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December 2012 Trail Map: Map Master’s View

STITCHIN’ Finished card size: 5″ x 7″ A sewing card, using the sketch from Regena. I know, I know, I’m not a dress designer, but you get the idea!  Supplies: Stamps: Flourish (Stampabilities) Papers: (C.S.) Black card stock  White C.S. Silver C.S. Gold C.S. Green C.S. Inks: Black Stazon ink pad (Tsukineko) Silver Color-it ink […]

Holiday Quickies: New Year Button

Happy New Year Supplies: Stamps: Drink-(Firecracker Designs by Pamela) Candy Cane (Impression Obsession) Swirl (Basic Grey) Paper: Solar White (Neenah) Eclipse Black (The Paper Temptress) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black and Ladybug (Tsukineko) Colorbox (Moss Green) Dies: Playful Alphabet (Spellbinders) Other: Button Grand Calibur (Spellbinders) Gesso (Liquitex) Zig Glue Pen (EK Success) Multi Medium Gloss (Claudine […]

Holiday Quickies: Christmas Package Card

Christmas Package Card Finished size: 4.5 x 6.25” Supplies: Stamps: Package stamp (Anita’s) Clear Merry Christmas (Inkadinkado) Paper: 8 ½ x 11” Kromekote Glossy White Cardstock (Marco’s Papers) 4.5 x 6.25” Red card base Inks: Versamark Watermark ink (Tsukineko) (or your choice of embossing ink) Pine Ancient Page Permanent dye ink (Clearsnap) Pinata Chili Pepper […]

Holiday Quickies: Ornament Card

Embossed Ornament Finished card: 4.25” x 5.5”   Supplies: Stamps: Merry Christmas (unknown – very old clear stamp) Inks: Versamark (Tsukineko) Papers: Sticky backed glitter paper – artist’s stash White  Classic Crest Solar White (Neenah) Other: Gold detail embossing powder (Ranger) Gold border sticker (Starform) Embossing folder of your choice – I used several in […]

Holiday Quickies: Merry Christmas Card

 Finished size: 6 x6  inches Supplies: Stamps: Christmas cling set  (Recollections) Papers: Gold metallic  from my stash red paper from my stash 6×6″ Bright Christmas Pad (Recollections) Inks: Versamark (Tsuineko) Other: Dies: Merry Christmas (Cheery Lynn Designs)       Swedish Spring Oval Frame (Cheery Lynn Designs) Grand Calibur (Spellbinder) Ultra fine mirror gold embossing powder (Stamp […]

Holiday Quickie: Leaping Deer

Finished card 5.5” x 4.25”   Supplies: Stamps: Big Merry Christmas (Memory Box) Inks: Versamark (Tsukineko) Papers: Ocean Blue medium and dark (Colormates by Worldwin) White Neena Classic Crest Solar White Deer cut from Ice Gold (Curious Iridescent available at The Paper Cut) Other: Silver pearl embossing powder (EP) (Ranger) Leaping Deer Die (Memory Box) Heat […]

Holiday Quickie: Poinsettia Card

Finished size 5 x 6.5 inches Supplies: Stamps: Bright with Promise  (Stampabilities) Paper: White from my stash red from my stash Ink: Aged Mahogany Distress Ink (Ranger) Other: Layered Poinsettia (Spellbinders) French Pastry Doily  (Cheery Lynn) Petite Ovals, Large (Spellbinders) Holiday Magic M-Bossablilities (Spellbinders) Pearls (Recollections) Glue dots double stick tape Grand Calibur (Spellbinders) Christmas Ribbon Directions: […]

Holiday Quickies: When You Stop Believing…

Finished size: 4.25 x 5.5” Supplies: Stamps: Stop Believing Text (Ditto by Hampton Arts) Santa (Inkadinkado) Clear Snowflake (Inkadinkado) Paper: 8 ½ x 11” White Cardstock Inks Coal Black, Cardinal and Pine Ancient Page Permanent dye ink (Clearsnap) Red, pale pink and green Tombow markers (or your choice of markers) Other: Detailed Black Embossing Powder […]

Holiday Quickies: Christmas Cards

Quickie Christmas Cards Finished Card Size: 5.5” x 4.25”   Supplies: Stamps: Nutcracker & Wishing [Recollections] Candy & Snowman [Inkadinkado] Believe [Clear Art Stamps] Papers: With Trees and Snow Mambi sheet [Me & My Big Ideas] The Christmas Combo [DVWV] Stash [Unknown] Inks: Versafine Crimson Red [Tsukneko] Versafine Olympia Green [Tsukneko] Versafine Vintage Sepia [Tsukneko] […]

