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Archive for December, 2011

Holiday Quickies: Tree of Joy Card

Tree of Joy By: Lisa Minckler, Artistic Guide  Finished Card Size:  4.25″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Joy (Stampin’ Up!) Paintbrush Tree (Rosie’s Roadshow) Paper: Seasons Greetings (Unknown) White Cardstock (Stampin’ Up!) Ink: Old Olive (Stampin’ Up!) Black Ink (Close To My Heart) Night of Navy (Stampin’ Up!) Other: Snowflake Punch (Martha Stewart) Large Oval Scallop […]

Holiday Quickies: Christmas Leather Ornament

Finished Project Size: 3.25″ diameter Supplies: Stamps: Poinsettia stamp (Magenta) Papers: Gold (stash) Inks: Noir Black Palette Hybrid Ink Pad (The Angel Company) Other: 3.25 Round Leather Coaster (Boy Scout Shop or ScoutStuff.org) Mark-It Permanent Markers (Bic) Diamond Glaze (Juki-Kins) Gold BeaDazzles (Judi-Kins) Star Dust Stickles (Ranger) 2 Large Gold Eylets Crop-a-Dile (We R Memory […]

Holiday Quickies: Hanukkah Card

Hanukkah Finished card size: 4” x 4” Supplies: Stamps: All stamps from Hanukkah Set (Kitchen Sink Stamps) Inks: All inks (Ranger) —Jenni Bowlin – Soap Powder —Adirondack – Sailboat Blue, Denim, Lemonade, Sunshine Yellow, Butterscotch, Mussel (an old black color) —Distress – Wild Honey Paper: White card stock (Georgia Pacific) Light blue linen (Quikcuts) Other: […]

Holiday Quickies: Snowflake Greetings Card

December Quickies: Snowflake Greetings Card                           Finished size:  6.25″ x 4.5”  Supplies: Stamps: Snowflake Background (Peddlers Pack) Text (Hero Arts) Paper: White A6 size (4.5 x 6.25) cardbase (unknown) White glossy cardstock (Marcos Papers) Silver Glitter Dots (Recollections) Silver Glitter paper (Recollections) Crystal […]

Holiday Quickies: Jingle Bells Card

Quick Jingle Bells Card By Nancy Thaut, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size: 5.5” x 4.25”   Supplies: Stamps: Bells [100 Proof Press] Papers: Lost & Found Christmas [My Mind’s Eye] Unknown stash Inks: Olympia Green Versafine [Tsukineko] Other: Green class a peel stickers [Stampendous] Corner Punch [EK Success] Red & Green 3-D ink Glaze [Sakura] […]

Holiday Quickies: Merry Christmas Candy Matchbook

Finished Project Size: 90 x 62 mm Today I want to share with you another Holiday Quickie project I made.   This one even includes some candy!  My photos were done as I made it, so they include some messy table things too! Supplies Stamps: Season of Joy (Stampin’ Up!) Inks: Rose Red ink pad […]

Holiday Quickies: Ten Minute Cards

Ten Minute Cards Finished Card Size: 5.5″ x 5.5″ For this post I will do a detailed tutorial on the first card shown above, and quick and dirty instructions on the three shown in the second photo.  But, before I start, I’d like to share a few tips about making cards quickly. First of all, […]

Holiday Quickies: Snow Angel 10 Minute Card

Finished card size: 5″ x  6.5″     Supplies: Stamps: Snow Angel (High Hope) Snow flake border (Recollections)  Paper Red (Paper Temptress) White (Paper Temptress) Designer paper (Paper Pizazz) White card base (Recollections ) Ink Memento Tuxeo Black (Tsukineko) Distress Ink Barn Door (Ranger) Other Label 8 (Spellbinders) Stickles Star dust (Ranger) copic Markers Y19, […]

2011 Holiday Quickies: Joy and Snow Card

Joy and Snow By: Lisa Minckler, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size: 4.25″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Joy (Stampin’ Up!) Paper: Light blue and floral (Stash) Inks: Night Of Navy (Stampin’ Up!) Other: Embossing Folder (Sizzix) Snowflake Punch (Martha Stewart) Navy blue Ribbon scraps  (Offray) Adhesive Scissors Big Shot Embossing Machine (Sizzix) X-ACTO Knife Cutting Board […]

