Inks: All( Stampin’ Up!) Rose Red Soft Suede Other:  Ribbon-Cotten Candy (Stampin’ Up!) Dimensionals (Stampin’ Up!) Multipurpose glue Paper Cutter Scissors Scallop Square & square punch (EK Success) While on Vacation in […]

October Trail Map: Pat’s View

The Healing Power of Love  Finished Card size:  3.75″ x 9″ Sketch by Regena Supplies: Stamps: “I’m a Survivor”(Tid Bits Collection) Paper: Basic Card Stock Baroque Burgundy (Stampin’ Up!) Ink: Baroque Burgundy dye based ink (Stampin’ Up!) Distress ink “Aged Mahogany” (Ranger) Other: Ribbon, Grosgrain Double Stitched 1″ Rose Rouge (Stamp’in up) Garland Jac Rose […]

Sweetened Poinsettias

Finished Card Size: 4.25″ x 5.5″ This is an older technique that you don’t see often. I know I don’t use it often but it gives a unique effect. It is best not to use a stamp that is too detailed because the sweetened condensed milk is rather thick and blurs the details. Supplies: Stamps: […]

October 2011Trail Map: Marie’s View

 Hope  By Marie Gamber, Artistic Guide Finished card size: 7″ X 2.75″ I have created this card from Regina’s fabulous sketch design for all women who have survived breast cancer and for those who are still fighting the battle.  This card is called “Hope” and I used butterflies to symbolize  the new life and strength […]