Holiday Quickies: Gift Bag

By: Cathy Peper, Artistic Guide Holiday Gift Bag   Supplies: Stamps: Season’s Greetings (OnyxXpressions) Evergreen Branch (I Brake for Stamps) Flower (OnyxXpressions) To and From (I Brake for Stamps) Paper: White cardstock (from stash) Gift bag (Dollar Tree) Ink: Archival Library Green (Ranger) Distress Ink in Evergreen Bough, Festive Berries and Iced Spruce (Tim Holtz) […]

December 2012 Trail Map: Debbie’s View

Card Size:  5 x 6.5 inches My winter card is an interpretation of Regena’s December Trail Map: Supplies: Stamps: Snow people Border (Hero Arts) Winter Nestle (Stampendous) Papers: White from my stash Red from my stash Silver from my stash Frosty Cabin designer paper stack (Recollections) Inks: Memento Black ink pad (Tuskineko) Chianti Color Box (Clearsnap)    […]

December 2012 Trail Map: Debbie’s View

Finished Card Size 5″ x 7″ I hope you are ready to start seeing Christmas or Winter cards! I am so done with summer. Living in Las Vegas the summers can be so hot and so long, so  I wanted to think cold today. (Editor’s note:  Debbie prepared this project way back when it was […]

December 2012 Trail Map: Lorraine’s View

 OH CHRISTMAS TREE Finished size:  5.5″ x 4.25″ I just purchased a new stamp and was eager to use it.  New stamps seem to get the creative juices flowing and what better time to try it out than the Christmas season. My card is based on Regena’s December 2012 Trail Map. Supplies: Stamps: Tree (Magenta) […]

November 2012 Trail Map: Map Master’s View

THINKING OF YOU Finished card size: 5″ x 7″ This card is my interpretation of the November trail map designed by Regena: Lets do a kinda fancy card for someone special. Supplies: Stamps: Background writing (Inkadinkado) Hearts (Hero Arts) Papers: Black shiny cardstock (C.S.) White C.S. Gold C.S. Inks: Black dye ink pad (JoAnn craft essentials) […]

September 2012 Trail Map: Map Master’s View

COOL DUDE Finished card size: 5″ x 7″ Does this guy remind you of anyone? This card is based on September’s Trail Map by Regena: Supplies: Stamps: Cool Dude (Loralie Designs) Papers: Black card stock (C.S.) Silver C.S. Gold C.S. White C.S. Inks: Tuxedo black dye (Memento) Other: Three different Cuttlebug embossing folders (Provo Craft) […]

Holiday Blizzard: Cascade of Ornaments Holiday Display

   Cascade of Ornaments Holiday Display   I love Christmas ornaments, and so my stash of ornament stamps is borderline insane! I also love making home decor items, especially for the holidays (ANY  holidays to tell the truth!).  Working as a custom framer, I see lots of frames so I’m always floating some idea about […]

Holiday Blizzard: Personal Hand Sanitizer Gift

Finished project 3” x 4.5” Don’t you hate it when you try directions and they don’t work because the products used are different sizes than the ones the artist used.  Well that was what happened here. A friend sent me these directions last year and I just tried them. Disaster! She must have used very small […]

Holiday Blizzard: Angel Ornament

Finished size 5″ x 5″ excluding ribbon Supplies: Stamps: Mini Tilda Star Angel (Magnolia) Paper: 2 – 2″ x 2″ White card stock (stash) 3 – 5.5″ x 5.5″ Double sided Gold card stock (stash) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Pad (Tsukineko) Other: 4 Red Roses (stash) 1 White Rose (stash) 1 Antique White Rose […]

Holiday Blizzard: Halloween Mini Album

Finished project size 6 by 6 inches I decided to make a mini album to celebrate the costumes my son has worn for Halloween.  He is really big into Halloween and for the last few years has put a lot of time and effort into his costumes.  For the first few years, he wore what […]

Designer’s Favorite Color: Nola’s View

Card Size 7 X 5 1/8″ This card is bigger than the ones I normally make, that’s because I also prepped it for my LifeLink’s group and we made them on Thursday, November 1.  Theirs turned out great and I know if you make one, yours will too.  It’s a great way to use up some of […]