Holiday Quickies: Quick Poinsettia Card

Quick – Happy Holidays Poinsettia By Nancy Thaut, Artistic Guide Finished Card Size: 6” x 4.25″   Supplies: Stamps: Holiday Quad Cube [Stampendous] Papers: Lost & Found Christmas Designer Paper Pad [My Mind’s Eye] Stash and scraps  [Unknown] Inks: Olympia Green Versafine [Tsukineko] Other: Nestabilities Lacy Squares Die Cut  [Spellbinders] 1.785” Deckle stacking Square [McGill] […]

Paper Quilting 105: The Chevron

The first thing you are going to need is a chevron punch.  I have punches from three different companies.  Punch Bunch, Emaginations (no longer in business) and Family Treasures.  As you can see from photo 1, the chevron punches vary widely in size.  The punch you use will depend entirely on how much time you […]

December 2011 Trail Map: Lisa’s View

Snow Much Fun Finished Card Size:  5″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Snow Much Fun; Snowman, bird & snowball, & sentiment (Stampin’ Up!) Paper: White Cardstock (Georgia-Pacific) Torn decorative paper (Artists Stash) Blue and Green solid cardstock (Artists Stash) Journal Tag (K & Company) Additional decorative sentiments (CTMH) Ink: Basic Black Marker (Stampin’ Up!) Copic Markers […]

Poinsettia Christmas Ornament

I love creating Christmas ornaments. I really love that I can play with glitter and shiny stuff and it never seems overboard for holiday decorations.  Even the dog ended up with glitter all over him while I was making these!  Come join me as I guide you through making your own 3-D ornament you can […]

An Ornament Exchange–tomorrow? HELP!

Altered Domino Ornaments Stephanie Loomis, Guest Guide   Fear not, SQ travelers, help is here! It happens to me every Christmas season: a gathering sneaks up on me and then I realize that an ornament exchange is part of the party and I am desperate. I could make a trip to the discount store or […]

Holiday Quickies: Cardinal Attachers

Holiday Cardinal Attachers Supplies: Stamps: Cardinal in two sizes (Heartfelt Creations) Paper: Frosted Shrink Plastic (Comotion) Ink: Jet Black Stazon (Tsukineko) Other: Sandpaper (from stash) Cardinal dies (Spellbinders) Grand Calibur (Spellbinders) Inktense colored pencils in Poppy Red, Tangerine and Baked Earth (Derwent) Heat Tool (Marvy) Tidy Tray (unknown) Acrylic block E6000 glue Paper Clips (from […]

Paper Quilting 104

This is probably the simplest form of paper quilting.   It is also a good way to use up left over pieces of paper.  (There really is a use for all those 1 inch pieces of paper that you have obsessively saved.) In photo 1, a 4.25 x 5.5  inch (also know as A2 size) piece of […]

December 2011 Trail Map: Debbie’s View

  Joy To the World Finished Card Size:  5″ x 6.5″     Supplies: Stamps: Calendar Chicks (Stampendous) Joy (Michael’s dollar stamp) Paper: Red (Paper Temptress) White (Paper temptress) Designer (club Scrap) Card base (recollections at Michael’s) Tag (Office Max) Ink: Memento Tuxedo black (Tsukineko) Other: Oval die cut(Spellbinders) embossing folder Christmas Vine(Craft Concepts) dimensional […]

Paper Quilting 103

More exciting things to do with that paper quilted rectangle!  I am warning you right now that this is a very addictive technique.  My stamping group, The Wild Women of the West Stampers, have been paper quilting off and on for 6 months and there is no end in sight.  (Disclaimer – The only thing […]

December 2011 Trail Map: Map Master’s View

Finished card size: 5.25″ x 7.875″ Lets do an “Artsy Partsy” (Assembly of parts that fools the eye into thinking that it’s art) card. Supplies: Stamps: Fish (Fred Mullett ) Paper: Black card stock (C.S.) White card stock (C.S.) Ink: Versa Mark (Tsukineko) Other: Gold webbing spray Magic mesh Black jewells Pearl pen (Viva) Mica tiles […]

December 2011 Trail Map

What a gorgeous Trail Map Regena created for us this month!  A wonderful layout to showcase your holiday images, or any other image,  in all their glory!  The team takes you through a Creative Wonderland this month with their samples using this sketch. There are Christmas cards, holiday cards, birthday cards and more to get those creative juices flowing!  […]